Wednesday 24 MAR 2004

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Notes on significant weather not yet written

Significant rainfall, strong winds, strong wind gusts and abnormally high and low temperatures for this day are given below. Descriptions of significant weather events are added here when time permits and reliable information is available. This is sometimes well after the event!

National weather extremes for today

Data provided by the Bureau of Meteorology

Records set this day: (none known)

Quality control note: Data is final. It includes late-received rainfall data and has been subject to BoM quality control checks.
Data is as received at 22:17EST, 27/10/2004.

Weather observations for today
Noteworthy  Weather         Capital  Cities         Regional  Cities       Alpine  Stations
Bureau of Meteorology Rainfall Bulletins and Weather Notes

Hottest
Highest maximum temperature>Greatest variation above normal maximum Highest minimum temperatureGreatest variation above normal minimum

41.8 NYANG STATION W Gascoyne WA
40.5 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
40.0 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
39.0 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
38.8 MARDIE W Pilbara WA

+11.5   36.5 EUCLA Eucla WA
+11.1   36.6 EYRE Eucla WA
+9.4   36.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+8.4   35.0 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+8.3   32.2 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA

29.3 MORNINGTON ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
29.2 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.1 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.9 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD

+4.8   15.5 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA
+4.5   29.3 MORNINGTON ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
+4.3   26.0 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
+4.2   18.4 CORRIGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+4.1   27.8 NYANG STATION W Gascoyne WA

Coldest
Lowest maximum temperatureGreatest variation below normal maximum Lowest minimum temperatureGreatest variation below normal minimum

11.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
13.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
13.3 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
14.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
16.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
16.3 CAPE BRUNY LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS

-8.0   26.0 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
-7.6   27.6 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
-6.7   27.1 CYGNET BAY W Kimberley WA
-5.8   31.1 BALGO HILLS Interior WA
-5.1   26.8 COLLARENEBRI (ALBERT ST) Upper Darling NSW

-4.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
0.0 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON LIGHTHOUSE) North Coast NSW
0.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
0.1 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-19.5   0.0 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON LIGHTHOUSE) North Coast NSW
-7.6   3.4 NHILL Wimmera N VIC
-7.4   3.4 BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION C Tablelands S NSW
-6.6   -4.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.5   3.6 COONAWARRA Lower SE SA

Wettest Major City Extremes
Todays highest rainfall totals for the 24 hours to 9am. It includes the top 5 totals nationally followed by all reported falls of 50mm or more.

185.2 UPPER ORARA (AURANIA) MidNorth Coast N NSW
152.4 BEAGLE BAY W Kimberley WA
132.4 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
122.0 PROMISED LAND (BELLINGEN (CRYSTAL CREEKS MidNorth Coast N NSW
120.4 NAMBUCCA HEADS BOWLING CLUB MidNorth Coast N NSW

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    W Kimberley
152.4 BEAGLE BAY
86.5 CYGNET BAY

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
72.0 MARY RIVER RANGERS

QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Barron
132.4 CAIRNS AERO
95.0 CAIRNS SEVERIN ST
65.0 DEERAL
58.0 BELLENDEN KER BOTTOM STN
57.0 NORTHCOTE HOMESTEAD
54.4 CAPE FLATTERY
52.0 MAREEBA AIRPORT
51.8 WALKAMIN DPI

NEW SOUTH WALES
    North Coast
61.0 BENTLEY (BACK CREEK)
55.0 BENTLEY
52.8 ROCK VALLEY (LEYCESTER CREEK)
51.0 KYOGLE POST OFFICE
50.0 KYOGLE (LARKIN STREET)
    MidNorth Coast N
185.2 UPPER ORARA (AURANIA)
122.0 PROMISED LAND (BELLINGEN (CRYSTAL CREEKS
120.4 NAMBUCCA HEADS BOWLING CLUB
84.0 CORAMBA (GLENFIDDICH)
83.2 LOWANNA (GRAFTON ST)
82.0 LEIGH (ROLLING ACRES)
76.5 BOWRAVILLE RECREATION CLUB
74.6 URUNGA (SUNSET PLACE)
67.2 COFFS HARBOUR MO
66.6 BOWRAVILLE - BEN AVON
63.0 BOWRA SUGARLOAF
56.4 EUNGAI CREEK (SOUTHBANK ROAD)
55.6 GLENREAGH GENERAL STORE
55.6 MACKSVILLE COUNTRY CLUB
55.0 ORAMA (DARKWOOD ROAD)
54.6 GLENREAGH POST OFFICE
    MidNorth Coast S
100.2 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW)

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 26.0 -8.0 22.6 -2.8 0.8
ALBANY AIRPORT 21.1 -3.0 16.1 +2.7 0.8
PERTH AIRPORT 27.9 -1.6 15.8 0.0 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 35.9 +6.4 18.6 +2.6 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.3 +1.4 25.3 +0.8 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 32.8 +0.2 14.6 -2.7 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 31.7 +5.7 12.3 -2.8 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 28.9 +5.9 6.2 -4.2 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 28.8 -1.7 22.8 -0.2 132.4
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.1 +0.5 23.7 +0.9 11.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.6 +1.2 19.2 -1.5 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 26.4 18.4 8.0
AMBERLEY AMO 27.6 -1.8 17.3 -0.5 0.8
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 19.4 10.3 2.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.3 -1.6 16.8 -1.3 67.2
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 23.4 -1.3 17.4 -0.8 1.6
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 26.0 +1.3 14.7 -2.8 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 26.1 0.0 12.3 -3.8 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 23.8 -0.7 12.6 -4.2 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 27.5 +3.1 7.0 -3.7 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 30.7 +3.2 11.0 -2.4 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 31.0 +2.8 10.2 -3.6 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 22.6 -0.8 9.7 -1.8 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 26.4 +2.6 12.5 -0.6 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 23.8 +0.3 12.1 -0.4 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 28.7 +6.6 5.8 -4.1 0.2
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 20.4 -0.6 5.4 -3.5 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 20.9 +0.8 10.7 -0.1 0.0

Downpours Gales & Gusts
High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less. Highest wind gusts above 89km/h (storm force) or mean wind above 62km/h (gale force). Wind direction and mean windspeed shown in brackets.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    N Kimberley
TROUGHTON ISLAND
4.8mm in 14 min to 22:00 20.6mm/h
    W Kimberley
DERBY AERO
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.7mm/h
CYGNET BAY
23.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.7mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.7mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 10.3mm/h
55.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 18.3mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
71.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 11.8mm/h
CURTIN AERO
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.0mm/h
WEST ROEBUCK
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
BATCHELOR AERO
11.2mm in 54 min to 18:24 12.4mm/h
WARRUWI
25.6mm in 1 hr to 04:30 25.6mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 8.7mm/h
CENTRAL ARNHEM PLATEAU
20.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 6.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
COEN AIRPORT
24.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 24.0mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 21:00 15.2mm/h
39.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 13.0mm/h
    S Peninsula
LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
45.4mm in 1 hr to 21:00 45.4mm/h
46.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 15.3mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 17.0mm/h
    N Coast--Barron
CAIRNS AERO
59.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 19.7mm/h
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
18.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.0mm/h
11.2mm in 56 min to 19:56 12.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
CAPE FLATTERY
25.2mm in 1 hr to 03:00 25.2mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 9.7mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 07:00 14.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    North Coast
LISMORE AIRPORT AWS
16.0mm in 1 hr to 01:00 16.0mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 03:00 13.2mm/h
37.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 12.3mm/h
    MidNorth Coast N
COFFS HARBOUR MO
19.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.3mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 98(150/ 80 ) at 05:11
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 89(***/ 74 ) at 08:00