Saturday 03 APR 2004

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Heat continues through the Centre and western QLD

Heat continues through the Centre and western QLD

For the third night in a row, an area of SE NT has experienced minimum temperatures around 10° above the April average. Jervois Station, 250km ENE of Alice Springs, has reported minima of 27, 24 and 24 over the past three mornings, 13, 10 and 10 above average. An area of warm air over the southern NT, SW QLD and northern SA has led to both minimum and maximum temperatures around 6 to 10 above average over much of the centre of the continent since 1 April.

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

38.9 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD
38.5 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
38.3 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
38.0 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
37.9 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD

+8.0   28.9 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
+7.9   29.0 PEMBERTON Lower West WA
+7.8   27.8 BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION C Tablelands S NSW
+7.7   31.0 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA
+7.5   31.5 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA
+7.5   37.5 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
+7.5   26.0 TARALGA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.0 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
27.0 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.0 HOLMES REEF Islands ISL
26.2 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA

+10.4   24.3 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+8.7   20.1 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+8.3   20.6 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
+8.2   24.9 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD
+7.8   22.0 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+7.8   18.5 HAWKER Upper North SA
+7.8   19.3 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD

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

5.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
5.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
8.6 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
9.9 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
10.5 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-4.2   14.3 ORFORD POST OFFICE E Coast TAS
-3.8   21.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
-3.0   5.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-3.0   10.9 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS
-2.9   23.5 BALGAIR Eucla WA

0.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
1.2 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
1.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
1.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
2.0 HORSHAM AERODROME Wimmera S VIC

-4.6   3.4 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
-4.5   4.7 KEITH Mallee/Upper SE SA
-4.5   3.7 NHILL Wimmera N VIC
-4.2   2.7 WANGARATTA AERO Lower NE VIC
-4.1   0.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

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.

106.8 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
67.6 SHIPTONS FLAT N Coast--Barron QLD
50.0 MT IRVINE (BOORALEE) C Tablelands S NSW
45.8 HOME ISLAND Islands ISL
33.2 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW

QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Barron
67.6 SHIPTONS FLAT

NEW SOUTH WALES
    MidNorth Coast N
33.2 COFFS HARBOUR MO
    C Tablelands S
50.0 MT IRVINE (BOORALEE)

ISLANDS
    Islands
106.8 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT
45.8 HOME ISLAND

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 33.8 -0.5 26.0 +3.5 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 31.6 +6.1 11.5 -1.5 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 25.3 +3.4 12.3 +0.6 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 23.3 -1.8 13.7 +1.1 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.9 +2.2 25.0 +1.0 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 33.8 +5.8 19.2 +6.7 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 23.8 +1.4 13.9 +1.7 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.3 -0.1 6.4 -2.2 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 31.7 +2.5 22.8 +1.2 3.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.1 +2.5 20.6 +0.1 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.3 +3.6 21.8 +4.0 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 28.0 21.6 1.8
AMBERLEY AMO 29.3 +2.2 16.8 +2.7 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 23.6 12.8 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.2 +2.2 18.5 +3.3 33.2
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 25.7 +2.9 20.3 +5.0 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 26.4 +4.1 18.7 +4.1 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 28.0 +4.5 16.2 +3.1 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 24.7 +2.2 15.8 +1.5 0.8
CANBERRA AIRPORT 26.6 +6.8 11.2 +4.6 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 28.6 +6.3 11.3 +2.1 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 24.9 +1.5 12.6 +2.5 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 21.3 +1.1 10.2 +1.6 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.5 -0.7 12.2 +1.5 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 18.6 -1.5 8.8 -1.0 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.1 +0.6 6.6 -0.8 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 17.0 -0.3 5.4 -1.2 0.2
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 15.3 -2.0 11.7 +2.8 0.4

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
    Interior
WARBURTON AIRFIELD
20.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.7mm/h
TELFER AERO
7.8mm in 9 min to 16:04 52.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    North Coast
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
14.2mm in 1 hr to 04:00 14.2mm/h
LISMORE AIRPORT AWS
12.8mm in 1 hr to 05:00 12.8mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
    Illawarra
NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS
18.6mm in 30 min to 23:00 37.2mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 23:00 18.6mm/h
18.8mm in 1 hr to 23:30 18.8mm/h
    South Coast
ULLADULLA AWS
24.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 24.8mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 9.0mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Barron
GREEN ISLAND : 69(140/ 63 ) at 22:00
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 78(310/ 67 ) at 01:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 93(260/ 74 ) at 00:22