Saturday 01 MAY 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 (previous record and years of computerised record shown in brackets):
Highest daily maximum temperature for May
New South Wales
200839 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO 25.2 (25.0, 16)

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

34.5 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
34.3 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
34.2 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
34.2 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
34.1 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA

+6.0   31.7 KALBARRI Central West WA
+5.4   31.5 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+5.3   29.2 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
+4.4   30.1 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
+3.7   25.2 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.8 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
26.9 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.5 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.2 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+5.1   8.3 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+5.0   13.6 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+4.6   22.4 INGHAM COMPOSITE N Coast--Herbert QLD
+4.6   20.7 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
+4.5   11.8 HAWKER Upper North SA
+4.5   11.5 IVANHOE POST OFFICE Southwest Plains NSW

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

-1.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-0.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-0.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-6.5   0.1 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.2   3.8 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.2   9.0 TUMBARUMBA POST OFFICE SW Slopes S NSW
-6.1   10.8 MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
-5.8   -1.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.8   11.0 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC

-3.6 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-2.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-7.6   6.4 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
-7.5   8.9 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT
-6.6   8.9 WOLLOGORANG N Rivers NT
-6.2   10.0 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
-6.2   10.3 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT

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.

66.0 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
48.0 TIDAL RIVER W Gippsland VIC
41.8 WYELANGTA W Coast VIC
40.0 RIVERVIEW HOPELAND Darling Downs E QLD
38.0 GULARGAMBONE (THE MAZE) CW Plains N NSW

QUEENSLAND
    Darling Downs E
40.0 RIVERVIEW HOPELAND

NEW SOUTH WALES
    CW Plains N
38.0 GULARGAMBONE (THE MAZE)

VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
66.0 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE
48.0 TIDAL RIVER
    W Coast
41.8 WYELANGTA

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 32.7 +1.2 16.6 -1.6 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 22.3 +0.7 13.4 +3.0 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.4 -2.5 11.8 +2.0 0.4
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 15.8 -4.8 11.0 +2.4 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.6 +0.6 21.1 -1.0 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 24.6 +1.6 6.7 -1.6 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.4 -2.5 9.1 -1.1 8.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.1 -2.0 4.4 -2.9 13.6
CAIRNS AERO 29.4 +1.8 22.0 +2.2 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.5 +1.9 18.4 +0.8 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.8 +2.9 12.8 -1.4 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 26.2 +2.3 7.8 -2.4 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 26.0 10.2 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 16.0 6.2 0.6
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.9 +2.6 9.6 -2.2 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 21.8 +1.9 11.9 0.0 0.2
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 21.7 +2.4 12.3 +0.8 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 21.3 +1.2 9.4 -0.8 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 21.0 +1.0 9.6 -2.3 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 15.1 -0.3 8.3 +5.1 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 14.4 -2.8 7.8 +1.8 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 15.8 -3.1 10.4 +2.9 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 11.0 -5.8 7.9 +1.6 4.4
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 13.2 -3.4 9.5 +0.9 4.0
LAVERTON RAAF 13.8 -2.9 7.9 +0.2 3.8
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.2 -4.4 4.3 -1.5 7.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 12.3 -1.7 1.4 -3.2 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 11.2 -3.2 8.3 +1.4 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.
VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE
12.2mm in 30 min to 00:00 24.4mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 00:00 13.6mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.7mm/h
4.8mm in 14 min to 00:14 20.6mm/h
6.6mm in 16 min to 00:30 24.8mm/h
23.6mm in 1 hr to 00:30 23.6mm/h
11.2mm in 30 min to 01:00 22.4mm/h
22.6mm in 1 hr to 01:00 22.6mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 01:30 15.0mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 11.3mm/h
    E Central
WONTHAGGI
21.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.0mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Adelaide/Lofty
HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS : 74(190/ 63 ) at 07:49
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 80(320/ 63 ) at 09:00
VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 104(240/ 52 ) at 18:04
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 74(250/ 69 ) at 17:44