Monday 03 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: (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

34.8 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
34.8 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
34.5 NORMANTON AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
34.2 CROYDON TOWNSHIP Gulf Country QLD
34.0 MANINGRIDA AERO N Rivers NT

+5.7   24.0 DWELLINGUP Lower West WA
+5.3   29.3 ENEABBA Central West WA
+5.0   20.0 TIDBINBILLA NATURE RESERVE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+4.8   30.9 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+4.5   21.9 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
+4.5   17.4 KATOOMBA (NARROW NECK RD) C Tablelands S NSW

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.3 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
27.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
26.1 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.9 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+7.6   23.7 GEORGETOWN POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
+6.3   21.8 WOLLOGORANG N Rivers NT
+5.7   23.0 PALMERVILLE S Peninsula QLD
+5.7   23.2 CARDWELL EDEN ST N Coast--Herbert QLD
+5.5   22.5 MUSGRAVE S Peninsula QLD

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

-1.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
5.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
6.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
6.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-5.9   -1.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.2   19.7 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
-4.4   20.6 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-4.2   19.6 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
-3.7   19.9 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA

-6.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-5.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.9 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW

-16.2   0.0 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
-8.1   -3.0 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-7.6   1.6 KULGERA N Plateau NT
-7.5   -1.0 STANTHORPE (GRANITE BELT HRS) Darling Downs E QLD
-7.5   0.9 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD

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.

75.0 FLYING FISH POINT N Coast--Herbert QLD
40.0 NERADA ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
39.0 RUSSELL RIVER N Coast--Herbert QLD
36.6 MOUNT BUFFALO CHALET Upper NE VIC
34.0 DROUIN (POST OFFICE) W Gippsland VIC

QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Herbert
75.0 FLYING FISH POINT
40.0 NERADA ALERT
39.0 RUSSELL RIVER

VICTORIA
    Upper NE
36.6 MOUNT BUFFALO CHALET
    W Gippsland
34.0 DROUIN (POST OFFICE)

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 30.9 -0.6 16.1 -2.1 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 25.9 +4.3 12.9 +2.5 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 20.9 +2.0 8.2 -1.6 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 20.1 -0.5 8.4 -0.2 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.0 +1.0 21.0 -1.1 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 19.9 -3.1 4.4 -3.9 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.3 -0.6 10.5 +0.3 2.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.4 -0.7 8.7 +1.4 1.0
CAIRNS AERO 26.4 -1.2 22.7 +2.9 0.6
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.7 +1.1 21.4 +3.8 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.7 +0.8 13.1 -1.1 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 24.0 +0.1 3.1 -7.1 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 23.3 8.0 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 17.2 -2.7 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.8 -1.5 5.7 -6.1 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 21.3 +1.4 10.0 -1.9 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 23.0 +3.7 11.4 -0.1 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 22.8 +2.7 5.8 -4.4 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 21.4 +1.4 6.6 -5.3 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 16.8 +1.4 5.9 +2.7 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 17.3 +0.1 4.2 -1.8 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.8 -0.1 4.6 -2.9 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 16.9 +0.1 5.0 -1.3 3.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.8 +3.2 9.1 +0.5 0.2
LAVERTON RAAF 19.4 +2.7 6.1 -1.6 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.6 +2.0 3.9 -1.9 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 13.3 -0.7 1.5 -3.1 0.1
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 15.4 +1.0 4.3 -2.6 7.4

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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
GOVE AIRPORT
11.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 11.6mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    S Peninsula
LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
11.0mm in 1 hr to 15:00 11.0mm/h
    N Coast--Barron
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
14.0mm in 1 hr to 23:00 14.0mm/h
    N Coast--Herbert
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
11.6mm in 1 hr to 23:00 11.6mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Barron
GREEN ISLAND : 76(160/ 65 ) at 03:30
VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 100(260/ 65 ) at 23:30
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 82(247/ 69 ) at 00:20
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 108(280/ 74 ) at 23:00
    E Coast
EDDYSTONE POINT : 91(280/ 56 ) at 21:01
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 128(320/108 ) at 22:47
    King Island
KING ISLAND AIRPORT : 78(300/ 63 ) at 23:00
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 104(270/ 87 ) at 14:00