Tuesday 04 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
061054 NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD) 25.0 (24.4, 7)

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

35.4 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
35.1 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
35.0 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
35.0 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
35.0 NORMANTON AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD

+7.8   33.5 KALBARRI Central West WA
+7.1   27.0 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
+7.0   26.3 SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) Sydney--east NSW
+6.8   26.3 RIVERVIEW OBSERVATORY Sydney--east NSW
+6.5   30.5 ENEABBA Central West WA

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.9 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.8 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
26.8 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
26.7 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+6.0   23.0 BURKETOWN POST OFFICE Gulf Country QLD
+5.7   22.7 MUSGRAVE S Peninsula QLD
+5.5   10.7 LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) N Coast TAS
+5.3   21.4 GEORGETOWN POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
+5.2   11.8 MOUNT BARKER Adelaide/Lofty SA

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

1.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1.6 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
2.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
2.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-6.7   3.7 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-6.5   4.6 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS
-6.3   7.0 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS
-6.2   5.0 MOOGARA (UXBRIDGE BACK ROAD) Derwent Valley TAS
-5.1   10.0 BULL BAY (LAURISTON) Southeast TAS

-4.5 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-4.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.6 ARMIDALE (UNI NEW ENGLAND) N Tablelands W NSW
-3.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.2 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW

-8.1   -3.0 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-8.0   1.4 EYRE Eucla WA
-6.8   2.8 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW
-6.6   0.5 PINDARI DAM NW Slopes N NSW
-6.5   -1.5 GLEN INNES AG RESEARCH STN N Tablelands W 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.

80.6 WON WRON PRISON W Gippsland VIC
79.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
77.4 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE N Coast--Barron QLD
76.0 MOSSMAN CENTRAL MILL N Coast--Barron QLD
72.8 STRATHGORDON (GORDON POWER STATION) W Coast TAS

QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Barron
77.4 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE
76.0 MOSSMAN CENTRAL MILL
71.4 MOSSMAN SOUTH ALCHERA DRIVE
64.0 DAINTREE TEA
62.2 WHYANBEEL VALLEY
62.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK
    N Coast--Herbert
70.0 INNISFAIL
70.0 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
69.0 MOURILYAN HARBOUR
65.0 INNISFAIL WHARF ALERT
63.2 DARADGEE
52.0 CENTRAL MILL ALERT

VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
80.6 WON WRON PRISON

TASMANIA
    Derwent Valley
50.0 NATIONAL PARK FORESTRY
    Central Plateau
65.8 CRADLE VALLEY (WALDHEIM)
    W Coast
79.2 MOUNT READ
72.8 STRATHGORDON (GORDON POWER STATION)
68.8 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE
62.0 PORT DAVEY (MELALEUCA)
59.4 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 30.9 -0.6 17.4 -0.8 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 26.6 +5.0 12.9 +2.5 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 21.6 +2.7 8.5 -1.3 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 20.5 -0.1 8.4 -0.2 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.1 +2.1 22.8 +0.7 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 22.4 -0.6 3.9 -4.4 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.3 +0.4 13.2 +3.0 0.6
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.0 -2.1 12.2 +4.9 2.0
CAIRNS AERO 28.8 +1.2 22.6 +2.8 13.6
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.4 +0.8 22.4 +4.8 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.0 +2.1 16.4 +2.2 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 26.5 +2.6 6.8 -3.4 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 24.8 11.8 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 17.8 1.4 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.8 +3.5 9.7 -2.1 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 24.2 +4.3 10.4 -1.5 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 26.3 +7.0 11.0 -0.5 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 25.8 +5.7 6.1 -4.1 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 24.8 +4.8 9.4 -2.5 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 16.7 +1.3 6.0 +2.8 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.8 +1.6 -0.4 -6.4 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.8 +0.9 7.0 -0.5 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 19.6 +2.8 5.2 -1.1 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.9 +1.3 12.2 +3.6 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 18.7 +2.0 9.4 +1.7 0.2
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.8 +0.2 7.3 +1.5 0.6
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 10.8 -3.2 8.8 +4.2 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 9.9 -4.5 9.1 +2.2 7.0

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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
GOVE AIRPORT
12.4mm in 30 min to 04:30 24.8mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 04:30 14.6mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 05:00 14.2mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.0mm/h
8.4mm in 18 min to 14:48 28.0mm/h
5.6mm in 12 min to 15:00 28.0mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 15:00 14.0mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.3mm/h
11.2mm in 30 min to 15:30 22.4mm/h
25.2mm in 1 hr to 15:30 25.2mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 16:00 15.2mm/h
17.2mm in 30 min to 16:30 34.4mm/h
21.2mm in 1 hr to 16:30 21.2mm/h
25.6mm in 1 hr to 17:00 25.6mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 17:30 11.8mm/h
50.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 16.7mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 18:30 12.6mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Barron
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
27.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 9.0mm/h
    N Coast--Herbert
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
31.6mm in 1 hr to 00:00 31.6mm/h
46.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 15.3mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 01:00 16.4mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.7mm/h
66.0mm in 6 hr to 03:00 11.0mm/h
VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE
6.8mm in 11 min to 09:59 37.1mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
TASMANIA
    W Coast
MOUNT READ
21.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.0mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
    South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 82(280/ 70 ) at 14:51
GREEN CAPE AWS : 74(190/ 65 ) at 16:45
    Goulburn/Monaro
BOMBALA AWS : 82(290/ 63 ) at 12:00
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 100(310/ 63 ) at 10:22
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 96(350/ 48 ) at 06:30
MT HOTHAM AIRPORT : 91(310/ 72 ) at 10:25
FALLS CREEK : 108(320/ 58 ) at 11:01
MT HOTHAM : 95(320/ 61 ) at 13:00
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 130(250/ 83 ) at 16:25
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 96(255/ 72 ) at 18:40
    W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 82(290/ 63 ) at 09:57
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 115(280/ 82 ) at 02:00
SMITHTON AERODROME : 76(240/ 63 ) at 14:25
    E Coast
EDDYSTONE POINT : 95(300/ 59 ) at 01:52
SWAN ISLAND : 102(300/ 76 ) at 01:30
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 141(290/106 ) at 02:34
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 100(260/ 63 ) at 05:01
    Central Plateau
LIAWENEE : 82(250/ 67 ) at 21:53
    W Coast
STRAHAN AERODROME : 95(260/ 56 ) at 14:20
    Flinders Is/Bass St
FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT : 91(240/ 72 ) at 14:31
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 119(250/ 87 ) at 15:46