Wednesday 05 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 rainfall for May
Northern Territory
014508 GOVE AIRPORT 93.0 (91.4, 28)

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

36.4 KALUMBURU MISSION N Kimberley WA
36.2 PORT KEATS AERO N Rivers NT
36.1 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
36.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
35.9 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
35.9 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA

+7.8   31.7 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
+7.6   30.0 LANCELIN Lower West WA
+7.2   24.6 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
+7.0   31.0 ENEABBA Central West WA
+7.0   28.6 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
+7.0   26.2 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.2 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.8 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.3 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+7.2   24.2 BURKETOWN POST OFFICE Gulf Country QLD
+7.1   23.9 KATHERINE AVIATION MUSEUM N Rivers NT
+6.8   22.3 WOLLOGORANG N Rivers NT
+6.8   20.8 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
+6.7   23.2 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT
+6.7   19.6 TOORAK RESEARCH STATION Gulf Country QLD

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

1.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
2.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
3.7 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
5.6 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
5.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-4.8   5.6 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-4.1   7.0 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS
-4.1   9.2 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS
-3.9   13.0 MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
-3.8   12.4 WILLOW GROVE (BLUE ROCK RESERVOIR) W Gippsland VIC

-6.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.6 TAREE AIRPORT AWS MidNorth Coast S NSW
-5.0 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC
-4.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-4.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.8   -0.6 MANGALORE AIRPORT N Central VIC
-6.7   -0.7 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
-6.6   1.0 SCAMANDER E Coast TAS
-6.4   3.0 EYRE Eucla WA
-6.0   -3.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S 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.

85.8 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
71.0 YIRRKALA TROPICAL GARDENS N Rivers NT
61.0 ALCAN MINESITE N Rivers NT
49.5 CAPE WILBERFORCE N Rivers NT
47.0 MOUNT JUKES Central Coast E QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
85.8 GOVE AIRPORT
71.0 YIRRKALA TROPICAL GARDENS
61.0 ALCAN MINESITE
49.5 CAPE WILBERFORCE

QUEENSLAND
    Central Coast E
47.0 MOUNT JUKES

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 32.0 +0.5 16.1 -2.1 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 28.6 +7.0 13.8 +3.4 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 23.4 +4.5 8.7 -1.1 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 22.5 +1.9 8.5 -0.1 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.2 +2.2 25.3 +3.2 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 21.9 -1.1 7.0 -1.3 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.5 -0.4 9.8 -0.4 0.2
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.2 -1.9 5.5 -1.8 0.4
CAIRNS AERO 29.1 +1.5 23.1 +3.3 6.6
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.8 +0.2 22.8 +5.2 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.4 +2.5 17.4 +3.2 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 26.9 +3.0 8.4 -1.8 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 26.4 13.2 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 19.0 3.8 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.5 +0.2 7.1 -4.7 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 21.7 +1.8 12.8 +0.9 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 23.0 +3.7 14.5 +3.0 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 22.0 +1.9 9.8 -0.4 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 20.1 +0.1 10.8 -1.1 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.2 +1.8 6.5 +3.3 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.2 -1.0 2.7 -3.3 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.5 -1.4 4.8 -2.7 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 14.7 -2.1 5.4 -0.9 0.4
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.7 -1.9 6.9 -1.7 2.2
LAVERTON RAAF 14.3 -2.4 3.9 -3.8 0.4
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.0 -2.6 2.5 -3.3 1.2
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 13.5 -0.5 1.5 -3.1 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 14.1 -0.3 4.9 -2.0 6.8

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
DARWIN AIRPORT
10.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 10.0mm/h
MIDDLE POINT AWS
10.2mm in 1 hr to 20:30 10.2mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
MANINGRIDA AERO
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 12:30 12.2mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
POINT FAWCETT
15.2mm in 1 hr to 16:30 15.2mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.0mm/h

VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 109(240/ 93 ) at 00:44
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 82(260/ 63 ) at 10:00
    E Coast
SWAN ISLAND : 83(270/ 63 ) at 15:00
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 115(300/ 87 ) at 13:16
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 80(260/ 63 ) at 02:00
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 98(250/ 80 ) at 00:31