Thursday 06 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
Western Australia
002032 WARMUN 50.0 (47.8, 82)

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

36.7 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
36.5 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
36.4 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
35.7 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
35.7 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA

+10.6   28.0 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
+10.3   29.5 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA
+10.3   28.3 PEMBERTON Lower West WA
+10.1   31.7 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
+9.7   28.0 DWELLINGUP Lower West WA

27.4 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.2 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
26.9 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
26.5 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
26.0 GALIWINKU N Rivers NT

+7.9   18.3 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
+7.9   24.9 BURKETOWN POST OFFICE Gulf Country QLD
+7.7   22.6 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT
+7.7   21.1 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
+7.7   18.3 MEDINA RESEARCH CENTRE Lower West WA

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

4.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
4.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.1 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
7.8 LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC
8.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
8.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-9.5   15.9 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
-8.5   17.0 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
-5.3   24.5 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT
-5.2   13.5 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
-4.9   18.1 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

-6.6 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.1 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.0 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.9 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.1 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.9   -3.0 GOULBURN (PROGRESS ST) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.6   -1.6 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
-7.5   3.6 POINT HICKS (LIGHTHOUSE) E Gippsland VIC
-7.4   -6.1 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.2   -2.9 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast NSW
-7.2   -1.2 NHILL Wimmera N VIC

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.

68.0 GOVERNMENT HUTS Derwent Valley TAS
50.0 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
44.6 GEMTREE PARK N Plateau NT
43.0 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
41.0 WAITE RIVER N Plateau NT

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    E Kimberley
50.0 WARMUN

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Plateau
44.6 GEMTREE PARK
43.0 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM
41.0 WAITE RIVER

TASMANIA
    Derwent Valley
68.0 GOVERNMENT HUTS

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 33.6 +2.1 20.0 +1.8 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 31.7 +10.1 18.3 +7.9 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 27.4 +8.5 11.0 +1.2 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 26.2 +5.6 6.6 -2.0 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.4 +0.4 24.1 +2.0 10.8
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 18.1 -4.9 12.2 +3.9 3.8
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.7 +0.8 8.7 -1.5 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.0 -1.1 8.4 +1.1 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 27.9 +0.3 23.0 +3.2 6.4
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.2 +1.6 19.6 +2.0 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.6 +2.7 17.5 +3.3 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 25.8 +1.9 7.7 -2.5 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 24.2 13.1 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 19.8 0.8 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.6 +1.3 8.7 -3.1 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 21.7 +1.8 10.1 -1.8 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 22.4 +3.1 12.8 +1.3 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 23.2 +3.1 9.3 -0.9 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 21.3 +1.3 10.4 -1.5 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 18.7 +3.3 -2.6 -5.8 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 17.9 +0.7 -0.9 -6.9 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.5 -2.4 1.3 -6.2 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 15.3 -1.5 2.1 -4.2 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.5 -2.1 10.1 +1.5 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 14.7 -2.0 10.2 +2.5 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 10.4 -3.2 4.0 -1.8 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 16.1 +2.1 5.4 +0.8 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 13.5 -0.9 9.8 +2.9 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    E Kimberley
HALLS CREEK AIRPORT
17.0mm in 21 min to 23:21 48.6mm/h
    W Kimberley
FITZROY CROSSING AERO
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
CAPE DON
18.0mm in 3 hr to 11:30 6.0mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 6.3mm/h
    N Plateau
TERRITORY GRAPE FARM
15.0mm in 3 hr to 08:30 5.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 11:30 5.7mm/h

TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 95(310/ 76 ) at 01:36
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 98(240/ 74 ) at 13:30
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 78(270/ 65 ) at 03:56