Friday 07 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

35.5 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
35.0 KALUMBURU MISSION N Kimberley WA
34.9 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
34.5 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
34.4 CYGNET BAY W Kimberley WA

+10.9   31.3 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
+10.5   30.0 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+9.2   29.9 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+9.1   29.7 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+8.8   29.0 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA

27.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.7 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
26.6 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
26.4 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
26.3 PORT KEATS AERO N Rivers NT

+8.8   16.9 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA
+8.4   16.6 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+8.2   21.1 TOORAK RESEARCH STATION Gulf Country QLD
+8.2   19.3 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+8.1   19.4 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD

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

5.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.5 LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC
6.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
8.3 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
8.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-4.5   20.9 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
-3.6   13.4 MOORABBIN AIRPORT E Central VIC
-3.5   20.5 ENEABBA Central West WA
-3.3   13.3 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
-3.1   19.2 WALGETT AIRPORT AWS NW Plains W NSW
-3.1   17.8 NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD) Hunter Valley NSW

-3.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.9 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
-2.7 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
-2.2 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
-1.8 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS

-6.5   1.5 MURRAY BRIDGE Murray Valley SA
-6.4   0.1 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
-6.2   -1.6 LAUNCESTON AIRPORT N Coast TAS
-5.9   1.6 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
-5.9   -1.1 DARTMOUTH RESERVOIR Lower NE 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.

66.0 MARGARET RIVER E Kimberley WA
52.0 RUBY PLAINS E Kimberley WA
43.2 BROOKING SPRINGS W Kimberley WA
41.2 BLACK SPUR E Central VIC
40.0 TORRENS GORGE (MONTACUTE) Adelaide/Lofty SA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    E Kimberley
66.0 MARGARET RIVER
52.0 RUBY PLAINS
    W Kimberley
43.2 BROOKING SPRINGS

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Adelaide/Lofty
40.0 TORRENS GORGE (MONTACUTE)

VICTORIA
    E Central
41.2 BLACK SPUR

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 32.7 +1.2 22.2 +4.0 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 22.9 +1.3 17.4 +7.0 6.6
ALBANY AIRPORT 22.0 +3.1 12.8 +3.0 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 29.7 +9.1 12.6 +4.0 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.7 +0.7 25.0 +2.9 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 25.3 +2.3 12.7 +4.4 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.4 +0.5 6.4 -3.8 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.9 -0.2 9.0 +1.7 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 28.1 +0.5 22.3 +2.5 1.2
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.7 +0.1 18.8 +1.2 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.3 +2.4 18.7 +4.5 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 24.0 +0.1 10.1 -0.1 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 24.7 14.8 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 15.5 4.5 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.3 +3.0 11.3 -0.5 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 19.8 -0.1 12.7 +0.8 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 22.5 +3.2 14.7 +3.2 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 22.7 +2.6 13.0 +2.8 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 21.6 +1.6 14.6 +2.7 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 19.6 +4.2 3.9 +0.7 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.6 +1.4 3.0 -3.0 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.5 -0.4 1.6 -5.9 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 16.4 -0.4 6.9 +0.6 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.0 -1.6 10.6 +2.0 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 14.5 -2.2 9.1 +1.4 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.3 -1.3 4.4 -1.4 0.2
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 16.1 +2.1 -1.6 -6.2 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 15.7 +1.3 7.5 +0.6 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
28.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 9.3mm/h
    Central West
GERALDTON AIRPORT
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
    Lower West
JURIEN BAY
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
GARDEN ISLAND HSF
8.8mm in 26 min to 07:26 20.3mm/h
DWELLINGUP
12.4mm in 1 hr to 08:00 12.4mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 09:00 10.2mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 7.7mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 13:00 14.4mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 14:00 10.2mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 9.7mm/h
BUSSELTON
15.2mm in 1 hr to 07:00 15.2mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
BUSSELTON AERO
10.0mm in 1 hr to 07:00 10.0mm/h
BUNBURY
8.4mm in 45 min to 06:45 11.2mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Wide Bay/Burnett
HERON ISLAND RES STN
20.6mm in 1 hr to 17:00 20.6mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.0mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 19:00 11.8mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 20:00 10.2mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    South Coast
MORUYA HEADS PILOT STATION
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
ULLADULLA AWS
28.2mm in 54 min to 23:00 31.3mm/h
28.6mm in 1 hr to 23:00 28.6mm/h
MORUYA AIRPORT AWS
11.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 11.4mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
NORTH EAST ISLAND
15.0mm in 3 hr to 10:30 5.0mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 11:30 11.7mm/h
44.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 14.7mm/h
36.0mm in 3 hr to 13:30 12.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 14:30 5.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 78(330/ 69 ) at 23:59
MANDURAH : 87( 10/ 63 ) at 07:07
QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Barron
GREEN ISLAND : 69(130/ 63 ) at 05:58
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 80(310/ 70 ) at 02:00