Saturday 08 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

36.8 KALUMBURU MISSION N Kimberley WA
36.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
36.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
35.7 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
35.6 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA

+10.4   31.1 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+9.0   30.2 EYRE Eucla WA
+7.8   31.5 WILUNA Interior WA
+7.3   27.9 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+7.3   30.0 LEONORA Goldfields WA

26.7 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
26.3 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
26.2 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.1 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.0 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL

+9.1   16.2 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+8.2   21.1 TOORAK RESEARCH STATION Gulf Country QLD
+8.2   16.2 MILES POST OFFICE Darling Downs W QLD
+8.1   15.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
+7.9   19.0 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD

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

5.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
5.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
6.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
7.0 LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC
7.5 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-5.1   18.5 ARCHERFIELD AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-4.7   24.6 BALGO HILLS Interior WA
-4.7   19.2 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-4.1   18.8 COOLANGATTA AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-4.1   19.6 GATTON QDPI RESEARCH STN Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

-4.8 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-3.6 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC
-3.6 POWRANNA (TASMANIA FEEDLOT) N Coast TAS
-3.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.5 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS

-7.7   -3.6 POWRANNA (TASMANIA FEEDLOT) N Coast TAS
-6.9   -2.3 WANGARATTA AERO Lower NE VIC
-6.5   0.0 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
-6.5   -2.1 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC
-6.4   1.0 HILLSTON AIRPORT Riverina W NSW
-6.4   1.0 GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW
-6.4   -0.5 TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG Upper North 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.

80.2 HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
79.0 CALLALA BAY (DONOVAN CLOSE) Illawarra NSW
72.6 BENDALONG (JACARANDA AV) Illawarra NSW
71.6 SHELLHARBOUR (BLACKBUTT (TAMMAR PLACE)) Illawarra NSW
66.6 ULLADULLA AWS South Coast NSW

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
53.0 SOUTH DANDALUP DAM

QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Herbert
50.0 DUNK ISLAND RESORT
    Wide Bay/Burnett
80.2 HERON ISLAND RES STN

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Illawarra
79.0 CALLALA BAY (DONOVAN CLOSE)
72.6 BENDALONG (JACARANDA AV)
71.6 SHELLHARBOUR (BLACKBUTT (TAMMAR PLACE))
    South Coast
66.6 ULLADULLA AWS
60.0 MILTON POST OFFICE
58.4 YATTEYATTAH (POINTER ROAD)

ISLANDS
    Islands
50.0 NORTH EAST ISLAND

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 32.5 +1.0 22.5 +4.3 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 24.2 +2.6 14.2 +3.8 1.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 22.8 +3.9 13.8 +4.0 1.4
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 27.9 +7.3 14.3 +5.7 0.2
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.9 +1.9 23.9 +1.8 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 23.3 +0.3 11.3 +3.0 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.3 +2.4 10.7 +0.5 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.6 +0.5 4.2 -3.1 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 28.0 +0.4 22.5 +2.7 1.2
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.2 +1.6 21.1 +3.5 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.0 +0.1 19.4 +5.2 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 19.2 -4.7 16.2 +6.0 8.0
BRISBANE AERO 18.7 17.3 2.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 19.3 6.2 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.8 +1.5 13.7 +1.9 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 22.0 +2.1 11.0 -0.9 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 23.9 +4.6 13.5 +2.0 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 23.6 +3.5 10.5 +0.3 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 20.4 +0.4 13.8 +1.9 2.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 20.1 +4.7 6.2 +3.0 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 19.1 +1.9 -0.1 -6.1 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.9 -1.0 1.5 -6.0 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 16.5 -0.3 7.5 +1.2 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.6 -1.0 5.5 -3.1 0.2
LAVERTON RAAF 14.8 -1.9 9.8 +2.1 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.6 0.0 7.7 +1.9 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 14.3 +0.3 -1.6 -6.2 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 15.3 +0.9 5.2 -1.7 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Plateau
WULUNGURRU
23.0mm in 3 hr to 05:30 7.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Wide Bay/Burnett
HERON ISLAND RES STN
11.8mm in 1 hr to 07:00 11.8mm/h
8.6mm in 39 min to 07:39 13.2mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 08:00 14.6mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 10.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h
    Brisbane/SE Coast
TEWANTIN RSL PARK
11.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 11.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    South Coast
ULLADULLA AWS
33.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 11.0mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 02:00 11.4mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 83(310/ 72 ) at 02:01
QUEENSLAND
    Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 72(130/ 65 ) at 16:30