Wednesday 12 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

35.1 PORT KEATS AERO N Rivers NT
35.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
34.8 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
34.5 KALUMBURU MISSION N Kimberley WA
34.4 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
34.4 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT

+11.9   33.1 EYRE Eucla WA
+6.8   27.6 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+6.2   28.8 KULGERA N Plateau NT
+5.4   24.0 ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH CENTRE) Adelaide/Lofty SA
+5.2   24.4 KADINA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+5.2   29.0 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.2 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.9 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.7 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
25.4 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+6.2   14.8 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+5.7   14.9 KULGERA N Plateau NT
+5.6   17.0 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
+5.0   15.2 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+4.5   19.8 TELFER AERO Interior WA

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

1.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
3.1 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
3.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-6.2   17.4 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
-5.6   16.2 DALWALLINU COMPARISON Central West WA
-5.3   15.1 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
-5.0   9.5 GROVE RESEARCH STATION Southeast TAS
-4.9   16.5 WONGAN HILLS Central West WA

-4.6 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) Northeast SA
-4.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-3.5 RENMARK AERO Murray Valley SA
-3.4 YUNTA AIRSTRIP Northeast SA
-3.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-9.2   -1.2 MURRAY BRIDGE Murray Valley SA
-8.0   -1.5 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
-7.8   6.8 COOLANGATTA AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-7.6   0.2 LAKE VICTORIA STORAGE Lower Darling NSW
-7.5   -0.7 COONAWARRA Lower SE SA
-7.5   -1.5 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.

84.6 BENDOC E Gippsland VIC
84.6 NORFOLK ISLAND (KINGSTON) Islands ISL
79.6 COMBIENBAR E Gippsland VIC
79.0 GOONGERAH E Gippsland VIC
74.2 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

VICTORIA
    E Gippsland
84.6 BENDOC
79.6 COMBIENBAR
79.0 GOONGERAH
74.0 CLUB TERRACE
58.0 GENOA (FOOLS HAVEN)
54.2 BUTCHERS RIDGE
53.0 BONANG
52.0 BUCHAN SOUTH
51.4 GELANTIPY
50.2 COMBIENBAR AWS

ISLANDS
    Islands
84.6 NORFOLK ISLAND (KINGSTON)
74.2 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO
73.2 NORFOLK ISLAND (BALL BAY)
69.8 NORFOLK ISLAND (TWO CHIMNEYS RD)
62.0 NORFOLK ISLAND (DUNCOMBE BAY)
61.2 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT
60.4 HOME ISLAND

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 29.2 -2.3 20.4 +2.2 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.6 -4.3 10.4 +0.6 0.8
PERTH AIRPORT 18.6 -3.0 6.7 -3.7 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 18.0 -2.6 6.8 -1.8 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.5 -1.5 24.6 +2.5 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 27.1 +4.1 10.3 +2.0 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.2 +3.3 5.2 -5.0 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.7 -0.4 2.0 -5.3 0.2
CAIRNS AERO 28.2 +0.6 18.0 -1.8 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.9 +0.3 17.0 -0.6 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.4 +1.5 10.1 -4.1 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 23.9 0.0 4.4 -5.8 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 23.5 8.6 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 14.4 0.1 /
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.7 +0.4 6.0 -5.8 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 20.1 +0.2 12.3 +0.4 0.2
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 19.3 0.0 10.9 -0.6 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 19.7 -0.4 10.8 +0.6 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 17.8 -2.2 11.6 -0.3 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 16.7 +1.3 5.4 +2.2 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 20.7 +3.5 2.9 -3.1 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.4 +1.5 0.3 -7.2 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 15.7 -1.1 8.7 +2.4 0.8
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.7 +1.1 10.4 +1.8 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 15.7 -1.0 6.6 -1.1 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.2 +0.6 3.0 -2.8 0.2
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 13.9 -0.1 6.4 +1.8 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 11.2 -3.2 7.2 +0.3 0.4

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
    Interior
TELFER AERO
10.4mm in 1 hr to 16:00 10.4mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE
10.0mm in 1 hr to 08:00 10.0mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 8.0mm/h
ULLADULLA AWS
13.4mm in 49 min to 11:49 16.4mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 12:00 15.2mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.3mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    Central Coast E
SAMUEL HILL AERO : 93( 80/ 4 ) at 23:01
NEW SOUTH WALES
    South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 95(130/ 50 ) at 07:44
GREEN CAPE AWS : 83(180/ 65 ) at 06:00
ULLADULLA AWS : 85(200/ 72 ) at 13:39
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
FALLS CREEK : 93(170/ 65 ) at 02:00
MT HOTHAM : 124(170/ 98 ) at 00:30
    W Gippsland
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 76(171/ 63 ) at 00:00
ISLANDS
    Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO : 91(260/ 80 ) at 23:05