Saturday 15 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
Islands
200790 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO 171.0 (165.2, 30)

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 KALUMBURU MISSION N Kimberley WA
35.3 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
35.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
35.0 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
35.0 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
35.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
35.0 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA

+5.5   25.4 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
+5.4   31.4 CLERMONT POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+5.0   24.5 CORRIGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+5.0   25.5 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+4.9   25.7 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+4.9   25.4 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

26.3 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.6 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.4 GALIWINKU N Rivers NT
25.4 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.3 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+5.5   20.0 DOONGAN N Kimberley WA
+5.2   22.4 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
+4.3   11.3 IVANHOE POST OFFICE Southwest Plains NSW
+4.2   13.0 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
+4.0   22.0 KALUMBURU MISSION N Kimberley WA
+4.0   20.8 KATHERINE AVIATION MUSEUM N Rivers NT

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

4.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
6.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
6.2 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
6.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-7.4   6.9 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
-5.3   8.0 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS
-5.2   9.3 GROVE RESEARCH STATION Southeast TAS
-4.2   10.3 GEEVESTON (CEMETERY ROAD) Southeast TAS
-3.8   10.6 HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS

-9.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.9 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.2 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.0 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW

-8.8   -5.0 TIDBINBILLA NATURE RESERVE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-8.3   -0.2 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-8.3   -4.0 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast NSW
-8.3   -7.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.9   1.9 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
-7.9   -0.7 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-7.9   0.1 BATEMANS BAY (CATALINA COUNTRY CLUB) South Coast 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.

171.6 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
76.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON (THE SPRINGS) Southeast TAS
51.8 ROCKY RIVER (BROOKLAND PARK) Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
27.0 CASHMAN E Gascoyne WA
27.0 TEWKESBURY (1120 OONAH ROAD) N Coast TAS

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    E Gascoyne
27.0 CASHMAN

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
51.8 ROCKY RIVER (BROOKLAND PARK)

TASMANIA
    N Coast
27.0 TEWKESBURY (1120 OONAH ROAD)
    Southeast
76.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON (THE SPRINGS)

ISLANDS
    Islands
171.6 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 30.0 -1.5 20.3 +2.1 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 22.4 +0.8 10.3 -0.1 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 22.4 +3.5 4.9 -4.9 0.4
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 22.9 +2.3 5.6 -3.0 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.9 +0.9 23.6 +1.5 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 26.4 +3.4 10.8 +2.5 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.4 -0.5 9.6 -0.6 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.5 +1.4 8.8 +1.5 0.4
CAIRNS AERO 28.2 +0.6 20.5 +0.7 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.5 -0.1 19.2 +1.6 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.8 +3.9 13.5 -0.7 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 26.3 +2.4 5.8 -4.4 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 24.7 9.6 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 17.7 3.2 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.3 0.0 7.5 -4.3 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 22.0 +2.1 9.7 -2.2 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 22.7 +3.4 9.7 -1.8 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 21.8 +1.7 4.2 -6.0 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 19.8 -0.2 7.0 -4.9 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 18.3 +2.9 -3.8 -7.0 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 19.6 +2.4 -0.6 -6.6 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.0 +2.1 10.7 +3.2 0.8
EAST SALE AIRPORT 15.4 -1.4 1.2 -5.1 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.6 +4.0 7.9 -0.7 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 21.3 +4.6 7.5 -0.2 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 17.8 +4.2 7.4 +1.6 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 12.0 -2.0 -1.0 -5.6 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 10.6 -3.8 4.0 -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 Pilbara
ROEBOURNE AERO
11.2mm in 1 hr to 21:00 11.2mm/h
    Lower West
PERTH AIRPORT
11.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 11.4mm/h
JANDAKOT AERO
7.6mm in 16 min to 19:16 28.5mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 19:30 11.0mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 11.0mm/h
NORTH WALPOLE
13.0mm in 1 hr to 23:00 13.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
WARRUWI
12.6mm in 1 hr to 05:30 12.6mm/h
VICTORIA
    W Coast
CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE
11.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 11.0mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
WILLIS ISLAND
17.4mm in 30 min to 20:00 34.8mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 17.4mm/h
22.0mm in 1 hr to 20:30 22.0mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.3mm/h
No reports of wind gusts above 90km/h or sustained winds above 63km/h