Sunday 16 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

36.1 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
36.0 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
36.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
35.5 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
35.4 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA

+5.7   28.7 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+5.3   29.1 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
+5.2   31.5 MORANBAH WATER TREATMENT PLANT Central Coast W QLD
+5.2   25.1 NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
+5.1   26.4 SOUTH WEST ROCKS (SMOKY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE) MidNorth Coast N NSW

26.2 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.4 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.0 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
25.0 HOLMES REEF Islands ISL
25.0 FLINDERS REEF Islands ISL

+5.0   22.2 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
+5.0   14.7 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
+5.0   19.5 DOONGAN N Kimberley WA
+4.6   15.3 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
+4.4   13.0 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA

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

1.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
2.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
2.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
4.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-7.3   15.4 LEONORA Goldfields WA
-7.2   17.9 THREE RIVERS E Gascoyne WA
-6.5   13.7 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA
-6.3   14.3 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
-6.2   17.5 WILUNA Interior WA

-4.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-3.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-1.7 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-1.4 COONABARABRAN (NAMOI STREET) CW Slopes N NSW
-1.4 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-6.6   5.4 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-6.5   -4.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-6.4   1.7 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-6.3   4.5 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-5.9   13.7 LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

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.

50.0 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
48.6 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
37.4 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
36.0 LAUNCESTON (KINGS MEADOWS) N Coast TAS
35.6 LANCELIN Lower West WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
35.6 LANCELIN

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
48.6 COCONUT ISLAND

TASMANIA
    N Coast
36.0 LAUNCESTON (KINGS MEADOWS)

ISLANDS
    Islands
50.0 WILLIS ISLAND
37.4 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 30.7 -0.8 21.2 +3.0 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 18.7 -2.9 13.4 +3.0 13.6
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.9 -3.0 9.6 -0.2 2.2
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 14.3 -6.3 13.0 +4.4 0.2
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.9 +1.9 23.5 +1.4 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 28.7 +5.7 7.5 -0.8 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.2 +0.3 12.3 +2.1 4.6
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.7 +0.6 6.6 -0.7 4.2
CAIRNS AERO 29.3 +1.7 21.2 +1.4 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.5 +0.9 19.6 +2.0 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.7 +4.8 12.5 -1.7 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 27.1 +3.2 7.2 -3.0 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 26.7 11.0 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 17.3 4.3 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.3 +3.0 8.4 -3.4 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 25.1 +5.2 12.2 +0.3 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 23.8 +4.5 11.5 0.0 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 23.3 +3.2 7.6 -2.6 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 22.8 +2.8 9.6 -2.3 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 16.3 +0.9 -0.9 -4.1 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.0 +0.8 3.3 -2.7 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.3 +1.4 7.2 -0.3 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 17.4 +0.6 4.8 -1.5 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.2 +1.6 11.0 +2.4 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 18.0 +1.3 8.4 +0.7 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.7 +1.1 5.1 -0.7 2.6
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 13.8 -0.2 3.1 -1.5 15.2
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 15.4 +1.0 5.9 -1.0 1.2

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
    Lower West
NORTH WALPOLE
20.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
COCONUT ISLAND
22.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.3mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
WILLIS ISLAND
22.0mm in 1 hr to 05:30 22.0mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 9.0mm/h

VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 85(270/ 67 ) at 09:13