Monday 17 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

43.1 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
36.3 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
36.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
35.9 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
35.8 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA

+8.6   31.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+7.6   33.0 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+7.2   34.6 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD
+7.2   32.1 BIRDSVILLE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
+5.9   32.5 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD

26.1 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.5 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
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

+8.2   16.5 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+7.2   16.4 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
+7.1   22.6 BALGO HILLS Interior WA
+6.6   15.8 KULGERA N Plateau NT
+5.8   21.9 GEORGETOWN POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD

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

6.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
6.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
7.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
7.2 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.7   15.9 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
-6.8   18.3 THREE RIVERS E Gascoyne WA
-6.4   18.5 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
-6.2   19.9 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
-6.2   17.5 WILUNA Interior WA
-6.2   23.6 NYANG STATION W Gascoyne WA

-7.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-6.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.6 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.1 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW

-10.0   -7.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-8.6   -0.2 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
-8.4   2.4 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-7.9   4.1 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-7.8   2.4 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast 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.

59.0 PARNDANA (RIVERLEAS) Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
54.0 NORTHCLIFFE Lower West WA
41.2 KANYPI NW Pastoral SA
40.0 MEREENIE N Plateau NT
38.0 NEWHAVEN N Plateau NT

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
54.0 NORTHCLIFFE

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Plateau
40.0 MEREENIE
38.0 NEWHAVEN

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    NW Pastoral
41.2 KANYPI
    Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
59.0 PARNDANA (RIVERLEAS)

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 28.7 -2.8 23.3 +5.1 1.4
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.4 -3.5 9.2 -0.6 10.0
PERTH AIRPORT 21.2 -0.4 8.3 -2.1 6.8
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 18.9 -1.7 8.8 +0.2 2.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.9 +0.9 24.0 +1.9 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.6 +8.6 16.5 +8.2 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.6 -1.3 10.4 +0.2 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.6 -0.5 8.3 +1.0 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 29.1 +1.5 21.1 +1.3 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.0 +1.4 17.1 -0.5 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.0 +3.1 12.0 -2.2 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 26.0 +2.1 2.4 -7.8 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 25.1 8.1 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 19.0 2.2 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.3 0.0 6.8 -5.0 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 21.3 +1.4 10.7 -1.2 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 22.7 +3.4 11.5 0.0 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 21.6 +1.5 8.7 -1.5 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 20.1 +0.1 12.8 +0.9 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.8 +2.4 -1.9 -5.1 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.8 +1.6 0.1 -5.9 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.7 +1.8 6.2 -1.3 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 18.2 +1.4 7.3 +1.0 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.0 +1.4 9.5 +0.9 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 18.6 +1.9 6.3 -1.4 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.2 +0.6 2.5 -3.3 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 14.4 +0.4 1.2 -3.4 0.2
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 14.0 -0.4 6.9 0.0 0.6

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
    W Kimberley
DERBY AERO
17.2mm in 1 hr to 13:00 17.2mm/h
20.0mm in 1 hr to 15:00 20.0mm/h
43.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 14.3mm/h
CURTIN AERO
11.2mm in 1 hr to 15:00 11.2mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.7mm/h
FITZROY CROSSING AERO
8.8mm in 46 min to 14:55 11.5mm/h
    Lower West
SHANNON
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
    Interior
GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE
30.0mm in 3 hr to 04:30 10.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Plateau
YULARA AERO
17.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.7mm/h
WULUNGURRU
20.0mm in 3 hr to 17:30 6.7mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Adelaide/Lofty
PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS)
17.0mm in 3 hr to 20:30 5.7mm/h
MOUNT CRAWFORD (TOWER HILL)
16.0mm in 3 hr to 23:30 5.3mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 91(280/ 78 ) at 03:33
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 76(360/ 63 ) at 09:00
CLEVE AERODROME : 91(360/ 70 ) at 11:25
    Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 124(340/ 95 ) at 17:30
    Adelaide/Lofty
MOUNT LOFTY : 91(350/ 67 ) at 15:00