Tuesday 18 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
Northern Territory:
015603 KULGERA 47.0 (33.6, 32)
015635 YULARA AERO 41.4 (34.4, 5)

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

36.3 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
36.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
35.8 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
35.6 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
35.6 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT

+7.6   31.5 QUILPIE AIRPORT Far SW QLD
+7.2   32.5 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
+7.1   30.4 THARGOMINDAH POST OFFICE Far SW QLD
+6.6   29.6 MUNGINDI POST OFFICE NW Plains W NSW
+6.4   34.2 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

26.7 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
26.7 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
26.5 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.0 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
25.4 DARWIN AIRPORT COMPARISON N Rivers NT
25.4 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT

+7.7   17.5 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+7.3   11.7 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC
+7.2   16.0 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
+7.0   14.0 IVANHOE POST OFFICE Southwest Plains NSW
+6.8   15.1 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

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

1.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
2.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
4.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
4.2 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.4   16.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-6.2   23.1 BALGO HILLS Interior WA
-5.9   17.1 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD
-5.6   10.6 CORRYONG (PARISH LANE) Lower NE VIC
-5.4   25.3 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA

-7.0 TAREE AIRPORT AWS MidNorth Coast S NSW
-2.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-2.1 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-0.9 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.5 ARMIDALE (UNI NEW ENGLAND) N Tablelands W NSW
-0.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-8.4   0.0 CRANBOURNE BOTANIC GARDENS E Central VIC
-7.9   2.9 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-7.8   2.4 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-7.7   2.6 UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-7.5   0.9 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E 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.

68.4 PICCADILLY (MOUNT LOFTY BOTANIC GARDEN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
66.4 PARAWA (SHARON) Adelaide/Lofty SA
64.4 PICCADILLY (WOODHOUSE) Adelaide/Lofty SA
62.8 PARNDANA (TURKEY LANE) Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
62.5 CAPE WILBERFORCE N Rivers NT

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    W Kimberley
53.0 DEBESA

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
62.5 CAPE WILBERFORCE
54.0 NGAYAWILI
52.0 GALIWINKU
    N Plateau
54.3 PAPUNYA

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
62.8 PARNDANA (TURKEY LANE)
54.0 PARNDANA
    Adelaide/Lofty
68.4 PICCADILLY (MOUNT LOFTY BOTANIC GARDEN)
66.4 PARAWA (SHARON)
64.4 PICCADILLY (WOODHOUSE)
58.0 BELAIR (STATE FLORA NURSERY)
57.8 MOUNT LOFTY CHANNEL 9
54.0 PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS)
54.0 ALDGATE
52.6 ASHTON MARBLE HILL ORCHARD
52.6 CRAFERS WEST

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 29.8 -1.7 21.5 +3.3 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.2 +0.3 10.8 +1.0 14.0
PERTH AIRPORT 21.6 0.0 12.3 +1.9 8.4
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 21.6 +1.0 5.9 -2.7 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.5 +1.5 24.5 +2.4 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 16.6 -6.4 15.1 +6.8 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.4 -1.5 12.7 +2.5 25.8
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.8 -1.3 10.5 +3.2 23.6
CAIRNS AERO 27.7 +0.1 22.9 +3.1 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.4 +0.8 18.1 +0.5 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.3 +2.4 10.6 -3.6 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 26.0 +2.1 2.4 -7.8 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 24.0 7.5 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 19.8 4.6 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.3 +2.0 8.9 -2.9 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 18.5 -1.4 10.3 -1.6 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 19.0 -0.3 10.8 -0.7 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 18.7 -1.4 6.8 -3.4 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 19.2 -0.8 9.4 -2.5 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.0 +1.6 5.0 +1.8 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.5 -1.7 8.2 +2.2 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.6 -0.3 12.7 +5.2 4.4
EAST SALE AIRPORT 17.5 +0.7 8.7 +2.4 0.6
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.0 -1.6 11.9 +3.3 2.6
LAVERTON RAAF 17.2 +0.5 11.7 +4.0 1.6
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.9 +0.3 8.7 +2.9 12.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 12.0 -2.0 5.9 +1.3 1.8
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 15.6 +1.2 9.0 +2.1 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 Rivers
JABIRU AIRPORT
12.0mm in 39 min to 16:30 18.5mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 16:30 12.0mm/h
BATCHELOR AERO
10.6mm in 13 min to 20:30 48.9mm/h
16.2mm in 1 hr to 20:30 16.2mm/h
33.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 11.0mm/h
18.2mm in 1 hr to 21:30 18.2mm/h
MCCLUER ISLAND
11.0mm in 10 min to 11:39 66.0mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 10.0mm/h
GALIWINKU
36.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 12.0mm/h
ALYANGULA POLICE
30.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
GOVE AIRPORT
28.6mm in 30 min to 09:00 57.2mm/h
29.6mm in 1 hr to 09:00 29.6mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 10.3mm/h
6.6mm in 18 min to 10:30 22.0mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 11:30 11.4mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 12:00 11.2mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 7.3mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 14:30 11.4mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 15:00 11.2mm/h
31.4mm in 30 min to 15:30 62.8mm/h
33.6mm in 1 hr to 15:30 33.6mm/h
17.8mm in 30 min to 16:00 35.6mm/h
49.2mm in 1 hr to 16:00 49.2mm/h
24.6mm in 1 hr to 16:30 24.6mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 10.0mm/h
63.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 21.0mm/h
26.0mm in 30 min to 22:00 52.0mm/h
27.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 27.0mm/h
23.0mm in 30 min to 22:30 46.0mm/h
49.0mm in 1 hr to 22:30 49.0mm/h
28.8mm in 1 hr to 23:00 28.8mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 23:30 11.8mm/h
NGAYAWILI
16.0mm in 3 hr to 05:30 5.3mm/h
38.0mm in 3 hr to 08:30 12.7mm/h
GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS
12.8mm in 1 hr to 11:30 12.8mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 13:30 10.4mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 14:30 7.7mm/h
    N Plateau
PAPUNYA
42.0mm in 6 hr to 03:00 7.0mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Adelaide/Lofty
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN)
24.0mm in 30 min to 18:30 48.0mm/h
24.2mm in 1 hr to 18:30 24.2mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    S Peninsula
LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
19.4mm in 1 hr to 16:00 19.4mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.3mm/h
TASMANIA
    W Coast
MOUNT READ
23.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.7mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
NORFOLK ISLAND AERO
4.4mm in 11 min to 08:24 24.0mm/h
10.2mm in 30 min to 08:54 20.4mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 09:00 15.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 5.0mm/h
NORTH EAST ISLAND
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 5.3mm/h
CAPE WESSEL
30.0mm in 3 hr to 22:30 10.0mm/h
42.0mm in 3 hr to 23:30 14.0mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 82(260/ 63 ) at 04:01
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 113(320/ 93 ) at 09:00
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 93(350/ 61 ) at 06:00
MT HOTHAM : 109(340/ 82 ) at 06:30
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 113(250/ 89 ) at 22:00
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 83(253/ 65 ) at 23:40
    W Central
AVALON AIRPORT : 82(280/ 72 ) at 13:03
POINT WILSON : 76(270/ 65 ) at 13:06
    W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 89(240/ 72 ) at 16:52
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 93(270/ 63 ) at 16:00
    Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 93(240/ 72 ) at 23:00
TASMAN ISLAND : 78(360/ 65 ) at 02:00