Wednesday 19 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:
014508 GOVE AIRPORT 196.4 (93.0, 27)
014512 NHULUNBUY DTW 168.0 (100.5, 26)

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

36.0 KALUMBURU MISSION N Kimberley WA
35.6 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
35.5 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
35.4 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
35.2 PORT KEATS AERO N Rivers NT

+4.5   27.4 COOLANGATTA AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+4.4   34.6 GEORGETOWN POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
+4.3   30.3 CLERMONT POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+4.0   28.5 BUNDABERG AERO Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+4.0   24.7 BALLADONIA Eucla WA

28.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
25.9 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.8 MORNINGTON ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
25.7 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+8.9   21.8 TOORAK RESEARCH STATION Gulf Country QLD
+7.9   23.4 WOLLOGORANG N Rivers NT
+7.9   20.8 WINTON POST OFFICE Northwest QLD
+7.5   24.0 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT
+7.5   24.5 BURKETOWN POST OFFICE Gulf Country QLD

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

3.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
3.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
5.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-6.6   26.1 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
-5.2   19.9 THREE RIVERS E Gascoyne WA
-4.8   18.6 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-4.6   19.0 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
-4.3   26.4 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
-4.3   25.6 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT

-4.0 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-3.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-3.6 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-3.4 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC
-3.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-7.6   2.3 THREE RIVERS E Gascoyne WA
-7.4   2.0 EYRE Eucla WA
-6.1   4.9 CARNEGIE Interior WA
-5.9   0.3 MANGALORE AIRPORT N Central VIC
-5.8   10.4 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
-5.8   1.0 BALRANALD RSL Southwest Plains 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.

284.4 YIRRKALA TROPICAL GARDENS N Rivers NT
207.5 ALCAN MINESITE N Rivers NT
187.4 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
146.0 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
123.0 CAPE WILBERFORCE N Rivers NT

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
87.5 ROLEYSTONE WEST

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
284.4 YIRRKALA TROPICAL GARDENS
207.5 ALCAN MINESITE
187.4 GOVE AIRPORT
123.0 CAPE WILBERFORCE
50.0 BING BONG PORT
    N Plateau
53.4 MITTIEBAH

TASMANIA
    W Coast
61.2 MOUNT READ

ISLANDS
    Islands
146.0 CAPE WESSEL
86.0 NORTH EAST ISLAND

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 29.3 -2.2 20.4 +2.2 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 21.8 +0.2 10.4 0.0 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.7 +0.8 12.9 +3.1 0.2
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 22.4 +1.8 5.6 -3.0 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.8 +1.8 24.6 +2.5 0.4
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 20.1 -2.9 12.2 +3.9 4.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.7 -1.2 8.0 -2.2 1.4
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.4 +1.3 4.7 -2.6 1.4
CAIRNS AERO 28.7 +1.1 21.0 +1.2 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.9 +0.3 16.4 -1.2 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.2 +3.3 11.1 -3.1 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 26.5 +2.6 8.1 -2.1 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 24.7 10.6 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 16.6 8.5 1.6
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.3 +2.0 13.9 +2.1 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 20.2 +0.3 12.8 +0.9 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 21.3 +2.0 13.3 +1.8 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 21.2 +1.1 11.7 +1.5 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 19.0 -1.0 12.4 +0.5 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 14.8 -0.6 4.0 +0.8 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.1 -2.1 4.5 -1.5 3.8
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.3 -1.6 2.1 -5.4 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 16.1 -0.7 7.2 +0.9 1.8
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.5 +1.9 7.2 -1.4 2.4
LAVERTON RAAF 18.1 +1.4 5.5 -2.2 1.4
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.7 -0.9 1.5 -4.3 3.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 15.5 +1.5 3.2 -1.4 7.4
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 15.2 +0.8 8.8 +1.9 2.4

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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
MIDDLE POINT AWS
31.0mm in 1 hr to 22:30 31.0mm/h
DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
16.2mm in 21 min to 21:30 46.3mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 21:30 17.4mm/h
GOVE AIRPORT
65.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 21.7mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 00:30 12.2mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 01:00 11.8mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.3mm/h
DOUGLAS RIVER
12.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 12.0mm/h
TASMANIA
    W Coast
MOUNT READ
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
POINT FAWCETT
21.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.0mm/h
NORTH EAST ISLAND
21.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 7.0mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 07:30 9.3mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 08:30 11.7mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 6.0mm/h
CAPE WESSEL
45.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 15.0mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 01:30 6.7mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 7.7mm/h
62.0mm in 3 hr to 04:30 20.7mm/h
86.0mm in 3 hr to 05:30 28.7mm/h
77.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 25.7mm/h
33.0mm in 3 hr to 07:30 11.0mm/h

VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 91(250/ 61 ) at 00:30
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 87(256/ 67 ) at 00:30
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 85(280/ 63 ) at 13:00
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 100(300/ 65 ) at 15:37
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 119(260/ 96 ) at 09:17