Thursday 20 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

34.9 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
34.7 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
34.4 PORT KEATS AERO N Rivers NT
34.2 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
34.1 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA

+4.8   23.3 ALBANY Lower West WA
+4.5   17.4 KATOOMBA (NARROW NECK RD) C Tablelands S NSW
+4.4   25.6 EYRE Eucla WA
+4.1   24.5 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
+4.1   23.6 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA

28.8 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.4 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
27.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
26.4 KALUMBURU MISSION N Kimberley WA
26.2 TRUSCOTT N Kimberley WA

+8.4   26.4 KALUMBURU MISSION N Kimberley WA
+7.5   24.5 BURKETOWN POST OFFICE Gulf Country QLD
+6.9   25.4 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
+6.9   25.0 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
+6.8   25.9 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
+6.8   23.4 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
+6.8   19.7 TOORAK RESEARCH STATION Gulf Country QLD

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

3.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
4.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
4.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
5.0 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW

-4.3   20.6 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
-3.8   20.0 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
-3.7   21.7 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
-3.7   12.3 DARTMOUTH RESERVOIR Lower NE VIC
-3.6   19.0 KULGERA N Plateau NT

-5.8 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-4.1 ARMIDALE (UNI NEW ENGLAND) N Tablelands W NSW
-3.9 MUDGEE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands N NSW
-3.9 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast NSW
-3.9 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-8.9   -0.8 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-8.4   -0.4 WILCANNIA (REID ST) Far Northwest NSW
-8.2   -3.9 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast NSW
-8.1   -2.8 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
-8.0   -5.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S 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.

67.0 GOVERNMENT HUTS Derwent Valley TAS
48.0 CHANNEL ISLAND N Rivers NT
46.2 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
45.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
45.4 ELIZABETH VALLEY N Rivers NT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
48.0 CHANNEL ISLAND
46.2 OENPELLI
45.4 ELIZABETH VALLEY

TASMANIA
    Derwent Valley
67.0 GOVERNMENT HUTS
    W Coast
45.8 MOUNT READ

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 33.4 +1.9 21.1 +2.9 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 23.8 +2.2 9.5 -0.9 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 22.2 +3.3 9.0 -0.8 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 22.7 +2.1 6.1 -2.5 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.1 -1.9 23.3 +1.2 10.6
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 19.7 -3.3 8.0 -0.3 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.2 +0.3 11.5 +1.3 0.2
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.4 +1.3 10.9 +3.6 1.2
CAIRNS AERO 28.4 +0.8 19.7 -0.1 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.4 +0.8 17.7 +0.1 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.4 +1.5 16.2 +2.0 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 25.0 +1.1 9.3 -0.9 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 23.2 13.0 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 18.2 -0.1 /
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.1 -0.2 8.4 -3.4 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 22.1 +2.2 8.7 -3.2 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 22.9 +3.6 9.2 -2.3 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 22.7 +2.6 3.4 -6.8 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 23.7 +3.7 6.1 -5.8 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.5 +2.1 -3.3 -6.5 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.5 -0.7 0.9 -5.1 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.5 -0.4 2.8 -4.7 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 18.9 +2.1 9.9 +3.6 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.5 +2.9 9.8 +1.2 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 19.7 +3.0 10.5 +2.8 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.2 +0.6 6.6 +0.8 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 15.5 +1.5 6.3 +1.7 1.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 14.7 +0.3 8.3 +1.4 4.6

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
    N Kimberley
TROUGHTON ISLAND
19.2mm in 26 min to 10:00 44.3mm/h
19.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 19.2mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.7mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
MIDDLE POINT AWS
39.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 13.0mm/h
DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
33.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 11.0mm/h
TASMANIA
    W Coast
MOUNT READ
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
POINT FAWCETT
14.0mm in 1 hr to 01:30 14.0mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.7mm/h
NORTH EAST ISLAND
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 5.0mm/h

VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 117(270/ 87 ) at 14:52
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 96(280/ 67 ) at 05:00
CRESSY RESEARCH STATION : 82(280/ 65 ) at 11:56
    E Coast
EDDYSTONE POINT : 100(280/ 69 ) at 12:00
SWAN ISLAND : 109(270/ 89 ) at 15:30
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 128(300/115 ) at 13:50
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 141(250/113 ) at 15:24
TASMAN ISLAND : 95(210/ 59 ) at 23:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 106(260/ 48 ) at 19:14
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 95(260/ 67 ) at 14:01
    Central Plateau
LIAWENEE : 98(340/ 69 ) at 17:52
    Flinders Is/Bass St
FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT : 91(260/ 69 ) at 17:25