Saturday 22 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

35.0 KALUMBURU MISSION N Kimberley WA
35.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
35.0 RICHMOND POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
34.9 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
34.8 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT

+6.4   13.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
+6.3   20.9 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+6.3   11.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
+6.0   35.0 RICHMOND POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
+5.7   24.8 BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS Lower Darling NSW

27.8 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.2 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.5 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.4 KURI BAY N Kimberley WA
25.0 WARRUWI N Rivers NT

+7.8   19.8 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
+6.9   19.2 BARCALDINE POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+6.2   14.4 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+5.9   17.0 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+5.6   15.8 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA

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

6.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
7.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
8.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
8.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
9.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-9.5   21.2 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
-8.9   16.0 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
-8.0   12.4 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
-7.4   16.4 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
-6.9   16.7 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA

-5.6 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.6 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.9 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-5.9   2.8 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD
-5.9   1.2 PINDARI DAM NW Slopes N NSW
-5.4   9.0 MORANBAH WATER TREATMENT PLANT Central Coast W QLD
-5.3   3.5 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
-5.3   -4.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro 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.

75.0 BEAGLE BAY W Kimberley WA
56.2 PINJARRA Lower West WA
50.4 SOUTH DANDALUP DAM Lower West WA
49.8 HUNTLY Lower West WA
46.0 WERAROA Lower West WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    W Kimberley
75.0 BEAGLE BAY
    Lower West
56.2 PINJARRA
50.4 SOUTH DANDALUP DAM
49.8 HUNTLY
46.0 WERAROA

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 31.0 -0.5 23.3 +5.1 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 17.9 -3.7 8.9 -1.5 27.4
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.1 -4.8 8.8 -1.0 24.6
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 17.5 -3.1 9.2 +0.6 0.2
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.9 -0.1 22.1 0.0 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 25.6 +2.6 10.9 +2.6 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 23.4 +4.5 10.0 -0.2 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.1 +3.0 10.1 +2.8 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 25.8 -1.8 21.3 +1.5 1.6
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.7 +1.1 20.0 +2.4 0.8
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.2 +1.3 17.2 +3.0 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 23.8 -0.1 7.3 -2.9 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 23.4 12.6 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 18.2 4.0 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.9 -0.4 15.2 +3.4 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 20.5 +0.6 12.1 +0.2 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 22.1 +2.8 12.8 +1.3 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 21.5 +1.4 8.9 -1.3 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 20.0 0.0 10.4 -1.5 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 19.6 +4.2 2.4 -0.8 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 20.8 +3.6 4.0 -2.0 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 22.9 +4.0 7.0 -0.5 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 15.5 -1.3 2.8 -3.5 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.6 +2.0 8.8 +0.2 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 18.9 +2.2 5.7 -2.0 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.0 +2.4 3.1 -2.7 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 12.6 -1.4 3.5 -1.1 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 16.3 +1.9 8.1 +1.2 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 Plateau
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT
11.2mm in 1 hr to 21:00 11.2mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
WULUNGURRU
15.0mm in 3 hr to 17:30 5.0mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 91(360/ 65 ) at 20:19
TASMANIA
    Southeast
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 83(260/ 63 ) at 02:00