Sunday 23 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

36.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
34.8 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
34.7 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
34.5 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
34.1 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
34.1 PORT KEATS AERO N Rivers NT

+5.9   20.5 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+5.7   11.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
+5.2   13.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
+4.9   19.1 TARALGA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+4.7   22.4 ORBOST (COMPARISON) E Gippsland VIC
+4.7   17.5 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS

27.4 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.6 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.5 KURI BAY N Kimberley WA
26.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.0 WARRUWI N Rivers NT

+7.7   18.4 THARGOMINDAH POST OFFICE Far SW QLD
+7.5   15.8 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+7.2   15.2 BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS Lower Darling NSW
+7.1   14.6 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
+7.0   16.8 JERVOIS N Plateau NT

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

5.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
7.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
7.5 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
8.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.4   14.4 DALWALLINU COMPARISON Central West WA
-6.9   22.4 BALGO HILLS Interior WA
-6.8   7.5 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
-6.1   14.5 SOUTHERN CROSS Goldfields WA
-5.5   17.4 MORAWA Central West WA
-5.5   20.0 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT

-3.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.0 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-0.6 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-8.6   -1.0 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.9   0.7 LAKE GRACE COMPARISON Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.5   1.1 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
-7.1   0.9 WAGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.0   1.2 NARROGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

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.

114.4 MOUNT AMHURST E Kimberley WA
78.0 COUNTRY DOWNS W Kimberley WA
68.6 CYGNET BAY W Kimberley WA
56.0 CHRISTMAS CREEK W Kimberley WA
44.1 ARLTUNGA N Plateau NT

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    E Kimberley
114.4 MOUNT AMHURST
    W Kimberley
78.0 COUNTRY DOWNS
68.6 CYGNET BAY
56.0 CHRISTMAS CREEK

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Plateau
44.1 ARLTUNGA

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 27.1 -4.4 22.3 +4.1 13.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.4 -3.5 6.5 -3.3 1.0
PERTH AIRPORT 19.0 -2.6 5.8 -4.6 0.4
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 17.1 -3.5 1.1 -7.5 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.1 +0.1 23.6 +1.5 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 22.8 -0.2 15.8 +7.5 28.8
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.7 -0.2 12.3 +2.1 5.6
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.0 -2.1 11.5 +4.2 2.4
CAIRNS AERO 28.7 +1.1 21.7 +1.9 5.2
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.4 +0.8 17.7 +0.1 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.4 +1.5 15.6 +1.4 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 24.9 +1.0 9.5 -0.7 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 24.0 13.4 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 18.0 5.3 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.3 0.0 11.9 +0.1 0.8
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 21.7 +1.8 13.6 +1.7 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 21.7 +2.4 13.9 +2.4 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 22.2 +2.1 10.2 0.0 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 21.1 +1.1 12.7 +0.8 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 18.7 +3.3 1.1 -2.1 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 20.2 +3.0 9.1 +3.1 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.5 +1.6 14.6 +7.1 0.8
EAST SALE AIRPORT 16.9 +0.1 2.6 -3.7 0.2
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.2 +2.6 10.1 +1.5 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 18.5 +1.8 11.1 +3.4 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.3 +0.7 8.9 +3.1 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 15.4 +1.4 4.9 +0.3 0.2
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 13.3 -1.1 6.5 -0.4 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    N Kimberley
KURI BAY
40.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 6.7mm/h
    E Kimberley
ARGYLE AERODROME
15.2mm in 1 hr to 20:30 15.2mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
    W Kimberley
DERBY AERO
18.2mm in 1 hr to 02:00 18.2mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 8.3mm/h
CYGNET BAY
53.0mm in 6 hr to 06:00 8.8mm/h
CURTIN AERO
13.8mm in 1 hr to 02:00 13.8mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 03:00 17.2mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 10.3mm/h
WEST ROEBUCK
16.0mm in 1 hr to 13:30 16.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Plateau
ARLTUNGA
20.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.7mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Adelaide/Lofty
PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS)
15.0mm in 3 hr to 05:30 5.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
HORN ISLAND
39.0mm in 1 hr to 23:00 39.0mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 78(320/ 63 ) at 14:30
    Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 98(350/ 83 ) at 03:51
    Adelaide/Lofty
MOUNT LOFTY : 96(350/ 58 ) at 04:16
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 82(320/ 72 ) at 20:00
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
MT HOTHAM : 83(360/ 63 ) at 22:00