Monday 24 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 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
35.0 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
34.9 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
34.9 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
34.7 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT

+6.7   34.1 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD
+6.7   33.3 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+6.1   20.7 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+5.4   19.9 GROVE RESEARCH STATION Southeast TAS
+5.2   19.7 GEEVESTON (CEMETERY ROAD) Southeast TAS

27.1 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.6 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.0 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
24.9 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.7 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+9.2   17.5 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+8.6   16.8 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+8.5   17.5 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
+8.4   20.4 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD
+8.4   12.8 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC

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

5.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
7.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
7.6 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-8.1   12.1 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA
-6.8   13.8 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
-5.6   16.2 DALWALLINU COMPARISON Central West WA
-5.4   17.7 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
-5.4   15.2 SOUTHERN CROSS Goldfields WA

-3.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.2 YONGALA Upper North SA
0.0 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
0.3 EYRE Eucla WA
0.5 GAWLER RANGES (NONNING) NW Pastoral SA

-9.1   0.3 EYRE Eucla WA
-7.1   3.4 EUCLA Eucla WA
-7.1   2.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
-6.8   2.2 BALGAIR Eucla WA
-6.7   0.5 GAWLER RANGES (NONNING) NW Pastoral SA

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.

55.0 KOOMBOOLOOMBA DAM N Coast--Barron QLD
50.4 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
50.2 TIDAL RIVER W Gippsland VIC
47.2 MORESBY Central West WA
45.0 GREEN GROVE Central West WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Central West
47.2 MORESBY
45.0 GREEN GROVE

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
50.4 HORN ISLAND
    N Coast--Barron
55.0 KOOMBOOLOOMBA DAM

VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
50.2 TIDAL RIVER

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 28.8 -2.7 21.1 +2.9 5.2
PERTH AIRPORT 19.5 -2.1 5.8 -4.6 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.1 -3.8 6.1 -3.7 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 13.8 -6.8 7.9 -0.7 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.5 +0.5 23.7 +1.6 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 21.7 -1.3 17.5 +9.2 27.2
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.4 -0.5 9.6 -0.6 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.6 +1.5 8.5 +1.2 6.4
CAIRNS AERO 28.0 +0.4 21.9 +2.1 0.8
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.3 +0.7 17.7 +0.1 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.2 +1.3 17.4 +3.2 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 25.6 +1.7 11.1 +0.9 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 24.2 14.3 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 17.6 6.0 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.5 +2.2 12.4 +0.6 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 21.2 +1.3 13.6 +1.7 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 20.5 +1.2 14.2 +2.7 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 21.9 +1.8 11.5 +1.3 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 21.0 +1.0 14.2 +2.3 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.4 +2.0 5.2 +2.0 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.7 -0.5 12.4 +6.4 12.2
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.4 +2.5 13.6 +6.1 0.6
EAST SALE AIRPORT 19.0 +2.2 5.8 -0.5 0.8
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.7 +5.1 15.3 +6.7 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 21.5 +4.8 14.1 +6.4 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.9 +2.3 9.8 +4.0 8.2
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 15.5 +1.5 6.5 +1.9 4.8
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 18.4 +4.0 7.0 +0.1 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 Plateau
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
HORN ISLAND
49.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 16.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Riverina E
YANCO AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE
10.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 10.0mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 98(320/ 80 ) at 05:00
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
MT HOTHAM : 87(350/ 67 ) at 01:00