Monday 31 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):
Lowest daily minimum temperature for May
Queensland
040004 AMBERLEY AMO -1.3 (-1.2, 63)
041521 GOONDIWINDI AIRPORT -1.0 (-0.5, 13)
043091 ROMA AIRPORT -1.2 (-0.7, 12)
New South Wales
048031 COLLARENEBRI (ALBERT ST) -1.2 (-1.0, 36)
054003 BARRABA POST OFFICE -6.2 (-5.9, 34)
054104 PINDARI DAM -2.8 (-2.5, 32)
058063 CASINO AIRPORT 1.6 (2.2, 34)
058198 BALLINA AIRPORT AWS 2.0 (4.0, 11)

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

31.8 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT
31.8 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
31.5 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
31.4 GALIWINKU N Rivers NT
31.4 NORMANTON AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD

+4.8   19.1 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
+4.6   19.0 HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
+4.4   19.5 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
+4.1   18.6 GROVE RESEARCH STATION Southeast TAS
+3.9   19.0 BULL BAY (LAURISTON) Southeast TAS

25.7 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.4 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
24.3 GALIWINKU N Rivers NT
24.3 CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD

+8.7   12.9 GROVE RESEARCH STATION Southeast TAS
+7.1   11.6 GEEVESTON (CEMETERY ROAD) Southeast TAS
+6.8   12.0 LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) N Coast TAS
+6.5   8.8 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS
+6.4   9.3 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS

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

0.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
2.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
3.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
5.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
5.4 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW

-11.5   9.0 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-11.1   10.2 BEVERLEY Cent Wheatbelt WA
-10.9   19.8 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
-10.6   10.4 NORTHAM Cent Wheatbelt WA
-10.6   8.9 CORRIGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

-7.9 ARMIDALE (UNI NEW ENGLAND) N Tablelands W NSW
-7.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-7.0 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-6.2 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW
-6.0 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW

-11.6   -3.2 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
-11.5   -1.3 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-11.1   -6.0 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-10.7   -6.2 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW
-10.7   2.0 BALLINA AIRPORT AWS North Coast 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.

183.6 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
94.0 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
63.0 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
47.0 KOOMBOOLOOMBA DAM N Coast--Barron QLD
42.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON (THE SPRINGS) Southeast TAS

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
183.6 MCCLUER ISLAND
94.0 CAPE DON
63.0 WARRUWI

QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Barron
47.0 KOOMBOOLOOMBA DAM

TASMANIA
    Southeast
42.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON (THE SPRINGS)

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 23.8 -7.7 15.1 -3.1 9.4
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.0 -4.9 7.6 -2.2 17.6
PERTH AIRPORT 13.1 -8.5 10.6 +0.2 12.6
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 16.4 -4.2 7.7 -0.9 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 26.3 -5.7 17.6 -4.5 3.2
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 17.0 -6.0 9.1 +0.8 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.3 +0.4 10.0 -0.2 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.7 +0.6 9.1 +1.8 2.8
CAIRNS AERO 28.7 +1.1 20.2 +0.4 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.3 +0.7 13.9 -3.7 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.0 +0.1 12.7 -1.5 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 23.1 -0.8 -1.3 -11.5 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 22.4 5.9 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 16.4 -4.0 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.1 -0.2 3.1 -8.7 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 19.4 -0.5 8.5 -3.4 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 21.4 +2.1 7.7 -3.8 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 19.6 -0.5 3.1 -7.1 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 20.2 +0.2 5.1 -6.8 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 15.7 +0.3 -3.3 -6.5 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.7 -0.5 4.3 -1.7 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.5 -0.4 3.8 -3.7 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 18.6 +1.8 5.8 -0.5 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.8 +1.2 10.3 +1.7 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 18.0 +1.3 9.4 +1.7 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.4 +0.8 6.1 +0.3 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 13.6 -0.4 9.8 +5.2 2.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 19.0 +4.6 12.4 +5.5 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
    Lower West
LANCELIN
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
CAPE DON
19.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 6.3mm/h
43.0mm in 3 hr to 04:30 14.3mm/h
60.0mm in 3 hr to 05:30 20.0mm/h
64.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 21.3mm/h
46.0mm in 3 hr to 07:30 15.3mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 08:30 8.3mm/h
MCCLUER ISLAND
53.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 17.7mm/h
148.0mm in 4 hr 54 min to 08:39 30.2mm/h
104.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 34.7mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
MANINGRIDA
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
WARRUWI
16.4mm in 1 hr to 07:30 16.4mm/h
24.8mm in 1 hr to 08:30 24.8mm/h
51.0mm in 3 hr to 08:30 17.0mm/h
MANINGRIDA AERO
11.4mm in 1 hr to 08:30 11.4mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 83(340/ 65 ) at 11:55
    Adelaide/Lofty
HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS : 82(310/ 63 ) at 12:57
VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 128(280/ 72 ) at 10:31
    W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 85(330/ 70 ) at 15:00
AIREYS INLET : 100(320/ 69 ) at 11:00
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 102(300/ 39 ) at 13:00
    E Coast
EDDYSTONE POINT : 93(280/ 65 ) at 07:00
    Southeast
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) : 91(320/ 39 ) at 10:08
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 121(320/102 ) at 08:43
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 111(300/ 95 ) at 09:28
TASMAN ISLAND : 111(300/ 87 ) at 08:30
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 115(290/ 69 ) at 08:00
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 108(290/ 63 ) at 06:22
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 98(300/ 87 ) at 12:00