Monday 28 JUN 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):
Highest daily rainfall for June
Tasmania
097053 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE 76.8 (70.3, 35)
Lowest daily minimum temperature for June

New South Wales
048079 WANAARING POST OFFICE -1.0 (0.0, 12) Previous record set yesterday

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

30.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
29.9 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
29.3 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
29.1 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
28.9 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
28.9 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
28.9 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD

+5.6   20.4 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
+5.2   22.1 SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) Sydney--east NSW
+4.9   19.9 LAKES ENTRANCE E Gippsland VIC
+4.8   22.5 NORAH HEAD LIGHTHOUSE Hunter Valley NSW
+4.7   21.8 RIVERVIEW OBSERVATORY Sydney--east NSW

25.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.3 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.4 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
22.7 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL

+7.2   15.0 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
+6.4   9.2 LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) N Coast TAS
+5.8   10.1 WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS
+5.8   10.8 DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
+5.7   8.1 GROVE RESEARCH STATION Southeast TAS

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

-1.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
0.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
0.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-4.6   25.9 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
-4.5   26.2 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
-4.5   24.9 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
-4.5   26.0 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
-4.5   24.9 DOONGAN N Kimberley WA

-8.6 ARMIDALE (UNI NEW ENGLAND) N Tablelands W NSW
-8.0 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-7.4 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-7.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-6.6 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-10.5   -8.0 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-10.3   -4.8 SURAT Maranoa QLD
-10.2   -6.1 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
-9.3   5.4 CROYDON TOWNSHIP Gulf Country QLD
-9.3   2.5 DOONGAN N Kimberley 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.

76.8 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
61.0 NATIONAL PARK FORESTRY Derwent Valley TAS
58.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
48.2 ZEEHAN MEMORIAL MUSEUM W Coast TAS
46.6 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION W Coast TAS

TASMANIA
    Derwent Valley
61.0 NATIONAL PARK FORESTRY
    W Coast
76.8 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE
58.2 MOUNT READ
48.2 ZEEHAN MEMORIAL MUSEUM
46.6 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 25.1 -4.1 8.3 -7.0 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 19.2 +0.4 8.9 -0.1 12.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.3 -0.3 8.9 +0.7 7.6
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 18.7 +1.2 9.5 +3.4 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 28.7 -1.9 16.2 -3.8 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 19.7 -0.1 -1.0 -6.1 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 14.9 -1.1 8.5 +0.3 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.6 -0.2 7.5 +1.8 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 25.0 -0.9 13.9 -3.8 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.6 +0.1 7.2 -7.3 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.3 +0.9 6.8 -4.0 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 23.1 +1.6 0.1 -6.9 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 22.9 8.5 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 13.6 -3.8 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.1 +1.8 3.1 -6.0 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 20.2 +2.8 6.9 -2.7 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 22.1 +5.2 8.1 -1.1 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 20.6 +3.3 3.7 -3.7 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 19.8 +2.2 6.6 -2.9 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 14.4 +2.2 -1.7 -2.6 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.2 +1.5 0.7 -3.0 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.6 +2.7 4.7 -0.5 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 17.0 +2.8 8.2 +4.0 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.5 +0.5 9.2 +2.4 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 15.1 +1.0 9.1 +3.3 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.7 -1.0 3.3 -0.7 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 10.7 -0.7 8.4 +5.6 2.6
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 11.4 -0.5 10.2 +5.0 1.0

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.
TASMANIA
    N Coast
LUNCHEON HILL FORESTRY
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
    Southeast
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD)
14.8mm in 30 min to 19:30 29.6mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 20:00 14.8mm/h
    W Coast
CAPE SORELL
25.0mm in 3 hr to 10:00 8.3mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 11:00 9.0mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 7.0mm/h
STRAHAN AERODROME
15.2mm in 42 min to 10:00 21.7mm/h
19.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 19.2mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 8.3mm/h
SCOTTS PEAK DAM
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
MOUNT READ
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 8.3mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.0mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 76(320/ 63 ) at 02:30
    Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 91(340/ 61 ) at 07:43
    Adelaide/Lofty
MOUNT LOFTY : 87(330/ 63 ) at 01:35
NEW SOUTH WALES
    South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 91(280/ 83 ) at 13:31
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 104(320/ 80 ) at 12:00
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 96(340/ 58 ) at 11:00
MT HOTHAM AIRPORT : 93( 0/ 0 ) at 11:01
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 119(280/ 61 ) at 00:02
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 74(314/ 63 ) at 04:20
    E Central
MELBOURNE AIRPORT : 87(360/ 67 ) at 00:55
SOUTH CHANNEL ISLAND : 82(360/ 67 ) at 00:00
RHYLL : 87(330/ 70 ) at 01:00
FAWKNER BEACON : 82(350/ 65 ) at 07:30
    Western Plains
LOOKOUT HILL : 91(330/ 50 ) at 01:49
    W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 83(340/ 65 ) at 10:35
AIREYS INLET : 93(320/ 65 ) at 07:30
TASMANIA
    N Coast
DEVONPORT AIRPORT : 91(320/ 65 ) at 12:34
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 108(280/ 78 ) at 14:00
    E Coast
EDDYSTONE POINT : 109(300/ 78 ) at 08:00
SWAN ISLAND : 106(310/ 80 ) at 17:00
    Southeast
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) : 91(300/ 50 ) at 04:48
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 115(320/ 85 ) at 01:47
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 124(280/ 89 ) at 03:30
TASMAN ISLAND : 98(300/ 82 ) at 03:25
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 115(290/ 72 ) at 00:00
    King Island
KING ISLAND AIRPORT : 87(330/ 63 ) at 09:11
    Flinders Is/Bass St
FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT : 78(310/ 65 ) at 16:56
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 113(290/ 95 ) at 18:54