Sunday 04 JUL 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 maximum temperature for July
Queensland
041522 DALBY AIRPORT 27.0 (26.7, 13)
New South Wales
058198 BALLINA AIRPORT AWS 26.0 (25.1, 12)
061260 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS 24.2 (23.6, 13)

Quality control note: Data is complete, and has been visually checked by AWN for gross errors. Less obvious errors may remain.
Data is as received at 00:57EST, 28/10/2004.

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

34.9 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
34.6 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
34.5 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
34.1 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
34.0 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
34.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT

+8.5   25.7 NORAH HEAD LIGHTHOUSE Hunter Valley NSW
+8.3   25.6 PATERSON (TOCAL AWS) Hunter Valley NSW
+8.1   25.0 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
+7.9   24.1 SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) Sydney--east NSW
+7.8   24.5 RIVERVIEW OBSERVATORY Sydney--east NSW

24.7 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.3 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.9 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.6 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.4 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

+11.7   14.5 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+11.6   15.2 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+11.0   15.1 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
+10.9   16.3 ROLLESTON METEOR ST Central Highlands QLD
+10.9   18.7 BARCALDINE POST OFFICE Central West QLD

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

-1.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
0.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
0.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-4.0   17.3 CARNEGIE Interior WA
-4.0   21.2 TELFER AERO Interior WA
-3.8   23.0 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
-3.4   15.8 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-3.1   15.3 LEONORA Goldfields WA
-3.1   17.3 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA

-4.1 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-4.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.4 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.2 BULGA DOWNS Goldfields WA
-2.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.7   -4.1 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-7.6   -1.4 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
-6.8   -1.5 WILUNA Interior WA
-6.1   0.0 EYRE Eucla WA
-6.1   0.0 LEONORA Goldfields 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.

38.8 BREONA (LOWER HAULAGE ROAD) Central Plateau TAS
33.0 LIAWENEE COMPARISON Central Plateau TAS
29.6 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
29.4 CRADLE VALLEY (WALDHEIM) Central Plateau TAS
29.4 CRADLE MOUNTAIN VISITORS CENTRE Central Plateau TAS

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 30.2 +1.4 20.1 +6.5 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 16.4 -1.4 9.1 +1.0 12.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.1 +0.3 8.2 +0.7 8.8
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 16.9 +0.2 1.5 -3.4 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.5 0.0 18.2 -1.1 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 19.9 +0.3 8.1 +4.1 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.8 +0.5 8.6 +1.2 1.6
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.5 +1.4 5.4 +0.3 7.2
CAIRNS AERO 27.5 +1.8 18.3 +1.3 3.4
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.8 +1.8 16.7 +3.2 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.1 +3.0 16.4 +7.0 2.6
AMBERLEY AMO 26.9 +5.8 11.7 +6.3 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 23.8 14.7 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 13.7 7.4 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.6 +6.9 14.1 +6.6 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 24.1 +7.4 9.6 +1.2 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 24.1 +7.9 9.1 +1.1 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 23.5 +6.8 8.2 +2.1 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 23.4 +6.4 8.6 +0.2 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 15.0 +3.7 1.5 +1.7 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 14.1 +1.5 6.2 +3.5 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.4 +1.1 7.6 +3.3 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 14.3 +0.6 5.5 +2.3 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.2 +2.8 10.4 +4.5 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 15.0 +1.4 6.6 +1.7 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.2 +1.2 4.9 +1.7 0.4
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 11.5 +0.6 7.3 +5.0 8.6
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 12.4 +0.8 6.2 +1.7 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
    Central West
NORTH ISLAND
10.0mm in 1 hr to 04:00 10.0mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 85(320/ 67 ) at 00:00
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 91(240/ 58 ) at 23:00
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 104(270/ 48 ) at 05:26
    W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 87(330/ 69 ) at 20:36
AIREYS INLET : 98(320/ 63 ) at 22:30
CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE : 102(320/ 52 ) at 20:13
TASMANIA
    N Coast
DEVONPORT AIRPORT : 96(330/ 74 ) at 21:32
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 104(270/ 63 ) at 05:00
CRESSY RESEARCH STATION : 76(330/ 63 ) at 22:19
    E Coast
EDDYSTONE POINT : 98(310/ 69 ) at 22:44
SWAN ISLAND : 91(330/ 72 ) at 22:45
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 115(310/ 91 ) at 06:21
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 115(250/ 78 ) at 09:12
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 80(270/ 63 ) at 14:00
    W Coast
STRAHAN AERODROME : 91(310/ 65 ) at 19:08
    King Island
KING ISLAND AIRPORT : 98(300/ 74 ) at 21:51
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 113(280/ 78 ) at 07:00