Monday 05 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
New South Wales
058198 BALLINA AIRPORT AWS 26.0 (26.0, 12) Equalling record set yesterday
200839 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO 22.1 (21.7, 16)

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

34.7 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
34.4 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
34.3 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
34.0 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
33.7 KALUMBURU MISSION N Kimberley WA

+8.3   27.6 MILES POST OFFICE Darling Downs W QLD
+8.0   27.9 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+7.9   30.4 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+7.6   28.7 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+7.6   28.2 UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

24.3 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.2 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
23.9 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.9 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
23.4 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

+13.3   16.9 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+10.9   15.9 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+10.4   13.5 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+9.7   13.3 MILES POST OFFICE Darling Downs W QLD
+7.9   14.4 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD

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

-3.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-2.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-0.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-5.8   -3.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-5.2   5.7 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS
-4.9   3.3 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS
-4.7   3.8 MOOGARA (UXBRIDGE BACK ROAD) Derwent Valley TAS
-4.3   8.1 DOVER Southeast TAS
-4.3   3.0 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-9.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-4.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.3 EYRE Eucla WA
-3.8 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-3.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-10.4   -4.3 EYRE Eucla WA
-7.4   -3.8 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-5.7   0.5 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
-5.6   0.5 LEONORA Goldfields WA
-5.5   -0.1 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne 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.

53.4 BREONA (LOWER HAULAGE ROAD) Central Plateau TAS
50.6 LAKE ECHO POWER STATION Central Plateau TAS
42.4 LIAWENEE COMPARISON Central Plateau TAS
40.4 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
38.2 LIFFEY (GULF ROAD) N Coast TAS

TASMANIA
    N Coast
38.2 LIFFEY (GULF ROAD)
    Central Plateau
53.4 BREONA (LOWER HAULAGE ROAD)
50.6 LAKE ECHO POWER STATION
42.4 LIAWENEE COMPARISON
    W Coast
40.4 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 31.2 +2.4 17.5 +3.9 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 18.2 +0.4 4.9 -3.2 0.6
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.9 +1.1 6.0 -1.5 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 16.7 0.0 1.0 -3.9 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.8 +1.3 20.8 +1.5 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 18.1 -1.5 6.2 +2.2 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 14.8 -0.5 10.7 +3.3 3.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.4 -0.7 7.2 +2.1 6.4
CAIRNS AERO 27.6 +1.9 19.7 +2.7 0.4
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.7 +2.7 17.9 +4.4 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.4 +5.3 10.6 +1.2 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 28.7 +7.6 12.0 +6.6 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 24.1 13.2 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 15.6 3.8 1.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.0 +6.3 10.1 +2.6 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 18.7 +2.0 10.5 +2.1 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 20.1 +3.9 8.6 +0.6 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 19.2 +2.5 4.8 -1.3 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 18.7 +1.7 5.8 -2.6 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 12.4 +1.1 4.0 +4.2 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 12.6 0.0 4.5 +1.8 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.0 +0.7 5.3 +1.0 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 14.3 +0.6 7.3 +4.1 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 13.6 +0.2 10.6 +4.7 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 13.4 -0.2 7.9 +3.0 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.6 -0.4 5.4 +2.2 0.8
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 8.8 -2.1 6.0 +3.7 18.4
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 8.6 -3.0 5.7 +1.2 9.8

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
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
    Central Plateau
LIAWENEE
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Adelaide/Lofty
MOUNT LOFTY : 82(290/ 63 ) at 00:00
NEW SOUTH WALES
    South Coast
GREEN CAPE AWS : 171(360/ 17 ) at 02:00
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 91(320/ 72 ) at 00:00
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 96(240/ 59 ) at 03:00
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 143(270/ 61 ) at 05:50
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 96(263/ 76 ) at 15:10
    W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 91(300/ 72 ) at 00:31
PORT FAIRY AWS : 76(270/ 63 ) at 02:58
TASMANIA
    N Coast
DEVONPORT AIRPORT : 87(270/ 63 ) at 12:00
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 130(270/ 98 ) at 04:00
LUNCHEON HILL FORESTRY : 87(290/ 63 ) at 01:23
SMITHTON AERODROME : 98(280/ 69 ) at 01:40
    E Coast
EDDYSTONE POINT : 96(280/ 67 ) at 01:21
SWAN ISLAND : 113(280/ 59 ) at 01:30
    Southeast
HOBART AIRPORT : 95(290/ 61 ) at 09:00
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 130(300/106 ) at 03:34
TASMAN ISLAND : 98(210/ 46 ) at 17:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 109(280/ 72 ) at 13:04
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 119(250/ 83 ) at 13:56
    Central Plateau
LIAWENEE : 82(340/ 63 ) at 15:15
    W Coast
STRAHAN AERODROME : 108(290/ 80 ) at 03:21
    King Island
KING ISLAND AIRPORT : 100(260/ 72 ) at 01:41
    Flinders Is/Bass St
FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT : 96(270/ 54 ) at 20:24
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 141(260/ 70 ) at 16:24