Wednesday 07 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 rainfall for July
Western Australia
008025 CARNAMAH 49.6 (43.2, 97)

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

34.6 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
34.3 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
34.0 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
33.8 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
33.8 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT

+7.7   29.0 CARNEGIE Interior WA
+7.2   27.6 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+6.8   32.0 TELFER AERO Interior WA
+5.7   32.5 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
+5.4   25.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
23.7 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
23.5 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.5 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.3 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

+9.9   15.5 CARNEGIE Interior WA
+9.5   15.0 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+9.0   20.5 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
+8.5   14.7 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
+8.4   12.0 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA

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

-4.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-3.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-2.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-2.1 MOUNT GININI Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-5.8   1.5 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-5.6   7.5 ORFORD POST OFFICE E Coast TAS
-5.4   17.5 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
-5.4   2.8 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS
-4.7   7.5 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS

-8.5 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-8.0 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-6.8 INVERELL (RAGLAN ST) N Tablelands W NSW
-6.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW

-9.1   -8.0 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-8.1   -2.7 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-8.0   -5.2 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
-7.7   -4.0 JERRYS PLAINS POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
-7.4   -1.2 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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.

91.2 NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
54.6 LAKE MARGARET DAM W Coast TAS
50.0 STRATHGORDON (GORDON POWER STATION) W Coast TAS
47.2 LYNTON Central West WA
44.8 MORESBY Central West WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Central West
91.2 NORTH ISLAND
47.2 LYNTON
44.8 MORESBY

TASMANIA
    W Coast
54.6 LAKE MARGARET DAM
50.0 STRATHGORDON (GORDON POWER STATION)

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 30.1 +1.3 15.9 +2.3 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 18.8 +1.0 13.9 +5.8 14.2
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.6 +1.8 10.3 +2.8 13.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 13.8 -2.9 10.8 +5.9 3.8
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.8 +2.3 19.3 0.0 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 20.5 +0.9 5.0 +1.0 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.3 0.0 7.5 +0.1 3.2
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 11.5 -1.6 6.6 +1.5 7.2
CAIRNS AERO 27.0 +1.3 14.7 -2.3 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.2 +3.2 14.2 +0.7 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 22.0 -1.1 9.5 +0.1 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 20.6 -0.5 -2.7 -8.1 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 20.2 4.6 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 8.1 -1.5 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 16.6 -2.1 1.2 -6.3 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 17.6 +0.9 6.2 -2.2 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 17.0 +0.8 7.1 -0.9 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 16.5 -0.2 3.2 -2.9 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 16.5 -0.5 5.5 -2.9 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 8.6 -2.7 3.1 +3.3 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 11.5 -1.1 3.5 +0.8 1.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 13.7 -1.6 4.8 +0.5 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 9.6 -4.1 3.2 0.0 2.4
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 12.0 -1.4 7.9 +2.0 2.0
LAVERTON RAAF 11.6 -2.0 6.3 +1.4 1.2
BALLARAT AERODROME 8.0 -2.0 3.4 +0.2 3.2
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 9.8 -1.1 2.0 -0.3 0.8
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 8.2 -3.4 4.5 0.0 0.4

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
    W Gascoyne
CARNARVON AIRPORT
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
GASCOYNE JUNCTION
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
    Central West
DALWALLINU COMPARISON
18.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.0mm/h
NORTH ISLAND
18.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.0mm/h
DALWALLINU
10.4mm in 1 hr to 09:00 10.4mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
    Lower West
ROTTNEST ISLAND
19.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.3mm/h
BICKLEY
9.2mm in 26 min to 10:26 21.2mm/h
TASMANIA
    E Coast
FRIENDLY BEACHES
19.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.3mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 91(280/ 50 ) at 18:37
OCEAN REEF : 100(290/ 39 ) at 09:19
SWANBOURNE : 95(280/ 70 ) at 18:48
GARDEN ISLAND HSF : 83(280/ 70 ) at 18:40
CAPE LEEUWIN : 80(290/ 69 ) at 11:37
MANDURAH : 80(290/ 67 ) at 16:44
NORTH WALPOLE : 93(300/ 43 ) at 14:01
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
FALLS CREEK : 69(210/ 63 ) at 21:12
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 128(230/108 ) at 08:14
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 87(258/ 65 ) at 08:40
    W Coast
CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE : 91(230/ 70 ) at 01:15
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 108(250/ 85 ) at 05:00
    E Coast
EDDYSTONE POINT : 87(180/ 69 ) at 23:00
SWAN ISLAND : 87(320/ 78 ) at 01:40
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 95(170/ 70 ) at 09:42
TASMAN ISLAND : 82(190/ 63 ) at 13:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 100(200/ 56 ) at 08:58
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 89(220/ 65 ) at 10:00
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 108(240/ 83 ) at 07:30