Thursday 08 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):
Lowest daily minimum temperature for July
Queensland
040856 RAINBOW BEACH 1.6 (2.4, 12)

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

33.2 KALUMBURU MISSION N Kimberley WA
33.1 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
33.0 KURI BAY N Kimberley WA
33.0 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
32.8 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT

+5.8   25.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+4.0   25.8 YUENDUMU N Plateau NT
+3.9   30.1 BALGO HILLS Interior WA
+3.6   25.5 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
+3.1   22.0 KULGERA N Plateau NT

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.8 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.3 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.2 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
23.0 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
23.0 HOLMES REEF Islands ISL

+10.4   17.2 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
+8.9   14.4 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+8.3   14.4 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
+7.6   13.2 CARNEGIE Interior WA
+7.0   11.9 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA

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

-1.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
0.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
0.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
0.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-5.2   11.0 MURRAY BRIDGE Murray Valley SA
-5.0   9.9 MENINGIE Murray Valley SA
-4.5   10.5 KEITH Mallee/Upper SE SA
-4.5   10.5 LAMEROO Mallee/Upper SE SA
-4.3   23.4 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
-4.3   12.8 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
-4.3   15.1 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON LIGHTHOUSE) North Coast NSW

-7.8 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-7.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-7.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.8 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-8.8   1.6 RAINBOW BEACH Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-7.5   -0.5 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-7.4   -2.0 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-7.4   1.2 MARYBOROUGH Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-7.4   -2.4 STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS

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.

54.6 LAKE MARGARET DAM W Coast TAS
38.4 FRIENDLY BEACHES E Coast TAS
37.0 BICKLEY Lower West WA
37.0 BONNIE DOON Cent Wheatbelt WA
36.4 COLES BAY (FREYCINET) E Coast TAS

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
37.0 BICKLEY
    Cent Wheatbelt
37.0 BONNIE DOON

TASMANIA
    E Coast
38.4 FRIENDLY BEACHES
36.4 COLES BAY (FREYCINET)
    W Coast
54.6 LAKE MARGARET DAM

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 30.2 +1.4 16.3 +2.7 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 18.4 +0.6 11.2 +3.1 13.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.7 -0.1 8.7 +1.2 10.8
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 16.7 0.0 10.6 +5.7 17.8
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.6 +1.1 16.8 -2.5 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 25.4 +5.8 5.1 +1.1 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 13.3 -2.0 5.4 -2.0 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 9.1 -4.0 1.7 -3.4 0.6
CAIRNS AERO 24.9 -0.8 16.9 -0.1 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.7 +0.7 13.6 +0.1 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 22.1 -1.0 3.5 -5.9 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 19.4 -1.7 2.2 -3.2 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 19.4 3.8 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 8.5 -0.6 0.4
COFFS HARBOUR MO 16.8 -1.9 2.8 -4.7 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 14.5 -2.2 6.7 -1.7 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 16.3 +0.1 7.3 -0.7 0.8
PROSPECT DAM 15.7 -1.0 5.0 -1.1 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 14.8 -2.2 8.0 -0.4 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 12.6 +1.3 -5.3 -5.1 0.4
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 12.9 +0.3 0.4 -2.3 1.4
MILDURA AIRPORT 12.3 -3.0 -1.5 -5.8 0.2
EAST SALE AIRPORT 12.6 -1.1 2.8 -0.4 0.4
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 13.4 0.0 6.5 +0.6 2.6
LAVERTON RAAF 11.8 -1.8 4.4 -0.5 1.6
BALLARAT AERODROME 8.7 -1.3 2.7 -0.5 3.4
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 9.4 -1.5 2.4 +0.1 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 9.0 -2.6 3.9 -0.6 9.2

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.
No reports

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 98(360/ 80 ) at 15:30
    Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 85(350/ 72 ) at 15:04
    Adelaide/Lofty
MOUNT LOFTY : 100(350/ 59 ) at 22:30
NEW SOUTH WALES
    South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 91(160/ 69 ) at 07:00
GREEN CAPE AWS : 91(210/ 67 ) at 04:38
TASMANIA
    E Coast
EDDYSTONE POINT : 85(180/ 70 ) at 00:00