Tuesday 20 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 any month
Queensland
033247 PROSERPINE AIRPORT -0.9 (0.5, 15)
Lowest daily minimum temperature for July
Queensland
033247 PROSERPINE AIRPORT -0.9 (0.7, 15)

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

29.8 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
29.7 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
29.5 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
29.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
28.5 OENPELLI N Rivers NT

+2.9   19.5 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA
+2.6   15.6 EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
+2.4   13.4 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
+2.2   23.6 KALBARRI Central West WA
+2.2   20.2 EYRE Eucla WA
+2.2   15.0 BENALLA (SHADFORTH STREET) Lower NE VIC
+2.2   13.8 HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS

26.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
23.2 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
21.8 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
21.5 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+7.6   13.8 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
+5.6   7.2 QUIRINDI POST OFFICE NW Slopes S NSW
+5.4   12.3 MULLEWA Central West WA
+4.9   14.1 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
+4.8   10.5 KEMPSEY (WIDE STREET) MidNorth Coast N NSW
+4.8   7.2 GEEVESTON (CEMETERY ROAD) Southeast TAS

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

-0.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
1.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-7.2   23.5 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
-7.2   19.5 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT
-7.2   21.2 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
-7.1   22.3 WOLLOGORANG N Rivers NT
-7.0   19.1 TOORAK RESEARCH STATION Gulf Country QLD

-11.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-8.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-11.7   -0.9 PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
-10.2   0.7 MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
-9.9   1.3 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
-9.5   1.9 WOLLOGORANG N Rivers NT
-9.1   1.0 TE KOWAI EXP STN Central Coast E QLD
-9.1   4.5 BOWEN AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
-9.1   -0.3 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest 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.

42.0 BONANG E Gippsland VIC
41.4 SWAN VALE (NUMERALLA) N Tablelands W NSW
33.0 KOOMBOOLOOMBA DAM N Coast--Barron QLD
26.6 NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD) Hunter Valley NSW
25.8 TAHLEE (CARRINGTON HOUSE) Hunter Valley NSW

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 27.4 -1.4 9.6 -4.0 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 16.5 -1.3 10.6 +2.5 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.1 -0.7 2.2 -5.3 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 18.4 +1.7 6.5 +1.6 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 27.2 -3.3 14.9 -4.4 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 14.1 -5.5 -1.1 -5.1 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 14.5 -0.8 6.6 -0.8 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.7 +0.6 3.5 -1.6 0.2
CAIRNS AERO 23.7 -2.0 11.4 -5.6 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 22.6 -2.4 5.4 -8.1 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 22.3 -0.8 4.0 -5.4 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 21.7 +0.6 1.7 -3.7 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 21.9 8.5 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 11.0 1.9 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.3 -0.4 12.0 +4.5 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 14.6 -2.1 8.7 +0.3 24.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 16.3 +0.1 7.1 -0.9 8.0
PROSPECT DAM 17.1 +0.4 6.9 +0.8 0.1
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 15.2 -1.8 9.4 +1.0 1.1
CANBERRA AIRPORT 12.4 +1.1 -4.5 -4.3 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 13.0 +0.4 -3.3 -6.0 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 14.1 -1.2 -0.3 -4.6 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 12.2 -1.5 2.7 -0.5 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 13.6 +0.2 6.9 +1.0 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 13.6 0.0 2.2 -2.7 0.2
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.2 -0.8 4.4 +1.2 0.2
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 11.5 +0.6 -1.8 -4.1 0.2
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 13.8 +2.2 4.6 +0.1 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.
No reports

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Central West
NORTH ISLAND : 91(350/ 65 ) at 23:00
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 95(***/ 76 ) at 18:32
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 83(250/ 65 ) at 23:34
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 82(250/ 65 ) at 01:00