Wednesday 21 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: (none known)

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

30.4 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
29.8 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
29.1 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.9 MANINGRIDA AERO N Rivers NT

+4.0   21.1 COONAMBLE COMPARISON CW Plains N NSW
+3.6   19.2 ALBANY Lower West WA
+3.4   16.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
+3.3   13.3 TARALGA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+3.3   14.3 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS

25.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.4 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
22.8 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
22.3 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
22.1 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+8.5   19.9 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
+8.3   14.5 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
+7.8   13.2 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
+7.7   19.2 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
+7.2   10.8 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA

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

0.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
1.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
2.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-5.5   24.0 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
-5.5   22.9 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
-5.3   25.4 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
-5.3   25.3 KATHERINE AVIATION MUSEUM N Rivers NT
-5.0   26.2 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
-5.0   17.2 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
-5.0   24.4 WOLLOGORANG N Rivers NT
-5.0   21.1 TOORAK RESEARCH STATION Gulf Country QLD

-8.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.3 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.8 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC
-6.5 TUGGERANONG (ISABELLA PLAINS) Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-10.2   1.0 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
-10.0   1.4 WOLLOGORANG N Rivers NT
-8.8   5.2 TINDAL RAAF N Rivers NT
-8.4   5.1 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
-8.2   -4.2 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-8.2   0.6 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.

71.6 MINILYA W Gascoyne WA
63.6 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
41.0 BRICKHOUSE W Gascoyne WA
36.0 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION W Coast TAS
34.0 TAMBORAH Lower West WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    W Gascoyne
71.6 MINILYA
63.6 CARNARVON AIRPORT
41.0 BRICKHOUSE
    Lower West
34.0 TAMBORAH

TASMANIA
    W Coast
36.0 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 26.7 -2.1 10.9 -2.7 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 20.6 +2.8 11.3 +3.2 4.8
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.7 +2.9 5.6 -1.9 5.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 18.9 +2.2 11.2 +6.3 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 28.6 -1.9 14.5 -4.8 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 16.7 -2.9 -4.2 -8.2 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 14.8 -0.5 3.3 -4.1 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.2 +0.1 6.8 +1.7 0.6
CAIRNS AERO 24.8 -0.9 12.2 -4.8 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 24.7 -0.3 5.1 -8.4 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 23.6 +0.5 9.6 +0.2 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 22.9 +1.8 2.2 -3.2 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 22.1 8.6 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 12.0 3.5 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.2 -0.5 11.6 +4.1 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 16.2 -0.5 5.8 -2.6 0.8
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 16.7 +0.5 6.0 -2.0 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 16.5 -0.2 2.8 -3.3 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 14.6 -2.4 4.6 -3.8 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 12.7 +1.4 -7.3 -7.1 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 9.9 -2.7 -2.5 -5.2 0.2
MILDURA AIRPORT 13.5 -1.8 -1.5 -5.8 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 13.5 -0.2 3.0 -0.2 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 13.8 +0.4 8.1 +2.2 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 12.6 -1.0 4.7 -0.2 0.4
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.0 -1.0 1.8 -1.4 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 13.0 +2.1 1.0 -1.3 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 12.6 +1.0 7.8 +3.3 0.6

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 No reports of wind gusts above 90km/h or sustained winds above 63km/h