Friday 23 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
007064 MURGOO 38.8 (36.6, 101)
Lowest daily minimum temperature for any month
Western Australia
002056 KUNUNURRA AERO 7.6 (7.9, 18)
Lowest daily minimum temperature for July
Western Australia
002056 KUNUNURRA AERO 7.6 (7.9, 18)

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

31.3 KALUMBURU MISSION N Kimberley WA
31.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
30.8 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
30.7 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
30.5 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
30.5 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT

+6.3   25.5 THARGOMINDAH POST OFFICE Far SW QLD
+5.2   26.0 BIRDSVILLE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
+5.1   24.7 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+5.1   24.0 KULGERA N Plateau NT
+5.0   28.9 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
23.4 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
22.9 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
22.8 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
22.0 HOLMES REEF Islands ISL

+7.9   19.4 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
+7.3   10.9 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
+7.2   13.4 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
+6.9   13.0 EYRE Eucla WA
+6.6   15.8 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA

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

-1.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-0.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
0.9 MOUNT GININI Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-5.5   8.5 WARRACKNABEAL MUSEUM Wimmera N VIC
-5.2   6.2 CORRYONG (PARISH LANE) Lower NE VIC
-5.1   7.1 MARYBOROUGH N Central VIC
-5.0   13.8 BALGAIR Eucla WA
-5.0   10.0 LAMEROO Mallee/Upper SE SA

-11.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.1 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.0 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW
-4.0 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW

-8.3   6.6 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
-7.8   7.6 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
-7.8   5.2 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
-7.6   5.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-7.3   5.0 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT

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.

53.0 TOPAZ N Coast--Barron QLD
48.0 TOPAZ TOWALLA RD N Coast--Barron QLD
48.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN N Coast--Barron QLD
47.8 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
46.2 HOME ISLAND Islands ISL

QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Barron
53.0 TOPAZ
48.0 TOPAZ TOWALLA RD
48.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN

ISLANDS
    Islands
47.8 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT
46.2 HOME ISLAND

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 26.1 -2.7 9.5 -4.1 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 18.8 +1.0 6.2 -1.9 5.8
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.2 -1.6 7.4 -0.1 0.8
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 14.1 -2.6 11.3 +6.4 0.8
DARWIN AIRPORT 28.8 -1.7 16.2 -3.1 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 24.7 +5.1 1.4 -2.6 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 11.4 -3.9 8.6 +1.2 7.4
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 10.7 -2.4 6.6 +1.5 2.4
CAIRNS AERO 25.3 -0.4 18.7 +1.7 6.2
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.5 +1.5 12.0 -1.5 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.0 +0.9 12.3 +2.9 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 22.8 +1.7 1.5 -3.9 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 21.5 9.2 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 14.3 2.0 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.3 -0.4 8.9 +1.4 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 17.2 +0.5 6.3 -2.1 6.6
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 17.6 +1.4 8.3 +0.3 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 17.4 +0.7 3.5 -2.6 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 17.3 +0.3 6.0 -2.4 0.2
CANBERRA AIRPORT 11.5 +0.2 -0.5 -0.3 0.2
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 12.5 -0.1 2.5 -0.2 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 12.1 -3.2 5.7 +1.4 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 10.0 -3.7 -0.5 -3.7 0.2
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 12.2 -1.2 6.1 +0.2 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 11.1 -2.5 4.3 -0.6 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 6.4 -3.6 2.9 -0.3 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 11.3 +0.4 1.7 -0.6 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 12.8 +1.2 2.1 -2.4 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.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Adelaide/Lofty
PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS)
10.6mm in 1 hr to 22:30 10.6mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 89(340/ 76 ) at 12:30
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 111(320/ 82 ) at 23:01
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 85(360/ 63 ) at 23:30
FALLS CREEK : 87(340/ 65 ) at 23:30
MT HOTHAM : 95(340/ 67 ) at 18:30