Saturday 24 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

31.9 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
31.5 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
31.4 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
31.3 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
31.3 BULMAN AWS N Rivers NT
31.3 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT

+8.6   27.5 KULGERA N Plateau NT
+8.2   29.0 BIRDSVILLE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
+7.6   27.1 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+7.3   26.9 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+7.0   28.9 JERVOIS N Plateau NT

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
23.8 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.2 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
22.9 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
22.1 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+8.8   13.5 BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS Lower Darling NSW
+8.5   12.5 WHITE CLIFFS POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
+8.3   11.9 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
+7.8   11.0 ARKAROOLA NE Pastoral SA
+7.8   13.4 THARGOMINDAH POST OFFICE Far SW QLD

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

-0.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
0.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
0.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-5.4   20.0 NYANG STATION W Gascoyne WA
-5.3   13.5 BALGAIR Eucla WA
-5.3   11.9 CAMDEN AIRPORT AWS Illawarra NSW
-4.1   22.6 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
-3.9   11.2 HAY (MILLER STREET) Riverina W NSW

-6.5 GLEN INNES AG RESEARCH STN N Tablelands W NSW
-4.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-7.3   1.3 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
-7.2   -6.5 GLEN INNES AG RESEARCH STN N Tablelands W NSW
-6.3   12.5 KURI BAY N Kimberley WA
-6.3   8.6 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
-5.8   11.3 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
-5.8   8.5 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA

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.

84.9 JAMIESON Upper NE VIC
63.2 EDI UPPER Upper NE VIC
58.8 PICCADILLY (MOUNT LOFTY BOTANIC GARDEN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
52.0 URAIDLA Adelaide/Lofty SA
48.2 BRIDGEWATER Adelaide/Lofty SA

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Adelaide/Lofty
58.8 PICCADILLY (MOUNT LOFTY BOTANIC GARDEN)
52.0 URAIDLA
48.2 BRIDGEWATER

VICTORIA
    Upper NE
84.9 JAMIESON
63.2 EDI UPPER

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 26.4 -2.4 9.0 -4.6 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.1 -0.7 6.2 -1.3 4.0
PERTH AIRPORT 18.0 +0.2 2.4 -5.7 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 15.9 -0.8 8.3 +3.4 0.8
DARWIN AIRPORT 29.4 -1.1 17.5 -1.8 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 26.9 +7.3 5.9 +1.9 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 14.6 -0.7 10.1 +2.7 21.4
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.4 +0.3 6.7 +1.6 3.0
CAIRNS AERO 25.6 -0.1 18.9 +1.9 15.4
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.6 +1.6 15.7 +2.2 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.7 +1.6 12.7 +3.3 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 22.1 +1.0 4.4 -1.0 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 21.6 9.9 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 15.1 2.2 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.5 +2.8 6.8 -0.7 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 16.5 -0.2 9.6 +1.2 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 16.7 +0.5 10.0 +2.0 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 15.7 -1.0 3.5 -2.6 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 15.2 -1.8 9.8 +1.4 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 9.0 -2.3 2.9 +3.1 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 10.2 -2.4 6.6 +3.9 2.8
MILDURA AIRPORT 12.1 -3.2 8.9 +4.6 3.8
EAST SALE AIRPORT 14.8 +1.1 2.7 -0.5 3.4
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 13.3 -0.1 8.6 +2.7 4.0
LAVERTON RAAF 14.8 +1.2 7.6 +2.7 3.4
BALLARAT AERODROME 8.6 -1.4 4.4 +1.2 13.4
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 9.9 -1.0 4.7 +2.4 4.2
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 13.2 +1.6 4.2 -0.3 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