Thursday 29 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

33.5 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
33.4 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
33.3 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
33.3 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
33.1 OENPELLI N Rivers NT

+5.1   32.2 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA
+4.8   31.0 BALGO HILLS Interior WA
+4.5   23.6 LANCELIN Lower West WA
+4.4   28.5 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
+4.4   21.8 BALLADONIA Eucla WA

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.6 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.2 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.0 HOLMES REEF Islands ISL
23.0 FLINDERS REEF Islands ISL

+8.1   19.6 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
+7.9   19.0 NYANG STATION W Gascoyne WA
+7.1   13.2 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
+6.9   18.3 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
+6.7   19.4 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA

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

-0.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
0.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
0.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-3.2   16.5 SURAT Maranoa QLD
-3.0   17.1 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
-2.9   15.2 BREWARRINA HOSPITAL Upper Darling NSW
-2.6   15.8 COLLARENEBRI (ALBERT ST) Upper Darling NSW
-2.5   14.1 WINDY HARBOUR Lower West WA
-2.5   16.5 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD

-6.7 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
-6.5 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-6.1 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
-5.9 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.8 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW

-6.9   -6.7 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
-6.7   -1.0 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.6   -1.9 BROOKTON Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.5   -6.1 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
-6.0   2.6 PEARCE RAAF Lower West 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.

72.0 KOOMBOOLOOMBA DAM N Coast--Barron QLD
32.6 ELSMORE (DANTHONIA) N Tablelands W NSW
31.2 OVENS RIVER @ EUROBIN Lower NE VIC
30.4 EUROBIN Upper NE VIC
28.4 MYRTLEFORD (OVENS RESEARCH STATION) Upper NE VIC

QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Barron
72.0 KOOMBOOLOOMBA DAM

NEW SOUTH WALES
    N Tablelands W
32.6 ELSMORE (DANTHONIA)

VICTORIA
    Lower NE
31.2 OVENS RIVER @ EUROBIN
    Upper NE
30.4 EUROBIN
28.4 MYRTLEFORD (OVENS RESEARCH STATION)

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 28.7 -0.1 15.4 +1.8 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 21.4 +3.6 4.1 -4.0 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.7 +2.9 1.8 -5.7 0.2
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 20.7 +4.0 1.8 -3.1 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.3 +0.8 18.3 -1.0 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 23.1 +3.5 5.6 +1.6 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.5 +0.2 9.9 +2.5 4.8
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.6 -0.5 5.4 +0.3 0.6
CAIRNS AERO 26.2 +0.5 17.4 +0.4 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.3 +0.3 19.6 +6.1 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.1 +2.0 7.7 -1.7 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 22.3 +1.2 -0.4 -5.8 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 21.1 5.2 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 13.8 -1.6 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 17.2 -1.5 9.3 +1.8 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 17.0 +0.3 7.2 -1.2 0.2
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 18.5 +2.3 7.5 -0.5 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 18.7 +2.0 3.2 -2.9 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 16.7 -0.3 10.2 +1.8 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 12.2 +0.9 2.6 +2.8 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 12.5 -0.1 6.6 +3.9 3.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 14.7 -0.6 7.3 +3.0 2.8
EAST SALE AIRPORT 14.4 +0.7 3.8 +0.6 7.6
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 13.2 -0.2 8.2 +2.3 4.4
LAVERTON RAAF 12.0 -1.6 5.1 +0.2 4.6
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.6 -0.4 1.4 -1.8 0.4
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 9.8 -1.1 -3.0 -5.3 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 11.5 -0.1 1.8 -2.7 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 No reports of wind gusts above 90km/h or sustained winds above 63km/h