Friday 30 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

34.3 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
34.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
33.6 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
33.6 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
33.5 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
33.5 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA

+8.3   28.7 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+6.8   26.7 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
+6.2   25.8 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+5.6   25.6 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
+5.1   22.5 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+5.1   25.7 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.1 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.2 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
23.0 HOLMES REEF Islands ISL
22.9 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

+8.7   14.0 WILUNA Interior WA
+7.1   13.3 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
+6.9   16.1 COLLINSVILLE POST OFFICE Central Coast E QLD
+6.4   10.0 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
+6.3   15.5 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
+6.3   13.7 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA

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

-2.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
0.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1.2 MOUNT GININI Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-3.5   21.3 INGHAM COMPOSITE N Coast--Herbert QLD
-2.8   16.0 BALGAIR Eucla WA
-2.2   20.1 MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
-2.2   13.4 LAKE CARGELLIGO AIRPORT Riverina W NSW
-2.1   19.1 MACKAY MO Central Coast E QLD

-13.2 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-9.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.1 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.4   -13.2 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.0   -5.6 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
-5.9   -5.7 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
-5.1   -1.0 SURAT Maranoa QLD
-5.1   -3.1 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW

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.

59.0 BUSSELTON AERO Lower West WA
55.2 BLACK SPUR E Central VIC
47.0 YOONGARILLUP Lower West WA
46.4 CAPEL NORTH Lower West WA
44.4 HOPELANDS Lower West WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
59.0 BUSSELTON AERO
47.0 YOONGARILLUP
46.4 CAPEL NORTH
44.4 HOPELANDS

VICTORIA
    E Central
55.2 BLACK SPUR

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 27.4 -1.4 14.2 +0.6 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 17.3 -0.5 8.8 +0.7 16.8
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.9 +0.1 9.0 +1.5 4.8
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 20.8 +4.1 10.2 +5.3 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 29.3 -1.2 17.9 -1.4 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 25.8 +6.2 7.8 +3.8 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.8 +2.5 4.7 -2.7 0.6
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.0 +2.9 6.7 +1.6 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 26.5 +0.8 18.2 +1.2 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.0 0.0 19.2 +5.7 1.8
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.0 +1.9 6.4 -3.0 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 23.6 +2.5 1.6 -3.8 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 21.4 8.7 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 13.7 1.0 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.1 -0.6 8.8 +1.3 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 16.5 -0.2 7.3 -1.1 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 19.2 +3.0 8.7 +0.7 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 18.4 +1.7 5.8 -0.3 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 16.3 -0.7 5.8 -2.6 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 11.9 +0.6 -3.1 -2.9 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 13.0 +0.4 3.7 +1.0 0.6
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.1 +1.8 6.9 +2.6 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 13.6 -0.1 6.1 +2.9 0.2
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.7 +2.3 9.3 +3.4 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 14.9 +1.3 5.8 +0.9 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.8 +1.8 1.2 -2.0 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 12.0 +1.1 1.2 -1.1 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 13.4 +1.8 4.5 0.0 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
JANDAKOT AERO
7.2mm in 10 min to 04:32 43.2mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 05:00 10.6mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Herbert
CARDWELL EDEN ST
23.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.7mm/h
LUCINDA POINT
10.0mm in 1 hr to 08:00 10.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Goldfields
NORSEMAN AERO : 83(280/ 67 ) at 14:34
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 89(310/ 82 ) at 14:30