Saturday 31 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

35.2 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
34.7 KALUMBURU MISSION N Kimberley WA
34.4 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
34.1 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
34.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
34.0 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
34.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT

+9.2   28.8 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+7.8   29.7 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+7.0   26.5 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+6.4   29.0 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
+6.4   27.2 BIRDSVILLE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD

25.5 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.5 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.3 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
23.0 HOLMES REEF Islands ISL
23.0 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

+9.0   13.9 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
+8.2   13.0 KULGERA N Plateau NT
+8.2   14.0 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+7.5   11.5 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+7.4   10.9 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT

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

-1.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-0.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
0.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
2.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-4.3   9.7 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS
-4.2   4.0 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS
-4.1   7.7 GROVE RESEARCH STATION Southeast TAS
-4.0   7.6 HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
-4.0   8.5 BULL BAY (LAURISTON) Southeast TAS

-13.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-10.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.6 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-6.7   -13.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.2   14.0 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT
-5.0   0.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-5.0   -10.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.9   0.6 NAREMBEEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.9   -1.3 MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC

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.

36.2 ALLINGHAM FORREST DRIVE N Coast--Herbert QLD
35.6 HOWLONG (KISMET) Riverina E NSW
32.3 MACKNADE SUGAR MILL N Coast--Herbert QLD
31.8 TULLY SUGAR MILL N Coast--Herbert QLD
28.2 HINZE DAM Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 27.0 -1.8 15.5 +1.9 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 16.6 -1.2 7.9 -0.2 3.4
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.7 -0.1 6.2 -1.3 0.4
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 17.2 +0.5 3.1 -1.8 1.2
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.5 0.0 18.2 -1.1 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 28.8 +9.2 11.5 +7.5 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.3 0.0 7.5 +0.1 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.0 +1.9 6.4 +1.3 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 24.7 -1.0 19.8 +2.8 0.4
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.6 +0.6 16.0 +2.5 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.8 +2.7 11.5 +2.1 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 22.8 +1.7 3.3 -2.1 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 21.1 9.6 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 14.0 1.3 0.2
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.8 +0.1 7.3 -0.2 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 16.6 -0.1 6.0 -2.4 0.2
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 19.3 +3.1 8.3 +0.3 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 18.2 +1.5 4.7 -1.4 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 16.5 -0.5 6.8 -1.6 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 13.7 +2.4 -4.8 -4.6 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 14.6 +2.0 0.7 -2.0 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 14.2 -1.1 5.5 +1.2 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 15.4 +1.7 0.8 -2.4 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.4 +4.0 5.1 -0.8 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 14.5 +0.9 1.9 -3.0 0.2
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.7 +1.7 1.9 -1.3 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 9.9 -1.0 2.0 -0.3 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 7.6 -4.0 5.8 +1.3 2.6

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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Eucla
EUCLA
104.2mm in 18 min to 12:48 347.3mm/h
No reports of wind gusts above 90km/h or sustained winds above 63km/h