Sunday 15 AUG 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):
Lowest daily minimum temperature for August
Western Australia
009021 PERTH AIRPORT 0.1 (0.2, 61)
009053 PEARCE RAAF 0.5 (0.6, 45)
New South Wales
068188 WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 1.9 (2.0, 34)
Victoria
076064 WALPEUP RESEARCH -1.0 (-0.6, 37)
Tasmania
097072 STRAHAN AERODROME -1.5 (-1.0, 13)

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

34.7 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
34.6 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
34.4 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
34.0 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
34.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT

+5.1   30.7 PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
+4.0   27.2 MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
+4.0   28.5 TE KOWAI EXP STN Central Coast E QLD
+4.0   29.0 ST LAWRENCE POST OFFICE Central Coast E QLD
+3.7   29.9 AYR DPI RESEARCH STN Central Coast E QLD

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.5 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
23.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.0 FLINDERS REEF Islands ISL
22.0 HOLMES REEF Islands ISL

+5.0   12.8 NAMBOUR DPI Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+4.9   8.3 CONDOBOLIN AG RESEARCH STN CW Plains S NSW
+4.2   8.1 CAMDEN AIRPORT AWS Illawarra NSW
+3.9   13.1 LOGAN CITY WATER TREATMENT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+3.6   10.0 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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

-4.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-0.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-0.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.0   13.1 EUCLA Eucla WA
-5.8   7.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.7   14.8 LEONORA Goldfields WA
-5.7   15.6 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-5.4   15.1 BALGAIR Eucla WA
-5.4   16.3 WILUNA Interior WA

-8.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-6.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-8.7   3.0 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
-8.3   -1.2 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
-7.9   0.1 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
-7.7   0.5 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
-7.3   -1.5 STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS

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.

80.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
67.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
46.0 HAINES JUNCTION (MOUNT SABINE) W Coast VIC
39.0 BENDOC E Gippsland VIC
38.8 WATTLE GROVE Southeast TAS

VICTORIA
    Upper NE
80.0 FALLS CREEK
67.0 MOUNT BULLER
    E Gippsland
39.0 BENDOC
    W Coast
46.0 HAINES JUNCTION (MOUNT SABINE)

TASMANIA
    Southeast
38.8 WATTLE GROVE

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 25.5 -4.8 16.8 +1.8 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.6 -1.4 7.8 +0.4 4.8
PERTH AIRPORT 17.2 -1.2 0.1 -7.9 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 15.0 -3.4 3.1 -2.4 1.6
DARWIN AIRPORT 29.6 -1.7 19.8 -0.7 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 25.9 +3.4 2.9 -3.1 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 14.3 -2.2 2.9 -5.3 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 11.1 -2.9 0.0 -5.4 2.0
CAIRNS AERO 28.4 +1.9 12.8 -4.6 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.5 +3.5 10.3 -4.4 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.9 +0.2 8.2 -2.4 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 20.4 -2.1 10.0 +3.6 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 21.1 12.2 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 9.2 -1.0 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.3 -1.4 9.4 +1.2 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 14.4 -3.6 8.9 -0.3 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 16.2 -1.5 7.7 -1.2 1.0
PROSPECT DAM 16.0 -2.5 8.0 +1.2 0.6
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 14.7 -3.5 1.9 -6.9 1.2
CANBERRA AIRPORT 11.3 -1.6 2.1 +1.2 0.6
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 13.3 -1.1 2.1 -1.5 3.4
MILDURA AIRPORT 13.5 -3.6 0.2 -5.1 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 12.2 -2.8 2.7 -1.4 10.6
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.0 -0.9 5.9 -0.7 11.8
LAVERTON RAAF 11.8 -3.0 4.8 -0.6 14.6
BALLARAT AERODROME 8.7 -2.7 1.1 -2.6 7.6
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 9.0 -3.0 1.4 -1.6 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 8.0 -5.0 2.7 -2.5 1.8

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.
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
FALLS CREEK
23.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.7mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 8.0mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 03:30 12.4mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
WARRUWI : 7( 50/ 69 ) at 03:30
NEW SOUTH WALES
    South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 95(160/ 82 ) at 01:27
GREEN CAPE AWS : 85(200/ 70 ) at 00:00