Tuesday 17 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: (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

34.5 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
34.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
34.0 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
34.0 BULMAN AWS N Rivers NT
34.0 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
34.0 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT

+4.0   29.9 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
+3.8   26.0 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+3.7   24.4 COLLARENEBRI (ALBERT ST) Upper Darling NSW
+3.6   28.4 BARCALDINE POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+3.5   24.9 MILES POST OFFICE Darling Downs W QLD

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
22.9 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
22.3 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+4.9   9.0 GUNNEDAH POOL NW Slopes S NSW
+4.5   10.8 EYRE Eucla WA
+4.3   13.0 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD
+3.7   6.7 DUNEDOO POST OFFICE CW Slopes N NSW
+3.6   2.6 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW

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

-0.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
0.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1.3 MOUNT GININI Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-5.5   15.7 WANAARING POST OFFICE Upper Darling NSW
-5.0   20.0 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
-4.9   12.2 DUNEDOO POST OFFICE CW Slopes N NSW
-4.5   13.7 WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY Illawarra NSW
-4.4   19.1 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
-4.4   17.3 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA

-14.1 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-12.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.5 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-8.4   -1.0 PHILLIP ISLAND PENGUIN RESERVE E Central VIC
-8.3   0.1 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-8.3   -14.1 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.7   -12.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.6   2.1 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior 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.

47.0 UKI (TWEED RIVER) North Coast NSW
32.6 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
31.0 TANILBA BAY WWTP Hunter Valley NSW
30.7 GRENFELL (QUONDONG RD) SW Slopes N NSW
30.1 TAMWORTH (HOLLAND ST) NW Slopes S NSW

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 30.5 +0.2 14.6 -0.4 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 18.6 +0.2 6.9 -1.1 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.7 +0.7 8.0 +0.6 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 18.6 +0.2 0.9 -4.6 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.6 -0.7 20.2 -0.3 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 18.5 -4.0 2.2 -3.8 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.7 -0.8 8.7 +0.5 1.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.1 -0.9 3.3 -2.1 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 26.4 -0.1 14.4 -3.0 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.0 +1.0 11.8 -2.9 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.5 +1.8 6.0 -4.6 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 23.0 +0.5 6.0 -0.4 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 20.4 9.8 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 11.2 4.6 2.6
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.7 -1.0 8.7 +0.5 0.4
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 17.0 -1.0 8.3 -0.9 2.2
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 17.6 -0.1 9.4 +0.5 20.2
PROSPECT DAM 16.5 -2.0 7.7 +0.9 1.4
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 13.7 -4.5 9.1 +0.3 5.4
CANBERRA AIRPORT 13.7 +0.8 3.1 +2.2 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.4 +1.0 3.2 -0.4 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 15.2 -1.9 1.8 -3.5 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 13.7 -1.3 -0.5 -4.6 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.3 +0.4 4.3 -2.3 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 13.0 -1.8 1.0 -4.4 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.0 +0.6 2.8 -0.9 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 11.1 -0.9 -0.4 -3.4 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 11.0 -2.0 0.9 -4.3 0.2

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
PERTH METRO
7.0mm in 20 min to 12:50 21.0mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 13:30 10.4mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    C Tablelands S
MOUNT BOYCE AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
    Sydney--east
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL)
16.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 16.0mm/h
19.6mm in 1 hr to 20:30 19.6mm/h
18.2mm in 1 hr to 21:00 18.2mm/h
38.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 12.7mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 21:30 11.6mm/h
    South Coast
BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS
11.4mm in 1 hr to 14:00 11.4mm/h
No reports of wind gusts above 90km/h or sustained winds above 63km/h