Wednesday 18 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 KALUMBURU MISSION N Kimberley WA
34.3 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
34.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
33.8 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
33.8 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT

+5.3   28.5 MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
+5.0   27.5 MACKAY MO Central Coast E QLD
+3.3   27.8 TE KOWAI EXP STN Central Coast E QLD
+3.1   28.7 PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
+2.9   28.2 BOWEN AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
+2.9   25.4 HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

25.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.3 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
22.8 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
22.0 HOLMES REEF Islands ISL

+7.1   13.8 GAYNDAH POST OFFICE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+5.7   12.2 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+5.7   9.3 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
+5.3   14.0 BARALABA POST OFFICE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+5.2   12.7 BRIGALOW RESEARCH STN Central Highlands QLD

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

-0.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
0.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
1.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-8.3   13.0 KEMPSEY (WIDE STREET) MidNorth Coast N NSW
-7.3   4.7 GUYRA HOSPITAL N Tablelands W NSW
-7.1   10.8 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW
-7.0   14.2 GOONDIWINDI AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
-6.9   10.6 PEATS RIDGE (WARATAH ROAD) Hunter Valley NSW

-15.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-10.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.7 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-6.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-9.7   -15.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.2   2.2 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
-7.9   -0.5 PHILLIP ISLAND PENGUIN RESERVE E Central VIC
-7.1   0.0 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
-7.0   -1.5 CASTERTON SHOWGROUNDS W Coast 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.

110.0 MOSMAN (BAPAUME ROAD) Sydney--east NSW
105.4 SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) Sydney--east NSW
91.4 ROSE BAY (ROYAL SYDNEY GOLF CLUB) Sydney--east NSW
87.0 MT HUTTON (AUKLET RD) Hunter Valley NSW
81.8 RANDWICK RACECOURSE Sydney--east NSW

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Hunter Valley
87.0 MT HUTTON (AUKLET RD)
78.6 SWANSEA (CATHERINE ST)
71.0 NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY
65.2 NORAH HEAD AWS
63.4 BELMONT WWTP
61.0 EDGEWORTH WWTP
60.0 GOROKAN (GOOBARABAH ST)
57.4 MORISSET (BALCOLYN (BAY STREET))
52.5 MEREWETHER (BURWOOD BEACH WWTP)
    Sydney--east
110.0 MOSMAN (BAPAUME ROAD)
105.4 SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL)
91.4 ROSE BAY (ROYAL SYDNEY GOLF CLUB)
81.8 RANDWICK RACECOURSE
77.0 CHATSWOOD BOWLING CLUB
73.0 RANDWICK BOWLING CLUB
73.0 BRONTE SURF CLUB
72.0 CASTLE COVE (ROSEBRIDGE AVE)
71.6 RIVERVIEW OBSERVATORY
60.0 ABBOTSFORD (BLACKWALL POINT RD)
59.0 LITTLE BAY (THE COAST GOLF CLUB)
58.6 FRENCHS FOREST (FRENCHS FOREST RD)
57.0 BELROSE (EVELYN PLACE)
56.0 AUDLEY (ROYAL NATIONAL PARK)
55.6 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO
55.6 CANTERBURY RACECOURSE AWS
55.0 WEST PYMBLE (WYUNA ROAD)
54.0 BEXLEY BOWLING CLUB
53.0 MARRICKVILLE GOLF CLUB
53.0 SANS SOUCI (THE BOULEVARDE)
52.0 CRONULLA SOUTH BOWLING CLUB
51.2 OATLEY (WORONORA PARADE)
50.6 CONCORD (BRAYS RD)
    Illawarra
56.0 HELENSBURGH (PARKES STREET)

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 31.7 +1.4 15.0 0.0 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.9 -1.1 6.8 -0.6 9.0
PERTH AIRPORT 16.7 -1.7 4.5 -3.5 8.2
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 18.8 +0.4 3.4 -2.1 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.4 -0.9 18.8 -1.7 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 19.7 -2.8 2.1 -3.9 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.0 -0.5 6.4 -1.8 0.2
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.9 -0.1 -0.6 -6.0 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 27.0 +0.5 13.5 -3.9 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.4 +2.4 14.9 +0.2 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.7 +1.0 12.5 +1.9 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 20.0 -2.5 6.7 +0.3 9.7
BRISBANE AERO 19.8 10.3 7.4
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 7.3 3.0 19.2
COFFS HARBOUR MO 14.2 -5.5 9.6 +1.4 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 14.5 -3.5 9.0 -0.2 /
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 12.1 -5.6 9.6 +0.7 105.4
PROSPECT DAM 13.5 -5.0 8.8 +2.0 19.6
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 14.4 -3.8 9.9 +1.1 16.9
CANBERRA AIRPORT 14.1 +1.2 4.4 +3.5 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.8 +1.4 3.5 -0.1 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 15.5 -1.6 2.4 -2.9 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 14.3 -0.7 2.4 -1.7 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.1 +0.2 6.4 -0.2 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 13.5 -1.3 1.7 -3.7 0.4
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.4 +1.0 -1.4 -5.1 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 12.1 +0.1 -1.5 -4.5 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 13.6 +0.6 1.8 -3.4 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.
QUEENSLAND
    Brisbane/SE Coast
GYMPIE
13.4mm in 1 hr to 07:00 13.4mm/h
    Darling Downs E
OAKEY AERO
13.0mm in 1 hr to 04:00 13.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Hunter Valley
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF
7.0mm in 17 min to 18:17 24.7mm/h
11.0mm in 13 min to 18:30 50.8mm/h
18.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 18.0mm/h
23.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 23.0mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.7mm/h
NORAH HEAD AWS
10.6mm in 1 hr to 06:30 10.6mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 07:30 13.0mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 11.3mm/h
    Sydney--east
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.7mm/h
9.0mm in 40 min to 19:00 13.5mm/h
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL)
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 07:30 10.2mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 08:00 10.0mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.7mm/h
No reports of wind gusts above 90km/h or sustained winds above 63km/h