Thursday 19 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

33.9 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
33.6 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
33.5 KALUMBURU MISSION N Kimberley WA
33.4 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
33.4 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
33.4 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
33.4 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT

+5.8   16.6 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW
+3.4   21.8 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+3.0   22.0 EYRE Eucla WA
+2.8   27.4 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
+2.8   21.0 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
22.6 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
22.0 HOLMES REEF Islands ISL
22.0 FLINDERS REEF Islands ISL

+5.5   4.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
+4.3   5.4 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW
+4.2   12.0 NAMBOUR DPI Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+4.2   10.6 TAREE (RADIO STATION 2RE) MidNorth Coast S NSW
+4.2   8.9 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW

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

-2.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-0.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
0.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-5.3   24.2 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT
-5.1   23.6 TOORAK RESEARCH STATION Gulf Country QLD
-4.8   20.0 BARCALDINE POST OFFICE Central West QLD
-4.8   23.5 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
-4.8   15.6 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON LIGHTHOUSE) North Coast NSW

-15.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.7 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.8 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-9.8   2.2 PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
-9.5   3.6 GEORGETOWN POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
-9.2   -15.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.5   7.2 CROYDON TOWNSHIP Gulf Country QLD
-8.3   -2.6 WANAARING POST OFFICE Upper Darling 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.

66.8 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
53.0 CULBURRA TREATMENT WORKS Illawarra NSW
48.0 MEREWETHER (BURWOOD BEACH WWTP) Hunter Valley NSW
47.8 GRAHAMSTOWN (HUNTER WATER BOARD) Hunter Valley NSW
47.4 MT HUTTON (AUKLET RD) Hunter Valley NSW

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Hunter Valley
66.8 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF
48.0 MEREWETHER (BURWOOD BEACH WWTP)
47.8 GRAHAMSTOWN (HUNTER WATER BOARD)
47.4 MT HUTTON (AUKLET RD)
    Illawarra
53.0 CULBURRA TREATMENT WORKS

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 32.5 +2.2 14.7 -0.3 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 16.4 -2.0 11.0 +3.0 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.7 +1.7 9.7 +2.3 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 21.8 +3.4 2.6 -2.9 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.2 +0.9 18.3 -2.2 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 19.8 -2.7 1.8 -4.2 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.5 0.0 7.0 -1.2 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.9 -0.1 5.1 -0.3 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 26.1 -0.4 15.5 -1.9 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.2 +0.2 10.5 -4.2 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 23.5 -1.2 7.3 -3.3 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 22.4 -0.1 3.9 -2.5 0.8
BRISBANE AERO 22.4 9.0 0.2
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 10.8 2.6 5.4
COFFS HARBOUR MO 16.4 -3.3 10.3 +2.1 8.4
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 16.0 -2.0 10.5 +1.3 38.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 17.4 -0.3 8.4 -0.5 18.2
PROSPECT DAM 17.2 -1.3 7.3 +0.5 4.2
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 16.3 -1.9 10.4 +1.6 14.2
CANBERRA AIRPORT 14.3 +1.4 -2.6 -3.5 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 14.9 +0.5 2.1 -1.5 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.6 +0.5 0.5 -4.8 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 15.5 +0.5 2.1 -2.0 0.4
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.2 +1.3 5.9 -0.7 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 15.3 +0.5 1.3 -4.1 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.3 -0.1 -0.5 -4.2 0.2
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 11.3 -0.7 0.1 -2.9 0.2
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 14.3 +1.3 3.5 -1.7 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.
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Illawarra
JERVIS BAY (PT PERPENDICULAR AWS)
19.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.3mm/h
No reports of wind gusts above 90km/h or sustained winds above 63km/h