Saturday 21 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

35.5 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
34.2 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
32.9 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
32.9 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
32.8 KALUMBURU MISSION N Kimberley WA
32.8 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT

+8.9   25.9 LAKE VICTORIA STORAGE Lower Darling NSW
+8.4   26.8 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
+8.3   25.5 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
+8.1   25.0 KIMBA W Agricultural SA
+8.1   22.7 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.2 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
22.4 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+9.3   10.3 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
+7.0   12.0 SCAMANDER E Coast TAS
+6.4   12.1 BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS Lower Darling NSW
+5.8   9.4 LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) N Coast TAS
+5.7   11.5 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
+5.7   10.0 BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
+5.7   8.3 GROVE RESEARCH STATION Southeast TAS

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

0.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
2.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-3.8   11.0 TEMORA A.R.S. SW Slopes N NSW
-3.6   25.5 ALYANGULA POLICE N Rivers NT
-3.2   27.6 MANINGRIDA N Rivers NT
-2.7   28.1 GALIWINKU N Rivers NT
-2.7   5.4 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-6.0 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-5.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-3.6 ARMIDALE (UNI NEW ENGLAND) N Tablelands W NSW
-3.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.5 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW

-9.3   4.0 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
-9.0   1.4 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
-8.1   5.2 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT
-8.0   7.6 TINDAL RAAF N Rivers NT
-7.7   4.0 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD

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.

66.4 YARRA CREEK King Island TAS
64.0 CURRIE (MAIN STREET) King Island TAS
35.0 HARWELL King Island TAS
33.6 PARKERS GAP Goulburn/Monaro NSW
33.0 CITY OF MELBOURNE BAY King Island TAS

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Goulburn/Monaro
33.6 PARKERS GAP

TASMANIA
    King Island
66.4 YARRA CREEK
64.0 CURRIE (MAIN STREET)
35.0 HARWELL
33.0 CITY OF MELBOURNE BAY

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 27.8 -2.5 13.4 -1.6 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 19.1 +0.7 11.2 +3.2 10.8
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.9 +1.9 9.5 +2.1 3.4
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 19.5 +1.1 9.0 +3.5 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.7 +0.4 14.7 -5.8 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 25.7 +3.2 4.2 -1.8 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.6 +3.1 11.4 +3.2 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.3 +3.3 8.4 +3.0 0.4
CAIRNS AERO 26.5 0.0 14.1 -3.3 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.1 -0.9 8.3 -6.4 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.1 +1.4 7.2 -3.4 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 25.2 +2.7 3.0 -3.4 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 22.8 7.4 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 14.5 -0.6 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.3 -0.4 4.4 -3.8 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 21.0 +3.0 10.0 +0.8 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 23.4 +5.7 9.7 +0.8 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 23.8 +5.3 7.4 +0.6 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 22.8 +4.6 7.7 -1.1 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.7 +4.8 0.6 -0.3 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 19.6 +5.2 3.9 +0.3 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 25.1 +8.0 7.9 +2.6 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 20.7 +5.7 3.8 -0.3 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.3 +6.4 10.7 +4.1 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 20.7 +5.9 11.0 +5.6 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.3 +4.9 6.3 +2.6 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 13.5 +1.5 8.4 +5.4 5.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 13.6 +0.6 10.2 +5.0 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.
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
FALLS CREEK
5.2mm in 13 min to 21:30 24.0mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Goulburn/Monaro
COOMA AIRPORT AWS : 78(300/ 63 ) at 22:51
BOMBALA AWS : 83(290/ 65 ) at 14:00
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 98(360/ 69 ) at 18:00
VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 95(270/ 45 ) at 09:55
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 102(280/ 70 ) at 00:00
    E Coast
EDDYSTONE POINT : 102(280/ 63 ) at 10:00
SWAN ISLAND : 82(300/ 67 ) at 05:30
    Southeast
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) : 109(280/ 50 ) at 11:30
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 148(300/122 ) at 05:10
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 193(260/ 98 ) at 11:02
TASMAN ISLAND : 82(300/ 70 ) at 00:43
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 115(270/ 61 ) at 07:45
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 113(260/ 70 ) at 13:24
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 102(290/ 80 ) at 07:12