Sunday 22 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

35.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
35.0 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
34.8 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
34.8 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
34.2 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA

+8.8   28.2 WILCANNIA (REID ST) Far Northwest NSW
+8.1   26.7 IVANHOE POST OFFICE Southwest Plains NSW
+8.1   26.5 NORAH HEAD LIGHTHOUSE Hunter Valley NSW
+7.6   25.8 RIVERVIEW OBSERVATORY Sydney--east NSW
+7.4   25.6 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.1 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
22.9 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
22.7 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

+8.4   14.1 BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS Lower Darling NSW
+6.5   12.8 BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET) Lower Darling NSW
+6.1   8.8 BOWRAL (PARRY DRIVE) Illawarra NSW
+5.9   6.8 TUMBARUMBA POST OFFICE SW Slopes S NSW
+5.6   12.5 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW

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

-0.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
0.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
2.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
2.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-3.7   5.7 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS
-3.0   10.4 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
-2.9   10.2 GEEVESTON (CEMETERY ROAD) Southeast TAS
-2.9   8.8 PORT ARTHUR (PALMERS LOOKOUT) Southeast TAS
-2.8   9.0 CAPE BRUNY LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS

-5.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-4.6 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-4.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-4.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-3.3 COONABARABRAN (NAMOI STREET) CW Slopes N NSW

-7.9   7.1 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
-7.7   4.0 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
-7.3   -1.0 EYRE Eucla WA
-7.3   6.0 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
-7.1   8.5 TINDAL RAAF N Rivers NT
-7.1   -0.7 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast 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.

37.0 WARATAH (16 COLLINS STREET) W Coast TAS
30.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
22.0 CORIN DAM Goulburn/Monaro NSW
20.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
20.0 LEIGH (ROLLING ACRES) MidNorth Coast N NSW

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 31.3 +1.0 13.1 -1.9 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 18.4 0.0 10.1 +2.1 0.6
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.8 +1.8 9.8 +2.4 0.6
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 22.4 +4.0 4.2 -1.3 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.0 -0.3 14.4 -6.1 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 27.0 +4.5 6.6 +0.6 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.6 +2.1 6.2 -2.0 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.4 +2.4 6.5 +1.1 5.2
CAIRNS AERO 26.3 -0.2 12.3 -5.1 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.8 -0.2 9.9 -4.8 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.7 +3.0 8.0 -2.6 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 27.2 +4.7 -0.7 -7.1 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 23.9 5.1 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 14.8 1.3 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.9 +2.2 4.8 -3.4 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 23.0 +5.0 12.4 +3.2 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 24.8 +7.1 12.6 +3.7 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 25.4 +6.9 9.0 +2.2 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 24.6 +6.4 7.5 -1.3 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 19.1 +6.2 5.3 +4.4 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 19.2 +4.8 6.0 +2.4 0.2
MILDURA AIRPORT 22.5 +5.4 8.4 +3.1 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 16.6 +1.6 6.9 +2.8 4.2
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.4 +2.5 7.6 +1.0 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 17.7 +2.9 4.3 -1.1 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.1 +1.7 0.6 -3.1 0.4
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 11.1 -0.9 0.4 -2.6 0.2
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 11.2 -1.8 3.8 -1.4 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.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Lower SE
COONAWARRA
14.0mm in 1 hr to 11:30 14.0mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 11:30 6.7mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 100(320/ 67 ) at 14:55