Monday 23 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
34.5 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
34.5 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
34.3 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
34.1 KALUMBURU MISSION N Kimberley WA
34.1 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA

+10.4   29.5 EUCLA Eucla WA
+7.6   27.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+6.6   28.1 THARGOMINDAH POST OFFICE Far SW QLD
+6.5   30.0 CARNEGIE Interior WA
+6.3   29.0 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+6.3   26.7 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

24.5 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
23.0 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
23.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
22.9 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
22.9 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

+7.1   20.3 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
+6.2   10.8 BROOKTON Cent Wheatbelt WA
+6.1   13.2 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
+5.9   10.9 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+5.8   13.8 MEDINA RESEARCH CENTRE Lower West WA

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

0.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
3.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
4.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-2.3   28.0 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
-2.1   12.6 SCAMANDER E Coast TAS
-1.8   29.0 MANINGRIDA N Rivers NT
-1.6   27.5 ALYANGULA POLICE N Rivers NT
-1.0   13.5 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) E Coast TAS

-6.4 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-5.1 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-4.9 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-4.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-4.1 ARMIDALE (UNI NEW ENGLAND) N Tablelands W NSW

-6.9   -4.9 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-6.6   3.8 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
-6.5   6.4 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
-6.4   9.7 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
-6.3   7.0 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT

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.

36.4 MARGARET RIVER Lower West WA
25.2 FAIRBRIDGE Lower West WA
22.8 SPRINGDALE Lower West WA
22.6 MIDLAND Lower West WA
21.4 COONAWARRA Lower SE SA

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 28.0 -2.3 15.4 +0.4 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 20.1 +1.7 12.9 +4.9 12.4
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.2 +0.2 9.1 +1.7 3.2
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 23.6 +5.2 7.1 +1.6 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.3 0.0 18.0 -2.5 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 26.8 +4.3 4.6 -1.4 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.3 +2.8 8.8 +0.6 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.9 +0.9 5.3 -0.1 0.4
CAIRNS AERO 27.8 +1.3 14.8 -2.6 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.3 +0.3 13.1 -1.6 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.7 +4.0 9.0 -1.6 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 27.1 +4.6 0.4 -6.0 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 25.3 6.6 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 17.6 2.2 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.2 +3.5 4.0 -4.2 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 19.8 +1.8 13.7 +4.5 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 20.1 +2.4 10.9 +2.0 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 20.5 +2.0 8.8 +2.0 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 17.9 -0.3 8.3 -0.5 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.2 +4.3 -0.6 -1.5 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 17.5 +3.1 2.1 -1.5 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.9 +3.8 4.3 -1.0 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 17.3 +2.3 5.8 +1.7 0.2
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.6 +3.7 9.2 +2.6 3.4
LAVERTON RAAF 16.7 +1.9 6.6 +1.2 4.2
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.6 +3.2 7.4 +3.7 3.2
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 13.2 +1.2 -1.9 -4.9 5.0 /3
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 15.2 +2.2 1.0 -4.2 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
DWELLINGUP
13.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 13.2mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
WITCHCLIFFE
5.8mm in 14 min to 20:45 24.9mm/h
    Cent Wheatbelt
KATANNING
7.6mm in 44 min to 22:44 10.4mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 11.4mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
JANDAKOT AERO : 95(300/ 46 ) at 23:22
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 100(310/ 67 ) at 22:05
OCEAN REEF : 102(300/ 72 ) at 23:27
SWANBOURNE : 106(300/ 63 ) at 23:17
BICKLEY : 95(290/ 65 ) at 23:33
CAPE LEEUWIN : 109(270/ 87 ) at 22:09
CAPE NATURALISTE : 93(320/ 58 ) at 18:25
MANJIMUP : 93(300/ 41 ) at 21:51
MANDURAH : 82(310/ 65 ) at 22:00
ISLANDS
    Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO : 80(250/ 65 ) at 11:30