Tuesday 24 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

34.9 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
34.5 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
34.4 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
33.9 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
33.7 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
33.7 KALUMBURU MISSION N Kimberley WA
33.7 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
33.7 BULMAN AWS N Rivers NT

+11.7   30.2 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+11.6   31.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+11.3   28.3 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
+9.5   26.0 CLEVE W Agricultural SA
+9.5   28.0 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.4 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
22.9 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
22.9 POINT FAWCETT Islands ISL

+6.5   12.2 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
+6.5   11.3 SOUTHERN CROSS Goldfields WA
+6.5   12.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+6.4   11.9 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+6.2   19.5 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
+6.2   14.9 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA

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

2.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
5.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
5.1 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-2.4   27.9 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
-2.4   26.6 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
-2.2   17.5 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA
-2.1   16.0 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-2.1   17.0 GOSNELLS CITY Lower West WA

-4.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.9 ARMIDALE (UNI NEW ENGLAND) N Tablelands W NSW
-3.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.7 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW

-6.5   3.9 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
-6.3   8.6 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
-6.3   7.0 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
-5.2   10.6 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
-5.1   6.9 PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E 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.

48.0 MOUNT WILLIAM
47.4 SOUTH DANDALUP DAM Lower West WA
47.0 DWELLINGUP Lower West WA
40.6 WILLOWDALE Lower West WA
39.8 FOREST EDGE Lower West WA

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 27.9 -2.4 15.9 +0.9 0.2
PERTH AIRPORT 16.8 -1.6 11.5 +3.5 6.2
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.0 -2.0 7.9 +0.5 7.2
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 20.0 +1.6 11.9 +6.4 0.4
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.9 +0.6 22.2 +1.7 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 28.3 +5.8 4.6 -1.4 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 23.6 +7.1 8.6 +0.4 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.4 +6.4 6.1 +0.7 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 27.6 +1.1 16.8 -0.6 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.7 -0.3 12.4 -2.3 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.5 +2.8 9.0 -1.6 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 27.0 +4.5 3.6 -2.8 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 24.0 9.6 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 17.3 1.2 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.4 +1.7 6.9 -1.3 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 22.4 +4.4 12.3 +3.1 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 21.3 +3.6 11.3 +2.4 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 22.8 +4.3 8.0 +1.2 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 21.0 +2.8 8.9 +0.1 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.4 +4.5 3.2 +2.3 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.2 +3.8 1.8 -1.8 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 25.1 +8.0 7.2 +1.9 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 18.9 +3.9 2.0 -2.1 0.2
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.8 +5.9 8.2 +1.6 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 20.6 +5.8 5.1 -0.3 0.2
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.5 +5.1 5.1 +1.4 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 15.1 +3.1 3.8 +0.8 4.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 17.8 +4.8 5.4 +0.2 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
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
SHANNON
21.0mm in 30 min to 08:00 42.0mm/h
21.0mm in 1 hr to 08:00 21.0mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 8.7mm/h
    Cent Wheatbelt
KATANNING
24.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 8.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Central West
NORTH ISLAND : 87(260/ 70 ) at 02:15
    Lower West
GINGIN AERO : 80(250/ 65 ) at 01:44
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 91(270/ 65 ) at 02:00
OCEAN REEF : 96(300/ 74 ) at 00:04
SWANBOURNE : 102(300/ 56 ) at 01:02
BICKLEY : 100(270/ 48 ) at 02:01
GARDEN ISLAND HSF : 91(270/ 61 ) at 02:01
CAPE LEEUWIN : 119(270/ 80 ) at 04:33
CAPE NATURALISTE : 102(280/ 65 ) at 00:14
ESPERANCE AERO : 85(280/ 65 ) at 04:56
ESPERANCE : 91(320/ 63 ) at 03:58
BUSSELTON JETTY : 78(260/ 63 ) at 04:00
HOPETOUN NORTH : 85(260/ 65 ) at 03:14
MANDURAH : 91(290/ 70 ) at 00:00
NORTH WALPOLE : 100(270/ 39 ) at 03:34
    Cent Wheatbelt
KATANNING : 91(260/ 67 ) at 01:14
    Eucla
FORREST : 80(280/ 70 ) at 11:42
    Goldfields
CHEADANUP : 85(270/ 65 ) at 04:10
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 89(340/ 70 ) at 10:54