Wednesday 25 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 (previous record and years of computerised record shown in brackets):
Highest daily maximum temperature for August
South Australia:
019017 HAWKER 29.1 (28.8, 38)
Tasmania:
094137 GEEVESTON (CEMETERY ROAD) 20.7 (20.2, 18)

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

34.5 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
34.3 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
34.1 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
34.0 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
34.0 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
34.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
34.0 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT

+12.1   30.6 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+11.7   30.2 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
+11.7   30.1 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
+11.5   30.2 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
+11.5   28.0 CLEVE W Agricultural SA

24.3 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.7 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.5 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
23.1 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+8.7   16.0 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+8.1   15.2 ANDAMOOKA NW Pastoral SA
+8.0   14.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+7.7   13.8 LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+7.2   12.6 LAVERTON RAAF W Central VIC

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

4.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
6.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
7.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-4.1   26.2 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
-3.2   12.4 ONGERUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
-3.1   15.0 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-3.0   27.8 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
-3.0   26.0 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
-3.0   13.5 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA

-5.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.8 ARMIDALE (UNI NEW ENGLAND) N Tablelands W NSW
-4.5 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-5.7   0.0 WANAARING POST OFFICE Upper Darling NSW
-5.1   8.8 MUSGRAVE S Peninsula QLD
-4.1   -3.2 COONABARABRAN (NAMOI STREET) CW Slopes N NSW
-4.0   10.9 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
-4.0   -2.0 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-4.0   -1.9 GOULBURN (PROGRESS ST) Goulburn/Monaro 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.

31.4 WILLOWDALE Lower West WA
27.0 BICKLEY Lower West WA
25.0 MUNDARING Lower West WA
24.4 SOUTH DANDALUP DAM Lower West WA
24.0 COLLIE Lower West WA

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 26.2 -4.1 13.9 -1.1 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 16.6 -1.8 11.3 +3.3 11.8
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.5 -1.5 7.3 -0.1 5.8
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 18.5 +0.1 11.0 +5.5 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.3 0.0 19.1 -1.4 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 29.5 +7.0 14.0 +8.0 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 26.4 +9.9 12.2 +4.0 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 21.1 +7.1 10.8 +5.4 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 27.6 +1.1 20.1 +2.7 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.4 +0.4 13.5 -1.2 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.5 +1.8 9.9 -0.7 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 26.7 +4.2 4.4 -2.0 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 23.3 7.7 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 18.0 0.5 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.1 +1.4 8.1 -0.1 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 21.5 +3.5 9.1 -0.1 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 21.3 +3.6 11.2 +2.3 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 23.0 +4.5 8.2 +1.4 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 20.5 +2.3 9.2 +0.4 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 19.6 +6.7 -1.7 -2.6 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 20.2 +5.8 2.5 -1.1 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 27.9 +10.8 8.1 +2.8 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 24.5 +9.5 0.6 -3.5 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.3 +6.4 12.5 +5.9 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 20.9 +6.1 12.6 +7.2 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 17.2 +5.8 8.0 +4.3 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 17.7 +5.7 2.4 -0.6 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 19.5 +6.5 7.5 +2.3 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.
No reports

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
JANDAKOT AERO : 78(260/ 63 ) at 02:40
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 93(270/ 67 ) at 02:31
OCEAN REEF : 98(280/ 70 ) at 03:00
SWANBOURNE : 95(310/ 54 ) at 00:13
BICKLEY : 93(260/ 43 ) at 03:08
GARDEN ISLAND HSF : 104(280/ 85 ) at 02:23
CAPE LEEUWIN : 135(280/ 98 ) at 03:08
CAPE NATURALISTE : 124(260/ 76 ) at 04:49
ESPERANCE AERO : 87(280/ 65 ) at 12:21
BUSSELTON : 82(260/ 63 ) at 05:54
ESPERANCE : 89(290/ 63 ) at 12:00
BUSSELTON JETTY : 87(270/ 74 ) at 05:00
BUNBURY : 93(280/ 63 ) at 04:22
MANDURAH : 95(240/ 41 ) at 06:36
NORTH WALPOLE : 93(260/ 50 ) at 08:21
    Eucla
FORREST : 76(240/ 63 ) at 17:36
    Goldfields
NORSEMAN AERO : 93(270/ 52 ) at 11:40
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    NW Pastoral
COOBER PEDY AIRPORT : 82(300/ 70 ) at 23:16
TARCOOLA AERO : 80(320/ 63 ) at 22:37
    Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
MINLATON AERO : 82(360/ 63 ) at 21:32
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 83(350/ 63 ) at 22:33
    Adelaide/Lofty
MOUNT LOFTY : 113(360/ 59 ) at 23:30
MOUNT CRAWFORD (TOWER HILL) : 85(360/ 63 ) at 23:30
    Lower SE
CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) : 93(350/ 69 ) at 20:47
VICTORIA
    E Central
MELBOURNE AIRPORT : 85( 10/ 65 ) at 09:52
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 89(310/ 70 ) at 13:14
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 83(320/ 69 ) at 07:00