Thursday 26 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
Victoria:
086354 PHILLIP ISLAND PENGUIN RESERVE 22.5 (22.4, 18)
Tasmania:
091104 LAUNCESTON AIRPORT COMPARISON 18.7 (18.4, 66)
091237 LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.3 (19.6, 22)
091269 POWRANNA (TASMANIA FEEDLOT) 19.0 (18.6, 13)
092019 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) 18.4 (17.1, 15)
094020 DOVER 22.4 (21.2, 15)
094041 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE 21.8 (20.4, 48)
094137 GEEVESTON (CEMETERY ROAD) 22.5 (20.2, 18)
095018 TARRALEAH VILLAGE 18.2 (17.8, 21)
095060 MOOGARA (UXBRIDGE BACK ROAD) 18.0 (16.5, 12)
095063 MAYDENA POST OFFICE 21.2 (19.8, 12)
097053 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE 20.8 (19.0, 35)
097072 STRAHAN AERODROME 22.1 (21.8, 13)

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 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
34.4 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
34.4 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
34.3 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
34.3 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT

+12.5   29.0 GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW
+12.0   29.0 HILLSTON AIRPORT Riverina W NSW
+11.8   27.7 NARRANDERA GOLF CLUB Riverina E NSW
+11.2   27.0 WYALONG POST OFFICE SW Slopes N NSW
+11.0   20.8 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

24.4 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.2 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.1 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
24.0 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
23.9 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+15.1   19.5 ARKAROOLA NE Pastoral SA
+12.0   16.2 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
+11.6   15.2 NOOJEE (SLIVAR) W Gippsland VIC
+11.1   15.0 GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW
+10.0   16.8 MOORABBIN AIRPORT E Central VIC

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

5.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
7.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
7.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
7.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-4.1   26.2 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
-3.9   26.9 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
-3.6   27.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-3.2   23.0 AYR DPI RESEARCH STN Central Coast E QLD
-2.7   23.2 CARDWELL EDEN ST N Coast--Herbert QLD

-4.1 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.8 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.3 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.3 TUGGERANONG (ISABELLA PLAINS) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.1 COONABARABRAN (NAMOI STREET) CW Slopes N NSW

-7.3   -1.0 EYRE Eucla WA
-5.8   5.9 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
-3.9   9.5 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-3.8   2.0 GUNNEDAH SCS NW Slopes S NSW
-3.4   9.8 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

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.

71.0 LUCINDA POST OFFICE N Coast--Herbert QLD
38.4 VICTORIA SUGAR MILL N Coast--Herbert QLD
34.0 HALIFAX ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
30.8 MACKNADE SUGAR MILL N Coast--Herbert QLD
28.6 BEMERSIDE N Coast--Herbert QLD

QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Herbert
71.0 LUCINDA POST OFFICE
38.4 VICTORIA SUGAR MILL
34.0 HALIFAX ALERT
30.8 MACKNADE SUGAR MILL
28.6 BEMERSIDE

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 26.2 -4.1 14.3 -0.7 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 18.9 +0.5 9.7 +1.7 4.8
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.0 -1.0 6.7 -0.7 5.2
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 20.0 +1.6 3.9 -1.6 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.8 +0.5 20.6 +0.1 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 29.1 +6.6 10.8 +4.8 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.3 +1.8 12.6 +4.4 2.6
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.8 +2.8 12.2 +6.8 5.0
CAIRNS AERO 28.2 +1.7 15.7 -1.7 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.9 -0.1 19.7 +5.0 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.7 0.0 12.7 +2.1 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 24.7 +2.2 5.8 -0.6 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 23.3 9.3 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 17.4 6.4 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.3 +2.6 9.1 +0.9 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 21.7 +3.7 12.5 +3.3 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 23.8 +6.1 11.2 +2.3 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 25.5 +7.0 9.0 +2.2 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 21.5 +3.3 11.0 +2.2 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 21.8 +8.9 -1.7 -2.6 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.2 +8.8 5.7 +2.1 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 23.2 +6.1 14.5 +9.2 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 24.6 +9.6 6.5 +2.4 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 22.1 +7.2 15.5 +8.9 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 21.9 +7.1 14.9 +9.5 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.9 +5.5 10.9 +7.2 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 18.7 +6.7 3.7 +0.7 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 21.0 +8.0 6.5 +1.3 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
SWANBOURNE
1.8mm in 1 min to 14:39 108.0mm/h
VICTORIA
    Mallee S
SWAN HILL AERODROME
19.0mm in 30 min to 19:00 38.0mm/h
19.8mm in 1 hr to 19:30 19.8mm/h
TASMANIA
    N Coast
MARRAWAH
203.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 67.7mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
SWANBOURNE : 85(280/ 67 ) at 14:39
CAPE LEEUWIN : 98(300/ 70 ) at 01:01
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    NW Pastoral
COOBER PEDY AIRPORT : 108(320/ 39 ) at 00:31
    W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 76(250/ 67 ) at 01:01
WHYALLA AERO : 98(320/ 50 ) at 01:44
    Adelaide/Lofty
MOUNT LOFTY : 98(350/ 58 ) at 00:00
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 83(360/ 69 ) at 11:00
VICTORIA
    E Central
MELBOURNE AIRPORT : 80( 10/ 67 ) at 09:23
DUNNS HILL : 91( 10/ 59 ) at 03:00
    W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 91(330/ 72 ) at 11:56
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 74(320/ 65 ) at 16:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 93(330/ 61 ) at 22:00