Saturday 28 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):
Lowest daily minimum temperature for any month
Western Australia:
009519 CAPE NATURALISTE 3.7 (4.0, 48)
Lowest daily minimum temperature for August
Western Australia:
009519 CAPE NATURALISTE 3.7 (4.0, 48)

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

35.9 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
35.7 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
35.7 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
35.6 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
35.6 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT

+12.2   34.1 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+10.4   31.9 THARGOMINDAH POST OFFICE Far SW QLD
+9.8   31.6 KULGERA N Plateau NT
+9.5   29.8 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
+9.3   25.2 MENINGIE Murray Valley SA

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

+12.2   19.0 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+10.3   18.3 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
+9.9   15.9 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+8.9   16.5 QUILPIE AIRPORT Far SW QLD
+8.8   14.7 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD

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

6.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
6.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
7.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
7.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-6.9   11.5 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
-6.7   10.8 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.5   11.5 SOUTHERN CROSS Goldfields WA
-6.3   10.8 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.2   11.9 DALWALLINU COMPARISON Central West WA
-6.2   11.3 CUNDERDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

-4.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.8 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
-2.5 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-2.4 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-8.1   -2.5 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.6   -0.5 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
-7.2   1.0 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
-7.1   0.9 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
-7.0   1.0 MEDINA RESEARCH CENTRE Lower West WA

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.

36.0 DUNGOWAN (THE JUNCTION) NW Slopes S NSW
25.7 MYRUP Lower West WA
24.0 HOPETOUN Lower West WA
23.8 ERINAIR Lower West WA
23.2 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 26.7 -3.6 15.6 +0.6 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 14.6 -3.8 0.9 -7.1 11.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 11.1 -4.9 4.1 -3.3 9.8
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 11.5 -6.9 5.3 -0.2 5.8
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.8 -0.5 20.2 -0.3 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.3 +8.8 15.9 +9.9 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 24.7 +8.2 11.3 +3.1 0.4
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.8 +6.8 6.8 +1.4 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 28.0 +1.5 17.6 +0.2 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.0 0.0 13.7 -1.0 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.2 +3.5 12.6 +2.0 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 29.3 +6.8 6.0 -0.4 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 23.9 9.2 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 20.4 7.9 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.3 +5.6 11.8 +3.6 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 19.5 +1.5 15.2 +6.0 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 22.3 +4.6 12.6 +3.7 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 22.9 +4.4 9.5 +2.7 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 19.9 +1.7 11.6 +2.8 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 19.8 +6.9 2.4 +1.5 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 19.9 +5.5 0.9 -2.7 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 25.1 +8.0 6.1 +0.8 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 18.9 +3.9 6.6 +2.5 0.2
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 22.9 +8.0 7.1 +0.5 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 22.9 +8.1 3.8 -1.6 0.2
BALLARAT AERODROME 17.6 +6.2 2.8 -0.9 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 14.7 +2.7 2.1 -0.9 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 16.6 +3.6 6.8 +1.6 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.
NEW SOUTH WALES
    MidNorth Coast N
COFFS HARBOUR MO
13.0mm in 30 min to 14:30 26.0mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 14:30 13.8mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.0mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    NE Pastoral
OODNADATTA AIRPORT : 89(330/ 67 ) at 15:36
    Adelaide/Lofty
HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS : 98(320/ 83 ) at 20:18