Sunday 29 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 August
Western Australia:
008051 GERALDTON AIRPORT 1.2 (1.3, 63)
009842 JARRAHWOOD -2.5 (-2.2, 27)

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

35.2 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
35.0 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
35.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
35.0 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
35.0 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD

+10.4   31.1 COLLARENEBRI (ALBERT ST) Upper Darling NSW
+9.9   26.9 PRICE Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+9.9   30.7 WALGETT AIRPORT AWS NW Plains W NSW
+9.7   31.2 THARGOMINDAH POST OFFICE Far SW QLD
+9.5   30.4 MUNGINDI POST OFFICE NW Plains W NSW

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.7 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
24.5 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
23.3 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
23.2 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+16.2   23.0 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+14.0   22.2 BIRDSVILLE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
+12.4   19.5 THARGOMINDAH POST OFFICE Far SW QLD
+11.4   20.5 ALI CURUNG N Plateau NT
+10.5   17.0 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
+10.5   18.5 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD

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

3.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
5.1 MOUNT GININI Goulburn/Monaro NSW
5.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-8.2   15.3 CARNEGIE Interior WA
-7.7   14.0 WILUNA Interior WA
-7.5   13.8 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-7.4   15.3 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
-6.9   13.6 BALGAIR Eucla WA

-4.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.9 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
-2.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.5 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA

-7.9   -0.8 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
-7.7   1.2 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
-7.7   2.1 KALBARRI Central West WA
-7.7   0.3 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
-7.7   -2.5 JARRAHWOOD 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.

62.6 KENTBRUCK (MOUNT RICHMOND) W Coast VIC
42.0 GUM LAKE (ALBEMARLE) Lower Darling NSW
34.0 CARABOST SW Slopes S NSW
30.6 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
30.2 BORDERTOWN (YACCA VALE) Lower SE SA

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Lower SE
30.2 BORDERTOWN (YACCA VALE)

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Lower Darling
42.0 GUM LAKE (ALBEMARLE)
    MidNorth Coast N
30.6 COFFS HARBOUR MO
    SW Slopes S
34.0 CARABOST

VICTORIA
    W Coast
62.6 KENTBRUCK (MOUNT RICHMOND)

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 26.5 -3.8 21.4 +6.4 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 12.9 -3.1 3.0 -4.4 3.6
PERTH AIRPORT 16.2 -2.2 0.3 -7.7 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 13.4 -5.0 0.8 -4.7 1.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.9 -0.4 21.3 +0.8 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 20.7 -1.8 14.9 +8.9 0.8
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.3 -0.2 13.7 +5.5 6.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.3 -0.7 9.5 +4.1 12.0
CAIRNS AERO 27.6 +1.1 17.7 +0.3 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.5 +0.5 15.0 +0.3 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.3 +4.6 9.7 -0.9 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 30.1 +7.6 6.9 +0.5 2.0
BRISBANE AERO 24.7 12.1 1.4
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 21.3 5.8 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.0 +3.3 11.6 +3.4 30.6
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 20.0 +2.0 12.0 +2.8 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 18.5 +0.8 13.2 +4.3 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 18.7 +0.2 11.0 +4.2 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 19.0 +0.8 10.6 +1.8 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 14.1 +1.2 4.9 +4.0 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 14.5 +0.1 5.2 +1.6 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.1 -1.0 12.6 +7.3 2.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 17.7 +2.7 1.9 -2.2 0.2
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.2 +3.3 10.0 +3.4 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 16.8 +2.0 9.7 +4.3 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.5 +1.1 9.4 +5.7 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 17.0 +5.0 2.7 -0.3 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 17.4 +4.4 6.8 +1.6 2.4

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.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Lower SE
NARACOORTE AERODROME
15.8mm in 1 hr to 23:30 15.8mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 23:30 9.0mm/h
PADTHAWAY SOUTH
11.4mm in 1 hr to 23:30 11.4mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Southwest Plains
IVANHOE POST OFFICE
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 117(360/104 ) at 23:00
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 87(320/ 65 ) at 08:30