Tuesday 31 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

35.5 BULMAN AWS N Rivers NT
35.1 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
34.8 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
34.3 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
34.2 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
34.2 OENPELLI N Rivers NT

+4.9   25.3 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+4.2   29.0 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD
+4.0   26.5 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
+3.8   30.4 CHARTERS TOWERS AIRPORT Central Coast W QLD
+3.6   25.3 TOWN OF 1770 Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.8 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
24.7 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
23.5 ALYANGULA POLICE N Rivers NT
23.3 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+11.5   18.0 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+10.3   19.0 BARALABA POST OFFICE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+10.1   18.2 REDLANDS HRS Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+9.9   17.7 NAMBOUR DPI Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+9.5   17.7 CLERMONT POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD

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

-1.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-0.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
0.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-12.7   16.0 TOORAK RESEARCH STATION Gulf Country QLD
-10.9   13.9 BARCALDINE POST OFFICE Central West QLD
-10.7   16.1 WINTON POST OFFICE Northwest QLD
-10.3   15.6 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
-9.7   13.7 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD

-5.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-4.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-3.7 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-3.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-3.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-7.9   0.5 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-7.6   5.6 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
-6.9   1.8 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
-6.7   9.9 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
-6.5   0.6 MURCHISON W Gascoyne 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.

49.2 TRIDA (WILLANDRA NATIONAL PARK) Southwest Plains NSW
47.4 TUMBARUMBA (LANDSDOWNE) SW Slopes S NSW
46.2 BRANXHOLME INVERARY RD W Coast VIC
44.0 NICHOLLS (GUNGAHLIN LAKES) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
43.0 YASS (NARRANGULLEN) Goulburn/Monaro NSW

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 26.5 -3.8 10.8 -4.2 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 18.3 -0.1 4.6 -3.4 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.3 -0.7 1.8 -5.6 2.2
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 15.4 -3.0 2.6 -2.9 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.6 -0.7 21.7 +1.2 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 17.6 -4.9 3.3 -2.7 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 14.1 -2.4 8.2 0.0 0.8
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 11.4 -2.6 5.5 +0.1 22.6
CAIRNS AERO 27.2 +0.7 17.3 -0.1 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.6 +2.6 20.7 +6.0 0.4
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.1 +3.4 18.4 +7.8 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 17.4 -5.1 15.3 +8.9 1.5
BRISBANE AERO 20.8 17.3 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 12.1 5.9 23.2
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.1 +1.4 15.5 +7.3 0.2
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 20.5 +2.5 12.4 +3.2 0.6
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 19.6 +1.9 13.6 +4.7 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 20.2 +1.7 12.2 +5.4 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 18.7 +0.5 10.8 +2.0 1.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 14.7 +1.8 5.3 +4.4 31.6
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.0 +1.6 5.7 +2.1 20.2
MILDURA AIRPORT 14.9 -2.2 4.5 -0.8 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 13.4 -1.6 3.0 -1.1 8.2
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.4 -0.5 8.0 +1.4 6.2
LAVERTON RAAF 12.1 -2.7 7.8 +2.4 5.4
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.3 -2.1 2.2 -1.5 12.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 10.9 -1.1 -2.4 -5.4 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 10.5 -2.5 4.7 -0.5 0.6

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.
QUEENSLAND
    Central Highlands
TAROOM POST OFFICE
50.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 16.7mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
6.2mm in 15 min to 15:30 24.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 17:30 5.3mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Sydney--east
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO : 48(250/315 ) at 11:30
    South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 72(190/ 63 ) at 07:00
VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 82(240/ 74 ) at 21:20
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 74(290/ 65 ) at 14:12
TASMAN ISLAND : 93(210/ 72 ) at 08:45