Friday 03 SEP 2004

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Isolated downpours in eastern NSW

Isolated downpours in eastern NSW

Isolated thunderstorms produced some respectable rainfall figures in eastern NSW this evening. Merimbula on the far South Coast recorded 23.2mm in the hour to 7pm for a 3-hour to 9pm total of 31mm. Taree on the Mid North Coast registered 18mm in a storm before 6pm, 12.6mm falling in 22 minutes from 5pm.

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

33.5 PORT KEATS AERO N Rivers NT
33.4 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
33.4 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
33.3 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
33.2 KALUMBURU MISSION N Kimberley WA
33.2 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
33.2 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT

+6.5   24.0 WINDY HARBOUR Lower West WA
+6.3   27.5 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA
+5.7   28.5 ENEABBA Central West WA
+5.6   26.0 LANCELIN Lower West WA
+5.4   22.6 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
+5.4   21.8 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
+5.4   22.0 PEMBERTON Lower West WA

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.3 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
24.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.8 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.7 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+4.5   13.4 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
+3.7   13.4 GOSNELLS CITY Lower West WA
+3.6   10.4 HAWKER Upper North SA
+3.3   19.1 MUSGRAVE S Peninsula QLD
+2.9   9.8 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA

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

-2.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
0.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
0.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-10.4   20.0 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
-10.2   22.2 ALI CURUNG N Plateau NT
-10.0   19.8 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-9.0   20.0 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
-8.8   24.6 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT

-5.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.1 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.0 EYRE Eucla WA
-4.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-11.9   -4.0 EYRE Eucla WA
-10.2   0.7 KULGERA N Plateau NT
-9.4   7.1 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT
-9.2   1.6 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
-9.1   1.1 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

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.

19.0 BALLINA (CROWLEY VILLAGE) North Coast NSW
19.0 PURLEWAUGH (BYFIELD) CW Slopes N NSW
18.0 BALLINA AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
16.0 CARGO (COOLAMATONG) CW Slopes S NSW
15.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 29.0 -2.8 16.1 -2.3 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 24.8 +4.7 11.2 +2.3 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.2 +1.9 8.5 +0.5 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 21.1 -1.1 7.0 -0.9 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.0 +0.5 20.0 -3.1 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 18.7 -8.3 1.1 -9.1 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.0 -2.8 6.3 -3.3 0.4
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.8 -2.0 6.4 +0.2 1.8
CAIRNS AERO 24.7 -3.2 20.2 +1.6 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.4 -2.3 17.6 +0.3 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.0 -2.2 10.6 -2.9 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 23.9 -1.4 4.5 -4.9 0.2
BRISBANE AERO 20.8 10.0 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 13.5 4.4 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.5 -3.3 12.4 +1.5 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 16.9 -3.2 9.9 -1.4 /
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 19.0 -0.9 9.2 -1.8 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 20.0 -1.0 6.7 -2.6 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 17.8 -2.4 6.4 -4.2 0.7
CANBERRA AIRPORT 12.5 -3.5 1.8 -1.3 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 14.7 -2.7 2.1 -3.1 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.2 -4.1 9.0 +1.6 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 15.0 -1.9 7.0 +1.4 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.1 -2.1 6.7 -1.2 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 15.7 -1.1 7.0 +0.4 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.6 -2.2 1.1 -3.8 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 12.8 -1.3 2.9 -1.3 0.2
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 14.9 -0.1 5.3 -1.1 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 S
TAREE AIRPORT AWS
12.6mm in 22 min to 17:22 34.4mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 17.8mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.0mm/h
    South Coast
MERIMBULA AIRPORT AWS
23.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 23.2mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 10.3mm/h
No reports of wind gusts above 90km/h or sustained winds above 63km/h