Monday 06 SEP 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 rainfall for September
Victoria:
084070 POINT HICKS (LIGHTHOUSE) 88.0 (55.8, 43)

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

35.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
34.9 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
34.8 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
34.6 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
34.5 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
34.5 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA

+4.6   23.6 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
+4.1   24.0 WONGAN HILLS RES.STATION Central West WA
+3.8   24.0 ELLISTON (GUM VIEW) W Agricultural SA
+3.6   13.7 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
+3.3   17.7 STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.5 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.4 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.5 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD

+6.2   14.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+5.1   20.4 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
+5.0   12.4 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA
+4.7   13.8 EUCLA Eucla WA
+4.6   16.5 CARNEGIE Interior WA

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

0.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
1.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
3.1 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-8.4   17.1 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
-8.0   11.5 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.8   15.8 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
-7.8   12.6 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-7.8   18.5 WILUNA Interior WA

-5.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.1 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-4.1 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-10.6   8.4 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
-8.9   11.9 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
-8.9   11.3 KATHERINE AVIATION MUSEUM N Rivers NT
-8.5   11.8 TINDAL RAAF N Rivers NT
-8.5   10.9 MANGO FARM N Rivers 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.

123.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK N Coast--Barron QLD
87.6 POINT HICKS (LIGHTHOUSE) E Gippsland VIC
63.0 MT SOPHIA N Coast--Barron QLD
51.0 HAPPY VALLEY N Coast--Barron QLD
44.0 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN N Coast--Herbert QLD

QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Barron
123.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK
63.0 MT SOPHIA
51.0 HAPPY VALLEY
    N Coast--Herbert
44.0 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN

VICTORIA
    E Gippsland
87.6 POINT HICKS (LIGHTHOUSE)

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 28.1 -3.7 20.9 +2.5 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 14.8 -5.3 9.1 +0.2 13.4
ALBANY AIRPORT 13.7 -3.6 9.2 +1.2 8.2
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 15.0 -7.2 9.9 +2.0 1.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.1 -2.4 18.2 -4.9 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 26.7 -0.3 6.4 -3.8 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.1 +1.3 6.4 -3.2 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.1 +1.3 4.3 -1.9 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 26.5 -1.4 20.8 +2.2 3.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.4 -1.3 19.9 +2.6 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.1 -1.1 14.5 +1.0 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 22.6 8.9 11.4
AMBERLEY AMO 24.4 -0.9 4.6 -4.8 2.2
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 16.6 -0.9 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.6 -0.2 8.5 -2.4 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 21.1 +1.0 9.0 -2.3 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 20.4 +0.5 8.3 -2.7 15.6
PROSPECT DAM 20.4 -0.6 6.2 -3.1 16.5
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 18.4 -1.8 6.3 -4.3 3.2
CANBERRA AIRPORT 12.5 -3.5 0.9 -2.2 2.4
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.2 -2.2 6.4 +1.2 4.8
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.7 -0.6 2.3 -5.1 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 15.5 -1.4 6.9 +1.3 4.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.8 +1.6 8.8 +0.9 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 16.4 -0.4 3.7 -2.9 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.3 +0.5 1.1 -3.8 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 14.8 +0.7 1.9 -2.3 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 15.2 +0.2 4.8 -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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
PEARCE RAAF
12.6mm in 1 hr to 01:00 12.6mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.7mm/h
DWELLINGUP
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Herbert
CARDWELL EDEN ST
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
13.0mm in 1 hr to 13:00 13.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Sydney--east
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO
21.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.0mm/h
CANTERBURY RACECOURSE AWS
21.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.0mm/h
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS
25.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 8.3mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 80(210/ 70 ) at 03:26
GARDEN ISLAND HSF : 82(210/ 63 ) at 06:07
CAPE LEEUWIN : 85(220/ 74 ) at 04:19
    Eucla
FORREST : 91(300/ 37 ) at 16:41
    Goldfields
LAVERTON AERO : 74(230/ 63 ) at 11:48