Wednesday 08 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
Queensland:
044021 CHARLEVILLE AERO 82.4 (53.4, 63)
Victoria:
081123 BENDIGO AIRPORT 31.4 (27.6, 13)

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

36.0 NGUKURR N Rivers NT
35.1 BULMAN AWS N Rivers NT
34.6 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT
34.5 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
34.3 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
34.3 PINE CREEK COUNCIL N Rivers NT
34.3 NORMANTON AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD

+7.1   22.9 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
+5.7   25.6 SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) Sydney--east NSW
+5.5   25.7 WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY Illawarra NSW
+5.2   25.5 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
+5.1   23.2 NAROOMA RVCP South Coast NSW

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.1 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
24.9 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.7 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA

+9.5   17.3 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+8.9   16.2 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+8.7   10.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
+8.7   13.5 TEMORA A.R.S. SW Slopes N NSW
+8.6   17.3 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+8.6   12.8 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW

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

1.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
3.2 MOUNT GININI Goulburn/Monaro NSW
3.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
4.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-13.1   15.1 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
-12.4   17.7 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
-11.6   15.3 QUILPIE AIRPORT Far SW QLD
-10.5   15.0 CUNNAMULLA POST OFFICE Warrego QLD
-10.1   21.1 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD

-0.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
0.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
1.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
1.3 WATARRKA N Plateau NT

-11.9   1.3 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-8.8   7.5 TELFER AERO Interior WA
-8.8   2.0 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
-8.4   4.4 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
-7.8   5.3 YUENDUMU 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.

82.4 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
75.2 LAKE WILLIAM HOVELL RESERVOIR Upper NE VIC
71.8 RACEVIEW TM Warrego QLD
69.2 WHITLANDS (BURDER'S LANE) Upper NE VIC
68.8 FALLS CREEK (ROCKY VALLEY) Upper NE VIC

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Adelaide/Lofty
62.4 ASHTON MARBLE HILL ORCHARD
50.0 URAIDLA

QUEENSLAND
    Warrego
82.4 CHARLEVILLE AERO
71.8 RACEVIEW TM
65.0 BINNOWEE
59.0 WARILDA

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Snowy Mtns
59.1 THREDBO VILLAGE

VICTORIA
    Lower NE
58.0 MYRRHEE (CRYERS)
57.6 STRATHBOGIE NORTH
57.0 SEVEN CREEKS @ STRATHBOGIE
50.6 LIMA EAST (CHARNWOOD)
50.6 CREIGHTONS CREEK (BARONGA)
50.4 TOO ROUR (MOROKO PARK)
    Upper NE
75.2 LAKE WILLIAM HOVELL RESERVOIR
69.2 WHITLANDS (BURDER'S LANE)
68.8 FALLS CREEK (ROCKY VALLEY)
58.0 MOUNT BULLER
52.2 MOUNT BUFFALO CHALET

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 29.3 -2.5 16.8 -1.6 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.8 +0.5 9.5 +1.5 1.6
PERTH AIRPORT 19.4 -0.7 7.7 -1.2 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 17.1 -5.1 6.7 -1.2 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.0 -1.5 20.5 -2.6 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 21.4 -5.6 4.5 -5.7 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.2 -3.6 10.9 +1.3 13.2
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.4 -0.4 8.9 +2.7 5.0
CAIRNS AERO 27.9 0.0 18.8 +0.2 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.9 +0.2 20.0 +2.7 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.9 +1.7 15.6 +2.1 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 24.1 -1.2 14.1 +4.7 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 23.2 16.3 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 12.7 9.6 3.6
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.3 -0.5 18.1 +7.2 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 21.1 +1.0 13.7 +2.4 1.4
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 25.6 +5.7 12.7 +1.7 8.2
PROSPECT DAM 25.3 +4.3 11.5 +2.2 4.1
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 25.7 +5.5 14.8 +4.2 9.4
CANBERRA AIRPORT 16.4 +0.4 6.3 +3.2 21.4
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 17.4 0.0 11.0 +5.8 22.2
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.3 -2.0 8.9 +1.5 1.4
EAST SALE AIRPORT 18.8 +1.9 7.9 +2.3 7.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.1 -0.1 11.1 +3.2 16.0
LAVERTON RAAF 17.1 +0.3 10.4 +3.8 11.4
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.0 -0.8 7.5 +2.6 6.6
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 13.0 -1.1 9.0 +4.8 2.8
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 13.2 -1.8 8.8 +2.4 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.
QUEENSLAND
    Darling Downs E
GOONDIWINDI AIRPORT
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.0mm/h
    Warrego
CHARLEVILLE AERO
13.8mm in 1 hr to 01:30 13.8mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 02:00 17.2mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 02:30 11.8mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 9.3mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    N Tablelands W
GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS
10.0mm in 1 hr to 23:00 10.0mm/h
    C Tablelands N
NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS
11.4mm in 1 hr to 08:00 11.4mm/h
    South Coast
GREEN CAPE AWS
6.8mm in 33 min to 04:00 12.4mm/h
    Goulburn/Monaro
COOMA AIRPORT AWS
6.4mm in 34 min to 02:44 11.3mm/h
    SW Slopes S
WAGGA WAGGA AMO
5.8mm in 17 min to 00:47 20.5mm/h
CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h
VICTORIA
    Upper North
SHEPPARTON AIRPORT
22.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.3mm/h
    Upper NE
FALLS CREEK
10.2mm in 1 hr to 14:00 10.2mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.7mm/h
    N Central
KILMORE GAP
22.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.3mm/h
EILDON FIRE TOWER
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
    South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 85( 30/ 65 ) at 02:39
    Goulburn/Monaro
BOMBALA AWS : 93(340/ 45 ) at 02:27
MOUNT GININI : 98(340/ 46 ) at 00:22
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 133(360/115 ) at 20:00
    SW Slopes S
CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS : 102(310/ 32 ) at 01:46
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 100(340/ 72 ) at 03:30
FALLS CREEK : 135(330/ 72 ) at 00:15