Saturday 11 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):
Lowest daily minimum temperature for any month
Western Australia:
010592 LAKE GRACE COMPARISON -2.1 (-2.0, 41)
Lowest daily minimum temperature for September
Western Australia:
008051 GERALDTON AIRPORT 1.2 (1.8, 63)
009053 PEARCE RAAF 0.5 (0.7, 45)
009172 JANDAKOT AERO -0.9 (-0.6, 13)
009842 JARRAHWOOD -2.0 (-2.0, 27) equalling the record set yesterday
010111 NORTHAM -1.4 (-1.0, 37)
010536 CORRIGIN -2.5 (-2.3, 48)
010592 LAKE GRACE COMPARISON -2.1 (-2.0, 41)
010612 NAREMBEEN -1.5 (-1.3, 34)
010633 RAVENSTHORPE 0.2 (0.6, 42)
012065 NORSEMAN -3.0 (-1.6, 48)

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

37.2 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
37.0 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
36.8 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
36.6 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
36.5 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT

+5.4   23.5 NAROOMA RVCP South Coast NSW
+4.6   22.0 MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
+4.2   24.5 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
+4.1   24.2 NORAH HEAD LIGHTHOUSE Hunter Valley NSW
+3.9   23.8 SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) Sydney--east NSW

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.2 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.0 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
24.5 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
24.5 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT

+6.6   12.4 CONDOBOLIN AG RESEARCH STN CW Plains S NSW
+4.1   8.4 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC
+3.9   9.5 ALBURY AIRPORT SW Slopes S NSW
+3.9   6.6 OMEO COMPARISON Upper NE VIC
+3.5   20.3 INNISFAIL N Coast--Herbert QLD
+3.5   8.1 DARTMOUTH RESERVOIR Lower NE VIC

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

-2.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-0.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
0.2 MOUNT GININI Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-11.1   18.7 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-10.8   16.7 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
-10.0   18.4 CARNEGIE Interior WA
-9.7   19.3 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
-9.5   17.2 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA

-4.3 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-3.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-3.7 NEWDEGATE RES.STATION Cent Wheatbelt WA
-3.4 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
-3.2 CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD Cent Wheatbelt WA

-10.4   -3.0 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA
-9.2   -0.9 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
-8.9   -3.1 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-8.8   -2.1 LAKE GRACE COMPARISON Cent Wheatbelt WA
-8.4   0.5 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
-8.4   -1.4 NORTHAM Cent Wheatbelt 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.

39.8 PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
39.2 WARRNAMBOOL GOLF CLUB W Coast VIC
37.8 FISH CREEK (HODDLE RANGE) W Gippsland VIC
33.2 KOROIT W Coast VIC
32.0 PRINCETOWN W Coast VIC

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 33.9 +2.1 16.8 -1.6 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 18.6 -1.5 1.5 -7.4 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.2 -2.1 2.9 -5.1 0.6
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 16.3 -5.9 1.1 -6.8 0.2
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.9 -0.6 24.5 +1.4 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 19.1 -7.9 8.3 -1.9 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 12.4 -6.4 6.2 -3.4 6.2
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 10.5 -5.3 4.0 -2.2 15.4
CAIRNS AERO 29.0 +1.1 21.6 +3.0 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.8 -0.9 20.0 +2.7 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.1 +0.9 10.4 -3.1 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 27.0 +1.7 4.7 -4.7 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 23.7 8.6 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 16.1 1.1 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.6 -0.2 9.6 -1.3 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 22.5 +2.4 10.7 -0.6 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 23.8 +3.9 11.2 +0.2 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 23.8 +2.8 7.4 -1.9 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 24.0 +3.8 10.0 -0.6 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 12.9 -3.1 5.2 +2.1 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 11.4 -6.0 6.1 +0.9 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 12.7 -7.6 8.1 +0.7 5.2
EAST SALE AIRPORT 10.4 -6.5 7.9 +2.3 11.6
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 10.7 -6.5 7.7 -0.2 13.0
LAVERTON RAAF 10.1 -6.7 7.1 +0.5 9.6
BALLARAT AERODROME 6.8 -7.0 4.1 -0.8 14.4
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 12.0 -2.1 3.7 -0.5 1.6
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 12.5 -2.5 5.9 -0.5 0.2

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.
No reports

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 74(230/ 65 ) at 00:31
    Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
STENHOUSE BAY : 87(230/ 67 ) at 01:42
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Lower Darling
BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS : 104(240/ 39 ) at 15:44
    South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 95(260/ 67 ) at 14:27
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 91(360/ 72 ) at 02:18
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
MT HOTHAM : 93(330/ 65 ) at 00:00
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 85(230/ 70 ) at 21:37
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 80(210/ 65 ) at 23:40
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 91(310/ 70 ) at 03:16
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 78(270/ 69 ) at 20:00