Sunday 12 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:
010073 KELLERBERRIN -4.5 (-3.2, 45)
Lowest daily minimum temperature for September
Western Australia:
004020 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON 6.5 (7.3, 48)
009842 JARRAHWOOD -2.0 (-2.0, 27) equalling record set two days ago and equalled yesterday
010073 KELLERBERRIN -4.5 (-2.0, 45)

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

36.6 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
36.3 PORT KEATS AERO N Rivers NT
36.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
36.0 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
35.9 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT

+6.2   30.5 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+6.1   29.7 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
+6.1   29.8 KALBARRI Central West WA
+5.5   27.9 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+4.4   21.0 PEMBERTON Lower West WA

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.8 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
24.2 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.2 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.0 WARRUWI N Rivers NT

+3.5   22.6 CROYDON TOWNSHIP Gulf Country QLD
+3.2   17.3 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
+3.1   20.5 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
+3.0   18.3 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
+2.8   19.6 INNISFAIL N Coast--Herbert QLD
+2.8   16.4 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

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

-2.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-2.0 MOUNT GININI Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-1.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-11.5   18.3 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-9.9   19.1 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
-9.9   15.1 GOONDIWINDI AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
-9.8   10.7 DUNEDOO POST OFFICE CW Slopes N NSW
-9.6   20.0 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
-9.6   17.0 KULGERA N Plateau NT

-7.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-7.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.5 MOUNT GININI Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-11.0   -4.5 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-10.4   -2.5 EYRE Eucla WA
-10.0   -2.1 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-9.5   2.4 CARNEGIE Interior WA
-8.8   -3.0 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields 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.

65.8 SILVAN E Central VIC
60.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
35.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
35.0 WARBURTON EAST (ARRABRI) E Central VIC
31.8 WONTHAGGI E Central VIC

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Snowy Mtns
60.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE
35.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET)

VICTORIA
    E Central
65.8 SILVAN
35.0 WARBURTON EAST (ARRABRI)
31.8 WONTHAGGI

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 32.8 +1.0 19.4 +1.0 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 22.5 +2.4 4.4 -4.5 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.9 +2.6 1.6 -6.4 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 20.5 -1.7 4.6 -3.3 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 35.4 +2.9 22.4 -0.7 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 18.1 -8.9 5.8 -4.4 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 14.9 -3.9 4.6 -5.0 2.4
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.2 -2.6 2.8 -3.4 2.4
CAIRNS AERO 29.4 +1.5 20.8 +2.2 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.6 +0.9 15.1 -2.2 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.8 +1.6 11.6 -1.9 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 24.8 -0.5 4.9 -4.5 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 25.9 8.6 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 7.7 1.5 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.6 -0.2 10.1 -0.8 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 16.3 -3.8 9.8 -1.5 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 17.2 -2.7 9.0 -2.0 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 17.2 -3.8 5.7 -3.6 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 16.7 -3.5 6.6 -4.0 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 12.9 -3.1 1.4 -1.7 3.2
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 12.1 -5.3 3.0 -2.2 2.8
MILDURA AIRPORT 15.0 -5.3 1.4 -6.0 0.4
EAST SALE AIRPORT 13.6 -3.3 4.3 -1.3 2.2
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.3 -2.9 4.6 -3.3 5.0
LAVERTON RAAF 13.5 -3.3 1.8 -4.8 3.4
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.2 -4.6 0.4 -4.5 5.6
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 12.2 -1.9 -2.0 -6.2 2.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 12.6 -2.4 2.9 -3.5 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

NEW SOUTH WALES
    South Coast
GREEN CAPE AWS : 85(250/ 65 ) at 07:05
VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 95(250/ 85 ) at 10:19
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 87(230/ 67 ) at 05:04
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 96(310/ 74 ) at 17:19
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 98(250/ 78 ) at 21:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 100(280/ 52 ) at 15:56
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 93(270/ 72 ) at 21:00
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO : 87(250/ 65 ) at 17:14