Wednesday 15 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 September
Western Australia:
001025 DOONGAN 6.7 (7.0, 14.0)

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

36.5 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
35.9 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
35.2 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
35.0 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
34.8 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT

+5.1   26.0 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+5.0   28.6 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
+4.7   25.9 DALWALLINU COMPARISON Central West WA
+4.7   25.1 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+4.5   27.5 MORAWA Central West WA
+4.5   28.2 KALBARRI Central West WA
+4.5   26.3 SOUTHERN CROSS Goldfields WA

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.2 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.6 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
22.8 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+5.1   11.3 WAGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+4.7   7.8 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+4.6   9.2 DARTMOUTH RESERVOIR Lower NE VIC
+4.5   4.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
+4.2   10.6 NARROGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

-0.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
0.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
0.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-6.2   7.6 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS
-5.9   4.2 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-5.6   5.7 MOOGARA (UXBRIDGE BACK ROAD) Derwent Valley TAS
-5.2   9.8 HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
-5.1   6.1 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
-5.1   10.6 ORFORD POST OFFICE E Coast TAS

-4.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-4.4 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-3.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-11.3   6.7 DOONGAN N Kimberley WA
-10.1   9.7 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
-10.0   4.7 ALI CURUNG N Plateau NT
-9.4   8.5 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
-9.3   10.0 WARMUN E Kimberley 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.

913.4 UPPER VICTORIA RIVER N Rivers NT
33.4 SOUTH QUEENSTOWN W Coast TAS
29.4 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
28.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
27.2 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION W Coast TAS

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
913.4 UPPER VICTORIA RIVER

TASMANIA
    W Coast
33.4 SOUTH QUEENSTOWN
29.4 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE
28.8 MOUNT READ
27.2 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 32.2 +0.4 11.0 -7.4 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 21.4 +1.3 7.6 -1.3 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.5 -0.8 8.3 +0.3 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 25.7 +3.5 7.9 0.0 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.2 +1.7 18.2 -4.9 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 25.1 -1.9 2.6 -7.6 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.2 -1.6 8.1 -1.5 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.4 -2.4 7.7 +1.5 2.0
CAIRNS AERO 28.0 +0.1 18.1 -0.5 0.2
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.6 -1.1 16.7 -0.6 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.8 -0.4 10.9 -2.6 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 27.7 +2.4 4.3 -5.1 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 24.3 8.2 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 14.8 1.5 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.3 -0.5 6.9 -4.0 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 22.8 +2.7 11.3 0.0 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 20.8 +0.9 12.0 +1.0 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 22.9 +1.9 4.7 -4.6 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 21.8 +1.6 9.7 -0.9 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 15.8 -0.2 7.8 +4.7 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.2 -1.2 5.6 +0.4 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.5 +0.2 4.7 -2.7 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 14.6 -2.3 5.5 -0.1 1.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.7 -2.5 10.5 +2.6 0.4
LAVERTON RAAF 14.4 -2.4 8.3 +1.7 1.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 10.9 -2.9 5.0 +0.1 1.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 11.6 -2.5 7.0 +2.8 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 9.8 -5.2 5.0 -1.4 3.2

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 : 78(220/ 67 ) at 16:00
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 87(360/ 74 ) at 00:00
VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 106(270/ 58 ) at 00:56
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 80(268/ 69 ) at 10:10
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 100(290/ 74 ) at 01:40
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 117(310/108 ) at 23:06
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 128(260/ 96 ) at 02:01
TASMAN ISLAND : 117(230/ 50 ) at 14:16
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 93(290/ 37 ) at 00:44
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 91(280/ 69 ) at 00:00
    Flinders Is/Bass St
FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT : 82(250/ 63 ) at 11:11