Thursday 16 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: (none known)

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

35.9 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
35.8 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
35.7 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
35.6 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
35.6 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT

+7.7   29.9 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+6.7   27.1 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+6.2   27.7 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA
+6.1   30.9 LEONORA Goldfields WA
+5.7   27.7 BALLADONIA Eucla WA

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.9 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
23.9 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.3 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+10.1   17.0 JERRYS PLAINS POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
+5.3   11.0 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA
+5.3   13.2 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+4.7   10.9 WAGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+4.6   16.5 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
+4.6   10.4 BEVERLEY Cent Wheatbelt WA
+4.6   10.0 BROOKTON Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

-0.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
0.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
2.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
2.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-5.0   0.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-4.5   9.3 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS
-3.9   10.5 STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
-3.8   14.4 ECHUCA AERODROME Lower North VIC
-3.7   17.6 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
-3.7   13.5 KYABRAM (INST SUSTAINABLE AG) Lower North VIC

-5.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-4.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-3.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-10.0   5.9 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-8.4   10.0 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
-8.2   11.1 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
-7.9   10.0 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
-7.0   4.9 CARNEGIE Interior 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.

11.0 SUSSEX INLET BOWLING CLUB Illawarra NSW
10.8 SANCTUARY POINT(SALINAS STREET) Illawarra NSW
9.0 MIRBOO NORTH WATER BOARD W Gippsland VIC
8.4 BENDALONG (JACARANDA AV) Illawarra NSW
8.4 SAVAGE RIVER MINE W Coast TAS

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 31.2 -0.6 13.1 -5.3 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 21.8 +1.7 10.9 +2.0 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.9 -0.4 11.5 +3.5 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 29.9 +7.7 13.2 +5.3 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.3 +1.8 20.4 -2.7 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 26.9 -0.1 4.5 -5.7 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.7 -1.1 7.1 -2.5 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.8 -1.0 5.9 -0.3 0.4
CAIRNS AERO 28.0 +0.1 19.3 +0.7 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.9 +0.2 13.5 -3.8 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.4 +2.2 10.4 -3.1 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 28.1 +2.8 5.1 -4.3 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 25.2 8.7 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 16.0 2.2 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.6 -1.2 7.2 -3.7 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 18.3 -1.8 12.4 +1.1 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 23.8 +3.9 10.1 -0.9 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 24.9 +3.9 6.2 -3.1 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 22.9 +2.7 6.8 -3.8 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.3 +1.3 5.9 +2.8 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.9 -0.5 0.9 -4.3 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.2 -1.1 4.2 -3.2 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 14.9 -2.0 2.2 -3.4 1.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.6 -1.6 9.9 +2.0 2.0
LAVERTON RAAF 15.2 -1.6 7.9 +1.3 3.2
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.8 -2.0 4.3 -0.6 1.8
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 15.5 +1.4 2.7 -1.5 0.2
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 15.7 +0.7 3.9 -2.5 1.6

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.
TASMANIA
    W Coast
MOUNT READ
19.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.3mm/h

VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 100(270/ 59 ) at 11:44
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 91(300/ 69 ) at 15:00
    E Coast
EDDYSTONE POINT : 80(280/ 65 ) at 10:54
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 119(310/108 ) at 02:24
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 150(260/ 95 ) at 11:54
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 104(250/ 50 ) at 18:31
    Central Plateau
LIAWENEE : 87(310/ 67 ) at 13:59