Friday 17 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

37.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
36.5 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
36.4 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
36.2 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
36.2 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT
36.2 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT

+7.7   32.0 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+6.6   28.8 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+6.5   29.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+6.4   31.2 LEONORA Goldfields WA
+6.0   28.0 BALLADONIA Eucla WA

25.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.7 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.2 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.0 WARRUWI N Rivers NT

+9.6   16.5 JERRYS PLAINS POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
+8.7   16.8 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+6.1   12.0 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+6.0   10.0 GROVE RESEARCH STATION Southeast TAS
+5.8   11.2 BROOKTON 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
1.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
3.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
4.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-4.5   16.8 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
-4.0   15.5 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-3.2   18.0 DALWALLINU COMPARISON Central West WA
-2.7   15.3 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
-2.7   11.7 STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS

-4.4 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-3.8 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-3.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.8 ARMIDALE (UNI NEW ENGLAND) N Tablelands W NSW

-9.4   8.5 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
-7.2   -2.5 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-6.8   10.8 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
-6.8   2.7 UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-6.7   -1.0 STANTHORPE (GRANITE BELT HRS) Darling Downs E QLD

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.

70.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
43.8 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
41.0 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION W Coast TAS
33.4 CRADLE VALLEY (WALDHEIM) Central Plateau TAS
32.0 SOUTH QUEENSTOWN W Coast TAS

TASMANIA
    Central Plateau
33.4 CRADLE VALLEY (WALDHEIM)
    W Coast
70.4 MOUNT READ
43.8 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE
41.0 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION
32.0 SOUTH QUEENSTOWN

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 32.7 +0.9 14.3 -4.1 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 22.3 +2.2 8.2 -0.7 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.1 -2.2 10.8 +2.8 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 28.8 +6.6 13.3 +5.4 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.3 -0.2 20.8 -2.3 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 29.8 +2.8 5.8 -4.4 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.5 -0.3 6.0 -3.6 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.9 -0.9 10.2 +4.0 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 28.3 +0.4 19.9 +1.3 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.1 -0.6 13.0 -4.3 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.7 +1.5 10.8 -2.7 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 27.2 +1.9 4.5 -4.9 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 24.0 10.6 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 18.0 0.9 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.8 0.0 6.5 -4.4 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 18.6 -1.5 11.2 -0.1 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 22.1 +2.2 11.3 +0.3 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 24.0 +3.0 7.0 -2.3 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 19.2 -1.0 7.3 -3.3 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.7 +1.7 0.9 -2.2 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.4 -1.0 1.4 -3.8 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 22.2 +1.9 4.1 -3.3 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 16.7 -0.2 6.1 +0.5 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.0 +0.8 8.8 +0.9 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 17.0 +0.2 6.7 +0.1 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.2 +0.4 0.9 -4.0 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 15.7 +1.6 6.5 +2.3 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 16.7 +1.7 9.1 +2.7 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.
TASMANIA
    N Coast
LUNCHEON HILL FORESTRY
13.4mm in 1 hr to 09:00 13.4mm/h

VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 91(270/ 50 ) at 07:04
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 76(290/ 70 ) at 18:16
    Southeast
HOBART AIRPORT : 85(290/ 63 ) at 13:00
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 132(310/109 ) at 11:21
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 119(250/ 93 ) at 15:30
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 115(250/ 80 ) at 14:12
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 91(280/ 54 ) at 10:54