Saturday 18 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

38.8 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
38.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
37.9 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
37.7 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
37.4 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA

+14.9   35.8 EYRE Eucla WA
+11.8   33.0 EUCLA Eucla WA
+10.1   34.4 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+8.5   31.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+7.3   27.4 STREAKY BAY W Agricultural SA

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.9 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
23.8 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.6 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+5.4   11.2 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+5.3   13.4 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+4.9   14.0 EUCLA Eucla WA
+4.4   11.0 HAY (MILLER STREET) Riverina W NSW
+4.3   12.2 EYRE Eucla WA

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

2.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
4.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
5.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
5.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-4.0   29.0 MUSGRAVE S Peninsula QLD
-3.8   13.0 COONAWARRA Lower SE SA
-3.4   17.9 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
-3.2   11.9 HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
-3.0   14.0 LAKES ENTRANCE E Gippsland VIC

-3.7 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-3.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.4 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.1 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-6.5   -1.8 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-5.7   0.0 STANTHORPE (GRANITE BELT HRS) Darling Downs E QLD
-5.5   1.0 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.1   9.2 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
-5.1   4.1 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa 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.

98.5 NIANGALA (MOUNT SANDON) NW Slopes S NSW
19.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
11.4 SOUTH QUEENSTOWN W Coast TAS
10.4 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
10.0 VICTORIA VALLEY (GLENROWAN) Derwent Valley TAS

NEW SOUTH WALES
    NW Slopes S
98.5 NIANGALA (MOUNT SANDON)

TASMANIA
    Derwent Valley
10.0 VICTORIA VALLEY (GLENROWAN)
    W Coast
19.6 MOUNT READ
11.4 SOUTH QUEENSTOWN
10.4 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 31.8 0.0 15.5 -2.9 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 22.6 +2.5 6.8 -2.1 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 20.8 +3.5 8.0 0.0 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 29.3 +7.1 9.3 +1.4 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.6 -0.9 21.4 -1.7 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.3 +4.3 8.1 -2.1 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.4 -0.4 7.2 -2.4 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.4 -2.4 8.9 +2.7 0.8
CAIRNS AERO 28.9 +1.0 20.3 +1.7 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.3 -0.4 17.1 -0.2 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.3 +1.1 12.4 -1.1 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 28.8 +3.5 6.3 -3.1 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 24.2 10.1 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 18.8 2.4 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.7 -0.1 8.6 -2.3 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 18.5 -1.6 12.2 +0.9 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 22.0 +2.1 12.8 +1.8 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 23.2 +2.2 9.8 +0.5 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 19.1 -1.1 9.4 -1.2 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 19.1 +3.1 0.6 -2.5 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.5 +1.1 2.7 -2.5 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 23.2 +2.9 6.9 -0.5 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 16.8 -0.1 3.2 -2.4 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.4 +0.2 11.2 +3.3 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 15.2 -1.6 7.6 +1.0 0.2
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.6 -2.2 4.9 0.0 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 15.5 +1.4 0.9 -3.3 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 16.4 +1.4 9.0 +2.6 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.
NEW SOUTH WALES
    South Coast
ULLADULLA AWS
9.4mm in 53 min to 22:53 10.6mm/h
No reports of wind gusts above 90km/h or sustained winds above 63km/h