Tuesday 21 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

39.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
38.9 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
38.7 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
38.5 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
38.5 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA

+16.9   38.1 EUCLA Eucla WA
+15.5   38.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+15.2   34.2 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
+12.9   34.2 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+12.6   31.9 CLEVE W Agricultural SA
+12.6   32.8 ELLISTON (GUM VIEW) W Agricultural SA

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.1 LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
24.7 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.1 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+15.6   25.1 LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+10.8   19.3 CLEVE W Agricultural SA
+8.5   16.3 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+7.6   18.5 KULGERA N Plateau NT
+7.4   16.8 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA

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

8.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
10.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
10.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
11.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
11.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-4.6   16.0 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-4.2   17.0 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA
-4.0   16.3 MEDINA RESEARCH CENTRE Lower West WA
-3.6   16.8 GOSNELLS CITY Lower West WA
-3.6   16.2 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
-3.6   14.5 WAGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

-2.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.9 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-0.9 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-5.8   10.0 MUSGRAVE S Peninsula QLD
-5.7   12.7 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
-5.7   14.6 TINDAL RAAF N Rivers NT
-5.1   15.7 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
-5.0   13.0 DOONGAN N 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.

21.1 WINDY HARBOUR Lower West WA
18.0 WANDANA Central West WA
16.0 GLENGAVEN Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
15.0 LUMEAH ALERT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
11.6 LUMEAH Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 31.3 -0.5 14.9 -3.5 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 17.2 -2.9 7.4 -1.5 0.2
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.8 -2.5 9.1 +1.1 0.6
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 28.2 +6.0 14.4 +6.5 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 35.4 +2.9 20.6 -2.5 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 30.7 +3.7 8.3 -1.9 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 29.7 +10.9 13.0 +3.4 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 26.0 +10.2 11.4 +5.2 0.2
CAIRNS AERO 28.9 +1.0 20.2 +1.6 0.4
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.0 +0.3 18.9 +1.6 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.1 +0.9 16.3 +2.8 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 26.4 +1.1 6.2 -3.2 0.2
BRISBANE AERO 23.7 10.0 5.6
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 18.9 2.2 0.2
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.7 -0.1 14.7 +3.8 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 21.0 +0.9 9.7 -1.6 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 23.8 +3.9 10.8 -0.2 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 25.9 +4.9 7.5 -1.8 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 24.5 +4.3 9.4 -1.2 0.2
CANBERRA AIRPORT 22.1 +6.1 2.4 -0.7 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 21.4 +4.0 3.1 -2.1 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 29.4 +9.1 8.6 +1.2 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 23.5 +6.6 2.8 -2.8 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 24.6 +7.4 11.4 +3.5 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 24.9 +8.1 10.2 +3.6 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 20.3 +6.5 7.3 +2.4 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 17.6 +3.5 6.0 +1.8 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 14.9 -0.1 9.9 +3.5 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.
No reports

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Eucla
FORREST : 74(200/ 63 ) at 17:38
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 76(320/ 65 ) at 00:00