Wednesday 22 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

39.2 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
39.0 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
38.7 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
38.5 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
38.3 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA

+13.9   32.0 NAROOMA RVCP South Coast NSW
+11.9   32.1 LAKE VICTORIA STORAGE Lower Darling NSW
+11.6   34.0 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
+11.3   29.9 MORUYA HEADS PILOT STATION South Coast NSW
+10.9   32.2 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.3 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
24.4 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.1 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+11.2   18.1 KEITH Mallee/Upper SE SA
+10.8   18.7 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
+10.4   16.2 MOUNT BARKER Adelaide/Lofty SA
+10.2   18.7 CLEVE W Agricultural SA
+10.2   16.4 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA

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

5.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
6.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
7.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
7.8 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-5.5   18.1 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
-5.5   14.0 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.1   16.1 EUCLA Eucla WA
-4.5   18.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
-4.4   19.9 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA

-1.7 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA
-1.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-1.0 COLLIE EAST Lower West WA
-1.0 ARMIDALE (UNI NEW ENGLAND) N Tablelands W NSW
-0.8 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA

-7.1   -1.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-5.9   8.7 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
-5.7   2.6 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
-5.7   0.0 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA
-5.7   1.4 DONNYBROOK Lower West 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.

26.2 PORT DAVEY (MELALEUCA) W Coast TAS
21.8 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
21.4 BULN BULN W Gippsland VIC
18.8 DARTMOOR SOUTH Central West WA
18.0 LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 32.6 +0.8 13.7 -4.7 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 18.8 -1.3 3.3 -5.6 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.7 -2.6 3.1 -4.9 5.6
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 19.9 -2.3 10.8 +2.9 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.5 +2.0 21.9 -1.2 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 33.8 +6.8 9.4 -0.8 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 23.1 +4.3 19.7 +10.1 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.7 +3.9 16.4 +10.2 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 28.9 +1.0 21.6 +3.0 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.7 0.0 18.9 +1.6 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.5 +0.3 15.8 +2.3 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 26.4 +1.1 5.3 -4.1 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 23.7 10.7 /
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 20.2 3.9 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.7 +2.9 11.1 +0.2 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 27.1 +7.0 11.2 -0.1 0.2
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 25.0 +5.1 11.9 +0.9 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 29.8 +8.8 8.2 -1.1 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 29.8 +9.6 9.9 -0.7 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 20.8 +4.8 3.3 +0.2 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.3 +5.9 6.3 +1.1 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 31.0 +10.7 12.7 +5.3 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 24.6 +7.7 8.0 +2.4 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 23.1 +5.9 16.4 +8.5 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 22.6 +5.8 16.0 +9.4 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.4 +4.6 11.2 +6.3 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 14.7 +0.6 10.0 +5.8 0.2
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 12.2 -2.8 9.1 +2.7 2.2

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.
TASMANIA
    Southeast
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD)
11.8mm in 30 min to 19:30 23.6mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 20:00 11.8mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 91(360/ 72 ) at 23:03
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 91(340/ 58 ) at 14:00
MT HOTHAM : 83(340/ 63 ) at 10:31
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 95(340/ 61 ) at 06:45
    E Central
MELBOURNE AIRPORT : 93(360/ 65 ) at 03:16
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 91(310/ 63 ) at 07:43
    E Coast
EDDYSTONE POINT : 87(290/ 63 ) at 10:00
FRIENDLY BEACHES : 93(290/ 48 ) at 11:01
    Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 91(290/ 70 ) at 06:30