Thursday 23 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 (previous record and years of computerised record shown in brackets):
Highest daily rainfall for September
Tasmania:
095063 MAYDENA POST OFFICE 28.1 (28.0, 10)

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

38.6 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
38.3 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
38.1 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
37.5 TELFER AERO Interior WA
37.2 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA

+7.8   33.8 THARGOMINDAH POST OFFICE Far SW QLD
+7.5   33.0 CUNNAMULLA POST OFFICE Warrego QLD
+7.2   29.0 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
+7.1   28.7 SOUTH WEST ROCKS (SMOKY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE) MidNorth Coast N NSW
+7.0   35.2 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
+7.0   31.7 WALGETT AIRPORT AWS NW Plains W NSW

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.2 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
24.5 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.0 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
24.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+9.1   21.3 BIRDSVILLE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
+9.0   14.8 CONDOBOLIN AG RESEARCH STN CW Plains S NSW
+9.0   19.1 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
+8.7   17.2 WILCANNIA (REID ST) Far Northwest NSW
+8.6   13.5 BOWRAL (PARRY DRIVE) Illawarra NSW

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

3.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
3.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
3.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
4.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-7.3   15.7 MORAWA Central West WA
-7.0   18.9 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
-6.8   16.5 MULLEWA Central West WA
-6.0   16.0 CARNAMAH Central West WA
-5.8   16.4 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA

-2.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-1.5 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-1.1 NEWDEGATE RES.STATION Cent Wheatbelt WA
-0.8 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-0.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-7.3   -1.5 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-6.9   0.6 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.1   0.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-6.0   0.4 KATANNING COMPARISON Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.8   0.8 ONGERUP Cent Wheatbelt 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.

51.0 SOUTH QUEENSTOWN W Coast TAS
41.8 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION W Coast TAS
30.2 DERWENT BRIDGE (DERWENT RIVER) Central Plateau TAS
29.4 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
29.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

TASMANIA
    Central Plateau
30.2 DERWENT BRIDGE (DERWENT RIVER)
    W Coast
51.0 SOUTH QUEENSTOWN
41.8 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION
29.4 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE
29.2 MOUNT READ

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 27.6 -4.2 18.0 -0.4 0.2
PERTH AIRPORT 22.4 +2.3 9.2 +0.3 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.6 +0.3 2.7 -5.3 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 16.4 -5.8 9.5 +1.6 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.2 +0.7 21.7 -1.4 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 27.6 +0.6 13.2 +3.0 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 14.4 -4.4 8.9 -0.7 4.2
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.8 -1.0 7.5 +1.3 8.6
CAIRNS AERO 28.6 +0.7 19.2 +0.6 1.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.8 +0.1 15.3 -2.0 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.5 +1.3 13.9 +0.4 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 28.5 +3.2 5.9 -3.5 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 24.8 10.7 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 20.6 8.0 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 29.0 +7.2 12.6 +1.7 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 25.6 +5.5 16.6 +5.3 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 23.7 +3.8 17.9 +6.9 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 25.8 +4.8 16.0 +6.7 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 21.3 +1.1 17.9 +7.3 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 20.2 +4.2 9.0 +5.9 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.2 +0.8 9.8 +4.6 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.9 -0.4 9.9 +2.5 0.8
EAST SALE AIRPORT 15.5 -1.4 10.3 +4.7 1.8
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.9 -1.3 10.9 +3.0 3.6
LAVERTON RAAF 16.0 -0.8 8.3 +1.7 3.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.3 -2.5 5.2 +0.3 5.8
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 13.9 -0.2 5.4 +1.2 0.6
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 15.0 0.0 7.6 +1.2 14.0

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
    Southeast
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD)
14.0mm in 30 min to 19:00 28.0mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 14.0mm/h
    W Coast
MOUNT READ
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 89(360/ 70 ) at 00:00
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
FALLS CREEK : 95(290/ 52 ) at 03:30
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 91(280/ 54 ) at 15:01