Friday 24 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

38.0 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
37.9 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
37.8 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
37.6 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
37.5 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA

+8.7   37.1 CARNEGIE Interior WA
+8.0   35.5 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+8.0   34.0 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+7.9   32.6 NAMBOUR DPI Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+7.8   33.1 UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.8 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.6 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.0 KURI BAY N Kimberley WA
24.0 WARRUWI N Rivers NT

+6.6   15.1 MILES POST OFFICE Darling Downs W QLD
+6.2   13.1 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
+5.8   15.9 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+5.7   13.4 CESSNOCK (NULKABA) Hunter Valley NSW
+5.6   17.5 CARNEGIE Interior WA
+5.6   14.6 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW

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

4.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
4.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
4.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-4.2   28.5 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
-3.8   17.5 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
-3.2   28.6 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
-3.0   18.3 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-2.5   32.8 KALUMBURU MISSION N Kimberley WA

-1.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-1.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-0.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-5.8   7.0 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
-5.6   2.3 EYRE Eucla WA
-4.5   15.8 TINDAL RAAF N Rivers NT
-3.8   10.7 PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
-3.6   2.5 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-3.6   4.2 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA

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.

44.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
44.2 SOUTH HOLMWOOD TBRG Central West WA
32.8 KARARA Cent Wheatbelt WA
32.6 WARBURTON EAST (ARRABRI) E Central VIC
30.8 SANDSPRINGS Central West WA

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 28.6 -3.2 19.6 +1.2 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 25.2 +5.1 11.7 +2.8 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.6 +1.3 6.2 -1.8 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 24.8 +2.6 10.8 +2.9 1.2
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.5 -1.0 21.6 -1.5 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 29.0 +2.0 9.3 -0.9 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.2 -0.6 10.9 +1.3 0.4
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.6 -1.2 9.1 +2.9 2.2
CAIRNS AERO 30.2 +2.3 17.1 -1.5 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.5 +1.8 15.2 -2.1 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 34.0 +6.8 13.4 -0.1 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 30.9 +5.6 8.1 -1.3 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 26.7 11.0 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 20.4 5.1 0.4
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.5 +0.7 12.0 +1.1 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 19.1 -1.0 14.7 +3.4 0.8
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 21.9 +2.0 14.1 +3.1 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 22.8 +1.8 10.3 +1.0 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 19.3 -0.9 11.2 +0.6 8.4
CANBERRA AIRPORT 18.7 +2.7 2.9 -0.2 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.4 +1.0 4.6 -0.6 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.5 -0.8 7.5 +0.1 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 16.6 -0.3 10.7 +5.1 0.2
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.4 -0.8 11.9 +4.0 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 16.4 -0.4 9.7 +3.1 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.4 -1.4 7.2 +2.3 0.6
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 16.8 +2.7 3.2 -1.0 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 17.8 +2.8 7.5 +1.1 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

TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 80(320/ 63 ) at 15:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 87(280/ 70 ) at 16:38