Tuesday 28 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 maximum temperature for September
Queensland:
045017 THARGOMINDAH POST OFFICE 39.5 (39.4, 47)
New South Wales:
046042 WHITE CLIFFS POST OFFICE 39.3 (37.7, 41)
048015 BREWARRINA HOSPITAL 39.0 (38.3, 87)
048027 COBAR MO 36.9 (35.9, 43)
048079 WANAARING POST OFFICE 39.6 (37.0, 13) previous record set yesterday
051039 NYNGAN AIRPORT 36.1 (35.9, 76)
063293 OBERON (JENOLAN CAVES ROAD) 21.9 (21.7, 14)

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

41.3 BIRDSVILLE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
40.0 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
39.9 BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
39.6 WANAARING POST OFFICE Upper Darling NSW
39.5 THARGOMINDAH POST OFFICE Far SW QLD

+15.4   39.3 WHITE CLIFFS POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
+15.2   36.9 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW
+14.6   39.6 WANAARING POST OFFICE Upper Darling NSW
+14.3   38.8 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
+14.2   39.0 BREWARRINA HOSPITAL Upper Darling NSW

26.0 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.1 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.3 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
24.2 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+14.0   26.0 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
+10.5   19.2 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+10.1   21.0 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+10.0   16.3 TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS CW Plains N NSW
+9.9   15.7 CONDOBOLIN AG RESEARCH STN CW Plains S NSW
+9.9   17.6 NYNGAN AIRPORT CW Plains N NSW

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

4.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
7.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
7.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
7.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
7.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-5.7   26.5 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
-4.2   17.5 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
-4.1   28.4 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
-4.0   17.3 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-3.9   25.2 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
-3.9   15.7 MURRAY BRIDGE Murray Valley SA

-5.5 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-1.5 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC
-1.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-1.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.8 WANDERING Cent Wheatbelt WA

-6.8   1.5 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
-6.1   2.8 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
-6.0   2.9 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
-5.5   0.3 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-5.4   2.5 EYRE Eucla WA
-5.4   3.0 PHILLIP ISLAND PENGUIN RESERVE E Central VIC

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.

25.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
23.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
22.4 WOODS POINT Upper NE VIC
21.4 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
21.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 28.0 -3.8 18.5 +0.1 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 20.9 +0.8 2.8 -6.1 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.3 0.0 10.4 +2.4 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 24.0 +1.8 10.6 +2.7 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.6 +0.1 22.1 -1.0 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 27.0 0.0 19.4 +9.2 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.3 -1.5 13.4 +3.8 0.2
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.1 +1.3 5.2 -1.0 0.6
CAIRNS AERO 29.2 +1.3 20.0 +1.4 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.0 +1.3 16.7 -0.6 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.7 +3.5 17.5 +4.0 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 32.5 +7.2 13.4 +4.0 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 26.0 16.2 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 26.4 10.5 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.1 +3.3 13.9 +3.0 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 20.4 +0.3 17.3 +6.0 3.2
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 20.9 +1.0 15.3 +4.3 3.2 /2
PROSPECT DAM 23.3 +2.3 16.1 +6.8 1.2
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 20.7 +0.5 15.0 +4.4 4.8
CANBERRA AIRPORT 22.9 +6.9 9.3 +6.2 1.4
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 21.9 +4.5 10.6 +5.4 11.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 27.0 +6.7 11.9 +4.5 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 17.4 +0.5 7.3 +1.7 0.2
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.1 +1.9 8.8 +0.9 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 16.1 -0.7 3.7 -2.9 0.2
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.6 +1.8 1.2 -3.7 0.2
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 12.5 -1.6 1.5 -2.7 0.2
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 17.4 +2.4 4.6 -1.8 0.2

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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Interior
WARBURTON AIRFIELD
8.0mm in 7 min to 16:14 68.6mm/h
10.0mm in 46 min to 17:00 13.0mm/h
18.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 18.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.0mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 83(360/ 65 ) at 11:20