Wednesday 29 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
Western Australia:
013011 WARBURTON AIRFIELD 26.4 (24.1, 39)
Highest daily maximum temperature for September
New South Wales:
061250 PATERSON (TOCAL AWS) 35.6 (35.3, 31)
061260 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS 34.4 (32.8, 13)

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

38.5 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
38.5 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
38.3 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT
38.2 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
38.2 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT

+13.5   35.6 PATERSON (TOCAL AWS) Hunter Valley NSW
+12.6   34.4 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
+12.4   35.5 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW
+12.3   33.4 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
+12.3   33.3 PROSPECT DAM Sydney--west NSW

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.3 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
25.5 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
25.0 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
25.0 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD

+16.1   22.1 BARADINE FORESTRY NW Plains E NSW
+15.7   23.0 COONAMBLE COMPARISON CW Plains N NSW
+15.7   22.0 TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS CW Plains N NSW
+15.1   23.4 WALGETT AIRPORT AWS NW Plains W NSW
+15.1   22.5 PARKES (MACARTHUR STREET) CW Slopes S NSW

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

5.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
5.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
5.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
6.7 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-5.3   9.8 OMEO COMPARISON Upper NE VIC
-5.2   28.4 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-4.4   28.3 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
-4.2   27.6 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
-4.2   28.0 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA

-1.5 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
0.0 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS
0.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
0.3 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
0.4 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS

-6.2   2.1 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
-5.5   3.4 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
-5.4   3.5 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
-4.5   2.0 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.1   2.0 JARRAHWOOD 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.

34.0 WHEEO (BENALI PARK) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
32.8 ELLERSTON (POITREL) Hunter Valley NSW
28.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
26.8 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) NW Pastoral SA
26.8 HALLS (BUCKLAND RIVER @ UPPER BUCKLAND) Upper NE VIC

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 27.6 -4.2 19.1 +0.7 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 20.4 +0.3 3.4 -5.5 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.6 +2.3 7.9 -0.1 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 27.2 +5.0 8.7 +0.8 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.1 -0.4 24.8 +1.7 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 28.9 +1.9 16.0 +5.8 0.8
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.4 -0.4 7.6 -2.0 7.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.5 +1.7 3.9 -2.3 0.2
CAIRNS AERO 29.7 +1.8 20.9 +2.3 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.4 +0.7 17.8 +0.5 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.6 +2.4 15.7 +2.2 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 30.8 +5.5 12.5 +3.1 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 26.2 15.0 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 25.7 12.9 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 29.4 +7.6 18.0 +7.1 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 32.0 +11.9 16.8 +5.5 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 27.9 +8.0 17.2 +6.2 0.2
PROSPECT DAM 33.3 +12.3 15.6 +6.3 0.2
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 22.5 +2.3 14.9 +4.3 0.2
CANBERRA AIRPORT 23.5 +7.5 12.6 +9.5 2.2
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 21.1 +3.7 14.5 +9.3 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.9 +1.6 13.0 +5.6 0.6
EAST SALE AIRPORT 17.3 +0.4 9.7 +4.1 17.4
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.6 +1.4 11.0 +3.1 8.2
LAVERTON RAAF 16.4 -0.4 10.2 +3.6 8.4
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.5 +1.7 7.8 +2.9 7.2
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 16.7 +2.6 2.4 -1.8 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 13.8 -1.2 9.5 +3.1 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.
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Upper Darling
BOURKE AIRPORT AWS
989.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 329.7mm/h
    Hunter Valley
MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
    Goulburn/Monaro
GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS
6.8mm in 11 min to 00:00 37.1mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    NW Pastoral
ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) : 89(280/ 65 ) at 19:11
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 72(300/ 63 ) at 16:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 83(250/ 65 ) at 04:49