Thursday 30 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
South Australia:
016085 MARLA POLICE STATION 40.6 (15.4, 20)

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

39.3 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
39.3 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
39.2 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
39.1 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
38.9 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA

+9.1   34.2 MILES POST OFFICE Darling Downs W QLD
+8.9   34.4 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+8.4   27.0 STANTHORPE (GRANITE BELT HRS) Darling Downs E QLD
+8.1   31.6 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
+8.0   33.8 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD

27.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
26.8 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
26.5 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
26.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
25.5 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+12.0   16.2 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW
+10.7   18.4 TEXAS POST OFFICE Darling Downs E QLD
+10.6   22.2 QUILPIE AIRPORT Far SW QLD
+10.6   15.6 QUIRINDI POST OFFICE NW Slopes S NSW
+10.3   19.0 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD

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

2.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
4.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
6.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-5.4   28.2 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-4.6   15.7 PEATS RIDGE (WARATAH ROAD) Hunter Valley NSW
-4.5   16.8 LOSTOCK DAM Hunter Valley NSW
-4.4   28.3 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
-4.4   17.0 PARRAMATTA NORTH (MASONS DRIVE) Sydney--east NSW
-4.4   15.8 WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY Illawarra NSW

-3.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-2.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-1.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
-0.6 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS

-4.5   0.6 WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS
-4.4   2.6 NORTHAM Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.3   2.9 CUNDERDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.0   0.2 LAUNCESTON AIRPORT N Coast TAS
-3.9   2.6 KELLERBERRIN 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.

80.0 CARLINGFORD (BARELLAN ST) Sydney--east NSW
45.0 MOUNT BARRY NW Pastoral SA
43.0 TIBOOBURRA (BRINDIWILPA) Far Northwest NSW
40.6 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
37.8 HUNTER SPRINGS (WONDECLA) Hunter Valley NSW

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    NW Pastoral
45.0 MOUNT BARRY
40.6 MARLA POLICE STATION

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Far Northwest
43.0 TIBOOBURRA (BRINDIWILPA)
    Hunter Valley
37.8 HUNTER SPRINGS (WONDECLA)
    Sydney--east
80.0 CARLINGFORD (BARELLAN ST)

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 27.6 -4.2 21.4 +3.0 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.7 +2.4 8.4 +0.4 0.6
PERTH AIRPORT 19.9 -0.2 7.3 -1.6 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 27.2 +5.0 9.0 +1.1 1.2
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.3 -0.2 24.0 +0.9 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 34.9 +7.9 16.5 +6.3 0.8
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.1 +1.3 7.6 -2.0 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.5 +1.7 3.7 -2.5 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 27.8 -0.1 18.6 0.0 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.5 +0.8 18.4 +1.1 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.2 +4.0 15.4 +1.9 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 31.3 +6.0 11.1 +1.7 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 25.9 14.2 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 22.5 12.7 1.2
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.8 +4.0 19.1 +8.2 0.2
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 17.6 -2.5 15.7 +4.4 13.6
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 17.3 -2.6 14.7 +3.7 12.6
PROSPECT DAM 16.8 -4.2 13.9 +4.6 10.6
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 15.8 -4.4 13.3 +2.7 12.2
CANBERRA AIRPORT 18.8 +2.8 10.6 +7.5 0.2
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 19.8 +2.4 5.5 +0.3 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 23.1 +2.8 5.8 -1.6 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 16.1 -0.8 4.4 -1.2 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.3 +0.1 9.5 +1.6 0.2
LAVERTON RAAF 15.0 -1.8 5.2 -1.4 0.2
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.3 +0.5 5.0 +0.1 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 14.7 +0.6 0.2 -4.0 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 12.9 -2.1 7.0 +0.6 1.2

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.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    NW Pastoral
ANDAMOOKA
40.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 6.7mm/h
MARLA POLICE STATION
39.0mm in 6 hr to 03:00 6.5mm/h
ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME)
25.4mm in 1 hr to 12:30 25.4mm/h
    NE Pastoral
OODNADATTA AIRPORT
15.2mm in 23 min to 13:30 39.7mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 13:30 15.6mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h
LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT
6.0mm in 13 min to 14:44 27.7mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.3mm/h
18.4mm in 46 min to 15:30 24.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Upper Darling
BOURKE AIRPORT AWS
989.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 329.7mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 80(280/ 65 ) at 19:00
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 85(310/ 70 ) at 00:00