Tuesday 05 OCT 2004

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Weather events and extremes today

Descriptions of significant weather events are added here when time permits and reliable information is available. This is sometimes well after the event!

The day's significant weather statistics are given below:

National weather extremes for today

Data provided by the Bureau of Meteorology

Records set this day: (none known)

Quality control note: Data is complete but is as received in real time and may contain errors.
Data is as received at 01:16EST, 31/10/2004.

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

40.9 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
40.8 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
40.8 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
40.5 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
40.3 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT

+17.2   39.8 EYRE Eucla WA
+13.2   36.1 EUCLA Eucla WA
+12.5   39.1 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+9.6   34.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+9.2   32.4 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.3 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.8 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
25.0 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
25.0 CROYDON TOWNSHIP Gulf Country QLD
25.0 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
25.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+10.8   21.7 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+8.1   18.4 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+8.1   25.8 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+7.0   24.5 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD
+6.7   20.2 LEONORA Goldfields WA

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

3.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
3.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
4.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
4.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-8.0   12.8 HUME RESERVOIR SW Slopes S NSW
-6.0   28.9 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
-5.4   27.1 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
-5.3   26.3 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
-3.9   11.7 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS

-2.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-0.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
-0.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.3 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-9.0   7.9 YUENDUMU N Plateau NT
-6.1   5.7 WALGETT AIRPORT AWS NW Plains W NSW
-5.9   3.5 GOOMALLING Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.4   16.0 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
-4.9   8.2 COLLARENEBRI (ALBERT ST) Upper Darling NSW

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.

39.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
26.6 SOUTH QUEENSTOWN W Coast TAS
24.4 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION W Coast TAS
24.4 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
19.8 TRUSCOTT N Kimberley WA

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 30.6 -2.2 21.5 -0.8 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 24.4 +2.0 10.5 +0.3 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 23.0 +4.3 8.7 -0.3 0.2
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 34.4 +8.8 21.7 +10.8 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 35.1 +2.0 24.4 -0.6 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 35.6 +4.8 13.6 -1.1 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 23.9 +2.3 9.0 -2.4 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.7 -1.1 7.5 +0.4 0.2
CAIRNS AERO 30.7 +1.2 21.0 +0.4 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.1 -0.3 23.3 +2.6 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.6 +3.0 16.2 -0.7 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 32.4 +4.8 12.3 -1.1 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 27.0 15.2 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 19.4 5.4 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.1 +0.6 14.3 +0.5 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 25.6 +3.5 13.1 -0.8 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 26.5 +4.5 13.1 -0.4 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 26.5 +3.0 10.3 -1.8 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 22.3 +0.3 12.3 -0.3 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 19.9 +0.7 4.4 -1.6 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 21.8 +0.6 6.5 -1.2 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 25.4 +1.7 9.7 0.0 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 18.1 -1.0 8.0 +0.4 0.2
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.4 +0.8 10.5 +1.1 0.4
LAVERTON RAAF 19.4 +0.4 6.6 -1.6 1.4
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.7 -0.8 6.8 +0.6 0.2
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 17.1 +0.7 7.8 +2.2 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 14.8 -2.1 9.2 +1.5 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Interior
WARBURTON AIRFIELD
797.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 265.7mm/h
588.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 196.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Brisbane/SE Coast
TEWANTIN RSL PARK
12.8mm in 31 min to 17:31 24.8mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 13.8mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 74(280/ 67 ) at 07:26
CAPE NATURALISTE : 91(320/ 37 ) at 21:44
VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 72(270/ 63 ) at 04:22
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 93(310/ 83 ) at 02:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 83(250/ 63 ) at 03:30