Wednesday 06 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 02:23EST, 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

43.0 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
42.6 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
41.6 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
41.3 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
40.6 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA

+15.8   37.2 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
+14.6   39.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+13.8   37.4 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+13.6   37.2 ELLISTON (GUM VIEW) W Agricultural SA
+13.0   35.9 EUCLA Eucla WA
+13.0   35.0 CLEVE W Agricultural SA

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.1 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.1 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.1 POINT FAWCETT Islands ISL
26.0 TELFER AERO Interior WA
26.0 WARRUWI N Rivers NT

+11.1   21.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+7.8   22.8 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+7.6   18.9 STREAKY BAY W Agricultural SA
+7.2   21.9 KULGERA N Plateau NT
+7.2   21.3 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA

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

8.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
8.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
9.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
9.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
10.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.3   15.0 NARROGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.8   14.9 KATANNING COMPARISON Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.7   18.4 BEVERLEY Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.5   15.2 KARNET Lower West WA
-5.0   15.5 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA

-1.9 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC
-0.5 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-0.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
0.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
0.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
0.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-5.3   1.0 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC
-4.9   3.2 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-4.8   2.0 WANGARATTA AERO Lower NE VIC
-4.7   6.5 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
-4.7   4.0 ECHUCA AERODROME Lower North 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.

29.2 MOUNT WILLIAM
25.8 MUNDARING Lower West WA
22.8 KARNET Lower West WA
22.0 WARRA W Coast TAS
22.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 31.7 -1.1 23.7 +1.4 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 19.5 -2.9 14.4 +4.2 8.8
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.7 -3.0 10.6 +1.6 3.8
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 27.3 +1.7 14.6 +3.7 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.5 -0.6 25.2 +0.2 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 37.5 +6.7 14.6 -0.1 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 30.5 +8.9 11.7 +0.3 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 24.1 +6.3 4.1 -3.0 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 31.5 +2.0 19.6 -1.0 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.9 -0.5 21.1 +0.4 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 34.3 +4.7 17.0 +0.1 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 33.3 +5.7 9.3 -4.1 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 30.5 12.3 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 20.1 6.3 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.6 +2.1 9.8 -4.0 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 19.9 -2.2 15.2 +1.3 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 21.8 -0.2 13.6 +0.1 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 23.0 -0.5 11.2 -0.9 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 19.3 -2.7 10.4 -2.2 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 20.4 +1.2 3.3 -2.7 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 21.1 -0.1 4.4 -3.3 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 29.8 +6.1 8.5 -1.2 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 17.9 -1.2 3.4 -4.2 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 22.8 +3.2 12.1 +2.7 0.2
LAVERTON RAAF 19.4 +0.4 8.6 +0.4 0.2
BALLARAT AERODROME 19.4 +2.9 7.4 +1.2 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 18.3 +1.9 1.9 -3.7 2.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 15.4 -1.5 8.1 +0.4 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

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 130(290/ 98 ) at 05:10
CAPE NATURALISTE : 95(270/ 76 ) at 08:39
ESPERANCE AERO : 85(260/ 63 ) at 12:54
ESPERANCE : 89(300/ 67 ) at 12:30
BUSSELTON JETTY : 100(280/ 63 ) at 10:18
BUNBURY : 85(280/ 69 ) at 10:37
    Cent Wheatbelt
CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD : 83(260/ 69 ) at 13:22
KATANNING : 80(270/ 65 ) at 10:39
    Eucla
FORREST : 80(200/ 63 ) at 21:42
    Goldfields
CHEADANUP : 85(270/ 63 ) at 12:13