Saturday 09 OCT 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):
Lowest daily minimum temperature for October
New South Wales:
062013 GULGONG POST OFFICE 1.2 (1.5, 30)

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

43.6 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
42.9 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
42.3 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
42.0 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
41.8 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA

+16.9   39.5 EYRE Eucla WA
+11.8   38.4 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+11.5   34.4 EUCLA Eucla WA
+9.0   43.6 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
+8.6   33.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA

28.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.4 KURI BAY N Kimberley WA
27.3 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
26.9 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+7.0   26.6 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
+6.8   27.3 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
+6.5   25.4 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
+5.7   13.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
+4.8   13.0 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA
+4.8   22.4 WINTON POST OFFICE Northwest QLD

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

6.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
9.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
9.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
9.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
9.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-3.4   15.6 LAKES ENTRANCE E Gippsland VIC
-3.2   18.9 NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-3.2   15.2 POINT HICKS (LIGHTHOUSE) E Gippsland VIC
-3.1   31.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
-3.1   16.6 ORBOST (COMPARISON) E Gippsland VIC

-3.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-1.3 ARMIDALE (UNI NEW ENGLAND) N Tablelands W NSW
-1.3 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW

-8.6   2.6 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
-8.1   0.0 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-8.0   1.0 STANTHORPE (GRANITE BELT HRS) Darling Downs E QLD
-8.0   1.2 GULGONG POST OFFICE C Tablelands N NSW
-7.3   7.6 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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.

30.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
16.0 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION W Coast TAS
14.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
12.0 FOELSCHE HEADLAND N Rivers NT
12.0 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 30.9 -1.9 23.5 +1.2 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 22.7 +0.3 8.6 -1.6 0.6
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.7 0.0 8.0 -1.0 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 31.6 +6.0 14.4 +3.5 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.1 +1.0 24.7 -0.3 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 30.9 +0.1 9.6 -5.1 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 25.1 +3.5 8.5 -2.9 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.2 +0.4 8.8 +1.7 1.2
CAIRNS AERO 28.6 -0.9 15.5 -5.1 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.8 +1.4 19.0 -1.7 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.1 +2.5 17.3 +0.4 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 29.1 +1.5 8.8 -4.6 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 25.4 12.2 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 19.8 1.1 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.9 -1.6 8.2 -5.6 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 18.9 -3.2 11.8 -2.1 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 22.4 +0.4 12.4 -1.1 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 23.1 -0.4 8.7 -3.4 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 20.3 -1.7 10.0 -2.6 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 21.6 +2.4 2.5 -3.5 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 20.5 -0.7 5.1 -2.6 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 24.4 +0.7 7.1 -2.6 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 17.6 -1.5 10.6 +3.0 0.6
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.1 -1.5 11.7 +2.3 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 17.4 -1.6 6.0 -2.2 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.4 -1.1 7.9 +1.7 0.6
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 18.3 +1.9 3.5 -2.1 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 18.1 +1.2 8.2 +0.5 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.
QUEENSLAND
    Central Coast E
DOTSWOOD
4.6mm in 6 min to 15:24 46.0mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 13.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 76(270/ 63 ) at 06:21
VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 74(250/ 67 ) at 10:48
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 83(230/ 65 ) at 02:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 82(250/ 70 ) at 18:30