Tuesday 12 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):
Highest daily maximum temperature for October
South Australia:
016032 NONNING 40.9 (40.8, 35)
018014 CLEVE 39.0 (37.8, 47)
018040 KIMBA 39.0 (38.9, 37)
023083 EDINBURGH RAAF 39.0 (38.8, 32)
023733 MOUNT BARKER 34.9 (33.2, 47)
024024 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE 40.0 (39.8, 20)
024518 MENINGIE 34.4 (33.8, 38)
024521 MURRAY BRIDGE 39.7 (38.6, 38)
025507 KEITH 38.7 (37.1, 42)
026091 COONAWARRA 35.0 (33.3, 19)
New South Wales:
069022 NAROOMA RVCP 36.0 (34.4, 21)
Victoria:
The maximum temperature of 40.2 recorded at Mildura Airport and Walpeup Research today set a new record high Victorian October temperature. The previous record was 40.0 set at Mildura on 30 October 1965.
076031 MILDURA AIRPORT 40.2 (40.0, 58)
076047 OUYEN (POST OFFICE) 40.1 (39.4, 48)
076064 WALPEUP RESEARCH 40.2 (38.6, 37)
078077 WARRACKNABEAL MUSEUM 37.6 (36.8, 31)
079023 HORSHAM (POLKEMMET) 37.8 (36.7, 43)
079028 LONGERENONG 37.6 (36.3, 39)
080023 KERANG 37.8 (37.6, 41)
081123 BENDIGO AIRPORT 34.3 (32.9, 13)
084030 ORBOST (COMPARISON) 34.0 (33.5, 45)
089085 ARARAT PRISON 33.0 (32.7, 35)
090083 WEEAPROINAH 26.8 (26.4, 23)
090135 CASTERTON SHOWGROUNDS 33.9 (33.5, 43)
090173 HAMILTON AIRPORT 31.4 (30.2, 21)

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

43.0 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
42.9 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
42.9 PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
42.7 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
42.4 ROSEWORTHY AG COLLEGE Adelaide/Lofty SA

+18.3   42.0 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
+18.2   40.7 PRICE Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+17.3   38.7 KEITH Mallee/Upper SE SA
+17.3   40.2 WALPEUP RESEARCH Mallee N VIC
+17.2   39.0 EDINBURGH RAAF Adelaide/Lofty SA
+17.2   39.7 MURRAY BRIDGE Murray Valley SA

28.0 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.8 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
26.4 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.1 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+12.8   20.5 WARRACKNABEAL MUSEUM Wimmera N VIC
+11.3   23.0 BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET) Lower Darling NSW
+10.2   21.4 BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS Lower Darling NSW
+10.0   20.0 CLEVE W Agricultural SA
+9.4   16.9 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA

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

13.0 SHANNON Lower West WA
13.2 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
14.0 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
14.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
14.1 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA

-5.6   19.6 DALWALLINU COMPARISON Central West WA
-5.6   19.0 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-5.3   19.6 WONGAN HILLS Central West WA
-5.3   16.0 NARROGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.2   15.5 KARNET Lower West WA
-5.2   17.8 BROOKTON Cent Wheatbelt WA

2.0 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
3.4 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
3.8 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast NSW
4.0 ARMIDALE (UNI NEW ENGLAND) N Tablelands W NSW
4.0 YASS (LINTON HOSTEL) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
4.0 HORSHAM AERODROME Wimmera S VIC

-8.4   13.0 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
-8.1   16.1 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
-7.5   14.0 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
-6.4   14.6 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
-6.3   16.6 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
-6.3   16.7 WARMUN E Kimberley 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.

50.4 KARNET Lower West WA
44.2 MT SOLUS Lower West WA
42.6 MOUNT WILLIAM
31.0 DWELLINGUP Lower West WA
31.0 CULFORD Lower West WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
50.4 KARNET
44.2 MT SOLUS
31.0 DWELLINGUP
31.0 CULFORD

ISLANDS
   
42.6 MOUNT WILLIAM

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 34.8 +2.0 25.4 +3.1 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 18.5 -3.9 14.9 +4.7 8.4
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.5 -3.2 11.0 +2.0 5.8
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 29.2 +3.6 17.0 +6.1 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.1 +1.0 25.3 +0.3 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 38.7 +7.9 20.0 +5.3 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 37.4 +15.8 14.5 +3.1 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 33.0 +15.2 11.0 +3.9 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 30.0 +0.5 21.8 +1.2 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.9 -0.5 21.0 +0.3 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.8 -0.8 16.1 -0.8 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 31.4 +3.8 9.4 -4.0 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 26.0 12.9 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 24.3 10.3 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 28.8 +5.3 14.1 +0.3 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 32.6 +10.5 16.7 +2.8 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 34.8 +12.8 19.8 +6.3 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 34.7 +11.2 16.5 +4.4 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 34.2 +12.2 15.6 +3.0 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 27.9 +8.7 6.8 +0.8 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 31.2 +10.0 11.0 +3.3 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 40.2 +16.5 14.3 +4.6 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 32.2 +13.1 6.9 -0.7 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 32.5 +12.9 14.1 +4.7 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 33.3 +14.3 7.4 -0.8 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 29.0 +12.5 5.8 -0.4 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 21.1 +4.7 9.7 +4.1 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 27.9 +11.0 11.4 +3.7 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
    N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
37.6mm in 30 min to 06:00 75.2mm/h
37.6mm in 1 hr to 06:00 37.6mm/h
37.6mm in 1 hr to 06:30 37.6mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 93(280/ 63 ) at 09:01
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    W Agricultural
WHYALLA AERO : 106(310/ 37 ) at 12:52
    Mallee/Upper SE
KEITH (MUNKORA) : 93(310/ 54 ) at 14:32
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 96(320/ 76 ) at 23:00
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 135(340/ 69 ) at 23:30
MT HOTHAM : 109(330/ 72 ) at 22:23
TASMANIA
    Southeast
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) : 91(310/ 56 ) at 16:28
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 95(320/ 74 ) at 06:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 122(280/ 80 ) at 10:30
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 109(290/ 70 ) at 14:01
    W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 100(320/ 76 ) at 15:00