Saturday 16 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
Victoria:
079023 HORSHAM (POLKEMMET) -1.5 (-1.2, 43) Horsham set a record high October maximum temperature four days ago!
079028 LONGERENONG -3.1 (-2.0, 39)

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

42.6 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
42.5 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
42.2 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
42.2 TELFER AERO Interior WA
41.6 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA

+8.9   40.0 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+8.9   41.0 CARNEGIE Interior WA
+8.5   31.1 EYRE Eucla WA
+7.3   32.2 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+7.1   32.7 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA

27.3 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
26.8 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.2 MORNINGTON ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
26.0 ALYANGULA POLICE N Rivers NT
25.9 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA

+6.9   20.1 UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+6.6   20.5 MURWILLUMBAH (BRAY PARK) North Coast NSW
+6.4   21.3 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+6.4   20.5 ARCHERFIELD AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+6.4   20.0 NAMBOUR DPI Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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

-0.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
2.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
5.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
5.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
5.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.0   -0.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-6.5   30.9 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
-6.4   31.1 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
-6.1   10.8 HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
-6.0   13.7 ORBOST (COMPARISON) E Gippsland VIC

-7.8 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-5.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-5.6 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-9.9   -3.1 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
-9.4   -2.4 NHILL Wimmera N VIC
-8.7   -2.5 BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION C Tablelands S NSW
-8.7   -1.5 HORSHAM (POLKEMMET) Wimmera S VIC
-8.4   -1.8 CASTLEMAINE PRISON N Central 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.

55.0 DAINTREE TEA N Coast--Barron QLD
34.2 MUSGRAVE S Peninsula QLD
30.4 CHANNEL ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.0 MORETON TELEGRAPH STATION N Peninsula QLD
25.0 DAINTREE VILLAGE N Coast--Barron QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
30.4 CHANNEL ISLAND

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
26.0 MORETON TELEGRAPH STATION
    S Peninsula
34.2 MUSGRAVE
    N Coast--Barron
55.0 DAINTREE TEA
25.0 DAINTREE VILLAGE

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 31.1 -1.7 22.2 -0.1 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 22.0 -0.4 10.7 +0.5 1.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.4 -1.3 9.2 +0.2 0.6
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 32.7 +7.1 12.2 +1.3 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.7 -1.4 24.2 -0.8 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 33.8 +3.0 12.7 -2.0 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.9 +1.3 7.9 -3.5 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.8 -3.0 2.0 -5.1 0.2
CAIRNS AERO 28.4 -1.1 22.3 +1.7 7.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.6 +0.2 23.9 +3.2 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 36.0 +6.4 15.7 -1.2 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 28.2 +0.6 /
BRISBANE AERO 25.4 21.0 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 21.4 8.6 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.4 -1.1 16.8 +3.0 0.2
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 18.0 -4.1 13.9 0.0 4.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 21.2 -0.8 12.5 -1.0 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 22.5 -1.0 8.8 -3.3 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 17.8 -4.2 8.2 -4.4 2.5
CANBERRA AIRPORT 18.7 -0.5 -0.7 -6.7 0.2
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.5 -2.7 0.2 -7.5 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.4 -2.3 4.8 -4.9 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 13.9 -5.2 4.7 -2.9 2.2
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.7 -3.9 6.7 -2.7 1.6
LAVERTON RAAF 14.6 -4.4 1.9 -6.3 3.4
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.6 -2.9 -1.0 -7.2 1.6
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 13.0 -3.4 -0.7 -6.3 0.2
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 10.8 -6.1 3.6 -4.1 3.0

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.
ISLANDS
    Islands
NORFOLK ISLAND AERO
11.4mm in 24 min to 20:54 28.5mm/h
15.8mm in 36 min to 21:30 26.3mm/h
27.2mm in 1 hr to 21:30 27.2mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 6.0mm/h
POINT FAWCETT
16.0mm in 1 hr to 16:30 16.0mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.3mm/h

VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 106(230/ 95 ) at 00:46