Sunday 17 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: (none known)

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 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
43.0 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
43.0 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
43.0 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
43.0 TELFER AERO Interior WA

+9.2   40.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+8.9   40.4 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
+8.6   40.0 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
+8.3   40.0 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
+8.1   33.0 BALLADONIA Eucla WA

29.0 NGUKURR N Rivers NT
27.2 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.0 TRUSCOTT N Kimberley WA
27.0 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
27.0 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
27.0 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD

+9.5   26.4 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
+7.6   21.0 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+7.2   24.0 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
+6.9   21.0 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
+6.6   21.0 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT

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

3.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
5.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
6.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
7.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-10.5   15.0 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW
-10.0   13.7 TABULAM (MUIRNE) N Tablelands E NSW
-9.7   7.8 KATOOMBA (NARROW NECK RD) C Tablelands S NSW
-9.7   9.0 LITHGOW (BIRDWOOD ST) C Tablelands S NSW
-8.6   18.0 GRAFTON OLYMPIC POOL North Coast NSW

-5.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-2.3 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
-2.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-7.7   0.8 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
-6.6   -1.6 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
-6.0   -2.3 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
-5.6   1.6 ORFORD POST OFFICE E Coast TAS
-5.5   7.0 WANAARING POST OFFICE 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.

31.8 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
21.8 POINT FAWCETT Islands ISL
17.4 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
17.0 YAMBA PILOT STATION North Coast NSW
17.0 BOWRA SUGARLOAF MidNorth Coast N NSW

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 31.0 -1.8 24.2 +1.9 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 27.0 +4.6 10.4 +0.2 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.0 -0.7 6.0 -3.0 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 29.0 +3.4 12.6 +1.7 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.0 -1.1 25.6 +0.6 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 40.0 +9.2 16.5 +1.8 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 26.0 +4.4 10.9 -0.5 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.0 +2.2 2.5 -4.6 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 30.0 +0.5 20.2 -0.4 0.4
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.0 -0.4 21.1 +0.4 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.0 +1.4 20.8 +3.9 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 21.0 -6.6 18.8 +5.4 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 24.0 20.2 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 14.0 8.8 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 17.0 -6.5 14.3 +0.5 17.4
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 17.0 -5.1 15.1 +1.2 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 17.0 -5.0 13.9 +0.4 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 16.8 -6.7 14.0 +1.9 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 17.0 -5.0 11.0 -1.6 0.4
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.0 -2.2 5.7 -0.3 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.0 -5.2 4.8 -2.9 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 26.0 +2.3 12.0 +2.3 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 17.0 -2.1 5.5 -2.1 0.4
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.0 -1.6 7.6 -1.8 /
LAVERTON RAAF 16.0 -3.0 3.6 -4.6 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.0 -0.5 4.6 -1.6 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 13.6 -2.8 0.9 -4.7 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 15.4 -1.5 4.0 -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
    Brisbane/SE Coast
GYMPIE
11.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 11.4mm/h
COOLANGATTA AIRPORT
10.6mm in 1 hr to 20:30 10.6mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 21:00 10.2mm/h
KINGAROY AIRPORT
13.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 13.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    N Tablelands W
INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE
10.8mm in 1 hr to 15:30 10.8mm/h
VICTORIA
    E Gippsland
COMBIENBAR AWS
11.6mm in 1 hr to 16:00 11.6mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 16:30 12.6mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 17:00 10.6mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 8.3mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
POINT FAWCETT
11.2mm in 1 hr to 12:30 11.2mm/h

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Plateau
YULARA AERO : 95(250/ 65 ) at 16:46