Friday 22 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 rainfall for any month
New South Wales:
069134 BATEMANS BAY (CATALINA COUNTRY CLUB) 135.0 (129.0, 13)
Highest daily rainfall for October
New South Wales:
069134 BATEMANS BAY (CATALINA COUNTRY CLUB) 135.0 (89.8, 13)

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

42.4 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
42.0 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
42.0 BALGO HILLS Interior WA
42.0 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT
41.9 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
41.9 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
41.9 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA

+9.8   22.5 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
+9.0   26.8 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
+9.0   29.6 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
+8.9   28.0 COONAWARRA Lower SE SA
+8.9   32.2 YAMBA PILOT STATION North Coast NSW
+8.9   22.3 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.8 TELFER AERO Interior WA
27.5 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.1 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
26.6 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA

+9.3   24.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+7.9   8.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
+7.6   15.2 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
+7.2   27.8 TELFER AERO Interior WA
+7.2   15.0 ALBURY AIRPORT SW Slopes S NSW
+7.2   14.7 BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC

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

8.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
8.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
9.2 MOUNT GININI Goulburn/Monaro NSW
9.9 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
10.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-7.4   17.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
-5.9   19.7 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
-5.5   18.1 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-5.2   19.7 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
-5.2   21.4 BALGAIR Eucla WA

-1.9 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
0.9 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
3.5 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
3.9 ARARAT PRISON Western Plains VIC
3.9 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS

-7.8   12.1 WOLLOGORANG N Rivers NT
-6.1   12.4 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
-5.7   12.2 RICHMOND POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
-5.4   16.0 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
-5.3   14.4 GEORGETOWN POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria 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.

135.0 BATEMANS BAY (CATALINA COUNTRY CLUB) South Coast NSW
116.0 MORUYA HEADS PILOT STATION South Coast NSW
107.0 MORUYA AIRPORT AWS South Coast NSW
98.0 MILTON POST OFFICE South Coast NSW
97.2 BODALLA POST OFFICE South Coast NSW

NEW SOUTH WALES
    South Coast
135.0 BATEMANS BAY (CATALINA COUNTRY CLUB)
116.0 MORUYA HEADS PILOT STATION
107.0 MORUYA AIRPORT AWS
98.0 MILTON POST OFFICE
97.2 BODALLA POST OFFICE
92.0 MORUYA (BURRA CREEK)
74.8 ULLADULLA AWS
74.0 MORUYA (PLUMWOOD)
52.8 NAROOMA RVCP
50.0 MERIMBULA AIRPORT AWS
    Goulburn/Monaro
69.4 NIMMITABEL (COTTESLOE)

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 32.9 +0.1 26.0 +3.7 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 25.5 +3.1 12.4 +2.2 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.6 -1.1 11.4 +2.4 0.4
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 19.7 -5.9 12.3 +1.4 9.8
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.9 +1.8 25.9 +0.9 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 37.2 +6.4 24.0 +9.3 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.9 +1.3 11.2 -0.2 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 26.8 +9.0 9.2 +2.1 2.2
CAIRNS AERO 29.6 +0.1 20.1 -0.5 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.2 +1.8 21.9 +1.2 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 35.5 +5.9 19.0 +2.1 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 34.6 +7.0 11.5 -1.9 1.2
BRISBANE AERO 31.8 12.9 0.2
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 21.6 10.0 15.2
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.0 +3.5 14.9 +1.1 5.4
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 24.0 +1.9 16.5 +2.6 1.2
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 23.1 +1.1 16.8 +3.3 3.6
PROSPECT DAM 23.4 -0.1 16.5 +4.4 3.3
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 22.2 +0.2 15.8 +3.2 43.3
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.8 -1.4 12.3 +6.3 4.2
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 22.0 +0.8 14.7 +7.0 0.2
MILDURA AIRPORT 30.7 +7.0 11.9 +2.2 0.8
EAST SALE AIRPORT 19.7 +0.6 15.2 +7.6 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 23.0 +3.4 13.8 +4.4 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 23.1 +4.1 10.2 +2.0 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 22.0 +5.5 6.9 +0.7 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 22.2 +5.8 5.7 +0.1 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 21.0 +4.1 10.4 +2.7 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.
NEW SOUTH WALES
    NW Slopes S
TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS
4.0mm in 3 min to 13:51 80.0mm/h
    Hunter Valley
PATERSON (TOCAL AWS)
2.6mm in 1 min to 16:09 156.0mm/h
3.4mm in 2 min to 16:11 102.0mm/h
    C Tablelands N
NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.7mm/h
    Illawarra
BELLAMBI AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT)
10.2mm in 1 hr to 05:00 10.2mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.3mm/h
    South Coast
MORUYA HEADS PILOT STATION
35.0mm in 6 hr to 03:00 5.8mm/h
MERIMBULA AIRPORT AWS
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.7mm/h
MORUYA AIRPORT AWS
27.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 9.0mm/h
    Goulburn/Monaro
COOMA AIRPORT AWS
20.0mm in 1 hr to 15:00 20.0mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 8.3mm/h

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Plateau
YULARA AERO : 93(270/ 59 ) at 16:21
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    NW Pastoral
ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) : 78(240/ 63 ) at 16:22