Saturday 23 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
Queensland:
035264 EMERALD AIRPORT 40.1 (40.0, 13)
040211 ARCHERFIELD AIRPORT 38.4 (37.2, 27)
040854 LOGAN CITY WATER TREATMENT 37.1 (36.1, 12)

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
42.2 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
42.2 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
42.0 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT
42.0 TREPELL AIRPORT Northwest QLD
42.0 WINTON AIRPORT Northwest QLD
42.0 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
42.0 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD

+11.7   38.4 ARCHERFIELD AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+11.3   38.9 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+11.1   37.1 LOGAN CITY WATER TREATMENT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+10.9   38.9 UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+10.2   36.4 MURWILLUMBAH (BRAY PARK) North Coast NSW

28.0 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.9 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
27.7 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
27.7 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT

+8.3   19.5 ARKAROOLA NE Pastoral SA
+7.7   21.3 NAMBOUR DPI Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+7.6   28.0 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
+7.6   23.0 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
+7.1   23.4 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
+7.1   20.2 MILES POST OFFICE Darling Downs W QLD
+7.1   14.7 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC

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

7.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
10.3 MOUNT LOFTY Adelaide/Lofty SA
10.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
11.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
11.2 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS

-7.4   30.4 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT
-6.4   17.2 KIMBA W Agricultural SA
-5.6   16.4 CLEVE W Agricultural SA
-5.4   19.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
-4.9   18.7 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA

1.7 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
1.9 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
2.9 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
3.9 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
4.1 NEWDEGATE RES.STATION Cent Wheatbelt WA

-5.4   14.5 WOLLOGORANG N Rivers NT
-4.7   10.0 LOGAN CITY WATER TREATMENT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-4.4   16.3 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT
-3.4   15.1 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
-3.0   13.9 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior 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.

40.0 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
27.0 MORUYA (PLUMWOOD) South Coast NSW
26.0 ROWES (LITTLE PLAINS RIVER @ WELLESLEY) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
26.0 COMBIENBAR AWS E Gippsland VIC
22.0 TOUGA Illawarra NSW

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 31.8 -1.0 25.1 +2.8 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 26.6 +4.2 13.2 +3.0 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.7 -1.0 11.3 +2.3 0.2
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 24.7 -0.9 8.5 -2.4 0.2
DARWIN AIRPORT 35.3 +2.2 24.7 -0.3 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 33.1 +2.3 19.4 +4.7 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.0 -2.6 14.2 +2.8 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.1 -1.7 10.4 +3.3 0.2
CAIRNS AERO 29.4 -0.1 19.8 -0.8 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.4 +2.0 23.3 +2.6 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 36.9 +7.3 19.0 +2.1 0.0 /2
AMBERLEY AMO 38.9 +11.3 18.2 +4.8 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 31.7 19.8 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 23.6 7.9 3.8
COFFS HARBOUR MO 28.0 +4.5 12.8 -1.0 6.4
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 20.6 -1.5 14.4 +0.5 /
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 24.8 +2.8 16.3 +2.8 3.6
PROSPECT DAM 28.2 +4.7 13.5 +1.4 1.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 21.8 -0.2 13.0 +0.4 4.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 25.0 +5.8 9.9 +3.9 4.2
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 28.6 +7.4 7.5 -0.2 4.2
MILDURA AIRPORT 30.8 +7.1 12.9 +3.2 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 22.9 +3.8 14.7 +7.1 0.4
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.0 -2.6 15.5 +6.1 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 17.5 -1.5 14.5 +6.3 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.5 -1.0 6.4 +0.2 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 22.4 +6.0 11.3 +5.7 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 18.4 +1.5 12.6 +4.9 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
    South Coast
MORUYA AIRPORT AWS
10.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 10.0mm/h

TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 70(220/ 65 ) at 16:00