Monday 25 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:
029090 TOORAK RESEARCH STATION 43.0 (42.4, 28)

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 21:06EST, 05/11/2004.

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

43.5 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
43.0 TREPELL AIRPORT Northwest QLD
43.0 TOORAK RESEARCH STATION Gulf Country QLD
42.6 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT
42.6 WINTON AIRPORT Northwest QLD

+11.6   36.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+11.0   33.9 EUCLA Eucla WA
+10.8   33.5 STREAKY BAY W Agricultural SA
+10.4   39.0 MILES POST OFFICE Darling Downs W QLD
+10.1   36.5 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD

28.2 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
28.1 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.6 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
27.4 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.4 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT

+8.4   20.5 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
+8.3   18.6 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+8.3   17.5 COWRA RESEARCH CENTRE C Tablelands S NSW
+7.8   26.0 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
+7.6   22.5 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA

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

5.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
9.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
10.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
11.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
11.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.8   15.5 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.6   18.2 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA
-6.5   16.7 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-4.4   21.0 SOUTHERN CROSS Goldfields WA
-4.4   14.3 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA

-3.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.5 MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
-1.4 KEITH (MUNKORA) Mallee/Upper SE SA
-1.2 ARARAT PRISON Western Plains VIC

-7.3   -1.2 ARARAT PRISON Western Plains VIC
-7.1   -0.1 NHILL Wimmera N VIC
-6.5   1.7 KEITH Mallee/Upper SE SA
-6.5   0.6 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
-6.3   1.0 COONAWARRA Lower SE SA
-6.3   1.1 CASTERTON SHOWGROUNDS W Coast 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.

46.8 KACHANA E Kimberley WA
39.6 PATERSON (TOCAL AWS) Hunter Valley NSW
37.0 WYONG (KANGY ANGY (OURIMBAH CREEK)) Hunter Valley NSW
37.0 BOX HILL (HYNDS ROAD) Sydney--west NSW
36.8 PENRITH LAKES AWS Sydney--west NSW

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 32.4 -0.4 22.5 +0.2 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 22.7 +0.3 11.2 +1.0 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.8 -2.9 10.7 +1.7 1.4
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 24.3 -1.3 14.2 +3.3 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.1 +1.0 24.3 -0.7 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 38.6 +7.8 21.0 +6.3 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 29.0 +7.4 8.1 -3.3 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.1 +1.3 0.6 -6.5 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 30.8 +1.3 22.6 +2.0 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.6 +1.2 22.9 +2.2 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 35.9 +6.3 21.1 +4.2 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 31.2 +3.6 16.1 +2.7 0.2
BRISBANE AERO 26.5 18.0 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 24.9 10.6 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.6 +1.1 18.1 +4.3 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 16.7 +2.8 30.8
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 23.2 +1.2 15.1 +1.6 17.8
PROSPECT DAM 25.2 +1.7 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 21.8 -0.2 13.2 +0.6 19.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 22.6 +3.4 6.9 +0.9 15.2
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 26.8 +5.6 6.7 -1.0 4.2
MILDURA AIRPORT 28.7 +5.0 6.5 -3.2 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 20.1 +1.0 4.2 -3.4 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.9 +1.3 10.7 +1.3 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 19.6 +0.6 5.1 -3.1 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.8 +2.3 0.2 -6.0 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 16.7 +0.3 8.7 +3.1 0.2
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 20.3 +3.4 8.7 +1.0 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    E Kimberley
KUNUNURRA AERO
5.2mm in 12 min to 16:27 26.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    E Kimberley
KUNUNURRA AERO : 119( 60/ 95 ) at 16:07
QUEENSLAND
    Gulf Country
JULIA CREEK AIRPORT : 91( 50/ 54 ) at 19:10
VICTORIA
    W Central
AVALON AIRPORT : 165(340/ 28 ) at 01:34
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 80(310/ 69 ) at 05:53