Tuesday 26 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:
035069 TAMBO POST OFFICE 41.0 (40.8, 48)
037043 URANDANGI 43.4 (43.1, 48)

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

44.0 TREPELL AIRPORT Northwest QLD
43.9 WINTON AIRPORT Northwest QLD
43.7 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
43.4 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
43.4 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD
43.4 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD

+11.1   40.7 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
+11.1   37.5 MENINDEE POST OFFICE Lower Darling NSW
+10.9   39.2 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
+10.7   40.0 MARREE NE Pastoral SA
+10.7   43.0 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD

29.4 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
28.3 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
28.1 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.9 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

+10.2   24.9 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+9.7   18.6 KIMBA W Agricultural SA
+9.1   26.8 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+9.1   23.1 GAYNDAH POST OFFICE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+8.9   21.0 PROSPECT DAM Sydney--west NSW

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

5.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
7.1 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
9.5 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
9.9 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-6.4   18.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
-4.9   17.4 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.9   27.9 YUENDUMU N Plateau NT
-4.5   22.1 BALGAIR Eucla WA
-3.8   19.1 EUCLA Eucla WA
-3.8   12.1 STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS

1.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
1.2 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
1.5 STRATHBOGIE Lower NE VIC
1.5 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
2.0 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC

-4.3   2.0 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC
-4.1   3.1 HORSHAM (POLKEMMET) Wimmera S VIC
-3.9   2.9 WANGARATTA AERO Lower NE VIC
-3.8   3.5 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-3.8   1.5 STRATHBOGIE Lower NE 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.

35.0 KOOKYNIE Goldfields WA
10.0 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
10.0 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
7.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
7.0 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 35.6 +2.8 26.8 +4.5 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 25.4 +3.0 10.4 +0.2 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.9 -1.8 10.7 +1.7 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 22.6 -3.0 11.5 +0.6 0.6
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.8 +0.7 24.8 -0.2 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 27.9 -2.9 24.9 +10.2 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 26.0 +4.4 16.6 +5.2 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.6 -0.2 7.3 +0.2 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 32.3 +2.8 24.1 +3.5 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.7 +1.3 21.1 +0.4 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.5 +3.9 21.9 +5.0 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 30.2 +2.6 19.8 +6.4 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 27.1 21.1 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 25.2 12.1 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.3 +2.8 19.2 +5.4 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 23.6 +1.5 14.6 +0.7 /
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 24.7 +2.7 16.2 +2.7 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 30.8 +7.3 21.0 +8.9 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 28.7 +6.7 14.4 +1.8 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 25.0 +5.8 7.6 +1.6 0.2
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 28.6 +7.4 7.2 -0.5 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 33.2 +9.5 13.3 +3.6 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 21.0 +1.9 6.8 -0.8 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 24.8 +5.2 10.6 +1.2 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 24.0 +5.0 6.0 -2.2 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 21.1 +4.6 5.2 -1.0 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 14.4 -2.0 3.5 -2.1 0.2
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 17.2 +0.3 9.6 +1.9 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.
No reports

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 83(200/ 67 ) at 15:30
QUEENSLAND
    Northwest
TREPELL AIRPORT : 98(130/ 46 ) at 18:23
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
MT HOTHAM : 83(330/ 63 ) at 23:00
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 83(320/ 63 ) at 13:34