Wednesday 27 OCT 2004

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Weather events and extremes today

Descriptions of significant weather events are added here when time permits and reliable information is available. This is sometimes well after the event!

The day's significant weather statistics are given below:

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 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

42.3 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
42.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
41.9 WINTON AIRPORT Northwest QLD
41.7 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT
41.7 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD

+11.6   34.0 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
+10.7   35.1 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
+10.7   36.8 ENEABBA Central West WA
+10.7   32.7 SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) Sydney--east NSW
+10.5   32.8 LANCELIN Lower West WA
+10.5   39.6 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD

29.6 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
29.6 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
29.5 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
29.1 WINTON POST OFFICE Northwest QLD
28.8 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD

+13.0   29.6 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+12.1   28.8 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
+11.9   29.6 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+11.5   29.1 WINTON POST OFFICE Northwest QLD
+10.7   22.8 PROSPECT DAM Sydney--west NSW

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

0.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
2.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
2.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
4.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
4.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.7   10.0 STRATHBOGIE Lower NE VIC
-7.3   9.6 HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
-7.0   10.0 POWRANNA (TASMANIA FEEDLOT) N Coast TAS
-6.9   12.3 TUMBARUMBA POST OFFICE SW Slopes S NSW
-6.9   10.5 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS

-1.2 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-1.0 RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
0.1 LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC
0.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
0.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-8.7   -1.2 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-7.0   2.4 GAWLER RANGES (NONNING) NW Pastoral SA
-6.2   2.5 ECHUCA AERODROME Lower North VIC
-5.1   4.5 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA
-4.0   6.0 CLEVE W Agricultural SA
-4.0   4.2 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA

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.

65.0 THE DEEP CROSSING Darling Downs E QLD
60.8 HAINES JUNCTION (MOUNT SABINE) W Coast VIC
59.6 AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
56.0 WEEAPROINAH W Coast VIC
42.0 REWAN STATION Central Highlands QLD

QUEENSLAND
    Central Highlands
42.0 REWAN STATION
    Darling Downs E
65.0 THE DEEP CROSSING

VICTORIA
    W Coast
60.8 HAINES JUNCTION (MOUNT SABINE)
59.6 AIREYS INLET
56.0 WEEAPROINAH

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 40.4 +7.6 23.6 +1.3 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 29.6 +7.2 13.0 +2.8 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 20.1 +1.4 9.2 +0.2 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 23.2 -2.4 9.6 -1.3 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 35.1 +2.0 25.2 +0.2 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 26.1 -4.7 18.1 +3.4 3.2
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.2 -4.4 9.0 -2.4 7.4
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.0 -2.8 7.7 +0.6 12.4
CAIRNS AERO 32.4 +2.9 23.8 +3.2 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.3 +1.9 23.9 +3.2 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 34.8 +5.2 22.1 +5.2 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 33.6 +6.0 19.3 +5.9 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 28.7 21.7 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 26.1 13.5 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 29.9 +6.4 21.1 +7.3 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 18.2 +4.3 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 32.7 +10.7 18.9 +5.4 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 33.6 +10.1 22.8 +10.7 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 30.9 +8.9 14.5 +1.9 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 19.8 +0.6 11.5 +5.5 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 28.6 +7.4 13.0 +5.3 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.9 -2.8 9.5 -0.2 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 16.5 -2.6 12.3 +4.7 2.2
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.3 -5.3 10.9 +1.5 26.0
LAVERTON RAAF 14.7 -4.3 9.6 +1.4 33.8
BALLARAT AERODROME 10.9 -5.6 5.0 -1.2 19.4
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 10.7 -5.7 9.0 +3.4 21.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 9.6 -7.3 8.8 +1.1 7.0

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
GREEN CAPE AWS
4.8mm in 12 min to 13:20 24.0mm/h
VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT
7.0mm in 35 min to 11:30 12.0mm/h
    E Central
MOORABBIN AIRPORT
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h
CERBERUS
19.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.3mm/h
DUNNS HILL
10.4mm in 1 hr to 03:30 10.4mm/h
RHYLL
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h
COLDSTREAM
17.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.7mm/h
    W Central
LAVERTON RAAF
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h
AVALON AIRPORT
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
GEELONG AIRPORT
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
    N Central
EILDON FIRE TOWER
12.0mm in 1 hr to 08:00 12.0mm/h
    W Coast
AIREYS INLET
1.4mm in 1 min to 04:56 84.0mm/h
3.0mm in 2 min to 04:58 90.0mm/h
4.6mm in 3 min to 05:01 92.0mm/h
11.2mm in 29 min to 05:30 23.2mm/h
22.0mm in 1 hr to 05:30 22.0mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 9.0mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 06:30 10.4mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 07:00 11.4mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 07:30 12.6mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 7.7mm/h
TASMANIA
    N Coast
SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD)
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
    E Coast
ST HELENS AERODROME
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
    Flinders Is/Bass St
FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT
18.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.0mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Hunter Valley
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS : 85(290/ 63 ) at 15:00
    C Tablelands S
MOUNT BOYCE AWS : 91(260/ 58 ) at 15:00
    Sydney--east
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO : 89(270/ 69 ) at 14:00
KURNELL AWS : 91(270/ 72 ) at 14:00
TERREY HILLS (TERREY HILLS RESERVE) : 93(280/ 65 ) at 14:50
SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) : 76(270/ 65 ) at 18:47
    Illawarra
NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS : 106(280/ 74 ) at 17:00
BELLAMBI AWS : 109(280/ 69 ) at 18:00
MOSS VALE AWS : 106(270/ 61 ) at 15:00
ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) : 104(260/ 65 ) at 19:09
KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) : 91(300/ 58 ) at 17:01
    South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 106(260/ 65 ) at 14:31
BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS : 89(300/ 63 ) at 13:00
GREEN CAPE AWS : 124(250/ 85 ) at 22:41
BEGA AWS : 80(250/ 65 ) at 22:52
MERIMBULA AIRPORT AWS : 91(270/ 39 ) at 17:31
    Goulburn/Monaro
CANBERRA AIRPORT : 87(280/ 70 ) at 12:35
BOMBALA AWS : 100(290/ 63 ) at 12:26
GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS : 91(290/ 52 ) at 14:30
MOUNT GININI : 102(280/ 52 ) at 14:31
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 102(310/ 59 ) at 11:15
    SW Slopes S
CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS : 93(290/ 48 ) at 12:31
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
FALLS CREEK : 91(350/ 67 ) at 02:31
MT HOTHAM : 102(340/ 70 ) at 02:31
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 132(240/117 ) at 20:30
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 104(236/ 82 ) at 14:50
    E Central
SOUTH CHANNEL ISLAND : 102(220/ 74 ) at 10:00
FAWKNER BEACON : 91(210/ 65 ) at 11:44
    W Central
POINT WILSON : 87(220/ 69 ) at 06:39
    N Central
EILDON FIRE TOWER : 82(260/ 63 ) at 11:02
    Western Plains
LOOKOUT HILL : 93(200/ 48 ) at 09:30
    W Coast
CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE : 95(200/ 69 ) at 06:00
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 89(220/ 69 ) at 06:00
HAMILTON AIRPORT : 74(200/ 63 ) at 08:52
AIREYS INLET : 98(210/ 76 ) at 06:09
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 117(200/ 96 ) at 13:00
    E Coast
EDDYSTONE POINT : 113(180/ 89 ) at 16:00
SWAN ISLAND : 96(150/ 72 ) at 13:00
    Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 87(190/ 69 ) at 12:22
    King Island
KING ISLAND AIRPORT : 72(200/ 65 ) at 09:54