Thursday 28 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

42.7 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
41.8 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
41.7 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
41.5 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
41.3 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA

+13.1   31.8 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA
+12.0   35.8 NORTHAM Cent Wheatbelt WA
+12.0   32.7 KATANNING COMPARISON Cent Wheatbelt WA
+12.0   33.0 ONGERUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
+11.7   36.0 CUNDERDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

31.0 POINT STUART AWS N Rivers NT
29.4 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
28.7 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
28.2 RICHMOND POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
28.1 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
28.1 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT

+10.3   28.2 RICHMOND POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
+9.1   17.0 DWELLINGUP Lower West WA
+8.8   16.0 BROOKTON Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.6   22.2 NAMBOUR DPI Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+8.5   25.2 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD

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

0.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
5.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
5.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-6.2   28.7 ALI CURUNG N Plateau NT
-6.0   0.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-5.8   17.9 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
-5.6   13.0 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.2   11.7 CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC

-5.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-4.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-3.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.2   3.6 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-5.8   -0.5 TUMBARUMBA POST OFFICE SW Slopes S NSW
-5.6   1.2 DARTMOUTH RESERVOIR Lower NE VIC
-5.4   7.2 WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY Illawarra NSW

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.

64.8 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
44.4 NOOJEE (SLIVAR) W Gippsland VIC
41.0 BANANA POST OFFICE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
30.1 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
27.8 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW

QUEENSLAND
    Central Highlands
64.8 TAROOM POST OFFICE
    Wide Bay/Burnett
41.0 BANANA POST OFFICE

NEW SOUTH WALES
    SW Slopes S
27.8 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS

VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
44.4 NOOJEE (SLIVAR)
    E Central
30.1 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY)

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 40.8 +8.0 27.3 +5.0 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 26.5 +7.8 11.7 +2.7 1.4
PERTH AIRPORT 28.5 +6.1 16.3 +6.1 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 32.7 +7.1 14.0 +3.1 2.4
DARWIN AIRPORT 35.7 +2.6 26.9 +1.9 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 29.5 -1.3 16.7 +2.0 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.1 -0.5 11.7 +0.3 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.9 +0.1 9.2 +2.1 0.6
CAIRNS AERO 32.4 +2.9 20.5 -0.1 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.7 +2.3 24.1 +3.4 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.5 +3.9 21.6 +4.7 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 33.4 +5.8 21.1 +7.7 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 28.2 22.2 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 18.3 3.7 0.8
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.9 -0.6 11.7 -2.1 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 18.1 -4.0 13.5 -0.4 /
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 20.9 -1.1 12.1 -1.4 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 22.2 -1.3 15.6 +3.5 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 19.0 -3.0 7.2 -5.4 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 18.9 -0.3 3.6 -2.4 0.6
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 20.5 -0.7 4.4 -3.3 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 23.8 +0.1 6.5 -3.2 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 18.4 -0.7 8.9 +1.3 1.8
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.2 -3.4 9.4 0.0 21.2
LAVERTON RAAF 14.7 -4.3 8.9 +0.7 14.2
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.0 -2.5 5.5 -0.7 1.8
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 15.4 -1.0 4.5 -1.1 12.8
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 13.0 -3.9 7.8 +0.1 4.8

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
    Lower West
HOPETOUN NORTH
7.4mm in 33 min to 19:00 13.5mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
    South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 87(110/ 67 ) at 17:00
GREEN CAPE AWS : 108(240/ 72 ) at 01:00
    Goulburn/Monaro
BOMBALA AWS : 89(250/ 67 ) at 01:00
VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 111(240/ 93 ) at 01:15
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 91(236/ 78 ) at 00:30
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 87(200/ 69 ) at 09:33
    E Coast
EDDYSTONE POINT : 76(180/ 63 ) at 08:00
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 74(150/ 70 ) at 07:55
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 100(230/ 65 ) at 04:14