Friday 29 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

43.8 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
43.4 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
43.1 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
43.0 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
42.6 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
42.6 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA

+16.5   39.1 EYRE Eucla WA
+12.1   37.0 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+11.9   38.5 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+11.6   34.5 EUCLA Eucla WA
+9.9   41.5 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA

30.5 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.3 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
28.1 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.0 KURI BAY N Kimberley WA
28.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT

+12.9   20.4 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+12.2   21.8 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA
+9.8   20.7 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+8.4   25.0 TE KOWAI EXP STN Central Coast E QLD
+8.2   16.0 BEVERLEY Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

6.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
7.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
9.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
9.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
9.6 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-6.7   22.9 ROCKHAMPTON AERO Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-6.4   12.5 BOWRAL (PARRY DRIVE) Illawarra NSW
-5.8   25.3 BARALABA POST OFFICE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-5.7   19.8 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW
-5.5   19.6 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-5.5   19.0 LOSTOCK DAM Hunter Valley NSW

-8.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.2 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-3.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.5   -8.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.4   -0.4 NHILL Wimmera N VIC
-7.2   -0.4 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
-6.5   6.2 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
-6.5   -6.2 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns 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.

34.5 BROMFLEET TM Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
33.2 PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
22.0 BYFIELD CHILDS ROAD Central Coast E QLD
20.0 MATARANKA HOMESTEAD RESORT N Rivers NT
19.8 CAVE CREEK STATION N Rivers NT

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 34.0 +1.2 23.1 +0.8 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 20.6 -1.8 16.2 +6.0 0.4
ALBANY AIRPORT 21.8 +3.1 13.6 +4.6 0.2
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 32.7 +7.1 20.7 +9.8 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 35.0 +1.9 26.1 +1.1 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 29.9 -0.9 11.9 -2.8 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.1 +0.5 9.8 -1.6 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.7 +0.9 5.7 -1.4 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 30.2 +0.7 20.5 -0.1 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.8 +1.4 24.5 +3.8 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 22.9 -6.7 20.1 +3.2 13.6
AMBERLEY AMO 26.4 -1.2 15.2 +1.8 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 24.4 17.5 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 16.7 5.5 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.8 -1.7 14.1 +0.3 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 18.6 -3.5 13.7 -0.2 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 19.0 -3.0 12.6 -0.9 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 19.4 -4.1 15.2 +3.1 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 17.1 -4.9 12.6 0.0 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.8 -1.4 3.5 -2.5 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 22.0 +0.8 4.1 -3.6 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 24.1 +0.4 6.9 -2.8 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 19.1 0.0 3.7 -3.9 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.1 -2.5 11.4 +2.0 /
LAVERTON RAAF 15.7 -3.3 10.1 +1.9 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.7 -0.8 6.3 +0.1 0.2
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 17.9 +1.5 1.6 -4.0 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 18.2 +1.3 3.5 -4.2 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
7.4mm in 11 min to 19:17 40.4mm/h
9.6mm in 13 min to 19:30 44.3mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 19:30 17.4mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.7mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
POINT FAWCETT
8.8mm in 40 min to 21:30 13.2mm/h

TASMANIA
    Southeast
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 76(250/ 63 ) at 06:00