Saturday 30 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

43.7 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
43.6 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
43.4 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
43.2 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
42.8 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA

+9.2   41.7 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
+9.0   40.6 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
+8.8   43.4 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
+8.6   33.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+8.4   29.8 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA

30.8 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
30.5 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
29.8 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
29.2 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
29.0 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL

+10.9   29.8 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
+10.1   30.5 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
+9.8   24.7 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+9.0   20.1 EUCLA Eucla WA
+8.9   26.0 MARDIE W Pilbara WA

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

10.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
10.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
11.1 MOUNT GININI Goulburn/Monaro NSW
11.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
13.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
13.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-8.6   23.5 MORANBAH WATER TREATMENT PLANT Central Coast W QLD
-7.9   24.0 CLERMONT POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
-7.5   23.1 SPRINGSURE DAME ST Central Highlands QLD
-7.3   19.2 NAMBOUR DPI Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-6.5   24.9 EMERALD AIRPORT Central Highlands QLD

-3.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-2.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.8 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-1.5 RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA

-6.6   1.6 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
-6.2   6.5 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
-5.9   12.6 ALI CURUNG N Plateau NT
-5.6   2.9 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS

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.

90.0 PLANE CREEK SUGAR MILL Central Coast E QLD
57.0 FRANKFIELD STATION Central West QLD
53.4 DORAVILLE STATION Central Coast E QLD
50.0 BANKSIA STATION Central Coast E QLD
41.6 ELIZABETH VALLEY N Rivers NT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
41.6 ELIZABETH VALLEY

QUEENSLAND
    Central Coast E
90.0 PLANE CREEK SUGAR MILL
53.4 DORAVILLE STATION
50.0 BANKSIA STATION
    Central West
57.0 FRANKFIELD STATION

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 33.6 +0.8 23.6 +1.3 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 20.5 -1.9 14.7 +4.5 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.4 -1.3 9.6 +0.6 0.2
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 26.3 +0.7 12.4 +1.5 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.8 -0.3 20.7 -4.3 19.6
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.4 +0.6 9.6 -5.1 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 27.0 +5.4 13.9 +2.5 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 22.8 +5.0 5.5 -1.6 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 31.6 +2.1 23.0 +2.4 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.6 +1.2 25.4 +4.7 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.7 -4.9 18.4 +1.5 13.0
AMBERLEY AMO 23.7 -3.9 10.1 -3.3 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 22.6 16.5 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 17.4 6.9 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.8 -1.7 13.7 -0.1 2.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 19.4 -2.7 13.8 -0.1 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 20.5 -1.5 13.0 -0.5 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 20.7 -2.8 15.3 +3.2 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 19.3 -2.7 10.3 -2.3 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 19.1 -0.1 6.0 0.0 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.1 +1.9 10.2 +2.5 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 29.1 +5.4 7.4 -2.3 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 19.5 +0.4 7.3 -0.3 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 25.2 +5.6 11.8 +2.4 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 22.5 +3.5 11.6 +3.4 0.2
BALLARAT AERODROME 21.4 +4.9 6.8 +0.6 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 17.6 +1.2 7.7 +2.1 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 16.6 -0.3 5.9 -1.8 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
BATCHELOR AERO
1.4mm in 1 min to 20:36 84.0mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.3mm/h
21.4mm in 54 min to 21:30 23.8mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT
14.4mm in 1 hr to 06:00 14.4mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 07:00 10.2mm/h
MACKAY MO
8.2mm in 42 min to 05:42 11.7mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 06:00 11.6mm/h
PROSERPINE AIRPORT
20.8mm in 1 hr to 08:00 20.8mm/h
    Brisbane/SE Coast
BEERBURRUM FOREST STN
10.6mm in 1 hr to 07:00 10.6mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
No reports of wind gusts above 90km/h or sustained winds above 63km/h