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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

43.4 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
43.1 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
42.9 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
42.8 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
42.2 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA

+13.0   30.4 CAPE NORTHUMBERLAND Lower SE SA
+12.7   30.5 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
+12.2   32.8 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
+12.1   28.7 PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
+11.9   33.3 KEITH Mallee/Upper SE SA
+11.9   31.0 COONAWARRA Lower SE SA

30.0 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
29.7 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.8 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
27.6 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+9.6   30.0 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
+9.5   19.5 CLEVE W Agricultural SA
+8.7   22.8 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
+8.2   27.8 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
+8.1   26.3 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA

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

10.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
11.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
13.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
14.0 MOUNT GININI Goulburn/Monaro NSW
15.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-4.6   26.0 SPRINGSURE DAME ST Central Highlands QLD
-3.8   25.8 ROCKHAMPTON AERO Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-3.6   28.5 MORANBAH WATER TREATMENT PLANT Central Coast W QLD
-3.1   28.8 CLERMONT POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
-3.0   28.4 EMERALD AIRPORT Central Highlands QLD

-3.1 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-1.4 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-0.7 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
0.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.8 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS

-8.3   4.4 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
-6.3   16.1 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
-6.1   11.4 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD
-5.5   17.5 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
-5.0   7.4 KALBARRI Central West WA

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.

48.0 RANKIN POINT N Rivers NT
38.6 CENTRAL ARNHEM PLATEAU N Rivers NT
29.5 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
29.2 MAHRIGONG Northwest QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
48.0 RANKIN POINT
38.6 CENTRAL ARNHEM PLATEAU

QUEENSLAND
    Central West
29.5 ISISFORD POST OFFICE
    Northwest
29.2 MAHRIGONG
 

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 34.2 +1.4 25.9 +3.6 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 21.9 -0.5 7.4 -2.8 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.0 -1.7 10.3 +1.3 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 29.6 +4.0 12.6 +1.7 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.9 +0.8 25.5 +0.5 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 37.5 +6.7 13.5 -1.2 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 30.4 +8.8 12.7 +1.3 /
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 30.5 +12.7 10.5 +3.4 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 30.3 +0.8 22.7 +2.1 3.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.9 +1.5 22.7 +2.0 1.4
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.8 -3.8 18.0 +1.1 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 26.2 -1.4 10.5 -2.9 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 24.5 14.0 0.2
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 19.6 6.4 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.0 -1.5 12.3 -1.5 2.8
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 19.6 -2.5 15.1 +1.2 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 22.8 +0.8 12.2 -1.3 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 25.0 +1.5 8.9 -3.2 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 23.2 +1.2 11.0 -1.6 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 23.0 +3.8 5.0 -1.0 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 27.5 +6.3 11.8 +4.1 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 32.8 +9.1 14.3 +4.6 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 26.2 +7.1 6.7 -0.9 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 29.0 +9.4 13.0 +3.6 /
LAVERTON RAAF 28.7 +9.7 10.5 +2.3 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 24.8 +8.3 9.7 +3.5 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 21.7 +5.3 2.8 -2.8 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 25.2 +8.3 8.4 +0.7 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
CENTRAL ARNHEM PLATEAU
39.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 13.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Upper Darling
BOURKE AIRPORT AWS
7.2mm in 16 min to 17:57 27.0mm/h

TASMANIA
    Southeast
TASMAN ISLAND : 80(***/ 67 ) at 15:00