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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 (previous record and years of computerised record shown in brackets):
Lowest daily minimum temperature for November
Western Australia:
009131 JURIEN BAY 4.0 (5.3, 35)

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 21:40EST, 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 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
42.1 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
42.0 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT
42.0 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD
41.8 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD

+9.0   28.1 PHILLIP ISLAND PENGUIN RESERVE E Central VIC
+8.5   26.8 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
+6.4   28.9 BATEMANS BAY (CATALINA COUNTRY CLUB) South Coast NSW
+6.3   32.8 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW
+6.3   31.4 PROSPECT DAM Sydney--west NSW

29.0 PAPUNYA N Plateau NT
28.4 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
28.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
28.0 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL

+9.1   17.5 TIDBINBILLA NATURE RESERVE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+8.1   25.5 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
+6.2   24.5 KULGERA N Plateau NT
+5.9   15.0 YASS (LINTON HOSTEL) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+5.8   22.0 WHITE CLIFFS POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW

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

6.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
8.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
8.4 LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC
8.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-10.1   14.7 NHILL Wimmera N VIC
-10.0   14.3 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
-9.3   16.7 LAMEROO Mallee/Upper SE SA
-9.0   12.7 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
-9.0   15.0 EUDUNDA Murray Valley SA

2.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
3.0 REDESDALE N Central VIC
3.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
4.0 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
4.0 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA
4.0 LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC

-9.4   4.0 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA
-8.3   4.0 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-7.7   6.1 ENEABBA Central West WA
-7.2   7.5 KALBARRI Central West WA
-6.0   6.6 CUNDERDIN Cent Wheatbelt 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.

38.0 CANOWINDRA (CANOWINDRA STREET) CW Slopes S NSW
30.8 MUNGALLALA Warrego QLD
29.6 MANDURAMA POST OFFICE C Tablelands S NSW
28.0 TRUNKEY (OLD POST OFFICE) C Tablelands S NSW
27.8 COWRA RESEARCH CENTRE C Tablelands S NSW

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 32.3 -1.2 27.4 +2.4 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 23.6 -2.0 10.3 -2.3 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.4 -6.4 12.4 +1.8 0.6
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 29.7 +0.8 12.5 -1.5 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.6 +0.4 25.2 -0.1 3.4
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 38.6 +5.0 19.0 +1.2 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.1 -7.5 11.4 -2.4 3.2
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.8 -6.3 8.7 +0.5 8.6
CAIRNS AERO 31.5 +0.9 22.7 +0.4 2.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.2 -0.5 22.5 -0.3 0.2
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.1 -1.1 18.8 -0.6 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 30.4 +0.9 13.9 -2.4 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 26.6 15.9 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 25.0 13.9 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.5 +1.6 19.0 +3.0 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 26.6 +3.0 /
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 28.2 +4.6 16.2 +0.7 1.8
PROSPECT DAM 31.4 +6.3 15.2 +1.1 3.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 28.3 +5.5 15.3 +0.9 3.8
CANBERRA AIRPORT 23.3 +0.8 11.8 +3.2 5.2
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 29.9 +4.5 14.1 +3.6 10.2
MILDURA AIRPORT 22.7 -4.5 12.1 -0.2 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 22.8 +1.8 7.1 -2.3 13.6
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.6 -0.2 11.0 -0.1 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 20.8 -0.5 7.8 -2.1 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.0 -6.4 4.2 -3.5 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 18.2 -0.5 11.2 +4.1 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 18.3 -0.3 11.1 +1.9 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
HOPETOUN NORTH
7.4mm in 14 min to 22:22 31.7mm/h
    Cent Wheatbelt
LAKE GRACE
11.6mm in 58 min to 23:58 12.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Gulf Country
JULIA CREEK AIRPORT
5.4mm in 8 min to 21:09 40.5mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    CW Plains S
CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS
11.6mm in 11 min to 01:40 63.3mm/h
19.2mm in 1 hr to 02:00 19.2mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.3mm/h
    MidNorth Coast S
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS
7.6mm in 32 min to 20:00 14.2mm/h
    Hunter Valley
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS
4.8mm in 7 min to 16:52 41.1mm/h
    C Tablelands S
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS
13.2mm in 1 hr to 02:00 13.2mm/h
    CW Slopes S
COWRA AIRPORT
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
COWRA AIRPORT AWS
16.0mm in 1 hr to 07:00 16.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
    Illawarra
NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS
4.6mm in 11 min to 17:39 25.1mm/h
JERVIS BAY (PT PERPENDICULAR AWS)
10.2mm in 1 hr to 13:00 10.2mm/h
    Goulburn/Monaro
CANBERRA AIRPORT
5.6mm in 11 min to 15:45 30.5mm/h
    SW Slopes N
COOTAMUNDRA AIRPORT
20.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.7mm/h
VICTORIA
    Upper North
YARRAWONGA
4.8mm in 12 min to 15:12 24.0mm/h
    E Gippsland
COMBIENBAR AWS
4.4mm in 11 min to 18:00 24.0mm/h
    E Central
DUNNS HILL
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
TASMANIA
    Southeast
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD)
10.8mm in 30 min to 20:30 21.6mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 11.8mm/h
    W Coast
LOW ROCKY POINT
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 10:00 7.3mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 11:00 5.3mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 80(230/ 70 ) at 09:57
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Hunter Valley
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS : 95(260/ 67 ) at 16:45
    South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 102(290/ 78 ) at 16:27
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 83(320/ 65 ) at 06:00
    SW Slopes S
WAGGA WAGGA AMO : 82(240/ 65 ) at 17:20
    Riverina E
YANCO AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE : 80(230/ 65 ) at 16:27
VICTORIA
    Mallee S
HOPETOUN AIRPORT : 83(230/ 70 ) at 16:05
    Upper NE
MT HOTHAM AIRPORT : 72(300/ 63 ) at 15:45
FALLS CREEK : 76(350/ 63 ) at 15:00
MT HOTHAM : 102(310/ 48 ) at 16:17
    E Gippsland
GELANTIPY : 96(310/ 46 ) at 16:44
    W Gippsland
EAST SALE AIRPORT : 104(280/ 74 ) at 16:08
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 113(240/ 96 ) at 23:30
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 72(228/ 63 ) at 18:20
    E Central
SOUTH CHANNEL ISLAND : 78(220/ 65 ) at 23:30
FAWKNER BEACON : 93(260/ 50 ) at 13:17
    W Central
LAVERTON RAAF : 80(270/ 63 ) at 13:02
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 104(200/ 89 ) at 21:00
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 74(150/ 65 ) at 19:53