Wednesday 03 NOV 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 (previous record and years of computerised record shown in brackets):
Highest daily rainfall for November
Tasmania:
094087 MOUNT WELLINGTON 34.2 (32.8, 15)
Lowest daily minimum temperature for November
South Australia:
018069 ELLISTON 4.2 (4.6, 43)
019062 YONGALA -2.0 (-1.7, 48)
Victoria:
076031 MILDURA AIRPORT 3.3 (3.6, 58)

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

42.5 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
41.9 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
41.9 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD
41.8 TELFER AERO Interior WA
41.6 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
41.6 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
41.6 WINTON AIRPORT Northwest QLD

+5.3   38.9 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+5.2   41.0 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+4.9   33.0 GRAFTON OLYMPIC POOL North Coast NSW
+4.9   31.4 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW
+4.5   41.9 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD

31.0 TRUSCOTT N Kimberley WA
28.4 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.4 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.9 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA

+6.7   22.5 CASINO AIRPORT North Coast NSW
+6.0   22.4 MURWILLUMBAH (BRAY PARK) North Coast NSW
+5.9   22.0 BALLINA AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
+5.2   26.3 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+4.9   12.8 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
+4.9   14.6 GLEN INNES POST OFFICE N Tablelands W NSW

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

1.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
2.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
3.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
4.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
4.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-10.6   1.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-10.3   15.8 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-9.7   15.0 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-9.5   16.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
-8.6   17.8 LAKE GRACE COMPARISON Cent Wheatbelt WA
-8.6   15.5 ONGERUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
-8.6   15.5 YASS (LINTON HOSTEL) Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-4.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-4.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-3.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-3.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-11.2   2.4 HILLSTON AIRPORT Riverina W NSW
-11.0   -2.0 YONGALA Upper North SA
-9.8   1.3 ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH CENTRE) Adelaide/Lofty SA
-9.7   3.0 GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW
-9.5   1.2 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA

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.

67.6 YOURDAMUNG LAKE Lower West WA
62.4 SOUTHPORT (HUON HIGHWAY) Southeast TAS
60.0 MOUNT ELIZABETH N Kimberley WA
60.0 MONBULK (BULB FARM) E Central VIC
53.6 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    N Kimberley
60.0 MOUNT ELIZABETH
    Lower West
67.6 YOURDAMUNG LAKE

VICTORIA
    E Central
60.0 MONBULK (BULB FARM)

TASMANIA
    Southeast
62.4 SOUTHPORT (HUON HIGHWAY)
    Flinders Is/Bass St
53.6 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 32.3 -1.2 27.2 +2.2 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.5 -5.3 10.8 +0.2 4.2
PERTH AIRPORT 22.7 -2.9 10.2 -2.4 0.8
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 13.7 -0.3 0.6
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.9 -0.3 25.7 +0.4 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 38.9 +5.3 21.5 +3.7 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.4 -3.2 6.6 -7.2 0.2
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.9 -5.2 2.3 -5.9 4.8
CAIRNS AERO 29.8 -0.8 21.6 -0.7 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.6 -0.1 21.7 -1.1 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.9 +0.7 20.0 +0.6 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 31.0 +1.5 17.1 +0.8 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 28.0 19.6 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 23.5 13.9 3.4
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.3 +0.4 20.4 +4.4 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 24.1 +0.5 16.6 +0.5 6.8
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 25.4 +1.8 14.1 -1.4 0.6
PROSPECT DAM 25.0 -0.1 10.8 -3.3 0.2
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 23.3 +0.5 9.5 -4.9 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 16.5 -6.0 6.4 -2.2 10.6
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 19.1 -6.3 5.7 -4.8 0.4
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.5 -6.7 3.3 -9.0 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 15.9 -5.1 9.5 +0.1 6.6
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.8 -5.0 7.7 -3.4 19.6
LAVERTON RAAF 16.6 -4.7 5.4 -4.5 12.2
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.0 -6.4 2.1 -5.6 10.6
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 16.7 -2.0 9.3 +2.2 2.2
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 14.7 -3.9 8.9 -0.3 19.4

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
    Cent Wheatbelt
LAKE GRACE
11.4mm in 1 hr to 04:00 11.4mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Central Highlands
EMERALD AIRPORT
4.4mm in 3 min to 20:40 88.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
    Brisbane/SE Coast
NAMBOUR DPI
7.6mm in 33 min to 17:33 13.8mm/h
JIMNA FORESTRY
15.0mm in 28 min to 17:00 32.1mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 15.0mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.3mm/h
    Darling Downs E
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT
5.8mm in 13 min to 20:00 26.8mm/h
TASMANIA
    E Coast
EDDYSTONE POINT
19.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.3mm/h
SWAN ISLAND
23.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.7mm/h
    Southeast
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD)
19.4mm in 30 min to 20:00 38.8mm/h
19.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 19.4mm/h
    Flinders Is/Bass St
FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h
6.8mm in 18 min to 04:00 22.7mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 04:00 13.0mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.0mm/h

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Plateau
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT : 113(280/ 85 ) at 21:18
TERRITORY GRAPE FARM : 89(280/ 76 ) at 22:29
QUEENSLAND
    Central Highlands
EMERALD AIRPORT : 106(220/ 58 ) at 20:26
    Maranoa
ROMA AIRPORT : 76(270/ 63 ) at 00:11
NEW SOUTH WALES
    South Coast
GREEN CAPE AWS : 78(250/ 65 ) at 13:00
    Snowy Mtns
VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 135(250/100 ) at 05:26
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 109(255/ 91 ) at 08:30
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 100(210/ 89 ) at 03:00
    E Coast
EDDYSTONE POINT : 96(180/ 83 ) at 06:15
    Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 91(200/ 76 ) at 06:30