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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
New South Wales:
064008 COONABARABRAN (NAMOI STREET) 0.0 (0.8, 47)

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

42.9 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
42.7 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
41.6 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
41.6 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
41.5 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA

+6.5   34.7 GUNNEDAH SCS NW Slopes S NSW
+5.4   30.5 TABULAM (MUIRNE) N Tablelands E NSW
+5.1   32.5 SCONE SCS Hunter Valley NSW
+4.9   33.2 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
+4.9   27.0 GLEN INNES AG RESEARCH STN N Tablelands W NSW

29.8 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
29.0 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT
28.9 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
28.5 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.3 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA
28.3 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT

+6.3   27.1 RICHMOND POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
+5.2   25.4 BARCALDINE POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+4.9   25.5 TOORAK RESEARCH STATION Gulf Country QLD
+4.7   24.4 BIRDSVILLE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
+4.5   26.7 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD

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

5.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
7.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
7.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
7.7 LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC
8.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-12.3   14.1 WALPEUP RESEARCH Mallee N VIC
-12.2   14.9 OUYEN (POST OFFICE) Mallee N VIC
-11.9   15.0 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
-11.3   16.0 LAKE VICTORIA STORAGE Lower Darling NSW
-11.3   13.5 NHILL Wimmera N VIC

-3.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.8 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.7 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.1 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC

-10.5   0.0 COONABARABRAN (NAMOI STREET) CW Slopes N NSW
-8.7   3.3 DUNEDOO POST OFFICE CW Slopes N NSW
-8.6   0.0 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC
-8.5   2.5 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
-8.3   0.8 WANGARATTA AERO Lower NE VIC

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.

66.8 MULGOWIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
55.0 ROSENTRETERS BRIDGE TM Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
54.0 ABERCORN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
51.0 ABERCORN TM Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
41.0 BAN BAN TM Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

QUEENSLAND
    Wide Bay/Burnett
54.0 ABERCORN
51.0 ABERCORN TM
    Brisbane/SE Coast
66.8 MULGOWIE
55.0 ROSENTRETERS BRIDGE TM
41.0 BAN BAN TM

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 35.3 +1.8 26.8 +1.8 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.6 -5.2 10.2 -0.4 0.6
PERTH AIRPORT 23.9 -1.7 9.1 -3.5 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 22.6 -6.3 7.4 -6.6 0.8
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.7 +0.5 27.3 +2.0 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 32.9 -0.7 19.9 +2.1 5.8
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.6 -4.0 11.1 -2.7 10.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.4 -7.7 6.1 -2.1 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 30.2 -0.4 20.2 -2.1 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.8 +0.1 23.1 +0.3 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.4 +1.2 21.5 +2.1 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 27.6 17.4 2.6
AMBERLEY AMO 31.7 +2.2 15.9 -0.4 2.2
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 26.8 8.9 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.2 +0.3 15.4 -0.6 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 21.8 -1.8 16.9 +0.8 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 23.3 -0.3 13.4 -2.1 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 25.9 +0.8 10.7 -3.4 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 21.7 -1.1 8.9 -5.5 0.6
CANBERRA AIRPORT 21.7 -0.8 2.2 -6.4 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 21.2 -4.2 3.4 -7.1 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.4 -10.8 11.0 -1.3 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 16.4 -4.6 3.4 -6.0 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.7 -3.1 7.8 -3.3 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 18.0 -3.3 3.9 -6.0 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.5 -5.9 3.7 -4.0 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 16.5 -2.2 2.6 -4.5 0.6
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 16.5 -2.1 6.3 -2.9 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
POINT STUART AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 5.3mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 07:30 5.3mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 08:30 5.0mm/h
BRADSHAW
19.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.3mm/h
    N Plateau
TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT
6.2mm in 13 min to 07:24 28.6mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Adelaide/Lofty
MOUNT CRAWFORD (TOWER HILL)
5.4mm in 31 min to 08:01 10.5mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Upper Carpentaria
HUGHENDEN AIRPORT
8.0mm in 9 min to 17:15 53.3mm/h
10.4mm in 40 min to 17:55 15.6mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.3mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 20:00 10.8mm/h
    Far SW
BALLERA GAS FIELD
8.0mm in 19 min to 18:52 25.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    NW Plains W
WALGETT AIRPORT AWS
1.6mm in 1 min to 14:26 96.0mm/h
2.8mm in 2 min to 14:28 84.0mm/h
    NW Slopes N
NARRABRI AIRPORT AWS
14.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 14.4mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    NW Pastoral
COOBER PEDY AIRPORT : 82(260/ 63 ) at 17:40
QUEENSLAND
    Channel Country
BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT : 96(270/ 74 ) at 17:29
    Far SW
BALLERA GAS FIELD : 87(260/ 72 ) at 17:53
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Hunter Valley
MURRURUNDI GAP AWS : 100(320/ 74 ) at 19:37
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 80(330/ 65 ) at 20:00