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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
New South Wales:
061051 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE 128.4 (117.6, 131)
Victoria:
081123 BENDIGO AIRPORT 43.6 (39.8, 13)

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 22:51EST, 09/11/2004.

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

41.2 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
41.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
41.0 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
41.0 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
41.0 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT

+6.4   26.8 NAROOMA RVCP South Coast NSW
+5.5   28.0 BATEMANS BAY (CATALINA COUNTRY CLUB) South Coast NSW
+5.4   33.2 KALBARRI Central West WA
+5.1   26.5 MORUYA HEADS PILOT STATION South Coast NSW
+5.1   26.5 ORBOST (COMPARISON) E Gippsland VIC

28.7 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
28.5 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.5 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
28.3 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT
28.2 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
28.2 PORT KEATS AERO N Rivers NT

+7.0   18.8 QUIRINDI POST OFFICE NW Slopes S NSW
+6.6   14.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
+6.6   19.3 GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS Hunter Valley NSW
+6.6   15.0 TIDBINBILLA NATURE RESERVE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+6.3   18.0 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW
+6.3   20.4 TAREE (RADIO STATION 2RE) MidNorth Coast S NSW
+6.3   18.9 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW

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

6.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
7.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
8.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
8.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
8.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-10.7   26.7 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD
-10.6   14.9 YONGALA Upper North SA
-10.6   13.4 EUDUNDA Murray Valley SA
-10.6   17.5 BALRANALD RSL Southwest Plains NSW
-10.1   16.6 KIMBA W Agricultural SA
-10.1   18.3 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
-10.1   26.8 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD

1.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.7 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
1.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
2.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
2.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-8.6   11.2 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
-8.0   4.3 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.9   2.2 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-7.4   12.3 WATARRKA N Plateau NT

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.

128.4 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
72.4 YEOVAL POST OFFICE CW Slopes S NSW
67.0 WEE WAA (GEORGE ST) NW Plains E NSW
61.8 ELMORE Upper North VIC
61.0 CUMNOCK (WILLOW PARK) CW Slopes S NSW

QUEENSLAND
    Upper Carpentaria
54.0 WOODBINE STATION

NEW SOUTH WALES
    CW Plains N
51.2 NARROMINE (ALAGALAH ST)
    NW Plains W
52.0 ROWENA POST OFFICE
    NW Plains E
67.0 WEE WAA (GEORGE ST)
    Hunter Valley
128.4 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE
    CW Slopes S
72.4 YEOVAL POST OFFICE
61.0 CUMNOCK (WILLOW PARK)
51.6 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW)
50.5 MOLONG (YARNMARKET TERRACE)
    Riverina W
51.0 BARHAM (THULE STREET)

VICTORIA
    Lower North
59.0 ROCHESTER
57.0 KERANG (POST OFFICE)
57.0 MOLOGA (PYRAMID HILL)
    Upper North
61.8 ELMORE
50.4 MURCHISON
    N Central
56.0 BROADFORD GOLF COURSE
50.8 REDESDALE

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 38.2 +4.7 25.1 +0.1 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 25.9 +0.3 11.2 -1.4 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.5 -3.3 3.8 -6.8 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 24.1 -4.8 9.7 -4.3 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.3 +0.1 27.2 +1.9 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 25.6 -8.0 13.1 -4.7 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.2 -8.4 12.5 -1.3 9.6
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.9 -6.2 9.9 +1.7 8.8
CAIRNS AERO 30.3 -0.3 22.0 -0.3 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.7 0.0 24.8 +2.0 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.3 +0.1 21.2 +1.8 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 31.6 +2.1 19.3 +3.0 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 28.0 21.3 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 16.8 15.6 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.1 +0.2 21.1 +5.1 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 21.1 -2.5 19.3 +3.2 8.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 23.8 +0.2 19.6 +4.1 8.0 /x
PROSPECT DAM 24.3 -0.8 18.2 +4.1 12.4
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 25.3 +2.5 18.2 +3.8 4.9
CANBERRA AIRPORT 21.5 -1.0 11.6 +3.0 14.6
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 22.9 -2.5 12.7 +2.2 28.8
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.2 -9.0 12.0 -0.3 21.4
EAST SALE AIRPORT 20.0 -1.0 10.1 +0.7 5.8
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.0 -3.8 10.6 -0.5 21.4
LAVERTON RAAF 16.9 -4.4 11.0 +1.1 23.2
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.0 -5.4 8.3 +0.6 8.4
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 15.3 -3.4 9.1 +2.0 2.6
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 14.9 -3.7 10.3 +1.1 4.2

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
DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE
8.4mm in 10 min to 21:41 50.4mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 22:00 11.6mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Gulf Country
JULIA CREEK AIRPORT
7.8mm in 6 min to 06:51 78.0mm/h
4.8mm in 3 min to 06:54 96.0mm/h
5.4mm in 3 min to 06:57 108.0mm/h
6.2mm in 6 min to 07:03 62.0mm/h
33.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 11.0mm/h
    Upper Carpentaria
RICHMOND AIRPORT
6.6mm in 15 min to 09:00 26.4mm/h
    Central West
LONGREACH AERO
5.2mm in 14 min to 16:30 22.3mm/h
    Northwest
TREPELL AIRPORT
20.2mm in 2 hr to 02:52 10.1mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.7mm/h
WINTON AIRPORT
7.4mm in 44 min to 11:00 10.1mm/h
    Wide Bay/Burnett
GAYNDAH AIRPORT
12.2mm in 6 min to 23:40 122.0mm/h
    Brisbane/SE Coast
GYMPIE
20.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.7mm/h
ARCHERFIELD AIRPORT
11.0mm in 1 hr to 15:00 11.0mm/h
NAMBOUR DPI
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
JIMNA FORESTRY
10.0mm in 1 hr to 15:00 10.0mm/h
BRISBANE AERO
7.0mm in 16 min to 15:22 26.2mm/h
MAROOCHYDORE AERO
14.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 14.4mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.0mm/h
TEWANTIN RSL PARK
13.2mm in 1 hr to 17:00 13.2mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 10.8mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 8.0mm/h
BRISBANE
13.2mm in 30 min to 15:00 26.4mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 15:00 14.6mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 15:30 13.2mm/h
    Darling Downs E
GOONDIWINDI AIRPORT
20.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.7mm/h
    Maranoa
ST GEORGE AIRPORT
14.2mm in 1 hr to 08:00 14.2mm/h
20.2mm in 1 hr to 09:00 20.2mm/h
37.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 12.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    NW Plains W
WALGETT AIRPORT AWS
8.6mm in 45 min to 03:00 11.5mm/h
    NW Slopes N
NARRABRI AIRPORT AWS
10.2mm in 39 min to 07:00 15.7mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 07:00 15.4mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 7.0mm/h
    NW Slopes S
GUNNEDAH AIRPORT AWS
10.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 10.6mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 7.7mm/h
TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 16.6mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 7.7mm/h
    N Tablelands W
INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
    North Coast
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
12.8mm in 1 hr to 17:00 12.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
    Hunter Valley
MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE
18.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.0mm/h
    C Tablelands N
NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 14:00 10.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
MUDGEE AIRPORT AWS
9.8mm in 18 min to 12:00 32.7mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 12:00 12.0mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.7mm/h
    C Tablelands S
KATOOMBA (NARROW NECK RD)
22.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 7.3mm/h
LITHGOW (BIRDWOOD ST)
44.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 7.3mm/h
ORANGE AIRPORT COMPARISON
22.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.3mm/h
BATHURST AIRPORT AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
MOUNT BOYCE AWS
13.6mm in 1 hr to 11:00 13.6mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.7mm/h
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS
15.4mm in 1 hr to 05:00 15.4mm/h
9.4mm in 41 min to 05:41 13.8mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 06:00 12.0mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 9.3mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
8.4mm in 20 min to 09:20 25.2mm/h
    CW Slopes N
COONABARABRAN (NAMOI STREET)
27.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 9.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
COONABARABRAN AIRPORT AWS
10.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 10.6mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 7.0mm/h
    CW Slopes S
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS
18.0mm in 1 hr to 04:00 18.0mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 9.3mm/h
    Sydney--west
BADGERYS CREEK AIRPORT AWS
7.4mm in 15 min to 12:16 29.6mm/h
6.2mm in 14 min to 12:30 26.6mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 12:30 16.4mm/h
10.8mm in 30 min to 13:00 21.6mm/h
16.2mm in 1 hr to 13:30 16.2mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 14:00 10.2mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 11.7mm/h
PENRITH LAKES AWS
11.0mm in 30 min to 14:00 22.0mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 14:00 13.4mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 14:30 11.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
HORSLEY PARK EQUESTRIAN CENTRE AWS
11.8mm in 1 hr to 04:00 11.8mm/h
    Illawarra
CAMDEN AIRPORT AWS
18.2mm in 30 min to 11:30 36.4mm/h
20.8mm in 1 hr to 11:30 20.8mm/h
23.6mm in 1 hr to 12:00 23.6mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 8.7mm/h
BELLAMBI AWS
4.6mm in 13 min to 11:56 21.2mm/h
    South Coast
BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
4.4mm in 3 min to 11:33 88.0mm/h
ULLADULLA AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
MORUYA AIRPORT AWS
10.8mm in 20 min to 12:20 32.4mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 13:00 10.8mm/h
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS
10.6mm in 1 hr to 08:00 10.6mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 7.3mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 11:00 11.4mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.3mm/h
    SW Slopes S
WAGGA WAGGA AMO
19.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.3mm/h
CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS
18.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.0mm/h
VICTORIA
    Upper North
SHEPPARTON AIRPORT
11.2mm in 1 hr to 07:00 11.2mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
    Lower NE
HUNTERS HILL
10.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 10.6mm/h
    N Central
REDESDALE
20.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.7mm/h
10.6mm in 30 min to 17:00 21.2mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 17:00 10.6mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 17:30 13.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
MANGALORE AIRPORT
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
KILMORE GAP
10.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 10.0mm/h
TASMANIA
    E Coast
ORFORD POST OFFICE
34.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h
    Southeast
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD)
11.0mm in 17 min to 20:17 38.8mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 21:00 12.4mm/h
MOUNT WELLINGTON
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 85(220/ 65 ) at 04:30
    Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 85(210/ 67 ) at 04:37
    Adelaide/Lofty
HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS : 83(210/ 63 ) at 06:13
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 104(320/ 63 ) at 12:42
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
FALLS CREEK : 98(350/ 39 ) at 17:35
MT HOTHAM : 95(360/ 76 ) at 04:03
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 117(250/ 87 ) at 23:35
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 85(240/ 67 ) at 19:11