Saturday 06 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 42.0 (34.2, 15) Previous record set 3 Nov 2004
094166 BULL BAY (LAURISTON) 33.0 (32.0, 21)

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

42.4 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
41.9 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
41.5 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
41.2 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
41.0 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA

+6.0   31.5 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA
+4.9   31.9 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
+4.5   38.0 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
+4.4   39.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
+4.4   29.0 LANCELIN Lower West WA

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.6 TINDAL RAAF N Rivers NT
28.4 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.2 POINT FAWCETT Islands ISL
28.0 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
28.0 KATHERINE AVIATION MUSEUM N Rivers NT

+5.9   22.2 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+4.9   20.0 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
+4.5   24.7 ST LAWRENCE POST OFFICE Central Coast E QLD
+4.4   18.2 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
+4.3   12.9 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast NSW

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

2.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
4.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
4.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
4.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-11.3   14.2 YONGALA Upper North SA
-11.1   14.8 ECHUCA AERODROME Lower North VIC
-10.5   21.7 LEONORA Goldfields WA
-10.1   16.6 KIMBA W Agricultural SA
-10.0   11.2 STRATHBOGIE Lower NE VIC

1.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.7 LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC
2.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
2.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-9.1   10.0 CARNEGIE Interior WA
-8.5   4.0 GAWLER RANGES (NONNING) NW Pastoral SA
-7.8   7.3 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
-7.8   8.3 LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral 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.

123.4 BIGGENDEN TM Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
116.0 LENTHALLS DAM ALERT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
103.0 HOWARD ALERT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
77.2 MT YEATMAN TM Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
75.0 HOME PARK TM Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
60.0 DOUGLAS RIVER

QUEENSLAND
    Gulf Country
52.0 BLACKBULL SIDING
    Wide Bay/Burnett
77.2 MT YEATMAN TM
51.0 MT PERRY THE PINES
    Brisbane/SE Coast
123.4 BIGGENDEN TM
116.0 LENTHALLS DAM ALERT
103.0 HOWARD ALERT
75.0 HOME PARK TM
72.0 UPPER CHERWELL ALERT
64.0 RAILWAY BRIDGE ALERT
58.0 MUSKET FLAT MT ALERT
57.0 PACIFIC HAVEN ALERT
55.0 BROOWEENA LAHEY ST
50.2 BROOWEENA TM

NEW SOUTH WALES
    NW Plains E
55.0 NARRABRI WEST POST OFFICE
    NW Slopes N
50.8 BINGARA POST OFFICE
    Snowy Mtns
73.0 THREDBO AWS
67.0 THREDBO VILLAGE

VICTORIA
    Lower NE
61.8 WHITFIELD (KING RIVER @ CHESHUNT)
    Upper NE
67.0 MT HOTHAM

TASMANIA
    E Coast
56.2 COPPING
    Southeast
65.0 EAGLEHAWK NECK (JETTY ROAD)

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 38.0 +4.5 21.4 -3.6 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 27.6 +2.0 15.6 +3.0 -0.1
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.5 -1.3 9.1 -1.5 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 20.8 -8.1 11.3 -2.7 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.1 -2.1 27.5 +2.2 -0.1
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 26.1 -7.5 10.5 -7.3 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.2 -7.4 8.5 -5.3 7.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.5 -4.6 5.2 -3.0 6.0
CAIRNS AERO 31.2 +0.6 22.2 -0.1 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.0 +1.3 23.0 +0.2 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.4 +1.2 23.3 +3.9 0.2
BRISBANE AERO 28.6 20.2 11.0
AMBERLEY AMO 29.3 -0.2 20.1 +3.8 6.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 20.5 8.4 20.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.9 +2.0 19.3 +3.3 2.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 26.4 +2.8 17.5 +1.4 4.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 26.0 +2.4 17.1 +1.6 2.0
PROSPECT DAM 28.0 +2.9 15.2 +1.1 5.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 24.3 +1.5 13.0 -1.4 16.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 18.3 -4.2 12.1 +3.5 5.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.2 -7.2 11.5 +1.0 3.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.8 -8.4 8.2 -4.1 2.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 13.9 -7.1 11.3 +1.9 8.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.8 -6.0 12.0 +0.9 9.0
LAVERTON RAAF 15.3 -6.0 11.0 +1.1 11.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.4 -7.0 7.8 +0.1 0.8
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 16.3 -2.4 6.5 -0.6 13.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 14.3 -4.3 10.9 +1.7 19.0

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
DOUGLAS RIVER
20.0mm in 1 hr to 03:00 20.0mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.7mm/h
39.4mm in 1 hr to 04:00 39.4mm/h
40.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 13.3mm/h
MANGO FARM
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
BRADSHAW
20.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Central Coast E
ST LAWRENCE
13.6mm in 1 hr to 21:00 13.6mm/h
    Wide Bay/Burnett
THANGOOL AIRPORT
26.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 8.7mm/h
    Brisbane/SE Coast
COOLANGATTA AIRPORT
13.0mm in 1 hr to 15:30 13.0mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 16:00 12.8mm/h
GOLD COAST SEAWAY
31.0mm in 30 min to 15:30 62.0mm/h
33.4mm in 1 hr to 15:30 33.4mm/h
36.2mm in 1 hr to 16:00 36.2mm/h
36.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 12.0mm/h
KINGAROY AIRPORT
10.8mm in 1 hr to 11:00 10.8mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.3mm/h
    Darling Downs E
STANTHORPE (GRANITE BELT HRS)
11.0mm in 1 hr to 06:00 11.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    North Coast
LISMORE AIRPORT AWS
1.8mm in 1 min to 15:48 108.0mm/h
1.8mm in 1 min to 15:49 108.0mm/h
19.8mm in 11 min to 16:00 108.0mm/h
25.4mm in 1 hr to 16:00 25.4mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 8.7mm/h
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
VICTORIA
    N Central
REDESDALE
10.4mm in 17 min to 17:00 36.7mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 17:00 12.2mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 17:30 16.8mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.7mm/h
MANGALORE AIRPORT
12.8mm in 1 hr to 19:00 12.8mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 19:30 10.8mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
TASMANIA
    Southeast
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD)
18.6mm in 30 min to 20:00 37.2mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 18.6mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 91(320/ 69 ) at 12:00
VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 69(240/ 63 ) at 08:03
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 72(200/ 63 ) at 18:00
    Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 113(250/ 95 ) at 00:01