Saturday 13 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 maximum temperature for any month
Western Australia:
003032 DERBY AERO 44.6 (44.0, 19)
Northern Territory:
014198 JABIRU AIRPORT 42.1 (42.0, 26)
Highest daily rainfall for November
Victoria:
086375 CRANBOURNE BOTANIC GARDENS 36.8 (32.6, 12)
Highest daily maximum temperature for November
Western Australia:
003032 DERBY AERO 44.6 (44.0, 19)
Northern Territory:
014198 JABIRU AIRPORT 42.1 (42.0, 26)
Queensland:
034084 CHARTERS TOWERS AIRPORT 40.7 (40.4, 12)

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 19:38EST, 14/11/2004.

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

45.2 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
44.9 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
44.6 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
43.8 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
43.6 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD

+11.4   36.0 YAMBA PILOT STATION North Coast NSW
+9.6   40.8 ROCKHAMPTON AERO Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+9.6   34.0 SOUTH WEST ROCKS (SMOKY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE) MidNorth Coast N NSW
+9.2   34.6 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
+9.1   35.0 BALLINA AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW

30.2 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
30.2 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.9 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
28.7 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+8.0   30.2 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
+7.3   27.8 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD
+6.4   25.0 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+6.1   27.8 GEORGETOWN POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
+5.6   24.4 RAINBOW BEACH Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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

-0.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.8 MOUNT GININI Goulburn/Monaro NSW
3.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
4.4 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW

-10.6   0.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-9.2   13.0 TUMBARUMBA POST OFFICE SW Slopes S NSW
-9.1   6.8 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.4   15.7 YASS (LINTON HOSTEL) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-8.1   13.1 STRATHBOGIE Lower NE VIC

-2.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-1.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-1.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-6.1   -2.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-6.0   6.3 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
-5.9   11.0 LEONORA Goldfields WA
-5.4   5.0 ONGERUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.4   5.0 WAGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.4   6.8 NORSEMAN Goldfields 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.

50.6 DUNNS HILL E Central VIC
46.2 WARBURTON EAST (ARRABRI) E Central VIC
42.2 YARRA RIVER @ WARRANDYTE E Central VIC
42.0 JINDIVICK (POST OFFICE) W Gippsland VIC
41.4 SCORESBY RESEARCH INSTITUTE E Central VIC

VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
42.0 JINDIVICK (POST OFFICE)
    E Central
50.6 DUNNS HILL
46.2 WARBURTON EAST (ARRABRI)
42.2 YARRA RIVER @ WARRANDYTE
41.4 SCORESBY RESEARCH INSTITUTE

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 35.2 +1.7 25.3 +0.3 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 26.3 +0.7 7.7 -4.9 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 20.1 -0.7 12.6 +2.0 0.2
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 27.9 -1.0 11.3 -2.7 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.7 +1.5 26.3 +1.0 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 33.0 -0.6 20.0 +2.2 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.7 -5.9 12.8 -1.0 0.6
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.2 -3.9 7.2 -1.0 13.0
CAIRNS AERO 30.5 -0.1 22.8 +0.5 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.3 +1.6 24.9 +2.1 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 40.8 +9.6 22.4 +3.0 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 37.4 +7.9 14.1 -2.2 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 30.2 16.0 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 25.6 9.2 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 33.0 +8.1 13.6 -2.4 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 30.1 +6.5 17.0 +0.9 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 27.9 +4.3 18.6 +3.1 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 27.4 +2.3 16.2 +2.1 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 26.0 +3.2 12.8 -1.6 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 15.2 -7.3 8.6 0.0 2.4
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.2 -7.2 8.8 -1.7 3.6
MILDURA AIRPORT 22.0 -5.2 10.0 -2.3 0.8
EAST SALE AIRPORT 16.8 -4.2 9.4 0.0 17.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.5 -4.3 10.3 -0.8 21.8
LAVERTON RAAF 17.8 -3.5 8.3 -1.6 19.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.8 -5.6 4.1 -3.6 20.6
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 15.7 -3.0 8.1 +1.0 5.6
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 17.3 -1.3 10.3 +1.1 3.6

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
WOLLOGORANG
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    SW Slopes S
CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
MT MOORNAPA
18.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.0mm/h
    E Central
ESSENDON AIRPORT
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.7mm/h
VIEWBANK (ARPANSA)
21.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.0mm/h
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
MOORABBIN AIRPORT
23.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.7mm/h
SCORESBY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
24.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 8.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.7mm/h
MELBOURNE AIRPORT
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.7mm/h
CERBERUS
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.7mm/h
DUNNS HILL
33.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 11.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.7mm/h
RHYLL
18.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.0mm/h
COLDSTREAM
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.7mm/h
TASMANIA
    E Coast
SWAN ISLAND
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 83(240/ 65 ) at 07:33
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Hunter Valley
MURRURUNDI GAP AWS : 98(310/ 78 ) at 12:00
    Illawarra
NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS : 93(270/ 65 ) at 14:37
ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) : 74(250/ 63 ) at 09:55
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 102(320/ 82 ) at 01:00
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
MT HOTHAM : 95(330/ 70 ) at 00:00
    W Gippsland
EAST SALE AIRPORT : 83(270/ 65 ) at 14:17
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 104(270/ 59 ) at 13:18
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 85(266/ 63 ) at 17:10
    E Central
ESSENDON AIRPORT : 80(260/ 63 ) at 13:12
FRANKSTON AWS : 80(280/ 67 ) at 12:59
    W Central
POINT WILSON : 83(240/ 63 ) at 12:29
    N Central
EILDON FIRE TOWER : 83(260/ 70 ) at 01:08
    W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 87(240/ 69 ) at 15:30
HAMILTON AIRPORT : 82(250/ 70 ) at 15:26
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 89(270/ 67 ) at 05:30
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 85(310/ 67 ) at 15:16
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 74(240/ 65 ) at 19:23
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 80(280/ 67 ) at 07:27
    W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 74(300/ 65 ) at 14:31