Sunday 14 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:

Two November maximum temperature records were equalled today: WEIPA AERO 39.2 (12 years record) and MORNINGTON ISLAND 39.0 (27 years record)

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 November
Queensland:
033045 MACKAY AERO 34.3 (33.9, 19)
034084 CHARTERS TOWERS AIRPORT 40.8 (40.7, 12) This station equalled its previous November record yesterday.

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 17:08EST, 17/11/2004.

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

46.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
45.3 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
45.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
43.4 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
43.4 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
43.4 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA

+10.4   45.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
+9.9   46.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
+8.2   35.2 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
+8.1   37.6 ENEABBA Central West WA
+8.1   32.6 PRICE Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA

30.4 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT
29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.9 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
28.9 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
28.7 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+6.0   25.5 EMERALD AIRPORT Central Highlands QLD
+5.9   30.4 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT
+5.0   23.6 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
+4.8   25.0 MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
+4.7   24.1 ROCKHAMPTON AERO Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

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

3.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
4.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
4.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
5.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-7.1   3.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.8   17.8 CORRYONG (PARISH LANE) Lower NE VIC
-6.6   19.2 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-6.6   15.6 TUMBARUMBA POST OFFICE SW Slopes S NSW
-6.6   5.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-2.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-1.5 RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
-1.3 MOUNT GININI Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-8.8   1.0 GLEN INNES AG RESEARCH STN N Tablelands W NSW
-8.6   3.4 EYRE Eucla WA
-8.3   6.0 KEMPSEY (WIDE STREET) MidNorth Coast N NSW
-7.3   8.5 WALGETT AIRPORT AWS NW Plains W NSW
-6.9   6.6 PINDARI DAM NW Slopes N NSW

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.

53.2 GLEN WAVERLEY (GOLF COURSE) E Central VIC
32.0 MOUNT BARKER Adelaide/Lofty SA
30.0 SPRING CREEK E Kimberley WA
28.0 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION W Coast TAS
27.2 MOUNT ELIZABETH N Kimberley WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    N Kimberley
27.2 MOUNT ELIZABETH
    E Kimberley
30.0 SPRING CREEK

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Adelaide/Lofty
32.0 MOUNT BARKER

VICTORIA
    E Central
53.2 GLEN WAVERLEY (GOLF COURSE)

TASMANIA
    W Coast
28.0 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 39.3 +5.8 28.4 +3.4 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 32.8 +7.2 12.4 -0.2 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 21.2 +0.4 10.9 +0.3 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 31.5 +2.6 14.6 +0.6 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.0 +0.8 27.7 +2.4 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 33.3 -0.3 15.7 -2.1 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.3 -5.3 12.9 -0.9 2.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.2 -3.9 10.8 +2.6 4.2
CAIRNS AERO 30.8 +0.2 24.1 +1.8 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.8 +2.1 25.8 +3.0 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 35.4 +4.2 24.1 +4.7 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 31.8 +2.3 16.6 +0.3 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 26.9 18.6 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 20.1 4.9 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.7 -0.2 11.6 -4.4 /
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 22.9 -0.7 13.7 -2.4 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 27.2 +3.6 14.4 -1.1 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 27.5 +2.4 11.6 -2.5 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 25.3 +2.5 12.0 -2.4 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 18.5 -4.0 8.6 0.0 3.2
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 20.7 -4.7 8.1 -2.4 0.4
MILDURA AIRPORT 24.8 -2.4 11.1 -1.2 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 20.0 -1.0 9.7 +0.3 4.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.8 0.0 8.9 -2.2 8.0
LAVERTON RAAF 21.3 0.0 10.9 +1.0 1.8
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.0 -1.4 7.3 -0.4 4.8
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 17.6 -1.1 5.3 -1.8 0.4
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 19.3 +0.7 8.9 -0.3 0.6

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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    E Kimberley
ARGYLE AERODROME
6.0mm in 6 min to 19:17 60.0mm/h
7.8mm in 6 min to 19:23 78.0mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 17.6mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
POINT STUART AWS
9.6mm in 22 min to 22:16 26.2mm/h
BATCHELOR AERO
14.8mm in 56 min to 18:30 15.9mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 18:30 14.8mm/h
LARRIMAH
35.0mm in 6 hr to 21:00 5.8mm/h
MCARTHUR RIVER MINE
15.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 15.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
TINDAL RAAF
10.6mm in 26 min to 22:00 24.5mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 22:00 12.4mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 22:30 16.6mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    N Kimberley
WYNDHAM AERO : 82(150/ 63 ) at 20:54
    E Kimberley
KUNUNURRA AERO : 91( 90/ 70 ) at 22:18
ARGYLE AERODROME : 113(140/ 83 ) at 19:11
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
MCARTHUR RIVER MINE : 95(210/ 67 ) at 18:05
DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE : 111( 70/ 74 ) at 20:01
QUEENSLAND
    Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 70(140/ 63 ) at 02:00
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 87(290/ 63 ) at 23:00
VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 108(270/ 72 ) at 21:30
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 70(271/ 63 ) at 02:10
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 102(270/ 82 ) at 23:40
    E Coast
SWAN ISLAND : 95(270/ 76 ) at 22:47
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 117(300/ 95 ) at 21:40
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 115(270/ 70 ) at 23:30
    Central Plateau
LIAWENEE : 83(270/ 63 ) at 23:13
    W Coast
WARRA : 87(290/ 65 ) at 23:01
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 95(290/ 58 ) at 23:40