Monday 15 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 November
Northern Territory:
014198 JABIRU AIRPORT 42.4 (42.1, 26)

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

45.3 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
44.5 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
43.5 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
43.4 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
42.9 NORMANTON AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD

+13.0   41.3 GOOMALLING Cent Wheatbelt WA
+12.2   41.0 WONGAN HILLS Central West WA
+12.1   37.3 NARROGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+12.0   40.3 NORTHAM Cent Wheatbelt WA
+11.8   40.2 CUNDERDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

30.4 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
29.8 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
29.0 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.3 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT

+10.3   25.4 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
+8.1   21.3 CARNAMAH Central West WA
+7.9   21.6 MORAWA Central West WA
+7.5   20.8 DALWALLINU COMPARISON Central West WA
+6.4   19.3 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

1.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
4.7 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
6.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
7.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
7.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
7.0 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-8.3   9.3 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS
-7.9   7.0 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-7.7   8.2 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS
-7.6   31.0 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
-7.1   1.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-3.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-0.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
-0.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.2 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-0.1 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-8.8   3.2 EYRE Eucla WA
-7.6   5.5 BARADINE FORESTRY NW Plains E NSW
-6.8   4.0 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-6.2   10.4 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
-5.9   2.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S 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.

41.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
39.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
35.0 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT
33.0 CRADLE VALLEY (WALDHEIM) Central Plateau TAS
30.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 36.5 +3.0 26.9 +1.9 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 36.4 +10.8 17.1 +4.5 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 26.8 +6.0 10.1 -0.5 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 35.4 +6.5 18.3 +4.3 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 37.0 +3.8 25.3 0.0 -0.1
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 33.6 0.0 14.4 -3.4 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.8 -4.8 13.8 0.0 2.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.3 -2.8 10.5 +2.3 1.0
CAIRNS AERO 31.1 +0.5 25.9 +3.6 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.7 +2.0 25.9 +3.1 1.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.5 +1.3 22.8 +3.4 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 31.3 +1.8 14.0 -2.3 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 27.7 17.1 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 21.8 7.4 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.9 0.0 13.4 -2.6 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 25.1 +1.5 14.4 -1.7 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 28.5 +4.9 16.0 +0.5 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 29.2 +4.1 12.2 -1.9 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 26.0 +3.2 11.8 -2.6 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 21.8 -0.7 10.5 +1.9 0.2
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.0 -2.4 8.3 -2.2 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 24.5 -2.7 10.1 -2.2 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 18.8 -2.2 12.4 +3.0 0.4
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.8 -1.0 13.4 +2.3 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 19.8 -1.5 11.1 +1.2 0.2
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.4 -3.0 8.8 +1.1 0.4
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 14.2 -4.5 8.5 +1.4 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 14.1 -4.5 6.0 -3.2 5.0

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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    N Kimberley
TRUSCOTT
14.6mm in 1 hr 19 min to 05:00 11.1mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
7.8mm in 10 min to 19:26 46.8mm/h
BATCHELOR AERO
11.6mm in 17 min to 21:00 40.9mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 21:30 17.8mm/h
TINDAL RAAF
23.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.7mm/h
BRADSHAW
30.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 10.0mm/h

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT : 82( 90/ 70 ) at 19:16
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 85(300/ 63 ) at 07:01
VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 100(260/ 76 ) at 05:31
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 80(251/ 63 ) at 16:20
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 106(260/ 89 ) at 08:03
    E Coast
SWAN ISLAND : 91(270/ 67 ) at 05:00
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 113(290/ 98 ) at 06:38
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 113(240/ 93 ) at 19:31
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 115(230/ 59 ) at 10:07
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 100(260/ 52 ) at 13:50
    W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 95(250/ 43 ) at 13:04
    Flinders Is/Bass St
FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT : 78(260/ 63 ) at 14:00