Wednesday 17 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: (none known)

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 15:36EST, 20/11/2004.

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

44.9 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
44.8 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
44.6 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
44.2 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
44.1 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA

+17.5   43.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+16.6   42.4 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+15.7   38.9 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
+13.4   32.2 CAPE NORTHUMBERLAND Lower SE SA
+13.3   37.8 PRICE Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA

30.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
29.2 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
28.4 POINT FAWCETT Islands ISL
28.3 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+7.0   22.9 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+6.8   20.0 EUCLA Eucla WA
+6.2   24.4 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+6.2   20.5 PORT PIRIE BHAS Lower North SA
+6.2   23.0 ARCHERFIELD AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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

13.0 SHANNON Lower West WA
13.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
14.2 PEMBERTON Lower West WA
14.4 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
14.4 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA
14.4 ROCKY GULLY Lower West WA
14.4 NORTH WALPOLE Lower West WA

-9.0   25.0 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
-8.6   15.7 KARNET Lower West WA
-8.5   18.7 BROOKTON Cent Wheatbelt WA
-8.5   17.4 PINGELLY Cent Wheatbelt WA
-8.4   19.8 BEVERLEY Cent Wheatbelt WA
-8.4   16.7 KATANNING COMPARISON Cent Wheatbelt WA
-8.4   18.0 LAKE GRACE COMPARISON Cent Wheatbelt WA
-8.4   24.6 SPRINGSURE DAME ST Central Highlands QLD

-1.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.1 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
0.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-5.9   1.3 STRATHBOGIE Lower NE VIC
-5.4   3.7 WANGARATTA AERO Lower NE VIC
-5.3   19.3 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
-5.2   5.5 PHILLIP ISLAND PENGUIN RESERVE E Central VIC
-5.0   5.5 COONABARABRAN (NAMOI STREET) CW 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.

70.0 HINZE DAM ALERT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
67.2 HINZE DAM Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
61.2 MT TAMBORINE FERN ST Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
54.4 OAKWOOD TM Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
49.8 MALENY TAMARIND ST Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

QUEENSLAND
    Brisbane/SE Coast
70.0 HINZE DAM ALERT
67.2 HINZE DAM
61.2 MT TAMBORINE FERN ST
54.4 OAKWOOD TM
49.8 MALENY TAMARIND ST

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 34.5 +1.0 27.3 +2.3 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 18.7 -6.9 14.0 +1.4 4.6
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.9 -5.9 9.8 -0.8 2.2
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 26.6 -2.3 17.6 +3.6 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.3 +1.1 26.0 +0.7 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 39.1 +5.5 15.6 -2.2 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 35.1 +10.5 15.4 +1.6 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 31.8 +11.7 8.4 +0.2 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 30.0 -0.6 24.4 +2.1 3.8
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.7 +1.0 24.7 +1.9 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.4 -0.8 24.4 +5.0 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 29.4 -0.1 22.1 +5.8 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 28.8 23.2 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 25.8 10.4 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.6 +1.7 17.0 +1.0 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 23.6 0.0 18.8 +2.7 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 25.4 +1.8 17.7 +2.2 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 28.0 +2.9 14.7 +0.6 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 24.4 +1.6 14.3 -0.1 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 25.3 +2.8 6.3 -2.3 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 29.7 +4.3 6.1 -4.4 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 33.3 +6.1 14.7 +2.4 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 26.1 +5.1 5.1 -4.3 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 29.2 +7.4 10.8 -0.3 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 28.7 +7.4 7.9 -2.0 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 25.3 +5.9 6.4 -1.3 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 18.8 +0.1 6.7 -0.4 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 24.0 +5.4 10.9 +1.7 0.0

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.
No reports

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 89(240/ 65 ) at 08:01
    Eucla
FORREST : 91(180/ 61 ) at 17:39
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 76(360/ 67 ) at 23:30
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 87(320/ 69 ) at 00:28
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 95(260/ 69 ) at 02:31