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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 22:03EST, 23/11/2004.

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

39.8 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
39.6 BULMAN AWS N Rivers NT
39.5 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
38.9 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
38.6 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
38.6 NYANG STATION W Gascoyne WA

+12.9   34.1 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
+11.9   36.5 LANCELIN Lower West WA
+10.6   32.3 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
+10.3   31.5 PEMBERTON Lower West WA
+9.5   35.0 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA

30.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.3 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
28.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.8 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
27.7 MANDORA E Pilbara WA

+6.0   27.7 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
+5.3   18.2 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+5.0   18.8 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
+5.0   21.9 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+4.7   19.4 KALBARRI Central West WA
+4.7   17.0 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA

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

5.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.7 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
7.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
9.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
10.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-11.2   21.1 BREWARRINA HOSPITAL Upper Darling NSW
-9.6   28.7 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA
-9.3   29.3 BALGO HILLS Interior WA
-9.0   16.1 TABULAM (MUIRNE) N Tablelands E NSW
-8.4   21.5 NYNGAN AIRPORT CW Plains N NSW

-1.9 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
0.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
0.0 MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
0.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-6.5   5.2 KIMBA W Agricultural SA
-6.4   2.5 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
-6.3   3.2 HORSHAM (POLKEMMET) Wimmera S VIC
-6.0   4.1 SCORESBY RESEARCH INSTITUTE E Central VIC
-5.7   5.4 MENINGIE Murray Valley SA
-5.7   3.0 CASTERTON SHOWGROUNDS W Coast VIC

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.

62.0 BALLINA (CROWLEY VILLAGE) North Coast NSW
61.0 GERIATRIC PARK N Rivers NT
60.4 NAMARAH Maranoa QLD
57.0 BALLINA AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
54.0 MT MOWBULLAN Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
61.0 GERIATRIC PARK

QUEENSLAND
    Brisbane/SE Coast
54.0 MT MOWBULLAN
    Maranoa
60.4 NAMARAH

NEW SOUTH WALES
    North Coast
62.0 BALLINA (CROWLEY VILLAGE)
57.0 BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
53.0 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT
52.4 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 34.4 +0.9 22.4 -2.6 1.4
PERTH AIRPORT 34.7 +9.1 14.9 +2.3 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 26.8 +6.0 13.3 +2.7 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 30.2 +1.3 12.9 -1.1 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.2 0.0 25.3 0.0 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 30.6 -3.0 18.4 +0.6 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.3 -2.3 10.1 -3.7 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.9 -2.2 3.6 -4.6 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 32.6 +2.0 23.5 +1.2 0.2
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.5 +1.8 24.3 +1.5 0.2
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.2 -4.0 20.9 +1.5 0.8
BRISBANE AERO 24.6 18.6 12.8
AMBERLEY AMO 24.7 -4.8 18.7 +2.4 9.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 15.8 10.1 13.6
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.7 -6.2 15.5 -0.5 6.2
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 20.2 -3.4 15.3 -0.8 10.2
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 20.9 -2.7 16.3 +0.8 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 19.8 -5.3 14.0 -0.1 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 20.7 -2.1 12.4 -2.0 5.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 22.3 -0.2 5.4 -3.2 0.2
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 24.4 -1.0 11.7 +1.2 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 25.8 -1.4 10.2 -2.1 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 20.1 -0.9 9.9 +0.5 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.4 -3.4 9.2 -1.9 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 17.2 -4.1 6.3 -3.6 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.6 -3.8 3.5 -4.2 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 19.6 +0.9 3.8 -3.3 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 18.6 0.0 8.4 -0.8 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Interior
TELFER AERO
15.4mm in 1 hr to 22:00 15.4mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
CAPE DON
16.0mm in 3 hr to 13:30 5.3mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 14:30 5.3mm/h
BATCHELOR AERO
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.0mm/h
19.6mm in 59 min to 18:30 19.9mm/h
GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS
7.4mm in 11 min to 12:30 40.4mm/h
1.8mm in 1 min to 12:31 108.0mm/h
25.0mm in 59 min to 13:30 25.4mm/h
26.8mm in 1 hr to 13:30 26.8mm/h
39.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 13.0mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 15:30 11.2mm/h
LARRIMAH
31.0mm in 6 hr to 21:00 5.2mm/h
WOLLOGORANG
42.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 14.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Gulf Country
MOUNT ISA AERO
11.8mm in 1 hr to 01:00 11.8mm/h
    Central West
LONGREACH AERO
8.0mm in 17 min to 21:17 28.2mm/h
5.8mm in 13 min to 21:30 26.8mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 22:00 15.6mm/h
    Wide Bay/Burnett
ROCKHAMPTON AERO
5.0mm in 15 min to 10:30 20.0mm/h
    Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE
10.2mm in 1 hr to 00:00 10.2mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 00:30 10.2mm/h
POINT LOOKOUT
36.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 12.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h
BRISBANE AERO
4.0mm in 6 min to 07:06 40.0mm/h
MAROOCHYDORE AERO
30.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 10.0mm/h
REDCLIFFE
11.0mm in 1 hr to 05:30 11.0mm/h
    Darling Downs E
GOONDIWINDI AIRPORT
29.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 9.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Upper Darling
LIGHTNING RIDGE BOWLING CLUB
41.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 6.8mm/h
    NW Plains W
WALGETT AIRPORT AWS
19.4mm in 50 min to 15:00 23.3mm/h
23.6mm in 1 hr to 15:00 23.6mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 8.0mm/h
    NW Plains E
MOREE AERO
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 22:00 7.3mm/h
    NW Slopes N
NARRABRI AIRPORT AWS
15.2mm in 1 hr to 20:00 15.2mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.3mm/h
    North Coast
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
13.8mm in 1 hr to 00:00 13.8mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.3mm/h
23.2mm in 2 hr to 07:00 11.6mm/h
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
32.2mm in 1 hr to 23:00 32.2mm/h

VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 83(240/ 74 ) at 23:00
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 76(220/ 67 ) at 23:00
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 100(310/ 85 ) at 12:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 117(250/ 87 ) at 17:00
TASMAN ISLAND : 91(***/ 54 ) at 22:48
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 102(240/ 56 ) at 14:35
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 95(240/ 65 ) at 18:19
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 72(240/ 63 ) at 23:30