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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 rainfall for November
Queensland:
041521 GOONDIWINDI AIRPORT 49.0 (47.2, 14)
New South Wales:
058198 BALLINA AIRPORT AWS 66.0 (60.4, 8)
Highest daily maximum temperature for November
Western Australia:
009871 WINDY HARBOUR 34.6 (33.6, 17)

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

39.4 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
39.2 ENEABBA Central West WA
39.1 MORAWA Central West WA
38.6 NYANG STATION W Gascoyne WA
38.6 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA

+14.1   34.1 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
+13.9   34.6 WINDY HARBOUR Lower West WA
+13.4   38.0 LANCELIN Lower West WA
+13.3   35.0 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA
+13.2   34.9 MANJIMUP Lower West WA

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.8 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
26.7 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
26.7 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
26.6 CYGNET BAY W Kimberley WA

+9.0   22.2 CARNAMAH Central West WA
+8.9   23.0 GOSNELLS CITY Lower West WA
+8.6   23.3 KALBARRI Central West WA
+8.0   21.7 MORAWA Central West WA
+7.7   20.0 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA

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

5.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
7.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
8.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
9.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
9.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-9.3   19.0 LISMORE (CENTRE STREET) North Coast NSW
-9.0   16.1 TABULAM (MUIRNE) N Tablelands E NSW
-8.9   29.4 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA
-8.8   21.0 CASINO AIRPORT North Coast NSW
-7.6   18.8 PATERSON (TOCAL AWS) Hunter Valley NSW

-2.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-2.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-0.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
-0.4 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-8.4   0.0 TIDBINBILLA NATURE RESERVE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-8.2   3.9 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
-6.6   1.0 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
-5.4   1.7 LAUNCESTON AIRPORT N Coast TAS
-5.3   18.2 WITTENOOM W Pilbara 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.

81.2 PALLAMALLAWA POST OFFICE NW Plains E NSW
68.4 CROPPA CREEK (RAWDON) NW Slopes N NSW
66.0 KERIMBILLA TM Darling Downs E QLD
66.0 BALLINA AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
65.0 TALWOOD STATE SCHOOL Darling Downs W QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    E Pilbara
52.0 WARRAWAGINE

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
64.0 LEADERS CREEK
62.0 CENTRAL ARNHEM PLATEAU
56.0 MARY RIVER RANGERS

QUEENSLAND
    Central Highlands
56.0 GLENCOE
    Darling Downs E
66.0 KERIMBILLA TM
55.0 BENGALLA TM
    Darling Downs W
65.0 TALWOOD STATE SCHOOL
58.8 THALLON POST OFFICE
    Warrego
63.4 WANSEY DOWNS
62.2 BIDDENHAM TM

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Upper Darling
50.0 LIGHTNING RIDGE BOWLING CLUB
    NW Plains E
81.2 PALLAMALLAWA POST OFFICE
56.2 CROPPA CREEK (KRUI PLAINS)
52.0 MOREE AERO
    NW Slopes N
68.4 CROPPA CREEK (RAWDON)
59.5 GWYDER RIVER (GRAVESEND RD BDG (GWYDIR R
56.2 WARIALDA POST OFFICE
    North Coast
66.0 BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
55.0 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 34.0 +0.5 25.3 +0.3 0.2
PERTH AIRPORT 36.6 +11.0 18.7 +6.1 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 32.7 +11.9 13.7 +3.1 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 32.0 +3.1 15.4 +1.4 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.9 +0.7 24.1 -1.2 0.8
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.0 -2.6 16.8 -1.0 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.1 -2.5 13.0 -0.8 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.7 -2.4 8.0 -0.2 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 31.4 +0.8 23.2 +0.9 -0.1
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.8 +1.1 25.0 +2.2 -0.1
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.1 +1.9 21.6 +2.2 5.0
BRISBANE AERO 23.2 18.7 3.0
AMBERLEY AMO 23.0 -6.5 18.1 +1.8 2.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 16.3 10.7 6.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.2 -3.7 16.6 +0.6 18.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 20.1 -3.5 14.9 -1.2 0.4
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 20.1 -3.5 14.9 -0.6 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 21.1 -4.0 12.9 -1.2 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 18.0 -4.8 12.1 -2.3 0.2
CANBERRA AIRPORT 22.3 -0.2 10.1 +1.5 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 26.5 +1.1 9.7 -0.8 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 27.0 -0.2 11.1 -1.2 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 18.5 -2.5 7.5 -1.9 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.1 -3.7 12.2 +1.1 -0.1
LAVERTON RAAF 16.2 -5.1 9.9 0.0 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.7 -2.7 5.2 -2.5 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 18.5 -0.2 1.7 -5.4 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 16.9 -1.7 8.0 -1.2 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
    N Kimberley
TRUSCOTT
19.4mm in 13 min to 19:00 89.5mm/h
25.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 25.6mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 10.7mm/h
    Interior
TELFER AERO
31.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 10.3mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
MANINGRIDA
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
MANINGRIDA AERO
11.6mm in 1 hr to 21:30 11.6mm/h
GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS
5.4mm in 12 min to 11:56 27.0mm/h
CENTRAL ARNHEM PLATEAU
56.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 18.7mm/h
BRADSHAW
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Gulf Country
CENTURY MINE
10.4mm in 30 min to 05:30 20.8mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 05:30 10.4mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 06:00 16.8mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.7mm/h
8.6mm in 22 min to 20:30 23.5mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 20:30 11.8mm/h
    Central Coast E
YEPPOON THE ESPLANADE
17.6mm in 24 min to 21:30 44.0mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 21:30 17.6mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 22:00 17.6mm/h
    Central West
LONGREACH AERO
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h
    Wide Bay/Burnett
GAYNDAH AIRPORT
13.2mm in 1 hr to 00:00 13.2mm/h
HERON ISLAND RES STN
11.4mm in 16 min to 21:54 42.8mm/h
    Brisbane/SE Coast
GYMPIE
6.4mm in 11 min to 14:00 34.9mm/h
BEERBURRUM FOREST STN
17.4mm in 1 hr to 12:00 17.4mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.7mm/h
MAROOCHYDORE AERO
6.4mm in 11 min to 12:00 34.9mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 12:30 10.2mm/h
TEWANTIN RSL PARK
16.2mm in 1 hr to 13:00 16.2mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
REDCLIFFE
10.8mm in 30 min to 01:00 21.6mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 01:00 11.2mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 01:30 13.4mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h
    Darling Downs E
INGLEWOOD FOREST
10.6mm in 1 hr to 05:00 10.6mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 06:00 12.6mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 8.3mm/h
OAKEY AERO
15.0mm in 29 min to 09:00 31.0mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 09:00 15.4mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    NW Plains E
MOREE AERO
17.0mm in 3 hr to 01:00 5.7mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.3mm/h
    North Coast
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
10.4mm in 1 hr to 03:00 10.4mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 04:00 10.4mm/h
19.6mm in 1 hr to 09:00 19.6mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 10.3mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 12.2mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.7mm/h
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
42.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 14.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
ESPERANCE AERO : 95( 40/ 20 ) at 04:30
QUEENSLAND
    Wide Bay/Burnett
RUNDLE ISLAND : 72(130/ 69 ) at 21:46
    Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 98(160/ 58 ) at 22:26
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 83(160/ 72 ) at 17:30
INNER RECIPROCAL MARKER : 82(160/ 69 ) at 15:00
NEW SOUTH WALES
    South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 80(110/ 65 ) at 20:00
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
MT HOTHAM : 70(160/ 63 ) at 04:30
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 85(240/ 80 ) at 02:20
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 82(200/ 72 ) at 17:00
    Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 98(230/ 80 ) at 02:00
TASMAN ISLAND : 104(***/ 45 ) at 02:16