Wednesday 24 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 19:10EST, 01/12/2004.

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

42.0 PAPUNYA N Plateau NT
40.5 EYRE Eucla WA
39.1 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
38.6 BALGAIR Eucla WA
38.4 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD

+16.4   40.5 EYRE Eucla WA
+13.2   37.0 EUCLA Eucla WA
+10.5   36.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+9.6   38.6 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+9.5   32.7 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA

28.1 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.3 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.1 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
27.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
27.0 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
27.0 BURKETOWN POST OFFICE Gulf Country QLD

+13.2   23.3 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+11.0   21.8 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
+10.5   21.8 LAKE GRACE COMPARISON Cent Wheatbelt WA
+9.9   22.5 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
+9.8   19.8 KATANNING COMPARISON Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

12.8 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
13.1 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
14.1 CAPE BRUNY LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
14.6 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
14.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
14.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-7.9   27.2 CARNEGIE Interior WA
-7.2   24.6 INGHAM COMPOSITE N Coast--Herbert QLD
-7.0   19.3 LOSTOCK DAM Hunter Valley NSW
-6.8   29.7 GEORGETOWN POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
-6.8   21.6 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
-6.8   19.7 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW

-2.8 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-1.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
0.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.2 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC
0.2 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS

-7.3   3.5 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-6.5   4.5 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
-6.2   18.1 BALGO HILLS Interior WA
-5.9   2.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-5.8   5.9 BARRABA POST OFFICE 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.

148.0 JARRA CREEK TM N Coast--Herbert QLD
147.0 DARADGEE N Coast--Herbert QLD
146.0 MENAVALE ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
138.6 INNISFAIL N Coast--Herbert QLD
131.0 TULLY MCQUILLEN ST N Coast--Herbert QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
52.0 HODGSON RIVER

QUEENSLAND
    S Peninsula
71.4 PINNACLE
    N Coast--Barron
92.0 BABINDA POST OFFICE
65.0 DAINTREE TEA
55.0 CAIRNS AERO
52.0 SUTTIES CREEK ALERT
50.0 MT SOPHIA
    N Coast--Herbert
148.0 JARRA CREEK TM
147.0 DARADGEE
146.0 MENAVALE ALERT
138.6 INNISFAIL
131.0 TULLY MCQUILLEN ST
124.0 INNISFAIL WHARF ALERT
119.0 TULLY TM
117.8 TULLY SUGAR MILL
103.0 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
98.0 CENTRAL MILL ALERT
92.0 CORSIS ALERT
82.0 MARCO STREET ALERT
80.0 TUNG OIL TM
80.0 EURAMO TM
77.0 ELPHINSTONE POCKET NO1
75.0 TUNG OIL ALERT
64.0 POVERTY HILL ALERT
63.0 CRAWFORDS LOOKOUT ALERT
62.0 ABERGOWRIE ALERT
61.0 INGHAM COMPOSITE
60.0 NERADA ALERT
58.0 PEACOCK SIDING ALERT
53.0 GAIRLOCH
    Central Coast E
64.0 MACKAY ALERT
56.0 EAST MACKAY

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 34.1 +0.6 25.3 +0.3 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 27.8 +7.0 17.0 +6.4 2.4
PERTH AIRPORT 26.6 +1.0 17.3 +4.7 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 32.0 +3.1 23.2 +9.2 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.8 +1.6 24.7 -0.6 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 35.0 +1.4 14.1 -3.7 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 30.3 +5.7 16.7 +2.9 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 23.2 +3.1 5.8 -2.4 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 26.1 -4.5 21.3 -1.0 55.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.3 -0.4 24.6 +1.8 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.5 -1.7 17.2 -2.2 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 26.4 -3.1 11.5 -4.8 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 25.6 13.3 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 17.1 5.1 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.7 -1.2 15.2 -0.8 0.2
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 18.8 -4.8 14.6 -1.5 0.2
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 19.8 -3.8 13.8 -1.7 1.0
PROSPECT DAM 21.4 -3.7 13.1 -1.0 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 19.4 -3.4 /
CANBERRA AIRPORT 24.1 +1.6 6.2 -2.4 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 28.1 +2.7 10.2 -0.3 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 31.6 +4.4 14.1 +1.8 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 20.0 -1.0 4.5 -4.9 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.1 -0.7 13.2 +2.1 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 20.1 -1.2 11.9 +2.0 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 21.2 +1.8 6.8 -0.9 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 21.5 +2.8 5.9 -1.2 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 17.2 -1.4 8.5 -0.7 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    W Kimberley
WEST ROEBUCK
7.2mm in 9 min to 10:39 48.0mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 11:00 14.4mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 11:30 14.2mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h
    Lower West
HOPETOUN NORTH
4.8mm in 13 min to 14:39 22.2mm/h
    Goldfields
LEINSTER AERO
5.8mm in 3 min to 18:27 116.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 10.0mm/h
    Interior
WILUNA
19.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.3mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
JABIRU AIRPORT
17.0mm in 1 hr to 19:30 17.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
GOVE AIRPORT
8.2mm in 5 min to 12:30 98.4mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 12:30 10.0mm/h
24.0mm in 30 min to 13:00 48.0mm/h
34.0mm in 1 hr to 13:00 34.0mm/h
27.4mm in 1 hr to 13:30 27.4mm/h
43.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 14.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Barron
CAIRNS AERO
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
26.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 8.7mm/h
COOKTOWN AIRPORT
21.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.0mm/h
CAPE FLATTERY
11.6mm in 23 min to 20:23 30.3mm/h
11.6mm in 14 min to 20:37 49.7mm/h
8.2mm in 23 min to 21:00 21.4mm/h
31.4mm in 1 hr to 21:00 31.4mm/h
37.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 12.3mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 22:00 11.6mm/h
    N Coast--Herbert
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
12.4mm in 1 hr to 00:00 12.4mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 9.0mm/h
16.2mm in 1 hr to 01:00 16.2mm/h
23.8mm in 1 hr to 02:00 23.8mm/h
47.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 15.7mm/h
74.0mm in 6 hr to 03:00 12.3mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 08:00 10.8mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.3mm/h
INGHAM COMPOSITE
45.0mm in 6 hr to 09:00 7.5mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
ESPERANCE AERO : 91(340/ 37 ) at 13:01
ESPERANCE : 80(320/ 65 ) at 13:10
    Goldfields
LEINSTER AERO : 82(350/ 65 ) at 18:24
QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Barron
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE : 72(150/ 63 ) at 15:16
    Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 82(150/ 70 ) at 19:00
NEW SOUTH WALES
    North Coast
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) : 74(180/ 63 ) at 23:50