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Notes on significant weather not yet written

Significant rainfall, strong winds, strong wind gusts and abnormally high and low temperatures for this day are given below. Descriptions of significant weather events are added here when time permits and reliable information is available. This is sometimes well after the event!

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):
Lowest minimum temperature for January
Victoria:
079028 LONGERENONG 1.2 (3.9, 39)
Tasmania:
094166 BULL BAY (LAURISTON) 6.0 (6.4, 12)

Quality control note: Data is final. It includes late-received rainfall data and has been subject to BoM quality control checks.
Data is as received at 22:17EST, 27/10/2004.

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

45.7 TELFER AERO Interior WA
45.4 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
45.3 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
45.2 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
45.2 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA

+13.1   39.3 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
+10.8   39.9 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.9   42.5 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.9   35.1 EYRE Eucla WA
+8.9   39.4 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA

30.7 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
28.5 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
28.3 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
28.2 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
28.2 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA

+5.6   26.2 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
+4.8   22.3 TAREE (RADIO STATION 2RE) MidNorth Coast S NSW
+4.5   22.1 NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD) Hunter Valley NSW
+4.2   22.5 DALWALLINU COMPARISON Central West WA
+4.2   21.4 SOUTHERN CROSS Goldfields WA
+4.2   23.0 LISMORE (CENTRE STREET) North Coast NSW

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

5.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
5.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
9.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
9.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
9.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-13.1   21.0 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-8.6   10.6 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS
-8.6   22.9 TOCUMWAL AIRPORT Riverina E NSW
-8.5   22.5 BENALLA (SHADFORTH STREET) Lower NE VIC
-8.4   18.5 STRATHBOGIE Lower NE VIC

-3.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-2.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-2.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-1.4 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-11.7   1.2 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
-9.9   3.0 CASTLEMAINE PRISON N Central VIC
-9.7   -2.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-9.6   1.8 COONAWARRA Lower SE SA
-9.2   5.9 ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH CENTRE) Adelaide/Lofty SA
-9.2   1.6 BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains 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.

196.0 BENDEMEER (CHARLES ST) NW Slopes S NSW
154.0 YARRABAH COMM COUNCIL N Coast--Barron QLD
131.0 SAMUEL HILL AERO Central Coast E QLD
98.6 WALLABADAH (WOODTON) NW Slopes S NSW
98.0 GOONOO GOONOO STATION NW Slopes S NSW

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
79.0 STRATHMAY STATION
77.4 BATAVIA DOWNS STATION
    Gulf Country
50.0 DORUNDA STATION
    N Coast--Barron
154.0 YARRABAH COMM COUNCIL
51.0 MULGRAVE MILL
50.6 MAREEBA AIRPORT
    Central Coast E
131.0 SAMUEL HILL AERO
    Wide Bay/Burnett
90.6 TURKEY STATION
73.4 SOUTHEND CURTIS ISLAND
73.0 SANDY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE
63.8 BUSTARD HEAD LIGHTHOUSE
51.2 GLADSTONE RADAR
    Far SW
82.0 BULGROO STATION

NEW SOUTH WALES
    NW Slopes S
196.0 BENDEMEER (CHARLES ST)
98.6 WALLABADAH (WOODTON)
98.0 GOONOO GOONOO STATION
    Hunter Valley
59.0 UPPER ROUCHEL (MOUNT VIEW)

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 32.6 -0.8 28.1 +1.8 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 28.3 -3.2 14.9 -2.0 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 23.5 -1.4 13.1 -0.5 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 40.8 +7.2 18.3 +0.1 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.7 +0.9 24.6 -0.2 1.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 37.2 +1.0 18.5 -2.8 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 24.5 -4.4 11.3 -5.6 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.6 -4.5 3.4 -7.6 0.8
CAIRNS AERO 31.8 +0.4 24.0 +0.4 1.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 33.8 +2.5 25.9 +1.7 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 35.8 +3.9 22.2 +0.2 0.6
BRISBANE AERO 33.2 21.3 6.2
AMBERLEY AMO 35.4 +4.3 20.2 +0.6 4.6
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 25.9 14.9 2.8
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.5 +0.7 21.8 +2.4 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 23.9 -1.7 20.3 +1.2 0.2
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 24.7 -1.1 19.6 +1.0 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 25.8 -2.2 16.8 -0.7 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 20.5 -5.1 17.3 -0.6 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 24.9 -2.9 11.0 -2.0 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 26.2 -5.2 10.0 -6.1 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 24.1 -8.0 8.9 -7.6 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 19.7 -5.6 8.2 -4.5 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.3 -5.5 9.3 -4.9 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 18.7 -6.9 6.8 -6.8 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.7 -6.2 1.6 -9.2 0.6
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 19.5 -3.7 1.2 -9.0 0.6
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 16.7 -4.9 6.9 -4.9 7.8

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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
MIDDLE POINT AWS
12.4mm in 27 min to 18:07 27.6mm/h
13.4mm in 23 min to 18:30 35.0mm/h
26.2mm in 1 hr to 18:30 26.2mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 6.3mm/h
JABIRU AIRPORT
12.6mm in 1 hr to 21:30 12.6mm/h
POINT STUART AWS
20.8mm in 31 min to 19:30 40.3mm/h
20.8mm in 1 hr to 19:30 20.8mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 9.3mm/h
DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
12.0mm in 11 min to 19:30 65.5mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 19:30 12.0mm/h
22.8mm in 1 hr to 20:30 22.8mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 11.7mm/h
BORROLOOLA
14.4mm in 49 min to 14:30 17.6mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 6.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Gulf Country
KOWANYAMA AIRPORT
17.2mm in 1 hr 4 min to 19:00 16.1mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
    Maranoa
ST GEORGE AIRPORT
18.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.0mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
POINT FAWCETT
18.0mm in 10 min to 17:08 108.0mm/h
3.2mm in 2 min to 17:10 96.0mm/h
28.6mm in 1 hr to 17:30 28.6mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 9.7mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    N Kimberley
WYNDHAM AERO : 98( 40/ 28 ) at 14:58
    Goldfields
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT : 95(250/ 54 ) at 19:27
QUEENSLAND
    Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 74(130/ 67 ) at 22:00
VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 102(240/ 61 ) at 04:13
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 82(255/ 63 ) at 00:00
TASMANIA
    Southeast
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 80(250/ 69 ) at 16:22
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 78(250/ 63 ) at 01:00