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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: (none known)

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

43.6 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
42.9 EUCLA Eucla WA
42.6 BULGA DOWNS Goldfields WA
42.2 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
42.1 LEONORA Goldfields WA

+17.3   42.9 EUCLA Eucla WA
+12.9   39.7 PRICE Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+12.1   40.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+11.8   39.2 CLEVE W Agricultural SA
+11.7   39.9 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA

28.5 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
28.3 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
27.8 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
27.8 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.4 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA

+3.0   17.2 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA
+2.9   15.0 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA
+2.9   19.0 EYRE Eucla WA
+2.9   23.7 LEONORA Goldfields WA
+2.7   28.3 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL

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

17.3 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
17.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
18.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
18.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
19.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-8.6   19.8 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.2   20.6 ONGERUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.7   30.3 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
-5.5   29.7 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT
-5.3   23.7 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD

3.3 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
4.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
5.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
5.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-8.0   7.8 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
-7.0   8.1 ELLISTON (GUM VIEW) W Agricultural SA
-6.2   8.3 PHILLIP ISLAND PENGUIN RESERVE E Central VIC
-5.9   8.0 CAPE NORTHUMBERLAND Lower SE SA
-5.8   8.5 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W 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.

231.0 BARTLE VIEW ALERT N Coast--Barron QLD
222.0 TOPAZ N Coast--Barron QLD
210.0 TOPAZ ALERT N Coast--Barron QLD
205.0 TULLY MCQUILLEN ST N Coast--Herbert QLD
201.0 HAPPY VALLEY N Coast--Barron QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
200.2 LAKEFIELD
112.0 BING BONG PORT
104.0 NGUKURR
62.0 CENTRE ISLAND
54.6 UPPER WICKHAM RIVER
53.4 NUTWOOD DOWNS

QUEENSLAND
    S Peninsula
79.0 GAMBOOLA STATION
64.0 LAKEFIELD NATIONAL PARK
    Upper Carpentaria
96.0 ABINGDON DOWNS STATION
    N Coast--Barron
231.0 BARTLE VIEW ALERT
222.0 TOPAZ
210.0 TOPAZ ALERT
201.0 HAPPY VALLEY
200.0 TOPAZ TOWALLA RD
195.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN
185.0 MT SOPHIA
185.0 GLEN ALLYN
177.0 BABINDA POST OFFICE
168.0 MILLAA MILLAA ALERT
166.0 MALANDA ALERT
150.6 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE
148.0 CAIRNS SEVERIN ST
148.0 GRAHAM RANGE
137.0 DEERAL
134.0 MALANDA POST OFFICE
134.0 MERINGA SUGAR EXP STN
126.2 WONDECLA
125.0 BABINDA SUGAR MILL
125.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK
118.6 TAMARIND GDNS RENNEL CL
117.0 SILVER VALLEY
112.0 BELLENDEN KER BOTTOM STN
111.0 MULGRAVE MILL
108.2 SHIPTONS FLAT
108.0 KAREEYA TM
107.0 UPPER BARRON
105.8 GREENHAVEN
105.0 GREENHAVEN ALERT
103.0 RAVENSHOE ALERT
98.0 ATHERTON SHIRE COUNCIL
96.5 MAREEBA QWRC
96.0 CAIRNS AERO
96.0 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
94.0 COPPERLODE DAM ALERT
92.0 HERBERTON ALERT
88.4 HAZELMERE
88.0 SUTTIES CREEK ALERT
85.0 KOOMBOOLOOMBA DAM
82.0 MAREEBA TM
82.0 MT GARNET ALERT
81.0 TINAROO FALLS DAM
80.0 UPPER RUDD CREEK ALERT
79.0 MCKELL ROAD ALERT
79.0 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION
78.8 IRVINEBANK
77.0 DAINTREE VILLAGE
76.0 DAINTREE TEA
71.0 MT GARNET POST OFFICE
70.0 KURANDA RAILWAY STATION
64.0 KAREEYA
61.0 RAVENSHOE KURADILLA STREET
58.0 YUNGABURRA POST OFFICE
53.2 BIBOOHRA
50.0 GLEN HARDING
50.0 PORT DOUGLAS - FOUR MILE BEACH
50.0 RAVENSHOE BIMBROOK ESTATE
50.0 HOPE VALE
    N Coast--Herbert
205.0 TULLY MCQUILLEN ST
198.0 TULLY SUGAR MILL
189.0 TULLY TM
189.0 EURAMO TM
188.0 CRAWFORDS LOOKOUT ALERT
188.0 JARRA CREEK TM
176.0 MENAVALE ALERT
172.0 NERADA ALERT
138.0 UPPER MURRAY TM
137.0 CARDWELL EDEN ST
134.0 POVERTY HILL ALERT
115.0 PEACOCK SIDING ALERT
107.0 RUSSELL RIVER
103.0 CORSIS ALERT
97.0 UPPER STONE EXELBY
96.4 JAPOONVALE WARRAKIN RD
93.6 STIRLING
83.0 ZATTAS ALERT
80.0 TUNG OIL ALERT
78.0 TUNG OIL TM
75.0 MARCO STREET ALERT
74.0 GLENEAGLE ALERT
66.0 ELPHINSTONE POCKET NO1
60.0 INNISFAIL WHARF ALERT
59.8 INNISFAIL
56.4 EL ARISH POST OFFICE
55.0 INGHAM PUMP STATION AL
54.0 GAIRLOCH
54.0 NASH'S CROSSING ALERT
54.0 WALLAMAN ALERT
51.6 INGHAM COMPOSITE
51.6 MUTARNEE STORE
51.2 WEONA
    Central Coast E
103.0 FLORA VALLEY
84.2 SHIRBOURNE PARK
50.0 MACKAY AERO
    Brisbane/SE Coast
65.0 AMAMOOR FORESTRY
55.6 FRASER ISLAND EURONG

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 33.2 +0.3 27.8 +1.9 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 31.8 0.0 19.1 +1.7 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 21.7 -3.3 15.8 +1.5 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 35.8 +3.9 17.5 -0.2 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.7 +0.3 25.5 +0.8 0.2
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 35.1 +0.2 16.2 -4.5 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 37.1 +7.8 15.4 -1.7 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 32.0 +6.9 8.8 -2.8 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 27.3 -3.8 23.7 0.0 96.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.6 +0.6 26.2 +2.2 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.5 -0.7 20.5 -1.5 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 27.5 19.8 2.2
AMBERLEY AMO 28.4 -1.9 16.7 -2.8 0.2
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 23.5 10.1 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.8 -0.9 17.1 -2.3 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 24.0 -1.4 18.6 -0.7 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 26.4 +0.7 17.6 -1.1 2.0
PROSPECT DAM 31.6 +3.9 15.8 -1.9 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 28.1 +2.5 16.9 -1.4 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 32.2 +5.2 12.1 -0.9 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 36.2 +5.4 17.3 +1.0 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 37.3 +5.8 12.9 -3.5 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 33.0 +7.7 9.8 -3.3 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 36.4 +10.6 13.4 -1.1 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 36.5 +11.0 9.9 -4.2 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 32.5 +7.5 9.1 -2.3 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 22.7 -0.4 12.8 +2.5 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 29.5 +7.9 12.4 +0.4 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
TROUGHTON ISLAND
24.2mm in 1 hr to 07:00 24.2mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 10.0mm/h
    E Kimberley
ARGYLE AERODROME
11.4mm in 30 min to 22:00 22.8mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 22:00 11.4mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 22:30 14.6mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
MIDDLE POINT AWS
29.2mm in 1 hr to 20:30 29.2mm/h
41.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 13.7mm/h
CAPE DON
16.0mm in 3 hr to 23:00 5.3mm/h
BATCHELOR AERO
34.4mm in 1 hr to 19:30 34.4mm/h
28.0mm in 1 hr to 20:30 28.0mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 21:30 10.4mm/h
76.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 25.3mm/h
MCCLUER ISLAND
21.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 7.0mm/h
CENTRE ISLAND
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 9.7mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
HORN ISLAND
17.4mm in 1 hr to 22:00 17.4mm/h
    Gulf Country
MORNINGTON ISLAND
10.8mm in 1 hr to 13:30 10.8mm/h
25.8mm in 1 hr to 15:00 25.8mm/h
37.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 12.3mm/h
    N Coast--Barron
CAIRNS AERO
15.2mm in 11 min to 04:11 82.9mm/h
21.0mm in 12 min to 04:23 105.0mm/h
5.6mm in 7 min to 04:30 48.0mm/h
46.8mm in 1 hr to 04:30 46.8mm/h
10.8mm in 19 min to 04:49 34.1mm/h
54.2mm in 1 hr to 05:00 54.2mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 05:30 15.0mm/h
70.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 23.3mm/h
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
9.8mm in 51 min to 01:51 11.5mm/h
55.0mm in 1 hr 9 min to 03:00 47.8mm/h
65.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 21.7mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 04:00 10.8mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.3mm/h
5.6mm in 12 min to 23:00 28.0mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 23:00 10.2mm/h
COOKTOWN AIRPORT
14.4mm in 1 hr to 01:00 14.4mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 8.0mm/h
MAREEBA AIRPORT
24.2mm in 1 hr to 06:00 24.2mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 9.3mm/h
    N Coast--Herbert
CARDWELL EDEN ST
70.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 23.3mm/h
98.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 16.3mm/h
INNISFAIL
58.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 19.3mm/h
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
22.8mm in 1 hr to 09:00 22.8mm/h
37.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 12.3mm/h
INGHAM COMPOSITE
33.0mm in 6 hr to 09:00 5.5mm/h
32.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
LUCINDA POINT
12.6mm in 50 min to 12:50 15.1mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 13:00 14.8mm/h
28.6mm in 47 min to 14:00 36.5mm/h
30.4mm in 1 hr to 14:00 30.4mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 15:00 12.6mm/h
58.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 19.3mm/h
    Central Coast E
MACKAY AERO
17.2mm in 30 min to 02:00 34.4mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 02:00 17.4mm/h
21.4mm in 1 hr to 02:30 21.4mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 9.0mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 03:30 13.2mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 04:00 14.4mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.3mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
CAPE WESSEL
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 07:00 5.0mm/h

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
MCCLUER ISLAND : 78(250/ 69 ) at 18:17
QUEENSLAND
    Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT : 72(120/ 65 ) at 07:19
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 85(310/ 67 ) at 16:12
ISLANDS
    Islands
NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR : 80(240/ 69 ) at 08:15