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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

43.3 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
43.2 LEONORA Goldfields WA
43.1 NYANG STATION W Gascoyne WA
43.0 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
43.0 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA

+11.3   39.5 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+11.3   40.9 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
+11.3   39.0 PROSPECT DAM Sydney--west NSW
+11.2   39.0 PARRAMATTA NORTH (MASONS DRIVE) Sydney--east NSW
+11.1   38.7 BANKSTOWN AIRPORT AWS Sydney--east NSW
+11.1   39.5 CAMDEN AIRPORT AWS Illawarra NSW

28.0 BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
28.0 NGAYAWILI N Rivers NT
27.9 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
27.5 GALIWINKU N Rivers NT
27.3 BIRDSVILLE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD

+7.2   23.1 MAITLAND Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+6.9   25.1 BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET) Lower Darling NSW
+6.9   22.3 WALPEUP RESEARCH Mallee N VIC
+6.6   22.6 CLEVE W Agricultural SA
+5.6   14.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

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

10.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
13.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
14.9 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
15.6 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
16.5 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS

-6.9   21.5 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.9   26.2 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
-4.7   27.0 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
-4.6   29.9 WOLLOGORANG N Rivers NT
-4.5   31.0 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT

-1.0 MOUNT LOFTY Adelaide/Lofty SA
4.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
4.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
6.4 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
6.7 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW

-5.7   8.6 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
-4.8   8.5 GLEN INNES AG RESEARCH STN N Tablelands W NSW
-4.6   20.3 NYANG STATION W Gascoyne WA
-4.0   13.3 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW
-3.9   11.2 LAKE GRACE COMPARISON Cent Wheatbelt 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.

335.2 VERWOOD Central Plateau TAS
239.0 WUNBURRA Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
234.2 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE N Coast--Barron QLD
223.0 DAINTREE TEA N Coast--Barron QLD
220.0 DAINTREE VILLAGE N Coast--Barron QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
98.6 BATCHELOR AREA SCHOOL
85.0 BATCHELOR AERO
84.0 POINT STUART
75.0 WOODCUTTER'S MINE
68.0 CENTRE ISLAND
67.2 GERIATRIC PARK
61.8 LAMBELL'S LAGOON
60.0 BEATRICE HILL
57.4 WALKER CREEK
57.0 RANKIN POINT
56.2 MIDDLE POINT
56.0 MIDDLE POINT AWS

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
185.0 BAMAGA
121.0 COEN POST OFFICE
119.8 HORN ISLAND
100.0 KENDALL RIVER STATION
79.0 ARCHER RIVER ROADHOUSE
    Gulf Country
75.0 WONDOOLA STATION
    N Coast--Barron
234.2 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE
223.0 DAINTREE TEA
220.0 DAINTREE VILLAGE
176.0 KURANDA RAILWAY STATION
161.0 KURANDA HILLTOP
152.0 CAIRNS SEVERIN ST
141.6 CAIRNS AERO
134.0 MT SOPHIA
129.0 COPPERLODE DAM ALERT
127.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK
126.0 GRAHAM RANGE
125.0 TOPAZ
123.6 KAREEYA
123.0 BABINDA SUGAR MILL
116.6 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
116.4 TAMARIND GDNS RENNEL CL
115.2 WHITE CLIFF POINT
115.0 BABINDA POST OFFICE
113.0 MOUNT CARBINE TOWNSHIP
111.0 DEERAL
109.0 HAPPY VALLEY
107.0 BARTLE VIEW ALERT
103.0 TOPAZ ALERT
102.0 MERINGA SUGAR EXP STN
100.0 BELLENDEN KER BOTTOM STN
96.0 MULGRAVE MILL
90.0 KAREEYA TM
90.0 TOPAZ TOWALLA RD
89.0 BIBOOHRA
80.8 MAREEBA QWRC
77.0 MOSSMAN SOUTH ALCHERA DRIVE
77.0 MAREEBA TM
77.0 PORT DOUGLAS - FOUR MILE BEACH
77.0 JULATTEN
76.6 WHYANBEEL VALLEY
75.0 YUNGABURRA POST OFFICE
74.0 GREENHAVEN
74.0 GLEN ALLYN
65.0 GREENHAVEN ALERT
65.0 MAREEBA SOUTH EDGE RES
63.4 TINAROO FALLS DAM
61.0 MOSSMAN CENTRAL MILL
59.4 MAREEBA AIRPORT
57.0 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION
54.4 ATHERTON SHIRE COUNCIL
53.0 KOOMBOOLOOMBA DAM
52.0 SUTTIES CREEK ALERT
50.0 MILLAA MILLAA ALERT
50.0 UPPER BARRON
    N Coast--Herbert
121.0 JARRA CREEK TM
115.8 EL ARISH POST OFFICE
109.6 CARDWELL EDEN ST
93.0 DARADGEE
85.0 EURAMO TM
81.0 DUNK ISLAND RESORT
79.0 TULLY MCQUILLEN ST
79.0 RUSSELL RIVER
76.0 FLYING FISH POINT
75.4 TULLY SUGAR MILL
73.0 TULLY TM
68.0 NERADA ALERT
68.0 MACKNADE SUGAR MILL
67.0 TUNG OIL ALERT
67.0 LUCINDA POST OFFICE
63.6 BEMERSIDE
61.0 MARCO STREET ALERT
61.0 NASH'S CROSSING ALERT
59.6 LUCINDA POINT
58.2 JAPOONVALE WARRAKIN RD
57.0 WALLAMAN ALERT
55.0 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
55.0 CORSIS ALERT
55.0 HALIFAX ALERT
51.0 UPPER MURRAY TM
51.0 BINGIL BAY
50.0 CENTRAL MILL ALERT
    Brisbane/SE Coast
239.0 WUNBURRA
65.0 TEEWAH

TASMANIA
    Central Plateau
335.2 VERWOOD

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 33.3 +0.4 26.6 +0.7 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 31.5 -0.3 16.8 -0.6 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 23.4 -1.6 8.6 -5.7 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 35.1 +3.2 16.7 -1.0 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 29.5 -1.9 24.3 -0.4 14.6
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 36.3 +1.4 18.7 -2.0 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 38.2 +8.9 18.5 +1.4 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 26.8 +1.7 10.8 -0.8 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 26.2 -4.9 24.1 +0.4 141.6
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.8 -0.2 26.2 +2.2 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.3 -0.9 20.6 -1.4 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 29.0 -1.3 16.9 -2.6 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 27.8 18.7 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 26.7 11.3 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.2 +0.5 16.9 -2.5 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 26.7 +1.3 18.9 -0.4 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 30.2 +4.5 19.7 +1.0 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 39.0 +11.3 16.7 -1.0 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 33.0 +7.4 18.8 +0.5 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 34.7 +7.7 10.4 -2.6 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 38.4 +7.6 14.2 -2.1 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 40.2 +8.7 17.6 +1.2 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 28.7 +3.4 13.4 +0.3 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 25.8 0.0 17.0 +2.5 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 25.1 -0.4 13.5 -0.6 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 31.4 +6.4 11.3 -0.1 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 24.3 +1.2 14.3 +4.0 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 21.3 -0.3 15.7 +3.7 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
    N Kimberley
KALUMBURU
21.0mm in 1 hr to 09:00 21.0mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 7.7mm/h
20.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 20.8mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 7.0mm/h
    E Kimberley
KUNUNURRA AERO
13.6mm in 1 hr to 02:00 13.6mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.7mm/h
ARGYLE AERODROME
19.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.3mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
CAPE DON
25.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 8.3mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 01:00 6.7mm/h
GOVE AIRPORT
7.2mm in 12 min to 10:00 36.0mm/h
TINDAL RAAF
14.4mm in 1 hr to 02:30 14.4mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 03:00 12.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 6.0mm/h
11.0mm in 30 min to 22:00 22.0mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 11.0mm/h
15.4mm in 30 min to 22:30 30.8mm/h
26.4mm in 1 hr to 22:30 26.4mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 23:00 16.0mm/h
PORT KEATS AERO
34.4mm in 2 hr to 03:30 17.2mm/h
37.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 12.3mm/h
    N Plateau
TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT
11.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 11.4mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 5.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
HORN ISLAND
25.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 8.3mm/h
51.2mm in 1 hr to 03:00 51.2mm/h
58.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 19.3mm/h
23.4mm in 1 hr to 04:00 23.4mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 10.7mm/h
20.4mm in 1 hr 7 min to 17:00 18.3mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 9.0mm/h
COEN AIRPORT
21.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 21.0mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.0mm/h
20.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 20.6mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 10.0mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 10.3mm/h
    Gulf Country
MORNINGTON ISLAND
53.6mm in 1 hr to 13:00 53.6mm/h
66.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 22.0mm/h
66.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 11.0mm/h
SWEERS ISLAND
50.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 8.3mm/h
    N Coast--Barron
CAIRNS AERO
9.4mm in 18 min to 03:18 31.3mm/h
7.0mm in 12 min to 03:30 35.0mm/h
24.6mm in 1 hr to 03:30 24.6mm/h
6.6mm in 19 min to 03:49 20.8mm/h
13.8mm in 14 min to 04:03 59.1mm/h
27.4mm in 1 hr to 04:30 27.4mm/h
17.0mm in 21 min to 05:00 48.6mm/h
24.6mm in 30 min to 05:30 49.2mm/h
44.0mm in 1 hr to 05:30 44.0mm/h
29.4mm in 1 hr to 06:00 29.4mm/h
93.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 31.0mm/h
10.0mm in 26 min to 06:26 23.1mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 9.0mm/h
10.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 20.4mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 10.2mm/h
5.4mm in 15 min to 10:00 21.6mm/h
19.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 19.2mm/h
34.0mm in 30 min to 10:30 68.0mm/h
43.0mm in 1 hr to 10:30 43.0mm/h
38.8mm in 1 hr to 11:00 38.8mm/h
61.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 20.3mm/h
66.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 11.0mm/h
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
29.2mm in 1 hr to 00:00 29.2mm/h
40.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 13.3mm/h
1.4mm in 1 min to 01:33 84.0mm/h
11.2mm in 25 min to 01:58 26.9mm/h
6.0mm in 34 min to 03:00 10.6mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 9.3mm/h
7.0mm in 16 min to 04:42 26.2mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 05:00 12.8mm/h
8.2mm in 15 min to 05:43 32.8mm/h
7.0mm in 8 min to 05:51 52.5mm/h
33.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 11.0mm/h
MAREEBA AIRPORT
11.6mm in 1 hr to 06:00 11.6mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.0mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 07:00 17.6mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 10.7mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 11:00 12.4mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 8.3mm/h
    N Coast--Herbert
INNISFAIL
23.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 7.7mm/h
50.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 8.3mm/h
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
19.2mm in 1 hr to 09:00 19.2mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 9.7mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 16.0mm/h
32.4mm in 1 hr to 11:00 32.4mm/h
56.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 18.7mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 13:00 15.4mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h
73.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 12.2mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
POINT FAWCETT
28.8mm in 57 min to 15:30 30.3mm/h
28.8mm in 1 hr to 15:30 28.8mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 8.3mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Barron
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE : 74(150/ 63 ) at 06:23
GREEN ISLAND : 76(160/ 67 ) at 21:00
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 72(300/ 67 ) at 09:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 91(260/ 65 ) at 05:30
ISLANDS
    Islands
NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR : 87(260/ 63 ) at 08:19