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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):
Highest daily maximum temperature for February
New South Wales:
075041 GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS 43.0 (42.7, 28)
Victoria:
082138 WANGARATTA AERO 41.5 (40.6, 17)

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

46.5 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
46.0 LEONORA Goldfields WA
45.9 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
45.7 NYANG STATION W Gascoyne WA
45.5 BULGA DOWNS Goldfields WA

+16.1   41.6 LAVERTON RAAF W Central VIC
+15.8   41.2 ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
+15.0   41.5 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
+13.9   39.7 MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE E Central VIC
+13.9   38.5 WONTHAGGI E Central VIC

30.5 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
30.3 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
29.6 TELFER AERO Interior WA
29.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
29.0 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
29.0 ARKAROOLA NE Pastoral SA

+10.5   28.7 BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET) Lower Darling NSW
+9.7   29.0 ARKAROOLA NE Pastoral SA
+9.5   27.4 IVANHOE POST OFFICE Southwest Plains NSW
+9.1   25.5 LAKE VICTORIA STORAGE Lower Darling NSW
+9.1   27.5 BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS Lower Darling NSW

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

19.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
20.0 NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
20.1 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
20.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
20.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-6.0   30.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
-5.1   28.0 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
-5.0   27.5 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
-4.6   29.6 KALBARRI Central West WA
-4.6   26.8 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT

3.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
4.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
5.1 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
5.4 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
6.4 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-4.3   12.5 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
-4.3   13.0 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW
-3.7   14.1 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
-3.4   14.0 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
-3.4   14.5 JURIEN BAY Lower West 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.

166.0 LEADERS CREEK N Rivers NT
119.0 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
104.0 PORT KEATS AERO N Rivers NT
100.2 COOKTOWN MISSION STRIP N Coast--Barron QLD
99.0 BRAMPTON VALE Central Coast E QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    N Kimberley
67.4 KALUMBURU
65.0 KALUMBURU MISSION
    E Kimberley
58.6 ARGYLE AERODROME
50.0 SPRING CREEK
    W Kimberley
73.4 COUNTRY DOWNS
60.0 KIMBERLEY DOWNS
53.8 CURTIN AERO

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
166.0 LEADERS CREEK
119.0 DOUGLAS RIVER
104.0 PORT KEATS AERO
96.0 NGAYAWILI
86.0 POINT STUART AWS
80.0 JINDARE
78.2 PINE CREEK
76.8 PINE CREEK COUNCIL
76.0 CAPE DON
75.0 LIMMEN RIVER
74.6 GALIWINKU
74.6 POINT STUART
67.6 TINDAL RAAF
67.4 THE PINES
65.0 BICKERTON ISLAND
62.5 WOLLOGORANG
62.0 WATERLOO
60.0 ALCAN MINESITE
60.0 SHOAL BAY
60.0 HUMPTY DOO EVAN ROAD
58.8 OENPELLI
58.8 WILDMAN RIVER PLANTATIONS
55.6 KARAMA
54.9 WILDMAN RANGERS

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
55.2 WEIPA EASTERN AVE
    N Coast--Barron
100.2 COOKTOWN MISSION STRIP
95.0 COOKTOWN AIRPORT
87.6 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE
75.0 DAINTREE VILLAGE
74.6 HAZELMERE
65.0 DAINTREE TEA
53.2 CAPE FLATTERY
    Central Coast E
99.0 BRAMPTON VALE

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 32.4 -0.5 26.4 +0.5 4.2
PERTH AIRPORT 32.2 +0.4 14.0 -3.4 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 21.8 -3.2 14.5 +0.2 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 42.5 +10.6 22.3 +4.6 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 28.2 -3.2 24.6 -0.1 19.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 39.4 +4.5 25.0 +4.3 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 35.4 +6.1 21.1 +4.0 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 32.4 +7.3 16.3 +4.7 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 30.6 -0.5 24.4 +0.7 14.8
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.6 +1.6 23.8 -0.2 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.1 -3.1 21.9 -0.1 1.8
AMBERLEY AMO 30.0 -0.3 17.5 -2.0 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 28.8 19.3 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 28.2 12.3 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 29.8 +3.1 20.5 +1.1 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 26.6 +1.2 20.7 +1.4 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 28.8 +3.1 22.1 +3.4 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 37.1 +9.4 20.0 +2.3 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 31.4 +5.8 18.7 +0.4 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 36.5 +9.5 13.5 +0.5 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 42.1 +11.3 21.8 +5.5 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 42.7 +11.2 21.1 +4.7 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 37.5 +12.2 13.7 +0.6 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 39.7 +13.9 17.2 +2.7 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 41.6 +16.1 13.8 -0.3 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 37.7 +12.7 14.9 +3.5 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 24.7 +1.6 12.4 +2.1 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 30.2 +8.6 13.6 +1.6 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
7.6mm in 14 min to 05:17 32.6mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 06:00 12.6mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
10.0mm in 31 min to 07:52 19.4mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
27.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 27.6mm/h
18.8mm in 46 min to 11:00 24.5mm/h
22.8mm in 1 hr to 11:00 22.8mm/h
57.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 19.0mm/h
60.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 10.0mm/h
WYNDHAM
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
KALUMBURU
26.2mm in 1 hr to 13:00 26.2mm/h
37.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 12.3mm/h
KALUMBURU MISSION
39.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 6.5mm/h
    E Kimberley
HALLS CREEK AIRPORT
11.2mm in 1 hr to 02:30 11.2mm/h
ARGYLE AERODROME
28.8mm in 1 hr to 00:00 28.8mm/h
47.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 15.7mm/h
    W Kimberley
BROOME AIRPORT
60.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 60.6mm/h
11.6mm in 30 min to 20:30 23.2mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 21:00 11.6mm/h
72.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 24.0mm/h
CURTIN AERO
18.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.0mm/h
47.8mm in 1 hr to 23:00 47.8mm/h
WEST ROEBUCK
24.0mm in 32 min to 20:00 45.0mm/h
26.2mm in 1 hr to 20:00 26.2mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 10.7mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
OENPELLI
34.0mm in 6 hr to 15:30 5.7mm/h
JABIRU AIRPORT
18.0mm in 1 hr to 10:30 18.0mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 9.3mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 14:30 12.2mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.3mm/h
CAPE DON
25.0mm in 3 hr to 01:00 8.3mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 02:00 10.0mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 8.3mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.7mm/h
38.0mm in 3 hr to 07:00 12.7mm/h
38.0mm in 3 hr to 08:00 12.7mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 10.0mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 10:00 8.3mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 11:00 9.3mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.7mm/h
POINT STUART AWS
18.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.0mm/h
39.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 13.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
BATCHELOR AERO
28.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 9.3mm/h
MCCLUER ISLAND
6.6mm in 38 min to 08:08 10.4mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 8.0mm/h
DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
20.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 6.7mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 5.7mm/h
MILINGIMBI AWS
11.8mm in 1 hr to 07:30 11.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
MANINGRIDA AERO
18.2mm in 1 hr to 10:30 18.2mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 7.0mm/h
GALIWINKU
19.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 6.3mm/h
48.0mm in 6 hr to 15:30 8.0mm/h
NGAYAWILI
43.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 14.3mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 9.0mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 7.0mm/h
BULMAN AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 5.0mm/h
VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS
26.6mm in 1 hr to 16:30 26.6mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 9.7mm/h
CENTRAL ARNHEM PLATEAU
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 5.3mm/h
TINDAL RAAF
41.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 13.7mm/h
MANGO FARM
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 5.0mm/h
PORT KEATS AERO
37.6mm in 1 hr to 16:30 37.6mm/h
46.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 15.3mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 19:30 12.8mm/h
DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE
10.4mm in 1 hr to 14:00 10.4mm/h
BRADSHAW
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.7mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    W Agricultural
COULTA (COLES POINT)
15.6mm in 30 min to 00:30 31.2mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 00:30 15.6mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 01:00 15.6mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 5.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
7.8mm in 16 min to 08:22 29.2mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 08:30 12.4mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 09:00 15.0mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 7.0mm/h
    Gulf Country
KOWANYAMA AIRPORT
17.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 17.8mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.0mm/h
    N Coast--Barron
COOKTOWN AIRPORT
40.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 13.3mm/h
CAPE FLATTERY
19.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 19.8mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.7mm/h
    N Coast--Herbert
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
18.6mm in 1 hr to 21:00 18.6mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.3mm/h
    Northwest
CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP
18.4mm in 13 min to 22:29 84.9mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    South Coast
MORUYA AIRPORT AWS
7.8mm in 10 min to 18:00 46.8mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
CAPE WESSEL
22.0mm in 3 hr to 08:00 7.3mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.7mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 10:00 5.0mm/h

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
MCCLUER ISLAND : 78(290/ 67 ) at 23:12
NEW SOUTH WALES
    South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 78(320/ 67 ) at 18:03
VICTORIA
    Upper North
SHEPPARTON AIRPORT : 83(300/ 63 ) at 17:25
    Upper NE
FALLS CREEK : 111(330/ 35 ) at 18:08
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 76(280/ 63 ) at 22:07
    N Central
EILDON FIRE TOWER : 98(250/ 32 ) at 19:21
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 83( 90/ 67 ) at 08:00
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 74(300/ 69 ) at 21:00
    Flinders Is/Bass St
FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT : 87( 30/ 63 ) at 11:16