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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 rainfall for February
Queensland:
027045 WEIPA AERO 203.8 (188.2, 11)
Highest daily maximum temperature for February
New South Wales:
061054 NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD) 35.5 (31.7, 7)
061351 PEATS RIDGE (WARATAH ROAD) 40.1 (39.1, 22)
066131 RIVERVIEW OBSERVATORY 40.0 (39.2, 19)

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

46.1 MARREE NE Pastoral SA
46.0 MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
44.3 BULGA DOWNS Goldfields WA
44.2 ANDAMOOKA NW Pastoral SA
44.2 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA

+13.9   40.9 GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS Hunter Valley NSW
+13.9   39.1 NORAH HEAD LIGHTHOUSE Hunter Valley NSW
+13.9   40.1 PEATS RIDGE (WARATAH ROAD) Hunter Valley NSW
+13.6   42.2 TAREE (RADIO STATION 2RE) MidNorth Coast S NSW
+13.6   41.4 PARRAMATTA NORTH (MASONS DRIVE) Sydney--east NSW
+13.6   40.0 RIVERVIEW OBSERVATORY Sydney--east NSW

32.4 BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS Lower Darling NSW
32.0 ARKAROOLA NE Pastoral SA
31.2 WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS Far Northwest NSW
31.1 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
30.9 BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD

+14.0   32.4 BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS Lower Darling NSW
+12.7   32.0 ARKAROOLA NE Pastoral SA
+12.1   30.3 BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET) Lower Darling NSW
+11.6   29.5 IVANHOE POST OFFICE Southwest Plains NSW
+11.3   30.6 WILCANNIA (REID ST) Far Northwest NSW

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

10.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
14.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
14.7 DUNNS HILL E Central VIC
15.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
15.4 WEEAPROINAH W Coast VIC

-9.5   17.0 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
-9.4   17.5 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
-9.3   17.1 SCORESBY RESEARCH INSTITUTE E Central VIC
-8.9   17.6 MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
-8.9   17.2 MOORABBIN AIRPORT E Central VIC

2.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
2.5 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
3.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
4.8 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
5.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-8.0   5.5 PEMBERTON Lower West WA
-3.2   2.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-2.9   5.4 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
-2.5   9.5 ORFORD POST OFFICE E Coast TAS
-2.5   6.5 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS

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.

209.4 WEIPA EASTERN AVE N Peninsula QLD
201.2 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
181.0 KURANDA RAILWAY STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
173.0 KURANDA HILLTOP N Coast--Barron QLD
159.0 PORT DOUGLAS - FOUR MILE BEACH N Coast--Barron QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    E Kimberley
70.2 MOUNT AMHURST
    W Kimberley
52.0 CHRISTMAS CREEK

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
133.8 LEGUNE
75.0 AUVERGNE
57.4 BULLITA
50.0 PORT KEATS AERO

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
209.4 WEIPA EASTERN AVE
201.2 WEIPA AERO
105.0 BAMAGA
103.0 BRAMWELL
96.0 HEATHLANDS NATIONAL PARK
74.6 PUNSAND BAY
62.8 BATAVIA DOWNS STATION
60.2 HORN ISLAND
    S Peninsula
93.0 LAKEFIELD NATIONAL PARK
73.6 MUSGRAVE
62.0 PINNACLE
58.0 LILYVALE STATION
    Gulf Country
50.0 DORUNDA STATION
    Upper Carpentaria
82.0 YARAMULLA STATION
    N Coast--Barron
181.0 KURANDA RAILWAY STATION
173.0 KURANDA HILLTOP
159.0 PORT DOUGLAS - FOUR MILE BEACH
144.4 WHYANBEEL VALLEY
142.0 COPPERLODE DAM ALERT
132.6 WHITE CLIFF POINT
131.0 CAIRNS AERO
131.0 DAINTREE TEA
130.0 TOPAZ
126.0 TOPAZ ALERT
124.0 JULATTEN
120.0 MOSSMAN SOUTH ALCHERA DRIVE
120.0 CHILVERTON
118.4 GREENHAVEN
115.0 MERINGA SUGAR EXP STN
112.0 GLEN ALLYN
111.0 MOSSMAN CENTRAL MILL
110.8 TAMARIND GDNS RENNEL CL
106.0 GREENHAVEN ALERT
103.0 MT SOPHIA
101.0 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE
92.0 RAVENSHOE ALERT
91.0 HAPPY VALLEY
90.2 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
90.0 KOOMBOOLOOMBA DAM
88.0 GRAHAM RANGE
86.0 MALANDA ALERT
85.0 DEERAL
84.6 MALANDA POST OFFICE
83.2 CAPE FLATTERY
80.0 BABINDA POST OFFICE
80.0 HAZELMERE
79.0 TOPAZ TOWALLA RD
79.0 BELLENDEN KER BOTTOM STN
78.0 MILLAA MILLAA ALERT
78.0 CAIRNS SEVERIN ST
78.0 LIZARD ISLAND RESORT
77.0 BIBOOHRA
70.4 MAREEBA SOUTH EDGE RES
70.0 RAVENSHOE KURADILLA STREET
69.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK
66.0 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION
66.0 BABINDA SUGAR MILL
64.6 WONDECLA
61.0 MULGRAVE MILL
60.6 MOUNT CARBINE TOWNSHIP
60.0 MCKELL ROAD ALERT
56.6 EVELYN STATE FOREST
56.0 SUTTIES CREEK ALERT
54.1 MAREEBA QWRC
52.0 COOKTOWN MISSION STRIP
50.0 WALKAMIN DPI
    N Coast--Herbert
128.0 RUSSELL RIVER
86.0 FLYING FISH POINT
85.0 NERADA ALERT
77.0 DARADGEE
76.0 UPPER MURRAY TM
71.0 TUNG OIL ALERT
69.0 MICHAEL CREEK ALERT
60.0 TUNG OIL TM
58.6 WEONA
58.0 EURAMO TM
57.8 INNISFAIL
57.0 TULLY MCQUILLEN ST
56.0 WALLAMAN ALERT
56.0 PEACOCK SIDING ALERT
55.6 TULLY SUGAR MILL
55.6 EL ARISH POST OFFICE
55.0 INNISFAIL WHARF ALERT
53.6 UPPER STONE EXELBY
53.0 MARCO STREET ALERT
53.0 JARRA CREEK TM
50.0 CORSIS ALERT
    Central Coast E
97.0 KELSEY CREEK DITTMER RD
82.0 DALRYMPLE HEIGHTS
73.8 HECATE
70.0 EUNGELLA NATIONAL PARK
69.4 LETHEBROOK
62.0 CREDITON
54.0 UPPER DON ALERT

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 32.2 -0.7 25.6 -0.3 9.8
PERTH AIRPORT 34.8 +3.0 17.3 -0.1 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 24.2 -0.8 14.6 +0.3 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 40.0 +8.1 22.3 +4.6 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.0 +0.6 23.6 -1.1 12.8
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 39.6 +4.7 28.9 +8.2 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 34.0 +4.7 23.3 +6.2 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 22.3 -2.8 13.4 +1.8 32.0
CAIRNS AERO 28.4 -2.7 23.7 0.0 131.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.3 +0.3 24.8 +0.8 13.4
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.1 +0.9 24.2 +2.2 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 33.9 +3.6 19.1 -0.4 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 30.6 23.0 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 30.0 18.3 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 32.0 +5.3 21.3 +1.9 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 38.6 +13.2 21.5 +2.2 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 37.8 +12.1 23.1 +4.4 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 40.4 +12.7 21.4 +3.7 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 28.5 +2.9 21.6 +3.3 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 29.5 +2.5 19.7 +6.7 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 37.4 +6.6 22.5 +6.2 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 32.3 +0.8 24.5 +8.1 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 19.4 -5.9 15.0 +1.9 15.2
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.0 -7.8 14.3 -0.2 4.2
LAVERTON RAAF 17.9 -7.6 14.8 +0.7 7.8
BALLARAT AERODROME 19.1 -5.9 12.3 +0.9 1.4
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 22.4 -0.7 10.7 +0.4 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 18.2 -3.4 10.9 -1.1 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
WYNDHAM AERO
16.4mm in 1 hr to 15:00 16.4mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
    E Kimberley
HALLS CREEK AIRPORT
8.8mm in 25 min to 18:30 21.1mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 18:30 11.4mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 16.6mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 19:30 11.8mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 9.3mm/h
    Interior
WARBURTON AIRFIELD
7.6mm in 41 min to 15:00 11.1mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
MANINGRIDA AERO
16.8mm in 1 hr to 15:30 16.8mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 6.0mm/h
GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS
18.0mm in 1 hr to 23:30 18.0mm/h
CENTRE ISLAND
36.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 12.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.7mm/h
DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE
11.4mm in 1 hr to 21:30 11.4mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
15.2mm in 30 min to 06:00 30.4mm/h
24.0mm in 1 hr to 06:00 24.0mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 8.3mm/h
21.0mm in 1 hr to 06:30 21.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
HORN ISLAND
14.2mm in 59 min to 09:00 14.4mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
27.4mm in 34 min to 09:34 48.4mm/h
33.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 33.4mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 11.3mm/h
COEN AIRPORT
11.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 11.6mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
    Gulf Country
NORMANTON AIRPORT
9.4mm in 42 min to 17:00 13.4mm/h
    N Coast--Barron
CAIRNS AERO
7.2mm in 15 min to 06:30 28.8mm/h
13.2mm in 20 min to 06:50 39.6mm/h
10.8mm in 10 min to 07:00 64.8mm/h
32.4mm in 1 hr to 07:00 32.4mm/h
35.6mm in 1 hr to 07:30 35.6mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 08:00 12.2mm/h
45.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 15.0mm/h
10.0mm in 24 min to 21:20 25.0mm/h
19.2mm in 10 min to 21:30 115.2mm/h
29.8mm in 1 hr to 21:30 29.8mm/h
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
8.4mm in 13 min to 03:56 38.8mm/h
9.6mm in 31 min to 05:35 18.6mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 06:00 11.0mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 8.7mm/h
COOKTOWN AIRPORT
11.2mm in 1 hr to 03:00 11.2mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h
MAREEBA AIRPORT
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
CAPE FLATTERY
20.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.7mm/h
    N Coast--Herbert
INNISFAIL
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
62.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 10.3mm/h
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 14.0mm/h
TOWNSVILLE AERO
10.8mm in 1 hr to 02:00 10.8mm/h
5.8mm in 8 min to 09:30 43.5mm/h
7.2mm in 7 min to 09:37 61.7mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h
5.4mm in 32 min to 18:30 10.1mm/h
INGHAM COMPOSITE
37.0mm in 6 hr to 21:00 6.2mm/h
LUCINDA POINT
4.8mm in 6 min to 18:15 48.0mm/h
9.2mm in 23 min to 20:00 24.0mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 9.0mm/h
    Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT
11.2mm in 43 min to 06:43 15.6mm/h
10.4mm in 17 min to 07:00 36.7mm/h
21.6mm in 1 hr to 07:00 21.6mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 7.3mm/h
MACKAY MO
7.0mm in 13 min to 08:00 32.3mm/h
PROSERPINE AIRPORT
10.0mm in 1 hr to 03:00 10.0mm/h
WOOLSHED
10.6mm in 1 hr to 03:00 10.6mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 12.0mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 10.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Sydney--east
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL)
9.6mm in 10 min to 22:38 57.6mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 23:00 15.2mm/h
CANTERBURY RACECOURSE AWS
12.6mm in 1 hr to 23:00 12.6mm/h
HOMEBUSH (OLYMPIC STADIUM) AWS
13.0mm in 30 min to 22:30 26.0mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 22:30 13.0mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 23:00 14.0mm/h
    Sydney--west
HORSLEY PARK EQUESTRIAN CENTRE AWS
11.4mm in 1 hr to 22:30 11.4mm/h
VICTORIA
    W Coast
PORT FAIRY AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h
No reports of wind gusts above 90km/h or sustained winds above 63km/h