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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
South Australia:
017031 MARREE 47.3 (47.1, 65)
New South Wales:
051049 TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS 44.3 (42.7, 35)
065034 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) 41.7 (41.2, 37)
065035 WELLINGTON RESEARCH CENTRE 41.7 (40.9, 37)

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

47.3 MARREE NE Pastoral SA
45.7 MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
45.1 WILCANNIA (REID ST) Far Northwest NSW
45.0 ANDAMOOKA NW Pastoral SA
45.0 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA

+13.2   42.7 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+12.3   44.3 TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS CW Plains N NSW
+12.2   44.9 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+12.1   38.3 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
+11.8   43.7 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA

32.0 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
31.7 BIRDSVILLE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
31.4 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
31.3 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
31.0 BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
31.0 BOURKE AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW
31.0 NYNGAN AIRPORT CW Plains N NSW

+12.0   31.0 NYNGAN AIRPORT CW Plains N NSW
+11.2   30.3 PEAK HILL POST OFFICE CW Plains S NSW
+11.1   29.3 TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS CW Plains N NSW
+10.4   28.1 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+10.1   28.8 COONAMBLE COMPARISON CW Plains N NSW

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

13.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
16.4 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
16.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
17.4 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
17.7 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS

-10.6   27.1 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
-9.5   30.3 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
-7.2   30.7 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
-7.1   32.3 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
-6.1   31.4 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
-6.1   28.4 WOLLOGORANG N Rivers NT

3.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
4.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
5.8 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
5.9 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS
6.1 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS

-2.9   6.1 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS
-2.5   7.5 GEEVESTON (CEMETERY ROAD) Southeast TAS
-2.5   8.8 STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
-2.4   8.0 DOVER Southeast TAS
-2.3   3.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast 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.

370.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN N Coast--Barron QLD
282.0 PALUMA IVY COTTAGE N Coast--Herbert QLD
271.0 JAPOONVALE WARRAKIN RD N Coast--Herbert QLD
197.0 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN N Coast--Herbert QLD
196.0 MENAVALE ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    E Kimberley
122.0 RUBY PLAINS
    W Kimberley
56.0 KIMBERLEY DOWNS
    E Pilbara
99.0 NULLAGINE
92.0 BONNEY DOWNS
77.4 WALLAL DOWNS
69.4 WARAMBIE
56.0 NOREENA DOWNS

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
141.0 NGANMARRIYANGA
102.2 TANDANGLE HILL
93.2 REDBANK MINE
59.8 WOLLOGORANG
58.2 BESWICK
53.8 WILDMAN RANGERS
53.0 PORT KEATS AERO

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Lower North
116.6 TEROWIE

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
55.4 SOUTHWELL STATION
51.5 HIGHBURY STATION
    S Peninsula
53.0 KIMBA
53.0 LILYVALE STATION
    Gulf Country
61.0 SWEERS ISLAND
    N Coast--Barron
370.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN
172.0 BELLENDEN KER BOTTOM STN
151.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK
130.0 TOPAZ TOWALLA RD
128.0 BABINDA SUGAR MILL
122.0 MT SOPHIA
120.0 MULGRAVE MILL
112.0 HAPPY VALLEY
109.0 GRAHAM RANGE
106.8 KAREEYA
106.5 BABINDA POST OFFICE
104.0 KAREEYA TM
94.0 SUTTIES CREEK ALERT
91.0 COPPERLODE DAM ALERT
90.0 DEERAL
86.8 CAIRNS AERO
83.6 TAMARIND GDNS RENNEL CL
83.0 MURRAY SPRINGS ALERT
83.0 CAIRNS SEVERIN ST
82.4 UPPER BARRON
82.0 MERINGA SUGAR EXP STN
81.0 KURANDA HILLTOP
80.0 KURANDA RAILWAY STATION
78.0 TOPAZ
75.0 YUNGABURRA POST OFFICE
72.2 TINAROO FALLS DAM
71.2 GREENHAVEN
68.0 TOPAZ ALERT
63.4 JULATTEN
62.0 GREENHAVEN ALERT
60.0 GLEN ALLYN
58.0 MILLAA MILLAA ALERT
55.0 PORT DOUGLAS - FOUR MILE BEACH
51.0 RAVENSHOE ALERT
51.0 WONDECLA
50.8 BIBOOHRA
    N Coast--Herbert
282.0 PALUMA IVY COTTAGE
271.0 JAPOONVALE WARRAKIN RD
197.0 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
196.0 MENAVALE ALERT
191.0 UPPER MURRAY TM
184.0 TULLY MCQUILLEN ST
184.0 STIRLING
183.6 INNISFAIL
183.4 TULLY SUGAR MILL
181.8 WEONA
179.0 CENTRAL MILL ALERT
173.0 INNISFAIL WHARF ALERT
169.0 JARRA CREEK TM
166.0 MARCO STREET ALERT
163.0 TULLY TM
163.0 CORSIS ALERT
163.0 MICHAEL CREEK ALERT
159.0 TUNG OIL TM
157.6 UPPER STONE EXELBY
156.0 ZATTAS ALERT
155.0 EURAMO TM
152.0 TUNG OIL ALERT
150.6 CARDWELL EDEN ST
149.0 WALLAMAN ALERT
149.0 ABERGOWRIE ALERT
146.0 TAMARAK
141.0 DARADGEE
140.4 EL ARISH POST OFFICE
140.0 POVERTY HILL ALERT
140.0 DUNK ISLAND RESORT
138.0 MUTARNEE STORE
137.0 PEACOCK SIDING ALERT
134.4 ELPHINSTONE POCKET NO1
132.0 NASH'S CROSSING ALERT
125.0 NERADA ALERT
124.0 INGHAM PUMP STATION AL
120.8 LUCINDA POST OFFICE
119.4 GAIRLOCH
116.6 YABULU QLD NICKEL
115.6 BAMBAROO
115.0 HORSE SHOE BEND
112.0 BINGIL BAY
106.0 RUSSELL RIVER
103.4 BEMERSIDE
101.0 CAMEL CREEK STATION
98.0 KIRRAMA ALERT
97.8 VICTORIA SUGAR MILL
97.6 INGHAM COMPOSITE
95.0 CRAWFORDS LOOKOUT ALERT
94.0 HORSESHOE BAY
93.0 HALIFAX ALERT
88.9 ALLINGHAM FORREST DRIVE
88.2 YABULU
83.8 LUCINDA POINT
78.0 KANGAROO HILLS STATION
71.2 TOWNSVILLE AERO
71.2 ORPHEUS ISLAND RESORT
70.0 GOSHEN STATION
68.0 MOURILYAN HARBOUR
50.0 CHRISTMAS CREEK STATION
    Central Coast E
102.6 HOME HILL POST OFFICE
97.6 WOOLSHED
97.0 INKERMAN BRIDGE ALERT
96.6 BURDEKIN SHIRE COUNCIL
78.0 CLARE ALERT
75.0 KALAMIA ESTATE
65.0 DALBEG
64.8 LANSDOWN CSIRO
63.0 LETHEBROOK
58.4 FLORA VALLEY
57.6 MAJORS CREEK
55.0 POWERLINE TM
53.0 DALRYMPLE HEIGHTS
52.0 PAYNES LAGOON STATION

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 29.3 -3.6 26.4 +0.5 14.0
PERTH AIRPORT 38.1 +6.3 21.0 +3.6 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 26.6 +1.6 16.3 +2.0 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 43.7 +11.8 28.1 +10.4 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.8 +0.4 25.7 +1.0 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 41.1 +6.2 27.6 +6.9 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 32.5 +3.2 21.4 +4.3 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 27.5 +2.4 12.2 +0.6 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 28.2 -2.9 24.7 +1.0 86.8
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.7 -1.3 24.2 +0.2 71.2
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.6 +1.4 25.6 +3.6 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 35.3 +5.0 22.4 +2.9 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 31.1 23.6 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 30.0 17.7 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 28.9 +2.2 22.9 +3.5 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 26.7 +1.3 21.7 +2.4 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 29.4 +3.7 22.9 +4.2 20.6
PROSPECT DAM 31.8 +4.1 22.3 +4.6 14.4
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 28.6 +3.0 21.7 +3.4 20.3
CANBERRA AIRPORT 33.9 +6.9 18.6 +5.6 9.8
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 38.9 +8.1 22.0 +5.7 4.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 41.6 +10.1 20.6 +4.2 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 29.8 +4.5 15.1 +2.0 11.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 28.9 +3.1 15.2 +0.7 3.0
LAVERTON RAAF 25.6 +0.1 15.1 +1.0 5.4
BALLARAT AERODROME 31.2 +6.2 10.2 -1.2 4.2
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 21.0 -2.1 9.3 -1.0 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 22.6 +1.0 13.0 +1.0 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
    W Kimberley
DERBY AERO
21.0mm in 1 hr to 15:00 21.0mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.7mm/h
CURTIN AERO
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 10.0mm/h
    E Pilbara
MANDORA
20.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.7mm/h
KARRATHA AERO
12.4mm in 1 hr to 02:30 12.4mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.7mm/h
    E Gascoyne
NEWMAN AERO
13.2mm in 56 min to 20:56 14.1mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 9.7mm/h
41.2mm in 1 hr 4 min to 22:00 38.6mm/h
MOUNT MAGNET AERO
6.2mm in 14 min to 19:50 26.6mm/h
    Goldfields
LEONORA
50.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 16.7mm/h
    Interior
TELFER AERO
8.4mm in 8 min to 15:08 63.0mm/h
20.6mm in 11 min to 15:19 112.4mm/h
35.4mm in 1 hr to 16:00 35.4mm/h
37.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 12.3mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS
22.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.3mm/h
CENTRE ISLAND
21.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.0mm/h
38.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 12.7mm/h
30.0mm in 2 hr 27 min to 23:08 12.2mm/h
MCARTHUR RIVER MINE
12.2mm in 1 hr to 17:00 12.2mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 5.7mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 12.0mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 8.3mm/h
WOLLOGORANG
29.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 9.7mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 8.7mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 5.7mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 5.7mm/h
BORROLOOLA
12.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 12.0mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 6.7mm/h
PORT KEATS AERO
29.4mm in 2 hr to 01:30 14.7mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 03:30 13.4mm/h
37.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 12.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
10.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 10.2mm/h
8.4mm in 10 min to 09:47 50.4mm/h
19.0mm in 43 min to 10:30 26.5mm/h
28.2mm in 1 hr to 10:30 28.2mm/h
41.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 13.7mm/h
11.0mm in 14 min to 13:30 47.1mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 13:30 17.0mm/h
18.0mm in 30 min to 14:00 36.0mm/h
20.6mm in 1 hr to 14:30 20.6mm/h
40.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 13.3mm/h
81.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 13.5mm/h
    Gulf Country
MORNINGTON ISLAND
11.8mm in 1 hr to 00:30 11.8mm/h
90.0mm in 4 hr to 13:30 22.5mm/h
33.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 11.0mm/h
92.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 15.3mm/h
CLONCURRY AIRPORT
8.0mm in 10 min to 17:31 48.0mm/h
    Upper Carpentaria
GEORGETOWN POST OFFICE
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
    N Coast--Barron
CAIRNS AERO
35.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 11.7mm/h
5.2mm in 6 min to 00:36 52.0mm/h
7.8mm in 13 min to 01:38 36.0mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.7mm/h
5.6mm in 6 min to 06:00 56.0mm/h
4.8mm in 7 min to 18:00 41.1mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 18:00 10.2mm/h
COOKTOWN AIRPORT
14.6mm in 1 hr to 14:00 14.6mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
    N Coast--Herbert
CARDWELL EDEN ST
98.0mm in * hr to 03:00 8.2mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 8.0mm/h
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
17.6mm in 1 hr to 02:00 17.6mm/h
73.8mm in 1 hr to 03:00 73.8mm/h
99.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 33.0mm/h
105.0mm in 6 hr to 03:00 17.5mm/h
32.2mm in 1 hr to 04:00 32.2mm/h
39.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 13.0mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 17:00 13.8mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
INGHAM COMPOSITE
33.0mm in 6 hr to 03:00 5.5mm/h
47.0mm in 6 hr to 21:00 7.8mm/h
LUCINDA POINT
20.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.7mm/h
7.6mm in 9 min to 02:30 50.7mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 03:00 18.6mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 8.3mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
    Central Coast E
WOOLSHED
13.2mm in 1 hr to 00:00 13.2mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.0mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 01:00 10.6mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Hunter Valley
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF
11.4mm in 11 min to 19:00 62.2mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 19:00 14.8mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.3mm/h
PATERSON (TOCAL AWS)
16.2mm in 21 min to 18:50 46.3mm/h
20.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 20.2mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.3mm/h
SCONE AIRPORT AWS
11.8mm in 50 min to 20:00 14.2mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.0mm/h
    C Tablelands S
MOUNT BOYCE AWS
11.2mm in 1 hr to 16:00 11.2mm/h
    CW Slopes N
COONABARABRAN (NAMOI STREET)
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
    Sydney--east
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL)
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
    Sydney--west
BADGERYS CREEK AIRPORT AWS
11.4mm in 30 min to 04:00 22.8mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 04:00 12.4mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 04:30 15.8mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.0mm/h
PENRITH LAKES AWS
5.4mm in 12 min to 15:00 27.0mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    Gulf Country
CLONCURRY AIRPORT : 76( 80/ 65 ) at 17:21
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Far Northwest
WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS : 100(300/ 63 ) at 16:20
    Upper Darling
COBAR MO : 96(270/ 30 ) at 14:37