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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 any month
New South Wales:
062013 GULGONG POST OFFICE 41.8 (41.5, 30)
Highest daily maximum temperature for February
South Australia:
019017 HAWKER 43.6 (43.5, 37)
New South Wales:
046043 WILCANNIA (REID ST) 45.8 (45.6, 47)
047048 BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS 42.8 (42.5, 13) previous record set 3 days ago
049019 IVANHOE POST OFFICE 46.2 (45.6, 60)
050031 PEAK HILL POST OFFICE 43.0 (42.7, 38)
051039 NYNGAN AIRPORT 44.1 (43.9, 75)
062013 GULGONG POST OFFICE 41.8 (41.2, 30)
063005 BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION 37.9 (37.7, 38)
063023 COWRA RESEARCH CENTRE 41.1 (40.9, 39)
065026 PARKES (MACARTHUR STREET) 42.1 (41.8, 47)
075032 HILLSTON AIRPORT 44.0 (43.9, 47)
075041 GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS 43.0 (42.7, 28)

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

46.2 IVANHOE POST OFFICE Southwest Plains NSW
46.0 POONCARIE TELECENTRE Lower Darling NSW
45.8 WILCANNIA (REID ST) Far Northwest NSW
45.6 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
45.2 WHITE CLIFFS POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW

+12.3   46.2 IVANHOE POST OFFICE Southwest Plains NSW
+12.2   41.8 GULGONG POST OFFICE C Tablelands N NSW
+12.0   43.0 KIMBA W Agricultural SA
+11.9   40.9 STREAKY BAY W Agricultural SA
+11.8   44.1 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA

32.0 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD
31.4 BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
31.0 THARGOMINDAH POST OFFICE Far SW QLD
30.5 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
30.4 BIRDSVILLE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
30.4 BOURKE AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW

+10.6   28.5 IVANHOE POST OFFICE Southwest Plains NSW
+10.0   26.8 QUANDIALLA POST OFFICE SW Slopes N NSW
+9.9   27.2 WYALONG POST OFFICE SW Slopes N NSW
+9.8   27.8 MENINDEE POST OFFICE Lower Darling NSW
+9.8   29.1 ARKAROOLA NE Pastoral SA

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

15.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
15.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
16.0 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
16.3 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
17.0 CAPE BRUNY LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS

-10.0   26.5 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
-9.6   28.0 THREE RIVERS E Gascoyne WA
-7.6   27.0 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-7.5   28.7 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
-7.5   28.5 ENEABBA Central West WA

4.4 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
4.7 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
5.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
5.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.5 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-4.3   20.6 NYANG STATION W Gascoyne WA
-3.1   12.5 ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH CENTRE) Adelaide/Lofty SA
-3.0   22.3 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
-2.6   23.0 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
-2.2   21.6 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT

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.

169.0 REDBANK MINE N Rivers NT
144.4 MACKNADE SUGAR MILL N Coast--Herbert QLD
139.7 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
133.8 BRETTI-MACKAY (BARNARD RIVER) MidNorth Coast S NSW
128.4 CALVERT HILLS N Rivers NT

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    W Kimberley
67.0 INKATA
62.1 MYROODAH
    E Pilbara
61.2 HILLSIDE STATION
59.2 NOREENA DOWNS
    W Pilbara
91.0 MARILLANA
56.0 HAMERSLEY
    E Gascoyne
114.5 MOORARIE
109.0 WOODLANDS
97.4 TANGADEE
89.8 NEWMAN AERO
80.0 YOUNO DOWNS
75.6 CAPRICORN ROADHOUSE
64.0 DOOLGUNNA
63.0 TEN SIXTY SIX
61.0 TUCKANARRA
56.0 BULLOO DOWNS
    Goldfields
59.0 WEEBO

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
169.0 REDBANK MINE
128.4 CALVERT HILLS
125.0 MALLAPUNYAH
105.0 CENTRE ISLAND
100.4 LAKEFIELD
96.8 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE
87.3 TERRITORY WILDLIFE PARK
74.2 MAJESTIC ORCHIDS
71.0 DALY WATERS AWS
68.2 NATHAN RIVER
64.2 BENMARA
62.2 WOODYCUPALDIYA
59.8 WOLLOGORANG
58.6 DALY WATERS
58.6 BORROLOOLA
54.0 TANUMBIRINI
51.0 MCMINNS LAGOON
50.0 BING BONG PORT
50.0 CAMFIELD
    N Plateau
139.7 ELLIOTT
92.0 KIANA
90.0 UCHARONIDGE
80.0 NEWCASTLE WATERS
61.0 EVA DOWNS
52.0 ALROY DOWNS

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
106.2 WEIPA AERO
92.0 WEIPA EASTERN AVE
    Gulf Country
108.8 MORNINGTON ISLAND
87.0 WESTMORELAND STATION
73.0 SWEERS ISLAND
61.0 KINGFISHER CAMP
53.6 BOWTHORN STATION
    Upper Carpentaria
80.0 YARAMULLA STATION
    N Coast--Barron
112.0 KOOMBOOLOOMBA DAM
92.6 WHYANBEEL VALLEY
65.0 SUTTIES CREEK ALERT
62.0 COPPERLODE DAM ALERT
61.0 DAINTREE TEA
60.0 MOSSMAN SOUTH ALCHERA DRIVE
59.8 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE
57.6 KAREEYA
56.0 KAREEYA TM
56.0 MOSSMAN CENTRAL MILL
51.0 HAPPY VALLEY
50.0 GREENHAVEN
    N Coast--Herbert
144.4 MACKNADE SUGAR MILL
107.0 TOWNSVILLE AERO
96.4 UPPER STONE EXELBY
88.0 PEACOCK SIDING ALERT
86.0 PALUMA IVY COTTAGE
84.0 BAMBAROO
82.4 WEONA
81.0 NASH'S CROSSING ALERT
76.8 TULLY SUGAR MILL
74.0 TULLY MCQUILLEN ST
72.1 VICTORIA SUGAR MILL
71.0 CARDWELL EDEN ST
71.0 KIRRAMA ALERT
70.0 WALLAMAN ALERT
68.4 BEMERSIDE
68.0 POVERTY HILL ALERT
67.4 MUTARNEE STORE
67.0 MENAVALE ALERT
67.0 UPPER MURRAY TM
65.0 GAIRLOCH
64.8 INGHAM COMPOSITE
62.0 EURAMO TM
59.0 MICHAEL CREEK ALERT
58.2 ELPHINSTONE POCKET NO1
57.0 INGHAM PUMP STATION AL
57.0 TAMARAK
53.0 HALIFAX ALERT
52.0 HALIFAX RUPP STREET
51.6 JAPOONVALE WARRAKIN RD
50.8 LUCINDA POST OFFICE
50.5 HORSESHOE BAY
    Central Coast E
100.0 PLANE CREEK SUGAR MILL
82.0 DALBEG
75.4 SEAFORTH
56.8 LOWGLEN KARINGAL
55.0 MOUNT JUKES
53.7 STOCKADE NURSERY

NEW SOUTH WALES
    MidNorth Coast S
133.8 BRETTI-MACKAY (BARNARD RIVER)
    Hunter Valley
55.3 PUTTY (PUTTY VALLEY ROAD)

ISLANDS
    Islands
73.6 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 31.5 -1.4 25.6 -0.3 23.4
PERTH AIRPORT 26.7 -5.1 21.6 +4.2 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 27.4 +2.4 18.4 +4.1 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 31.9 0.0 24.8 +7.1 7.8
DARWIN AIRPORT 28.5 -2.9 24.6 -0.1 22.8
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 40.1 +5.2 29.6 +8.9 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 38.4 +9.1 17.6 +0.5 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 27.4 +2.3 15.3 +3.7 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 28.9 -2.2 24.1 +0.4 35.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.2 -1.8 24.4 +0.4 107.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.6 +2.4 24.9 +2.9 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 35.8 +5.5 24.5 +5.0 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 31.0 25.4 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 30.9 19.8 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 33.3 +6.6 24.2 +4.8 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 24.9 -0.5 22.6 +3.3 6.4
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 30.3 +4.6 23.7 +5.0 0.6
PROSPECT DAM 31.1 +3.4 21.8 +4.1 2.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 28.8 +3.2 21.4 +3.1 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 36.4 +9.4 19.0 +6.0 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 41.8 +11.0 21.8 +5.5 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 42.3 +10.8 24.1 +7.7 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 24.1 -1.2 17.6 +4.5 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 24.6 -1.2 17.3 +2.8 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 23.0 -2.5 16.9 +2.8 0.2
BALLARAT AERODROME 26.8 +1.8 14.5 +3.1 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 25.9 +2.8 13.9 +3.6 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 22.7 +1.1 12.3 +0.3 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
BROOME AIRPORT
7.8mm in 12 min to 02:00 39.0mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 02:30 13.4mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h
WEST ROEBUCK
10.0mm in 30 min to 03:00 20.0mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 03:00 15.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 03:30 10.0mm/h
    E Gascoyne
MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT
8.2mm in 14 min to 10:52 35.1mm/h
17.2mm in 21 min to 13:25 49.1mm/h
11.0mm in 10 min to 13:35 66.0mm/h
36.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 12.0mm/h
NEWMAN AERO
49.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 16.3mm/h
PARABURDOO AERO
15.0mm in 1 hr to 06:00 15.0mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.0mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 07:00 10.2mm/h
    Lower West
ESPERANCE AERO
17.6mm in 18 min to 18:49 58.7mm/h
9.4mm in 9 min to 18:58 62.7mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 9.7mm/h
    Goldfields
LEINSTER AERO
18.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.0mm/h
SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD
12.4mm in 1 hr to 00:00 12.4mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
5.0mm in 12 min to 15:49 25.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
6.0mm in 13 min to 06:00 27.7mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 06:30 10.8mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 5.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 5.3mm/h
DARWIN AIRPORT COMPARISON
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 5.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 5.3mm/h
MIDDLE POINT AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 5.3mm/h
JABIRU AIRPORT
10.2mm in 1 hr to 08:30 10.2mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 5.3mm/h
POINT STUART AWS
23.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 7.7mm/h
BATCHELOR AERO
7.6mm in 38 min to 04:08 12.0mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 04:30 11.6mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 16:30 10.2mm/h
DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
15.0mm in 46 min to 05:30 19.6mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 9.3mm/h
WARRUWI
15.4mm in 1 hr to 05:30 15.4mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 8.3mm/h
GOVE AIRPORT
12.0mm in 1 hr to 06:00 12.0mm/h
9.8mm in 20 min to 13:30 29.4mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 13:30 11.2mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 14:00 12.4mm/h
GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS
15.0mm in 1 hr to 19:30 15.0mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.7mm/h
DALY WATERS AWS
17.8mm in 1 hr 10 min to 02:07 15.3mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 8.7mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 10.7mm/h
CENTRE ISLAND
24.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 8.0mm/h
MCARTHUR RIVER MINE
5.6mm in 32 min to 10:00 10.5mm/h
WOLLOGORANG
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 5.0mm/h
BORROLOOLA
10.4mm in 1 hr to 07:30 10.4mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 5.3mm/h
VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS
27.8mm in 1 hr to 23:30 27.8mm/h
LAJAMANU
10.0mm in 16 min to 20:30 37.5mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 20:30 10.2mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.3mm/h
DOUGLAS RIVER
26.8mm in 1 hr to 11:00 26.8mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 9.0mm/h
    N Plateau
ELLIOTT
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 5.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
12.4mm in 1 hr to 09:00 12.4mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
    Gulf Country
KOWANYAMA AIRPORT
13.8mm in 1 hr to 19:00 13.8mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 14.6mm/h
36.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 12.0mm/h
MORNINGTON ISLAND
13.6mm in 30 min to 21:00 27.2mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 21:00 18.6mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.3mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 21:30 14.0mm/h
JULIA CREEK AIRPORT
6.0mm in 15 min to 15:39 24.0mm/h
    N Coast--Barron
CAIRNS AERO
4.4mm in 13 min to 09:00 20.3mm/h
CAPE FLATTERY
18.4mm in 1 hr to 03:00 18.4mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 8.7mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 12:00 10.6mm/h
    N Coast--Herbert
TOWNSVILLE AERO
10.2mm in 12 min to 00:16 51.0mm/h
13.8mm in 14 min to 00:30 59.1mm/h
24.6mm in 1 hr to 00:30 24.6mm/h
23.6mm in 30 min to 01:00 47.2mm/h
47.6mm in 1 hr to 01:00 47.6mm/h
24.0mm in 1 hr to 01:30 24.0mm/h
34.4mm in 30 min to 02:00 68.8mm/h
34.8mm in 1 hr to 02:00 34.8mm/h
15.2mm in 30 min to 02:30 30.4mm/h
49.6mm in 1 hr to 02:30 49.6mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 03:00 15.8mm/h
98.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 32.7mm/h
11.0mm in 27 min to 09:30 24.4mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 09:30 11.8mm/h
16.4mm in 30 min to 10:00 32.8mm/h
17.2mm in 30 min to 10:30 34.4mm/h
33.6mm in 1 hr to 10:30 33.6mm/h
57.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 19.0mm/h
    Central Coast E
MACKAY AERO
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
MACKAY MO
10.0mm in 1 hr to 02:00 10.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
PROSERPINE AIRPORT
12.4mm in 1 hr to 08:00 12.4mm/h
WOOLSHED
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h
22.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 22.0mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 11.7mm/h
    Darling Downs E
STANTHORPE (GRANITE BELT HRS)
13.8mm in 36 min to 16:00 23.0mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 16:00 13.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    C Tablelands N
NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS
10.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 10.0mm/h
    CW Slopes N
COONABARABRAN AIRPORT AWS
13.8mm in 24 min to 20:55 34.5mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
POINT FAWCETT
13.8mm in 31 min to 14:01 26.7mm/h
18.0mm in 1 hr to 14:30 18.0mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 7.7mm/h
CAPE WESSEL
25.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 8.3mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 16:00 7.7mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 17:00 7.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
ESPERANCE : 91(340/ 58 ) at 18:22
ISLANDS
    Islands
NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR : 96(260/ 72 ) at 10:30