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2004

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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
Western Australia:
011019 EYRE 50.2 (48.8, 53)

Highest daily maximum temperature for any month
South Australia:
023090 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 44.3 (44.2, 27)
024511 EUDUNDA 43.5 (43.5, 39) equal highest
024518 MENINGIE 43.6 (43.2, 37)
024521 MURRAY BRIDGE 46.4 (45.6, 38)
026091 COONAWARRA 43.0 (41.8, 18)
Victoria:
076047 OUYEN (POST OFFICE) 46.7 (46.6, 47)

Highest daily maximum temperature for February
South Australia:
018120 WHYALLA AERO 45.9 equalling record set 4 days ago
018139 ELLISTON (GUM VIEW) 45.6 (45.0, 36)
019062 YONGALA 43.2 (42.4, 47)
022006 KADINA 45.2 (44.0, 47)
022008 MAITLAND 43.5 (42.7, 47)
022803 CAPE WILLOUGHBY 39.0 (38.5, 36)
023013 PARAFIELD AIRPORT 44.7 (44.2, 44)
023034 ADELAIDE AIRPORT 43.6 (42.6, 49)
023083 EDINBURGH RAAF 45.0 (44.6, 31)
023090 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 44.3 (43.4, 27)
023343 ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH CENTRE) 45.6 (44.6, 42)
024024 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE 45.0 (43.5, 20)
024511 EUDUNDA 43.5 (41.8, 39)
024518 MENINGIE 43.6 (42.2, 37)
024521 MURRAY BRIDGE 46.4 (44.8, 38)
025507 KEITH 44.8 (44.6, 42)
025509 LAMEROO 46.2 (44.7, 37)
026091 COONAWARRA 43.0 (41.0, 18)
New South Wales:
047048 BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS 43.7 (42.8, 13) previous record set yesterday which in turn broke record set 4 days ago
049019 IVANHOE POST OFFICE 46.7 (46.2, 60) previous record set yesterday
050031 PEAK HILL POST OFFICE 43.1 (43.0, 38) previous record set yesterday
063005 BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION 38.5 (37.9, 38) previous record set yesterday
063023 COWRA RESEARCH CENTRE 41.2 (41.1, 39) previous record set yesterday
063231 ORANGE AIRPORT COMPARISON 35.2 (35.0, 36)
065026 PARKES (MACARTHUR STREET) 42.3 (42.1, 47) previous record set yesterday
070310 TIDBINBILLA NATURE RESERVE 37.5 (36.0, 18)
073032 QUANDIALLA POST OFFICE 43.0 (42.2, 35)
074221 NARRANDERA GOLF CLUB 44.9 (44.2, 34)
075041 GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS 45.0 (43.0, 28) previous record set 6 days ago
Victoria:
076031 MILDURA AIRPORT 45.6 (44.4, 58)
076047 OUYEN (POST OFFICE) 46.7 (45.0, 47)
076064 WALPEUP RESEARCH 46.3 (44.4, 37)
078031 NHILL 45.7 (45.2, 102) This is just 0.2 short of the all-time record of 45.9
078077 WARRACKNABEAL MUSEUM 45.5 (43.7, 31)
079023 HORSHAM (POLKEMMET) 45.2 (44.7, 42)
079028 LONGERENONG 45.3 (44.0, 39)
080023 KERANG (POST OFFICE) 45.1 (44.2, 41)
081123 BENDIGO AIRPORT 42.0 (40.7, 12)
083024 MOUNT BULLER 27.0 (25.7, 15)
083083 EDI UPPER 39.4 (39.2, 16)
088023 LAKE EILDON GOULBURN MURRAY WATER 40.1 (39.4, 34)
088043 MARYBOROUGH 42.8 (42.0, 39)
089085 ARARAT PRISON 42.6 (41.1, 35)
090173 HAMILTON AIRPORT 42.1 (41.7, 20)

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

47.6 POONCARIE TELECENTRE Lower Darling NSW
47.0 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) Northeast SA
46.9 RENMARK AERO Murray Valley SA
46.7 IVANHOE POST OFFICE Southwest Plains NSW
46.7 OUYEN (POST OFFICE) Mallee N VIC

+18.0   39.8 CAPE NORTHUMBERLAND Lower SE SA
+17.4   39.3 CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+17.3   39.8 PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
+17.2   43.6 MENINGIE Murray Valley SA
+17.2   46.4 MURRAY BRIDGE Murray Valley SA

32.2 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
31.8 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
30.9 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
30.9 COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
30.7 LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA

+11.6   29.5 IVANHOE POST OFFICE Southwest Plains NSW
+11.0   29.0 HAWKER Upper North SA
+10.8   28.0 GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW
+10.6   31.8 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
+10.6   26.9 PARAFIELD AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA

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

17.6 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
18.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
19.2 CAPE BRUNY LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
19.2 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
19.4 FRIENDLY BEACHES E Coast TAS
19.4 PORT ARTHUR (PALMERS LOOKOUT) Southeast TAS

-9.4   26.2 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA
-9.4   27.7 BALGO HILLS Interior WA
-7.4   28.5 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
-6.8   28.4 LEONORA Goldfields WA
-6.5   29.7 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD

2.0 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
2.9 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
4.2 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS
5.1 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS
5.6 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-6.2   11.6 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
-5.7   9.9 KARNET Lower West WA
-5.5   13.0 GOSNELLS CITY Lower West WA
-5.0   14.5 ENEABBA Central West WA
-4.8   12.0 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
-4.8   4.2 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.

132.4 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
113.8 UPPER STONE EXELBY N Coast--Herbert QLD
112.0 BUNDA N Rivers NT
112.0 UCHARONIDGE N Plateau NT
102.0 HUMPTY DOO EVAN ROAD N Rivers NT

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    E Kimberley
93.0 NICHOLSON
64.5 BULKA
    E Pilbara
54.8 NIFTY COPPER MINE
    E Gascoyne
52.2 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT
    Goldfields
90.0 KOOKYNIE
72.8 LAVERTON AERO
71.4 LAVERTON
57.2 YOUANMI
55.0 MENANGINA
52.0 EDJUDINA
    Interior
85.0 JUNDEE
63.0 LORNA GLEN

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
112.0 BUNDA
102.0 HUMPTY DOO EVAN ROAD
94.4 UPPER VICTORIA RIVER
75.0 INVERWAY
74.0 PIGEON HOLE OUTSTATION
68.0 MALLAPUNYAH
67.0 LAJAMANU
66.0 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS
64.0 LEADERS CREEK
63.0 BERRY SPRINGS RANGERS
60.4 GOVE AIRPORT
59.8 MANTON DAM
58.4 DARWIN RIVER DAM
50.0 SUPLEJACK
    N Plateau
112.0 UCHARONIDGE
72.8 KIANA
72.2 NEWCASTLE WATERS
68.0 EVA DOWNS
68.0 RENNER SPRINGS
66.4 ELLIOTT
64.6 HELEN SPRINGS
57.0 TANAMI DOWNS

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
100.0 KENDALL RIVER STATION
65.0 HIGHBURY STATION
63.4 CAPE KEERWEER
    Gulf Country
56.0 SWEERS ISLAND
55.5 RUTLAND PLAINS STATION
50.4 MORNINGTON ISLAND
    N Coast--Barron
59.8 MOSSMAN SOUTH ALCHERA DRIVE
52.0 DAINTREE VILLAGE
    N Coast--Herbert
113.8 UPPER STONE EXELBY
90.2 BEMERSIDE
75.0 HALIFAX ALERT
65.2 HALIFAX RUPP STREET
62.0 INGHAM PUMP STATION AL
61.0 MICHAEL CREEK ALERT
58.0 TOWNSVILLE AERO
57.0 GAIRLOCH
52.2 WEONA
    Central West
67.2 ASHGROVE STATION
    Darling Downs E
53.0 GLENLYON DAM
50.0 GIRRAWEEN NAT PARK

ISLANDS
    Islands
132.4 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 32.0 -0.9 28.0 +2.1 0.4
PERTH AIRPORT 27.1 -4.7 13.0 -4.4 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 25.7 +0.7 12.2 -2.1 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 28.1 -3.8 18.2 +0.5 4.6
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.5 -0.9 23.7 -1.0 33.4
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 36.7 +1.8 28.1 +7.4 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 44.3 +15.0 22.9 +5.8 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 41.6 +16.5 14.3 +2.7 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 30.9 -0.2 24.0 +0.3 27.8
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.1 +0.1 25.0 +1.0 58.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.8 +2.6 23.5 +1.5 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 33.9 +3.6 23.6 +4.1 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 31.5 25.6 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 31.9 18.0 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 28.1 +1.4 22.9 +3.5 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 25.7 +0.3 21.1 +1.8 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 27.4 +1.7 22.6 +3.9 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 31.3 +3.6 20.0 +2.3 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 26.6 +1.0 19.9 +1.6 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 38.7 +11.7 18.1 +5.1 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 43.1 +12.3 23.3 +7.0 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 45.6 +14.1 25.0 +8.6 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 29.1 +3.8 14.7 +1.6 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 40.4 +14.6 16.1 +1.6 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 35.2 +9.7 12.5 -1.6 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 40.4 +15.4 12.8 +1.4 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 24.6 +1.5 10.8 +0.5 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 22.2 +0.6 13.3 +1.3 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
    E Kimberley
HALLS CREEK AIRPORT
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
KUNUNURRA AERO
11.4mm in 1 hr to 11:30 11.4mm/h
    Eucla
EYRE
25.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 8.3mm/h
FORREST
7.2mm in 11 min to 01:37 39.3mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.3mm/h
10.0mm in 55 min to 20:00 10.9mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 10.4mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
RED ROCKS POINT
19.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.3mm/h
    Goldfields
LAVERTON AERO
24.6mm in 1 hr to 08:00 24.6mm/h
24.6mm in 1 hr to 09:00 24.6mm/h
49.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 16.3mm/h
18.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 18.2mm/h
33.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 11.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
8.4mm in 31 min to 08:30 16.3mm/h
DARWIN AIRPORT COMPARISON
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 5.0mm/h
MIDDLE POINT AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 5.0mm/h
JABIRU AIRPORT
12.6mm in 1 hr to 15:30 12.6mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 5.0mm/h
WARRUWI
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.0mm/h
19.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 19.0mm/h
25.0mm in 1 hr to 19:30 25.0mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 11.3mm/h
GOVE AIRPORT
23.4mm in 30 min to 01:30 46.8mm/h
27.6mm in 1 hr to 01:30 27.6mm/h
28.8mm in 1 hr to 02:00 28.8mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 02:30 11.2mm/h
39.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 13.0mm/h
DALY WATERS AWS
21.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.0mm/h
WOLLOGORANG
27.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 9.0mm/h
VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS
34.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 11.3mm/h
21.6mm in 1 hr to 00:30 21.6mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 9.0mm/h
61.0mm in 6 hr to 03:00 10.2mm/h
LAJAMANU
17.6mm in 1 hr to 07:30 17.6mm/h
33.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 11.0mm/h
CENTRAL ARNHEM PLATEAU
22.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 7.3mm/h
TINDAL RAAF
11.0mm in 1 hr to 15:30 11.0mm/h
13.2mm in 30 min to 17:00 26.4mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 17:00 13.2mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 17:30 14.6mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 7.3mm/h
MANGO FARM
33.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 11.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 5.7mm/h
DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE
10.6mm in 30 min to 22:30 21.2mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 22:30 12.8mm/h
15.6mm in 30 min to 23:00 31.2mm/h
26.2mm in 1 hr to 23:00 26.2mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 23:30 17.0mm/h
BRADSHAW
24.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
11.2mm in 30 min to 02:30 22.4mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 02:30 11.8mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 03:00 15.8mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 8.7mm/h
    Gulf Country
JULIA CREEK AIRPORT
4.0mm in 3 min to 22:01 80.0mm/h
12.8mm in 59 min to 23:00 13.0mm/h
NORMANTON AIRPORT
10.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 10.0mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.3mm/h
    N Coast--Barron
CAIRNS AERO
6.2mm in 12 min to 02:00 31.0mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 02:30 10.4mm/h
MAREEBA AIRPORT
13.2mm in 1 hr to 14:00 13.2mm/h
    N Coast--Herbert
LUCINDA POINT
16.0mm in 1 hr to 06:00 16.0mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    N Tablelands W
GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS
11.6mm in 12 min to 20:15 58.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
    C Tablelands N
NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS
4.0mm in 11 min to 17:10 21.8mm/h

TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 87( 90/ 70 ) at 11:00
    Southeast
TASMAN ISLAND : 87( 10/ 69 ) at 20:30