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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:
016065 ANDAMOOKA 46.9 (45.7, 34)
017031 MARREE 47.9 (47.3, 65) previous record set 4 days ago
019017 HAWKER 44.0 (44.0, 37) equalling record set yesterday
041521 GOONDIWINDI AIRPORT 42.0 (41.2, 13)
045017 THARGOMINDAH POST OFFICE 46.3 (45.0, 46)
New South Wales:
054104 PINDARI DAM 39.9 (39.5, 33)

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

47.9 MARREE NE Pastoral SA
47.3 MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
46.9 ANDAMOOKA NW Pastoral SA
46.3 BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
46.3 THARGOMINDAH POST OFFICE Far SW QLD

+12.2   42.3 WELLINGTON RESEARCH CENTRE CW Slopes S NSW
+11.4   46.9 ANDAMOOKA NW Pastoral SA
+11.2   47.9 MARREE NE Pastoral SA
+11.2   43.2 TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS CW Plains N NSW
+11.1   44.7 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA

33.2 LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
33.1 ANDAMOOKA NW Pastoral SA
33.0 BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
32.8 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
32.6 MARREE NE Pastoral SA
32.6 COBAR AIRPORT AWS Upper Darling NSW

+12.8   33.2 LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+12.4   30.3 IVANHOE POST OFFICE Southwest Plains NSW
+12.2   31.5 ARKAROOLA NE Pastoral SA
+11.9   33.1 ANDAMOOKA NW Pastoral SA
+11.9   31.9 COBAR MO Upper Darling NSW

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

14.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
14.6 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
14.7 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
15.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
16.7 PORT ARTHUR (PALMERS LOOKOUT) Southeast TAS

-11.1   26.6 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
-9.9   29.5 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
-9.3   28.3 THREE RIVERS E Gascoyne WA
-7.3   32.5 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
-7.1   30.0 BALGO HILLS Interior WA

2.1 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
2.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
4.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
5.6 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
5.9 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
5.9 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-4.4   12.8 MEDINA RESEARCH CENTRE Lower West WA
-4.3   8.4 SCAMANDER E Coast TAS
-4.1   7.2 WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS
-3.6   14.1 WONGAN HILLS RES.STATION Central West WA
-3.5   10.6 CRANBOURNE BOTANIC GARDENS E Central VIC
-3.5   6.8 LAUNCESTON AIRPORT N Coast TAS
-3.5   8.5 ORFORD POST OFFICE E Coast TAS
-3.5   16.6 MULLEWA Central 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.

135.0 NOREENA DOWNS E Pilbara WA
104.0 FLYING FOX N Rivers NT
102.0 WARRAWAGINE E Pilbara WA
100.0 COOLAWANYAH W Pilbara WA
98.5 BULLITA N Rivers NT

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    E Pilbara
135.0 NOREENA DOWNS
102.0 WARRAWAGINE
91.4 MARBLE BAR
87.3 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON
65.2 BAMBOO CREEK
62.0 NULLAGINE
55.0 BONNEY DOWNS
    W Pilbara
100.0 COOLAWANYAH
83.0 MOUNT FLORANCE
51.2 MILLSTREAM
    W Gascoyne
64.0 WARROORA

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
104.0 FLYING FOX
98.5 BULLITA
95.0 NUMBULWAR
92.2 TINDAL RAAF
87.0 NUMUL NUMUL
86.4 UPPER VICTORIA RIVER
76.0 FLORINA
73.0 DALY WATERS AWS
72.8 OLD DELAMERE
72.0 NGAYAWILI
68.4 DUNMARA ROADHOUSE
67.6 WATERHOUSE
67.4 GORRIE
65.6 LARRIMAH
65.2 NGANMARRIYANGA
65.0 KALALA
58.0 NT UNIVERSITY
55.8 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS
53.6 GALIWINKU
53.0 WEST WATERHOUSE
52.0 ELSEY

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
94.6 SOUTHWELL STATION
    N Coast--Barron
63.8 HOPE VALE
    Darling Downs W
50.0 WOMBALANO

ISLANDS
    Islands
90.0 NORTH EAST ISLAND

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 30.7 -2.2 24.6 -1.3 2.2
PERTH AIRPORT 39.0 +7.2 22.7 +5.3 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 28.8 +3.8 16.4 +2.1 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 32.6 +0.7 18.1 +0.4 0.2
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.2 +0.8 25.5 +0.8 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 39.7 +4.8 23.5 +2.8 1.8
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 36.0 +6.7 22.2 +5.1 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 24.2 -0.9 10.5 -1.1 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 31.8 +0.7 24.6 +0.9 10.6
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.0 +1.0 24.3 +0.3 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 38.6 +7.4 23.4 +1.4 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 36.5 +6.2 24.7 +5.2 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 34.0 25.6 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 31.9 20.7 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 29.8 +3.1 23.1 +3.7 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 25.0 -0.4 23.1 +3.8 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 26.3 +0.6 23.7 +5.0 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 27.3 -0.4 22.8 +5.1 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 24.2 -1.4 21.6 +3.3 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 29.8 +2.8 18.6 +5.6 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 40.7 +9.9 23.5 +7.2 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 36.5 +5.0 22.9 +6.5 0.2
EAST SALE AIRPORT 25.0 -0.3 13.0 -0.1 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 22.8 -3.0 16.2 +1.7 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 21.0 -4.5 14.2 +0.1 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 23.6 -1.4 10.7 -0.7 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 24.8 +1.7 6.8 -3.5 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 20.8 -0.8 11.5 -0.5 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
KURI BAY
43.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 7.2mm/h
    E Kimberley
ARGYLE AERODROME
10.2mm in 30 min to 23:30 20.4mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 23:30 10.2mm/h
    W Gascoyne
CARNARVON AIRPORT
11.4mm in 1 hr to 22:30 11.4mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 23:00 11.6mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 23:30 10.0mm/h
    E Gascoyne
NEWMAN AERO
8.2mm in 36 min to 17:00 13.7mm/h
PARABURDOO AERO
15.4mm in 1 hr to 14:00 15.4mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 9.3mm/h
    Goldfields
LAVERTON AERO
5.8mm in 13 min to 14:39 26.8mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
JABIRU AIRPORT
45.0mm in 1 hr to 16:30 45.0mm/h
51.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 17.0mm/h
POINT STUART AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
MCCLUER ISLAND
26.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 8.7mm/h
DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
15.8mm in 46 min to 10:30 20.6mm/h
18.2mm in 1 hr to 10:30 18.2mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 6.3mm/h
MANINGRIDA AERO
17.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 5.7mm/h
GALIWINKU
43.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 14.3mm/h
GOVE AIRPORT
7.2mm in 21 min to 11:00 20.6mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 11:00 17.2mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 11:30 17.8mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 8.0mm/h
6.4mm in 8 min to 14:17 48.0mm/h
13.4mm in 13 min to 14:30 61.8mm/h
19.8mm in 1 hr to 14:30 19.8mm/h
27.6mm in 1 hr to 15:00 27.6mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 10.0mm/h
NGAYAWILI
72.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 24.0mm/h
LARRIMAH
48.0mm in 9 hr to 06:30 5.3mm/h
DALY WATERS AWS
26.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 8.7mm/h
38.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 12.7mm/h
64.0mm in 6 hr to 03:00 10.7mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.0mm/h
VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS
48.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 16.0mm/h
51.8mm in 1 hr to 06:30 51.8mm/h
CENTRAL ARNHEM PLATEAU
31.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 10.3mm/h
TINDAL RAAF
11.0mm in 1 hr to 00:00 11.0mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 08:00 13.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 08:30 10.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 5.7mm/h
PORT KEATS AERO
19.8mm in 1 hr to 17:30 19.8mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 8.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
COCONUT ISLAND
50.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 16.7mm/h
    Gulf Country
CENTURY MINE
12.4mm in 30 min to 04:30 24.8mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 04:30 12.4mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
    Wide Bay/Burnett
GAYNDAH AIRPORT
12.4mm in 12 min to 17:27 62.0mm/h
5.2mm in 13 min to 17:40 24.0mm/h
20.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 20.0mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.7mm/h
GLADSTONE RADAR
19.0mm in 19 min to 21:00 60.0mm/h
22.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 22.0mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.3mm/h
GLADSTONE AIRPORT
6.2mm in 3 min to 20:28 124.0mm/h
20.2mm in 29 min to 21:00 41.8mm/h
34.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 34.0mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 11.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    N Tablelands W
GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS
8.8mm in 6 min to 16:45 88.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
NORTH EAST ISLAND
26.0mm in 3 hr to 02:00 8.7mm/h
40.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 13.3mm/h
86.0mm in 3 hr to 04:00 28.7mm/h
64.0mm in 3 hr to 05:00 21.3mm/h
50.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 16.7mm/h
CAPE WESSEL
17.0mm in 3 hr to 08:00 5.7mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 10:00 5.7mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
    South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 87(190/ 70 ) at 09:00
TASMANIA
    Southeast
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 89(250/ 63 ) at 00:30