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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 any month
Northern Territory:
014932 TINDAL RAAF 128.2 (107.7, 11)
Highest daily rainfall for February
Northern Territory:
014932 TINDAL RAAF 128.2 (107.7, 11)
Highest daily maximum temperature for February
Queensland:
035149 BRIGALOW RESEARCH STN 43.0 (40.7, 35)
040082 UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON 42.0 (41.9, 39)
040211 ARCHERFIELD AIRPORT 41.8 (41.1, 26) previous record set yesterday
040282 NAMBOUR DPI 40.5 (40.1, 39) previous record set yesterday
041522 DALBY AIRPORT 41.5 (41,0, 12) previous record set yesterday
057095 TABULAM (MUIRNE) 37.8 (37.7, 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

44.8 BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
44.8 THARGOMINDAH POST OFFICE Far SW QLD
43.1 BIRDSVILLE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
43.1 DUNEDOO POST OFFICE CW Slopes N NSW
43.0 BRIGALOW RESEARCH STN Central Highlands QLD

+12.4   41.8 ARCHERFIELD AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+12.4   43.1 DUNEDOO POST OFFICE CW Slopes N NSW
+12.1   37.8 TABULAM (MUIRNE) N Tablelands E NSW
+12.0   42.3 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+11.9   40.5 NAMBOUR DPI Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

33.1 BIRDSVILLE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
29.8 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
29.7 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
29.5 QUILPIE AIRPORT Far SW QLD
29.4 ST GEORGE AIRPORT Maranoa QLD

+10.4   29.7 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
+9.3   27.9 GUNNEDAH SCS NW Slopes S NSW
+9.2   27.9 CASINO AIRPORT North Coast NSW
+9.0   33.1 BIRDSVILLE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
+9.0   25.8 TABULAM (MUIRNE) N Tablelands E NSW

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

5.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
8.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
9.2 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
10.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-13.3   21.9 LEONORA Goldfields WA
-13.3   20.0 HAWKER Upper North SA
-12.9   23.4 CARNEGIE Interior WA
-12.9   20.7 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
-12.5   19.0 LAKE VICTORIA STORAGE Lower Darling NSW

-0.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
2.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
2.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
3.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
3.0 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
3.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-7.0   6.5 PEMBERTON Lower West WA
-6.9   3.0 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
-6.7   7.0 KATANNING COMPARISON Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.5   9.3 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA
-6.1   9.6 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt 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.

129.0 MUMMULGUM (BINGEEBEEBRA) North Coast NSW
128.2 TINDAL RAAF N Rivers NT
123.4 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT
110.2 CUTTA CUTTA N Rivers NT
92.0 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    E Kimberley
55.0 LANSDOWNE
    W Kimberley
73.0 INKATA
    E Pilbara
52.2 MANDORA
    E Gascoyne
59.8 NEWMAN AERO

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
128.2 TINDAL RAAF
123.4 LARRIMAH
110.2 CUTTA CUTTA
92.0 LAJAMANU
90.8 KATHERINE RESEARCH FARM
88.6 GORRIE
76.6 OLD DELAMERE
75.0 MOOLOOLOO
67.2 UPPER FERGUSSON RIVER
66.0 PIGEON HOLE OUTSTATION
63.0 NGAYAWILI
59.8 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
55.4 DUM IN MIRRIE
52.6 THE PINES
51.8 BATCHELOR AERO
50.8 GALIWINKU

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
54.0 SOUTHWELL STATION
    Upper Carpentaria
58.0 EVELEIGH STATION
    Brisbane/SE Coast
73.0 EERWAH VALE

NEW SOUTH WALES
    North Coast
129.0 MUMMULGUM (BINGEEBEEBRA)

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 31.5 -1.4 26.2 +0.3 0.4
PERTH AIRPORT 28.4 -3.4 14.0 -3.4 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.3 -5.7 12.8 -1.5 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 21.7 -10.2 14.1 -3.6 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.2 +0.8 25.5 +0.8 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 30.8 -4.1 22.6 +1.9 9.6
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.6 -6.7 14.0 -3.1 4.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.2 -4.9 6.4 -5.2 0.2
CAIRNS AERO 32.9 +1.8 24.6 +0.9 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 33.5 +2.5 26.8 +2.8 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 39.8 +8.6 24.4 +2.4 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 42.3 +12.0 27.4 +7.9 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 40.2 28.1 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 34.0 21.1 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 29.0 +2.3 22.6 +3.2 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 26.2 +0.8 21.5 +2.2 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 27.1 +1.4 21.0 +2.3 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 28.1 +0.4 19.1 +1.4 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 26.3 +0.7 19.4 +1.1 0.5
CANBERRA AIRPORT 25.0 -2.0 17.5 +4.5 1.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.4 -7.4 16.2 -0.1 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.8 -11.7 14.6 -1.8 0.2
EAST SALE AIRPORT 22.1 -3.2 12.6 -0.5 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 22.5 -3.3 13.5 -1.0 0.4
LAVERTON RAAF 23.1 -2.4 10.5 -3.6 0.2
BALLARAT AERODROME 20.4 -4.6 8.3 -3.1 1.2
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 18.3 -4.8 6.2 -4.1 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 18.1 -3.5 11.3 -0.7 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
ARGYLE AERODROME
15.6mm in 1 hr to 00:30 15.6mm/h
    W Kimberley
FITZROY CROSSING AERO
9.6mm in 6 min to 16:38 96.0mm/h
12.8mm in 22 min to 17:00 34.9mm/h
22.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 22.4mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.3mm/h
    Interior
TELFER AERO
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
20.2mm in 1 hr to 01:30 20.2mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 8.0mm/h
GALIWINKU
47.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 15.7mm/h
GOVE AIRPORT
21.0mm in 30 min to 09:00 42.0mm/h
25.4mm in 1 hr to 09:00 25.4mm/h
28.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 28.4mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 8.3mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 11.7mm/h
NGAYAWILI
60.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 20.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.0mm/h
LARRIMAH
123.0mm in 9 hr to 06:30 13.7mm/h
BORROLOOLA
10.4mm in 35 min to 14:30 17.8mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 14:30 12.2mm/h
VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS
17.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.7mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 06:30 12.4mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
LAJAMANU
21.6mm in 1 hr to 06:30 21.6mm/h
8.4mm in 7 min to 06:37 72.0mm/h
49.2mm in 53 min to 07:30 55.7mm/h
57.6mm in 1 hr to 07:30 57.6mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 08:30 10.0mm/h
80.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 26.7mm/h
TINDAL RAAF
116.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 38.7mm/h
10.8mm in 30 min to 20:00 21.6mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 11.4mm/h
12.4mm in 30 min to 20:30 24.8mm/h
23.2mm in 1 hr to 20:30 23.2mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 14.8mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 10.7mm/h
DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE
10.8mm in 1 hr to 02:30 10.8mm/h
    N Plateau
YUENDUMU
27.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 9.0mm/h
ARLTUNGA
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 5.3mm/h
KULGERA
87.0mm in 6 hr to 21:30 14.5mm/h
YULARA AERO
10.4mm in 20 min to 17:20 31.2mm/h
10.4mm in 10 min to 17:30 62.4mm/h
20.8mm in 1 hr to 17:30 20.8mm/h
28.2mm in 1 hr to 18:00 28.2mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 9.3mm/h
WULUNGURRU
5.8mm in 7 min to 14:05 49.7mm/h
10.6mm in 13 min to 14:18 48.9mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.7mm/h
RABBIT FLAT
28.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 9.3mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    NW Pastoral
ERNABELLA (PUKATJA)
17.8mm in 32 min to 16:30 33.4mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 16:30 17.8mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 6.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
COEN AIRPORT
7.4mm in 43 min to 16:00 10.3mm/h
    Gulf Country
NORMANTON AIRPORT
17.6mm in 22 min to 12:00 48.0mm/h
23.8mm in 1 hr to 12:00 23.8mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 8.0mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 13:00 16.6mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.3mm/h
    Upper Carpentaria
GEORGETOWN POST OFFICE
18.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.0mm/h
HUGHENDEN AIRPORT
7.2mm in 43 min to 18:43 10.0mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 19:00 11.8mm/h
    Brisbane/SE Coast
ARCHERFIELD AIRPORT
11.2mm in 1 hr to 21:00 11.2mm/h
NAMBOUR DPI
8.0mm in 8 min to 23:08 60.0mm/h
    Darling Downs E
OAKEY AERO
23.6mm in 38 min to 19:00 37.3mm/h
23.8mm in 1 hr to 19:00 23.8mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.7mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
WILLIS ISLAND
13.6mm in 30 min to 13:30 27.2mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 13:30 13.6mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 14:00 16.4mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    Darling Downs E
OAKEY AERO : 108(270/ 78 ) at 18:02
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 111(310/102 ) at 18:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 109(270/ 61 ) at 18:36
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 76(270/ 65 ) at 19:11
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 78(270/ 67 ) at 23:30