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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
Northern Territory:
015603 KULGERA 92.4 (88.7, 32)
015635 YULARA AERO 32.0 (22.0, 5)

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

41.0 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD
40.3 GAYNDAH POST OFFICE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
40.1 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
39.3 BRIGALOW RESEARCH STN Central Highlands QLD
39.2 EMERALD AIRPORT Central Highlands QLD
39.2 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD

+8.3   40.3 GAYNDAH POST OFFICE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+7.4   40.1 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+7.4   38.6 ROCKHAMPTON AERO Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+7.0   32.7 TABULAM (MUIRNE) N Tablelands E NSW
+6.9   39.3 BRIGALOW RESEARCH STN Central Highlands QLD

30.0 MORNINGTON ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
29.0 BURKETOWN AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.7 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
28.0 FLINDERS REEF Islands ISL

+7.0   21.6 COONABARABRAN (NAMOI STREET) CW Slopes N NSW
+6.9   25.2 TEXAS POST OFFICE Darling Downs E QLD
+6.6   22.7 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW
+6.5   26.4 GAYNDAH POST OFFICE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+6.4   26.0 GOONDIWINDI AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
+6.4   22.4 QUIRINDI POST OFFICE NW Slopes S NSW

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

6.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
6.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
9.8 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
10.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
10.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-14.7   20.5 KULGERA N Plateau NT
-13.8   22.4 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
-13.8   22.9 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
-13.6   23.1 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-13.4   21.8 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW

-1.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-0.2 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
0.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
0.4 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
1.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-9.1   5.1 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-9.0   4.2 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
-8.3   5.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-8.3   5.2 CASTLEMAINE PRISON N Central VIC
-8.2   6.1 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower 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.

178.5 WIANGAREE POST OFFICE North Coast NSW
128.2 NGANMARRIYANGA N Rivers NT
110.2 BELLI PARK Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
106.5 FROGMORE Maranoa QLD
105.8 TANDANGLE HILL N Rivers NT

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    E Kimberley
60.6 LISSADELL
    W Kimberley
72.0 FOSSIL DOWNS
64.1 GOGO STATION
55.6 LEOPOLD DOWNS
53.8 FITZROY CROSSING AERO
50.0 KIMBERLEY DOWNS
    E Pilbara
51.6 MARBLE BAR
    W Pilbara
52.4 WITTENOOM

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
128.2 NGANMARRIYANGA
105.8 TANDANGLE HILL
95.2 MATARANKA HOMESTEAD RESORT
95.2 BATCHELOR AREA SCHOOL
90.0 CAVE CREEK STATION
87.0 MATARANKA STATION
61.2 EDITH FARMS ROAD
59.0 BULEY ROCKHOLE
56.4 TANUMBIRINI
54.0 MARYFIELD
53.8 UPPER VICTORIA RIVER
    N Plateau
92.4 KULGERA
78.0 WOODGREEN
68.0 MOUNT RIDDOCK
68.0 CLARAVILLE
63.0 HENBURY
63.0 DELMORE DOWNS
63.0 INDIANA
63.0 MUCKATY
54.0 TANAMI DOWNS
53.0 VAUGHAN SPRINGS
52.2 STIRLING

QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Barron
88.2 TINAROO FALLS DAM
61.6 SHIPTONS FLAT
50.0 TOPAZ TOWALLA RD
    Wide Bay/Burnett
68.0 TANNYMOREL
    Brisbane/SE Coast
110.2 BELLI PARK
84.1 COOROY COMPOSITE
74.0 EUMUNDI - CRESCENT RD
74.0 KIAMBA
68.4 MAPLETON POST OFFICE
64.0 MOY POCKET TM
61.6 GYMPIE
58.0 BENARKIN HARDGROVE RD
56.4 NAMBOUR BOWLING CLUB
55.0 TUAN CREEK FOREST STN
53.4 ESK POST OFFICE
53.4 KANDANGA UPPER
52.5 KUMBIA POST OFFICE
52.2 LINVILLE
52.0 TOOLARA (KELLY)
52.0 BELLBIRD CREEK TM
51.4 AMAMOOR FORESTRY
51.0 CROFTBY ALERT
50.0 LUMEAH ALERT
    Maranoa
106.5 FROGMORE

NEW SOUTH WALES
    NW Slopes S
53.6 CARROLL (THE RANCH)
    N Tablelands E
52.6 CARNHAM
    North Coast
178.5 WIANGAREE POST OFFICE
69.8 BRUNSWICK HEADS BOWLING CLUB

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 32.0 -0.9 25.8 -0.1 2.0
PERTH AIRPORT 31.6 -0.2 13.9 -3.5 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 22.5 -2.5 6.1 -8.2 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 25.2 -6.7 13.6 -4.1 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.4 -1.0 25.2 +0.5 12.4
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 26.0 -8.9 19.8 -0.9 13.4
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 23.8 -5.5 13.6 -3.5 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.9 -4.2 7.4 -4.2 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 33.4 +2.3 25.0 +1.3 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 33.9 +2.9 26.8 +2.8 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 38.6 +7.4 25.4 +3.4 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 31.6 23.5 11.0
AMBERLEY AMO 34.7 +4.4 23.7 +4.2 8.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 27.2 20.0 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.2 +0.5 23.0 +3.6 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 22.6 -2.8 21.9 +2.6 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 22.5 -3.2 19.3 +0.6 6.8
PROSPECT DAM 22.5 -5.2 19.6 +1.9 4.8
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 22.2 -3.4 18.7 +0.4 2.9
CANBERRA AIRPORT 26.0 -1.0 11.5 -1.5 1.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 29.3 -1.5 11.8 -4.5 0.6
MILDURA AIRPORT 26.7 -4.8 9.7 -6.7 0.4
EAST SALE AIRPORT 22.3 -3.0 8.7 -4.4 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.9 -3.9 13.3 -1.2 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 20.3 -5.2 10.0 -4.1 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 20.3 -4.7 4.7 -6.7 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 18.3 -4.8 5.6 -4.7 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 17.1 -4.5 9.2 -2.8 1.4

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
FITZROY CROSSING AERO
19.0mm in 1 hr to 03:00 19.0mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.0mm/h
WEST ROEBUCK
11.2mm in 1 hr to 08:30 11.2mm/h
22.4mm in 30 min to 09:00 44.8mm/h
26.6mm in 1 hr to 09:00 26.6mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 11.3mm/h
21.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 42.4mm/h
22.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 22.6mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 7.7mm/h
    E Pilbara
MARBLE BAR
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.7mm/h
36.8mm in 31 min to 03:17 71.2mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 11.3mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
10.8mm in 1 hr to 08:00 10.8mm/h
DARWIN AIRPORT COMPARISON
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 5.0mm/h
PIRLANGIMPI
32.0mm in 6 hr to 15:30 5.3mm/h
JABIRU AIRPORT
17.6mm in 1 hr to 11:30 17.6mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 8.0mm/h
12.0mm in 47 min to 17:30 15.3mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 17:30 15.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 5.3mm/h
POINT STUART AWS
26.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 8.7mm/h
50.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 16.7mm/h
MANINGRIDA
22.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 7.3mm/h
MILINGIMBI AWS
11.0mm in 13 min to 12:30 50.8mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 12:30 15.4mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 7.3mm/h
MANINGRIDA AERO
11.2mm in 1 hr to 15:30 11.2mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 16:30 12.0mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 8.0mm/h
VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS
21.8mm in 1 hr to 17:30 21.8mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 8.3mm/h
DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE
10.0mm in 30 min to 19:00 20.0mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 11.2mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 19:30 11.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
    N Plateau
TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT
13.6mm in 1 hr to 05:30 13.6mm/h
10.2mm in 30 min to 06:00 20.4mm/h
19.0mm in 1 hr to 06:00 19.0mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 06:30 12.6mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 8.3mm/h
TERRITORY GRAPE FARM
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    S Peninsula
LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
    Gulf Country
CENTURY MINE
40.8mm in 1 hr 30 min to 18:30 27.2mm/h
43.0mm in 6 hr to 21:00 7.2mm/h
    Wide Bay/Burnett
THANGOOL AIRPORT
41.0mm in 6 hr to 21:00 6.8mm/h
    Brisbane/SE Coast
AMBERLEY AMO
18.8mm in 19 min to 18:38 59.4mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 10.0mm/h
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE
20.2mm in 57 min to 04:00 21.3mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.3mm/h
GYMPIE
15.6mm in 1 hr to 00:00 15.6mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h
43.0mm in 1 hr to 01:00 43.0mm/h
46.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 15.3mm/h
23.6mm in 1 hr to 22:00 23.6mm/h
MARYBOROUGH
29.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 9.7mm/h
NAMBOUR DPI
22.4mm in 52 min to 00:00 25.8mm/h
30.4mm in 1 hr to 00:00 30.4mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 11.7mm/h
TOOLARA (KELLY)
7.6mm in 21 min to 02:21 21.7mm/h
25.2mm in 37 min to 03:00 40.9mm/h
34.4mm in 1 hr to 03:00 34.4mm/h
38.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 12.7mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 04:00 13.4mm/h
JIMNA FORESTRY
7.4mm in 37 min to 16:00 12.0mm/h
83.6mm in 1 hr to 21:00 83.6mm/h
90.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 30.0mm/h
MAROOCHYDORE AERO
9.8mm in 15 min to 22:30 39.2mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 23:30 15.4mm/h
TEWANTIN RSL PARK
18.8mm in 1 hr to 22:00 18.8mm/h
30.6mm in 1 hr to 23:00 30.6mm/h
KINGAROY AIRPORT
15.4mm in 47 min to 18:43 19.7mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
    Darling Downs E
WARWICK
16.0mm in 1 hr 8 min to 19:00 14.1mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT
18.8mm in 27 min to 19:29 41.8mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    N Tablelands W
INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE
20.8mm in 1 hr to 23:00 20.8mm/h
GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS
25.8mm in 1 hr to 04:00 25.8mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 10.0mm/h
    MidNorth Coast N
COFFS HARBOUR MO
14.0mm in 1 hr to 20:30 14.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 10.0mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
CAPE WESSEL
22.0mm in 3 hr to 11:00 7.3mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 7.7mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 13:00 7.7mm/h

VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 102(270/ 80 ) at 02:05
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 87(250/ 70 ) at 02:00
    Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 93(250/ 72 ) at 00:30
TASMAN ISLAND : 93(240/ 28 ) at 06:43
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 76(250/ 63 ) at 06:08
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 98(280/ 72 ) at 02:33