Friday 27 FEB 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: (none known)

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

42.2 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
41.6 NYANG STATION W Gascoyne WA
41.5 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
40.3 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
40.1 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA

+6.3   32.7 EYRE Eucla WA
+4.9   42.2 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
+4.6   36.5 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+4.4   35.0 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN N Coast--Herbert QLD
+4.3   35.8 BALGAIR Eucla WA

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
29.0 FLINDERS REEF Islands ISL
29.0 HOLMES REEF Islands ISL
28.4 THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
28.3 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA

+4.7   20.3 KARNET Lower West WA
+4.6   15.9 WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS
+4.2   26.0 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+4.2   18.7 MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE E Central VIC
+4.1   26.2 WILUNA Interior WA

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

12.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
14.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
16.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
16.0 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
16.2 WEEAPROINAH W Coast VIC

-10.4   29.4 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
-7.5   30.7 TELFER AERO Interior WA
-7.1   28.3 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-7.0   21.4 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.1   26.8 GUNNEDAH POOL NW Slopes S NSW

2.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
2.9 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
3.0 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast NSW
3.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
3.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-9.6   3.0 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast NSW
-9.1   7.0 EYRE Eucla WA
-7.8   4.6 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-7.2   4.4 GUYRA HOSPITAL N Tablelands W NSW
-6.9   9.2 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW

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.

119.0 THANGOO W Kimberley WA
102.4 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
95.1 WILLOW TREE (HIGHLANDS) NW Slopes S NSW
94.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
89.0 EINASLEIGH TOWNSHIP Upper Carpentaria QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    W Kimberley
119.0 THANGOO
102.4 BROOME AIRPORT
78.2 DERBY (MANNING RD)
67.0 DERBY AERO
62.4 PORT SMITH
50.0 COUNTRY DOWNS
    E Pilbara
94.0 MANDORA
65.2 WALLAL DOWNS

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
85.2 GOVE AIRPORT
85.0 ALCAN MINESITE
71.6 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS
62.0 BESWICK
56.2 EDITH FALLS RIDGE
55.6 PINE CREEK
54.0 PINE CREEK COUNCIL
53.8 TANDANGLE HILL
53.4 LARRIMAH
51.8 MATARANKA STATION
51.4 WATERHOUSE
51.0 MARYFIELD
    N Plateau
56.6 ELLIOTT

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
55.0 WEIPA AERO
52.2 WEIPA EASTERN AVE
    Upper Carpentaria
89.0 EINASLEIGH TOWNSHIP
    N Coast--Barron
69.4 UPPER BARRON
    N Coast--Herbert
57.8 BLUEWATER DRIVE
    Central Coast E
51.4 DAYDREAM ISLAND RESORT
51.0 STOCKADE NURSERY

NEW SOUTH WALES
    NW Slopes S
95.1 WILLOW TREE (HIGHLANDS)

ISLANDS
    Islands
54.0 CAPE WESSEL

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 30.8 -2.1 24.2 -1.7 102.4
PERTH AIRPORT 30.6 -1.2 17.0 -0.4 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 23.3 -1.7 9.0 -5.3 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 36.5 +4.6 21.7 +4.0 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.9 -0.5 26.1 +1.4 3.2
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 35.0 +0.1 18.7 -2.0 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 29.5 +0.2 13.4 -3.7 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 23.4 -1.7 10.0 -1.6 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 32.7 +1.6 25.0 +1.3 0.8
TOWNSVILLE AERO 33.1 +2.1 26.4 +2.4 0.6
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.1 +1.9 22.6 +0.6 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 30.7 +0.4 20.8 +1.3 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 27.6 20.4 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 22.2 5.7 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.6 -0.1 17.2 -2.2 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 22.5 -2.9 17.2 -2.1 1.2
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 26.0 +0.3 15.8 -2.9 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 26.9 -0.8 15.9 -1.8 0.6
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 23.9 -1.7 15.9 -2.4 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 28.0 +1.0 7.2 -5.8 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 32.8 +2.0 11.5 -4.8 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 32.4 +0.9 15.5 -0.9 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 26.8 +1.5 9.9 -3.2 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 24.4 -1.4 18.7 +4.2 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 23.0 -2.5 16.2 +2.1 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 24.5 -0.5 10.4 -1.0 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 23.3 +0.2 7.7 -2.6 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 22.6 +1.0 14.0 +2.0 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
17.8mm in 1 hr to 00:00 17.8mm/h
64.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 21.3mm/h
DERBY AERO
6.0mm in 14 min to 04:00 25.7mm/h
13.6mm in 42 min to 04:42 19.4mm/h
10.2mm in 11 min to 04:53 55.6mm/h
5.6mm in 12 min to 05:05 28.0mm/h
40.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 13.3mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 08:00 13.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.0mm/h
8.4mm in 16 min to 10:38 31.5mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 11:00 11.6mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
CURTIN AERO
11.0mm in 1 hr to 06:00 11.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.0mm/h
11.2mm in 33 min to 08:00 20.4mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 08:00 13.8mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
MILINGIMBI AWS
8.8mm in 12 min to 16:17 44.0mm/h
9.2mm in 13 min to 16:30 42.5mm/h
18.0mm in 1 hr to 16:30 18.0mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 9.0mm/h
GOVE AIRPORT
27.6mm in 30 min to 14:00 55.2mm/h
28.0mm in 1 hr to 14:00 28.0mm/h
15.8mm in 24 min to 14:24 39.5mm/h
44.6mm in 1 hr to 14:30 44.6mm/h
21.2mm in 1 hr to 15:00 21.2mm/h
10.2mm in 30 min to 15:30 20.4mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 15:30 14.4mm/h
49.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 16.3mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 16:00 10.2mm/h
NGAYAWILI
9.2mm in 34 min to 17:57 16.2mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.3mm/h
1.8mm in 1 min to 21:48 108.0mm/h
21.6mm in 20 min to 22:08 64.8mm/h
CENTRE ISLAND
6.6mm in 13 min to 17:27 30.5mm/h
VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS
42.0mm in 1 hr to 00:30 42.0mm/h
23.4mm in 1 hr to 01:30 23.4mm/h
71.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 23.7mm/h
71.0mm in 6 hr to 03:00 11.8mm/h
LAJAMANU
15.2mm in 1 hr to 07:30 15.2mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 08:30 12.0mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 11.3mm/h
TINDAL RAAF
10.2mm in 1 hr to 15:30 10.2mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 5.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
HORN ISLAND
16.2mm in 1 hr to 08:00 16.2mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 7.0mm/h
    Gulf Country
MORNINGTON ISLAND
14.8mm in 30 min to 07:30 29.6mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 07:30 16.8mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 08:00 14.8mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
NORMANTON AIRPORT
14.8mm in 1 hr to 07:00 14.8mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
    N Coast--Herbert
TOWNSVILLE AERO
4.0mm in 11 min to 20:11 21.8mm/h
8.0mm in 9 min to 20:20 53.3mm/h
14.8mm in 23 min to 20:43 38.6mm/h
31.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 31.8mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 10.7mm/h
    Central Coast E
AYR DPI RESEARCH STN
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
33.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 11.0mm/h
PROSERPINE AIRPORT
12.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 12.8mm/h
16.2mm in 1 hr to 11:00 16.2mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 9.7mm/h
    Brisbane/SE Coast
MAROOCHYDORE AERO
10.0mm in 1 hr to 04:30 10.0mm/h

ISLANDS
    Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO : 78(260/ 63 ) at 07:00