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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

43.2 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
41.7 KALBARRI Central West WA
41.6 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
41.0 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
40.6 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA

+9.3   39.0 LANCELIN Lower West WA
+9.0   41.6 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
+9.0   34.2 NORAH HEAD LIGHTHOUSE Hunter Valley NSW
+8.5   33.9 NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
+8.4   34.3 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA

29.4 NYANG STATION W Gascoyne WA
29.2 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
29.2 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
29.1 THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
29.1 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA

+5.8   21.4 KARNET Lower West WA
+5.0   29.2 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
+4.7   29.1 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
+4.7   25.5 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
+4.6   23.7 CARNAMAH Central West WA

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

2.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
5.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
7.1 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
7.3 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
8.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-12.1   7.3 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-11.9   10.9 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS
-11.2   8.6 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS
-10.9   2.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-10.4   27.5 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA

-0.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
0.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
1.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
1.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
2.8 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-7.6   18.5 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
-7.4   1.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-7.0   6.0 NHILL Wimmera N VIC
-6.3   -0.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-6.1   9.5 ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH CENTRE) Adelaide/Lofty SA

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.

192.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN N Coast--Barron QLD
135.5 DAINTREE VILLAGE N Coast--Barron QLD
124.0 HAPPY VALLEY N Coast--Barron QLD
120.8 DARADGEE N Coast--Herbert QLD
114.4 LAKEFIELD N Rivers NT

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    E Kimberley
60.0 SOPHIE DOWNS
56.4 MARGARET RIVER
    W Kimberley
59.0 CHRISTMAS CREEK
59.0 ANNA PLAINS
    E Pilbara
109.0 CARLINDI
78.4 MANDORA
71.4 PARDOO STATION
71.2 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT
66.0 MUNDABULLANGANA
56.4 WALLAL DOWNS

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
114.4 LAKEFIELD
71.0 LAKE EVELLA
60.0 NGAYAWILI
57.2 GALIWINKU

QUEENSLAND
    Upper Carpentaria
53.0 ABINGDON DOWNS STATION
    N Coast--Barron
192.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN
135.5 DAINTREE VILLAGE
124.0 HAPPY VALLEY
107.0 BABINDA POST OFFICE
99.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK
90.0 BELLENDEN KER BOTTOM STN
76.0 GRAHAM RANGE
72.0 MT SOPHIA
70.0 TOPAZ
63.0 TOPAZ ALERT
50.0 CAIRNS SEVERIN ST
    N Coast--Herbert
120.8 DARADGEE
80.2 INNISFAIL
80.0 INNISFAIL WHARF ALERT
70.0 FLYING FISH POINT
58.0 MOURILYAN HARBOUR
50.0 MENAVALE ALERT

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Hunter Valley
108.4 WINGEN (MURRULLA)

TASMANIA
    W Coast
65.2 PICTON VALLEY (SPUR 1 ROAD)

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 32.5 -0.4 24.1 -1.8 4.2
PERTH AIRPORT 39.3 +7.5 17.4 0.0 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 28.2 +3.2 12.1 -2.2 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 33.1 +1.2 16.4 -1.3 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.0 +1.6 26.9 +2.2 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 35.6 +0.7 24.5 +3.8 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 24.2 -5.1 13.1 -4.0 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.5 -5.6 10.1 -1.5 0.2
CAIRNS AERO 31.3 +0.2 24.3 +0.6 49.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.3 +1.3 25.4 +1.4 0.6
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.7 +2.5 22.4 +0.4 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 31.2 +0.9 16.4 -3.1 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 29.2 17.5 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 24.4 12.3 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 29.4 +2.7 17.7 -1.7 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 33.9 +8.5 19.1 -0.2 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 33.2 +7.5 18.4 -0.3 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 33.1 +5.4 16.2 -1.5 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 31.9 +6.3 16.0 -2.3 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 26.0 -1.0 11.0 -2.0 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 26.1 -4.7 15.4 -0.9 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 25.3 -6.2 13.7 -2.7 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 20.1 -5.2 12.4 -0.7 2.4
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.8 -5.0 13.6 -0.9 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 20.1 -5.4 10.8 -3.3 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.2 -6.8 8.2 -3.2 0.2
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 17.6 -5.5 7.3 -3.0 2.2
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 14.4 -7.2 9.4 -2.6 0.4

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
    E Kimberley
ARGYLE AERODROME
10.2mm in 1 hr to 22:00 10.2mm/h
    E Pilbara
PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT
18.4mm in 17 min to 07:00 64.9mm/h
23.8mm in 1 hr to 07:00 23.8mm/h
25.8mm in 1 hr to 07:30 25.8mm/h
5.6mm in 4 min to 08:57 84.0mm/h
38.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 12.7mm/h
ROEBOURNE
62.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 20.7mm/h
62.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 10.3mm/h
70.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 23.3mm/h
KARRATHA AERO
7.6mm in 31 min to 11:01 14.7mm/h
17.4mm in 24 min to 11:25 43.5mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 10.0mm/h
7.6mm in 19 min to 14:00 24.0mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 14:00 16.0mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 14:30 14.6mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 8.3mm/h
ROEBOURNE AERO
25.4mm in 36 min to 13:00 42.3mm/h
32.8mm in 1 hr to 13:00 32.8mm/h
10.0mm in 28 min to 13:34 21.4mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 14:00 15.2mm/h
24.8mm in 56 min to 15:00 26.6mm/h
25.2mm in 1 hr to 15:00 25.2mm/h
73.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 24.3mm/h
74.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 12.3mm/h
13.2mm in 14 min to 15:14 56.6mm/h
29.8mm in 46 min to 16:00 38.9mm/h
43.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 43.0mm/h
49.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 16.3mm/h
123.0mm in * hr to 21:00 10.2mm/h
MARBLE BAR
8.0mm in 11 min to 14:59 43.6mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
7.0mm in 15 min to 16:30 28.0mm/h
14.0mm in 10 min to 21:19 84.0mm/h
17.4mm in 11 min to 21:30 94.9mm/h
31.4mm in 1 hr to 21:30 31.4mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 22:30 13.8mm/h
GOVE AIRPORT
11.4mm in 18 min to 09:30 38.0mm/h
15.6mm in 30 min to 10:00 31.2mm/h
22.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 22.6mm/h
21.6mm in 1 hr to 10:30 21.6mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 11.7mm/h
NGAYAWILI
48.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 16.0mm/h
DOUGLAS RIVER
5.6mm in 11 min to 23:00 30.5mm/h
14.2mm in 11 min to 23:11 77.5mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
HORN ISLAND
9.0mm in 14 min to 07:00 38.6mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 07:00 11.8mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
    Gulf Country
KOWANYAMA AIRPORT
10.4mm in 1 hr to 22:00 10.4mm/h
    N Coast--Barron
CAIRNS AERO
15.2mm in 1 hr to 00:00 15.2mm/h
44.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 14.7mm/h
7.2mm in 7 min to 22:37 61.7mm/h
17.4mm in 23 min to 23:00 45.4mm/h
24.8mm in 1 hr to 23:00 24.8mm/h
24.8mm in 1 hr to 23:30 24.8mm/h
MAREEBA AIRPORT
19.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 19.6mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.7mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 20:00 10.8mm/h
    N Coast--Herbert
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
6.4mm in 4 min to 17:04 96.0mm/h
11.2mm in 56 min to 18:00 12.0mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 17.6mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 8.3mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.0mm/h
VICTORIA
    E Central
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE
18.6mm in 30 min to 09:00 37.2mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 09:00 18.6mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    E Pilbara
KARRATHA AERO : 82( 70/ 63 ) at 11:01
    W Pilbara
BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT : 104(100/ 83 ) at 19:00
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Hunter Valley
NORAH HEAD AWS : 74(170/ 65 ) at 17:30
    South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 87(140/ 69 ) at 12:19
GREEN CAPE AWS : 98(230/ 70 ) at 13:40
    Goulburn/Monaro
BOMBALA AWS : 89(240/ 63 ) at 15:43
VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 117(240/ 98 ) at 09:12
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 96(246/ 69 ) at 13:30
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 104(260/ 78 ) at 06:00
    E Coast
SWAN ISLAND : 83(270/ 63 ) at 10:00
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 106(300/ 87 ) at 04:11
    Flinders Is/Bass St
FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT : 80(250/ 63 ) at 12:00
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 113(250/ 80 ) at 09:32