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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

40.7 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
40.5 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
40.0 MARREE NE Pastoral SA
39.7 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
39.7 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA

+13.9   40.5 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+13.5   37.4 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
+12.2   32.8 CAPE NORTHUMBERLAND Lower SE SA
+11.9   39.1 STREAKY BAY W Agricultural SA
+11.4   37.2 PRICE Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA

30.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.4 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.7 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
27.4 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
27.4 LUCINDA POINT N Coast--Herbert QLD

+9.0   24.9 EUCLA Eucla WA
+6.9   25.8 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+6.2   25.0 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
+6.1   20.5 EYRE Eucla WA
+6.1   23.9 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA

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

16.3 NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS C Tablelands N NSW
16.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
16.7 KATOOMBA (NARROW NECK RD) C Tablelands S NSW
17.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
17.2 MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW

-12.0   24.8 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
-10.2   27.5 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
-8.8   28.8 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
-8.0   20.7 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA
-7.6   20.4 BALLADONIA Eucla WA

-2.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.6 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.6 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
0.4 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
0.5 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS
0.5 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS

-7.7   4.8 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
-7.1   5.7 CAPE NORTHUMBERLAND Lower SE SA
-6.7   4.0 HEYWOOD FORESTRY W Coast VIC
-6.6   5.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-6.6   5.4 ORBOST (COMPARISON) E Gippsland VIC
-6.6   2.9 ARARAT PRISON Western Plains VIC

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.

313.0 GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS N Rivers NT
269.2 WHYANBEEL VALLEY N Coast--Barron QLD
210.0 DAINTREE TEA N Coast--Barron QLD
209.4 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
195.6 KARRATHA STATION W Pilbara WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    E Pilbara
190.8 KARRATHA AERO
94.3 ROEBOURNE
81.3 HARDING DAM
80.2 PYRAMID STATION
58.4 WICKHAM
    W Pilbara
195.6 KARRATHA STATION
186.0 FORTESCUE ROAD HOUSE
185.9 COOLAWANYAH
172.0 MOUNT FLORANCE
140.0 DAMPIER SALT
132.0 HAMERSLEY
121.0 RED HILL
120.0 YARRALOOLA
100.4 BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT
92.4 MILLSTREAM
69.0 MARDIE
61.2 MOUNT STUART
59.6 WITTENOOM AERO
53.0 HOOLEY
    E Gascoyne
51.0 YARRABUBBA
    Central West
80.0 WANARRA
    Goldfields
80.0 SANDSTONE

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
313.0 GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS
189.0 ALYANGULA POLICE
184.0 NUMBULWAR
156.0 BICKERTON ISLAND
101.2 MAINORU
92.4 WILDMAN RANGERS
80.0 JABIRU COUNCIL
75.0 LEADERS CREEK
67.2 BULMAN AWS
58.5 POINT STUART
58.0 BEATRICE HILL
58.0 WILDMAN RIVER PLANTATIONS
50.5 NGUKURR

QUEENSLAND
    Gulf Country
68.2 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT
59.0 WESTMORELAND STATION
55.2 VANROOK STATION
    N Coast--Barron
269.2 WHYANBEEL VALLEY
210.0 DAINTREE TEA
209.4 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
176.0 MOSSMAN CENTRAL MILL
174.0 DAINTREE VILLAGE
156.6 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE
153.2 MOSSMAN SOUTH ALCHERA DRIVE
144.4 SHIPTONS FLAT
132.0 TOPAZ
128.4 COOKTOWN AIRPORT
128.0 COOKTOWN MISSION STRIP
120.0 PORT DOUGLAS - FOUR MILE BEACH
117.0 GLEN ALLYN
113.6 HOPE VALE
112.4 HAZELMERE
102.4 JULATTEN
100.0 KOOMBOOLOOMBA DAM
85.0 MOUNT CARBINE TOWNSHIP
68.0 BUTCHER HILL STATION
64.2 WHITE CLIFF POINT
60.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN
52.0 KURANDA RAILWAY STATION
51.0 KURANDA HILLTOP
    N Coast--Herbert
59.0 FLYING FISH POINT

ISLANDS
    Islands
186.0 NORTH EAST ISLAND

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 31.3 -2.7 23.8 -1.6 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 20.5 -3.6 9.4 -4.0 4.0
PERTH AIRPORT 26.6 -2.9 12.6 -3.2 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 22.9 -6.6 20.0 +4.0 0.6
DARWIN AIRPORT 28.3 -3.6 22.6 -1.9 35.2
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 37.0 +4.4 20.3 +3.0 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 35.4 +9.4 16.8 +1.7 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 33.2 +10.2 6.9 -3.5 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 28.3 -2.2 23.4 +0.4 33.2
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.6 +1.0 24.0 +1.2 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.0 +0.6 22.2 +1.5 1.0
AMBERLEY AMO 27.8 -1.6 17.3 -0.5 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 27.3 20.0 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 19.9 8.7 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.0 -1.9 17.8 -0.3 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 22.5 -2.2 16.8 -1.4 0.2
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 24.0 -0.7 16.9 -0.6 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 22.2 -3.9 14.5 -1.6 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 22.2 -2.3 16.0 -0.8 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 26.1 +1.7 9.2 -1.5 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 30.7 +3.2 14.3 +0.9 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 34.9 +6.7 10.9 -2.9 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 24.7 +1.3 6.3 -5.2 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 31.7 +7.9 10.6 -2.5 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 32.7 +9.2 7.3 -5.2 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 28.8 +6.7 5.8 -4.1 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 21.0 0.0 3.8 -5.1 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 25.6 +5.5 9.0 -1.8 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 Pilbara
ROEBOURNE
47.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 15.7mm/h
KARRATHA AERO
11.6mm in 1 hr to 00:00 11.6mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 10.3mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 03:00 12.4mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.7mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 06:00 11.0mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.7mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 06:30 13.0mm/h
11.0mm in 30 min to 07:00 22.0mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 07:00 16.6mm/h
19.0mm in 1 hr to 07:30 19.0mm/h
10.2mm in 30 min to 08:00 20.4mm/h
18.2mm in 1 hr to 08:00 18.2mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 08:30 10.8mm/h
37.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 12.3mm/h
    W Pilbara
WITTENOOM
42.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 7.0mm/h
TOM PRICE
42.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 7.0mm/h
    E Gascoyne
PARABURDOO AERO
14.2mm in 1 hr to 12:00 14.2mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.7mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 8.0mm/h
17.6mm in 49 min to 19:49 21.6mm/h
7.2mm in 11 min to 20:00 39.3mm/h
24.8mm in 1 hr to 20:00 24.8mm/h
15.6mm in 51 min to 20:59 18.4mm/h
53.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 17.7mm/h
    Goldfields
LEONORA
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
35.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 11.7mm/h
DARWIN AIRPORT COMPARISON
35.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 11.7mm/h
MIDDLE POINT AWS
29.6mm in 1 hr to 05:30 29.6mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 10.0mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 07:30 11.6mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 5.7mm/h
PIRLANGIMPI
48.0mm in 6 hr to 15:30 8.0mm/h
JABIRU AIRPORT
10.2mm in 1 hr to 18:30 10.2mm/h
BATCHELOR AERO
11.2mm in 1 hr to 06:30 11.2mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 7.7mm/h
DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
27.4mm in 24 min to 09:00 68.5mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 9.3mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 11:30 13.8mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 7.0mm/h
BULMAN AWS
18.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 6.0mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 11.7mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 8.0mm/h
TINDAL RAAF
10.4mm in 1 hr to 16:30 10.4mm/h
10.4mm in 30 min to 17:30 20.8mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 17:30 16.4mm/h
18.4mm in 1 hr to 18:00 18.4mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 11.0mm/h
37.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 12.3mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 19:30 10.6mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 12.6mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 20:30 15.0mm/h
11.6mm in 30 min to 21:00 23.2mm/h
20.2mm in 1 hr to 21:00 20.2mm/h
20.8mm in 1 hr to 21:30 20.8mm/h
40.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 13.3mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 15.0mm/h
DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE
14.2mm in 30 min to 19:30 28.4mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 19:30 14.8mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 14.4mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
    N Plateau
YUENDUMU
90.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 30.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
HORN ISLAND
10.6mm in 1 hr to 06:00 10.6mm/h
    S Peninsula
MUSGRAVE
51.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 8.5mm/h
    Gulf Country
MORNINGTON ISLAND
10.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 10.0mm/h
    N Coast--Barron
CAIRNS AERO
10.0mm in 1 hr to 10:30 10.0mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.3mm/h
7.6mm in 12 min to 17:30 38.0mm/h
7.4mm in 9 min to 22:30 49.3mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 22:30 10.8mm/h
4.0mm in 12 min to 22:42 20.0mm/h
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
40.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 13.3mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.0mm/h
22.0mm in 1 hr to 12:00 22.0mm/h
33.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 11.0mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 13:00 12.6mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h
12.6mm in 42 min to 16:40 18.0mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 8.7mm/h
23.8mm in 1 hr to 23:00 23.8mm/h
COOKTOWN AIRPORT
16.0mm in 1 hr to 01:00 16.0mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 02:00 10.8mm/h
33.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 11.0mm/h
CAPE FLATTERY
20.0mm in 1 hr to 14:00 20.0mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.0mm/h
    N Coast--Herbert
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
11.4mm in 1 hr to 13:00 11.4mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 14:00 10.4mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.3mm/h
19.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 19.4mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 11.7mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 19:00 10.4mm/h
    Central Coast E
MACKAY AERO
4.2mm in 11 min to 04:11 22.9mm/h
WOOLSHED
20.8mm in 1 hr to 14:00 20.8mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.3mm/h
    Wide Bay/Burnett
BUNDABERG AERO
21.6mm in 1 hr to 01:00 21.6mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 10.7mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    E Pilbara
KARRATHA AERO : 100(340/ 69 ) at 06:00
    W Pilbara
ONSLOW AIRPORT : 80(190/ 63 ) at 00:30
    E Gascoyne
PARABURDOO AERO : 80(360/ 65 ) at 21:30
QUEENSLAND
    Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT : 91(120/ 74 ) at 18:05
    Wide Bay/Burnett
HERON ISLAND RES STN : 82(140/ 65 ) at 23:06
RUNDLE ISLAND : 76(140/ 65 ) at 16:30
    Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 82(150/ 63 ) at 17:07
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 74(150/ 65 ) at 19:00