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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):
Lowest daily minimum temperature for March
Western Australia:
009741 ALBANY AIRPORT 4.4 (4.5, 39)

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

41.6 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) Northeast SA
41.4 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
41.4 PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA
41.1 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
40.8 RENMARK AERO Murray Valley SA

+15.7   36.0 CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
+15.1   35.7 CAPE NORTHUMBERLAND Lower SE SA
+15.1   38.0 HEYWOOD FORESTRY W Coast VIC
+14.8   35.6 PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
+14.3   40.7 MURRAY BRIDGE Murray Valley SA
+14.3   38.3 HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC

29.0 PORT PIRIE BHAS Lower North SA
29.0 NOARLUNGA Adelaide/Lofty SA
28.7 PARAFIELD AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
28.0 EDINBURGH RAAF Adelaide/Lofty SA
27.6 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
27.6 CLEVE W Agricultural SA

+15.5   25.9 MOUNT BARKER Adelaide/Lofty SA
+14.1   28.7 PARAFIELD AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
+14.0   24.1 COONAWARRA Lower SE SA
+13.7   28.0 EDINBURGH RAAF Adelaide/Lofty SA
+13.1   29.0 PORT PIRIE BHAS Lower North SA

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

16.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
17.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
17.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
19.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
19.1 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA

-13.5   19.2 LEONORA Goldfields WA
-11.9   21.4 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-9.8   19.7 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
-8.6   25.7 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
-8.4   21.0 BALGAIR Eucla WA

1.7 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
2.3 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
2.7 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA
3.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
3.8 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-9.0   4.4 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
-8.6   3.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-8.0   2.7 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA
-8.0   4.6 PEMBERTON Lower West WA
-7.6   12.0 WILUNA Interior 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.

130.8 KURI BAY N Kimberley WA
121.0 MOUNT HART STATION W Kimberley WA
101.8 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
93.0 AURUKUN SHIRE COUNCIL N Peninsula QLD
65.8 DOONGAN N Kimberley WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    N Kimberley
130.8 KURI BAY
65.8 DOONGAN
65.8 DRYSDALE RIVER STATION
63.0 THEDA
53.4 HOME VALLEY
    W Kimberley
121.0 MOUNT HART STATION
    Lower West
55.0 MOUNT HOWICK

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Plateau
52.8 WYCLIFFE WELL
50.8 EPENARRA

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
101.8 WEIPA AERO
93.0 AURUKUN SHIRE COUNCIL
57.8 MERLUNA
51.2 HEATHLANDS NATIONAL PARK
50.0 KENDALL RIVER STATION
    S Peninsula
65.0 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT

ISLANDS
    Islands
59.8 WILLIS ISLAND

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 31.2 -2.8 26.9 +1.5 1.4
ALBANY AIRPORT 20.5 -3.6 4.4 -9.0 2.8
PERTH AIRPORT 26.8 -2.7 14.5 -1.3 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 19.7 -9.8 14.9 -1.1 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.1 +1.2 25.3 +0.8 0.6
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 37.1 +4.5 24.6 +7.3 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 37.2 +11.2 25.2 +10.1 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 37.2 +14.2 22.0 +11.6 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 30.3 -0.2 23.8 +0.8 5.8
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.6 +2.0 23.8 +1.0 0.6
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.7 +0.3 20.9 +0.2 0.2
BRISBANE AERO 26.7 19.2 3.4
AMBERLEY AMO 28.3 -1.1 18.8 +1.0 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 21.1 11.5 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.7 -0.2 18.0 -0.1 2.4
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 24.7 0.0 19.6 +1.4 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 25.7 +1.0 17.8 +0.3 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 26.6 +0.5 14.1 -2.0 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 25.2 +0.7 14.9 -1.9 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 28.2 +3.8 8.2 -2.5 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 31.5 +4.0 15.4 +2.0 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 37.2 +9.0 20.8 +7.0 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 35.0 +11.6 10.4 -1.1 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 34.8 +11.0 19.1 +6.0 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 35.3 +11.8 19.2 +6.7 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 33.4 +11.3 18.0 +8.1 0.2
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 27.6 +6.6 9.7 +0.8 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 31.8 +11.7 15.4 +4.6 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
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h
    W Kimberley
BROOME AIRPORT
13.2mm in 8 min to 18:35 99.0mm/h
19.4mm in 22 min to 18:57 52.9mm/h
13.0mm in 33 min to 20:00 23.6mm/h
50.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 16.7mm/h
DERBY AERO
26.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 26.8mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 9.0mm/h
CYGNET BAY
21.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 7.0mm/h
CURTIN AERO
10.8mm in 20 min to 01:00 32.4mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 01:00 13.6mm/h
WEST ROEBUCK
23.6mm in 30 min to 18:30 47.2mm/h
24.8mm in 1 hr to 18:30 24.8mm/h
27.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 27.2mm/h
20.8mm in 30 min to 19:30 41.6mm/h
24.4mm in 1 hr to 19:30 24.4mm/h
21.2mm in 1 hr to 20:00 21.2mm/h
49.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 16.3mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 22:00 14.2mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
MANINGRIDA AERO
17.8mm in 1 hr to 23:30 17.8mm/h
GOVE AIRPORT
12.0mm in 1 hr to 10:30 12.0mm/h
CENTRAL ARNHEM PLATEAU
33.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 11.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
8.0mm in 10 min to 18:00 48.0mm/h
7.2mm in 11 min to 18:11 39.3mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 18:30 15.4mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 21:00 10.4mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.3mm/h
    S Peninsula
LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
26.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 8.7mm/h
    Central Coast E
MACKAY MO
7.8mm in 21 min to 22:28 22.3mm/h
SAMUEL HILL AERO
12.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 12.6mm/h
7.8mm in 43 min to 19:43 10.9mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 11.3mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 22:00 12.2mm/h
    Brisbane/SE Coast
TOOLARA (KELLY)
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
WILLIS ISLAND
11.2mm in 1 hr to 01:30 11.2mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.0mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
MINLATON AERO : 91(290/ 39 ) at 10:25
    Adelaide/Lofty
MOUNT LOFTY : 91( 10/ 50 ) at 07:00
QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Barron
GREEN ISLAND : 72(140/ 63 ) at 01:00
    Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT : 80(130/ 65 ) at 17:28
    Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 85(130/ 70 ) at 00:00
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 76(130/ 63 ) at 01:00
NEW SOUTH WALES
    South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 80( 30/ 67 ) at 20:00
GREEN CAPE AWS : 76( 10/ 63 ) at 21:00
VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 70(240/ 65 ) at 23:42
    W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 89(350/ 69 ) at 10:50
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 82(250/ 65 ) at 23:00
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 115(310/ 91 ) at 19:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 108(290/ 83 ) at 22:30
TASMAN ISLAND : 76(360/ 65 ) at 08:30
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 121(270/ 96 ) at 23:20
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 104(270/ 69 ) at 23:49