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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 maximum temperature for March
Queensland:
034084 CHARTERS TOWERS AIRPORT 38.8 (38.2, 11)
New South Wales:
071003 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) 24.5 (23.0, 17)

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

40.8 THARGOMINDAH POST OFFICE Far SW QLD
40.3 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
40.3 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
40.0 WINTON AIRPORT Northwest QLD
40.0 QUILPIE AIRPORT Far SW QLD

+10.0   24.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
+8.9   24.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
+8.0   33.8 BURRINJUCK DAM SW Slopes N NSW
+7.7   40.8 THARGOMINDAH POST OFFICE Far SW QLD
+6.8   24.8 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
+6.8   21.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.0 HOLMES REEF Islands ISL
28.0 FLINDERS REEF Islands ISL
27.7 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.6 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+7.9   20.2 ALBURY AIRPORT SW Slopes S NSW
+6.1   18.4 COWRA AIRPORT CW Slopes S NSW
+5.7   19.9 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
+5.6   16.4 BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION C Tablelands S NSW
+5.6   16.3 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW

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

10.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
11.8 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
11.9 LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC
12.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
12.3 WEEAPROINAH W Coast VIC

-10.1   13.9 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA
-9.1   15.0 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
-7.6   16.3 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
-7.1   20.0 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA
-7.1   20.8 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA

-0.4 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
2.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
3.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
3.5 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
3.6 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-10.2   4.2 EYRE Eucla WA
-6.8   9.1 EUCLA Eucla WA
-6.3   7.9 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
-6.2   11.7 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
-6.1   11.8 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
-6.1   9.3 NORTHAM Cent Wheatbelt 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.

146.2 DUNWICH Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
132.0 PYREE(LE WARNETRE) Illawarra NSW
118.0 NEW BEITH Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
117.0 TOOLARA FORESTRY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
88.0 MAITLAND VISITORS CENTRE Hunter Valley NSW

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    W Kimberley
62.0 FOSSIL DOWNS
53.0 GOGO STATION

QUEENSLAND
    Central Coast E
60.8 NORTH ROCKHAMPTON NORMAN ROAD
60.2 YAAMBA
    Central Highlands
52.0 WOLEEBEE NEVASA
    Wide Bay/Burnett
52.0 MELROSE
    Brisbane/SE Coast
146.2 DUNWICH
118.0 NEW BEITH
117.0 TOOLARA FORESTRY
    Darling Downs W
54.0 WOMBALANO
    Maranoa
55.0 KATOOTA
    Warrego
55.0 WOODLANDS

NEW SOUTH WALES
    MidNorth Coast N
69.0 LEIGH (ROLLING ACRES)
65.4 THORA POST OFFICE
56.0 PROMISED LAND (BELLINGEN (CRYSTAL CREEKS
50.0 ORAMA (DARKWOOD ROAD)
    MidNorth Coast S
64.6 UPPER LANSDOWNE (OLIVE HILL)
56.4 KRAMBACH - TIPARARY
51.6 UPPER PAPPINBARRA (HILLCREST)
50.0 UPPER ROLLANDS PLAINS (GREENACRES)
    Hunter Valley
88.0 MAITLAND VISITORS CENTRE
67.0 WYONG (MOUNT ELLIOT)
    Illawarra
132.0 PYREE(LE WARNETRE)
62.6 BENDALONG (JACARANDA AV)
58.0 WOMBARRA (REEF AVE)
57.4 MOUNT KEIRA YATES AVE
56.6 HELENSBURGH (PARKES STREET)
54.0 TOUGA
53.4 NERRIGA (TOLWONG)
52.0 GERRINGONG (MAYFLOWER VILLAGE)
    South Coast
50.4 YATTEYATTAH (POINTER ROAD)
    Goulburn/Monaro
50.6 MARULAN (GEORGE ST)
50.0 CHATSBURY (MARYLAND)

ISLANDS
    Islands
70.0 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 31.7 -2.3 25.7 +0.3 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.0 -9.1 11.5 -1.9 3.2
PERTH AIRPORT 23.8 -5.7 11.4 -4.4 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 27.7 -1.8 11.6 -4.4 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.5 -0.4 25.4 +0.9 5.2
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 38.4 +5.8 20.8 +3.5 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.8 -3.2 15.1 0.0 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.5 -3.5 11.5 +1.1 0.8
CAIRNS AERO 31.7 +1.2 22.0 -1.0 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 34.1 +3.5 24.6 +1.8 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 35.5 +5.1 21.1 +0.4 29.2
AMBERLEY AMO 29.2 -0.2 19.7 +1.9 83.0 /2
BRISBANE AERO 29.4 20.5 0.8
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 21.4 14.3 3.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.9 +2.0 19.7 +1.6 10.6
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 27.2 +2.5 20.9 +2.7 24.8
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 23.6 -1.1 20.7 +3.2 35.0
PROSPECT DAM 26.0 -0.1 19.3 +3.2 23.8
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 26.0 +1.5 18.8 +2.0 48.6
CANBERRA AIRPORT 26.9 +2.5 16.3 +5.6 4.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 34.1 +6.6 16.4 +3.0 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 25.6 -2.6 14.7 +0.9 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 20.7 -2.7 16.0 +4.5 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.0 -5.8 14.8 +1.7 0.4
LAVERTON RAAF 16.9 -6.6 13.5 +1.0 1.6
BALLARAT AERODROME 16.3 -5.8 10.2 +0.3 0.2
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 20.2 -0.8 11.6 +2.7 3.6
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 15.3 -4.8 11.0 +0.2 22.2

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
    N Kimberley
KALUMBURU
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
    W Kimberley
FITZROY CROSSING AERO
18.0mm in 56 min to 02:56 19.3mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.7mm/h
21.0mm in 1 hr 4 min to 04:00 19.7mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.7mm/h
    E Pilbara
MARBLE BAR
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
HORN ISLAND
18.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.0mm/h
    Brisbane/SE Coast
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE
14.4mm in 1 hr to 00:00 14.4mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Hunter Valley
CESSNOCK (NULKABA)
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
MANGROVE MOUNTAIN AWS
17.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 17.4mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 7.3mm/h
    Sydney--east
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO
5.2mm in 15 min to 11:36 20.8mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 12:00 11.8mm/h
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL)
11.4mm in 1 hr to 11:30 11.4mm/h
17.4mm in 30 min to 12:00 34.8mm/h
25.0mm in 1 hr to 12:00 25.0mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 10.0mm/h
22.2mm in 1 hr to 12:30 22.2mm/h
CANTERBURY RACECOURSE AWS
27.8mm in 30 min to 11:00 55.6mm/h
28.4mm in 1 hr to 11:00 28.4mm/h
10.8mm in 30 min to 11:30 21.6mm/h
38.6mm in 1 hr to 11:30 38.6mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 12:00 13.2mm/h
42.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 14.0mm/h
HOMEBUSH (OLYMPIC STADIUM) AWS
10.2mm in 1 hr to 11:00 10.2mm/h
    Sydney--west
BADGERYS CREEK AIRPORT AWS
12.2mm in 30 min to 15:00 24.4mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 15:00 12.2mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 78(170/ 63 ) at 18:00