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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 Austalia:
009021 PERTH AIRPORT 4.0 (4.7, 60)
009172 JANDAKOT AERO 3.3 (3.6, 12)

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

42.9 BIRDSVILLE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
42.8 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
42.5 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
42.5 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
42.4 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD

+9.8   34.0 BATEMANS BAY (CATALINA COUNTRY CLUB) South Coast NSW
+9.5   32.0 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+8.6   42.0 QUILPIE AIRPORT Far SW QLD
+8.2   41.9 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+8.1   42.5 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+8.1   40.0 KULGERA N Plateau NT
+8.1   33.9 PRICE Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA

28.1 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
28.0 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
28.0 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
28.0 HOLMES REEF Islands ISL
28.0 FLINDERS REEF Islands ISL

+9.3   26.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+7.9   21.5 QUANDIALLA POST OFFICE SW Slopes N NSW
+7.6   16.2 TUMBARUMBA POST OFFICE SW Slopes S NSW
+7.2   19.5 COWRA AIRPORT CW Slopes S NSW
+7.1   17.0 TIDBINBILLA NATURE RESERVE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

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

11.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
12.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
15.4 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA
15.4 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
15.9 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS

-11.4   21.3 LEONORA Goldfields WA
-11.2   22.8 WILUNA Interior WA
-10.8   22.0 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
-10.2   16.4 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-10.1   20.5 SOUTHERN CROSS Goldfields WA

-1.5 ADELAIDE AIRPORT OLD SITE Adelaide/Lofty SA
1.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
1.7 MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
1.9 ARARAT PRISON Western Plains VIC
2.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-11.9   3.3 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
-11.8   4.0 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
-10.9   4.8 MEDINA RESEARCH CENTRE Lower West WA
-10.5   5.4 CUNDERDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-9.5   4.7 KARNET Lower West 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.

228.4 NUMINBAH STATE FARM Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
177.4 YANDINA POST OFFICE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
127.0 PEEL ISLAND NATIONAL PARK Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
95.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
93.2 BAMBOO CREEK E Pilbara WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    N Kimberley
52.0 KIMBERLEY COASTAL CAMP
    E Kimberley
56.2 MARGARET RIVER
54.0 SPRINGVALE
50.0 BULKA
    W Kimberley
65.4 ELLENDALE
61.0 JUBILEE DOWNS
    E Pilbara
93.2 BAMBOO CREEK
84.8 WARRAWAGINE
50.2 MARBLE BAR
    W Pilbara
52.8 MOUNT STUART
    E Gascoyne
75.6 PRAIRIE DOWNS

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
95.0 COCONUT ISLAND
64.0 BRAMWELL
    Wide Bay/Burnett
88.8 KALPOWAR FORESTRY
76.0 EIDSVOLD POST OFFICE
64.4 BUNDABERG SUGAR RES STN
    Brisbane/SE Coast
228.4 NUMINBAH STATE FARM
177.4 YANDINA POST OFFICE
127.0 PEEL ISLAND NATIONAL PARK
87.2 ROCKY POINT SUGAR MILL
84.0 PROSTON POST OFFICE
68.6 MUNGAR JUNCTION
59.0 GOOMERI POST OFFICE
58.0 MURGON POST OFFICE
    Darling Downs W
79.0 JACKSON COMMUNITY POSTAL AGENCY
52.8 GLENMORGAN POST OFFICE

NEW SOUTH WALES
    C Tablelands S
54.0 GURNANG STATE FOREST (OBERON YOUNG ADULT

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 32.9 -1.1 25.4 0.0 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.9 -7.2 11.8 -1.6 5.4
PERTH AIRPORT 24.3 -5.2 4.0 -11.8 0.4
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 19.5 -10.0 8.8 -7.2 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.1 +0.2 25.0 +0.5 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 38.0 +5.4 26.6 +9.3 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 31.0 +5.0 11.6 -3.5 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 26.3 +3.3 5.7 -4.7 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 32.0 +1.5 21.6 -1.4 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.9 +2.3 24.6 +1.8 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 35.1 +4.7 24.3 +3.6 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 33.6 +4.2 19.2 +1.4 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 30.4 20.4 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 27.9 11.7 0.2
COFFS HARBOUR MO 29.2 +3.3 18.4 +0.3 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 31.1 +6.4 20.1 +1.9 0.2
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 28.1 +3.4 20.7 +3.2 38.8
PROSPECT DAM 34.0 +7.9 19.0 +2.9 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 29.3 +4.8 18.8 +2.0 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 30.9 +6.5 17.1 +6.4 0.4
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 31.5 +4.0 18.2 +4.8 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 31.4 +3.2 10.0 -3.8 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 24.9 +1.5 13.8 +2.3 1.4
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 24.3 +0.5 13.5 +0.4 0.8
LAVERTON RAAF 21.2 -2.3 13.3 +0.8 0.2
BALLARAT AERODROME 26.1 +4.0 10.3 +0.4 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 17.7 -3.3 12.0 +3.1 0.2
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 20.6 +0.5 10.6 -0.2 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
DERBY AERO
20.8mm in 23 min to 18:00 54.3mm/h
20.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 20.8mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.0mm/h
7.2mm in 11 min to 18:11 39.3mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 11.0mm/h
CURTIN AERO
35.0mm in 46 min to 18:00 45.7mm/h
39.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 39.0mm/h
39.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 13.0mm/h
WEST ROEBUCK
10.4mm in 30 min to 04:30 20.8mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 04:30 10.4mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 05:00 14.4mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 05:30 12.0mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.3mm/h
    E Pilbara
MARBLE BAR
32.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 10.7mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
MIDDLE POINT AWS
10.2mm in 32 min to 15:30 19.1mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 15:30 12.4mm/h
BATCHELOR AERO
20.4mm in 1 hr to 18:30 20.4mm/h
22.0mm in 1 hr to 19:30 22.0mm/h
41.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 13.7mm/h
WARRUWI
13.4mm in 20 min to 14:30 40.2mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 14:30 14.6mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
11.2mm in 20 min to 13:30 33.6mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 13:30 13.4mm/h
11.6mm in 30 min to 14:00 23.2mm/h
24.6mm in 1 hr to 14:00 24.6mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 14:30 13.4mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 9.3mm/h
COCONUT ISLAND
93.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 31.0mm/h
    Gulf Country
MORNINGTON ISLAND
9.4mm in 24 min to 13:30 23.5mm/h
TASMANIA
    E Coast
FINGAL (LEGGE STREET)
19.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 19.2mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 7.3mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    W Agricultural
CEDUNA AMO : 80(280/ 63 ) at 18:29
THEVENARD WIND : 91(300/ 43 ) at 11:28
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 98(320/ 80 ) at 09:36