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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

41.5 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
41.1 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
41.0 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
41.0 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA
40.8 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA

+11.9   41.0 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA
+8.8   37.0 LANCELIN Lower West WA
+8.4   39.3 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
+7.7   32.0 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
+7.4   39.0 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA

28.0 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
27.8 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
27.8 KARRATHA AERO E Pilbara WA
27.8 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
27.7 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA

+6.6   24.0 MORAWA Central West WA
+6.6   24.7 ENEABBA Central West WA
+5.6   23.5 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
+5.3   24.2 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+5.1   22.6 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD

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

5.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
7.9 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
9.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
10.4 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
10.4 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS

-6.0   18.0 HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
-6.0   11.3 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS
-5.9   10.4 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-5.8   11.4 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
-5.5   28.0 DOONGAN N Kimberley WA

1.4 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
1.6 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
2.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
3.1 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
3.2 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS

-6.5   6.9 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
-6.4   7.7 NARRANDERA GOLF CLUB Riverina E NSW
-6.3   7.0 ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH CENTRE) Adelaide/Lofty SA
-5.9   10.3 WILCANNIA (REID ST) Far Northwest NSW
-5.7   9.0 IVANHOE POST OFFICE Southwest Plains NSW

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.

448.0 MOURILYAN HARBOUR N Coast--Herbert QLD
372.0 TOPAZ N Coast--Barron QLD
371.4 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE N Coast--Barron QLD
367.0 HAPPY VALLEY N Coast--Barron QLD
346.0 RUSSELL RIVER N Coast--Herbert QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    E Kimberley
54.8 TROPICAL FARM - ORD RIVER

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
76.2 MATARANKA STATION
71.6 WILLEROO
71.0 MARANBOY HILL
65.4 NITMILUK RIDGE
64.0 LEANYER
63.8 WATERHOUSE
58.0 ELSEY
57.6 YEURALBA RIDGE
55.0 MIDDLE POINT
53.8 BERRIMAH SIL
53.2 TANDANGLE HILL
52.4 UPPER WATERHOUSE RIVER
52.4 KATHERINE RESEARCH FARM
52.2 LAMBELL'S LAGOON
51.6 DARWIN AIRPORT
50.0 KATHERINE AVIATION MUSEUM

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
216.2 WEIPA AERO
208.2 WEIPA EASTERN AVE
106.8 CAPE KEERWEER
104.6 MERLUNA
99.2 AURUKUN SHIRE COUNCIL
66.2 COEN POST OFFICE
64.2 COEN AIRPORT
64.2 COEN AIRPORT (OLD SITE)
61.0 WOLVERTON
53.0 PICCANINNY PLAINS STATION
52.0 STRATHBURN STATION
    S Peninsula
69.0 LILYVALE STATION
    N Coast--Barron
372.0 TOPAZ
371.4 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE
367.0 HAPPY VALLEY
343.0 GRAHAM RANGE
336.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK
335.0 BABINDA SUGAR MILL
334.0 BABINDA POST OFFICE
299.0 TOPAZ ALERT
282.0 DAINTREE TEA
279.0 MT SOPHIA
278.0 DEERAL
260.0 CHILVERTON
250.0 TOPAZ TOWALLA RD
248.0 BARTLE VIEW ALERT
224.0 KURANDA RAILWAY STATION
222.0 COPPERLODE DAM ALERT
209.0 WHYANBEEL VALLEY
195.0 KURANDA HILLTOP
183.0 CAIRNS AERO
177.4 GREENHAVEN
172.6 TAMARIND GDNS RENNEL CL
166.0 PORT DOUGLAS - FOUR MILE BEACH
165.0 GREENHAVEN ALERT
162.0 CAIRNS SEVERIN ST
162.0 MOSSMAN CENTRAL MILL
153.0 MILLAA MILLAA ALERT
148.0 MULGRAVE MILL
137.0 JULATTEN
136.4 MOSSMAN SOUTH ALCHERA DRIVE
136.0 MALANDA POST OFFICE
128.0 SUTTIES CREEK ALERT
126.0 MALANDA ALERT
125.2 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION
124.4 TINAROO FALLS DAM
109.0 KOOMBOOLOOMBA DAM
108.2 WHITE CLIFF POINT
102.0 DAINTREE VILLAGE
102.0 RAVENSHOE ALERT
101.0 YUNGABURRA POST OFFICE
98.0 ATHERTON SHIRE COUNCIL
92.0 UPPER BARRON
90.0 KAREEYA TM
89.0 BIBOOHRA
77.2 HOPE VALE
74.0 COOKTOWN MISSION STRIP
73.2 WALKAMIN DPI
72.0 MCKELL ROAD ALERT
72.0 COOKTOWN AIRPORT
71.8 WONDECLA
66.8 MOUNT CARBINE TOWNSHIP
66.0 BELLENDEN KER BOTTOM STN
58.0 MAREEBA TM
54.6 MAREEBA AIRPORT
53.6 MAREEBA SOUTH EDGE RES
    N Coast--Herbert
448.0 MOURILYAN HARBOUR
346.0 RUSSELL RIVER
296.0 DARADGEE
275.0 INNISFAIL WHARF ALERT
271.0 TUNG OIL ALERT
270.0 INNISFAIL
250.0 MARCO STREET ALERT
224.0 CRAWFORDS LOOKOUT ALERT
222.0 NERADA ALERT
213.2 JAPOONVALE WARRAKIN RD
197.2 TULLY SUGAR MILL
194.0 TULLY MCQUILLEN ST
169.6 EL ARISH POST OFFICE
149.0 JARRA CREEK TM
147.0 BINGIL BAY
124.0 EURAMO TM
86.0 DUNK ISLAND RESORT
78.0 TUNG OIL TM
75.0 CARDWELL EDEN ST
72.0 CENTRAL MILL TM
56.0 KIRRAMA ALERT

ISLANDS
    Islands
98.0 WILLIS ISLAND

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 35.9 +1.9 27.7 +2.3 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 34.2 +4.7 18.1 +2.3 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 22.2 -1.9 16.6 +3.2 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 27.2 -2.3 14.6 -1.4 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.2 +0.3 23.2 -1.3 51.6
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 35.1 +2.5 16.0 -1.3 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 27.8 +1.8 12.8 -2.3 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.4 -3.6 11.3 +0.9 0.2
CAIRNS AERO 28.0 -2.5 24.1 +1.1 183.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.6 0.0 26.7 +3.9 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.5 +2.1 21.3 +0.6 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 27.8 -1.6 16.7 -1.1 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 27.7 18.5 0.4
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 24.1 9.8 0.2
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.7 +0.8 16.2 -1.9 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 28.9 +4.2 16.5 -1.7 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 28.8 +4.1 19.0 +1.5 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 30.3 +4.2 15.5 -0.6 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 24.0 -0.5 16.9 +0.1 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 29.7 +5.3 9.0 -1.7 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 30.8 +3.3 6.9 -6.5 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 29.4 +1.2 12.1 -1.7 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 23.3 -0.1 9.9 -1.6 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.2 -2.6 14.2 +1.1 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 20.9 -2.6 10.7 -1.8 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 19.3 -2.8 8.2 -1.7 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 21.8 +0.8 4.7 -4.2 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 17.7 -2.4 11.4 +0.6 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
    N Kimberley
TROUGHTON ISLAND
8.6mm in 48 min to 04:00 10.8mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
5.0mm in 11 min to 16:30 27.3mm/h
JABIRU AIRPORT
15.4mm in 1 hr to 03:30 15.4mm/h
WARRUWI
31.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 10.3mm/h
TINDAL RAAF
12.8mm in 1 hr to 00:00 12.8mm/h
10.4mm in 30 min to 00:30 20.8mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 00:30 17.8mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 01:00 12.2mm/h
BRADSHAW
21.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
17.2mm in 30 min to 00:00 34.4mm/h
34.8mm in 1 hr to 00:00 34.8mm/h
45.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 15.0mm/h
25.2mm in 1 hr to 00:30 25.2mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 01:00 14.4mm/h
14.6mm in 30 min to 01:30 29.2mm/h
21.0mm in 1 hr to 01:30 21.0mm/h
23.8mm in 1 hr to 02:00 23.8mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 02:30 15.6mm/h
47.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 15.7mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 04:00 10.0mm/h
9.0mm in 26 min to 04:30 20.8mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 04:30 17.0mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 9.3mm/h
10.8mm in 30 min to 06:30 21.6mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 06:30 13.0mm/h
18.2mm in 1 hr to 07:00 18.2mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 07:30 11.4mm/h
33.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 11.0mm/h
HORN ISLAND
11.0mm in 1 hr to 04:00 11.0mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 15:00 12.2mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
COEN AIRPORT
24.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 8.0mm/h
    Gulf Country
KOWANYAMA AIRPORT
23.6mm in 1 hr to 16:00 23.6mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 8.0mm/h
    N Coast--Barron
CAIRNS AERO
10.0mm in 1 hr to 00:00 10.0mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 9.0mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 00:30 11.8mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 01:00 15.0mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 01:30 16.0mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 02:00 13.0mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 10.3mm/h
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
13.4mm in 1 hr to 00:00 13.4mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 9.3mm/h
CAPE FLATTERY
10.0mm in 1 hr to 07:30 10.0mm/h
12.2mm in 30 min to 08:00 24.4mm/h
20.8mm in 1 hr to 08:00 20.8mm/h
13.0mm in 30 min to 08:30 26.0mm/h
25.2mm in 1 hr to 08:30 25.2mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 09:00 15.4mm/h
38.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 12.7mm/h
16.2mm in 1 hr to 13:00 16.2mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 13:30 10.2mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 14:30 12.2mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 15:00 11.4mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 11.7mm/h
12.8mm in 30 min to 15:30 25.6mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 15:30 16.6mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 16:00 13.8mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 8.0mm/h
    N Coast--Herbert
INNISFAIL
31.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 5.2mm/h
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
21.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.0mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 01:00 12.2mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 03:00 12.4mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 11.3mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 09:00 12.4mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 12:00 11.4mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 7.7mm/h
    Brisbane/SE Coast
MAROOCHYDORE AERO
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
WILLIS ISLAND
8.6mm in 38 min to 00:30 13.6mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 00:30 10.2mm/h
4.4mm in 11 min to 02:12 24.0mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Barron
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE : 74(150/ 63 ) at 09:00
GREEN ISLAND : 87(140/ 76 ) at 05:00
    Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT : 72(120/ 63 ) at 01:00
VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 76(240/ 69 ) at 16:50