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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

41.9 PARDOO STATION E Pilbara WA
41.9 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
41.8 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
41.8 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
41.2 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA

+12.1   40.3 LANCELIN Lower West WA
+12.0   41.0 MEDINA RESEARCH CENTRE Lower West WA
+11.4   35.7 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
+11.3   35.6 PEMBERTON Lower West WA
+10.9   35.5 MANJIMUP Lower West WA

29.1 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
29.0 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT
28.7 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
28.5 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
28.4 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+8.6   26.0 MORAWA Central West WA
+7.2   22.4 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
+7.0   23.6 DALWALLINU COMPARISON Central West WA
+6.9   22.6 MEDINA RESEARCH CENTRE Lower West WA
+6.8   22.6 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
+6.8   23.0 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA

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

6.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
8.2 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
8.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
8.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
10.9 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS

-8.8   24.7 DOONGAN N Kimberley WA
-7.8   28.4 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
-7.3   28.9 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
-7.3   12.3 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS
-7.2   15.2 LITHGOW (BIRDWOOD ST) C Tablelands S NSW
-7.2   15.2 TARALGA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-4.8 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-2.2 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
-1.6 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-1.3 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
-1.3 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS

-11.0   0.0 YASS (LINTON HOSTEL) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.6   6.5 NARRANDERA GOLF CLUB Riverina E NSW
-7.6   2.7 SWANSEA POST OFFICE E Coast TAS
-7.3   -1.3 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
-6.8   4.5 HORSHAM (POLKEMMET) Wimmera S 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.

181.4 PUNSAND BAY N Peninsula QLD
143.0 BAMAGA N Peninsula QLD
95.0 TANILBA BAY WWTP Hunter Valley NSW
90.8 TAHLEE (CARRINGTON HOUSE) Hunter Valley NSW
73.4 MERLUNA N Peninsula QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    N Kimberley
56.0 KALUMBURU

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
66.6 POINT STUART
63.0 TIMBER CREEK POLICE
61.4 KATHERINE RURAL COLLEGE
57.0 EDITH FALLS RIDGE
50.6 TIMBER CREEK

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
181.4 PUNSAND BAY
143.0 BAMAGA
73.4 MERLUNA
73.2 COEN POST OFFICE
61.0 STRATHBURN STATION
59.8 COEN AIRPORT (OLD SITE)
58.0 COEN AIRPORT
51.4 HORN ISLAND
    N Coast--Barron
66.2 CAPE FLATTERY
55.0 BABINDA SUGAR MILL
    Wide Bay/Burnett
50.0 BOONA-CHOPPA

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Hunter Valley
95.0 TANILBA BAY WWTP
90.8 TAHLEE (CARRINGTON HOUSE)
55.0 MANDALONG (MANDALONG ROAD)
51.6 RAYMOND TERRACE (WALLAROO STATE FOREST)

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 35.4 +1.4 29.1 +3.7 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 39.8 +10.3 22.6 +6.8 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 29.7 +5.6 16.0 +2.6 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 29.9 +0.4 15.8 -0.2 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.1 +0.2 25.1 +0.6 6.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 33.2 +0.6 15.4 -1.9 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.7 -3.3 13.6 -1.5 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.8 -4.2 10.8 +0.4 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 31.7 +1.2 22.7 -0.3 5.8
TOWNSVILLE AERO 34.4 +3.8 24.5 +1.7 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.1 +0.7 22.1 +1.4 2.0
AMBERLEY AMO 28.6 -0.8 18.8 +1.0 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 28.0 20.9 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 22.4 9.7 0.2
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.3 +0.4 17.1 -1.0 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 22.7 -2.0 18.0 -0.2 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 23.1 -1.6 19.5 +2.0 18.0
PROSPECT DAM 22.2 -3.9 19.5 +3.4 1.4
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 22.3 -2.2 17.4 +0.6 19.5
CANBERRA AIRPORT 22.3 -2.1 14.0 +3.3 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 29.4 +1.9 10.7 -2.7 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 25.3 -2.9 11.3 -2.5 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 21.3 -2.1 9.6 -1.9 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.9 -2.9 14.3 +1.2 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 18.9 -4.6 13.7 +1.2 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.9 -3.2 9.2 -0.7 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 20.0 -1.0 3.9 -5.0 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 18.8 -1.3 6.6 -4.2 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
    N Kimberley
TROUGHTON ISLAND
12.0mm in 35 min to 20:35 20.6mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 21:00 12.6mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.0mm/h
KALUMBURU
21.2mm in 1 hr to 02:00 21.2mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 10.0mm/h
    E Kimberley
WARMUN
26.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 8.7mm/h
ARGYLE AERODROME
10.4mm in 1 hr to 18:00 10.4mm/h
10.2mm in 30 min to 18:30 20.4mm/h
18.8mm in 1 hr to 18:30 18.8mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 19:00 13.8mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
5.8mm in 6 min to 18:37 58.0mm/h
5.6mm in 13 min to 19:00 25.8mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 19:00 16.8mm/h
14.0mm in 25 min to 19:30 33.6mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 17.4mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 11.7mm/h
DARWIN AIRPORT COMPARISON
28.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 9.3mm/h
MIDDLE POINT AWS
12.2mm in 1 hr to 14:30 12.2mm/h
WARRUWI
33.0mm in 38 min to 10:30 52.1mm/h
34.2mm in 1 hr to 10:30 34.2mm/h
35.2mm in 1 hr 38 min to 11:30 21.6mm/h
43.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 14.3mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 13:30 10.2mm/h
CENTRAL ARNHEM PLATEAU
35.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 11.7mm/h
TINDAL RAAF
19.0mm in 30 min to 19:00 38.0mm/h
19.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 19.6mm/h
10.6mm in 30 min to 19:30 21.2mm/h
29.6mm in 1 hr to 19:30 29.6mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 11.4mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 10.7mm/h
PORT KEATS AERO
13.8mm in 1 hr to 14:30 13.8mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 9.7mm/h
DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE
11.0mm in 34 min to 17:30 19.4mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 17:30 11.0mm/h
18.4mm in 30 min to 18:00 36.8mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 9.7mm/h
19.6mm in 1 hr to 18:30 19.6mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
HORN ISLAND
19.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.3mm/h
    Wide Bay/Burnett
SANDY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    MidNorth Coast S
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS
11.2mm in 1 hr to 20:00 11.2mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
    Hunter Valley
NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD)
52.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 8.7mm/h
    Sydney--east
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO
6.6mm in 7 min to 21:34 56.6mm/h
6.4mm in 6 min to 21:40 64.0mm/h
16.2mm in 1 hr to 22:00 16.2mm/h
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL)
10.0mm in 30 min to 04:30 20.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 04:30 10.0mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 05:00 17.4mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.0mm/h
CANTERBURY RACECOURSE AWS
13.6mm in 21 min to 22:00 38.9mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 22:00 14.2mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 22:30 15.2mm/h
    Sydney--west
PENRITH LAKES AWS
10.6mm in 30 min to 02:30 21.2mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 02:30 10.6mm/h
19.0mm in 1 hr to 03:00 19.0mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.3mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 03:30 11.0mm/h
    Illawarra
ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT)
14.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 14.0mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.7mm/h
    South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE
15.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 15.8mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.7mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    W Pilbara
MARDIE : 96(120/ 58 ) at 15:03
QUEENSLAND
    Wide Bay/Burnett
RUNDLE ISLAND : 76(160/ 67 ) at 23:00
    Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 82(140/ 74 ) at 23:00
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 82(160/ 65 ) at 23:30
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 70(230/ 63 ) at 01:55
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 89(250/ 72 ) at 06:30