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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

43.6 NYANG STATION W Gascoyne WA
42.2 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
42.0 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
41.7 MORAWA Central West WA
41.7 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD

+11.4   37.2 ONGERUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
+11.3   35.3 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA
+10.5   35.6 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
+10.5   37.3 KATANNING COMPARISON Cent Wheatbelt WA
+10.1   37.4 NARROGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+10.1   37.7 WAGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.8 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
28.2 MORNINGTON ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
28.0 NGAYAWILI N Rivers NT
27.9 POINT FAWCETT Islands ISL

+7.7   21.3 NARROGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+7.5   19.9 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
+7.2   19.8 PEMBERTON Lower West WA
+5.6   20.2 PINGELLY Cent Wheatbelt WA
+5.1   22.2 GOSNELLS CITY Lower West WA

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

6.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
7.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
9.5 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
12.2 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
12.6 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS

-11.6   20.2 MUNGINDI POST OFFICE NW Plains W NSW
-11.3   20.6 COLLARENEBRI (ALBERT ST) Upper Darling NSW
-10.0   21.6 WALGETT AIRPORT AWS NW Plains W NSW
-8.8   21.5 BARADINE FORESTRY NW Plains E NSW
-8.7   22.1 GUNNEDAH POOL NW Slopes S NSW

-3.6 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.3 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-0.1 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-8.2   4.9 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-7.8   10.0 KULGERA N Plateau NT
-7.4   12.1 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON LIGHTHOUSE) North Coast NSW
-7.3   4.0 HORSHAM (POLKEMMET) Wimmera S VIC
-7.0   3.5 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast 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.

153.6 STROUD POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
142.0 DUNGOG (MONKERAI HILL (URIMBIRRA)) Hunter Valley NSW
138.0 BULAHDELAH POST OFFICE MidNorth Coast S NSW
136.0 DUNGOG - MAIN CREEK (YERANDA) Hunter Valley NSW
135.0 UPPER CHICHESTER (SIMMONDS) Hunter Valley NSW

NEW SOUTH WALES
    MidNorth Coast N
110.2 CRESCENT HEAD
91.0 DORRIGO (OLD CORAMBA RD)
88.4 KEMPSEY AIRPORT AWS
87.0 KEMPSEY (WIDE STREET)
86.0 EUROKA (ALDAVILLA)
67.5 WITTITRIN
67.0 COLLOMBATTI (BENBULLEN)
61.4 CRESCENT HEAD (DELICATE NOBBY (BIG HILL
    MidNorth Coast S
138.0 BULAHDELAH POST OFFICE
128.4 STRATHCEDAR (MOORAL CREEK RD)
108.0 LANSDOWNE POST OFFICE
103.4 KILLABAKH
103.0 UPPER LANSDOWNE (OLIVE HILL)
103.0 COMBOYNE SOUTH
101.0 PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS
99.0 BOBIN (BOBIN CREEK)
88.0 KUNDABUNG SERVICE STATION
87.0 COMBOYNE POST OFFICE
83.0 MOORLAND (DENRO-AN)
73.4 WINGHAM (LANARK CLOSE)
73.0 LORNE (LORNE ROAD)
71.2 NUMBER ONE (MURRAYS CREEK)
71.0 CABBAGE TREE MOUNTAIN
62.6 UPPER PAPPINBARRA (HILLCREST)
62.2 KENDALL POST OFFICE
61.0 ELANDS (BLACK SANDS CREEK)
60.0 UPPER ROLLANDS PLAINS (GREENACRES)
59.0 GLOUCESTER (GIRO)
58.0 LONG FLAT POST OFFICE
58.0 HAWKS NEST (LANGI ST)
56.8 KINDEE BRIDGE (HASTINGS RIVER)
55.6 CRAVEN (LONGVIEW)
55.6 TELEGRAPH POINT (FARRAWELLS ROAD)
55.1 TAREE (RADIO STATION 2RE)
54.0 BRETTI-MACKAY (BARNARD RIVER)
53.6 NOWENDOC (EMU TOPS)
53.0 WOOTTON
53.0 KRAMBACH POST OFFICE
52.2 BRETTI - VINEGAR HILL
52.0 KRAMBACH - TIPARARY
50.0 BUNGWAHL
50.0 HANNAM VALE (HANNAM VALE ROAD)
    Hunter Valley
153.6 STROUD POST OFFICE
142.0 DUNGOG (MONKERAI HILL (URIMBIRRA))
136.0 DUNGOG - MAIN CREEK (YERANDA)
135.0 UPPER CHICHESTER (SIMMONDS)
132.2 CHICHESTER DAM
92.8 CARRABOLLA (WOODBERRY)
86.2 DUNGOG POST OFFICE
80.0 DUNGOG (LEAWOOD)
75.0 ECCLESTON (MASSEYS CREEK (GLENGARVAN))
67.8 ROUCHEL BROOK (ALBANO)
65.6 NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD)
53.6 ROUCHEL (BONNIE DOON)
51.8 LOSTOCK DAM
50.8 CARROW BROOK

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 32.4 -1.6 25.7 +0.3 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 29.0 -0.5 18.6 +2.8 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 32.6 +8.5 14.3 +0.9 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 34.7 +5.2 15.4 -0.6 2.6
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.5 +0.6 23.7 -0.8 37.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 33.1 +0.5 12.0 -5.3 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 30.0 +4.0 14.4 -0.7 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 23.0 0.0 8.0 -2.4 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 30.9 +0.4 23.2 +0.2 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.6 +1.0 24.8 +2.0 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.0 +2.6 18.9 -1.8 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 24.9 -4.5 19.7 +1.9 2.0
BRISBANE AERO 26.0 20.2 0.2
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 15.6 12.9 3.6
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.6 -1.3 19.2 +1.1 12.2
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 23.2 -1.5 18.3 +0.1 7.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 23.0 -1.7 17.1 -0.4 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 24.0 -2.1 12.5 -3.6 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 22.0 -2.5 17.0 +0.2 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 26.7 +2.3 5.8 -4.9 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 29.3 +1.8 9.2 -4.2 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 29.8 +1.6 12.0 -1.8 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 24.6 +1.2 11.5 0.0 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.3 -3.5 14.3 +1.2 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 19.4 -4.1 14.4 +1.9 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 23.5 +1.4 8.5 -1.4 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 21.6 +0.6 4.8 -4.1 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 18.6 -1.5 9.1 -1.7 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
WYNDHAM AERO
11.8mm in 1 hr to 06:00 11.8mm/h
TROUGHTON ISLAND
8.4mm in 16 min to 18:52 31.5mm/h
    E Kimberley
KUNUNURRA AERO
12.4mm in 17 min to 12:47 43.8mm/h
8.6mm in 13 min to 13:00 39.7mm/h
21.0mm in 1 hr to 13:00 21.0mm/h
22.0mm in 1 hr to 13:30 22.0mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.3mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
4.6mm in 13 min to 02:00 21.2mm/h
14.2mm in 30 min to 02:30 28.4mm/h
19.0mm in 1 hr to 02:30 19.0mm/h
16.4mm in 30 min to 03:00 32.8mm/h
30.6mm in 1 hr to 03:00 30.6mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 03:30 16.4mm/h
37.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 12.3mm/h
DARWIN AIRPORT COMPARISON
37.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 12.3mm/h
MIDDLE POINT AWS
22.4mm in 26 min to 19:30 51.7mm/h
22.6mm in 1 hr to 19:30 22.6mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 7.7mm/h
JABIRU AIRPORT
6.2mm in 34 min to 16:30 10.9mm/h
BATCHELOR AERO
24.4mm in 1 hr 2 min to 16:30 23.6mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 8.0mm/h
DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
17.6mm in 1 hr to 02:30 17.6mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 7.0mm/h
PORT KEATS AERO
24.0mm in 1 hr to 05:30 24.0mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 9.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Barron
CAIRNS AERO
8.6mm in 19 min to 18:00 27.2mm/h
11.6mm in 18 min to 18:18 38.7mm/h
17.0mm in 12 min to 18:30 85.0mm/h
37.2mm in 1 hr to 18:30 37.2mm/h
8.8mm in 12 min to 18:42 44.0mm/h
40.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 40.0mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 19:30 13.2mm/h
14.0mm in 30 min to 21:00 28.0mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 15.8mm/h
60.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 20.0mm/h
15.8mm in 30 min to 21:30 31.6mm/h
29.8mm in 1 hr to 21:30 29.8mm/h
15.4mm in 15 min to 21:45 61.6mm/h
6.2mm in 15 min to 22:00 24.8mm/h
37.4mm in 1 hr to 22:00 37.4mm/h
17.4mm in 30 min to 22:30 34.8mm/h
39.0mm in 1 hr to 22:30 39.0mm/h
21.0mm in 1 hr to 23:00 21.0mm/h
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
10.2mm in 23 min to 22:55 26.6mm/h
MAREEBA AIRPORT
46.2mm in 1 hr 7 min to 21:00 41.4mm/h
47.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 15.7mm/h
    N Coast--Herbert
TOWNSVILLE AERO
10.4mm in 1 hr to 11:00 10.4mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    North Coast
GRAFTON RESEARCH STN
10.8mm in 1 hr to 17:30 10.8mm/h
    MidNorth Coast N
KEMPSEY AIRPORT AWS
9.8mm in 25 min to 07:25 23.5mm/h
16.6mm in 35 min to 08:00 28.5mm/h
26.4mm in 1 hr to 08:00 26.4mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 09:00 13.4mm/h
43.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 14.3mm/h
SOUTH WEST ROCKS (SMOKY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE)
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.7mm/h
COFFS HARBOUR MO
10.2mm in 35 min to 20:00 17.5mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 16.4mm/h
11.2mm in 30 min to 20:30 22.4mm/h
19.6mm in 1 hr to 21:00 19.6mm/h
41.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 13.7mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 21:30 17.6mm/h
18.8mm in 1 hr to 22:00 18.8mm/h
DORRIGO (OLD CORAMBA RD)
51.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 8.5mm/h
    MidNorth Coast S
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS
13.0mm in 1 hr to 00:00 13.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.7mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 05:00 12.6mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.3mm/h
TAREE AIRPORT AWS
15.2mm in 1 hr to 01:00 15.2mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 9.0mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 85(140/ 76 ) at 00:30
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 85(***/ 70 ) at 02:30
NEW SOUTH WALES
    North Coast
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) : 82(130/ 63 ) at 09:18