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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 April
Queensland
029127 MOUNT ISA AERO 6.2 (8.3, 37)

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

51.2 INGLEWOOD FOREST Darling Downs E QLD
35.6 KALUMBURU MISSION N Kimberley WA
35.2 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
35.1 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
35.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA

+3.7   30.0 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA
+2.4   31.4 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+2.3   30.8 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
+2.3   25.1 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
+2.2   31.5 KALBARRI Central West WA
+2.2   27.5 LANCELIN Lower West WA
+2.2   24.8 NORAH HEAD LIGHTHOUSE Hunter Valley NSW

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.1 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.8 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.3 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.3 CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD

+4.5   11.6 COONABARABRAN (NAMOI STREET) CW Slopes N NSW
+4.2   12.6 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA
+4.2   14.5 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA
+4.2   13.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
+4.0   10.5 TIDBINBILLA NATURE RESERVE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

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

-0.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.1 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
2.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
2.7 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW

-11.5   9.6 EDI UPPER Upper NE VIC
-10.4   -0.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-9.1   1.1 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-9.1   11.5 DARTMOUTH RESERVOIR Lower NE VIC
-9.0   17.4 BALGAIR Eucla WA

-2.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-2.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-1.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.7 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS

-12.4   6.2 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
-10.9   5.4 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-9.8   6.9 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD
-9.3   4.1 KULGERA N Plateau NT
-8.9   8.4 TOORAK RESEARCH STATION Gulf Country QLD

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.

100.0 WON WRON PRISON W Gippsland VIC
97.6 BLACK SPUR E Central VIC
93.0 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
81.6 TOWN OF 1770 Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
80.0 ALCAN MINESITE N Rivers NT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
93.0 WARRUWI
80.0 ALCAN MINESITE
53.0 GOVE AIRPORT
52.0 YIRRKALA TROPICAL GARDENS

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
64.0 MORETON TELEGRAPH STATION
    N Coast--Barron
55.0 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE
    Wide Bay/Burnett
81.6 TOWN OF 1770
68.4 SANDY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE
    Darling Downs E
55.0 GLEN ETIVE
    Warrego
60.0 ALBURY

NEW SOUTH WALES
    CW Plains N
56.4 WARREN (ELLERSLIE)
51.4 QUAMBONE (CARWELL)
    MidNorth Coast N
66.8 SOUTH WEST ROCKS (SMOKY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE)

VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
100.0 WON WRON PRISON
    E Central
97.6 BLACK SPUR

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 32.3 -2.0 16.6 -5.9 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.1 -4.8 12.6 +0.9 3.2
PERTH AIRPORT 25.6 +0.1 10.6 -2.4 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 19.6 -5.5 11.8 -0.8 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.3 +0.6 24.0 0.0 11.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 22.7 -5.3 5.1 -7.4 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.0 -4.4 10.5 -1.7 3.4
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.8 -3.6 8.6 0.0 7.8
CAIRNS AERO 27.3 -1.9 23.1 +1.5 0.6
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.8 -2.8 19.4 -1.1 0.8
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.0 -1.7 14.7 -3.1 13.4
AMBERLEY AMO 23.8 -3.3 12.9 -1.2 5.6
BRISBANE AERO 23.0 14.2 1.4
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 14.3 8.1 16.6
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.4 -0.6 13.2 -2.0 26.6
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 23.7 +0.9 14.1 -1.2 6.6
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 23.6 +1.3 16.2 +1.6 0.6
PROSPECT DAM 23.0 -0.5 14.6 +1.5 0.2
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 22.0 -0.5 13.3 -1.0 0.4
CANBERRA AIRPORT 15.5 -4.3 9.6 +3.0 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 14.8 -7.5 10.4 +1.2 0.2
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.7 -6.7 5.3 -4.8 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 15.2 -5.0 10.1 +1.5 3.2
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.3 -3.9 11.1 +0.4 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 15.7 -4.4 9.2 -0.6 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.5 -5.0 6.4 -1.0 6.6
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 15.0 -2.3 5.8 -0.8 4.2
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 13.5 -3.8 7.8 -1.1 0.2

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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
CAPE DON
43.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 14.3mm/h
47.0mm in 3 hr to 01:30 15.7mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 02:30 10.3mm/h
WARRUWI
93.0mm in 6 hr to 02:30 15.5mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Wide Bay/Burnett
ROCKHAMPTON AERO
14.2mm in 30 min to 19:00 28.4mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 14.2mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    MidNorth Coast N
SOUTH WEST ROCKS (SMOKY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE)
46.0mm in 6 hr to 03:00 7.7mm/h
VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT
10.2mm in 1 hr to 09:00 10.2mm/h
TASMANIA
    N Coast
WYNYARD AIRPORT
12.2mm in 1 hr to 04:00 12.2mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.3mm/h
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND)
11.8mm in 1 hr to 06:30 11.8mm/h
    E Coast
ST HELENS AERODROME
20.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 20.8mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 10.0mm/h
SWAN ISLAND
17.0mm in 35 min to 09:00 29.1mm/h
20.2mm in 1 hr to 09:00 20.2mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.7mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
WILLIS ISLAND
10.6mm in 1 hr to 19:30 10.6mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 89(300/ 69 ) at 23:00
VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 93(240/ 74 ) at 12:47
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 74(253/ 63 ) at 16:40
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 89(270/ 70 ) at 20:33
LORD HOWE IS AUTO : 91(320/ 35 ) at 12:22