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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 any month
Western Australia
003032 DERBY AERO 6.0 (6.4, 19) Derby's previous all-time record was set yesterday.
Lowest daily minimum temperature for July
Western Australia
003032 DERBY AERO 6.0 (7.2, 19)

Quality control note: Data is complete, and has been visually checked by AWN for gross errors. Less obvious errors may remain.
Data is as received at 00:57EST, 28/10/2004.

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

32.2 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
31.6 NORMANTON AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
31.5 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
31.5 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
31.3 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD

+5.9   25.2 MILES POST OFFICE Darling Downs W QLD
+5.5   24.0 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW
+5.3   24.5 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+5.1   25.7 UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+5.0   24.9 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.2 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.8 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
23.6 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.5 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+6.9   11.8 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+6.9   10.8 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
+6.7   18.3 AYR DPI RESEARCH STN Central Coast E QLD
+6.7   15.9 COLLINSVILLE POST OFFICE Central Coast E QLD
+6.7   17.5 ST LAWRENCE POST OFFICE Central Coast E QLD

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

-3.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-2.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.9 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-3.3   -0.9 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.8   8.8 EDI UPPER Upper NE VIC
-2.7   28.5 KURI BAY N Kimberley WA
-2.7   27.9 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
-2.6   7.6 OMEO COMPARISON Upper NE VIC

-7.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-7.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.6 INVERELL (RAGLAN ST) N Tablelands W NSW
-6.0 MOUNT GININI Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-8.9   6.0 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
-8.1   -1.9 UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-8.0   6.8 CYGNET BAY W Kimberley WA
-8.0   4.6 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-7.7   4.8 WARMUN E Kimberley 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.

63.5 DUNK ISLAND RESORT N Coast--Herbert QLD
39.8 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
36.4 BADGER CORNER Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
33.4 STRATHGORDON (GORDON POWER STATION) W Coast TAS
32.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN N Coast--Barron QLD

QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Barron
32.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN
    N Coast--Herbert
63.5 DUNK ISLAND RESORT

VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
39.8 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE

TASMANIA
    W Coast
33.4 STRATHGORDON (GORDON POWER STATION)
    Flinders Is/Bass St
36.4 BADGER CORNER

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 28.7 -0.1 8.3 -5.3 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.9 +0.1 10.6 +3.1 3.2
PERTH AIRPORT 18.6 +0.8 10.9 +2.8 0.2
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 18.1 +1.4 11.8 +6.9 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 29.6 -0.9 17.3 -2.0 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 21.5 +1.9 -0.1 -4.1 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.2 -0.1 6.1 -1.3 3.8
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.8 -0.3 3.8 -1.3 3.4
CAIRNS AERO 25.6 -0.1 18.3 +1.3 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.5 +1.5 19.7 +6.2 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.6 +1.5 8.9 -0.5 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 24.6 +3.5 -1.3 -6.7 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 24.8 4.1 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 14.8 2.2 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.8 +3.1 2.1 -5.4 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 20.8 +4.1 12.1 +3.7 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 19.9 +3.7 12.1 +4.1 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 19.8 +3.1 8.6 +2.5 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 18.5 +1.5 7.5 -0.9 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 10.5 -0.8 2.3 +2.5 0.6
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 11.8 -0.8 1.5 -1.2 2.2
MILDURA AIRPORT 15.2 -0.1 1.8 -2.5 0.6
EAST SALE AIRPORT 12.7 -1.0 1.9 -1.3 6.2
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 12.5 -0.9 6.6 +0.7 4.2
LAVERTON RAAF 12.5 -1.1 5.3 +0.4 6.6
BALLARAT AERODROME 8.5 -1.5 0.9 -2.3 12.2
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 9.5 -1.4 2.4 +0.1 3.8
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 11.6 0.0 4.3 -0.2 13.0

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.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Lower SE
CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS)
4.4mm in 3 min to 18:15 88.0mm/h
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE
5.2mm in 13 min to 21:38 24.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
CAPE LEEUWIN : 74(300/ 65 ) at 15:49
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 93(320/ 76 ) at 19:00
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 85(240/ 65 ) at 20:30
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 117(260/ 70 ) at 00:32
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 91(270/ 72 ) at 00:00
    W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 93(330/ 74 ) at 15:30
AIREYS INLET : 96(320/ 58 ) at 19:30
TASMANIA
    N Coast
DEVONPORT AIRPORT : 83(310/ 63 ) at 19:12
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 139(270/ 93 ) at 23:00
LUNCHEON HILL FORESTRY : 122(250/ 39 ) at 22:41
SMITHTON AERODROME : 100(300/ 70 ) at 20:50
    E Coast
EDDYSTONE POINT : 95(310/ 69 ) at 18:00
SWAN ISLAND : 104(320/ 83 ) at 21:00
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 117(310/ 93 ) at 22:11
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 95(320/ 69 ) at 20:00
TASMAN ISLAND : 109(310/ 80 ) at 21:31
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 93(280/ 37 ) at 02:23
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 98(300/ 70 ) at 19:00
    Derwent Valley
BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) : 96(350/ 59 ) at 20:42
    W Coast
STRAHAN AERODROME : 102(300/ 74 ) at 22:00
    King Island
KING ISLAND AIRPORT : 89(320/ 69 ) at 17:38
    Flinders Is/Bass St
FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT : 85(230/ 63 ) at 01:41
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 117(300/102 ) at 23:30