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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):
Highest daily rainfall for August
South Australia:
026005 CAPE NORTHUMBERLAND 51.0 (48.5, 135)
026091 COONAWARRA 40.0 (39.8, 19)
New South Wales:
071032 THREDBO AWS 85.0 (60.0, 17)

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

35.5 NGUKURR N Rivers NT
35.3 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
34.6 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
34.5 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
34.3 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT

+8.9   30.8 GRAFTON OLYMPIC POOL North Coast NSW
+8.7   24.9 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
+8.6   28.8 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW
+8.5   28.4 TAREE (RADIO STATION 2RE) MidNorth Coast S NSW
+8.4   26.3 TABULAM (MUIRNE) N Tablelands E NSW

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.1 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
24.4 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
24.2 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
24.1 DARWIN AIRPORT COMPARISON N Rivers NT

+11.6   14.0 QUIRINDI POST OFFICE NW Slopes S NSW
+11.4   16.6 COLLARENEBRI (ALBERT ST) Upper Darling NSW
+11.2   19.1 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+10.9   16.8 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
+10.4   15.4 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+10.4   16.4 MUNGINDI POST OFFICE NW Plains W NSW

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

-1.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
2.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
2.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.1 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-11.1   15.6 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD
-10.7   15.0 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
-9.0   16.0 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
-9.0   14.9 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
-8.8   15.8 WATARRKA N Plateau NT

-5.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-2.7 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-2.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
-1.8 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-1.6 YORK Cent Wheatbelt WA
-1.6 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA

-7.4   -2.7 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-7.1   -1.5 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.7   1.3 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
-6.7   2.0 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
-6.5   1.7 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
-6.5   0.6 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
-6.5   -0.8 NORTHAM Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.5   0.6 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior 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.

87.4 PARKERS GAP Goulburn/Monaro NSW
85.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
70.6 LANGKOOP (SPRINGDALE) W Coast VIC
70.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
68.0 LAKE LEAKE (YURNGA) Lower SE SA

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Lower SE
68.0 LAKE LEAKE (YURNGA)
52.6 BEACHPORT
51.6 PENOLA CAVES RANGE
51.0 CAPE NORTHUMBERLAND
50.0 FURNER (KENNION SECTION 235)

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Goulburn/Monaro
87.4 PARKERS GAP
    Snowy Mtns
85.4 THREDBO AWS
70.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE
    SW Slopes S
53.2 MURRAY RIVER @ JINGELLIC
52.6 BATLOW POST OFFICE

VICTORIA
    Lower NE
59.0 HUNTERS HILL
    W Coast
70.6 LANGKOOP (SPRINGDALE)

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 26.5 -3.8 15.2 +0.2 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 13.9 -2.1 6.3 -1.1 1.6
PERTH AIRPORT 17.5 -0.9 1.3 -6.7 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 13.7 -4.7 2.0 -3.5 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.5 -0.8 24.2 +3.7 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 17.1 -5.4 7.9 +1.9 5.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 12.7 -3.8 9.0 +0.8 2.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 10.5 -3.5 9.6 +4.2 38.4
CAIRNS AERO 27.8 +1.3 18.7 +1.3 9.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.0 +1.0 14.0 -0.7 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.9 +3.2 11.4 +0.8 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 29.5 +7.0 10.0 +3.6 2.0 /3
BRISBANE AERO 24.9 10.1 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 21.0 9.8 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.9 +7.2 12.6 +4.4 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 21.7 +3.7 15.6 +6.4 0.4
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 23.6 +5.9 14.1 +5.2 2.8
PROSPECT DAM 23.9 +5.4 13.2 +6.4 3.9
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 23.8 +5.6 14.2 +5.4 2.4
CANBERRA AIRPORT 12.5 -0.4 8.8 +7.9 20.6
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.5 +1.1 10.7 +7.1 22.4
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.0 +0.9 9.1 +3.8 12.6
EAST SALE AIRPORT 15.8 +0.8 8.6 +4.5 2.8
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.2 +2.3 11.9 +5.3 12.2
LAVERTON RAAF 13.3 -1.5 10.8 +5.4 12.2
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.0 +0.6 9.1 +5.4 11.6
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 9.1 -2.9 5.5 +2.5 0.4
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 10.4 -2.6 4.9 -0.3 5.8

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
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
NARACOORTE AERODROME
13.2mm in 1 hr to 00:30 13.2mm/h
PADTHAWAY SOUTH
24.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 8.0mm/h
ROBE AIRFIELD
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS
10.2mm in 59 min to 05:00 10.4mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 9.3mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 09:00 10.0mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 8.3mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 7.0mm/h
PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE
30.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
    SW Slopes S
WAGGA WAGGA AMO
11.8mm in 30 min to 18:30 23.6mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 18:30 11.8mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 14.6mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
KHANCOBAN AWS
13.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 13.8mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.0mm/h
VICTORIA
    Lower NE
HUNTERS HILL
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
    Upper NE
MT HOTHAM
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
    W Coast
PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT)
19.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.3mm/h
HAMILTON AIRPORT
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 106(360/ 83 ) at 06:00
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
FALLS CREEK : 80(310/ 67 ) at 09:02
MT HOTHAM : 80(340/ 67 ) at 08:04
TASMANIA
    E Coast
EDDYSTONE POINT : 80(170/ 67 ) at 06:00
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 76(180/ 65 ) at 20:00