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Weather events and extremes today

Descriptions of significant weather events are added here when time permits and reliable information is available. This is sometimes well after the event!

The day's significant weather statistics are given below:

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 October
South Australia:
017110 LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT 33.6 (13.4, 10)

Quality control note: Data is complete but is as received in real time and may contain errors.
Data is as received at 20:45EST, 30/10/2004.

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

40.5 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
40.1 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
40.0 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
39.6 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
39.4 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
39.4 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
39.4 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT

+6.6   29.5 EUCLA Eucla WA
+5.6   30.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+5.5   34.6 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
+5.4   34.0 MILES POST OFFICE Darling Downs W QLD
+5.3   34.8 GAYNDAH POST OFFICE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.7 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
26.7 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
26.7 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
26.3 POINT FAWCETT Islands ISL

+7.8   12.8 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
+7.2   15.4 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW
+6.6   20.1 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
+6.6   13.7 GLEN INNES POST OFFICE N Tablelands W NSW
+6.4   15.0 QUIRINDI POST OFFICE NW Slopes S NSW

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

1.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
2.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
5.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-10.6   14.9 LAKE CARGELLIGO AIRPORT Riverina W NSW
-10.0   13.4 QUANDIALLA POST OFFICE SW Slopes N NSW
-9.4   11.0 YASS (LINTON HOSTEL) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-9.1   8.4 KATOOMBA (NARROW NECK RD) C Tablelands S NSW
-8.9   14.0 PEATS RIDGE (WARATAH ROAD) Hunter Valley NSW
-8.9   10.4 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-1.5 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-1.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-0.5 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS
-0.3 WARRA W Coast TAS
-0.2 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
-0.2 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS

-6.4   2.1 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
-5.8   0.7 DOVER Southeast TAS
-5.6   4.2 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-5.6   13.0 MUSGRAVE S Peninsula QLD
-5.5   3.3 ELLISTON (GUM VIEW) W Agricultural SA

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.

56.0 TAREE AIRPORT AWS MidNorth Coast S NSW
53.2 BOBADAH (PRETTY VIEW) CW Plains S NSW
52.6 MORUYA HEADS PILOT STATION South Coast NSW
52.4 FORSTER BEACH CARAVAN PARK MidNorth Coast S NSW
52.4 PARACHILNA (MOTPENA) NE Pastoral SA

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    NE Pastoral
52.4 PARACHILNA (MOTPENA)

NEW SOUTH WALES
    CW Plains S
53.2 BOBADAH (PRETTY VIEW)
50.6 CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS
    MidNorth Coast S
56.0 TAREE AIRPORT AWS
52.4 FORSTER BEACH CARAVAN PARK
51.2 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW)
51.0 CABBAGE TREE MOUNTAIN
    South Coast
52.6 MORUYA HEADS PILOT STATION

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 27.6 -5.2 22.4 +0.1 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.9 -2.8 10.8 +1.8 4.4
PERTH AIRPORT 19.9 -2.5 11.9 +1.7 3.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 24.6 -1.0 10.5 -0.4 /
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.1 -1.0 25.4 +0.4 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 29.4 -1.4 14.6 -0.1 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.4 -0.2 9.5 -1.9 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.8 0.0 4.3 -2.8 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 27.8 -1.7 17.3 -3.3 3.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.6 -0.8 17.1 -3.6 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.1 +3.5 14.9 -2.0 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 29.7 +2.1 16.5 +3.1 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 25.7 17.0 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 16.0 12.5 2.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.2 -1.3 18.3 +4.5 17.2
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 19.1 -3.0 15.6 +1.7 5.2
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 15.1 -6.9 14.2 +0.7 12.4
PROSPECT DAM 16.3 -7.2 13.2 +1.1 20.2
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 16.0 -6.0 12.6 0.0 18.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 13.2 -6.0 10.1 +4.1 6.6
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 13.7 -7.5 10.7 +3.0 2.4
MILDURA AIRPORT 23.1 -0.6 10.8 +1.1 1.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 14.4 -4.7 10.6 +3.0 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.4 +1.8 9.6 +0.2 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 18.2 -0.8 9.7 +1.5 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.5 -2.0 5.7 -0.5 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 14.1 -2.3 2.8 -2.8 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 14.7 -2.2 7.4 -0.3 0.6

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.
QUEENSLAND
    Darling Downs E
STANTHORPE (GRANITE BELT HRS)
5.8mm in 34 min to 09:00 10.2mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Far Northwest
WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS
13.0mm in 1 hr to 03:00 13.0mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 8.3mm/h
    Upper Darling
COBAR MO
10.4mm in 1 hr to 03:00 10.4mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.0mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 03:30 14.4mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 04:00 13.2mm/h
COBAR AIRPORT AWS
15.4mm in 1 hr to 03:00 15.4mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.7mm/h
13.6mm in 59 min to 03:59 13.8mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
BOURKE AIRPORT AWS
11.6mm in 1 hr to 03:00 11.6mm/h
    CW Plains S
CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 07:00 11.2mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 08:00 14.4mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 11.7mm/h
    CW Plains N
COONAMBLE AIRPORT AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
    N Tablelands W
TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK)
18.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.0mm/h
GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS
8.6mm in 43 min to 14:46 12.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 15:00 10.0mm/h
    North Coast
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
21.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.0mm/h
    MidNorth Coast N
SOUTH WEST ROCKS (SMOKY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE)
20.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.7mm/h
    MidNorth Coast S
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS
12.6mm in 1 hr to 06:00 12.6mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.3mm/h
TAREE AIRPORT AWS
25.6mm in 1 hr to 07:00 25.6mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 10.3mm/h
    Hunter Valley
MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE
28.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 9.3mm/h
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF
10.2mm in 1 hr to 13:00 10.2mm/h
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS
11.8mm in 1 hr to 12:00 11.8mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.7mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 13:00 14.4mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 14:00 15.2mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 11.7mm/h
NORAH HEAD LIGHTHOUSE
53.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 17.7mm/h
65.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 10.8mm/h
PEATS RIDGE (WARATAH ROAD)
41.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 6.8mm/h
NORAH HEAD AWS
7.6mm in 21 min to 14:00 21.7mm/h
1.4mm in 1 min to 14:01 84.0mm/h
20.2mm in 29 min to 14:30 41.8mm/h
32.8mm in 1 hr to 14:30 32.8mm/h
12.6mm in 12 min to 14:42 63.0mm/h
37.4mm in 1 hr to 15:00 37.4mm/h
58.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 19.3mm/h
72.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 12.0mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 15:30 17.0mm/h
MANGROVE MOUNTAIN AWS
23.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 7.7mm/h
10.0mm in 36 min to 12:36 16.7mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 13:00 14.6mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 9.0mm/h
MURRURUNDI GAP AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
    C Tablelands N
NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS
10.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 10.0mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 8.7mm/h
MUDGEE AIRPORT AWS
9.2mm in 55 min to 11:00 10.0mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 11:00 10.2mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.7mm/h
    C Tablelands S
KATOOMBA (NARROW NECK RD)
28.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 9.3mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.3mm/h
LITHGOW (BIRDWOOD ST)
41.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 6.8mm/h
MOUNT BOYCE AWS
10.0mm in 1 hr to 11:00 10.0mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 7.7mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 14:00 12.0mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.7mm/h
ORANGE AIRPORT AWS
12.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 12.4mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 11:00 11.8mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 9.0mm/h
    CW Slopes N
COONABARABRAN AIRPORT AWS
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
    CW Slopes S
PARKES (MACARTHUR STREET)
18.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.0mm/h
PARKES AIRPORT AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS
20.6mm in 1 hr to 08:00 20.6mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 11.7mm/h
9.6mm in 52 min to 13:00 11.1mm/h
COWRA AIRPORT
18.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.0mm/h
FORBES AIRPORT AWS
10.0mm in 1 hr to 08:00 10.0mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 7.7mm/h
COWRA AIRPORT AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.7mm/h
    Sydney--east
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.0mm/h
TERREY HILLS (TERREY HILLS RESERVE)
10.2mm in 1 hr to 12:00 10.2mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 7.0mm/h
7.2mm in 37 min to 14:37 11.7mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 15:00 10.8mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 9.7mm/h
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL)
11.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 11.0mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 8.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 15:00 10.0mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 8.3mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
BANKSTOWN AIRPORT AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
CANTERBURY RACECOURSE AWS
17.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.7mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.3mm/h
HOMEBUSH (OLYMPIC STADIUM) AWS
11.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 11.2mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.0mm/h
    Sydney--west
RICHMOND RAAF
11.6mm in 1 hr to 11:30 11.6mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 7.3mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 13:00 10.8mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 13:30 12.2mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 14:00 11.2mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 14:30 10.2mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 10.3mm/h
BADGERYS CREEK AIRPORT AWS
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.7mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.0mm/h
PENRITH LAKES AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.7mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 14:30 10.2mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 15:00 11.2mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 9.3mm/h
HORSLEY PARK EQUESTRIAN CENTRE AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.7mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.3mm/h
    Illawarra
NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
CAMDEN AIRPORT AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h
    South Coast
MORUYA HEADS PILOT STATION
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 8.7mm/h
BATEMANS BAY (CATALINA COUNTRY CLUB)
43.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 7.2mm/h
MORUYA AIRPORT AWS
12.2mm in 1 hr to 09:00 12.2mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 8.0mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
6.4mm in 17 min to 05:30 22.6mm/h
16.0mm in 30 min to 06:00 32.0mm/h
22.8mm in 1 hr to 06:00 22.8mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 08:30 7.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Interior
WARBURTON AIRFIELD : 196(***/ 82 ) at 20:03
QUEENSLAND
    Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 82(360/ 63 ) at 17:19
    Darling Downs E
OAKEY AERO : 135(270/ 67 ) at 15:45
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Hunter Valley
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS : 95(220/ 70 ) at 15:50
NORAH HEAD AWS : 89(190/ 65 ) at 15:30
MURRURUNDI GAP AWS : 87(340/ 67 ) at 10:39