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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 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

43.9 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
43.2 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
43.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
42.3 BIRDSVILLE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
42.2 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA

+10.5   35.0 HAY (MILLER STREET) Riverina W NSW
+10.3   42.3 BIRDSVILLE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
+10.2   38.5 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
+9.6   37.5 WHITE CLIFFS POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
+9.6   37.0 WILCANNIA (REID ST) Far Northwest NSW

26.2 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
26.0 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
25.9 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.6 BALGO HILLS Interior WA
25.6 MORNINGTON ISLAND Gulf Country QLD

+12.3   23.5 ARKAROOLA NE Pastoral SA
+11.2   22.4 BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS Lower Darling NSW
+10.7   19.0 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
+10.5   22.2 BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET) Lower Darling NSW
+10.0   22.8 WHITE CLIFFS POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW

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

6.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
8.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
8.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
9.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
9.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-4.4   20.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
-4.1   19.5 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-4.0   16.9 CORRYONG (PARISH LANE) Lower NE VIC
-3.9   16.2 DARTMOUTH RESERVOIR Lower NE VIC
-3.7   15.6 MOUNT BARKER Adelaide/Lofty SA

-2.6 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.1 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
0.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-7.7   1.7 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.7   1.4 NAREMBEEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.4   7.7 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
-6.2   1.9 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.2   2.4 LAKE GRACE COMPARISON Cent Wheatbelt 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.

34.6 UPPER WATERHOUSE RIVER N Rivers NT
9.4 PEMBERTON Lower West WA
9.4 WATTLE DALE Cent Wheatbelt WA
8.0 MONBULK (BULB FARM) E Central VIC
8.0 BROOMEHILL EAST Cent Wheatbelt WA

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 41.5 +8.7 21.4 -0.9 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 20.5 -1.9 7.7 -2.5 1.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.5 +0.8 7.6 -1.4 2.6
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 24.0 -1.6 6.4 -4.5 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.2 +0.1 25.2 +0.2 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 37.2 +6.4 19.0 +4.3 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.6 -3.0 16.2 +4.8 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.1 -1.7 14.3 +7.2 0.2
CAIRNS AERO 30.1 +0.6 18.1 -2.5 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.1 +0.7 18.5 -2.2 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 34.4 +4.8 16.3 -0.6 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 29.6 +2.0 9.5 -3.9 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 25.1 16.8 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 22.0 6.2 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.2 -0.3 15.0 +1.2 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 20.2 -1.9 13.1 -0.8 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 20.7 -1.3 13.9 +0.4 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 25.8 +2.3 11.6 -0.5 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 20.8 -1.2 11.1 -1.5 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 18.5 -0.7 3.7 -2.3 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 20.8 -0.4 5.2 -2.5 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 28.7 +5.0 19.2 +9.5 1.6
EAST SALE AIRPORT 20.8 +1.7 2.8 -4.8 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.0 +0.4 12.7 +3.3 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 20.4 +1.4 14.2 +6.0 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.1 -1.4 10.0 +3.8 1.8
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 16.1 -0.3 3.2 -2.4 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 20.3 +3.4 8.7 +1.0 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.
TASMANIA
    N Coast
SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD)
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.0mm/h
    E Coast
EDDYSTONE POINT
8.8mm in 46 min to 17:00 11.5mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 17:00 10.2mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.0mm/h
SWAN ISLAND
19.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.3mm/h
    Flinders Is/Bass St
FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    NW Pastoral
TARCOOLA AERO : 78(220/ 63 ) at 03:34
    NE Pastoral
OODNADATTA AIRPORT : 80(210/ 70 ) at 08:02
    W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 87(270/ 72 ) at 05:30
PORT AUGUSTA AERO : 76(230/ 63 ) at 05:23
    Lower North
SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) : 83(250/ 70 ) at 05:09
    Adelaide/Lofty
HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS : 74(280/ 63 ) at 07:48
    Lower SE
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO : 82(250/ 67 ) at 12:59
NEW SOUTH WALES
    South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 74( 30/ 63 ) at 19:00
GREEN CAPE AWS : 74( 10/ 65 ) at 13:00
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 100(330/ 69 ) at 18:00
    SW Slopes S
CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS : 93(300/ 72 ) at 19:14
VICTORIA
    Upper North
BENDIGO AIRPORT : 91(290/ 58 ) at 16:09
    Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 100(340/ 70 ) at 16:00
MT HOTHAM AIRPORT : 82(310/ 63 ) at 10:35
MT HOTHAM : 100(350/ 69 ) at 14:41
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 126(270/ 96 ) at 22:11
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 87(268/ 67 ) at 21:00
BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT : 96(230/ 69 ) at 17:31
    E Central
MELBOURNE AIRPORT : 96(300/ 30 ) at 14:56
SOUTH CHANNEL ISLAND : 95(260/ 59 ) at 15:40
FRANKSTON AWS : 93(260/ 67 ) at 16:30
DUNNS HILL : 109( 20/ 58 ) at 09:47
FAWKNER BEACON : 85(250/ 70 ) at 16:30
    W Central
LAVERTON RAAF : 87(270/ 69 ) at 14:36
AVALON AIRPORT : 91(270/ 58 ) at 15:57
GEELONG AIRPORT : 78(360/ 63 ) at 09:07
POINT WILSON : 106(360/ 83 ) at 09:00
    N Central
REDESDALE : 93(280/ 58 ) at 16:11
KILMORE GAP : 91( 10/ 76 ) at 06:37
EILDON FIRE TOWER : 85(280/ 69 ) at 16:08
    Western Plains
BALLARAT AERODROME : 80(270/ 65 ) at 16:02
    W Coast
CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE : 98(270/ 56 ) at 21:52
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 89(270/ 76 ) at 16:06
PORT FAIRY AWS : 95(280/ 39 ) at 13:37
AIREYS INLET : 91(280/ 50 ) at 18:00
CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE : 83(260/ 67 ) at 17:30
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS : 122(260/ 87 ) at 23:50
    Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 106(340/ 83 ) at 15:30
TASMAN ISLAND : 98(200/ 78 ) at 12:00
    W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 80(340/ 63 ) at 13:17
    King Island
KING ISLAND AIRPORT : 78(280/ 65 ) at 18:31