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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 October
New South Wales:
059040 COFFS HARBOUR MO 110.6 (103.8, 48)
068188 WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 106.4 (102.6, 34)

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

42.8 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
42.6 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
42.6 TELFER AERO Interior WA
42.1 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
41.8 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA

+10.8   28.2 CAPE NORTHUMBERLAND Lower SE SA
+10.7   41.8 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+9.6   27.4 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
+9.6   27.1 ROBE Lower SE SA
+9.5   26.1 PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC

27.6 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.0 KURI BAY N Kimberley WA
27.0 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
27.0 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
26.4 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA

+11.7   23.8 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
+10.0   24.9 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+9.2   25.1 CARNEGIE Interior WA
+9.0   17.2 KEITH Mallee/Upper SE SA
+8.9   19.2 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA

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

6.1 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
7.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
8.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
10.2 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
10.9 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-8.3   16.5 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA
-6.9   18.7 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
-6.7   18.7 SOUTHERN CROSS Goldfields WA
-6.6   14.4 ONGERUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.9   16.8 LAKE GRACE COMPARISON Cent Wheatbelt WA

-3.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.3 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-2.1 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.2 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS

-8.3   10.2 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
-7.8   12.1 WOLLOGORANG N Rivers NT
-7.3   10.2 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD
-6.5   13.2 GEORGETOWN POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
-6.0   17.7 MORNINGTON ISLAND 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.

126.0 BUNGWAHL MidNorth Coast S NSW
110.6 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
110.0 BULAHDELAH POST OFFICE MidNorth Coast S NSW
106.4 WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY Illawarra NSW
102.0 DARKES FOREST (KINTYRE) Illawarra NSW

QUEENSLAND
    Central Coast E
57.0 SAMUEL HILL AERO
    Darling Downs E
61.0 MILLMERRAN POST OFFICE

NEW SOUTH WALES
    MidNorth Coast N
110.6 COFFS HARBOUR MO
67.0 BOWRA SUGARLOAF
    MidNorth Coast S
126.0 BUNGWAHL
110.0 BULAHDELAH POST OFFICE
98.4 UPPER LANSDOWNE (OLIVE HILL)
95.4 FORSTER BEACH CARAVAN PARK
92.8 KILLABAKH
92.0 CRAWFORD RIVER (CRAWFORD)
87.0 LORNE (LORNE ROAD)
69.2 UPPER PAPPINBARRA (HILLCREST)
68.0 TAREE AIRPORT AWS
64.6 TAREE (RADIO STATION 2RE)
64.4 OLD BAR (MOLONG RD)
63.0 CABBAGE TREE MOUNTAIN
61.8 WAUCHOPE (COMMERCE ST)
61.0 WOOTTON
54.4 ROCKS CROSSING (NOWENDOC RIVER)
    Hunter Valley
83.4 GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS
79.8 GOSFORD NORTH (GLENNIE ST)
75.4 PEATS RIDGE (WARATAH ROAD)
71.2 MANGROVE MOUNTAIN AWS
62.0 WYONG (MOUNT ELLIOT)
61.0 WYONG (OLNEY FOREST)
54.8 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF
    C Tablelands S
82.0 FAULCONBRIDGE TM
76.8 VALLEY HEIGHTS (SUN VALLEY RD)
74.8 KATOOMBA (NARROW NECK RD)
63.8 KURRAJONG HEIGHTS (BELLS LINE OF ROAD)
    Sydney--east
92.2 ST IVES (RICHMOND AVENUE)
85.0 CASTLE COVE (ROSEBRIDGE AVE)
82.0 WEST PYMBLE (WYUNA ROAD)
81.2 RIVERVIEW OBSERVATORY
81.0 BELROSE (EVELYN PLACE)
79.0 CHATSWOOD BOWLING CLUB
78.0 TURRAMURRA (KISSING POINT ROAD)
77.8 TERREY HILLS (TERREY HILLS RESERVE)
67.4 MARSFIELD (WILLANDRA VILLAGE)
64.0 BEXLEY BOWLING CLUB
62.8 CANTERBURY RACECOURSE AWS
62.6 PARRAMATTA NORTH (MASONS DRIVE)
62.4 LUCAS HEIGHTS ANSTO
61.8 OATLEY (WORONORA PARADE)
61.0 PEAKHURST GOLF CLUB
60.8 CONCORD GOLF CLUB
60.2 SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL)
59.0 AUDLEY (ROYAL NATIONAL PARK)
57.0 MARRICKVILLE GOLF CLUB
57.0 MILPERRA BRIDGE (GEORGES RIVER)
56.0 BANKSTOWN AIRPORT AWS
53.2 RANDWICK BOWLING CLUB
52.6 MOSMAN (BAPAUME ROAD)
51.6 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO
50.2 HOMEBUSH (OLYMPIC STADIUM) AWS
    Sydney--west
67.2 BEROWRA (GOODWYN ROAD)
67.2 GLENMORE PARK (CARTWRIGHT PLACE)
61.0 NORTH PARRAMATTA (BURNSIDE HOMES)
61.0 HORSLEY PARK EQUESTRIAN CENTRE AWS
58.2 CASTLE HILL ARV
58.0 NORTH ROCKS (MUIRFIELD GOLF CLUB)
55.2 PENRITH LAKES AWS
55.0 ABBOTSBURY (FAIRFIELD CITY FARM)
54.0 GLENORIE (OLD NORTHERN RD)
52.6 BADGERYS CREEK AIRPORT AWS
51.3 PROSPECT DAM
51.0 BAULKHAM HILLS EUCALYPTUS CT
    Illawarra
106.4 WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY
102.0 DARKES FOREST (KINTYRE)
77.0 ROBERTSON (THE PIE SHOP)
77.0 ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT)
74.0 ROBERTSON (ST.ANTHONYS)
70.8 BELLAMBI AWS
63.0 NOWRA BOAT SHED (SHOALHAVEN RIVER)
60.6 JERVIS BAY (PT PERPENDICULAR AWS)
57.6 NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS
54.0 FITZROY FALLS (RED HILLS)

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 31.4 -1.4 25.7 +3.4 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 25.1 +2.7 15.1 +4.9 17.4
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.2 -2.5 13.0 +4.0 0.4
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 18.7 -6.9 12.9 +2.0 3.4
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.9 +0.8 25.9 +0.9 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 36.9 +6.1 11.8 -2.9 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.1 -0.5 16.0 +4.6 2.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 27.4 +9.6 14.9 +7.8 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 30.0 +0.5 20.9 +0.3 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.2 +2.8 19.3 -1.4 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.7 +3.1 14.5 -2.4 1.6
AMBERLEY AMO 24.8 -2.8 15.3 +1.9 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 26.1 16.2 0.2
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 16.4 8.5 2.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.3 -0.2 15.4 +1.6 110.6
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 19.9 -2.2 15.5 +1.6 /
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 20.5 -1.5 15.3 +1.8 60.2
PROSPECT DAM 21.1 -2.4 14.6 +2.5 51.3
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 18.5 -3.5 13.4 +0.8 106.4
CANBERRA AIRPORT 16.8 -2.4 11.2 +5.2 4.4
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 24.4 +3.2 8.8 +1.1 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 27.8 +4.1 15.8 +6.1 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 21.9 +2.8 5.3 -2.3 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 27.2 +7.6 13.9 +4.5 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 26.6 +7.6 9.6 +1.4 0.2
BALLARAT AERODROME 22.9 +6.4 9.2 +3.0 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 21.4 +5.0 3.6 -2.0 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 22.6 +5.7 10.0 +2.3 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
PERTH AIRPORT
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h
GINGIN AERO
17.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.7mm/h
BUNBURY
10.0mm in 1 hr to 02:00 10.0mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.0mm/h
MANDURAH
5.2mm in 11 min to 00:10 28.4mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.0mm/h
    Cent Wheatbelt
WANDERING
14.6mm in 1 hr to 03:00 14.6mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Brisbane/SE Coast
GOLD COAST SEAWAY
5.2mm in 15 min to 12:30 20.8mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    NW Slopes S
TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
    North Coast
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
10.8mm in 1 hr to 15:00 10.8mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
11.8mm in 18 min to 12:46 39.3mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 13:00 11.8mm/h
    MidNorth Coast N
COFFS HARBOUR MO
30.6mm in 30 min to 07:30 61.2mm/h
30.6mm in 1 hr to 07:30 30.6mm/h
30.6mm in 1 hr to 08:00 30.6mm/h
71.4mm in 30 min to 09:00 142.8mm/h
71.4mm in 1 hr to 09:00 71.4mm/h
    Hunter Valley
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS
20.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.7mm/h
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF
19.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.3mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.0mm/h
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS
17.2mm in 1 hr to 00:00 17.2mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 8.7mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 01:00 17.0mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 8.7mm/h
PATERSON (TOCAL AWS)
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.7mm/h
NORAH HEAD AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h
MANGROVE MOUNTAIN AWS
12.0mm in 1 hr to 01:00 12.0mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 8.7mm/h
    C Tablelands N
NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS
15.8mm in 1 hr to 23:00 15.8mm/h
    C Tablelands S
KATOOMBA (NARROW NECK RD)
19.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.3mm/h
    Sydney--east
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO
10.8mm in 1 hr to 02:30 10.8mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 8.7mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 04:00 10.0mm/h
TERREY HILLS (TERREY HILLS RESERVE)
15.6mm in 1 hr to 01:00 15.6mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 02:00 15.0mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 03:00 15.6mm/h
46.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 15.3mm/h
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL)
11.4mm in 1 hr to 01:30 11.4mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 02:00 13.8mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 02:30 12.6mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 03:00 10.6mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 11.3mm/h
BANKSTOWN AIRPORT AWS
11.8mm in 1 hr to 03:00 11.8mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.3mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 03:30 13.4mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 04:00 10.4mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
CANTERBURY RACECOURSE AWS
11.0mm in 1 hr to 02:00 11.0mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 02:30 14.8mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 11.7mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 03:30 13.8mm/h
HOMEBUSH (OLYMPIC STADIUM) AWS
12.6mm in 1 hr to 02:30 12.6mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 03:00 13.0mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 9.7mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 03:30 10.2mm/h
    Sydney--west
RICHMOND RAAF
20.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.7mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 03:30 10.4mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 17:30 10.0mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 18:00 11.4mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.7mm/h
BADGERYS CREEK AIRPORT AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 04:00 10.4mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.7mm/h
PENRITH LAKES AWS
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.7mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 8.0mm/h
HORSLEY PARK EQUESTRIAN CENTRE AWS
11.0mm in 1 hr to 03:00 11.0mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.0mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 03:30 14.4mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 04:00 11.6mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.3mm/h
    Illawarra
NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS
10.4mm in 1 hr to 07:00 10.4mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 08:30 10.4mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 09:00 14.8mm/h
33.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 11.0mm/h
8.4mm in 31 min to 10:00 16.3mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 14.6mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h
JERVIS BAY (PT PERPENDICULAR AWS)
10.8mm in 54 min to 07:00 12.0mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 07:00 11.6mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 08:00 15.4mm/h
7.2mm in 33 min to 09:00 13.1mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 09:00 13.8mm/h
41.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 13.7mm/h
9.8mm in 28 min to 10:00 21.0mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 16.0mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 11:00 11.8mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 11.3mm/h
CAMDEN AIRPORT AWS
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.7mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.3mm/h
BELLAMBI AWS
10.8mm in 1 hr to 03:00 10.8mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.3mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 03:30 11.2mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 04:00 11.4mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 05:00 13.6mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 11.3mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 07:30 12.4mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 08:00 10.4mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT)
11.8mm in 1 hr to 05:00 11.8mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 06:00 15.4mm/h
36.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 12.0mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 07:00 10.8mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 8.3mm/h
    South Coast
MORUYA HEADS PILOT STATION
38.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 12.7mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 8.0mm/h
BATEMANS BAY (CATALINA COUNTRY CLUB)
46.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 7.7mm/h
ULLADULLA AWS
12.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 12.2mm/h
22.2mm in 1 hr to 11:00 22.2mm/h
23.6mm in 1 hr to 12:00 23.6mm/h
58.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 19.3mm/h
69.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 11.5mm/h
MORUYA AIRPORT AWS
12.8mm in 1 hr to 13:00 12.8mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 14:00 14.0mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 15:00 10.4mm/h
37.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 12.3mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 17:00 10.2mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 8.0mm/h
22.0mm in 1 hr to 23:00 22.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Goldfields
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT : 85( 90/ 69 ) at 08:42
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Yorke Pen/Kanga Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 102(360/ 52 ) at 02:21