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No reports of significant weather

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National weather extremes for today

Data provided by the Bureau of Meteorology

Records set this day: (none reported)

Quality control note: Data is final. It includes late-received rainfall data and has been subject to BoM quality control checks.
Data is as received at 13:38EST, 03/03/2004.

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

44.0 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
43.1 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
43.1 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
43.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
43.0 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA

+8.7   44.0 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
+8.5   33.7 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
+6.1   42.0 ENEABBA Central West WA
+6.0   42.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
+6.0   36.4 MEDINA RESEARCH CENTRE Lower West WA

28.6 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
28.1 KURI BAY N Kimberley WA
28.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
28.0 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
27.6 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.6 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT

+5.7   22.8 GOOMALLING Cent Wheatbelt WA
+4.8   14.9 DOVER Southeast TAS
+4.1   15.8 SWANSEA POST OFFICE E Coast TAS
+4.1   13.5 GROVE RESEARCH STATION Southeast TAS
+3.9   13.6 GEEVESTON (CEMETERY ROAD) Southeast TAS

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

8.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
11.8 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
12.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
13.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
13.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-8.3   21.5 HORSHAM (POLKEMMET) Wimmera S VIC
-7.6   26.5 LAKE CARGELLIGO AIRPORT Riverina W NSW
-7.5   27.7 WILCANNIA (REID ST) Far Northwest NSW
-7.5   25.6 BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS Lower Darling NSW
-7.3   28.7 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW

0.0 TIDBINBILLA NATURE RESERVE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
1.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.7 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC
2.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
2.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-12.1   0.0 TIDBINBILLA NATURE RESERVE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-10.3   11.4 KULGERA N Plateau NT
-10.1   14.1 BIRDSVILLE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
-9.8   12.0 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
-8.9   12.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

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.

102.0 CARMOR PLAINS N Rivers NT
89.0 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE N Coast--Barron QLD
87.0 GAMBOOLA STATION S Peninsula QLD
80.8 UPPER PAPPINBARRA (HILLCREST) MidNorth Coast S NSW
78.6 JABIRU COUNCIL N Rivers NT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
102.0 CARMOR PLAINS
78.6 JABIRU COUNCIL
71.0 WALKER CREEK
65.8 MURGANELLA
61.0 JABIRU AIRPORT
61.0 SOUTH ALLIGATOR RESORT
55.0 MCCLUER ISLAND
54.0 ADELAIDE RIVER POST OFFICE
51.3 MANINGRIDA
50.2 MCMINNS LAGOON

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
54.0 WEIPA AERO
    S Peninsula
87.0 GAMBOOLA STATION
67.0 MAITLAND DOWNS
61.0 KIMBA
    N Coast--Barron
89.0 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE
56.0 KAREEYA TM

NEW SOUTH WALES
    MidNorth Coast S
80.8 UPPER PAPPINBARRA (HILLCREST)

VICTORIA
    Upper NE
59.0 LAKE WILLIAM HOVELL RESERVOIR

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 39.2 +5.8 25.9 -0.4 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 37.0 +5.5 19.0 +2.1 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.5 -5.4 14.7 +1.1 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 35.2 +1.6 20.1 +1.9 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.1 +1.3 23.8 -1.0 17.4
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 33.0 -3.2 12.4 -8.9 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 23.8 -5.1 13.2 -3.7 1.2
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.4 -4.7 10.6 -0.4 0.4
CAIRNS AERO 30.5 -0.9 23.3 -0.3 34.4
TOWNSVILLE AERO 34.2 +2.9 25.5 +1.3 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 36.5 +4.6 23.6 +1.6 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 31.6 +0.5 20.3 +0.7 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 29.6 21.4 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 22.9 11.6 8.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.6 -0.2 18.0 -1.4 9.6
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 23.0 -2.6 18.0 -1.1 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 26.0 +0.2 17.9 -0.7 3.0
PROSPECT DAM 27.2 -0.8 15.7 -1.8 14.9
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 24.0 -1.6 14.4 -3.5 13.6
CANBERRA AIRPORT 25.3 -2.5 8.1 -4.9 6.2
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 27.0 -4.4 11.4 -4.7 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 26.0 -6.1 10.3 -6.2 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 23.8 -1.5 12.7 0.0 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 25.3 -0.5 11.8 -2.4 0.6
LAVERTON RAAF 24.0 -1.6 9.0 -4.6 0.2
BALLARAT AERODROME 22.0 -2.9 6.0 -4.8 1.8
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 23.4 +0.2 12.3 +2.1 3.4
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 23.6 +2.0 14.6 +2.8 1.8

Downpours Gales& Gusts
High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less. Highest wind gusts above 89km/h or mean wind above 62km/h (gale force). Wind direction and mean windspeed shown in brackets.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    N Kimberley
TROUGHTON ISLAND
24.6mm in 47 min to 16:47 31.4mm/h
25.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 25.0mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 8.7mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Arnhem
WARRUWI
12.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 12.6mm/h
    Darwin-Daly
PIRLANGIMPI
22.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.3mm/h
POINT STUART AWS
27.0mm in 3 hr to 11:00 9.0mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 10.0mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 13:00 9.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
COEN AIRPORT AWS
20.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.7mm/h
    S Peninsula
LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
15.4mm in 1 hr to 14:00 15.4mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 8.0mm/h
    N Coast--Barron
CAIRNS AERO
5.0mm in 13 min to 01:30 23.1mm/h
5.4mm in 15 min to 01:54 21.6mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 02:30 18.6mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 9.3mm/h
COOKTOWN AIRPORT
20.6mm in 1 hr to 12:00 20.6mm/h
MAREEBA AIRPORT AWS
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.7mm/h
47.8mm in 1 hr 3 min to 17:00 45.5mm/h
52.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 17.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Riverina W
HAY CSIRO AWS
10.4mm in 1 hr to 16:00 10.4mm/h
TASMANIA
    W Coast
MOUNT READ
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h

TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 78(310/ 65 ) at 08:00