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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

45.0 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
45.0 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
44.0 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
43.9 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
43.8 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA

+11.6   37.8 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA
+11.3   36.2 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
+9.7   38.4 ONGERUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
+9.0   31.8 ALBANY Lower West WA
+7.5   39.0 LAKE GRACE COMPARISON Cent Wheatbelt WA

29.0 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
29.0 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
29.0 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
28.4 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
28.3 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA

+7.9   22.7 LAKE GRACE COMPARISON Cent Wheatbelt WA
+6.8   22.2 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+6.6   24.0 CUNDERDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+6.5   20.4 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
+6.3   22.0 CORRIGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

6.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
8.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
8.1 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
10.6 CRADLE MOUNTAIN AIRSTRIP Central Plateau TAS
11.5 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-7.9   11.5 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-7.2   12.0 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS
-6.9   12.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
-6.7   15.8 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS
-6.5   13.0 MOOGARA (UXBRIDGE BACK ROAD) Derwent Valley TAS

2.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
3.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
3.9 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
4.0 BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
4.5 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC
4.5 LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC

-9.5   5.8 EYRE Eucla WA
-7.8   13.5 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-7.1   8.0 ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH CENTRE) Adelaide/Lofty SA
-6.9   6.0 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
-6.8   4.0 BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC

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.

110.0 MERLUNA N Peninsula QLD
93.2 PUNSAND BAY N Peninsula QLD
87.4 UPPER ESK (GUNNS ROAD JNCTN) E Coast TAS
79.6 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
79.0 NGAYAWILI N Rivers NT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
79.6 BLACK POINT
79.0 NGAYAWILI
65.0 DARWIN BOWLS CLUB
64.0 FORT HILL WHARF
61.6 DARWIN BOTANIC GARDENS
56.0 ACACIA HILLS
55.0 ALCAN MINESITE
54.2 MURGANELLA
54.1 LARRAKEYAH
53.0 NIGHTCLIFF SPORTS CLUB
50.0 YIRRKALA TROPICAL GARDENS

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
110.0 MERLUNA
93.2 PUNSAND BAY
78.8 AURUKUN SHIRE COUNCIL
76.0 COCONUT ISLAND

TASMANIA
    E Coast
87.4 UPPER ESK (GUNNS ROAD JNCTN)

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 34.6 +1.2 27.9 +1.6 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 36.2 +11.3 16.8 +3.2 7.2
PERTH AIRPORT 27.4 -4.1 19.9 +3.0 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 36.7 +3.1 23.0 +4.8 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.9 +1.1 22.8 -2.0 22.6
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 35.5 -0.7 13.5 -7.8 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 28.0 -0.9 11.7 -5.2 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 21.5 -3.6 6.8 -4.2 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 32.1 +0.7 25.5 +1.9 0.4
TOWNSVILLE AERO 33.4 +2.1 26.8 +2.6 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.6 +0.7 24.6 +2.6 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 32.1 +1.0 17.0 -2.6 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 28.5 20.5 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 26.5 11.1 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.0 +0.2 15.6 -3.8 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 26.0 +0.4 20.0 +0.9 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 26.7 +0.9 19.6 +1.0 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 27.0 -1.0 16.8 -0.7 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 25.0 -0.6 17.3 -0.6 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 29.9 +2.1 14.4 +1.4 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 33.4 +2.0 13.5 -2.6 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 29.1 -3.0 14.2 -2.3 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 24.9 -0.4 10.5 -2.2 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 22.4 -3.4 12.1 -2.1 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 21.0 -4.6 7.0 -6.6 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 22.0 -2.9 4.0 -6.8 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 23.3 +0.1 9.4 -0.8 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 18.6 -3.0 13.6 +1.8 0.0

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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT COMPARISON
24.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.0mm/h
MIDDLE POINT AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 23:00 13.6mm/h
    Arnhem
ELCHO ISLAND
30.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
NARAWILLI
39.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 13.0mm/h
    Darwin-Daly
DARWIN AIRPORT
12.0mm in 1 hr to 01:30 12.0mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 02:00 11.8mm/h
23.0mm in 22 min to 20:30 62.7mm/h
23.4mm in 1 hr to 20:30 23.4mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.3mm/h
JABIRU AIRPORT
6.6mm in 19 min to 17:19 20.8mm/h
24.6mm in 41 min to 18:00 36.0mm/h
31.2mm in 1 hr to 18:00 31.2mm/h
33.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 11.0mm/h
BATCHELOR AERO
17.0mm in 1 hr 2 min to 23:00 16.5mm/h
MCCLUER ISLAND
7.6mm in 11 min to 16:45 41.5mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 17:00 10.6mm/h
DUM IN MIRRIE
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h
DOUGLAS RIVER
9.0mm in 33 min to 22:30 16.4mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
COCONUT ISLAND
46.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 15.3mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 8.0mm/h
    Central Coast E
MACKAY AERO
11.8mm in 1 hr to 08:00 11.8mm/h
12.8mm in 22 min to 10:30 34.9mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 10:30 13.0mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 11:00 12.8mm/h
    Central West
BLACKALL AIRPORT
8.8mm in 36 min to 17:00 14.7mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 76(140/ 67 ) at 19:00
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 113(310/ 89 ) at 02:47
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 91(240/ 63 ) at 06:00