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Severe storms in NSW, VIC

Isolated severe thunderstorms brought brief heavy rain and 2cm hail to Blackheath in the NSW Blue Mountains. In VIC, a garden shed was unroofed at Morrison, between Ballarat and Geelong, possibly by a Willy Willy.

National weather extremes for today

Data provided by the Bureau of Meteorology

Records set this day: (none known)

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

45.3 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
45.0 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
44.6 TELFER AERO Interior WA
44.4 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
44.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
44.0 WILUNA Interior WA

+17.7   43.5 EUCLA Eucla WA
+15.1   43.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+12.4   40.9 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+12.1   40.4 PRICE Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+11.6   37.2 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA

30.0 WULUNGURRU N Plateau NT
29.8 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
29.7 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
29.6 BIRDSVILLE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
29.5 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA

+6.8   22.2 MAITLAND Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+6.7   22.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+6.3   22.2 STREAKY BAY W Agricultural SA
+6.3   20.1 CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+6.2   21.7 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA

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

18.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
18.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
18.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
18.9 LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
19.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
19.0 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS

-9.4   26.0 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT
-8.5   25.0 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
-7.9   25.2 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
-7.8   28.0 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
-7.7   27.2 KATHERINE AVIATION MUSEUM N Rivers NT

-0.7 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
4.0 COLDSTREAM E Central VIC
4.4 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
4.7 PHILLIP ISLAND PENGUIN RESERVE E Central VIC
4.7 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-8.9   4.7 PHILLIP ISLAND PENGUIN RESERVE E Central VIC
-7.4   5.8 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
-6.4   -0.7 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.0   13.0 UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-5.6   8.0 LAVERTON RAAF W Central VIC
-5.6   13.8 MULLEWA Central West 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.

192.0 MILINGIMBI N Rivers NT
163.0 BICKERTON ISLAND N Rivers NT
140.0 GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS N Rivers NT
139.0 NGAYAWILI N Rivers NT
128.0 RAMINGINING N Rivers NT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
192.0 MILINGIMBI
163.0 BICKERTON ISLAND
140.0 GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS
139.0 NGAYAWILI
128.0 RAMINGINING
107.0 MANINGRIDA
106.8 GALIWINKU
100.2 ALYANGULA POLICE
85.6 GOVE AIRPORT
83.8 NT UNIVERSITY
65.0 WONGALARA
57.8 NGUKURR
57.2 MAINORU
54.0 YIRRKALA TROPICAL GARDENS

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
82.0 HEATHLANDS NATIONAL PARK
    Wide Bay/Burnett
63.2 KALPOWAR FORESTRY

NEW SOUTH WALES
    North Coast
51.6 BYRON BAY (JACARANDA DRIVE)

ISLANDS
    Islands
123.0 NORTH EAST ISLAND

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 34.5 +1.1 29.3 +3.0 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 35.6 +4.1 18.0 +1.1 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 22.0 -2.9 10.9 -2.7 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 35.4 +1.8 18.0 -0.2 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.0 -0.8 24.2 -0.6 9.8
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 39.0 +2.8 17.0 -4.3 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 37.9 +9.0 18.2 +1.3 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 32.0 +6.9 10.4 -0.6 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 30.2 -1.2 24.5 +0.9 0.4
TOWNSVILLE AERO 33.0 +1.7 25.0 +0.8 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.9 0.0 22.8 +0.8 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 27.9 19.4 2.8
AMBERLEY AMO 30.3 -0.8 14.8 -4.8 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 27.0 10.4 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.4 -0.4 17.6 -1.8 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 24.0 -1.6 20.0 +0.9 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 26.8 +1.0 21.4 +2.8 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 31.0 +3.0 19.8 +2.3 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 27.0 +1.4 18.2 +0.3 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 33.1 +5.3 15.6 +2.6 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 35.9 +4.5 20.6 +4.5 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 37.3 +5.2 16.9 +0.4 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 27.3 +2.0 8.9 -3.8 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 34.9 +9.1 12.2 -2.0 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 33.0 +7.4 8.0 -5.6 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 33.0 +8.1 10.0 -0.8 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 25.4 +2.2 7.1 -3.1 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 27.8 +6.2 12.5 +0.7 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    N Kimberley
KALUMBURU
8.0mm in 14 min to 17:00 34.3mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 17:00 10.8mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Arnhem
MANINGRIDA
18.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.0mm/h
GOVE AIRPORT
8.4mm in 10 min to 10:40 50.4mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 8.7mm/h
GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS
24.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 8.0mm/h
10.8mm in 56 min to 02:58 11.6mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.0mm/h
11.2mm in 32 min to 06:32 21.0mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 07:00 12.6mm/h
7.8mm in 34 min to 07:55 13.8mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 8.0mm/h
36.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 12.0mm/h
19.4mm in 56 min to 12:56 20.8mm/h
    Roper-McArthur
NGUKURR
18.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.0mm/h
35.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 5.8mm/h
DALY WATERS AWS
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h
    Darwin-Daly
JABIRU AIRPORT
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 17:00 15.2mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 18:00 14.2mm/h
36.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 12.0mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.7mm/h
62.0mm in 6 hr to 21:00 10.3mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 22:00 12.2mm/h
TINDAL RAAF
21.4mm in 30 min to 14:30 42.8mm/h
23.6mm in 1 hr to 14:30 23.6mm/h
22.2mm in 1 hr to 15:00 22.2mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 9.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Barron
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
10.6mm in 18 min to 22:09 35.3mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
NORTH EAST ISLAND
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h
53.0mm in 3 hr to 13:00 17.7mm/h
52.0mm in 3 hr to 14:00 17.3mm/h
56.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 18.7mm/h
72.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 12.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    E Gascoyne
PARABURDOO AERO : 87( 60/ 63 ) at 18:26
QUEENSLAND
    Wide Bay/Burnett
RUNDLE ISLAND : 72(120/ 63 ) at 19:00