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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 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

46.3 MARREE NE Pastoral SA
46.0 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
46.0 WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS Far Northwest NSW
45.6 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
45.6 TELFER AERO Interior WA
45.6 WHITE CLIFFS POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW

+12.9   36.5 GOOLWA (HINDMARSH ISLAND MARINA) Adelaide/Lofty SA
+12.4   41.2 MURRAY BRIDGE Murray Valley SA
+12.2   38.1 MENINGIE Murray Valley SA
+10.8   43.5 BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET) Lower Darling NSW
+10.8   36.5 MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC

31.8 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD
31.6 THARGOMINDAH POST OFFICE Far SW QLD
30.5 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
30.0 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
30.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
30.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA

+8.0   31.6 THARGOMINDAH POST OFFICE Far SW QLD
+8.0   25.9 CONDOBOLIN AG RESEARCH STN CW Plains S NSW
+8.0   24.2 GRENFELL (QUONDONG RD) SW Slopes N NSW
+7.6   23.9 PARAFIELD AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
+7.5   29.1 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
+7.5   23.5 TEMORA A.R.S. SW Slopes N NSW

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

16.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
19.0 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
19.2 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
19.6 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
20.2 JACUP Cent Wheatbelt WA

-13.6   23.5 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT
-13.4   24.0 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
-13.2   23.3 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
-9.5   19.6 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-9.1   26.5 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT

-0.4 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
5.9 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
5.9 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
8.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
8.4 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS

-8.0   11.4 MULLEWA Central West WA
-7.1   15.4 YUENDUMU N Plateau NT
-6.7   -0.4 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-5.9   9.1 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-5.8   13.7 KALBARRI 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.

210.0 MORNINGTON ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
183.0 WESTMORELAND STATION Gulf Country QLD
146.8 LEANYER N Rivers NT
140.8 REDBANK MINE N Rivers NT
135.4 PUNJAUB STATION Gulf Country QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
146.8 LEANYER
140.8 REDBANK MINE
130.7 WOLLOGORANG
116.0 SHOAL BAY
113.6 MONGREL DOWNS
111.2 DARWIN HOSPITAL
107.2 KARAMA
93.0 NIGHTCLIFF SPORTS CLUB
75.0 CALVERT HILLS
71.0 ACACIA HILLS
67.0 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
66.0 CHANNEL ISLAND
66.0 BEATRICE HILL
66.0 DUM IN MIRRIE
62.6 BERRIMAH SIL
60.7 TERRITORY WILDLIFE PARK
56.0 BERRY SPRINGS RANGERS
55.2 DARWIN AIRPORT
55.0 MCCLUER ISLAND
54.4 ELEVEN MILE RAAF
54.0 PALMERSTON
53.0 LEADERS CREEK
52.0 MIDDLE POINT AWS
51.5 WAGAIT BEACH
50.8 FORT HILL WHARF
50.2 DARWIN AIRPORT COMPARISON
    N Plateau
74.4 MITTIEBAH

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
75.0 WEIPA AERO
53.2 WEIPA EASTERN AVE
    S Peninsula
58.0 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
    Gulf Country
210.0 MORNINGTON ISLAND
183.0 WESTMORELAND STATION
135.4 PUNJAUB STATION
130.0 ESCOTT STATION
129.4 KINGFISHER CAMP
111.6 LAWN HILL GORGE NPWS
107.4 BOWTHORN STATION
102.0 LAWN HILL
96.2 BURKETOWN POST OFFICE
90.0 BURKETOWN AIRPORT
86.0 ALMORA STATION
69.0 ARMRAYNALD STATION
65.0 NARDOO STATION
57.0 SWEERS ISLAND
57.0 AUGUSTUS DOWNS STATION
57.0 CLONAGH STATION
50.0 HERBERT VALE

ISLANDS
    Islands
78.0 POINT FAWCETT

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 34.1 +0.7 29.4 +3.1 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 29.7 -1.8 18.3 +1.4 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 21.8 -3.1 16.8 +3.2 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 39.7 +6.1 21.6 +3.4 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.7 +0.9 23.4 -1.4 55.2
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 38.9 +2.7 25.6 +4.3 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 37.8 +8.9 23.1 +6.2 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 34.7 +9.6 12.2 +1.2 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 29.3 -2.1 23.4 -0.2 0.4
TOWNSVILLE AERO 33.2 +1.9 25.9 +1.7 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.1 -0.8 22.6 +0.6 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 30.5 -0.6 15.7 -3.9 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 27.8 18.9 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 31.3 11.4 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.5 +0.7 17.4 -2.0 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 26.0 +0.4 20.0 +0.9 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 27.3 +1.5 21.6 +3.0 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 36.0 +8.0 18.0 +0.5 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 27.4 +1.8 17.9 0.0 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 36.4 +8.6 14.9 +1.9 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 40.7 +9.3 21.5 +5.4 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 40.8 +8.7 18.1 +1.6 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 33.1 +7.8 15.8 +3.1 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 28.4 +2.6 17.1 +2.9 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 28.0 +2.4 16.0 +2.4 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 33.0 +8.1 15.0 +4.2 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 27.9 +4.7 11.4 +1.2 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 26.4 +4.8 14.4 +2.6 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
    W Kimberley
DERBY AERO
10.0mm in 13 min to 23:39 46.2mm/h
CURTIN AERO
9.8mm in 12 min to 23:00 49.0mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 23:00 11.8mm/h
15.2mm in 15 min to 23:15 60.8mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT COMPARISON
25.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 8.3mm/h
MIDDLE POINT AWS
7.8mm in 16 min to 22:00 29.2mm/h
    Darwin-Daly
DARWIN AIRPORT
31.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 10.3mm/h
MCCLUER ISLAND
18.0mm in 13 min to 05:43 83.1mm/h
52.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 17.3mm/h
DUM IN MIRRIE
65.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 21.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
10.6mm in 30 min to 03:30 21.2mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 03:30 12.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.0mm/h
    Gulf Country
BURKETOWN POST OFFICE
32.0mm in 6 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h
MORNINGTON ISLAND
8.6mm in 22 min to 01:00 23.5mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 01:00 12.2mm/h
6.6mm in 12 min to 01:29 33.0mm/h
9.6mm in 17 min to 01:46 33.9mm/h
20.6mm in 1 hr to 02:00 20.6mm/h
5.6mm in 7 min to 02:26 48.0mm/h
10.4mm in 34 min to 03:00 18.4mm/h
18.0mm in 1 hr to 03:00 18.0mm/h
51.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 17.0mm/h
68.0mm in 6 hr to 03:00 11.3mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h
BURKETOWN AIRSTRIP
24.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 8.0mm/h
18.2mm in 1 hr to 23:00 18.2mm/h
    N Coast--Herbert
LUCINDA POINT
5.2mm in 13 min to 16:13 24.0mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 11.8mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 8.3mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
CAPE FOURCROY
35.2mm in 1 hr to 03:00 35.2mm/h
36.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 12.0mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    Channel Country
BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT : 83(140/ 70 ) at 18:05