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Notes on significant weather not yet written

Tasmania On the 20th 12,000 hectares and 1 house was burnt near Broadmarsh.

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 maximum temperature for January:
Pannawonica WA: 48.4 (47.9, 30)

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

48.6 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
48.6 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
48.4 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
47.2 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
47.0 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
47.0 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA

+14.7   36.0 BULL BAY (LAURISTON) Southeast TAS
+14.3   35.9 HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS
+13.7   34.3 DOVER Southeast TAS
+13.3   35.7 HOBART AIRPORT Southeast TAS
+13.1   35.4 GROVE RESEARCH STATION Southeast TAS

32.7 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
31.1 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
30.8 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
30.2 TELFER AERO Interior WA
30.2 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD

+12.5   25.7 YONGALA Upper North SA
+12.5   30.0 PORT PIRIE BHAS Lower North SA
+10.8   27.2 GAWLER RANGES (NONNING) NW Pastoral SA
+10.6   29.9 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
+10.6   25.7 ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH CENTRE) Adelaide/Lofty SA

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

16.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
17.5 CRADLE MOUNTAIN AIRSTRIP Central Plateau TAS
19.0 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
19.4 LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
19.6 BURNIE (ROUND HILL) N Coast TAS
19.6 WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS

-14.6   24.1 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD
-11.9   26.4 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
-11.5   25.0 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
-9.4   28.0 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
-8.3   30.2 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD

4.1 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
4.3 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
5.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.3 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast NSW
5.5 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-8.3   8.7 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
-7.6   9.3 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
-7.4   9.5 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.2   5.3 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast NSW
-6.9   9.5 JANDAKOT AERO Lower 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.

201.0 POINT STUART AWS N Rivers NT
194.0 MCMINNS LAGOON N Rivers NT
178.2 HUMPTY DOO COLLARD ROAD N Rivers NT
176.4 KOOLPINYAH N Rivers NT
171.8 BERRY SPRINGS RANGERS N Rivers NT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
201.0 POINT STUART AWS
194.0 MCMINNS LAGOON
178.2 HUMPTY DOO COLLARD ROAD
176.4 KOOLPINYAH
171.8 BERRY SPRINGS RANGERS
160.0 ELIZABETH VALLEY
147.0 LEADERS CREEK
138.0 TERRITORY WILDLIFE PARK
137.6 HOWARD SPRINGS
98.0 BATCHELOR AERO
92.6 DARWIN RIVER RIDGE
91.6 MONGREL DOWNS
90.5 BATCHELOR AREA SCHOOL
88.0 NIGHTCLIFF SPORTS CLUB
87.2 CHANNEL ISLAND
85.0 HUMPTY DOO EVAN ROAD
82.8 LEANYER
76.6 KARAMA
73.0 FORT HILL WHARF
73.0 SHOAL BAY
72.2 PIRLANGIMPI
66.0 LAMBELL'S LAGOON
65.4 LUDMILLA
64.0 MINJILANG
63.8 WILDMAN RANGERS
63.0 MARLOW'S LAGOON
62.0 BERRIMAH SIL
59.6 DARWIN AIRPORT COMPARISON
58.5 MARLOW LAGOON - FLOCKHART DVE
58.4 COCONUT GROVE
58.2 DARWIN BOTANIC GARDENS
58.2 WOODCUTTER'S MINE
57.0 DARWIN RIVER DAM
56.0 DARWIN AIRPORT
56.0 MIDDLE POINT AWS
53.8 LARRAKEYAH
53.0 THORAK CEMETERY
    N Plateau
62.0 SOUDAN

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
100.0 PICCANINNY PLAINS STATION
64.0 WOLVERTON
    S Peninsula
55.2 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
    Gulf Country
76.2 WONDOOLA STATION
67.0 YAPPAR RIVER
61.0 GERETA STATION
58.4 KAMILAROI STATION
57.0 BLACKBULL SIDING
55.0 KAJABBI KALKADOON HOTEL
50.2 CALTON HILLS STATION
50.0 JULIUS DAM
    Northwest
120.0 OBAN STATION

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 33.6 +0.2 29.0 +2.7 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 29.7 -1.8 9.3 -7.6 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 23.5 -1.4 10.3 -3.3 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 33.9 +0.3 18.4 +0.2 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.3 -0.5 22.5 -2.3 56.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 32.3 -3.9 20.8 -0.5 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 36.4 +7.5 24.0 +7.1 0.4
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 30.0 +4.9 16.8 +5.8 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 32.0 +0.6 23.3 -0.3 0.2
TOWNSVILLE AERO 33.0 +1.7 24.4 +0.2 1.6
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.5 +1.6 23.2 +1.2 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 32.2 +1.1 22.4 +2.8 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 29.5 23.2 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 33.3 14.4 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.4 -0.4 19.0 -0.4 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 24.0 -1.6 19.0 -0.1 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 27.1 +1.3 17.9 -0.7 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 30.5 +2.5 15.6 -1.9 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 26.0 +0.4 15.0 -2.9 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 31.9 +4.1 8.4 -4.6 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 37.8 +6.4 16.6 +0.5 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 42.8 +10.7 24.1 +7.6 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 34.1 +8.8 10.1 -2.6 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 36.6 +10.8 17.1 +2.9 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 37.0 +11.4 13.0 -0.6 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 34.0 +9.1 14.0 +3.2 0.2
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 25.2 +2.0 10.9 +0.7 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 35.9 +14.3 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
TROUGHTON ISLAND
9.8mm in 18 min to 20:00 32.7mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 12.4mm/h
KALUMBURU
9.2mm in 25 min to 18:23 22.1mm/h
19.6mm in 37 min to 19:00 31.8mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Roper-McArthur
CENTRE ISLAND
31.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 10.3mm/h
37.0mm in 1 hr to 07:00 37.0mm/h
BORROLOOLA
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 10.4mm/h
25.6mm in 1 hr to 11:00 25.6mm/h
42.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 14.0mm/h
    Victoria
VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS
18.0mm in 29 min to 19:29 37.2mm/h
34.4mm in 31 min to 20:00 66.6mm/h
52.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 52.4mm/h
55.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 18.3mm/h
    Darwin-Daly
DUM IN MIRRIE
29.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 9.7mm/h
PORT KEATS AERO
68.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 22.7mm/h
67.8mm in 2 hr to 19:00 33.9mm/h
68.0mm in 6 hr to 21:00 11.3mm/h
BRADSHAW
22.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.3mm/h
    Barkly
TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT
12.0mm in 1 hr to 02:00 12.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.0mm/h
    Alice Springs
JERVOIS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    NW Pastoral
WOOMERA AERODROME
1.6mm in 1 min to 17:58 96.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
COCONUT ISLAND
24.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 8.0mm/h
    Gulf Country
MOUNT ISA AERO
11.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 11.6mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 10:30 10.8mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 11:30 14.4mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 9.7mm/h
    Northwest
URANDANGIE
30.0mm in 6 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
CAPE FOURCROY
16.0mm in 1 hr to 06:00 16.0mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.7mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 07:00 10.0mm/h

TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 100(320/ 76 ) at 11:57
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 95(310/ 72 ) at 11:06
TASMAN ISLAND : 80(360/ 65 ) at 11:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN(KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 87(300/ 65 ) at 16:30