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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 (previous record and years of computerised record shown in brackets):
Highest daily rainfall for March:
Telfer Aero WA: 175.0 (91.2, 24)
Lowest daily minimum temperature for March:
Marble Bar Comparison Station WA: 16.5 (17.5, 46)

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

40.8 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
40.4 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
40.3 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
40.2 NYANG STATION W Gascoyne WA
39.4 MARDIE W Pilbara WA

+7.0   37.6 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
+6.4   37.8 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+6.1   38.4 KALBARRI Central West WA
+5.2   33.6 LOGAN CITY WATER TREATMENT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+5.2   29.7 TABULAM (MUIRNE) N Tablelands E NSW
+5.2   33.1 LISMORE (CENTRE STREET) North Coast NSW

29.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.5 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
28.5 NYANG STATION W Gascoyne WA
28.5 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT

+7.8   17.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
+7.7   20.4 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW
+7.5   24.2 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+7.5   20.2 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
+7.2   25.0 SURAT Maranoa QLD

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

0.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
3.2 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
3.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
4.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-17.0   22.0 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
-15.0   22.4 TELFER AERO Interior WA
-13.4   20.5 CARNEGIE Interior WA
-13.4   0.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-12.2   2.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-4.5 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-2.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-1.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-1.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-1.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-8.4   -2.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-8.2   16.5 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
-7.9   1.0 LAUNCESTON AIRPORT N Coast TAS
-7.0   2.4 WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS
-6.6   3.2 SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD) N Coast TAS
-6.6   5.0 CALIPH Mallee/Upper SE SA

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.

175.0 TELFER AERO Interior WA
164.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
142.0 NIFTY COPPER MINE E Pilbara WA
130.8 DENTON Northwest QLD
130.0 AYRSHIRE DOWNS Northwest QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    W Kimberley
118.6 ANNA PLAINS
68.8 PORT SMITH
62.0 DAMPIER DOWNS
50.0 WILLARE BRIDGE
    E Pilbara
164.0 MANDORA
142.0 NIFTY COPPER MINE
126.4 WALLAL DOWNS
114.6 WARRAWAGINE
66.6 YARRIE
    Interior
175.0 TELFER AERO

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
79.0 PORT KEATS AERO

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
84.5 KENDALL RIVER STATION
57.0 BAMAGA
52.0 ARCHER RIVER ROADHOUSE
    Gulf Country
82.6 MANFRED DOWNS STATION
67.0 EDDINGTON STATION
64.8 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT
52.0 BRIGHTLANDS STATION
    Upper Carpentaria
85.0 HUGHENDEN STATION
82.0 ROBIN HOOD STATION
82.0 MOUNT TURNER STATION
80.2 FORSAYTH CARAVAN PARK
79.4 ROSELLA PLAINS STATION
77.4 PRESTWOOD STATION
72.4 RICHMOND AIRPORT
71.0 VAN LEE
65.2 TOOMBA STUD
60.0 GEORGETOWN POST OFFICE
54.0 HILLVIEW STATION
51.0 GILBERTON
    N Coast--Barron
58.0 EVELYN STATE FOREST
    N Coast--Herbert
65.0 STIRLING
61.0 CHRISTMAS CREEK STATION
    Central Coast E
76.0 GARGETT POST OFFICE
68.3 EASTERN CREEK
68.0 EAST MACKAY
65.0 PLANE CREEK SUGAR MILL
64.0 MACKAY ALERT
58.6 MARLBOROUGH TM
57.0 MAJORS CREEK
55.0 MACKAY AERO
54.8 WILSON BEACH
53.4 TURRAWULLA STATION
50.0 BOWEN CHEETHAM SALT
    Central Coast W
123.0 WENTWORTH
86.2 TAEMAS
75.6 BROADLEIGH DOWNS
63.0 DOORUNA DOWNS
54.8 BALFES CREEK POST OFFICE
    Central Highlands
103.0 COOVIN
54.0 DINGO POST OFFICE
    Central West
112.9 EVESHAM STATION
96.8 KEEN GEA
96.8 LANDSBOROUGH DOWNS
91.8 MARENGO
85.0 BIRRICANNIA
63.6 BOWEN DOWNS
54.6 MAYLANDS
    Northwest
130.8 DENTON
130.0 AYRSHIRE DOWNS
91.0 OONDOOROO
88.2 MAHRIGONG
86.0 WONGAN
85.0 BARATRIA
68.0 ALDINGHAM
64.0 WINTON AIRPORT
54.8 WINTON POST OFFICE
    Wide Bay/Burnett
50.2 BAJOOL POST OFFICE

NEW SOUTH WALES
    NW Plains E
54.8 BELLATA (ABERFELDIE)

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 26.7 -7.3 24.3 -1.1 10.8
ALBANY AIRPORT 21.6 -2.5 15.4 +2.0 1.0
PERTH AIRPORT 30.3 +0.8 17.6 +1.8 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 26.2 -3.3 15.5 -0.5 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.5 -0.4 27.6 +3.1 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 26.8 -5.8 18.8 +1.5 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.3 -6.7 11.9 -3.2 3.2
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.4 -5.6 7.4 -3.0 8.4
CAIRNS AERO 31.0 +0.5 25.7 +2.7 1.8
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.0 +0.4 25.4 +2.6 8.2
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.1 +0.7 24.8 +4.1 2.6
AMBERLEY AMO 33.5 +4.1 22.7 +4.9 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 31.3 23.6 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 23.6 17.7 15.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 29.8 +3.9 23.4 +5.3 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 23.0 -1.7 20.0 +1.8 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 27.9 +3.2 19.9 +2.4 1.2
PROSPECT DAM 27.5 +1.4 20.2 +4.1 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 24.9 +0.4 18.7 +1.9 0.3
CANBERRA AIRPORT 18.1 -6.3 12.4 +1.7 2.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 20.1 -7.4 11.7 -1.7 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.2 -7.0 12.1 -1.7 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 14.7 -8.7 9.3 -2.2 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.0 -6.8 10.4 -2.7 1.2
LAVERTON RAAF 17.0 -6.5 9.0 -3.5 0.2
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.0 -9.1 5.0 -4.9 2.2
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 18.3 -2.7 1.0 -7.9 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 16.0 -4.1 5.9 -4.9 11.8

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
10.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 10.4mm/h
KALUMBURU
10.8mm in 1 hr to 09:00 10.8mm/h
    Interior
TELFER AERO
24.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 8.0mm/h
9.4mm in 37 min to 01:00 15.2mm/h
9.6mm in 28 min to 01:28 20.6mm/h
6.2mm in 18 min to 01:46 20.7mm/h
20.0mm in 1 hr to 02:00 20.0mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 03:00 11.6mm/h
48.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 16.0mm/h
72.0mm in 6 hr to 03:00 12.0mm/h
4.4mm in 12 min to 03:30 22.0mm/h
5.0mm in 11 min to 03:46 27.3mm/h
19.2mm in 1 hr to 04:00 19.2mm/h
5.8mm in 14 min to 04:37 24.9mm/h
47.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 15.7mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 09:00 10.4mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.0mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Arnhem
MANINGRIDA
38.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 12.7mm/h
GOVE AIRPORT
3.6mm in 2 min to 18:00 108.0mm/h
    Roper-McArthur
CENTRE ISLAND
8.8mm in 37 min to 01:37 14.3mm/h
12.0mm in 23 min to 02:00 31.3mm/h
20.8mm in 1 hr to 02:00 20.8mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 8.3mm/h
    Darwin-Daly
MIDDLE POINT AWS
11.4mm in 1 hr to 13:00 11.4mm/h
BATCHELOR AERO
24.8mm in 1 hr to 11:00 24.8mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 9.7mm/h
DUM IN MIRRIE
25.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 8.3mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.3mm/h
MANGO FARM
22.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.3mm/h
PORT KEATS AERO
11.2mm in 1 hr to 01:00 11.2mm/h
23.2mm in 1 hr to 02:00 23.2mm/h
40.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 13.3mm/h
DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE
16.0mm in 22 min to 16:52 43.6mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr 8 min to 18:00 10.6mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 10.0mm/h
    Barkly
ELLIOTT
44.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 14.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
COEN AIRPORT AWS
6.6mm in 39 min to 08:39 10.2mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 09:00 11.8mm/h
    Gulf Country
JULIA CREEK AIRPORT
29.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 9.7mm/h
    Upper Carpentaria
GEORGETOWN POST OFFICE
19.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.3mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
HUGHENDEN AIRPORT
10.8mm in 1 hr to 01:00 10.8mm/h
21.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 21.6mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 10.3mm/h
RICHMOND AIRPORT
42.8mm in 1 hr to 00:00 42.8mm/h
48.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 16.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h
64.0mm in 6 hr to 03:00 10.7mm/h
    N Coast--Barron
MAREEBA AIRPORT AWS
14.6mm in 1 hr to 21:00 14.6mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
    N Coast--Herbert
TOWNSVILLE AERO
18.8mm in 21 min to 17:30 53.7mm/h
27.4mm in 1 hr to 17:30 27.4mm/h
14.8mm in 20 min to 17:50 44.4mm/h
38.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 38.0mm/h
44.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 14.7mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 16.0mm/h
LUCINDA POINT
5.0mm in 12 min to 17:59 25.0mm/h
    Central Coast E
MACKAY MO
10.0mm in 1 hr to 23:00 10.0mm/h
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT
18.2mm in 1 hr to 07:00 18.2mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 7.3mm/h
BOWEN AIRPORT
26.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 8.7mm/h
YEPPOON THE ESPLANADE
10.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 10.0mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 16:30 13.6mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 17:00 10.6mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.7mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
ALVA BEACH
17.8mm in 1 hr to 03:00 17.8mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.7mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 18.6mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.7mm/h
SAMUEL HILL AERO
61.2mm in 1 hr to 08:00 61.2mm/h
60.6mm in 1 hr to 09:00 60.6mm/h
231.8mm in 1 hr to 13:00 231.8mm/h
50.4mm in 1 hr to 14:00 50.4mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 20:00 11.8mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
    Central West
LONGREACH AERO
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
    Northwest
WINTON POST OFFICE
35.0mm in 6 hr to 03:00 5.8mm/h
    Wide Bay/Burnett
ROCKHAMPTON AERO
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.7mm/h
GLADSTONE AIRPORT
11.0mm in 30 min to 18:30 22.0mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 18:30 18.6mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 14.0mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.3mm/h
    Brisbane/SE Coast
COOLANGATTA AIRPORT
4.4mm in 11 min to 16:00 24.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 16:30 10.0mm/h
GOLD COAST SEAWAY
17.2mm in 30 min to 16:30 34.4mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 16:30 17.2mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 17:00 17.2mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
BRISBANE AERO
11.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 11.6mm/h
MAROOCHYDORE AERO
11.8mm in 30 min to 19:30 23.6mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 19:30 11.8mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 12.4mm/h
BRISBANE
10.8mm in 30 min to 17:00 21.6mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 17:00 10.8mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 17:30 11.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    NW Slopes N
NARRABRI AIRPORT AWS
10.4mm in 1 hr to 00:00 10.4mm/h
    N Tablelands W
GLEN INNES POST OFFICE
18.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.0mm/h
INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE
10.2mm in 1 hr to 07:00 10.2mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 08:00 13.2mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 9.7mm/h
INVERELL (RAGLAN ST)
30.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 10.0mm/h
GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS
12.2mm in 1 hr to 09:00 12.2mm/h
    North Coast
LISMORE AIRPORT AWS
9.6mm in 13 min to 16:00 44.3mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 16:00 10.4mm/h
TASMANIA
    E Coast
EDDYSTONE POINT
16.8mm in 1 hr to 20:00 16.8mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.7mm/h
    W Coast
CAPE SORELL
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
NORTH EAST ISLAND
20.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.7mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 01:00 7.3mm/h
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
10.2mm in 30 min to 19:00 20.4mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 19:00 16.4mm/h
11.4mm in 30 min to 19:30 22.8mm/h
21.6mm in 1 hr to 19:30 21.6mm/h
10.0mm in 30 min to 20:00 20.0mm/h
21.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 21.4mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 20:30 13.8mm/h
44.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 14.7mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Interior
TELFER AERO : 91(140/ 67 ) at 04:01
NEW SOUTH WALES
    South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 82(240/ 72 ) at 17:53
    Goulburn/Monaro
BOMBALA AWS : 95(240/ 70 ) at 16:38
VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 98(240/ 82 ) at 23:30
KINGFISH A SHIP LOG 206 : 80(242/ 63 ) at 20:20
    E Central
FAWKNER BEACON : 82(220/ 63 ) at 13:04
    N Central
REDESDALE : 85(220/ 69 ) at 14:40
    W Coast
CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE : 78(220/ 65 ) at 12:50
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 80(250/ 72 ) at 12:08
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM B.A.P.S. : 91(210/ 76 ) at 19:00
    Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 93(230/ 63 ) at 23:30