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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):
Lowest daily minimum temperature for March:
Williamtown RAAF NSW: 8.6 (8.7, 53)

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

38.3 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
37.9 NYANG STATION W Gascoyne WA
37.8 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
37.3 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
37.0 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA

+5.9   37.3 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+5.4   34.5 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA
+5.2   29.5 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
+5.0   35.6 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
+4.6   32.8 LANCELIN Lower West WA

28.0 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
28.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.8 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
27.3 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
27.2 THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA

+5.8   16.5 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA
+4.8   17.6 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA
+4.6   27.8 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
+4.4   16.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
+4.3   24.3 COLLINSVILLE POST OFFICE Central Coast E QLD

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

1.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
4.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
4.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
5.0 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
7.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-17.3   16.6 CARNEGIE Interior WA
-13.9   20.0 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
-13.5   23.9 TELFER AERO Interior WA
-12.0   27.0 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
-10.5   25.0 THREE RIVERS E Gascoyne WA

-4.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.2 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-2.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-0.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-10.0   0.5 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast NSW
-8.9   -4.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.4   -2.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-8.2   2.5 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-8.1   1.4 OBERON (JENOLAN CAVES ROAD) C Tablelands S NSW
-8.1   6.8 WELLINGTON RESEARCH CENTRE CW Slopes S NSW

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.

171.0 MONAVALE Central Coast E QLD
168.2 GREENMANTLE STATION Central Coast W QLD
151.0 BOOROONDARRA Central Highlands QLD
149.4 CLARE Central Coast E QLD
130.0 THE GAP TM Central Coast E QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    E Pilbara
50.4 NIFTY COPPER MINE
    Interior
62.0 TELFER AERO

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
60.5 MARYFIELD
60.0 BORDER STORE
54.0 GERIATRIC PARK
54.0 CARMOR PLAINS
52.0 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
    N Plateau
81.0 NEWCASTLE WATERS

QUEENSLAND
    Upper Carpentaria
96.4 HUGHENDEN STATION
70.0 WERRINGTON STATION WRC
59.6 EINASLEIGH TOWNSHIP
53.4 MT PLEASANT STATION
53.2 SPRING CREEK STATION
50.2 ROSELLA PLAINS STATION
50.0 ROBIN HOOD STATION
    N Coast--Barron
94.0 WONDECLA
74.0 UPPER BARRON
73.4 INNOT HOT SPRINGS TOWNSHIP
73.0 HERBERTON MOWBRAY RD
73.0 HERBERTON ALERT
72.0 SILVER VALLEY
71.0 NORTHCOTE HOMESTEAD
66.0 ATHERTON SHIRE COUNCIL
65.4 PINNACLE STATION
64.4 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION
64.0 MALANDA ALERT
60.8 IRVINEBANK
54.6 TINAROO FALLS DAM
54.0 WOODLEIGH
    N Coast--Herbert
84.3 BLUEWATER DRIVE
82.6 HORSE SHOE BEND
76.0 OONOONBA
63.0 MICHAEL CREEK ALERT
61.2 TOWNSVILLE AERO
59.6 TAMARAK
58.2 YABULU QLD NICKEL
56.4 CRAIGS POCKET STATION
56.0 NEW MOON STATION
55.2 WEONA
53.0 PALUMA IVY COTTAGE
51.6 YABULU
50.8 BLUE RANGE
50.0 CAMEL CREEK STATION
    Central Coast E
171.0 MONAVALE
149.4 CLARE
130.0 THE GAP TM
126.0 CERBERUS
125.0 YAAMBA
98.0 MIRANI MARY STREET
93.0 STRATHBOGIE ALERT
92.4 CLUB CROCODILE RESORT
92.0 BOUNDARY CREEK ALERT
86.8 ETON VALE
85.0 MT PLEASANT ALERT
79.0 OWENS CREEK
78.2 HEDLOW AIRFIELD TM
78.0 MOUNT CHARLTON
77.2 MACKAY MO
76.2 COLLINSVILLE POST OFFICE
76.0 GARGETT POST OFFICE
73.4 PACIFIC HEIGHTS
70.0 UPPER DON ALERT
70.0 CLARE ALERT
69.2 SHIRBOURNE PARK
68.0 GARGETT ALERT
67.0 PLEYSTOWE SUGAR MILL
66.8 DAYDREAM ISLAND RESORT
65.0 BRAMPTON ISLAND RESORT
64.4 STRATHMUIR
62.0 DALRYMPLE HEIGHTS
62.0 MIRANI WEIR ALERT
58.0 GIRU POST OFFICE
55.4 YEPPOON THE ESPLANADE
55.0 MOSS VALE STATION
53.0 HAYMAN ISLAND RESORT
52.0 BANKSIA STATION
52.0 MOUNT SPENCER 2
50.0 MOUNT JUKES
    Central Coast W
168.2 GREENMANTLE STATION
109.0 ESSEX
74.4 MORANBAH WATER TREATMENT PLANT
68.0 LANDSBOROUGH STATION
64.6 CHARTERS TOWERS AIRPORT
58.4 DOORUNA DOWNS
57.0 ALAMEDA DOWNS
    Central Highlands
151.0 BOOROONDARRA
87.8 MELMOTH
77.0 NEWLANDS
70.0 OAK PARK
68.0 TANNYFOIL
63.0 WINVIC
    Central West
70.0 RONLOW PARK
56.0 BULLIWALLAH
    Wide Bay/Burnett
99.8 STANWELL POWER STATION
74.2 GLENLANDS
57.0 MOONMERA
54.0 ROCKLEY
53.6 LLOYONA
53.0 ABERCORN TM
52.8 REDBANK

NEW SOUTH WALES
    N Tablelands W
114.2 WALCHA (INGLEWOOD)

VICTORIA
    E Central
62.8 RINGWOOD NORTH

ISLANDS
    Islands
76.0 LORD HOWE ISLAND (ORLANDO)
63.8 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
62.2 LORD HOWE ISLAND (MILKY WAY)

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 28.4 -5.6 22.8 -2.6 1.6
PERTH AIRPORT 31.6 +2.1 17.8 +2.0 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 22.5 -1.6 15.6 +2.2 0.4
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 27.1 -2.4 13.5 -2.5 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.0 -0.9 24.9 +0.4 4.2
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 28.4 -4.2 18.6 +1.3 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.9 -7.1 10.0 -5.1 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.2 -4.8 6.9 -3.5 1.0
CAIRNS AERO 28.3 -2.2 25.0 +2.0 13.8
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.1 +1.5 24.8 +2.0 61.2
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.5 -0.9 24.0 +3.3 29.0
BRISBANE AERO 25.7 17.9 11.2
AMBERLEY AMO 29.4 0.0 15.3 -2.5 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 19.6 4.4 2.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.3 -2.6 16.9 -1.2 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 20.0 -4.7 14.0 -4.2 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 23.9 -0.8 13.9 -3.6 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 25.3 -0.8 11.5 -4.6 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 21.1 -3.4 9.9 -6.9 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 21.8 -2.6 2.5 -8.2 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 21.5 -6.0 7.8 -5.6 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 22.9 -5.3 8.4 -5.4 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 20.7 -2.7 9.0 -2.5 3.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.3 -2.5 10.9 -2.2 5.2
LAVERTON RAAF 21.0 -2.5 9.0 -3.5 5.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 17.0 -5.1 5.0 -4.9 5.4
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 18.9 -2.1 4.6 -4.3 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 14.4 -5.7 9.4 -1.4 0.2

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
WYNDHAM AERO
9.8mm in 9 min to 17:33 65.3mm/h
37.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 37.6mm/h
38.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 12.7mm/h
WYNDHAM POST OFFICE
38.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 12.7mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Roper-McArthur
DALY WATERS AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
    Darwin-Daly
JABIRU AIRPORT
12.8mm in 1 hr to 19:00 12.8mm/h
POINT STUART AWS
20.0mm in 3 hr to 16:00 6.7mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 17:00 6.7mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 8.0mm/h
BATCHELOR AERO
8.6mm in 38 min to 13:00 13.6mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 13:00 13.2mm/h
TINDAL RAAF
11.8mm in 30 min to 21:00 23.6mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 21:00 17.6mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.0mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 21:30 17.8mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
HORN ISLAND
17.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.7mm/h
    S Peninsula
LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
11.2mm in 1 hr to 04:00 11.2mm/h
    N Coast--Barron
CAIRNS AERO
12.2mm in 30 min to 20:30 24.4mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 20:30 12.2mm/h
10.0mm in 30 min to 21:00 20.0mm/h
22.2mm in 1 hr to 21:00 22.2mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.3mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 21:30 11.0mm/h
    N Coast--Herbert
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
16.6mm in 1 hr to 23:00 16.6mm/h
    Central Coast E
COLLINSVILLE POST OFFICE
64.0mm in * hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h
MACKAY AERO
12.2mm in 1 hr to 12:00 12.2mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 12:30 13.6mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 13:00 10.8mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 11.0mm/h
13.4mm in 30 min to 20:30 26.8mm/h
19.4mm in 1 hr to 20:30 19.4mm/h
18.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 18.8mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 11.3mm/h
MACKAY MO
22.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.3mm/h
29.0mm in 1 hr to 01:00 29.0mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 10.7mm/h
16.4mm in 42 min to 13:00 23.4mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 9.7mm/h
8.0mm in 48 min to 19:48 10.0mm/h
5.2mm in 12 min to 20:00 26.0mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 20:00 13.2mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.7mm/h
WOOLSHED
15.6mm in 1 hr to 00:00 15.6mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.0mm/h
SAMUEL HILL AERO
15.8mm in 1 hr to 09:00 15.8mm/h
    Central Coast W
CHARTERS TOWERS AIRPORT
63.0mm in * hr to 03:00 5.2mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
CAPE FOURCROY
12.6mm in 1 hr to 14:00 12.6mm/h
NORTH EAST ISLAND
17.0mm in 3 hr to 14:00 5.7mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 16:00 5.0mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
    South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 91(220/ 69 ) at 21:53
GREEN CAPE AWS : 89(240/ 78 ) at 16:27
VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 111(250/ 91 ) at 18:00
KINGFISH A SHIP LOG 206 : 91(244/ 72 ) at 17:40
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM B.A.P.S. : 91(230/ 76 ) at 08:00
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 85(230/ 74 ) at 07:29
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 109(210/ 87 ) at 14:20
TASMAN ISLAND : 121(210/ 95 ) at 09:24
HARTZ MOUNTAIN(KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 91(230/ 59 ) at 11:30
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 91(240/ 72 ) at 10:48