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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

41.5 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
36.5 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
36.5 KALBARRI Central West WA
36.2 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
36.0 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA

+5.3   29.9 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
+5.2   29.5 PEMBERTON Lower West WA
+4.8   35.4 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
+4.8   33.0 LANCELIN Lower West WA
+4.8   29.1 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA

27.4 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.1 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.5 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
26.4 THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
26.2 BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA

+3.9   15.5 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
+3.2   25.0 PALMERVILLE S Peninsula QLD
+3.1   21.2 ENEABBA Central West WA
+3.0   19.6 LANCELIN Lower West WA
+2.9   24.9 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT

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

6.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
7.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
8.9 CRADLE MOUNTAIN AIRSTRIP Central Plateau TAS
9.5 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
10.8 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-17.5   16.4 CARNEGIE Interior WA
-17.0   17.0 WILUNA Interior WA
-13.7   23.7 TELFER AERO Interior WA
-13.5   22.0 THREE RIVERS E Gascoyne WA
-12.2   21.1 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA

-2.4 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.1 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-2.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-0.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-8.6   4.1 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
-8.3   4.2 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
-8.2   8.5 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
-8.1   9.4 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
-7.7   8.6 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD

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.

157.4 DAYDREAM ISLAND RESORT Central Coast E QLD
126.0 JUNEE STATION Central Coast W QLD
118.0 MACKAY ALERT Central Coast E QLD
105.0 EAST MACKAY Central Coast E QLD
103.5 NGUKURR N Rivers NT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
103.5 NGUKURR
77.6 KATHERINE RURAL COLLEGE
74.0 MCCLUER ISLAND
73.4 KATHERINE AVIATION MUSEUM
73.2 DELAMERE
70.0 KATHERINE RESEARCH FARM
68.4 WATERHOUSE
63.4 LARRIMAH
63.0 POINT STUART AWS
59.0 TIMBER CREEK
56.6 GORRIE
53.5 GILNOCKIE

QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Barron
87.1 YUNGABURRA POST OFFICE
52.5 BABINDA SUGAR MILL
    N Coast--Herbert
62.0 VALLEY OF LAGOONS
    Central Coast E
157.4 DAYDREAM ISLAND RESORT
118.0 MACKAY ALERT
105.0 EAST MACKAY
99.0 LINDEMAN ISLAND RESORT
93.4 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT
93.0 MACKAY AERO
90.8 MACKAY MO
80.0 BRAMPTON ISLAND RESORT
76.2 NEBO SHIRE COUNCIL
66.0 PLEYSTOWE SUGAR MILL
63.5 HAYMAN ISLAND RESORT
60.0 GARGETT POST OFFICE
50.0 MIRANI MARY STREET
    Central Coast W
126.0 JUNEE STATION
    Wide Bay/Burnett
78.5 MOURA POST OFFICE

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 28.9 -5.1 22.2 -3.2 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 33.1 +3.6 17.8 +2.0 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 24.6 +0.5 13.6 +0.2 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 27.5 -2.0 14.6 -1.4 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 29.3 -2.6 25.3 +0.8 13.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.3 -1.3 19.9 +2.6 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.4 -3.6 11.6 -3.5 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.3 -4.7 12.7 +2.3 0.2
CAIRNS AERO 30.2 -0.3 24.0 +1.0 27.2
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.5 -0.1 21.0 -1.8 0.6
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.3 -2.1 22.6 +1.9 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 27.7 -1.7 13.6 -4.2 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 26.6 14.7 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 22.0 4.0 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.5 -1.4 12.0 -6.1 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 22.0 -2.7 13.0 -5.2 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 23.7 -1.0 14.8 -2.7 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 24.3 -1.8 11.1 -5.0 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 21.7 -2.8 11.6 -5.2 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 23.9 -0.5 7.8 -2.9 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 25.4 -2.1 7.8 -5.6 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 24.3 -3.9 10.8 -3.0 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 21.4 -2.0 9.2 -2.3 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.7 -3.1 13.4 +0.3 0.2
LAVERTON RAAF 19.0 -4.5 12.0 -0.5 0.2
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.0 -4.1 10.0 +0.1 0.2
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 19.8 -1.2 1.6 -7.3 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 17.7 -2.4 8.5 -2.3 1.0

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
    Eucla
RED ROCKS POINT
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Arnhem
WARRUWI
18.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.0mm/h
MILINGIMBI
35.8mm in 1 hr to 03:00 35.8mm/h
46.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 15.3mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 04:00 10.0mm/h
    Roper-McArthur
LARRIMAH
63.0mm in 9 hr to 06:00 7.0mm/h
DALY WATERS AWS
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
    Victoria
LAJAMANU
40.0mm in 1 hr 6 min to 17:00 36.4mm/h
44.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 14.7mm/h
    Darwin-Daly
CAPE DON
20.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.7mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 07:00 9.0mm/h
33.0mm in 3 hr to 08:00 11.0mm/h
POINT STUART AWS
17.0mm in 3 hr to 01:00 5.7mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.0mm/h
MCCLUER ISLAND
45.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 15.0mm/h
51.2mm in 1 hr to 04:00 51.2mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.3mm/h
DUM IN MIRRIE
31.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 10.3mm/h
DOUGLAS RIVER
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
HORN ISLAND
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
    N Coast--Herbert
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
27.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 9.0mm/h
    Central Coast E
MACKAY MO
19.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.3mm/h
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT
6.8mm in 41 min to 02:00 10.0mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 02:00 10.2mm/h
43.8mm in 1 hr to 03:00 43.8mm/h
56.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 18.7mm/h
5.8mm in 8 min to 03:08 43.5mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr 4 min to 05:00 10.3mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.3mm/h
VICTORIA
    E Central
MELBOURNE (A'BECKETT ST)
43.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 14.3mm/h
97.0mm in 3 hr to 13:00 32.3mm/h
77.0mm in 3 hr to 14:00 25.7mm/h
54.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 18.0mm/h
97.0mm in 6 hr to 16:00 16.2mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT : 100(140/ 91 ) at 03:18
    Wide Bay/Burnett
RUNDLE ISLAND : 80(140/ 65 ) at 21:00
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 76(310/ 67 ) at 18:00