Tuesday 04 MAR 2003

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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:
Nyang Station WA: 15.3 (17.4, 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

38.7 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
37.0 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
36.7 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
36.5 TOORAK RESEARCH STATION Gulf Country QLD
36.0 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
36.0 WULUNGURRU N Plateau NT
36.0 BURKETOWN POST OFFICE Gulf Country QLD
36.0 BURKETOWN AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD

+4.7   29.0 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
+4.5   32.7 LANCELIN Lower West WA
+4.1   31.0 DWELLINGUP Lower West WA
+4.0   33.5 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
+3.8   28.1 PEMBERTON Lower West WA

29.0 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
27.9 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.2 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
27.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+4.4   16.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
+3.9   29.0 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
+3.9   25.7 CARDWELL EDEN ST N Coast--Herbert QLD
+3.6   22.4 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
+3.3   21.9 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
+3.3   24.7 GEORGETOWN POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
+3.3   24.4 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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

6.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
7.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
9.5 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
10.9 CRADLE MOUNTAIN AIRSTRIP Central Plateau TAS
11.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
11.0 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS

-12.6   22.9 THREE RIVERS E Gascoyne WA
-12.0   22.0 WILUNA Interior WA
-10.9   23.4 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
-10.9   22.4 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-9.0   24.9 CARNEGIE Interior WA
-9.0   28.4 TELFER AERO Interior WA

1.4 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
1.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
2.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
2.0 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC
2.0 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS

-7.7   16.6 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
-7.6   6.5 WAGGA WAGGA RESEARCH CENTRE Riverina E NSW
-7.3   16.5 TELFER AERO Interior WA
-6.7   13.3 CARNEGIE Interior WA
-6.6   18.1 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara 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.

120.0 MARY RIVER RANGERS N Rivers NT
115.6 MINJILANG N Rivers NT
110.0 CAMFIELD N Rivers NT
91.4 WHYANBEEL VALLEY N Coast--Barron QLD
87.9 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
120.0 MARY RIVER RANGERS
115.6 MINJILANG
110.0 CAMFIELD
87.9 WAVE HILL
83.0 GILNOCKIE
83.0 MARGARET DOWNS
81.9 PIRLANGIMPI
80.6 BIRRINDUDU
65.0 JINDARE
62.2 NITMILUK RANGERS
62.0 NEWRY
59.2 WANDIE CREEK
58.0 CAPE DON
56.6 BULLITA
56.0 PIGEON HOLE
53.6 UPPER FERGUSSON RIVER
52.0 BONALBO

QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Barron
91.4 WHYANBEEL VALLEY
85.4 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE
58.0 BELLENDEN KER BOTTOM STN
    Central Coast E
54.2 LANSDOWN CSIRO

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 32.1 -1.9 21.7 -3.7 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 33.5 +4.0 15.8 0.0 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 22.9 -1.2 15.1 +1.7 0.4
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 28.2 -1.3 15.0 -1.0 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 29.9 -2.0 25.5 +1.0 7.6
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 30.4 -2.2 18.7 +1.4 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 23.4 -2.6 14.6 -0.5 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.0 -4.0 11.0 +0.6 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 30.6 +0.1 25.5 +2.5 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.7 +1.1 24.3 +1.5 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.0 -3.4 21.6 +0.9 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 27.5 -1.9 13.9 -3.9 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 27.3 17.2 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 23.4 9.6 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.0 -2.9 16.9 -1.2 5.4
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 23.0 -1.7 17.0 -1.2 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 24.5 -0.2 17.7 +0.2 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 27.0 +0.9 16.1 0.0 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 25.3 +0.8 17.3 +0.5 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 23.6 -0.8 10.5 -0.2 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 25.0 -2.5 12.3 -1.1 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 24.1 -4.1 14.1 +0.3 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 23.2 -0.2 12.7 +1.2 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.2 -2.6 13.4 +0.3 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 20.0 -3.5 13.0 +0.5 0.2
BALLARAT AERODROME 19.0 -3.1 10.0 +0.1 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 21.7 +0.7 4.2 -4.7 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 16.5 -3.6 10.8 0.0 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
    E Kimberley
ARGYLE AERODROME
17.6mm in 30 min to 20:30 35.2mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 20:30 17.6mm/h
24.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 24.8mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.3mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 21:30 10.0mm/h
    E Pilbara
ROEBOURNE
27.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 9.0mm/h
ROEBOURNE AERO
7.6mm in 43 min to 03:00 10.6mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 03:00 10.2mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Arnhem
GOVE AIRPORT
6.6mm in 14 min to 08:30 28.3mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 09:00 10.2mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
NARAWILLI
17.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.7mm/h
    Victoria
VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS
12.6mm in 1 hr to 04:00 12.6mm/h
WAVE HILL
85.0mm in * hr to 03:00 7.1mm/h
    Darwin-Daly
DARWIN AIRPORT
14.6mm in 30 min to 20:30 29.2mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 20:30 14.6mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 21:00 16.6mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
MIDDLE POINT AWS
10.2mm in 1 hr to 21:00 10.2mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.0mm/h
PIRLANGIMPI
80.0mm in * hr to 09:00 6.7mm/h
CAPE DON
30.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 10.0mm/h
45.0mm in 3 hr to 01:00 15.0mm/h
53.0mm in 3 hr to 02:00 17.7mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 8.7mm/h
POINT STUART AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 13:00 5.0mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 14:00 8.7mm/h
DUM IN MIRRIE
26.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 8.7mm/h
PORT KEATS AERO
32.4mm in 1 hr to 11:00 32.4mm/h
26.0mm in 1 hr to 12:00 26.0mm/h
61.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 20.3mm/h
62.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 10.3mm/h
DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE
15.8mm in 1 hr to 03:00 15.8mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.3mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 03:30 11.0mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 21:30 11.6mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 22:30 10.4mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Barron
MAREEBA AIRPORT AWS
10.0mm in 50 min to 14:50 12.0mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 15:00 14.4mm/h
TASMANIA
    Southeast
HOBART AIRPORT
61.4mm in 30 min to 01:30 122.8mm/h
61.4mm in 1 hr to 01:30 61.4mm/h
61.4mm in 30 min to 07:30 122.8mm/h
61.4mm in 1 hr to 07:30 61.4mm/h
61.4mm in 30 min to 09:00 122.8mm/h
61.4mm in 1 hr to 09:00 61.4mm/h

TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 89(300/ 78 ) at 22:43
ISLANDS
    Islands
NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR : 93(250/ 82 ) at 04:00