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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

40.0 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
39.5 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
39.5 NYANG STATION W Gascoyne WA
39.5 ENEABBA Central West WA
38.5 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA

+8.7   33.0 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
+8.1   35.0 DWELLINGUP Lower West WA
+6.6   34.3 KARNET Lower West WA
+6.4   36.7 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
+6.2   39.5 ENEABBA Central West WA
+6.2   33.8 WAGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

28.1 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
28.0 HOLMES REEF Islands ISL
27.4 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.3 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
27.3 BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT W Pilbara WA

+7.4   20.0 PEMBERTON Lower West WA
+5.9   26.2 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+5.3   19.0 WINDY HARBOUR Lower West WA
+5.2   24.1 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+4.9   25.1 THARGOMINDAH POST OFFICE Far SW QLD

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

13.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
14.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
14.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
15.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
15.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-7.2   29.0 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
-7.0   29.0 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
-6.0   29.1 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
-5.7   31.9 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
-5.7   29.8 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT

-1.8 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-0.9 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
0.5 CRADLE MOUNTAIN AIRSTRIP Central Plateau TAS
0.7 MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
1.6 SMITHTON AERODROME N Coast TAS
1.6 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS

-19.0   2.7 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
-7.0   6.0 PHILLIP ISLAND PENGUIN RESERVE E Central VIC
-6.8   2.6 WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS
-6.3   4.4 HEYWOOD FORESTRY W Coast VIC
-6.2   7.0 CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
-6.2   5.6 PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC

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.

110.5 LAKEFIELD NATIONAL PARK S Peninsula QLD
99.0 GILNOCKIE N Rivers NT
98.0 COEN POST OFFICE N Peninsula QLD
81.0 CAMFIELD N Rivers NT
71.0 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    E Kimberley
53.0 ARGYLE AERODROME
    W Kimberley
53.0 ROEBUCK PLAINS

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
99.0 GILNOCKIE
81.0 CAMFIELD
71.0 LAJAMANU
68.0 DALY WATERS AWS
60.0 VICTORIA RIVER ROADHOUSE
60.0 DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE
60.0 MATARANKA STATION
53.8 MOOLOOLOO
53.0 MATARANKA COUNCIL

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
98.0 COEN POST OFFICE
69.0 STRATHMAY STATION
55.0 KENDALL RIVER STATION
    S Peninsula
110.5 LAKEFIELD NATIONAL PARK
65.5 GAMBOOLA STATION

NEW SOUTH WALES
    MidNorth Coast S
60.0 SMITHS LAKE (PATSYS FLAT ROAD)
    Hunter Valley
52.0 WYONG (JILLIBY (JILLIBY CREEK))

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 31.1 -2.9 24.5 -0.9 14.4
PERTH AIRPORT 35.6 +6.1 13.0 -2.8 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 23.1 -1.0 14.2 +0.8 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 33.1 +3.6 18.1 +2.1 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.2 -1.7 25.1 +0.6 7.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 32.5 -0.1 16.5 -0.8 1.2
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 28.6 +2.6 15.4 +0.3 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 23.5 +0.5 5.6 -4.8 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 29.3 -1.2 24.0 +1.0 11.8
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.3 +1.7 24.6 +1.8 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.9 -0.5 21.1 +0.4 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 25.7 19.6 4.0
AMBERLEY AMO 26.2 -3.2 20.3 +2.5 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 20.7 11.3 0.2
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.2 +0.3 18.6 +0.5 11.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 23.0 -1.7 18.0 -0.2 10.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 26.2 +1.5 19.2 +1.7 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 25.8 -0.3 16.1 0.0 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 23.2 -1.3 16.9 +0.1 14.7
CANBERRA AIRPORT 25.5 +1.1 8.4 -2.3 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 28.9 +1.4 16.0 +2.6 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 28.5 +0.3 10.5 -3.3 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 23.7 +0.3 6.4 -5.1 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 23.0 -0.8 13.0 -0.1 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 21.0 -2.5 14.0 +1.5 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 25.0 +2.9 9.0 -0.9 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 23.1 +2.1 5.3 -3.6 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 22.9 +2.8 8.9 -1.9 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
47.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 15.7mm/h
    W Kimberley
CURTIN AERO
33.0mm in 26 min to 14:00 76.2mm/h
36.2mm in 1 hr to 14:00 36.2mm/h
38.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 12.7mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Roper-McArthur
DALY WATERS AWS
50.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 16.7mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.7mm/h
68.0mm in 6 hr to 03:00 11.3mm/h
    Victoria
LAJAMANU
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
    Darwin-Daly
JABIRU AIRPORT
15.8mm in 1 hr to 05:00 15.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h
CHANNEL POINT
33.0mm in 6 hr to 09:00 5.5mm/h
DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE
12.4mm in 30 min to 20:30 24.8mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 20:30 12.4mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 21:00 14.4mm/h
PINE CREEK COUNCIL
44.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 7.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
10.6mm in 30 min to 03:30 21.2mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 03:30 10.6mm/h
16.0mm in 30 min to 04:00 32.0mm/h
26.6mm in 1 hr to 04:00 26.6mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 04:30 16.0mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 9.7mm/h
    S Peninsula
PALMERVILLE
9.6mm in 11 min to 20:00 52.4mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 14.6mm/h
21.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 21.8mm/h
31.4mm in 1 hr 11 min to 21:00 26.5mm/h
36.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 12.0mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 22:00 10.2mm/h
LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
11.6mm in 1 hr to 00:00 11.6mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 11.7mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 20:00 10.8mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.7mm/h
    Gulf Country
KOWANYAMA AIRPORT
12.8mm in 1 hr to 07:00 12.8mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.7mm/h
    Brisbane/SE Coast
COOLANGATTA AIRPORT
3.0mm in 2 min to 09:00 90.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    MidNorth Coast N
COFFS HARBOUR MO
6.8mm in 7 min to 20:30 58.3mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 21:00 15.6mm/h
    MidNorth Coast S
TAREE AIRPORT AWS
11.8mm in 1 hr to 01:00 11.8mm/h

TASMANIA
    Southeast
HARTZ MOUNTAIN(KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 78(260/ 65 ) at 01:30
ISLANDS
    Islands
NORTH RANKIN : ***(120/ 72 ) at 06:00