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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

42.5 KALBARRI Central West WA
41.3 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
41.3 ENEABBA Central West WA
40.5 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA
40.4 MORAWA Central West WA

+11.6   39.8 LANCELIN Lower West WA
+11.4   40.5 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA
+10.8   35.1 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
+10.2   42.5 KALBARRI Central West WA
+9.9   38.9 MEDINA RESEARCH CENTRE Lower West WA

27.6 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.6 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
26.6 GREEN ISLAND N Coast--Barron QLD

+7.3   18.0 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA
+6.2   23.6 MORAWA Central West WA
+6.1   24.2 ENEABBA Central West WA
+6.0   18.8 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA
+5.9   23.2 UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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

14.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
14.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
14.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
15.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
16.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-7.9   28.9 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
-4.9   32.7 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
-4.6   29.4 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
-4.4   34.6 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
-4.1   22.6 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW

-1.1 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
1.4 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
2.1 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
2.3 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
2.5 CRADLE MOUNTAIN AIRSTRIP Central Plateau TAS

-5.3   4.1 WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS
-4.8   8.0 CAPE NORTHUMBERLAND Lower SE SA
-4.7   6.0 HEYWOOD FORESTRY W Coast VIC
-4.6   4.9 ARARAT PRISON Western Plains VIC
-4.3   13.5 KULGERA N Plateau NT

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.

109.8 STRATHMAY STATION N Peninsula QLD
107.8 MAINORU OUTSTATION STORE N Rivers NT
100.0 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
90.4 PINE CREEK COUNCIL N Rivers NT
86.6 UPPER FERGUSSON RIVER N Rivers NT

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    E Pilbara
52.4 WARRAWAGINE

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
107.8 MAINORU OUTSTATION STORE
100.0 DALY WATERS AWS
90.4 PINE CREEK COUNCIL
86.6 UPPER FERGUSSON RIVER
84.6 GORRIE
78.0 GILNOCKIE
73.4 MATARANKA COUNCIL
60.0 LAKEFIELD
60.0 MANBULLOO
58.6 DOUGLAS RIVER
54.0 ELSEY
51.0 BONALBO

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
109.8 STRATHMAY STATION
74.0 HIGHBURY STATION
61.0 HORN ISLAND
57.0 WOLVERTON
    S Peninsula
70.2 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
62.5 MUSGRAVE
56.0 PALMERVILLE
    Gulf Country
56.4 CROYDON TOWNSHIP
    N Coast--Herbert
55.0 BAMBAROO

NEW SOUTH WALES
    MidNorth Coast S
74.8 LAURIETON (PEACH GROVE)
74.2 KENDALL POST OFFICE
61.0 LORNE (LORNE ROAD)
58.0 WAUCHOPE (COMMERCE ST)
51.2 PORT MACQUARIE (HILL ST)

ISLANDS
    Islands
63.0 POINT FAWCETT

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 31.1 -2.9 25.6 +0.2 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 38.1 +8.6 20.4 +4.6 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 25.6 +1.5 17.2 +3.8 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 33.8 +4.3 19.7 +3.7 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.3 -1.6 25.3 +0.8 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 33.0 +0.4 13.5 -3.8 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 28.7 +2.7 14.2 -0.9 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 25.3 +2.3 8.0 -2.4 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 31.4 +0.9 24.6 +1.6 1.4
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.9 +1.3 23.1 +0.3 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.6 -1.8 20.5 -0.2 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 26.7 19.0 5.2
AMBERLEY AMO 27.2 -2.2 19.7 +1.9 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 21.2 12.4 0.4
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.8 -1.1 17.9 -0.2 42.6
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 25.0 +0.3 19.0 +0.8 5.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 26.8 +2.1 18.8 +1.3 4.4
PROSPECT DAM 26.5 +0.4 17.0 +0.9 9.6
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 24.9 +0.4 16.3 -0.5 7.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 26.8 +2.4 12.0 +1.3 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 29.2 +1.7 16.8 +3.4 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 30.9 +2.7 14.0 +0.2 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 31.1 +7.7 10.8 -0.7 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 28.7 +4.9 14.4 +1.3 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 30.0 +6.5 10.0 -2.5 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 26.0 +3.9 7.0 -2.9 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 23.5 +2.5 4.8 -4.1 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 21.5 +1.4 12.9 +2.1 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
    N Kimberley
TROUGHTON ISLAND
27.2mm in 1 hr 19 min to 04:19 20.7mm/h
9.4mm in 17 min to 04:36 33.2mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
KALUMBURU
10.2mm in 1 hr to 03:00 10.2mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.7mm/h
    W Kimberley
CYGNET BAY
26.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 8.7mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Arnhem
NARAWILLI
31.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 10.3mm/h
    Roper-McArthur
DALY WATERS AWS
85.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 28.3mm/h
97.0mm in 6 hr to 03:00 16.2mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
    Darwin-Daly
PIRLANGIMPI
22.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 7.3mm/h
CHANNEL POINT
39.0mm in 6 hr to 03:00 6.5mm/h
MCCLUER ISLAND
10.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 10.0mm/h
DOUGLAS RIVER
40.2mm in 1 hr to 04:30 40.2mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 05:30 12.0mm/h
56.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 18.7mm/h
PORT KEATS AERO
16.0mm in 1 hr to 05:00 16.0mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 8.0mm/h
DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE
11.6mm in 1 hr to 19:30 11.6mm/h
11.2mm in 30 min to 20:00 22.4mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 20:30 16.0mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 22:30 11.2mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 23:00 13.2mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
10.2mm in 12 min to 13:00 51.0mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 13:00 15.8mm/h
9.0mm in 26 min to 13:26 20.8mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 9.0mm/h
HORN ISLAND
24.2mm in 1 hr to 03:00 24.2mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 8.0mm/h
    S Peninsula
LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
17.0mm in 1 hr to 07:00 17.0mm/h
20.4mm in 1 hr to 09:00 20.4mm/h
    Gulf Country
MORNINGTON ISLAND
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    North Coast
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
10.6mm in 1 hr to 12:00 10.6mm/h
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS)
5.8mm in 15 min to 10:15 23.2mm/h
12.2mm in 45 min to 11:00 16.3mm/h
18.0mm in 1 hr to 11:00 18.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.0mm/h
    MidNorth Coast N
COFFS HARBOUR MO
11.4mm in 1 hr to 05:00 11.4mm/h
    Goulburn/Monaro
BOMBALA AWS
13.8mm in 1 hr to 19:00 13.8mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
CAPE FOURCROY
13.0mm in 1 hr to 01:00 13.0mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 02:00 11.0mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 07:00 16.4mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 7.3mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Goldfields
LEINSTER AERO : 95(170/ 58 ) at 19:21
ISLANDS
    Islands
NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR : ***(270/ 65 ) at 06:00