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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):
Highest daily maximum temperature for March:
Cape Leeuwin WA: 37.8 (37.2, 46)

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

42.8 ENEABBA Central West WA
41.0 CARNAMAH Central West WA
40.8 MEDINA RESEARCH CENTRE Lower West WA
40.6 MORAWA Central West WA
40.4 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA

+15.2   37.8 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
+14.1   37.3 WINDY HARBOUR Lower West WA
+12.9   37.5 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
+12.7   37.0 PEMBERTON Lower West WA
+12.7   36.7 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA

29.5 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
28.9 ENEABBA Central West WA
28.4 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
28.0 CARNAMAH Central West WA
28.0 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA

+10.8   28.0 CARNAMAH Central West WA
+10.8   28.9 ENEABBA Central West WA
+10.8   27.0 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
+10.2   27.6 MORAWA Central West WA
+10.1   26.7 DALWALLINU COMPARISON Central West WA

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

6.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
9.5 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
10.1 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
11.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
11.0 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC

-9.2   14.0 TIDBINBILLA NATURE RESERVE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-8.1   14.9 OMEO Upper NE VIC
-6.5   15.0 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
-6.2   14.2 GROVE RESEARCH STATION Southeast TAS
-6.2   16.3 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW

3.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
4.4 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
4.5 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
5.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.4 CRADLE MOUNTAIN AIRSTRIP Central Plateau TAS
5.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-5.5   13.2 LOGAN CITY WATER TREATMENT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-3.6   6.5 COONAWARRA Lower SE SA
-3.6   12.7 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
-3.4   20.3 NYANG STATION W Gascoyne WA
-3.2   15.4 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast 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.

116.0 LAKEFIELD N Rivers NT
98.2 MAINORU OUTSTATION STORE N Rivers NT
87.4 MATARANKA STATION N Rivers NT
85.3 COUNTRY DOWNS W Kimberley WA
85.0 ELSEY N Rivers NT

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    W Kimberley
85.3 COUNTRY DOWNS

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
116.0 LAKEFIELD
98.2 MAINORU OUTSTATION STORE
87.4 MATARANKA STATION
85.0 ELSEY
82.8 GORRIE
80.0 GILNOCKIE
80.0 MARGARET DOWNS
75.6 DRY RIVER
74.0 ACACIA HILLS
67.0 DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE
53.0 POINT STUART AWS
51.0 MATARANKA HOMESTEAD RESORT
51.0 KATHERINE AVIATION MUSEUM

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
52.4 SOUTHWELL STATION
51.0 HEATHLANDS NATIONAL PARK
    N Coast--Barron
68.0 MT SOPHIA
64.0 DEERAL
64.0 GRAHAM RANGE

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Snowy Mtns
57.6 DALGETY (HAMILTON ST)
50.2 SNOWY RIVER @ DALGETY WEIR

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 32.2 -1.8 26.1 +0.7 3.4
PERTH AIRPORT 40.3 +10.8 24.5 +8.7 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 33.5 +9.4 16.4 +3.0 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 32.6 +3.1 16.7 +0.7 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.1 -0.8 24.8 +0.3 0.6
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 34.2 +1.6 18.4 +1.1 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.8 -3.2 14.5 -0.6 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.4 -3.6 10.0 -0.4 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 30.3 -0.2 22.7 -0.3 11.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.3 +1.7 23.2 +0.4 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.7 -0.7 20.0 -0.7 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 29.3 -0.1 16.5 -1.3 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 27.6 17.3 0.2
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 22.8 11.5 0.4
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.3 -0.6 18.1 0.0 0.8
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 24.0 -0.7 18.0 -0.2 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 26.7 +2.0 18.1 +0.6 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 28.3 +2.2 16.8 +0.7 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 25.9 +1.4 17.1 +0.3 0.1
CANBERRA AIRPORT 24.2 -0.2 12.8 +2.1 4.2
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 29.6 +2.1 17.6 +4.2 1.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 25.8 -2.4 14.0 +0.2 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 20.5 -2.9 13.5 +2.0 3.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.6 -3.2 15.6 +2.5 1.0
LAVERTON RAAF 21.0 -2.5 15.0 +2.5 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 19.0 -3.1 10.0 +0.1 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 17.8 -3.2 11.4 +2.5 1.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 14.4 -5.7 11.6 +0.8 1.6

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
6.4mm in 13 min to 21:55 29.5mm/h
    SW & S Coast
DWELLINGUP FORESTRY
2.4mm in 1 min to 16:14 144.0mm/h
2.8mm in 2 min to 16:16 84.0mm/h
12.0mm in 13 min to 16:29 55.4mm/h
9.4mm in 23 min to 16:52 24.5mm/h
33.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 11.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Arnhem
ELCHO ISLAND
56.0mm in 6 hr to 21:00 9.3mm/h
GOVE AIRPORT
7.6mm in 21 min to 17:30 21.7mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 18:00 10.2mm/h
NARAWILLI
44.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 14.7mm/h
    Roper-McArthur
LARRIMAH
45.0mm in 9 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
DALY WATERS AWS
26.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 8.7mm/h
    Darwin-Daly
POINT STUART AWS
51.0mm in 3 hr to 05:00 17.0mm/h
49.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 16.3mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 07:00 7.3mm/h
TINDAL RAAF
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.7mm/h
4.4mm in 12 min to 18:42 22.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
HORN ISLAND
14.4mm in 1 hr to 09:00 14.4mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.3mm/h
    S Peninsula
LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
27.4mm in 1 hr to 11:00 27.4mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 12:00 15.0mm/h
47.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 15.7mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 17:00 16.6mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Illawarra
MOSS VALE AWS
17.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 17.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
    South Coast
ULLADULLA AWS
5.2mm in 6 min to 17:18 52.0mm/h
    Goulburn/Monaro
BOMBALA AWS
6.0mm in 15 min to 10:15 24.0mm/h
1.8mm in 1 min to 19:37 108.0mm/h
VICTORIA
    E Gippsland
POINT HICKS (LIGHTHOUSE)
30.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 10.0mm/h
TASMANIA
    E Coast
EDDYSTONE POINT
10.0mm in 53 min to 13:53 11.3mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.7mm/h
SWAN ISLAND AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
    Flinders Is/Bass St
FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT
12.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 12.0mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.7mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
NORTH EAST ISLAND
30.0mm in 3 hr to 22:00 10.0mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 23:00 9.3mm/h
CAPE WESSEL
19.0mm in 3 hr to 11:00 6.3mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 13:00 9.3mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 14:00 8.3mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 10.0mm/h
38.0mm in 3 hr to 16:00 12.7mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 17:00 9.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    N Kimberley
WYNDHAM AERO : 82(120/ 69 ) at 15:12
VICTORIA
  W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 69(240/ 65 ) at 04:22
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM B.A.P.S. : 102(190/ 72 ) at 10:00
    E Coast
EDDYSTONE POINT : 91(180/ 76 ) at 23:00