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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:
Mornington Island Qld: 19.0 (19.7, 24)
Highest daily maximum temperature for March:
Perth Airport WA: 42.7 (42.2, 59)
Pearce RAAF WA: 42.9 (42.7, 42)
Medina Research Centre WA: 42.1 (42.0, 19)
Albany Airport WA: 41.2 (40.8, 38)
Jarrahwood WA: 40.0 (39.6, 25)
Goomalling WA: 41.2 (41.0, 25)

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

43.0 ENEABBA Central West WA
42.9 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
42.7 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
42.2 MORAWA Central West WA
42.2 GOSNELLS CITY Lower West WA
42.2 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA

+17.6   39.8 ALBANY Lower West WA
+17.1   41.2 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
+15.9   39.9 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA
+14.5   38.8 PEMBERTON Lower West WA
+14.4   39.0 MANJIMUP Lower West WA

27.5 KWINANA BP REFINERY Lower West WA
27.4 ENEABBA Central West WA
27.3 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
27.2 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
27.1 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA

+11.2   24.8 NARROGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+11.0   26.9 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
+11.0   25.6 BEVERLEY Cent Wheatbelt WA
+11.0   24.3 WAGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+10.9   23.5 PEMBERTON Lower West WA

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

7.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
8.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
8.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
8.6 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
9.8 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
9.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-7.3   15.5 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast NSW
-7.2   13.2 GROVE RESEARCH STATION Southeast TAS
-6.9   17.0 GOULBURN (PROGRESS ST) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.3   17.7 HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
-6.3   13.8 HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) Southeast TAS

0.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
2.7 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC
2.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-5.8   19.0 MORNINGTON ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
-5.5   9.5 PARKES (MACARTHUR STREET) CW Slopes S NSW
-4.8   7.4 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
-4.7   13.1 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-4.7   8.4 WALPEUP RESEARCH Mallee N 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.

144.6 BAMAGA N Peninsula QLD
101.0 LIMMEN RIVER N Rivers NT
96.0 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
90.6 MILEARA PARK Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
89.0 LADY BARRON (FRANKLIN PARADE) Flinders Is/Bass St TAS

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
101.0 LIMMEN RIVER
75.8 GALIWINKU
70.0 NGAYAWILI
65.0 BICKERTON ISLAND
51.0 FLORINA

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
144.6 BAMAGA
96.0 HORN ISLAND
68.0 COCONUT ISLAND
61.6 PUNSAND BAY
    S Peninsula
76.8 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
    N Coast--Herbert
55.6 BAMBAROO

VICTORIA
    E Gippsland
55.8 WEERAGUA (CANN RIVER (EAST BRANCH) @ CHA

TASMANIA
    E Coast
72.0 EDDYSTONE POINT
    Flinders Is/Bass St
90.6 MILEARA PARK
89.0 LADY BARRON (FRANKLIN PARADE)
74.2 BADGER CORNER
74.0 CLARKE ISLAND
71.0 LACKRANA (FERN HILL)
62.0 WHITEMARK POST OFFICE
57.8 BLUE ROCKS (THE RANCH)
55.4 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT
53.8 KILLIECRANKIE
50.2 CAPE BARREN ISLAND (CAPE BARREN SCHOOL)

ISLANDS
    Islands
81.0 CAPE WESSEL

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 33.3 -0.7 26.5 +1.1 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 42.7 +13.2 24.9 +9.1 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 41.2 +17.1 18.3 +4.9 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 34.7 +5.2 20.4 +4.4 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.7 -0.2 24.4 -0.1 5.2
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 33.9 +1.3 19.8 +2.5 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 24.5 -1.5 12.0 -3.1 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.9 -2.1 11.8 +1.4 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 31.1 +0.6 23.6 +0.6 2.8
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.3 +1.7 23.1 +0.3 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.5 +0.1 20.7 0.0 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 31.2 +1.8 13.1 -4.7 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 28.0 17.2 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 23.9 9.7 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.1 +0.2 15.5 -2.6 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 24.0 -0.7 18.0 -0.2 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 24.5 -0.2 18.0 +0.5 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 25.5 -0.6 15.8 -0.3 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 22.7 -1.8 16.4 -0.4 10.8
CANBERRA AIRPORT 20.1 -4.3 12.8 +2.1 1.4
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 25.2 -2.3 9.4 -4.0 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 26.1 -2.1 10.2 -3.6 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 21.4 -2.0 10.2 -1.3 5.8
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.2 -3.6 15.9 +2.8 0.2
LAVERTON RAAF 20.0 -3.5 15.0 +2.5 2.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 19.0 -3.1 11.0 +1.1 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 18.4 -2.6 11.3 +2.4 0.4
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 13.8 -6.3 10.3 -0.5 11.8

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
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
TROUGHTON ISLAND
18.2mm in 1 hr 3 min to 03:03 17.3mm/h
18.6mm in 57 min to 04:00 19.6mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 8.7mm/h
    E Kimberley
ARGYLE AERODROME
8.0mm in 33 min to 15:00 14.5mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Arnhem
GOVE AIRPORT
16.8mm in 1 hr to 13:30 16.8mm/h
12.8mm in 30 min to 14:00 25.6mm/h
21.4mm in 1 hr to 14:00 21.4mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 14:30 17.0mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 11.3mm/h
NARAWILLI
19.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.3mm/h
    Darwin-Daly
JABIRU AIRPORT
11.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 11.0mm/h
POINT STUART AWS
21.0mm in 3 hr to 04:00 7.0mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 05:00 8.3mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.7mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 13:00 6.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 14:00 6.0mm/h
MCCLUER ISLAND
15.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 15.0mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
COCONUT ISLAND
18.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.7mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.3mm/h
HORN ISLAND
14.6mm in 1 hr to 02:00 14.6mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 03:00 10.0mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 8.7mm/h
37.6mm in 1 hr to 04:00 37.6mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 05:00 17.4mm/h
56.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 18.7mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 16:00 13.6mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
    S Peninsula
LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
    Gulf Country
MORNINGTON ISLAND
24.0mm in 22 min to 09:00 65.5mm/h
29.0mm in 1 hr to 09:00 29.0mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 9.7mm/h
15.4mm in 14 min to 09:14 66.0mm/h
13.2mm in 16 min to 09:30 49.5mm/h
28.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 28.4mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 11.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Hunter Valley
PATERSON (TOCAL)
17.8mm in 51 min to 17:51 20.9mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 8.3mm/h
NORAH HEAD AWS
18.6mm in 30 min to 20:00 37.2mm/h
18.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 18.6mm/h
19.0mm in 1 hr to 20:30 19.0mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.0mm/h
    Sydney--west
PENRITH LAKES AWS
31.6mm in 30 min to 16:00 63.2mm/h
36.8mm in 1 hr to 16:00 36.8mm/h
32.4mm in 1 hr to 16:30 32.4mm/h
38.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 12.7mm/h
    South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE
4.4mm in 11 min to 01:21 24.0mm/h
TASMANIA
    E Coast
EDDYSTONE POINT
19.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.3mm/h
ST HELENS AERODROME
20.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.7mm/h
SWAN ISLAND AWS
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
NORTH EAST ISLAND
20.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.7mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 22:00 7.3mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 23:00 9.0mm/h

TASMANIA
    E Coast
EDDYSTONE POINT : 89(180/ 72 ) at 00:00