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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:
Perth Airport WA: 43.8 (42.7, 59) previous record set yesterday
Medina Research Centre WA: 43.0 (42.1, 19) previous record set yesterday
Donnybrook WA: 40.5 (40.1, 43)
Jarrahwood WA: 40.0 (40.0, 25) equalling record set yesterday

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

43.8 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
43.3 GOSNELLS CITY Lower West WA
43.0 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
43.0 GINGIN AERO Lower West WA
43.0 MEDINA RESEARCH CENTRE Lower West WA

+14.3   43.8 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
+14.0   43.0 MEDINA RESEARCH CENTRE Lower West WA
+13.9   43.0 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
+13.6   39.4 ONGERUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
+13.5   41.7 LANCELIN Lower West WA

28.0 CADJEBUT W Kimberley WA
27.5 CARNAMAH Central West WA
27.2 ENEABBA Central West WA
27.0 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
26.6 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
26.6 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
26.6 GREEN ISLAND N Coast--Barron QLD
26.6 LUCINDA POINT N Coast--Herbert QLD

+10.3   27.5 CARNAMAH Central West WA
+9.8   22.6 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA
+9.7   23.8 LAKE GRACE COMPARISON Cent Wheatbelt WA
+9.6   24.1 NAREMBEEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+9.1   27.0 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
+9.1   27.2 ENEABBA Central West WA
+9.1   23.7 PINGELLY Cent Wheatbelt WA
+9.1   21.4 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA

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

6.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
7.9 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
8.2 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
9.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
10.0 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW

-8.8   14.9 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.6   18.0 YASS (LINTON HOSTEL) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.4   6.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.9   8.2 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.6   7.9 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

1.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
1.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.9 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
2.7 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC
2.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-7.3   8.1 BARADINE FORESTRY NW Plains E NSW
-6.5   5.3 COONABARABRAN (NAMOI STREET) CW Slopes N NSW
-5.8   12.0 KULGERA N Plateau NT
-5.6   10.0 TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS CW Plains N NSW
-5.5   6.8 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA

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.

194.0 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
154.2 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW
124.0 NORTH EAST ISLAND Islands ISL
109.0 POINT STUART AWS N Rivers NT
85.0 PUNSAND BAY N Peninsula QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
109.0 POINT STUART AWS
54.0 GOVE AIRPORT
53.0 MCCLUER ISLAND

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
85.0 PUNSAND BAY
    S Peninsula
194.0 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
    Upper Carpentaria
54.0 MOUNT TURNER STATION

NEW SOUTH WALES
    North Coast
50.0 MULLUMBIMBY (FAIRVIEW FARM)
    MidNorth Coast S
154.2 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW)
75.0 WAUCHOPE (AVONDALE STREET)
    Hunter Valley
51.0 DUNGOG - MAIN CREEK (YERANDA)
    Illawarra
78.0 CALLALA TREATMENT PLANT

TASMANIA
    E Coast
70.6 CRANBROOK (CRANBROOK HOUSE)
69.4 SWANSEA (KELVEDON)
68.6 SWANSEA POST OFFICE
65.0 GRAY (BLUEBERRY COTTAGE)
64.8 GRAY (CRAIGIE-LEA)
59.4 ST HELENS POST OFFICE
54.0 SWANSEA (BELMONT)
53.0 ST MARYS (PONDEROSA)

ISLANDS
    Islands
124.0 NORTH EAST ISLAND

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 37.3 +3.3 26.6 +1.2 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 43.8 +14.3 21.9 +6.1 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 32.7 +8.6 18.1 +4.7 0.4
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 35.8 +6.3 20.9 +4.9 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 27.9 -4.0 24.2 -0.3 18.8
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 32.2 -0.4 13.7 -3.6 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 26.2 +0.2 12.1 -3.0 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 23.6 +0.6 13.8 +3.4 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 31.2 +0.7 22.0 -1.0 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.8 +1.2 22.6 -0.2 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.9 +0.5 21.0 +0.3 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 31.0 +1.6 16.3 -1.5 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 28.4 18.7 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 24.0 11.3 1.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.4 +0.5 17.0 -1.1 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 23.0 -1.7 19.0 +0.8 1.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 23.5 -1.2 18.4 +0.9 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 22.4 -3.7 17.0 +0.9 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 22.2 -2.3 17.1 +0.3 1.2
CANBERRA AIRPORT 21.5 -2.9 11.5 +0.8 1.8
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 26.3 -1.2 13.1 -0.3 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 28.0 -0.2 12.2 -1.6 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 22.3 -1.1 12.9 +1.4 5.6
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 24.6 +0.8 16.1 +3.0 1.8
LAVERTON RAAF 23.0 -0.5 16.0 +3.5 2.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 22.0 -0.1 13.0 +3.1 0.4
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 23.9 +2.9 12.5 +3.6 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 17.4 -2.7 11.1 +0.3 6.2

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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Arnhem
WARRUWI
10.6mm in 1 hr to 23:00 10.6mm/h
GOVE AIRPORT
10.6mm in 30 min to 23:30 21.2mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 23:30 10.6mm/h
    Darwin-Daly
CAPE DON
16.0mm in 3 hr to 19:00 5.3mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 20:00 6.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
POINT STUART AWS
26.6mm in 1 hr to 00:00 26.6mm/h
36.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 12.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 01:00 10.0mm/h
40.0mm in 3 hr to 01:00 13.3mm/h
40.0mm in 3 hr to 02:00 13.3mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 03:00 13.0mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 8.7mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 04:00 7.3mm/h
61.0mm in 6 hr to 04:00 10.2mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 05:00 7.3mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 10:00 5.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 11:00 5.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 19:00 5.0mm/h
MCCLUER ISLAND
5.6mm in 12 min to 21:46 28.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 10.0mm/h
TINDAL RAAF
4.2mm in 6 min to 13:26 42.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
23.6mm in 30 min to 19:00 47.2mm/h
32.4mm in 1 hr to 19:00 32.4mm/h
28.8mm in 1 hr to 19:30 28.8mm/h
43.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 14.3mm/h
16.2mm in 30 min to 22:00 32.4mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 22:00 16.4mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 22:30 16.8mm/h
COCONUT ISLAND
19.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.3mm/h
    S Peninsula
LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
11.4mm in 1 hr to 00:00 11.4mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.3mm/h
27.4mm in 1 hr to 01:00 27.4mm/h
38.4mm in 1 hr to 02:00 38.4mm/h
20.2mm in 1 hr to 03:00 20.2mm/h
86.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 28.7mm/h
105.0mm in 6 hr to 03:00 17.5mm/h
21.6mm in 1 hr to 04:00 21.6mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 05:00 17.4mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 06:00 15.2mm/h
54.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 18.0mm/h
44.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 44.8mm/h
50.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 16.7mm/h
27.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 27.2mm/h
33.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 11.0mm/h
83.0mm in 6 hr to 21:00 13.8mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    MidNorth Coast N
KEMPSEY AIRPORT AWS
37.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 37.0mm/h
38.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 12.7mm/h
    Hunter Valley
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS
20.4mm in 30 min to 11:30 40.8mm/h
20.4mm in 1 hr to 11:30 20.4mm/h
40.0mm in 30 min to 12:00 80.0mm/h
60.4mm in 1 hr to 12:00 60.4mm/h
60.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 20.0mm/h
46.8mm in 1 hr to 12:30 46.8mm/h
12.0mm in 30 min to 15:00 24.0mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 15:00 15.0mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.3mm/h
83.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 13.8mm/h
18.8mm in 1 hr to 15:30 18.8mm/h
    Sydney--east
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL)
10.2mm in 30 min to 17:00 20.4mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 17:00 10.6mm/h
25.8mm in 30 min to 17:30 51.6mm/h
36.0mm in 1 hr to 17:30 36.0mm/h
28.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 28.0mm/h
39.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 13.0mm/h
CANTERBURY RACECOURSE AWS
12.6mm in 30 min to 18:00 25.2mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 18:00 15.4mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.0mm/h
18.8mm in 1 hr to 18:30 18.8mm/h
    Sydney--west
BADGERYS CREEK AIRPORT AWS
10.4mm in 1 hr to 12:30 10.4mm/h
HORSLEY PARK EQUESTRIAN CENTRE AWS
12.8mm in 8 min to 13:31 96.0mm/h
3.0mm in 1 min to 13:32 180.0mm/h
11.2mm in 13 min to 13:45 51.7mm/h
28.6mm in 1 hr to 14:00 28.6mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 10.0mm/h
    Illawarra
JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR LIGHTHOU
38.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 12.7mm/h
JERVIS BAY (PT PERPENDICULAR AWS)
16.6mm in 1 hr to 07:00 16.6mm/h
22.0mm in 1 hr to 08:00 22.0mm/h
39.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 13.0mm/h
    South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE
18.0mm in 1 hr to 09:00 18.0mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 7.7mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 11.4mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h
NAROOMA RVCP
35.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 5.8mm/h
ULLADULLA AWS
6.6mm in 19 min to 20:00 20.8mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 20:00 13.2mm/h
5.6mm in 31 min to 20:31 10.8mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.0mm/h
BEGA AWS
20.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.7mm/h
MERIMBULA AIRPORT AWS
30.2mm in 1 hr to 17:00 30.2mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 11.7mm/h
    Goulburn/Monaro
YASS (LINTON HOSTEL)
42.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 7.0mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
NORTH EAST ISLAND
29.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 9.7mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 01:00 6.3mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 02:00 10.7mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 11.3mm/h
63.0mm in 6 hr to 03:00 10.5mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 04:00 8.3mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 07:00 7.3mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 08:00 10.7mm/h
44.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 14.7mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 10:00 10.7mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 9.0mm/h
39.0mm in 3 hr to 19:00 13.0mm/h
54.0mm in 3 hr to 20:00 18.0mm/h
43.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 14.3mm/h
70.0mm in 6 hr to 21:00 11.7mm/h
36.0mm in 3 hr to 22:00 12.0mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 23:00 6.3mm/h

ISLANDS
    Islands
NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR : 106(240/ 59 ) at 06:22