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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

43.9 HOPETOUN NORTH Lower West WA
41.5 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
41.1 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
41.0 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
41.0 CHEADANUP Goldfields WA

+16.6   38.8 ALBANY Lower West WA
+16.4   41.5 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
+15.6   39.7 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
+14.3   40.9 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
+14.2   38.2 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA

29.0 CADJEBUT W Kimberley WA
27.3 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.3 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
26.8 LUCINDA POINT N Coast--Herbert QLD
26.4 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
26.4 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA

+11.2   24.4 ONGERUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
+9.5   22.8 WAGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+9.4   22.2 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA
+9.4   21.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
+9.4   22.0 KATANNING COMPARISON Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

10.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
11.9 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
12.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
12.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
13.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-6.7   15.7 TARALGA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.6   26.2 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
-6.5   25.7 MUSGRAVE S Peninsula QLD
-6.5   17.4 GOULBURN (PROGRESS ST) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.4   26.5 OENPELLI N Rivers NT

-2.8 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
-0.1 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
4.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
4.6 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-24.5   -2.8 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
-7.3   10.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-7.1   10.7 KULGERA N Plateau NT
-6.6   12.0 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
-6.5   6.6 CEDUNA AMO 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.

402.0 GOOMBOORIAN TM Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
113.6 BELROSE (EVELYN PLACE) Sydney--east NSW
106.4 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD
100.6 WEIPA EASTERN AVE N Peninsula QLD
100.4 DUNGOG (MONKERAI HILL (URIMBIRRA)) Hunter Valley NSW

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
98.0 YIRRKALA TROPICAL GARDENS
95.0 MURGANELLA
79.0 CAPE DON
76.0 MILINGIMBI
75.0 NGAYAWILI
75.0 LEADERS CREEK
75.0 CAPE WILBERFORCE
73.4 MANINGRIDA
73.4 OENPELLI
68.0 POINT STUART AWS
68.0 NGUIU FARM
65.6 GALIWINKU
64.0 CARMOR PLAINS
59.0 MCCLUER ISLAND
56.6 MINJILANG
56.0 NUMBULWAR
55.0 LAKE EVELLA
52.0 BORDER STORE
51.5 RAMINGINING
50.0 ALCAN MINESITE

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
106.4 WEIPA AERO
100.6 WEIPA EASTERN AVE
82.4 AURUKUN SHIRE COUNCIL
77.0 MORETON TELEGRAPH STATION
57.4 BAMAGA
56.2 ROKEBY NATIONAL PARK
55.2 MERLUNA
    S Peninsula
91.2 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
52.0 LAKEFIELD NATIONAL PARK
    Brisbane/SE Coast
402.0 GOOMBOORIAN TM

NEW SOUTH WALES
    MidNorth Coast N
80.0 ORAMA (DARKWOOD ROAD)
52.0 UPPER DARKWOOD
    MidNorth Coast S
93.8 GLOUCESTER POST OFFICE
92.8 GLOUCESTER (HIAWATHA)
79.0 WAUCHOPE (AVONDALE STREET)
54.0 LONG FLAT POST OFFICE
51.4 KINDEE BRIDGE (HASTINGS RIVER)
    Hunter Valley
100.4 DUNGOG (MONKERAI HILL (URIMBIRRA))
99.4 GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS
88.0 UPPER CHICHESTER (SIMMONDS)
83.2 GOSFORD NORTH (GLENNIE ST)
61.4 SALISBURY (BARRINGTON GUEST HOUSE)
52.0 WYONG (MOUNT ELLIOT)
    C Tablelands N
67.5 GULGONG POST OFFICE
    C Tablelands S
81.0 BATHURST STANLEY STREET (MACQUARIE RIVER
    Sydney--east
113.6 BELROSE (EVELYN PLACE)
76.8 FRENCHS FOREST (FRENCHS FOREST RD)
76.4 MARSFIELD (WILLANDRA VILLAGE)
63.6 PYMBLE (CANISIUS COLLEGE)
59.8 CROMER GOLF CLUB
53.6 TURRAMURRA (KISSING POINT ROAD)
    Sydney--west
84.6 WEST PENNANT HILLS ORATAVA AVE
54.0 ABBOTSBURY (FAIRFIELD CITY FARM)
    Illawarra
62.0 WANDANDIAN POST OFFICE
    South Coast
92.6 BODALLA POST OFFICE
85.0 MORUYA (BURRA CREEK)
80.0 MORUYA (PLUMWOOD)
65.0 CHARLEYONG
61.8 WAPENGO LAKE ROAD
61.4 TUROSS HEAD (NELSON PDE)
59.0 NERRIGA COMPOSITE
56.0 BROOMAN (CARISBROOK)
55.0 MERIMBULA AIRPORT AWS
54.4 BEMBOKA POST OFFICE
53.6 VERONA (COBBOBRA)
53.0 BELOWRA STATION
52.0 ARALUEN LOWER (ARALUEN RD)
51.6 COBARGO (COOLAGOLITE (LYREBIRD RIDGE RD)
50.8 WAPENGO (HUNTERS RD)
    Goulburn/Monaro
71.6 NUMERALLA (BADJA COMPOSITE)
64.8 NIMMITABEL (COTTESLOE)
53.8 TAYLORS FLAT (BALLANDA PARK)

VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
64.0 MADALYA

ISLANDS
    Islands
96.0 NORTH EAST ISLAND

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 37.3 +3.3 27.3 +1.9 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 32.6 +3.1 20.8 +5.0 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 39.7 +15.6 16.4 +3.0 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 38.8 +9.3 22.8 +6.8 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 28.3 -3.6 22.8 -1.7 5.8
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.7 -0.9 10.0 -7.3 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 27.9 +1.9 15.2 +0.1 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 28.0 +5.0 12.8 +2.4 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 30.9 +0.4 23.4 +0.4 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.1 +0.5 23.6 +0.8 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.7 -1.7 22.3 +1.6 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 27.9 19.5 0.6
AMBERLEY AMO 29.7 +0.3 17.7 -0.1 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 22.9 12.9 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.8 +0.9 16.5 -1.6 0.8
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 24.0 -0.7 17.0 -1.2 31.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 25.0 +0.3 17.3 -0.2 41.8
PROSPECT DAM 23.3 -2.8 16.7 +0.6 10.4
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 22.4 -2.1 15.2 -1.6 5.2
CANBERRA AIRPORT 20.5 -3.9 14.0 +3.3 4.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 27.9 +0.4 14.5 +1.1 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 30.4 +2.2 14.8 +1.0 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 24.1 +0.7 14.6 +3.1 5.4
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 28.6 +4.8 16.3 +3.2 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 28.0 +4.5 17.0 +4.5 0.2
BALLARAT AERODROME 27.0 +4.9 14.0 +4.1 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 24.6 +3.6 10.2 +1.3 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 22.5 +2.4 11.1 +0.3 1.0

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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Arnhem
MANINGRIDA
65.0mm in 9 hr to 06:00 7.2mm/h
WARRUWI
19.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.3mm/h
ELCHO ISLAND
34.0mm in 6 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
GOVE AIRPORT
12.4mm in 1 hr to 00:00 12.4mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h
11.4mm in 11 min to 09:30 62.2mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 11.6mm/h
7.6mm in 21 min to 19:00 21.7mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 11.0mm/h
16.2mm in 1 hr to 20:00 16.2mm/h
40.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 13.3mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 21:30 10.6mm/h
NARAWILLI
8.8mm in 15 min to 00:25 35.2mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 8.3mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.3mm/h
4.8mm in 14 min to 07:48 20.6mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
    Victoria
WAVE HILL
99.0mm in * hr to 03:00 8.2mm/h
    Darwin-Daly
OENPELLI
35.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 11.7mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.0mm/h
PIRLANGIMPI
27.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 9.0mm/h
JABIRU AIRPORT
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
18.8mm in 1 hr to 19:00 18.8mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.3mm/h
CAPE DON
32.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 10.7mm/h
45.0mm in 3 hr to 10:00 15.0mm/h
47.0mm in 3 hr to 11:00 15.7mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 9.7mm/h
POINT STUART AWS
21.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.0mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 04:00 8.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
MCCLUER ISLAND
23.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
18.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.0mm/h
10.8mm in 30 min to 04:30 21.6mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 04:30 11.6mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 05:00 14.4mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.0mm/h
12.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 25.2mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 12.6mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 10:00 14.4mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.0mm/h
23.0mm in 17 min to 15:30 81.2mm/h
23.0mm in 1 hr to 15:30 23.0mm/h
25.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 25.0mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 9.0mm/h
COCONUT ISLAND
43.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 14.3mm/h
COEN AIRPORT AWS
17.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 17.0mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.7mm/h
    S Peninsula
LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
11.4mm in 1 hr to 19:00 11.4mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    MidNorth Coast N
KEMPSEY AIRPORT AWS
18.2mm in 1 hr to 23:00 18.2mm/h
    MidNorth Coast S
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS
10.6mm in 1 hr to 17:00 10.6mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.0mm/h
    Hunter Valley
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS
19.6mm in 30 min to 22:00 39.2mm/h
24.2mm in 1 hr to 22:00 24.2mm/h
13.6mm in 30 min to 22:30 27.2mm/h
33.2mm in 1 hr to 22:30 33.2mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 23:00 14.0mm/h
    C Tablelands S
KATOOMBA (NARROW NECK RD)
37.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 12.3mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
    Sydney--east
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL)
11.2mm in 1 hr to 18:00 11.2mm/h
HOMEBUSH (OLYMPIC STADIUM) AWS
22.2mm in 30 min to 18:30 44.4mm/h
23.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 23.0mm/h
25.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 25.2mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 9.3mm/h
    Sydney--west
PENRITH LAKES AWS
11.6mm in 30 min to 08:30 23.2mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 08:30 12.6mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 09:00 14.2mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
    Illawarra
NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS
11.2mm in 30 min to 01:00 22.4mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 01:00 12.6mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 01:30 11.2mm/h
6.4mm in 19 min to 14:30 20.2mm/h
BELLAMBI AWS
12.0mm in 1 hr to 23:30 12.0mm/h
MOSS VALE AWS
14.2mm in 1 hr to 11:00 14.2mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.7mm/h
ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT)
14.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 14.0mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.7mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 23:00 12.8mm/h
    South Coast
BEGA AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
TASMANIA
    E Coast
SWAN ISLAND AWS
18.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.0mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
NORTH EAST ISLAND
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 01:00 6.3mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 02:00 5.7mm/h
38.0mm in 3 hr to 14:00 12.7mm/h
40.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 13.3mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 16:00 10.7mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 22:00 5.7mm/h
CAPE WESSEL
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.0mm/h
49.0mm in 3 hr to 22:00 16.3mm/h
53.0mm in 3 hr to 23:00 17.7mm/h

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Arnhem
WARRUWI : 104(280/ 76 ) at 17:00
    Darwin-Daly
MCCLUER ISLAND : 96(280/ 72 ) at 15:08
ISLANDS
    Islands
NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR : 91(130/ 72 ) at 08:58