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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:
Lucinda Point Qld: 21.0 (21.2, 12)

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 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
42.4 NYANG STATION W Gascoyne WA
41.5 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
41.4 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
41.2 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA

+11.9   36.9 EUCLA Eucla WA
+10.8   36.3 EYRE Eucla WA
+10.1   39.5 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+9.7   29.3 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS
+9.4   36.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+9.4   30.0 CAPE NORTHUMBERLAND Lower SE SA
+9.4   32.4 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
+9.4   33.2 MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE E Central VIC

29.5 MOUNT AUGUSTUS E Gascoyne WA
28.5 CADJEBUT W Kimberley WA
27.9 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.2 THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
27.0 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL

+6.9   21.4 NAREMBEEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+5.8   21.0 SOUTHERN CROSS Goldfields WA
+5.5   20.0 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA
+5.5   20.7 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+5.3   18.0 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA

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

15.1 KATOOMBA (NARROW NECK RD) C Tablelands S NSW
15.3 MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
16.1 GUYRA HOSPITAL N Tablelands W NSW
16.6 ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
16.7 DORRIGO (OLD CORAMBA RD) MidNorth Coast N NSW

-11.4   21.8 GEORGETOWN POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
-10.6   23.8 CROYDON TOWNSHIP Gulf Country QLD
-8.4   20.7 CASINO AIRPORT North Coast NSW
-7.5   17.2 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-7.4   25.0 PALMERVILLE S Peninsula QLD

-1.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.4 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
0.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
1.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.3 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-7.9   13.8 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
-7.3   10.5 KULGERA N Plateau NT
-5.9   18.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-5.5   18.2 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
-5.2   12.1 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 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.

164.0 RAMINGINING N Rivers NT
162.0 SOUTHWELL STATION N Peninsula QLD
152.0 NORTH EAST ISLAND Islands ISL
130.0 STRATHMAY STATION N Peninsula QLD
127.0 WOOTTON MidNorth Coast S NSW

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
164.0 RAMINGINING
126.0 LAKE EVELLA
95.0 BICKERTON ISLAND
75.0 ALCAN MINESITE
70.6 GOVE AIRPORT
68.4 ALYANGULA POLICE
68.0 MILINGIMBI
56.6 MANINGRIDA
55.0 CAPE WILBERFORCE
53.0 NUMBULWAR
50.6 GALIWINKU

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
162.0 SOUTHWELL STATION
130.0 STRATHMAY STATION
93.4 WEIPA AERO
89.0 STRATH HAVEN STATION
83.0 WEIPA EASTERN AVE
72.0 CAPE KEERWEER
66.0 AURUKUN SHIRE COUNCIL
62.6 MERLUNA
62.4 ROKEBY NATIONAL PARK
52.0 MORETON TELEGRAPH STATION
    S Peninsula
67.0 MUSGRAVE
53.0 PINNACLE
    Gulf Country
86.0 INORUNIE STATION
51.4 RUTLAND PLAINS STATION

NEW SOUTH WALES
    MidNorth Coast N
91.0 TAYLORS ARM MAIN ROAD
90.4 KEMPSEY (WIDE STREET)
80.0 EUROKA (ALDAVILLA)
75.0 PROMISED LAND (BELLINGEN (CRYSTAL CREEKS
71.4 TOOROOKA (MOPARRABAH)
71.0 KEMPSEY AIRPORT AWS
70.8 UPPER ORARA (AURANIA)
67.0 BOWRAVILLE - BEN AVON
66.6 UPPER ORARA (DAIRYVILLE)
65.8 COLLOMBATTI (BENBULLEN)
62.0 MAJORS CREEK (MOPARRABAH (PARRABEL CREEK
61.0 NAMBUCCA HEADS BOWLING CLUB
59.0 MILLBANK (FAIRLIE DOWNS)
54.0 COFFS HARBOUR MO
54.0 EUNGAI CREEK (SOUTHBANK ROAD)
53.4 MACKSVILLE COUNTRY CLUB
51.6 CORAMBA (GLENFIDDICH)
51.0 BOWRAVILLE RECREATION CLUB
50.6 BELLBROOK (MAIN STREET)
50.0 BELLINGEN HYDE STREET
    MidNorth Coast S
127.0 WOOTTON
117.4 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW)
91.0 PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS
80.4 PORT MACQUARIE (HILL ST)
68.0 MOUNT GEORGE (MANNING RIVER)
62.0 LORNE (LORNE ROAD)
60.8 ROCKS CROSSING (NOWENDOC RIVER)
58.6 WAUCHOPE (COMMERCE ST)
51.2 UPPER ROLLANDS PLAINS (GREENACRES)
50.4 TELEGRAPH POINT (FARRAWELLS ROAD)
    C Tablelands S
96.6 KATOOMBA (NARROW NECK RD)
53.6 GLENBROOK BOWLING CLUB
52.2 LAWSON (WILSON STREET)
52.0 FAULCONBRIDGE TM
51.6 FAULCONBRIDGE (ST GEORGES CRESCENT)
51.0 BLACKHEATH (WOMBAT STREET)
50.8 WENTWORTH FALLS COUNTRY CLUB
50.0 MOUNT BOYCE AWS
50.0 WINMALEE (PENTLANDS DRIVE)
    CW Slopes N
52.5 MENDOORAN POST OFFICE
    Sydney--east
92.4 WAHROONGA (BOUNDARY ROAD)
88.2 CROMER GOLF CLUB
86.4 INGLESIDE (WALTER AVENUE)
82.2 ST IVES (RICHMOND AVENUE)
80.0 TURRAMURRA (KISSING POINT ROAD)
79.6 DUFFYS FOREST (NAMBA RD)
76.0 PYMBLE (CANISIUS COLLEGE)
73.2 BELROSE (EVELYN PLACE)
63.0 NEWPORT BOWLING CLUB
54.0 FRENCHS FOREST (FRENCHS FOREST RD)
50.0 HOMEBUSH (OLYMPIC STADIUM) AWS
    Sydney--west
84.2 CASTLE HILL ARV
80.8 GALSTON (ROWLAND VILLAGE)
78.2 DURAL (OLD NORTHERN ROAD)
73.0 QUAKERS HILL TREATMENT WORKS
67.0 WILLMOT (RESOLUTION AVE)
65.6 SEVEN HILLS (COLLINS ST)
62.4 MERRYLANDS WELSFORD STREET
62.0 WEST PENNANT HILLS ORATAVA AVE
60.4 SCHOFIELDS BOUNDARY RD
56.4 WINSTON HILLS LANHAMS ROAD
53.5 SEVEN HILLS RADIO 2WS
52.2 BEROWRA (GOODWYN ROAD)
51.7 RICHMOND - UWS HAWKESBURY
    Illawarra
91.6 HELENSBURGH (PARKES STREET)
85.6 DAPTO BOWLING CLUB
83.0 ROBERTSON (THE PIE SHOP)
82.0 ROBERTSON (ST.ANTHONYS)
76.4 ROBERTSON (PEARSONS LANE)
71.6 BEAUMONT (THE CEDARS)
70.2 DARKES FOREST (KINTYRE)
65.5 ALBION PARK POST OFFICE
65.4 BURRAWANG (RANGE STREET)
54.0 JAMBEROO (DRUEWALLA)
53.4 BURRAWANG (SPURFIELD)
50.0 MITTAGONG (KIA ORA)

ISLANDS
    Islands
152.0 NORTH EAST ISLAND
76.0 CAPE WESSEL

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 37.2 +3.2 23.1 -2.3 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 31.3 +1.8 19.5 +3.7 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 21.6 -2.5 16.6 +3.2 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 32.3 +2.8 21.0 +5.0 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.6 -1.3 22.4 -2.1 0.8
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 32.4 -0.2 12.1 -5.2 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 32.1 +6.1 15.6 +0.5 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 32.4 +9.4 10.7 +0.3 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 27.6 -2.9 20.8 -2.2 6.4
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.9 +0.3 24.3 +1.5 1.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.0 -2.4 22.2 +1.5 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 22.5 20.7 33.0
AMBERLEY AMO 23.4 -6.0 19.9 +2.1 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 16.6 13.0 10.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.6 -3.3 18.6 +0.5 54.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 24.0 -0.7 20.0 +1.8 3.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 25.8 +1.1 18.8 +1.3 20.0
PROSPECT DAM 24.0 -2.1 17.8 +1.7 42.6
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 21.9 -2.6 18.1 +1.3 28.7
CANBERRA AIRPORT 22.7 -1.7 10.3 -0.4 0.4
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 29.2 +1.7 12.7 -0.7 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 31.9 +3.7 15.8 +2.0 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 28.5 +5.1 14.2 +2.7 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 33.2 +9.4 16.3 +3.2 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 31.0 +7.5 13.0 +0.5 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 29.0 +6.9 11.0 +1.1 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 25.2 +4.2 12.2 +3.3 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 27.8 +7.7 13.0 +2.2 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.
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
13.8mm in 30 min to 05:30 27.6mm/h
18.4mm in 1 hr to 05:30 18.4mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 06:00 17.8mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 10.7mm/h
    S Peninsula
LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
13.6mm in 43 min to 11:00 19.0mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 7.7mm/h
23.6mm in 1 hr to 17:00 23.6mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 10.7mm/h
    Gulf Country
KOWANYAMA AIRPORT
18.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.0mm/h
15.0mm in 1 hr to 10:00 15.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 11:00 10.0mm/h
NORMANTON AIRPORT
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.0mm/h
    N Coast--Herbert
LUCINDA POINT
2.6mm in 1 min to 07:01 156.0mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 08:00 11.0mm/h
    Central Coast E
SAMUEL HILL AERO
16.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 16.4mm/h
    Central West
BLACKALL AIRPORT
12.6mm in 49 min to 14:00 15.4mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 14:00 15.6mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
    Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE
7.4mm in 35 min to 18:35 12.7mm/h
7.8mm in 32 min to 19:32 14.6mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
NAMBOUR DPI
10.4mm in 1 hr to 06:00 10.4mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
COOLANGATTA AIRPORT
11.2mm in 1 hr to 07:30 11.2mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 12:30 11.8mm/h
BRISBANE AERO
12.0mm in 1 hr to 04:00 12.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h
TEWANTIN RSL PARK
10.4mm in 1 hr to 09:00 10.4mm/h
35.6mm in 1 hr to 11:00 35.6mm/h
39.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 13.0mm/h
23.2mm in 1 hr to 15:00 23.2mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 8.3mm/h
64.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 10.7mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    North Coast
YAMBA PILOT STATION
22.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.3mm/h
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
21.2mm in 1 hr to 02:00 21.2mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.3mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 09:00 14.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE
15.2mm in 1 hr to 13:00 15.2mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 15:00 10.8mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 10.3mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
    MidNorth Coast N
KEMPSEY AIRPORT AWS
13.2mm in 1 hr to 00:00 13.2mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 10.3mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 06:00 14.2mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h
COFFS HARBOUR MO
8.0mm in 15 min to 07:49 32.0mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 08:00 11.6mm/h
10.6mm in 30 min to 08:30 21.2mm/h
21.6mm in 1 hr to 08:30 21.6mm/h
18.6mm in 30 min to 09:00 37.2mm/h
29.2mm in 1 hr to 09:00 29.2mm/h
46.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 15.3mm/h
14.6mm in 30 min to 09:30 29.2mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 09:30 14.6mm/h
12.6mm in 17 min to 09:47 44.5mm/h
29.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 29.8mm/h
18.0mm in 1 hr to 10:30 18.0mm/h
37.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 12.3mm/h
10.0mm in 16 min to 18:00 37.5mm/h
    MidNorth Coast S
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS
14.6mm in 1 hr to 01:00 14.6mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 02:00 14.4mm/h
28.4mm in 1 hr to 03:00 28.4mm/h
57.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 19.0mm/h
65.0mm in 6 hr to 03:00 10.8mm/h
    Hunter Valley
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS
39.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 13.0mm/h
    Sydney--west
RICHMOND RAAF
12.0mm in 1 hr to 02:30 12.0mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 03:00 10.6mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.0mm/h
PENRITH LAKES AWS
11.0mm in 1 hr to 05:00 11.0mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 07:00 12.6mm/h
HORSLEY PARK EQUESTRIAN CENTRE AWS
15.6mm in 1 hr to 00:30 15.6mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 01:00 10.0mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 06:00 12.4mm/h
    Illawarra
ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT)
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.7mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
NORTH EAST ISLAND
28.0mm in 3 hr to 05:00 9.3mm/h
43.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 14.3mm/h
47.0mm in 3 hr to 07:00 15.7mm/h
44.0mm in 3 hr to 08:00 14.7mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 11.3mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 10:00 8.0mm/h
CAPE WESSEL
36.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 12.0mm/h

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Arnhem
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