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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

42.7 MORAWA Central West WA
42.6 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
42.5 MULLEWA Central West WA
42.4 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
42.2 NYANG STATION W Gascoyne WA

+10.0   40.0 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+9.9   41.4 DALWALLINU COMPARISON Central West WA
+9.8   42.7 MORAWA Central West WA
+9.8   39.5 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+9.6   40.4 WONGAN HILLS Central West WA
+9.6   40.5 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.0 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
27.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
26.8 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+7.3   22.0 IVANHOE POST OFFICE Southwest Plains NSW
+6.3   17.0 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA
+6.0   18.8 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA
+6.0   19.3 GRENFELL (QUONDONG RD) SW Slopes N NSW
+5.8   22.4 DALWALLINU COMPARISON Central West WA

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

10.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
10.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
13.1 WEEAPROINAH W Coast VIC
13.7 GELANTIPY E Gippsland VIC
13.7 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-6.9   17.5 CASTERTON SHOWGROUNDS W Coast VIC
-6.5   17.5 HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
-6.3   16.7 OMEO Upper NE VIC
-6.1   21.1 STREAKY BAY W Agricultural SA
-6.0   20.6 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA

-0.3 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
2.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
3.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
3.2 CRADLE MOUNTAIN AIRSTRIP Central Plateau TAS
3.8 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-6.6   15.1 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
-6.2   6.5 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
-6.0   16.0 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
-6.0   16.9 TINDAL RAAF N Rivers NT
-5.8   15.0 THREE RIVERS E Gascoyne WA

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.

261.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK N Coast--Barron QLD
230.0 GRAHAM RANGE N Coast--Barron QLD
176.0 BEAUDESERT TM Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
176.0 BELLENDEN KER BOTTOM STN N Coast--Barron QLD
163.0 WHYANBEEL VALLEY N Coast--Barron QLD

QUEENSLAND
    Gulf Country
59.0 KARUMBA AIRPORT
    N Coast--Barron
261.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK
230.0 GRAHAM RANGE
176.0 BELLENDEN KER BOTTOM STN
163.0 WHYANBEEL VALLEY
162.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN
157.5 BABINDA POST OFFICE
152.0 BABINDA SUGAR MILL
151.0 HAPPY VALLEY
124.0 DEERAL
116.0 TOPAZ
116.0 MT SOPHIA
113.0 BARTLE VIEW ALERT
92.0 MOSSMAN CENTRAL MILL
86.4 JULATTEN
85.4 MOSSMAN SOUTH ALCHERA DRIVE
82.0 PORT DOUGLAS - FOUR MILE BEACH
81.0 COPPERLODE DAM ALERT
74.2 CAIRNS AERO
73.6 TAMARIND GDNS RENNEL CL
73.0 CAIRNS SEVERIN ST
69.0 KURANDA RAILWAY STATION
64.0 TOPAZ TOWALLA RD
62.0 REDLYNCH STATE SCHOOL
55.6 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
53.2 GREENHAVEN
    N Coast--Herbert
133.0 RUSSELL RIVER
121.8 DARADGEE
109.0 TUNG OIL ALERT
107.0 MARCO STREET ALERT
107.0 TUNG OIL TM
103.2 EL ARISH POST OFFICE
102.0 TULLY MCQUILLEN ST
100.2 TULLY SUGAR MILL
100.0 TULLY TM
98.0 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
91.8 MENA CREEK POST OFFICE
90.0 CORSIS ALERT
88.0 CENTRAL MILL ALERT
84.2 JAPOONVALE WARRAKIN RD
80.6 INNISFAIL
78.0 INNISFAIL WHARF ALERT
73.0 MENAVALE ALERT
69.0 JARRA CREEK TM
68.0 CRAWFORDS LOOKOUT ALERT
62.0 MOURILYAN HARBOUR
52.0 BINGIL BAY
    Brisbane/SE Coast
176.0 BEAUDESERT TM
58.0 COURAN COVE
57.2 MIAMI BARDON AVE
    Darling Downs E
53.0 CRYSTAL BROOK

NEW SOUTH WALES
    North Coast
114.0 BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
85.0 BALLINA (CROWLEY VILLAGE)
74.0 MEERSCHAUMVALE (MEERSCHAUM VALE (BARDEN)
69.6 TWEED HEADS GOLF CLUB
69.5 TUMBULGUM (BAWDEN ST)
67.0 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT
56.2 POTTSVILLE BOWLS CLUB
52.8 BYRON BAY (JACARANDA DRIVE)
50.0 WOOLI BEACH
    C Tablelands N
51.4 WOLLAR (BARRIGAN ST)

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 36.4 +2.4 22.2 -3.2 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 34.6 +5.1 20.1 +4.3 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 24.7 +0.6 14.1 +0.7 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 36.9 +7.4 20.0 +4.0 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.1 +0.2 23.6 -0.9 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 34.7 +2.1 14.8 -2.5 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 23.5 -2.5 13.1 -2.0 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.9 -4.1 10.5 +0.1 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 26.6 -3.9 21.9 -1.1 74.2
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.4 +0.8 23.5 +0.7 1.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.7 -0.7 19.1 -1.6 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 26.8 17.6 10.2
AMBERLEY AMO 27.9 -1.5 15.3 -2.5 3.8
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 20.3 8.1 0.4
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.9 -1.0 15.0 -3.1 7.2
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 24.0 -0.7 17.0 -1.2 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 27.0 +2.3 17.4 -0.1 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 27.4 +1.3 14.7 -1.4 0.1
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 24.2 -0.3 15.0 -1.8 0.1
CANBERRA AIRPORT 27.4 +3.0 13.4 +2.7 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 33.0 +5.5 16.4 +3.0 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 27.6 -0.6 14.1 +0.3 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 22.9 -0.5 13.4 +1.9 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.4 -2.4 15.8 +2.7 0.0
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 21.6 +0.6 9.9 +1.0 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 19.8 -0.3 9.5 -1.3 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 Coast--Barron
CAIRNS AERO
18.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.0mm/h
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
20.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.7mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 07:00 10.8mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
    Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE
16.2mm in 1 hr to 05:00 16.2mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 10.0mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 12:00 12.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Goulburn/Monaro
CANBERRA AIRPORT
6.8mm in 12 min to 18:30 34.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 10.0mm/h
8.4mm in 8 min to 18:38 63.0mm/h
18.6mm in 12 min to 18:50 93.0mm/h
38.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 38.0mm/h
28.0mm in 1 hr to 19:30 28.0mm/h
38.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 12.7mm/h
    SW Slopes N
YOUNG AIRPORT
5.4mm in 31 min to 18:31 10.5mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Barron
GREEN ISLAND : 83(140/ 70 ) at 05:00