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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

43.8 EYRE Eucla WA
43.4 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
43.3 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
43.0 RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
42.7 BALLADONIA Eucla WA

+18.3   43.8 EYRE Eucla WA
+14.9   39.9 EUCLA Eucla WA
+14.7   42.7 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+13.0   42.4 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+11.4   40.9 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA

38.0 MOUNT AUGUSTUS E Gascoyne WA
28.0 NGAYAWILI N Rivers NT
27.9 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.4 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.4 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA

+10.7   24.2 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+9.0   25.0 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+8.5   27.2 LEONORA Goldfields WA
+6.7   21.4 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+6.7   25.0 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA

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

12.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
15.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
17.0 CAPE BRUNY LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
17.0 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
17.2 PORT ARTHUR (PALMERS LOOKOUT) Southeast TAS

-3.6   27.3 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
-3.6   28.0 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-3.6   27.2 GUNNEDAH POOL NW Slopes S NSW
-3.4   26.9 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
-3.4   24.3 KARNET Lower West WA
-3.4   25.7 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
-3.4   24.5 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA
-3.4   21.2 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
-3.4   29.4 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
-3.4   25.5 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW

3.4 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
4.0 KEITH (MUNKORA) Mallee/Upper SE SA
4.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.6 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
5.0 NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA
5.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-9.0   12.7 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
-7.8   10.0 KULGERA N Plateau NT
-6.8   6.5 ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH CENTRE) Adelaide/Lofty SA
-6.4   7.8 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
-5.7   12.1 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral 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.

92.6 TATHRA (PANORAMA DRIVE) South Coast NSW
68.0 HAZELMERE N Coast--Barron QLD
67.8 WAPENGO LAKE ROAD South Coast NSW
51.0 OBERON (SWEET WATTLE) C Tablelands S NSW
48.0 WINTON (DALBLAIR) NW Slopes S NSW

QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Barron
68.0 HAZELMERE

NEW SOUTH WALES
    NW Slopes S
48.0 WINTON (DALBLAIR)
    C Tablelands S
51.0 OBERON (SWEET WATTLE)
    South Coast
92.6 TATHRA (PANORAMA DRIVE)
67.8 WAPENGO LAKE ROAD

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 34.0 0.0 25.2 -0.2 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 26.3 -3.2 16.9 +1.1 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 23.2 -0.9 14.1 +0.7 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 40.9 +11.4 25.0 +9.0 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.4 +0.5 25.2 +0.7 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 35.0 +2.4 14.0 -3.3 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 25.2 -0.8 11.8 -3.3 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 24.4 +1.4 8.8 -1.6 0.2
CAIRNS AERO 31.2 +0.7 24.2 +1.2 1.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.3 +0.7 22.8 0.0 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.3 -0.1 20.9 +0.2 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 28.8 -0.6 15.0 -2.8 0.2
BRISBANE AERO 27.1 16.2 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 21.8 12.1 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.8 -0.1 16.0 -2.1 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 24.0 -0.7 19.0 +0.8 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 25.0 +0.3 18.5 +1.0 7.8
PROSPECT DAM 25.3 -0.8 15.5 -0.6 2.1
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 23.4 -1.1 15.7 -1.1 12.2
CANBERRA AIRPORT 25.0 +0.6 12.0 +1.3 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 30.9 +3.4 14.4 +1.0 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 28.1 -0.1 12.6 -1.2 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 24.8 +1.4 12.3 +0.8 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 25.5 +1.7 16.6 +3.5 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 24.0 +0.5 17.0 +4.5 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 28.0 +5.9 12.0 +2.1 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 24.9 +3.9 11.0 +2.1 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 18.4 -1.7 13.7 +2.9 2.6

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
    Darwin-Daly
MIDDLE POINT AWS
14.0mm in 52 min to 21:00 16.2mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 21:00 14.4mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    N Tablelands W
ARMIDALE (UNI NEW ENGLAND)
22.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.3mm/h
    North Coast
GRAFTON RESEARCH STATION
3.0mm in 2 min to 17:31 90.0mm/h
15.8mm in 11 min to 17:42 86.2mm/h
    Hunter Valley
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS
12.4mm in 1 hr to 11:00 12.4mm/h
    Sydney--east
BANKSTOWN AIRPORT AWS
11.6mm in 1 hr to 10:30 11.6mm/h

VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
MT MOORNAPA : 106(130/ 33 ) at 12:24