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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

40.0 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
39.3 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
39.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
39.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
38.9 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA

+6.2   30.8 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
+5.9   32.5 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
+5.8   33.8 LAKE GRACE COMPARISON Cent Wheatbelt WA
+5.7   30.0 PEMBERTON Lower West WA
+5.6   32.7 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA
+5.6   33.2 WAGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.6 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
27.0 THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
27.0 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
27.0 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
27.0 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
27.0 HOLMES REEF Islands ISL
27.0 FLINDERS REEF Islands ISL

+5.4   21.7 COONAMBLE COMPARISON CW Plains N NSW
+5.2   24.0 CUNNAMULLA POST OFFICE Warrego QLD
+5.0   22.5 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+4.6   11.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
+4.6   15.8 MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC

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

10.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
13.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
14.2 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
14.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
15.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-5.9   22.4 COONABARABRAN (NAMOI STREET) CW Slopes N NSW
-5.2   21.4 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-5.0   28.8 MARREE NE Pastoral SA
-4.4   19.6 HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
-4.3   23.0 GULGONG POST OFFICE C Tablelands N NSW

-2.0 HOLSWORTHY CONTROL RANGE Sydney--west NSW
2.6 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
3.3 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
3.7 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS

-7.2   8.4 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW
-6.3   17.2 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
-5.8   17.7 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
-5.7   8.7 EYRE Eucla WA
-5.0   17.0 WAVE HILL N Rivers 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.

72.0 PUNSAND BAY N Peninsula QLD
52.0 DARKWATER Central Highlands QLD
45.0 CLINTONVALE Darling Downs E QLD
43.2 GILIGULGUL Central Highlands QLD
42.0 RIVERSIDE Darling Downs E QLD

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
72.0 PUNSAND BAY
    Central Highlands
52.0 DARKWATER
43.2 GILIGULGUL
    Darling Downs E
45.0 CLINTONVALE
42.0 RIVERSIDE

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 36.9 +2.9 27.6 +2.2 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 31.6 +2.1 13.6 -2.2 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 25.0 +0.9 14.9 +1.5 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 33.1 +3.6 19.2 +3.2 0.2
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.3 +2.4 24.3 -0.2 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 33.0 +0.4 17.9 +0.6 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 26.4 +0.4 14.2 -0.9 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 21.0 -2.0 11.1 +0.7 0.2
CAIRNS AERO 31.8 +1.3 24.2 +1.2 1.6
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.8 +1.2 23.0 +0.2 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.0 -0.4 21.0 +0.3 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 29.3 -0.1 15.8 -2.0 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 26.7 18.0 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 21.7 10.4 0.2
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.4 -1.5 14.4 -3.7 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 24.0 -0.7 17.0 -1.2 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 25.3 +0.6 17.5 0.0 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 25.6 -0.5 14.5 -1.6 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 24.4 -0.1 16.3 -0.5 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 26.1 +1.7 10.1 -0.6 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 30.5 +3.0 17.2 +3.8 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 28.4 +0.2 12.0 -1.8 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 23.9 +0.5 13.7 +2.2 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 23.6 -0.2 16.6 +3.5 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 23.0 -0.5 15.0 +2.5 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 19.0 -3.1 10.0 +0.1 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 20.8 -0.2 7.6 -1.3 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 18.9 -1.2 11.9 +1.1 0.0

Downpours Gales & Gusts
High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less. Highest wind gusts above 89km/h (storm force) or mean wind above 62km/h (gale force). Wind direction and mean windspeed shown in brackets.
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
COCONUT ISLAND
18.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.0mm/h
    Darling Downs E
GOONDIWINDI AIRPORT
22.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.3mm/h
    Darling Downs W
MILES CONSTANCE STREET
16.0mm in 43 min to 21:43 22.3mm/h
7.4mm in 17 min to 22:00 26.1mm/h
23.4mm in 1 hr to 22:00 23.4mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    NW Slopes N
NARRABRI AIRPORT AWS
6.6mm in 7 min to 17:29 56.6mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 18:00 12.0mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
    NW Slopes N
NARRABRI AIRPORT AWS : 80(170/ 63 ) at 17:29