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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

40.2 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
39.8 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
39.5 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
39.3 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
39.3 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA

+7.8   31.8 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA
+6.0   31.8 ONGERUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
+5.6   29.7 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
+5.4   32.2 KATANNING COMPARISON Cent Wheatbelt WA
+4.2   31.8 WAGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.4 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.0 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
28.0 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
27.8 CADJEBUT W Kimberley WA

+8.1   21.6 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
+6.0   20.2 CORRIGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+6.0   19.2 ONGERUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
+5.8   14.3 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+5.4   19.4 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA

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

7.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
11.6 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
12.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
12.7 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
13.6 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS

-8.7   20.2 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW
-7.7   21.0 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
-7.3   19.7 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE N Tablelands W NSW
-7.0   22.7 GATTON QDPI RESEARCH STN Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-6.8   25.6 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

-2.0 HOLSWORTHY CONTROL RANGE Sydney--west NSW
0.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
2.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
2.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.6   8.9 BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET) Lower Darling NSW
-5.4   10.9 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
-5.1   8.2 ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH CENTRE) Adelaide/Lofty SA
-5.0   12.3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-5.0   6.6 CALIPH Mallee/Upper SE 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.

101.0 HEATHLANDS NATIONAL PARK N Peninsula QLD
75.0 MEANDARRA POST OFFICE Darling Downs W QLD
74.0 DULBYDILLA Warrego QLD
71.2 MOUNT KINGSLEY Central Highlands QLD
70.5 CONDAMINE Darling Downs W QLD

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
101.0 HEATHLANDS NATIONAL PARK
66.0 PUNSAND BAY
    Central Highlands
71.2 MOUNT KINGSLEY
61.0 MARAMA
50.6 THE SANDSTONE
    Darling Downs W
75.0 MEANDARRA POST OFFICE
70.5 CONDAMINE
69.0 LILYVIEW
62.0 GLEN ALVON
55.4 BARAKULA FOREST STN
    Maranoa
61.2 HAVELOCK
60.0 KATOOTA
54.0 OLD CASHMERE TM
    Warrego
74.0 DULBYDILLA
53.2 MUNGALLALA
50.0 WETLANDS

NEW SOUTH WALES
    North Coast
66.2 POTTSVILLE BOWLS CLUB

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 33.7 -0.3 23.9 -1.5 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 27.9 -1.6 14.8 -1.0 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 29.7 +5.6 15.8 +2.4 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 24.8 -4.7 17.8 +1.8 2.8
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.2 +2.3 24.5 0.0 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.9 -0.7 12.3 -5.0 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 23.3 -2.7 13.6 -1.5 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.9 -3.1 11.6 +1.2 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 31.4 +0.9 23.6 +0.6 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.5 +0.9 21.7 -1.1 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.5 +0.1 20.6 -0.1 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 24.4 -5.0 19.5 +1.7 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 24.9 20.5 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 18.0 11.6 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.3 -2.6 17.0 -1.1 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 24.0 -0.7 15.0 -3.2 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 26.4 +1.7 17.1 -0.4 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 26.5 +0.4 14.2 -1.9 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 24.2 -0.3 14.4 -2.4 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 25.1 +0.7 14.5 +3.8 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 30.2 +2.7 15.5 +2.1 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 25.8 -2.4 12.3 -1.5 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 22.6 -0.8 14.1 +2.6 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 24.0 +0.2 17.4 +4.3 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 23.0 -0.5 14.0 +1.5 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 21.0 -1.1 13.0 +3.1 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 19.9 -1.1 10.2 +1.3 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 16.0 -4.1 13.3 +2.5 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    SW & S Coast
MANJIMUP
12.4mm in 1 hr to 18:00 12.4mm/h
BRIDGETOWN
10.6mm in 1 hr to 17:00 10.6mm/h
    Gt Southern
JACUP
10.4mm in 32 min to 19:32 19.5mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 20:00 13.8mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Darling Downs E
STANTHORPE (GRANITE BELT HRS)
19.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 19.6mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    NW Plains E
MOREE AERO
4.8mm in 6 min to 18:00 48.0mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 18:30 13.6mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 19:00 11.8mm/h
    Goulburn/Monaro
GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS
11.2mm in 45 min to 19:00 14.9mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 11.2mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.0mm/h
TASMANIA
    N Coast
DEVONPORT AIRPORT
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
No reports of wind gusts above 90km/h or sustained winds above 63km/h