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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

41.0 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
40.5 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
40.1 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
40.1 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
40.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
40.0 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA

+9.1   38.0 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
+8.2   37.8 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
+7.9   37.1 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
+7.8   35.3 KULGERA N Plateau NT
+7.5   35.5 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
+7.5   25.0 BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC

28.1 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.4 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
27.2 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
27.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
27.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.0 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
27.0 HOLMES REEF Islands ISL
27.0 FLINDERS REEF Islands ISL

+9.1   25.4 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
+7.8   22.5 SPRINGSURE DAME ST Central Highlands QLD
+7.3   25.3 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
+7.2   12.3 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+7.2   14.1 YASS (LINTON HOSTEL) Goulburn/Monaro NSW

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

12.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
12.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
12.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
13.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
14.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-4.5   19.2 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.1   22.0 BEVERLEY Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.0   22.2 WONGAN HILLS Central West WA
-3.9   21.6 WONGAN HILLS RES.STATION Central West WA
-3.9   20.9 BROOKTON Cent Wheatbelt WA

0.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
0.4 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
1.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
2.0 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-2.7   17.0 PALMERVILLE S Peninsula QLD
-2.7   9.6 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW
-2.2   4.2 GEEVESTON (CEMETERY ROAD) Southeast TAS
-2.1   13.6 THREE RIVERS E Gascoyne WA
-2.1   18.0 MUSGRAVE S Peninsula QLD
-2.1   7.2 ORBOST (COMPARISON) E Gippsland VIC

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.

75.0 BOONA-CHOPPA Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
63.6 WOONGARRA TM Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
53.6 BRAESIDE Goldfields WA
52.2 WALLAVILLE- MILL STREET Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
44.2 GIN GIN POST OFFICE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Goldfields
53.6 BRAESIDE

QUEENSLAND
    Wide Bay/Burnett
75.0 BOONA-CHOPPA
63.6 WOONGARRA TM
52.2 WALLAVILLE- MILL STREET
44.2 GIN GIN POST OFFICE

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 34.3 0.0 24.0 +1.5 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.1 -2.8 15.4 +3.7 2.6
PERTH AIRPORT 24.0 -1.5 15.9 +2.9 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 25.3 +0.2 14.2 +1.6 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.0 +1.3 26.1 +2.1 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 35.2 +7.2 11.9 -0.6 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 27.9 +5.5 16.0 +3.8 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 24.4 +5.0 9.0 +0.4 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 31.1 +1.9 21.6 0.0 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.9 +2.3 20.5 0.0 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.3 +1.6 21.5 +3.7 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 27.2 +0.1 14.3 +0.2 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 25.9 16.8 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 20.0 11.1 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.6 +0.6 17.2 +2.0 2.8
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 24.0 +1.2 17.0 +1.7 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 24.4 +2.1 16.4 +1.8 7.6
PROSPECT DAM 23.8 +0.3 14.4 +1.3 1.6
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 24.2 +1.7 14.9 +0.6 6.2
CANBERRA AIRPORT 24.0 +4.2 9.2 +2.6 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 27.6 +5.3 14.1 +4.9 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 28.4 +5.0 13.4 +3.3 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 23.5 +3.3 8.5 -0.1 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 24.8 +4.6 13.1 +2.4 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 23.0 +2.9 15.0 +5.2 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 25.0 +7.5 11.0 +3.6 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 21.6 +4.3 9.5 +2.9 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 17.6 +0.3 10.6 +1.7 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
    W Kimberley
DERBY AERO
9.0mm in 17 min to 23:48 31.8mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Wide Bay/Burnett
GLADSTONE RADAR
13.8mm in 30 min to 00:00 27.6mm/h
21.0mm in 1 hr to 00:00 21.0mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.0mm/h
22.0mm in 1 hr to 00:30 22.0mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 01:00 10.2mm/h
GLADSTONE AIRPORT
41.8mm in 30 min to 00:00 83.6mm/h
47.0mm in 1 hr to 00:00 47.0mm/h
47.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 15.7mm/h
12.6mm in 30 min to 00:30 25.2mm/h
54.4mm in 1 hr to 00:30 54.4mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 01:00 14.8mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h
62.0mm in 6 hr to 03:00 10.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    North Coast
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE
8.0mm in 20 min to 02:00 24.0mm/h
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS)
6.0mm in 32 min to 02:32 11.2mm/h

None reported