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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 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
40.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
39.5 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
39.5 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
39.2 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT

+9.3   31.6 PRICE Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+8.6   32.0 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
+7.7   31.0 MURRAY BRIDGE Murray Valley SA
+7.5   29.9 CLEVE W Agricultural SA
+7.5   26.3 CAPE NORTHUMBERLAND Lower SE SA

28.2 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.4 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
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 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL

+9.2   21.0 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.2   17.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
+8.1   16.5 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA
+6.7   21.2 LANCELIN Lower West WA
+6.4   22.7 WATARRKA N Plateau NT

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

7.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
8.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
9.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
10.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
11.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-5.2   18.5 NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD) Hunter Valley NSW
-4.9   16.3 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA
-4.3   20.5 TAREE (RADIO STATION 2RE) MidNorth Coast S NSW
-3.6   20.9 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON LIGHTHOUSE) North Coast NSW
-3.6   20.8 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW

-4.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-0.1 STRATHBOGIE Lower NE VIC
0.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-7.2   7.7 JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR LIGHTHOU Illawarra NSW
-6.4   5.0 WALGETT AIRPORT AWS NW Plains W NSW
-5.7   -4.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.6   5.3 CAPE NORTHUMBERLAND Lower SE SA
-5.6   -0.1 STRATHBOGIE Lower NE 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.

73.5 LINDEMAN ISLAND RESORT Central Coast E QLD
72.0 OWENS CREEK Central Coast E QLD
69.0 CAMBALLIN W Kimberley WA
64.2 BREMER BAY Lower West WA
60.0 MOUNT CHARLTON Central Coast E QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    W Kimberley
69.0 CAMBALLIN
    Lower West
64.2 BREMER BAY

QUEENSLAND
    Central Coast E
73.5 LINDEMAN ISLAND RESORT
72.0 OWENS CREEK
60.0 MOUNT CHARLTON

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 33.3 -1.0 23.8 +1.3 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.5 -3.4 15.8 +4.1 6.0
PERTH AIRPORT 27.6 +2.1 16.6 +3.6 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 30.0 +4.9 18.1 +5.5 1.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.4 +0.7 25.6 +1.6 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 34.6 +6.6 14.2 +1.7 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 28.7 +6.3 10.9 -1.3 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 26.5 +7.1 7.4 -1.2 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 31.6 +2.4 21.5 -0.1 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.1 +1.5 21.2 +0.7 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.4 -1.3 17.3 -0.5 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 25.2 -1.9 8.8 -5.3 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 25.5 13.7 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 17.6 4.8 0.2
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.6 -0.4 14.4 -0.8 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 20.0 -2.8 15.0 -0.3 0.2
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 23.4 +1.1 12.5 -2.1 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 24.3 +0.8 12.3 -0.8 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 21.3 -1.2 14.4 +0.1 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 20.4 +0.6 2.7 -3.9 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.1 +0.8 4.8 -4.4 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 28.9 +5.5 11.0 +0.9 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 20.7 +0.5 4.6 -4.0 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 25.6 +5.4 8.2 -2.5 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 23.0 +2.9 5.0 -4.8 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 22.0 +4.5 4.0 -3.4 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 17.1 -0.2 5.5 -1.1 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 17.5 +0.2 7.6 -1.3 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
ROCKY GULLY
19.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Barron
MAREEBA AIRPORT AWS
11.8mm in 1 hr to 16:00 11.8mm/h
    Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT
13.6mm in 34 min to 01:34 24.0mm/h
18.8mm in 1 hr to 02:00 18.8mm/h
33.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 11.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h
YEPPOON THE ESPLANADE
25.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 8.3mm/h
    Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE
6.4mm in 8 min to 18:08 48.0mm/h

None reported