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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

39.3 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
39.2 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
38.9 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
38.7 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
38.6 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA

+8.0   39.3 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+7.5   37.8 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+7.2   37.5 BIRDSVILLE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
+6.0   31.6 IVANHOE POST OFFICE Southwest Plains NSW
+5.9   37.7 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
+5.9   26.6 JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR LIGHTHOU Illawarra NSW

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.9 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.3 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
27.2 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
27.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
27.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.0 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD

+9.6   23.5 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+9.2   20.0 ARKAROOLA NE Pastoral SA
+8.8   21.9 MARREE NE Pastoral SA
+8.4   17.9 BALRANALD RSL Southwest Plains NSW
+8.3   20.8 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+8.3   22.5 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA

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

3.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
4.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
7.1 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
8.1 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
8.3 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-11.2   18.5 CARNEGIE Interior WA
-11.0   24.2 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
-10.2   18.9 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
-9.9   26.1 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
-9.1   20.1 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA

0.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
0.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
0.6 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.5   2.3 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-5.5   3.0 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-5.0   10.0 WILUNA Interior WA
-5.0   3.6 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
-4.6   6.4 NARROGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-4.6   5.0 STANTHORPE (GRANITE BELT HRS) Darling Downs E QLD

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.

94.2 WITTENOOM AERO W Pilbara WA
89.0 HAMERSLEY W Pilbara WA
83.0 ORLEANS FARM NORTH Lower West WA
82.0 WITTENOOM HILLS Goldfields WA
74.0 BEAUMONT WEST Goldfields WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    W Pilbara
94.2 WITTENOOM AERO
89.0 HAMERSLEY
50.4 BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT
    E Gascoyne
60.0 DOOLGUNNA
    Lower West
83.0 ORLEANS FARM NORTH
67.4 MOUNT HOWICK
59.6 CAPE ARID NATIONAL PARK
56.0 WILLCHER FARM
    Goldfields
82.0 WITTENOOM HILLS
74.0 BEAUMONT WEST
57.0 ROCKY PLAINS
56.0 KATTA BAREGA

ISLANDS
    Islands
69.0 VARANUS ISLAND

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 31.8 -2.5 24.8 +2.3 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 25.5 0.0 11.8 -1.2 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 20.5 -1.4 12.0 +0.3 0.2
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 22.0 -3.1 11.8 -0.8 0.2
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.0 +0.3 24.0 0.0 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 33.7 +5.7 20.8 +8.3 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.8 -2.6 13.5 +1.3 8.8
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.4 -3.0 12.0 +3.4 8.8
CAIRNS AERO 29.9 +0.7 20.4 -1.2 1.8
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.6 +1.0 20.0 -0.5 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.3 +0.6 18.6 +0.8 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 27.5 +0.4 10.0 -4.1 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 26.8 14.6 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 19.0 2.6 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.5 +0.5 10.9 -4.3 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 26.0 +3.2 13.0 -2.3 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 25.9 +3.6 14.0 -0.6 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 27.1 +3.6 10.5 -2.6 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 26.8 +4.3 11.9 -2.4 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 21.5 +1.7 3.7 -2.9 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 22.4 +0.1 9.8 +0.6 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 25.5 +2.1 17.3 +7.2 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 18.7 -1.5 12.6 +4.0 0.2
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.0 -2.2 14.8 +4.1 4.6
LAVERTON RAAF 17.0 -3.1 14.0 +4.2 4.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.0 -2.5 11.0 +3.6 1.2
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 17.0 -0.3 8.3 +1.7 2.8
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 15.2 -2.1 12.7 +3.8 1.0

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 Pilbara
MARDIE
24.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 8.0mm/h
35.0mm in 38 min to 12:38 55.3mm/h
112.6mm in 1 hr 24 min to 14:02 80.4mm/h
    Murchison
MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT
11.8mm in 1 hr to 05:30 11.8mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.0mm/h
7.6mm in 35 min to 12:00 13.0mm/h
    Eucla
EUCLA
10.0mm in 30 min to 01:00 20.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 01:00 10.0mm/h
    Interior
WILUNA
30.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Victoria
VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS
9.0mm in 25 min to 15:00 21.6mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 15:00 10.4mm/h
TASMANIA
    E Coast
FRIENDLY BEACHES
8.8mm in 39 min to 09:00 13.5mm/h
ST HELENS AERODROME
5.0mm in 11 min to 10:11 27.3mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 11:00 10.6mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 7.0mm/h

VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 89(230/ 69 ) at 09:04
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM B.A.P.S. : 89(200/ 76 ) at 12:00
    E Coast
EDDYSTONE POINT : 76(210/ 67 ) at 12:00
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 82(160/ 74 ) at 09:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 96(210/ 78 ) at 14:38
ISLANDS
    Islands
NORTH RANKIN : ***( 60/ 93 ) at 00:00