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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 (previous record and years of computerised record shown in brackets):
Highest daily maximum temperature for April:
Mount Isa Aero QLD: 38.6 (37.7, 36)
Boulia Airport QLD: 39.8 (39.6, 45)

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 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD
39.8 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
39.5 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
39.1 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
39.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
39.0 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD

+8.5   39.8 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+7.8   40.0 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD
+7.6   37.9 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+6.9   34.9 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+6.8   36.6 YUENDUMU N Plateau NT
+6.8   38.6 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

28.6 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
28.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.7 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.6 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA

+10.8   24.7 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+10.1   15.2 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+8.6   13.2 TUMBARUMBA POST OFFICE SW Slopes S NSW
+8.1   25.0 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+7.7   21.4 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW

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

6.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
7.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
8.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
8.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
9.9 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-6.7   19.7 GUNNEDAH POOL NW Slopes S NSW
-6.7   17.2 COONABARABRAN (NAMOI STREET) CW Slopes N NSW
-6.6   15.8 WANGARATTA AERO Lower NE VIC
-6.3   17.8 DUNEDOO POST OFFICE CW Slopes N NSW
-6.2   21.0 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA

-1.3 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
0.5 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.9 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-5.7   4.9 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-3.6   9.0 STREAKY BAY W Agricultural SA
-3.4   8.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
-2.8   9.3 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
-2.8   15.1 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

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.

111.2 HOME ISLAND Islands ISL
110.4 TUROSS HEAD (NELSON PDE) South Coast NSW
92.0 NAROOMA RVCP South Coast NSW
75.0 BODALLA POST OFFICE South Coast NSW
72.0 MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
58.0 CHITTERING HEIGHTS
    Cent Wheatbelt
50.0 WYALKATCHEM

NEW SOUTH WALES
    South Coast
110.4 TUROSS HEAD (NELSON PDE)
92.0 NAROOMA RVCP
75.0 BODALLA POST OFFICE
72.0 MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE
72.0 BERMAGUI SOUTH (YOUNG STREET)
71.2 DALMENY (MUMMUGA WAY)
62.4 MORUYA HEADS PILOT STATION
53.0 MERIMBULA AIRPORT AWS

ISLANDS
    Islands
111.2 HOME ISLAND
55.8 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 31.8 -2.5 22.2 -0.3 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 22.2 -3.3 15.4 +2.4 0.8
ALBANY AIRPORT 23.5 +1.6 14.3 +2.6 0.4
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 26.9 +1.8 15.9 +3.3 3.2
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.8 +1.1 25.5 +1.5 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 34.9 +6.9 19.0 +6.5 0.6
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.5 +0.1 11.8 -0.4 1.8
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 21.7 +2.3 9.8 +1.2 2.0
CAIRNS AERO 31.6 +2.4 20.7 -0.9 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.5 +1.9 23.3 +2.8 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.8 +2.1 19.9 +2.1 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 21.3 -5.8 18.8 +4.7 19.0
BRISBANE AERO 22.2 19.5 1.6
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 17.0 10.9 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.1 +0.1 15.2 0.0 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 22.0 -0.8 16.0 +0.7 0.8
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 23.3 +1.0 14.5 -0.1 16.2
PROSPECT DAM 24.3 +0.8 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 21.4 -1.1 14.8 +0.5 9.2
CANBERRA AIRPORT 21.0 +1.2 9.1 +2.5 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 24.5 +2.2 16.1 +6.9 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 26.8 +3.4 10.8 +0.7 0.6
EAST SALE AIRPORT 18.6 -1.6 9.2 +0.6 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.4 -2.8 13.0 +2.3 13.8
LAVERTON RAAF 18.0 -2.1 10.0 +0.2 11.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 17.0 -0.5 11.0 +3.6 16.8
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 18.5 +1.2 8.8 +2.2 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 16.5 -0.8 11.1 +2.2 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
    Lower West
PERTH AIRPORT
7.8mm in 12 min to 10:28 39.0mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 11:00 10.2mm/h
PERTH METRO
11.0mm in 1 hr to 11:00 11.0mm/h
BICKLEY
6.6mm in 17 min to 10:46 23.3mm/h
    SW & S Coast
BRIDGETOWN
7.0mm in 12 min to 09:29 35.0mm/h
MANDURAH
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Darwin-Daly
PORT KEATS AERO
11.0mm in 1 hr to 15:00 11.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Gulf Country
MORNINGTON ISLAND
6.6mm in 13 min to 12:43 30.5mm/h
7.2mm in 17 min to 13:00 25.4mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 13:00 16.6mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 13:30 13.8mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.0mm/h
    Darling Downs E
GOONDIWINDI AIRPORT
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.3mm/h
WARWICK
20.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.7mm/h
    Darling Downs W
MILES CONSTANCE STREET
12.8mm in 1 hr to 20:00 12.8mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Illawarra
JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR LIGHTHOU
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
JERVIS BAY (PT PERPENDICULAR AWS)
10.4mm in 1 hr to 08:00 10.4mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY
33.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 5.5mm/h
BELLAMBI AWS
23.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 23.2mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 11:00 11.8mm/h
43.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 14.3mm/h
    South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE
21.0mm in 1 hr 4 min to 05:00 19.7mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 11.7mm/h
MORUYA HEADS PILOT STATION
35.0mm in 6 hr to 03:00 5.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h
GREEN CAPE AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.0mm/h
MERIMBULA AIRPORT AWS
12.8mm in 1 hr to 06:00 12.8mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 9.7mm/h
VICTORIA
    Wimmera S
STAWELL AERODROME
15.2mm in 36 min to 19:30 25.3mm/h
20.2mm in 1 hr to 19:30 20.2mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.0mm/h
    Lower North
KYABRAM (INST SUSTAINABLE AG)
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.0mm/h
    Upper North
SHEPPARTON AIRPORT
14.4mm in 30 min to 22:00 28.8mm/h
22.6mm in 1 hr to 22:00 22.6mm/h
    E Central
MOORABBIN AIRPORT
17.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.7mm/h
RHYLL
11.0mm in 29 min to 23:29 22.8mm/h
    W Central
AVALON AIRPORT
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
GEELONG AIRPORT
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
    N Central
REDESDALE
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
KILMORE GAP
19.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.3mm/h
    W Coast
CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
AIREYS INLET
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
TASMANIA
    N Coast
SMITHTON AERODROME
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 96(270/ 59 ) at 14:35
OCEAN REEF : 106(240/ 70 ) at 19:59
SWANBOURNE : 98(280/ 48 ) at 19:10
BICKLEY : 96(280/ 37 ) at 16:51
    SW & S Coast
GARDEN ISLAND HSF : 95(260/ 46 ) at 19:03
CAPE LEEUWIN : 102(230/ 70 ) at 19:06
CAPE NATURALISTE : 95(250/ 76 ) at 17:22
MANDURAH : 93(250/ 61 ) at 18:43
    Cent Wheatbelt
CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD : 76(260/ 63 ) at 12:26