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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 rainfall for April:
Wynyard Airport TAS: 71.0 (52.8, 30)
Waratah TAS: 80.4 (68.3, 86)
Highest daily maximum temperature for April:
Alice Springs Airport NT: 38.6 (37.9, 61)
Jervois NT: 40.0 (39.0, 34)
Mount Isa Aero QLD: 37.8 (37.7, 36)
Isisford PO QLD: 40.0 (38.3, 42)
Longreach Aero QLD: 39.6 (38.7, 36)
Winton PO QLD: 39.6 (39.2, 46)
Boulia AP QLD: 40.9 (39.6, 45)
Windorah PO QLD: 39.7 (39.3, 35)

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

40.9 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
40.9 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
40.5 BIRDSVILLE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
40.0 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
40.0 TREPELL AIRPORT Northwest QLD
40.0 WINTON AIRPORT Northwest QLD

+10.6   38.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+10.2   40.5 BIRDSVILLE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
+9.8   37.3 KULGERA N Plateau NT
+9.7   39.7 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
+9.6   40.9 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.7 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
28.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.8 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA

+9.2   25.0 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+8.9   22.8 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+8.9   25.6 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD
+8.6   25.5 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+8.4   21.8 KULGERA N Plateau NT
+8.4   15.1 WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS

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

9.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
9.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
9.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
11.7 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
11.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-10.5   15.2 SOUTHERN CROSS Goldfields WA
-9.4   15.8 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-9.2   18.0 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-9.0   20.1 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
-8.8   21.5 THREE RIVERS E Gascoyne WA
-8.8   14.0 KATANNING COMPARISON Cent Wheatbelt WA

0.0 LOGAN CITY WATER TREATMENT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
2.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
4.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
4.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-15.7   0.0 LOGAN CITY WATER TREATMENT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-5.7   6.5 WINDY HARBOUR Lower West WA
-5.5   15.2 NYANG STATION W Gascoyne WA
-5.3   5.0 KATANNING COMPARISON Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.0   12.0 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA

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.

139.0 YOLLA (SEA VIEW) N Coast TAS
117.8 ELLIOTT RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS
107.8 TOGARI (RENISON ROAD) N Coast TAS
102.4 PREOLENNA N Coast TAS
101.2 LOONGANA (SERENDIPITY) N Coast TAS

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    W Kimberley
72.4 BEAGLE BAY
    Lower West
61.2 HUNTLY
59.0 BICKLEY
55.6 PINJARRA
55.5 SERPENTINE MAIN DAM
53.3 KARNET
51.9 WILLOWDALE
50.6 WUNGONG DAM

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Illawarra
60.0 KIAMA BOWLING CLUB
58.2 WOONONA POPES RD
58.0 GERRINGONG (MAYFLOWER VILLAGE)
54.0 BELLAMBI AWS
52.6 WOMBARRA (REEF AVE)
    South Coast
60.0 WAPENGO LAKE ROAD
51.0 EDEN (CARAVAN PARK)

VICTORIA
    Upper North
52.4 CANIAMBO
    Lower NE
69.8 WHITFIELD (KING RIVER @ CHESHUNT)
67.6 MYRRHEE (JOELYN)
64.6 EDI UPPER (BLACK RANGE TROUT FARM)
61.0 LIMA SOUTH (LAKE NILLAHCOOTIE)
60.0 TOLMIE (MOUNT TABLETOP REPEATER)
59.4 MYRRHEE (CRYERS)
55.4 CARBOOR
50.0 MOLYULLAH (KILLANOOLA)
    Upper NE
68.6 LAKE WILLIAM HOVELL RESERVOIR
68.2 WHITLANDS (BURDER'S LANE)
65.0 MOUNT BULLER
61.6 WHITFIELD
59.0 CHESHUNT EURANGIE PARK
56.6 ARCHERTON
53.6 BALD HILL
    W Gippsland
51.6 MOUNT USEFUL

TASMANIA
    N Coast
139.0 YOLLA (SEA VIEW)
117.8 ELLIOTT RESEARCH STATION
107.8 TOGARI (RENISON ROAD)
102.4 PREOLENNA
101.2 LOONGANA (SERENDIPITY)
101.0 HAMPSHIRE (NEENA ROAD)
78.2 ERRIBA (JUBB ROAD)
70.0 WILMOT (BACK ROAD)
70.0 SOUTH RIANA
64.0 WYNYARD AIRPORT
64.0 DELORAINE (ATHOL)
63.4 BARRINGTON POST OFFICE
61.4 LOWER RIDGLEY (MOOREVILLE ROAD)
61.2 IRISHTOWN (JOHNS HILL ROAD)
58.6 NORTH MOTTON (LEVEN HILL)
57.0 MAWBANNA (HARBY HILLS)
56.0 MOORLEAH (PREOLENNA ROAD)
53.0 MARRAWAH
52.4 SMITHTON (UPPER HAVELOCK STREET)
52.0 MAWBANNA (MAWBANNA ROAD)
    Central Plateau
75.2 CRADLE MOUNTAIN AIRSTRIP
57.0 CRADLE MOUNTAIN VISITORS CENTRE
54.2 CRADLE VALLEY (WALDHEIM)
    W Coast
80.4 WARATAH (16 COLLINS STREET)

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 33.0 -1.3 27.6 +5.1 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 19.5 -6.0 10.3 -2.7 33.6
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.5 -7.4 8.5 -3.2 21.4
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 17.0 -8.1 10.5 -2.1 1.4
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.4 +0.7 25.7 +1.7 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 38.6 +10.6 18.6 +6.1 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 26.6 +4.2 9.7 -2.5 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 23.4 +4.0 7.7 -0.9 0.2
CAIRNS AERO 31.8 +2.6 22.3 +0.7 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.7 +2.1 21.2 +0.7 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.9 +4.2 19.2 +1.4 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 24.9 17.7 23.4
AMBERLEY AMO 25.9 -1.2 18.2 +4.1 18.4
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 20.7 9.2 13.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.0 0.0 13.7 -1.5 10.2
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 24.0 +1.2 19.0 +3.7 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 23.6 +1.3 16.7 +2.1 5.0
PROSPECT DAM 24.8 +1.3 14.2 +1.1 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 23.2 +0.7 14.7 +0.4 37.2
CANBERRA AIRPORT 23.6 +3.8 11.9 +5.3 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 26.8 +4.5 14.5 +5.3 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 28.4 +5.0 10.2 +0.1 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 24.7 +4.5 12.7 +4.1 8.2
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 24.9 +4.7 11.7 +1.0 14.8
LAVERTON RAAF 24.0 +3.9 11.0 +1.2 8.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 20.0 +2.5 9.0 +1.6 11.4
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 18.5 +1.2 13.2 +6.6 2.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 17.7 +0.4 13.2 +4.3 6.6

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
    N Kimberley
KALUMBURU
7.0mm in 14 min to 16:00 30.0mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 17:00 11.2mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.0mm/h
    W Kimberley
DERBY AERO
7.2mm in 18 min to 16:00 24.0mm/h
    SW & S Coast
ESPERANCE
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Darwin-Daly
CAPE DON
17.0mm in 3 hr to 14:00 5.7mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    NE Pastoral
OODNADATTA AIRPORT
8.2mm in 6 min to 15:54 82.0mm/h
    Yorke Peninsula
MINLATON AERO
1.8mm in 1 min to 19:10 108.0mm/h
10.8mm in 8 min to 19:18 81.0mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE
14.0mm in 1 hr to 04:00 14.0mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.0mm/h
BRISBANE AERO
13.6mm in 1 hr to 03:30 13.6mm/h
BRISBANE
15.0mm in 1 hr to 03:30 15.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Illawarra
JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR LIGHTHOU
24.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 8.0mm/h
34.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h
JERVIS BAY (PT PERPENDICULAR AWS)
12.0mm in 1 hr to 11:00 12.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 12:00 10.0mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 8.3mm/h
VICTORIA
    Lower North
KYABRAM (INST SUSTAINABLE AG)
24.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 8.0mm/h
    Upper North
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG
41.0mm in 6 hr to 00:00 6.8mm/h
YARRAWONGA
12.2mm in 1 hr to 04:00 12.2mm/h
    Lower NE
RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH
11.8mm in 30 min to 02:30 23.6mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 02:30 12.0mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 03:00 16.8mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.7mm/h
WANGARATTA AERO
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h
    Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER
8.2mm in 36 min to 01:00 13.7mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 01:00 16.0mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 02:30 10.6mm/h
36.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 12.0mm/h
    E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
    E Central
RHYLL
12.4mm in 1 hr to 00:00 12.4mm/h
TASMANIA
    N Coast
WYNYARD AIRPORT
14.8mm in 1 hr to 06:00 14.8mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.3mm/h
13.4mm in 49 min to 07:00 16.4mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 07:00 13.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
    E Coast
FINGAL (FORESTRY LEGGE STREET)
11.6mm in 1 hr to 16:00 11.6mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.7mm/h
    Southeast
HARTZ MOUNTAIN(KEOGHS PIMPLE)
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY)
10.2mm in 1 hr to 16:00 10.2mm/h
    Derwent Valley
BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES)
10.2mm in 1 hr to 14:00 10.2mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.7mm/h
OUSE FIRE STATION
18.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.0mm/h
    Central Plateau
LIAWENEE AWS
9.2mm in 43 min to 11:00 12.8mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 11:00 10.0mm/h
22.0mm in 1 hr to 12:00 22.0mm/h
38.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 12.7mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 13:00 16.4mm/h
16.8mm in 49 min to 14:00 20.6mm/h
19.2mm in 1 hr to 14:00 19.2mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 15:00 10.2mm/h
46.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 15.3mm/h
83.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 13.8mm/h
    W Coast
CAPE SORELL
20.0mm in 3 hr to 08:00 6.7mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 10.0mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 10:00 9.3mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 11:00 6.0mm/h
MOUNT READ
29.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 9.7mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 10.7mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
CAPE FOURCROY
10.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 10.8mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    SW & S Coast
GARDEN ISLAND HSF : 76(230/ 63 ) at 04:19
CAPE LEEUWIN : 98(240/ 69 ) at 01:18
CAPE NATURALISTE : 83(220/ 69 ) at 09:03
ESPERANCE AERO : 89(270/ 63 ) at 12:21
ESPERANCE : 96(260/ 72 ) at 13:18
    Goldfields
CHEADANUP : 83(270/ 63 ) at 11:00
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Alice Springs
JERVOIS : 102(310/ 24 ) at 16:29
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    NE Pastoral
OODNADATTA AIRPORT : 122(320/ 37 ) at 15:54
MOOMBA AIRPORT : 98(240/ 83 ) at 20:08
    Yorke Peninsula
MINLATON AERO : 78(330/ 67 ) at 19:10
    Kangaroo Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 102(350/ 82 ) at 19:57
    Mt Lofty Ranges
MOUNT LOFTY : 91(340/ 50 ) at 16:30
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 96( 20/ 63 ) at 13:09
TASMAN ISLAND : 91( 40/ 37 ) at 10:25