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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:
Charleville Aero QLD: 36.9 (36.6, 60)

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

38.6 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
38.5 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
38.3 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
38.2 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
38.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
38.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
38.0 TREPELL AIRPORT Northwest QLD
38.0 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD

+8.9   36.9 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
+7.9   35.2 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+7.9   35.6 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD
+7.0   26.9 LAKES ENTRANCE E Gippsland VIC
+6.6   27.4 ORBOST (COMPARISON) E Gippsland VIC
+6.6   23.8 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.7 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.6 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
27.5 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD

+11.2   27.0 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+10.9   21.0 IVANHOE POST OFFICE Southwest Plains NSW
+10.1   27.2 WINTON POST OFFICE Northwest QLD
+9.8   16.9 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC
+9.6   15.0 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
+9.6   19.2 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC

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

10.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
10.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
11.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
11.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
11.9 LOOKOUT HILL Western Plains VIC

-7.9   17.8 SOUTHERN CROSS Goldfields WA
-7.5   18.0 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.5   18.1 NAREMBEEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.4   18.4 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.2   18.3 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

-1.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.3 TIDBINBILLA NATURE RESERVE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
3.5 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
4.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
4.5 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA

-8.1   12.6 NYANG STATION W Gascoyne WA
-6.5   10.5 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
-6.1   6.9 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
-6.0   10.6 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
-6.0   9.7 THREE RIVERS 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.

149.0 GOLDEN VALLEY (BRODIES ROAD) N Coast TAS
136.0 QUAMBY BLUFF (WILDLIFE NURSERY) N Coast TAS
106.6 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
98.0 LIAWENEE COMPARISON Central Plateau TAS
95.0 DELORAINE (ATHOL) N Coast TAS

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    N Kimberley
55.0 THEDA

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
74.0 INVERWAY

QUEENSLAND
    Northwest
50.0 ELROSE STATION
    Darling Downs W
63.0 DUNGADEN
    Maranoa
53.0 BARRACKDALE
52.0 PINNACLE

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Far Northwest
56.0 MILPARINKA HOTEL
    NW Plains W
69.6 PILLIGA (COOLABAH DOWNS)
    NW Slopes S
64.0 PREMER (EDENMOOR)
    CW Slopes N
63.0 NEILREX (CAIGAN)
60.2 BINNAWAY (HAWTHORNE)

VICTORIA
    E Central
59.2 MOOROOLBARK

TASMANIA
    N Coast
149.0 GOLDEN VALLEY (BRODIES ROAD)
136.0 QUAMBY BLUFF (WILDLIFE NURSERY)
95.0 DELORAINE (ATHOL)
92.6 FRANKFORD (ROSSVILLE)
72.2 DELORAINE RAILWAY BRIDGE (MEANDER RIVER)
71.2 MEANDER
69.6 MEANDER (MEANDER RIVER)
62.2 WEETAH (WEETAH ROAD)
59.0 DELORAINE (REEDY MARSH)
57.8 TARGA (MOUNTAIN VIEWS)
54.8 MOUNT BARROW (SOUTH BARROW)
52.2 RINGAROOMA (FRY STREET)
    E Coast
95.0 CORNWALL
92.8 ST MARYS (CULLENSWOOD)
82.0 GRAY (BLUEBERRY COTTAGE)
79.6 SWANSEA (DOLPHIN SANDS)
76.4 ST MARYS (CLIVE STREET)
74.6 GRAY (CRAIGIE-LEA)
69.0 PYENGANA (FOREST LODGE ROAD)
66.0 WELDBOROUGH
64.0 SWANSEA (BELMONT)
60.0 APSLAWN
59.0 SWANSEA (KELVEDON)
58.0 SWANSEA POST OFFICE
58.0 ST MARYS (PONDEROSA)
57.6 CRANBROOK (CRANBROOK HOUSE)
53.2 BEAUTY FLAT ROAD
51.4 UPPER ESK (HOST FARM)
    Southeast
55.6 EAGLEHAWK NECK (JETTY ROAD)
    Central Plateau
98.0 LIAWENEE COMPARISON
57.2 MIENA (BERRY DRIVE)

ISLANDS
    Islands
106.6 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 34.9 +0.6 27.6 +5.1 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.2 -3.7 8.4 -3.3 14.0
PERTH AIRPORT 22.0 -3.5 8.2 -4.8 4.6
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 18.3 -6.8 9.1 -3.5 3.4
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.5 +0.8 25.7 +1.7 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.3 +3.3 22.0 +9.5 0.2
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.8 -0.6 13.2 +1.0 8.6
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.6 +0.2 14.2 +5.6 0.6
CAIRNS AERO 32.0 +2.8 21.8 +0.2 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.8 +2.2 21.4 +0.9 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.6 +2.9 21.1 +3.3 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 28.6 +1.5 17.2 +3.1 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 26.7 17.5 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 22.0 11.6 0.2
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.8 +1.8 15.3 +0.1 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 26.0 +3.2 20.0 +4.7 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 25.9 +3.6 18.0 +3.4 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 27.3 +3.8 15.2 +2.1 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 24.5 +2.0 17.4 +3.1 0.4
CANBERRA AIRPORT 21.0 +1.2 11.9 +5.3 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 27.1 +4.8 17.7 +8.5 1.4
MILDURA AIRPORT 22.9 -0.5 18.3 +8.2 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 26.3 +6.1 13.1 +4.5 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 24.8 +4.6 16.8 +6.1 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 24.0 +3.9 18.0 +8.2 0.2
BALLARAT AERODROME 17.0 -0.5 15.0 +7.6 0.2
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 18.2 +0.9 10.9 +4.3 7.6
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 21.1 +3.8 13.5 +4.6 6.8

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
    E Kimberley
HALLS CREEK AIRPORT
11.0mm in 1 hr to 14:30 11.0mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Darwin-Daly
PORT KEATS AERO
22.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.3mm/h
    Alice Springs
ARLTUNGA
20.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.7mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Mt Lofty Ranges
MOUNT CRAWFORD (TOWER HILL)
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Northwest
CANNINGTON MINE
10.6mm in 1 hr to 17:00 10.6mm/h
    Channel Country
BOULIA AIRPORT
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
    Maranoa
ROMA AIRPORT
6.6mm in 11 min to 18:27 36.0mm/h
8.8mm in 33 min to 19:00 16.0mm/h
19.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 19.0mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.7mm/h
    Far SW
BALLERA GAS FIELD
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Far Northwest
TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.7mm/h
TIBOOBURRA AIRPORT
13.4mm in 1 hr to 19:00 13.4mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.7mm/h
    CW Plains N
COONAMBLE AIRPORT
20.0mm in 1 hr to 23:00 20.0mm/h
    NW Plains W
WALGETT AIRPORT
16.0mm in 19 min to 19:00 50.5mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 17.2mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.7mm/h
    CW Slopes N
COONABARABRAN (NAMOI STREET)
23.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.7mm/h
36.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 12.0mm/h
COONABARABRAN AIRPORT
12.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 12.2mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 13.0mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 10.7mm/h
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS
12.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 12.0mm/h
    Riverina W
HAY (MILLER STREET)
55.0mm in 6 hr to 21:00 9.2mm/h
VICTORIA
    Upper North
YARRAWONGA
10.2mm in 30 min to 22:00 20.4mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 22:00 16.4mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 22:30 15.2mm/h
    Lower NE
WANGARATTA AERO
15.6mm in 1 hr to 22:00 15.6mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 22:30 10.6mm/h
    Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER
11.4mm in 1 hr to 21:00 11.4mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.3mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 21:30 10.6mm/h
    E Central
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE
9.2mm in 27 min to 15:27 20.4mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 14.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
MOORABBIN AIRPORT
4.0mm in 12 min to 15:43 20.0mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 16:00 15.8mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.3mm/h
5.6mm in 7 min to 18:05 48.0mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 18:30 10.2mm/h
COLDSTREAM
13.4mm in 38 min to 19:00 21.2mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 13.6mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
    W Central
AVALON AIRPORT
11.4mm in 1 hr to 15:30 11.4mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
TASMANIA
    N Coast
DEVONPORT AIRPORT
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.0mm/h
    E Coast
FRIENDLY BEACHES
33.0mm in 1 hr to 01:00 33.0mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 11.3mm/h
    W Coast
MOUNT READ
24.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 8.0mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 83(300/ 67 ) at 18:00
NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AERO) : 80(310/ 63 ) at 09:42
    Kangaroo Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 98(310/ 61 ) at 12:49
    Mt Lofty Ranges
MOUNT LOFTY : 95(290/ 63 ) at 22:00
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS : 102(320/ 83 ) at 14:00
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 108(340/ 61 ) at 21:00
FALLS CREEK : 78(350/ 70 ) at 06:49
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 82(240/ 65 ) at 17:19
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 102(350/ 78 ) at 09:30
TASMAN ISLAND : 85( 10/ 67 ) at 06:43