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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):
Lowest daily minimum temperature for April:
Balgair WA: 3.6 (3.8, 19)

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

39.4 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
39.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
39.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
38.5 CADJEBUT W Kimberley WA
38.3 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA

+9.5   29.0 CRANBOURNE BOTANIC GARDENS E Central VIC
+4.1   19.5 CAPE BRUNY LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
+4.1   19.8 PORT ARTHUR (PALMERS LOOKOUT) Southeast TAS
+4.0   33.5 CLERMONT POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+4.0   19.9 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.0 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.8 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.4 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
27.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
27.0 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
27.0 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
27.0 HOLMES REEF Islands ISL

+10.4   18.0 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW
+10.1   21.5 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+9.4   18.4 QUIRINDI POST OFFICE NW Slopes S NSW
+8.9   17.5 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
+8.8   20.3 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+8.8   13.9 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW

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

4.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
6.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
6.8 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
8.0 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW

-6.9   14.2 EDI UPPER Upper NE VIC
-5.8   20.4 WONGAN HILLS Central West WA
-5.7   19.8 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.2   22.0 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-5.2   20.0 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

0.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
2.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
2.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-8.1   3.6 BALGAIR Eucla WA
-6.7   7.6 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
-6.5   8.3 LEONORA Goldfields WA
-6.3   5.4 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA
-5.9   14.8 NYANG STATION W Gascoyne WA
-5.9   7.0 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt 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.

126.4 WALLUMBILLA POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
122.2 COONABARABRAN (NAMOI STREET) CW Slopes N NSW
118.0 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
109.0 COONABARABRAN (MIRRIGUNDI) CW Slopes N NSW
106.0 COONABARABRAN (WESTMOUNT) CW Slopes N NSW

QUEENSLAND
    Central Highlands
75.0 WOLEEBEE NEVASA
50.0 BABBILOORA STATION
    Northwest
68.0 LUCKNOW STATION
67.0 PHOSPHATE HILL
    Channel Country
56.0 COORABULKA
52.6 MUDGEACCA
    Darling Downs W
78.0 POSSUM PARK
77.0 MILES CONSTANCE STREET
74.0 MILES POST OFFICE
70.2 DULACCA TRUCK STOP
65.8 BARAKULA FOREST STN
59.0 DRILLHAM POST OFFICE
52.0 PINE HILL CROSSING
    Maranoa
126.4 WALLUMBILLA POST OFFICE
118.0 ROMA AIRPORT
100.0 TWO WAYS
96.0 TINDARRA TM
88.8 PINE HILLS TM
88.4 MOOGA HILLS TM
75.0 FINSBURY PARK
69.4 WAVERLEY DOWNS
58.8 BASIN DOWNS
56.8 HORSESHOE LAGOON
53.0 DALMALLY
    Warrego
66.4 DERBYSHIRE DOWNS
52.6 CHESTERTON

NEW SOUTH WALES
    CW Plains N
70.6 WARRUMBUNGLE (CHEDDINGTON)
61.2 WARRUMBUNGLE (MIAGUNYAH)
57.0 COONAMBLE (MYALL DOWNS)
53.0 COONAMBLE AIRPORT AWS
    NW Plains W
51.0 PILLIGA POST OFFICE
    NW Plains E
80.8 BARADINE POST OFFICE
78.0 BARADINE FORESTRY
75.0 BARADINE (WOODVILLE)
57.2 KENEBRI (CUMBIL)
    NW Slopes S
64.2 MULLALEY (BANDO)
60.2 MULLALEY (GARRAWILLA)
59.6 MULLALEY (FAIRWINDS)
53.2 TAMBAR SPRINGS POST OFFICE
51.0 CURLEWIS (PINE CLIFF)
    Hunter Valley
50.0 MUSWELLBROOK (ST.HELIERS)
    C Tablelands N
68.8 LEADVILLE (DAYMAR)
68.4 LEADVILLE (MORETON BAY)
65.2 ULAN POST OFFICE
54.0 GULGONG (TALLAWANG (TALINGA))
50.6 CASSILIS (DALKEITH)
    CW Slopes N
122.2 COONABARABRAN (NAMOI STREET)
109.0 COONABARABRAN (MIRRIGUNDI)
106.0 COONABARABRAN (WESTMOUNT)
93.0 COONABARABRAN AIRPORT AWS
88.4 PURLEWAUGH (BYFIELD)
71.0 WEETALIBA (WEETALABAH)
70.8 TOORAWEENAH POST OFFICE
69.2 WEETALIBA (MUNNA)
68.7 DUNEDOO POST OFFICE
66.8 COOLAH (BINNIA ST)
62.2 BINNAWAY (WATTLE ST)
59.2 DUNEDOO (SHELL)
56.4 GILGANDRA (WALLUMBURRAWANG)
55.0 COBBORA (ELLISMAYNE)
53.0 MENDOORAN POST OFFICE
52.8 BEARBUNG (ALLER)
    South Coast
69.8 COBARGO (COOLAGOLITE (LYREBIRD RIDGE RD)
    Riverina W
69.8 HAY (MILLER STREET)

VICTORIA
    Lower NE
68.0 EUROA
    Upper NE
76.0 FALLS CREEK (ROCKY VALLEY)
75.0 MT HOTHAM
    E Central
60.4 BERWICK (BUCHANAN ROAD)
56.8 SPRINGVALE NECROPOLIS
55.0 PAKENHAM
51.4 NARRE WARREN NORTH (NARRE WARREN NORTH
50.0 DANDENONG

TASMANIA
    N Coast
86.2 FORTHSIDE RESEARCH STATION
67.0 QUAMBY BLUFF (WILDLIFE NURSERY)
62.0 WEETAH (WEETAH ROAD)
55.2 ERRIBA (JUBB ROAD)
55.0 DELORAINE (REEDY MARSH)
53.0 KIMBERLEY (MERSEY RIVER)
53.0 WESTERN CREEK (SOMER HILL)
52.4 MEANDER
51.8 LIFFEY (GULF ROAD)
51.6 GOLDEN VALLEY (BRODIES ROAD)
51.2 KIMBERLEY (SIDING)
    E Coast
65.4 ST HELENS POST OFFICE
    Central Plateau
56.4 BREONA (LOWER HAULAGE ROAD)

ISLANDS
    Islands
97.6 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 36.1 +1.8 23.2 +0.7 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 22.1 -3.4 10.8 -2.2 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 20.6 -1.3 13.1 +1.4 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 24.1 -1.0 7.3 -5.3 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.1 +1.4 25.6 +1.6 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 30.3 +2.3 12.5 0.0 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.7 -1.7 15.2 +3.0 0.2
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.3 -1.1 12.6 +4.0 3.8
CAIRNS AERO 32.1 +2.9 23.1 +1.5 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.0 +1.4 21.7 +1.2 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.5 +1.8 20.0 +2.2 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 26.5 -0.6 18.8 +4.7 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 27.9 19.0 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 18.1 14.7 2.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.7 -0.3 20.9 +5.7 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 22.0 -0.8 20.0 +4.7 3.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 23.2 +0.9 18.4 +3.8 7.0
PROSPECT DAM 22.7 -0.8 18.1 +5.0 8.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 22.9 +0.4 19.2 +4.9 0.5
CANBERRA AIRPORT 19.9 +0.1 14.0 +7.4 1.2
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 21.5 -0.8 12.5 +3.3 3.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 23.0 -0.4 11.7 +1.6 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 21.2 +1.0 9.9 +1.3 12.4
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 22.1 +1.9 13.9 +3.2 17.8
LAVERTON RAAF 23.0 +2.9 13.0 +3.2 8.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.0 +0.5 8.0 +0.6 8.4
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 16.9 -0.4 10.8 +4.2 34.2
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 20.5 +3.2 9.9 +1.0 11.6

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.
QUEENSLAND
    Northwest
PHOSPHATE HILL AIRPORT
25.0mm in 1 hr to 01:00 25.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 02:00 10.0mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 11.7mm/h
CANNINGTON MINE
20.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.7mm/h
WINTON AIRPORT
13.6mm in 1 hr to 05:00 13.6mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h
WINTON POST OFFICE
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
    Darling Downs W
MILES POST OFFICE
47.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 15.7mm/h
MILES CONSTANCE STREET
10.6mm in 1 hr to 07:00 10.6mm/h
29.4mm in 1 hr to 08:00 29.4mm/h
47.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 15.7mm/h
    Maranoa
ROMA AIRPORT
11.4mm in 1 hr to 00:00 11.4mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.3mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 01:00 13.4mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.7mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 04:00 16.6mm/h
29.8mm in 1 hr to 05:00 29.8mm/h
ST GEORGE AIRPORT
8.0mm in 24 min to 14:00 20.0mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 14:00 10.6mm/h
    Far SW
THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT
11.4mm in 1 hr to 03:00 11.4mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Far Northwest
WHITE CLIFFS POST OFFICE
37.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 12.3mm/h
    CW Plains N
COONAMBLE AIRPORT
21.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.0mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 02:00 13.4mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h
    NW Plains E
MOREE AERO
18.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.0mm/h
    NW Slopes S
GUNNEDAH AIRPORT AWS
10.4mm in 1 hr to 07:00 10.4mm/h
    MidNorth Coast S
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS
7.2mm in 18 min to 15:18 24.0mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 16:00 13.6mm/h
    C Tablelands N
MUDGEE AIRPORT AWS
15.8mm in 37 min to 03:37 25.6mm/h
21.4mm in 1 hr to 04:00 21.4mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 8.3mm/h
    CW Slopes N
COONABARABRAN (NAMOI STREET)
30.0mm in 6 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h
33.0mm in 6 hr to 09:00 5.5mm/h
COONABARABRAN AIRPORT
19.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.3mm/h
16.4mm in 24 min to 03:41 41.0mm/h
20.6mm in 1 hr to 04:00 20.6mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 10.7mm/h
    CW Slopes S
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS
6.6mm in 36 min to 02:00 11.0mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 02:00 10.6mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.7mm/h
    Riverina W
HAY CSIRO AWS
18.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.0mm/h
VICTORIA
    Upper North
YARRAWONGA
28.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 9.3mm/h
    Lower NE
WANGARATTA AERO
27.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 9.0mm/h
    Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h
FALLS CREEK
12.0mm in 1 hr to 00:30 12.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.7mm/h
    W Gippsland
BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.7mm/h
MT MOORNAPA
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 00:30 14.4mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 01:00 12.2mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 76(280/ 65 ) at 01:00
    Mt Lofty Ranges
MOUNT LOFTY : 85(290/ 63 ) at 01:00
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS : 104(320/ 82 ) at 02:00
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
FALLS CREEK : 76(340/ 63 ) at 09:30
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM B.A.P.S. : 96(280/ 61 ) at 19:00
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 115(320/ 95 ) at 23:38
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 89(290/ 69 ) at 21:30
HARTZ MOUNTAIN(KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 91(290/ 61 ) at 22:01