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No reports of significant weather

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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

37.1 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
37.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
36.6 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
36.5 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
36.5 MOUNT AUGUSTUS E Gascoyne WA

+9.4   32.6 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
+8.9   32.7 EYRE Eucla WA
+7.6   27.9 MOUNT BARKER Adelaide/Lofty SA
+7.5   31.0 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+7.3   32.1 BALLADONIA Eucla WA

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.6 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.0 CADJEBUT W Kimberley WA
27.0 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
26.9 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+9.3   22.3 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
+9.1   23.0 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
+9.1   21.5 GOOMALLING Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.6   22.0 MEDINA RESEARCH CENTRE Lower West WA
+8.2   22.7 LANCELIN Lower West WA
+8.2   17.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA

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

9.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
9.8 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
11.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
11.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
12.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-5.1   18.8 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW
-4.7   20.0 BALLINA AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
-4.4   21.8 MURWILLUMBAH (BRAY PARK) North Coast NSW
-4.3   23.0 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-4.0   21.7 LISMORE (CENTRE STREET) North Coast NSW
-4.0   21.5 KEMPSEY (WIDE STREET) MidNorth Coast N NSW

-0.2 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
0.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
1.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.1 ORANGE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands S NSW
1.9 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC

-5.3   5.6 PHILLIP ISLAND PENGUIN RESERVE E Central VIC
-5.1   14.0 DOONGAN N Kimberley WA
-4.8   11.2 CARNEGIE Interior WA
-4.6   8.5 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
-4.6   5.2 PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC

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.

109.0 RUSSELL RIVER N Coast--Herbert QLD
90.0 INNISFAIL N Coast--Herbert QLD
89.0 INNISFAIL WHARF ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
81.0 DAINTREE TEA N Coast--Barron QLD
73.0 GRAHAM RANGE N Coast--Barron QLD

QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Barron
81.0 DAINTREE TEA
73.0 GRAHAM RANGE
68.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK
54.2 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE
50.0 BELLENDEN KER BOTTOM STN
    N Coast--Herbert
109.0 RUSSELL RIVER
90.0 INNISFAIL
89.0 INNISFAIL WHARF ALERT
64.0 DARADGEE
64.0 MOURILYAN HARBOUR
59.0 MARCO STREET ALERT
58.0 TUNG OIL ALERT
56.0 FLYING FISH POINT
50.0 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
50.0 TUNG OIL TM

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 35.3 +1.0 19.5 -3.0 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 27.1 +1.6 22.3 +9.3 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 24.5 +2.6 15.7 +4.0 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 30.9 +5.8 15.8 +3.2 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.1 +1.4 25.4 +1.4 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 27.8 -0.2 8.4 -4.1 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 26.1 +3.7 12.7 +0.5 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 22.3 +2.9 5.6 -3.0 0.2
CAIRNS AERO 28.2 -1.0 21.0 -0.6 15.4
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.9 +0.3 18.4 -2.1 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.6 -0.1 18.5 +0.7 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 24.7 -2.4 11.3 -2.8 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 24.0 14.0 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 15.9 4.9 0.2
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.2 -1.8 14.7 -0.5 38.8
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 20.0 -2.8 15.0 -0.3 6.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 22.9 +0.6 13.7 -0.9 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 22.8 -0.7 12.1 -1.0 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 11.4 -2.9 2.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 22.2 +2.4 7.3 +0.7 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 24.6 +2.3 7.5 -1.7 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 26.5 +3.1 8.6 -1.5 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 21.0 +0.8 5.4 -3.2 0.2
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.7 +1.5 8.9 -1.8 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 19.0 -1.1 7.0 -2.8 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 21.0 +3.5 6.0 -1.4 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 19.8 +2.5 4.8 -1.8 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 20.9 +3.6 11.6 +2.7 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.
QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Barron
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
23.2mm in 38 min to 01:45 36.6mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 8.0mm/h
    Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT
6.2mm in 35 min to 06:35 10.6mm/h
11.8mm in 17 min to 07:00 41.6mm/h
19.8mm in 1 hr to 07:00 19.8mm/h
5.4mm in 12 min to 07:12 27.0mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 9.3mm/h
    Wide Bay/Burnett
LADY ELLIOT ISLAND
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
HERON ISLAND RES STN
6.6mm in 16 min to 12:45 24.8mm/h
9.6mm in 22 min to 13:57 26.2mm/h
7.6mm in 37 min to 14:34 12.3mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 10.3mm/h
    Brisbane/SE Coast
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE
4.4mm in 13 min to 15:36 20.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    North Coast
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 22:00 11.8mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 23:00 13.6mm/h
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS)
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT : 69(120/ 63 ) at 00:07
    Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 72(150/ 69 ) at 20:14
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 83(320/ 65 ) at 06:48
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 87(250/ 69 ) at 09:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN(KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 89(260/ 72 ) at 00:30