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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: (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

37.3 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
36.7 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
36.5 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
36.2 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
36.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
36.0 CYGNET BAY W Kimberley WA
36.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA

+9.5   33.3 EYRE Eucla WA
+8.0   32.8 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+8.0   32.5 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA
+7.4   30.9 EUCLA Eucla WA
+6.9   31.0 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA

28.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.2 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+8.7   19.8 CORRIGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+8.0   16.4 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA
+7.9   19.2 BEVERLEY Cent Wheatbelt WA
+7.8   21.5 MORAWA Central West WA
+7.4   20.9 DALWALLINU COMPARISON Central West WA

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

9.8 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
9.9 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
10.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
10.7 MOOGARA (UXBRIDGE BACK ROAD) Derwent Valley TAS
10.9 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS

-6.1   19.7 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
-6.0   23.0 ENEABBA Central West WA
-5.9   20.7 GOSNELLS CITY Lower West WA
-5.5   20.2 MEDINA RESEARCH CENTRE Lower West WA
-5.2   22.0 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-5.2   20.5 LISMORE (CENTRE STREET) North Coast NSW

-49.9 CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
-3.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.5 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-0.4 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-0.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-6.9   6.5 KULGERA N Plateau NT
-6.7   16.7 LUCINDA POINT N Coast--Herbert QLD
-6.7   3.8 BATEMANS BAY (CATALINA COUNTRY CLUB) South Coast NSW
-6.3   9.4 THREE RIVERS E Gascoyne WA
-5.5   7.0 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-5.5   3.1 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW

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.

106.0 BALLINA (CROWLEY VILLAGE) North Coast NSW
103.0 BALLINA AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
59.6 CROWS NEST Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
58.0 PECHEY FORESTRY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
46.0 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE N Coast--Barron QLD

QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Barron
46.0 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE
    Brisbane/SE Coast
59.6 CROWS NEST
58.0 PECHEY FORESTRY

NEW SOUTH WALES
    North Coast
106.0 BALLINA (CROWLEY VILLAGE)
103.0 BALLINA AIRPORT AWS

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 35.1 +0.8 21.0 -1.5 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 21.2 -4.3 18.3 +5.3 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 21.0 -0.9 15.1 +3.4 0.2
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 31.2 +6.1 18.3 +5.7 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.5 +1.8 23.3 -0.7 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 27.9 -0.1 7.0 -5.5 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 25.1 +2.7 11.7 -0.5 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.6 -0.8 8.8 +0.2 0.2
CAIRNS AERO 28.2 -1.0 20.5 -1.1 12.8
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.1 +0.5 17.5 -3.0 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.2 +0.5 16.6 -1.2 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 24.9 -2.2 13.1 -1.0 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 24.2 14.5 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 16.0 5.1 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.9 -3.1 15.9 +0.7 1.2
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 21.0 -1.8 12.0 -3.3 7.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 22.6 +0.3 13.0 -1.6 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 22.5 -1.0 10.8 -2.3 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 21.3 -1.2 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 20.9 +1.1 4.7 -1.9 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 24.7 +2.4 7.4 -1.8 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 25.6 +2.2 9.7 -0.4 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 18.9 -1.3 10.6 +2.0 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.3 -0.9 11.0 +0.3 0.4
LAVERTON RAAF 19.0 -1.1 11.0 +1.2 0.2
BALLARAT AERODROME 18.0 +0.5 7.0 -0.4 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 15.3 -2.0 8.4 +1.8 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 14.9 -2.4 9.2 +0.3 2.0

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
ROTTNEST ISLAND
10.8mm in 1 hr to 05:30 10.8mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 06:00 10.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Brisbane/SE Coast
COOLANGATTA AIRPORT
5.2mm in 14 min to 13:44 22.3mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    North Coast
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
16.0mm in 1 hr to 00:00 16.0mm/h
41.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 13.7mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.3mm/h
63.0mm in 6 hr to 03:00 10.5mm/h
CASINO AIRPORT AWS
5.6mm in 33 min to 15:00 10.2mm/h
LISMORE AIRPORT AWS
21.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.0mm/h
TASMANIA
    E Coast
EDDYSTONE POINT
10.4mm in 1 hr to 04:00 10.4mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 76(140/ 67 ) at 11:25
TASMANIA
    E Coast
EDDYSTONE POINT : 85(170/ 69 ) at 05:00