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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

36.5 NYANG STATION W Gascoyne WA
36.4 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
36.4 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
36.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
35.8 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
35.8 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA

+7.5   31.0 EUCLA Eucla WA
+7.4   31.2 EYRE Eucla WA
+7.2   32.0 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+5.5   23.0 BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
+5.2   30.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
26.7 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.6 CADJEBUT W Kimberley WA

+5.3   21.9 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
+5.3   16.8 SOUTHERN CROSS Goldfields WA
+5.0   15.0 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+4.8   15.6 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+4.4   18.7 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
+4.4   17.0 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA

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

8.6 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
10.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
12.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
12.0 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
12.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-4.8   17.3 TABULAM (MUIRNE) N Tablelands E NSW
-4.8   21.4 MURWILLUMBAH (BRAY PARK) North Coast NSW
-4.7   17.0 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-4.6   14.8 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.2   22.6 CASINO AIRPORT North Coast NSW
-4.2   15.2 BOWRAL (PARRY DRIVE) Illawarra NSW

-49.9 CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
-5.0 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-1.6 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.0 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS
0.0 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS

-6.4   7.0 KULGERA N Plateau NT
-6.1   13.0 DOONGAN N Kimberley WA
-5.7   0.9 LAUNCESTON AIRPORT N Coast TAS
-5.6   7.5 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
-5.5   0.8 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS

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.

67.0 ROSEBANK (UPPER COOPERS CREEK) North Coast NSW
62.6 EERWAH VALE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
57.2 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE N Coast--Barron QLD
53.6 ROSEBANK (REPENTANCE CREEK) North Coast NSW
49.4 HARWOOD ISLAND (HARWOOD SUGAR MILL) North Coast NSW

QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Barron
57.2 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE
    Brisbane/SE Coast
62.6 EERWAH VALE

NEW SOUTH WALES
    North Coast
67.0 ROSEBANK (UPPER COOPERS CREEK)
53.6 ROSEBANK (REPENTANCE CREEK)
49.4 HARWOOD ISLAND (HARWOOD SUGAR MILL)

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 34.9 +0.6 18.4 -4.1 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 22.6 +0.7 10.6 -1.1 6.0
PERTH AIRPORT 24.7 -0.8 11.9 -1.1 1.6
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 28.9 +3.8 17.0 +4.4 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.1 +1.4 23.2 -0.8 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 27.0 -1.0 7.1 -5.4 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 25.5 +3.1 11.1 -1.1 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 23.1 +3.7 7.4 -1.2 0.2
CAIRNS AERO 25.5 -3.7 20.9 -0.7 20.4
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.7 +0.1 18.6 -1.9 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.5 -1.2 16.7 -1.1 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 25.2 -1.9 12.6 -1.5 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 24.4 15.1 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 15.5 7.8 0.2
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.0 -2.0 15.7 +0.5 26.8
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 22.0 -0.8 15.0 -0.3 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 23.4 +1.1 14.6 0.0 0.2
PROSPECT DAM 20.5 -3.0 13.4 +0.3 0.5
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 19.6 -2.9 15.3 +1.0 3.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.1 -2.7 8.0 +1.4 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 24.9 +2.6 12.3 +3.1 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 27.2 +3.8 10.1 0.0 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 18.8 -1.4 8.8 +0.2 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 23.2 +3.0 9.8 -0.9 0.4
LAVERTON RAAF 21.0 +0.9 7.0 -2.8 0.6
BALLARAT AERODROME 23.0 +5.5 9.0 +1.6 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 16.7 -0.6 0.9 -5.7 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 17.6 +0.3 5.4 -3.5 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
    Brisbane/SE Coast
NAMBOUR DPI
20.0mm in 1 hr to 23:00 20.0mm/h
COOLANGATTA AIRPORT
3.4mm in 2 min to 10:32 102.0mm/h
15.2mm in 20 min to 14:30 45.6mm/h
20.6mm in 1 hr to 14:30 20.6mm/h
22.2mm in 1 hr to 15:00 22.2mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 8.0mm/h
MAROOCHYDORE AERO
6.6mm in 16 min to 22:46 24.8mm/h
TEWANTIN RSL PARK
12.8mm in 1 hr to 17:00 12.8mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 20:00 10.8mm/h
BRISBANE
12.2mm in 30 min to 21:30 24.4mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 21:30 12.2mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 22:00 12.6mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    North Coast
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS)
8.2mm in 38 min to 16:40 12.9mm/h
    Illawarra
BELLAMBI AWS
9.8mm in 9 min to 09:45 65.3mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 10:30 13.8mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.0mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 11.0mm/h
    South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE
10.4mm in 1 hr to 02:00 10.4mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h
MORUYA HEADS PILOT STATION
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.7mm/h
MORUYA AIRPORT AWS
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.3mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 89(130/ 70 ) at 05:01