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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

37.0 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
36.6 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
36.6 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
36.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
35.5 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA

+10.0   33.8 EYRE Eucla WA
+9.3   34.1 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+7.7   32.8 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+6.8   30.3 EUCLA Eucla WA
+6.0   32.4 BALGAIR Eucla WA

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.8 CADJEBUT W Kimberley WA
26.6 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
26.2 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.0 HOLMES REEF Islands ISL

+8.1   17.8 TOCUMWAL AIRPORT Riverina E NSW
+6.1   12.8 WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS
+5.4   18.0 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+5.1   19.2 CUNNAMULLA POST OFFICE Warrego QLD
+5.1   10.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
+5.1   14.4 DENILIQUIN (WILKINSON ST) Riverina E NSW

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

9.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
11.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
11.7 CRADLE MOUNTAIN AIRSTRIP Central Plateau TAS
11.8 NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS C Tablelands N NSW
12.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-7.4   20.4 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
-7.3   20.8 SURAT Maranoa QLD
-6.9   20.4 MUNGINDI POST OFFICE NW Plains W NSW
-6.5   20.9 MILES POST OFFICE Darling Downs W QLD
-6.3   21.0 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

-3.9 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-2.6 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-1.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.0 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS
-1.0 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS

-7.1   11.5 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
-7.1   12.0 DOONGAN N Kimberley WA
-6.9   13.0 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
-6.5   16.0 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
-6.4   4.2 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-6.4   0.0 GEEVESTON (CEMETERY ROAD) Southeast 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.

127.6 CRAGLANDS Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
121.4 BAROON POCKET DAM Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
116.0 MALENY TAMARIND ST Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
109.6 KIAMBA Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
109.0 HELENSBURGH (PARKES STREET) Illawarra NSW

QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Barron
58.0 BABINDA POST OFFICE
    Brisbane/SE Coast
127.6 CRAGLANDS
121.4 BAROON POCKET DAM
116.0 MALENY TAMARIND ST
109.6 KIAMBA
105.0 POMONA POST OFFICE
105.0 MALENY DENNING RD
104.0 PALMWOODS HOBSON STREET
101.6 MALENY THYNNE COURT
100.6 POINT ARKWRIGHT
95.0 BEENHAM VALLEY RD
93.0 TRAVESTON
89.0 COOROY COMPOSITE
87.2 BOREEN POINT
84.6 COORAN
83.8 EERWAH VALE
81.9 COOLUM BOWLS CLUB
78.0 EUMUNDI - CRESCENT RD
72.6 LAKE COOROIBAH(PINES AV)
70.0 TEEWAH
68.2 CALOUNDRA WATER TREAT
67.4 BELLI PARK
67.0 MAROOCHYDORE AERO
67.0 TEWANTIN RSL PARK
67.0 SPRINGBROOK FORESTRY
62.6 SPRINGBROOK TM
62.0 PEACHESTER WOODFORD RD
58.0 NUMINBAH
54.4 COMO
54.0 ZACHARIAH TM
52.6 TOOLARA FORESTRY
50.2 KANDANGA UPPER
50.0 COORAN TM
50.0 BELLBIRD CREEK TM
50.0 CONONDALE TOWNSHIP

NEW SOUTH WALES
    North Coast
64.4 MOUNT NUMINBAH
64.2 NUMINBAH GATE
52.2 MACLEAN (MCLACHLAN STREET)
51.0 COMMISSIONERS CREEK (BLUE RIDGE)
    MidNorth Coast S
62.0 DIAMOND HEAD (POBBLEBONKS)
52.0 MOORLAND (DENRO-AN)
    Illawarra
109.0 HELENSBURGH (PARKES STREET)
62.5 PORT KEMBLA (BHP CENTRAL LAB)
62.2 BERKELEY NORTHCLIFFE DRIVE
    South Coast
98.0 BODALLA POST OFFICE
96.4 NELLIGEN (THULE ROAD)
83.6 TUROSS HEAD (NELSON PDE)
72.0 DALMENY (MUMMUGA WAY)
52.0 BATEMANS BAY (CATALINA COUNTRY CLUB)

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 34.6 +0.3 16.0 -6.5 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 21.1 -4.4 10.2 -2.8 3.6
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.5 -4.4 11.3 -0.4 0.2
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 32.8 +7.7 18.0 +5.4 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.5 +0.8 23.1 -0.9 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 27.9 -0.1 7.2 -5.3 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 26.9 +4.5 15.6 +3.4 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 24.0 +4.6 6.8 -1.8 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 28.9 -0.3 20.4 -1.2 3.8
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.7 +0.1 17.7 -2.8 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.4 +0.7 18.2 +0.4 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 24.3 19.1 7.2
AMBERLEY AMO 23.3 -3.8 17.7 +3.6 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 17.0 10.2 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.7 -0.3 14.0 -1.2 17.2
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 22.0 -0.8 17.0 +1.7 3.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 23.1 +0.8 14.3 -0.3 0.6
PROSPECT DAM 21.7 -1.8 12.0 -1.1 6.5
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 21.4 -1.1 12.7 -1.6 32.5
CANBERRA AIRPORT 19.2 -0.6 6.7 +0.1 4.2
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.7 +1.4 11.0 +1.8 2.4
MILDURA AIRPORT 26.4 +3.0 13.9 +3.8 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 20.6 +0.4 6.0 -2.6 0.2
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 24.7 +4.5 12.7 +2.0 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 25.0 +4.9 10.0 +0.2 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 21.0 +3.5 5.0 -2.4 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 17.7 +0.4 4.0 -2.6 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 17.4 +0.1 5.5 -3.4 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
    Wide Bay/Burnett
LADY ELLIOT ISLAND
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h
58.2mm in 2 hr 23 min to 18:36 24.4mm/h
52.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 17.3mm/h
91.0mm in 6 hr to 21:00 15.2mm/h
HERON ISLAND RES STN
20.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.7mm/h
    Brisbane/SE Coast
GYMPIE
22.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 7.3mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.0mm/h
NAMBOUR DPI
28.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 9.3mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 03:00 15.6mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.7mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 07:00 14.0mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 08:00 12.0mm/h
33.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 11.0mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.3mm/h
TOOLARA (KELLY)
10.0mm in 1 hr to 06:00 10.0mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 9.3mm/h
MAROOCHYDORE AERO
5.0mm in 15 min to 02:00 20.0mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.3mm/h
TEWANTIN RSL PARK
11.0mm in 1 hr to 09:00 11.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.0mm/h
39.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 13.0mm/h
BRISBANE
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
    Warrego
CUNNAMULLA POST OFFICE
21.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Illawarra
ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT)
18.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 18.6mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.3mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 76(120/ 65 ) at 04:00
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 72( 70/ 65 ) at 04:46