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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 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
36.4 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
36.3 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
36.0 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
35.9 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT

+6.5   22.7 CORRYONG (PARISH LANE) Lower NE VIC
+5.8   33.2 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD
+5.1   22.3 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
+5.1   22.0 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC
+5.1   17.3 MOUNT ST LEONARD (MT ST LEONARD DNRE) E Central VIC

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.6 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
26.6 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
26.3 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
26.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+9.5   13.9 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC
+9.0   15.0 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
+8.8   12.0 CANBERRA AIRPORT Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+8.2   14.6 BURRINJUCK DAM SW Slopes N NSW
+8.0   14.8 WAGGA WAGGA RESEARCH CENTRE Riverina E NSW

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

6.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
7.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
7.8 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
8.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
8.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-5.8   19.1 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
-5.6   22.0 CHARTERS TOWERS AIRPORT Central Coast W QLD
-5.2   18.6 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
-4.9   17.7 KULGERA N Plateau NT
-4.8   20.2 WATARRKA N Plateau NT

-31.9 CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
-1.4 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
-1.0 LIAWENEE COMPARISON Central Plateau TAS
0.0 GEEVESTON (CEMETERY ROAD) Southeast TAS
0.2 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
0.2 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-7.9   1.5 EYRE Eucla WA
-4.9   6.5 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
-4.6   5.3 THREE RIVERS E Gascoyne WA
-4.6   6.8 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
-4.5   5.7 LEONORA Goldfields WA
-4.5   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.

143.0 AUDLEY (ROYAL NATIONAL PARK) Sydney--east NSW
135.0 OAK FLATS (THE BOULEVARDE) Illawarra NSW
126.0 PORT KEMBLA (BHP CENTRAL LAB) Illawarra NSW
125.8 SHELLHARBOUR (BLACKBUTT (TAMMAR PLACE)) Illawarra NSW
125.0 WOMBARRA (REEF AVE) Illawarra NSW

QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Herbert
72.0 HALIFAX RUPP STREET
69.0 HALIFAX ALERT
53.6 LUCINDA POST OFFICE

NEW SOUTH WALES
    North Coast
92.0 CLUNES (MAIN RD)
67.4 WOOMBAH (ADAMS STREET)
65.4 POTTSVILLE BOWLS CLUB
50.0 ILUKA (OWEN ST)
    MidNorth Coast N
53.0 BELLINGEN HYDE STREET
    MidNorth Coast S
101.8 DIAMOND HEAD (POBBLEBONKS)
74.6 SEAL ROCKS (SUGARLOAF POINT LIGHTHOUSE)
54.9 LAURIETON (PEACH GROVE)
    Hunter Valley
96.0 WYEE (RUTLEYS ROAD)
94.6 AVOCA BEACH BOWLING CLUB
93.6 WYONG (WYONG BOWLING CLUB)
90.5 WYEE POST OFFICE
89.0 WAMBERAL (TERRIGAL MEMORIAL COUNTRY CLUB
88.0 WYONG (WYONG RIVER)
80.0 OURIMBAH (DOG TRAP ROAD)
74.8 GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS
73.6 GOSFORD NORTH (GLENNIE ST)
68.0 WYONG (KANGY ANGY (OURIMBAH CREEK))
68.0 GOROKAN (GOOBARABAH ST)
64.0 THE ENTRANCE (ELOORA STREET)
    Sydney--east
143.0 AUDLEY (ROYAL NATIONAL PARK)
117.0 CRONULLA SOUTH BOWLING CLUB
114.0 SANS SOUCI (THE BOULEVARDE)
113.0 PEAKHURST GOLF CLUB
110.0 ST IVES (RICHMOND AVENUE)
108.8 OATLEY (WORONORA PARADE)
107.6 TURRAMURRA (KISSING POINT ROAD)
105.2 WAHROONGA (BOUNDARY ROAD)
101.0 OYSTER BAY (GREEN POINT)
100.6 DUFFYS FOREST (NAMBA RD)
94.2 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO
90.0 BEXLEY BOWLING CLUB
88.0 PYMBLE (CANISIUS COLLEGE)
88.0 INGLESIDE (WALTER AVENUE)
87.2 CONCORD (BRAYS RD)
85.0 MARRICKVILLE GOLF CLUB
84.8 CANTERBURY RACECOURSE AWS
84.8 CONCORD GOLF CLUB
81.4 KURNELL (CALTEX OIL REFINERY)
80.8 REVESBY (PATEN STREET)
79.0 STRATHFIELD GOLF CLUB
79.0 RIVERVIEW OBSERVATORY
79.0 FRENCHS FOREST (FRENCHS FOREST RD)
78.6 WEST PYMBLE (WYUNA ROAD)
78.0 CHATSWOOD BOWLING CLUB
77.0 HOMEBUSH (OLYMPIC STADIUM) AWS
76.7 LUCAS HEIGHTS AWS
75.0 ROOKWOOD (HAWTHORNE AVE)
74.6 LUCAS HEIGHTS ANSTO
74.4 LITTLE BAY (THE COAST GOLF CLUB)
74.0 POTTS HILL RESERVOIR
71.4 MARSFIELD (WILLANDRA VILLAGE)
70.4 BELROSE (EVELYN PLACE)
67.8 SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL)
67.0 RANDWICK RACECOURSE
66.8 NEWPORT BOWLING CLUB
65.8 RANDWICK BOWLING CLUB
64.8 MOSMAN (BAPAUME ROAD)
63.4 INGLEBURN (SACKVILLE STREET)
61.4 EASTWOOD BOWLING CLUB
61.0 CASTLE COVE (ROSEBRIDGE AVE)
60.0 MILPERRA BRIDGE (GEORGES RIVER)
59.0 BANKSTOWN AIRPORT AWS
58.2 AVALON BEACH (AVALON (KOALA PLACE))
54.6 CROMER GOLF CLUB
53.4 GLENFIELD HARROW ROAD
51.0 AVALON (WOLLSTONECRAFT AVE)
50.0 CARLINGFORD (BARELLAN ST)
    Sydney--west
89.0 MERRYLANDS WELSFORD STREET
62.0 HOLSWORTHY CONTROL RANGE
53.8 CASTLE HILL ARV
    Illawarra
135.0 OAK FLATS (THE BOULEVARDE)
126.0 PORT KEMBLA (BHP CENTRAL LAB)
125.8 SHELLHARBOUR (BLACKBUTT (TAMMAR PLACE))
125.0 WOMBARRA (REEF AVE)
121.8 MOUNT WARRIGAL (REDDALL PARADE)
121.1 WINDANG BOWLING CLUB
119.0 HELENSBURGH (PARKES STREET)
119.0 ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT)
117.0 BERKELEY NORTHCLIFFE DRIVE
105.6 BELLAMBI AWS
102.0 MOUNT KEIRA YATES AVE
100.4 WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY
98.2 ALBION PARK POST OFFICE
95.2 DARKES FOREST (KINTYRE)
93.8 WOONONA POPES RD
92.4 KEMBLA GRANGE RACECOURSE
87.2 ROBERTSON (ST.ANTHONYS)
87.0 ROBERTSON (THE PIE SHOP)
85.0 GERRINGONG (MAYFLOWER VILLAGE)
82.0 DAPTO BOWLING CLUB
78.8 WATTAMOLLA (TAMOL)
76.0 CALLALA TREATMENT PLANT
72.0 KIAMA BOWLING CLUB
64.0 JAMBEROO (THE RIDGE)
58.2 CATARACT DAM
58.0 TOOLIJOOA (NYORA)
55.6 BERRY MASONIC VILLAGE
55.0 HAMPDEN BRIDGE (KANGAROO RIVER)
51.8 ROBERTSON (PEARSONS LANE)
51.4 NOWRA TREATMENT WORKS
    South Coast
63.0 BERMAGUI SOUTH (YOUNG STREET)
55.2 CENTRAL TILBA (BRAESIDE)
54.6 NAROOMA RVCP
51.0 MERIMBULA AIRPORT AWS
50.8 WAPENGO LAKE ROAD
50.8 PAMBULA POST OFFICE

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 32.5 +1.0 18.5 +0.3 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 24.2 +2.6 15.3 +4.9 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 20.4 +1.5 12.0 +2.2 0.2
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 20.3 -0.3 7.2 -1.4 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.0 0.0 23.1 +1.0 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 19.9 -3.1 11.6 +3.3 3.4
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.1 -0.8 13.9 +3.7 0.4
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.8 +2.7 5.5 -1.8 0.2
CAIRNS AERO 28.6 +1.0 21.2 +1.4 1.4
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.8 +1.2 22.7 +5.1 0.2
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.0 +1.1 17.2 +3.0 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 22.8 -1.1 9.4 -0.8 1.0
BRISBANE AERO 22.1 14.2 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 18.0 7.7 0.2
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.6 +0.3 14.6 +2.8 3.2
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 19.0 -0.9 15.0 +3.1 19.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 18.2 -1.1 14.6 +3.1 67.8
PROSPECT DAM 19.8 -0.3 13.4 +3.2 31.4
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 17.7 -2.3 13.6 +1.7 100.4
CANBERRA AIRPORT 19.1 +3.7 12.0 +8.8 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 22.3 +5.1 15.0 +9.0 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.1 +0.2 11.4 +3.9 0.2
EAST SALE AIRPORT 20.1 +3.3 9.0 +2.7 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.2 +3.6 11.6 +3.0 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 19.0 +2.3 8.0 +0.3 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.8 +2.2 9.6 +3.8 0.6
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 17.4 +3.4 5.1 +0.5 0.4
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 15.9 +1.5 5.6 -1.3 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 Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
13.8mm in 15 min to 15:00 55.2mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 15:00 14.8mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
18.8mm in 30 min to 15:30 37.6mm/h
33.6mm in 1 hr to 15:30 33.6mm/h
11.2mm in 30 min to 16:00 22.4mm/h
30.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 30.0mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 16:30 15.2mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 11.3mm/h
    Upper Carpentaria
RICHMOND AIRPORT
4.8mm in 7 min to 16:01 41.1mm/h
    N Coast--Herbert
INGHAM COMPOSITE
67.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 11.2mm/h
    Central Coast E
DOTSWOOD
10.4mm in 1 hr to 19:00 10.4mm/h
WOOLSHED
10.2mm in 1 hr to 18:00 10.2mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.0mm/h
    Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 16:00 15.2mm/h
33.4mm in 1 hr to 17:00 33.4mm/h
22.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 22.8mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 19:00 10.0mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 21:00 10.4mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 9.3mm/h
99.0mm in 6 hr to 21:00 16.5mm/h
COOLANGATTA AIRPORT
11.2mm in 30 min to 15:30 22.4mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 15:30 11.2mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 16:00 12.4mm/h
23.6mm in 30 min to 19:30 47.2mm/h
29.8mm in 1 hr to 19:30 29.8mm/h
26.8mm in 1 hr to 20:00 26.8mm/h
36.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 12.0mm/h
GOLD COAST SEAWAY
10.2mm in 1 hr to 18:30 10.2mm/h
17.8mm in 30 min to 21:00 35.6mm/h
19.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 19.8mm/h
27.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 9.0mm/h
24.0mm in 1 hr to 21:30 24.0mm/h
12.6mm in 30 min to 22:00 25.2mm/h
18.8mm in 1 hr to 22:00 18.8mm/h
13.4mm in 30 min to 22:30 26.8mm/h
26.0mm in 1 hr to 22:30 26.0mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 23:00 14.8mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 23:30 10.6mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Far Northwest
WILCANNIA AERODROME AWS
27.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 9.0mm/h
    North Coast
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS)
6.4mm in 3 min to 17:52 128.0mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.0mm/h
7.8mm in 47 min to 18:39 10.0mm/h
10.0mm in 24 min to 21:24 25.0mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 22:00 15.4mm/h
    MidNorth Coast N
KEMPSEY AIRPORT AWS
13.2mm in 1 hr to 15:00 13.2mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 22:00 11.4mm/h
COFFS HARBOUR MO
5.6mm in 8 min to 16:25 42.0mm/h
    MidNorth Coast S
FORSTER BEACH CARAVAN PARK
65.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 10.8mm/h
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS
16.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 16.0mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.0mm/h
    Hunter Valley
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS
12.6mm in 1 hr to 05:00 12.6mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 06:00 16.6mm/h
37.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 12.3mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
    Sydney--east
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO
4.6mm in 6 min to 15:17 46.0mm/h
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL)
11.8mm in 1 hr to 07:00 11.8mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 07:30 12.8mm/h
14.2mm in 30 min to 09:30 28.4mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 09:30 14.2mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 10:00 17.6mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.7mm/h
BANKSTOWN AIRPORT AWS
20.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.7mm/h
CANTERBURY RACECOURSE AWS
10.0mm in 30 min to 07:30 20.0mm/h
14.0mm in 1 hr to 07:30 14.0mm/h
27.2mm in 1 hr to 08:00 27.2mm/h
34.8mm in 2 hr to 08:00 17.4mm/h
19.4mm in 1 hr to 08:30 19.4mm/h
42.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 14.0mm/h
HOMEBUSH (OLYMPIC STADIUM) AWS
11.2mm in 1 hr to 06:30 11.2mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 07:00 16.6mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 07:30 17.2mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 08:00 11.0mm/h
27.6mm in 2 hr to 08:00 13.8mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 10.7mm/h
    Sydney--west
HOLSWORTHY CONTROL RANGE
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
    Illawarra
JERVIS BAY (PT PERPENDICULAR AWS)
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
16.2mm in 1 hr to 20:00 16.2mm/h
23.6mm in 1 hr to 21:00 23.6mm/h
47.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 15.7mm/h
64.0mm in 6 hr to 21:00 10.7mm/h
BELLAMBI AWS
12.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 12.0mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 16:30 13.2mm/h
ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT)
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
    South Coast
MERIMBULA AIRPORT AWS
11.6mm in 1 hr to 07:00 11.6mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 8.3mm/h
VICTORIA
    Mallee N
MILDURA AIRPORT
12.6mm in 1 hr to 21:00 12.6mm/h
    Upper North
YARRAWONGA
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 21:30 10.4mm/h
    W Gippsland
LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT
17.6mm in 30 min to 12:30 35.2mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 12:30 17.6mm/h
18.0mm in 30 min to 13:00 36.0mm/h
35.6mm in 1 hr to 13:00 35.6mm/h
18.2mm in 1 hr to 13:30 18.2mm/h

VICTORIA
    Upper NE
FALLS CREEK : 69( 20/ 63 ) at 23:48