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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 (previous record and years of computerised record shown in brackets):
Highest daily maximum temperature for June:
South Australia:
017110 LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT 24.2 (24.0, 13) previous record set yesterday
New South Wales:
069022 NAROOMA RVCP 22.8 (22.2, 19)
Victoria:
084016 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE 21.8 (21.7, 46)
085279 BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT 23.0 (21.9, 22)
088043 MARYBOROUGH 19.7 (19.6, 38)
089085 ARARAT PRISON 19.3 (19.2, 33)
090083 WEEAPROINAH 15.7 (15.2, 17)
Tasmania:
092037 SWAN ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE 17.9 (17.6, 19)

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

36.0 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
36.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
35.4 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
35.0 KALUMBURU MISSION N Kimberley WA
35.0 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
35.0 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
35.0 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT

+9.4   25.0 LAKE VICTORIA STORAGE Lower Darling NSW
+9.1   27.4 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
+8.5   24.6 BALRANALD RSL Southwest Plains NSW
+8.5   23.0 KERANG (POST OFFICE) Lower North VIC
+8.4   24.3 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
+8.4   22.6 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC

28.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.0 FLINDERS REEF Islands ISL
24.6 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.4 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+11.6   16.4 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+11.1   16.1 MILES POST OFFICE Darling Downs W QLD
+11.1   16.2 ROMA AIRPORT Maranoa QLD
+10.9   15.0 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+10.9   16.4 SURAT Maranoa QLD

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

4.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
5.8 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
6.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
6.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-4.8   13.2 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
-3.6   13.0 ALBANY AIRPORT Lower West WA
-3.4   11.8 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA
-3.3   16.2 GOSNELLS CITY Lower West WA
-3.0   15.8 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA

-50.0 CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
-3.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.2 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.8 TARALGA POST OFFICE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.9 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-6.2   8.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-5.1   1.0 WILLOW GROVE (BLUE ROCK RESERVOIR) W Gippsland VIC
-4.1   10.2 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
-3.7   3.0 THREE RIVERS E Gascoyne WA
-3.5   4.2 YUENDUMU N Plateau NT

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.

52.4 KAROOLA (LOWER TURNERS MARSH) N Coast TAS
48.2 MOUNT ARTHUR (MOUNTAIN ROAD) N Coast TAS
48.0 BEACONSFIELD (GRUBB SHAFT MUSEUM) N Coast TAS
48.0 MUMBIL (BURRENDONG DAM) C Tablelands N NSW
46.1 HILL END POST OFFICE C Tablelands S NSW

NEW SOUTH WALES
    C Tablelands N
48.0 MUMBIL (BURRENDONG DAM)
    C Tablelands S
46.1 HILL END POST OFFICE

TASMANIA
    N Coast
52.4 KAROOLA (LOWER TURNERS MARSH)
48.2 MOUNT ARTHUR (MOUNTAIN ROAD)
48.0 BEACONSFIELD (GRUBB SHAFT MUSEUM)

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 30.5 +1.3 13.3 -2.0 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 17.0 -1.8 11.9 +2.9 13.2
ALBANY AIRPORT 13.0 -3.6 8.4 +0.2 13.4
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 18.0 +0.5 9.0 +2.9 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.8 +2.2 22.3 +2.3 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 26.6 +6.8 8.3 +3.2 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.5 +3.5 12.1 +3.9 0.8
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.3 +3.5 11.1 +5.4 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 28.4 +2.5 20.8 +3.1 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.7 +3.2 21.2 +6.7 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.8 +4.4 18.3 +7.5 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 26.1 +4.6 11.1 +4.1 0.2
BRISBANE AERO 23.9 14.5 0.2
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 14.0 7.2 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.1 +4.8 13.5 +4.4 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 20.0 +2.6 14.0 +4.4 0.8
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 19.0 +2.1 12.7 +3.5 14.8
PROSPECT DAM 19.4 +2.1 13.2 +5.8 11.7
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 14.4 +4.9 4.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 14.9 +2.7 6.0 +5.1 4.8
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 19.8 +6.1 10.2 +6.5 4.6
MILDURA AIRPORT 24.3 +8.4 13.0 +7.8 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 22.6 +8.4 8.4 +4.2 0.2
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.7 +5.7 13.8 +7.0 0.6
LAVERTON RAAF 20.0 +5.9 13.0 +7.2 0.2
BALLARAT AERODROME 17.1 +6.4 9.1 +5.1 0.4
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 16.0 +4.6 6.7 +3.9 16.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 17.0 +5.1 6.9 +1.7 0.2

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.
NEW SOUTH WALES
    CW Plains N
TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS
11.2mm in 1 hr to 02:00 11.2mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.7mm/h
    NW Slopes N
NARRABRI AIRPORT AWS
16.6mm in 1 hr to 23:00 16.6mm/h
    C Tablelands S
BATHURST AIRPORT AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
VICTORIA
    W Coast
PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT)
13.8mm in 1 hr to 15:30 13.8mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Mt Lofty Ranges
MOUNT LOFTY : 74(280/ 63 ) at 23:00
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 83(320/ 67 ) at 21:00
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 95(330/ 67 ) at 22:30
FALLS CREEK : 169(340/139 ) at 21:27
MT HOTHAM : 98(340/ 59 ) at 22:00
    W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 80(350/ 69 ) at 12:00
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 91(330/ 72 ) at 22:21