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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):
Lowest daily minimum temperature for June:
Western Australia:
013011 WARBURTON AIRFIELD -1.5 (-1.0, 12)
Highest daily maximum temperature for June:
Queensland:
028007 MUSGRAVE 33.5 (33.5, 11) Equalling record set yesterday
034038 MORANBAH WATER TREATMENT PLANT 31.9 (30.4, 17)
040068 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE 27.0 (26.3, 40) Previous record set two days ago
200839 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO 23.9 (22.8, 14)

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

38.5 NGUKURR N Rivers NT
36.0 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
35.5 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
35.3 KALUMBURU MISSION N Kimberley WA
35.2 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA

+8.2   31.9 MORANBAH WATER TREATMENT PLANT Central Coast W QLD
+7.6   30.7 CLERMONT POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+6.9   27.0 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+6.6   32.2 MORNINGTON ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
+6.6   30.0 ROCKHAMPTON AERO Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

25.9 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
25.2 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.0 HOLMES REEF Islands ISL
25.0 FLINDERS REEF Islands ISL

+9.8   17.2 GAYNDAH POST OFFICE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+9.4   18.9 TOORAK RESEARCH STATION Gulf Country QLD
+9.3   13.3 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
+9.1   21.3 ST LAWRENCE POST OFFICE Central Coast E QLD
+9.1   13.3 GUNNEDAH POOL NW Slopes S NSW

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

-1.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
1.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
2.0 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW

-2.9   -1.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.9   1.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.6   18.3 CARNEGIE Interior WA
-2.4   18.9 THREE RIVERS E Gascoyne WA
-2.4   23.1 TELFER AERO Interior WA

-2.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-1.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-1.5 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA

-14.3   0.0 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
-7.9   -1.2 THREE RIVERS E Gascoyne WA
-7.9   -1.5 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
-6.0   1.3 CARNEGIE Interior WA
-5.7   1.7 LEONORA Goldfields WA

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.

52.3 WIVENHOE POCKET Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
43.6 MEANDER N Coast TAS
43.0 SANDSPIT RIVER (WIELANGTA ROAD) E Coast TAS
42.0 MOORLEAH (PREOLENNA ROAD) N Coast TAS
40.0 QUAMBY BLUFF (WILDLIFE NURSERY) N Coast TAS

QUEENSLAND
    Brisbane/SE Coast
52.3 WIVENHOE POCKET

TASMANIA
    N Coast
43.6 MEANDER
42.0 MOORLEAH (PREOLENNA ROAD)
40.0 QUAMBY BLUFF (WILDLIFE NURSERY)
    E Coast
43.0 SANDSPIT RIVER (WIELANGTA ROAD)

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 31.7 +2.5 16.3 +1.0 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.6 -1.0 10.4 +2.2 8.6
PERTH AIRPORT 19.7 +0.9 7.8 -1.2 3.2
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 17.6 +0.1 3.4 -2.7 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.5 +3.9 21.8 +1.8 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 19.8 0.0 6.0 +0.9 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.6 +0.6 8.7 +0.5 12.4
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.0 +1.2 6.9 +1.2 19.0
CAIRNS AERO 28.2 +2.3 19.0 +1.3 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.6 +3.1 19.4 +4.9 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.0 +6.6 19.2 +8.4 1.0
BRISBANE AERO 25.8 15.9 0.6
AMBERLEY AMO 26.0 +4.5 14.9 +7.9 0.2
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 15.0 8.2 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.3 +5.0 13.2 +4.1 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 21.0 +3.6 15.0 +5.4 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 21.0 +4.1 14.8 +5.6 2.2
PROSPECT DAM 20.3 +3.0 12.8 +5.4 2.6
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 20.2 +2.6 12.0 +2.5 5.4 /3
CANBERRA AIRPORT 12.6 +0.4 7.1 +6.2 1.6
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 14.7 +1.0 7.0 +3.3 2.8
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.4 +2.5 9.8 +4.6 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 16.3 +2.1 8.1 +3.9 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.0 +2.0 11.3 +4.5 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 16.0 +1.9 11.0 +5.2 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.9 +1.2 5.9 +1.9 1.4
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 11.1 -0.3 8.4 +5.6 19.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 14.0 +2.1 9.2 +4.0 3.8

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
    SW & S Coast
ESPERANCE
15.8mm in 30 min to 23:30 31.6mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 23:30 15.8mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    W Agricultural
COULTA (COLES POINT)
10.4mm in 30 min to 10:30 20.8mm/h
    Lower SE
CAPE NORTHUMBERLAND
18.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
13.8mm in 1 hr to 21:30 13.8mm/h
TASMANIA
    Central Plateau
LIAWENEE AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    SW & S Coast
CAPE LEEUWIN : 82(260/ 63 ) at 06:00
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 111(310/ 83 ) at 20:00
NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) : 87(310/ 65 ) at 23:30
    Yorke Peninsula
MINLATON AERO : 95(310/ 69 ) at 22:21
EDITHBURGH : 91(320/ 67 ) at 21:26
STENHOUSE BAY : 85(310/ 63 ) at 22:00
    Kangaroo Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 93(320/ 61 ) at 20:59
CAPE BORDA AWS : 93(300/ 59 ) at 19:43
    Adelaide Plains
ADELAIDE AIRPORT : 78(320/ 63 ) at 18:48
ROSEWORTHY AG COLLEGE : 93(270/ 67 ) at 00:30
    Mt Lofty Ranges
MOUNT LOFTY : 119(280/ 80 ) at 00:08
PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) : 91(320/ 52 ) at 22:00
NOARLUNGA : 80(330/ 63 ) at 23:40
HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS : 111(310/ 85 ) at 23:28
    Lower Murray
STRATHALBYN RACECOURSE : 106(310/ 82 ) at 22:00
    Lower SE
CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) : 111(300/ 56 ) at 22:07
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Hunter Valley
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS : 80(300/ 63 ) at 13:00
    Sydney--east
KURNELL AWS : 78(280/ 63 ) at 17:00
MANLY (NORTH HEAD) : 95(290/ 54 ) at 17:36
    Illawarra
BELLAMBI AWS : 91(290/ 63 ) at 17:30
ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) : 87(280/ 70 ) at 17:14
    South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 95(290/ 76 ) at 16:00
    Goulburn/Monaro
BOMBALA AWS : 85(310/ 63 ) at 12:15
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 93(340/ 61 ) at 03:00
MT HOTHAM : 95(350/ 69 ) at 01:00
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 115(270/ 54 ) at 13:02
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 82(280/ 69 ) at 14:30
    E Central
RHYLL : 76(340/ 63 ) at 21:30
    Western Plains
LOOKOUT HILL : 104(330/ 56 ) at 23:25
    W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 106(340/ 89 ) at 23:00
AIREYS INLET : 111(330/ 67 ) at 22:25
CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE : 83(310/ 69 ) at 21:53
TASMANIA
    N Coast
DEVONPORT AIRPORT : 85(330/ 63 ) at 23:53
CAPE GRIM B.A.P.S. : 93(340/ 65 ) at 23:00
    E Coast
EDDYSTONE POINT : 100(320/ 56 ) at 09:55
    Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 108(340/ 59 ) at 06:23
TASMAN ISLAND : 93(330/ 63 ) at 08:59
TUNNACK FIRE STATION : 85(340/ 65 ) at 05:57
    King Island
KING ISLAND AIRPORT : 96(340/ 72 ) at 22:52
    Flinders Is/Bass St
FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT : 69(260/ 63 ) at 17:12