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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 rainfall for June:
South Australia:
026091 COONAWARRA 50.0 (32.2, 17)
Victoria:
090171 PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) 35.0 (30.6, 21)
Highest daily maximum temperature for June:
Western Australia:
013011 WARBURTON AIRFIELD -1.8 (-1.5, 12) Previous record set yesterday

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

35.0 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
34.1 NORMANTON AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
34.0 KALUMBURU MISSION N Kimberley WA
34.0 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
34.0 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
34.0 PALMERVILLE S Peninsula QLD

+6.7   29.8 CLERMONT POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+6.2   21.0 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
+5.9   20.6 POINT HICKS (LIGHTHOUSE) E Gippsland VIC
+5.6   29.3 MORANBAH WATER TREATMENT PLANT Central Coast W QLD
+5.5   27.0 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD

25.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.0 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
25.0 HOLMES REEF Islands ISL
25.0 FLINDERS REEF Islands ISL

+7.8   15.9 CLERMONT POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+7.5   18.3 ROCKHAMPTON AERO Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+7.0   11.9 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
+7.0   19.2 ST LAWRENCE POST OFFICE Central Coast E QLD
+6.7   11.2 MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC

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

-1.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
0.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
0.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-3.1   10.1 WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS
-2.9   -1.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.9   0.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-2.7   0.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-2.6   22.9 TELFER AERO Interior WA
-2.6   9.9 GEEVESTON (CEMETERY ROAD) Southeast TAS
-2.6   5.1 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-50.0 CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) Lower SE SA
-6.4 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-5.7 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-4.2 INVERELL (RAGLAN ST) N Tablelands W NSW
-4.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-9.2   -1.7 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-8.5   -1.8 THREE RIVERS E Gascoyne WA
-8.2   -1.8 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
-6.9   0.4 CARNEGIE Interior WA
-6.4   1.8 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior 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.

78.4 DIDDLEUM (SOWTERS ROAD) N Coast TAS
66.6 ST PATRICKS RIVER (TARGA FARM) N Coast TAS
64.4 LAKE LEAKE (YURNGA) Lower SE SA
64.2 KAROOLA (LOWER TURNERS MARSH) N Coast TAS
63.4 MUSSELBORO (ELVERTON) N Coast TAS

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Adelaide/Lofty
54.0 PARAWA (SHARON)
    Lower SE
64.4 LAKE LEAKE (YURNGA)
58.2 PENOLA (ANDABAGO)
54.0 PENOLA POST OFFICE

VICTORIA
    W Coast
53.8 STRATHDOWNIE
50.8 DERGHOLM (DORODONG)

TASMANIA
    N Coast
78.4 DIDDLEUM (SOWTERS ROAD)
66.6 ST PATRICKS RIVER (TARGA FARM)
64.2 KAROOLA (LOWER TURNERS MARSH)
63.4 MUSSELBORO (ELVERTON)
63.2 WOODLEA NURSERY
60.6 FRANKFORD (ROSSVILLE)
57.4 TARGA (MOUNTAIN VIEWS)
56.6 QUAMBY BLUFF (WILDLIFE NURSERY)
53.8 NUNAMARA OFFTAKE (ST PATRICKS RIVER)
52.2 TRENAH (GUM FLAT ROAD)
50.6 EAST SASSAFRAS (ELPHIN GROVE]
50.4 SPRINGFIELD
50.0 BURNS CREEK (JANEFIELD)
    E Coast
58.0 PYENGANA (FOREST LODGE ROAD)
56.6 UPPER ESK (HOST FARM)
    King Island
52.6 GRASSY

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 29.8 +0.6 16.4 +1.1 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.4 -0.2 12.3 +4.1 6.4
PERTH AIRPORT 19.6 +0.8 8.8 -0.2 2.4
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 15.5 -2.0 8.5 +2.4 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.7 +2.1 17.8 -2.2 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 23.2 +3.4 1.6 -3.5 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 14.6 -1.4 12.0 +3.8 4.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.4 -1.4 10.1 +4.4 24.6
CAIRNS AERO 29.2 +3.3 18.3 +0.6 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.7 +3.2 17.5 +3.0 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.6 +4.2 18.3 +7.5 0.2
AMBERLEY AMO 24.3 +2.8 4.6 -2.4 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 22.9 8.5 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 12.8 -0.1 0.2
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.2 +1.9 4.6 -4.5 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 20.0 +2.6 12.0 +2.4 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 21.3 +4.4 11.3 +2.1 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 20.8 +3.5 8.4 +1.0 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 21.3 +3.7 6.2 -3.3 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 13.4 +1.2 7.5 +6.6 0.6
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 17.1 +3.4 4.7 +1.0 0.4
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.0 +4.1 11.3 +6.1 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 16.7 +2.5 7.7 +3.5 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.5 +2.5 11.4 +4.6 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 17.0 +2.9 11.0 +5.2 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.5 +0.8 6.3 +2.3 0.4
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 9.5 -1.9 6.5 +3.7 40.4
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 12.6 +0.7 8.0 +2.8 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    SW & S Coast
ESPERANCE
15.8mm in 22 min to 00:52 43.1mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 01:30 15.8mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Lower North
CLARE HIGH SCHOOL
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
    Yorke Peninsula
EDITHBURGH
13.4mm in 1 hr to 11:00 13.4mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.7mm/h
    Kangaroo Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h
    Adelaide Plains
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN)
7.2mm in 37 min to 14:30 11.7mm/h
    Mt Lofty Ranges
PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS)
11.4mm in 23 min to 08:25 29.7mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 9.3mm/h
MOUNT CRAWFORD (TOWER HILL)
12.6mm in 26 min to 02:35 29.1mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 03:00 12.6mm/h
KUITPO FOREST RESERVE
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h
7.2mm in 20 min to 12:20 21.6mm/h
    Lower SE
COONAWARRA
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.7mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 09:00 12.4mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS)
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h
VICTORIA
    W Coast
PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT)
16.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.3mm/h
TASMANIA
    N Coast
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT
23.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.7mm/h
WYNYARD AIRPORT
8.8mm in 44 min to 04:45 12.0mm/h
DEVONPORT AIRPORT
13.0mm in 36 min to 04:53 21.7mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 8.3mm/h
SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h
LOW HEAD
20.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.7mm/h
    E Coast
SWAN ISLAND AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
    King Island
KING ISLAND AIRPORT
6.8mm in 17 min to 09:42 24.0mm/h
3.8mm in 11 min to 09:53 20.7mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.7mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 96(260/ 76 ) at 08:00
NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) : 93(310/ 67 ) at 00:00
    Yorke Peninsula
MINLATON AERO : 93(310/ 72 ) at 00:00
EDITHBURGH : 93(320/ 69 ) at 01:35
    Mt Lofty Ranges
MOUNT LOFTY : 106(320/ 65 ) at 09:00
HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS : 96(320/ 69 ) at 01:20
    Lower Murray
STRATHALBYN RACECOURSE : 102(310/ 80 ) at 00:00
    Lower SE
CAPE JAFFA (CURLEY HILLS) : 96(320/ 69 ) at 00:33
NEW SOUTH WALES
    South Coast
BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS : 93(300/ 69 ) at 11:00
MERIMBULA AIRPORT AWS : 80(310/ 65 ) at 22:23
    Goulburn/Monaro
COOMA AIRPORT AWS : 96(310/ 52 ) at 11:26
BOMBALA AWS : 83(330/ 65 ) at 11:40
VICTORIA
    Wimmera S
HORSHAM AERODROME : 85(310/ 63 ) at 12:00
    E Gippsland
GELANTIPY : 102(340/ 61 ) at 20:30
MT NOWA NOWA : 98(310/ 41 ) at 19:44
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 108(270/ 52 ) at 23:35
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 98(266/ 78 ) at 21:20
MT MOORNAPA : 104(330/ 48 ) at 18:03
    E Central
MOORABBIN AIRPORT : 83(360/ 63 ) at 01:29
SOUTH CHANNEL ISLAND : 106(320/ 82 ) at 16:00
DUNNS HILL : 106(350/ 69 ) at 07:12
RHYLL : 95(340/ 69 ) at 10:00
FAWKNER BEACON : 106(360/ 56 ) at 01:37
    W Central
AVALON AIRPORT : 96(330/ 67 ) at 11:47
GEELONG AIRPORT : 95(330/ 65 ) at 10:19
POINT WILSON : 98(330/ 67 ) at 11:45
    N Central
KILMORE GAP : 104(340/ 72 ) at 08:00
EILDON FIRE TOWER : 96(360/ 70 ) at 20:31
    Western Plains
LOOKOUT HILL : 100(330/ 54 ) at 01:59
    W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 109(340/ 91 ) at 02:01
PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) : 78(270/ 63 ) at 14:51
AIREYS INLET : 102(340/ 56 ) at 04:02
CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE : 95(280/ 61 ) at 15:01
TASMANIA
    N Coast
DEVONPORT AIRPORT : 102(290/ 69 ) at 05:24
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) : 98(360/ 63 ) at 05:46
CAPE GRIM B.A.P.S. : 109(320/ 72 ) at 02:00
    E Coast
EDDYSTONE POINT : 100(320/ 80 ) at 05:28
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 98(320/ 82 ) at 07:04
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 106(340/ 76 ) at 02:00
TASMAN ISLAND : 98(300/ 82 ) at 05:57
HARTZ MOUNTAIN(KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 82(300/ 65 ) at 07:57
    King Island
KING ISLAND AIRPORT : 93(300/ 69 ) at 13:34
    Flinders Is/Bass St
FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT : 102(290/ 50 ) at 21:16