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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

34.0 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
34.0 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
34.0 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
33.7 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
33.6 KALUMBURU MISSION N Kimberley WA

+8.1   27.8 THARGOMINDAH POST OFFICE Far SW QLD
+8.1   24.1 LAKE CARGELLIGO AIRPORT Riverina W NSW
+7.9   23.5 HILLSTON AIRPORT Riverina W NSW
+7.8   23.0 GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW
+7.6   21.3 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW

25.1 DARWIN AIRPORT COMPARISON N Rivers NT
25.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.0 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
23.9 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
23.5 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+7.9   12.9 DEVONPORT AIRPORT N Coast TAS
+7.0   11.0 GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW
+6.8   9.6 LAUNCESTON AIRPORT N Coast TAS
+6.7   9.5 LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) N Coast TAS
+6.7   9.1 POWRANNA (TASMANIA FEEDLOT) N Coast TAS

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

2.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
4.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
4.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-3.9   17.0 CARNEGIE Interior WA
-3.6   15.9 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-3.5   17.0 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
-3.3   14.1 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-3.3   15.6 LEONORA Goldfields WA
-3.3   16.5 WILUNA Interior WA

-7.4 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.2 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.6 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.0 SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD Goldfields WA
-3.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-8.3   -1.5 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-8.1   1.6 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
-7.9   -1.0 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.8   -1.4 NORTHAM Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.8   -3.0 YEELIRRIE 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.

80.8 HOME ISLAND Islands ISL
50.0 TOPAZ N Coast--Barron QLD
49.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK N Coast--Barron QLD
47.5 BABINDA SUGAR MILL N Coast--Barron QLD
44.0 GRAHAM RANGE N Coast--Barron QLD

QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Barron
50.0 TOPAZ
49.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK
47.5 BABINDA SUGAR MILL
44.0 GRAHAM RANGE

ISLANDS
    Islands
80.8 HOME ISLAND

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 32.0 +2.8 16.1 +0.8 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.9 -1.7 6.3 -1.9 6.6
PERTH AIRPORT 17.8 -1.0 1.9 -7.1 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 15.1 -2.4 0.5 -5.6 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.9 +2.3 20.1 +0.1 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 22.5 +2.7 6.4 +1.3 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 14.2 -1.8 10.6 +2.4 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.3 -1.5 8.8 +3.1 0.6
CAIRNS AERO 26.8 +0.9 20.0 +2.3 6.6
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.4 +2.9 16.5 +2.0 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.9 +2.5 15.6 +4.8 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 22.0 +0.5 9.3 +2.3 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 21.3 13.6 0.2
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 15.9 4.2 0.2
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.1 +1.8 9.3 +0.2 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 21.0 +3.6 9.0 -0.6 0.2
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 22.3 +5.4 9.3 +0.1 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 21.1 +3.8 7.4 0.0 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 21.0 +3.4 8.2 -1.3 0.2
CANBERRA AIRPORT 16.1 +3.9 -2.3 -3.2 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 21.3 +7.6 6.0 +2.3 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.9 +3.0 4.9 -0.3 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 20.9 +6.7 -0.2 -4.4 0.2
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.5 +4.5 9.9 +3.1 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 19.0 +4.9 10.0 +4.2 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.8 +2.1 5.6 +1.6 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 15.2 +3.8 9.6 +6.8 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 17.5 +5.6 7.3 +2.1 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.
TASMANIA
    W Coast
MOUNT READ
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 89(250/ 70 ) at 09:16
NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) : 78(270/ 63 ) at 11:09
    Kangaroo Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 87(340/ 65 ) at 01:02
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 106(270/ 70 ) at 12:30
MT HOTHAM AIRPORT : 148(310/ 43 ) at 19:00
MT HOTHAM : 124(350/ 67 ) at 18:23
    E Central
SOUTH CHANNEL ISLAND : 82(360/ 63 ) at 07:21
FAWKNER BEACON : 72( 10/ 63 ) at 08:00
    Western Plains
LOOKOUT HILL : 95(330/ 46 ) at 15:01
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM B.A.P.S. : 78(280/ 63 ) at 21:00
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 87(320/ 67 ) at 12:02
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 121(310/ 93 ) at 11:00
TASMAN ISLAND : 89(300/ 65 ) at 18:00