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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

33.0 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
32.7 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT
32.5 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
32.3 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
32.3 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA

+6.2   26.7 ENEABBA Central West WA
+5.5   26.3 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
+5.1   29.4 ST LAWRENCE POST OFFICE Central Coast E QLD
+4.9   28.3 ROCKHAMPTON AERO Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+4.6   27.7 GLADSTONE RADAR Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

24.7 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.4 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.4 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
24.1 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.0 FLINDERS REEF Islands ISL

+8.1   13.4 DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
+8.0   7.9 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
+7.4   11.4 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
+6.6   10.9 TEXAS POST OFFICE Darling Downs E QLD
+6.2   12.5 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+6.2   11.2 MILES POST OFFICE Darling Downs W QLD

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

2.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.0 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
3.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
3.1 HUNTERS HILL Lower NE VIC

-5.6   10.6 PEAK HILL POST OFFICE CW Plains S NSW
-5.5   21.5 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
-5.3   18.0 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
-5.3   11.5 MORUYA HEADS PILOT STATION South Coast NSW
-5.2   9.5 COWRA AIRPORT CW Slopes S NSW

-5.7 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
-4.6 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-4.0 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) Midlands TAS
-3.6 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS

-9.3   -2.2 EYRE Eucla WA
-8.5   1.6 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
-8.1   -2.5 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-7.6   -1.6 CORRIGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-7.5   2.4 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
-7.5   0.9 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD

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.

53.8 ASHFORD (SPRINGVALE) NW Slopes N NSW
52.0 QUOBBA W Gascoyne WA
48.6 YETMAN (WARIALDA STREET) NW Slopes N NSW
48.2 MOUNT IRVING Darling Downs E QLD
47.0 UNUMGAR(SUMMERLAND WAY) North Coast NSW

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    W Gascoyne
52.0 QUOBBA

QUEENSLAND
    Darling Downs E
48.2 MOUNT IRVING

NEW SOUTH WALES
    NW Slopes N
53.8 ASHFORD (SPRINGVALE)
48.6 YETMAN (WARIALDA STREET)
    North Coast
47.0 UNUMGAR(SUMMERLAND WAY)

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 30.9 +1.7 15.1 -0.2 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 21.6 +2.8 9.5 +0.5 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.8 +1.2 4.6 -3.6 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 16.7 -0.8 3.9 -2.2 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.8 +1.2 18.3 -1.7 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 16.3 -3.5 -0.2 -5.3 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.2 -0.8 9.7 +1.5 4.6
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.2 -0.6 7.4 +1.7 0.8
CAIRNS AERO 27.7 +1.8 17.5 -0.2 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.5 +2.0 14.2 -0.3 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.3 +4.9 14.2 +3.4 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 23.6 +2.1 10.2 +3.2 0.8
BRISBANE AERO 24.0 12.5 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 12.0 7.5 11.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.7 +3.4 13.4 +4.3 1.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 17.0 -0.4 12.0 +2.4 0.4
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 17.4 +0.5 11.2 +2.0 3.6
PROSPECT DAM 16.5 -0.8 9.5 +2.1 3.4
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 15.0 -2.6 11.0 +1.5 9.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 10.6 -1.6 1.1 +0.2 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 9.4 -4.3 7.7 +4.0 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.5 +0.6 5.2 0.0 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 14.5 +0.3 1.6 -2.6 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.7 +0.7 5.9 -0.9 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 16.0 +1.9 4.0 -1.8 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 10.7 0.0 1.4 -2.6 0.4
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 10.6 -0.8 -0.4 -3.2 0.2
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 13.9 +2.0 4.4 -0.8 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
    Central West
NORTH ISLAND
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    CW Plains N
COONAMBLE AIRPORT AWS
19.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.3mm/h
    Illawarra
JERVIS BAY (PT PERPENDICULAR AWS)
10.6mm in 1 hr to 09:00 10.6mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
11.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 11.6mm/h
No reports of wind gusts above 90km/h or sustained winds above 63km/h