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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 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
34.0 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
33.8 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
33.6 KALUMBURU MISSION N Kimberley WA
33.2 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
33.2 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA

+10.5   29.5 KULGERA N Plateau NT
+8.8   29.0 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
+8.7   29.0 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
+8.1   28.9 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
+7.0   26.8 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

26.7 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.5 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.1 THEVENARD ISLAND W Pilbara WA
23.8 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.8 VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL

+10.8   17.2 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+10.4   15.2 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
+10.2   17.3 EYRE Eucla WA
+9.7   15.8 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+9.2   15.9 THREE RIVERS E Gascoyne WA

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

3.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
3.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
4.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
4.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-5.7   14.5 SURAT Maranoa QLD
-5.6   14.0 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
-5.5   15.9 CASINO AIRPORT North Coast NSW
-4.8   15.7 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
-4.7   16.1 GRAFTON OLYMPIC POOL North Coast NSW
-4.7   16.6 MURWILLUMBAH (BRAY PARK) North Coast NSW

-5.4 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS
-4.9 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.7 OMEO Upper NE VIC
-4.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.1 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS

-7.7   -3.5 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
-7.4   -4.0 GULGONG POST OFFICE C Tablelands N NSW
-6.9   -1.7 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
-6.6   13.1 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
-6.6   -1.9 BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC

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.

190.0 BALLINA AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
160.0 BALLINA (CROWLEY VILLAGE) North Coast NSW
141.3 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON LIGHTHOUSE) North Coast NSW
126.0 MEERSCHAUMVALE (MEERSCHAUM VALE (BARDEN) North Coast NSW
118.2 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
65.6 YOURDAMUNG LAKE
59.4 COLLIE EAST
57.0 COLLIE
56.0 HUNTLY
50.0 SOUTH DANDALUP DAM

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Adelaide/Lofty
50.0 ADELAIDE (CLARENCE GARDENS BOWLING CLUB)

QUEENSLAND
    Central Coast E
74.0 CREDITON
63.0 BLENHEIM STATION
    Darling Downs E
57.6 TARTHA
    Darling Downs W
57.0 LILYVIEW
54.0 GLEN ALVON
54.0 REMILTON
    Maranoa
85.0 BEARDMORE DAM
81.0 KATOOTA
71.0 WARRIE STATION
66.0 WARROO
52.4 ST GEORGE AIRPORT
    Warrego
55.0 YAMBURGAN

NEW SOUTH WALES
    North Coast
190.0 BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
160.0 BALLINA (CROWLEY VILLAGE)
141.3 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON LIGHTHOUSE)
126.0 MEERSCHAUMVALE (MEERSCHAUM VALE (BARDEN)
118.2 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT
88.0 MEERSCHAUM VALE (JENBETDAPH)
79.6 KINGSCLIFF (MARINE PARADE)
66.6 WOODBURN POST OFFICE
62.3 WIANGAREE POST OFFICE
62.0 BRUNSWICK HEADS BOWLING CLUB
61.0 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS)
58.0 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS
55.0 LISMORE AIRPORT AWS
54.0 MULLUMBIMBY (FAIRVIEW FARM)
54.0 NEW ITALY
52.4 LISMORE (CENTRE STREET)
52.0 NASHUA (WILSONS RIVER)
50.6 MCLEANS RIDGES (LASCOTT DRIVE)
    MidNorth Coast N
67.6 NAMBUCCA HEADS BOWLING CLUB
65.6 MACKSVILLE COUNTRY CLUB
58.0 BOWRAVILLE RECREATION CLUB
    MidNorth Coast S
59.4 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW)
    Illawarra
75.6 DAPTO BOWLING CLUB
59.8 WOONONA POPES RD

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 27.5 -1.7 14.9 -0.4 0.4
PERTH AIRPORT 21.1 +2.3 14.9 +5.9 8.6
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.7 +1.1 12.2 +4.0 0.4
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 20.0 +2.5 14.5 +8.4 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.0 +2.4 17.3 -2.7 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 26.8 +7.0 5.1 0.0 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.3 +2.3 10.0 +1.8 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.1 -0.7 1.4 -4.3 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 26.6 +0.7 19.7 +2.0 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.8 +1.3 16.7 +2.2 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 22.2 -1.2 13.5 +2.7 1.6
BRISBANE AERO 20.9 13.5 22.2
AMBERLEY AMO 20.7 -0.8 11.6 +4.6 1.6
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 10.6 7.3 0.8
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.2 -1.1 13.4 +4.3 26.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 17.0 -0.4 11.0 +1.4 2.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 18.7 +1.8 10.5 +1.3 7.0
PROSPECT DAM 17.0 -0.3 10.0 +2.6 9.4
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 17.2 -0.4 12.2 +2.7 43.4
CANBERRA AIRPORT 13.5 +1.3 4.1 +3.2 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 17.1 +3.4 4.3 +0.6 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.9 +2.0 -1.7 -6.9 0.2
EAST SALE AIRPORT 14.5 +0.3 -3.5 -7.7 0.2
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.9 +2.9 3.7 -3.1 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 18.0 +3.9 1.0 -4.8 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.8 +2.1 0.5 -3.5 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 13.7 +2.3 0.8 -2.0 0.8
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 14.4 +2.5 1.6 -3.6 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
    Lower West
PERTH AIRPORT
4.2mm in 12 min to 19:39 21.0mm/h
BICKLEY
10.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 10.6mm/h
    Goldfields
BULGA DOWNS
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Adelaide Plains
ADELAIDE AIRPORT
8.0mm in 31 min to 23:30 15.5mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Brisbane/SE Coast
AMBERLEY AMO
20.6mm in 1 hr to 14:00 20.6mm/h
20.8mm in 1 hr to 16:00 20.8mm/h
COOLANGATTA AIRPORT
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    North Coast
YAMBA PILOT STATION
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
LISMORE (CENTRE STREET)
37.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 6.2mm/h
MURWILLUMBAH (BRAY PARK)
94.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 15.7mm/h
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
15.4mm in 1 hr to 00:00 15.4mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.3mm/h
18.0mm in 1 hr to 01:00 18.0mm/h
29.2mm in 1 hr to 02:00 29.2mm/h
56.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 18.7mm/h
75.0mm in 6 hr to 03:00 12.5mm/h
14.0mm in 27 min to 07:22 31.1mm/h
12.4mm in 19 min to 08:19 39.2mm/h
26.6mm in 41 min to 09:00 38.9mm/h
39.0mm in 1 hr to 09:00 39.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h
EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE
11.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 11.8mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.7mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 19:00 12.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
LISMORE AIRPORT AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.7mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS)
22.6mm in 1 hr to 12:00 22.6mm/h
45.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 15.0mm/h
11.6mm in 52 min to 13:00 13.4mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 13:00 12.2mm/h
8.6mm in 14 min to 13:14 36.9mm/h
7.0mm in 32 min to 14:29 13.1mm/h
7.6mm in 31 min to 15:00 14.7mm/h
44.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 14.7mm/h
89.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 14.8mm/h
    MidNorth Coast N
COFFS HARBOUR MO
13.2mm in 1 hr to 17:00 13.2mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.7mm/h
    Hunter Valley
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF
5.2mm in 12 min to 22:30 26.0mm/h
    Sydney--east
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL)
11.2mm in 1 hr to 22:30 11.2mm/h
    Illawarra
ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT)
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 8.7mm/h
60.0mm in * hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 83(300/ 63 ) at 01:30
    SW & S Coast
CAPE LEEUWIN : 98(300/ 76 ) at 01:04
CAPE NATURALISTE : 91(290/ 63 ) at 00:00
MANDURAH : 78(290/ 63 ) at 04:03
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Kangaroo Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 93(350/ 82 ) at 20:00
    Mt Lofty Ranges
MOUNT LOFTY : 87(340/ 63 ) at 20:00
QUEENSLAND
    Brisbane/SE Coast
COOLANGATTA AIRPORT : 82(210/ 63 ) at 15:28
NEW SOUTH WALES
    North Coast
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) : 82(120/ 63 ) at 09:02
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 102(340/ 82 ) at 21:00
ISLANDS
    Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO : 124( 50/ 80 ) at 22:30