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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

35.0 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
34.6 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
34.5 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
34.0 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
33.1 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
33.1 NGUKURR N Rivers NT

+5.8   26.8 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
+5.2   28.4 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD
+4.7   18.0 CRANBOURNE BOTANIC GARDENS E Central VIC
+4.4   22.0 NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD) Hunter Valley NSW
+4.2   28.0 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN N Coast--Herbert QLD

25.0 HOLMES REEF Islands ISL
25.0 FLINDERS REEF Islands ISL
24.3 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
24.1 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.2 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

+8.9   18.1 COLLINSVILLE POST OFFICE Central Coast E QLD
+7.5   9.6 PINDARI DAM NW Slopes N NSW
+7.2   10.0 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+7.0   17.9 MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
+7.0   12.4 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+7.0   10.4 TEXAS POST OFFICE Darling Downs E QLD

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

0.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
3.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
3.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-7.1   3.9 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
-6.2   10.9 BATEMANS BAY (CATALINA COUNTRY CLUB) South Coast NSW
-5.8   10.0 PEATS RIDGE (WARATAH ROAD) Hunter Valley NSW
-5.8   11.5 PARRAMATTA NORTH (MASONS DRIVE) Sydney--east NSW
-5.8   11.3 BANKSTOWN AIRPORT AWS Sydney--east NSW

-8.6 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-7.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.8 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS

-5.8   -3.7 MOOGARA (UXBRIDGE BACK ROAD) Derwent Valley TAS
-5.7   0.6 YUENDUMU N Plateau NT
-5.6   -1.8 BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
-5.5   -0.5 STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
-5.3   -1.8 WYNYARD AIRPORT N Coast TAS

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.

75.5 NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD) Hunter Valley NSW
71.0 HAWKS NEST (LANGI ST) MidNorth Coast S NSW
64.0 MEREWETHER (BURWOOD BEACH WWTP) Hunter Valley NSW
62.8 SWANSEA (CATHERINE ST) Hunter Valley NSW
59.6 NEWPORT BOWLING CLUB Sydney--east NSW

NEW SOUTH WALES
    MidNorth Coast S
71.0 HAWKS NEST (LANGI ST)
    Hunter Valley
75.5 NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD)
64.0 MEREWETHER (BURWOOD BEACH WWTP)
62.8 SWANSEA (CATHERINE ST)
59.2 SALAMANDER BAY (WARATAH AVE)
    Sydney--east
59.6 NEWPORT BOWLING CLUB
    Riverina E
52.0 STEVENS WEIR U/S (EDWARD RIVER)

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 27.8 -1.0 12.1 -1.5 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.0 +2.2 6.8 -0.7 4.0
PERTH AIRPORT 19.4 +1.6 8.8 +0.7 0.6
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 17.7 +1.0 1.4 -3.5 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.7 +2.2 19.3 0.0 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 19.1 -0.5 2.9 -1.1 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.4 +1.1 5.8 -1.6 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.4 -0.7 7.2 +2.1 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 26.5 +0.8 17.4 +0.4 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.7 +3.7 18.5 +5.0 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.2 +1.1 15.2 +5.8 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 20.0 -1.1 11.0 +5.6 7.0
BRISBANE AERO 19.7 11.8 6.4
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 7.6 5.1 /
COFFS HARBOUR MO 17.0 -1.7 9.9 +2.4 0.2
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 14.0 -2.7 11.0 +2.6 16.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 12.0 -4.2 10.6 +2.6 21.6
PROSPECT DAM 11.4 -5.3 7.0 +0.9 8.8
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 12.7 -4.3 10.5 +2.1 5.4
CANBERRA AIRPORT 11.6 +0.3 4.3 +4.5 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 14.8 +2.2 6.2 +3.5 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 14.6 -0.7 8.4 +4.1 0.2
EAST SALE AIRPORT 12.1 -1.6 -0.7 -3.9 0.2
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.5 +2.1 8.2 +2.3 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 13.0 -0.6 7.0 +2.1 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.6 +1.6 6.7 +3.5 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 8.8 -2.1 -2.8 -5.1 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 8.6 -3.0 1.5 -3.0 0.2

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
JANDAKOT AERO
18.0mm in 28 min to 23:28 38.6mm/h
ROTTNEST ISLAND
10.6mm in 30 min to 06:30 21.2mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 06:30 10.6mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 07:00 14.4mm/h
2.8mm in 2 min to 22:39 84.0mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 23:30 11.8mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Wide Bay/Burnett
SANDY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
    Brisbane/SE Coast
NAMBOUR DPI
14.0mm in 1 hr to 04:00 14.0mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.3mm/h
HERVEY BAY AIRPORT
6.6mm in 14 min to 03:00 28.3mm/h
MAROOCHYDORE AERO
11.2mm in 1 hr to 04:30 11.2mm/h
TEWANTIN RSL PARK
9.8mm in 53 min to 02:53 11.1mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
MORUYA HEADS PILOT STATION
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
MORUYA AIRPORT AWS
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h
No reports of wind gusts above 90km/h or sustained winds above 63km/h