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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 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT
33.1 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
32.9 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
32.6 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
32.5 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
32.5 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA

+6.3   18.0 DARTMOUTH RESERVOIR Lower NE VIC
+5.2   23.2 EUCLA Eucla WA
+3.8   21.0 WHITE CLIFFS POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
+3.8   19.0 LAKE VICTORIA STORAGE Lower Darling NSW
+3.6   22.4 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+3.6   20.3 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA

24.5 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.3 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.1 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.0 HOLMES REEF Islands ISL
23.8 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+6.4   11.8 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
+5.9   10.3 SOUTHERN CROSS Goldfields WA
+5.4   11.6 MORAWA Central West WA
+5.4   11.1 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA
+5.3   13.5 MEDINA RESEARCH CENTRE Lower West WA

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

-0.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
2.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
2.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
2.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-3.6   23.1 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT
-3.5   19.5 ROLLESTON METEOR ST Central Highlands QLD
-3.5   15.9 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON LIGHTHOUSE) North Coast NSW
-3.5   10.4 TOCUMWAL AIRPORT Riverina E NSW
-3.1   20.1 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-3.1   16.6 DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD

-8.5 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-8.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.4 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.0 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS

-7.1   -0.9 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
-6.0   -5.7 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS
-5.8   -0.8 STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
-5.5   -3.2 LAUNCESTON AIRPORT N Coast TAS
-5.5   -5.5 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau 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.

44.2 HUNTLY Lower West WA
42.6 DWELLINGUP Lower West WA
35.6 SOUTH DANDALUP DAM Lower West WA
31.8 WOY WOY (CHUN CHIU) Hunter Valley NSW
29.0 ANKETELL Lower West WA

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 28.5 -0.3 16.5 +2.9 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 19.7 +1.9 7.3 -0.8 5.8
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.3 +1.5 10.4 +2.9 4.2
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 20.3 +3.6 9.0 +4.1 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.4 +0.9 19.9 +0.6 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 19.4 -0.2 1.7 -2.3 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.5 +1.2 9.1 +1.7 1.4
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.3 +2.2 4.6 -0.5 0.2
CAIRNS AERO 26.4 +0.7 17.8 +0.8 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 25.4 +0.4 12.0 -1.5 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 21.3 -1.8 6.4 -3.0 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 20.4 -0.7 1.4 -4.0 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 20.2 6.6 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 9.5 -1.4 0.4
COFFS HARBOUR MO 17.6 -1.1 7.3 -0.2 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 15.4 -1.3 8.0 -0.4 2.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 16.5 +0.3 7.4 -0.6 0.8
PROSPECT DAM 15.6 -1.1 5.4 -0.7 3.4
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 16.1 -0.9 6.1 -2.3 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 11.8 +0.5 -2.2 -2.0 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 13.8 +1.2 1.4 -1.3 0.8
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.1 +1.8 5.8 +1.5 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 12.9 -0.8 -1.9 -5.1 0.2
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.9 +1.5 4.1 -1.8 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 16.0 +2.4 1.0 -3.9 0.2
BALLARAT AERODROME 10.5 +0.5 -0.3 -3.5 0.4
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 9.2 -1.7 -3.2 -5.5 0.2
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 10.5 -1.1 4.2 -0.3 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.
QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Barron
CAIRNS AERO
40.4mm in 1 hr to 00:00 40.4mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 83(330/ 69 ) at 17:11
SWANBOURNE : 87(320/ 65 ) at 21:08
    SW & S Coast
CAPE LEEUWIN : 113(310/ 83 ) at 20:20
BUSSELTON AERO : 78(310/ 63 ) at 20:01
MANDURAH : 76(310/ 67 ) at 17:58