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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

34.4 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
33.8 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
33.3 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
33.0 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
33.0 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT

+7.2   26.8 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
+7.1   27.1 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
+6.2   24.0 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
+6.1   25.3 THARGOMINDAH POST OFFICE Far SW QLD
+6.0   25.6 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

25.9 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.8 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.9 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.7 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
23.4 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD

+7.5   11.2 HAWKER Upper North SA
+6.6   6.8 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS
+6.3   6.1 OMEO Upper NE VIC
+6.2   13.0 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
+5.8   11.7 MOORABBIN AIRPORT E Central VIC

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

0.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
2.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
2.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-5.8   11.4 CAMDEN AIRPORT AWS Illawarra NSW
-4.7   10.5 LAKE VICTORIA STORAGE Lower Darling NSW
-4.0   13.1 BANKSTOWN AIRPORT AWS Sydney--east NSW
-2.8   23.9 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
-2.8   13.9 PROSPECT DAM Sydney--west NSW
-2.8   14.3 BATEMANS BAY (CATALINA COUNTRY CLUB) South Coast NSW

-5.6 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-5.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-4.8 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-4.5 ARMIDALE (UNI NEW ENGLAND) N Tablelands W NSW
-4.1 BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION C Tablelands S NSW

-6.0   7.9 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
-5.1   5.0 TE KOWAI EXP STN Central Coast E QLD
-5.1   -4.0 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-5.0   0.9 TAREE (RADIO STATION 2RE) MidNorth Coast S NSW
-4.9   1.5 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW

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.

43.5 KIRUP Lower West WA
38.0 BALINGUP Lower West WA
31.0 MARGARET RIVER CALM Lower West WA
29.6 LAKE MARGARET DAM W Coast TAS
27.0 TOPAZ ALERT N Coast--Barron QLD

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 32.4 +3.6 16.8 +3.2 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 18.6 +0.8 7.1 -1.0 2.2
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.1 +1.3 9.0 +1.5 6.4
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 16.8 +0.1 9.2 +4.3 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.9 +0.4 20.3 +1.0 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 25.6 +6.0 2.0 -2.0 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.8 +2.5 9.8 +2.4 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.9 +2.8 9.0 +3.9 1.0
CAIRNS AERO 25.7 0.0 19.3 +2.3 0.8
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.2 +1.2 17.5 +4.0 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.4 +1.3 13.2 +3.8 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 23.0 +1.9 6.8 +1.4 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 21.9 9.5 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 11.7 0.5 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.3 +0.6 3.5 -4.0 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 18.3 +1.6 7.9 -0.5 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 15.3 -0.9 7.8 -0.2 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 13.9 -2.8 4.0 -2.1 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 16.8 -0.2 4.7 -3.7 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 13.4 +2.1 0.9 +1.1 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.1 +3.5 3.6 +0.9 0.2
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.0 +3.7 7.4 +3.1 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 18.7 +5.0 1.8 -1.4 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.2 +1.8 11.3 +5.4 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 17.0 +3.4 10.0 +5.1 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.8 +2.8 5.5 +2.3 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 12.1 +1.2 7.9 +5.6 0.4
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 16.3 +4.7 6.8 +2.3 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.
TASMANIA
    W Coast
MOUNT READ
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Mt Lofty Ranges
MOUNT LOFTY : 98(320/ 67 ) at 00:30
QUEENSLAND
    Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT : 72(100/ 65 ) at 06:05
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 95(320/ 76 ) at 22:13
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
MT HOTHAM : 82(340/ 63 ) at 00:11
    W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 80(350/ 70 ) at 02:30
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM B.A.P.S. : 104(280/ 78 ) at 16:00
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 115(320/ 98 ) at 12:28
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 100(290/ 78 ) at 17:00
    W Coast
STRAHAN AERODROME : 96(310/ 63 ) at 11:27
ISLANDS
    Islands
WILLIS ISLAND : 76( 70/ 65 ) at 06:20
HOGAN ISLAND : 87(280/ 69 ) at 17:12