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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

35.3 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
35.2 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
34.6 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
34.6 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
34.6 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA

+10.4   29.9 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+9.6   29.2 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
+9.1   28.0 KULGERA N Plateau NT
+8.3   28.3 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
+7.7   28.3 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT

25.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.8 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
23.5 ALYANGULA POLICE N Rivers NT
22.9 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
22.5 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+8.3   11.7 WELLINGTON RESEARCH CENTRE CW Slopes S NSW
+8.2   19.6 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
+7.9   12.6 PEAK HILL POST OFFICE CW Plains S NSW
+7.0   13.9 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
+7.0   11.1 SURAT Maranoa QLD

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

1.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
3.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
4.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-3.5   14.9 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
-3.1   13.2 SOUTHERN CROSS Goldfields WA
-2.8   18.0 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
-2.8   13.5 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-2.7   16.0 GOSNELLS CITY Lower West WA
-2.7   15.7 LEONORA Goldfields WA

-4.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.3 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-3.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.6 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-4.0   -1.5 GULGONG POST OFFICE C Tablelands N NSW
-3.8   2.1 MOORABBIN AIRPORT E Central VIC
-3.1   7.0 LANCELIN Lower West WA
-3.1   0.5 MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
-3.0   2.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-3.0   2.7 PINGELLY Cent Wheatbelt WA

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.

44.4 KARNET Lower West WA
43.0 HUNTLY Lower West WA
41.2 SOUTH DANDALUP DAM Lower West WA
40.6 SPRINGDALE Lower West WA
38.0 CULFORD Lower West WA

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 32.6 +3.8 13.5 -0.1 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 16.5 -1.3 7.6 -0.5 12.8
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.0 -0.8 6.5 -1.0 21.6
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 14.7 -2.0 5.4 +0.5 1.2
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.4 -0.1 19.1 -0.2 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 26.9 +7.3 5.3 +1.3 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.9 +4.6 11.1 +3.7 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.1 +1.0 8.0 +2.9 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 25.6 -0.1 20.0 +3.0 0.4
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.7 +2.7 14.2 +0.7 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.2 +2.1 14.1 +4.7 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 23.0 +1.9 6.0 +0.6 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 21.5 10.8 1.6
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 16.1 2.4 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.3 +0.6 9.8 +2.3 1.4
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 20.0 +3.3 12.6 +4.2 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 20.5 +4.3 11.3 +3.3 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 20.0 +3.3 8.8 +2.7 0.1
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 19.8 +2.8 10.9 +2.5 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 14.6 +3.3 0.5 +0.7 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.6 +4.0 6.7 +4.0 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.1 +2.8 3.8 -0.5 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 17.2 +3.5 0.5 -2.7 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.8 +3.4 7.3 +1.4 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 16.2 +2.6 5.6 +0.7 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.2 +1.2 3.9 +0.7 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 13.9 +3.0 6.5 +4.2 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 14.8 +3.2 3.7 -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
    SW & S Coast
ESPERANCE
12.2mm in 21 min to 06:51 34.9mm/h
9.8mm in 39 min to 07:30 15.1mm/h
12.2mm in 30 min to 08:30 24.4mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 08:30 12.2mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 09:00 12.2mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Brisbane/SE Coast
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE
12.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 12.2mm/h
BRISBANE AERO
8.2mm in 13 min to 15:13 37.8mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 15:30 15.6mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 16:00 10.2mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    North Coast
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS)
11.2mm in 1 hr to 13:00 11.2mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    SW & S Coast
ESPERANCE AERO : 83(240/ 67 ) at 00:28
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    W Agricultural
COULTA (COLES POINT) : 80(260/ 67 ) at 15:21
NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS) : 80(260/ 65 ) at 17:29
    Northeast
YUNTA AIRSTRIP : 82(270/ 63 ) at 19:11
    Lower North
SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) : 91(340/ 74 ) at 13:25
    Yorke Peninsula
MINLATON AERO : 89(260/ 74 ) at 19:14
EDITHBURGH : 91(330/ 56 ) at 15:03
    Kangaroo Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 106(360/ 78 ) at 12:53
CAPE BORDA AWS : 87(270/ 65 ) at 18:33
    Adelaide Plains
EDINBURGH RAAF : 82(290/ 65 ) at 16:24
ROSEWORTHY AG COLLEGE : 91(340/ 63 ) at 14:52
    Mt Lofty Ranges
MOUNT LOFTY : 113(290/ 83 ) at 16:30
MOUNT CRAWFORD (TOWER HILL) : 91(280/ 58 ) at 16:43
HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS : 102(330/ 76 ) at 16:00
NEW SOUTH WALES
    South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 72( 30/ 63 ) at 18:00
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 128(320/106 ) at 19:34
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 115(360/ 63 ) at 22:00
MT HOTHAM AIRPORT : 119(340/ 37 ) at 23:30
FALLS CREEK : 113(350/ 61 ) at 23:49
MT HOTHAM : 150(350/ 91 ) at 23:46
    E Central
ESSENDON AIRPORT : 76( 20/ 63 ) at 19:17
SOUTH CHANNEL ISLAND : 100(300/ 72 ) at 20:24
DUNNS HILL : 98( 10/ 59 ) at 20:00
RHYLL : 85(350/ 63 ) at 22:00
FAWKNER BEACON : 95( 20/ 69 ) at 21:22
    W Central
POINT WILSON : 83( 20/ 69 ) at 19:00
    N Central
KILMORE GAP : 91( 10/ 70 ) at 19:30
    Western Plains
LOOKOUT HILL : 98(350/ 48 ) at 21:30
    W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 98(360/ 78 ) at 21:30
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM B.A.P.S. : 85( 20/ 65 ) at 22:00
    Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 98(350/ 80 ) at 22:00
    King Island
KING ISLAND AIRPORT : 89(340/ 67 ) at 23:00