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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

34.8 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
34.7 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
34.4 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
34.3 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
34.2 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
34.2 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT

+6.5   29.0 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+6.4   25.4 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD
+6.2   27.6 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD
+6.2   24.7 TAREE (RADIO STATION 2RE) MidNorth Coast S NSW
+5.9   24.6 CUNNAMULLA POST OFFICE Warrego QLD
+5.9   24.7 MUNGINDI POST OFFICE NW Plains W NSW

24.3 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.3 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.8 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.1 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
23.1 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+10.5   12.3 DUNEDOO POST OFFICE CW Slopes N NSW
+9.5   13.0 WALGETT AIRPORT AWS NW Plains W NSW
+9.0   15.5 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+9.0   11.6 CONDOBOLIN AG RESEARCH STN CW Plains S NSW
+9.0   12.0 TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS CW Plains N NSW

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

-2.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
0.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
0.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-3.3   4.0 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-2.6   5.6 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS
-2.4   7.8 STRATHBOGIE Lower NE VIC
-2.3   16.5 BALGAIR Eucla WA
-2.1   -2.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.1   6.9 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
-2.1   19.2 CARNEGIE Interior WA
-2.1   18.5 GATTON QDPI RESEARCH STN Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

-3.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-3.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-2.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-1.9 EYRE Eucla WA

-8.0   -1.9 EYRE Eucla WA
-5.2   -1.6 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-4.8   0.6 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
-4.7   0.5 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA
-4.3   1.8 LEONORA Goldfields 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.

71.6 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
37.8 MOUNT BUFFALO CHALET Upper NE VIC
37.0 YARRANGOBILLY CAVES SW Slopes S NSW
36.0 TULLY MCQUILLEN ST N Coast--Herbert QLD
35.4 TULLY SUGAR MILL N Coast--Herbert QLD

QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Herbert
36.0 TULLY MCQUILLEN ST
35.4 TULLY SUGAR MILL

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Snowy Mtns
71.6 THREDBO VILLAGE
    SW Slopes S
37.0 YARRANGOBILLY CAVES

VICTORIA
    Upper NE
37.8 MOUNT BUFFALO CHALET

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 33.4 +4.6 14.3 +0.7 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.9 +1.1 8.2 +0.7 0.8
PERTH AIRPORT 17.9 +0.1 6.3 -1.8 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 16.8 +0.1 1.0 -3.9 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.2 +1.7 18.1 -1.2 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 19.2 -0.4 7.3 +3.3 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.5 +0.2 9.3 +1.9 9.4
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.6 +0.5 5.0 -0.1 17.4
CAIRNS AERO 26.2 +0.5 19.7 +2.7 3.8
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.7 +2.7 19.1 +5.6 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 22.2 -0.9 13.9 +4.5 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 22.3 12.3 18.2
AMBERLEY AMO 19.8 -1.3 13.3 +7.9 0.2
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 15.5 5.0 0.2
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.9 +3.2 12.8 +5.3 6.4
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 17.5 +0.8 11.9 +3.5 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 20.1 +3.9 12.0 +4.0 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 19.7 +3.0 9.8 +3.7 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 19.9 +2.9 13.8 +5.4 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 11.9 +0.6 3.4 +3.6 12.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 13.1 +0.5 9.9 +7.2 3.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.2 +0.9 6.6 +2.3 0.6
EAST SALE AIRPORT 15.0 +1.3 5.5 +2.3 0.6
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.9 +1.5 9.7 +3.8 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 14.6 +1.0 7.7 +2.8 0.8
BALLARAT AERODROME 10.3 +0.3 3.3 +0.1 1.2
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 10.7 -0.2 8.2 +5.9 6.8
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 12.6 +1.0 4.4 -0.1 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.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Mt Lofty Ranges
MOUNT CRAWFORD (TOWER HILL)
8.6mm in 31 min to 13:00 16.6mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    NW Plains E
MOREE AERO
6.2mm in 11 min to 16:30 33.8mm/h
    C Tablelands N
NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS
6.2mm in 35 min to 11:00 10.6mm/h
TASMANIA
    Central Plateau
LIAWENEE AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
    South Coast
GREEN CAPE AWS : 72( 10/ 63 ) at 02:00
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 115(320/ 83 ) at 02:00
    SW Slopes S
CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS : 89(280/ 63 ) at 05:38
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 98(340/ 72 ) at 02:00
MT HOTHAM AIRPORT : 128(310/ 30 ) at 15:09
FALLS CREEK : 106(340/ 63 ) at 00:00
MT HOTHAM : 130(350/ 89 ) at 00:01
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 109(260/ 69 ) at 20:36
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 95(278/ 72 ) at 22:10
    E Central
RHYLL : 83(350/ 65 ) at 00:00
    W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 76(290/ 63 ) at 12:30
CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE : 87(260/ 72 ) at 02:21
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM B.A.P.S. : 96(350/ 72 ) at 00:00
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 95(300/ 72 ) at 14:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 108(350/ 89 ) at 01:49
    Flinders Is/Bass St
FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT : 78(260/ 63 ) at 22:37
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 121(260/ 85 ) at 21:42