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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 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
33.8 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
33.7 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
33.3 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
33.2 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
33.2 WEIPA AERO N Peninsula QLD

+6.9   25.3 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
+6.7   23.0 SOUTHERN CROSS Goldfields WA
+6.4   25.3 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
+5.8   25.0 WILUNA Interior WA
+5.6   26.4 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA

26.2 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.9 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
23.7 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.4 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.4 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL

+9.3   12.1 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+8.6   12.2 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+8.6   14.0 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+8.5   15.0 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+8.0   14.9 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD

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

-2.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
2.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-3.4   9.0 MANGALORE AIRPORT N Central VIC
-2.9   10.0 TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG Upper North VIC
-2.1   -2.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.9   11.0 KYABRAM (INST SUSTAINABLE AG) Lower North VIC
-1.7   5.6 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-4.8 EYRE Eucla WA
-4.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-3.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-3.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-10.9   -4.8 EYRE Eucla WA
-5.9   1.1 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
-5.7   1.4 EUCLA Eucla WA
-5.2   -0.3 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
-5.0   0.4 NORTHAM 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.

40.6 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
35.6 DERWENT BRIDGE (DERWENT RIVER) Central Plateau TAS
35.0 SOUTH QUEENSTOWN W Coast TAS
32.0 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION W Coast TAS
31.6 SOUTH RIANA N Coast TAS

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 32.6 +3.8 14.3 +0.7 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 21.5 +3.7 4.8 -3.3 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.6 +2.8 7.4 -0.1 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 22.0 +5.3 4.3 -0.6 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.9 +2.4 19.8 +0.5 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 19.1 -0.5 1.8 -2.2 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.5 +0.2 9.6 +2.2 1.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.8 +1.7 6.0 +0.9 5.8
CAIRNS AERO 25.5 -0.2 17.2 +0.2 0.4
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.9 +1.9 19.5 +6.0 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 23.9 +0.8 15.2 +5.8 2.6
AMBERLEY AMO 23.6 +2.5 14.0 +8.6 2.2
BRISBANE AERO 21.9 14.8 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 13.7 2.8 2.6
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.2 -0.5 13.1 +5.6 1.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 17.6 +0.9 8.9 +0.5 0.8
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 19.2 +3.0 8.3 +0.3 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 17.9 +1.2 4.3 -1.8 0.1
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 18.8 +1.8 6.1 -2.3 0.2
CANBERRA AIRPORT 12.9 +1.6 5.4 +5.6 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 13.2 +0.6 2.6 -0.1 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 15.9 +0.6 2.1 -2.2 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 15.3 +1.6 3.2 0.0 0.4
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.4 +3.0 7.8 +1.9 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 16.5 +2.9 6.2 +1.3 0.2
BALLARAT AERODROME 10.4 +0.4 1.7 -1.5 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 12.7 +1.8 0.9 -1.4 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 12.1 +0.5 4.5 0.0 0.4

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
ROTTNEST ISLAND
6.6mm in 11 min to 21:30 36.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 22:00 10.0mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Mt Lofty Ranges
PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS)
10.2mm in 1 hr to 13:00 10.2mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Brisbane/SE Coast
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE
11.4mm in 1 hr to 09:00 11.4mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    SW & S Coast
CAPE LEEUWIN : 93(280/ 63 ) at 17:00
QUEENSLAND
    Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 65(140/ 63 ) at 18:50
VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 83(266/ 65 ) at 00:30
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 87(300/ 67 ) at 04:33
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 89(240/ 70 ) at 01:05
HARTZ MOUNTAIN(KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 83(270/ 63 ) at 14:20
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 104(260/ 80 ) at 00:39