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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 (previous record and years of computerised record shown in brackets):
Lowest daily minimum temperature for August:
Northern Territory:
015528 YUENDUMU -1.2 (-1.0, 36)

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

33.4 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
33.3 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
33.2 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
33.0 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
33.0 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT

+7.4   25.8 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
+7.3   25.4 GAWLER RANGES (NONNING) NW Pastoral SA
+6.9   21.2 YONGALA Upper North SA
+6.5   28.4 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+6.3   25.0 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA

23.7 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.3 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
23.3 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
22.9 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
21.8 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO Islands ISL

+10.2   12.8 GROVE RESEARCH STATION Southeast TAS
+8.6   12.9 SWANSEA POST OFFICE E Coast TAS
+8.2   9.2 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
+7.8   10.5 GEEVESTON (CEMETERY ROAD) Southeast TAS
+7.3   13.1 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
+7.3   11.4 ORFORD POST OFFICE E Coast TAS

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

1.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
2.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
2.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-5.8   17.2 THREE RIVERS E Gascoyne WA
-5.2   22.0 NYANG STATION W Gascoyne WA
-4.5   13.2 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
-4.4   16.1 LEONORA Goldfields WA
-4.3   10.7 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA

-4.8 ARMIDALE (UNI NEW ENGLAND) N Tablelands W NSW
-4.1 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-3.7 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-3.5 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-3.1 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-10.2   3.2 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-9.7   -1.2 YUENDUMU N Plateau NT
-8.5   1.9 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
-8.1   -2.2 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
-7.9   2.9 TE KOWAI EXP STN Central Coast E QLD

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.

102.0 NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD) Hunter Valley NSW
56.5 KIRUP Lower West WA
41.4 BODDINGTON SHIRE Lower West WA
34.6 MARGARET RIVER CALM Lower West WA
30.0 FLYING FISH POINT N Coast--Herbert QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
56.5 KIRUP
41.4 BODDINGTON SHIRE
34.6 MARGARET RIVER CALM

QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Herbert
30.0 FLYING FISH POINT

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Hunter Valley
102.0 NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD)

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 28.1 -2.2 8.5 -6.5 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 12.3 -3.7 7.7 +0.3 7.4
PERTH AIRPORT 16.1 -2.3 9.2 +1.2 1.6
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 15.0 -3.4 6.6 +1.1 0.4
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.1 -0.2 21.5 +1.0 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 27.6 +5.1 3.2 -2.8 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.4 +0.9 13.7 +5.5 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.9 +1.9 8.9 +3.5 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 24.1 -2.4 18.3 +0.9 1.4
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.5 +0.5 13.1 -1.6 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.2 -0.5 13.5 +2.9 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 23.6 +1.1 8.2 +1.8 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 21.3 12.1 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 15.6 -2.1 0.2
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.5 +1.8 7.9 -0.3 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 19.0 +1.0 7.4 -1.8 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 22.8 +5.1 8.8 -0.1 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 22.5 +4.0 5.4 -1.4 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 20.3 +2.1 6.6 -2.2 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 14.6 +1.7 -0.1 -1.0 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.9 +2.5 2.9 -0.7 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 21.9 +4.8 7.9 +2.6 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 18.6 +3.6 4.1 0.0 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.5 +1.6 10.4 +3.8 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 16.1 +1.3 9.8 +4.4 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.3 +0.9 6.6 +2.9 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 15.0 +3.0 8.3 +5.3 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 17.0 +4.0 12.2 +7.0 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.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    W Agricultural
COULTA (COLES POINT)
7.0mm in 17 min to 19:30 24.7mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 19:30 10.6mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 20:00 11.2mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    SW & S Coast
CAPE LEEUWIN : 82(250/ 63 ) at 06:00
HOPETOUN NORTH : 82(240/ 65 ) at 12:36
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    NW Pastoral
TARCOOLA AERO : 82(240/ 63 ) at 19:42
    Kangaroo Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 89(350/ 74 ) at 00:00
    Mt Lofty Ranges
MOUNT LOFTY : 91(330/ 59 ) at 09:30
HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS : 89(290/ 63 ) at 23:05
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 119(320/ 98 ) at 23:17
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
FALLS CREEK : 85(340/ 63 ) at 22:00
MT HOTHAM : 113(340/ 91 ) at 23:00
    W Gippsland
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 78(348/ 65 ) at 23:20
    E Central
MELBOURNE AIRPORT : 83(360/ 67 ) at 00:30
DUNNS HILL : 95(360/ 52 ) at 00:00
RHYLL : 80(350/ 65 ) at 00:00
FAWKNER BEACON : 83( 10/ 69 ) at 01:30
    W Central
POINT WILSON : 80(360/ 65 ) at 03:00
    W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 89(350/ 76 ) at 02:30
AIREYS INLET : 93(350/ 58 ) at 03:00
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 126(310/111 ) at 06:29
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 109(310/ 82 ) at 00:30
TASMAN ISLAND : 115(320/ 74 ) at 02:57
HARTZ MOUNTAIN(KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 93(310/ 43 ) at 06:45