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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

35.5 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
35.1 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
35.0 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
35.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
34.9 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT

+7.5   30.2 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+7.3   33.0 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+7.2   32.2 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+6.7   30.1 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+6.7   32.6 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
+6.7   28.9 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD

24.3 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
23.3 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
22.9 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
22.7 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
22.4 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
22.4 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL

+7.4   16.5 ALI CURUNG N Plateau NT
+7.1   8.1 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
+6.2   12.1 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
+6.0   11.5 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
+6.0   9.9 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD

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

-1.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
0.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
0.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
0.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-5.0   15.7 COLLARENEBRI (ALBERT ST) Upper Darling NSW
-4.5   16.3 WALGETT AIRPORT AWS NW Plains W NSW
-3.7   14.2 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW
-3.6   22.9 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
-3.6   16.8 BREWARRINA HOSPITAL Upper Darling NSW

-4.8 ORANGE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands S NSW
-4.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-4.2 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-3.8 NERRIGA COMPOSITE South Coast NSW
-3.8 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-6.8   -2.1 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-5.6   1.5 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
-5.1   -0.3 CESSNOCK (NULKABA) Hunter Valley NSW
-4.9   -2.4 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
-4.8   -0.1 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. 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.

45.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
37.0 SOUTH QUEENSTOWN W Coast TAS
30.6 LAKE MARGARET DAM W Coast TAS
30.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
29.8 CRADLE MOUNTAIN VISITORS CENTRE Central Plateau TAS

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 27.2 -3.1 13.7 -1.3 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 19.1 +0.7 5.0 -3.0 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.1 +0.1 4.3 -3.1 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 18.5 +0.1 1.4 -4.1 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.0 +0.7 20.9 +0.4 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 23.8 +1.3 5.3 -0.7 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.1 -0.4 7.8 -0.4 3.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.9 +0.9 6.9 +1.5 0.4
CAIRNS AERO 27.4 +0.9 18.4 +1.0 0.6
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.6 +0.6 13.5 -1.2 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.9 +4.2 11.9 +1.3 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 24.3 +1.8 11.0 +4.6 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 22.3 13.4 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 14.3 0.6 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.2 -1.5 7.9 -0.3 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 18.6 +0.6 6.9 -2.3 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 19.5 +1.8 7.4 -1.5 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 19.0 +0.5 3.3 -3.5 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 18.0 -0.2 7.9 -0.9 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 14.4 +1.5 -0.3 -1.2 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.4 +1.0 6.2 +2.6 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.7 +0.6 4.8 -0.5 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 16.9 +1.9 3.0 -1.1 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.9 +1.0 9.4 +2.8 0.2
LAVERTON RAAF 15.5 +0.7 7.8 +2.4 0.6
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.3 +0.9 4.5 +0.8 0.6
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 13.5 +1.5 6.3 +3.3 0.4
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 15.1 +2.1 6.9 +1.7 12.2

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.
None reported

TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM B.A.P.S. : 82(280/ 63 ) at 06:00
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 143(320/111 ) at 02:07
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 119(280/ 85 ) at 02:01
HARTZ MOUNTAIN(KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 115(280/ 69 ) at 03:30
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 93(280/ 72 ) at 05:13