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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

35.7 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
35.3 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
35.2 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
35.0 KALUMBURU MISSION N Kimberley WA
35.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT

+7.0   32.0 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+6.8   32.0 CLERMONT POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+6.6   33.3 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD
+6.4   32.3 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
+6.1   30.9 BARCALDINE POST OFFICE Central West QLD

23.8 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
23.5 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.4 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
23.4 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
22.7 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL

+8.9   13.7 DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
+8.8   15.5 GAYNDAH POST OFFICE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+8.8   12.4 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
+8.1   12.0 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+7.8   15.9 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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

-1.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-0.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.2 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
0.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-5.8   15.8 SURAT Maranoa QLD
-3.8   -0.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.7   25.8 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
-3.4   23.1 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
-3.4   19.1 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

-7.1 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.9 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.9 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-5.9 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.5 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-7.9   -1.6 EYRE Eucla WA
-6.8   -2.1 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-6.2   -1.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-5.8   -5.9 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.7   -3.2 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW

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.

33.8 ZEEHAN MEMORIAL MUSEUM W Coast TAS
33.6 STRATHGORDON (GORDON POWER STATION) W Coast TAS
33.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
31.2 CORINNA W Coast TAS
31.0 WONDAI POST OFFICE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 27.0 -3.3 16.5 +1.5 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 19.6 +1.2 4.9 -3.1 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.9 -1.1 2.5 -4.9 0.2
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 19.2 +0.8 3.8 -1.7 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.7 -0.6 20.6 +0.1 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 24.3 +1.8 7.7 +1.7 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.3 -0.2 7.5 -0.7 0.4
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.4 +1.4 8.8 +3.4 3.0
CAIRNS AERO 26.5 0.0 19.2 +1.8 6.2
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.2 +1.2 14.3 -0.4 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.1 +2.4 13.3 +2.7 0.2
AMBERLEY AMO 19.1 -3.4 13.3 +6.9 3.4
BRISBANE AERO 18.8 14.1 0.8
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 13.7 -2.2 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 18.7 -1.0 9.8 +1.6 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 16.5 -1.5 6.5 -2.7 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 18.5 +0.8 7.7 -1.2 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 18.2 -0.3 3.5 -3.3 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 18.9 +0.7 8.7 -0.1 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 13.4 +0.5 -3.3 -4.2 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.5 +1.1 4.4 +0.8 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.6 +1.5 3.9 -1.4 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 16.9 +1.9 0.2 -3.9 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.1 +2.2 9.3 +2.7 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 16.6 +1.8 6.5 +1.1 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.3 +0.9 3.6 -0.1 0.2
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 9.9 -2.1 7.6 +4.6 6.6
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 13.3 +0.3 8.9 +3.7 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.
QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Herbert
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 87(290/ 63 ) at 20:53
VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 93(250/ 59 ) at 22:51
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM B.A.P.S. : 89(250/ 70 ) at 22:00
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 106(320/ 67 ) at 06:12
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 87(280/ 78 ) at 19:15