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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

35.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
34.6 MCARTHUR RIVER MINE N Rivers NT
34.5 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
34.4 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
34.3 WOLLOGORANG N Rivers NT

+5.3   28.0 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+5.3   33.6 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
+5.2   30.4 CLERMONT POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+5.0   31.7 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD
+4.4   32.9 RICHMOND POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
+4.4   29.6 MORANBAH WATER TREATMENT PLANT Central Coast W QLD

24.3 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.2 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
24.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.6 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
22.9 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+7.8   13.7 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT
+7.8   15.0 SPRINGSURE DAME ST Central Highlands QLD
+7.3   16.6 WINTON POST OFFICE Northwest QLD
+7.3   14.0 GAYNDAH POST OFFICE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+6.8   13.9 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA

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

-5.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-4.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-2.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.3   -3.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.9   7.4 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.8   0.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.7   16.1 KULGERA N Plateau NT
-5.6   7.8 NOOJEE (SLIVAR) W Gippsland VIC

-7.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-7.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-6.5 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-6.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-6.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.5   -1.3 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-6.0   -7.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-5.7   -1.8 CAMDEN AIRPORT AWS Illawarra NSW
-5.6   -0.9 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-5.5   -3.5 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W 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.

33.4 WYELANGTA W Coast VIC
32.0 TANYBRYN W Coast VIC
29.2 WEEAPROINAH W Coast VIC
29.2 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
29.0 MONBULK (BULB FARM) E Central VIC

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 27.2 -3.1 15.9 +0.9 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 19.6 +1.2 3.5 -4.5 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.8 +1.8 2.5 -4.9 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 17.1 -1.3 7.5 +2.0 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 29.8 -1.5 19.5 -1.0 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 24.7 +2.2 10.4 +4.4 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 13.0 -3.5 7.7 -0.5 1.6
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.0 -2.0 1.3 -4.1 4.8
CAIRNS AERO 27.7 +1.2 17.6 +0.2 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.1 +1.1 15.3 +0.6 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.8 +2.1 13.5 +2.9 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 22.5 0.0 4.4 -2.0 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 21.9 9.8 1.2
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 11.2 -2.0 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.7 0.0 8.1 -0.1 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 20.4 +2.4 8.1 -1.1 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 18.5 +0.8 8.2 -0.7 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 17.8 -0.7 6.0 -0.8 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 17.5 -0.7 7.9 -0.9 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 11.2 -1.7 2.3 +1.4 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 11.6 -2.8 4.0 +0.4 0.4
MILDURA AIRPORT 13.4 -3.7 6.4 +1.1 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 12.7 -2.3 3.5 -0.6 7.8
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 12.7 -2.2 5.4 -1.2 5.8
LAVERTON RAAF 12.1 -2.7 3.1 -2.3 3.2
BALLARAT AERODROME 8.3 -3.1 0.0 -3.7 7.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 10.2 -1.8 0.5 -2.5 10.6 /2
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 9.8 -3.2 3.2 -2.0 6.4

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.
None reported

NEW SOUTH WALES
    South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 80(180/ 69 ) at 08:00
GREEN CAPE AWS : 82(230/ 67 ) at 14:07
VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 111(240/104 ) at 04:28
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 82(300/ 72 ) at 21:00