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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):
Highest daily rainfall for August:
Northern Territory:
015652 WATARRKA 10.0 (9.0, 13)

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 NGUKURR N Rivers NT
35.0 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
34.6 RICHMOND AIRPORT Upper Carpentaria QLD
34.5 RICHMOND POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
34.4 WARMUN E Kimberley WA

+9.3   35.0 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+8.2   33.2 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+6.9   33.6 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD
+6.8   29.3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+6.5   33.3 WINTON POST OFFICE Northwest QLD

24.7 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.6 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.3 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
23.9 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
23.7 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+8.9   17.4 YUENDUMU N Plateau NT
+7.9   13.9 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+7.5   14.0 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
+6.7   17.3 ROCKHAMPTON AERO Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+6.3   13.5 SPRINGSURE DAME ST Central Highlands QLD

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

-2.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
1.9 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
2.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
2.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
2.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-10.8   8.4 MENINDEE POST OFFICE Lower Darling NSW
-9.2   8.0 BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS Lower Darling NSW
-8.8   8.4 BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET) Lower Darling NSW
-8.7   12.6 MARREE NE Pastoral SA
-8.1   10.0 GAWLER RANGES (NONNING) NW Pastoral SA

-13.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-10.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-9.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-9.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.3 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-8.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-8.2   -4.5 BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
-8.0   -6.0 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-8.0   -3.0 HILLSTON AIRPORT Riverina W NSW
-7.6   -5.5 GOULBURN (PROGRESS ST) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.5   -5.0 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.

33.4 DANDARAGAN WEST Lower West WA
32.2 MINDARA Central West WA
31.0 HIGH PLAINS Central West WA
30.0 YUNA Central West WA
29.0 LANARK Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 26.5 -3.8 13.8 -1.2 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 18.4 0.0 3.5 -4.5 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.6 +1.6 4.3 -3.1 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 20.7 +2.3 2.8 -2.7 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 29.7 -1.6 21.0 +0.5 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 29.3 +6.8 13.9 +7.9 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 10.8 -5.7 5.3 -2.9 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 10.4 -3.6 -0.6 -6.0 0.2
CAIRNS AERO 27.8 +1.3 20.3 +2.9 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.2 +1.2 14.9 +0.2 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.0 +1.3 17.3 +6.7 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 21.9 -0.6 -0.6 -7.0 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 20.6 4.1 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 11.3 -3.1 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 17.9 -1.8 4.9 -3.3 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 14.7 -3.3 9.2 0.0 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 15.9 -1.8 5.3 -3.6 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 16.3 -2.2 3.5 -3.3 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 14.9 -3.3 8.0 -0.8 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 12.3 -0.6 -3.8 -4.7 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 13.4 -1.0 -2.2 -5.8 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 11.9 -5.2 -0.6 -5.9 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 12.7 -2.3 -0.3 -4.4 0.2
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 13.8 -1.1 2.1 -4.5 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 11.8 -3.0 0.3 -5.1 0.2
BALLARAT AERODROME 11.4 0.0 -4.5 -8.2 0.4
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 13.6 +1.6 -1.8 -4.8 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 14.8 +1.8 4.8 -0.4 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Central West
KALBARRI
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
    Lower West
PERTH AIRPORT
10.4mm in 1 hr to 16:00 10.4mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 16:30 10.8mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.7mm/h
JANDAKOT AERO
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
SWANBOURNE
11.0mm in 1 hr to 15:00 11.0mm/h
PERTH METRO
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
BICKLEY
26.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 8.7mm/h
    SW & S Coast
DWELLINGUP
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.0mm/h
MANJIMUP
20.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.7mm/h
BUSSELTON AERO
11.2mm in 1 hr to 15:00 11.2mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
    Gt Southern
WANDERING
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Central West
NORTH ISLAND : 91(250/ 70 ) at 20:00
    Lower West
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 98(330/ 82 ) at 14:08
OCEAN REEF : 91(320/ 67 ) at 15:48
ISLANDS
    Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO : 87(240/ 70 ) at 15:22