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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:
Western Australia:
008138 WONGAN HILLS RES.STATION 34.0 (33.5, 66)

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

35.3 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
35.0 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
35.0 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD
35.0 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
34.9 BULMAN AWS N Rivers NT

+10.6   32.1 THARGOMINDAH POST OFFICE Far SW QLD
+10.0   32.5 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+9.3   35.0 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
+9.1   34.1 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+9.1   33.0 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD

24.8 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.5 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.7 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.6 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
23.0 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
23.0 HOLMES REEF Islands ISL
23.0 FLINDERS REEF Islands ISL
23.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+10.5   15.5 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+9.1   17.5 LONGREACH AERO Central West QLD
+8.9   14.8 CHARLEVILLE AERO Warrego QLD
+8.2   17.5 BARCALDINE POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+7.9   17.2 WINTON POST OFFICE Northwest QLD

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

0.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
1.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
2.7 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
2.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-8.5   20.5 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
-7.7   18.9 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
-7.2   17.4 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
-6.7   13.2 TAREE (RADIO STATION 2RE) MidNorth Coast S NSW
-6.6   13.6 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW

-7.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-7.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-5.2   0.3 CASTERTON SHOWGROUNDS W Coast VIC
-5.1   -2.1 TEMORA A.R.S. SW Slopes N NSW
-4.9   2.2 MULLEWA Central West WA
-4.9   -1.8 BARADINE FORESTRY NW Plains E NSW
-4.8   1.6 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-4.8   2.6 PHILLIP ISLAND PENGUIN RESERVE E Central VIC

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.

52.8 MUNDARING Lower West WA
50.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN N Coast--Barron QLD
49.8 HOME ISLAND Islands ISL
49.2 CARMEL COMPOSITE Lower West WA
49.0 KARRAGULLEN NORTH Lower West WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
52.8 MUNDARING
49.2 CARMEL COMPOSITE
49.0 KARRAGULLEN NORTH

QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Barron
50.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN

ISLANDS
    Islands
49.8 HOME ISLAND

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 27.7 -2.6 21.7 +6.7 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 16.8 -1.6 8.5 +0.5 40.4
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.5 -0.5 5.6 -1.8 5.4
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 16.2 -2.2 9.5 +4.0 2.8
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.5 +1.2 19.9 -0.6 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 32.5 +10.0 9.9 +3.9 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 18.1 +1.6 5.7 -2.5 8.6
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 11.4 -2.6 3.7 -1.7 0.6
CAIRNS AERO 27.7 +1.2 20.8 +3.4 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.8 +1.8 20.1 +5.4 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.9 +0.2 15.4 +4.8 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 22.5 0.0 1.6 -4.8 0.2
BRISBANE AERO 20.3 7.8 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 13.4 1.2 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 17.9 -1.8 7.6 -0.6 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 14.3 -3.7 9.7 +0.5 1.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 14.4 -3.3 7.9 -1.0 1.2
PROSPECT DAM 13.1 -5.4 8.0 +1.2 0.8
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 15.1 -3.1 8.7 -0.1 3.4
CANBERRA AIRPORT 8.5 -4.4 2.9 +2.0 1.4
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 11.4 -3.0 3.8 +0.2 6.8
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.9 -0.2 4.6 -0.7 5.6 /3
EAST SALE AIRPORT 14.3 -0.7 2.1 -2.0 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 12.2 -2.7 3.7 -2.9 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 11.7 -3.1 4.3 -1.1 0.2
BALLARAT AERODROME 8.4 -3.0 2.1 -1.6 3.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 10.9 -1.1 2.1 -0.9 0.2
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 13.3 +0.3 5.2 0.0 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
SWANBOURNE
10.2mm in 1 hr to 01:30 10.2mm/h

VICTORIA
    Upper NE
MT HOTHAM : 93( 10/ 69 ) at 10:00
TASMANIA
    Southeast
TASMAN ISLAND : 98( 30/ 50 ) at 22:44