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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:
New South Wales:
062021 MUDGEE (GEORGE STREET) 57.6 (57.2, 132)
071032 THREDBO AWS 107.0 (60.0, 18)
071041 THREDBO VILLAGE 89.2 (80.0, 27)
072146 ALBURY AIRPORT 61.4 (53.6, 21)
074009 BERRIGAN POST OFFICE 43.0 (41.9, 101)
074034 COROWA AIRPORT 48.8 (35.6, 112)
Victoria:
082039 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH 42.0 (38.1, 91)
085279 BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT 26.8 (21.2, 23)

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 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
35.0 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
35.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
35.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
34.9 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT

+7.3   28.1 COOLANGATTA AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+6.5   27.9 REDCLIFFE COUNCIL Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+5.8   28.2 NAMBOUR DPI Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+5.5   29.4 SPRINGSURE DAME ST Central Highlands QLD
+5.4   29.1 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+5.4   29.1 BRIGALOW RESEARCH STN Central Highlands QLD

24.8 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.0 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
23.8 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.5 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
23.5 DARWIN AIRPORT COMPARISON N Rivers NT
23.5 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT

+11.5   18.8 CASINO AIRPORT North Coast NSW
+11.1   15.0 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+10.7   11.8 BARRABA POST OFFICE NW Slopes N NSW
+10.5   14.9 TEXAS POST OFFICE Darling Downs E QLD
+10.4   15.4 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD

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

-2.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-1.8 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
0.2 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
0.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
0.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-7.8   19.7 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-7.8   18.9 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD
-6.6   15.2 KULGERA N Plateau NT
-6.6   1.5 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-6.4   3.0 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS

-4.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-4.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-4.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-3.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
-3.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-3.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-6.6   -1.0 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.3   0.8 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
-5.8   0.5 EYRE Eucla WA
-5.6   2.6 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
-5.6   0.4 CUNDERDIN Cent Wheatbelt 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.

107.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
90.8 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
89.2 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
83.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
72.0 OURNIE (WARALLA) SW Slopes S NSW

NEW SOUTH WALES
    C Tablelands S
62.8 ORANGE (CANOBOLAS PUBLIC SCHOOL)
    Snowy Mtns
107.0 THREDBO AWS
89.2 THREDBO VILLAGE
83.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE
62.3 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET)
    SW Slopes S
90.8 CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS
72.0 OURNIE (WARALLA)
67.2 BATLOW POST OFFICE
64.8 KHANCOBAN SMHEA
62.0 ALBURY AIRPORT AWS
61.4 ALBURY AIRPORT
61.0 HUME RESERVOIR
61.0 TABLETOP (TABLE TOP (EASTGATE))
60.6 KHANCOBAN AWS
59.6 JINGELLIC (MORNING SIDE)
52.0 WOLSELEY PARK (THE PASTURES)
50.0 TALMALMO (YEELANNA)
    Riverina E
65.2 BUNGOWANNAH(ROSELEIGH)
62.8 OAKLANDS POST OFFICE
62.4 HOWLONG (KISMET)
59.0 RENNIE (BROAD MEADOWS)
57.8 JERILDERIE TREATMENT WORKS
52.4 HOPEFIELD (BARNWEAL)

VICTORIA
    Lower NE
71.4 CALLAGHAN CREEK STATION
70.6 HUNTERS HILL
66.6 DARTMOUTH RESERVOIR
65.4 TALLANGATTA DCNR
63.0 MITTA MITTA FORESTRY
61.6 SHELLEY
61.4 BETHANGA
58.0 KOETONG
57.4 TANGAMBALANGA NE DAIRY
55.8 WALWA
54.0 ESKDALE (LAUREL HILL)
53.0 TALLANGATTA (BULLIOH)
51.6 TOWONG UPPER
50.6 BULLIOH (WOOD HILL)

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 28.7 -1.6 12.7 -2.3 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.8 +0.8 6.9 -0.5 0.6
PERTH AIRPORT 19.5 +1.1 3.6 -4.4 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 18.2 -0.2 0.9 -4.6 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.7 +0.4 23.5 +3.0 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 18.4 -4.1 3.4 -2.6 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 14.2 -2.3 6.9 -1.3 2.2
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.7 -1.3 5.3 -0.1 3.0
CAIRNS AERO 26.9 +0.4 15.7 -1.7 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.4 +1.4 14.5 -0.2 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.5 +4.8 12.1 +1.5 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 27.2 +4.7 10.5 +4.1 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 27.4 14.2 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 10.4 9.0 10.2
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.7 +5.0 15.2 +7.0 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 22.0 +4.0 15.4 +6.2 13.4
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 22.0 +4.3 16.1 +7.2 1.0
PROSPECT DAM 20.6 +2.1 14.6 +7.8 1.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 19.4 +1.2 14.6 +5.8 1.2
CANBERRA AIRPORT 13.1 +0.2 8.3 +7.4 6.8
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 12.4 -2.0 7.6 +4.0 21.8
MILDURA AIRPORT 14.1 -3.0 6.3 +1.0 11.6
EAST SALE AIRPORT 11.7 -3.3 7.7 +3.6 17.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 13.5 -1.4 7.7 +1.1 3.4
LAVERTON RAAF 12.6 -2.2 6.4 +1.0 3.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.0 -2.4 2.8 -0.9 2.6
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 8.8 -3.2 4.5 +1.5 1.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 8.4 -4.6 3.9 -1.3 5.0

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.
NEW SOUTH WALES
    South Coast
GREEN CAPE AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
MERIMBULA AIRPORT AWS
12.4mm in 1 hr to 00:00 12.4mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
    Goulburn/Monaro
COOMA AIRPORT AWS
11.8mm in 1 hr to 00:00 11.8mm/h
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS
23.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.7mm/h
    SW Slopes S
CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS
20.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.7mm/h
VICTORIA
    E Gippsland
MALLACOOTA
26.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 8.7mm/h
COMBIENBAR
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Hunter Valley
MURRURUNDI GAP AWS : 93(330/ 74 ) at 00:29
    C Tablelands S
MOUNT BOYCE AWS : 109(270/ 63 ) at 01:00
    South Coast
GREEN CAPE AWS : 93(230/ 59 ) at 13:10
VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 113(240/100 ) at 05:12
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 95(244/ 74 ) at 08:40
    W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 72(210/ 63 ) at 12:06
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM B.A.P.S. : 98(210/ 82 ) at 07:00
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 83(270/ 63 ) at 04:58
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 91(230/ 67 ) at 03:33
TASMAN ISLAND : 104(220/ 65 ) at 19:59
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 93(250/ 59 ) at 19:00
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 89(250/ 70 ) at 03:05