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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

35.2 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
35.0 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
35.0 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
34.9 KALUMBURU MISSION N Kimberley WA
34.9 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT

+5.2   20.5 PEMBERTON Lower West WA
+4.7   20.9 ALBANY Lower West WA
+4.7   21.6 WINDY HARBOUR Lower West WA
+4.4   19.3 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
+4.1   20.4 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA

24.6 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.0 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.9 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
23.8 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
23.8 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+9.5   17.7 CLERMONT POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+8.8   15.5 GAYNDAH POST OFFICE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+7.9   14.5 ROLLESTON METEOR ST Central Highlands QLD
+7.7   14.9 SPRINGSURE DAME ST Central Highlands QLD
+7.5   13.0 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT
+7.5   14.0 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

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

-0.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
0.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
0.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-13.2   15.1 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
-12.8   16.7 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT
-12.4   14.8 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
-10.4   18.3 TOORAK RESEARCH STATION Gulf Country QLD
-8.9   17.8 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD

-15.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-11.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-7.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-10.7   -15.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.2   -1.0 CAPE BRUNY LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
-6.4   -2.9 CASTLEMAINE PRISON N Central VIC
-6.3   -2.3 MANGALORE AIRPORT N Central VIC
-6.2   -1.4 ECHUCA AERODROME Lower North 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.

97.0 TAHUNE RESERVE W Coast TAS
95.0 ARVE VALLEY (ARVE ROAD) W Coast TAS
62.0 DUNROBIN STATION Central West QLD
61.0 DINGO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
58.0 AUBURN Darling Downs W QLD

QUEENSLAND
    Central Highlands
61.0 DINGO POST OFFICE
    Central West
62.0 DUNROBIN STATION
    Wide Bay/Burnett
53.5 LONE PINE
    Brisbane/SE Coast
51.0 EERWAH VALE
    Darling Downs W
58.0 AUBURN

TASMANIA
    W Coast
97.0 TAHUNE RESERVE
95.0 ARVE VALLEY (ARVE ROAD)

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 31.8 +1.5 16.9 +1.9 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 20.1 +1.7 8.5 +0.5 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.5 +3.5 7.2 -0.2 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 19.0 +0.6 8.1 +2.6 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.6 +2.3 22.4 +1.9 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 18.6 -3.9 2.6 -3.4 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 13.0 -3.5 6.4 -1.8 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.7 -1.3 2.6 -2.8 0.4
CAIRNS AERO 27.6 +1.1 17.6 +0.2 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.5 +1.5 14.0 -0.7 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.5 +1.8 15.4 +4.8 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 23.9 +1.4 7.9 +1.5 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 21.7 13.3 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 11.4 -0.5 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 17.0 -2.7 12.4 +4.2 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 15.5 -2.5 10.6 +1.4 2.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 16.9 -0.8 7.7 -1.2 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 16.5 -2.0 4.7 -2.1 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 14.3 -3.9 4.6 -4.2 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 12.0 -0.9 -0.4 -1.3 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 12.4 -2.0 -0.9 -4.5 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 13.0 -4.1 4.0 -1.3 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 12.3 -2.7 2.9 -1.2 1.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 13.1 -1.8 5.0 -1.6 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 12.3 -2.5 2.2 -3.2 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 7.9 -3.5 -0.2 -3.9 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 11.0 -1.0 0.1 -2.9 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 12.0 -1.0 4.1 -1.1 1.4

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
    Brisbane/SE Coast
MAROOCHYDORE AERO
10.4mm in 1 hr to 21:00 10.4mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 21:30 11.4mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 22:00 12.4mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 22:30 10.4mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    North Coast
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
10.8mm in 26 min to 08:26 24.9mm/h
20.0mm in 34 min to 09:00 35.3mm/h
30.8mm in 1 hr to 09:00 30.8mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 10.7mm/h
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS)
14.2mm in 51 min to 13:53 16.7mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 10.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    SW & S Coast
CAPE LEEUWIN : 85(300/ 65 ) at 19:01
VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 80(240/ 70 ) at 00:07