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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

34.6 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
34.5 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
34.4 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
34.1 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
34.0 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
34.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT

+8.2   27.2 EYRE Eucla WA
+5.6   24.7 EUCLA Eucla WA
+4.9   23.3 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+4.8   25.3 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+4.4   26.1 WILUNA Interior WA

23.7 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
23.7 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.4 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
23.3 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
23.0 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
23.0 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
23.0 HOLMES REEF Islands ISL
23.0 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+9.0   15.7 GAYNDAH POST OFFICE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+8.5   12.1 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
+8.4   14.9 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+8.0   15.1 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+7.8   15.9 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+7.8   14.6 GATTON QDPI RESEARCH STN Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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

0.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.7 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
2.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
2.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-8.5   16.6 BARALABA POST OFFICE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-8.1   16.8 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-7.7   13.9 MITCHELL POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
-7.3   14.9 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
-7.2   18.0 CLERMONT POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
-7.2   16.5 BRIAN PASTURES Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-7.2   16.5 BRIGALOW RESEARCH STN Central Highlands QLD

-10.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-10.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-9.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.9 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-7.6   -10.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.9   -2.1 ECHUCA AERODROME Lower North VIC
-6.6   -2.7 TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG Upper North VIC
-6.5   -1.0 CASTERTON SHOWGROUNDS W Coast VIC
-6.4   0.0 KADINA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
-6.4   -1.5 KERANG (POST OFFICE) 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.

77.0 GLADSTONE AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
72.4 TANNYMOREL Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
70.0 FIG TREE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
67.0 WINGFIELD Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
66.0 GLADSTONE RADAR Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

QUEENSLAND
    Central Highlands
59.0 ARDURAD
57.0 COMET POST OFFICE
55.0 MAYWIN PARK
54.0 NEW CALEDONIA
53.0 LUCKNOW
51.0 BLACKWATER WATER TREAT
51.0 MELMOTH
50.0 HILLSIDE
    Central West
60.0 DUNROBIN STATION
    Wide Bay/Burnett
77.0 GLADSTONE AIRPORT
72.4 TANNYMOREL
70.0 FIG TREE
67.0 WINGFIELD
66.0 GLADSTONE RADAR
66.0 CALLEMONDAH STATION
65.0 CALLIOPE STATION
64.0 LOVANDEE
61.2 TABLE TOPS
61.0 LURNEA
61.0 ROWANLEA
60.0 BILOELA - VALBONA
60.0 KROOMBIT
58.0 TURKEY STATION
58.0 BENARABY
56.8 THANGOOL AIRPORT
56.6 HAZELDEAN
55.0 BARWOOD
54.8 HERON ISLAND RES STN
54.0 GLENHAVEN
54.0 CERATODUS
51.2 MALAKOFF
51.0 UBOBO STORE
50.6 SOUTHEND CURTIS ISLAND
50.4 KAGEON
50.2 ROCKY SPRINGS
50.0 GOOVIGEN POST OFFICE
    Brisbane/SE Coast
54.5 PALMWOODS HOBSON STREET
54.4 EUMUNDI - CRESCENT RD

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 28.3 -2.0 17.7 +2.7 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.9 -1.1 9.9 +2.5 4.6
PERTH AIRPORT 19.6 +1.2 13.0 +5.0 4.4
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 23.3 +4.9 8.9 +3.4 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.0 +1.7 22.2 +1.7 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 20.0 -2.5 0.3 -5.7 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.0 -1.5 3.3 -4.9 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.4 -1.6 2.8 -2.6 0.4
CAIRNS AERO 27.7 +1.2 17.3 -0.1 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.1 +2.1 15.4 +0.7 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 19.3 -5.4 15.1 +4.5 17.6
BRISBANE AERO 16.2 14.6 3.0
AMBERLEY AMO 17.8 -4.7 14.1 +7.7 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 13.7 4.8 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 16.8 -2.9 12.0 +3.8 4.4
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 17.1 -0.9 11.3 +2.1 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 17.7 0.0 7.7 -1.2 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 17.0 -1.5 4.8 -2.0 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 16.9 -1.3 5.1 -3.7 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 13.0 +0.1 -2.0 -2.9 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 14.4 0.0 -0.3 -3.9 0.2
MILDURA AIRPORT 13.2 -3.9 -0.7 -6.0 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 13.7 -1.3 0.2 -3.9 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 15.7 +0.8 2.7 -3.9 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 14.3 -0.5 0.8 -4.6 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 10.6 -0.8 -2.3 -6.0 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 11.9 -0.1 -0.9 -3.9 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 13.1 +0.1 6.0 +0.8 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
SWANBOURNE
7.4mm in 33 min to 01:00 13.5mm/h
    SW & S Coast
DWELLINGUP
12.2mm in 1 hr to 00:00 12.2mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Central Coast E
MACKAY AERO
17.2mm in 30 min to 18:00 34.4mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 17.6mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.0mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 18:30 17.2mm/h
YEPPOON THE ESPLANADE
10.4mm in 30 min to 04:30 20.8mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 04:30 10.4mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 05:00 13.4mm/h
    Central Highlands
TAROOM POST OFFICE
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
    Wide Bay/Burnett
LADY ELLIOT ISLAND
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.7mm/h
THANGOOL AIRPORT
19.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.3mm/h
HERON ISLAND RES STN
10.2mm in 15 min to 07:28 40.8mm/h
21.8mm in 23 min to 07:51 56.9mm/h
46.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 15.3mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
GLADSTONE RADAR
15.0mm in 1 hr to 01:30 15.0mm/h
17.0mm in 1 hr to 02:00 17.0mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 02:30 11.6mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 10.3mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 07:30 11.8mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 08:00 12.2mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 9.3mm/h
12.8mm in 30 min to 10:00 25.6mm/h
22.4mm in 1 hr to 10:30 22.4mm/h
10.0mm in 30 min to 11:00 20.0mm/h
19.6mm in 1 hr to 11:00 19.6mm/h
13.0mm in 30 min to 11:30 26.0mm/h
23.0mm in 1 hr to 11:30 23.0mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 12:00 16.0mm/h
56.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 18.7mm/h
TOWN OF 1770
18.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.0mm/h
GLADSTONE AIRPORT
10.4mm in 1 hr to 01:30 10.4mm/h
10.2mm in 30 min to 02:00 20.4mm/h
18.0mm in 1 hr to 02:00 18.0mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 02:30 16.0mm/h
13.4mm in 1 hr to 03:00 13.4mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 11.3mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 03:30 12.0mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 09:00 12.2mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 8.7mm/h
12.8mm in 1 hr to 10:00 12.8mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 10:30 12.0mm/h
16.2mm in 1 hr to 11:00 16.2mm/h
17.6mm in 1 hr to 11:30 17.6mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 12:00 10.8mm/h
40.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 13.3mm/h
    Brisbane/SE Coast
MARYBOROUGH
18.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.0mm/h
NAMBOUR DPI
10.6mm in 1 hr to 06:00 10.6mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.3mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 11.0mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
BEERBURRUM FOREST STN
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
GOLD COAST SEAWAY
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.3mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 21:30 11.6mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 22:00 13.2mm/h
MAROOCHYDORE AERO
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    Wide Bay/Burnett
HERON ISLAND RES STN : 74(150/ 63 ) at 18:14
RUNDLE ISLAND : 74(130/ 65 ) at 16:30
    Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 74(130/ 65 ) at 07:00