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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

38.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
37.0 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
36.3 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
36.3 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
36.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT

+5.5   29.0 BIRDSVILLE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
+5.2   28.1 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+4.5   26.7 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
+3.9   37.0 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
+3.8   30.7 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.4 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.0 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
24.3 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+8.1   22.8 KATHERINE AVIATION MUSEUM N Rivers NT
+8.0   23.6 TINDAL RAAF N Rivers NT
+6.6   19.7 GEORGETOWN POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
+5.9   20.2 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT
+5.9   20.6 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD

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

-4.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-2.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-5.3   -2.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.7   5.0 OBERON (JENOLAN CAVES ROAD) C Tablelands S NSW
-4.6   -2.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.5   -4.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.4   13.2 LAKE CARGELLIGO AIRPORT Riverina W NSW

-7.1 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-6.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-7.6   -1.3 EYRE Eucla WA
-6.2   -1.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-6.1   -0.5 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD
-6.0   -1.0 SCAMANDER E Coast TAS
-5.9   -0.5 NORSEMAN Goldfields 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.

49.2 SANDSPIT RIVER (WIELANGTA ROAD) E Coast TAS
41.2 WAYATINAH (SALTAS) Derwent Valley TAS
40.4 CRADLE MOUNTAIN VISITORS CENTRE Central Plateau TAS
39.0 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
35.6 LAKE MARGARET POWER STATION W Coast TAS

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 31.8 +1.5 14.5 -0.5 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 20.9 +2.5 6.1 -1.9 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.1 +1.1 3.1 -4.3 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 17.3 -1.1 2.1 -3.4 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.2 -0.1 23.4 +2.9 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 20.7 -1.8 6.4 +0.4 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 14.6 -1.9 5.3 -2.9 6.8
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.6 -0.4 3.8 -1.6 2.6
CAIRNS AERO 29.4 +2.9 19.1 +1.7 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.6 +1.6 20.6 +5.9 4.4
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.8 +2.1 10.0 -0.6 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 24.7 +2.2 2.3 -4.1 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 23.5 7.9 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 12.4 2.1 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.3 +0.6 6.1 -2.1 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 20.7 +2.7 10.9 +1.7 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 19.6 +1.9 10.0 +1.1 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 19.5 +1.0 6.3 -0.5 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 17.9 -0.3 6.5 -2.3 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 11.7 -1.2 3.6 +2.7 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 11.8 -2.6 0.9 -2.7 1.6
MILDURA AIRPORT 14.6 -2.5 4.4 -0.9 0.2
EAST SALE AIRPORT 13.2 -1.8 3.3 -0.8 0.6
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.7 -0.2 6.9 +0.3 0.2
LAVERTON RAAF 14.0 -0.8 4.8 -0.6 0.6
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.9 -1.5 0.3 -3.4 0.4
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 12.1 +0.1 0.5 -2.5 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 12.4 -0.6 5.0 -0.2 0.6

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.
None reported

VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 102(260/ 50 ) at 00:35
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 74(274/ 63 ) at 01:20
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM B.A.P.S. : 85(260/ 65 ) at 01:00
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 102(310/ 74 ) at 14:16
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 91(260/ 69 ) at 02:32
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 98(260/ 80 ) at 01:00