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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

35.4 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
35.4 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
34.8 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
34.7 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
34.6 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA

+6.8   25.8 EYRE Eucla WA
+6.5   25.6 EUCLA Eucla WA
+6.5   28.2 WILUNA Interior WA
+6.1   28.3 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
+6.1   29.1 THREE RIVERS E Gascoyne WA

24.7 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.6 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
24.3 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.0 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
24.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+6.9   22.4 KALUMBURU MISSION N Kimberley WA
+5.7   21.7 MANGO FARM N Rivers NT
+5.2   23.6 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
+5.2   13.0 NAMBOUR DPI Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+5.0   21.6 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA

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

-1.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
0.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
1.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-4.3   23.0 ALI CURUNG N Plateau NT
-4.2   27.7 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
-4.0   27.2 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
-3.7   27.5 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
-3.7   23.8 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT

-7.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.0 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-6.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.8 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.5 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-5.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-8.0   -6.0 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-7.3   -1.0 EYRE Eucla WA
-6.1   -2.5 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
-6.0   -3.0 STANTHORPE (GRANITE BELT HRS) Darling Downs E QLD
-5.8   0.2 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT

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.

41.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
28.6 NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD) Hunter Valley NSW
28.4 MOUNT BUFFALO CHALET Upper NE VIC
26.6 GOOLGOWI (MOIRA ST) Riverina W NSW
19.2 CRADLE VALLEY (WALDHEIM) Central Plateau TAS

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 30.1 -0.2 16.8 +1.8 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 19.1 +0.7 7.6 -0.4 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.3 +2.3 9.8 +2.4 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 23.8 +5.4 8.0 +2.5 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.7 +2.4 21.6 +1.1 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 21.1 -1.4 0.2 -5.8 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.9 +1.4 9.1 +0.9 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.5 +1.5 9.2 +3.8 2.0
CAIRNS AERO 24.1 -2.4 20.7 +3.3 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.9 +0.9 19.4 +4.7 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 23.9 -0.8 9.7 -0.9 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 23.6 +1.1 1.9 -4.5 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 21.4 9.3 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 13.8 -4.1 0.2
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.0 -0.7 4.9 -3.3 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 17.9 -0.1 7.1 -2.1 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 19.3 +1.6 7.7 -1.2 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 19.1 +0.6 2.8 -4.0 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 17.3 -0.9 4.8 -4.0 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 14.2 +1.3 -2.0 -2.9 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 14.4 0.0 -0.9 -4.5 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 18.0 +0.9 4.6 -0.7 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 17.2 +2.2 0.5 -3.6 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.7 +1.8 9.7 +3.1 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 16.1 +1.3 8.0 +2.6 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.5 +1.1 4.5 +0.8 0.2
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 12.5 +0.5 5.0 +2.0 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 15.9 +2.9 7.7 +2.5 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.
Reports not yet available

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    SW & S Coast
CAPE LEEUWIN : 96(270/ 63 ) at 19:01
VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 93(270/ 59 ) at 12:00
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 91(320/ 65 ) at 16:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 102(270/ 70 ) at 10:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN(KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 87(280/ 67 ) at 09:05
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 74(280/ 65 ) at 14:00