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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

35.0 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
34.6 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
34.6 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
34.5 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
34.5 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
34.5 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
34.5 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT

+6.1   27.8 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
+6.1   18.1 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS
+5.8   31.9 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
+5.7   32.6 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
+5.5   28.2 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA

25.1 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
23.8 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
23.4 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.1 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
23.0 WARRUWI N Rivers NT

+8.0   21.2 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
+7.1   9.8 GEEVESTON (CEMETERY ROAD) Southeast TAS
+6.9   17.0 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
+6.9   14.0 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+6.5   13.6 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
+6.5   12.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+6.5   18.2 MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD

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

-0.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-0.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
0.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
2.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.1 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-3.8   21.0 WALKAMIN DPI N Coast--Barron QLD
-3.2   19.2 NAMBOUR DPI Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-3.1   19.1 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
-3.1   14.4 BENCUBBIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-3.0   19.5 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD

-6.0 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.4 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.5 BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
-4.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.7   1.8 YUENDUMU N Plateau NT
-6.5   -0.5 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-5.9   -1.2 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-5.5   0.1 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD
-5.3   8.0 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers 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.

34.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN N Coast--Barron QLD
21.8 MOUNT BARROW (SOUTH BARROW) N Coast TAS
21.0 STRATHGORDON (GORDON POWER STATION) W Coast TAS
19.6 GRINDELWALD N Coast TAS
18.6 MUSSELBORO (ELVERTON) N Coast TAS

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 31.3 +1.0 19.1 +4.1 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 18.3 -0.1 8.7 +0.7 1.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 13.9 -2.1 9.9 +2.5 4.6
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 18.6 +0.2 9.4 +3.9 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.4 +1.1 18.5 -2.0 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 25.6 +3.1 -0.5 -6.5 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 19.3 +2.8 11.6 +3.4 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.3 +2.3 7.3 +1.9 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 23.8 -2.7 19.3 +1.9 2.2
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.4 +1.4 17.3 +2.6 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.3 -0.4 15.7 +5.1 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 22.0 -0.5 4.3 -2.1 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 20.5 11.9 1.2
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 14.7 -1.1 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.0 +1.3 6.4 -1.8 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 20.1 +2.1 7.7 -1.5 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 19.1 +1.4 8.4 -0.5 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 21.5 +3.0 3.9 -2.9 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 19.2 +1.0 5.5 -3.3 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 14.6 +1.7 -2.1 -3.0 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.6 +1.2 3.3 -0.3 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 19.7 +2.6 5.3 0.0 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 18.4 +3.4 1.7 -2.4 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.5 +1.6 10.5 +3.9 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 16.0 +1.2 8.1 +2.7 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.6 +2.2 4.9 +1.2 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 13.7 +1.7 8.3 +5.3 5.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 17.4 +4.4 7.0 +1.8 0.2

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

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 91(280/ 69 ) at 23:30
    Lower North
SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) : 78(350/ 63 ) at 11:17
    Yorke Peninsula
MINLATON AERO : 87(280/ 74 ) at 23:55
STENHOUSE BAY : 91(270/ 67 ) at 22:53
MOONTA (WARBURTO POINT) : 78(270/ 67 ) at 23:57
    Kangaroo Is
CAPE WILLOUGHBY : 87(350/ 72 ) at 13:53
CAPE BORDA AWS : 91(270/ 70 ) at 22:47
KINGSCOTE AERO : 80(260/ 67 ) at 23:33
    Mt Lofty Ranges
MOUNT LOFTY : 102(340/ 67 ) at 09:00
HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS : 87(310/ 65 ) at 20:29
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 78(320/ 70 ) at 23:00
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 96(360/ 58 ) at 23:00
    E Central
SOUTH CHANNEL ISLAND : 95(360/ 69 ) at 22:44
DUNNS HILL : 106(360/ 63 ) at 22:30
FAWKNER BEACON : 95( 20/ 69 ) at 19:49
    W Central
POINT WILSON : 76(360/ 63 ) at 20:30
    N Central
KILMORE GAP : 87(360/ 70 ) at 12:00
    Western Plains
LOOKOUT HILL : 98(340/ 54 ) at 23:30
    W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 95(350/ 76 ) at 23:36
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM B.A.P.S. : 82( 10/ 65 ) at 22:00
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 83(330/ 67 ) at 23:46
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 128(330/ 93 ) at 21:51
TASMAN ISLAND : 93(340/ 61 ) at 22:00