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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

37.3 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
36.5 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
36.0 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
35.4 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
35.3 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT

+7.9   22.5 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
+7.6   25.8 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
+7.4   25.1 SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) Sydney--east NSW
+6.9   36.5 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
+6.9   25.4 PROSPECT DAM Sydney--west NSW

25.5 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.0 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
24.8 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.9 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT

+10.2   23.5 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
+7.7   20.0 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
+7.5   8.5 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
+7.1   11.0 GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW
+6.6   9.4 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC

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

-1.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-0.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-0.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-6.1   17.4 CARNEGIE Interior WA
-6.1   16.9 THREE RIVERS E Gascoyne WA
-4.9   4.5 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS
-4.7   17.0 WILUNA Interior WA
-4.3   22.3 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA

-3.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.1 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-2.0 TAREE AIRPORT AWS MidNorth Coast S NSW
-2.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.6   0.5 JANDAKOT AERO Lower West WA
-6.4   3.0 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA
-5.7   -0.5 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-5.6   0.0 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.3   0.3 LAKE GRACE COMPARISON Cent Wheatbelt 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.

76.6 BREONA (LOWER HAULAGE ROAD) Central Plateau TAS
48.0 PENOLA CAVES RANGE Lower SE SA
30.4 CRADLE MOUNTAIN VISITORS CENTRE Central Plateau TAS
30.0 BLACKWOOD (POST OFFICE) W Central VIC
29.6 MOLE CREEK N Coast TAS

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Lower SE
48.0 PENOLA CAVES RANGE

VICTORIA
    W Central
30.0 BLACKWOOD (POST OFFICE)

TASMANIA
    N Coast
29.6 MOLE CREEK
    Central Plateau
76.6 BREONA (LOWER HAULAGE ROAD)
30.4 CRADLE MOUNTAIN VISITORS CENTRE

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 33.5 +3.2 16.2 +1.2 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 19.2 +0.8 4.0 -4.0 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 14.3 -1.7 8.2 +0.8 0.2
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 16.9 -1.5 3.7 -1.8 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.6 -0.7 20.7 +0.2 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 23.7 +1.2 6.3 +0.3 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 13.9 -2.6 6.9 -1.3 4.8
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 11.2 -2.8 6.5 +1.1 11.4
CAIRNS AERO 27.2 +0.7 19.0 +1.6 2.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.5 +1.5 18.3 +3.6 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 24.9 +0.2 14.0 +3.4 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 24.6 +2.1 5.1 -1.3 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 22.0 10.3 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 15.3 2.3 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.4 +3.7 11.7 +3.5 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 23.3 +5.3 10.0 +0.8 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 25.1 +7.4 11.3 +2.4 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 25.4 +6.9 8.5 +1.7 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 24.8 +6.6 10.2 +1.4 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 15.5 +2.6 1.1 +0.2 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.0 +0.6 8.5 +4.9 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 14.1 -3.0 8.7 +3.4 0.2
EAST SALE AIRPORT 14.9 -0.1 7.2 +3.1 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 13.8 -1.1 9.4 +2.8 2.6
LAVERTON RAAF 13.8 -1.0 8.5 +3.1 2.4
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.8 -1.6 5.4 +1.7 7.2
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 8.2 -3.8 7.5 +4.5 18.4
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 9.1 -3.9 8.4 +3.2 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
    N Coast--Herbert
LUCINDA POINT
10.4mm in 1 hr to 12:00 10.4mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    W Agricultural
COULTA (COLES POINT) : 74(240/ 63 ) at 04:02
    Yorke Peninsula
STENHOUSE BAY : 78(240/ 65 ) at 02:22
    Adelaide Plains
EDINBURGH RAAF : 78(270/ 65 ) at 01:08
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Hunter Valley
MURRURUNDI GAP AWS : 85(330/ 65 ) at 15:00
    C Tablelands S
MOUNT BOYCE AWS : 106(280/ 56 ) at 12:56
    South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 96(260/ 76 ) at 15:18
    Goulburn/Monaro
BOMBALA AWS : 98(330/ 69 ) at 11:00
GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS : 87(320/ 65 ) at 12:00
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 119(320/ 98 ) at 02:42
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 106(340/ 41 ) at 09:49
MT HOTHAM AIRPORT : 93(320/ 70 ) at 03:28
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 98(270/ 72 ) at 18:44
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 85(279/ 65 ) at 13:20
    E Central
SOUTH CHANNEL ISLAND : 85(360/ 67 ) at 03:46
DUNNS HILL : 91(350/ 58 ) at 04:30
RHYLL : 83(350/ 65 ) at 00:51
    W Central
POINT WILSON : 82(280/ 63 ) at 15:31
    N Central
KILMORE GAP : 89(360/ 69 ) at 00:30
    W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 89(360/ 74 ) at 01:30
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM B.A.P.S. : 85(350/ 63 ) at 01:00
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 95(330/ 59 ) at 01:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 111(320/ 82 ) at 01:00
TASMAN ISLAND : 91( 10/ 59 ) at 01:00
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 111(280/ 72 ) at 12:55