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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

41.8 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
38.3 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
36.5 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
36.2 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
36.0 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
36.0 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT

+7.9   27.9 YAMBA PILOT STATION North Coast NSW
+6.5   26.2 COFFS HARBOUR MO MidNorth Coast N NSW
+6.3   28.5 UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+6.0   27.0 BALLINA AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
+5.9   27.8 GRAFTON OLYMPIC POOL North Coast NSW

25.3 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.1 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.3 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.1 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
23.6 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT

+8.4   22.0 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
+8.0   7.0 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
+7.4   17.8 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
+7.4   12.9 GOONDIWINDI AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
+7.2   19.6 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT

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

-4.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.6 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-2.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-1.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-5.6   7.5 EDI UPPER Upper NE VIC
-5.3   4.1 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS
-5.0   22.5 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-5.0   -2.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-4.8   8.5 BULL BAY (LAURISTON) Southeast TAS

-7.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-6.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-5.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-7.3   1.1 POINT HICKS (LIGHTHOUSE) E Gippsland VIC
-6.7   -1.5 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-6.6   -1.0 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.6   0.0 WAGIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.2   3.0 PEARCE RAAF Lower West 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.

107.8 STEPPES (CHRISTIAN MARSH) Central Plateau TAS
34.4 MACEDON FORESTRY W Central VIC
34.0 WARBURTON EAST (ARRABRI) E Central VIC
32.8 ARVE VALLEY (ARVE ROAD) W Coast TAS
32.0 LAKE FLANNIGAN King Island TAS

VICTORIA
    E Central
34.0 WARBURTON EAST (ARRABRI)
    W Central
34.4 MACEDON FORESTRY

TASMANIA
    Central Plateau
107.8 STEPPES (CHRISTIAN MARSH)
    W Coast
32.8 ARVE VALLEY (ARVE ROAD)
    King Island
32.0 LAKE FLANNIGAN

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 34.1 +3.8 19.0 +4.0 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.0 0.0 6.4 -1.0 0.6
PERTH AIRPORT 20.0 +1.6 4.4 -3.6 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 17.6 -0.8 5.5 0.0 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.8 -0.5 23.4 +2.9 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 20.9 -1.6 4.8 -1.2 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 14.9 -1.6 8.4 +0.2 4.8
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.4 -1.6 5.7 +0.3 10.0
CAIRNS AERO 25.9 -0.6 19.8 +2.4 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.1 +1.1 19.7 +5.0 2.2
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.3 +3.6 11.1 +0.5 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 28.3 +5.8 5.3 -1.1 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 24.5 8.8 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 16.5 9.5 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.2 +6.5 14.3 +6.1 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 18.6 +0.6 11.7 +2.5 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 19.0 +1.3 9.6 +0.7 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 19.0 +0.5 4.6 -2.2 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 18.5 +0.3 4.5 -4.3 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 12.0 -0.9 2.6 +1.7 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 13.1 -1.3 -0.2 -3.8 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 15.4 -1.7 6.1 +0.8 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 14.2 -0.8 -0.1 -4.2 2.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 12.3 -2.6 7.0 +0.4 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 12.5 -2.3 4.6 -0.8 0.4
BALLARAT AERODROME 8.0 -3.4 1.5 -2.2 2.6
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 10.2 -1.8 -0.6 -3.6 10.2
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 9.7 -3.3 3.3 -1.9 2.6

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 : 91(230/ 80 ) at 19:01
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM B.A.P.S. : 78(200/ 67 ) at 12:00