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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

37.6 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
36.4 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
36.4 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
36.1 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
36.0 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
36.0 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT

+6.0   29.6 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
+5.7   30.0 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+5.0   28.7 KALBARRI Central West WA
+4.6   25.0 LANCELIN Lower West WA
+4.4   21.0 PEMBERTON Lower West WA

25.4 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
24.7 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT
24.5 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.5 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL

+5.4   15.1 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+4.9   18.4 COLLINSVILLE POST OFFICE Central Coast E QLD
+4.6   10.5 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA
+4.6   16.6 MARYBOROUGH Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+4.3   18.5 ST LAWRENCE POST OFFICE Central Coast E QLD
+4.3   17.8 ROCKHAMPTON AERO Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

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

-3.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-1.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
0.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-9.4   15.6 WANAARING POST OFFICE Upper Darling NSW
-9.4   10.0 PARKES (MACARTHUR STREET) CW Slopes S NSW
-9.3   15.2 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
-9.2   14.7 WHITE CLIFFS POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
-9.1   11.0 PEAK HILL POST OFFICE CW Plains S NSW

-10.6 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-10.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-9.2 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-7.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-8.7   -9.2 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.2   -3.5 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-7.5   -2.2 MOUNT ST LEONARD (MT ST LEONARD DNRE) E Central VIC
-7.4   -1.1 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
-7.3   -2.4 CASTLEMAINE PRISON N Central VIC

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.

55.4 LAKE MARGARET DAM W Coast TAS
45.2 FALLS CREEK (ROCKY VALLEY) Upper NE VIC
38.0 OODLA WIRRA (MCCOYS WELL) Upper North SA
32.2 LENSWOOD RESEARCH CENTRE Adelaide/Lofty SA
29.0 MOUNT ST LEONARD (MT ST LEONARD DNRE) E Central VIC

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Upper North
38.0 OODLA WIRRA (MCCOYS WELL)
    Adelaide/Lofty
32.2 LENSWOOD RESEARCH CENTRE

VICTORIA
    Upper NE
45.2 FALLS CREEK (ROCKY VALLEY)
    E Central
29.0 MOUNT ST LEONARD (MT ST LEONARD DNRE)

TASMANIA
    W Coast
55.4 LAKE MARGARET DAM

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 34.6 +2.8 18.2 -0.2 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 23.8 +3.7 8.3 -0.6 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.7 +2.4 5.3 -2.7 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 19.2 -3.0 4.1 -3.8 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.1 -1.4 23.0 -0.1 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 20.3 -6.7 4.1 -6.1 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 14.6 -4.2 4.9 -4.7 0.2
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.6 -2.2 2.9 -3.3 0.8
CAIRNS AERO 27.9 0.0 17.5 -1.1 1.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 29.6 +1.9 19.0 +1.7 0.4
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.0 -0.2 17.8 +4.3 0.2
AMBERLEY AMO 24.3 -1.0 6.5 -2.9 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 23.7 11.2 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 10.8 0.6 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.4 -2.4 9.4 -1.5 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 15.1 -5.0 9.2 -2.1 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 16.7 -3.2 9.6 -1.4 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 17.6 -3.4 6.1 -3.2 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 15.9 -4.3 7.1 -3.5 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 13.0 -3.0 0.3 -2.8 0.4
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 12.3 -5.1 1.8 -3.4 2.8
MILDURA AIRPORT 14.7 -5.6 1.5 -5.9 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 12.8 -4.1 2.5 -3.1 1.2
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 13.8 -3.4 5.2 -2.7 4.0
LAVERTON RAAF 12.4 -4.4 2.8 -3.8 2.8
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.3 -4.5 0.1 -4.8 1.8
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 10.9 -3.2 -2.5 -6.7 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 13.1 -1.9 2.8 -3.6 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

TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 104(310/ 87 ) at 18:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 104(250/ 83 ) at 22:30
HARTZ MOUNTAIN(KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 87(280/ 70 ) at 14:10