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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 (previous record and years of computerised record shown in brackets):
Lowest daily minimum temperature for September:
Western Australia:
001013 WYNDHAM 14.5 (15.2, 35)
Victoria:
080023 KERANG (POST OFFICE) 0.3 (0.4, 40)

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

34.5 WEST ROEBUCK W Kimberley WA
34.3 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT
34.2 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
34.1 OENPELLI N Rivers NT
34.0 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT

+9.3   30.5 EUCLA Eucla WA
+7.0   27.0 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
+6.9   21.7 GROVE RESEARCH STATION Southeast TAS
+6.3   19.5 CAPE BRUNY LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
+6.3   21.0 BULL BAY (LAURISTON) Southeast TAS

26.9 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.9 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
23.9 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT
23.9 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+7.1   14.5 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA
+6.8   14.7 EYRE Eucla WA
+6.3   12.1 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+5.7   12.2 SOUTHERN CROSS Goldfields WA
+5.5   13.2 MORAWA Central West WA

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

3.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
4.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
5.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
6.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.6   26.1 BALGO HILLS Interior WA
-7.1   29.5 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
-7.0   27.0 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT E Kimberley WA
-6.9   29.2 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
-6.8   28.2 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
-6.8   28.4 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
-6.8   25.6 ALI CURUNG N Plateau NT

-8.5 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-7.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.5 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.3 GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-12.8   5.6 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS N Rivers NT
-11.5   6.4 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
-10.6   8.5 CROYDON TOWNSHIP Gulf Country QLD
-10.5   4.6 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
-10.2   4.5 ALI CURUNG 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.

40.4 LAKE MARGARET DAM W Coast TAS
26.4 NORTHCLIFFE Lower West WA
25.4 KARRI VALLEY RESORT Lower West WA
20.6 WELLINGTON MILL Lower West WA
20.6 WILLOWDALE Lower West WA

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 33.0 +1.2 16.7 -1.7 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 19.2 -0.9 7.3 -1.6 8.6
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.4 -0.9 9.0 +1.0 4.4
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 23.9 +1.7 12.8 +4.9 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.1 -0.4 18.7 -4.4 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 22.7 -4.3 0.4 -9.8 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 20.4 +1.6 6.1 -3.5 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.0 +2.2 1.8 -4.4 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 26.7 -1.2 15.4 -3.2 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.5 -1.2 9.8 -7.5 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.4 -1.8 7.1 -6.4 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 24.2 -1.1 2.9 -6.5 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 22.2 8.8 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 14.6 -2.5 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.0 -1.8 8.0 -2.9 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 16.9 -3.2 11.2 -0.1 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 20.3 +0.4 9.0 -2.0 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 20.1 -0.9 6.1 -3.2 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 18.5 -1.7 7.1 -3.5 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 18.0 +2.0 -2.9 -6.0 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 17.7 +0.3 -0.6 -5.8 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.2 -0.1 2.4 -5.0 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 20.9 +4.0 -1.3 -6.9 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.6 +1.4 4.5 -3.4 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 20.4 +3.6 0.7 -5.9 0.2
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.6 +0.8 -2.4 -7.3 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 12.4 -1.7 1.4 -2.8 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 20.6 +5.6 6.8 +0.4 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.
None reported

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 89(320/ 74 ) at 23:00
VICTORIA
    Western Plains
LOOKOUT HILL : 93(320/ 50 ) at 23:52
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 104(320/ 82 ) at 21:57
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 135(250/108 ) at 03:30
HARTZ MOUNTAIN(KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 117(260/ 74 ) at 03:30
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 80(300/ 70 ) at 23:00