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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:
Victoria:
086104 SCORESBY RESEARCH INSTITUTE -0.9 (-0.4, 36)

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

37.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
36.6 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
36.5 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
36.3 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
36.2 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT

+10.6   33.0 WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
+9.5   30.8 WHYALLA AERO W Agricultural SA
+9.2   30.5 GAWLER RANGES (NONNING) NW Pastoral SA
+9.0   34.5 MARREE NE Pastoral SA
+9.0   35.4 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
25.2 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.0 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
24.5 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT
24.0 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
24.0 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+6.2   17.5 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+6.2   15.7 LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+5.8   15.5 PORT PIRIE BHAS Lower North SA
+5.6   16.5 KULGERA N Plateau NT
+5.4   15.0 MARREE NE Pastoral SA

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

3.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
5.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
6.3 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
6.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
7.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
7.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-5.8   17.8 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
-5.7   24.9 NYANG STATION W Gascoyne WA
-5.5   17.5 MORAWA Central West WA
-5.5   16.3 SOUTHERN CROSS Goldfields WA
-5.4   26.8 MARDIE W Pilbara WA

-14.1 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-11.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-10.7 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-7.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-7.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-10.6   -14.1 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-9.1   -0.7 PHILLIP ISLAND PENGUIN RESERVE E Central VIC
-8.9   -11.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-8.5   -0.9 SCORESBY RESEARCH INSTITUTE E Central VIC
-8.2   -3.1 ARARAT PRISON Western Plains 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.

34.4 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA
28.0 STANBRAY Goldfields WA
27.0 BARVESK Eucla WA
26.8 CORAMUP Lower West WA
26.0 BEAUMONT WEST Goldfields WA

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 27.0 -4.8 16.6 -1.8 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 17.6 -2.5 8.9 0.0 2.2
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.0 -1.3 8.2 +0.2 2.2
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 18.5 -3.7 10.0 +2.1 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.6 -0.9 22.2 -0.9 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 32.9 +5.9 9.6 -0.6 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 23.0 +4.2 13.4 +3.8 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.2 +1.4 2.6 -3.6 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 27.9 0.0 18.9 +0.3 0.2
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.0 -0.7 12.1 -5.2 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.5 +2.3 10.5 -3.0 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 24.8 -0.5 8.1 -1.3 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 22.4 13.2 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 14.5 6.0 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 20.5 -1.3 14.3 +3.4 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 15.8 -4.3 14.4 +3.1 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 17.6 -2.3 12.6 +1.6 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 17.2 -3.8 9.6 +0.3 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 16.1 -4.1 10.5 -0.1 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 15.0 -1.0 -0.1 -3.2 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 16.2 -1.2 1.5 -3.7 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 22.5 +2.2 4.7 -2.7 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 15.2 -1.7 1.5 -4.1 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 17.9 +0.7 3.9 -4.0 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 14.9 -1.9 -0.8 -7.4 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.6 +1.8 -0.8 -5.7 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 11.7 -2.4 -0.8 -5.0 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 10.2 -4.8 2.0 -4.4 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
PERTH AIRPORT
3.8mm in 11 min to 17:30 20.7mm/h
BICKLEY
10.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 10.6mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 76(310/ 65 ) at 10:19
    SW & S Coast
CAPE LEEUWIN : 82(320/ 69 ) at 09:00
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    NW Pastoral
COOBER PEDY AIRPORT : 93(300/ 48 ) at 13:35