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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):
Highest daily maximum temperature for September:
Queensland:
040068 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE 31.4 (30.0, 40) previous record set yesterday
040697 REDCLIFFE COUNCIL 34.3 (33.5, 20)

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

38.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
38.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
37.7 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
37.5 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
37.4 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
37.4 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT

+12.2   34.1 YAMBA PILOT STATION North Coast NSW
+10.5   35.3 ARCHERFIELD AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+10.3   35.6 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+10.3   34.3 REDCLIFFE COUNCIL Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+10.2   32.4 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESEARCH STAT North Coast NSW

25.4 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.2 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT
25.0 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.7 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
24.7 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT

+12.2   23.2 THARGOMINDAH POST OFFICE Far SW QLD
+11.2   21.8 CUNNAMULLA POST OFFICE Warrego QLD
+11.1   22.0 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+10.2   19.4 BOLLON MARY ST Warrego QLD
+10.1   18.8 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+10.1   22.0 WINDORAH POST OFFICE Channel Country QLD

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

1.4 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
2.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
2.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-6.0   14.7 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW
-5.9   18.0 WHITE CLIFFS POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
-5.5   13.8 GULGONG POST OFFICE C Tablelands N NSW
-5.0   16.0 GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-4.9   27.8 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA

-2.9 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-2.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-2.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-1.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-7.6   0.3 EYRE Eucla WA
-7.4   4.5 CARNEGIE Interior WA
-6.8   6.0 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
-6.7   1.2 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-6.5   4.5 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior 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.

52.0 YARRANGOBILLY CAVES SW Slopes S NSW
30.2 COX PENINSULA TRANSMITTER N Rivers NT
25.0 JAMIESON Upper NE VIC
23.2 ELLERSTON (POITREL) Hunter Valley NSW
21.5 WOODSIDE Adelaide/Lofty SA

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
30.2 COX PENINSULA TRANSMITTER

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Adelaide/Lofty
21.5 WOODSIDE

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Hunter Valley
23.2 ELLERSTON (POITREL)
    SW Slopes S
52.0 YARRANGOBILLY CAVES

VICTORIA
    Upper NE
25.0 JAMIESON

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 27.1 -4.7 16.5 -1.9 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 13.9 -3.4 9.8 +1.8 4.0
PERTH AIRPORT 18.0 -2.1 11.3 +2.4 1.6
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 19.8 -2.4 6.0 -1.9 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.4 -1.1 23.7 +0.6 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 30.8 +3.8 18.3 +8.1 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.0 -2.8 9.6 0.0 2.8
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.4 -1.4 7.9 +1.7 4.6
CAIRNS AERO 27.6 -0.3 15.4 -3.2 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.3 +0.6 14.4 -2.9 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.9 +5.7 13.4 -0.1 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 35.6 +10.3 10.3 +0.9 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 33.3 14.7 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 18.8 6.4 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 28.7 +6.9 11.6 +0.7 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 19.3 -0.8 15.4 +4.1 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 18.3 -1.6 13.5 +2.5 1.6
PROSPECT DAM 19.0 -2.0 12.1 +2.8 2.4
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 21.7 +1.5 12.5 +1.9 1.6
CANBERRA AIRPORT 18.9 +2.9 7.3 +4.2 4.2
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 18.4 +1.0 7.8 +2.6 7.6
MILDURA AIRPORT 17.1 -3.2 8.3 +0.9 3.4
EAST SALE AIRPORT 15.7 -1.2 5.6 0.0 1.2
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.1 +0.9 11.3 +3.4 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 17.0 +0.2 10.6 +4.0 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.8 -1.0 5.5 +0.6 1.8
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 12.7 -1.4 0.9 -3.3 2.8
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 14.5 -0.5 4.3 -2.1 0.2

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.
NEW SOUTH WALES
    South Coast
BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS
3.0mm in 2 min to 18:33 90.0mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 19:00 11.4mm/h
TASMANIA
    W Coast
MOUNT READ
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    SW & S Coast
CAPE LEEUWIN : 85(280/ 70 ) at 02:00
NEW SOUTH WALES
    Sydney--east
SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST) : 76(220/ 63 ) at 22:42
    Goulburn/Monaro
BOMBALA AWS : 85(290/ 70 ) at 15:03
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM B.A.P.S. : 95(270/ 61 ) at 11:00
    Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 102(260/ 72 ) at 15:30
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 78(280/ 65 ) at 13:00