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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:
Northern Territory:
014626 DALY WATERS AWS 40.0 (39.2, 34)
Queensland:
032037 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN 35.0 (34.5, 37)
032040 TOWNSVILLE AERO 36.5 (35.9, 63)
033002 AYR DPI RESEARCH STN 36.5 (36.1, 37)
033047 TE KOWAI EXP STN 35.5 (35.0, 37)
033065 ST LAWRENCE POST OFFICE 34.5 (34.4, 45)
033119 MACKAY MO 32.9 (32.3, 44)
033247 PROSERPINE AIRPORT 36.3 (35.5, 14) previous record set 4 days ago
033257 BOWEN AIRPORT 36.0 (34.0, 16)

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

42.7 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
40.6 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
40.2 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
40.1 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
40.0 NGUKURR N Rivers NT
40.0 DALY WATERS AWS N Rivers NT
40.0 DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE N Rivers NT
40.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT

+10.0   35.4 MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
+8.8   36.5 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
+8.7   35.5 TE KOWAI EXP STN Central Coast E QLD
+8.6   36.0 BOWEN AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
+8.5   33.2 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.3 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
26.2 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
26.2 POINT FAWCETT Islands ISL
25.7 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT

+9.3   19.5 ROLLESTON METEOR ST Central Highlands QLD
+8.9   17.0 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+8.5   20.5 CLERMONT POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+8.3   21.8 ROCKHAMPTON AERO Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+8.2   23.2 AYR DPI RESEARCH STN Central Coast E QLD

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

-3.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-1.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-1.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-8.1   4.3 OBERON (JENOLAN CAVES ROAD) C Tablelands S NSW
-7.4   8.0 LITHGOW (BIRDWOOD ST) C Tablelands S NSW
-7.2   7.1 KATOOMBA (NARROW NECK RD) C Tablelands S NSW
-7.0   2.7 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.8   8.4 TUMBARUMBA POST OFFICE SW Slopes S NSW

-6.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.5 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-5.2 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-6.7   1.2 EYRE Eucla WA
-6.5   6.7 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-6.3   4.5 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
-5.7   1.1 MERREDIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.5   0.6 NAREMBEEN Cent Wheatbelt 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.

102.6 LAKE MARGARET DAM W Coast TAS
96.8 FALLS CREEK (ROCKY VALLEY) Upper NE VIC
40.8 LAKE WILLIAM HOVELL RESERVOIR Upper NE VIC
37.4 LOBETHAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
32.2 WYELANGTA W Coast VIC

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Adelaide/Lofty
37.4 LOBETHAL

VICTORIA
    Upper NE
96.8 FALLS CREEK (ROCKY VALLEY)
40.8 LAKE WILLIAM HOVELL RESERVOIR
    W Coast
32.2 WYELANGTA
102.6 LAKE MARGARET DAM

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 28.7 -3.1 23.0 +4.6 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 21.8 +1.7 4.8 -4.1 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 16.4 -0.9 8.6 +0.6 0.4
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 19.7 -2.5 4.4 -3.5 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.6 +1.1 25.6 +2.5 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 32.3 +5.3 8.6 -1.6 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.2 -3.6 9.1 -0.5 2.4
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 13.6 -2.2 6.4 +0.2 5.4
CAIRNS AERO 33.6 +5.7 19.9 +1.3 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 36.5 +8.8 21.8 +4.5 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.0 +4.8 21.8 +8.3 0.4
AMBERLEY AMO 26.4 +1.1 8.1 -1.3 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 26.2 12.5 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 11.9 2.8 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.8 +2.0 7.8 -3.1 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 18.2 -1.9 10.0 -1.3 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 19.1 -0.8 9.9 -1.1 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 17.7 -3.3 9.7 +0.4 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 17.8 -2.4 1.2
CANBERRA AIRPORT 10.8 -5.2 3.5 +0.4 6.6
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 12.9 -4.5 4.4 -0.8 3.4
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.1 -4.2 5.2 -2.2 0.2
EAST SALE AIRPORT 13.8 -3.1 3.7 -1.9 0.2
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 14.9 -2.3 8.2 +0.3 0.4
LAVERTON RAAF 14.9 -1.9 6.7 +0.1 0.2
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.8 -1.0 2.4 -2.5 1.2
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 13.5 -0.6 1.0 -3.2 3.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 11.3 -3.7 2.3 -4.1 4.8

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.
VICTORIA
    Mallee N
MILDURA AIRPORT
21.2mm in 30 min to 10:30 42.4mm/h
21.2mm in 1 hr to 10:30 21.2mm/h
21.4mm in 1 hr to 11:00 21.4mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Illawarra
NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS : 82(280/ 63 ) at 13:35
BELLAMBI AWS : 96(290/ 50 ) at 04:14
MOSS VALE AWS : 98(280/ 63 ) at 15:00
ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) : 96(270/ 78 ) at 05:33
KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) : 93(270/ 48 ) at 07:40
VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
EAST SALE AIRPORT : 89(290/ 70 ) at 09:19
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 121(270/ 78 ) at 08:01
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 98(282/ 76 ) at 11:20
    W Coast
CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE : 98(280/ 76 ) at 04:56
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 82(270/ 74 ) at 10:42
CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE : 87(260/ 70 ) at 03:29
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM B.A.P.S. : 111(270/ 83 ) at 06:00
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 87(300/ 69 ) at 22:17
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 135(270/ 96 ) at 08:43