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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:
033065 ST LAWRENCE POST OFFICE 34.8 (34.5, 45) previous record set 3 days ago

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

39.8 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
39.3 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
39.0 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
39.0 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
39.0 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
39.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT

+9.5   30.4 EYRE Eucla WA
+9.4   30.6 EUCLA Eucla WA
+7.9   34.8 ST LAWRENCE POST OFFICE Central Coast E QLD
+7.5   30.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+6.9   27.3 PORT MACQUARIE (HILL ST) MidNorth Coast S NSW
+6.9   28.9 BALLADONIA Eucla WA

27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.2 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
26.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.2 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.1 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA

+8.6   17.4 PATERSON (TOCAL AWS) Hunter Valley NSW
+7.7   14.3 CAMDEN AIRPORT AWS Illawarra NSW
+7.5   22.6 CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP Northwest QLD
+7.1   9.3 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+6.9   17.5 NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD) Hunter Valley NSW

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

0.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
0.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.3 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
1.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-5.4   28.2 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-4.7   28.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
-4.6   10.4 GEEVESTON (CEMETERY ROAD) Southeast TAS
-4.6   9.2 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS
-4.5   6.5 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS

-6.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-3.6 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-3.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-3.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-7.9   6.0 RAINBOW BEACH Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-7.0   5.8 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
-6.1   1.8 YEELIRRIE Goldfields WA
-6.0   -6.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-5.0   1.1 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.

79.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
57.6 STRATHGORDON (GORDON POWER STATION) W Coast TAS
52.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
50.4 CRADLE VALLEY (WALDHEIM) Central Plateau TAS
48.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Snowy Mtns
48.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE

VICTORIA
    Upper NE
79.0 MT HOTHAM

TASMANIA
    Central Plateau
50.4 CRADLE VALLEY (WALDHEIM)
    W Coast
57.6 STRATHGORDON (GORDON POWER STATION)
52.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 28.4 -3.4 18.3 -0.1 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 20.2 +0.1 7.8 -1.1 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.1 +0.8 9.1 +1.1 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 27.7 +5.5 7.3 -0.6 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.9 +1.4 23.6 +0.5 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.8 +4.8 11.9 +1.7 6.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.3 -1.5 12.3 +2.7 0.8
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 15.0 -0.8 5.4 -0.8 1.6
CAIRNS AERO 27.7 -0.2 15.0 -3.6 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.5 +2.8 15.0 -2.3 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.2 +6.0 16.3 +2.8 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 31.1 +5.8 11.3 +1.9 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 26.7 13.4 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 19.2 6.6 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 25.3 +3.5 10.7 -0.2 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 26.2 +6.1 16.3 +5.0 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 23.1 +3.2 16.4 +5.4 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 21.8 +0.8 15.3 +6.0 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 22.0 +1.8 14.6 +4.0 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 16.0 0.0 9.4 +6.3 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 15.7 -1.7 6.5 +1.3 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 20.6 +0.3 8.4 +1.0 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 17.9 +1.0 8.9 +3.3 0.2
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 16.9 -0.3 9.9 +2.0 1.6
LAVERTON RAAF 16.6 -0.2 8.1 +1.5 2.2
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.6 -1.2 3.4 -1.5 2.2
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 12.1 -2.0 3.5 -0.7 0.8
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 12.2 -2.8 4.1 -2.3 16.6

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.
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
MT HOTHAM
19.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.3mm/h

VICTORIA
    Upper NE
MT HOTHAM : 95(310/ 50 ) at 01:07
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 115(260/ 58 ) at 02:17
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 96(259/ 76 ) at 00:30
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM B.A.P.S. : 124(270/ 98 ) at 00:00
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 117(300/ 95 ) at 09:35
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 100(260/ 70 ) at 14:00
TASMAN ISLAND : 93(280/ 58 ) at 11:00
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 98(270/ 83 ) at 13:21
    Flinders Is/Bass St
FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT : 96(270/ 80 ) at 01:00
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 128(260/106 ) at 00:00