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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: (none known)

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

39.7 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
39.6 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
39.6 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
39.3 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
39.2 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
39.2 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA

+10.4   31.3 EYRE Eucla WA
+9.2   30.4 EUCLA Eucla WA
+8.9   35.5 KULGERA N Plateau NT
+8.4   35.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+8.4   34.8 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+8.4   28.5 NORAH HEAD LIGHTHOUSE Hunter Valley NSW

26.8 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.6 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
25.1 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
25.0 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT
25.0 DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE N Rivers NT

+7.6   24.1 BRUNETTE DOWNS N Plateau NT
+7.2   17.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+7.1   18.0 KULGERA N Plateau NT
+6.9   18.2 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+6.6   24.5 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT

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

1.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.7 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1.8 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
3.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
3.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-4.6   29.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-3.7   29.0 BIDYADANGA W Kimberley WA
-3.4   28.8 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
-3.2   6.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.1   7.0 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-3.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
-3.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
-2.2 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-2.0 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
-2.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-7.9   0.0 EYRE Eucla WA
-5.5   1.0 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.5   7.3 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION N Coast--Barron QLD
-5.3   1.6 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
-5.3   4.2 POINT HICKS (LIGHTHOUSE) E Gippsland 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.

69.2 LAKE MARGARET DAM W Coast TAS
49.2 CRADLE VALLEY (WALDHEIM) Central Plateau TAS
37.0 RINGAROOMA (FRY STREET) N Coast TAS
36.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
34.2 STRATHGORDON (GORDON POWER STATION) W Coast TAS

TASMANIA
    N Coast
37.0 RINGAROOMA (FRY STREET)
    Central Plateau
49.2 CRADLE VALLEY (WALDHEIM)
    W Coast
69.2 LAKE MARGARET DAM
36.0 MOUNT READ
34.2 STRATHGORDON (GORDON POWER STATION)

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 29.0 -2.8 19.0 +0.6 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 20.9 +0.8 7.4 -1.5 1.4
ALBANY AIRPORT 20.5 +3.2 8.6 +0.6 1.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 29.7 +7.5 8.1 +0.2 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.6 +1.1 24.5 +1.4 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 35.4 +8.4 17.4 +7.2 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 17.8 -1.0 11.2 +1.6 0.2
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.6 -1.2 10.0 +3.8 3.6
CAIRNS AERO 28.0 +0.1 15.8 -2.8 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.6 +3.9 16.0 -1.3 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.5 +5.3 17.3 +3.8 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 32.2 +6.9 4.7 -4.7 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 29.1 8.8 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 19.9 6.0 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.5 +2.7 7.5 -3.4 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 26.8 +6.7 11.0 -0.3 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 27.6 +7.7 13.4 +2.4 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 26.6 +5.6 10.8 +1.5 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 27.5 +7.3 8.2 -2.4 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 19.1 +3.1 8.0 +4.9 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 22.1 +4.7 4.5 -0.7 0.2
MILDURA AIRPORT 22.6 +2.3 8.0 +0.6 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 21.3 +4.4 5.5 -0.1 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.1 +1.9 11.7 +3.8 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 18.2 +1.4 10.2 +3.6 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 12.7 -1.1 6.8 +1.9 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 13.0 -1.1 7.0 +2.8 14.2
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 15.2 +0.2 6.4 0.0 3.8

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.
TASMANIA
    N Coast
SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD)
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
    Central Plateau
LIAWENEE AWS
6.0mm in 36 min to 07:00 10.0mm/h
    W Coast
LOW ROCKY POINT
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 10:00 5.7mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    Mt Lofty Ranges
MOUNT LOFTY : 93(310/ 61 ) at 02:00
NEW SOUTH WALES
    C Tablelands S
MOUNT BOYCE AWS : 126(240/ 48 ) at 17:42
    CW Slopes S
FORBES AIRPORT AWS : 106(290/ 72 ) at 16:25
    Sydney--east
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO : 93(250/ 78 ) at 17:58
KURNELL AWS : 82(260/ 63 ) at 17:57
    Sydney--west
HOLSWORTHY CONTROL RANGE : 91(260/ 43 ) at 17:42
    Illawarra
MOSS VALE AWS : 91(250/ 59 ) at 16:39
ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) : 96(240/ 70 ) at 16:50
KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) : 91(260/ 67 ) at 16:36
    South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 133(260/106 ) at 15:09
GREEN CAPE AWS : 108(240/ 82 ) at 15:47
BEGA AWS : 108(240/ 80 ) at 16:03
MERIMBULA AIRPORT AWS : 87(300/ 67 ) at 13:17
    Goulburn/Monaro
BOMBALA AWS : 102(260/ 74 ) at 15:32
GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS : 119(290/ 83 ) at 15:21
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 124(300/ 83 ) at 13:48
    SW Slopes S
CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS : 98(300/ 56 ) at 12:47
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
MOUNT BULLER : 113(340/ 74 ) at 09:00
FALLS CREEK : 102(330/ 59 ) at 13:00
MT HOTHAM : 109(270/ 63 ) at 14:15
    E Gippsland
GELANTIPY : 95(270/ 65 ) at 14:23
MT NOWA NOWA : 91(250/ 46 ) at 14:01
ORBOST : 104(250/ 65 ) at 14:01
    W Gippsland
EAST SALE AIRPORT : 96(280/ 72 ) at 15:47
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 126(260/ 93 ) at 11:30
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 106(255/ 82 ) at 18:30
BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT : 106(240/ 59 ) at 13:16
    E Central
ESSENDON AIRPORT : 108(260/ 83 ) at 11:12
VIEWBANK (ARPANSA) : 96(270/ 48 ) at 11:21
MOORABBIN AIRPORT : 98(270/ 76 ) at 11:03
MELBOURNE AIRPORT : 95(280/ 67 ) at 13:00
SOUTH CHANNEL ISLAND : 113(290/ 76 ) at 10:38
FRANKSTON AWS : 98(280/ 70 ) at 11:01
DUNNS HILL : 93(280/ 33 ) at 11:22
FAWKNER BEACON : 102(250/ 78 ) at 11:00
    W Central
LAVERTON RAAF : 96(270/ 58 ) at 13:50
AVALON AIRPORT : 104(240/ 85 ) at 13:28
GEELONG AIRPORT : 96(280/ 65 ) at 13:00
POINT WILSON : 95(260/ 65 ) at 13:30
    N Central
KILMORE GAP : 95(270/ 67 ) at 13:31
EILDON FIRE TOWER : 89(270/ 67 ) at 12:34
    W Coast
CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE : 93(300/ 52 ) at 09:10
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 117(280/ 72 ) at 09:55
PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) : 89(260/ 72 ) at 10:49
MORTLAKE RACECOURSE : 113(290/ 78 ) at 09:02
AIREYS INLET : 98(280/ 58 ) at 12:18
CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE : 95(260/ 69 ) at 12:00
WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB : 82(270/ 63 ) at 12:30
TASMANIA
    N Coast
DEVONPORT AIRPORT : 102(290/ 83 ) at 07:26
CAPE GRIM B.A.P.S. : 119(240/ 91 ) at 16:00
LUNCHEON HILL FORESTRY : 96(300/ 45 ) at 05:31
    E Coast
EDDYSTONE POINT : 85(330/ 63 ) at 09:00
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 95(320/ 70 ) at 12:21
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 117(220/ 87 ) at 17:01
TASMAN ISLAND : 126(210/ 80 ) at 17:37
HARTZ MOUNTAIN(KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 104(230/ 32 ) at 17:39
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 95(250/ 76 ) at 19:22
    W Coast
STRAHAN AERODROME : 82(310/ 67 ) at 07:30
    Flinders Is/Bass St
FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT : 93(260/ 69 ) at 18:38
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 139(270/ 98 ) at 11:56