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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

40.7 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
40.5 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
40.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
40.0 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
39.9 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
39.9 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT

+16.6   37.8 EUCLA Eucla WA
+15.8   37.1 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+14.5   37.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+13.0   34.3 GAWLER RANGES (NONNING) NW Pastoral SA
+12.7   39.1 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA

27.7 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
27.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.0 WAVE HILL N Rivers NT
25.5 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT

+12.7   23.6 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+11.0   22.3 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+10.9   21.7 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
+10.4   21.4 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
+9.4   19.1 CURTIN SPRINGS N Plateau NT

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

2.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
3.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.8 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
5.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
5.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-4.1   25.0 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
-4.0   25.9 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
-3.6   17.0 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
-3.4   30.2 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-3.2   28.6 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA

-4.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-4.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-3.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS

-6.6   -1.0 HORSHAM (POLKEMMET) Wimmera S VIC
-6.6   0.5 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
-6.3   -1.4 BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
-6.0   0.0 WARRACKNABEAL MUSEUM Wimmera N VIC
-5.9   -0.7 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
-5.9   -0.3 MANGALORE AIRPORT N Central 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.

37.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
33.6 CRADLE VALLEY (WALDHEIM) Central Plateau TAS
29.0 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
27.4 CRADLE MOUNTAIN VISITORS CENTRE Central Plateau TAS
26.8 TAMBORAH Lower West WA

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 28.6 -3.2 21.3 +2.9 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 18.3 -1.8 12.9 +4.0 5.8
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.7 -1.6 10.5 +2.5 6.4
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 22.9 +0.7 13.2 +5.3 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.2 +1.7 23.4 +0.3 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 36.9 +9.9 18.4 +8.2 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 26.1 +7.3 6.5 -3.1 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.6 +1.8 4.5 -1.7 0.2
CAIRNS AERO 28.8 +0.9 15.9 -2.7 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.9 +1.2 18.0 +0.7 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.4 +4.2 16.9 +3.4 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 32.8 +7.5 4.7 -4.7 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 29.9 9.5 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 21.0 6.4 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 22.7 +0.9 10.5 -0.4 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 18.6 -1.5 15.2 +3.9 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 20.2 +0.3 12.5 +1.5 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 19.8 -1.2 9.0 -0.3 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 17.7 -2.5 11.4 +0.8 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 17.5 +1.5 1.6 -1.5 1.2
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 17.1 -0.3 1.9 -3.3 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 24.7 +4.4 4.4 -3.0 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 17.2 +0.3 4.4 -1.2 5.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.8 +1.6 6.0 -1.9 0.4
LAVERTON RAAF 19.0 +2.2 3.4 -3.2 1.4
BALLARAT AERODROME 14.1 +0.3 -1.4 -6.3 2.6
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 13.7 -0.4 1.3 -2.9 12.4
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 16.3 +1.3 6.3 -0.1 6.6

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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
PERTH METRO
5.8mm in 7 min to 04:31 49.7mm/h
BICKLEY
6.6mm in 39 min to 04:39 10.2mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 05:00 11.8mm/h
    SW & S Coast
CAPE NATURALISTE
7.0mm in 32 min to 02:33 13.1mm/h
DWELLINGUP
9.4mm in 9 min to 04:01 62.7mm/h
8.2mm in 32 min to 04:34 15.4mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.7mm/h
BRIDGETOWN
6.4mm in 9 min to 02:58 42.7mm/h
WITCHCLIFFE
8.4mm in 25 min to 02:00 20.2mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 02:00 10.6mm/h
BUNBURY
9.0mm in 23 min to 03:00 23.5mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 03:00 10.4mm/h
COLLIE EAST
14.2mm in 48 min to 03:48 17.8mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.0mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
PEARCE RAAF : 89(280/ 70 ) at 04:55
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 108(310/ 80 ) at 04:00
OCEAN REEF : 124(280/ 72 ) at 04:30
SWANBOURNE : 87(300/ 67 ) at 04:11
BICKLEY : 91(280/ 45 ) at 04:42
GARDEN ISLAND HSF : 87(290/ 69 ) at 04:01
    SW & S Coast
CAPE LEEUWIN : 113(330/ 65 ) at 00:48
CAPE NATURALISTE : 95(300/ 70 ) at 01:54
DWELLINGUP : 95(250/ 52 ) at 04:34
MANJIMUP : 106(300/ 72 ) at 02:37
ROCKY GULLY : 93(270/ 63 ) at 03:19
MANDURAH : 98(290/ 65 ) at 04:01
    Goldfields
CHEADANUP : 83(310/ 63 ) at 08:00
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    W Agricultural
NEPTUNE ISLAND : 82(240/ 63 ) at 23:00
VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 72(244/ 63 ) at 00:00
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 89(310/ 69 ) at 08:29
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 78(250/ 69 ) at 00:00