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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:
New South Wales:
046037 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE 38.7 (37.2, 47)

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

41.5 BIRDSVILLE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
41.2 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
40.9 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD
40.7 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
40.5 BOULIA AIRPORT Channel Country QLD

+14.2   38.7 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
+13.4   41.5 BIRDSVILLE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
+13.2   39.2 THARGOMINDAH POST OFFICE Far SW QLD
+12.8   37.8 WANAARING POST OFFICE Upper Darling NSW
+12.5   36.4 WHITE CLIFFS POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW

27.0 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
27.0 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
27.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
27.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
26.4 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA

+14.5   24.1 MARREE NE Pastoral SA
+13.4   24.3 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+11.4   22.7 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+11.4   19.4 ARKAROOLA NE Pastoral SA
+11.3   20.8 LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA

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

4.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
5.0 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
7.1 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
7.2 CRADLE MOUNTAIN AIRSTRIP Central Plateau TAS

-4.6   29.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
-4.3   12.1 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
-4.1   28.1 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
-4.1   14.2 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA
-4.1   12.5 PEMBERTON Lower West WA

-6.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.0 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-2.0 ARMIDALE (UNI NEW ENGLAND) N Tablelands W NSW
-2.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.0 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-5.2   -3.0 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.1   2.8 EYRE Eucla WA
-5.1   1.2 ORBOST (COMPARISON) E Gippsland VIC
-5.1   0.5 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
-5.0   0.0 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW

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.

53.0 KIRUP Lower West WA
21.6 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
20.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
18.0 ROELANDS VILLAGE Lower West WA
16.4 PERIVALE ORCHARD Lower West WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
53.0 KIRUP
21.6 JARRAHWOOD
18.0 ROELANDS VILLAGE
16.4 PERIVALE ORCHARD

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Snowy Mtns
20.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET)

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 28.9 -2.9 22.9 +4.5 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 19.8 -0.3 10.6 +1.7 1.2
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.5 +0.2 8.8 +0.8 0.6
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 24.8 +2.6 8.5 +0.6 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.7 +2.2 23.1 0.0 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 37.2 +10.2 19.2 +9.0 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 24.7 +5.9 13.6 +4.0 0.6
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.3 +1.5 12.0 +5.8 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 29.0 +1.1 19.0 +0.4 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.2 +0.5 18.6 +1.3 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.9 +3.7 15.8 +2.3 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 28.4 +3.1 9.1 -0.3 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 24.8 13.2 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 22.8 3.2 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.4 +4.6 13.3 +2.4 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 20.8 +0.7 10.3 -1.0 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 23.8 +3.9 11.0 0.0 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 24.8 +3.8 7.0 -2.3 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 24.5 +4.3 10.5 -0.1 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 22.4 +6.4 1.8 -1.3 0.4
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.7 +6.3 7.4 +2.2 1.4
MILDURA AIRPORT 25.8 +5.5 12.8 +5.4 0.2
EAST SALE AIRPORT 26.1 +9.2 0.5 -5.1 1.2
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.7 +4.5 11.3 +3.4 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 22.5 +5.7 11.6 +5.0 0.2
BALLARAT AERODROME 17.3 +3.5 7.8 +2.9 0.4
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 15.7 +1.6 5.6 +1.4 0.4
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 16.2 +1.2 6.7 +0.3 0.0

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 AIRPORT
4.4mm in 11 min to 12:49 24.0mm/h
BICKLEY
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
JANDAKOT AERO : 78(290/ 65 ) at 12:17
ROTTNEST ISLAND : 93(320/ 67 ) at 11:30
OCEAN REEF : 87(330/ 65 ) at 10:22
    SW & S Coast
CAPE LEEUWIN : 102(270/ 63 ) at 15:22
CAPE NATURALISTE : 85(290/ 69 ) at 04:19
DWELLINGUP : 93(320/ 46 ) at 11:34
ESPERANCE AERO : 85(300/ 67 ) at 17:31
MANDURAH : 82(320/ 69 ) at 11:37
    Goldfields
NORSEMAN AERO : 78(240/ 67 ) at 20:11
SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD : 80(310/ 63 ) at 15:19
NEW SOUTH WALES
    South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 104(130/ 72 ) at 17:43
GREEN CAPE AWS : 78(200/ 69 ) at 16:15
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 106(320/ 85 ) at 11:00
VICTORIA
    Upper NE
MT HOTHAM AIRPORT : 89(320/ 65 ) at 11:37
MT HOTHAM : 113(340/ 91 ) at 10:00
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 106(270/ 82 ) at 11:11
KINGFISH B SHIP LOG 272 : 87(230/ 70 ) at 14:40
    E Central
MELBOURNE AIRPORT : 89( 10/ 69 ) at 06:00
SOUTH CHANNEL ISLAND : 91(360/ 72 ) at 04:16
DUNNS HILL : 98( 10/ 48 ) at 04:40
FAWKNER BEACON : 83(360/ 63 ) at 04:31
    W Central
POINT WILSON : 82(360/ 65 ) at 05:00
    N Central
KILMORE GAP : 85(360/ 67 ) at 05:04
    W Coast
CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE : 91( 10/ 56 ) at 02:30
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 109(350/ 87 ) at 03:32
TASMANIA
    E Coast
EDDYSTONE POINT : 83(290/ 67 ) at 12:57
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 122(310/ 98 ) at 10:10
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 113(270/ 91 ) at 11:42
TASMAN ISLAND : 85(270/ 67 ) at 12:00
HARTZ MOUNTAIN(KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 102(280/ 46 ) at 12:42
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 82(270/ 67 ) at 12:21
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 91(260/ 72 ) at 12:24