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No reports of significant weather

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

42.3 ELLIOTT N Plateau NT
42.1 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
41.5 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
41.4 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
41.4 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA

+8.6   30.0 ORBOST (COMPARISON) E Gippsland VIC
+7.9   28.0 LAKES ENTRANCE E Gippsland VIC
+7.6   28.9 BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
+7.1   30.3 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
+6.6   31.7 PROSPECT DAM Sydney--west NSW

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
27.7 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
27.6 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
27.4 TINDAL RAAF N Rivers NT
27.1 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.1 NORMANTON AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD

+7.4   19.5 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+5.4   22.9 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
+5.1   17.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+4.8   18.0 LAKE VICTORIA STORAGE Lower Darling NSW
+4.2   17.4 STREAKY BAY W Agricultural SA
+4.2   18.5 PORT PIRIE BHAS Lower North SA

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

10.1 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
11.3 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
11.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
12.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
12.2 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS

-7.8   19.9 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
-5.6   23.4 BALGAIR Eucla WA
-5.3   17.7 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
-5.3   29.8 YUENDUMU N Plateau NT
-5.1   21.0 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA

-2.0 COOMA AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-0.9 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
-0.2 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
0.5 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
0.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
0.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-10.1   6.2 COLLARENEBRI (ALBERT ST) Upper Darling NSW
-9.9   1.0 COROWA AIRPORT Riverina E NSW
-8.6   7.7 AMBERLEY AMO Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-8.4   8.0 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-8.3   7.5 LISMORE (CENTRE STREET) North Coast 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.

93.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN N Coast--Barron QLD
65.0 BELLENDEN KER BOTTOM STN N Coast--Barron QLD
54.7 MIDDLE POINT N Rivers NT
54.4 KAKADU NORTHERN ENTRY STATION N Rivers NT
54.0 MT SOPHIA N Coast--Barron QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
54.7 MIDDLE POINT
54.4 KAKADU NORTHERN ENTRY STATION
53.8 JABIRU COUNCIL

QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Barron
93.0 BELLENDEN KER TOP STN
65.0 BELLENDEN KER BOTTOM STN
54.0 MT SOPHIA

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 32.4 -1.1 25.4 +0.4 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 26.1 +0.5 12.7 +0.1 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.7 -3.1 10.8 +0.2 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 23.9 -5.0 12.4 -1.6 2.4
DARWIN AIRPORT 36.2 +3.0 24.1 -1.2 7.2
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 32.0 -1.6 21.3 +3.5 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 28.6 +4.0 13.5 -0.3 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 23.1 +3.0 5.4 -2.8 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 30.1 -0.5 21.7 -0.6 2.8
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.0 +0.3 22.9 +0.1 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.8 -3.4 17.0 -2.4 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 27.0 -2.5 7.7 -8.6 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 24.8 11.6 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 23.2 6.9 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.6 +1.7 10.4 -5.6 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 23.9 +0.3 13.6 -2.5 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 25.2 +1.6 13.6 -1.9 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 31.7 +6.6 10.5 -3.6 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 24.5 +1.7 10.5 -3.9 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 25.5 +3.0 2.3 -6.3 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 29.5 +4.1 5.4 -5.1 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 31.5 +4.3 11.4 -0.9 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 25.5 +4.5 6.3 -3.1 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 26.0 +4.2 13.1 +2.0 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 23.8 +2.5 12.5 +2.6 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 23.3 +3.9 8.0 +0.3 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 17.0 -1.7 6.6 -0.5 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 21.0 +2.4 10.6 +1.4 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
    Interior
GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE
6.4mm in 9 min to 19:01 42.7mm/h
12.4mm in 1 hr to 19:30 12.4mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Darwin-Daly
MIDDLE POINT AWS
15.4mm in 45 min to 00:15 20.5mm/h
15.4mm in 1 hr to 00:30 15.4mm/h
MANGO FARM
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    NW Pastoral
TARCOOLA AERO
4.4mm in 12 min to 17:07 22.0mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    NW Pastoral
TARCOOLA AERO : 74(320/ 63 ) at 16:52
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 85(310/ 67 ) at 00:15