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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

44.2 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD
42.3 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
42.3 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
42.2 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
42.1 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA

+7.1   37.9 MORAWA Central West WA
+7.1   29.7 NORAH HEAD LIGHTHOUSE Hunter Valley NSW
+6.9   35.0 BALRANALD RSL Southwest Plains NSW
+6.6   33.4 TAREE (RADIO STATION 2RE) MidNorth Coast S NSW
+6.5   27.9 ORBOST (COMPARISON) E Gippsland VIC

29.9 KIDMAN SPRINGS N Rivers NT
29.3 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
29.2 TIMBER CREEK N Rivers NT
29.0 BRADSHAW N Rivers NT
29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL

+9.1   21.8 CONDOBOLIN AG RESEARCH STN CW Plains S NSW
+8.0   21.5 IVANHOE POST OFFICE Southwest Plains NSW
+7.8   19.4 GRENFELL (QUONDONG RD) SW Slopes N NSW
+7.6   18.2 TEMORA A.R.S. SW Slopes N NSW
+7.3   23.3 WANAARING POST OFFICE Upper Darling NSW

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

6.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
6.6 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
10.5 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
10.8 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
11.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW

-5.5   20.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
-5.5   26.0 WHITE CLIFFS POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
-5.4   20.4 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-5.2   18.6 EUCLA Eucla WA
-5.0   12.6 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS

1.6 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
2.3 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
2.9 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
3.5 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
3.6 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-8.1   8.3 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-7.2   2.9 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-6.9   3.9 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-6.9   6.8 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW
-6.8   9.2 UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

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.

52.0 SOUTH ALLIGATOR RESORT N Rivers NT
18.4 TARCOOLA AERO NW Pastoral SA
17.0 JABIRU COUNCIL N Rivers NT
17.0 OGUNBIL (WATERFALL) NW Slopes S NSW
17.0 GLEN INNES (MT MITCHELL FOREST) N Tablelands E NSW

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
52.0 SOUTH ALLIGATOR RESORT
17.0 JABIRU COUNCIL

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    NW Pastoral
18.4 TARCOOLA AERO

NEW SOUTH WALES
    NW Slopes S
17.0 OGUNBIL (WATERFALL)
    N Tablelands E
17.0 GLEN INNES (MT MITCHELL FOREST)

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 37.0 +3.5 24.4 -0.6 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 28.7 +3.1 9.8 -2.8 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 19.5 -1.3 7.0 -3.6 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 28.9 0.0 10.7 -3.3 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.8 +0.6 27.3 +2.0 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 34.9 +1.3 17.4 -0.4 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 27.7 +3.1 15.2 +1.4 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 17.7 -2.4 9.0 +0.8 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 30.3 -0.3 21.2 -1.1 1.6
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.3 -0.4 21.7 -1.1 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.9 -3.3 17.0 -2.4 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 28.4 -1.1 9.8 -6.5 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 25.8 14.0 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 23.5 8.0 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 28.4 +3.5 16.6 +0.6 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 28.0 +4.4 18.3 +2.2 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 25.7 +2.1 18.0 +2.5 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 26.8 +1.7 15.6 +1.5 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 26.3 +3.5 14.2 -0.2 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 22.6 +0.1 11.6 +3.0 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 27.1 +1.7 15.2 +4.7 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 31.5 +4.3 15.8 +3.5 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 26.6 +5.6 9.8 +0.4 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 20.0 -1.8 13.7 +2.6 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 20.0 -1.3 10.7 +0.8 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 20.5 +1.1 10.9 +3.2 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 19.4 +0.7 8.8 +1.7 0.8
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 18.7 +0.1 9.1 -0.1 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Darwin-Daly
BATCHELOR AERO
8.0mm in 35 min to 18:30 13.7mm/h
DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Gulf Country
MOUNT ISA AERO
6.4mm in 16 min to 20:00 24.0mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 20:00 13.6mm/h

VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 70(240/ 67 ) at 19:49
MT MOORNAPA : 106(140/ 22 ) at 19:45
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 119(310/108 ) at 11:21
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 128(260/ 80 ) at 10:46
TASMAN ISLAND : 102(200/ 43 ) at 18:50
HARTZ MOUNTAIN(KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 121(240/ 82 ) at 15:30
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 91(250/ 76 ) at 13:43