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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 rainfall for December
Queensland:
030083 TOOMBA STUD 90.0 (75.4, 44)

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

43.6 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
43.4 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
43.2 MORAWA Central West WA
43.0 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
42.6 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
42.6 MORAWA AIRPORT Central West WA

+8.8   43.2 MORAWA Central West WA
+8.6   38.3 GRAFTON OLYMPIC POOL North Coast NSW
+8.5   41.8 ENEABBA Central West WA
+8.3   36.7 TAREE (RADIO STATION 2RE) MidNorth Coast S NSW
+8.3   33.2 NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW

30.2 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
30.0 BOWEN AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
30.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
29.5 TELFER AERO Interior WA
29.4 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

+8.9   29.0 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
+6.7   30.0 BOWEN AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
+6.4   29.4 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
+6.1   27.3 GASCOYNE JUNCTION W Gascoyne WA
+5.6   26.3 YULARA AERO N Plateau NT

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

6.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
6.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
8.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
8.1 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
10.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-7.1   12.5 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS
-6.8   10.3 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-6.5   29.5 GEORGETOWN POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD
-6.1   24.0 COROWA AIRPORT Riverina E NSW
-6.1   8.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-0.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
0.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
1.6 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
2.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-9.3   7.1 GOSNELLS CITY Lower West WA
-8.7   5.0 TEMORA A.R.S. SW Slopes N NSW
-5.5   5.8 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
-5.1   4.3 BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
-4.9   11.4 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
-4.9   17.0 THARGOMINDAH POST OFFICE Far SW 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.

123.4 SOUTHWELL STATION N Peninsula QLD
105.0 HORSESHOE BAY N Coast--Herbert QLD
92.0 RAGLAN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
90.0 TOOMBA STUD Upper Carpentaria QLD
90.0 YACKADOO Central Highlands QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
61.0 ROSEWOOD
60.4 SNOWDROP
54.2 WOLLOGORANG

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
123.4 SOUTHWELL STATION
    Gulf Country
70.0 WESTMORELAND STATION
    Upper Carpentaria
90.0 TOOMBA STUD
    N Coast--Herbert
105.0 HORSESHOE BAY
56.4 BAMBAROO
53.8 YABULU
52.8 OONOONBA
    Central Coast E
82.0 MOUNT JUKES
75.0 DALBEG
56.0 DALBEG ALERT
52.0 FLETCHER VIEW STATION
50.0 MIRAMBEENA
    Central Coast W
85.0 LLANARTH
82.0 TAEMAS
82.0 BRUSLEE
77.0 BUNDABAROO
71.2 BROADLEIGH DOWNS
67.0 WENTWORTH
66.8 MORANBAH WATER TREATMENT PLANT
60.8 CHARTERS TOWERS AIRPORT
54.2 SELLHEIM
54.0 BURDEKIN DAM
52.0 MOUNT MCCONNELL
    Central Highlands
90.0 YACKADOO
78.8 KARMOO
70.6 KURRAJONG
69.0 WEIMBY DOWNS
63.0 ARALEUN
55.0 WINVIC
53.5 CAPELLA POST OFFICE
    Central West
57.0 SURBITON STATION
    Wide Bay/Burnett
92.0 RAGLAN
75.0 LYNWOOD
56.0 CAMBOON STATION
51.0 BELVEDERE
    Brisbane/SE Coast
53.2 DEVERTON SAWPIT GULLY RD
    Darling Downs E
60.0 RUBISLAW
56.0 LEYBURN POST OFFICE
54.4 ELLANGOWAN

NEW SOUTH WALES
    NW Slopes S
65.0 WILLOW TREE (VALAIS)
62.0 WILLOW TREE (KELVERTON)
57.0 QUIRINDI POST OFFICE
    Hunter Valley
72.2 SCONE AIRPORT AWS
69.8 BLANDFORD (PAGES RIVER)
54.0 PARKVILLE (AROONA)

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 37.2 +3.4 26.7 +0.3 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 35.7 +6.9 12.4 -2.4 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 24.5 +1.3 14.9 +2.4 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 36.7 +4.8 17.9 +1.4 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.1 +1.6 24.9 -0.4 0.6
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 37.6 +2.3 19.4 -0.7 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 23.5 -3.2 15.4 0.0 0.2
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 20.1 -2.6 9.9 +0.1 4.2
CAIRNS AERO 32.5 +1.2 24.9 +1.6 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 30.5 -0.9 22.6 -1.4 25.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.2 -0.9 22.3 +1.2 3.0
AMBERLEY AMO 35.7 +4.8 21.0 +2.6 0.6
BRISBANE AERO 30.5 22.4 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 27.9 14.1 0.4
COFFS HARBOUR MO 30.4 +4.1 19.0 +0.9 1.2
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 33.2 +8.3 17.3 -0.7 6.6
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 31.0 +5.9 17.1 -0.4 12.8
PROSPECT DAM 32.8 +5.5 15.7 -0.6 15.8
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 30.5 +5.5 15.4 -1.1 7.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 24.3 -1.8 14.1 +2.9 6.2
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 26.8 -2.5 12.5 -1.2 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 27.2 -2.8 11.7 -3.0 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 20.9 -2.3 12.3 +1.0 0.2
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.9 -4.2 11.8 -1.0 1.8
LAVERTON RAAF 20.7 -2.9 10.1 -1.8 1.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 19.2 -3.3 4.3 -5.1 1.6
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 18.6 -2.6 7.7 -1.1 5.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 17.6 -2.6 9.2 -1.5 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.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    N Kimberley
KALUMBURU
9.8mm in 52 min to 13:52 11.3mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.3mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Darwin-Daly
BATCHELOR AERO
29.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 9.7mm/h
42.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 42.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
    Arnhem
MILINGIMBI
16.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 16.0mm/h
    Victoria
VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS
3.8mm in 11 min to 03:41 20.7mm/h
8.6mm in 15 min to 03:56 34.4mm/h
10.2mm in 24 min to 04:20 25.5mm/h
22.6mm in 1 hr to 04:30 22.6mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.7mm/h
    Darwin-Daly
TINDAL RAAF
15.2mm in 30 min to 23:30 30.4mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 23:30 17.8mm/h
MANGO FARM
23.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 7.7mm/h
BRADSHAW
27.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 9.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Upper Carpentaria
GEORGETOWN POST OFFICE
28.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 9.3mm/h
    N Coast--Herbert
CARDWELL EDEN ST
23.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 7.7mm/h
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
63.4mm in 1 hr to 11:00 63.4mm/h
72.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 24.0mm/h
72.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 12.0mm/h
TOWNSVILLE AERO
19.0mm in 30 min to 06:30 38.0mm/h
19.4mm in 1 hr to 06:30 19.4mm/h
21.0mm in 1 hr to 07:00 21.0mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 8.0mm/h
LUCINDA POINT
7.0mm in 14 min to 07:15 30.0mm/h
14.8mm in 25 min to 07:40 35.5mm/h
10.2mm in 20 min to 08:00 30.6mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 11.3mm/h
    Central Coast E
COLLINSVILLE POST OFFICE
17.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.7mm/h
PROSERPINE AIRPORT
11.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 11.2mm/h
DOTSWOOD
11.4mm in 43 min to 04:00 15.9mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 04:00 11.4mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 05:00 12.6mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 8.0mm/h
WOOLSHED
11.2mm in 1 hr to 05:00 11.2mm/h
    Central Coast W
CHARTERS TOWERS AIRPORT
20.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.7mm/h
    Central West
BLACKALL AIRPORT
9.2mm in 9 min to 20:10 61.3mm/h
7.4mm in 6 min to 20:16 74.0mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.3mm/h
    Darling Downs E
INGLEWOOD FOREST
18.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.0mm/h
5.4mm in 4 min to 00:01 81.0mm/h
GOONDIWINDI AIRPORT
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT
10.4mm in 1 hr to 05:00 10.4mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.7mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    MidNorth Coast N
KEMPSEY AIRPORT AWS
20.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.7mm/h
SOUTH WEST ROCKS (SMOKY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE)
31.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 10.3mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
POINT FAWCETT
33.2mm in 1 hr to 15:30 33.2mm/h
44.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 14.7mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS : 87(320/ 65 ) at 06:23
VICTORIA
    W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 102(270/ 50 ) at 08:59
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 104(290/ 83 ) at 08:28
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 109(250/ 91 ) at 13:06
ISLANDS
    Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 78(290/ 67 ) at 08:30