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Heavy storm rain in SE QLD, NE NSW

A thunderstorm dropped 80mm of rain in 90 minutes at Coochiemudlo Island in Moreton Bay east of Brisbane. Another brought 18.8mm of rain in 10 minutes to Lismore NSW.

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

43.1 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
42.2 MULLEWA Central West WA
42.1 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
42.1 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
42.1 EYRE Eucla WA

+17.1   42.1 EYRE Eucla WA
+16.2   40.6 ESPERANCE Lower West WA
+12.8   41.7 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
+11.7   39.0 RAVENSTHORPE Cent Wheatbelt WA
+11.7   41.8 BALLADONIA Eucla WA

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.5 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
28.5 TELFER AERO Interior WA
28.5 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
28.2 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA

+8.1   24.6 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
+7.4   21.5 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA
+7.3   27.3 LEONORA Goldfields WA
+6.9   27.0 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
+6.8   25.0 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA

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

12.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
12.2 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
12.3 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
13.8 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
15.0 KATOOMBA (NARROW NECK RD) C Tablelands S NSW

-7.4   15.0 KATOOMBA (NARROW NECK RD) C Tablelands S NSW
-7.2   17.3 LITHGOW (BIRDWOOD ST) C Tablelands S NSW
-6.4   25.5 MOORA Central West WA
-5.6   29.6 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA
-5.4   23.2 CAMDEN AIRPORT AWS Illawarra NSW

-1.6 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
1.2 MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
1.2 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1.3 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
1.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-6.7   2.7 BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
-6.2   4.9 MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
-6.1   3.0 ARARAT PRISON Western Plains VIC
-6.1   2.4 FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) E Coast TAS
-5.4   11.0 GOSNELLS CITY Lower West WA

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.

105.0 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
92.4 MOUNT HOUSE AIRSTRIP W Kimberley WA
85.4 WALKER CREEK N Rivers NT
81.0 CARBROOK LONGLAND ROAD Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
80.0 ACACIA HILLS N Rivers NT

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    E Kimberley
54.2 YULMBU
    W Kimberley
92.4 MOUNT HOUSE AIRSTRIP

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
105.0 BATCHELOR AERO
85.4 WALKER CREEK
80.0 ACACIA HILLS
79.6 MIDDLE POINT
62.0 LAMBELL'S LAGOON
62.0 BEATRICE HILL
60.2 MIDDLE POINT AWS
54.0 HODGSON RIVER
50.2 MANTON DAM

QUEENSLAND
    Upper Carpentaria
56.0 YARAMULLA STATION
    N Coast--Herbert
72.0 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
60.0 JARRA CREEK TM
59.0 MARCO STREET ALERT
50.0 TUNG OIL TM
    Central Coast W
76.0 MT DOUGLAS
    Central Highlands
56.0 MOUNT LOWE
    Central West
74.0 CARMICHAEL
    Wide Bay/Burnett
67.0 ROWANLEA
52.4 MOONMERA
    Brisbane/SE Coast
81.0 CARBROOK LONGLAND ROAD
    Darling Downs W
65.0 HAREWOOD

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 33.3 -0.5 28.2 +1.8 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 27.0 -1.8 15.1 +0.3 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 20.1 -3.1 13.2 +0.7 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 40.1 +8.2 24.6 +8.1 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.5 +1.0 22.4 -2.9 11.6
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 37.9 +2.6 21.3 +1.2 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 30.0 +3.3 12.5 -2.9 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 23.5 +0.8 8.0 -1.8 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 34.5 +3.2 25.1 +1.8 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.4 +1.0 23.5 -0.5 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.3 -0.8 23.8 +2.7 0.2
AMBERLEY AMO 30.8 -0.1 23.3 +4.9 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 29.5 23.3 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 23.8 14.6 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.4 -1.9 23.0 +4.9 2.8
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 24.1 -0.8 20.8 +2.8 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 24.9 -0.2 19.8 +2.3 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 24.2 -3.1 18.8 +2.5 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 22.1 -2.9 17.8 +1.3 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 26.4 +0.3 13.9 +2.7 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 31.5 +2.2 10.4 -3.3 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 31.8 +1.8 13.3 -1.4 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 23.8 +0.6 7.7 -3.6 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 25.1 +1.0 11.6 -1.2 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 22.5 -1.1 7.8 -4.1 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 24.8 +2.3 2.7 -6.7 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 21.7 +0.5 5.7 -3.1 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 22.9 +2.7 12.1 +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
    N Kimberley
WYNDHAM AERO
8.2mm in 23 min to 09:00 21.4mm/h
KALUMBURU
10.6mm in 1 hr to 16:00 10.6mm/h
    E Kimberley
ARGYLE AERODROME
11.6mm in 30 min to 18:00 23.2mm/h
17.2mm in 1 hr to 18:00 17.2mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.0mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 18:30 14.4mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Darwin-Daly
MIDDLE POINT AWS
14.8mm in 24 min to 03:30 37.0mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 03:30 15.8mm/h
13.6mm in 1 hr to 04:30 13.6mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr to 05:30 16.8mm/h
54.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 18.0mm/h
JABIRU AIRPORT
5.6mm in 4 min to 16:55 84.0mm/h
2.0mm in 1 min to 16:56 120.0mm/h
4.4mm in 3 min to 16:59 88.0mm/h
23.6mm in 1 hr to 17:30 23.6mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 8.0mm/h
POINT STUART AWS
38.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 12.7mm/h
BATCHELOR AERO
18.0mm in 1 hr to 04:30 18.0mm/h
22.6mm in 1 hr to 05:30 22.6mm/h
48.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 16.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
16.8mm in 1 hr 6 min to 21:30 15.3mm/h
    Roper-McArthur
BORROLOOLA
8.6mm in 12 min to 13:04 43.0mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 13:30 14.2mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 5.0mm/h
    Darwin-Daly
CENTRAL ARNHEM
23.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 7.7mm/h
TINDAL RAAF
11.0mm in 30 min to 00:00 22.0mm/h
26.2mm in 1 hr to 00:00 26.2mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 00:30 12.2mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 9.7mm/h
PORT KEATS AERO
12.4mm in 34 min to 14:04 21.9mm/h
17.4mm in 26 min to 14:30 40.2mm/h
29.8mm in 1 hr to 14:30 29.8mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 10.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Wide Bay/Burnett
GAYNDAH POST OFFICE
42.0mm in 6 hr to 21:00 7.0mm/h
GAYNDAH AIRPORT
21.8mm in 41 min to 18:41 31.9mm/h
27.8mm in 1 hr to 19:00 27.8mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 11.7mm/h
    Brisbane/SE Coast
GYMPIE
23.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 23.0mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.7mm/h
NAMBOUR DPI
10.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 10.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
BEERBURRUM FOREST STN
22.6mm in 1 hr to 19:00 22.6mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 20:00 12.2mm/h
38.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 12.7mm/h
JIMNA FORESTRY
14.4mm in 1 hr to 14:00 14.4mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.3mm/h
GOLD COAST SEAWAY
10.6mm in 1 hr to 16:00 10.6mm/h
BRISBANE AERO
16.0mm in 22 min to 17:30 43.6mm/h
18.4mm in 1 hr to 17:30 18.4mm/h
10.4mm in 25 min to 17:55 25.0mm/h
30.4mm in 1 hr to 18:00 30.4mm/h
33.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 11.0mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 18:30 16.6mm/h
MAROOCHYDORE AERO
11.0mm in 38 min to 20:00 17.4mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 20:00 11.0mm/h
BRISBANE
10.2mm in 1 hr to 17:30 10.2mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 10.8mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    North Coast
LISMORE (CENTRE STREET)
55.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 9.2mm/h
LISMORE AIRPORT AWS
12.0mm in 11 min to 12:59 65.5mm/h
9.0mm in 5 min to 13:04 108.0mm/h
11.2mm in 6 min to 13:10 112.0mm/h
5.6mm in 4 min to 13:14 84.0mm/h
20.8mm in 41 min to 14:00 30.4mm/h
58.8mm in 58 min to 14:58 60.8mm/h
124.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 41.3mm/h
124.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 20.7mm/h
24.4mm in 1 hr 2 min to 16:00 23.6mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 8.0mm/h
148.0mm in * hr to 21:00 12.3mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
    North Coast
LISMORE AIRPORT AWS : 106(190/ 69 ) at 13:04
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 91(310/ 78 ) at 07:00
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 85(260/ 65 ) at 00:00