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Storms in central NSW

Hail up to marble size stripped trees at Nyngan in central NSW today.

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

43.5 BIRDSVILLE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
42.9 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
42.1 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
42.0 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
41.6 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
41.6 BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD

+14.4   38.6 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
+13.3   40.4 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+13.1   37.3 MENINGIE Murray Valley SA
+12.8   39.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+12.5   38.8 CLEVE W Agricultural SA

31.0 GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS N Rivers NT
30.0 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
29.8 TOORAK RESEARCH STATION Gulf Country QLD
29.7 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL

+9.9   30.0 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
+7.8   22.8 EUCLA Eucla WA
+7.3   21.4 EYRE Eucla WA
+7.3   29.8 TOORAK RESEARCH STATION Gulf Country QLD
+6.8   23.0 PORT PIRIE BHAS Lower North SA

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

15.3 NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS C Tablelands N NSW
16.3 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
17.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
17.7 KATOOMBA (NARROW NECK RD) C Tablelands S NSW
17.8 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA

-6.5   17.8 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA
-6.5   31.2 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
-6.4   25.0 JERRYS PLAINS POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
-6.1   21.4 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA
-6.1   22.7 LOSTOCK DAM Hunter Valley NSW

-2.3 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-0.8 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
0.9 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
1.9 TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
2.1 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW

-6.9   -2.3 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-6.5   6.7 COONABARABRAN (NAMOI STREET) CW Slopes N NSW
-4.6   4.5 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
-4.4   7.4 ORBOST (COMPARISON) E Gippsland VIC
-4.1   5.0 ARARAT PRISON Western Plains VIC

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.

148.6 LISMORE AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
85.0 UPPER ADELAIDE RIVER N Rivers NT
77.2 DOUGLAS RIVER N Rivers NT
77.0 NAMBUCCA HEADS BOWLING CLUB MidNorth Coast N NSW
70.0 JOCHMUS Central West QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    E Kimberley
67.0 BEDFORD DOWNS

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
85.0 UPPER ADELAIDE RIVER
77.2 DOUGLAS RIVER
54.0 WILDMAN RIVER PLANTATIONS
54.0 BONALBO
53.0 KATHERINE RURAL COLLEGE

QUEENSLAND
    Gulf Country
67.0 LAWN HILL
    Central Coast E
57.0 CLARE
    Central West
70.0 JOCHMUS
52.0 SURBITON STATION
    Wide Bay/Burnett
56.0 CAMBOON STATION
54.1 MOURA POST OFFICE
    Brisbane/SE Coast
70.0 LOGAN VILLAGE TAMBORINE RD
65.6 WOODFORD STANMORE
65.6 MANLY RAILWAY STATION
63.0 MT ALFORD
61.0 BELLBIRD CREEK TM
60.0 CALTEX REFINERIES (QLD) LTD
56.6 SOUTHPORT DRURY AVE
55.4 MOOGERAH DAM
54.0 WOLFFDENE ALERT

NEW SOUTH WALES
    N Tablelands E
58.8 KOOKABOOKRA
    North Coast
148.6 LISMORE AIRPORT AWS
66.0 LISMORE (CENTRE STREET)
56.0 BENTLEY
54.0 EWING BRIDGE CORNDALE (COOPERS CK)
50.0 DYRAABA CREEK
    MidNorth Coast N
77.0 NAMBUCCA HEADS BOWLING CLUB
60.5 TOOROOKA (MOPARRABAH)
54.6 CRESCENT HEAD (DELICATE NOBBY (BIG HILL

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 34.1 +0.3 28.5 +2.1 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.9 -5.3 9.7 -2.8 1.4
PERTH AIRPORT 26.4 -2.4 13.8 -1.0 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 35.8 +3.9 22.4 +5.9 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.1 +1.6 24.4 -0.9 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 39.8 +4.5 19.0 -1.1 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 37.7 +11.0 19.1 +3.7 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 34.8 +12.1 9.5 -0.3 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 32.6 +1.3 23.8 +0.5 15.8
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.9 +1.5 25.8 +1.8 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.0 -2.1 23.6 +2.5 0.2
BRISBANE AERO 28.3 20.4 43.4
AMBERLEY AMO 31.5 +0.6 20.4 +2.0 0.2
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 25.0 16.1 0.2
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.0 +0.7 20.4 +2.3 7.6
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 24.3 -0.6 20.7 +2.7 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 26.2 +1.1 17.7 +0.2 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 25.2 -2.1 14.9 -1.4 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 24.1 -0.9 14.8 -1.7 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 28.0 +1.9 11.2 0.0 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 33.9 +4.6 16.1 +2.4 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 36.8 +6.8 14.6 -0.1 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 23.7 +0.5 9.1 -2.2 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 32.1 +8.0 14.3 +1.5 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 28.4 +4.8 15.2 +3.3 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 32.1 +9.6 9.8 +0.4 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 25.7 +4.5 7.4 -1.4 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 21.5 +1.3 10.1 -0.6 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
    Goldfields
LEONORA
22.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.3mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Darwin-Daly
MIDDLE POINT AWS
15.6mm in 1 hr to 04:30 15.6mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 6.0mm/h
POINT STUART AWS
39.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 13.0mm/h
    Arnhem
GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS
15.6mm in 36 min to 12:06 26.0mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 12:30 16.4mm/h
    Darwin-Daly
DOUGLAS RIVER
32.6mm in 1 hr to 01:00 32.6mm/h
21.6mm in 1 hr to 02:00 21.6mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 03:00 14.8mm/h
69.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 23.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
HORN ISLAND
13.6mm in 1 hr to 11:00 13.6mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.7mm/h
8.8mm in 13 min to 13:00 40.6mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 13:00 10.0mm/h
14.0mm in 26 min to 22:26 32.3mm/h
11.8mm in 8 min to 22:34 88.5mm/h
27.2mm in 1 hr to 23:00 27.2mm/h
    Gulf Country
MORNINGTON ISLAND
26.8mm in 26 min to 10:51 61.8mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 10.3mm/h
    N Coast--Barron
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
17.6mm in 1 hr to 02:00 17.6mm/h
16.0mm in 1 hr to 03:00 16.0mm/h
38.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 12.7mm/h
    Central Coast E
PROSERPINE AIRPORT
13.4mm in 1 hr to 22:00 13.4mm/h
    Northwest
TREPELL AIRPORT
7.0mm in 8 min to 16:42 52.5mm/h
13.2mm in 1 hr to 17:00 13.2mm/h
    Wide Bay/Burnett
MONTO AIRPORT
34.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 5.7mm/h
    Brisbane/SE Coast
AMBERLEY AMO
10.4mm in 45 min to 15:00 13.9mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 15:00 10.8mm/h
GOLD COAST SEAWAY
4.6mm in 12 min to 23:42 23.0mm/h
6.8mm in 11 min to 23:53 37.1mm/h
    Darling Downs E
WARWICK
5.8mm in 16 min to 16:00 21.8mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    N Tablelands W
ARMIDALE (UNI NEW ENGLAND)
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
    MidNorth Coast N
KEMPSEY AIRPORT AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h
    MidNorth Coast S
YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW)
77.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 12.8mm/h
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS
16.8mm in 1 hr to 04:00 16.8mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 06:00 11.0mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 9.3mm/h

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Eucla
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