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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: (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

44.6 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
44.5 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
44.5 BIRDSVILLE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
44.1 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
43.8 ROSEWORTHY AG COLLEGE Adelaide/Lofty SA

+10.4   37.7 STREAKY BAY W Agricultural SA
+9.6   41.4 HAWKER Upper North SA
+7.1   42.3 BREWARRINA HOSPITAL Upper Darling NSW
+7.1   41.2 WALGETT AIRPORT AWS NW Plains W NSW
+6.9   38.8 TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS CW Plains N NSW
+6.9   37.6 DUNEDOO POST OFFICE CW Slopes N NSW

30.8 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
30.5 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
30.4 BALLERA GAS FIELD Far SW QLD
30.4 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD
30.4 WANAARING POST OFFICE Upper Darling NSW

+11.5   30.4 WANAARING POST OFFICE Upper Darling NSW
+10.7   25.1 GRENFELL (QUONDONG RD) SW Slopes N NSW
+10.4   30.5 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+9.7   29.7 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW
+9.4   23.1 TEMORA A.R.S. SW Slopes N NSW

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

10.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
10.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
12.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
12.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
13.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-7.7   20.4 CORRYONG (PARISH LANE) Lower NE VIC
-7.1   18.9 TUMBARUMBA POST OFFICE SW Slopes S NSW
-7.0   17.2 OMEO Upper NE VIC
-6.9   20.8 YASS (LINTON HOSTEL) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.8   22.4 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC

-7.9 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-0.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
0.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
2.1 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS
2.7 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS

-12.5   -7.9 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-7.9   10.5 GOONDIWINDI AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
-5.5   3.6 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
-4.8   3.8 GROVE RESEARCH STATION Southeast TAS
-4.5   17.9 NYANG STATION W Gascoyne 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.

99.0 BLACK POINT N Rivers NT
79.4 POINT STUART N Rivers NT
75.0 HUMPTY DOO EVAN ROAD N Rivers NT
74.5 CAPE WILBERFORCE N Rivers NT
70.0 MORAMANA Central Highlands QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
99.0 BLACK POINT
79.4 POINT STUART
75.0 HUMPTY DOO EVAN ROAD
74.5 CAPE WILBERFORCE
67.0 TERRITORY WILDLIFE PARK
63.4 MANTON DAM
62.6 MIDDLE POINT
61.1 PELL AIRSTRIP
50.0 NGAYAWILI
50.0 ALCAN MINESITE

QUEENSLAND
    Gulf Country
60.0 SWEERS ISLAND
    Central Highlands
70.0 MORAMANA

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 32.5 -1.3 28.1 +1.7 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 26.2 -2.6 16.0 +1.2 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 18.2 -5.0 12.8 +0.3 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 27.4 -4.5 17.5 +1.0 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 31.1 -1.4 24.8 -0.5 13.4
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 40.8 +5.5 30.5 +10.4 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 29.8 +3.1 18.1 +2.7 10.4
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 22.5 -0.2 15.8 +6.0 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 32.3 +1.0 22.8 -0.5 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.3 +0.9 24.0 0.0 1.4
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.2 +0.1 21.2 +0.1 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 33.0 +2.1 14.7 -3.7 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 28.4 17.7 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 27.4 14.6 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 28.4 +2.1 19.2 +1.1 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 24.2 -0.7 19.2 +1.2 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 24.0 -1.1 19.9 +2.4 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 25.8 -1.5 18.1 +1.8 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 23.2 -1.8 18.7 +2.2 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 19.8 -6.3 17.0 +5.8 0.2
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 24.3 -5.0 20.0 +6.3 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 27.6 -2.4 18.2 +3.5 24.2
EAST SALE AIRPORT 19.9 -3.3 17.5 +6.2 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 21.3 -2.8 18.0 +5.2 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 19.6 -4.0 16.7 +4.8 0.8
BALLARAT AERODROME 21.8 -0.7 15.1 +5.7 0.6
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 22.6 +1.4 11.7 +2.9 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 17.3 -2.9 9.0 -1.7 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
9.4mm in 36 min to 19:00 15.7mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Darwin-Daly
MIDDLE POINT AWS
10.4mm in 1 hr to 20:30 10.4mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 6.3mm/h
BLACK POINT
39.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 13.0mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 11.7mm/h
74.0mm in 6 hr to 21:30 12.3mm/h
CAPE DON
15.0mm in 3 hr to 08:00 5.0mm/h
POINT STUART AWS
29.8mm in 48 min to 17:18 37.2mm/h
27.4mm in 12 min to 17:30 137.0mm/h
57.2mm in 1 hr to 17:30 57.2mm/h
127.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 42.3mm/h
68.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 68.0mm/h
132.0mm in 6 hr to 21:00 22.0mm/h
BATCHELOR AERO
30.6mm in 30 min to 14:30 61.2mm/h
36.8mm in 1 hr to 14:30 36.8mm/h
37.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 12.3mm/h
15.6mm in 56 min to 20:26 16.7mm/h
33.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 11.0mm/h
27.6mm in 1 hr 4 min to 21:30 25.9mm/h
27.8mm in 1 hr to 22:30 27.8mm/h
MCCLUER ISLAND
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 5.3mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 12:30 5.0mm/h
26.2mm in 59 min to 14:30 26.6mm/h
25.0mm in 1 hr to 15:30 25.0mm/h
41.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 13.7mm/h
9.4mm in 19 min to 16:30 29.7mm/h
21.6mm in 1 hr to 16:30 21.6mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 17:30 13.8mm/h
11.4mm in 1 hr to 18:30 11.4mm/h
59.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 19.7mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 5.0mm/h
131.0mm in * hr to 21:30 10.9mm/h
DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
10.2mm in 1 hr to 23:30 10.2mm/h
    Arnhem
MANINGRIDA
43.0mm in 6 hr to 15:30 7.2mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 6.0mm/h
MILINGIMBI
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.7mm/h
20.2mm in 1 hr to 21:30 20.2mm/h
GOVE AIRPORT
10.0mm in 30 min to 02:30 20.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 02:30 10.0mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 03:00 11.6mm/h
NGAYAWILI
11.8mm in 32 min to 13:02 22.1mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 13:30 12.6mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 22:30 15.8mm/h
GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS
12.6mm in 1 hr to 12:30 12.6mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
    Darwin-Daly
DOUGLAS RIVER
13.4mm in 1 hr to 21:00 13.4mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 5.0mm/h
BRADSHAW
13.6mm in 21 min to 20:18 38.9mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
COCONUT ISLAND
17.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.7mm/h
HORN ISLAND
15.8mm in 1 hr to 09:00 15.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 6.3mm/h
    Gulf Country
SWEERS ISLAND
60.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 10.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    South Coast
BEGA AWS
18.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 6.0mm/h
    Goulburn/Monaro
COOMA AIRPORT AWS
19.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.3mm/h
BOMBALA AWS
7.4mm in 19 min to 18:00 23.4mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 18:00 11.2mm/h
    Snowy Mtns
THREDBO AWS
20.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.7mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h
    SW Slopes S
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
KHANCOBAN AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
    Riverina E
DENILIQUIN AIRPORT AWS
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
VICTORIA
    Mallee N
MILDURA AIRPORT
10.8mm in 1 hr to 04:00 10.8mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.7mm/h
    Mallee S
SWAN HILL AERODROME
10.0mm in 1 hr to 05:30 10.0mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.3mm/h
    Upper North
YARRAWONGA
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h
    Lower NE
RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH
17.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.7mm/h
HUNTERS HILL
18.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.0mm/h
    E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE
22.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.3mm/h
COMBIENBAR
12.2mm in 1 hr to 17:00 12.2mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.7mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
POINT FAWCETT
35.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 11.7mm/h
CAPE WESSEL
29.0mm in 3 hr to 23:00 9.7mm/h

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Darwin-Daly
MCCLUER ISLAND : 96(280/ 76 ) at 15:30
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    NE Pastoral
OODNADATTA AIRPORT : 72(200/ 63 ) at 00:42
MARREE AERO : 85(200/ 70 ) at 02:00
ISLANDS
    Islands
NORTH RANKIN : ***(240/ 65 ) at 09:00