Wednesday 03 MAR 2004

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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 any month
Northern Territory:
014932 TINDAL RAAF 116.2 (107.7, 11)
Highest daily rainfall for March
Northern Territory:
014507 ALYANGULA POLICE 191.6 (133.8, 27)
014932 TINDAL RAAF 116.2 (72.2, 11)
Highest daily maximum temperature for March
South Australia:
018106 NULLARBOR 43.0 (42.0, 17)

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 22:17EST, 27/10/2004.

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

43.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
42.3 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
42.2 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
41.6 MARREE NE Pastoral SA
41.6 PORT AUGUSTA AERO W Agricultural SA

+17.0   37.6 CAPE NORTHUMBERLAND Lower SE SA
+16.8   40.7 ELLISTON W Agricultural SA
+16.4   43.0 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+15.6   42.2 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
+14.2   40.0 PRICE Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+14.2   40.2 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA

30.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
28.0 WULUNGURRU N Plateau NT
27.6 KURI BAY N Kimberley WA
27.5 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA

+10.2   24.5 MAITLAND Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+9.0   26.8 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
+8.3   27.5 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+8.3   23.0 STREAKY BAY W Agricultural SA
+7.6   22.2 CLEVE W Agricultural SA
+7.6   23.5 PORT PIRIE BHAS Lower North SA

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

16.6 NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS C Tablelands N NSW
17.0 DORRIGO (OLD CORAMBA RD) MidNorth Coast N NSW
17.2 KATOOMBA (NARROW NECK RD) C Tablelands S NSW
17.3 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
17.5 ESPERANCE AERO Lower West WA

-9.9   17.3 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-9.2   19.5 NORSEMAN Goldfields WA
-8.6   22.0 SOUTHERN CROSS Goldfields WA
-7.8   25.0 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
-7.3   30.4 MARDIE W Pilbara WA

-0.7 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
0.9 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
1.2 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
2.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
3.0 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW

-7.0   5.5 CRANBOURNE BOTANIC GARDENS E Central VIC
-6.6   5.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-5.2   5.5 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA
-5.2   7.6 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA
-5.2   4.7 STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS

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.

192.0 DEERAL N Coast--Barron QLD
182.6 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
174.0 HAMERSLEY W Pilbara WA
167.0 GRAHAM RANGE N Coast--Barron QLD
161.0 BABINDA POST OFFICE N Coast--Barron QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    W Pilbara
174.0 HAMERSLEY
142.4 TOM PRICE
125.5 DAMPIER SALT
65.0 CHEELA PLAINS
62.4 WITTENOOM
55.8 MILLSTREAM
52.6 MULGA DOWNS
    E Gascoyne
124.6 PARABURDOO AERO
62.6 MININER
56.6 TANGADEE
56.0 MURCHISON DOWNS
    Central West
98.0 WANARRA

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
134.6 CUTTA CUTTA
125.8 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
117.4 NITMILUK RANGERS
116.2 TINDAL RAAF
111.6 UPPER SEVENTEEN MILE CREEK
109.6 CHANNEL POINT
104.2 TANDANGLE HILL
103.8 NITMILUK RIDGE
100.0 DUM IN MIRRIE
82.6 MARANBOY HILL
78.0 LEADERS CREEK
78.0 LARRAKEYAH
74.8 KATHERINE AVIATION MUSEUM
74.0 BESWICK
74.0 SHOAL BAY
73.0 PORT KEATS AERO
71.0 FORT HILL WHARF
70.0 LEANYER
69.2 KARAMA
66.8 KATHERINE RESEARCH FARM
65.2 YEURALBA RIDGE
62.0 MARLOW'S LAGOON
61.4 FLORINA
61.0 RANKIN POINT
58.6 KATHERINE COUNCIL
56.0 WEST WATERHOUSE
53.0 THORAK CEMETERY
50.0 BERRIMAH RESEARCH FARM

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
53.0 PICCANINNY PLAINS STATION
    S Peninsula
68.0 MUSGRAVE
    N Coast--Barron
192.0 DEERAL
182.6 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
167.0 GRAHAM RANGE
161.0 BABINDA POST OFFICE
159.0 HAPPY VALLEY
154.5 BABINDA SUGAR MILL
150.0 WHYANBEEL VALLEY
145.0 DAINTREE TEA
144.0 MT SOPHIA
133.0 TREE HOUSE CREEK
130.0 BELLENDEN KER BOTTOM STN
129.0 CAIRNS SEVERIN ST
120.0 TOPAZ ALERT
119.0 MOSSMAN CENTRAL MILL
118.0 TOPAZ TOWALLA RD
104.2 CAPE TRIBULATION STORE
100.2 CAIRNS AERO
98.0 TAMARIND GDNS RENNEL CL
97.2 MOSSMAN SOUTH ALCHERA DRIVE
96.0 DAINTREE VILLAGE
96.0 COPPERLODE DAM ALERT
95.0 KURANDA HILLTOP
93.0 KURANDA RAILWAY STATION
89.0 MERINGA SUGAR EXP STN
87.0 BARTLE VIEW ALERT
80.5 MULGRAVE MILL
77.0 PORT DOUGLAS - FOUR MILE BEACH
73.0 SUTTIES CREEK ALERT
64.0 MILLAA MILLAA ALERT
62.0 GREENHAVEN ALERT
60.4 MALANDA POST OFFICE
58.0 MALANDA ALERT
53.0 CHILVERTON
50.0 YUNGABURRA POST OFFICE
    N Coast--Herbert
123.0 RUSSELL RIVER
114.0 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
114.0 TUNG OIL ALERT
109.0 MARCO STREET ALERT
103.0 TUNG OIL TM
97.0 CENTRAL MILL TM
84.0 NERADA ALERT
80.0 CORSIS ALERT
74.0 CRAWFORDS LOOKOUT ALERT
72.0 JARRA CREEK TM
65.0 MENAVALE ALERT
64.6 JAPOONVALE WARRAKIN RD
63.0 DARADGEE
58.0 EL ARISH POST OFFICE
51.0 ABERGOWRIE ALERT
    Wide Bay/Burnett
52.0 BARGARA POST OFFICE
    Darling Downs E
81.4 MOYOLA

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 31.9 -2.1 27.0 +1.6 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 28.5 -1.0 12.2 -3.6 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 21.9 -2.2 9.2 -4.2 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 22.9 -6.6 19.5 +3.5 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 30.6 -1.3 22.7 -1.8 37.8
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 35.6 +3.0 20.9 +3.6 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 40.2 +14.2 18.4 +3.3 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 36.9 +13.9 11.3 +0.9 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 28.5 -2.0 23.6 +0.6 100.2
TOWNSVILLE AERO 32.7 +2.1 24.6 +1.8 2.8
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 31.8 +1.4 20.1 -0.6 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 26.9 19.0 1.0
AMBERLEY AMO 28.2 -1.2 18.3 +0.5 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 18.0 10.7 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.7 -1.2 17.9 -0.2 0.6
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 23.1 -1.6 17.3 -0.9 0.6
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 25.5 +0.8 18.3 +0.8 1.0
PROSPECT DAM 24.6 -1.5 14.6 -1.5 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 23.3 -1.2 15.7 -1.1 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 28.0 +3.6 9.3 -1.4 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 32.0 +4.5 13.1 -0.3 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 36.9 +8.7 17.7 +3.9 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 32.6 +9.2 10.1 -1.4 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 33.4 +9.6 14.9 +1.8 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 34.4 +10.9 13.5 +1.0 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 31.6 +9.5 14.0 +4.1 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 25.2 +4.2 10.5 +1.6 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 26.0 +5.9 11.0 +0.2 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
6.6mm in 33 min to 16:33 12.0mm/h
8.0mm in 9 min to 16:42 53.3mm/h
18.8mm in 1 hr to 17:00 18.8mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.3mm/h
WYNDHAM
17.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.7mm/h
MOUNT ELIZABETH
22.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 7.3mm/h
    E Kimberley
KUNUNURRA AERO
11.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 11.0mm/h
ARGYLE AERODROME
10.8mm in 1 hr to 21:00 10.8mm/h
    E Gascoyne
THREE RIVERS
19.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 6.3mm/h
PARABURDOO AERO
17.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.7mm/h
    Goldfields
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 15:30 16.4mm/h
SALMON GUMS RES.STN.
12.8mm in 1 hr to 04:00 12.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.3mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
DARWIN AIRPORT
11.0mm in 1 hr to 01:30 11.0mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 6.3mm/h
DARWIN AIRPORT COMPARISON
19.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 6.3mm/h
CHANNEL POINT
78.0mm in 6 hr to 03:30 13.0mm/h
POINT STUART AWS
20.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.7mm/h
BATCHELOR AERO
11.2mm in 1 hr to 00:30 11.2mm/h
DUM IN MIRRIE AWS
40.6mm in 1 hr to 01:30 40.6mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 02:30 15.6mm/h
24.6mm in 1 hr to 03:30 24.6mm/h
60.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 20.0mm/h
6.4mm in 15 min to 03:45 25.6mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 04:30 11.2mm/h
36.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 12.0mm/h
CENTRE ISLAND
1.8mm in 1 min to 10:21 108.0mm/h
23.4mm in 30 min to 10:51 46.8mm/h
41.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 13.7mm/h
TINDAL RAAF
27.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 9.0mm/h
MANGO FARM
22.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 7.3mm/h
PORT KEATS AERO
17.4mm in 1 hr to 00:30 17.4mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 03:30 7.0mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 06:30 10.6mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 06:30 6.0mm/h
13.8mm in 1 hr to 07:30 13.8mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 09:30 10.3mm/h
BRADSHAW
16.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
WEIPA AERO
19.0mm in 16 min to 16:46 71.2mm/h
28.6mm in 14 min to 17:00 122.6mm/h
49.0mm in 1 hr to 17:00 49.0mm/h
24.0mm in 20 min to 17:20 72.0mm/h
8.6mm in 10 min to 17:30 51.6mm/h
80.2mm in 1 hr to 17:30 80.2mm/h
5.6mm in 12 min to 17:42 28.0mm/h
40.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 40.6mm/h
90.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 30.0mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 18:30 12.6mm/h
    S Peninsula
LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
15.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 15.4mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 8.3mm/h
19.4mm in 1 hr to 23:00 19.4mm/h
    N Coast--Barron
CAIRNS AERO
19.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.3mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 01:00 10.2mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 01:30 11.6mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 02:00 10.2mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.3mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 5.0mm/h
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
28.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 9.3mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 01:00 11.2mm/h
30.8mm in 1 hr to 02:00 30.8mm/h
20.6mm in 53 min to 02:53 23.3mm/h
64.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 21.3mm/h
    N Coast--Herbert
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
6.0mm in 31 min to 05:31 11.6mm/h
20.2mm in 29 min to 06:00 41.8mm/h
26.2mm in 1 hr to 06:00 26.2mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 9.7mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
WILLIS ISLAND
25.6mm in 1 hr 24 min to 07:17 18.3mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 8.3mm/h
POINT FAWCETT
10.4mm in 58 min to 09:30 10.8mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 09:30 10.4mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    N Coast--Barron
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE : 82(150/ 63 ) at 18:35
GREEN ISLAND : 78(130/ 65 ) at 09:29
    Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT : 91(130/ 63 ) at 20:08
    Wide Bay/Burnett
HERON ISLAND RES STN : 80(140/ 63 ) at 17:51
RUNDLE ISLAND : 91(140/ 82 ) at 16:48
    Brisbane/SE Coast
CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE : 93(140/ 70 ) at 09:03
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE : 82(150/ 69 ) at 15:00
ISLANDS
    Islands
WILLIS ISLAND : 76(100/ 67 ) at 14:59