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No reports of significant weather

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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

44.0 PALMERVILLE S Peninsula QLD
42.9 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
42.0 CADJEBUT W Kimberley WA
41.9 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
41.5 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA

+11.4   34.0 EYRE Eucla WA
+10.0   32.9 EUCLA Eucla WA
+10.0   34.9 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+8.5   44.0 PALMERVILLE S Peninsula QLD
+7.9   34.5 BALGAIR Eucla WA
+7.9   29.5 ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH CENTRE) Adelaide/Lofty SA

27.0 WARRUWI N Rivers NT
26.8 TINDAL RAAF N Rivers NT
26.7 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
26.7 KATHERINE AVIATION MUSEUM N Rivers NT
26.3 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA

+9.1   22.6 LEONORA Goldfields WA
+7.1   20.8 WILUNA Interior WA
+5.9   20.0 THREE RIVERS E Gascoyne WA
+5.8   9.6 COOMA VISITORS CENTRE Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+5.3   15.5 JERRYS PLAINS POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW

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

7.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
9.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
9.6 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
10.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
11.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC

-7.3   20.6 DALBY AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
-7.0   27.9 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
-6.5   12.2 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA
-6.3   12.3 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
-5.7   22.7 GYMPIE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD

-0.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
0.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
0.3 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
0.4 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
0.8 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION N Coast TAS

-7.7   5.3 GATTON QDPI RESEARCH STN Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-6.4   3.4 CEDUNA AMO W Agricultural SA
-5.9   8.2 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
-5.8   3.5 PHILLIP ISLAND PENGUIN RESERVE E Central VIC
-5.4   3.4 ELLISTON (GUM VIEW) W Agricultural SA

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.

74.8 ROCK VALLEY (LEYCESTER CREEK) North Coast NSW
56.9 GLENREAGH POST OFFICE MidNorth Coast N NSW
55.0 RIPLEY ALERT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
50.0 BAJOOL POST OFFICE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
45.2 LONG FLAT POST OFFICE MidNorth Coast S NSW

QUEENSLAND
    Wide Bay/Burnett
50.0 BAJOOL POST OFFICE
    Brisbane/SE Coast
55.0 RIPLEY ALERT

NEW SOUTH WALES
    North Coast
74.8 ROCK VALLEY (LEYCESTER CREEK)
    MidNorth Coast N
56.9 GLENREAGH POST OFFICE
    MidNorth Coast S
45.2 LONG FLAT POST OFFICE

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 31.3 -1.5 22.0 -0.3 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 13.6 -5.1 11.1 +2.1 1.2
PERTH AIRPORT 20.1 -2.3 8.1 -2.1 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 32.4 +6.8 14.8 +3.9 0.2
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.1 +1.0 25.7 +0.7 1.2
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 31.8 +1.0 10.8 -3.9 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 26.4 +4.8 8.4 -3.0 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 22.0 +4.2 3.1 -4.0 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 30.3 +0.8 21.9 +1.3 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.4 -1.0 20.4 -0.3 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 28.4 -1.2 17.6 +0.7 2.6
AMBERLEY AMO 23.2 -4.4 14.9 +1.5 14.2
BRISBANE AERO 23.0 16.0 0.4
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 17.5 8.3 2.2
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.5 0.0 13.3 -0.5 3.2
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 19.8 -2.3 17.0 +3.1 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 19.4 -2.6 15.5 +2.0 1.4
PROSPECT DAM 21.9 -1.6 14.4 +2.3 0.2
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 19.5 -2.5 13.0 +0.4 1.3
CANBERRA AIRPORT 20.8 +1.6 9.4 +3.4 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.7 +2.5 5.8 -1.9 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 27.1 +3.4 7.1 -2.6 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 19.5 +0.4 4.8 -2.8 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 23.1 +3.5 8.5 -0.9 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 21.6 +2.6 5.0 -3.2 0.2
BALLARAT AERODROME 20.0 +3.5 3.6 -2.6 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 18.0 +1.6 5.9 +0.3 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 21.1 +4.2 10.1 +2.4 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.
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Darwin-Daly
BRADSHAW
5.6mm in 13 min to 19:10 25.8mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Gulf Country
JULIA CREEK AIRPORT
1.4mm in 1 min to 14:32 84.0mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    Gulf Country
JULIA CREEK AIRPORT : 89(170/ 65 ) at 14:32
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 87(310/ 69 ) at 11:28
HARTZ MOUNTAIN(KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 102(270/ 61 ) at 05:27