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Noteworthy synoptic observations for Saturday, 15 February 2003 local
prepared 1313 EST, 18/09/03
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Max Var Min Var Grs Min Rainfall Station Mth/ Date Time local Cloud amounts & types Wind Temp Dew Pt Rel Hum Pressure Weather Description Vis Comments
° C ° C ° C ° C ° C mm/ hr mm/ hr       Tot Cov Low Cloud(base m x 100) Mid High Dir °/ km/h ° C ° C % hPa/ 3hr tendency Pre- sent Past km  
Western Australia
001 Kimberley - north
30.0 -2.4 26.0 +0.9 - 3/24 - KURI BAY 0215 0900 3/N - 230/09 28.5 25.1 82 1007.41.0 18.0 nil
31.0 -1.4 - - - - - KURI BAY 0215 1500 3/W - 230/18 29.5 24.5 75 1004.01.4 15.0 nil
- - - - - - - WYNDHAM 0215 1800 3/- - - 360/05 29.1 25.6 81 1002.80.0 40.0 -
002 Kimberley - east
- - - - - - 8/3 ARGYLE AERODROME 0215 0000 - - - - Calm 23.8 23.4 98 1006.11.0 - - - -
32.0 - 23.1 - - 31/24 - ARGYLE AERODROME 0215 0900 - - - - 110/05 27.1 23.9 83 1006.90.8 - - - -
31.0 - - - - 8/6 8/3 ARGYLE AERODROME 0215 1500 - - - - 100/09 31.3 23.3 63 1002.02.2 - - - -
- - - - - - 1/12 WARMUN 0215 0600 -/- - 270/02 24.5 23.3 93 1005.2 10.0 -
30.0 -6.0 23.0 -1.3 - 46/24 0.6/3 WARMUN 0215 0900 1/N - 360/02 25.9 24.6 93 1006.4 10.0 -
- - - - - - - WARMUN 0215 1800 3/- - 130/02 28.6 24.1 77 1002.4 15.0 -
003 Kimberley - west
- - - - - - - BROOME AIRPORT 0215 1800 3/S 330/15 30.6 23.3 65 1004.1 15.0 -
34.6 +1.7 - - - Tr/6 Tr/3 BROOME AIRPORT 0215 2100 6/NW 310/09 30.2 26.3 80 1006.01.9 20.0 -
- - - - - - - CYGNET BAY 0215 1200 6/- 270/05 33.7 25.3 62 1005.02.1 20.0 thunder heard.
35.0 +2.1 - - - - - CYGNET BAY 0215 1500 10/S 290/09 32.9 23.9 59 1003.61.4 20.0 -
- - - - - - 14/3 WEST ROEBUCK 0215 1800 - - - - 320/11 27.9 - - - - - - -
004 Pilbara - De Grey
36.0 +0.6 - - - - - MANDORA 0215 1500 15/SE 320/09 35.5 27.9 65 1002.52.0 20.0 -
008 Central West
27.0 -8.5 - - - - - CARNAMAH 0215 1500 -/- - - 250/04 26.8 18.6 61 - 20.0 15022003
25.0 -9.2 - - - Tr/6 - KALBARRI 0215 1500 6/SW - - 220/05 23.9 19.4 76 1007.4 50.0 -
27.0 -9.1 - - - - - MORAWA 0215 1500 -/W - 230/04 27.0 18.5 60 - 30.0 -
011 Eucla
- - - - - - 4/9 BALGAIR 0215 0000 10/NW 050/15 25.5 19.8 71 1006.3 20.0 -
41.0 +9.4 - - - - - BALGAIR 0215 1500 10/NW - 340/11 40.0 15.7 24 1001.6 20.0 -
39.0 +12.6 20.0 +3.9 18 - - EYRE 0215 0900 -/- 130/11 24.9 18.8 69 1008.71.2 30.0 lightning to west 20.00 14/2
27.0 +0.6 - - - - - EYRE 0215 1500 10/SE - 130/37 25.7 19.5 69 1005.42.0 30.0 Thunder to the south at1300hr
013 Northeast interior
- - - - - - - CARNEGIE 0215 0600 -/- - Calm 23.8 20.1 80 1004.2 50.0 /
Northern Territory
014 Northern Rivers
31.0 - 24.0 - - 27/24 - BATCHELOR AERO 0215 0900 - - - - 040/13 28.3 27.5 95 1008.11.5 - - - -
30.0 -0.9 - - - 41/6 41/6 BLACK POINT 0215 1500 -/- - - 270/17 26.1 26.1 100 1007.22.1 2.0 -
- - - - - 33/24 - CAPE DON 0215 0900 - - - - 320/09 28.7 - - 1008.91.8 - - - -
- - - - - 0.2/6 0.2/6 CHANNEL POINT 0215 0300 3/N Calm 26.4 24.4 89 1005.42.0 30.0 Lightening visible to the E.
31.0 - 24.0 - 25 39/24 6/6 CHANNEL POINT 0215 0900 3/N - 050/09 26.7 25.1 91 1007.51.3 30.0 Thunder heard to the N.E. of station.
28.0 - - - - 13/6 13/6 CHANNEL POINT 0215 1500 3/NW - 310/15 27.8 25.2 86 1005.22.7 20.0 Wind gusts to 15kts, stronger in the Channel.
- - 24.9 +0.2 - - 19/3 DARWIN AIRPORT 0215 1200 3/NW 020/05 26.0 24.8 93 1008.00.4 15.0 -
28.0 -3.4 - - - 40/6 21/3 DARWIN AIRPORT 0215 1500 3/NW - 250/08 25.3 24.7 96 1006.11.9 9.0 -
- - - - - - 2/3 DARWIN AIRPORT 0215 1800 3/W - 290/18 26.2 24.2 89 1005.40.7 12.0 -
- - 24.9 - - - 16/3 DARWIN AIRPORT COMPARISON 0215 1200 - - - - -/- 26.2 25.0 93 1007.80.5 - - - -
29.0 - - - - 44/6 28/3 DARWIN AIRPORT COMPARISON 0215 1500 - - - - -/- 25.4 24.8 96 1005.82.0 - - - -
31.0 - - - - 9/6 9/3 DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE 0215 1500 - - - - 030/15 25.3 23.2 88 1003.62.3 - - - HR005
- - 25.6 - - - 16/3 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS 0215 1200 - - - - 270/18 27.8 - - 1007.30.1 - - - HR992
29.0 - - - - 28/6 12/3 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS 0215 1500 - - - - 270/18 27.3 - - 1005.02.3 - - - HR011
33.0 +1.6 - - - 3/6 3/3 GOVE AIRPORT 0215 1500 6/NW 330/17 29.6 24.3 73 1006.41.7 40.0 -
- - - - - - 18/3 GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS 0215 1800 - - - - 140/05 26.8 25.4 92 1005.90.1 - - - -
- - - - - 18/6 - GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS 0215 2100 - - - - 360/04 27.6 25.5 88 1007.81.9 - - - -
32.0 -2.2 24.0 +0.0 23 38/24 36/18 KATHERINE AVIATION MUSEUM 0215 0900 6/- - 050/02 28.0 24.6 82 - 10.0 24 hr rainfall 1500 14/2 2.6mm 0900 15/2 35.8mm To
32.0 -2.2 - - - 10/6 10/6 KATHERINE AVIATION MUSEUM 0215 1500 6/- - 360/04 25.1 24.1 94 - 5.0 -
29.5 - - - - - 10/3 LAJAMANU 0215 0000 - - - - 090/18 23.2 22.7 97 1007.80.3 - - - HR005
- - - - - 15/6 5/3 LAJAMANU 0215 0300 - - - - 050/18 22.8 22.3 97 1005.42.3 - - - -
29.0 - 23.0 - - 41/24 - LAJAMANU 0215 0900 - - - - 080/15 23.9 23.4 97 1007.41.4 - - - -
- - 22.7 - - - 20/3 LAJAMANU 0215 1200 - - - - Calm 23.5 23.0 97 1006.80.6 - - - HR001
29.0 - - - - 20/6 - LAJAMANU 0215 1500 - - - - 030/17 28.1 21.6 68 1003.63.1 - - - -
33.0 -1.5 24.0 +0.2 24 25/24 - LARRIMAH 0215 0900 3/NE - - 050/08 25.7 24.4 93 1009.42.1 45.0 -
- - - - - 21/6 21/6 LARRIMAH 0215 2100 -/N - 360/05 24.5 23.8 96 1006.41.1 40.0 -
32.0 -0.9 24.0 +0.2 25 15/24 10/3 MANGO FARM 0215 0900 1/SE - Calm 25.5 24.8 96 1008.41.7 15.0 -
- - - - - - - MANGO FARM 0215 1200 2/W - - 270/37 26.5 23.0 81 1008.20.0 20.0 -
29.0 -3.9 - - - 10/6 10/3 MANGO FARM 0215 1500 1/N - - 360/09 24.6 23.7 95 1005.03.2 30.0 -
33.0 +1.2 24.0 -0.6 - 21/24 11/3 MANINGRIDA 0215 0900 6/- - Calm 26.0 25.4 97 1009.20.9 10.0 -
32.0 - 25.0 - - 28/24 5/3 MCCLUER ISLAND 0215 0900 - - - - 290/22 27.9 25.4 86 1009.02.0 - - - HR005
- - 25.3 - - - 8/3 MCCLUER ISLAND 0215 1200 - - - - 320/37 27.6 23.8 80 1008.80.2 - - - HR994
29.0 - - - - 14/6 9/3 MIDDLE POINT AWS 0215 1500 - - - - 340/17 24.4 23.4 94 1006.02.2 - - - HR004
- - - - - - 8/3 NGAYAWILI 0215 1800 - - - - 300/18 28.3 25.0 82 1006.10.2 - - - HR005
33.0 +1.8 25.0 +0.8 25 35/24 12/12 PIRLANGIMPI 0215 0900 6/- - 230/04 30.0 23.3 67 1008.21.4 40.0 -
31.0 -0.2 - - - 33/6 33/6 PIRLANGIMPI 0215 1500 3/- - Calm 26.5 24.3 88 1006.81.5 40.0 -
30.0 - 23.0 - - 46/24 34/3 PORT KEATS AERO 0215 0900 - - - - 040/09 24.7 23.9 95 1006.21.3 - - - HR998
- - - - - 39/6 32/3 PORT KEATS AERO 0215 2100 - - - - 330/21 26.2 25.5 96 1005.22.2 - - - HR028
31.0 -4.0 25.0 +0.3 25 47/24 0.6/3 TIMBER CREEK 0215 0900 3/NE - 020/02 27.3 24.9 87 1006.61.2 30.0 -
33.0 - - - - 18/6 18/3 TINDAL RAAF 0215 1500 - - - - 330/13 24.6 23.9 96 1004.82.0 - - 8.0 -
31.0 -4.6 24.0 -0.2 - 26/24 1/3 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS 0215 0900 3/N - - 060/09 26.2 24.8 92 1007.71.3 20.0 HR001
32.0 -3.6 - - - 9/6 9/3 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS 0215 1500 6/N - - 030/15 27.1 24.0 83 1003.62.6 20.0 HR008
- - - - - 20/6 16/3 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS 0215 2100 - - - - 040/09 25.3 24.9 98 1004.81.5 - - - HR007
- - - - - 70/12 70/12 WAVE HILL 0215 0300 1/- - - 050/04 23.8 23.8 100 1005.82.0 20.0 -
32.0 -4.0 23.0 -0.8 22 77/24 3/3 WAVE HILL 0215 0900 1/NE - - 020/15 24.8 24.8 100 1007.71.6 20.0 -
- - - - - - - WOLLOGORANG 0215 1200 6/NE - 360/05 33.1 24.3 60 1008.52.0 50.0 -
33.0 -1.4 - - - 26/6 26/3 WOLLOGORANG 0215 1500 6/- - - 200/02 25.4 24.8 96 1007.60.9 10.0 -
- - - - - - 0.6/3 WOLLOGORANG 0215 1800 6/E - - 070/02 26.4 25.0 92 1006.11.5 50.0 -
015 Northern Plateau--Barkly/Alice Spgs
26.0 -10.7 - - - 13/6 13/6 ALI CURUNG 0215 1500 6/- 180/02 25.0 23.0 89 1006.92.3 30.0 -
30.0 - - - - 10/6 10/3 ARLTUNGA 0215 1500 6/N - - 180/09 21.0 21.0 100 1007.22.0 40.0 unable to read 10cm and 20cm ground thermos due to
33.0 -3.6 23.0 -0.8 19 129/24 127/18 ELLIOTT 0215 0900 -/- - Calm 25.0 24.3 96 1009.41.7 40.0 -
27.0 -9.6 - - - 0.2/6 0.2/3 JERVOIS 0215 1500 - - - 210/11 26.9 18.6 60 1007.63.2 20.0 -
33.9 -1.8 - - - - 14/3 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT 0215 0000 - - - - 090/18 23.7 22.6 94 1009.01.6 - - - -
- - - - - 52/6 38/3 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT 0215 0300 - - - - 130/15 21.4 21.0 98 1008.60.4 - - - -
- - - - - - 8/3 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT 0215 0600 1/SE - 130/11 22.2 21.8 98 1008.10.5 20.0 -
34.0 -1.7 21.0 -3.6 21 63/24 - TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT 0215 0900 1/SE - 100/09 23.8 22.8 94 1009.71.6 20.0 -
- - - - - 27/6 27/3 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT 0215 2100 - - - - 090/18 23.1 22.6 97 1007.22.7 - - - -
27.0 -8.1 19.0 -3.1 14 2/24 - YUENDUMU 0215 0900 -/- - 050/18 23.6 16.6 65 1008.40.5 50.0 SW
South Australia
016 Northwest Pastoral
41.0 +5.5 30.0 +8.8 - - - ANDAMOOKA 0215 0900 -/W - 230/15 30.8 8.3 25 - 50.0 -
- - - - - - - MARLA POLICE STATION 0215 1800 6/NW 020/11 32.3 17.3 41 1005.50.9 20.0 -
40.0 +6.4 28.0 +8.7 28 - - WOOMERA AERODROME 0215 0900 25/W - 260/24 27.7 10.9 35 1011.62.4 40.0 -
- - 27.6 +8.3 - - - WOOMERA AERODROME 0215 1200 25/N - 280/21 35.2 10.3 22 1010.90.6 30.0 -
018 Western Agricultural
41.4 +13.2 - - - - - CEDUNA AMO 0215 0000 - - - - Calm 22.3 17.1 72 1013.21.5 - - - -
41.0 +12.8 21.0 +5.9 20 0.4/24 - CEDUNA AMO 0215 0900 25/NW 250/05 23.8 16.3 63 1011.61.8 35.0 -
41.0 +9.7 22.0 +6.9 24 - - ELLISTON (GUM VIEW) 0215 0900 -/- - 130/17 24.9 13.5 49 - 25.0 -
41.0 +8.7 24.0 +9.7 24 - - KYANCUTTA 0215 0900 -/W - 130/04 24.7 16.6 61 1011.82.1 50.0 -
41.0 +11.9 21.0 +5.0 - 0.2/24 0.2/18 STREAKY BAY 0215 0900 -/W - 130/09 24.9 14.9 54 1011.41.8 35.0 -
Queensland
027 Peninsula - north
- - 25.8 - - - 19/3 HORN ISLAND 0215 1200 - - - - 290/11 25.7 23.4 87 1009.90.1 - - - HR019
31.0 - - - - 28/6 8/3 HORN ISLAND 0215 1500 - - - - 340/11 30.3 24.0 69 1006.73.2 - - - HR992
- - - - - - 6/3 WEIPA AERO 0215 1800 3/E - 020/09 26.1 24.5 91 1006.6 12.0 -
028 Peninsula - south
34.0 +1.5 - - - - - MUSGRAVE 0215 1500 6/- - - 360/18 27.6 23.8 80 1007.12.1 20.0 -
029 Gulf Country
32.0 -3.2 20.0 -3.5 23 13/24 - MOUNT ISA AERO 0215 0900 6/NE - 300/08 24.8 22.5 87 1011.2 30.0 -
- - 20.0 -3.5 - - 0.2/3 MOUNT ISA AERO 0215 1200 3/NE 020/24 26.6 21.9 75 1010.90.3 30.0 -
031 North Coast - Barron
- - - - - 26/6 26/3 COOKTOWN AIRPORT 0215 0300 6/E - - 300/02 25.1 24.7 98 1008.52.2 20.0 -
32.0 - 25.0 - - 29/24 - COOKTOWN AIRPORT 0215 0900 6/E - 090/18 30.1 25.2 75 1010.91.6 40.0 -
035 Central Highlands
35.0 +1.2 21.0 +0.5 - 2/24 2/24 ROLLESTON METEOR ST 0215 0900 3/E - 090/18 27.0 21.5 72 1015.51.4 50.0 -
036 Central West
- - - - - 9/6 9/3 LONGREACH AERO 0215 2100 10/- - 170/18 24.7 21.1 80 1010.63.0 10.0 -
038 Channel Country
- - - - - - 31/3 BOULIA AIRPORT 0215 1800 -/- - 020/18 22.6 22.6 100 1010.63.2 1.0 -
- - - - - 38/6 7/3 BOULIA AIRPORT 0215 2100 -/- - 160/15 23.7 23.3 98 1009.80.8 10.0 rainfall for 1800 was 31.2mm. not sure if it was s
- - - - - 21/6 21/3 WINDORAH POST OFFICE 0215 2100 -/W - 110/18 25.2 21.6 80 1009.32.6 50.0 -
039 South Coast - Curtis
35.0 +1.5 22.0 +1.1 - 6/24 6/18 BARALABA POST OFFICE 0215 0900 6/E - 050/02 27.5 19.9 63 - 50.0 -
045 Far Southwest
38.0 +2.5 - - - - - QUILPIE AIRPORT 0215 1500 10/- - 360/09 37.6 16.9 30 1007.13.0 50.0 -
- - - - - - - QUILPIE AIRPORT 0215 2100 6/- - 340/02 31.2 17.6 44 1009.02.2 50.0 -
- - - - - - - THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT 0215 2100 6/W - - 090/18 29.4 17.8 50 1011.14.9 5.0 -
New South Wales
046 Upper Western - Far Northwest
- - - - - - 10/3 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE 0215 1800 15/NW - 050/09 28.9 18.7 54 - 50.0 -
- - - - - 10/6 0.2/3 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE 0215 2100 15/NW - - 310/09 28.1 18.5 56 - 50.0 -
048 Upper Western - Upper Darling
- - - - - - - COBAR MO 0215 1800 25/NW 010/24 35.1 8.7 20 1007.01.6 40.0 -
051 Central Western Plains - north
38.0 +4.1 23.0 +4.4 - - - COONAMBLE COMPARISON 0215 0900 -/W - 020/24 27.8 18.3 56 - 40.0 -
37.0 +3.1 - - - - - COONAMBLE COMPARISON 0215 1500 15/- 360/28 36.5 17.2 32 - 50.0 -
40.0 +6.8 27.0 +8.0 - - - NYNGAN AIRPORT 0215 0900 -/W - 050/17 29.0 16.2 46 - 50.0 -
- - - - - 1/6 1/6 NYNGAN AIRPORT 0215 2100 -/- - 180/08 27.5 18.5 58 - 50.0 -
055 Northwest Slopes - south
29.0 +2.6 14.0 +1.7 - 7/24 7/24 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) 0215 0900 - - - Calm 20.6 15.6 73 - 40.0 -
056 Northern Tablelands - west
26.0 +3.2 12.0 +0.5 - 5/24 5/18 GUYRA HOSPITAL 0215 0900 - - - 050/02 16.7 13.5 81 - 20.0 -
062 Central Tablelands - north
35.0 +5.4 - - - 0.2/6 0.2/6 GULGONG POST OFFICE 0215 1500 15/- - - 360/05 30.2 12.7 34 - 30.0 -
063 Central Tablelands - south
- - - - - 8/6 8/3 BATHURST AIRPORT AWS 0215 2100 - - - - 030/24 20.4 18.0 86 1012.72.5 - - - HR001
29.0 +6.7 - - - Tr/6 Tr/3 KATOOMBA (NARROW NECK RD) 0215 1500 3/SW - Calm 24.7 17.0 62 - 30.0 -
- - - - - - 1/3 KATOOMBA (NARROW NECK RD) 0215 1800 3/SW - - Calm 20.9 14.4 66 - 10.0 -
064 Central Western Slopes - north
- - - - - - - COONABARABRAN (NAMOI STREET) 0215 1800 6/NW - 110/09 27.3 16.2 51 1009.70.8 50.0 -
36.0 +5.3 - - - 7/6 7/6 DUNEDOO POST OFFICE 0215 1500 10/W - - 090/17 29.5 16.4 45 - 50.0 -
065 Central Western Slopes - south
- - - - - - 1/3 COWRA AIRPORT 0215 1800 6/W - 340/15 29.4 20.4 58 - 15.0 -
- - - - - 12/6 12/6 PARKES (MACARTHUR STREET) 0215 2100 10/- - - 340/17 26.6 16.4 54 - 50.0 -
066 Sydney Metropolitan - east
- - - - - - 0.4/3 SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 0215 1800 10/NW -/- 24.1 19.6 76 1011.11.0 20.0 -
- - - - - - 0.4/3 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 0215 1800 10/NW 030/48 25.1 20.0 73 1010.71.3 20.0 -
068 Illawarra
32.0 +7.5 - - - - - BOWRAL (PARRY DRIVE) 0215 1500 15/SW - - 050/09 28.1 15.3 46 - 10.0 -
- - - - - - 5/3 BOWRAL (PARRY DRIVE) 0215 1800 20/W - Calm 21.8 18.7 83 - 50.0 -
- - - - - - 8/3 MOSS VALE AWS 0215 1800 - - - - 060/22 20.5 17.9 85 1010.90.4 - - - HR003
069 South Coast
- - - - - - Tr/3 MORUYA HEADS PILOT STATION 0215 1800 10/W - - 050/41 23.5 20.4 83 1008.40.4 8.0 -
070 Southern Tablelands - Glburn/Monaro
- - - - - - - CANBERRA AIRPORT 0215 1800 20/NW 350/24 32.3 6.5 20 1008.12.0 30.0 -
35.0 +8.6 - - - - - GOULBURN (PROGRESS ST) 0215 1500 10/W - - 270/22 32.9 12.4 29 - 50.0 -
073 Southwest Slopes - north
37.0 +8.3 20.0 +4.5 - - - BURRINJUCK DAM 0215 0900 - - - 050/02 25.5 17.5 61 - 45.0 mostly fine & warm. elev - 326.77m, d/s - 2.06m, c
Tasmania
094 Southeast
- - 11.4 +0.4 - - - MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE 0215 1200 1/NW 320/31 13.1 10.6 85 1015.50.1 0.0 Man Wind W 15 kts