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Noteworthy synoptic observations for Tuesday, 8 April 2003 local
prepared 1524 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
- - - - - - 4/15 MOUNT ELIZABETH 0408 0600 -/- - Calm 21.8 21.1 96 1011.9 10.0 -
002 Kimberley - east
35.6 +1.9 - - - - - HALLS CREEK AIRPORT 0408 2100 15/W - 220/09 28.5 16.1 47 1010.41.3 30.0 -
004 Pilbara - De Grey
- - - - - - - BEDOUT ISLAND 0408 0300 - - - - 330/63 21.3 20.7 96 1011.91.5 - - - -
- - - - - - - LEGENDRE ISLAND 0408 0100 - - - - 040/65 24.8 - - 1007.22.4 - - - -
- - - - - - - LEGENDRE ISLAND 0408 0300 - - - - 040/63 25.8 - - 1006.32.9 - - - -
- - - - - - - LEGENDRE ISLAND 0408 0500 - - - - 050/67 25.1 - - 1005.51.6 - - - -
- - - - - - - LEGENDRE ISLAND 0408 0600 - - - - 040/74 25.2 - - 1005.11.2 - - - -
- - - - - - - LEGENDRE ISLAND 0408 0700 - - - - 050/72 25.5 - - 1005.21.2 - - - -
- - - - - - - LEGENDRE ISLAND 0408 0800 - - - - 040/68 25.3 - - 1006.20.7 - - - -
- - - - - - - LEGENDRE ISLAND 0408 0900 - - - - 040/63 26.4 - - 1005.70.6 - - - -
- - - - - - 8/3 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT 0408 0000 20/N - 100/18 23.6 21.6 89 1011.90.3 15.0 -
30.0 -5.1 - - - 17/6 17/3 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT 0408 1500 2/NE - 010/22 25.7 24.2 91 1007.80.4 10.0 -
- - - - - - 17/6 ROEBOURNE 0408 0000 - - - 050/09 24.0 22.5 91 1009.4 10.0 -
005 Pilbara - Fortescue
29.0 - 21.6 - - 50/24 9/3 BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT 0408 0900 - - - - 140/55 23.8 23.5 98 1005.01.0 - - - -
- - - - - - 10/3 BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT 0408 1200 - - - - 190/57 24.1 23.8 98 1002.62.4 - - - -
- - 21.5 +0.6 - - 24/3 MARDIE 0408 1200 - - - - 100/41 25.5 25.4 99 1001.9 - - - -
26.0 -10.0 - - - 159/6 148/3 MARDIE 0408 1500 - - - - 180/52 23.6 23.4 99 1002.10.2 - - - -
26.1 -9.9 - - - 0.2/6 - MARDIE 0408 2100 - - - - 280/05 24.2 22.7 91 1008.42.0 - - - -
32.0 -3.0 21.0 -0.2 - 25/24 25/18 PANNAWONICA 0408 0900 3/- - - 090/18 21.0 20.5 97 - 1.0 -
22.0 -13.0 - - - 27/6 27/6 PANNAWONICA 0408 1500 1/- - - 180/18 21.4 21.4 100 - 3.0 vis is low at 3km, and wind is slightly gusty 06kt
23.0 - - - - 15/6 - TOM PRICE 0408 1500 - - - - -/- 18.5 17.7 95 - - - - -
22.0 -11.0 - - - 10/6 10/6 WITTENOOM 0408 1500 3/NW - - 130/02 21.0 19.1 89 1008.50.3 15.0 -
- - - - - - 7/3 WITTENOOM 0408 1800 3/NW - - 130/02 20.4 19.9 97 1007.21.5 1.0 -
007 Gascoyne - east
- - - - - 11/6 10/3 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT 0408 0300 - - - - 070/09 18.4 18.0 98 1011.01.5 - - 7.0 -
- - - - - - 18/3 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT 0408 0600 1/W - - 090/08 18.5 18.2 98 1011.60.5 25.0 -
21.0 -8.0 18.3 +1.3 19 34/24 0.4/3 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT 0408 0900 1/E - - 070/13 18.8 18.0 95 1012.91.3 25.0 SPURIOUS TBRG RAFL
- - - - - - 10/3 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT 0408 1200 1/- - - 200/13 17.2 16.5 96 1012.50.4 1.2 -
19.0 -10.0 - - - 19/6 9/3 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT 0408 1500 2/- - - 110/11 18.0 16.9 93 1010.91.5 15.0 -
19.9 -9.1 - - - 1/6 1/3 MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT 0408 2100 - - - - 070/24 16.4 15.2 93 1011.60.7 - - - -
27.0 - - - - 8/6 8/3 PARABURDOO AERO 0408 1500 - - - - 090/18 20.0 18.7 92 1007.21.1 - - - -
24.0 -6.2 18.0 +2.3 18 16/24 9/3 THREE RIVERS 0408 0900 -/- - 050/08 18.3 17.8 97 1013.1 10.0 -
008 Central West
29.0 +1.4 18.2 +2.8 16 - - GERALDTON AIRPORT 0408 0900 25/N - 090/28 22.6 8.5 40 1013.50.6 30.0 -
011 Eucla
21.0 -2.7 - - - 25/6 25/6 EYRE 0408 1500 3/SE - - 130/08 20.2 14.8 71 1016.40.8 25.0 -
012 Goldfields
- - - - - - - BULGA DOWNS 0408 1800 10/W - - 360/04 20.5 15.0 71 1013.0 20.0 -
- - - - - - 14/3 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. 0408 0000 - - - - 160/13 13.0 12.6 97 - - - - HR004
- - - - - 15/6 1/3 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. 0408 0300 - - - - 130/21 13.3 12.9 97 - - - - HR994
20.0 -8.4 - - - 3/6 3/6 YEELIRRIE 0408 1500 1/NW - - 070/08 19.2 18.9 98 1011.9 20.0 -
013 Northeast interior
26.0 -3.6 16.0 -0.2 - 33/24 9/3 CARNEGIE 0408 0900 -/- - Calm 17.4 16.7 96 1014.9 10.0 /
- - - - - - 11/3 CARNEGIE 0408 1200 -/- - 130/04 18.3 17.8 97 1013.7 10.0 /
18.0 -11.6 - - - 16/6 5/3 CARNEGIE 0408 1500 -/- - 130/04 17.4 16.9 97 1013.4 10.0 /
20.0 -9.2 - - - 4/6 4/6 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE 0408 1300 6/SW - 120/11 19.5 17.2 87 1012.31.5 25.0 -
19.0 -10.1 - - - 30/6 30/6 WILUNA 0408 1500 10/- - - Calm 17.0 17.0 100 1011.71.5 20.0 -
- - - - - - 10/3 WILUNA 0408 1800 10/- - - Calm 16.5 16.5 100 1012.00.4 10.0 /
Northern Territory
014 Northern Rivers
35.0 +0.5 - - - 10/6 10/3 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS 0408 1500 3/N - - 320/11 29.8 22.9 67 1009.11.9 20.0 HR010
36.0 +2.5 - - - - - WOLLOGORANG 0408 1500 10/N - 020/02 34.3 22.4 50 1008.42.6 50.0 Thunder heard.
- - - - - - - WOLLOGORANG 0408 1800 6/NW - 290/02 29.1 22.0 66 1009.71.3 50.0 THUNDER HEARD.
- - - - - Tr/6 Tr/3 WOLLOGORANG 0408 2100 6/- - 290/02 26.4 22.7 80 1011.81.9 50.0 Lightning
015 Northern Plateau--Barkly/Alice Spgs
37.2 +9.3 - - - - - ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 0408 0000 - - - - 230/09 25.4 12.4 44 1012.90.2 - - - -
37.0 +9.1 21.0 +8.4 19 Tr/24 - ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 0408 0900 25/W - 180/09 27.8 12.6 39 1013.01.0 40.0 -
- - 20.8 +8.2 - - - ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 0408 1200 20/W 210/09 31.9 11.5 29 1012.01.0 40.0 -
38.5 +8.4 - - - - - JERVOIS 0408 0000 - - - - 330/11 30.4 9.6 28 1011.10.6 - - - -
39.0 +8.9 23.0 +9.1 - - - JERVOIS 0408 0900 25/W - 250/18 31.0 7.3 23 1011.91.3 50.0 -
- - 23.5 +9.6 - - - JERVOIS 0408 1200 25/W 280/17 35.5 8.6 19 1010.11.7 50.0 HR992
38.0 +7.9 - - - - - JERVOIS 0408 1500 20/W 300/17 33.4 14.4 32 1008.21.9 20.0 -
37.0 +9.8 21.0 +7.6 20 - - KULGERA 0408 0900 -/- - 180/21 24.0 11.2 45 1012.70.9 50.0 -
South Australia
017 Northeast Pastoral
31.0 +6.3 20.0 +9.3 - - - ARKAROOLA 0408 0900 - - - 130/04 22.6 8.3 40 - 50.0 -
34.0 +5.8 22.0 +8.9 - Tr/24 Tr/3 MARREE 0408 0900 20/W - - 130/04 24.9 2.3 23 1014.01.6 50.0 -
36.0 +7.8 23.0 +8.8 - - - OODNADATTA AIRPORT 0408 0900 - - - - 210/17 24.2 7.0 33 1011.91.1 - - - -
- - 22.5 +8.3 - - - OODNADATTA AIRPORT 0408 1200 - - - - 220/24 28.2 6.9 26 1011.60.3 - - - -
Queensland
037 Northwest
- - - - - - - URANDANGIE 0408 2100 10/N - - 200/17 27.5 18.3 57 1011.44.1 30.0 -
New South Wales
049 Lower Western - Southwest Plains
31.0 +7.3 18.0 +8.5 - 0.2/24 0.2/18 BALRANALD RSL 0408 0900 -/SW - 130/18 19.0 11.4 61 - 50.0 -
059 Mid North Coast
- - 23.2 +8.0 - - - COFFS HARBOUR MO 0408 1200 10/S - 080/17 23.9 9.1 39 1014.41.8 45.0 -
068 Illawarra
- - - - - - - JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR 0408 2100 - - - - 160/18 20.0 15.6 76 - - -
Victoria
076 Mallee - north
31.5 +8.2 - - - - - MILDURA AIRPORT 0408 0000 - - - - 210/09 22.2 7.7 39 1015.10.1 - - - -
32.0 +8.8 16.0 +6.6 - 2/24 2/18 OUYEN (POST OFFICE) 0408 0900 -/W 020/09 17.6 13.7 78 - 50.0 -
32.0 +9.4 - - - - - WALPEUP RESEARCH 0408 0000 - - - - 220/08 19.2 8.0 48 - - - - -
32.0 +9.4 15.0 +5.0 - 0.8/24 - WALPEUP RESEARCH 0408 0900 - - - - 100/09 16.8 13.5 81 - - - - -
078 Wimmera - north
30.0 +8.0 15.0 +6.2 - 2/24 2/18 WARRACKNABEAL MUSEUM 0408 0900 6/- - - 310/08 15.5 14.6 94 - 10.0 -
080 Northern Country - Lower North
31.0 +8.4 16.0 +6.7 - 2/24 2/18 KERANG (POST OFFICE) 0408 0900 10/W - 180/04 16.4 13.9 85 - 10.0 -
085 West Gippsland
- - - - - - - WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE 0408 0700 - - - - 240/65 13.6 12.8 95 1011.5 - - - -
22.0 +4.8 12.0 -0.6 - 3/24 2/3 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE 0408 0900 - - - - 230/67 13.2 8.9 75 1012.30.9 - - - -
- - - - - - - WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE 0408 1000 - - - - 240/70 13.8 6.2 60 1012.5 - - - -
086 Central - east
28.0 +8.3 - - - - - ESSENDON AIRPORT 0408 0000 - - - - Calm 17.8 10.9 64 1015.60.1 - - - -
28.0 +8.3 13.0 +3.3 - 3/24 1/3 ESSENDON AIRPORT 0408 0900 - - - - 220/22 14.3 13.2 93 1016.81.7 - - - -
28.5 +8.4 - - - - - MOORABBIN AIRPORT 0408 0000 - - - - 270/15 17.9 12.8 72 1015.50.2 - - - -
29.0 +8.9 14.0 +3.5 - 5/24 3/3 MOORABBIN AIRPORT 0408 0900 - - - - 190/21 13.8 13.7 99 1016.81.8 - - - -
087 Central - west
28.8 +8.7 - - - - - LAVERTON RAAF 0408 0000 - - - - 270/13 17.9 11.9 68 1015.70.2 - - - -
29.0 +8.9 14.0 +4.2 - 4/24 2/3 LAVERTON RAAF 0408 0900 - - - - 190/22 13.8 12.9 94 1017.21.9 - - - HR001
088 Central - north
24.0 - 11.0 - - 2/24 1/3 KILMORE GAP 0408 0900 - - - - 210/24 11.0 10.9 99 1016.41.1 - - 0.1 -
090 West Coast
23.0 +8.6 9.0 +0.5 - 8/24 8/18 WEEAPROINAH 0408 0800 - - - 160/28 9.9 7.9 87 - 30.0 -
Tasmania
091 North Coast
20.0 - 12.0 - - 1/24 - CAPE GRIM B.A.P.S. 0408 0900 - - - - 220/70 12.3 9.5 83 1014.81.9 - - - -
- - - - - - - CAPE GRIM B.A.P.S. 0408 1000 - - - - 210/76 13.2 9.1 76 1014.7 - - - -
- - 11.6 - - - - CAPE GRIM B.A.P.S. 0408 1200 - - - - 200/76 14.1 8.8 70 1014.70.0 - - - -
- - - - - - - CAPE GRIM B.A.P.S. 0408 1300 - - - - 200/65 14.1 8.5 69 1015.2 - - - -
21.0 - 9.0 - - 17/24 14/3 CRESSY RESEARCH STATION AWS 0408 0900 - - - - 150/17 8.6 7.7 94 - - - - -
- - - - - 2/6 - DEVONPORT AIRPORT 0408 0300 3/N - - 280/28 15.3 12.0 81 1009.42.1 25.0 -
- - 7.9 +1.3 - - 8/3 LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 0408 1200 3/SE - - 140/17 12.1 9.0 81 1011.50.2 35.0 -
21.0 - 8.0 - 7 13/24 13/24 POWRANNA (TASMANIA FEEDLOT) 0408 0900 - - - Calm 8.0 8.0 100 - 20.0 EVAPH24:0022
092 East Coast
16.0 -2.9 - - - 18/6 18/6 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) 0408 1500 6/SW - - 200/22 12.2 10.9 92 - 2.0 Overcast with gusty Mod/Fresh.S.S.W 12/18 Kts.Slig
- - 14.1 +2.7 - - 5/3 EDDYSTONE POINT 0408 1200 - - - - 210/67 12.2 11.1 93 1009.20.6 - - - HR005
- - 8.8 +3.5 - - 8/3 FINGAL (FORESTRY LEGGE STREET) 0408 1200 - - - - 240/17 12.0 9.4 84 - - - - -
21.0 - 12.0 - - 11/24 10/3 FRIENDLY BEACHES 0408 0900 - - - - 210/28 12.2 11.9 98 1008.60.8 - - - -
19.0 +0.1 13.0 +3.7 - 13/24 13/18 SCAMANDER 0408 0900 - - - 250/13 13.5 12.4 93 - 10.0 -
16.0 -2.9 - - - 25/6 25/6 SCAMANDER 0408 1500 - - - 180/22 15.4 9.9 70 - 30.0 -
20.0 - 13.0 - - 3/24 - ST HELENS AERODROME 0408 0900 3/W - 260/04 15.3 12.1 81 1008.00.8 25.0 -
- - 11.7 - - - 21/3 ST HELENS AERODROME 0408 1200 - - - - 310/02 11.1 10.0 93 1009.71.7 - - - -
17.0 - - - - 22/6 1/3 ST HELENS AERODROME 0408 1500 - - - - 210/17 15.0 10.2 73 1010.00.3 - - - -
093 Midlands
20.0 - 9.0 - - 32/24 32/18 ROSS (THE BOULEVARDS) 0408 0900 - - - 020/04 9.1 7.6 90 - 12.0 -
094 Southeast
19.0 +4.5 11.0 +1.6 - 1/24 0.4/3 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE 0408 0900 3/S - - 160/74 11.0 8.4 84 1012.42.2 6.0 Manual Wind 35kts SSE
- - 2.4 +0.4 - - 3/3 MOUNT WELLINGTON 0408 1200 - - - - 200/67 3.8 3.7 99 - - - - -
5.0 -3.3 - - - 4/6 2/3 MOUNT WELLINGTON 0408 1500 - - - - 210/68 1.6 1.5 99 - - - - -
- - - - - - 0.4/3 MOUNT WELLINGTON 0408 1800 - - - - 200/68 1.3 1.2 99 - - - - -