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Noteworthy synoptic observations for Saturday, 16 August 2003 local
prepared 1909 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
004 Pilbara - De Grey
32.0 +2.4 - - - - - MARBLE BAR COMPARISON 0816 1500 10/N - - 340/74 30.6 11.4 31 - 25.0 -
009 Lower West, Southwest, South Coast
- - - - - 8/6 8/3 BICKLEY 0816 0300 - - - - 260/13 12.7 12.4 98 - - - - HR001
- - - - - - 13/3 DWELLINGUP 0816 0000 - - - - 270/18 13.3 13.0 98 1011.80.0 - - - HR012
17.0 - 9.0 - 6 29/24 29/18 HARVEY 0816 0900 - - - 050/02 13.2 11.9 92 - 20.0 -
19.0 +2.5 - - - 10/6 10/6 JARRAHWOOD 0816 1500 - - - 180/04 13.0 11.1 88 - 0.1 -
- - - - - - 8/3 MANDURAH 0816 0000 - - - - 230/09 14.9 14.5 97 1011.00.1 - - - -
- - - - - 10/6 9/3 SWANBOURNE 0816 0300 - - - - 250/08 14.8 14.2 96 - - - - -
010 Great Southern, Central Wheat Belt
- - - - - - - BENCUBBIN 0816 0600 - - - 360/05 9.0 9.0 100 1013.8 0.2 -
011 Eucla
27.0 +8.1 - - - - - EYRE 0816 1500 -/ - 130/04 23.9 4.5 28 1012.41.1 30.0 -
Northern Territory
014 Northern Rivers
30.0 - - - - - - KIDMAN SPRINGS 0816 1500 - - - 160/08 29.4 10.2 30 - 30.0 -
015 Northern Plateau--Barkly/Alice Spgs
17.0 -12.6 8.0 -4.6 4 4/24 - BRUNETTE DOWNS 0816 0900 - - - 130/15 12.5 7.6 72 1020.21.0 50.0 -
- - 11.7 - - - - RABBIT FLAT 0816 1200 - - - 070/21 22.1 1.8 26 1018.90.9 30.0 -
19.3 -8.3 - - - - - TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT 0816 0000 - - - - 110/21 14.3 7.8 65 1019.10.0 - - - -
19.0 -8.6 10.0 -4.5 9 0.2/24 - TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT 0816 0900 - - - 120/24 12.5 2.6 51 1020.41.2 40.0 -
Queensland
029 Gulf Country
15.9 -11.3 - - - - - MOUNT ISA AERO 0816 0000 - - - - Calm 9.3 8.7 96 1019.80.4 - - - -
15.0 -12.2 8.0 -2.6 6 9/24 - MOUNT ISA AERO 0816 0900 - - - 140/11 14.7 7.6 62 1019.51.2 40.0 -
18.0 -10.7 10.0 +0.0 9 8/24 8/24 TOORAK RESEARCH STATION 0816 0900 - - - 180/15 14.8 11.1 78 - 50.0 -
033 Central Coast - east
- - - - - - 18/3 MACKAY AERO 0816 1800 - - - - 100/22 18.7 17.6 93 1016.71.5 - - - HR018
- - - - - 18/6 - MACKAY AERO 0816 2100 - - - - 170/15 19.2 16.6 85 1018.82.1 - - - -
- - - - - - 13/3 YEPPOON THE ESPLANADE 0816 0600 - - - - 260/18 16.6 15.9 96 1017.20.6 - - - -
035 Central Highlands
22.0 - 12.0 - - 51/24 50/18 BLACKWATER WATER TREAT 0816 0900 -/ - - Calm 14.0 13.6 97 - 15.0 -
23.0 -0.6 13.0 +5.4 13 40/24 40/24 BRIGALOW RESEARCH STN 0816 0900 - - - 180/04 13.3 12.4 94 - 5.0 -
- - - - - 30/12 30/12 CLERMONT POST OFFICE 0816 0300 6/- - - 180/04 13.0 12.1 94 1018.81.4 10.0 -
- - - - - - 9/3 CLERMONT POST OFFICE 0816 0600 6/- - - Calm 13.0 12.1 94 1019.50.8 5.0 -
22.0 -3.2 13.0 +4.8 - 42/24 3/3 CLERMONT POST OFFICE 0816 0900 6/- - - 090/04 13.4 12.5 94 1019.70.2 50.0 -
21.5 - - - - - 10/3 EMERALD AIRPORT 0816 0000 - - - - 150/22 12.6 12.5 99 1020.10.7 - - - -
- - - - - 18/6 8/3 EMERALD AIRPORT 0816 0300 - - - - 160/22 12.4 12.3 99 1018.91.2 - - - -
21.0 - 12.0 - - 35/24 5/3 EMERALD AIRPORT 0816 0900 - - - - 110/15 12.8 12.7 99 1019.20.5 - - - -
20.0 -3.9 12.0 +4.8 - 32/24 32/18 SPRINGSURE DAME ST 0816 0900 3/E - - 110/02 13.6 12.5 93 - 40.0 -
22.0 -0.7 12.0 +5.6 12 39/24 15/3 TAROOM POST OFFICE 0816 0900 - - - 230/02 12.1 12.1 100 1021.30.8 40.0 -
037 Northwest
16.3 -12.0 - - - - - CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP 0816 0000 - - - - 160/09 11.5 9.3 86 1019.70.2 - - - -
15.0 -13.3 7.0 -3.9 - 10/24 - CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP 0816 0900 - - - - 170/18 11.2 7.2 76 1019.71.1 - - - -
18.0 -8.6 8.0 -0.8 - 2/24 - URANDANGIE 0816 0900 - - - 130/09 10.8 3.6 61 1021.40.9 30.0 -
039 South Coast - Curtis
22.0 -3.1 13.0 +4.3 - 48/24 48/18 BARALABA POST OFFICE 0816 0900 1/S - 180/05 14.6 13.5 93 - 15.0 -
16.0 -9.1 - - - 7/6 7/6 BARALABA POST OFFICE 0816 1500 1/N - 160/05 15.9 15.0 94 - 10.0 -
25.0 +1.9 17.0 +6.3 - 13/24 10/3 BUNDABERG AERO 0816 0900 2/E - 120/17 17.5 16.5 94 1020.11.0 10.0 -
- - - - - - 9/3 GAYNDAH AIRPORT 0816 0600 - - - - Calm 15.9 14.5 91 1019.91.4 - - - -
25.0 +1.3 16.0 +9.2 16 16/24 5/3 GAYNDAH POST OFFICE 0816 0900 1/E - 090/09 16.1 15.2 94 1021.00.7 10.0 -
24.3 - - - - - 8/3 GLADSTONE AIRPORT 0816 0000 - - - - 220/08 18.0 17.5 97 1018.70.3 - - - HR006
- - - - - 43/6 34/3 GLADSTONE AIRPORT 0816 0300 - - - - 140/13 17.5 17.2 98 1017.41.3 - - - HR013
- - - - - - 8/3 GLADSTONE AIRPORT 0816 0600 - - - - 140/15 17.7 16.6 93 1017.40.0 - - - HR001
24.0 - 17.0 - - 77/24 26/3 GLADSTONE AIRPORT 0816 0900 - - - - 160/15 17.2 16.6 96 1019.31.9 - - - HR012
- - 16.9 - - - 40/3 GLADSTONE AIRPORT 0816 1200 - - - - 180/11 16.9 16.3 96 1018.31.0 - - - HR011
18.0 - - - - 41/6 0.8/3 GLADSTONE AIRPORT 0816 1500 - - - - 160/15 16.8 15.3 91 1017.60.7 - - - HR994
- - - - - 34/6 31/3 GLADSTONE RADAR 0816 0300 - - - - 120/26 17.3 17.0 98 1017.41.4 - - - -
25.0 +1.1 16.0 +1.8 - 66/24 28/3 GLADSTONE RADAR 0816 0900 - - - - 120/21 17.3 17.0 98 1018.91.5 - - - -
- - 15.7 +1.5 - - 56/3 GLADSTONE RADAR 0816 1200 - - - - 180/17 16.0 15.2 95 1018.40.5 - - - -
18.0 -5.9 - - - 57/6 2/3 GLADSTONE RADAR 0816 1500 - - - - 140/22 16.0 15.0 94 1017.50.9 - - - -
- - - - - - 9/3 HERON ISLAND RES STN 0816 0600 - - - - 120/26 19.9 18.6 92 1015.90.1 - - - HR002
23.0 +0.6 18.0 +0.9 - 55/24 46/3 HERON ISLAND RES STN 0816 0900 - - - - 140/41 18.4 16.8 90 1017.61.7 - - - HR998
- - - - - - 17/3 HERON ISLAND RES STN 0816 1800 - - - - 150/41 17.3 16.0 92 1017.62.0 - - - HR003
- - - - - 19/6 3/3 HERON ISLAND RES STN 0816 2100 - - - - 160/50 18.5 15.2 81 1018.40.8 - - - -
- - - - - - 14/3 LADY ELLIOT ISLAND 0816 0600 - - - - 100/50 19.1 17.5 90 1017.20.6 - - - HR003
22.0 +0.2 18.0 +0.8 - 32/24 17/3 LADY ELLIOT ISLAND 0816 0900 - - - - 100/52 18.4 17.3 93 1018.71.5 - - - HR008
- - 17.7 +0.5 - - 20/3 LADY ELLIOT ISLAND 0816 1200 - - - - 110/54 18.1 16.5 90 1018.20.5 - - - HR005
19.0 -2.8 - - - 31/6 11/3 LADY ELLIOT ISLAND 0816 1500 - - - - 120/48 17.1 15.0 87 1017.40.8 - - - HR002
- - - - - - 9/3 LADY ELLIOT ISLAND 0816 1800 - - - - 130/46 16.9 14.8 87 1018.71.3 - - - HR004
- - - - - 17/6 8/3 LADY ELLIOT ISLAND 0816 2100 - - - - 130/46 17.1 15.6 91 1018.70.0 - - - HR994
23.0 - 15.0 - 15 40/24 40/18 MONTO AIRPORT 0816 0900 3/SE - Calm 16.0 16.0 100 1021.21.3 10.0 -
- - - - - - 12/3 ROCKHAMPTON AERO 0816 0600 2/NW - 200/09 15.3 14.5 95 1018.10.9 25.0 -
- - - - - 9/6 9/3 SANDY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE 0816 2100 6/SE - 110/34 14.9 14.2 96 1018.80.8 5.0 Gusts to 29 since 18:00
- - - - - - 36/9 THANGOOL AIRPORT 0816 0600 3/- - - Calm 15.8 15.5 98 1019.01.0 4.0 -
23.0 - 15.0 - - 57/24 19/3 THANGOOL AIRPORT 0816 0900 3/- - - Calm 15.4 15.1 98 1020.41.4 10.0 -
- - - - - - 12/3 TOWN OF 1770 0816 0600 - - - - 110/35 18.0 17.2 95 1017.80.5 40.0 -
22.0 +0.3 17.0 +2.6 - 35/24 18/3 TOWN OF 1770 0816 0900 6/SE - - 110/41 17.5 16.7 95 1018.70.9 30.0 -
- - - - - - 10/3 TOWN OF 1770 0816 1200 6/SE - - 110/31 17.3 17.1 99 1018.9 30.0 -
18.0 -3.7 - - - 21/6 11/3 TOWN OF 1770 0816 1500 6/SE - 130/37 17.0 15.3 90 1017.51.3 40.0 wind gusting from 13 to 23 a wind gust of 37 at 14
- - - - - - 10/3 TOWN OF 1770 0816 1800 - - - - 160/50 16.3 15.3 94 1019.31.6 30.0 -
040 South Coast - Moreton
- - - - - 10/6 8/3 BEERBURRUM FOREST STN 0816 0300 - - - - 170/05 15.2 15.1 99 - - - - -
- - - - - - 15/3 BEERBURRUM FOREST STN 0816 0600 - - - - 160/08 15.0 15.0 100 - - - - -
21.0 - 15.0 - - 38/24 12/3 BEERBURRUM FOREST STN 0816 0900 - - - - 190/05 15.4 15.4 100 - - - - -
20.0 +0.4 15.0 +1.2 - 3/24 - CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE 0816 0900 - - - - 120/65 17.4 13.0 75 1022.30.9 - - - -
- - - - - 13/6 9/3 COOLANGATTA AIRPORT 0816 0300 - - - - 190/18 14.1 13.2 94 1023.30.7 - - 5.0 -
- - - - - 20/6 19/3 GOLD COAST SEAWAY 0816 2100 - - - - 150/09 14.7 13.4 92 1023.81.0 - - - -
22.0 -1.4 15.0 +7.9 - 12/24 10/3 GYMPIE 0816 0900 - - - - 130/11 15.3 15.0 98 1022.51.9 - - - -
- - 15.1 +8.0 - - 10/3 GYMPIE 0816 1200 - - - - 130/09 15.8 15.3 97 1021.21.3 - - - -
17.0 -6.4 - - - 15/6 6/3 GYMPIE 0816 1500 - - - - 160/11 15.2 14.8 97 1020.90.3 - - - -
19.0 - 12.0 - - 30/24 30/18 MALENY TAMARIND ST 0816 0900 3/SE - - 110/05 13.2 12.8 97 - 2.0 -
21.0 - - - - - 16/3 MAROOCHYDORE AERO 0816 0000 - - - - 170/13 16.3 16.3 100 1021.30.3 - - - HR994
- - - - - 19/6 3/3 MAROOCHYDORE AERO 0816 0300 - - - - 070/30 17.2 15.7 91 1020.31.0 - - - HR002
21.0 - 16.0 - - 47/24 3/3 MAROOCHYDORE AERO 0816 0900 - - - - 090/28 17.8 14.5 81 1022.51.4 - - - HR992
23.0 -0.3 16.0 +6.8 - 23/24 18/3 MARYBOROUGH 0816 0900 -/SE - 110/11 16.6 16.3 98 1020.60.7 10.0 -
- - - - - - 10/3 MARYBOROUGH 0816 1200 -/SE - 160/11 16.3 15.6 96 1020.4 5.0 -
- - - - - - 19/3 NAMBOUR DPI 0816 0600 - - - - 140/08 15.3 14.2 93 1021.81.1 - - - HR011
21.0 -1.4 15.0 +7.2 - 36/24 14/3 NAMBOUR DPI 0816 0900 - - - - 110/02 15.3 13.9 91 1023.21.4 - - - HR001
16.0 -6.4 - - - 10/6 8/3 NAMBOUR DPI 0816 1500 - - - - 190/04 15.3 13.9 91 1021.40.6 - - - HR003
- - - - - - 16/3 NAMBOUR DPI 0816 1800 - - - - 160/08 14.3 12.7 90 1022.20.8 - - - HR002
- - - - - 18/6 2/3 NAMBOUR DPI 0816 2100 - - - - 190/05 14.3 13.0 92 1022.90.7 - - - HR994
- - 14.7 - - - 13/3 TOOLARA (KELLY) 0816 1200 - - - - 100/13 15.3 14.5 95 - - - - -
16.0 - - - - 19/6 5/3 TOOLARA (KELLY) 0816 1500 - - - - 090/13 15.2 14.3 94 - - - - -
041 Darling Downs - east
22.0 +2.0 12.0 +8.3 - - - OAKEY AERO 0816 0900 - - - - 110/35 12.6 10.1 85 1023.21.1 - - - -
- - 12.1 +8.4 - - - OAKEY AERO 0816 1200 - - - - 090/35 13.4 10.0 80 1022.80.3 - - - -
043 Maranoa
13.0 -8.5 - - - 4/6 4/6 MITCHELL POST OFFICE 0816 1500 - - - Calm 12.4 10.5 88 1020.11.3 50.0 -
18.0 - 9.0 - - 12/24 8/3 ROMA AIRPORT 0816 0900 -/- - 120/21 9.2 8.6 96 1021.60.4 50.0 -
New South Wales
057 Northern Tablelands - east
16.0 -1.9 9.0 +1.1 - 4/24 4/24 TABULAM (MUIRNE) 0816 0900 - - - 130/13 10.0 10.0 100 - 0.0 -
058 North Coast
- - - - - 10/6 10/3 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) 0816 0300 - - - - 110/35 15.8 14.7 93 1023.01.2 - - - HR001
17.0 - 13.0 - - 49/24 - BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) 0816 0900 - - - - 100/43 16.7 11.8 73 1024.30.7 - - - T0261
17.0 -3.4 13.0 +0.5 - 44/24 19/18 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON LIGHTHOUS 0816 0900 10/SE - - 100/34 16.5 10.7 69 - 30.0 -
059 Mid North Coast
13.0 - 7.0 - - 2/24 1/18 DORRIGO (OLD CORAMBA RD) 0816 0900 - - - Calm 8.4 8.0 97 - 0.0 -
061 Hunter
- - - - - - - MURRURUNDI GAP AWS 0816 0300 - - - - 140/21 4.8 - - 1024.20.5 - - 0.1 -
070 Southern Tablelands - Glburn/Monaro
10.0 -3.4 -6.0 -4.2 - - - COOMA VISITORS CENTRE 0816 0900 - - - Calm -1.0 -1.4 97 - 0.0 -
Victoria
083 Northeast - Upper
10.0 -2.0 -1.0 -1.7 -3 Tr/24 Tr/18 OMEO 0816 0900 - - - 360/04 0.4 -0.1 96 1028.2 0.2 -