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Noteworthy synoptic observations for Friday, 22 August 2003 local
prepared 1922 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
008 Central West
16.0 - 4.5 - - 29/24 0.2/3 DALWALLINU 0822 0900 - - - - 280/13 7.7 6.4 91 1008.72.9 - - - -
16.0 -2.0 4.0 -2.7 - 29/24 0.4/3 DALWALLINU COMPARISON 0822 0900 10/N - - 310/02 7.4 5.7 89 - 20.0 -
20.0 -0.2 7.0 -2.2 6 32/24 30/18 ENEABBA 0822 0900 6/SW - - 230/11 9.5 7.2 86 - 30.0 -
18.0 -1.4 6.0 -0.4 - 26/24 25/18 MORAWA 0822 0900 10/W - - 230/04 7.5 6.4 93 - 0.9 -
- - - - - - 2/3 NORTH ISLAND 0822 0000 - - - - 240/68 14.3 6.7 60 1009.50.8 - - - HR992
16.0 -1.7 4.0 -2.7 5 27/24 5/3 WONGAN HILLS 0822 0900 6/SW - 250/08 5.6 4.2 91 1007.8 5.0 -
15.0 -1.9 4.0 -2.4 -3 30/24 30/24 WONGAN HILLS RES.STATION 0822 0900 -/ - - 250/08 5.4 4.5 94 - - - 40.0 overcast & drizzly & cold
009 Lower West, Southwest, South Coast
17.0 +0.8 9.0 +0.7 - 20/24 20/18 ALBANY 0822 0900 - - - 230/72 16.5 -1.4 29 - 3.0 -
16.0 +0.0 6.0 -1.5 6 20/24 10/3 ALBANY AIRPORT 0822 0900 1/SW - 230/30 8.5 6.6 88 995.62.8 4.0 -
- - - - - - 12/3 ALBANY AIRPORT 0822 1200 1/SW - 190/24 12.2 11.9 98 995.70.1 20.0 -
17.0 -1.1 5.3 -1.6 - 33/24 3/3 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN 0822 0900 - - - - 230/34 8.3 7.9 97 - - - - HR996
12.0 - 4.0 - - 48/24 0.6/3 BICKLEY 0822 0900 - - - - 250/26 6.5 4.5 87 - - - - -
- - - - - 3/6 2/3 CAPE LEEUWIN 0822 0300 - - - - 240/72 11.2 5.4 67 999.60.2 - - - -
- - - - - - - CAPE LEEUWIN 0822 0500 - - - - 220/72 11.5 3.9 60 1001.4 - - - -
- - - - - - 0.2/3 CAPE LEEUWIN 0822 0600 - - - - 210/63 11.4 3.5 58 1002.52.9 - - - -
- - - - - - - CAPE LEEUWIN 0822 0800 - - - - 220/63 11.0 4.7 65 1005.5 - - - -
- - - - - - - CAPE LEEUWIN 0822 1100 - - - - 220/65 11.5 3.7 59 1007.4 - - - -
- - - - - - 0.4/3 CAPE LEEUWIN 0822 1200 - - - - 220/63 11.6 6.3 70 1008.01.6 - - - -
- - - - - - 2/3 CAPE NATURALISTE 0822 0000 - - - - 230/63 8.2 4.3 76 1000.21.0 - - - -
15.0 -1.3 6.7 -3.3 - 25/24 0.4/3 CAPE NATURALISTE 0822 0900 - - - - 200/54 11.4 3.7 59 1005.23.4 - - - -
16.0 -1.2 6.0 +0.0 - 25/24 10/18 DONNYBROOK 0822 0900 6/SW - - 230/15 10.5 3.2 61 - 30.0 -
13.0 -2.5 5.0 -0.4 - 38/24 - DWELLINGUP 0822 0900 - - - - 220/31 8.8 3.1 67 1005.62.9 - - - -
- - - - - - 3/3 GARDEN ISLAND HSF 0822 0000 - - - - 230/65 10.9 7.2 78 1001.50.7 - - - -
- - - - - - 2/3 GARDEN ISLAND HSF 0822 0600 - - - - 210/63 12.0 8.1 77 1003.60.8 - - - -
16.0 - 8.2 - - 33/24 1/3 GARDEN ISLAND HSF 0822 0900 - - - - 200/37 11.3 8.2 81 1006.63.0 - - - -
16.0 - 6.1 - - 40/24 11/3 GINGIN AERO 0822 0900 - - - - 200/28 7.6 5.9 89 1008.22.6 - - - -
17.0 - 7.0 - - 41/24 39/18 GOSNELLS CITY 0822 0900 - - - 230/04 8.9 8.1 95 - - - 1.0 /
- - - - - 13/6 11/3 JANDAKOT AERO 0822 0300 - - - - 110/05 6.7 6.5 99 1004.02.0 - - 3.3 -
17.0 - 6.7 - - 46/24 1/3 JANDAKOT AERO 0822 0900 - - - - 230/24 8.7 6.1 84 1007.63.2 - - 9.0 -
13.0 -2.6 4.0 -2.2 - 56/24 47/18 KARNET 0822 0900 3/SW - - 230/15 8.6 4.9 78 - 30.0 -
- - - - - 13/6 8/3 MANDURAH 0822 0300 - - - - 210/21 9.9 6.6 80 1002.00.9 - - - -
16.0 - 6.5 - - 29/24 0.8/3 MANDURAH 0822 0900 - - - - 190/35 12.2 6.7 69 1006.23.2 - - - -
12.0 -2.9 5.3 -1.1 - 27/24 0.2/3 MANJIMUP 0822 0900 - - - - 210/35 8.1 2.8 69 1002.73.0 - - - -
15.0 -3.7 7.0 -1.1 7 48/24 48/24 MEDINA RESEARCH CENTRE 0822 0900 6/SW - - 200/05 9.5 8.5 93 - 20.0 -
13.0 -2.0 - - - 17/6 17/6 MOUNT BARKER 0822 1500 3/SW - 230/34 11.4 11.0 97 - 5.0 -
- - - - - 9/6 8/3 PEARCE RAAF 0822 0300 - - - - 170/17 6.8 5.6 92 1004.12.4 - - - -
17.0 -1.2 6.3 -2.0 5 30/24 6/3 PEARCE RAAF 0822 0900 3/SW - - 220/41 9.0 5.4 78 1008.03.1 4.0 -
13.0 -2.3 5.0 -1.9 7 42/24 34/18 PEMBERTON 0822 0900 3/SW - - 230/22 8.5 3.9 73 1003.33.2 12.0 -
- - - - - - 2/3 PERTH AIRPORT 0822 0000 3/SW - - 070/09 8.3 7.7 96 1001.4 20.0 -
18.0 -0.3 6.7 -1.4 6 32/24 3/3 PERTH AIRPORT 0822 0900 6/SW - - 230/30 8.7 6.8 88 1007.22.7 15.0 -
- - - - - - 8/3 PERTH METRO 0822 0600 - - - - 150/15 7.6 5.3 85 1004.31.2 - - - -
17.0 - 6.7 - - 38/24 7/3 PERTH METRO 0822 0900 - - - - 230/17 9.2 6.4 83 1007.63.3 - - - -
- - - - - - 14/3 ROCKY GULLY 0822 0600 - - - - 220/41 5.9 5.8 99 - - - - -
13.0 - 3.5 - - 29/24 4/3 ROCKY GULLY 0822 0900 - - - - 230/48 6.4 5.4 93 - - - - -
- - - - - - 12/3 ROCKY GULLY 0822 1200 - - - - 240/37 7.6 7.5 99 - - - - -
10.0 - - - - 24/6 13/3 ROCKY GULLY 0822 1500 - - - - 200/43 10.0 9.9 99 - - - - -
- - - - - - 8/3 ROCKY GULLY 0822 1800 - - - - 190/30 9.7 9.6 99 - - - - -
- - - - - - - ROTTNEST ISLAND 0822 0000 - - - - 220/72 11.6 4.4 61 1000.20.3 - - - -
- - - - - - 2/3 ROTTNEST ISLAND 0822 0600 - - - - 230/63 11.4 5.5 67 1002.81.0 - - - -
- - - - - - - ROTTNEST ISLAND 0822 1800 - - - - 190/63 12.3 9.2 81 1011.23.2 - - - -
- - - - - 9/6 8/3 SHANNON 0822 0300 - - - - 250/18 5.0 4.4 96 - - - - HR006
- - - - - - 14/3 SHANNON 0822 0600 - - - - 220/41 6.9 6.5 97 - - - - HR006
12.0 - 4.9 - - 36/24 0.8/3 SHANNON 0822 0900 - - - - 220/34 8.2 3.3 71 - - - - HR994
- - - - - - 8/3 SHANNON 0822 1200 - - - - 220/31 7.6 7.2 97 - - - - HR005
9.0 - - - - 19/6 11/3 SHANNON 0822 1500 - - - - 210/35 9.2 8.9 98 - - - - HR004
16.0 - 6.2 - - 32/24 5/3 SWANBOURNE 0822 0900 - - - - 210/37 8.3 7.1 92 - - - - -
- - - - - 15/12 6/9 WINDY HARBOUR 0822 0300 6/W - - 250/93 10.0 7.9 87 995.40.8 20.0 -
- - - - - - 7/3 WINDY HARBOUR 0822 0600 6/SW - - 230/93 11.5 8.0 79 998.52.7 1.0 -
16.0 -0.9 - - - 29/24 0.2/3 WINDY HARBOUR 0822 0900 6/SW - - 230/72 11.9 5.5 65 1002.44.0 10.0 min temp and max temp wrong due to gales shaking w
- - - - - - 1/3 WINDY HARBOUR 0822 1200 6/- - - 230/74 11.5 9.5 88 1003.30.8 10.0 wind gusting to 50 knots at time. [ its miserable
13.0 -3.9 - - - 1/6 Tr/3 WINDY HARBOUR 0822 1500 6/S - - 200/65 12.7 10.4 86 1007.23.9 20.0 -
010 Great Southern, Central Wheat Belt
16.0 -1.4 5.0 -1.5 - 25/24 25/24 GOOMALLING 0822 0900 - - - - 270/02 7.5 5.3 86 - - - - -
- - - - - - 16/3 JACUP 0822 1200 - - - - 260/41 6.6 5.1 90 995.60.6 - - - -
10.0 - - - - 18/6 1/3 JACUP 0822 1500 - - - - 250/26 9.6 9.0 96 996.91.2 - - - -
- - - - - - 8/3 KATANNING 0822 1800 - - - - 200/34 10.5 9.0 90 1007.05.8 - - - HR992
15.0 -0.5 1.0 -4.8 0 14/24 8/3 ONGERUP 0822 0900 -/SW - 230/15 5.8 5.1 95 995.4 10.0 -
013 Northeast interior
- - - - - - - CARNEGIE 0822 0600 10/SW - - 270/55 14.5 2.3 44 1003.9 10.0 /
24.0 +0.7 11.0 +3.5 - Tr/24 Tr/3 CARNEGIE 0822 0900 10/W - - 270/44 13.9 4.6 53 1007.3 10.0 /
- - - - - - - CARNEGIE 0822 1200 10/W - - 270/55 16.9 -1.0 29 1006.9 10.0 /
Northern Territory
014 Northern Rivers
- - 21.5 +8.0 - - - MCARTHUR RIVER MINE 0822 1200 - - - - 010/17 29.8 15.9 43 1012.01.7 - - - -
015 Northern Plateau--Barkly/Alice Spgs
- - 10.7 +4.6 - - - ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 0822 1200 25/W - 310/50 29.6 6.4 23 1005.33.1 15.0 -
32.0 +9.6 - - - - - ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 0822 1500 25/NW - - 310/50 30.7 5.7 21 1001.53.5 10.0 -
- - - - - - - ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 0822 1800 25/NW - - 290/43 28.5 5.6 23 1000.70.8 10.0 -
- - - - - - - ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 0822 2100 25/NW - - 300/52 26.9 5.7 26 1002.82.0 20.0 -
31.0 - - - - - - ARLTUNGA 0822 1500 15/NW - - 310/63 29.5 1.9 17 1003.62.9 40.0 gusty winds increasing throughout the day speed co
35.0 +5.4 21.0 +8.4 19 - - BRUNETTE DOWNS 0822 0900 6/SW - 340/34 25.4 15.7 55 1012.41.2 50.0 -
28.0 +5.2 - - - - - CURTIN SPRINGS 0822 1500 - - - - 290/55 27.0 -0.6 16 999.83.1 0.5 dust windstrongcantsee
35.0 +10.1 - - - - - JERVOIS 0822 1500 25/W - - 320/35 33.6 4.2 16 1002.84.0 20.0 -
- - - - - - - JERVOIS 0822 2100 25/W - - 340/28 29.5 7.9 26 1003.71.5 20.0 -
31.0 +9.2 - - - - - KULGERA 0822 1500 10/- - - 290/28 29.5 1.9 17 998.44.2 50.0 sky appears very dusty.... hard to tell where clou
29.0 - - - - - - PAPUNYA 0822 1500 - - - 310/63 28.5 3.3 20 1001.92.5 0.9 MAX. GUST 48 KNOTS. LOW VISIBILITY. DUST STORM 200
- - 13.5 - - - - RABBIT FLAT 0822 1200 -/- - 300/31 29.3 9.2 29 1009.11.2 30.0 -
32.0 - - - - - - RABBIT FLAT 0822 1500 -/W - - 310/35 31.3 9.8 27 1005.73.3 25.0 -
- - - - - - - RABBIT FLAT 0822 1800 -/- - - 300/34 29.7 7.9 26 1005.10.5 20.0 -
South Australia
016 Northwest Pastoral
30.0 +8.4 - - - - - MARLA POLICE STATION 0822 1500 -/NW - - 290/15 29.4 -0.3 15 997.55.2 10.0 -
- - - - - - - MARLA POLICE STATION 0822 1800 - - - - 310/18 28.0 -5.1 11 996.31.4 10.0 gusts up to 18 knots. dust covering sky, unable to
- - - - - - - MARLA POLICE STATION 0822 2100 20/NW - - 270/09 24.1 -1.5 18 1000.23.8 10.0 -
017 Northeast Pastoral
- - - - - - Tr/3 MARREE 0822 1200 20/NW - - 070/17 19.7 0.5 28 1008.92.5 50.0 -
- - - - - 0.9/6 Tr/3 MOOMBA AIRPORT 0822 2100 -/- - - 120/11 20.0 9.1 49 1004.91.2 20.0 -
018 Western Agricultural
19.0 +1.6 - - - 0.6/6 0.6/6 STREAKY BAY 0822 1500 3/N - 090/05 14.4 9.8 74 999.13.9 40.0 -
Queensland
029 Gulf Country
29.0 -0.5 - - - - - BURKETOWN POST OFFICE 0822 1500 10/N - 020/18 28.2 20.0 61 1011.12.9 50.0 -
035 Central Highlands
23.0 -0.6 13.0 +5.4 11 4/24 4/24 BRIGALOW RESEARCH STN 0822 0900 - - - 360/22 19.6 13.1 66 - 50.0 -
24.0 -0.8 12.0 +5.3 - 4/24 4/18 ROLLESTON METEOR ST 0822 0900 1/- - - Calm 16.0 14.6 91 1018.41.1 50.0 -
27.0 +3.6 16.0 +11.0 12 - - TAMBO POST OFFICE 0822 0900 6/NW - - 020/17 19.2 13.3 69 1016.21.6 50.0 moderate thunder heard briefly early evening, also
036 Central West
33.0 +8.0 - - - - - ISISFORD POST OFFICE 0822 1500 20/W - - 360/13 33.0 9.0 23 - 50.0 -
35.0 +9.2 - - - - - LONGREACH AERO 0822 1500 25/N - 300/24 34.0 2.8 14 1008.53.4 40.0 -
037 Northwest
35.0 +8.4 - - - - - URANDANGIE 0822 1500 20/SE - - 340/31 33.3 10.1 24 1006.04.0 30.0 -
038 Channel Country
34.0 - - - - - - BEDOURIE POLICE STATION 0822 1500 15/NW - 340/37 33.4 19.3 44 - 20.0 -
- - - - - - - BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT 0822 1800 15/E - - 360/39 30.7 7.0 23 1000.93.5 5.0 -
35.0 +9.3 - - - - - BOULIA AIRPORT 0822 1500 15/- - - 310/48 34.5 16.5 34 1006.04.0 50.0 -
33.0 +9.2 10.0 +2.0 9 - - WINDORAH POST OFFICE 0822 0900 -/W - 110/34 18.5 0.4 30 1012.10.4 50.0 -
33.0 +9.2 - - - - - WINDORAH POST OFFICE 0822 1500 3/NW - 340/24 32.7 5.1 18 1005.94.2 50.0 -
041 Darling Downs - east
- - - - - - - GOONDIWINDI AIRPORT 0822 1200 6/SW - - 310/17 20.5 11.5 56 1015.01.6 50.0 -
043 Maranoa
- - - - - 10/6 10/6 INJUNE POST OFFICE 0822 0300 15/W - - 050/13 14.2 11.8 85 1016.50.1 3.0 -
- - - - - - 0.4/3 INJUNE POST OFFICE 0822 0600 15/W - 360/13 12.8 11.3 91 1015.50.6 50.0 -
22.0 -0.1 13.0 +8.7 - 11/24 - INJUNE POST OFFICE 0822 0900 15/W - - 340/09 17.3 11.5 69 1016.30.7 50.0 -
22.0 +0.5 13.0 +9.1 10 10/24 8/18 MITCHELL POST OFFICE 0822 0900 - - - 310/13 17.8 11.9 68 1015.20.9 50.0 -
17.0 - 13.0 - - 1/24 - ST GEORGE AIRPORT 0822 0900 3/N - - 360/22 16.8 11.2 70 1014.31.2 50.0 -
18.0 -3.6 13.0 +7.4 - 2/24 2/24 SURAT 0822 0900 - - - 050/08 16.4 12.4 77 - 20.0 -
044 Warrego
27.0 +5.3 14.0 +8.1 12 5/24 - CHARLEVILLE AERO 0822 0900 3/N - 360/39 18.3 12.7 70 1014.01.2 40.0 -
- - 14.0 +8.1 - - 0.2/3 CHARLEVILLE AERO 0822 1200 6/NW - - 350/24 23.8 13.0 51 1012.11.8 40.0 -
New South Wales
053 Northwest Plains - east
- - 6.2 - - - 0.2/3 MOREE AERO 0822 1200 15/W - - 010/26 19.0 10.6 58 1013.71.7 30.0 -
059 Mid North Coast
18.0 - - - - 0.6/6 0.6/6 DORRIGO (OLD CORAMBA RD) 0822 1500 6/W - - Calm 12.5 9.7 83 - 10.0 -
063 Central Tablelands - south
- - - - - - - ORANGE AIRPORT COMPARISON 0822 0300 6/W 360/09 4.5 2.1 84 - 30.0 -
- - - - - - 1/3 ORANGE AIRPORT COMPARISON 0822 0600 3/W 360/09 4.5 3.4 93 - 30.0 -
071 Southern Tablelands - Snowy Mtns
6.0 -0.3 -1.0 +1.3 - 3/24 3/18 THREDBO VILLAGE 0822 0900 1/E 020/09 4.0 4.0 100 - 50.0 for todaycloud breaking up temp rising
073 Southwest Slopes - north
12.0 -2.8 7.0 +3.1 - - - GRENFELL (QUONDONG RD) 0822 0900 10/N - - 340/11 11.8 5.7 66 - 50.0 -
Victoria
080 Northern Country - Lower North
12.0 -4.0 4.0 -0.9 - 10/24 8/18 KERANG (POST OFFICE) 0822 0900 -/- - 050/09 8.0 8.0 100 - 50.0 -
084 East Gippsland
- - - - - - - GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE 0822 2100 6/NE - - 020/22 13.8 12.7 93 1011.40.8 30.0 80015 lightning seen in sse
088 Central - north
6.4 - - - - - 9/3 KILMORE GAP 0822 0000 - - - - 290/21 5.1 5.0 99 1013.60.1 - - 2.2 -
- - - - - - 0.2/3 KILMORE GAP 0822 0600 - - - - 360/35 4.5 4.4 99 1010.80.0 - - 0.1 -
8.0 -5.9 2.0 -1.9 - 10/24 7/18 MARYBOROUGH 0822 0900 - - - 050/08 6.2 5.5 95 - 0.2 -
089 Western Plains
7.0 -4.4 2.0 -1.7 - 4/24 - BALLARAT AERODROME 0822 0900 0/N - - 010/28 5.8 5.7 99 1011.40.9 0.2 -
Tasmania
092 East Coast
- - - - - - - SWAN ISLAND AWS 0822 2100 6/N - 360/08 11.4 9.0 85 1012.41.5 30.0 -