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Noteworthy synoptic observations for Saturday, 18 October 2003 local
prepared 0156 EST, 19/10/03
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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
005 Pilbara - Fortescue
- - - - - - - LEARMONTH AIRPORT 1018 1200 25/- - 150/28 27.4 5.9 25 1015.82.1 40.0 -
006 Gascoyne - west
- - 15.0 -1.3 - - - CARNARVON AIRPORT 1018 0800 6/ - - 150/83 19.4 4.7 38 1020.7 15.0 -
24.0 -1.9 15.0 -1.3 13 - - CARNARVON AIRPORT 1018 0900 6/SE - - 150/43 19.4 4.7 38 1020.7 15.0 -
23.0 -2.9 - - - - - CARNARVON AIRPORT 1018 1500 - - - 190/43 22.4 6.5 36 1017.42.0 20.0 -
- - - - - - - CARNARVON AIRPORT 1018 1800 - - - 190/37 21.7 6.6 38 1017.30.1 22.0 -
23.1 -2.8 - - - - - CARNARVON AIRPORT 1018 2100 - - - 180/35 18.0 12.3 69 1019.21.9 20.0 -
008 Central West
- - 9.8 -1.1 - 2/24 - GERALDTON AIRPORT 1018 0800 10/ - - 140/65 16.3 2.5 39 1024.91.9 30.0 -
011 Eucla
35.0 +8.4 12.0 +1.6 10 - - BALGAIR 1018 0900 6/SW - - 200/15 16.3 8.7 61 1017.1 20.0 -
35.0 +10.1 11.0 +2.3 8 1/24 1/3 BALLADONIA 1018 0900 6/E - - 250/09 11.2 10.2 94 1019.1 10.0 -
- - 15.1 +3.9 - - - EUCLA 1018 0800 6/ - - 210/68 17.6 8.9 57 1013.04.3 20.0 -
33.0 +10.1 15.1 +3.9 15 - - EUCLA 1018 0900 6/S - - 210/35 17.6 8.9 57 1013.04.3 20.0 -
34.0 +11.4 15.0 +4.8 13 - - EYRE 1018 0900 6/W - 230/39 17.5 8.9 57 1016.93.0 30.0 -
- - 14.6 - - - - FORREST 1018 0800 - - - - 220/86 18.2 7.9 51 1014.14.0 - - - -
013 Northeast interior
34.0 +2.4 25.0 +8.0 22 - - GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE 1018 0900 25/W - 360/24 28.3 -5.3 11 1009.52.1 40.0 -
- - 25.8 +8.8 - - - GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE 1018 1200 25/W - 330/30 33.9 -3.3 9 1009.30.2 40.0 -
Northern Territory
014 Northern Rivers
- - - - - - - CHANNEL POINT 1018 2100 -/S - 360/05 29.0 24.3 76 1011.61.3 30.0 /
- - - - - 46/6 46/3 DARWIN AIRPORT 1018 0300 3/NE - 320/09 24.7 23.8 95 1011.70.8 25.0 DPA 1007.6
34.0 +0.9 23.0 -2.0 23 46/24 - DARWIN AIRPORT 1018 0900 3/NE - 030/09 28.1 24.0 78 1013.91.9 30.0 DPA 1009.8 ARF 44.2MM
38.0 +0.8 - - - - - MANGO FARM 1018 1500 6/N - - Calm 36.5 19.4 37 1007.34.3 25.0 -
- - - - - - 3/3 MANGO FARM 1018 1800 -/ - Calm 25.0 23.2 90 1010.32.1 30.0 -
- - - - - 11/6 11/3 MIDDLE POINT AWS 1018 0300 - - - - 200/11 24.6 22.7 89 1011.90.6 - - - -
37.0 - 25.0 - 24 7/24 7/18 PINE CREEK COUNCIL 1018 0900 -/NW - 310/09 28.4 23.2 74 1013.31.8 20.0 -
015 Northern Plateau--Barkly/Alice Spgs
39.0 +8.2 - - - - - ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 1018 1500 25/W - - 270/22 36.9 -3.5 8 1007.02.9 40.0 -
40.0 +8.6 - - - - - CURTIN SPRINGS 1018 1500 15/SW - - 290/37 38.3 -1.3 8 1005.92.9 30.0 -
40.0 +10.0 - - - - - KULGERA 1018 1500 10/- - 310/13 38.0 0.3 9 1006.02.9 50.0 -
South Australia
016 Northwest Pastoral
35.0 +10.2 - - - - - GAWLER RANGES (NONNING) 1018 1500 -/W - 360/28 32.4 -2.3 11 - 50.0 -
39.0 +9.2 - - - - - MARLA POLICE STATION 1018 1500 -/W - 270/15 38.3 -2.9 7 1005.12.9 10.0 -
37.0 +11.0 - - - - - WOOMERA AERODROME 1018 1500 25/W 350/31 34.5 1.4 12 1006.02.7 30.0 -
017 Northeast Pastoral
35.0 +8.6 - - - - - LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT 1018 1500 - - - - 360/28 34.1 -3.2 9 1007.23.1 - - - -
38.0 +8.7 - - - - - MARREE 1018 1500 - - - 050/04 36.5 1.3 11 1006.43.6 50.0 -
40.0 +9.8 - - - - - OODNADATTA AIRPORT 1018 1500 - - - - 330/26 38.8 -3.1 7 1005.23.1 - - - -
018 Western Agricultural
32.0 +8.3 - - - - - CEDUNA AMO 1018 1500 3/SW - 260/55 17.8 11.6 67 1010.14.1 30.0 -
34.0 +12.0 - - - - - CLEVE 1018 1500 -/NW - 290/41 31.4 -0.8 13 1003.80.5 50.0 -
31.0 +9.6 - - - - - ELLISTON 1018 1500 -/W - 270/24 18.1 16.8 92 1005.91.2 35.0 -
33.0 +9.4 - - - - - ELLISTON (GUM VIEW) 1018 1500 -/W - 270/37 21.8 12.5 55 - 20.0 -
33.0 +9.3 - - - - - KIMBA 1018 1500 6/W - 310/18 31.4 4.6 18 - 50.0 strong winds
35.0 +9.9 - - - - - KYANCUTTA 1018 1500 -/W - 270/34 28.0 3.6 21 1004.30.6 35.0 -
36.0 +12.2 - - - - - WHYALLA AERO 1018 1500 - - - - 360/39 34.3 0.9 12 1003.83.1 - - - -
019 Northern Agricultural - Upper North
34.0 +8.4 - - - - - HAWKER 1018 1500 6/SE - - 310/04 33.0 3.5 16 1006.43.1 50.0 -
30.0 +8.3 - - - - - YONGALA 1018 1500 15/N - - 360/37 30.2 1.9 16 - 40.0 -
021 Northern Agricultural - Lower North
33.0 +8.6 - - - - - PORT PIRIE BHAS 1018 1500 -/NW 360/18 32.5 11.1 27 - 40.0 Warm North to NNW winds with middle level cloud in
022 Yorke Peninsula and Kangaroo Island
26.0 +8.5 - - - - - CAPE WILLOUGHBY 1018 1500 25/W - 360/39 23.4 10.9 45 1002.14.0 10.0 T0282
33.0 +10.1 - - - - - KADINA 1018 1500 -/N - 360/17 29.2 7.5 26 - 45.0 -
31.0 +9.8 - - - - - MAITLAND 1018 1500 -/- - 310/34 28.2 6.3 25 1004.22.4 40.0 -
- - - - - - - MAITLAND 1018 2100 -/- - 230/63 14.6 9.6 72 1010.54.7 40.0 -
023 Adelaide plains and Mt Lofty Ranges
33.0 +11.3 - - - - - ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 1018 1500 25/NW - 340/21 30.4 2.6 17 1004.13.2 35.0 -
27.0 +6.1 14.0 +3.4 10 - - ADELAIDE AIRPORT 1018 0900 25/NW 010/37 26.7 6.3 27 1010.20.0 25.0 -
33.0 +12.1 - - - - - ADELAIDE AIRPORT 1018 1500 25/NW - 350/28 30.0 3.1 18 1003.82.8 20.0 -
34.0 +12.1 - - - - - EDINBURGH RAAF 1018 1500 - - - - 010/26 30.5 7.1 23 1003.03.7 - - - -
31.0 +11.7 - - - - - MOUNT BARKER 1018 1500 - - - 360/24 29.0 8.3 27 - 40.0 -
34.0 +12.6 - - - - - PARAFIELD AIRPORT 1018 1500 - - - - 360/18 30.2 4.0 19 1003.33.6 - - - -
33.0 +11.3 - - - - - ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH 1018 1500 - - - 020/04 29.3 11.3 33 - 30.0 -
024 Murray Valley
31.0 +10.6 - - - - - EUDUNDA 1018 1500 -/W - 340/34 28.4 5.2 23 1007.42.4 40.0 -
34.0 +10.1 - - - - - LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE 1018 1500 20/ - 330/28 33.9 -1.4 10 1006.23.8 50.0 -
34.0 +11.5 - - - - - MURRAY BRIDGE 1018 1500 -/ - 310/22 31.6 6.1 20 - 20.0 -
025 Murray Mallee and Upper Southeast
34.0 +12.5 - - - - - KEITH 1018 1500 -/- - 310/31 32.0 3.2 16 1005.23.6 50.0 -
33.0 +10.5 - - - - - LAMEROO 1018 1500 10/NW - 340/24 32.6 4.5 17 1006.03.9 50.0 -
026 Lower Southeast
30.0 +12.6 - - - - - CAPE NORTHUMBERLAND 1018 1500 6/NW - 340/31 29.6 11.3 32 1004.83.9 20.0 -
31.0 +11.5 - - - - - COONAWARRA 1018 1500 - - - - 330/30 30.6 23.2 65 1005.63.9 - - - -
30.0 +12.2 - - - - - MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 1018 1500 25/NW 350/30 28.8 7.3 26 1005.33.8 40.0 -
Queensland
028 Peninsula - south
43.7 +8.3 - - - - - PALMERVILLE 1018 0000 - - - - 040/13 23.9 15.4 59 1013.90.6 - - - -
44.0 +8.6 20.0 +0.9 - - - PALMERVILLE 1018 0900 - - - - 120/09 26.4 14.2 47 1015.81.5 - - - -
029 Gulf Country
38.0 +3.6 - - - - - MOUNT ISA AERO 1018 1500 25/SW - - 240/15 36.0 2.2 12 1008.63.0 40.0 -
033 Central Coast - east
- - - - - 4/12 4/12 COLLINSVILLE POST OFFICE 1018 0300 -/NE - Calm 17.7 15.8 89 - 50.0 -
039 South Coast - Curtis
27.0 +1.6 19.0 -1.3 - 13/24 12/3 LADY ELLIOT ISLAND 1018 0900 3/E - - 090/24 23.2 19.1 78 1019.61.4 20.0 -
25.0 -0.4 - - - 10/6 10/3 LADY ELLIOT ISLAND 1018 1500 2/E - - 070/18 20.8 17.9 83 1017.80.8 10.0 -
- - - - - - 0.2/3 SANDY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE 1018 1200 3/SE 110/18 24.0 17.3 66 1018.11.8 15.0 -
26.0 +0.0 - - - 0.2/6 - SANDY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE 1018 1500 3/SE 090/15 22.7 17.0 70 1016.81.3 10.0 -
044 Warrego
31.0 +1.4 - - - - - CHARLEVILLE AERO 1018 1500 20/NW - - 070/17 30.5 3.3 18 1012.83.1 40.0 -
New South Wales
047 Lower Western - Lower Darling
33.0 +8.1 - - - - - BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET) 1018 1500 25/NW - - 310/09 33.3 8.0 21 - 50.0 -
055 Northwest Slopes - south
20.0 -0.7 6.0 +0.9 - 1/24 0.8/18 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) 1018 0900 - - - Calm 17.0 8.0 55 - 40.0 -
057 Northern Tablelands - east
19.0 -4.6 12.0 -0.4 - 5/24 5/24 TABULAM (MUIRNE) 1018 0900 1/SE - - 160/09 13.8 13.8 100 - 2.0 -
058 North Coast
24.0 -2.5 13.0 -0.7 - 5/24 2/18 GRAFTON OLYMPIC POOL 1018 0900 3/N - - Calm 18.7 15.7 83 - 50.0 -
25.0 -1.5 - - - 0.2/6 0.2/6 GRAFTON OLYMPIC POOL 1018 1500 3/N - 180/04 20.8 17.2 80 - 50.0 -
- - 10.9 - - - 8/3 LISMORE AIRPORT AWS 1018 1200 - - - - 140/11 17.9 16.6 92 1022.01.6 - - - -
060 Manning
25.0 -0.3 - - - 6/6 6/6 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) 1018 1500 15/W - 110/09 20.2 16.4 79 - 35.0 -
061 Hunter
- - - - - - 19/3 MANGROVE MOUNTAIN AWS 1018 1800 - - - - 070/15 16.2 14.3 89 - - - - -
- - - - - 19/6 0.4/3 MANGROVE MOUNTAIN AWS 1018 2100 - - - - 050/15 16.2 14.7 91 - - - - -
- - - - - - - MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE 1018 0600 - - - Calm 8.0 8.0 100 1022.11.2 0.2 -
22.0 -2.7 9.0 -2.3 8 - - PATERSON (TOCAL AWS) 1018 0900 - - - 010/08 18.8 14.1 74 - 0.0 -
063 Central Tablelands - south
- - - - - 0.2/6 0.2/6 KATOOMBA (NARROW NECK RD) 1018 0300 - - - Calm 8.8 8.8 100 - 0.0 -
067 Sydney Metropolitan - west
- - - - - - 15/3 HORSLEY PARK EQUESTRIAN CENTRE 1018 1800 - - - - 110/15 17.0 16.7 98 - - - - -
- - - - - 15/6 - HORSLEY PARK EQUESTRIAN CENTRE 1018 2100 - - - - Calm 16.1 15.6 97 - - - - -
068 Illawarra
- - - - - - Tr/9 BOWRAL (PARRY DRIVE) 1018 0600 - - - Calm 10.1 10.1 100 - 0.2 dew
- - - - - - 8/3 CAMDEN AIRPORT AWS 1018 1800 - - - - 030/15 17.4 14.9 85 1018.11.3 - - - -
Victoria
076 Mallee - north
33.0 +9.3 - - - - - MILDURA AIRPORT 1018 1500 20/N - - 350/21 32.9 0.8 13 1009.33.4 35.0 -
34.0 +10.4 - - - - - OUYEN (POST OFFICE) 1018 1500 10/NW - - 050/24 32.2 3.6 16 - 50.0 -
33.0 +10.1 - - - - - WALPEUP RESEARCH 1018 1500 - - - - 360/24 32.8 3.7 16 - - - - -
078 Wimmera - north
32.0 +11.0 - - - - - NHILL 1018 1500 - - - - 350/24 30.6 3.6 18 1007.54.0 - - - -
31.0 +9.4 - - - - - WARRACKNABEAL MUSEUM 1018 1500 -/W - 340/28 30.2 3.6 18 - 50.0 -
079 Wimmera - south
31.0 +10.1 - - - - - HORSHAM (POLKEMMET) 1018 1500 10/ - - 360/26 30.2 5.7 21 - 45.0 -
30.0 +9.3 - - - - - LONGERENONG 1018 1500 - - - - 360/30 29.8 5.8 22 - - - - -
080 Northern Country - Lower North
31.0 +8.4 - - - - - KERANG (POST OFFICE) 1018 1500 6/NW - - 360/17 30.6 5.8 21 - 50.0 -
084 East Gippsland
- - - - - - - ORBOST (COMPARISON) 1018 0300 - - - 200/04 7.6 7.4 99 - 0.2 -
085 West Gippsland
- - - - - - - LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT 1018 0600 - - - 070/04 6.9 6.5 97 1019.50.1 0.2 -
086 Central - east
27.0 +8.2 - - - - - ESSENDON AIRPORT 1018 1500 - - - - 360/30 25.9 7.5 31 1011.72.7 - - - -
27.0 +8.1 - - - - - MELBOURNE AIRPORT 1018 1500 - - - 010/34 26.2 7.3 30 1011.92.9 40.0 -
26.0 +8.1 - - - - - WONTHAGGI 1018 1500 - - - 360/18 26.0 12.2 42 1012.32.2 20.0 -
087 Central - west
28.0 +9.0 - - - - - LAVERTON RAAF 1018 1500 - - - - 020/28 27.5 8.4 30 1011.42.9 - - - -
088 Central - north
- - - - - - - MANGALORE AIRPORT 1018 0600 - - - 190/05 5.4 4.7 95 1019.30.4 0.2 -
089 Western Plains
27.0 +9.3 - - - - - ARARAT PRISON 1018 1500 6/N - 020/28 26.4 5.0 25 1010.73.4 50.0 -
090 West Coast
26.0 +9.2 - - - - - CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE 1018 1500 25/N - 360/26 25.9 4.6 25 1009.93.2 20.0 -
29.0 +10.0 - - - - - CASTERTON SHOWGROUNDS 1018 1500 10/W - - 360/09 29.0 8.0 27 - 50.0 -
26.0 +8.5 - - - - - HAMILTON AIRPORT 1018 1500 - - - - 360/28 26.2 7.8 31 1008.03.9 - - - -
27.0 +10.3 - - - - - PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) 1018 1500 - - - - 010/26 26.8 9.6 34 1006.53.6 - - - -
Tasmania
091 North Coast
- - - - - - - LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 1018 0600 - - - 020/09 7.1 7.1 100 1019.30.4 0.1 -
- - - - - - 0.4/12 MARRAWAH 1018 0600 - - - 090/31 9.5 9.1 97 1017.41.4 0.0 -
094 Southeast
25.0 +8.8 - - - - - DOVER 1018 1500 10/ - - 110/13 19.4 11.0 58 - 30.0 -
25.0 +8.7 - - - - - GEEVESTON(FORESTRY CEMETERY RD) 1018 1500 - - - 310/02 25.0 2.9 24 - 25.0 -
25.0 +8.1 - - - - - GROVE RESEARCH STATION 1018 1500 6/ - - 230/09 24.8 8.7 36 - 40.0 -
16.0 +9.0 - - - - - MOUNT WELLINGTON 1018 1500 - - - - 320/24 15.0 2.9 44 - - - - -
095 Derwent Valley
22.0 +8.5 - - - - - TARRALEAH VILLAGE 1018 1500 - - - 310/28 21.2 1.4 27 - 75.0 -
097 West Coast Mountain Region
22.0 +8.6 - - - - - STRATHGORDON VILLAGE 1018 1500 - - - 310/17 21.5 5.6 35 - 50.0 -