Noteworthy synoptic observations for Saturday, 21 October 2006 local
prepared 0157 EST, 22/10/06
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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
003 West Kimberley
32.0 -0.8 - - - - - BROOME AIRPORT 1021 1500 3/NW 290/28 30.3 24.4 71 1010.81.9 15.0 -
004 Pilbara - De Grey
39.0 +4.4 26.3 +8.1 24 - - PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT 1021 0900 25/NE 110/35 35.8 8.7 19 1014.2 30.0 -
005 Pilbara - Fortescue
38.0 +5.7 - - - - - LEARMONTH AIRPORT 1021 1500 25/NE 130/17 37.8 5.5 14 1013.42.4 25.0 -
40.0 +8.4 - - - - - ONSLOW 1021 1500 6/- - 250/24 31.7 27.0 76 - 30.0 -
007 East Gascoyne
35.0 +7.6 24.0 +13.1 23 - - PAYNES FIND 1021 0900 - - - 350/26 29.9 11.6 32 1017.3 40.0 -
37.0 +9.6 - - - - - PAYNES FIND 1021 1500 - - - 330/26 35.5 -3.6 8 1013.0 40.0 -
008 Central West
36.0 +10.1 19.0 +8.7 - - - CARNAMAH 1021 0900 - - - 310/17 24.5 16.7 62 - 20.0 -
35.0 +9.8 20.0 +9.9 - - - DALWALLINU COMPARISON 1021 0900 10/W - 020/15 27.2 11.6 38 - 20.0 -
39.0 +12.9 14.0 +2.6 9 - - ENEABBA 1021 0900 20/SW - 310/17 22.6 15.3 63 - 30.0 hazy in distance. bubble in max appears larger.
37.0 +12.6 16.6 +5.7 14 - - GERALDTON AIRPORT 1021 0900 3/NW - - 320/28 21.0 15.3 70 1018.12.0 15.0 -
34.0 +9.1 18.0 +8.0 19 - - WONGAN HILLS 1021 0900 15/W - 310/24 27.5 13.1 41 1015.8 10.0 -
34.0 +9.1 - - - - - WONGAN HILLS 1021 1500 -/W - 310/24 30.5 9.2 27 1013.3 15.0 -
009 Lower West and Perth
- - - - - - - ALBANY AIRPORT 1021 0600 20/NW 050/22 14.8 10.8 77 1019.61.2 - 25.0 -
19.0 +0.3 13.8 +4.8 13 2/24 2/3 ALBANY AIRPORT 1021 0900 25/NW 080/08 17.5 12.9 74 1019.50.1 30.0 CB/LIGHTNING SEEN DISTANT SE VER:03 SWV:M2.01.38.0
24.0 +5.3 - - - 1/6 1/3 ALBANY AIRPORT 1021 1500 20/NW - - 110/24 18.0 14.9 82 1015.01.7 20.0 -
35.0 +10.4 13.4 +3.9 - - - BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN 1021 0900 - - - - 340/24 23.5 11.6 47 - - - - -
31.0 +10.5 - - - - - BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON 1021 1500 10/SW - - 270/04 30.5 17.1 45 - 30.0 -
27.0 +8.4 14.0 +3.0 - 16/24 - CAPE NATURALISTE 1021 0900 - - - - 130/28 24.4 13.0 49 1015.70.0 - - - -
28.0 +9.4 - - - - - CAPE NATURALISTE 1021 1500 - - - - 040/18 22.8 16.8 69 1013.60.6 - - - -
28.3 +9.7 - - - - - CAPE NATURALISTE 1021 2100 - - - - 190/22 16.0 12.9 82 1017.33.0 - - - -
31.0 +10.0 - - - - - DONNYBROOK 1021 1500 6/- - - 360/22 28.6 18.1 53 - 30.0 -
28.0 +8.2 14.1 +6.2 - - - DWELLINGUP 1021 0900 - - - - 010/28 26.1 13.6 46 1016.10.1 - - - -
29.0 +9.2 - - - - - DWELLINGUP 1021 1500 - - - - 300/21 22.2 16.1 68 1015.20.2 - - - -
29.3 +9.5 - - - - - DWELLINGUP 1021 2100 - - - - 340/15 18.1 16.1 88 1016.71.1 - - - -
29.0 +8.0 - - - - - ESPERANCE 1021 1500 15/N 030/26 28.6 4.3 21 1017.92.5 25.0 -
29.1 +8.1 - - - - - ESPERANCE 1021 2100 - - - - 080/18 18.0 9.6 58 1017.90.7 - - - -
31.0 +7.5 21.0 +9.7 - - - GOSNELLS CITY 1021 0900 - - - 360/04 28.0 15.9 48 - - - 20.0 -
26.0 - 11.0 - 5 - - HARVEY 1021 0900 - - - 360/34 26.0 15.9 54 - 30.0 -
31.0 +8.6 17.6 +8.1 - - - JANDAKOT AERO 1021 0900 - - - - 320/22 26.4 14.0 46 1014.90.8 - - - -
30.0 +9.6 - - - - - JARRAHWOOD 1021 1500 - - - 020/11 28.5 15.9 46 - 25.0 -
- - - - - - - LANCELIN 1021 0000 - - - 090/18 24.0 10.1 41 1012.1 20.0 -
34.0 +11.7 18.0 +6.2 17 - - LANCELIN 1021 0900 -/N - 360/22 24.8 16.5 60 1015.10.5 20.0 -
29.0 +10.4 - - - - - MANJIMUP 1021 1500 - - - - 230/11 28.9 14.3 41 1013.82.0 - - - -
29.5 +10.9 - - - - - MANJIMUP 1021 2100 - - - - 210/17 15.8 13.8 88 1017.62.1 - - - -
31.0 +8.6 21.0 +11.0 20 - - MEDINA RESEARCH CENTRE 1021 0900 - - - 310/18 25.8 21.6 78 - 25.0 -
32.0 +8.7 17.7 +7.5 - - - PEARCE RAAF 1021 0900 - - - - 350/24 28.9 13.2 38 1015.2 - - - -
33.0 +9.7 - - - - - PEARCE RAAF 1021 1500 - - - - 280/35 27.0 14.8 47 1013.90.4 - - - -
32.6 +9.3 - - - - - PEARCE RAAF 1021 2100 - - - 330/15 19.3 15.2 77 1017.50.9 - - - -
29.0 +10.4 - - - - - PEMBERTON 1021 1500 6/NE - - 200/05 28.8 15.7 45 1013.91.9 22.0 -
- - - - - - - PERTH AIRPORT 1021 0000 25/NW 100/37 25.3 6.8 31 1014.70.6 30.0 -
31.0 +8.6 16.7 +6.5 19 - - PERTH AIRPORT 1021 0900 25/- - 360/28 28.8 13.7 40 1014.90.4 30.0 -
32.0 +9.6 - - - - - PERTH AIRPORT 1021 1500 15/N - - 300/37 24.1 15.9 60 1014.51.0 20.0 -
32.1 +9.7 - - - - - PERTH AIRPORT 1021 2100 3/NW - - 350/15 19.5 16.6 83 1017.00.7 9.0 -
- - - - - - 14/3 ROCKY GULLY 1021 1800 - - - - 120/13 18.7 15.8 83 - - - - -
- - - - - - 15/3 WITCHCLIFFE 1021 0600 - - - - 140/13 13.2 13.1 99 1017.40.6 - - - -
010 Central Wheat Belt
33.0 +8.1 19.0 +9.4 - - - BENCUBBIN 1021 0900 -/ - 020/46 28.0 9.4 31 1017.5 40.0 -
35.0 +10.1 - - - - - BENCUBBIN 1021 1500 10/ - 310/28 33.5 13.5 30 1012.7 40.0 -
32.0 +7.9 16.0 +8.2 14 - - BEVERLEY 1021 0900 -/ - 020/48 27.6 12.6 40 - 20.0 -
34.0 +9.9 - - - - - BEVERLEY 1021 1500 6/- - 360/22 33.4 3.4 15 - 25.0 -
30.0 +7.0 17.0 +9.8 - - - BROOKTON 1021 0900 6/S - 020/09 28.4 13.0 39 - 20.0 -
33.0 +10.0 - - - - - BROOKTON 1021 1500 3/SW - - 360/08 32.7 7.0 20 - 20.0 -
30.0 +7.1 17.0 +9.0 - - - CORRIGIN 1021 0900 -/- 020/31 27.6 7.4 28 1017.90.5 30.0 -
34.0 +11.1 - - - - - CORRIGIN 1021 1500 6/NW - - 310/18 33.7 9.8 23 1012.52.3 30.0 wind gusts to 16 kts. gusts t0 26 kts between 0930
33.0 +8.7 20.0 +10.6 17 - - CUNDERDIN 1021 0900 -/ - 020/44 28.8 16.3 47 - 30.0 -
36.0 +11.7 - - - - - CUNDERDIN 1021 1500 10/NW - 340/37 34.6 14.0 29 - 30.0 -
35.0 +10.8 - - - - - HYDEN 1021 1500 6/SE 050/05 34.5 6.7 18 - 40.0 -
26.0 +5.3 12.0 +4.4 - - - KATANNING COMPARISON 1021 0900 -/ - 090/17 23.8 9.8 41 - 10.0 -
33.0 +12.3 - - - - - KATANNING COMPARISON 1021 1500 3/NW - - 310/09 32.5 11.0 27 - 10.0 -
32.0 +7.5 18.0 +8.6 - - - MERREDIN 1021 0900 -/NW - 050/37 25.9 5.6 27 - 20.0 -
34.0 +9.5 - - - - - MERREDIN 1021 1500 25/NW - - 310/13 33.7 11.7 26 - 20.0 -
32.0 +7.3 20.0 +10.9 - - - NAREMBEEN 1021 0900 - - - 050/09 27.9 7.3 27 - 30.0 -
28.0 +6.7 14.0 +6.0 - - - NARROGIN 1021 0900 -/ - 050/28 25.9 7.6 31 - 50.0 -
33.0 +11.7 - - - - - NARROGIN 1021 1500 15/NW - - 340/22 32.0 3.1 16 - 50.0 -
33.0 +9.2 17.0 +8.0 - - - NORTHAM 1021 0900 - - - 360/44 28.0 13.6 41 - 25.0 -
35.0 +11.2 - - - - - NORTHAM 1021 1500 - - - 290/24 33.5 7.0 19 - 30.0 -
- - - - - - 0.8/15 ONGERUP 1021 0600 6/- - - 020/26 14.5 11.8 84 1019.4 10.0 -
23.0 +2.0 13.0 +4.9 13 1/24 0.4/3 ONGERUP 1021 0900 6/ 020/15 22.6 10.9 48 1019.2 40.0 -
33.0 +12.0 - - - - - ONGERUP 1021 1500 6/W - - 350/15 32.1 7.6 22 1012.8 40.0 -
29.0 +7.1 17.0 +8.8 - - - PINGELLY 1021 0900 -/- - 050/44 27.2 11.1 37 - 50.0 -
33.0 +11.1 - - - - - PINGELLY 1021 1500 -/- - 340/04 32.8 3.0 15 - 50.0 0900 report on internet wind speed shown as 44k tr
33.0 +10.7 - - - - - RAVENSTHORPE 1021 1500 -/ - - 050/22 31.2 5.3 20 1015.4 15.0 -
33.0 +11.5 - - - - - WAGIN 1021 1500 15/N - - 360/09 33.5 10.6 25 - 30.0 -
012 Goldfields
- - - - - - - SOUTHERN CROSS 1021 0600 6/NE 090/09 21.0 10.1 50 1020.70.3 50.0 -
31.0 +5.6 19.0 +9.8 - - - SOUTHERN CROSS 1021 0900 20/NE 020/44 25.5 9.1 35 1019.60.9 50.0 -
34.0 +8.6 - - - - - SOUTHERN CROSS 1021 1500 25/NW 020/34 34.0 10.1 23 1014.12.3 50.0 -
Northern Territory
015 Northern Plateau--Barkly/Alice Spgs
29.0 -1.8 - - - - - ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 1021 1500 - - - 100/30 28.4 8.6 29 1017.53.1 25.0 -
39.0 - 26.0 - 27 - - RABBIT FLAT 1021 0900 -/- - 100/22 29.3 10.6 31 1016.41.9 5.0 -
- - 26.4 - - - - RABBIT FLAT 1021 1200 - - - 100/22 33.2 10.3 25 1014.91.4 5.0 cldunknown due dust VER:03 SWV:M2.01.38.00
37.0 - - - - - - RABBIT FLAT 1021 1500 -/- - 060/21 35.6 9.3 20 1011.33.5 10.0 -
- - - - - - - RABBIT FLAT 1021 1800 -/- 100/11 35.1 8.9 20 1011.20.3 20.0 -
- - - - - - - TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT 1021 0600 25/- - 120/37 24.7 11.2 43 1014.91.8 3.0 -
37.0 +2.4 24.0 +2.4 24 - - TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT 1021 0900 25/- - 110/28 26.5 11.1 38 1016.71.7 5.0 -
- - 24.3 +2.7 - - - TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT 1021 1200 - - - 100/26 32.0 9.9 26 1014.71.9 10.0 -
36.0 +1.4 - - - - - TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT 1021 1500 25/E - - 060/24 35.3 6.0 16 1011.43.2 30.0 -
South Australia
016 Northwest Pastoral
23.0 -3.0 - - - - - WOOMERA AERODROME 1021 1500 - - - 150/17 22.6 -12.6 8 1026.02.2 20.0 -
Queensland
029 Lower Carpentaria (Gulf Country)
36.0 -0.9 22.0 -0.3 - 50/24 50/18 CROYDON TOWNSHIP 1021 0900 - - - 050/09 26.8 13.3 43 1017.11.7 50.0 -
37.0 +2.6 - - - - - MOUNT ISA AERO 1021 1500 25/SE - - 080/21 35.7 5.1 15 1012.22.9 40.0 -
040 South Coast Moreton & Brisbane
- - - - - 13/12 9/3 AMBERLEY AMO 1021 2100 - - - 190/13 18.8 17.6 93 1022.43.4 - - 8.0 -
- - - - - - 2/3 BRISBANE AERO 1021 1800 3/SW - 040/18 20.5 19.1 92 1019.21.5 20.0 -
- - - - - 12/12 12/3 GYMPIE 1021 2100 - - - - 330/04 18.7 17.4 92 1021.34.1 - - - -
- - - - - - 22/3 JIMNA FORESTRY 1021 1800 - - - - 150/08 16.6 15.7 94 - - - - -
- - - - - - 12/3 KINGAROY AIRPORT 1021 1800 - - - - 050/11 19.6 16.9 84 1017.71.5 - - - -
- - - - - 15/12 15/3 MAROOCHYDORE AERO 1021 2100 - - - - Calm 20.0 18.7 92 1021.43.1 - - - -
- - - - - 19/12 19/3 NAMBOUR DPI 1021 2100 - - - - 200/02 19.5 19.4 99 1021.62.6 - - - -
- - - - - 8/12 8/3 TEWANTIN RSL PARK 1021 2100 - - - - 340/09 19.8 18.5 92 1021.12.6 - - - -
041 Darling Downs - east
27.0 - - - - 0.8/6 0.8/3 TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 1021 1500 3/SW - - 210/31 - - - - 3.0 Vs redued to 3000M to E N & S and 2K to W due low
043 Maranoa
34.0 +4.7 21.0 +8.2 - - - INJUNE POST OFFICE 1021 0900 -/W - 070/11 26.1 14.0 47 1020.70.9 50.0 -
36.0 +6.8 21.0 +8.8 18 - - MITCHELL POST OFFICE 1021 0900 - - - 050/04 26.9 11.6 39 1020.40.2 50.0 -
New South Wales
054 Northwest Slopes - north
30.0 +4.9 17.0 +6.9 - 15/24 15/24 PINDARI DAM 1021 0900 -/W - Calm 18.8 17.2 90 - 20.0 THANK YOU FOR THE RAIN G.VOSS
055 Northwest Slopes - south
31.0 +6.1 15.0 +3.0 13 7/24 7/24 GUNNEDAH (DIPNR) 1021 0900 15/W 130/04 22.2 12.7 55 - 35.0 -
30.0 +3.4 16.0 +5.4 - 14/24 14/18 GUNNEDAH POOL 1021 0900 10/NE - 180/04 22.0 13.5 59 - 50.0 -
27.0 +1.8 14.0 +5.4 - 6/24 6/24 QUIRINDI POST OFFICE 1021 0900 3/W - - Calm 22.0 13.9 60 - 50.0 -
25.0 +4.2 12.0 +7.0 - 17/24 16/18 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) 1021 0900 10/NW - 050/04 17.4 9.3 59 - 30.0 -
056 Northern Tablelands - west
- - - - - - 9/15 INVERELL (RAGLAN ST) 1021 0600 6/NW - - Calm 16.0 15.3 96 - 40.0 SLT T/STORM 1640-1715 HRS.
058 Northern Rivers
- - - - - - 11/3 GRAFTON AIRPORT 1021 0600 - - - - 040/09 18.3 17.8 97 1019.50.7 - - - -
31.0 +4.4 19.0 +5.3 - 19/24 19/18 GRAFTON OLYMPIC POOL 1021 0900 6/S - - 090/04 20.5 19.7 95 - 30.0 -
- - - - - - 8/3 GRAFTON RESEARCH STN 1021 0600 - - - - 020/05 18.3 16.5 89 - - - - -
059 Mid North Coast
24.6 +1.1 - - - - 19/3 COFFS HARBOUR MO 1021 0000 - - - 360/13 18.9 18.1 95 1019.52.1 - - - -
25.0 +1.5 18.0 +4.2 17 49/24 3/3 COFFS HARBOUR MO 1021 0900 3/SW - - 200/18 18.1 15.5 85 1022.12.9 12.0 -
25.0 - 12.0 - - 26/24 26/18 DORRIGO (OLD CORAMBA RD) 1021 0900 - - - 130/05 13.1 12.9 99 - 0.1 -
13.0 - - - - 6/6 6/6 DORRIGO (OLD CORAMBA RD) 1021 1500 2/S - - 160/04 11.9 11.2 95 - 0.1 -
060 Manning
24.0 -1.5 15.0 +3.7 9 34/24 33/18 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) 1021 0900 10/S - - 230/18 17.0 13.1 78 - 35.0 -
17.0 -8.5 - - - 0.1/6 0.1/6 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) 1021 1500 6/SW - - 130/37 16.5 11.9 74 - 15.0 -
061 Hunter
- - - - - - 8/3 GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATIO 1021 1800 - - - - Calm 12.5 11.8 95 - - - - -
063 Central Tablelands - south
- - - - - - 0.2/15 KATOOMBA (NARROW NECK RD) 1021 0600 - - - Calm 6.6 6.6 100 - 0.1 -
8.0 -9.5 - - - Tr/6 Tr/6 KATOOMBA (NARROW NECK RD) 1021 1500 1/- - - 050/08 6.8 4.9 88 - 1.2 -
- - - - - - - MOUNT BOYCE AWS 1021 0300 - - - 070/13 8.8 8.2 96 - - - 0.1 -
25.0 +8.0 6.0 +0.4 - 4/24 - ORANGE AIRPORT COMPARISON 1021 0900 10/SW - 230/11 11.5 2.8 55 - 30.0 -
068 Illawarra
10.0 -8.9 - - - - - BOWRAL (PARRY DRIVE) 1021 1500 3/SE - - 130/04 8.0 4.2 77 - 20.0 -
15.0 -8.9 - - - - - CAMDEN AIRPORT AWS 1021 1500 - - - - 190/18 13.8 4.7 54 1025.10.1 - - - -
069 South Coast
11.0 -8.0 - - - - - NERRIGA COMPOSITE 1021 1500 - - - 180/18 9.4 1.8 59 - 50.0 -
070 Southern Tablelands-Goulburn/Monaro
9.0 -10.3 - - - - - COOMA VISITORS CENTRE 1021 1500 3/ - - 180/09 9.4 -2.7 42 - 30.0 -
071 Southern Tablelands-Snowy Mountains
12.0 +3.2 -5.0 -4.5 - 0.2/24 0.2/24 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALE 1021 0900 3/- - - 180/08 -3.7 -5.0 91 - 2.0 50000
-3.0 -9.8 - - - - - THREDBO AWS 1021 1500 - - - - 170/11 -3.0 -3.2 99 1028.20.0 - - - -
16.0 +3.3 -2.0 -3.4 - 0.4/24 0.4/24 THREDBO VILLAGE 1021 0900 3/S - 360/04 0.0 -1.3 91 - 4.0 /
4.0 -8.7 - - - 0.2/6 0.2/6 THREDBO VILLAGE 1021 1500 6/N - 230/09 3.2 -3.4 62 - 10.0 /
Victoria
082 Northeast - Lower
25.0 +4.9 7.0 +0.2 - - - DARTMOUTH RESERVOIR 1021 0900 - - - 180/68 9.2 3.0 65 - 50.0 -
083 Northeast - Upper
10.0 -8.3 - - - Tr/6 Tr/6 OMEO COMPARISON 1021 1500 6/W - - 110/15 7.1 1.9 69 - 60.0 -
089 Western Plains
17.0 -0.7 -2.0 -8.1 -3 0.8/24 - ARARAT PRISON 1021 0900 6/S - - 180/46 9.7 -2.1 44 1031.92.1 50.0 -
Tasmania
091 North Coast
17.0 -1.0 -1.0 -8.0 - 0.2/24 - LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 1021 0900 - - - - 310/05 6.0 -0.5 63 - - - - -
- - -1.4 -8.4 - - - LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 1021 1200 - - - - 070/13 13.0 -1.7 36 - - - - -
15.0 -1.4 -3.0 -8.6 - 0.4/24 - LAUNCESTON AIRPORT COMPARISON 1021 0900 - - - - 360/04 7.0 -1.4 55 - - - - -
- - -2.7 -8.3 - - 0.2/3 LAUNCESTON AIRPORT COMPARISON 1021 1200 - - - - 250/05 10.1 -2.0 43 - - - - -
095 Derwent Valley
7.0 -6.5 -2.0 -5.3 - 7/24 5/18 TARRALEAH VILLAGE 1021 0900 - - - 230/05 5.1 0.9 74 - 20.0 -
- - - - - - 2/3 TARRALEAH VILLAGE 1021 1200 - - - 200/09 4.0 3.3 95 - 5.0 -
8.0 -5.5 - - - 3/6 1/3 TARRALEAH VILLAGE 1021 1500 - - - 250/18 7.4 1.8 68 - 30.0 -
Islands
200 Islands
- - - - - - 9/3 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO 1021 1830 - - - - 320/18 18.3 17.1 93 1017.30.7 - - - -