Noteworthy synoptic observations for Thursday, 15 March 2007 local
prepared 0159 EST, 16/03/07
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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 North Kimberley
34.0 +0.5 - - - 25/24 14/18 DOONGAN 0315 0900 3/W - 270/08 25.0 24.4 96 1007.71.1 15.0 sorry about max - I shook it down by mistake - it
29.0 -4.5 - - - 1/6 1/6 DOONGAN 0315 1500 6/W - 270/04 27.5 26.5 94 1004.42.6 15.0 -
31.0 - - - - - - MOUNT ELIZABETH 0315 1500 -/ - - 360/02 29.4 - - 1003.4 10.0 -
35.0 -1.2 - - - 23/6 23/3 WYNDHAM 0315 1500 3/- - - Calm 25.7 25.1 96 1005.32.0 40.0 -
36.0 - - - - 13/6 13/3 WYNDHAM AERO 0315 1500 - - - - 330/05 26.4 24.5 89 1005.41.4 - - - -
003 West Kimberley
33.0 -2.4 - - - - - BIDYADANGA 0315 1500 6/- 270/28 32.0 26.4 72 1004.8 15.0 -
31.0 -3.0 - - - 9/6 2/3 BROOME AIRPORT 0315 1500 6/NE 270/18 29.6 25.3 78 1005.13.3 25.0 -
- - - - - 9/12 - BROOME AIRPORT 0315 2100 3/E 270/09 28.3 25.3 84 1006.82.4 16.0 -
008 Central West
27.0 -3.9 - - - - - GERALDTON AIRPORT 0315 1500 6/S - 180/43 26.3 18.2 61 1010.21.5 18.0 -
Northern Territory
014 Northern Rivers
31.0 - - - - - - CHANNEL POINT 0315 1530 3/ 340/05 28.6 24.9 80 1006.21.9 30.0 Thunder heard to E at 1415hrs other cells forming
- - - - - - 13/3 DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE 0315 1800 - - - - 100/26 24.3 22.8 91 1005.61.7 - - - HR013
- - - - - 49/6 36/3 DELAMERE WEAPONS RANGE 0315 2100 - - - - 330/09 24.5 23.5 94 1009.03.3 - - - HR004
- - - - - - 10/3 DOUGLAS RIVER 0315 1830 - - - - Calm 26.3 25.2 94 1005.40.4 - - - -
- - - - - - - GOVE AIRPORT 0315 0630 3/NW Calm 24.7 24.1 96 1008.00.3 15.0 -
32.0 +0.7 - - - - - GOVE AIRPORT 0315 1530 6/NW - 360/18 30.7 24.8 71 1006.02.6 30.0 -
35.0 - 25.0 - - 10/24 10/3 GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS 0315 0930 - - - - Calm 27.9 27.4 97 1009.51.5 - - - -
33.0 -1.1 - - - 25/6 25/6 LARRIMAH 0315 1530 1/W - - 270/09 23.2 22.6 96 1006.11.8 2.0 -
33.0 -1.0 - - - - - MANGO FARM 0315 1530 3/NE - 340/11 30.2 - - 1005.62.6 30.0 -
- - - - - - 13/15 OENPELLI 0315 0630 -/ - 320/04 26.1 25.4 96 1008.20.3 1.5 -
- - - - - 14/12 9/3 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS 0315 2130 - - - - 250/05 25.2 24.5 96 1009.03.6 - - - -
34.0 -0.5 - - - 0.1/6 0.1/6 WOLLOGORANG 0315 1530 10/N - 310/04 30.2 27.0 83 1007.01.4 50.0 -
015 Northern Plateau--Barkly/Alice Spgs
40.0 +7.4 29.0 +11.7 30 - - ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 0315 0930 25/- 330/26 33.6 16.0 35 1008.01.5 40.0 -
- - 30.4 +13.1 - - - ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 0315 1230 25/- - 320/24 36.6 15.9 29 1007.50.5 40.0 -
- - - - - - 20/3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 0315 1830 - - - - 330/17 23.9 21.7 88 1007.52.6 - - - -
- - - - - - - BRUNETTE DOWNS 0315 0630 6/NE - 020/02 24.7 22.3 87 1008.31.0 50.0 past1 thunder heard, lightn in the nw & se, presen
- - - - - - - RABBIT FLAT 0315 0630 6/- - - 140/24 22.6 21.2 92 1007.71.6 30.0 l/ning to se & s VER:03 SWV:M2.01.38.00
36.0 - - - - - - RABBIT FLAT 0315 1530 15/NE 130/15 36.3 19.0 36 1004.53.2 40.0 -
- - - - - - - RABBIT FLAT 0315 2130 15/- - 140/08 28.9 21.6 65 1006.12.3 40.0 l/ning to w, nw, nnw & e VER:03 SWV:M2.01.38.00
- - - - - - 2/15 WATARRKA 0315 0630 20/- - - Calm 23.0 20.0 83 1006.70.6 50.0 -
South Australia
022 Yorke Peninsula and Kangaroo Island
36.0 +10.2 - - - - - PRICE 0315 1530 -/N - 310/37 34.5 13.6 28 - 20.0 -
023 Adelaide plains and Mt Lofty Ranges
36.0 +10.0 - - - - - ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 0315 1530 - - - - 310/24 35.0 8.0 19 1006.81.2 - - - -
35.5 +10.2 - - - - - ADELAIDE AIRPORT 0315 0030 25/NW Calm 24.3 13.6 51 1010.2 30.0 -
36.0 +10.7 - - - - - ADELAIDE AIRPORT 0315 1530 25/NW - 300/26 34.1 10.4 24 1006.61.2 35.0 -
38.0 +11.4 - - - - - EDINBURGH RAAF 0315 1530 - - - 300/37 35.6 8.4 19 1006.31.5 - - - -
35.0 +10.5 - - - - - MOUNT BARKER 0315 1530 - - - 360/17 34.1 14.8 31 - 40.0 -
37.0 +10.4 - - - - - PARAFIELD AIRPORT 0315 1500 - - - - 290/26 34.7 9.2 21 1006.51.3 - - - -
38.0 +10.9 - - - - - ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH 0315 1530 - - - 290/15 35.5 21.3 44 - 35.0 -
024 Murray Valley
36.0 +10.6 - - - - - EUDUNDA 0315 1530 -/- - 250/22 33.5 7.8 20 1008.11.2 40.0 -
38.0 +10.1 - - - - - LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE 0315 1530 -/W 290/21 37.0 9.5 19 1006.32.3 50.0 -
35.0 +11.0 - - - - - MENINGIE 0315 1530 -/W - 310/08 35.3 14.3 29 - 20.0 -
38.0 +11.6 - - - - - MURRAY BRIDGE COMPARISON 0315 1530 6/NW - 310/05 37.6 9.5 18 - 20.0 -
025 Murray Mallee and Upper Southeast
37.0 +10.2 - - - - - KEITH 0315 1530 -/N - 340/13 36.1 10.1 21 1006.12.4 50.0 -
Queensland
027 North Peninsula
- - - - - 55/18 - COEN AIRPORT 0315 0300 - - - - Calm 23.6 22.4 93 1008.11.7 - - - -
32.0 - 23.0 - - 55/24 - COEN AIRPORT 0315 0900 3/NE 300/02 27.5 23.3 78 1010.71.8 50.0 -
- - - - - 13/12 13/3 COEN AIRPORT 0315 2100 - - - - Calm 23.5 22.8 96 1011.42.7 - - - -
32.0 +0.3 - - - 14/6 14/3 WEIPA AERO 0315 1500 2/E 310/09 25.9 23.6 87 1007.62.0 5.0 -
028 South Peninsula
- - 23.2 - - - 13/3 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT 0315 1200 - - - - 070/09 27.6 25.5 88 1009.50.9 - - - -
30.0 - - - - 43/6 30/3 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT 0315 1500 - - - - 330/05 24.3 23.5 95 1008.11.4 - - - -
- - - - - 48/12 - LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT 0315 2100 - - - - Calm 24.2 23.6 96 1010.31.9 - - - -
- - - - - - 66/21 MUSGRAVE 0315 0600 3/E - - Calm 23.8 23.2 96 1008.90.5 20.0 -
34.0 +1.8 22.0 -0.3 - 66/24 - MUSGRAVE 0315 0900 3/E - - 090/05 27.5 26.1 92 1010.61.8 20.0 -
32.0 -0.2 - - - 15/6 15/6 MUSGRAVE 0315 1500 3/ - - 050/04 25.0 24.3 96 1007.81.3 10.0 -
- - - - - 46/18 0.2/3 PALMERVILLE 0315 0300 - - - - Calm 23.6 23.4 99 1008.72.3 - - - -
32.0 -0.4 23.0 +1.2 - 46/24 - PALMERVILLE 0315 0900 - - - - 080/08 27.1 22.9 78 1010.41.4 - - - -
029 Lower Carpentaria (Gulf Country)
33.0 - - - - 19/6 19/3 BURKETOWN AIRPORT 0315 1500 - - - - 320/13 24.5 23.2 92 1008.31.8 - - - -
31.0 -2.5 - - - 28/6 28/6 BURKETOWN POST OFFICE 0315 1500 1/W - 310/02 24.7 23.5 93 1008.61.4 10.0 -
35.0 +0.6 23.0 -0.2 - 75/24 75/18 CROYDON TOWNSHIP 0315 0900 3/E - 110/02 27.0 24.7 87 1010.91.5 50.0 -
33.0 +1.1 - - - 80/6 80/3 MORNINGTON ISLAND 0315 1500 - - - - 280/08 25.2 23.5 90 1008.31.1 - - - -
- - - - - 83/12 0.6/3 MORNINGTON ISLAND 0315 2100 - - - - Calm 26.1 24.7 92 1009.52.2 - - - -
36.0 +1.9 - - - - - MOUNT ISA AERO 0315 1500 15/SE 090/34 32.5 21.4 52 1006.42.7 40.0 -
34.0 - 24.0 - - 52/24 5/18 SWEERS ISLAND 0315 0900 6/NE 020/08 29.7 25.3 77 1009.41.4 40.0 -
33.0 - - - - - - SWEERS ISLAND 0315 1500 6/N - 360/21 29.5 24.5 75 1007.31.7 40.0 -
030 Upper Carpentaria (Nthn Goldfields)
- - - - - - 8/15 GEORGETOWN POST OFFICE 0315 0600 6/- - - 160/04 24.0 23.9 99 1009.40.8 50.0 -
37.0 +2.2 23.0 +2.4 - 0.6/24 0.6/18 RICHMOND POST OFFICE 0315 0900 10/NE - Calm 26.8 21.4 72 1012.71.6 30.0 -
031 North Coast - Barron
- - - - - - 9/3 CAIRNS AERO 0315 1800 1/SE - - 190/13 24.8 23.1 90 1009.70.2 4.0 -
- - - - - 10/12 10/3 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE 0315 2100 - - - - 100/18 26.3 25.6 96 1011.22.3 - - - -
032 North Coast - Herbert
- - - - - - 62/15 CARDWELL MARINE PDE 0315 0600 2/SE - Calm 23.1 23.0 99 1012.01.0 5.0 -
30.0 -0.7 23.0 +1.2 - 69/24 0.6/3 CARDWELL MARINE PDE 0315 0900 2/SE - 110/15 26.5 24.3 88 1013.21.2 30.0 -
32.0 +1.3 23.0 +0.8 - 76/24 75/18 INGHAM COMPOSITE 0315 0900 1/N - - 360/02 24.0 24.0 100 1013.7 10.0 -
- - 23.6 +1.7 - - 16/3 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN 0315 1200 - - - - 130/18 27.5 24.8 85 1011.81.5 - - - HR013
29.0 -0.8 - - - 25/6 8/3 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN 0315 1500 - - - - 060/05 24.4 22.8 91 1010.41.4 - - - HR008
- - - - - 27/6 24/3 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN 0315 2100 - - - - 050/05 24.1 23.3 95 1011.92.0 - - - HR006
32.0 +1.4 23.0 +0.2 23 37/24 - TOWNSVILLE AERO 0315 0900 1/SE 140/13 26.7 22.7 79 1014.11.4 30.0 -
033 Central Coast - east
- - - - - 28/18 27/3 ALVA BEACH 0315 0300 - - - - 170/09 23.5 23.0 97 1012.60.8 - - - -
32.0 - 23.0 - - 37/24 8/3 ALVA BEACH 0315 0900 - - - - 110/30 25.5 22.8 85 1014.51.4 - - - -
31.9 +1.1 - - - - 14/3 AYR DPI RESEARCH STN 0315 0000 - - - - 090/15 22.5 21.7 95 - - - - -
- - - - - 33/18 19/3 AYR DPI RESEARCH STN 0315 0300 - - - - 190/05 23.3 22.7 96 - - - - -
32.0 +1.2 22.0 +0.6 - 34/24 0.2/3 AYR DPI RESEARCH STN 0315 0900 - - - - 100/11 25.3 23.6 90 - - - - -
- - - - - - 9/3 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT 0315 0300 - - - - 110/39 25.2 23.8 92 1012.21.5 - - - -
- - - - - - 33/3 MACKAY AERO 0315 0600 - - - - 120/34 23.7 22.0 90 1014.00.9 - - - HR002
31.0 +2.0 23.0 +1.2 - 35/24 2/3 MACKAY AERO 0315 0900 - - - - 120/35 26.7 20.8 70 1016.12.1 - - - -
- - - - - - 28/3 MACKAY M.O 0315 0600 3/SE - - 120/24 24.5 23.2 92 1013.40.6 15.0 -
30.0 +1.5 22.0 -0.2 - 30/24 0.2/3 MACKAY M.O 0315 0900 3/SE - - 130/28 26.5 20.4 69 1015.62.2 15.0 -
- - - - - 13/18 10/3 PROSERPINE AIRPORT 0315 0300 - - - - 190/09 22.6 21.1 91 1013.30.9 - - - -
- - 22.0 +0.8 - - 16/3 PROSERPINE AIRPORT 0315 1200 - - - - 100/13 23.8 22.2 91 1014.41.3 - - - -
28.0 -2.2 - - - 16/6 - PROSERPINE AIRPORT 0315 1500 - - - - 110/21 25.4 20.9 76 1012.42.0 - - - -
- - - - - 34/6 34/6 ST LAWRENCE POST OFFICE 0315 0300 -/ - 130/11 24.0 21.7 87 1014.70.9 - - -
- - - - - 45/18 0.4/3 WOOLSHED 0315 0300 - - - - 200/02 20.6 20.4 99 1011.91.2 - - - -
27.0 - 20.0 - - 45/24 - WOOLSHED 0315 0900 - - - - 090/09 22.2 20.7 91 1014.01.4 - - - -
- - - - - 54/18 - YEPPOON THE ESPLANADE 0315 0300 - - - - 120/24 25.2 17.8 64 1015.11.0 - - - -
27.0 - 22.0 - - 54/24 - YEPPOON THE ESPLANADE 0315 0900 - - - - 150/18 25.8 19.8 70 1017.51.8 - - - -
036 Central Lowlands
37.0 +2.8 21.0 +0.7 - 40/24 40/18 ISISFORD POST OFFICE 0315 0900 6/NW - 050/13 27.2 21.2 70 - 50.0 -
037 Upper Western (Northwest)
- - - - - - - URANDANGI 0315 2100 20/NE - - 020/09 33.7 19.7 44 1006.62.8 30.0 -
045 Far Southwest
30.0 - - - - 16/6 16/3 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT 0315 1500 1/W - - 050/30 24.0 21.9 88 1010.71.1 35.0 -
- - - - - 24/12 8/3 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT 0315 2100 - - - - 090/18 23.6 22.1 91 1012.72.5 - - - -
New South Wales
047 Lower Western - Lower Darling
- - 25.0 +10.0 - - - BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS 0315 1230 - - - - 330/18 34.0 12.4 27 1009.80.6 - - - -
049 Lower Western - Southwest Plains
37.0 +7.9 - - - - - BALRANALD (RSL) 0315 1500 6/NW - 050/13 32.3 17.9 42 - 50.0 Thunder and light drizzle within the hour. No prec
061 Hunter
- - - - - - - MURRURUNDI GAP AWS 0315 0300 - - - 120/18 13.6 12.8 95 1016.80.5 - - 0.0 -
- - - - - - - MURRURUNDI GAP AWS 0315 0600 - - - 120/13 12.5 11.9 96 1017.00.1 - - 0.1 -
069 South Coast
23.0 +0.2 7.0 -3.5 - - - NERRIGA COMPOSITE 0315 0900 - - - Calm 12.2 12.2 100 - 0.0 -
070 Southern Tablelands-Goulburn/Monaro
25.0 +1.1 9.0 -2.1 7 0.2/24 0.2/18 GOULBURN TAFE 0315 0900 - - - Calm 11.6 11.2 97 - 0.2 -
071 Southern Tablelands-Snowy Mountains
- - 6.6 +1.7 - - - THREDBO AWS 0315 1200 - - - - 310/63 14.8 8.3 65 1018.01.0 - - - -
074 Riverina - east
31.0 +3.0 - - - - - TOCUMWAL AIRPORT 0315 1500 6/NW - - 270/46 30.4 17.2 45 - 0.1 Dust squall
Victoria
080 Northern Country - Lower North
38.0 +10.3 - - - - - KERANG 0315 1500 -/ - 020/13 37.0 14.7 27 - 50.0 -
37.0 +10.7 - - - - - KYABRAM DPI 0315 1500 - - - 350/21 34.2 11.4 25 - 50.0 -
083 Northeast - Upper
- - - - - - - MT HOTHAM 0315 0600 - - - - 340/65 11.6 -2.9 36 - - - - -
19.0 - 11.0 - - - - MT HOTHAM 0315 0900 - - - - 340/63 12.7 3.4 53 - - - - -
085 West Gippsland
34.0 +10.4 - - - 0.2/6 - BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT 0315 1500 - - - - 120/26 31.6 8.6 24 1008.53.4 - - - -
- - - - - - - EAST SALE AIRPORT 0315 0600 0/NW - - 300/09 11.2 11.1 99 1013.61.0 0.1 -
36.0 +12.0 - - - - - MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT 0315 1500 15/NW - 340/28 34.6 13.4 28 1008.03.6 50.0 -
30.0 +10.6 - - - - - WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE 0315 1500 - - - - 170/08 26.3 12.8 43 1008.52.1 - - - -
086 East Central
35.0 +11.3 - - - - - ESSENDON AIRPORT 0315 1500 - - - - 360/34 33.3 14.9 33 1008.12.3 - - - -
35.0 +11.1 - - - - - MELBOURNE AIRPORT 0315 1500 20/NW - 350/35 33.0 12.5 29 1008.42.1 30.0 -
34.0 +10.2 - - - - - MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 0315 1500 20/NW - 210/13 32.9 12.7 29 1008.32.3 25.0 CB top to SE VER:03 SWV:M2.01.38.00
35.0 +11.3 - - - - - MOORABBIN AIRPORT 0315 1500 - - - - 350/41 32.8 14.4 33 1007.32.9 - - - -
35.0 +11.2 - - - - - SCORESBY RESEARCH INSTITUTE 0315 1500 - - - - 330/22 31.6 14.3 35 - - - - -
35.0 +12.5 - - - - - WONTHAGGI 0315 1500 6/N - - 310/22 34.8 10.3 23 1007.45.0 20.0 -
087 West Central
36.0 +12.5 - - - - - LAVERTON RAAF 0315 1500 - - - 350/30 34.5 13.3 28 1007.72.6 - - - -
089 Western Plains
33.0 +10.9 - - - - - BALLARAT AERODROME 0315 1500 - - - 340/22 30.2 10.7 30 1009.52.4 - - - -
090 West Coast
32.0 +11.7 - - - - - CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE 0315 1500 -/NW - 270/15 23.6 14.3 56 1008.30.6 20.0 -
Tasmania
092 East Coast
31.0 +10.1 - - - - - SWANSEA POST OFFICE 0315 1500 -/W 310/09 30.5 7.7 24 1005.73.6 25.0 /
095 Derwent Valley
27.0 +5.3 6.0 -2.5 4 - - BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) 0315 0900 - - - Calm 10.1 9.3 95 - 0.0 evap 3.6 VER:03 SWV:M2.01.38.00
26.0 +6.4 7.0 +0.0 - - - MAYDENA POST OFFICE 0315 0900 - - - Calm 9.2 9.2 100 - 0.2 -
097 West Coast
- - - - - 14/12 11/3 MOUNT READ 0315 2100 - - - - 330/24 10.7 10.4 98 1007.61.2 - - - -
Islands
200 Islands
- - - - - - 8/3 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO 0315 0500 - - - 080/08 23.2 23.0 99 1008.21.3 - - 2.7 -