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Noteworthy synoptic observations for Wednesday, 20 August 2003 local
prepared 1918 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
18.0 -2.2 9.0 -0.2 7 7/24 0.6/18 ENEABBA 0820 0900 6/W - - 250/15 12.9 11.4 91 - 30.0 -
009 Lower West, Southwest, South Coast
- - - - - - - CAPE LEEUWIN 0820 0500 - - - - 250/68 12.6 5.1 60 1005.0 - - - -
- - - - - - 0.8/3 CAPE LEEUWIN 0820 0600 - - - - 240/63 12.4 6.4 67 1005.60.9 - - - -
- - - - - - 0.2/3 WINDY HARBOUR 0820 0600 6/SW - - 250/65 12.2 7.0 70 1002.80.8 10.0 -
011 Eucla
- - - - - - 7/9 BALGAIR 0820 0000 6/W - - 270/08 13.0 13.0 100 1001.6 5.0 -
013 Northeast interior
29.0 +6.6 19.0 +10.4 19 - - GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE 0820 0700 15/NW - 300/18 20.2 8.3 46 1010.22.1 40.0 -
- - 19.4 +10.8 - - - GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE 0820 1000 15/W - - 280/30 23.5 8.4 38 1010.10.1 40.0 -
29.0 +6.4 15.7 +8.6 - 0.2/24 - WARBURTON AIRFIELD 0820 0900 - - - - 270/35 19.3 6.8 44 1010.11.8 - - - -
Northern Territory
015 Northern Plateau--Barkly/Alice Spgs
29.0 +6.6 16.0 +9.9 12 - - ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 0820 0900 - - - 340/30 20.2 -7.5 15 1013.90.9 40.0 -
- - 15.6 +9.5 - - - ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 0820 1200 - - - 340/39 26.4 -8.3 9 1011.42.4 40.0 -
31.0 +8.2 12.0 +6.4 9 - - CURTIN SPRINGS 0820 0900 -/SW - 340/08 21.2 0.6 25 1010.61.7 40.0 -
29.0 +6.2 - - - - - CURTIN SPRINGS 0820 1500 10/NW - 310/37 27.1 1.2 19 1007.42.0 10.0 -
26.0 +4.2 15.0 +8.3 13 - - KULGERA 0820 0900 - - - 360/15 21.0 -8.4 13 1010.20.1 50.0 -
31.0 +9.2 - - - - - KULGERA 0820 1500 -/- - 290/18 29.5 -2.3 13 1006.42.1 50.0 -
30.0 +5.5 17.0 +8.4 16 - - WATARRKA 0820 0900 -/NW - 020/18 21.6 -10.3 11 1011.01.1 50.0 -
South Australia
016 Northwest Pastoral
12.0 -8.4 - - - 0.8/6 0.8/6 ANDAMOOKA 0820 1500 -/W - 050/15 12.0 4.8 61 - 50.0 -
9.0 -9.0 - - - 4/6 4/6 GAWLER RANGES (NONNING) 0820 1500 10/N - - 050/22 8.8 7.3 90 - 30.0 -
9.0 -9.7 - - - 7/6 3/3 WOOMERA AERODROME 0820 1500 20/NW - 030/34 8.9 6.7 86 1010.93.1 7.0 -
017 Northeast Pastoral
10.0 -8.7 - - - Tr/6 Tr/6 ARKAROOLA 0820 1500 - - - 090/04 10.0 3.2 63 - 20.0 -
018 Western Agricultural
20.0 +1.5 10.0 +3.9 10 2/24 - CEDUNA AMO 0820 0900 10/W - 030/57 12.4 6.8 69 1007.20.9 3.5 -
- - 10.9 +4.8 - - 2/3 CEDUNA AMO 0820 1200 25/W - 020/67 15.6 7.9 60 1004.52.7 35.0 -
14.0 -2.9 - - - 2/6 1/3 ELLISTON 0820 1500 10/NW - - 360/28 13.8 10.4 80 1003.83.4 10.0 continuing strong winds gusting to 25 knots
- - - - - - 0.4/3 ELLISTON 0820 1800 10/N - 360/28 11.8 10.0 89 1002.41.6 35.0 -
13.0 -2.3 11.0 +0.1 - 3/24 3/3 NEPTUNE ISLAND 0820 0900 - - - - 020/67 10.8 9.4 91 1011.10.5 - - - -
14.0 - - - - 2/6 902/72 NORTH SHIELDS (PORT LINCOLN AWS 0820 1500 - - - - 030/24 13.1 9.6 79 1005.63.8 - - - -
15.0 -2.4 - - - 2/6 2/6 STREAKY BAY 0820 1500 3/NW - 360/46 13.6 10.1 79 1003.23.0 30.0 -
019 Northern Agricultural - Upper North
9.0 -8.7 - - - 4/6 4/6 HAWKER 0820 1500 6/- - - 050/04 7.5 5.3 86 1013.02.6 50.0 -
021 Northern Agricultural - Lower North
- - - - - 8/6 8/3 CLARE HIGH SCHOOL 0820 2100 - - - - 040/15 5.6 5.0 96 1010.70.5 - - - -
- - - - - 9/6 8/3 SNOWTOWN (RAYVILLE PARK) 0820 2100 - - - - 020/28 7.6 6.6 93 1010.20.4 - - - HR004
022 Yorke Peninsula and Kangaroo Island
- - - - - - 0.6/3 CAPE BORDA 0820 1800 3/NE - - 050/65 10.0 6.4 78 1005.81.8 5.0 -
- - - - - 3/6 2/3 CAPE BORDA 0820 2100 2/NE - - 050/65 10.0 8.8 92 1004.90.9 1.0 -
- - - - - 8/6 8/3 MAITLAND 0820 2100 -/N - 050/09 8.5 7.4 93 1008.20.2 35.0 -
023 Adelaide plains and Mt Lofty Ranges
13.0 - 5.0 - - 62/24 - HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS 0820 0900 - - - - 040/35 8.0 1.9 65 1017.10.4 - - - -
Queensland
032 North Coast - Herbert
- - - - - - - INNISFAIL 0820 0600 - - - 290/04 18.0 17.7 98 - 0.0 -
New South Wales
061 Hunter
14.0 -4.9 8.0 -0.4 - 80/24 59/18 NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD) 0820 0900 - - - 230/18 9.0 9.0 100 - 12.0 00
066 Sydney Metropolitan - east
14.8 - - - - - 10/3 CANTERBURY RACECOURSE AWS 0820 0000 - - - - 150/11 8.7 6.9 88 - - - 4.2 -
15.5 -2.2 - - - - 8/3 SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 0820 0000 3/S - - -/- 8.8 7.8 93 1022.3 8.0 -
- - - - - 15/6 7/3 SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 0820 0300 3/S - - -/- 8.1 6.4 89 1021.40.9 15.0 -
- - - - - - 1/3 SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 0820 0600 6/S - - -/- 7.4 5.7 89 1021.80.4 20.0 -
13.7 -4.4 - - - - 9/3 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 0820 0000 3/S - - 190/18 9.1 8.1 93 1022.4 5.0 -
068 Illawarra
12.0 -4.1 1.0 -8.6 - 34/24 33/18 JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR 0820 0900 3/- - - 200/17 9.5 8.3 92 - 12.0 /
- - - - - - 20/3 JERVIS BAY (PT PERPENDICULAR AW 0820 0600 - - - - -/- 8.9 7.5 91 1021.90.3 - - - -
12.0 - 7.0 - - 40/24 9/3 JERVIS BAY (PT PERPENDICULAR AW 0820 0900 - - - - -/- 9.1 6.2 82 1023.61.7 - - - -
Victoria
085 West Gippsland
13.0 -1.9 -3.0 -7.2 -5 0.6/24 0.2/3 EAST SALE AIRPORT 0820 0900 0/NW - - 360/08 3.6 1.6 87 1025.50.8 40.0 -
086 Central - east
12.0 -2.7 -2.0 -8.1 - - - BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) 0820 0900 - - - 160/02 4.8 2.9 87 - 25.0 -
13.0 -1.6 -2.0 -9.4 - - - PHILLIP ISLAND PENGUIN RESERVE 0820 0900 - - - 090/05 8.8 6.0 83 - 30.0 -
13.0 -1.0 -2.0 -8.3 - - - SCORESBY RESEARCH INSTITUTE 0820 0900 - - - - 030/08 4.5 3.0 90 - - - - -
- - -2.0 -8.3 - - - SCORESBY RESEARCH INSTITUTE 0820 1200 - - - - 030/09 12.0 0.8 46 - - - - -
Tasmania
095 Derwent Valley
14.0 +1.1 -3.0 -5.4 -6 - - BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) 0820 0900 - - - 280/04 -0.7 - - - 0.0 -
096 Central Plateau
6.0 -2.0 -2.0 -1.7 - 0.6/24 0.6/24 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK 0820 0900 - - - Calm 0.1 -1.2 91 - 0.2 -
097 West Coast Mountain Region
9.0 -0.8 1.0 -2.3 - 1/24 0.4/18 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE 0820 0900 - - - 340/04 2.8 2.3 97 - 0.1 -
099 Flinders and Bass Strait Islands
11.0 -2.6 -2.0 -8.5 -4 - - FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT 0820 0900 6/NE - 060/08 7.5 4.3 80 1025.91.0 30.0 -
- - -2.0 -8.5 - - - FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT 0820 1200 - - - - 220/13 11.1 1.9 53 1024.71.2 - - - -
Islands
200 Islands
19.0 +0.7 - - - 0.8/6 0.8/3 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO 0820 1500 6/W 260/17 15.7 12.8 83 1000.52.1 12.0 -
- - - - - 3/6 3/3 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO 0820 2100 3/W - 300/11 12.8 11.1 89 1000.50.3 15.0 -