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Noteworthy synoptic observations for Saturday, 20 March 2004 local
prepared 0300 EDST, 21/03/04
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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 Kimberley - north
28.0 - 24.4 - - 31/24 0.2/3 KALUMBURU 0320 0900 - - - - 050/24 28.1 23.7 77 998.41.2 - - - -
30.0 - - - - 15/6 14/3 KALUMBURU 0320 1500 - - - - 040/17 25.9 24.3 91 997.20.1 - - - -
28.0 -6.3 25.0 +1.1 - 33/24 19/18 KALUMBURU MISSION 0320 0900 1/NE - 050/09 27.5 25.8 90 998.0 10.0 NIL....
30.0 -4.3 - - - 10/6 10/6 KALUMBURU MISSION 0320 1500 -/NE - 020/24 25.9 24.8 94 997.1 5.0 NIL....
- - - - - - 12/3 TROUGHTON ISLAND 0320 0600 - - - - 050/50 26.9 26.6 98 993.71.0 - - - HR003
29.0 -3.0 25.8 -0.5 - 46/24 0.4/3 TROUGHTON ISLAND 0320 0900 - - - - 050/57 27.4 26.2 93 995.61.9 - - - HR994
30.0 -6.2 25.0 -0.5 - 26/24 12/9 WYNDHAM 0320 0900 6/- - - 090/13 28.0 24.4 81 1001.72.2 40.0 -
30.0 - 24.9 - - 32/24 - WYNDHAM AERO 0320 0900 - - - - 100/26 27.7 23.9 80 1001.92.0 - - - -
002 Kimberley - east
- - - - - - 8/3 ARGYLE AERODROME 0320 0000 - - - - 090/13 23.7 23.0 96 1002.10.9 - - - -
32.0 -4.2 24.0 -0.2 - 37/24 - KUNUNURRA AERO 0320 0900 - - - - 110/22 28.9 24.3 76 1003.01.5 - - - -
005 Pilbara - Fortescue
- - - - - - - LEARMONTH AIRPORT 0320 1200 25/NE 230/11 31.9 15.7 38 1006.91.3 30.0 -
007 Gascoyne - east
38.0 +3.7 - - - - - MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT 0320 1500 25/NE - - 120/17 38.3 1.7 10 1004.72.0 40.0 -
- - - - - - - THREE RIVERS 0320 0600 -/- - Calm 22.3 12.6 54 1006.2 20.0 -
008 Central West
40.0 +6.7 25.0 +6.9 24 - - ENEABBA 0320 0900 -/- - 090/22 30.0 11.7 32 - 30.0 -
41.0 +10.1 22.2 +4.3 20 - - GERALDTON AIRPORT 0320 0900 25/N - 040/24 34.4 12.5 27 1006.5 25.0 -
39.0 +8.1 - - - - - GERALDTON AIRPORT 0320 1500 2/NW 280/30 26.8 19.5 64 1006.30.1 15.0 -
39.3 +8.4 - - - - - GERALDTON AIRPORT 0320 2100 - - - - 330/11 23.2 19.6 80 1009.71.3 - - - -
009 Lower West, Southwest, South Coast
41.0 +11.9 - - - - - JURIEN BAY 0320 1500 6/E - 100/15 41.0 12.7 19 1003.92.3 30.0 -
34.0 +5.8 21.0 +4.4 19 - - LANCELIN 0320 0900 -/NW 090/34 24.0 8.1 36 1008.10.6 10.0 guststo30knots
37.0 +8.8 - - - - - LANCELIN 0320 1500 -/N - 090/24 36.7 12.5 23 1006.51.9 20.0 -
011 Eucla
39.0 +14.0 18.1 +2.2 17 - - EUCLA 0320 0900 3/E - - 120/24 20.8 17.8 83 1014.31.2 9.0 -
Northern Territory
014 Northern Rivers
- - - - - 21/6 21/3 BRADSHAW 0320 2100 - - - - 060/13 24.8 24.8 100 1005.44.2 - - - HR015
34.0 - 24.0 - - 45/24 0.2/3 BULMAN AWS 0320 0930 - - - - 330/09 25.7 24.0 90 1004.01.1 - - - -
29.0 - 24.0 - 24 18/24 0.4/6 CHANNEL POINT 0320 0930 3/NE - 050/09 27.5 25.1 87 1002.72.1 0.5 Thunderstorm to the N.W. of station
33.0 -1.7 23.0 +0.5 - 27/24 - DALY WATERS AWS 0320 0900 - - - - 180/09 26.3 23.8 86 1004.21.1 - - - -
- - - - - 51/18 - DARWIN AIRPORT 0320 0330 3/NE - 090/11 23.3 22.7 96 1001.11.0 30.0 DPA 997.3
28.0 -3.9 23.0 -1.5 23 51/24 - DARWIN AIRPORT 0320 0930 6/N - 020/09 27.1 25.3 90 1002.81.6 20.0 DPA 998.8
- - - - - 48/18 - DARWIN AIRPORT COMPARISON 0320 0330 - - - - 030/08 23.3 22.9 98 1001.10.9 - - - -
28.0 - 23.0 - - 48/24 - DARWIN AIRPORT COMPARISON 0320 0930 - - - - 360/13 27.0 25.3 90 1002.71.4 - - - -
30.0 - 24.0 - - 33/24 - DUM IN MIRRIE AWS 0320 0930 - - - - 020/15 28.3 25.8 86 1002.31.7 - - - -
- - - - - - 0.2/15 GALIWINKU 0320 0630 6/S - 250/18 27.0 26.3 96 1003.00.8 18.0 -
- - - - - 12/18 11/3 JABIRU AIRPORT 0320 0330 - - - - 260/21 24.5 23.7 95 1003.10.4 - - - -
- - - - - - 13/3 JABIRU AIRPORT 0320 0630 - - - - 100/08 23.5 23.2 98 1002.80.3 - - - -
29.0 -4.3 23.0 -1.3 - 25/24 - JABIRU AIRPORT 0320 0930 - - - - 090/09 25.3 24.3 94 1004.21.4 - - - -
33.0 -1.4 23.0 +0.0 23 49/24 49/18 KATHERINE AVIATION MUSEUM 0320 0930 -/- Calm 25.6 23.6 89 - 20.0 -
- - - - - - - MANINGRIDA 0320 0630 3/- - - Calm 25.5 24.8 96 - 10.0 /
31.0 -0.8 24.0 -0.1 25 9/24 - MANINGRIDA 0320 0930 3/- - - Calm 27.5 24.6 84 - 40.0 /
31.0 -0.8 - - - 5/6 5/6 MANINGRIDA 0320 1530 3/- - - Calm 28.5 26.4 88 - 10.0 /
- - - - - - - MANINGRIDA 0320 1830 -/- - Calm 28.5 26.4 88 - 20.0 /
- - - - - 47/18 0.2/3 MIDDLE POINT AWS 0320 0330 - - - - 130/08 23.6 22.2 92 1001.60.9 - - - -
29.0 - 23.0 - - 47/24 - MIDDLE POINT AWS 0320 0930 - - - - 050/11 27.1 24.2 84 1003.21.5 - - - -
- - - - - - 6/15 OENPELLI 0320 0630 3/- 110/08 24.8 23.6 93 1002.50.3 14.0 -
28.6 - - - - - 10/3 PORT KEATS AERO 0320 0030 - - - - 050/08 24.9 23.7 93 1001.40.6 - - - -
33.0 -2.5 24.0 +0.5 - 24/24 24/18 TIMBER CREEK 0320 0930 3/E 200/02 27.5 24.6 84 1002.92.1 30.0 -
32.8 -1.4 - - - - 14/3 TINDAL RAAF 0320 0030 - - - - 010/05 24.3 24.1 99 1004.20.9 - - 2.4 -
- - - - - 29/18 14/3 TINDAL RAAF 0320 0330 - - - - 020/04 24.0 23.6 98 1001.52.7 - - - -
33.0 -1.2 24.0 +1.1 - 29/24 - TINDAL RAAF 0320 0930 - - - - 340/02 25.2 23.2 89 1003.61.4 - - - -
29.1 -2.3 - - - - 31/3 WARRUWI 0320 0000 - - - - Calm 26.2 25.3 95 1003.70.0 - - - -
- - - - - 31/6 - WARRUWI 0320 0300 - - - - 300/09 28.1 25.3 85 1002.41.3 - - - -
29.0 -2.4 25.0 -0.1 - 34/24 3/3 WARRUWI 0320 0900 - - - - 250/11 28.2 26.2 89 1004.71.6 - - - -
South Australia
018 Western Agricultural
35.6 +9.0 - - - - - NULLARBOR 0320 0000 - - - - 130/13 18.2 9.8 58 1010.40.2 - - - -
36.0 +9.4 17.0 +3.1 - - - NULLARBOR 0320 0900 - - - - 130/26 19.3 16.7 85 1013.72.6 - - - -
025 Murray Mallee and Upper Southeast
28.0 +1.2 10.0 -1.4 - Tr/24 Tr/3 KEITH 0320 0930 - - - Calm 13.4 13.2 99 1016.22.1 0.1 -
Queensland
027 Peninsula - north
29.0 - 25.0 - - 33/24 11/3 COCONUT ISLAND 0320 0900 - - - - 270/31 24.9 - - 1004.83.0 - - - -
- - - - - 60/18 7/3 COEN AIRPORT 0320 0300 - - - - 230/15 24.4 23.7 96 997.10.8 - - - -
29.0 - 24.0 - - 64/24 0.6/3 COEN AIRPORT 0320 0900 15/SE - - 220/15 24.2 23.0 93 1000.92.3 10.0 -
25.0 - - - - 26/6 24/3 COEN AIRPORT 0320 1500 1/SW - - 210/11 23.1 22.6 97 1000.21.2 1.0 -
- - - - - - 13/3 COEN AIRPORT 0320 1800 1/SW - - 250/18 23.1 22.1 94 1002.11.9 2.0 -
- - - - - 53/12 14/3 COEN AIRPORT 0320 2100 1/SW - - 260/02 21.8 21.0 95 1004.62.4 1.0 -
- - - - - - 14/3 HORN ISLAND 0320 0600 - - - - 280/34 24.7 23.3 92 1002.01.2 - - - -
29.0 - 24.0 - - 34/24 10/3 HORN ISLAND 0320 0900 - - - - 280/24 25.3 23.7 91 1004.72.7 - - - -
29.0 - - - - 17/6 16/3 HORN ISLAND 0320 1500 - - - - 290/15 24.3 22.7 91 1002.51.8 - - - -
27.4 -4.3 - - - - 45/3 WEIPA AERO 0320 0000 - - - - 260/24 24.8 24.8 100 1000.80.2 - - 1.7 -
- - - - - 150/18 47/3 WEIPA AERO 0320 0300 - - - - 280/24 25.0 24.6 98 999.81.0 - - 5.0 -
- - - - - - 28/3 WEIPA AERO 0320 0600 1/W - 240/13 24.1 23.9 99 1000.60.8 5.0 -
27.0 -4.7 23.0 -0.7 23 212/24 33/3 WEIPA AERO 0320 0900 1/SW - 240/17 24.1 23.4 96 1003.12.5 15.0 evap pan overflow
028 Peninsula - south
24.0 -8.2 - - - 18/6 18/6 MUSGRAVE 0320 1500 6/ - - 270/04 23.7 23.4 98 998.41.5 10.0 -
029 Gulf Country
- - - - - - Tr/3 BURKETOWN POST OFFICE 0320 0600 -/- - 180/11 25.1 17.1 61 1000.30.7 50.0 dEW
- - - - - - 24/3 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT 0320 1800 - - - - 340/05 27.7 26.3 92 1000.50.6 - - - -
- - - - - 24/6 - KOWANYAMA AIRPORT 0320 2100 - - - - 330/08 26.7 25.4 93 1002.72.2 - - - -
- - - - - - - NORMANTON AIRPORT 0320 0600 - - - 340/05 27.8 22.7 74 1000.20.6 - 50.0 -
031 North Coast - Barron
23.0 - 20.0 - 20 98/24 66/18 ATHERTON SHIRE COUNCIL 0320 0900 1/SE - - 130/28 21.5 21.1 98 - 1.0 -
25.8 -4.7 - - - - 27/3 CAIRNS AERO 0320 0000 2/SE - - 160/37 24.6 23.8 95 999.01.1 3.0 -
- - - - - 180/18 31/3 CAIRNS AERO 0320 0300 2/SE - 150/35 25.3 23.7 91 996.52.5 9.0 -
26.0 -4.5 24.0 +1.0 20 187/24 4/3 CAIRNS AERO 0320 0900 1/SE - - 150/30 25.4 23.8 91 999.32.0 5.0 -
30.0 - 25.0 - - 48/24 38/3 CAPE FLATTERY 0320 0900 - - - - 180/28 26.3 25.3 94 998.31.8 - - - -
28.0 - - - - 39/6 35/3 CAPE FLATTERY 0320 1500 - - - - 190/22 25.4 24.2 93 997.01.1 - - - -
- - - - - - 24/3 CAPE FLATTERY 0320 1800 - - - - 250/18 24.6 23.4 93 997.90.9 - - - -
- - - - - 66/12 4/3 CAPE FLATTERY 0320 2100 - - - - 270/13 24.7 23.3 92 1000.02.1 - - - -
- - - - - 67/18 2/3 COOKTOWN AIRPORT 0320 0300 3/E - 150/11 26.3 25.3 94 995.51.2 20.0 -
27.0 - 25.0 - - 72/24 4/3 COOKTOWN AIRPORT 0320 0900 3/SE - Calm 25.1 24.7 98 998.21.8 8.0 -
- - 24.9 - - - 11/3 COOKTOWN AIRPORT 0320 1200 6/E - 300/05 26.6 25.2 92 997.60.6 20.0 -
27.0 - - - - 23/6 11/3 COOKTOWN AIRPORT 0320 1500 3/SE - - 290/08 25.7 25.0 96 996.51.1 5.0 -
- - - - - 30/12 3/3 COOKTOWN AIRPORT 0320 2100 6/S - - 260/05 25.1 24.6 97 999.51.6 10.0 -
- - - - - - - GREEN ISLAND 0320 0300 - - - - 140/68 24.8 - - 996.22.5 - - - -
- - - - - - - GREEN ISLAND 0320 0600 - - - - 140/70 25.6 - - 996.40.2 - - - -
- - 24.6 - - - - GREEN ISLAND 0320 1200 - - - - 150/63 26.8 - - 997.60.8 - - - -
27.0 - - - - - - GREEN ISLAND 0320 1500 - - - - 160/63 26.8 - - 995.91.7 - - - -
- - - - - - - GREEN ISLAND 0320 1800 - - - - 180/65 25.1 - - 997.31.4 - - - -
- - - - - - - GREEN ISLAND 0320 2100 - - - - 180/67 25.9 - - 999.32.0 - - - -
26.9 -4.0 - - - - 28/3 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE 0320 0000 - - - - 140/46 25.4 25.3 99 998.50.5 - - - -
- - - - - 173/18 5/3 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE 0320 0300 - - - - 150/54 26.1 24.8 93 996.42.1 - - - -
27.0 -3.9 25.0 -0.1 - 181/24 7/3 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE 0320 0900 2/SE - 150/63 27.0 25.2 90 998.61.6 10.0 Rainfall past 3 days - 401.4mm - gauge overflowed
- - 24.9 -0.2 - - 2/3 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE 0320 1200 - - - - 160/63 26.7 24.8 89 997.61.0 - - - -
- - - - - 54/18 1/3 MAREEBA AIRPORT 0320 0300 - - - - 140/21 23.2 21.7 91 996.32.4 - - - -
25.0 - 22.0 - - 55/24 0.4/3 MAREEBA AIRPORT 0320 0900 - - - - 140/18 24.5 22.0 86 999.32.0 - - - -
24.0 -4.0 21.0 +1.5 20 73/24 73/24 WALKAMIN DPI 0320 0900 - - - 130/15 24.0 21.3 85 - 20.0 -
032 North Coast - Herbert
- - - - - 55/12 55/12 CARDWELL EDEN ST 0320 0300 1/SE - - 130/18 23.0 22.4 96 1000.01.7 1.0 -
- - - - - - 13/3 CARDWELL EDEN ST 0320 0600 1/- - - 130/65 23.7 22.7 94 999.80.3 2.0 -
28.0 -2.7 23.0 +1.2 - 75/24 2/3 CARDWELL EDEN ST 0320 0900 1/SE - - 130/22 24.5 23.0 91 1001.82.0 1.0 -
28.0 -2.7 - - - 1/6 1/6 CARDWELL EDEN ST 0320 1500 3/SE - 090/46 27.6 22.9 76 999.31.8 15.0 -
- - - - - - 219/15 INNISFAIL 0320 0600 3/SE - - 130/17 24.8 24.7 99 - 0.0 S.E. gusts to 30 knots at times.Barograph 996.3hp.
27.0 -2.8 24.0 +2.0 - 270/24 10/3 INNISFAIL 0320 0900 3/E - - 160/28 25.3 24.7 96 - 0.1 S.E. squalls to 30 knots at times. Barograph 997.7
27.0 -2.8 - - - 31/6 31/6 INNISFAIL 0320 1500 3/SE - - 160/24 24.7 24.4 98 - 0.2 S.E. GUSTS TO 25KNOTS AT TIMES. BAROGRAPH 996.2
- - - - - 16/18 8/3 LUCINDA POINT 0320 0300 - - - - 190/28 24.8 - - 1000.21.8 - - - -
26.6 -3.2 - - - - 21/3 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN 0320 0000 - - - - 140/21 24.6 23.9 96 1001.70.7 - - - HR006
- - - - - 55/6 34/3 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN 0320 0300 - - - - 180/22 24.3 23.9 98 999.62.1 - - - HR012
- - - - - - 13/3 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN 0320 0600 - - - - 150/21 24.9 24.2 96 999.70.1 - - - HR996
27.0 -2.8 24.0 +2.1 - 247/24 16/3 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN 0320 0900 - - - - 150/26 24.6 24.2 98 1001.51.8 - - - HR012
- - 23.7 +1.8 - - 23/3 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN 0320 1200 - - - - 170/15 24.3 23.6 96 1000.90.6 - - - HR011
26.0 -3.8 - - - 30/6 7/3 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN 0320 1500 - - - - 170/24 24.6 23.8 95 999.01.9 - - - HR003
039 South Coast - Curtis
- - - - - 11/12 8/3 GAYNDAH AIRPORT 0320 2100 - - - - 060/09 22.0 20.1 89 1008.31.3 - - - -
040 South Coast - Moreton
25.0 - - - - 19/6 15/3 MAROOCHYDORE AERO 0320 1500 - - - - 290/09 23.0 23.0 100 1007.51.8 - - - HR008
- - 20.4 +2.1 - - 8/3 NAMBOUR DPI 0320 1200 - - - - 130/15 22.4 21.3 94 1009.40.9 - - - HR007
23.0 -4.9 - - - 22/6 14/3 NAMBOUR DPI 0320 1500 - - - - 230/04 22.7 21.3 92 1007.91.5 - - - HR005
27.0 - 21.0 - - 9/24 8/3 TEWANTIN RSL PARK 0320 0900 - - - - 190/17 22.4 21.1 92 1009.70.9 - - - -
26.0 - - - - 10/6 8/3 TEWANTIN RSL PARK 0320 1500 - - - - 190/11 23.0 22.2 95 1007.61.1 - - - -
New South Wales
061 Hunter
29.0 +1.6 14.0 -1.4 - - - CESSNOCK (NULKABA) 0320 0900 - - - Calm 17.2 16.7 97 - 0.2 dew 000.1 19032004
28.0 +1.2 14.0 -1.6 10 - - PATERSON (TOCAL AWS) 0320 0900 - - - 040/08 18.2 15.8 86 - 0.0 -
070 Southern Tablelands - Glburn/Monaro
- - - - - - - COOMA AIRPORT AWS 0320 0300 - - - - Calm 7.7 7.0 95 1010.41.0 - - 0.2 -
- - - - - - - COOMA AIRPORT AWS 0320 0600 - - - - Calm 8.0 7.4 96 1010.00.3 - - 0.1 -
32.0 +6.4 - - - - - YASS (LINTON HOSTEL) 0320 1500 - - - 230/02 28.0 -4.1 12 - 45.0 -
Victoria
085 West Gippsland
24.0 +1.7 6.0 -3.7 - Tr/24 Tr/18 NOOJEE (SLIVAR) 0320 0900 6/NE - - Calm 10.6 9.8 95 - 50.0 -
088 Central - north
- - - - - - - KILMORE GAP 0320 0300 - - - - 170/15 12.2 12.1 99 1011.60.8 - - 0.2 -
Islands
200 Islands
- - - - - - - BROWSE ISLAND 0320 1600 - - - - 180/65 28.4 - - 992.80.8 - - - -
29.0 - 24.0 - - 25/24 - POINT FAWCETT 0320 0930 - - - - 360/24 29.4 25.2 78 1002.61.8 - - - -
- - - - - 89/18 14/3 WILLIS ISLAND 0320 0300 1/NW - 330/26 25.8 25.0 95 999.01.7 10.0 -
28.0 -1.9 24.0 -1.4 25 101/24 8/3 WILLIS ISLAND 0320 0900 2/NW - 350/55 26.4 24.3 88 1000.71.2 8.0 -