Noteworthy synoptic observations for Wednesday, 12 March 2008 prepared 0159 EST, 13/03/08
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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
- - - - - - 12/15 MOUNT ELIZABETH 0312 0600 6/E - Calm 21.4 20.6 95 1008.2 10.0 -
004 Pilbara - De Grey
39.0 +2.2 - - - - - PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT 0312 1500 25/SE 320/26 39.0 16.8 27 1005.52.3 20.0 -
010 Central Wheat Belt
39.0 +10.3 - - - - - CORRIGIN 0312 1500 6/NW - 290/05 38.2 9.7 18 1008.63.2 30.0 -
41.0 +11.3 - - - - - HYDEN 0312 1500 -/S 310/04 41.5 6.8 12 - 40.0 -
40.0 +10.0 - - - - - MERREDIN 0312 1500 - - - 310/02 39.0 7.9 15 - 20.0 -
011 Eucla
36.0 +11.0 - - - - - EUCLA 0312 1500 25/NE - 130/17 26.6 17.5 57 1011.91.7 20.0 -
012 Goldfields
39.0 +10.3 - - - - - NORSEMAN 0312 1500 6/W - - Calm 37.5 11.9 22 - 30.0 -
38.0 +10.8 - - - - - SALMON GUMS RES.STN. 0312 1500 - - - - 020/22 36.8 6.9 16 - - - - -
39.1 +11.9 - - - - - SALMON GUMS RES.STN. 0312 2100 - - - - 200/13 25.0 14.5 52 - - - - -
013 Interior
41.0 +7.1 - - - - - CARNEGIE 0312 1500 - - - 160/02 39.0 7.9 15 1007.6 20.0 -
Northern Territory
014 Northern Rivers
31.0 - 23.0 - 23 64/24 44/18 CHANNEL POINT 0312 0930 -/S Calm 25.9 23.3 86 1009.70.6 25.0 /
31.0 - - - - - - CHANNEL POINT 0312 1530 3/SE 310/11 31.0 21.9 58 1006.92.4 30.0 Storm cells to the E and S of station
31.4 -0.5 - - - - - DARWIN AIRPORT 0312 0030 2/E - - 100/17 26.0 24.7 93 1010.0 30.0 -
- - - - - 7/18 7/3 DARWIN AIRPORT 0312 0330 6/NE - 180/13 23.9 23.4 97 1009.40.6 5.0 -
- - - - - - 11/3 DARWIN AIRPORT 0312 0630 3/E - 230/09 24.3 23.6 96 1009.00.4 20.0 -
31.0 -0.9 - - - 13/6 13/3 DARWIN AIRPORT 0312 1530 3/N 330/18 30.5 24.0 68 1007.22.1 12.0 -
- - - - - - 6/3 DARWIN AIRPORT 0312 1830 1/S - 100/28 24.3 23.5 95 1008.31.1 2.0 -
- - - - - 20/18 20/3 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS 0312 0330 - - - - 060/18 23.3 22.5 95 1010.10.6 - - - -
- - - - - - 11/3 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS 0312 0630 - - - - 070/02 23.3 23.0 98 1008.91.2 - - - -
31.0 -0.3 - - - - - GOVE AIRPORT 0312 1530 6/E 080/17 30.0 23.2 67 1006.71.8 30.0 -
- - - - - 10/12 10/3 GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS 0312 2130 - - - - 070/05 25.3 24.5 95 1010.32.7 - - - -
- - - - - - 15/3 MANINGRIDA AERO 0312 1830 - - - - 100/18 24.5 22.8 90 1008.01.6 - - - -
32.0 - - - - - 30/3 MIDDLE POINT AWS 0312 0030 - - - - 070/11 23.9 23.3 96 1010.81.0 - - - -
- - - - - - 45/3 POINT STUART AWS 0312 0000 - - - - Calm 24.0 22.3 90 1010.60.7 - - - HR003
- - - - - - 49/3 POINT STUART AWS 0312 0100 - - - - Calm 24.6 23.0 91 1010.10.0 - - - HR004
- - - - - - 8/3 POINT STUART AWS 0312 0200 - - - - 130/08 24.8 23.1 90 1009.32.0 - - - HR001
- - - - - 50/6 1/3 POINT STUART AWS 0312 0400 - - - - 160/05 25.3 23.6 90 1008.71.4 - - - HR992
- - - - - 50/24 - POINT STUART AWS 0312 1000 - - - - 100/11 27.9 23.3 76 1010.11.0 - - - -
015 Northern Plateau--Barkly/Alice Spgs
- - 17.1 -0.2 - - - ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 0312 1230 25/E - 130/30 32.8 2.3 14 1012.81.7 40.0 -
35.0 +2.4 - - - - - ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 0312 1530 25/E - 020/17 33.7 1.9 13 1010.12.6 40.0 -
South Australia
016 Northwest Pastoral
38.0 +7.7 - - - - - WOOMERA AERODROME 0312 1530 25/NE - 020/11 37.5 3.3 12 1015.62.2 40.0 -
018 Western Agricultural
41.0 +14.4 - - - - - CEDUNA AMO 0312 1530 25/- - 200/28 37.0 3.7 13 1013.82.2 25.0 -
39.0 +13.3 - - - - - CLEVE 0312 1530 -/NE 050/11 39.0 4.9 12 1014.61.9 50.0 -
36.0 +12.1 20.0 +5.8 - - - ELLISTON 0312 0930 -/- - 110/02 22.0 16.2 70 1016.80.3 25.0 -
36.0 +12.1 - - - - - ELLISTON 0312 1530 10/SE - - 160/05 29.5 16.8 46 1015.41.1 25.0 -
39.0 +11.3 23.0 +9.1 - - - KIMBA 0312 0930 10/W - 050/04 25.4 12.9 46 - 50.0 -
39.0 +11.3 - - - - - KIMBA 0312 1530 10/W 050/08 39.2 3.5 11 - 50.0 -
42.0 +12.2 18.0 +5.7 16 - - KYANCUTTA 0312 0930 -/- - 070/02 22.3 17.3 73 1017.10.7 40.0 -
41.0 +11.2 - - - - - KYANCUTTA 0312 1530 10/SE - 340/09 40.7 8.3 14 1014.02.2 40.0 -
40.0 +13.4 - - - - - NULLARBOR 0312 1530 - - - - 360/15 39.2 5.8 13 1013.32.5 - - - -
40.0 +12.8 22.0 +7.3 - - - STREAKY BAY 0312 0930 -/ - 110/05 24.4 17.0 63 1017.01.1 40.0 -
019 Northern Agricultural - Upper North
38.0 +10.9 21.0 +10.3 17 - - YONGALA 0312 0930 - - - Calm 25.0 11.2 42 - 40.0 -
022 Yorke Peninsula and Kangaroo Island
37.0 +11.1 21.0 +6.7 - - - MAITLAND 0312 0930 -/ - 090/04 26.7 13.5 44 1018.50.7 40.0 -
39.0 +13.1 - - - - - MAITLAND 0312 1530 -/W - 310/09 38.0 6.8 15 1016.5 40.0 -
023 Adelaide plains and Mt Lofty Ranges
38.4 +12.4 - - - - - ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 0312 0030 - - - - Calm 26.2 10.5 37 1018.80.2 - - - -
38.0 +12.0 22.0 +6.9 - - - ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 0312 0930 - - - - 200/05 25.7 12.6 44 1018.61.2 - - - Evap and Sun data added by SA-ROS VER:03 SWV:M2.01
39.0 +13.0 - - - - - ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 0312 1530 - - - - 290/17 38.3 4.8 13 1015.92.3 - - - -
37.3 +10.7 - - - - - EDINBURGH RAAF 0312 0030 - - - - 210/08 23.7 17.9 70 1018.70.0 - - - -
37.0 +10.4 20.0 +5.7 - - - EDINBURGH RAAF 0312 0930 - - - - 300/04 24.8 10.0 39 1018.40.8 - - - -
39.0 +12.4 - - - - - EDINBURGH RAAF 0312 1530 - - - - 240/21 38.1 4.9 13 1015.32.3 - - - -
35.0 +10.5 13.0 +2.6 - - - MOUNT BARKER 0312 0930 - - - Calm 20.2 12.9 63 - 40.0 -
39.0 +14.5 - - - Tr/6 Tr/3 MOUNT BARKER 0312 1530 - - - Calm 37.8 13.2 23 - 40.0 -
38.1 +11.5 - - - - - PARAFIELD AIRPORT 0312 0000 - - - - 040/02 25.3 7.9 33 1018.70.0 - - - -
38.0 +11.4 19.0 +4.4 - - - PARAFIELD AIRPORT 0312 0900 - - - - 250/04 24.8 16.3 59 1018.40.9 - - - -
39.0 +12.4 - - - - - PARAFIELD AIRPORT 0312 1500 - - - - 260/18 37.7 6.7 15 1015.42.4 - - - -
39.0 +11.9 22.0 +8.7 15 - - ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH 0312 0930 - - - 050/04 28.8 11.1 33 - 40.0 -
39.0 +11.9 - - - - - ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH 0312 1530 - - - Calm 38.4 10.1 18 - 50.0 -
024 Murray Valley
36.0 +10.6 20.0 +7.9 - - - EUDUNDA 0312 0930 - - - Calm 25.2 10.3 39 1019.80.8 40.0 -
36.0 +10.6 - - - - - EUDUNDA 0312 1530 6/W - Calm 33.6 8.8 22 1017.01.7 40.0 -
- - - - - 0.2/6 0.2/6 EUDUNDA 0312 2130 -/- - 250/17 29.8 6.0 22 1017.90.0 40.0 -
38.9 +11.0 - - - - - LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE 0312 0030 - - - - 220/11 25.4 12.2 44 1018.70.6 - - - -
39.0 +11.1 18.0 +6.2 17 - - LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE 0312 0930 -/ - 130/13 23.8 9.4 40 1019.01.3 40.0 -
38.0 +10.1 - - - - - LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE 0312 1530 -/SW 320/05 37.3 6.4 15 1015.62.4 50.0 -
34.0 +10.0 - - - - - MENINGIE 0312 1530 6/W 180/17 26.5 16.5 54 - 20.0 -
38.0 +11.6 - - - - - MURRAY BRIDGE COMPARISON 0312 1530 -/ - 050/04 37.6 9.8 19 - 20.0 we had some mod drizzle about 10am for about 20sec
025 Murray Mallee and Upper Southeast
37.0 +10.2 - - - - - KEITH 0312 1530 -/- - 200/13 36.5 7.3 17 1017.01.9 50.0 -
38.0 +10.4 18.0 +6.6 - - - LAMEROO COMPARISON 0312 0930 -/W 090/04 22.9 10.9 47 1019.9 50.0 -
Queensland
027 North Peninsula
32.0 +0.3 - - - 0.2/6 0.2/3 WEIPA AERO 0312 1500 3/NE 090/21 29.9 24.7 74 1006.12.6 10.0 -
- - - - - - 24/3 WEIPA AERO 0312 1800 - - - - 190/08 25.4 24.5 95 1007.51.4 - - - -
031 North Coast - Barron
27.0 -3.5 - - - 27/6 25/3 CAIRNS AERO 0312 1500 1/SE - - 150/24 23.6 23.0 96 1009.61.3 3.0 -
- - - - - - 15/3 CAIRNS AERO 0312 1800 3/SE - - 160/21 23.6 22.9 96 1010.40.8 4.0 -
- - - - - 96/12 54/3 CAIRNS AERO 0312 2100 3/SE - - 250/09 23.2 22.4 95 1012.31.9 4.0 -
- - - - - - 29/3 CAPE FLATTERY 0312 1800 - - - - 170/13 24.9 23.1 90 1008.90.4 - - - -
- - - - - - 8/3 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE 0312 1800 - - - - 150/39 24.7 24.4 98 1009.80.8 - - - -
- - - - - - 13/3 MAREEBA AIRPORT 0312 1800 - - - - 140/18 21.8 20.5 92 1009.80.7 - - - -
- - - - - 24/12 9/3 MAREEBA AIRPORT 0312 2100 - - - - 140/21 21.0 20.0 94 1011.71.8 - - - -
032 North Coast - Herbert
29.0 -0.8 - - - 11/6 10/3 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN 0312 1500 - - - - 190/17 24.8 23.5 93 1010.02.0 - - - HR009
- - - - - - 9/3 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN 0312 1800 - - - - 170/18 24.5 23.2 92 1010.60.6 - - - HR001
- - - - - 22/6 14/3 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN 0312 2100 - - - - 110/17 24.1 23.7 98 1012.62.0 - - - HR005
New South Wales
047 Lower Western - Lower Darling
39.0 +10.1 - - - - - BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET) 0312 1500 25/E - 070/09 38.0 6.5 15 - 50.0 -
39.0 +10.6 - - - - - BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS 0312 1530 - - - - 070/21 37.7 2.2 11 1015.92.0 - - - -
049 Lower Western - Southwest Plains
40.0 +10.9 20.0 +6.4 - 1/24 1/18 BALRANALD (RSL) 0312 0900 -/ - 180/09 21.2 12.2 56 - 50.0 -
061 Hunter
- - - - - - - MURRURUNDI GAP AWS 0312 0600 - - - 130/17 12.4 11.6 95 1019.60.3 - - 0.1 -
070 Southern Tablelands-Goulburn/Monaro
34.7 +10.3 - - - - - CANBERRA AIRPORT 0312 0000 - - - - 060/09 20.5 12.8 61 1022.5 - - - -
35.0 +10.6 13.0 +2.3 10 0.2/24 - CANBERRA AIRPORT 0312 0900 3/NE - 110/05 17.5 14.1 80 1021.61.1 20.0 -
31.0 +7.8 12.0 +2.1 - 2/24 2/24 TIDBINBILLA NATURE RESERVE 0312 0900 - - - Calm 18.0 17.2 95 - 40.0 /
071 Southern Tablelands-Snowy Mountains
23.0 +7.9 7.0 +3.3 - 0.2/24 0.2/18 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE 0312 0900 - - - 310/05 15.0 7.2 60 - - 50.0 Some thunder 11/3 pm
072 Southwest Slopes - south
37.7 +10.2 - - - - - WAGGA WAGGA AMO 0312 0000 - - - - 090/18 25.9 9.2 35 1019.20.9 - - - -
38.0 +10.5 18.0 +4.6 17 Tr/24 - WAGGA WAGGA AMO 0312 0900 25/- - 090/11 24.2 12.0 46 1019.50.7 30.0 -
- - - - - - - WAGGA WAGGA AMO 0312 1800 25/- - 260/17 34.7 1.1 12 1015.01.4 20.0 -
073 Southwest Slopes - north
37.0 +11.2 16.0 +2.7 - 0.8/24 0.8/24 BURRINJUCK DAM 0312 0900 - - - 090/02 20.9 15.3 70 - 45.0 onight rain shower, clearing. elev - 346.58m, d/s
- - - - - - 0.4/15 WYALONG POST OFFICE 0312 0600 15/W - - 200/11 22.3 14.7 62 - 5.0 -
39.0 +10.4 22.0 +7.6 - 0.6/24 0.2/3 WYALONG POST OFFICE 0312 0900 -/W - 360/17 24.2 8.1 36 - 50.0 -
074 Riverina - east
38.6 +10.3 - - - - - NARRANDERA AIRPORT 0312 0000 - - - - 050/18 28.7 9.4 30 1018.80.7 - - - -
39.0 +10.7 22.0 +8.5 - 0.6/24 - NARRANDERA AIRPORT 0312 0900 - - - - 350/18 27.8 7.1 27 1019.11.0 - - - -
075 Riverina - west
40.0 +10.8 21.0 +7.3 - - - HAY (MILLER STREET) 0312 0900 - - - 020/04 27.6 4.5 23 1018.91.3 50.0 -
40.0 +10.9 - - - - - HILLSTON AIRPORT 0312 1500 - - - 270/09 39.6 11.5 19 1016.2 50.0 -
Victoria
076 Mallee - north
39.4 +11.2 - - - - - MILDURA AIRPORT 0312 0000 - - - - Calm 27.5 10.0 33 1018.30.7 - - - -
39.0 +10.8 20.0 +6.2 19 - - MILDURA AIRPORT 0312 0900 25/W 150/13 23.4 10.6 44 1018.81.7 20.0 -
39.0 +10.8 - - - - - MILDURA AIRPORT 0312 1500 25/- - 010/08 38.9 5.8 13 1016.12.6 40.0 -
39.0 +10.6 19.0 +6.1 - - - OUYEN (POST OFFICE) 0312 0900 -/ - 090/05 20.6 10.3 52 - 50.0 -
38.5 +10.8 - - - - - WALPEUP RESEARCH 0312 0000 - - - - 140/15 26.6 8.1 31 - - - - -
39.0 +11.3 19.0 +5.9 - - - WALPEUP RESEARCH 0312 0900 - - - - 110/15 21.5 9.4 46 - - - - -
080 Northern Country - Lower North
38.0 +10.3 15.0 +2.2 - - - KERANG 0312 0900 -/S 130/17 18.0 10.8 63 - 50.0 -
082 Northeast - Lower
37.5 +10.2 - - - - - RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH 0312 0000 - - - - Calm 18.3 6.5 46 - - - - -
086 East Central
- - - - - - - WONTHAGGI 0312 0600 - - - Calm 11.8 11.2 96 1021.62.1 0.0 -
088 North Central
- - - - - - - KILMORE GAP 0312 0300 - - - 180/26 10.8 10.5 98 1020.61.7 - - 0.2 -
- - - - - - - KILMORE GAP 0312 0600 - - - 190/24 11.2 11.1 99 1020.20.4 - - 0.1 -
21.0 - 11.0 - - - - KILMORE GAP 0312 0900 - - - 180/21 12.0 11.9 99 1021.00.8 - - 0.1 -
Islands
200 Islands
- - - - - - - MOORE REEF 0312 1600 -/ - - 140/44 25.0 24.0 94 - 2.0 -
- - - - - - - NORMAN REEF 0312 1600 -/ - - 180/70 25.5 24.1 92 - 10.0 -
- - - - - - 37/3 POINT FAWCETT 0312 0630 - - - - 160/13 23.2 22.2 94 1009.30.6 - - - -
30.1 +0.2 - - - - - WILLIS ISLAND 0312 0200 3/SE - 140/31 26.1 24.5 91 1008.6 30.0 POWER FAILURE AT STATION 0050 - 0100 LCL. VER:03 S
30.0 +0.1 23.0 -2.4 24 45/24 - WILLIS ISLAND 0312 0900 3/SE - 120/30 27.4 25.1 87 1011.21.8 30.0 MAX, MIN, RAINFALL FROM INSTRUMENTS DUE TO POWER F
- - - - - 12/12 9/3 WILLIS ISLAND 0312 2100 3/SE 130/26 26.8 24.9 89 1011.81.7 30.0 -