Noteworthy synoptic observations for Sunday, 20 April 2008 lo prepared 0158 EST, 21/04/08
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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
007 East Gascoyne
19.0 -9.3 5.0 -9.3 4 - - PAYNES FIND 0420 0900 - - - 150/02 11.8 7.8 76 1015.4 40.0 -
20.0 -8.3 - - - - - PAYNES FIND 0420 1500 - - - 240/13 19.6 9.4 52 1009.3 40.0 -
008 Central West
19.0 -8.5 7.0 -7.1 - - - CARNAMAH 0420 0900 - - - 130/04 14.0 7.2 64 - 20.0 -
17.0 -9.6 6.0 -7.5 - - - DALWALLINU COMPARISON 0420 0900 10/- - - 310/04 11.8 5.9 67 - 20.0 -
25.0 -4.3 7.0 -9.3 - - - KALBARRI 0420 0900 - - - 130/08 17.2 6.3 49 1017.6 50.0 -
20.0 -8.4 9.0 -5.9 - - - MULLEWA 0420 0900 - - - Calm 15.3 4.6 49 - 20.0 -
17.0 -9.2 6.0 -7.4 5 - - WONGAN HILLS 0420 0900 6/W - - 090/04 11.1 7.9 81 1015.8 15.0 -
009 Lower West and Perth
19.0 -8.2 7.0 -6.6 - - - BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN 0420 0900 - - - - 350/08 13.8 5.0 55 - - - - -
15.0 -8.3 8.0 -0.4 5 7/24 7/18 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON 0420 0900 6/SW - - 230/02 13.7 13.5 99 - 10.0 -
17.0 -6.3 - - - 5/6 5/6 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON 0420 1500 6/W - - 270/04 12.6 12.6 100 - 0.5 -
14.0 -9.2 6.8 -6.4 5 10/24 - ESPERANCE 0420 0900 6/NW 360/24 9.8 5.4 74 1014.50.1 40.0 -
13.0 -10.2 - - - 0.6/6 0.6/3 ESPERANCE 0420 1500 6/NW - 030/09 12.2 7.9 75 1011.81.0 20.0 -
13.2 -10.0 - - - 0.8/12 - ESPERANCE 0420 2100 - - - - 060/13 11.4 8.0 80 1012.51.2 - - - -
17.0 -6.8 - - - 5/6 5/6 JARRAHWOOD 0420 1500 - - - 200/11 17.0 10.5 66 - 0.1 -
15.0 -5.9 8.2 -2.5 - 15/24 9/3 MANJIMUP 0420 0900 - - - - 210/26 12.6 11.4 92 1013.61.0 - - - -
- - - - - - 10/3 SHANNON 0420 0600 - - - - 210/21 12.2 11.4 95 - - - - -
13.0 - 9.2 - - 31/24 7/3 SHANNON 0420 0900 - - - - 170/30 11.5 10.4 93 - - - - -
- - - - - - 13/15 WINDY HARBOUR 0420 0600 6/S - - 160/46 14.3 13.9 97 1013.81.3 10.0 max wind gust recorded at 5.58am 32knots south
17.0 -5.3 7.0 -5.2 - 21/24 8/3 WINDY HARBOUR 0420 0900 6/S - - 160/43 13.8 13.4 97 1013.60.5 20.0 MAX WIND GUST RECORDED AT 9.04AM 50KNOTS SOUTHEAST
010 Central Wheat Belt
17.0 -8.8 6.0 -6.7 - - - BENCUBBIN 0420 0900 -/ 230/08 11.5 6.8 73 1015.7 40.0 -
18.0 -8.1 5.0 -6.3 4 - - BEVERLEY 0420 0900 6/S - 250/15 12.8 9.7 81 - 20.0 -
18.0 -8.1 - - - 3/6 3/6 BEVERLEY 0420 1500 6/SW - - 250/18 16.4 10.4 68 - 20.0 -
16.0 -8.8 5.0 -6.2 - - - BROOKTON 0420 0900 3/SW - - 270/04 12.0 10.3 89 - 20.0 -
15.0 -9.0 6.0 -5.1 - Tr/24 Tr/3 CORRIGIN 0420 0900 3/W - - 290/09 10.7 8.3 85 1014.01.1 10.0 rainfall from dew
17.0 -8.5 4.0 -7.1 - - - HYDEN 0420 0900 6/SW - - 250/04 11.5 8.5 82 - 25.0 -
15.0 -10.5 - - - 12/6 12/6 HYDEN 0420 1500 -/ - Calm 15.0 8.2 64 - 40.0 -
14.0 -9.8 7.0 -4.5 - 1/24 0.2/3 LAKE GRACE COMPARISON 0420 0900 15/SW - - 270/08 11.2 9.8 91 - 30.0 -
15.0 -8.0 6.0 -5.0 - 0.4/24 0.4/18 NARROGIN 0420 0900 1/W - - 250/08 11.9 10.2 89 - 50.0 -
13.0 -9.7 6.0 -5.2 6 8/24 5/3 ONGERUP 0420 0900 3/SW - - 230/08 10.7 10.1 96 1010.9 35.0 -
14.0 -8.7 - - - 3/6 3/6 ONGERUP 0420 1500 3/SW - - 330/09 11.8 10.1 89 1003.2 10.0 -
15.0 -8.7 6.0 -5.8 - 0.8/24 0.6/18 RAVENSTHORPE 0420 0900 -/ - - 310/09 10.5 10.5 100 1011.4 8.0 -
14.0 -9.7 - - - 4/6 4/6 RAVENSTHORPE 0420 1500 -/ - - 360/13 14.1 10.5 79 1007.3 14.0 -
15.0 -8.7 8.0 -2.6 7 2/24 2/18 WAGIN 0420 0900 6/E - - 270/04 12.8 9.7 81 - 10.0 -
011 Eucla
- - - - - - 3/15 BALGAIR 0420 0600 10/W - - 130/04 12.0 10.1 88 1013.7 20.0 -
25.0 -1.4 12.0 +0.3 10 12/24 10/3 BALGAIR 0420 0900 10/W - 130/09 13.2 10.5 84 1013.9 20.0 -
17.0 -9.4 - - - 6/6 6/6 BALGAIR 0420 1500 10/W - - 130/04 17.5 14.9 85 1010.4 20.0 -
32.0 +8.5 17.0 +3.7 16 - - EUCLA 0420 0900 1/SE - - 150/11 19.4 17.2 87 1013.20.1 8.0 -
- - - - - - 5/15 EYRE 0420 0600 -/NW - 160/17 14.2 11.0 81 1014.40.3 10.0 -
21.0 -2.8 13.0 +1.1 12 10/24 5/3 EYRE 0420 0900 -/NW - 090/08 14.3 13.8 97 1015.61.1 6.0 -
Northern Territory
015 Northern Plateau--Barkly/Alice Spgs
31.0 +3.0 - - - - - ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 0420 1530 -/NW - - 300/08 29.6 -7.1 9 1009.62.4 40.0 -
31.0 +1.2 6.0 -9.5 10 - - YUENDUMU 0420 0930 - - - 050/08 22.0 0.5 24 1012.31.4 50.0 mm
Queensland
029 Lower Carpentaria (Gulf Country)
32.0 +0.2 - - - - - MOUNT ISA AERO 0420 1500 25/NE - 090/15 29.8 3.5 19 1009.92.6 40.0 -
033 Central Coast - east
- - - - - - 8/3 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT 0420 0600 - - - - 160/34 20.9 17.7 82 1012.81.0 - - - -
039 South Coast Curtis
- - - - - - 8/3 LADY ELLIOT ISLAND 0420 0600 - - - - 100/39 21.1 19.3 89 1014.50.8 - - - -
040 South Coast Moreton & Brisbane
20.0 -4.9 17.0 +0.0 - 29/24 0.4/3 COOLANGATTA 0420 0900 - - - - 200/24 18.1 15.2 83 1020.61.3 - - - -
- - - - - 18/18 12/3 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE 0420 0300 - - - - 140/24 17.9 18.1 101 1015.40.1 - - - -
- - - - - - 15/3 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE 0420 0600 - - - - 160/30 19.1 19.3 101 1015.70.2 - - - -
23.0 -1.8 17.0 -2.8 - 33/24 0.4/3 DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE 0420 0900 - - - - 130/31 22.6 19.4 82 1017.11.4 - - - -
22.8 - - - - - 12/3 MAROOCHYDORE AERO 0420 0000 - - - 170/11 17.3 17.2 99 1018.00.3 - - - -
- - - - - 73/18 35/3 MAROOCHYDORE AERO 0420 0300 - - - 190/17 16.9 16.8 99 1016.71.3 - - - -
23.0 - 17.0 - - 75/24 0.8/3 MAROOCHYDORE AERO 0420 0900 - - - 190/22 17.6 17.5 99 1019.01.6 - - 5.0 -
24.0 -2.0 17.0 -0.2 - 57/24 53/18 RAINBOW BEACH 0420 0900 10/S - 200/13 20.7 18.3 86 1017.41.3 10.0 -
22.0 - 17.0 - - 29/24 0.8/3 TEWANTIN RSL PARK 0420 0900 - - - - 190/18 18.4 16.2 87 1018.81.3 - - - -
20.0 - - - - 17/6 10/3 TEWANTIN RSL PARK 0420 1500 - - - - 020/04 18.7 17.2 91 1016.61.3 - - - -
New South Wales
048 Upper Western - Upper Darling
23.0 -2.0 - - - - - COBAR MO 0420 1500 15/E 080/11 21.8 7.1 39 1019.12.2 50.0 -
055 Northwest Slopes - south
23.0 -3.4 - - - 10/6 10/6 GUNNEDAH POOL 0420 1500 -/- - 180/08 14.2 13.3 94 - 10.0 -
058 Northern Rivers
20.0 -3.9 15.0 -0.8 14 67/24 67/24 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESE 0420 0900 - - - 230/09 17.0 16.5 97 - - - 25.0 Evaporation pan overflowed
- - - - - - 10/3 BALLINA AIRPORT AWS 0420 0600 - - - - 160/15 17.8 17.2 96 1020.20.6 - - - -
23.0 -1.7 15.0 +0.2 - 44/24 5/3 BALLINA AIRPORT AWS 0420 0900 - - - - 240/18 18.5 18.2 98 1021.21.0 - - - -
- - - - - 11/6 11/3 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) 0420 0300 - - - - 160/41 17.7 16.4 92 1018.31.0 - - - -
- - - - - - 8/3 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) 0420 0600 - - - - 120/41 17.4 15.6 89 1019.41.1 - - - -
21.0 - - - - 16/6 16/3 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) 0420 1500 3/S - 190/22 17.6 15.8 89 1018.00.9 5.0 -
- - - - - 32/18 8/3 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE A 0420 0300 - - - - 120/31 16.9 16.3 96 1019.70.8 - - - -
22.0 - 15.0 - - 37/24 2/3 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE A 0420 0900 - - - - 190/17 15.9 15.4 97 1021.40.8 - - - -
- - - - - 12/18 8/3 GRAFTON AIRPORT 0420 0300 - - - - 170/09 15.6 15.0 96 1021.20.6 - - - -
- - - - - 13/18 13/3 GRAFTON RESEARCH STN 0420 0300 - - - - 180/11 15.6 13.8 89 - - - - -
20.0 - 14.0 - - 29/24 19/18 LISMORE (RICHMOND HILL) 0420 0900 1/SW - 200/05 16.7 16.4 98 - 5.0 -
- - - - - 29/18 8/3 LISMORE AIRPORT AWS 0420 0300 - - - - 190/15 16.4 15.1 92 1019.31.0 - - - -
- - - - - - 17/3 LISMORE AIRPORT AWS 0420 0600 - - - - 160/13 15.3 14.4 94 1020.61.3 - - - -
22.0 - 15.0 - - 48/24 2/3 LISMORE AIRPORT AWS 0420 0900 - - - - 200/13 17.3 15.9 91 1021.61.0 - - - -
23.4 -0.8 - - - - 11/3 YAMBA PILOT STATION 0420 0000 - - - - 120/28 17.3 15.5 89 1020.50.4 - - - -
- - - - - 43/18 11/3 YAMBA PILOT STATION 0420 0300 - - - - 150/26 18.0 15.3 84 1019.80.7 - - - -
- - - - - - 0.4/3 YAMBA PILOT STATION 0420 0600 3/S - - 200/15 16.6 14.3 86 1020.40.6 1.0 -
23.0 -1.2 16.0 -0.4 - 46/24 3/3 YAMBA PILOT STATION 0420 0900 3/S - - 260/09 16.4 14.8 90 1021.61.2 30.0 -
059 Mid North Coast
22.9 -1.1 - - - - 18/3 COFFS HARBOUR MO 0420 0000 - - - 170/17 16.2 15.4 95 1022.70.2 - - 0.9 -
23.0 -1.0 15.0 -0.2 13 33/24 2/3 COFFS HARBOUR MO 0420 0900 6/SE 230/21 16.4 14.2 87 1022.50.6 10.0 -
- - 15.2 +0.0 - - Tr/3 COFFS HARBOUR MO 0420 1200 3/SE 210/21 19.4 15.5 78 1021.31.2 8.0 -
- - - - - - 39/3 COFFS HARBOUR MO 0420 1800 3/S - - 240/18 16.1 15.5 96 1020.81.4 4.0 -
- - - - - 52/12 13/3 COFFS HARBOUR MO 0420 2100 3/S - - 260/08 15.7 15.0 96 1022.41.6 4.0 -
15.0 - 11.0 - - 50/24 40/18 DORRIGO (OLD CORAMBA RD) 0420 0900 2/S - - 180/05 12.0 11.3 95 - 6.0 -
23.0 -2.5 14.0 +0.8 - 36/24 34/18 KEMPSEY (WIDE STREET) 0420 0900 3/ - - 230/04 16.0 15.8 99 - 10.0 -
21.0 -4.5 - - - 2/6 2/6 KEMPSEY (WIDE STREET) 0420 1500 3/ - - 130/08 17.4 15.5 89 - 10.0 -
- - - - - 32/18 16/3 KEMPSEY AIRPORT AWS 0420 0300 - - - - 240/13 14.9 14.0 94 1022.10.9 - - - -
- - - - - - 11/3 KEMPSEY AIRPORT AWS 0420 0600 - - - - 230/09 14.8 13.9 94 1022.20.1 - - - -
22.0 - 14.0 - - 45/24 2/3 KEMPSEY AIRPORT AWS 0420 0900 - - - - 250/15 15.8 14.9 94 1023.61.4 - - - -
- - - - - - 61/15 SOUTH WEST ROCKS (SMOKY CAPE LI 0420 0600 6/SE - - 230/28 15.1 15.1 100 1021.50.3 0.5 -
23.0 -0.9 15.0 -1.6 - 67/24 4/3 SOUTH WEST ROCKS (SMOKY CAPE LI 0420 0900 6/S - - 230/28 16.0 15.7 98 1022.71.2 25.0 -
17.0 -6.9 - - - 15/6 15/6 SOUTH WEST ROCKS (SMOKY CAPE LI 0420 1500 6/SW - - 160/22 16.0 15.7 98 1020.11.6 15.0 -
060 Manning
22.0 - 15.0 - - 39/24 7/3 PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 0420 0900 - - - - 090/09 16.5 15.2 92 1023.40.9 - - - HR006
- - - - - 17/6 16/3 TAREE AIRPORT AWS 0420 0300 - - - - 220/09 15.1 14.8 98 1023.10.7 - - - HR008
- - - - - - 32/3 TAREE AIRPORT AWS 0420 0600 - - - - 270/11 14.5 14.2 98 1023.00.1 - - - -
22.0 - 15.0 - - 67/24 3/3 TAREE AIRPORT AWS 0420 0900 - - - - 280/13 16.2 15.9 98 1024.21.2 - - - HR996
- - 14.5 - - - 19/3 TAREE AIRPORT AWS 0420 1200 - - - - 260/11 16.0 15.7 98 1022.91.3 - - - HR001
19.0 - - - - 25/6 6/3 TAREE AIRPORT AWS 0420 1500 - - - - 210/02 17.1 16.6 97 1020.92.0 - - - HR005
- - - - - - 14/3 TAREE AIRPORT AWS 0420 1800 - - - - 310/09 15.2 14.9 98 1022.01.1 - - - HR012
- - - - - 23/6 9/3 TAREE AIRPORT AWS 0420 2100 - - - - 300/13 14.8 14.5 98 1022.90.9 - - - HR006
20.0 -4.4 14.0 +1.7 14 45/24 30/18 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) 0420 0900 3/E - - Calm 15.1 14.9 99 - 1.0 -
061 Hunter
- - - - - 18/12 16/3 GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATIO 0420 2100 - - - - 320/05 14.5 14.4 99 - - - - -
- - - - - - - MURRURUNDI GAP AWS 0420 0600 - - - 140/39 10.0 9.3 95 1020.90.1 - - 0.1 -
21.0 - - - - 17/6 17/3 NORAH HEAD AWS 0420 1500 - - - - 240/15 16.4 14.6 89 1022.61.1 - - - -
17.0 -5.0 - - - 3/6 3/6 PEATS RIDGE (WARATAH ROAD) 0420 1500 3/S - 180/04 16.0 13.6 86 - 10.0 -
- - - - - - 10/3 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 0420 1800 - - - 320/04 15.8 15.6 99 1023.00.4 - - - -
063 Central Tablelands - south
- - - - - - 6/15 KATOOMBA (MURRI ST) 0420 0600 - - - Calm 8.0 8.0 100 - 0.0 -
11.0 -5.5 8.0 -0.6 - 9/24 0.9/3 KATOOMBA (MURRI ST) 0420 0900 0/ - - Calm 9.0 9.0 100 - 0.0 -
10.0 -6.5 - - - 11/6 11/6 KATOOMBA (MURRI ST) 0420 1500 - - - Calm 9.2 9.2 100 - 0.0 -
064 Central Western Slopes - north
- - - - - 10/12 8/3 COONABARABRAN AIRPORT AWS 0420 2100 - - - - 090/18 11.3 10.9 97 1021.90.8 - - - -
067 Sydney Metropolitan - west
18.0 - - - - 11/6 10/3 HORSLEY PARK EQUESTRIAN CENTRE 0420 1500 - - - - 200/08 16.2 13.9 86 - - - - -
Victoria
085 West Gippsland
- - - - - - - EAST SALE AIRPORT 0420 0600 0/NW - - 220/02 6.0 5.8 99 1027.30.3 0.2 -
21.0 +0.8 4.0 -4.6 1 - - EAST SALE AIRPORT 0420 0900 0/NW - - 290/08 9.3 8.9 97 1028.31.0 0.2 -
Tasmania
094 Southeast and Hobart
20.0 +2.4 1.0 -5.2 -1 - - GROVE (COMPARISON) 0420 0900 - - - Calm 7.0 7.0 100 - 0.2 evaporation 1.6 rainfall 0.0
095 Derwent Valley
19.0 +1.1 0.0 -6.3 -3 - - BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) 0420 0900 - - - 360/08 4.4 4.4 100 - 0.0 evap 0.8 VER:03 SWV:M2.01.38.00
17.0 +1.1 3.0 -2.2 - 0.2/24 0.2/18 MAYDENA POST OFFICE 0420 0900 - - - Calm 3.9 3.9 100 - 0.2 -
Islands
200 Islands
27.1 -1.2 - - - 12/12 12/3 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO 0420 2200 - - - 150/11 22.1 21.8 98 1008.82.2 - - 6.0 -
- - - - - - 10/3 COCOS (KEELING) ISLANDS (COCOS 0420 0700 - - - 080/37 24.4 23.7 96 1006.71.0 - - - -
Antarctica
300 Antarctica
7.3 +0.4 - - - - - MACQUARIE ISLAND 0420 0000 - - - - 310/65 7.2 6.3 94 1004.82.6 - - - -
- - - - - - - MACQUARIE ISLAND 0420 0100 - - - - 310/63 7.1 6.6 97 1003.7 - - - -
8.0 +1.1 - - - 0.8/6 0.4/3 MACQUARIE ISLAND 0420 1500 1/NW - - 300/67 7.2 6.3 94 989.53.7 4.0 -
- - - - - - - MACQUARIE ISLAND 0420 1600 - - - - 300/68 7.3 6.1 92 988.4 - - - -
- - - - - 2/12 1/3 MACQUARIE ISLAND 0420 2100 1/NW - - 310/65 6.6 5.7 94 981.36.0 6.0 -
- - - - - - - MACQUARIE ISLAND 0420 2200 - - - - 310/65 6.6 5.7 94 978.8 - - - -