Noteworthy synoptic observations for Wednesday, 16 July 2008 prepared 0156 EST, 17/07/08
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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
008 Central West
21.0 +1.6 9.0 -0.1 8 36/24 36/18 ENEABBA 0716 0900 -/E - Calm 13.0 12.4 96 - 30.0 heavy rain most of night
20.0 +3.0 8.0 +1.3 6 31/24 0.8/3 WONGAN HILLS 0716 0900 -/W - 270/04 10.4 8.8 90 1014.9 6.0 -
19.0 +2.9 7.0 +0.6 9 28/24 28/24 WONGAN HILLS RES.STATION 0716 0900 - - - 310/02 10.0 10.0 100 - 35.0 drizzle
009 Lower West and Perth
19.0 +1.5 8.6 +1.5 - 43/24 0.8/3 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN 0716 0900 - - - - 310/09 11.1 10.2 94 - - - - -
15.0 - 7.8 - - 52/24 3/3 BICKLEY 0716 0900 - - - - -/- 9.8 8.3 90 - - - - -
- - - - - - 9/3 BUNBURY 0716 0000 - - - - 310/04 8.9 6.7 86 1010.40.5 - - - -
- - - - - - 8/3 BUNBURY 0716 0600 - - - - 210/15 11.5 10.4 93 1010.60.2 - - - -
18.0 - 7.4 - - 46/24 0.4/3 BUNBURY 0716 0900 - - - - 100/02 11.1 10.7 97 1013.02.4 - - - -
- - - - - - 9/3 COLLIE EAST 0716 0600 - - - - 360/05 7.1 6.1 93 - - - - -
16.0 - 4.5 - - 39/24 - COLLIE EAST 0716 0900 - - - - Calm 8.9 8.2 95 - - - - -
16.0 -0.4 7.0 +1.3 - 27/24 2/18 DONNYBROOK 0716 0900 -/E - Calm 7.6 7.4 99 - 10.0 -
15.0 +0.1 6.9 +1.4 - 52/24 7/3 DWELLINGUP 0716 0900 - - - - 290/09 9.0 8.1 94 1013.32.0 - - - HR998
18.0 - 6.9 - - 37/24 0.2/3 GINGIN AERO 0716 0900 - - - - 290/05 13.1 10.3 83 1014.71.9 - - - -
15.0 - 8.0 - 6 43/24 14/18 HARVEY 0716 0900 - - - Calm 10.2 9.8 97 - 10.0 16072008 evaporation unknown.spoke to james on pho
17.0 -0.7 8.5 +1.5 - 44/24 2/3 JANDAKOT AERO 0716 0900 - - - 150/08 11.8 9.8 88 1014.02.0 - - - -
20.0 +0.6 8.0 -1.6 - 41/24 3/3 JURIEN BAY 0716 0900 6/SW - - 220/28 16.0 15.3 96 1016.11.7 30.0 -
15.0 -0.2 7.0 +0.7 - 55/24 17/18 KARNET 0716 0900 - - - 270/11 10.0 9.0 93 - 10.0 -
20.0 +0.9 14.0 +3.9 12 25/24 1/3 LANCELIN 0716 0900 6/W - - 270/28 16.0 10.4 69 1015.02.2 20.0 -
17.0 - 10.7 - - 27/24 2/3 MANDURAH 0716 0900 - - - - 220/22 12.9 8.2 73 1013.42.1 - - - -
14.0 -0.3 5.7 -0.7 - 39/24 5/3 MANJIMUP 0716 0900 - - - - 290/08 7.7 7.4 98 1012.12.4 - - - -
17.0 -1.1 10.0 +1.8 8 32/24 32/24 MEDINA RESEARCH CENTRE 0716 0900 6/W - - 230/18 12.6 10.5 87 - 10.0 weather recorded at 9.30am
15.0 - 7.8 - - 38/24 2/3 NORTH WALPOLE 0716 0900 - - - - 320/09 8.9 7.7 92 1010.32.0 - - - -
18.0 +0.3 8.1 -0.5 - 28/24 1/3 PEARCE RAAF 0716 0900 - - - 020/09 11.4 9.3 87 1014.02.0 - - 3.2 -
15.0 +0.1 7.0 -0.2 4 40/24 20/18 PEMBERTON 0716 0900 6/ - - 310/02 8.2 8.0 99 1011.52.5 13.0 -
17.0 -0.8 8.7 +0.6 7 28/24 2/3 PERTH AIRPORT 0716 0900 6/SW - 270/09 12.0 10.3 89 1014.22.0 5.0 -
14.0 - 5.1 - - 29/24 2/3 ROCKY GULLY 0716 0900 - - - - 300/11 7.5 6.5 93 - - - - -
14.0 - 6.7 - - 47/24 5/3 SHANNON 0716 0900 - - - - 330/13 7.7 7.1 96 - - - - -
17.0 +0.4 8.0 -0.7 - 30/24 0.8/3 WINDY HARBOUR 0716 0900 6/S - 200/28 13.5 7.4 67 1010.42.0 20.0 -
010 Central Wheat Belt
15.0 -1.0 5.0 +0.3 - 32/24 17/18 BROOKTON 0716 0900 3/S - - Calm 8.1 7.9 99 - 10.0 -
15.0 - 4.2 - - 28/24 3/3 WANDERING 0716 0900 - - - - 320/11 8.9 8.0 94 - - - - -
Queensland
029 Lower Carpentaria (Gulf Country)
27.0 +2.4 - - - - - MOUNT ISA AERO 0716 1500 25/SW - - 090/09 26.9 5.4 25 1014.93.1 40.0 -
031 North Coast - Barron
26.0 +0.3 21.0 +4.0 20 27/24 4/3 CAIRNS AERO 0716 0900 1/E - - 160/24 21.2 20.1 93 1016.12.2 7.0 -
27.0 +1.4 - - - - 8/3 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE 0716 0000 - - - - 160/34 21.9 21.6 98 1014.50.5 - - - -
032 North Coast - Herbert
22.0 -2.9 20.0 +6.5 - 29/24 2/3 CARDWELL MARINE PDE 0716 0900 1/SE - 110/15 20.6 20.3 98 1017.52.0 2.0 -
22.0 -2.8 19.0 +5.4 - 25/24 7/6 INGHAM COMPOSITE 0716 0900 2/- - - 200/05 20.2 20.0 99 1018.22.2 5.0 -
- - - - - - 66/15 INNISFAIL 0716 0600 1/SE - - 160/09 20.2 20.0 99 - 3.0 -
22.0 -2.1 20.0 +4.9 - 87/24 5/3 INNISFAIL 0716 0900 1/SE - - 160/05 20.7 20.4 98 - 2.0 -
22.3 -1.5 - - - - 12/3 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN 0716 0000 - - - - 170/04 20.8 20.4 98 1016.00.5 - - - HR005
- - - - - 18/6 5/3 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN 0716 0300 - - - - 180/09 20.8 19.9 95 1014.81.2 - - - HR996
22.0 -1.8 20.0 +5.0 - 47/24 1/3 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN 0716 0900 - - - - 160/13 21.0 19.8 93 1017.52.4 - - - HR996
24.0 -1.0 20.0 +6.5 20 16/24 8/3 TOWNSVILLE AERO 0716 0900 1/SE - - 210/13 20.5 19.3 93 1018.52.3 8.0 -
033 Central Coast - east
- - - - - - 9/3 BOWEN AIRPORT 0716 1200 6/- - 160/09 20.0 19.8 99 1018.5 10.0 -
27.0 +2.0 18.0 +8.8 - 1/24 0.6/3 COLLINSVILLE POST OFFICE 0716 0900 3/NE - - Calm 19.1 18.0 93 - 25.0 -
23.0 - 20.0 - - 9/24 9/3 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT 0716 0900 1/SE - 150/39 19.8 18.8 94 1018.1 3.0 manual rain gauge 9.2 mm VER:03 SWV:M2.01.38.00
- - 19.6 +8.7 - - 1/3 MACKAY AERO 0716 1200 - - - 170/24 20.3 17.2 82 1019.10.5 - - - -
- - - - - - 8/3 PROSERPINE AIRPORT 0716 0900 3/SE - - 170/13 19.9 18.4 91 1019.02.2 0.7 -
25.0 +1.7 19.0 +8.9 - 2/24 2/24 TE KOWAI EXP STN 0716 0900 - - - 130/08 20.0 18.4 91 - 10.0 -
035 Central Highlands
24.0 +2.3 15.0 +8.6 15 5/24 5/24 BRIGALOW RESEARCH STN 0716 0900 - - - Calm 16.8 16.5 98 - 10.0 rain overcast
24.0 +1.0 15.0 +8.3 - 15/24 1/3 CLERMONT SIRIUS ST 0716 0900 6/SW - - 130/04 15.1 14.9 99 1021.3 30.0 -
24.0 +1.0 15.0 +9.6 - 9/24 8/18 ROLLESTON METEOR ST 0716 0900 -/- - - 230/04 14.9 14.7 99 1022.0 5.0 -
23.0 +2.1 15.0 +10.0 14 3/24 0.2/3 TAROOM POST OFFICE 0716 0900 - - - 090/02 16.0 15.5 97 1021.72.7 1.0 -
039 South Coast Curtis
25.0 +1.9 15.0 +7.6 - 25/24 25/18 BARALABA POST OFFICE 0716 0900 3/E - Calm 17.1 16.3 95 - 50.0 -
24.0 +2.2 16.0 +10.1 15 7/24 4/3 GAYNDAH POST OFFICE 0716 0900 1/- - - 250/04 16.2 16.0 99 1022.22.2 4.0 -
23.0 +2.4 15.0 +9.9 15 5/24 5/18 MONTO TOWNSHIP 0716 0900 - - - 180/02 16.6 15.8 95 - 6.0 -
26.0 +2.9 18.0 +8.6 17 Tr/24 - ROCKHAMPTON AERO 0716 0900 20/NE - 120/04 19.3 15.9 81 1019.21.1 40.0 -
- - 18.1 +8.7 - - 0.4/3 ROCKHAMPTON AERO 0716 1200 10/E - 310/09 19.5 15.2 76 1019.8 30.0 -
24.0 +0.8 15.0 +9.6 - 10/24 0.4/3 THANGOOL AIRPORT 0716 0900 -/- - 090/04 16.6 14.5 87 1021.82.1 40.0 -
040 South Coast Moreton & Brisbane
25.0 +3.9 15.0 +9.6 10 2/24 0.4/3 AMBERLEY AMO 0716 0900 - - - 060/08 15.8 15.5 98 1019.71.0 0.9 -
- - 15.0 +9.6 - - 1/3 AMBERLEY AMO 0716 1200 1/- - 350/08 18.2 16.6 90 1019.7 8.0 -
25.0 +4.1 16.0 +8.8 - 4/24 0.8/3 ARCHERFIELD AIRPORT 0716 0900 - - - 330/05 16.7 16.7 100 1020.10.7 - - 6.0 -
- - 16.0 +8.8 - - 2/3 ARCHERFIELD AIRPORT 0716 1200 - - - 300/09 17.7 17.7 100 1020.00.1 - - 9.0 -
23.0 +1.1 16.0 +9.8 - 3/24 3/3 GYMPIE 0716 0900 - - - - Calm 17.7 16.7 94 1020.91.9 - - - -
- - 16.1 +9.9 - - 0.6/3 GYMPIE 0716 1200 - - - - Calm 17.5 14.8 84 1019.11.8 - - - -
24.0 +2.9 16.0 +8.5 - 5/24 5/3 NAMBOUR DPI 0716 0900 - - - - Calm 17.1 17.1 100 1020.41.6 - - - -
- - 16.1 +8.6 - - 2/3 NAMBOUR DPI 0716 1200 - - - - 220/04 17.5 15.9 90 1018.61.8 - - - -
23.0 +2.4 15.0 +8.8 - 10/24 0.2/3 UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON 0716 0900 - - - - 360/05 15.8 15.3 97 - - - - -
- - 14.7 +8.5 - - 0.2/3 UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON 0716 1200 - - - - 060/08 17.8 16.5 92 - - - - -
041 Darling Downs - east
23.0 +3.3 13.0 +9.0 14 8/24 0.2/3 DALBY AIRPORT 0716 0900 -/W - 280/09 14.5 12.2 86 1021.51.7 20.0 -
- - 13.4 +9.4 - - - DALBY AIRPORT 0716 1200 - - - - 270/05 15.9 9.4 65 1020.50.9 - - - -
22.0 +3.6 14.0 +11.2 - 7/24 0.4/3 OAKEY AERO 0716 0900 1/SW - 270/11 13.9 12.8 93 1021.71.3 0.4 -
- - 13.8 +11.0 - - - OAKEY AERO 0716 1200 3/W - - 320/11 16.1 11.7 75 1020.70.9 30.0 -
18.0 +3.3 11.0 +10.1 9 2/24 1/18 STANTHORPE LESLIE PARADE 0716 0900 - - - - -/- 11.4 10.7 95 - - - - -
20.0 - 13.0 - 12 2/24 - WARWICK 0716 0900 - - - Calm 13.8 13.8 100 1020.91.1 0.1 -
043 Maranoa
24.0 +4.1 13.0 +9.9 - - - INJUNE POST OFFICE 0716 0900 -/W - 230/02 13.2 6.0 62 1022.12.0 40.0 -
New South Wales
058 Northern Rivers
17.0 - - - - - - BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) 0716 1500 6/S - 220/17 16.9 12.4 75 1018.21.6 20.0 -
063 Central Tablelands - south
15.0 +3.8 0.0 -0.5 -5 - - BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION 0716 0900 - - - -/- 0.1 -0.2 98 - 0.0 -
066 Sydney Metropolitan - east
- - - - - - - CANTERBURY RACECOURSE AWS 0716 0300 - - - - Calm 6.4 5.9 97 - - - 0.2 -
067 Sydney Metropolitan - west
- - - - - 0.2/18 - RICHMOND RAAF 0716 0300 - - - Calm 3.6 3.5 99 1020.50.5 - - 0.1 -
- - - - - - - RICHMOND RAAF 0716 0600 - - - 320/02 2.4 2.3 99 1021.10.6 - - 0.2 -
068 Illawarra
- - - - - 0.2/18 0.2/3 CAMDEN AIRPORT AWS 0716 0300 - - - Calm 3.4 3.2 99 1020.40.6 - - 0.1 -
070 Southern Tablelands-Goulburn/Monaro
13.0 +2.1 -1.0 +0.2 - 6/24 6/24 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) 0716 0900 - - - Calm 0.5 0.2 98 - 0.2 -
11.7 - - - - - 10/3 BOMBALA AWS 0716 0000 - - - - 170/05 4.3 4.2 99 1021.70.4 - - - -
- - - - - - - CANBERRA AIRPORT 0716 0600 0/W - - 150/04 -0.1 -0.3 99 1022.50.5 1.2 -
14.0 +2.7 -1.0 -0.8 -3 0.2/24 - CANBERRA AIRPORT 0716 0900 1/W - - 140/05 2.7 2.6 99 1024.11.5 5.0 -
074 Riverina - east
16.0 +2.1 7.0 +3.8 - 3/24 2/18 TOCUMWAL AIRPORT 0716 0900 - - - 130/04 7.6 7.6 100 - 0.2 -
Victoria
080 Northern Country - Lower North
14.0 +0.6 3.0 -0.9 - 3/24 3/24 ECHUCA AERODROME 0716 0900 - - - Calm 5.6 5.4 99 1021.9 0.0 -
081 Northern Country - Upper North
- - - - - - - BENDIGO AIRPORT 0716 0600 -/- - 070/09 6.3 6.3 100 1020.80.3 - 0.2 -
085 West Gippsland
12.6 -1.1 - - - - - EAST SALE AIRPORT 0716 0000 - - - 320/05 5.9 5.9 100 1021.10.0 - - 0.1 -
- - - - - 0.2/18 0.2/3 EAST SALE AIRPORT 0716 0300 - - - 320/09 8.1 7.7 97 1020.90.2 - - 0.2 -
- - - - - - - MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT 0716 0300 - - - 120/04 9.0 8.0 93 1021.00.3 - - 0.1 -
13.0 -0.6 5.0 +1.4 - - - MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT 0716 0900 - - - 030/05 9.3 8.4 94 1022.31.4 0.1 -
086 East Central
- - - - - - - WONTHAGGI 0716 0600 - - - Calm 4.1 4.1 100 1020.92.2 0.0 -
087 West Central
- - - - - - - AVALON AIRPORT 0716 0300 - - - 280/09 1.8 1.5 98 1020.00.2 - - 0.2 -
088 North Central
- - - - - 0.2/18 - KILMORE GAP 0716 0300 - - - 010/21 5.9 5.6 98 1020.80.3 - - 0.2 -
11.0 - 6.0 - - 0.2/24 - KILMORE GAP 0716 0900 - - - 010/21 6.3 6.0 98 1022.21.4 - - 0.1 -
090 West Coast
13.0 +4.1 5.0 +0.4 - Tr/24 Tr/24 WEEAPROINAH 0716 0900 - - - 360/13 5.5 5.5 100 - 0.0 -
Tasmania
094 Southeast and Hobart
- - 2.2 - - - 61/3 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) 0716 1200 - - - - 050/11 5.0 4.6 97 - - - - -
095 Derwent Valley
11.0 +0.0 2.0 +0.5 0 0.2/24 - BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) 0716 0900 - - - 330/04 4.7 4.5 99 - 0.0 evap 0.2 VER:03 SWV:M2.01.38.00
7.0 -1.2 2.0 +1.7 - 0.6/24 0.2/18 TARRALEAH VILLAGE 0716 0900 - - - 290/02 2.5 2.3 99 - 0.1 power outage here today, will have to phone 3pm we
097 West Coast
10.0 +1.0 1.0 -2.0 - 0.2/24 0.2/18 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE 0716 0900 - - - Calm 3.0 3.0 100 - 0.2 -
Islands
200 Islands
28.0 +0.0 - - - - 8/3 COCOS (KEELING) ISLANDS (COCOS 0716 1900 6/E - 120/21 25.9 22.5 82 1010.01.3 18.0 -