Noteworthy synoptic observations for Tuesday, 12 August 2008 prepared 0158 EST, 13/08/08
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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
010 Central Wheat Belt
- - - - - - Tr/15 LAKE GRACE COMPARISON 0812 0600 - - - Calm 2.5 2.5 100 - 0.1 dew
16.0 -0.4 2.0 -3.6 - Tr/24 Tr/3 LAKE GRACE COMPARISON 0812 0900 - - - Calm 6.1 6.1 100 - 0.2 DEW
012 Goldfields
14.0 -3.2 -3.4 -8.1 - - - SALMON GUMS RES.STN. 0812 0900 - - - - 320/04 9.9 4.9 71 - - - - -
Northern Territory
015 Northern Plateau--Barkly/Alice Spgs
16.9 -8.1 - - - - - JERVOIS 0812 0030 - - - - 120/15 9.5 -7.7 29 1024.20.8 - - - -
17.0 -8.0 5.0 -1.8 5 - - JERVOIS 0812 0930 -/W 090/22 10.2 -7.8 27 1026.82.4 50.0 -
20.0 -7.5 11.0 -3.5 10 - - TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT 0812 0930 25/W 100/34 12.3 -11.5 18 1021.92.1 30.0 -
Queensland
035 Central Highlands
18.0 -5.7 -1.0 -8.5 -5 - - BRIGALOW RESEARCH STN 0812 0900 - - - 130/11 10.0 -3.4 39 - 50.0 /
20.0 -5.1 2.0 -8.0 - - - EMERALD AIRPORT 0812 0900 - - - - 130/21 11.4 -4.3 33 1025.21.2 - - - -
16.0 -7.4 -3.0 -8.0 -7 - - TAMBO POST OFFICE 0812 0900 - - - 110/08 9.2 -1.8 46 1025.61.5 50.0 -
039 South Coast Curtis
19.0 -6.1 0.0 -8.7 - - - BARALABA POST OFFICE 0812 0900 -/ - 200/04 9.8 -1.1 47 - 50.0 -
18.0 -4.7 -2.0 -8.5 -5 - - MONTO TOWNSHIP 0812 0900 - - - 230/05 8.0 -2.1 49 - 16.0 -
20.0 -4.9 -2.0 -8.5 - - - THANGOOL AIRPORT 0812 0900 -/ - 130/11 11.2 -2.9 37 1025.81.4 40.0 -
040 South Coast Moreton & Brisbane
- - -2.5 -8.9 - - - AMBERLEY AMO 0812 1200 - - - 230/11 16.6 -8.0 18 1022.22.1 30.0 -
19.0 -1.8 1.0 -9.6 - - - COOLANGATTA 0812 0900 - - - - 210/13 13.9 -1.7 34 1023.32.2 - - - -
- - 1.0 -9.6 - - - COOLANGATTA 0812 1200 - - - - 170/13 16.7 0.8 34 1022.01.3 - - - -
18.0 -5.4 -2.0 -9.1 - - - GYMPIE 0812 0900 - - - - 200/17 11.7 -2.1 38 1023.51.2 - - - -
- - -1.7 -8.8 - - - GYMPIE 0812 1200 - - - - 140/11 16.1 -2.4 28 1022.31.2 - - - -
20.0 -3.3 -1.0 -10.2 - - - MARYBOROUGH 0812 0900 -/ - 220/22 11.2 -0.3 45 1023.61.0 40.0 Big white FROST bush fire to NE of station visibil
- - -0.8 -10.0 - - - MARYBOROUGH 0812 1200 - - - - 170/13 16.4 -2.6 27 1022.21.4 - - - -
041 Darling Downs - east
15.0 -6.6 -4.0 -8.8 -4 - - DALBY AIRPORT 0812 0900 - - - 190/18 7.9 -1.3 52 1025.21.6 50.0 -
- - -3.8 -8.6 - - - DALBY AIRPORT 0812 1200 - - - - 190/15 13.5 -1.2 36 1023.61.6 - - - -
043 Maranoa
15.0 -6.6 -3.0 -8.6 - - - SURAT 0812 0900 - - - 250/04 7.1 -2.7 50 - 50.0 -
044 Warrego
15.0 -6.7 -3.0 -8.9 -5 - - CHARLEVILLE AERO 0812 0900 -/- - 120/17 9.9 -6.4 31 1026.31.3 40.0 -
- - -3.3 -9.2 - - - CHARLEVILLE AERO 0812 1200 - - - - 150/18 14.3 -7.9 21 1025.50.8 - - - -
New South Wales
050 Central Western Plains - south
8.0 -8.9 0.0 -5.8 - Tr/24 Tr/18 PEAK HILL POST OFFICE 0812 0900 -/- - Calm 5.2 2.8 84 - 40.0 -
056 Northern Tablelands - west
10.0 -5.9 -7.0 -9.0 - - - TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) 0812 0900 - - - 310/02 3.0 -5.4 54 - 50.0 -
058 Northern Rivers
18.0 -4.3 0.0 -8.7 - - - MURWILLUMBAH (BRAY PARK) 0812 0900 - - - 270/04 12.0 2.4 52 - 50.0 -
063 Central Tablelands - south
2.0 -8.3 -2.0 -2.2 - 2/24 0.6/18 OBERON (WOODCHEM) 0812 0900 - - - 250/21 0.5 -0.7 92 - 40.0 50001 light snow fall, withthe ground white in pat
4.0 -6.8 0.0 -2.1 -1 2/24 2/24 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 0812 0900 - - - 230/05 3.6 -0.5 74 - 50.0 -
064 Central Western Slopes - north
9.0 -8.1 -2.0 -5.0 - - - DUNEDOO POST OFFICE 0812 0900 - - - 270/09 4.2 3.5 95 - 10.0 -
065 Central Western Slopes - south
- - - - - - 0.4/15 COWRA AIRPORT COMPARISON 0812 0600 - - - 340/09 3.2 3.0 99 - 0.1 -
7.0 -8.4 3.0 +0.2 - 0.4/24 - COWRA AIRPORT COMPARISON 0812 0900 6/N - - 360/05 3.7 3.0 95 - 20.0 -
7.0 -8.8 -1.0 -6.0 - 0.8/24 - PARKES (MACARTHUR STREET) 0812 0900 -/- - 310/09 3.5 3.5 100 - 50.0 -
8.0 -9.0 0.0 -3.0 -4 0.2/24 0.2/18 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) 0812 0900 - - - 360/08 2.6 2.6 100 - 0.1 -
071 Southern Tablelands-Snowy Mountains
-1.0 -3.6 -6.0 -0.2 - 6/24 5/18 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALE 0812 0900 - - - 090/09 -4.0 -4.5 96 - 0.5 50198
-2.0 -4.6 - - - 5/6 5/6 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALE 0812 1500 - - - 090/17 -3.0 -3.4 97 - 0.2 50198
-1.0 -4.3 -5.0 -0.7 - - - PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE 0812 0900 0/W - - 270/17 -3.0 -3.4 97 - 10.0 -
-2.0 -5.3 - - - - - PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE 0812 1500 0/SW - - 230/15 -2.0 -2.3 98 - 10.0 -
1.0 -5.3 - - - Tr/6 Tr/6 THREDBO VILLAGE 0812 1500 6/SW - - 230/55 0.4 -0.1 96 - 1.0 Wind increasing throughout the day.
072 Southwest Slopes - south
- - - - - Tr/18 - WAGGA WAGGA AMO 0812 0300 - - - 040/04 0.5 0.5 100 1022.70.3 - - 0.2 -
073 Southwest Slopes - north
6.0 -8.8 0.0 -3.9 - 0.2/24 0.1/18 GRENFELL (QUONDONG RD) 0812 0900 15/SW - - 270/09 5.9 3.8 86 - 50.0 -
8.0 -8.1 -1.0 -4.5 - - - QUANDIALLA POST OFFICE 0812 0900 -/W - 310/04 3.5 2.2 91 - 50.0 -
Victoria
085 West Gippsland
- - - - - - 0.2/3 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE 0812 1800 - - - - 270/63 8.8 2.6 65 1014.52.0 - - - -
- - - - - 6/12 - WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE 0812 2100 - - - - 270/63 8.0 3.5 73 1015.71.2 - - - -
Tasmania
091 North Coast
- - - - - - - CAPE GRIM BAPS 0812 1000 - - - - 260/72 9.6 2.3 60 1011.5 - - - -
- - 7.8 - - - - CAPE GRIM BAPS 0812 1200 - - - 260/67 9.8 0.0 50 1011.70.5 - - - -
- - - - - - - CAPE GRIM BAPS 0812 1300 - - - - 240/70 8.3 3.5 72 1012.2 - - - -
11.0 - - - - 2/6 2/3 CAPE GRIM BAPS 0812 1500 - - - 250/74 8.8 1.1 58 1011.90.2 - - - -
- - - - - - - CAPE GRIM BAPS 0812 1600 - - - - 250/76 9.1 -0.2 52 1012.3 - - - -
- - - - - - - CAPE GRIM BAPS 0812 1900 - - - - 220/67 8.3 -1.0 52 1015.2 - - - -
- - - - - 4/12 0.6/3 CAPE GRIM BAPS 0812 2100 - - - 230/63 6.5 1.8 72 1016.52.1 - - - -
- - - - - - - CAPE GRIM BAPS 0812 2200 - - - - 220/72 7.8 -1.0 54 1016.5 - - - -
092 East Coast
14.0 -0.5 - - - 3/6 3/6 BICHENO (COUNCIL DEPOT) 0812 1500 10/NW - - 290/08 8.8 4.5 74 - 3.0 Light drizzle ongoing,Sleet and hail 1400/1430.S/E
094 Southeast and Hobart
- - - - - - 1/3 CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) 0812 1800 - - - - 280/63 4.9 0.9 75 1005.30.7 - - - -
- - - - - - 3/3 CAPE BRUNY LIGHTHOUSE 0812 1800 3/SW - - 250/59 5.1 1.0 75 1006.52.2 2.0 Swell 2.2mtrs.Past Hail.
10.0 -1.2 6.0 -0.4 - 8/24 2/3 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE 0812 0900 10/NW - 310/76 7.1 1.0 65 1004.8 12.0 WNW 20 VER:03 SWV:M2.01.38.00
- - 5.8 -0.6 - - - MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE 0812 1200 - - - - 290/80 3.9 2.3 89 1005.40.6 - - - -
7.0 -4.2 - - - 0.8/6 0.8/3 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE 0812 1500 6/W - 300/63 4.5 0.4 75 1004.21.2 12.0 WNW 20 VER:03 SWV:M2.01.38.00
- - - - - 2/12 0.8/3 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE 0812 2100 - - - - 300/70 4.2 -1.2 68 1009.62.0 - - - -
095 Derwent Valley
8.0 -1.4 0.0 -0.6 - 7/24 7/18 TARRALEAH VILLAGE 0812 0900 - - - 310/05 1.4 0.9 96 - 3.0 -
4.0 -5.4 - - - 6/6 6/6 TARRALEAH VILLAGE 0812 1500 - - - 290/09 0.1 -0.4 96 - 1.0 50001
096 Central Plateau
- - 0.4 +0.4 - - 8/3 BUTLERS GORGE 0812 1200 - - - - 270/17 2.2 -0.2 84 - - - - -
5.0 - -3.0 - - 0.4/24 0.2/3 LIAWENEE 0812 0900 - - - 260/30 0.9 -0.1 93 1007.10.7 1.0 50000
3.0 - - - - 0.8/6 0.4/3 LIAWENEE 0812 1500 - - - 210/41 -1.1 - - 1006.40.1 1.0 50000
097 West Coast
- - - - - - 0.2/3 CAPE SORELL 0812 1800 - - - - 230/65 7.6 - - 1011.32.6 - - - -
- - - - - - 0.2/3 LOW ROCKY POINT 0812 1700 - - - - 020/83 6.8 - - 1008.82.2 - - - HR992
- - - - - - 0.2/3 LOW ROCKY POINT 0812 1800 - - - - 020/67 6.8 - - 1009.72.1 - - - -
- - - - - - 1/3 SCOTTS PEAK DAM 0812 0600 - - - - 300/70 4.5 3.6 94 - - - - -
9.0 - 3.0 - - 13/24 8/3 SCOTTS PEAK DAM 0812 0900 - - - - 290/37 3.3 2.6 95 - - - - -
7.0 - 3.0 - - 11/24 10/3 WARRA 0812 0900 - - - - 250/17 2.8 1.6 92 - - - - -
Islands
200 Islands
13.0 - 7.0 - - 6/24 2/3 HOGAN ISLAND 0812 0900 - - - - 300/67 8.7 7.5 92 1013.70.8 - - - -
- - 7.1 - - - - HOGAN ISLAND 0812 1200 - - - - 290/80 9.9 6.8 81 1011.91.8 - - - -
11.0 - - - - 1/6 1/3 HOGAN ISLAND 0812 1500 - - - - 260/85 9.7 7.8 88 1011.80.1 - - - -
- - - - - - 0.4/3 HOGAN ISLAND 0812 1800 - - - - 260/81 8.6 5.2 79 1013.21.4 - - - -
- - - - - 2/12 0.2/3 HOGAN ISLAND 0812 2100 - - - - 250/78 7.3 4.1 80 1015.22.0 - - - -