Noteworthy synoptic observations for Monday, 8 December 2008 prepared 0257 EDST, 09/12/08
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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
34.0 - - - - 5/6 5/6 MOUNT ELIZABETH 1208 1400 6/ - - 340/04 29.8 22.3 64 1005.1 10.0 -
002 East Kimberley
38.0 +0.1 - - - 1/6 1/3 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT 1208 1400 15/NE 150/11 30.1 24.3 71 1003.72.8 20.0 -
- - - - - - Tr/3 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT 1208 1700 15/NE - 300/08 32.0 20.0 49 1004.00.3 30.0 -
006 West Gascoyne
31.0 -8.9 - - - - - EMU CREEK STATION 1208 1400 - - - 230/21 31.4 9.6 26 1007.32.4 50.0 -
009 Lower West and Perth
19.0 -8.1 - - - - - DWELLINGUP 1208 1400 - - - - 250/22 17.6 8.8 56 1009.80.3 - - - -
011 Eucla
- - - - - - 12/24 BALGAIR 1208 2300 - - - 180/04 17.0 15.6 91 1006.3 20.0 -
31.0 +6.3 - - - 2/6 2/3 EUCLA 1208 1400 15/NW - 360/21 20.6 18.1 86 1002.02.3 20.0 -
33.0 +8.0 - - - - - EYRE 1208 1400 -/- - - 360/28 33.0 16.4 37 997.54.2 20.0 -
25.0 - - - - 10/6 8/3 FORREST 1208 1400 - - - - 090/31 21.9 17.3 75 1002.05.8 - - - -
Northern Territory
014 Northern Rivers
32.0 -0.3 25.0 -1.1 25 4/24 - BLACK POINT 1208 0900 6/ Calm 30.5 25.0 73 1010.11.4 20.0 -
33.0 +0.7 - - - - - BLACK POINT 1208 1500 6/- 310/09 31.2 24.5 68 1006.62.2 18.0 /
34.0 +1.5 - - - - - DARWIN AIRPORT 1208 1500 10/NW 300/21 33.4 23.5 56 1006.42.5 30.0 -
- - - - - - - DARWIN AIRPORT 1208 2100 6/NW 300/09 29.4 25.7 81 1008.52.7 30.0 -
35.0 +2.1 - - - - - GOVE AIRPORT 1208 1500 10/NE - 360/17 32.0 22.9 59 1006.51.7 30.0 -
38.0 +3.2 23.0 -0.8 26 23/24 - MANGO FARM 1208 0900 3/NW Calm 30.2 26.0 78 1010.31.3 40.0 -
36.0 +1.2 - - - 14/6 14/6 MANGO FARM 1208 1500 -/- - Calm 27.1 24.4 85 1005.12.8 40.0 -
36.0 +1.1 - - - 19/6 19/6 OENPELLI 1208 1500 -/NE - - 230/05 26.2 24.6 91 1006.51.9 10.0 thunder storm just before obbs
- - - - - 28/12 28/3 VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS 1208 2100 - - - - 260/05 26.8 23.7 83 1005.9 - - - -
015 Northern Plateau--Barkly/Alice Spgs
25.7 -9.6 - - - - - ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 1208 0000 - - - - 050/08 19.9 18.7 93 1009.50.3 - - - -
26.0 -9.3 18.0 -2.1 17 0.6/24 - ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 1208 0900 25/W - 060/15 24.5 17.1 63 1010.91.2 - 40.0 -
South Australia
016 Northwest Pastoral
32.0 -0.2 - - - - - WOOMERA AERODROME 1208 1500 25/NW 270/17 31.6 2.7 16 1009.02.8 40.0 -
017 Far North Pastoral
26.6 -9.7 - - - - - OODNADATTA AIRPORT 1208 0000 - - - - 320/04 22.1 17.1 73 1011.50.3 - - - -
27.0 -9.3 19.0 -2.1 - 1/24 - OODNADATTA AIRPORT 1208 0900 - - - - 350/15 25.2 20.3 74 1012.11.7 - - - -
023 Adelaide plains and Mt Lofty Ranges
22.0 -6.0 5.0 -8.4 1 - - ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH 1208 0900 - - - 070/08 17.4 7.5 52 - 35.0 -
024 Murray Valley
22.0 -5.2 5.0 -8.1 - - - MURRAY BRIDGE COMPARISON 1208 0900 - - - 050/05 15.0 6.6 57 - 20.0 -
Queensland
027 North Peninsula
37.0 - - - - - - COEN AIRPORT 1208 1500 10/NE - - 120/24 33.4 21.2 49 1005.53.0 40.0 -
34.0 +0.8 - - - - - WEIPA AERO 1208 1500 3/S 260/17 32.7 24.8 63 1006.52.6 20.0 -
028 South Peninsula
39.0 +4.4 - - - - - MUSGRAVE 1208 1500 3/ - 130/04 36.5 22.9 46 1004.03.0 40.0 -
029 Lower Carpentaria (Gulf Country)
39.0 +1.7 28.0 +3.5 - 3/24 3/18 CROYDON TOWNSHIP 1208 0900 -/N - 180/08 33.7 17.2 38 1009.01.5 50.0 -
35.0 +0.4 - - - 12/6 7/3 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT 1208 1500 2/ 220/02 30.4 25.6 76 1006.63.9 40.0 -
031 North Coast - Barron
- - - - - - - CAIRNS AERO 1208 1800 3/N 030/09 29.9 25.8 79 1006.40.6 25.0 -
032 North Coast - Herbert
32.0 +0.5 - - - 4/6 4/6 CARDWELL MARINE PDE 1208 1500 3/SE - - 050/34 31.4 27.3 79 1005.62.2 30.0 -
34.0 +3.2 - - - - - INNISFAIL 1208 1500 3/W 020/15 32.3 25.9 69 - 30.0 -
- - - - - - 47/3 TOWNSVILLE AERO 1208 0600 1/- - - 200/39 23.2 23.1 99 1010.64.1 0.2 TBRG U/S, RAINFALL FROM 203 GAUGE VER:03 SWV:M2.01
32.0 +0.6 23.0 -1.0 23 77/24 29/3 TOWNSVILLE AERO 1208 0900 2/N - 040/02 24.4 23.2 93 1011.00.4 25.0 FS:7,3 TBRG U/S 203 GAUGE USE 6 AND 9AM VER:03 SWV
033 Central Coast - east
- - - - - - 2/15 COLLINSVILLE POST OFFICE 1208 0600 3/NE - Calm 25.4 24.1 93 - 45.0 -
- - - - - - 3/3 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT 1208 1800 - - - - 130/63 23.3 21.7 91 1009.63.9 - - - -
- - - - - - 9/3 MACKAY AERO 1208 0600 - - - 100/28 24.0 21.3 85 1011.03.2 - - 9.0 -
35.0 +5.1 23.0 +0.1 - 16/24 9/3 MACKAY M.O 1208 0900 3/N 280/09 26.4 24.1 87 1010.50.1 30.0 -
- - - - - 55/12 - MACKAY M.O 1208 2100 3/E - 230/13 22.1 21.5 96 1009.2 30.0 -
- - - - - 19/18 19/3 SAMUEL HILL AERO 1208 0300 - - - 360/04 22.8 22.7 99 1009.80.6 - - 4.2 -
33.0 - 22.0 - - 25/24 - SAMUEL HILL AERO 1208 0900 - - - - 180/09 26.8 22.5 77 1010.21.4 - - - -
31.0 - - - - 14/6 14/3 SAMUEL HILL AERO 1208 1500 - - - 190/13 23.9 23.8 99 1008.20.6 - - 0.4 -
- - - - - 72/18 72/3 ST LAWRENCE 1208 0300 - - - - 140/08 22.8 22.3 97 1008.80.8 - - - -
33.0 - 22.0 - - 75/24 - ST LAWRENCE 1208 0900 - - - - 350/18 27.8 23.8 79 1010.10.8 - - - -
- - - - - 60/12 60/12 ST LAWRENCE POST OFFICE 1208 0300 - - - 090/05 22.5 22.5 100 - 10.0 -
34.0 +2.5 22.0 +0.3 - 63/24 - ST LAWRENCE POST OFFICE 1208 0900 -/ - 310/04 27.8 23.7 78 1009.90.8 19.0 -
- - - - - - 43/3 WOOLSHED 1208 0600 - - - - 140/11 20.4 20.4 100 1008.01.2 - - - -
31.0 - 20.0 - - 43/24 0.4/3 WOOLSHED 1208 0900 - - - - 040/11 22.5 22.5 100 1010.92.7 - - - -
- - - - - 17/18 13/3 YEPPOON THE ESPLANADE 1208 0300 - - - - 360/26 22.9 21.7 93 1008.80.5 - - - -
034 Central Coast - west
34.0 +0.2 - - - 4/6 4/6 MORANBAH WATER TREATMENT PLANT 1208 1500 1/NE - - 160/11 21.5 19.9 91 1007.8 3.0 -
035 Central Highlands
31.0 -3.9 - - - 45/6 45/6 CLERMONT SIRIUS ST 1208 1500 6/NE - 180/02 26.0 23.1 84 1007.6 50.0 -
- - - - - - 21/15 TAROOM POST OFFICE 1208 0600 - - - 360/04 20.2 20.2 100 1010.42.8 0.2 -
32.0 -1.4 20.0 +0.5 20 25/24 4/3 TAROOM POST OFFICE 1208 0900 - - - 020/05 22.0 20.3 90 1010.60.2 50.0 -
036 Central Lowlands
- - - - - - - BARCALDINE POST OFFICE 1208 0600 6/E - 180/04 27.5 16.9 52 - 50.0 -
40.0 +4.3 27.0 +4.9 - - - BARCALDINE POST OFFICE 1208 0900 -/- - 130/08 29.6 17.3 48 - 50.0 -
35.0 -0.7 - - - - - BARCALDINE POST OFFICE 1208 1500 15/NW - 310/02 34.9 16.2 33 - 50.0 -
039 South Coast Curtis
37.0 +2.9 12.0 -8.1 - 55/24 55/18 BARALABA POST OFFICE 1208 0900 -/ - - Calm 25.3 22.6 85 - 50.0 Numerous local building damage due to storms.
34.0 +4.8 22.0 +1.6 - 28/24 - BUNDABERG AERO 1208 0900 2/SE - 140/13 24.3 21.7 85 1011.00.9 15.0 -
- - 21.8 +1.4 - - 16/3 BUNDABERG AERO 1208 1200 - - - - 090/13 22.3 21.4 95 1010.60.4 - - - -
24.0 -5.2 - - - 24/6 8/3 BUNDABERG AERO 1208 1500 3/NE - 150/18 21.7 20.9 95 1009.31.3 5.0 -
35.0 - 22.0 - - 35/24 - GLADSTONE AIRPORT 1208 0900 - - - 240/08 27.6 21.6 70 1010.61.3 - - - -
30.0 - - - - 25/6 25/3 GLADSTONE AIRPORT 1208 1500 - - - 320/09 22.9 22.1 95 1009.40.2 - - 0.4 -
34.5 +3.6 - - - - 12/3 GLADSTONE RADAR 1208 0000 - - - - 310/09 22.3 21.8 97 1008.41.1 - - - -
35.0 +4.1 21.0 -0.8 - 26/24 - GLADSTONE RADAR 1208 0900 - - - - 210/08 27.5 21.5 70 1010.61.2 - - - -
32.0 +1.1 - - - 33/6 33/3 GLADSTONE RADAR 1208 1500 - - - - 300/09 22.7 22.2 97 1009.90.6 - - - -
- - - - - 39/12 - GLADSTONE RADAR 1208 2100 - - - - 170/17 22.2 20.8 92 1010.80.8 - - - -
- - - - - - 12/3 LADY ELLIOT ISLAND 1208 1800 - - - - 110/31 23.3 21.2 88 1009.6 - - - -
35.0 +3.0 21.0 +2.8 21 30/24 30/18 MONTO TOWNSHIP 1208 0900 - - - 090/04 22.6 21.2 92 - 5.0 Past Hail 44777\
23.0 -9.0 - - - - - MONTO TOWNSHIP 1208 1500 - - - 090/04 22.8 20.2 85 - 14.0 -
36.3 +4.2 - - - - 15/3 ROCKHAMPTON AERO 1208 0000 - - - 060/13 23.0 22.4 96 1008.9 - - - -
- - - - - 46/18 7/3 ROCKHAMPTON AERO 1208 0300 - - - 010/15 23.2 22.1 94 1008.40.5 - - - -
36.0 +3.9 21.0 -0.1 21 46/24 - ROCKHAMPTON AERO 1208 0900 6/W 230/09 27.4 21.7 71 1010.82.0 40.0 FUEL STATE 7/3 VER:03 SWV:M2.01.38.00
31.0 -1.1 - - - 3/6 3/3 ROCKHAMPTON AERO 1208 1500 3/W - 360/22 25.0 23.4 91 1007.21.1 15.0 -
- - - - - - 4/15 SANDY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE 1208 0600 -/W - 130/18 23.1 22.2 95 1009.63.7 10.0 Winds to 25 knots overnight
- - - - - 7/12 7/12 THANGOOL AIRPORT 1208 0300 -/NE - Calm 21.8 21.2 96 1008.70.1 12.0 -
28.0 -0.4 - - - 1/6 1/6 TOWN OF 1770 1208 1500 6/- - - Calm 26.0 25.3 96 1009.80.1 30.0 -
- - - - - - 4/3 TOWN OF 1770 1208 1800 1/SE - 110/11 23.3 21.9 92 1010.40.6 40.0 -
040 South Coast Moreton & Brisbane
- - - - - 14/12 14/3 CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE 1208 2100 - - - - 100/18 20.9 19.7 93 1012.91.8 - - - -
33.8 +3.2 - - - - 10/3 MARYBOROUGH 1208 0000 - - - 170/09 22.6 21.8 95 1009.2 - - - -
- - - - - - 0.8/3 MARYBOROUGH 1208 0600 6/E - 170/11 22.6 21.4 93 1010.71.8 30.0 thunderstorms 1630 and 2230 possible hail in some
041 Darling Downs - east
- - - - - 16/12 16/3 DALBY AIRPORT 1208 2100 - - - - 050/31 16.7 15.1 90 1010.0 - - - -
- - - - - - 13/3 INGLEWOOD FOREST 1208 1800 - - - - 010/17 17.6 15.9 90 - - - - -
- - - - - 3/12 2/3 OAKEY AERO 1208 2100 25/- - 070/21 18.7 16.3 86 1010.4 20.0 -
042 Darling Downs - west
- - 21.2 - - - 20/3 MILES CONSTANCE STREET 1208 1200 - - - - 050/11 22.6 19.3 82 1010.80.7 - - - -
26.0 - - - - 22/6 2/3 MILES CONSTANCE STREET 1208 1500 - - - - 020/08 24.6 22.1 86 1008.12.6 - - - -
- - - - - 57/12 35/3 MILES CONSTANCE STREET 1208 2100 - - - - Calm 18.2 16.4 89 1010.72.3 - - - -
043 Maranoa
- - - - - 0.2/12 0.2/12 INJUNE POST OFFICE 1208 0300 6/SE - - 160/05 22.6 20.3 87 1007.90.1 40.0 -
New South Wales
046 Upper Western - Far Northwest
26.0 -8.4 15.0 -4.2 - - - WHITE CLIFFS POST OFFICE 1208 0900 - - - 130/04 22.0 5.2 33 - 50.0 -
051 Central Western Plains - north
- - - - - - - NYNGAN AIRPORT 1208 0600 -/SW - 180/04 20.0 1.4 29 - 50.0 -
054 Northwest Slopes - north
27.0 -3.6 - - - 20/6 20/6 BARRABA POST OFFICE 1208 1500 10/N - - Calm 17.2 15.7 91 - 30.0 -
055 Northwest Slopes - south
- - - - - - 9/3 GUNNEDAH AIRPORT AWS 1208 1800 - - - - 110/09 24.0 15.3 58 1007.61.1 - - - -
056 Northern Tablelands - west
24.0 - - - - 0.2/6 0.2/6 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) 1208 1500 6/W - 270/17 19.0 13.2 69 - 50.0 -
- - - - - - 11/3 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS 1208 1800 - - - - 330/08 19.1 12.4 65 1008.30.7 - - - -
20.0 -2.8 - - - - - GUYRA HOSPITAL 1208 1500 10/W - 250/08 14.0 12.5 91 - 15.0 -
24.0 - - - - 11/6 11/6 INVERELL (RAGLAN ST) 1208 1500 6/NW - 270/04 21.3 14.5 65 - 50.0 slight moderate thunderstorm with prec 1245 hrs -
24.0 -4.3 - - - 13/6 13/3 INVERELL RESEARCH CENTRE 1208 1500 - - - - 060/13 20.6 14.4 68 1009.01.6 - - - -
058 Northern Rivers
- - - - - - 14/3 GRAFTON AIRPORT 1208 1800 - - - 120/11 19.0 18.0 94 1012.31.5 - - 9.0 -
059 Mid North Coast
19.0 - - - - 21/6 21/6 DORRIGO (OLD CORAMBA RD) 1208 1500 2/S - - Calm 15.7 15.2 97 - 1.0 -
- - - - - - 12/3 KEMPSEY AIRPORT AWS 1208 0600 - - - - 180/02 18.8 17.8 94 1012.11.6 - - - -
- - - - - - 8/3 KEMPSEY AIRPORT AWS 1208 1800 - - - - 110/11 18.8 17.3 91 1012.40.8 - - - -
060 Manning
22.0 - - - - - - FORSTER - TUNCURRY R.V.C.P. 1208 1500 - - - 050/46 21.0 17.8 82 - 25.0 -
061 Hunter
27.0 -2.4 - - - 36/6 36/6 CESSNOCK (NULKABA) 1208 1500 3/S - - 200/09 20.2 18.9 92 - 4.0 -
27.0 -1.7 - - - 14/6 14/3 CESSNOCK AIRPORT AWS 1208 1500 - - - - 130/09 20.4 17.8 85 1010.21.3 - - - -
28.0 -3.4 - - - - - JERRYS PLAINS POST OFFICE 1208 1500 -/E - Calm 24.5 15.8 58 - 30.0 -
27.0 -1.8 15.0 -1.1 - 3/24 3/24 LOSTOCK DAM 1208 0900 -/NE - Calm 19.5 15.3 77 - 25.0 400012
24.0 - - - - 12/6 12/3 MANGROVE MOUNTAIN AWS 1208 1500 - - - - 030/15 17.6 16.5 93 - - - - -
- - - - - - 11/3 MANGROVE MOUNTAIN AWS 1208 1800 - - - - 050/22 18.7 16.3 86 - - - - -
- - - - - - - MURRURUNDI GAP AWS 1208 0300 - - - 130/24 13.5 12.6 94 1008.20.6 - - 0.1 -
- - - - - - - MURRURUNDI GAP AWS 1208 0600 - - - 120/22 13.0 12.3 96 1009.41.1 - - 0.1 -
25.0 - - - - 12/6 12/3 MURRURUNDI GAP AWS 1208 1500 - - - 130/18 15.8 13.8 88 1009.00.4 - - - -
26.0 -3.8 - - - 7/6 7/6 MURRURUNDI POST OFFICE 1208 1500 6/NW - 130/04 18.6 15.1 80 - 20.0 -
26.0 - - - - - - NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY 1208 1500 - - - 050/22 22.2 16.6 71 - 20.0 -
- - - - - - 49/3 PATERSON (TOCAL AWS) 1208 1800 - - - - 020/09 17.9 15.3 85 - - - - -
- - - - - 49/12 - PATERSON (TOCAL AWS) 1208 2100 - - - - 110/02 18.8 16.5 87 - - - - -
25.0 -0.8 14.0 -0.8 13 0.8/24 0.8/18 PEATS RIDGE (WARATAH ROAD) 1208 0900 3/SE - - 110/04 18.6 16.8 89 - 20.0 -
23.0 -2.8 - - - 0.2/6 0.2/6 PEATS RIDGE (WARATAH ROAD) 1208 1500 -/NE - 050/05 19.1 16.6 85 - 10.0 -
- - - - - - 29/3 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 1208 1800 - - - 010/17 17.8 17.5 98 1010.4 - - - -
062 Central Tablelands - north
- - - - - 11/12 11/3 NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS 1208 2100 - - - - 090/08 11.7 10.6 93 - - - - -
063 Central Tablelands - south
24.0 -2.3 - - - 11/6 11/6 BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION 1208 1500 6/SW - - 230/04 20.0 13.6 67 - 40.0 Past Hail
19.0 -3.4 - - - 0.5/6 0.5/6 KATOOMBA (MURRI ST) 1208 1500 2/W - - Calm 16.8 13.8 82 - 30.0 -
066 Sydney Metropolitan - east
- - - - - - 25/3 BANKSTOWN AIRPORT AWS 1208 1800 - - - - 050/18 21.3 16.1 72 1010.80.1 - - - -
- - - - - 25/6 - BANKSTOWN AIRPORT AWS 1208 2100 - - - - 070/09 20.0 16.9 82 1011.91.1 - - - -
- - - - - - 8/3 CANTERBURY RACECOURSE AWS 1208 1800 - - - - 040/17 20.8 16.4 76 - - - - -
- - - - - - 2/3 SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 1208 1800 3/NE - -/- 21.2 16.8 76 1010.30.6 20.0 -
- - - - - - 3/3 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 1208 1800 6/NE - 050/34 21.8 17.1 75 1010.50.6 20.0 -
- - - - - - 14/3 SYDNEY OLYMPIC PARK (SYDNEY OLY 1208 1800 - - - - 040/15 20.9 16.3 75 - - - - -
067 Sydney Metropolitan - west
- - - - - - 17/3 HORSLEY PARK EQUESTRIAN CENTRE 1208 1800 - - - - 060/15 20.7 16.7 78 - - - - -
Victoria
079 Wimmera - south
21.0 -6.6 3.0 -8.3 - - - LONGERENONG 1208 0900 - - - - 270/04 13.1 4.3 55 - - - - -
- - 3.0 -8.3 - - - LONGERENONG 1208 1200 - - - - 310/15 19.7 3.4 34 - - - - -
Tasmania
091 North Coast
10.6 -10.6 - - - - - LAUNCESTON AIRPORT COMPARISON 1208 0000 - - - - Calm - - - - - - - -
094 Southeast and Hobart
- - - - - 0.4/18 - HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) 1208 0300 - - - - 270/68 3.2 0.8 84 - - - - -
096 Central Plateau
9.0 -8.1 4.0 -0.6 - 3/24 3/24 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK 1208 0900 - - - Calm 6.8 3.6 80 - 10.0 50000
Islands
200 Islands
- - - - - - 27/3 MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND 1208 1800 - - - - 360/22 21.6 21.5 99 1010.13.1 - - - -