Noteworthy synoptic observations for Tuesday, 4 March 2008 l prepared 0159 EST, 05/03/08
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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
- - - - - - 20/3 KALUMBURU 0304 1800 - - - - 220/11 24.9 21.8 83 1007.21.0 - - - -
002 East Kimberley
36.0 +0.4 23.0 -0.5 - 15/24 15/24 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION 0304 0900 -/ - Calm 29.0 24.0 74 - 40.0 -
005 Pilbara - Fortescue
- - - - - - 4/3 LEARMONTH AIRPORT 0304 1800 6/NE 310/09 26.2 21.7 76 1006.50.1 25.0 -
010 Central Wheat Belt
42.0 +11.7 17.0 +1.3 - - - GOOMALLING 0304 0900 - - - - 140/02 22.5 15.9 66 - - - - -
011 Eucla
39.7 +14.7 - - - - - EUCLA 0304 0000 - - - - 050/15 24.4 -3.4 16 1013.10.7 - - - -
40.0 +15.0 19.0 +3.1 16 - - EUCLA 0304 0900 - - - 010/26 33.5 -4.8 8 1013.61.0 45.0 -
41.0 +16.0 - - - - - EUCLA 0304 1500 - - - 120/22 35.3 1.7 12 1011.01.7 50.0 -
012 Goldfields
37.5 +10.3 - - - - - SALMON GUMS RES.STN. 0304 2100 - - - - 130/18 23.7 15.0 58 - - - - -
Northern Territory
014 Northern Rivers
- - - - - 34/12 32/3 BATCHELOR AERO 0304 2130 - - - - 190/02 23.2 22.4 95 1009.73.2 - - - -
31.0 -0.4 27.0 +1.6 25 - - BLACK POINT 0304 0930 3/ - 180/09 27.5 23.9 81 1009.72.4 20.0 -
32.0 +0.6 - - - - - BLACK POINT 0304 1530 3/ - 340/13 30.7 23.8 67 1006.12.7 15.0 -
33.0 - 23.0 - - 33/24 - BORROLOOLA 0304 0930 - - - - 140/13 28.3 26.2 88 1010.61.8 - - - -
31.0 -1.8 24.0 -2.3 - 35/24 0.2/3 CENTRE ISLAND 0304 0930 - - - - 110/26 26.6 22.9 80 1010.42.0 - - - -
32.0 - 25.0 - 25 - - CHANNEL POINT 0304 0930 3/S - - 130/09 29.2 26.3 84 1008.81.7 28.0 /
32.0 - - - - - - CHANNEL POINT 0304 1530 3/ 290/11 31.7 26.3 73 1005.72.6 30.0 /
- - - - - - 20/3 DARWIN AIRPORT 0304 1830 3/SE 200/02 24.7 23.6 94 1006.1 30.0 -
- - - - - 20/12 0.4/3 DARWIN AIRPORT 0304 2130 3/S - 140/15 25.1 24.2 95 1009.53.4 30.0 -
- - - - - - 16/3 DOUGLAS RIVER 0304 1830 - - - - 240/13 25.3 24.3 94 1005.10.4 - - - -
- - - - - 55/12 38/3 DOUGLAS RIVER 0304 2130 - - - - 090/02 23.7 23.3 98 1009.44.3 - - - -
31.0 - - - - 13/6 13/3 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS 0304 1530 - - - - 270/11 26.4 23.1 82 1006.12.4 - - - -
- - 23.9 +0.0 - - 18/3 GOVE AIRPORT 0304 1230 6/SE - 070/17 29.7 24.3 73 1008.00.9 20.0 -
30.0 -1.3 - - - 18/6 - GOVE AIRPORT 0304 1530 6/E - 170/09 28.3 24.2 79 1005.62.4 20.0 -
- - - - - 56/12 56/3 JABIRU AIRPORT 0304 2130 - - - - Calm 24.8 24.2 96 1009.53.1 - - - -
- - - - - - 12/3 MIDDLE POINT AWS 0304 1830 - - - - 320/11 24.7 23.3 92 1005.70.6 - - - -
- - - - - 21/12 9/3 MIDDLE POINT AWS 0304 2130 - - - - 130/08 23.1 22.3 95 1010.24.5 - - - -
33.0 +1.2 - - - 10/6 10/3 PIRLANGIMPI 0304 1530 - - - - 160/13 24.9 23.6 93 1006.61.8 - - - -
- - - - - - 39/3 PIRLANGIMPI 0304 1830 - - - - 150/05 26.4 23.7 85 1006.10.5 - - - -
- - - - - 50/12 - PIRLANGIMPI 0304 2130 - - - - Calm 25.4 24.2 93 1008.32.2 - - - -
- - - - - 16/6 31/3 POINT STUART AWS 0304 2200 - - - - 110/21 24.2 22.6 91 1009.53.3 - - - HR031
- - - - - - 33/3 POINT STUART AWS 0304 2300 - - - - 140/09 24.4 22.9 91 1009.92.3 - - - HR002
- - - - - 11/12 11/3 TINDAL RAAF 0304 2130 - - - - 100/05 25.9 23.1 85 1008.72.8 - - - -
015 Northern Plateau--Barkly/Alice Spgs
- - 18.9 +1.6 - - - ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 0304 1230 25/S - - 100/21 34.3 6.4 18 1012.41.1 40.0 -
36.0 +3.4 - - - - - ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 0304 1530 25/S - - 100/28 35.3 2.5 13 1009.42.8 40.0 -
- - - - - - - RABBIT FLAT 0304 2130 15/- - 340/05 31.5 15.4 38 1007.72.3 35.0 l/ning to nnw VER:03 SWV:M2.01.38.00
South Australia
018 Western Agricultural
38.5 +11.9 - - - - - CEDUNA AMO 0304 0030 - - - - 090/21 22.9 -1.3 20 1015.9 - - - -
39.0 +12.4 18.0 +4.9 13 - - CEDUNA AMO 0304 0930 - - - 050/24 25.8 -6.8 11 1016.61.8 30.0 -
39.0 +12.4 - - - - - CEDUNA AMO 0304 1530 - - - 030/17 38.1 -6.4 6 1014.02.4 30.0 -
36.0 +10.3 17.0 +2.4 14 - - CLEVE 0304 0930 -/NE - 020/04 22.1 7.5 39 1018.30.6 50.0 -
37.0 +11.3 - - - - - CLEVE 0304 1530 -/ - 160/22 34.8 2.0 13 1016.01.2 50.0 -
34.0 +10.1 20.0 +5.8 - - - ELLISTON 0304 0930 10/SW - - 070/28 21.6 9.3 45 1017.50.8 35.0 -
37.0 +13.1 - - - - - ELLISTON 0304 1530 - - - 180/15 33.6 11.9 27 1015.71.2 35.0 -
- - - - - - - KYANCUTTA 0304 0630 - - - Calm 13.9 2.1 45 1016.60.3 50.0 Lightning seen 0600 hrs in the SSW.
38.5 +11.9 - - - - - NULLARBOR 0304 0030 - - - - 100/21 23.9 2.1 24 1014.80.6 - - - -
39.0 +12.4 19.0 +5.1 - - - NULLARBOR 0304 0930 - - - - 030/22 23.8 -0.5 20 1015.41.8 - - - -
40.0 +13.4 - - - - - NULLARBOR 0304 1530 - - - - 040/21 39.6 2.3 10 1013.02.1 - - - -
022 Yorke Peninsula and Kangaroo Island
35.0 +10.0 - - - - - WAROOKA 0304 1530 - - - 130/22 30.0 7.7 25 1018.60.6 40.0 -
023 Adelaide plains and Mt Lofty Ranges
35.0 +10.5 - - - - - MOUNT BARKER 0304 1530 - - - 180/09 34.5 10.7 24 - 40.0 -
024 Murray Valley
35.0 +11.0 19.0 +6.4 16 - - MENINGIE 0304 0930 -/W 340/05 22.4 11.3 49 - 20.0 -
38.0 +11.6 17.0 +4.1 - - - MURRAY BRIDGE COMPARISON 0304 0930 -/W - 360/04 20.5 6.5 40 - 20.0 -
026 Lower Southeast
33.4 +10.4 - - - - 0.2/3 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 0304 0030 - - - - 040/21 17.7 9.1 57 1019.91.5 - - - -
33.0 +10.0 15.0 +4.6 14 0.6/24 - MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 0304 0930 3/SE 150/18 17.5 14.0 80 1022.01.6 30.0 -
Queensland
027 North Peninsula
- - - - - 28/18 14/3 COEN AIRPORT 0304 0300 - - - - 360/09 21.8 21.2 96 1008.90.5 - - - -
30.0 - 21.0 - - 31/24 - COEN AIRPORT 0304 0900 2/NW 350/05 24.4 23.0 92 1010.71.9 30.0 -
- - - - - 9/18 9/3 SCHERGER RAAF 0304 0300 - - - 090/05 23.7 23.2 97 1007.91.4 - - - -
028 South Peninsula
- - - - - - 23/3 LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT 0304 0600 - - - - 300/04 23.7 23.2 97 1008.20.2 - - - -
30.0 -2.4 23.0 +1.2 - 33/24 - PALMERVILLE 0304 0900 - - - - 100/08 24.2 23.4 95 1010.51.8 - - - -
- - - - - - 11/3 PALMERVILLE 0304 1800 - - - - 060/05 23.1 23.0 99 1008.01.4 - - - -
- - - - - 29/12 18/3 PALMERVILLE 0304 2100 - - - - 010/08 23.1 23.0 99 1010.82.8 - - - -
029 Lower Carpentaria (Gulf Country)
30.9 -1.9 - - - - 13/3 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT 0304 0000 - - - - 120/17 23.9 23.6 98 1009.9 - - - -
31.0 -1.8 23.0 -0.7 - 42/24 - KOWANYAMA AIRPORT 0304 0900 1/NE - 110/11 26.0 24.3 90 1010.01.4 40.0 -
- - - - - - 93/3 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT 0304 1800 - - - - 170/11 23.1 22.8 98 1008.02.0 - - - -
- - - - - 97/12 3/3 KOWANYAMA AIRPORT 0304 2100 - - - - 360/05 24.0 23.6 98 1009.61.6 - - - -
35.0 +0.9 - - - - - MOUNT ISA AERO 0304 1500 25/SE - - 130/21 33.9 11.3 25 1008.03.2 40.0 -
031 North Coast - Barron
24.0 - 20.0 - 18 61/24 61/18 ATHERTON SHIRE COUNCIL 0304 0900 3/S - - 130/05 20.4 20.1 98 - 10.0 -
23.0 - - - - 9/6 9/6 ATHERTON SHIRE COUNCIL 0304 1500 3/NE - - 050/02 20.8 20.5 98 - 10.0 -
26.1 -4.4 - - - - 25/6 CAIRNS AERO 0304 0000 2/SE - - 170/17 24.1 22.8 92 1011.00.2 8.0 -
- - - - - 62/18 9/3 CAIRNS AERO 0304 0300 3/SE - - 170/18 23.9 22.8 94 1009.02.0 4.0 -
- - - - - - 37/3 CAIRNS AERO 0304 0600 1/SE - - 180/17 23.0 22.6 98 1009.50.5 5.0 -
26.0 -4.5 23.0 +0.0 22 108/24 9/3 CAIRNS AERO 0304 0900 3/E - - 150/13 25.2 23.6 91 1011.72.2 8.0 -
- - - - - - 32/3 CAIRNS AERO 0304 1800 2/E - - 170/15 24.5 23.5 94 1009.70.9 5.0 -
- - - - - 52/12 14/3 CAIRNS AERO 0304 2100 3/E - - 150/21 24.4 23.2 93 1011.51.8 9.0 -
30.0 - 23.0 - - 38/24 - CAPE FLATTERY 0304 0900 - - - - 150/13 26.4 23.5 84 1011.42.1 - - - -
- - - - - 47/12 44/3 CAPE FLATTERY 0304 2100 - - - - 140/11 24.0 22.6 92 1011.62.5 - - - -
28.6 - - - - - 29/3 COOKTOWN AIRPORT 0304 0000 - - - - Calm 23.4 23.2 99 1010.70.1 - - - -
- - - - - 109/18 3/3 COOKTOWN AIRPORT 0304 0300 - - - - 250/02 23.6 23.3 98 1009.11.6 - - - -
29.0 - 23.0 - - 110/24 0.2/3 COOKTOWN AIRPORT 0304 0900 0/E 300/04 24.8 24.0 95 1011.32.1 25.0 -
- - - - - 14/12 13/3 COOKTOWN AIRPORT 0304 2100 - - - - 120/13 24.3 23.3 94 1011.62.2 - - - -
24.0 -2.4 19.0 +0.6 16 43/24 43/24 KAIRI RESEARCH STATION 0304 0900 -/ - - Calm 21.0 20.4 96 - 5.0 -
27.5 -3.4 - - - - 15/3 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE 0304 0000 - - - - 140/46 24.7 24.0 96 1010.50.2 - - - -
- - - - - 57/18 7/3 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE 0304 0300 - - - - 170/39 25.2 24.4 95 1008.42.1 - - - -
27.0 -3.9 24.0 -1.1 - 65/24 4/3 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE 0304 0900 1/SE - 060/17 25.9 25.4 97 1011.22.1 5.0 -
- - 24.0 -1.1 - - 90/3 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE 0304 1200 - - - - 110/22 25.4 25.0 98 1010.70.5 - - - -
26.0 -4.9 - - - 140/6 50/3 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE 0304 1500 3/SE - 230/22 23.9 23.9 100 1009.51.2 0.5 -
- - - - - - 30/3 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE 0304 1800 - - - - 210/15 24.3 24.2 99 1009.60.1 - - - -
- - - - - 179/12 9/3 LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE 0304 2100 - - - - 120/39 25.3 24.4 95 1010.81.2 - - - -
28.0 - 21.0 - - 24/24 16/3 MAREEBA AIRPORT 0304 0900 - - - - 160/04 21.9 21.2 96 1011.42.2 - - - -
25.0 - - - - 14/6 13/3 MAREEBA AIRPORT 0304 1500 - - - - 320/08 21.6 21.0 96 1009.41.3 - - - -
- - - - - - 19/3 MAREEBA AIRPORT 0304 1800 - - - - Calm 21.6 21.1 97 1009.60.2 - - - -
- - - - - 58/12 25/3 MAREEBA AIRPORT 0304 2100 - - - - 140/11 21.4 21.3 99 1011.41.7 - - - -
26.0 -2.0 21.0 +1.5 20 27/24 27/24 WALKAMIN DPI 0304 0900 - - - 130/18 23.0 20.8 87 - 20.0 -
032 North Coast - Herbert
27.0 -3.7 22.0 +0.2 - 51/24 23/3 CARDWELL MARINE PDE 0304 0900 1/SE - 160/18 22.9 22.3 96 1013.12.0 2.0 -
- - - - - - 65/15 INNISFAIL 0304 0600 3/SE - - 110/28 24.6 23.6 94 - 5.0 wind gusts 20 - 30 knots
26.0 -3.8 23.0 +1.0 - 72/24 0.4/3 INNISFAIL 0304 0900 3/SE - 110/18 25.9 23.4 86 - 15.0 -
28.0 -1.8 - - - 15/6 15/6 INNISFAIL 0304 1500 2/SE - - 130/17 26.4 23.8 86 - 8.0 current wind gusts 15 - 20 knots, gusts over perio
- - - - - 11/6 8/3 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN 0304 0300 - - - - 140/15 23.6 22.7 95 1010.31.4 - - - HR003
- - - - - - 14/3 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN 0304 0600 - - - - 130/17 23.8 23.2 96 1010.80.5 - - - HR006
26.0 -3.8 23.0 +1.1 - 53/24 0.6/3 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN 0304 0900 - - - - 110/24 25.8 23.5 87 1012.71.9 - - - HR992
27.0 -2.8 - - - 21/6 21/3 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN 0304 1500 - - - - 130/18 25.0 23.7 93 1009.81.7 - - - HR002
033 Central Coast - east
27.0 -3.2 21.0 -0.2 - 3/24 0.8/3 PROSERPINE AIRPORT 0304 0900 6/SE - - 140/17 23.4 21.2 87 1015.52.1 0.0 -
New South Wales
067 Sydney Metropolitan - west
- - - - - - - RICHMOND RAAF 0304 0600 - - - Calm 12.2 11.8 97 1020.40.6 - - 0.1 -
068 Illawarra
- - - - - - - MOSS VALE AWS 0304 0300 - - - Calm 10.1 8.9 92 1019.71.4 - - 0.1 -
- - - - - - 0.2/3 MOSS VALE AWS 0304 0600 - - - Calm 8.7 7.7 93 1019.30.4 - - 0.1 -
Victoria
086 East Central
34.0 +10.2 18.0 +4.9 15 - - MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 0304 0900 25/W - 030/05 19.5 13.9 70 1021.11.7 30.0 -
087 West Central
33.7 +10.2 - - - - - LAVERTON RAAF 0304 0000 - - - - 240/21 17.9 13.8 77 1020.71.6 - - - -
34.0 +10.5 15.0 +2.5 - - - LAVERTON RAAF 0304 0900 - - - 110/05 18.5 13.4 72 1021.12.4 - - - -
090 West Coast
33.0 +10.1 13.0 +2.3 - 0.6/24 0.6/18 HEYWOOD FORESTRY 0304 0900 - - - 200/09 18.0 16.2 89 - 50.0 mild/ calm
30.8 +10.0 - - - - - PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) 0304 0000 - - - - 050/09 16.4 13.0 80 1020.31.2 - - - -
31.0 +10.2 15.0 +3.2 - 0.2/24 - PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) 0304 0900 2/SE - - 140/15 16.7 15.4 92 1022.22.0 30.0 -
- - - - - - 8/3 CAPE SORELL 0304 0000 - - - - 340/21 14.5 - - 1017.41.0 - - - HR998
- - - - - 33/18 8/3 MOUNT READ 0304 0300 - - - - -/28 9.5 - - 1017.80.7 - - - -
13.0 - 4.0 - - 38/24 0.2/3 MOUNT READ 0304 0900 - - - - -/48 4.0 - - 1019.11.3 - - - -
Islands
200 Islands
- - - - - - 24/3 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO 0304 1400 - - - 250/09 26.0 23.4 86 1008.51.3 - - - -
27.0 -1.2 - - - 32/6 8/3 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO 0304 1700 - - - 290/11 24.5 24.0 97 1007.01.4 - - 4.5 -
26.8 -1.4 - - - 35/12 - CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO 0304 2300 - - - 270/08 23.7 23.1 96 1010.02.1 - - - -
- - - - - - 17/3 NORTH EAST ISLAND 0304 0023 - - - - 080/18 25.9 24.4 91 1008.90.2 - - - HR016
- - - - - - 18/3 NORTH EAST ISLAND 0304 0123 - - - - 090/11 26.2 24.6 91 1008.01.0 - - - HR001
- - - - - - 17/3 NORTH EAST ISLAND 0304 0223 - - - - 110/17 27.1 24.8 87 1007.41.8 - - - HR998
- - - - - 19/6 0.8/3 NORTH EAST ISLAND 0304 0423 - - - - 120/17 28.1 24.1 79 1006.81.2 - - - -
31.0 - - - - 15/6 15/3 POINT FAWCETT 0304 1530 - - - - 350/04 28.0 21.6 68 1006.62.3 - - - -
- - 25.1 -0.3 - - - WILLIS ISLAND 0304 1200 2/E - 170/22 25.8 23.6 88 1010.90.5 30.0 -