Noteworthy synoptic observations for Thursday, 27 March 2008 prepared 0345 EST, 28/03/08
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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
- - - - - - - MOUNT ELIZABETH 0327 0700 -/ - Calm 22.7 21.8 95 1008.7 10.0 -
002 East Kimberley
36.0 +0.4 24.0 +0.5 - - 4/24 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION 0327 1000 -/ - 140/04 27.0 24.9 88 - 40.0 -
- - - - - 36/18 35/3 KUNUNURRA AERO 0327 0300 - - - 230/17 23.4 22.8 96 1008.41.2 - - - -
36.0 -0.2 23.0 -1.2 - 36/24 - KUNUNURRA AERO 0327 0900 20/- - - 230/05 26.4 24.0 87 1011.02.0 10.0 -
003 West Kimberley
- - - - - - - BROOME AIRPORT 0327 0600 6/- 130/09 26.1 19.5 67 1008.10.9 40.0 -
34.0 +0.0 - - - - - BROOME AIRPORT 0327 1500 6/- 260/21 32.6 21.4 52 1006.61.8 35.0 -
004 Pilbara - De Grey
29.0 - 21.8 - - 26/24 10/3 KARRATHA AERO 0327 0900 - - - 110/21 22.2 20.2 88 1011.11.1 - - - -
005 Pilbara - Fortescue
- - - - - - 48/3 BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT 0327 0000 - - - - 070/46 24.1 22.7 92 1009.61.1 - - - -
- - - - - 129/18 30/3 BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT 0327 0300 - - - - 090/57 23.9 22.5 92 1007.91.7 - - - -
- - - - - - 38/3 BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT 0327 0600 - - - - 100/48 23.6 22.6 94 1008.50.6 - - - -
27.0 - 23.2 - - 181/24 13/3 BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT 0327 0900 - - - - 060/52 23.7 22.0 90 1009.30.8 - - - -
28.1 -8.1 - - - - 13/3 LEARMONTH AIRPORT 0327 0000 - - - 060/30 22.4 21.5 95 1009.90.4 - - 4.4 -
- - - - - 59/18 14/3 LEARMONTH AIRPORT 0327 0300 - - - 070/41 23.1 21.5 91 1007.92.0 - - - -
25.0 -11.2 22.0 -0.8 21 59/24 Tr/3 LEARMONTH AIRPORT 0327 0900 3/NE - 060/35 24.6 22.5 88 1008.71.8 15.0 -
- - - - - - 12/3 MARDIE 0327 0000 - - - - 100/26 23.0 23.0 100 1009.80.6 - - - -
- - - - - 49/18 23/3 MARDIE 0327 0300 - - - - 100/22 22.0 - - 1009.40.4 - - - -
- - - - - - 16/3 MARDIE 0327 0600 - - - - 100/28 21.8 21.8 100 1009.70.3 - - - -
27.0 -10.7 21.5 -2.4 - 73/24 8/3 MARDIE 0327 0900 - - - - 070/39 21.7 21.4 98 1009.50.2 - - - -
25.0 -12.7 - - - 2/6 - MARDIE 0327 1500 - - - - 060/35 24.5 20.2 77 1008.31.8 - - - -
27.7 -10.0 - - - 2/12 - MARDIE 0327 2100 - - - - 060/11 25.1 21.5 80 1010.62.2 - - - -
- - - - - - 12/3 ONSLOW AIRPORT 0327 0000 - - - - 060/37 22.2 21.6 96 1009.60.4 - - - -
- - - - - 89/18 13/3 ONSLOW AIRPORT 0327 0300 - - - - 060/39 22.0 21.5 97 1009.10.5 - - - -
23.0 -13.0 21.1 -2.7 - 95/24 0.2/3 ONSLOW AIRPORT 0327 0900 - - - - 050/39 23.0 21.1 89 1009.10.2 - - - -
006 West Gascoyne
- - - - - 10/12 9/3 CARNARVON AIRPORT 0327 2100 3/NE - 060/24 23.3 22.3 94 1010.91.5 9.0 -
- - - - - - 4/72 MURCHISON 0327 1000 -/- - Calm 23.5 15.1 59 1012.8 15.0 rainfall tuesday night
011 Eucla
21.0 -4.5 1.0 -13.4 0 - - EYRE 0327 1000 -/E - 020/11 17.9 10.7 63 1025.20.8 20.0 -
013 Interior
26.0 -11.4 21.5 -2.3 - 0.8/24 - TELFER AERO 0327 0900 - - - - 150/26 22.9 12.5 52 1012.11.3 - - - -
27.0 -10.4 - - - - - TELFER AERO 0327 1500 - - - - 100/18 24.4 14.5 54 1010.90.6 - - - -
Northern Territory
014 Northern Rivers
- - - - - 15/18 15/3 BATCHELOR AERO 0327 0330 - - - - Calm 23.0 22.2 95 1007.00.8 - - - -
33.0 - 25.0 - 24 - - CHANNEL POINT 0327 0930 -/E 160/05 28.4 24.8 81 1009.61.2 28.0 Thunder to the W at approx 0700hrs
32.8 +0.9 - - - - - DARWIN AIRPORT 0327 0030 6/SW 330/11 27.6 24.8 85 1007.8 30.0 -
- - - - - 12/18 12/3 DARWIN AIRPORT 0327 0330 1/E - - 070/28 23.4 22.5 95 1008.00.2 3.0 -
- - - - - - 12/18 DARWIN AIRPORT 0327 0343 1/E - - 070/28 23.4 22.5 95 1008.00.2 3.0 -
- - - - - 0.8/12 - DARWIN AIRPORT 0327 2130 6/SE 150/02 27.1 25.3 90 1009.62.1 30.0 -
- - - - - - 11/3 DOUGLAS RIVER 0327 0030 - - - - 330/04 24.6 24.2 98 1008.80.7 - - - -
- - - - - - 11/3 DOUGLAS RIVER 0327 1830 - - - - 020/05 24.2 23.5 96 1007.61.7 - - - -
- - - - - 21/12 10/3 DOUGLAS RIVER 0327 2130 - - - - 270/11 24.5 23.9 96 1010.52.9 - - - -
- - - - - - 25/3 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS 0327 0630 - - - - 200/05 24.0 23.2 95 1008.21.3 - - - -
32.0 - 23.0 - - 25/24 0.2/3 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS 0327 0930 - - - - Calm 26.9 23.2 80 1009.31.1 - - - -
- - - - - 72/18 - GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS 0327 0330 - - - - 080/05 23.0 22.4 96 1006.61.6 - - - -
33.0 - 22.0 - - 72/24 - GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS 0327 0930 - - - - 050/08 29.7 24.6 74 1010.12.4 - - - -
36.0 +2.7 23.0 -1.3 - 26/24 - JABIRU AIRPORT 0327 0930 - - - - 100/05 28.1 24.4 80 1010.11.7 - - - -
- - - - - - 0.8/15 MANGO FARM 0327 0630 -/ - Calm 25.0 24.1 95 1009.11.7 35.0 -
35.0 - 23.0 - 23 12/24 12/18 PINE CREEK COUNCIL 0327 0930 3/NE - 130/08 26.5 23.4 83 1009.31.3 20.0 -
- - - - - - 11/3 TINDAL RAAF 0327 1830 - - - 080/17 28.4 22.4 70 1007.21.3 - - - -
- - - - - - Tr/15 WOLLOGORANG 0327 0630 10/- - - 050/04 24.5 21.8 85 1010.01.6 30.0 -
015 Northern Plateau--Barkly/Alice Spgs
23.0 -12.3 - - - 0.2/6 0.2/6 ALI CURUNG 0327 1530 6/- - - 130/18 21.9 6.2 36 1013.21.3 25.0 -
21.0 -11.6 - - - - - ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 0327 1530 25/W - 140/18 20.1 -1.6 23 1015.61.8 40.0 -
24.0 -10.5 17.0 -3.3 16 Tr/24 Tr/3 WATARRKA 0327 0930 -/- - 110/37 19.0 2.1 32 1016.31.8 50.0 -
22.0 -12.5 - - - - - WATARRKA 0327 1530 -/- - 090/09 21.5 3.2 30 1014.71.5 50.0 -
19.0 -14.3 - - - Tr/6 Tr/3 YUENDUMU 0327 1530 -/ - - 050/05 19.1 13.1 68 1012.71.7 50.0 DK
24.0 -10.2 - - - - - YULARA AERO 0327 1530 - - - - 050/21 23.2 3.7 28 1015.32.2 - - - -
South Australia
016 Northwest Pastoral
21.0 -11.2 - - - - - ANDAMOOKA 0327 1530 - - - 130/21 20.3 0.9 27 - 50.0 -
20.0 -10.3 - - - - - WOOMERA AERODROME 0327 1530 15/S - - 140/13 19.7 -0.4 26 1020.72.4 40.0 -
019 Northern Agricultural - Upper North
19.0 -11.1 - - - - - HAWKER 0327 1530 -/W - 160/18 19.3 -0.9 26 1019.52.0 50.0 -
021 Northern Agricultural - Lower North
19.0 -10.4 - - - - - PORT PIRIE ZINIFEX COMPARISON 0327 1530 15/ - - 230/08 19.0 7.2 46 - 40.0 -
023 Adelaide plains and Mt Lofty Ranges
19.0 -8.1 3.0 -10.3 2 Tr/24 - ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH 0327 0930 - - - Calm 7.7 6.2 90 - 35.0 -
17.0 -10.1 - - - - - ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH 0327 1530 - - - Calm 17.0 5.4 46 - 50.0 -
024 Murray Valley
15.0 -10.4 - - - - - EUDUNDA 0327 1530 3/SW - - 160/04 15.1 3.8 47 1020.91.3 40.0 -
Queensland
029 Lower Carpentaria (Gulf Country)
36.0 - - - - - 62/3 BURKETOWN AIRPORT 0327 0000 - - - - 010/02 23.3 23.2 99 1010.20.2 - - - -
- - - - - 62/18 - BURKETOWN AIRPORT 0327 0300 - - - - 210/11 23.7 23.0 96 1008.71.5 - - - -
36.0 - 21.0 - - 62/24 - BURKETOWN AIRPORT 0327 0900 - - - - 170/26 27.3 14.7 46 1011.31.8 - - - -
35.0 +1.5 22.0 -1.5 - 65/24 65/18 BURKETOWN POST OFFICE 0327 0900 -/- 180/18 27.1 14.1 45 1011.61.6 50.0 -
33.0 - 23.0 - - 22/24 22/18 SWEERS ISLAND 0327 0900 3/N - 130/13 29.0 20.1 59 1010.32.2 40.0 -
039 South Coast Curtis
- - - - - - 22/3 GAYNDAH AIRPORT 0327 1800 - - - - 360/09 20.4 17.8 85 1011.23.5 - - - -
- - - - - 27/12 27/3 GLADSTONE AIRPORT 0327 2100 - - - 130/18 20.7 19.2 91 1013.72.6 - - 6.0 -
040 South Coast Moreton & Brisbane
32.0 +2.6 20.0 +2.2 19 8/24 8/3 AMBERLEY AMO 0327 0900 3/- - - 180/09 20.1 19.2 95 1013.72.5 3.0 -
- - 19.9 +1.6 - - 8/3 ARCHERFIELD AIRPORT 0327 1200 - - - 200/08 21.9 19.9 88 1012.71.0 - - - -
- - - - - 22/12 22/3 TEWANTIN RSL PARK 0327 2100 - - - - 330/04 20.9 19.6 92 1014.12.5 - - - -
32.0 +2.5 19.0 +1.7 - 25/24 14/3 UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON 0327 0900 - - - - 240/11 18.9 17.6 92 - - - - -
041 Darling Downs - east
31.0 +2.3 17.0 +1.4 - 2/24 2/3 OAKEY AERO 0327 0900 3/NW - - 060/15 19.0 16.8 87 1012.12.3 30.0 -
29.0 - 15.0 - - 32/24 31/3 TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 0327 0900 10/E - 080/13 16.8 15.7 93 1012.92.2 30.0 -
- - - - - - 11/3 WARWICK 0327 0600 - - - - 050/11 17.4 16.9 97 1010.0 - - - -
- - - - - - 9/3 WARWICK 0327 1800 - - - - 260/09 17.7 14.1 79 1010.21.6 - - - -
New South Wales
046 Upper Western - Far Northwest
20.0 -11.6 - - - - - WHITE CLIFFS POST OFFICE 0327 1500 - - - 160/15 19.0 -0.5 27 - 50.0 -
20.0 -11.3 - - - - - WILCANNIA (REID ST) 0327 1500 10/- - - 200/17 18.6 1.0 31 - 50.0 -
047 Lower Western - Lower Darling
17.0 -11.9 - - - - - BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET) 0327 1500 20/S - - 180/22 17.0 0.6 33 - 50.0 -
18.0 -10.4 - - - - - BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS 0327 1530 - - - - 160/26 17.2 0.0 31 1019.11.7 - - - -
048 Upper Western - Upper Darling
27.0 -5.3 13.0 -4.3 - 5/24 5/18 BREWARRINA HOSPITAL 0327 0900 - - - 160/11 15.0 10.0 72 - 50.0 Past Hail
19.0 -10.9 - - - - - COBAR MO 0327 1500 15/S - - 220/15 18.5 3.5 37 1015.91.7 50.0 -
30.0 -1.9 15.0 -2.4 - 4/24 4/18 COLLARENEBRI (ALBERT ST) 0327 0900 15/SW - - 180/02 14.7 11.5 81 - 20.0 -
22.0 -10.0 - - - - - WANAARING POST OFFICE 0327 1500 - - - 130/13 22.3 13.9 59 - 50.0 -
049 Lower Western - Southwest Plains
18.0 -11.1 - - - - - BALRANALD (RSL) 0327 1500 10/SW - - 230/18 17.1 0.8 33 - 50.0 -
20.0 -10.7 - - - - - IVANHOE POST OFFICE 0327 1500 6/SW - - 230/18 19.5 5.3 39 1018.72.0 50.0 -
053 Northwest Plains - east
27.0 -3.3 12.0 -3.4 - 12/24 12/18 BARADINE FORESTRY 0327 0900 - - - Calm 15.6 11.0 74 - 50.0 -
056 Northern Tablelands - west
24.0 +0.1 - - - 0.2/6 0.2/6 GLEN INNES POST OFFICE 0327 1500 3/NW - - 250/05 19.2 19.2 100 - 20.0 -
058 Northern Rivers
29.0 +3.1 17.0 -1.2 17 43/24 43/24 ALSTONVILLE TROPICAL FRUIT RESE 0327 0900 - - - Calm 17.9 17.2 96 - - - 5.0 -
29.0 +2.2 17.0 -1.1 - 91/24 91/3 BALLINA AIRPORT AWS 0327 0900 - - - - 020/05 18.1 - - 1013.42.5 - - - HR004
- - - - - - 20/3 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) 0327 0800 -/- - 170/21 18.7 17.6 93 1013.22.5 10.0 -
- - 18.3 - - - 29/6 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) 0327 1200 - - - - 080/09 19.9 18.1 89 1013.6 - - - -
32.0 +2.9 18.0 +0.7 - 15/24 15/18 CASINO AIRPORT 0327 0900 3/W - 310/02 18.5 17.9 96 - 12.0 -
24.0 - - - - 14/6 14/3 CASINO AIRPORT AWS 0327 1500 - - - - 050/11 24.2 17.5 66 1011.12.6 - - - -
29.0 - 17.0 - - 15/24 13/3 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE A 0327 0900 - - - - 330/09 18.0 17.7 98 1012.41.0 - - - -
32.0 - 18.0 - - 15/24 15/18 LISMORE (RICHMOND HILL) 0327 0900 1/E - 310/09 18.5 18.5 100 - 3.0 -
31.0 - 18.0 - - 24/24 16/3 LISMORE AIRPORT AWS 0327 0900 - - - - 010/11 18.7 17.6 93 1012.71.4 - - - -
32.0 +3.8 19.0 +0.8 - 20/24 20/18 MURWILLUMBAH (BRAY PARK) 0327 0900 6/SE - - Calm 19.1 18.1 94 - 2.0 -
059 Mid North Coast
24.0 -1.9 - - - 0.6/6 0.6/3 COFFS HARBOUR MO 0327 1500 3/W - 170/26 20.2 17.1 82 1011.71.5 5.0 -
- - - - - - 6/3 COFFS HARBOUR MO 0327 1800 3/S - 240/13 18.7 17.2 91 1012.40.7 15.0 -
20.0 - - - - 6/6 6/6 DORRIGO (OLD CORAMBA RD) 0327 1500 - - - 130/02 16.6 15.8 95 - 0.1 -
- - - - - - 11/3 KEMPSEY AIRPORT AWS 0327 1800 - - - - 270/08 17.7 15.0 84 1013.01.0 - - - -
064 Central Western Slopes - north
25.0 -3.1 9.0 -5.2 - 4/24 4/18 DUNEDOO POST OFFICE 0327 0900 - - - 090/04 11.0 10.8 99 - 0.5 -
066 Sydney Metropolitan - east
28.9 +3.7 - - - - - SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 0327 0000 15/W 230/15 19.1 9.0 52 1012.11.5 30.0 -
- - - - - - - SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 0327 0300 20/NW - 250/15 16.2 8.8 62 1012.60.5 30.0 -
071 Southern Tablelands-Snowy Mountains
8.0 -7.1 0.0 -3.7 - 2/24 2/18 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE 0327 0900 -/SW - 230/04 1.7 -1.3 80 - 30.0 Saigo snow fell overnight, settled lightly on grou
073 Southwest Slopes - north
17.0 -10.9 - - - - - GRENFELL (QUONDONG RD) 0327 1500 10/W - - 270/13 17.0 5.4 46 - 50.0 -
18.0 -10.6 - - - - - WYALONG POST OFFICE 0327 1500 15/SW - - 250/18 16.6 1.9 37 - 50.0 -
074 Riverina - east
17.0 -11.0 - - - - - TOCUMWAL AIRPORT 0327 1500 15/S - - 180/15 16.4 5.1 47 - 75.0 -
075 Riverina - west
18.0 -10.6 - - - - - GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS 0327 1500 - - - - 250/18 17.7 1.7 34 1017.01.7 - - - -
19.0 -10.2 - - - - - HAY (MILLER STREET) 0327 1500 10/SW - - 230/08 18.6 3.0 35 1018.21.7 50.0 -
18.0 -11.1 - - - - - HILLSTON AIRPORT 0327 1500 15/SW - - 230/17 18.4 5.8 44 1017.2 50.0 -
19.0 -11.2 - - - - - LAKE CARGELLIGO AIRPORT 0327 1500 6/N - - 180/11 17.4 3.8 40 - 45.0 /
Victoria
076 Mallee - north
18.0 -10.2 - - - - - MILDURA AIRPORT 0327 1500 15/S - - 200/18 18.3 -0.1 29 1020.32.2 35.0 -
082 Northeast - Lower
19.0 - 4.0 - - 6/24 6/18 BEECHWORTH WOOLSHED 0327 0900 - - - 270/08 7.1 7.1 100 - 20.0 wet bulb one point higher than dry
083 Northeast - Upper
19.0 -6.9 5.0 -6.2 2 3/24 3/18 EDI UPPER 0327 0900 - - - 180/09 8.6 6.5 87 - 45.0 -
4.0 -10.2 -2.0 -8.4 - 8/24 - MOUNT BULLER 0327 0900 - - - - 180/26 -1.2 -1.5 98 - - - - -
3.0 -11.2 - - - - - MOUNT BULLER 0327 1500 - - - - 210/13 2.5 2.1 97 - - - - -
13.0 -10.0 - - - - - OMEO COMPARISON 0327 1500 6/SW - 180/22 12.3 3.9 56 - 60.0 -
085 West Gippsland
- - - - - - 8/3 MT BAW BAW 0327 0600 - - - - Calm -0.2 -0.5 98 - - - - -
6.0 - 0.0 - - 26/24 2/3 MT BAW BAW 0327 0900 - - - - Calm -0.2 -0.5 98 - - - - -
086 East Central
19.0 -4.8 9.0 -4.1 7 25/24 17/3 MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 0327 0900 3/SW - - 290/08 9.8 8.5 92 1019.52.1 10.0 -
- - 9.3 -3.8 - - 8/3 MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 0327 1200 3/SW - - 290/08 11.7 9.3 85 1020.00.5 20.0 -
- - - - - - 11/3 VIEWBANK (ARPANSA) 0327 0600 - - - - 310/11 8.9 7.8 93 1017.10.3 - - - -
20.0 - 9.0 - - 34/24 7/3 VIEWBANK (ARPANSA) 0327 0900 - - - - 300/11 9.5 9.1 97 1019.01.9 - - - -
088 North Central
15.0 -10.4 - - - - Tr/6 LAKE EILDON 0327 1600 6/NE - - 020/05 14.1 10.1 77 - 3.5 -
16.0 -10.1 - - - - - MANGALORE AIRPORT 0327 1500 6/SW - - 230/24 14.2 4.0 50 1018.2 30.0 -
090 West Coast
14.0 -10.0 5.0 -5.2 - 5/24 - HAMILTON AIRPORT 0327 0900 - - - - 250/09 6.9 6.2 95 1020.91.7 - - - -
10.0 -8.2 5.0 -5.6 - 27/24 10/18 WEEAPROINAH 0327 0900 - - - 200/18 7.0 5.5 90 - 10.0 -
Tasmania
094 Southeast and Hobart
1.0 -10.0 - - - 8/6 3/3 MOUNT WELLINGTON 0327 1500 - - - - Calm 0.3 0.2 99 - - - - -
095 Derwent Valley
12.0 -7.6 - - - 2/6 2/6 MAYDENA POST OFFICE 0327 1500 - - - Calm 9.4 7.5 88 - 0.2 -
096 Central Plateau
6.0 - - - - 0.2/6 0.2/3 LIAWENEE 0327 1500 - - - 200/08 3.8 1.2 83 1015.80.5 30.0 50000
097 West Coast
5.0 - -2.0 - - 25/24 - MOUNT READ 0327 0900 - - - - 170/35 -0.5 -1.1 96 1015.62.0 - - - -
Islands
200 Islands
17.0 - 10.0 - - 17/24 12/3 HOGAN ISLAND 0327 0900 - - - - 140/31 11.1 10.4 95 1015.41.9 - - - -
24.7 +0.5 - - - - 0.4/3 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO 0327 0030 - - - 130/11 20.9 20.6 98 1010.40.2 - - 0.2 -
- - - - - 0.4/18 - NORFOLK ISLAND AERO 0327 0330 - - - 150/13 21.0 20.7 98 1009.31.0 - - 0.2 -
- - - - - - 25/3 POINT FAWCETT 0327 1830 - - - - 330/21 24.6 22.9 90 1007.70.4 - - - -