Noteworthy synoptic observations for Wednesday, 21 May 2008 l prepared 0157 EST, 22/05/08
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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
002 East Kimberley
31.0 -2.1 9.0 -9.1 - - - KIMBERLEY RES.STATION 0521 0900 - - - 140/05 27.0 5.0 24 - - 40.0 -
30.0 -3.2 11.0 -8.1 9 - - KUNUNURRA AERO 0521 0900 - - - 130/17 26.1 0.9 19 1017.00.9 30.0 -
009 Lower West and Perth
- - - - - - 0.2/15 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON 0521 0600 - - - Calm 6.5 6.5 100 - 0.2 -
21.0 +1.8 6.0 -0.6 3 0.2/24 - BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON 0521 0900 - - - Calm 7.0 7.0 100 - 0.2 -
Northern Territory
014 Northern Rivers
29.0 -2.0 7.0 -9.2 - - - DALY WATERS AWS 0521 0930 - - - - 110/21 21.7 1.4 26 1017.21.8 - - - -
- - 7.3 -8.9 - - - DALY WATERS AWS 0521 1230 - - - - 100/18 28.0 -1.9 14 1016.30.9 - - - -
31.0 -2.2 10.0 -8.5 8 - - MANGO FARM 0521 0930 - - - 180/09 20.0 9.1 49 1015.91.5 40.0 -
30.0 -3.0 10.0 -8.5 8 - - TIMBER CREEK 0521 0930 - - - 160/04 17.9 8.0 52 1016.61.7 30.0 -
29.0 -2.2 7.0 -8.0 5 - - WAVE HILL 0521 0930 - - - Calm 19.2 2.7 33 1017.81.7 20.0 -
015 Northern Plateau--Barkly/Alice Spgs
21.0 -2.0 - - - - - ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 0521 1530 - - - 110/17 20.5 -0.5 24 1018.32.4 40.0 -
South Australia
023 Adelaide plains and Mt Lofty Ranges
18.9 +0.1 - - - - 11/3 PARAFIELD AIRPORT 0521 0030 - - - 020/11 14.0 12.6 91 1022.90.1 - - - -
Queensland
033 Central Coast - east
26.0 -1.1 9.0 -9.1 - - - BOWEN AIRPORT 0521 0900 10/NE - - 050/04 21.0 13.8 63 - 35.0 -
26.0 -0.5 7.0 -9.2 - - - PROSERPINE AIRPORT 0521 0900 6/E - - 160/05 19.7 13.2 66 1019.21.5 30.0 -
- - 7.0 -9.2 - - - PROSERPINE AIRPORT 0521 1200 - - - - 090/11 24.8 13.1 48 1018.30.9 - - - -
035 Central Highlands
25.0 -1.0 3.0 -8.5 - - - CLERMONT SIRIUS ST 0521 0900 - - - 180/04 15.0 5.5 53 1020.01.9 50.0 -
039 South Coast Curtis
25.0 -1.5 3.0 -9.5 - - - BARALABA POST OFFICE 0521 0900 - - - 230/04 14.5 4.4 51 - 50.0 -
24.0 -0.1 2.0 -8.4 -2 - - MONTO TOWNSHIP 0521 0900 - - - 340/02 10.7 6.0 73 - 16.0 -
27.0 +0.7 2.0 -8.5 - - - THANGOOL AIRPORT 0521 0900 - - - Calm 15.6 3.4 44 1020.41.1 40.0 -
041 Darling Downs - east
23.0 +0.0 1.0 -8.0 2 - - DALBY AIRPORT 0521 0900 - - - 150/05 12.8 3.0 51 1020.31.5 50.0 -
- - 0.9 -8.1 - - 0.2/3 DALBY AIRPORT 0521 1200 - - - - 160/11 21.4 1.7 27 1018.61.6 - - - -
23.0 +0.9 -1.0 -9.4 - - - OAKEY AERO 0521 0900 25/- - 110/05 13.2 2.5 48 1020.41.4 30.0 -
- - -0.6 -9.0 - - - OAKEY AERO 0521 1200 25/- - 080/11 21.8 3.5 30 1018.61.7 30.0 -
043 Maranoa
23.0 -0.3 0.0 -8.2 - - - INJUNE POST OFFICE 0521 0900 - - - 180/05 12.1 4.3 59 1020.91.1 50.0 -
New South Wales
056 Northern Tablelands - west
20.0 +2.0 -3.0 -8.1 - - - TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) 0521 0900 -/- - Calm 5.4 5.4 100 - 40.0 -
061 Hunter
- - - - - - 19/3 NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION 0521 1800 - - - - 150/52 16.6 13.2 80 - - - - -
21.0 - - - - Tr/6 Tr/6 NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY 0521 1500 - - - 180/28 18.0 14.2 78 - 25.0 -
070 Southern Tablelands-Goulburn/Monaro
17.0 +1.6 4.0 +0.8 2 - - CANBERRA AIRPORT 0521 0900 1/SW - 110/02 8.0 5.0 81 1024.51.7 35.0 -
15.0 -1.3 5.0 +0.9 - 1/24 1/18 YASS (LINTON HOSTEL) 0521 0900 - - - Calm 6.9 6.7 99 - 0.1 -
072 Southwest Slopes - south
- - - - - - - ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 0521 0600 - - - Calm 10.8 10.7 99 1022.10.8 - - 0.2 -
- - - - - - - WAGGA WAGGA AMO 0521 0600 10/W - - Calm 10.5 10.3 99 1022.50.5 0.2 -
073 Southwest Slopes - north
- - - - - - - COOTAMUNDRA AIRPORT 0521 0600 - - - 090/04 7.0 7.0 100 - 0.1 -
17.0 -2.0 7.0 +0.5 - - - QUANDIALLA POST OFFICE 0521 0900 - - - 230/04 10.5 10.3 99 - 0.1 -
Victoria
083 Northeast - Upper
- - - - - - - MT HOTHAM AIRPORT 0521 0600 - - - - 210/04 4.3 4.0 98 1023.51.0 - - 0.1 -
085 West Gippsland
13.9 -1.0 - - - - - WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE 0521 0000 - - - - 230/67 12.6 5.8 63 1018.30.8 - - - -
088 North Central
15.0 - 6.0 - - 0.6/24 0.2/3 KILMORE GAP 0521 0900 - - - 170/13 6.5 6.1 97 1025.51.8 - - 0.1 -
089 Western Plains
- - - - - - 2/15 ARARAT PRISON 0521 0600 - - - 200/04 6.1 5.7 97 1024.35.2 0.1 -
- - - - - - - BALLARAT AERODROME 0521 0600 - - - 190/09 5.1 5.0 99 1024.21.1 0.1 -
15.0 +1.4 4.0 -1.8 - 1/24 0.4/3 BALLARAT AERODROME 0521 0900 0/SW - - 170/05 5.9 5.8 99 1026.01.7 0.2 -
090 West Coast
16.0 -0.6 5.0 -2.0 - 3/24 3/24 CASTERTON SHOWGROUNDS 0521 0900 -/- - - Calm 6.5 6.5 100 - 0.2 -
Tasmania
094 Southeast and Hobart
13.0 -0.4 - - - 4/24 2/3 CAPE BRUNY LIGHTHOUSE 0521 0900 6/SW - - 200/67 7.7 2.7 71 1022.62.8 5.0 Swell 2.7mtrs.Min. T. = wind affected.
11.6 -1.2 - - - - - MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE 0521 0000 - - - - 310/68 7.0 -1.1 56 1017.11.2 - - - -
095 Derwent Valley
10.0 -1.1 1.0 -1.3 - 2/24 2/18 TARRALEAH VILLAGE 0521 0900 - - - 270/02 1.3 0.8 96 - 5.0 50000 intermittent smow flakes not settling
096 Central Plateau
9.0 -1.4 -1.0 -2.6 - 6/24 6/24 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK 0521 0900 - - - Calm 1.2 -2.5 76 - 6.0 50001
Islands
200 Islands
- - - - - - 21/3 COCOS (KEELING) ISLANDS (COCOS 0521 1000 2/E - - 040/13 24.5 23.4 94 1012.11.0 6.0 -
Antarctica
300 Antarctica
- - 2.0 -0.5 - - 3/3 MACQUARIE ISLAND 0521 1200 3/SW - 260/39 2.1 -0.5 83 992.46.7 20.0 -
- - - - - - - MACQUARIE ISLAND 0521 1300 - - - - 260/63 2.9 -2.4 68 994.2 - - - -
5.0 -0.8 - - - 4/6 0.8/3 MACQUARIE ISLAND 0521 1500 6/SW - 260/54 2.9 -2.4 68 997.34.9 25.0 -
- - - - - - 0.2/3 MACQUARIE ISLAND 0521 1800 6/W - - 260/46 1.5 -1.5 80 1001.13.8 30.0 -