Noteworthy synoptic observations for Friday, 22 August 2008 l prepared 0157 EST, 23/08/08
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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
003 West Kimberley
32.0 +1.7 14.6 -0.4 11 - - BROOME AIRPORT 0822 0900 - - - 090/30 23.4 -6.7 13 1019.10.9 25.0 -
004 Pilbara - De Grey
- - - - - - - BEDOUT ISLAND 0822 0400 - - - - 130/63 20.4 3.2 32 1018.40.2 - - - -
31.0 +2.0 16.3 +3.2 14 - - PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT 0822 0900 25/W - 120/46 20.1 -4.4 19 1022.51.5 2.0 -
- - - - - - - PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT 0822 1200 25/W - 110/39 25.7 -6.4 11 1020.02.5 12.0 -
013 Interior
28.0 -0.8 - - - - - BALGO HILLS 0822 0900 -/ - 110/65 17.2 -3.6 24 1023.7 25.0 -
Northern Territory
015 Northern Plateau--Barkly/Alice Spgs
14.0 -8.5 - - - - - ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 0822 1530 25/- - 130/28 13.6 -7.7 22 1027.22.8 40.0 -
29.0 - 11.0 - 11 - - RABBIT FLAT 0822 0930 -/ - 110/28 14.5 -4.0 28 1026.13.3 40.0 -
- - 11.4 - - - - RABBIT FLAT 0822 1230 -/ - 100/24 18.9 -6.0 18 1024.91.1 35.0 -
24.0 - - - - - - RABBIT FLAT 0822 1530 -/ - 120/24 22.5 -8.2 12 1021.43.4 35.0 -
- - - - - - - RABBIT FLAT 0822 1830 -/ - 090/18 21.8 -9.9 11 1020.50.8 35.0 -
- - - - - - - TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT 0822 0630 25/- - 130/31 12.5 -3.4 33 1022.21.2 20.0 -
28.0 +0.5 12.0 -2.5 11 - - TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT 0822 0930 25/- - 120/41 13.5 -4.5 28 1025.02.7 20.0 -
- - 11.9 -2.6 - - - TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT 0822 1230 25/W 120/35 17.0 -4.2 23 1023.81.1 20.0 -
20.0 -7.5 - - - - - TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT 0822 1530 25/- - 130/28 19.3 -6.5 17 1020.92.8 30.0 -
15.0 -9.6 - - - - - WATARRKA 0822 1530 -/ - 160/26 14.5 5.3 54 1026.73.1 50.0 -
Queensland
029 Lower Carpentaria (Gulf Country)
- - - - - - - MOUNT ISA AERO 0822 0600 25/- - 170/37 12.1 -1.9 38 1022.80.6 - 7.0 -
30.0 +2.8 11.0 +0.6 10 - - MOUNT ISA AERO 0822 0900 25/- - 180/43 12.6 -4.5 30 1024.61.7 8.0 -
- - 11.4 +1.0 - - - MOUNT ISA AERO 0822 1200 25/- - 180/35 16.5 -9.5 16 1024.50.1 18.0 -
20.0 -7.2 - - - - - MOUNT ISA AERO 0822 1500 25/- - 180/37 19.4 -10.3 12 1021.52.9 30.0 -
27.0 - 18.0 - - - - SWEERS ISLAND 0822 0900 -/ - 130/30 20.5 2.0 29 1019.82.7 10.0 -
25.0 - - - - - - SWEERS ISLAND 0822 1500 -/ - 130/18 24.3 8.0 35 1016.82.6 10.0 -
040 South Coast Moreton & Brisbane
23.0 - - - - 8/6 8/3 BRISBANE AERO 0822 1500 6/NW 070/13 21.3 16.8 76 1011.62.4 20.0 -
- - - - - 9/12 - BRISBANE AERO 0822 2100 6/W - 250/26 17.1 2.6 38 1016.03.2 20.0 -
041 Darling Downs - east
19.0 -1.0 13.0 +9.4 - Tr/24 - OAKEY AERO 0822 0900 6/NW - 310/35 17.9 11.2 65 1017.80.6 15.0 -
- - 12.7 +9.1 - - 2/3 OAKEY AERO 0822 1200 6/NW - - 290/35 19.2 13.0 67 1015.62.1 30.0 -
20.0 -0.7 12.0 +7.6 7 6/24 6/18 TEXAS POST OFFICE 0822 0900 1/NW - 340/17 14.8 12.8 88 - 50.0 -
043 Maranoa
23.0 +0.8 13.0 +8.7 - - - INJUNE POST OFFICE 0822 0900 10/W - 230/13 18.0 -0.1 29 1019.21.5 50.0 -
New South Wales
047 Lower Western - Lower Darling
- - - - - - 4/15 BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET) 0822 0600 1/S - - 200/28 2.6 1.1 90 - 50.0 -
054 Northwest Slopes - north
17.0 -1.7 5.0 +2.1 - 4/24 4/24 PINDARI DAM 0822 0900 3/W - - 270/15 13.4 11.6 89 - 15.0 -
055 Northwest Slopes - south
- - - - - - 12/3 TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS 0822 0600 - - - 240/26 9.1 7.4 89 1016.92.2 - - 8.0 -
13.0 -1.1 - - - 1/6 1/6 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) 0822 1500 -/SW - 180/04 5.5 3.9 89 - 5.0 -
056 Northern Tablelands - west
13.0 - 6.0 - - 9/24 9/3 ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 0822 0900 - - - 260/13 6.3 5.9 97 1015.91.6 - - - -
13.0 -0.9 3.0 +1.8 -5 15/24 15/24 GLEN INNES AG RESEARCH STN 0822 0900 - - - 310/17 9.0 9.0 100 - 30.0 -
14.0 - 0.0 - - 14/24 14/3 GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS 0822 0900 - - - - 300/30 9.4 8.4 93 1016.50.9 - - - -
13.0 -1.2 4.0 +2.7 - 12/24 12/18 GLEN INNES POST OFFICE 0822 0900 6/NW - - 290/15 9.4 9.0 97 - 10.0 -
12.0 -2.2 - - - 1/6 1/6 GLEN INNES POST OFFICE 0822 1500 6/W - - 290/15 10.6 2.8 58 - 20.0 -
10.0 -2.0 3.0 +1.9 - 10/24 10/18 GUYRA HOSPITAL 0822 0900 -/NW - 290/13 7.1 6.7 97 - 10.0 -
- - - - - - 2/15 INVERELL (RAGLAN ST) 0822 0600 6/W - - 310/09 9.4 8.6 95 - 10.0 slt t/storm 0525-0600 hrs
058 Northern Rivers
24.0 +1.2 - - - 4/6 4/6 CASINO AIRPORT 0822 1500 6/NW - 250/09 19.8 15.8 78 - 25.0 -
059 Mid North Coast
20.0 +0.3 - - - 3/6 3/3 COFFS HARBOUR MO 0822 1500 3/NW - 240/08 15.2 13.8 91 1011.81.5 15.0 -
14.0 - - - - 2/6 2/6 DORRIGO (OLD CORAMBA RD) 0822 1500 3/SW - - 340/05 12.6 7.0 69 - 15.0 -
061 Hunter
- - - - - - 8/3 COORANBONG (LAKE MACQUARIE AWS) 0822 1800 - - - - 260/02 8.9 7.6 92 1015.71.4 - - - -
21.0 +2.2 8.0 +2.6 - 13/24 8/3 GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATIO 0822 0900 - - - - 330/08 9.8 9.2 96 - - - - -
18.0 -1.4 - - - 0.4/6 0.4/6 JERRYS PLAINS POST OFFICE 0822 1500 -/SW - 230/09 12.3 6.9 70 - 30.0 -
- - - - - - 8/3 MANGROVE MOUNTAIN AWS 0822 0600 - - - - 240/08 8.8 7.1 89 - - - - -
20.0 +2.0 11.0 +1.8 - 8/24 8/3 NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION 0822 0900 - - - - 220/15 11.2 9.2 87 - - - - -
16.0 - - - - 0.6/6 0.6/6 NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY 0822 1500 - - - 130/18 14.8 8.5 66 - 30.0 -
16.0 -2.5 - - - 2/6 2/3 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 0822 1500 6/SW - 180/18 14.4 9.0 70 1013.21.5 30.0 -
063 Central Tablelands - south
13.0 +0.2 - - - 2/6 2/6 BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION 0822 1500 6/- - - 250/17 10.4 4.1 65 - 45.0 -
9.0 -2.0 - - - 3/6 3/6 KATOOMBA (MURRI ST) 0822 1500 0/ - - Calm 3.2 3.2 100 - 0.1 -
064 Central Western Slopes - north
- - - - - 9/18 8/3 COONABARABRAN AIRPORT AWS 0822 0300 - - - - 290/21 9.3 3.7 68 1015.90.7 - - - -
065 Central Western Slopes - south
13.0 -2.4 - - - - - COWRA AIRPORT COMPARISON 0822 1500 6/SW - - 250/28 9.0 4.1 71 - 50.0 -
066 Sydney Metropolitan - east
- - - - - - 0.6/3 SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 0822 0600 3/W - - -/- 12.6 9.7 82 1016.32.1 8.0 -
20.0 +2.3 10.0 +1.1 - 3/24 2/3 SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 0822 0900 3/SW - -/- 10.5 8.9 90 1016.10.2 12.0 -
- - - - - - 3/3 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 0822 0600 3/W - - 270/24 11.9 9.4 85 1016.32.4 5.0 -
21.0 +2.8 11.0 +3.1 7 14/24 12/3 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 0822 0900 3/SW - 230/13 11.5 10.6 94 1016.20.1 15.0 -
068 Illawarra
- - 6.0 +2.1 - - 12/3 CAMDEN AIRPORT AWS 0822 1200 - - - 260/05 10.6 9.5 93 1015.90.6 - - 6.0 -
11.0 -7.9 - - - 20/6 9/3 CAMDEN AIRPORT AWS 0822 1500 - - - 220/17 9.2 6.7 84 1016.20.3 - - - -
- - 10.7 - - - 13/3 KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) 0822 1200 - - - - 210/35 9.9 8.1 89 - - - - -
12.0 - - - - 15/6 2/3 KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) 0822 1500 - - - - 220/24 11.3 7.6 78 - - - - -
069 South Coast
- - - - - - 18/3 MERIMBULA AIRPORT AWS 0822 1800 - - - - 240/11 8.3 7.6 95 1020.52.5 - - - HR009
- - - - - 19/6 0.8/3 MERIMBULA AIRPORT AWS 0822 2100 - - - - 210/13 7.7 5.2 84 1022.72.2 - - - -
- - - - - 13/12 10/3 MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE 0822 2100 - - - - 200/67 9.1 6.9 86 1019.01.8 - - - -
- - - - - 8/6 8/3 MORUYA AIRPORT AWS 0822 2100 - - - - 250/18 7.4 6.5 94 1020.42.1 - - - HR004
- - - - - - 9/3 ULLADULLA AWS 0822 0600 - - - - 200/46 10.8 7.7 81 1016.30.2 - - - -
- - - - - 10/12 10/3 ULLADULLA AWS 0822 2100 - - - - 230/28 7.4 5.9 90 1018.72.3 - - - -
071 Southern Tablelands-Snowy Mountains
1.0 -1.6 -4.0 +1.8 - 2/24 2/18 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALE 0822 0900 - - - 130/13 -3.5 -3.9 97 - 1.0 50210
0.0 -2.6 - - - 2/6 2/6 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALE 0822 1500 - - - 130/08 -0.5 -0.6 99 - 1.0 50212
2.0 -1.3 -5.0 -0.7 - - - PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE 0822 0900 0/S - - 180/08 -4.0 -4.5 96 - 10.0 -
-1.0 -4.3 - - - - - PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE 0822 1500 0/S - - 180/09 -1.0 -1.1 99 - 10.0 -
5.0 -1.3 -2.0 +0.4 - 3/24 3/18 THREDBO VILLAGE 0822 0900 1/ - - Calm -0.2 -2.9 82 - 0.8 -
2.0 -4.3 - - - 0.6/6 0.6/6 THREDBO VILLAGE 0822 1500 2/ - - Calm 1.7 -1.7 78 - 3.0 -
073 Southwest Slopes - north
8.0 -8.1 - - - - - QUANDIALLA POST OFFICE 0822 1500 6/W - - 230/24 7.0 4.7 85 - 50.0 -
Victoria
083 Northeast - Upper
-1.2 - - - - - 9/3 FALLS CREEK 0822 0000 - - - - 170/26 -4.6 -4.9 98 1016.90.3 - - - -
-3.0 - - - - 11/6 8/3 FALLS CREEK 0822 1500 - - - - 170/59 -3.2 -3.5 98 1016.90.2 - - - -
- - - - - - 15/3 FALLS CREEK 0822 1800 - - - - 170/52 -3.6 -3.9 98 1018.91.6 - - - -
- - - - - 33/12 7/3 FALLS CREEK 0822 2100 - - - - 170/46 -4.9 -5.2 98 1021.62.2 - - - -
-4.0 - - - - 14/6 8/3 MT HOTHAM 0822 1500 - - - - 170/17 -4.2 -4.6 97 - - - - -
12.0 +0.0 0.0 -0.7 0 12/24 12/18 OMEO COMPARISON 0822 0900 3/S - - 180/05 1.8 1.3 96 - 20.0 -
5.0 -7.0 - - - 1/6 1/6 OMEO COMPARISON 0822 1500 1/SW - - 180/08 4.2 2.5 89 - 5.0 -
084 East Gippsland
- - - - - - 10/3 COMBIENBAR AWS 0822 1800 - - - - 200/05 2.6 2.2 97 1022.62.2 - - - -
10.0 - - - - 16/6 10/3 MALLACOOTA 0822 1500 - - - - 180/39 9.7 7.5 86 1019.20.2 - - - -
9.0 - - - - 17/6 15/3 ORBOST 0822 1500 - - - - 090/09 7.9 6.4 90 1022.20.4 - - - -
10.0 -4.9 - - - 15/6 15/6 POINT HICKS (LIGHTHOUSE) 0822 1500 6/SE - - 110/34 8.5 8.3 99 - 5.0 wet
085 West Gippsland
- - - - - 14/18 10/3 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE 0822 0300 - - - - 280/34 5.3 2.5 82 1021.12.0 - - - -
- - - - - - 9/3 YARRAM AIRPORT 0822 0600 - - - - 290/18 5.0 4.3 95 1022.21.1 - - - -
Islands
200 Islands
- - 16.3 +2.8 - - 10/3 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO 0822 1230 3/NW - - 300/13 16.3 14.8 91 1017.41.3 6.0 -
19.0 +0.1 - - - 20/6 10/3 LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO 0822 1530 3/NW - 340/11 16.5 13.7 84 1014.03.4 25.0 -
Antarctica
300 Antarctica
- - - - - - 1/3 MACQUARIE ISLAND 0822 0600 6/W - - 260/65 2.4 -2.3 71 986.20.6 - 20.0 -
- - - - - - - MACQUARIE ISLAND 0822 0700 - - - - 260/65 1.4 -2.5 75 987.7 - - - -
5.0 -0.1 -1.0 -2.5 -2 5/24 Tr/3 MACQUARIE ISLAND 0822 0900 6/W - - 260/65 2.6 -2.9 67 990.34.1 30.0 -
- - -1.3 -2.8 - - 0.6/3 MACQUARIE ISLAND 0822 1200 6/W - - 270/55 2.5 -1.5 75 994.23.9 30.0 -
3.0 -2.1 - - - 0.8/6 0.2/3 MACQUARIE ISLAND 0822 1500 6/W - - 270/34 2.1 -1.3 78 998.44.2 20.0 -