Noteworthy synoptic observations for Friday, 5 August 2011 l prepared 0158 EST, 06/08/11
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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  
South Australia
017 Far North Pastoral
27.0 +8.2 9.0 +4.6 - - - ARKAROOLA 0805 0900 - - - 360/04 14.0 10.2 78 - 50.0 -
30.0 +8.1 11.0 +3.7 - - - OODNADATTA AIRPORT 0805 0900 - - - - 200/21 13.7 5.1 56 1020.82.1 - - - -
019 Northern Agricultural - Upper North
26.0 +8.3 9.0 +4.7 - 5/24 3/3 HAWKER 0805 0900 -/W - 310/13 9.8 8.2 90 1019.20.2 10.0 -
24.0 +9.7 - - 8 9/24 - YONGALA 0805 0900 3/ - 130/02 8.1 7.5 96 - 40.0 rain stopped soon after six o clock reading only p
025 Murray Mallee and Upper Southeast
- - - - - - 10/15 KAROONDA 0805 0600 - - - 360/08 9.8 9.0 95 - 1.0 -
026 Lower Southeast
13.0 -1.0 - - - - - MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 0805 1500 6/NW 360/17 13.1 8.5 74 1014.00.8 - 0.0 -
Queensland
028 South Peninsula
31.0 +0.3 13.0 -0.9 - - - MUSGRAVE 0805 0900 3/NW - - 130/13 23.1 17.5 71 - 40.0 -
033 Central Coast - east
21.0 -1.5 17.0 +3.0 - 10/24 8/3 MACKAY M.O 0805 0900 3/E - - 160/17 19.1 18.0 93 1023.11.1 12.0 -
038 Lower Western (Channel Country)
29.0 - - - - - - BEDOURIE POLICE STATION 0805 1500 - - - 050/02 28.2 1.1 17 1016.02.0 10.0 -
New South Wales
046 Upper Western - Far Northwest
27.0 +7.3 14.0 +8.4 - - - WHITE CLIFFS POST OFFICE 0805 0900 - - - 360/09 17.2 2.2 36 - 50.0 -
28.0 +8.6 11.0 +5.4 - - - WILCANNIA (REID ST) 0805 0900 - - - 020/13 16.2 2.5 40 - 50.0 -
047 Lower Western - Lower Darling
27.0 +9.8 12.0 +5.7 - - - BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET) 0805 0900 6/SW - 230/09 12.4 6.7 68 - 50.0 -
26.3 +9.1 - - - - - BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS 0805 0030 - - - - 040/17 13.4 1.4 44 1017.50.7 - - - HR990
26.0 +8.8 12.0 +6.3 - - - BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS 0805 0930 - - - - 210/24 13.2 8.1 71 1020.12.2 - - - HR990
25.0 +8.0 5.0 -1.1 - 0.1/24 0.1/24 LAKE VICTORIA STORAGE 0805 0900 - - - 310/05 12.0 7.9 76 - - 40.0 y
29.0 +9.8 11.0 +5.8 - - - MENINDEE POST OFFICE 0805 0900 - - - 340/09 16.6 4.9 46 - 50.0 -
049 Lower Western - Southwest Plains
28.0 +10.4 9.0 +4.3 - - - BALRANALD (RSL) 0805 0900 6/N - - 050/02 12.2 3.8 56 - 50.0 -
050 Central Western Plains - south
25.0 +8.1 13.0 +7.2 - - - PEAK HILL POST OFFICE 0805 0900 6/- - - 050/22 15.9 8.4 61 - 50.0 -
058 Northern Rivers
- - - - - - - GRAFTON AIRPORT 0805 0600 - - - - Calm 4.2 3.8 97 1029.30.5 - - 0.2 -
061 Hunter
23.0 - - - - - - NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY 0805 1500 - - - 270/78 22.6 8.8 41 - 20.0 -
063 Central Tablelands - south
21.0 +8.2 0.0 -1.3 -3 - - BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION 0805 0900 - - - Calm 8.5 3.8 72 - 50.0 -
20.0 +9.0 10.0 +6.8 - - - KATOOMBA (MURRI ST) 0805 0900 - - - 270/15 11.1 3.7 60 - 50.0 -
065 Central Western Slopes - south
24.0 +8.2 11.0 +6.0 - - - PARKES (MACARTHUR STREET) 0805 0900 - - - 050/24 15.5 7.6 59 - 50.0 -
25.0 +8.0 3.0 +0.0 0 - - WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) 0805 0900 -/ - Calm 12.5 5.8 64 - 50.0 Broken Max Thermometer
068 Illawarra
22.0 +8.7 - - - - - BOWRAL (PARRY DRIVE) 0805 0900 - - - Calm 12.7 4.5 57 - 50.0 -
069 South Coast
27.0 +8.6 6.0 +0.9 - - - BATEMANS BAY (CATALINA COUNTRY 0805 0900 - - - Calm 13.8 9.7 76 - 40.0 -
24.4 +8.4 - - - - - MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE 0805 0000 - - - - 010/09 16.7 13.0 79 1022.90.1 - - - -
24.0 +8.0 15.0 +4.9 - - - MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE 0805 0900 - - - - 330/26 17.7 10.6 63 1022.60.8 - - - -
26.0 +8.9 10.0 +3.5 - - - MORUYA HEADS PILOT STATION 0805 0900 - - - Calm 15.7 9.8 68 1022.90.7 40.0 -
27.0 +10.3 9.0 +1.9 - - - NAROOMA RVCP 0805 0900 - - - 310/26 19.8 6.0 40 - 20.0 /
23.0 +9.7 1.0 +0.1 - 0.2/24 0.2/18 NERRIGA COMPOSITE 0805 0900 - - - 360/15 12.5 5.2 61 - 50.0 -
070 Southern Tablelands-Goulburn/Monaro
21.0 +8.5 5.0 +5.1 - - - BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) 0805 0900 -/ - 250/28 13.6 2.4 47 - 50.0 -
- - - - - - - CANBERRA AIRPORT 0805 0600 - - - Calm 0.1 0.0 99 1026.00.3 - - 0.2 -
21.0 +8.1 -1.0 -1.9 -2 - - CANBERRA AIRPORT 0805 0900 6/W - - Calm 7.8 4.7 81 1026.80.8 10.0 MANUAL TERR MIN : -1.7 VER:3.2 SWV:M2.02.28.00
22.0 +8.9 5.0 +2.9 1 - - GOULBURN TAFE 0805 0900 - - - 310/13 13.9 4.0 51 - 30.0 -
21.0 +9.4 2.0 +0.8 - - - TARALGA POST OFFICE 0805 0900 - - - 050/11 12.8 4.0 55 - 18.0 50000
22.0 +8.6 0.0 -1.8 - - - YASS (LINTON HOSTEL) 0805 0900 - - - Calm 4.4 3.5 94 - 20.0 -
071 Southern Tablelands-Snowy Mountains
- - - - - - - THREDBO AWS 0805 0300 - - - - 320/72 4.1 -0.9 70 1027.62.1 - - - -
- - - - - - - THREDBO AWS 0805 0600 - - - - 320/80 3.4 -0.4 76 1026.21.2 - - - -
5.0 +4.5 1.0 +5.9 - - - THREDBO AWS 0805 0900 - - - - 320/100 2.1 0.6 90 1026.90.6 - - - -
- - 1.5 +6.4 - - - THREDBO AWS 0805 1200 - - - - 320/80 2.0 -0.1 86 1025.51.2 - - - -
072 Southwest Slopes - south
23.0 +8.9 10.0 +5.1 3 - - HUME RESERVOIR 0805 0900 -/- - 360/11 15.4 6.1 54 - 50.0 -
21.0 +8.7 6.0 +5.1 - - - TUMBARUMBA POST OFFICE 0805 0900 - - - 360/17 15.0 4.7 50 - 50.0 50000 ni8l
23.5 +9.1 - - - - - WAGGA WAGGA AMO 0805 0000 - - - - 010/21 17.1 2.7 38 1023.40.1 - - - -
23.0 +8.6 9.0 +5.4 - - - WAGGA WAGGA AMO 0805 0900 25/NW 010/26 15.1 4.4 49 1023.90.8 30.0 -
073 Southwest Slopes - north
23.0 +8.2 7.0 +3.1 - Tr/24 Tr/18 GRENFELL (QUONDONG RD) 0805 0900 - - - 360/37 15.0 8.2 64 - 13.0 -
25.0 +8.9 8.0 +4.5 - - - QUANDIALLA POST OFFICE 0805 0900 - - - 020/24 14.5 6.5 59 - 40.0 -
25.0 +9.2 5.0 +1.2 - - - WYALONG POST OFFICE 0805 0900 - - - 020/08 11.2 4.9 65 - 50.0 -
074 Riverina - east
25.0 +10.0 11.0 +7.4 - Tr/24 Tr/18 COROWA AIRPORT 0805 0900 - - - 050/17 14.5 6.2 57 - 26.0 -
23.0 +8.0 - - - - - COROWA AIRPORT 0805 1500 - - - 050/21 21.0 7.0 40 - 35.0 -
24.0 +8.2 - - - 0.2/6 - NARRANDERA AIRPORT 0805 1500 - - - - 360/28 22.3 4.4 31 1018.32.2 - - - -
26.0 +10.1 11.0 +6.9 - - - NARRANDERA GOLF CLUB 0805 0900 - - - 360/09 16.1 4.2 45 - - 35.0 -
24.0 +8.1 - - - - - NARRANDERA GOLF CLUB 0805 1500 - - - 340/05 21.8 3.6 30 - 30.0 -
26.0 +10.2 9.0 +4.6 - - - TOCUMWAL AIRPORT 0805 0900 -/- - 360/22 15.0 5.6 53 - 30.0 -
075 Riverina - west
26.4 +9.9 - - - - - GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS 0805 0000 - - - - 010/18 18.1 2.4 35 1021.70.1 - - - -
26.0 +9.5 15.0 +11.1 13 0.4/24 - GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS 0805 0900 - - - - 010/26 17.4 3.7 40 1021.70.9 - - - -
- - 15.1 +11.2 - - - GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS 0805 1200 - - - - 360/30 21.9 3.6 30 1019.91.8 - - - -
28.0 +10.8 10.0 +5.5 - - - HAY (MILLER STREET) 0805 0900 -/W - 360/30 15.2 3.4 45 1020.10.9 50.0 -
27.0 +10.0 12.0 +7.0 - - - HILLSTON AIRPORT 0805 0900 - - - 050/09 14.5 4.9 52 1021.30.8 50.0 -
28.0 +10.4 8.0 +3.5 - - - LAKE CARGELLIGO AIRPORT 0805 0900 - - - 360/15 14.0 6.6 61 - 40.0 /
Victoria
076 Mallee - north
27.9 +10.8 - - - - - MILDURA AIRPORT 0805 0000 - - - - 010/21 17.9 0.6 31 1015.80.1 - - - -
28.0 +10.9 11.0 +5.7 5 - - MILDURA AIRPORT 0805 0900 25/NW - 150/09 11.9 8.0 77 1020.31.9 40.0 -
26.0 +9.0 11.0 +6.0 - - - OUYEN (POST OFFICE) 0805 0900 6/N - - 200/05 11.4 9.6 89 - 50.0 -
26.0 +9.8 - - - - - WALPEUP RESEARCH 0805 0000 - - - - 180/13 11.9 7.4 74 - - - - -
26.0 +9.8 10.0 +4.7 - - - WALPEUP RESEARCH 0805 0900 - - - - 290/05 11.5 7.2 75 - - - - -
080 Northern Country - Lower North
26.0 +10.8 12.0 +7.2 - - - ECHUCA AERODROME 0805 0900 0/- - 360/05 14.4 3.4 48 1018.7 5.0 -
27.0 +11.0 8.0 +3.1 - - - KERANG 0805 0900 -/N - 230/04 10.5 7.8 83 - 20.0 -
25.6 +10.9 - - - - - KYABRAM DPI 0805 0000 - - - - 040/09 13.0 2.8 50 - - - - -
26.0 +11.3 8.0 +4.3 - - - KYABRAM DPI 0805 0900 - - - - 010/18 14.9 4.9 51 - - - - -
081 Northern Country - Upper North
25.1 +10.4 - - - - - TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 0805 0000 - - - - 040/18 13.2 3.8 53 - - - - -
25.0 +10.3 9.0 +5.1 5 - - TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 0805 0900 - - - 030/13 14.4 5.2 54 - 50.0 -
082 Northeast - Lower
22.4 +8.4 - - - - - RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH 0805 0000 - - - - 050/08 13.7 6.1 60 - - - - -
22.0 +8.0 11.0 +8.2 - - - RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH 0805 0900 - - - - 050/13 15.2 7.5 60 - - - - -
22.5 +8.2 - - - - - WANGARATTA AERO 0805 0000 - - - - 350/13 13.4 6.3 62 1021.20.2 - - - -
23.0 +8.7 7.0 +3.9 - - - WANGARATTA AERO 0805 0900 - - - - 350/11 13.8 7.1 64 1021.80.9 - - - -
083 Northeast - Upper
22.0 +8.9 10.0 +6.2 - - - EDI UPPER 0805 0900 - - - 070/17 15.4 6.1 54 - 40.0 -
7.8 +5.7 - - - - - MOUNT BULLER 0805 0000 - - - - 360/63 4.8 0.2 72 - - - - -
- - - - - - - MOUNT BULLER 0805 0300 - - - - 360/65 4.4 -0.8 69 - - - - -
- - - - - - - MOUNT BULLER 0805 0600 - - - - 350/70 3.6 -0.4 75 - - - - -
7.0 +4.9 3.0 +5.4 - - - MOUNT BULLER 0805 0900 - - - - 360/67 3.3 0.0 79 - - - - -
084 East Gippsland
24.0 +9.4 - - - - - GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE 0805 1500 6/NE - - 050/24 19.0 12.8 67 1017.61.7 30.0 -
25.0 +9.1 11.0 +6.2 7 - - ORBOST (COMPARISON) 0805 0900 3/NW - 310/02 18.4 6.6 46 - 26.0 Max wind gust 2.6 kts.
26.0 +11.1 17.0 +8.6 - - - POINT HICKS (LIGHTHOUSE) 0805 0900 -/ - 360/02 18.5 5.2 42 - 50.0 -
25.0 +10.1 - - - - - POINT HICKS (LIGHTHOUSE) 0805 1500 -/ - 310/08 24.0 3.7 27 - 40.0 -
085 West Gippsland
25.5 +10.1 - - - - - BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT 0805 0000 - - - - Calm 8.2 6.0 86 1019.70.3 - - - -
25.0 +9.6 6.0 +1.7 - - - BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT 0805 0900 - - - - 010/15 14.9 8.2 64 1018.90.7 - - - -
24.0 +8.6 - - - - - BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT 0805 1500 - - - - 330/17 22.7 6.0 34 1015.61.6 - - - -
25.0 +10.0 - - - - - EAST SALE AIRPORT 0805 0000 - - - - 170/11 13.3 9.1 76 1019.70.3 - - - -
25.0 +10.0 3.0 -1.1 0 - - EAST SALE AIRPORT 0805 0900 10/N - - Calm 10.5 9.3 92 1017.60.4 10.0 -
23.0 +8.0 - - - - - EAST SALE AIRPORT 0805 1500 10/N - 350/18 22.6 7.4 38 1014.61.7 30.0 -
24.5 +9.8 - - - - - MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT 0805 0000 - - - - 050/22 11.6 8.8 83 1019.60.4 - - - -
25.0 +10.3 8.0 +3.7 - - - MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT 0805 0900 - - - 340/02 10.9 8.5 85 1018.21.0 50.0 -
23.0 +8.3 - - - - - MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT 0805 1500 20/W - 220/24 17.8 8.4 54 1016.20.0 50.0 -
23.0 +8.9 9.0 +3.9 - - - WILLOW GROVE (BLUE ROCK RESERVO 0805 0900 - - - -/- 8.5 8.3 99 - 40.0 -
23.5 +10.7 - - - - 0.2/3 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE 0805 0000 - - - - 020/15 12.9 11.3 90 1019.40.1 - - - -
21.0 +8.2 12.0 +3.7 - 0.2/24 - WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE 0805 0900 - - - - 010/21 14.1 9.3 73 1016.50.2 - - - -
088 North Central
22.0 +8.5 12.0 +7.8 - - - LAKE EILDON 0805 0900 -/W - 050/11 15.6 6.7 55 - 50.0 -
22.4 +8.3 - - - - - MANGALORE AIRPORT 0805 0000 - - - - 050/17 12.9 4.8 58 1018.70.2 - - - -
Tasmania
091 North Coast
- - - - - 6/18 2/3 LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 0805 0300 - - - 040/09 10.1 9.6 97 1019.20.9 - - 0.1 -
- - - - - 9/18 8/3 LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) 0805 0300 - - - - 080/09 9.2 8.7 97 - - - - -
097 West Coast
- - - - - - 10/3 LOW ROCKY POINT 0805 2200 - - - - 040/08 10.1 - - 1016.61.1 - - - HR005
- - - - - - 11/3 LOW ROCKY POINT 0805 2300 - - - - 020/09 10.3 - - 1016.70.7 - - - HR002
11.0 - 7.0 - - 15/24 8/3 SCOTTS PEAK DAM 0805 0900 - - - - 150/09 7.2 7.1 99 - - - - -
098 King Island
16.0 - 10.0 - - 17/24 8/3 KING ISLAND AIRPORT 0805 0900 6/- - - 080/11 10.8 10.8 100 1016.00.3 9.0 -
099 Flinders and Bass Strait Islands
22.2 +8.5 - - - - 0.4/3 FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT 0805 0000 - - - 050/08 10.8 9.4 91 1021.00.2 - - - -
22.0 +8.3 7.0 +0.5 - 0.4/24 - FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT 0805 0900 - - - - 030/28 16.8 10.0 64 1017.40.7 - - - -
22.0 +8.3 - - - - - FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT 0805 1500 - - - - 310/22 17.7 6.9 49 1016.00.4 - - - -
Antarctica
300 Antarctica
- - - - - - 0.6/3 MACQUARIE ISLAND 0805 0600 0/- - - 330/28 5.3 4.7 96 994.82.9 0.2 -
- - 2.4 +0.9 - - Tr/3 MACQUARIE ISLAND 0805 1200 2/NW - - 270/61 1.6 0.7 94 994.00.5 2.0 -
4.0 -1.1 - - - 0.2/6 0.2/3 MACQUARIE ISLAND 0805 1500 2/W - - 270/57 0.8 -1.4 85 995.01.0 4.0 -