Noteworthy synoptic observations for Saturday, 17 September 2 prepared 0200 EST, 18/09/11
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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  
Western Australia
003 West Kimberley
- - - - - - - BROOME AIRPORT 0917 0300 - - - Calm 17.1 16.9 99 1011.90.6 - - 0.0 -
- - - - - - 0.2/3 BROOME AIRPORT 0917 0600 - - - Calm 17.8 17.6 99 1013.01.1 0.2 -
35.0 +3.2 14.5 -3.9 12 0.2/24 - BROOME AIRPORT 0917 0900 0/SW - 210/13 25.2 10.5 40 1013.70.7 15.0 -
010 Central Wheat Belt
- - - - - - - BENCUBBIN 0917 0600 - - - Calm 7.0 7.0 100 1015.1 0.1 -
Northern Territory
015 Northern Plateau--Barkly/Alice Spgs
- - 8.1 -2.1 - - - ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 0917 1200 - - - 020/09 29.4 -8.2 8 1015.71.5 30.0 -
32.0 +5.0 - - - - - ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 0917 1500 - - - 300/13 31.1 -8.3 7 1012.43.1 30.0 -
32.0 +2.2 5.0 -8.2 5 - - WATARRKA 0917 0900 - - - 360/02 24.6 -9.9 9 1015.71.4 25.0 Wind speed estimated. Inspectors test resend
South Australia
016 Northwest Pastoral
33.0 +8.7 10.0 -0.3 - - - ANDAMOOKA 0917 0900 - - - 310/08 24.9 -2.0 17 - 50.0 -
35.0 +10.7 - - - - - ANDAMOOKA 0917 1500 - - - 310/08 34.5 -4.3 8 - 50.0 -
32.0 +10.7 13.0 +6.2 - - - NONNING 0917 0900 - - - 360/18 23.3 -7.0 13 - 40.0 -
34.0 +12.7 - - - - - NONNING 0917 1500 - - - 270/28 32.8 14.2 33 - 40.0 -
35.0 - - - - - - TARCOOLA AERO 0917 1500 - - - 280/31 35.3 -7.7 6 1010.01.6 20.0 -
33.0 +10.6 15.0 +5.7 13 - - WOOMERA AERODROME 0917 0900 - - - 350/26 23.7 -12.4 8 1013.90.8 - 40.0 -
35.0 +12.6 - - - - - WOOMERA AERODROME 0917 1500 - - - 300/34 34.4 34.3 99 1010.02.2 40.0 station closed VER:3.2 SWV:M2.02.28.00
017 Far North Pastoral
31.0 +8.0 - - - - - ARKAROOLA 0917 1500 - - - 130/24 30.5 -6.2 9 - 45.0 -
32.0 +8.8 - - - - - LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT 0917 1500 - - - - 320/28 32.0 -8.1 7 1012.22.7 - - - -
34.0 +8.5 - - - - - MARREE COMPARISON 0917 1500 - - - 310/09 33.3 - - 1012.62.4 50.0 -
018 Western Agricultural
29.0 +9.7 15.0 +6.5 14 - - CLEVE 0917 0900 - - - 340/26 25.8 -9.5 9 1007.90.1 50.0 -
32.0 +12.7 - - - - - CLEVE 0917 1500 - - - 340/26 26.1 5.9 27 1009.52.5 50.0 -
31.0 +11.1 11.0 +4.1 - - - KIMBA 0917 0900 - - - 360/22 22.8 -4.7 16 - 50.0 -
32.0 +10.3 13.0 +6.7 7 - - KYANCUTTA 0917 0900 - - - 360/21 26.5 -1.7 16 1008.10.5 40.0 -
32.0 +10.3 - - - - - KYANCUTTA 0917 1500 -/- - 230/24 24.7 10.3 40 1010.92.0 40.0 -
31.3 +8.8 - - - - - NULLARBOR 0917 0000 - - - - 050/17 15.6 6.1 53 1011.31.3 - - - -
31.0 +8.5 12.0 +4.2 - - - NULLARBOR 0917 0900 - - - - 230/37 19.2 13.8 71 1012.74.3 - - - -
33.6 +12.3 - - - - - WHYALLA AERO 0917 0000 - - - - 350/13 14.1 5.5 56 1012.41.5 - - - -
34.0 +12.7 13.0 +5.1 - - - WHYALLA AERO 0917 0900 - - - - 350/37 24.6 -6.7 12 1010.6 - - - -
36.0 +14.7 - - - - - WHYALLA AERO 0917 1500 - - - - 320/41 34.9 -8.0 6 1006.42.1 - - - -
019 Northern Agricultural - Upper North
30.0 +8.4 11.0 +4.2 - - - HAWKER 0917 0900 - - - 340/34 26.3 -7.7 10 1014.90.5 50.0 -
32.0 +10.4 - - - - - HAWKER 0917 1500 - - - 310/35 32.0 -4.6 9 1011.12.6 50.0 -
28.0 +10.2 8.0 +4.0 1 - - YONGALA 0917 0900 - - - 340/46 23.0 7.6 37 - 40.0 -
31.0 +13.2 - - - - - YONGALA 0917 1500 - - - 290/52 29.4 10.4 31 - 40.0 -
021 Northern Agricultural - Lower North
32.0 +10.7 19.0 +9.3 - - - PORT PIRIE ZINIFEX COMPARISON 0917 0900 - - - - 340/37 23.0 9.1 41 - 30.0 FINE,CLEAR AND WARM
32.0 +10.7 - - - - - PORT PIRIE ZINIFEX COMPARISON 0917 1500 - - - - 310/37 32.0 15.3 37 - - 30.0 FINE,DUSTY AND WARM
022 Yorke Peninsula and Kangaroo Island
30.0 +12.2 - - - - - MAITLAND 0917 1500 - - - 310/44 23.4 8.2 38 1009.62.0 40.0 -
26.0 +8.3 - - - - - WAROOKA 0917 1500 - - - 270/30 22.4 11.8 51 1007.90.5 20.0 -
023 Adelaide plains and Mt Lofty Ranges
31.0 +12.2 - - - - - ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 0917 1500 - - - - 240/24 25.6 4.3 25 1007.80.8 - - - -
28.0 +10.0 - - - - - ADELAIDE AIRPORT 0917 1500 25/- - 250/28 22.0 8.1 41 1007.81.2 25.0 -
33.0 +14.3 - - - - - EDINBURGH RAAF 0917 1500 - - - - 260/37 24.2 6.9 33 1007.60.6 - - - -
28.0 +11.6 - - - - - MOUNT BARKER 0917 1500 - - - 230/11 22.3 9.1 43 - 40.0 -
32.0 +13.3 - - - - - PARAFIELD AIRPORT 0917 1500 - - - - 250/31 24.8 6.5 31 1007.71.0 - - - -
31.0 +12.9 - - - - - ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH 0917 1500 - - - 270/28 28.5 6.5 25 - 45.0 /
024 Murray Valley
26.0 +9.1 13.0 +6.7 - - - EUDUNDA 0917 0900 -/NW - 310/44 23.0 -6.3 14 1011.40.3 40.0 -
29.0 +12.1 - - - - - EUDUNDA 0917 1500 - - - 340/37 28.5 -4.7 11 1008.02.0 40.0 -
34.0 +13.5 - - - - - LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE 0917 1500 - - - 300/30 33.4 -16.9 3 1006.02.6 50.0 -
28.0 +10.1 - - - - - MENINGIE 0917 1500 -/ - 270/18 26.0 9.3 35 - 25.0 -
33.0 +13.4 - - - - - MURRAY BRIDGE COMPARISON 0917 1500 - - - 290/41 31.3 -1.5 12 - 20.0 -
025 Murray Mallee and Upper Southeast
33.0 +14.5 - - - - - KEITH 0917 1500 -/- - 290/21 29.5 -1.7 13 1005.01.3 50.0 -
026 Lower Southeast
26.0 +9.2 - - - - - COONAWARRA 0917 1500 - - - - 260/15 21.1 5.8 37 1005.50.7 - - - -
Queensland
029 Lower Carpentaria (Gulf Country)
31.0 +0.0 6.0 -8.3 5 - - MOUNT ISA AERO 0917 0900 - - - 060/17 22.7 0.0 22 1017.62.4 35.0 -
- - 6.2 -8.1 - - - MOUNT ISA AERO 0917 1200 - - - - 040/22 27.9 -2.0 14 1016.21.4 - - - -
033 Central Coast - east
25.9 - - - - - - SAMUEL HILL AERO 0917 0000 - - - Calm 11.2 10.6 96 1020.6 - - 0.2 -
039 South Coast Curtis
- - - - - - - BUNDABERG AERO 0917 2100 - - - - 330/08 15.6 15.0 96 1020.51.7 - - 0.2 -
041 Darling Downs - east
- - - - - - Tr/3 TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 0917 0600 - - - 300/09 14.2 0.8 40 1020.81.2 0.0 Dew. Vis reduced to 5Kms to E and 10Kms to N S & W
044 Warrego
31.0 +5.5 11.0 +0.4 - - - CUNNAMULLA POST OFFICE 0917 0900 - - - 340/17 24.5 3.0 25 1019.11.4 5.0 -
New South Wales
046 Upper Western - Far Northwest
33.0 +8.5 - - - - - TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE 0917 1500 - - - 270/34 32.7 -6.5 8 - 50.0 -
33.0 +9.1 8.0 -0.9 - - - WHITE CLIFFS POST OFFICE 0917 0900 - - - 340/05 23.4 -3.0 17 - 50.0 warm and clear,slight breeze
34.0 +10.6 8.0 -0.5 - - - WILCANNIA (REID ST) 0917 0900 - - - 340/09 26.5 0.0 18 - 50.0 -
33.0 +9.6 - - - - - WILCANNIA (REID ST) 0917 1500 - - - 310/35 32.8 -2.6 10 - 40.0 -
047 Lower Western - Lower Darling
31.0 +10.0 18.0 +9.2 - - - BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET) 0917 0900 -/NW 310/22 24.2 -6.7 12 - 50.0 -
31.0 +10.0 - - - - - BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET) 0917 1500 -/NW - 290/28 30.3 -7.6 8 - 50.0 -
30.8 +9.4 - - - - - BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS 0917 0030 - - - - 340/17 21.6 -11.3 10 1016.01.0 - - - HR990
31.0 +9.6 19.0 +10.3 - - - BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS 0917 0930 - - - - 320/31 26.0 -9.3 9 1015.70.8 - - - HR990
- - 18.8 +10.1 - - - BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS 0917 1230 - - - - 330/37 29.2 -6.9 9 1014.31.4 - - - HR990
31.0 +9.6 - - - - - BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS 0917 1530 - - - - 330/28 30.2 -9.4 7 1012.22.0 - - - HR990
34.0 +11.2 11.0 +3.0 - - - MENINDEE POST OFFICE 0917 0900 - - - 340/17 23.8 1.2 23 - 50.0 -
048 Upper Western - Upper Darling
33.0 +8.2 - - - - - BREWARRINA HOSPITAL 0917 1500 - - - 290/11 33.0 -0.1 12 - 20.0 -
30.5 +8.8 - - - - - COBAR MO 0917 0000 - - - - 320/11 18.2 -7.5 17 1017.30.4 - - 7.0 -
31.0 +9.3 13.0 +4.0 - - - COBAR MO 0917 0900 - - - - 310/09 25.9 -12.0 7 1017.91.1 - - - -
32.0 +10.3 - - - - - COBAR MO 0917 1500 - - - - 320/28 30.6 -18.9 3 1014.22.3 - - - -
34.0 +9.0 - - - - - WANAARING POST OFFICE 0917 1500 - - - 310/09 32.9 -0.4 12 - 50.0 -
049 Lower Western - Southwest Plains
33.0 +10.5 9.0 +1.9 - - - IVANHOE POST OFFICE 0917 0900 -/ - 340/15 23.3 -3.2 17 1016.01.0 50.0 -
33.0 +10.5 - - - - - IVANHOE POST OFFICE 0917 1500 -/ - 290/37 33.0 -11.3 5 1011.92.3 50.0 -
050 Central Western Plains - south
29.0 +8.9 11.0 +3.0 - - - PEAK HILL POST OFFICE 0917 0900 -/- 310/04 22.4 3.5 29 - 50.0 -
31.0 +10.9 - - - - - PEAK HILL POST OFFICE 0917 1500 -/- - 310/18 30.0 -2.8 12 - 50.0 -
051 Central Western Plains - north
31.0 +8.6 8.0 +0.3 - - - NYNGAN AIRPORT 0917 0900 - - - 360/02 23.0 1.8 25 - 50.0 -
30.5 +9.7 - - - - - TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS 0917 0000 - - - - Calm 12.4 2.3 50 1017.70.4 - - - -
31.0 +10.2 6.0 -0.3 5 - - TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS 0917 0900 - - - - 020/11 19.7 4.6 37 1018.61.4 - - - -
31.0 +10.2 - - - - - TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS 0917 1500 - - - - 340/24 30.9 -4.2 10 1014.52.5 - - - -
052 Northwest Plains - west
33.0 +8.3 - - - - - WALGETT AIRPORT AWS 0917 1500 - - - - 290/18 31.9 -3.5 10 1015.22.4 - - - -
058 Northern Rivers
33.0 +8.3 - - - - - GRAFTON OLYMPIC POOL 0917 1500 6/SW - - 230/04 32.7 3.6 16 - 50.0 -
33.0 +8.1 - - - - - MURWILLUMBAH (BRAY PARK) 0917 1500 10/W - - 050/18 30.5 7.7 24 - 45.0 -
061 Hunter
31.0 +8.2 - - - - - JERRYS PLAINS POST OFFICE 0917 1500 -/ - 270/15 31.0 2.0 16 - 30.0 clear warm sunny pm
31.0 +8.9 - - - - - PATERSON (TOCAL AWS) 0917 1500 - - - - 310/11 30.5 3.0 17 - - - - -
062 Central Tablelands - north
29.0 +9.7 - - - - - GULGONG POST OFFICE 0917 1500 - - - 230/04 28.0 -0.3 16 - 50.0 -
063 Central Tablelands - south
25.0 +8.8 - - - - - BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION 0917 1500 6/ - - 290/11 24.5 0.4 20 - 50.0 -
23.0 +8.7 - - - - - KATOOMBA (MURRI ST) 0917 1500 15/W 270/11 23.1 2.1 25 - 50.0 -
22.0 +8.5 - - - - - OBERON (WOODCHEM) 0917 1500 - - - 310/18 21.5 0.5 25 - 40.0 -
064 Central Western Slopes - north
30.0 +9.5 - - - - - DUNEDOO POST OFFICE 0917 1500 - - - 290/09 29.0 5.1 22 - 50.0 -
065 Central Western Slopes - south
29.0 +9.6 6.0 -1.4 - - - PARKES (MACARTHUR STREET) 0917 0900 -/W 360/09 22.5 4.6 31 - 50.0 -
29.0 +9.6 - - - - - PARKES (MACARTHUR STREET) 0917 1500 10/ - - 310/17 29.5 -3.2 12 - 50.0 -
29.0 +8.3 - - - - - WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) 0917 1500 -/ - 340/04 28.5 -4.7 11 - 50.0 -
068 Illawarra
25.0 +8.9 - - - - - BOWRAL (PARRY DRIVE) 0917 1500 6/W - - 270/08 24.4 2.3 24 - 50.0 -
069 South Coast
25.0 +8.9 - - - - - NERRIGA COMPOSITE 0917 1500 - - - 270/28 24.0 4.5 28 - 50.0 -
070 Southern Tablelands-Goulburn/Monaro
24.0 +8.0 - - - - - CANBERRA AIRPORT 0917 1500 - - - - 320/24 21.9 1.9 27 1014.81.8 - - - -
073 Southwest Slopes - north
27.0 +8.6 5.0 -1.1 - - - GRENFELL (QUONDONG RD) 0917 0900 - - - 310/08 19.6 7.5 45 - 13.0 -
28.0 +9.6 - - - - - GRENFELL (QUONDONG RD) 0917 1500 - - - 230/37 26.6 12.5 42 - 10.0 -
29.0 +9.7 5.0 -0.5 - - - QUANDIALLA POST OFFICE 0917 0900 -/W - 020/09 18.8 6.1 43 - 45.0 -
30.0 +10.7 - - - - - QUANDIALLA POST OFFICE 0917 1500 -/W - 310/09 28.5 -3.5 12 - 50.0 -
29.0 +9.8 7.0 +1.0 - - - WYALONG POST OFFICE 0917 0900 -/W 020/05 15.8 5.9 52 - 50.0 -
30.0 +10.8 - - - - - WYALONG POST OFFICE 0917 1500 -/W - 310/09 28.1 -4.7 11 - 50.0 -
074 Riverina - east
27.4 +8.2 - - - - - NARRANDERA AIRPORT 0917 0000 - - - - 120/09 9.6 6.1 79 1016.20.5 - - - -
31.0 +11.8 - - - - - NARRANDERA AIRPORT 0917 1500 - - - - 320/30 29.4 -4.1 11 1011.52.8 - - - -
27.0 +8.0 10.0 +3.8 - - - NARRANDERA GOLF CLUB 0917 0900 - - - 090/04 19.5 8.2 48 - 30.0 -
30.0 +11.0 - - - - - NARRANDERA GOLF CLUB 0917 1500 - - - 310/13 29.4 -7.0 9 - - 30.0 -
075 Riverina - west
29.0 +9.3 - - - - - GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS 0917 0000 - - - - 070/11 11.2 3.5 59 1016.10.4 - - - -
29.0 +9.3 6.0 +0.2 5 - - GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS 0917 0900 - - - - 070/04 19.5 7.3 45 1015.5 - - - -
31.0 +11.3 - - - - - GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS 0917 1500 - - - - 320/35 29.8 -8.0 8 1011.42.4 - - - -
32.0 +11.3 - - - - - HAY (MILLER STREET) 0917 1500 -/SW 310/30 31.0 1.2 15 1010.02.3 50.0 -
30.0 +9.4 7.0 -0.2 - - - HILLSTON AIRPORT 0917 0900 -/NW - 360/04 20.0 -4.7 18 1015.70.6 50.0 -
32.0 +11.4 - - - - - HILLSTON AIRPORT 0917 1500 -/NW - 310/37 32.0 -12.9 5 1011.6 50.0 -
31.0 +9.5 10.0 +2.9 - - - LAKE CARGELLIGO AIRPORT 0917 0900 -/ - Calm 17.1 5.6 47 - 35.0 temps as read even used mag glass
32.0 +10.5 - - - - - LAKE CARGELLIGO AIRPORT 0917 1500 -/E - 290/13 31.5 -3.5 10 - 35.0 .
Victoria
076 Mallee - north
33.0 +12.7 - - - - - MILDURA AIRPORT 0917 1500 25/W - 330/26 32.4 -16.4 3 1008.22.9 30.0 -
33.0 +13.6 - - - - - WALPEUP RESEARCH 0917 1500 - - - - 330/35 31.8 -6.5 8 - - - - -
078 Wimmera - north
28.0 +10.1 - - - - - WARRACKNABEAL MUSEUM 0917 1500 -/- - 340/18 27.4 0.1 17 - 40.0 -
079 Wimmera - south
27.0 +9.8 - - - - - LONGERENONG 0917 1500 - - - - 350/22 25.4 5.1 27 - - - - -
080 Northern Country - Lower North
29.0 +9.9 - - - - - KERANG 0917 1500 10/NW 360/13 28.7 3.3 20 - 30.0 -
081 Northern Country - Upper North
25.0 +8.5 - - - - - BENDIGO AIRPORT 0917 1500 10/NW 360/24 25.3 0.1 19 1008.23.5 50.0 -
085 West Gippsland
- - - - - - - MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT 0917 0600 - - - Calm 5.1 4.5 96 1013.90.4 0.2 -
086 East Central
25.0 +8.6 - - - - - ESSENDON AIRPORT 0917 1500 - - - - 360/41 23.7 8.9 39 1005.54.2 - - - -
25.0 +8.6 - - - - - MELBOURNE AIRPORT 0917 1500 25/W - 010/52 23.5 8.4 38 1005.93.9 30.0 -
087 West Central
27.0 +10.2 - - - - - LAVERTON RAAF 0917 1500 - - - - 340/41 25.5 7.1 31 1004.44.3 - - - -
088 North Central
- - - - - - - MANGALORE AIRPORT 0917 0600 - - - Calm 3.2 2.3 94 1015.0 0.1 -
27.0 +10.3 - - - - - MARYBOROUGH 0917 1500 -/E 360/09 26.3 2.7 22 - 30.0 -
089 Western Plains
25.0 +10.1 - - - - - ARARAT PRISON 0917 1500 6/SE 360/13 24.2 5.4 30 1006.16.1 20.0 -
23.0 +9.2 - - - - - BALLARAT AERODROME 0917 1500 - - - - 360/35 22.8 7.4 37 1006.43.8 - - - -
090 West Coast
24.0 +8.9 - - - 0.2/6 - HAMILTON AIRPORT 0917 1500 - - - - 310/28 24.1 8.1 36 1005.21.2 - - - -
Tasmania
094 Southeast and Hobart
10.6 -1.6 - - - - 1/3 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE 0917 0000 - - - - 320/63 9.3 8.1 92 1007.50.2 - - - -
13.0 +0.8 - - - 2/6 2/3 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE 0917 1500 3/W - 330/68 10.7 9.9 95 1000.72.5 3.0 Man wind NNW35 kts VER:3.2 SWV:M2.02.28.00
- - - - - - 7/3 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE 0917 1800 - - - - 330/65 10.8 9.8 94 1001.10.4 - - - -
097 West Coast
- - - - - - 9/3 CAPE SORELL 0917 1800 - - - - 350/26 11.5 10.6 94 1005.00.2 - - - -
- - - - - - 9/3 LOW ROCKY POINT 0917 1600 - - - - 320/48 11.6 - - 1003.50.1 - - - HR002
- - - - - - 9/3 LOW ROCKY POINT 0917 1700 - - - - 320/48 11.0 - - 1003.30.1 - - - HR002
- - - - - - 10/3 MOUNT READ 0917 1800 - - - - 290/26 3.9 3.8 99 1006.60.1 - - - -