Noteworthy synoptic observations for Thursday, 18 December 20 prepared 0201 EST, 19/12/14
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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
39.0 - - - - 9/6 9/3 ARGYLE AERODROME 1218 1500 - - - 220/22 26.5 24.9 91 1007.91.5 - - - -
- - - - - - 10/3 ARGYLE AERODROME 1218 1800 - - - 170/11 25.0 23.8 93 1009.21.3 - - - -
- - - - - - - HALLS CREEK AIRPORT 1218 1200 6/S - 140/09 30.8 19.2 50 1006.81.7 15.0 WS/D ESTIMATED VER:3.2 SWV:M2.02.28.00
38.0 +0.1 - - - 0.2/6 0.2/3 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT 1218 1500 10/SW 090/05 31.8 22.1 57 1006.00.8 25.0 WS/D ESTIMATED VER:3.2 SWV:M2.02.28.00
003 West Kimberley
37.1 +0.1 - - - 8/6 8/3 DERBY AERO 1218 2100 - - - - 180/55 23.2 22.9 98 1011.96.2 - - - -
40.3 - - - - 12/6 12/3 FITZROY CROSSING AERO 1218 2100 - - - - 330/21 25.9 24.1 90 1008.50.6 - - - -
013 Interior
- - - - - 23/18 22/3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE 1218 0030 - - - - 070/22 20.7 19.6 93 1007.31.6 - - - -
Northern Territory
014 Northern Rivers
34.0 +1.7 30.0 +3.9 28 - - BLACK POINT 1218 0930 6/E - 310/08 31.5 26.6 75 1009.92.3 25.0 T Min reset to 31.1 @ 1540hrs on 17/12/14
34.0 - 29.0 - 27 - - CHANNEL POINT 1218 0930 3/NW - 340/18 32.4 27.0 73 1009.12.3 28.0 /
34.7 +2.2 - - - - - DARWIN AIRPORT 1218 0030 6/W - 320/13 30.3 26.1 78 1007.40.8 30.0 -
35.0 +2.5 - - - - - DARWIN AIRPORT 1218 1530 6/E 310/21 31.4 25.8 72 1007.81.6 30.0 -
- - - - - - 2/21 MANGO FARM 1218 0630 -/- Calm 25.3 24.9 98 1007.10.8 40.0 -
37.0 - 24.0 - - 27/24 0.2/3 MIDDLE POINT AWS 1218 0930 - - - - 330/04 31.2 26.5 76 1009.32.3 - - - -
- - - - - - 10/3 OENPELLI AIRPORT 1218 1830 - - - - 350/09 30.2 - - 1006.70.5 - - - -
36.0 +3.5 - - - 9/6 9/3 PIRLANGIMPI 1218 1530 - - - - 240/09 27.8 24.8 84 1008.11.4 - - - -
015 Northern Plateau--Barkly/Alice Spgs
- - - - - 5/6 5/3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 1218 0330 - - - 160/24 21.0 18.3 85 1009.03.4 - - 4.0 -
39.0 +0.6 - - - - - BRUNETTE DOWNS 1218 1530 10/ 130/08 35.4 22.0 46 1006.72.1 20.0 -
39.0 +0.3 22.0 -2.4 22 29/24 - ELLIOTT 1218 0930 -/ - 310/04 32.3 21.5 53 1008.81.6 30.0 -
- - - - - - 9/3 JERVOIS 1218 0630 - - - - 250/05 21.3 20.1 93 1011.65.5 - - - -
- - - - 20 - 6/3 JERVOIS 1218 0930 -/W - 090/11 21.3 19.9 92 1013.92.3 20.0 Terrestrial min reset 38.3 @ 1830 17/12/14 VER:3.2
25.0 -12.7 - - - 3/6 - JERVOIS 1218 1530 - - - - 150/05 24.9 20.7 78 1010.61.6 - - - -
- - - - - - 13/3 WALUNGURRU 1218 0630 - - - - 130/18 21.1 - - 1010.22.4 - - - -
South Australia
016 Northwest Pastoral
- - - - - 24/18 19/3 ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) 1218 0330 - - - - 250/11 18.4 18.2 99 1009.7 - - - -
36.0 - 18.0 - - 29/24 - ERNABELLA (PUKATJA) 1218 0930 - - - - 160/02 21.8 18.2 80 1009.82.3 - - - -
Queensland
029 Lower Carpentaria (Gulf Country)
42.0 - - - - 16/6 16/3 JULIA CREEK AIRPORT 1218 1500 - - - - 190/37 23.2 21.3 89 1008.61.2 - - - -
- - 28.6 +5.6 - - - MOUNT ISA AERO 1218 1200 15/NW 200/35 29.7 20.3 57 1010.52.4 25.0 -
030 Upper Carpentaria (Nthn Goldfields)
- - - - - 45/12 45/3 GEORGETOWN AIRPORT 1218 2100 - - - - 180/09 24.1 23.6 97 1012.66.9 - - - -
41.0 +3.0 27.0 +4.7 - - - RICHMOND POST OFFICE 1218 0900 -/NW - 310/17 32.9 18.5 43 1008.61.0 40.0 -
39.0 +1.0 - - - - - RICHMOND POST OFFICE 1218 1500 10/- - - 340/44 29.5 21.5 62 1007.00.2 40.0 -
035 Central Highlands
- - - - - 10/12 10/3 EMERALD AIRPORT 1218 2100 - - - 220/28 23.4 22.9 97 1013.77.6 - - 0.7 -
- - - - - 31/6 31/3 LOCHINGTON 1218 2100 - - - - 190/13 20.6 19.8 95 1012.44.4 - - - -
34.0 -0.9 - - - 3/6 3/6 TAMBO POST OFFICE 1218 1500 - - - 180/15 26.5 22.2 77 1007.01.0 50.0 -
037 Upper Western (Northwest)
42.5 - - - - - 8/3 THE MONUMENT AIRPORT 1218 0000 - - - - 220/08 29.5 22.7 67 1005.60.1 - - - -
35.0 - - - - 18/6 16/3 TREPELL AIRPORT 1218 1500 - - - 200/37 23.7 19.0 75 1011.11.5 - - - -
040 South Coast Moreton & Brisbane
39.6 +8.7 - - - - - AMBERLEY AMO 1218 0000 - - - 360/11 27.4 16.6 52 1007.61.6 - - - -
40.0 +9.1 21.0 +2.6 - 6/24 - AMBERLEY AMO 1218 0900 - - - 070/13 28.2 22.3 70 1010.10.2 - - - -
- - - - - - 9/3 AMBERLEY AMO 1218 1800 - - - 180/17 23.0 21.0 89 1009.54.9 - - - -
- - - - - - 11/3 BRISBANE 1218 1800 - - - - 260/13 23.3 21.6 90 1010.14.3 - - - -
32.8 - - - - - 0.2/3 BRISBANE AERO 1218 0000 25/SW - 020/13 24.4 20.6 79 1007.81.3 20.0 -
- - - - - 0.2/18 - BRISBANE AERO 1218 0300 25/W 200/15 25.5 23.0 86 1008.2 12.0 -
- - - - - - - BRISBANE AERO 1218 1800 2/SW - 230/41 27.7 18.8 58 1009.23.4 14.0 -
- - - - - 10/12 10/3 BRISBANE AERO 1218 2100 6/NW 050/09 23.1 21.4 90 1010.81.6 20.0 -
37.1 +10.3 - - - - - COOLANGATTA 1218 0000 - - - 180/24 24.8 22.3 86 1008.81.6 - - 8.0 -
37.0 +10.2 23.0 +3.3 - 0.2/24 0.2/3 COOLANGATTA 1218 0900 - - - 350/18 27.6 22.3 73 1010.4 - - - -
- - - - - 10/6 10/3 GOLD COAST SEAWAY 1218 2100 - - - - 010/08 23.5 22.7 95 1010.41.9 - - - -
37.0 +5.7 18.0 -0.4 - 27/24 - GYMPIE 1218 0900 - - - - 350/11 27.9 22.2 71 1011.1 - - - -
39.0 +10.2 23.0 +4.1 - 4/24 4/24 LOGAN CITY WATER TREATMENT PLAN 1218 0900 - - - 050/02 28.0 22.6 73 - 15.0 -
33.0 - 20.0 - - 1/24 1/18 MALENY TAMARIND ST 1218 0900 6/SW - - 340/11 25.8 21.6 78 - 25.0 -
- - - - - 9/6 9/3 NAMBOUR DPI - HILLSIDE 1218 2100 - - - - 260/02 22.8 21.6 93 1011.53.8 - - - -
- - - - - 17/12 17/3 SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT 1218 2100 - - - 090/13 23.2 21.6 91 1011.53.8 - - - -
39.0 - 18.0 - - 43/24 - TOOLARA (KELLY) 1218 0900 - - - - -/- 30.0 24.9 74 - - - - -
041 Darling Downs - east
- - - - - - 9/3 DALBY AIRPORT 1218 1800 - - - - 070/13 21.4 19.7 90 1010.75.6 - - - -
37.0 +4.5 - - - 5/6 5/6 GOONDIWINDI AIRPORT 1218 1500 15/W - - Calm 26.0 21.5 76 1006.30.9 50.0 -
- - - - - - 8/3 OAKEY AERO 1218 1800 - - - 280/13 21.6 20.1 91 1011.86.4 - - 4.9 -
39.0 +6.7 24.0 +6.8 19 1/24 1/18 TEXAS POST OFFICE 1218 0900 10/SW - 360/04 30.5 17.3 45 - 25.0 -
37.0 +4.7 - - - 2/6 2/6 TEXAS POST OFFICE 1218 1500 2/SW - - 270/04 23.8 21.1 85 - 5.0 -
- - - - - - 10/3 TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 1218 1800 - - - 270/13 20.4 19.1 92 1012.25.1 - - - -
35.6 - - - - - 27/3 WARWICK 1218 0000 - - - - 130/09 20.4 18.2 87 1008.32.3 - - - -
- - - - - 27/6 - WARWICK 1218 0300 - - - - Calm 20.8 19.2 91 1009.10.8 - - - -
36.0 - 19.0 - - 29/24 - WARWICK 1218 0900 - - - - 020/11 27.3 17.3 54 1009.6 - - - -
- - - - - - 17/3 WARWICK 1218 1800 - - - - 050/11 21.5 20.3 93 1009.24.7 - - - -
- - - - - 17/6 0.2/3 WARWICK 1218 2100 - - - - 310/09 21.5 19.0 86 1010.91.6 - - - -
042 Darling Downs - west
- - - - - - 27/3 MILES CONSTANCE STREET 1218 1800 - - - - Calm 22.3 21.1 93 1011.82.9 - - - -
- - - - - 31/12 2/3 MILES CONSTANCE STREET 1218 2100 - - - - 230/11 21.2 19.5 90 1013.51.6 - - - -
043 Maranoa
36.0 +2.1 - - - 5/6 5/6 SURAT 1218 1500 - - - 250/18 28.8 17.6 51 - 5.0 -
044 Warrego
43.0 +7.8 23.0 +2.3 - 0.4/24 0.4/3 CUNNAMULLA POST OFFICE 1218 0900 -/W - 250/08 24.3 13.8 52 1008.93.9 30.0 -
New South Wales
048 Upper Western - Upper Darling
- - - - - - - COLLARENEBRI (ALBERT ST) 1218 0900 -/W - 360/04 30.4 17.2 45 - 40.0 -
052 Northwest Plains - west
41.0 +6.5 25.0 +6.0 - 1/24 1/18 MUNGINDI POST OFFICE 1218 0900 15/W - 310/11 31.4 17.7 44 - 50.0 -
36.0 +1.5 - - - 6/6 6/6 MUNGINDI POST OFFICE 1218 1500 10/W - 230/21 32.5 3.6 16 - 10.0 -
053 Northwest Plains - east
- - - - - - 0.2/3 MOREE AERO 1218 0600 10/NW 030/17 26.1 14.3 48 1006.02.2 40.0 -
37.0 - - - - Tr/6 Tr/3 MOREE AERO 1218 1500 20/NW 230/54 35.2 0.1 11 1004.70.9 50.0 -
055 Northwest Slopes - south
39.0 +8.0 21.0 +3.6 - Tr/24 Tr/24 GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 1218 0900 15/W - 360/11 28.6 15.2 44 - 30.0 prev.high=1445.6, low=5367.5
31.0 +4.7 15.0 +4.6 - 1/24 0.6/18 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) 1218 0900 - - - 360/15 23.5 15.3 60 - 30.0 -
28.0 +1.7 - - - 16/6 16/6 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) 1218 1500 - - - 230/28 16.2 15.2 94 - 10.0 -
056 Northern Tablelands - west
29.0 +6.2 11.0 +0.3 - 18/24 18/18 GUYRA HOSPITAL 1218 0900 -/ - 310/26 20.5 16.4 77 - 25.0 -
27.0 +4.2 - - - - - GUYRA HOSPITAL 1218 1500 10/NW - - 310/18 24.8 16.8 61 - 20.0 -
35.0 - 21.0 - - 0.4/24 0.4/18 INVERELL (RAGLAN ST) 1218 0900 10/W - 230/04 25.2 17.0 60 - 50.0 slt t/storm 2145 2220 hrs
057 Northern Tablelands - east
35.0 +8.0 19.0 +2.9 - 10/24 10/24 TABULAM (MUIRNE) 1218 0900 6/SW 340/09 21.6 20.5 93 - 20.0 wind run for 17/12 was 4310.0
058 Northern Rivers
37.7 +10.3 - - - - - BALLINA AIRPORT AWS 1218 0000 - - - 130/21 24.5 21.2 82 1009.62.8 - - 8.0 -
38.0 +10.6 21.0 +3.2 - 2/24 1/3 BALLINA AIRPORT AWS 1218 0900 - - - 030/09 25.1 21.8 82 1010.50.9 - - - -
- - - - - 10/6 10/3 BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS) 1218 2100 - - - - 030/22 22.9 20.2 85 1009.83.8 - - - -
- - - - - - 11/3 CASINO AIRPORT AWS 1218 1800 - - - - 260/43 20.4 18.2 87 1008.74.6 - - - -
- - - - - 15/6 4/3 CASINO AIRPORT AWS 1218 2100 - - - - 290/15 23.5 19.6 79 1009.50.8 - - - -
- - - - - - 14/3 GRAFTON AIRPORT AWS 1218 1800 - - - 240/09 22.4 19.6 84 1007.63.5 - - - -
39.0 +9.3 21.0 +2.6 - 5/24 5/24 GRAFTON OLYMPIC POOL 1218 0900 6/W - 250/17 24.5 21.2 82 - 50.0 3 storms 1/200 2/5am 3/8.20am
39.0 - 21.0 - - 3/24 3/18 LISMORE (RICHMOND HILL) 1218 0900 6/SW - 130/13 24.4 22.9 91 - 5.0 -
- - - - - 4/6 4/3 LISMORE AIRPORT AWS 1218 2100 - - - 230/09 22.0 20.8 93 1009.42.9 - - - -
35.6 +9.7 - - - - - YAMBA PILOT STATION 1218 0000 - - - - 160/11 23.8 21.9 89 1010.01.4 - - - -
36.0 +10.1 21.0 +1.9 - 3/24 2/3 YAMBA PILOT STATION 1218 0900 1/- 360/05 23.8 22.9 95 1009.90.5 5.0 -
059 Mid North Coast
- - - - - - 33/3 COFFS HARBOUR AIRPORT COMPARISO 1218 1800 - - - - -/- 20.8 20.3 97 - - - - -
- - - - - 33/6 - COFFS HARBOUR AIRPORT COMPARISO 1218 2100 - - - - -/- 23.0 19.8 82 - - - - -
- - - - - - 35/3 COFFS HARBOUR MO 1218 1800 - - - 230/05 21.0 21.0 100 1008.14.4 - - 6.0 -
- - - - - 36/12 0.4/3 COFFS HARBOUR MO 1218 2100 - - - 290/08 21.8 21.8 100 1008.30.2 - - - -
33.0 - 16.0 - - 0.8/24 0.8/18 DORRIGO (OLD CORAMBA RD) 1218 0900 -/ - - 310/09 21.5 15.8 70 - 18.0 -
- - - - - - 11/3 KEMPSEY AIRPORT AWS 1218 1800 - - - - 350/11 22.3 20.4 89 1005.92.4 - - - -
35.0 +9.2 20.0 +1.6 - 0.2/24 0.2/18 SOUTH WEST ROCKS (SMOKY CAPE LI 1218 0900 - - - 020/08 24.0 20.2 79 - 10.0 -
060 Manning
37.0 +8.3 18.0 +2.0 16 17/24 17/18 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) 1218 0900 6/NE - Calm 22.5 6.8 36 - 30.0 -
26.0 -2.7 - - - 7/6 7/6 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) 1218 1500 6/E - - Calm 24.0 22.2 90 - 20.0 -
061 Hunter
- - - - - - 0.2/3 MURRURUNDI GAP AWS 1218 0600 - - - 130/28 13.6 13.4 99 1006.20.8 - - 0.0 -
063 Central Tablelands - south
- - - - - - 0.4/3 MOUNT BOYCE AWS 1218 0600 - - - 060/08 11.8 11.5 98 - - - 0.2 -
22.0 - 11.0 - - 1/24 0.2/3 MOUNT BOYCE AWS 1218 0900 - - - 060/11 13.1 12.9 99 - - - 0.2 -
Victoria
084 East Gippsland
- - - - - - 8/3 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE 1218 1800 - - - - 050/31 18.5 17.2 92 1004.40.1 - - - -
085 West Gippsland
- - - - - 13/6 13/3 BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT 1218 2100 - - - 240/09 12.7 12.2 97 1010.74.8 - - - -
- - - - - 9/6 9/3 EAST SALE AIRPORT 1218 2100 - - - 280/24 13.5 11.0 85 1010.65.3 - - - -
- - - - - - 8/3 MOUNT BAW BAW 1218 1800 - - - - 210/26 4.4 4.3 99 - - - - -
086 East Central
- - - - - - 2/3 ESSENDON AIRPORT 1218 1800 - - - 250/21 15.9 11.9 77 1009.13.9 - - - -
- - - - - 3/6 1/3 ESSENDON AIRPORT 1218 2100 - - - 260/09 14.6 11.6 82 1011.92.7 - - - -
087 West Central
25.0 - - - - - - AVALON AIRPORT 1218 1500 - - - 250/54 15.9 11.1 73 1007.11.0 - - - -
088 North Central
23.0 -2.2 - - - - - CASTLEMAINE PRISON 1218 1500 10/NE - - 250/65 18.8 8.6 51 - 10.0 Red thermometers at 3.45 PM due to prison lock dow
Tasmania
094 Southeast and Hobart
- - - - - - 0.4/3 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE 1218 1800 - - - - 320/72 12.2 7.5 73 1000.20.9 - - - -
097 West Coast
6.0 - - - - 11/6 10/3 MOUNT READ 1218 1500 - - - - 340/26 4.3 4.2 99 1001.30.7 - - - -
098 King Island
- - 8.3 - - - - KING ISLAND AIRPORT 1218 1200 - - - 330/35 15.7 12.8 83 1004.40.5 - - - -
Islands
200 Islands
28.7 +0.9 - - - 14/12 9/3 CHRISTMAS ISLAND AERO 1218 2100 - - - 140/15 25.1 24.5 96 1011.32.0 - - - -
- - - - - - - HOGAN ISLAND 1218 1800 - - - - 270/74 14.8 10.6 76 1005.00.7 - - - -
Antarctica
300 Antarctica
- - - - - - - MACQUARIE ISLAND 1218 0400 - - - - 270/76 5.4 3.1 85 990.9 - - - -
- - - - - - - MACQUARIE ISLAND 1218 0500 - - - - 280/65 5.8 3.3 84 994.212.1 - - - -