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Orange Forecast

Today 31°C
Tonight 18°C
cloudy

Now

27.7°C falling
Updated at 17:10 EDT

Central Tablelands for Sunday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds.

Currently at Orange Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 27.7°C falling
Dew Point 12.1°C falling
Feels Like 27.3°C
Relative Humidity 38%
Wind icon
NNW 12km/h rising
Wind Gusts 15km/h
Pressure 1015.5hPa steady
Fire Danger 11.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sun

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Sunrise sunrise
05:47 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:01 EDT

Nearby Now

Bathurst Ap 31.2°C
Cowra Ap 34.0°C
Parkes Ap 35.8°C
Mudgee Ap 34.7°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Orange

48-hour forecast

6pm

Slight chance shower
30°C

9pm

Chance shower
22°C

12am

Mostly cloudy
20°C

3am

Mostly cloudy
19°C

Central Tablelands Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Orange 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sun
Dec 4
Mon
Dec 5
Tue
Dec 6
Wed
Dec 7
Thu
Dec 8
Fri
Dec 9
Sat
Dec 10

Cloudy

Showers

Showers increasing

Increasing sunshine

Windy

Sunny

Sunny
Maximum 31°C 28°C 25°C 24°C 25°C 19°C 22°C
Minimum 12°C 18°C 15°C 11°C 11°C 8°C 6°C
Chance of Rain 80% 80% 90% 50% 90% 5% 5%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 1-5mm 10-20mm < 1mm 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 15
km/h
15
km/h
20
km/h
21
km/h
14
km/h
18
km/h
11
km/h
13
km/h
19
km/h
26
km/h
24
km/h
25
km/h
15
km/h
12
km/h
Wind Direction NNE 15km/h
NNE
NW 15km/h
NW
N 20km/h
N
W 21km/h
W
NNW 14km/h
NNW
WSW 18km/h
WSW
SSE 11km/h
SSE
W 13km/h
W
N 19km/h
N
WNW 26km/h
WNW
SW 24km/h
SW
SW 25km/h
SW
E 15km/h
E
WSW 12km/h
WSW
Relative Humidity 59% 36% 58% 45% 78% 84% 71% 49% 69% 53% 57% 37% 63% 38%
Dew Point 15°C 15°C 15°C 15°C 19°C 18°C 13°C 12°C 14°C 15°C 5°C 4°C 8°C 7°C

Orange Sun & Moon Times

Monday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:18 EDT
sunrise
05:47 EDT
sunset
20:02 EDT
last light
20:31 EDT
moon
set
Sun 23:33 EDT
rise
Mon 10:34 EDT
moon
Wed
Dec 7
moon
Wed
Dec 14
moon
Wed
Dec 21
moon
Thu
Dec 29

Orange Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sun
Dec 4
10.8°C 30°C 0.0mm
Sat
Dec 3
10.2°C 29.1°C 0.0mm
Fri
Dec 2
9.6°C 27.4°C 0.0mm
Thu
Dec 1
8.9°C 26.8°C 0.4mm
Wed
Nov 30
8.7°C 25.9°C 0.0mm

Orange Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
885.7mm
136.5 Day(s)
Total For 2016
1171.2mm
147 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
761.0mm
140 Day(s)
Wettest Day
44.0mm
Sep 3
Lowest Temperature
-4.3°C
Jun 26
Highest Temperature
34.4°C
Jan 13

Orange Ap Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
8.9°C
1st
Lowest On Record
0.0°C
7th 2013
Average This Month
9.9°C
-0.5°C
Long-term Average
10.4°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
30.0°C
4th
Highest On Record
34.7°C
17th 2009
Average This Month
28.3°C
+3.8°C
Long-term Average
24.5°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.4mm
1st
Total This Month
0.4mm
1 Day(s)
Long-term Average
92.2mm
8.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
319.2mm
2010
Driest On Record
22.8mm
2001
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