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Cowra Forecast

Today 35°C
Tonight 17°C
sunny

Now

25.4°C rising
Updated at 09:30 EDT

Central Tablelands for Tuesday Mostly sunny. Patchy fog in the east this morning. Light winds becoming NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the evening then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 29 to 34.

Currently at Cowra Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 25.4°C rising
Dew Point 14.2°C falling
Feels Like 26.1°C
Relative Humidity 50%
Wind icon
E 1km/h rising
Wind Gusts 7km/h
Pressure 1017.8hPa falling
Fire Danger 5.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
05:48 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:10 EDT

Nearby Now

Young Ap 24.4°C
Orange Ap 22.5°C
Bathurst Ap 22.1°C
Parkes Ap 28.2°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Cowra

48-hour forecast

12pm

Clear
31°C

3pm

Clear
34°C

6pm

Clear
34°C

9pm

Clear
27°C

Central Tablelands Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Cowra 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Dec 12
Wed
Dec 13
Thu
Dec 14
Fri
Dec 15
Sat
Dec 16
Sun
Dec 17
Mon
Dec 18

Sunny

Sunny

Late shower

Late shower

Mostly sunny

Late thunder

Late shower
Maximum 35°C 37°C 37°C 36°C 37°C 37°C 37°C
Minimum 16°C 17°C 21°C 19°C 19°C 19°C 21°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 40% 50% 30% 60% 60%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm 5-10mm 1-5mm
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 6
km/h
11
km/h
12
km/h
19
km/h
22
km/h
26
km/h
9
km/h
18
km/h
9
km/h
15
km/h
10
km/h
12
km/h
19
km/h
20
km/h
Wind Direction NE 6km/h
NE
WNW 11km/h
WNW
N 12km/h
N
NW 19km/h
NW
N 22km/h
N
NW 26km/h
NW
NNE 9km/h
NNE
NNW 18km/h
NNW
N 9km/h
N
W 15km/h
W
ENE 10km/h
ENE
NNE 12km/h
NNE
NNE 19km/h
NNE
N 20km/h
N
Relative Humidity 56% 21% 46% 16% 32% 18% 43% 25% 50% 24% 57% 30% 53% 26%
Dew Point 15°C 9°C 14°C 7°C 10°C 9°C 14°C 14°C 16°C 14°C 17°C 17°C 17°C 14°C

Cowra Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:19 EDT
sunrise
05:48 EDT
sunset
20:10 EDT
last light
20:39 EDT
moon
set
Tue 14:34 EDT
rise
Wed 02:47 EDT
moon
Mon
Dec 18
moon
Tue
Dec 26
moon
Tue
Jan 2
moon
Tue
Jan 9

Cowra Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Dec 12
17°C - 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 11
14°C 33°C 0.0mm
Sun
Dec 10
11.2°C 31°C 0.0mm
Sat
Dec 9
10.0°C 27.1°C 0.2mm
Fri
Dec 8
14.5°C 24.7°C 0.2mm

Cowra Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
589.1mm
106.1 Day(s)
Total For 2017
512.0mm
104 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
780.6mm
147 Day(s)
Wettest Day
53.2mm
Dec 2
Lowest Temperature
-5.5°C
Jul 22
Highest Temperature
45.7°C
Feb 11

Cowra Ap Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
10.0°C
9th
Lowest On Record
4.4°C
6th 2012
Average This Month
13.9°C
-0.3°C
Long-term Average
14.2°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
33.4°C
1st
Highest On Record
41.3°C
31st 2005
Average This Month
26.2°C
-4.4°C
Long-term Average
30.6°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
53.2mm
2nd
Total This Month
104.6mm
6 Day(s)
Long-term Average
70.4mm
8.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
177.6mm
2010
Driest On Record
6.6mm
2005
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Weather News

Warming up in Canberra

16:35 EDT

Summer has taken a while to get going in Canberra this year but the nation's capital will get its fair share of heat during the next week.

Heatwave breaking cool start to summer in southern Australia

12:40 EDT

Summer started out on a cool note for much of southern Australia, although a countrywide heat wave will send temperatures soaring this week.

Mid-week heat for the southeast

13:45 EDT

A very hot airmass will gradually approach from the northwest over the coming days, blanketing the southeast in very hot temperatures.