Fairfax Media Network

Ophir Weather


33.18°S 149.24°E 594m AMSL

Orange Forecast

Tonight 12°C
Tomorrow 23°C
late_shower

Now

19.2°C falling
Updated at 18:40 EDT

Central Tablelands for Saturday Partly cloudy with areas of fog in the upper Blue Mountains. Medium (50%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds E 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the evening.
Sunday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers about the Blue Mountains, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north in the morning and afternoon. Winds E/SE 25 to 35 km/h.

Currently at Orange Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 19.2°C falling
Dew Point 14.0°C falling
Feels Like 19.2°C
Relative Humidity 72%
Wind icon
NE 24km/h steady
Wind Gusts 33km/h
Pressure 1019.5hPa rising
Fire Danger 3.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 1.8mm / -

Sun on Sat

more
Sunrise sunrise
06:48 EDT
Sunset sunset
19:45 EDT

Nearby Now

Bathurst Ap 20.1°C
Mudgee Ap 20.8°C
Cowra Ap 26.8°C
Parkes Ap 32.0°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Orange

48-hour forecast

9pm

Mostly clear
15°C

12am

Mostly clear
13°C

3am

Mostly clear
13°C

6am

Mostly clear
12°C

Central Tablelands Weather Warnings

view all
NSW/ACT - Sat 18:50 EDT
Severe Thunderstorm Warning (Damaging Wind, Heavy Rain, Large Hail) for NW/Cent W Slopes & Plains andCent/N Tablelands

National Forecast

Orange 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Feb 25
Sun
Feb 26
Mon
Feb 27
Tue
Feb 28
Wed
Mar 1
Thu
Mar 2
Fri
Mar 3

Thunder-
storms

Late shower

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Late shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 24°C 23°C 26°C 26°C 27°C 25°C 26°C
Minimum 14°C 12°C 11°C 12°C 12°C 13°C 12°C
Chance of Rain 70% 30% 30% 40% 30% 80% 80%
Rain Amount 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Very High
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 23
km/h
18
km/h
27
km/h
24
km/h
23
km/h
23
km/h
24
km/h
23
km/h
20
km/h
22
km/h
20
km/h
20
km/h
17
km/h
21
km/h
Wind Direction E 23km/h
E
E 18km/h
E
ESE 27km/h
ESE
ESE 24km/h
ESE
ESE 23km/h
ESE
ESE 23km/h
ESE
E 24km/h
E
E 23km/h
E
ESE 20km/h
ESE
ESE 22km/h
ESE
ESE 20km/h
ESE
ESE 20km/h
ESE
ESE 17km/h
ESE
SE 21km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 73% 48% 72% 41% 71% 39% 73% 40% 74% 42% 74% 52% 76% 48%
Dew Point 14°C 13°C 12°C 9°C 12°C 11°C 14°C 11°C 14°C 13°C 15°C 15°C 14°C 15°C

Orange Sun & Moon Times

Sunday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:23 EDT
sunrise
06:49 EDT
sunset
19:44 EDT
last light
20:09 EDT
moon
rise
Sun 06:05 EDT
set
Sun 19:29 EDT
moon
Mon
Feb 27
moon
Sun
Mar 5
moon
Mon
Mar 13
moon
Tue
Mar 21

Orange Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Feb 25
13.2°C 27°C 0.0mm
Fri
Feb 24
14.1°C 32.8°C 0.0mm
Thu
Feb 23
12.0°C 32.1°C 0.0mm
Wed
Feb 22
11.0°C 29.5°C 0.0mm
Tue
Feb 21
3.8°C 27.3°C 0.0mm

Orange Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
144.4mm
16.5 Day(s)
Total For 2017
48.8mm
9 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
94.2mm
10 Day(s)
Wettest Day
40.0mm
Jan 21
Lowest Temperature
3.8°C
Feb 21
Highest Temperature
40.1°C
Feb 11

Orange Ap Almanac

full climatology
February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
3.8°C
21st
Lowest On Record
1.3°C
19th 1999
Average This Month
13.8°C
+1.2°C
Long-term Average
12.6°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
40.1°C
11th
Highest On Record
37.9°C
21st 2004
Average This Month
30.3°C
+4.7°C
Long-term Average
25.6°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
2.6mm
8th
Total This Month
3.0mm
3 Day(s)
Long-term Average
86.1mm
8.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
208.8mm
2002
Driest On Record
13.4mm
1999
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Warmer seas give east coast rain a helping hand

15:19 EDT

If you wanted to stay a bit warmer today, a dip in the ocean is probably your best bet, despite the rain.

Thunderstorms light up the Sydney night sky

13:18 EDT

Once the southerly change bumped into a low pressure trough sitting just off the Sydney coast last night, things became electric between the two.

Flood-affected WA farmers plead for faster relief funding

20:49 EDT

Flood-affected farmers in the Ravensthorpe shire on the south coast of WA say the State Government has been slow in reacting to their plight, adding there is a lack of comprehension around the scale of the damage.