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Parkes Forecast

Tonight 5°C
Tomorrow 20°C
sunny

Now

13.1°C rising
Updated at 19:50 EST

CW Slopes & Plains for Sunday Mostly clear. Winds NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Monday Mostly sunny. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north. Light winds.

Currently at Parkes Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 13.1°C rising
Dew Point 9.2°C rising
Feels Like 13.0°C
Relative Humidity 77%
Wind icon
SW 5km/h falling
Wind Gusts 6km/h
Pressure 1018.0hPa rising
Fire Danger 1.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sun

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Sunrise sunrise
06:41 EST
Sunset sunset
17:27 EST

Nearby Now

Forbes Ap 14.3°C
Dubbo Ap 17.3°C
Cowra Ap 13.9°C
Trangie 17.4°C

Next 12 hours in Parkes

48-hour forecast

9pm

Clear
10°C

12am

Clear
8°C

3am

Clear
6°C

6am

Clear
6°C

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Parkes 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sun
May 1
Mon
May 2
Tue
May 3
Wed
May 4
Thu
May 5
Fri
May 6
Sat
May 7

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Cloud increasing

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Late shower
Maximum 23°C 20°C 21°C 21°C 23°C 25°C 25°C
Minimum 14°C 5°C 5°C 7°C 7°C 7°C 8°C
Chance of Rain 70% 5% 5% 5% 5% 20% 40%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk Nil Slight Slight Nil Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 27
km/h
25
km/h
7
km/h
14
km/h
12
km/h
20
km/h
10
km/h
13
km/h
10
km/h
14
km/h
12
km/h
10
km/h
12
km/h
14
km/h
Wind Direction NW 27km/h
NW
W 25km/h
W
NNE 7km/h
NNE
WNW 14km/h
WNW
WNW 12km/h
WNW
WNW 20km/h
WNW
S 10km/h
S
WSW 13km/h
WSW
N 10km/h
N
NW 14km/h
NW
N 12km/h
N
NNW 10km/h
NNW
NE 12km/h
NE
N 14km/h
N
Relative Humidity 78% 50% 57% 41% 54% 37% 59% 49% 60% 40% 54% 37% 53% 37%
Dew Point 18°C 11°C 6°C 6°C 5°C 6°C 7°C 10°C 9°C 9°C 8°C 10°C 9°C 10°C

Parkes Sun & Moon Times

Monday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:16 EST
sunrise
06:41 EST
sunset
17:26 EST
last light
17:52 EST
moon
rise
Mon 01:09 EST
set
Mon 14:22 EST
moon
Sat
May 7
moon
Sat
May 14
moon
Sun
May 22
moon
Sun
May 29

Parkes Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sun
May 1
16.1°C 23°C 7.4mm
Sat
Apr 30
16.5°C 23.3°C 36.4mm
Fri
Apr 29
13.2°C 27.5°C 0.0mm
Thu
Apr 28
11.9°C 27.5°C 0.0mm
Wed
Apr 27
14.0°C 27.0°C 0.0mm

Parkes Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
260.1mm
30.5 Day(s)
Total For 2016
165.0mm
24 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
138.6mm
35 Day(s)
Wettest Day
36.4mm
Apr 30
Lowest Temperature
4.4°C
Apr 10
Highest Temperature
42.7°C
Jan 13

Parkes Ap Almanac

full climatology
May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
16.1°C
1st
Lowest On Record
-4.0°C
16th 1999
Average This Month
16.1°C
+11.2°C
Long-term Average
4.9°C
May Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
23.0°C
1st
Highest On Record
27.0°C
6th 2005
Average This Month
23.0°C
+4.0°C
Long-term Average
19.0°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
7.4mm
1st
Total This Month
7.4mm
1 Day(s)
Long-term Average
46.5mm
7.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
131.5mm
1977
Driest On Record
1.8mm
2003
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