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Parkes Forecast

Today 23°C
Tonight 13°C
possible_thunderstorm

Now

19.1°C rising
Updated at 09:50 EDT

CW Slopes & Plains for Saturday Cloudy. Very high chance of showers, becoming less likely this evening. A thunderstorm likely, possibly severe in the west. Winds NE 20 to 30 km/h turning E 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.

Currently at Parkes Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 19.1°C rising
Dew Point 13.9°C falling
Feels Like 19.1°C
Relative Humidity 72%
Wind icon
ENE 22km/h rising
Wind Gusts 26km/h
Pressure 1017.3hPa steady
Fire Danger 3.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
05:56 EDT
Sunset sunset
19:49 EDT

Nearby Now

Forbes Ap 19.8°C
Dubbo Ap 18.0°C
Cowra Ap 16.4°C
Trangie 19.3°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Parkes

48-hour forecast

12pm

Chance shower or storm
21°C

3pm

Shower
22°C

6pm

Chance shower
23°C

9pm

Shower
18°C

CW Slopes & Plains Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Parkes 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Nov 18
Sun
Nov 19
Mon
Nov 20
Tue
Nov 21
Wed
Nov 22
Thu
Nov 23
Fri
Nov 24

Possible thunderstorm

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 23°C 27°C 28°C 28°C 28°C 28°C 26°C
Minimum 15°C 13°C 12°C 12°C 12°C 14°C 14°C
Chance of Rain 80% 10% 5% 5% 5% 50% 50%
Rain Amount 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm
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 22
km/h
23
km/h
25
km/h
23
km/h
20
km/h
20
km/h
21
km/h
17
km/h
21
km/h
14
km/h
21
km/h
18
km/h
20
km/h
18
km/h
Wind Direction ENE 22km/h
ENE
ENE 23km/h
ENE
ENE 25km/h
ENE
ENE 23km/h
ENE
ENE 20km/h
ENE
E 20km/h
E
ENE 21km/h
ENE
ENE 17km/h
ENE
ENE 21km/h
ENE
ENE 14km/h
ENE
NE 21km/h
NE
NE 18km/h
NE
NNE 20km/h
NNE
NE 18km/h
NE
Relative Humidity 79% 78% 61% 37% 56% 29% 55% 27% 53% 25% 49% 32% 58% 39%
Dew Point 16°C 18°C 12°C 11°C 11°C 8°C 11°C 7°C 10°C 6°C 11°C 10°C 12°C 11°C

Parkes Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:28 EDT
sunrise
05:56 EDT
sunset
19:49 EDT
last light
20:16 EDT
moon
set
Sat 19:28 EDT
rise
Sun 06:31 EDT
moon
Mon
Nov 27
moon
Mon
Dec 4
moon
Sun
Dec 10
moon
Mon
Dec 18

Parkes Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Nov 18
17°C - 0.0mm
Fri
Nov 17
13°C 28°C 56mm
Thu
Nov 16
16.7°C 26°C 2.2mm
Wed
Nov 15
15.2°C 31.3°C 0.0mm
Tue
Nov 14
15.9°C 29.6°C 0.0mm

Parkes Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Nov
558.8mm
89.3 Day(s)
Total For 2017
429.6mm
56 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
774.2mm
118 Day(s)
Wettest Day
56.0mm
Nov 17
Lowest Temperature
-5.6°C
Jul 1
Highest Temperature
45.9°C
Feb 11

Parkes Ap Almanac

full climatology
November Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
2.2°C
1st
Lowest On Record
0.0°C
17th 2006
Average This Month
11.2°C
-0.8°C
Long-term Average
12.0°C
November Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
31.3°C
15th
Highest On Record
43.9°C
23rd 2014
Average This Month
27.2°C
-1.2°C
Long-term Average
28.4°C
November Rainfall
Wettest This Month
56.0mm
17th
Total This Month
58.2mm
2 Day(s)
Long-term Average
56.3mm
6.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
203.4mm
2005
Driest On Record
0.4mm
1975
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23:35 EDT

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Severe storms affecting multiple states

15:40 EDT

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Outback Northern Territory hit with soaking rain, breaking dry stretch

13:31 EDT

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