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Parkes Forecast

Today 12°C
Tonight 3°C
clearing_shower

Now

11.2°C rising
Updated at 13:40 EST

CW Slopes & Plains for Saturday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers on the slopes, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm and small hail this morning. Winds W/NW 15 to 20 km/h tending W/SW 25 to 35 km/h during the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 12 and 16.

Currently at Parkes Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 11.2°C rising
Dew Point 8.1°C rising
Feels Like 8.6°C
Relative Humidity 81%
Wind icon
W 24km/h rising
Wind Gusts 26km/h
Pressure 1010.3hPa rising
Fire Danger 1.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.8mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
06:59 EST
Sunset sunset
17:09 EST

Nearby Now

Forbes Ap 12.2°C
Dubbo Ap 12.3°C
Cowra Ap 11.4°C
Trangie 11.3°C

Next 12 hours in Parkes

48-hour forecast

3pm

Mostly cloudy
11°C

6pm

Mostly cloudy
9°C

9pm

Mostly cloudy
7°C

12am

Mostly cloudy
6°C

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Parkes 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
May 28
Sun
May 29
Mon
May 30
Tue
May 31
Wed
Jun 1
Thu
Jun 2
Fri
Jun 3

Clearing shower

Increasing sunshine

Frost then sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Possible shower
Maximum 12°C 13°C 15°C 17°C 16°C 18°C 16°C
Minimum 6°C 3°C 1°C 3°C 7°C 6°C 9°C
Chance of Rain 90% 5% 10% 50% 60% 30% 70%
Rain Amount 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Nil Moderate High Moderate Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 18
km/h
24
km/h
10
km/h
14
km/h
7
km/h
8
km/h
11
km/h
12
km/h
8
km/h
9
km/h
6
km/h
11
km/h
11
km/h
13
km/h
Wind Direction W 18km/h
W
WSW 24km/h
WSW
SSW 10km/h
SSW
WSW 14km/h
WSW
ENE 7km/h
ENE
S 8km/h
S
ENE 11km/h
ENE
NNE 12km/h
NNE
SE 8km/h
SE
WNW 9km/h
WNW
E 6km/h
E
SSE 11km/h
SSE
ESE 11km/h
ESE
E 13km/h
E
Relative Humidity 93% 69% 90% 58% 79% 52% 77% 54% 84% 62% 88% 59% 86% 65%
Dew Point 7°C 6°C 5°C 5°C 5°C 5°C 6°C 8°C 9°C 9°C 9°C 10°C 11°C 10°C

Parkes Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
06:33 EST
sunrise
06:59 EST
sunset
17:09 EST
last light
17:36 EST
moon
rise
Sat 23:00 EST
set
Sun 12:20 EST
moon
Sun
May 29
moon
Sun
Jun 5
moon
Sun
Jun 12
moon
Mon
Jun 20

Parkes Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
May 28
8°C - 5mm
Fri
May 27
2.7°C 14°C 1.6mm
Thu
May 26
7.6°C 13.0°C 11.6mm
Wed
May 25
0.8°C 16.7°C 0.0mm
Tue
May 24
1.1°C 15.5°C 0.0mm

Parkes Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
260.1mm
30.5 Day(s)
Total For 2016
221.4mm
33 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
161.0mm
38 Day(s)
Wettest Day
36.4mm
Apr 30
Lowest Temperature
0.8°C
May 25
Highest Temperature
42.7°C
Jan 13

Parkes Ap Almanac

full climatology
May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
0.8°C
25th
Lowest On Record
-4.0°C
16th 1999
Average This Month
8.0°C
+3.1°C
Long-term Average
4.9°C
May Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
24.8°C
22nd
Highest On Record
27.0°C
6th 2005
Average This Month
19.6°C
+0.6°C
Long-term Average
19.0°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
27.6mm
9th
Total This Month
63.8mm
10 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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