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Parkes Forecast

This morning -1°C
Today 17°C
frost_then_sunny

Now

-1.2°C rising
Updated at 04:30 EST

CW Slopes & Plains for Sunday Mostly sunny. Areas of morning frost. Light winds becoming W/NW 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 2 and 2 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 21.

Currently at Parkes Ap

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Temperature -1.2°C rising
Dew Point -2.9°C rising
Feels Like -5.5°C
Relative Humidity 88%
Wind icon
ENE 12km/h steady
Wind Gusts 17km/h
Pressure 1020.4hPa falling
Fire Danger 0.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sun

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Sunrise sunrise
07:05 EST
Sunset sunset
17:22 EST

Nearby Now

Forbes Ap -1.4°C
Dubbo Ap -2.9°C
Cowra Ap -1.8°C
Trangie -1.5°C

Next 12 hours in Parkes

48-hour forecast

6am

Clear
1°C

9am

Mostly clear
7°C

12pm

Clear
15°C

3pm

Clear
17°C

CW Slopes & Plains Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Parkes 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sun
Jul 23
Mon
Jul 24
Tue
Jul 25
Wed
Jul 26
Thu
Jul 27
Fri
Jul 28
Sat
Jul 29

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny

Rain

Frost then sunny

Possible shower

Frost then sunny
Maximum 17°C 16°C 18°C 17°C 16°C 16°C 18°C
Minimum -1°C 0°C -1°C 4°C 0°C 0°C 0°C
Chance of Rain 20% 10% 90% 80% 60% 30% 30%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Low
Frost Risk Severe High Severe Slight High High High
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 11
km/h
22
km/h
6
km/h
18
km/h
5
km/h
19
km/h
10
km/h
25
km/h
2
km/h
12
km/h
13
km/h
19
km/h
10
km/h
19
km/h
Wind Direction N 11km/h
N
NW 22km/h
NW
W 6km/h
W
WSW 18km/h
WSW
N 5km/h
N
NNW 19km/h
NNW
NW 10km/h
NW
W 25km/h
W
S 2km/h
S
SW 12km/h
SW
N 13km/h
N
NW 19km/h
NW
N 10km/h
N
NNW 19km/h
NNW
Relative Humidity 62% 32% 89% 50% 84% 39% 79% 52% 92% 45% 76% 42% 74% 33%
Dew Point 0°C 0°C 5°C 6°C 4°C 4°C 7°C 7°C 5°C 4°C 3°C 3°C 3°C 2°C

Parkes Sun & Moon Times

Sunday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:38 EST
sunrise
07:05 EST
sunset
17:22 EST
last light
17:49 EST
moon
rise
Sun 06:31 EST
set
Sun 17:15 EST
moon
Mon
Jul 31
moon
Tue
Aug 8
moon
Tue
Aug 15
moon
Tue
Aug 22

Parkes Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Jul 22
-5°C 15°C 0.2mm
Fri
Jul 21
-4°C 14°C 0.0mm
Thu
Jul 20
- 13°C 1.6mm
Wed
Jul 19
5°C 11°C 0.2mm
Tue
Jul 18
7°C 18°C 0.0mm

Parkes Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jul
360.4mm
56.3 Day(s)
Total For 2017
280.8mm
40 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
406.4mm
68 Day(s)
Wettest Day
50.2mm
Mar 14
Lowest Temperature
-5.6°C
Jul 1
Highest Temperature
45.9°C
Feb 11

Parkes Ap Almanac

full climatology
July Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-5.6°C
1st
Lowest On Record
-5.6°C
3rd 2015
Average This Month
-0.2°C
-2.7°C
Long-term Average
2.5°C
July Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
18.0°C
18th
Highest On Record
21.0°C
23rd 2003
Average This Month
15.0°C
+0.8°C
Long-term Average
14.2°C
July Rainfall
Wettest This Month
2.0mm
4th
Total This Month
5.4mm
6 Day(s)
Long-term Average
47.6mm
13.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
110.8mm
2010
Driest On Record
10.8mm
1977
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