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Parkes Forecast

Tonight 4°C
Tomorrow 18°C
mostly_sunny

Now

7.0°C falling
Updated at 21:20 EST

CW Slopes & Plains for Wednesday Sunny in the north, partly cloudy in the south. Winds S 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 18 and 22.
Thursday Mostly sunny. Areas of fog on the northern slopes in the early morning. Light winds becoming S 15 to 20 km/h early in the morning then becoming light in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 22.

Currently at Parkes Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 7.0°C falling
Dew Point 4.7°C rising
Feels Like 7.0°C
Relative Humidity 85%
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Calm steady
Wind Gusts 0km/h
Pressure 1025.6hPa falling
Fire Danger 0.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:56 EST
Sunset sunset
17:11 EST

Nearby Now

Forbes Ap 11.3°C
Dubbo Ap 11.0°C
Cowra Ap 8.7°C
Trangie 13.2°C

Next 12 hours in Parkes

48-hour forecast

12am

Clear
6°C

3am

Fog
4°C

6am

Mostly clear
5°C

9am

Mostly clear
10°C

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National Forecast

Parkes 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Frost then sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 18°C 18°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 22°C 22°C
Minimum 7°C 4°C 3°C 5°C 7°C 6°C 8°C
Chance of Rain 10% 5% 5% 10% 20% 30% 70%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk Nil Slight Moderate Slight Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 12
km/h
16
km/h
11
km/h
16
km/h
16
km/h
16
km/h
13
km/h
14
km/h
13
km/h
18
km/h
10
km/h
15
km/h
12
km/h
18
km/h
Wind Direction S 12km/h
S
SSW 16km/h
SSW
S 11km/h
S
SSW 16km/h
SSW
E 16km/h
E
ENE 16km/h
ENE
ENE 13km/h
ENE
NNE 14km/h
NNE
NE 13km/h
NE
N 18km/h
N
NE 10km/h
NE
NW 15km/h
NW
N 12km/h
N
NNW 18km/h
NNW
Relative Humidity 83% 54% 82% 48% 73% 43% 67% 43% 65% 46% 63% 41% 69% 52%
Dew Point 10°C 9°C 8°C 7°C 8°C 8°C 7°C 8°C 8°C 9°C 8°C 8°C 10°C 12°C

Parkes Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
06:30 EST
sunrise
06:56 EST
sunset
17:11 EST
last light
17:38 EST
moon
set
Thu 01:18 EST
rise
Thu 14:12 EST
moon
Wed
May 30
moon
Thu
Jun 7
moon
Thu
Jun 14
moon
Wed
Jun 20

Parkes Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
May 23
7.2°C 20°C 0.0mm
Tue
May 22
5.4°C 16.6°C 0.0mm
Mon
May 21
7.2°C 18.3°C 0.0mm
Sun
May 20
-1.0°C 15.8°C 0.0mm
Sat
May 19
7.5°C 15.9°C 0.0mm

Parkes Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
256.8mm
31.0 Day(s)
Total For 2018
82.2mm
20 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
273.4mm
31 Day(s)
Wettest Day
13.6mm
Jan 10
Lowest Temperature
-1.0°C
May 20
Highest Temperature
43.2°C
Jan 7

Parkes Ap Almanac

full climatology
May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-1.0°C
20th
Lowest On Record
-4.0°C
16th 1999
Average This Month
5.0°C
-0.1°C
Long-term Average
5.1°C
May Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
27.0°C
3rd
Highest On Record
27.0°C
6th 2005
Average This Month
19.7°C
+0.7°C
Long-term Average
19.0°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
10.6mm
12th
Total This Month
14.2mm
3 Day(s)
Long-term Average
46.0mm
7.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
131.5mm
1977
Driest On Record
1.8mm
2003
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