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33.11°S 148.76°E 477m AMSL

Parkes Forecast

This morning 18°C
Today 26°C
rain

Now

21.3°C steady
Updated at 02:10 EDT

CW Slopes & Plains for Monday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the south, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NW/SW 25 to 35 km/h tending SE/SW in the evening.
Tuesday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds S/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending W/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening.

Currently at Parkes Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 21.3°C steady
Dew Point 19.0°C steady
Feels Like 21.3°C
Relative Humidity 87%
Wind icon
N 11km/h rising
Wind Gusts 11km/h
Pressure 1011.0hPa steady
Fire Danger 1.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.2mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
05:51 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:06 EDT

Nearby Now

Orange Ap 18.1°C
Cowra Ap 22.6°C
Forbes Ap 22.9°C
Mudgee Ap 23.0°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Parkes

48-hour forecast

3am

Chance shower
21°C

6am

Shower
18°C

9am

Slight chance shower
26°C

12pm

Shower
24°C

CW Slopes & Plains Weather Warnings

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There are no warnings current.

National Forecast

Parkes 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Dec 6
Wed
Dec 7
Thu
Dec 8
Fri
Dec 9
Sat
Dec 10
Sun
Dec 11
Mon
Dec 12

Rain

Mostly sunny

Showers

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower
Maximum 26°C 31°C 33°C 23°C 28°C 29°C 31°C
Minimum 18°C 12°C 14°C 10°C 7°C 11°C 14°C
Chance of Rain 90% 20% 90% 5% 5% 20% 60%
Rain Amount 5-10mm < 1mm 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
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 10
km/h
16
km/h
6
km/h
8
km/h
24
km/h
27
km/h
26
km/h
25
km/h
12
km/h
10
km/h
13
km/h
9
km/h
18
km/h
12
km/h
Wind Direction NW 10km/h
NW
SW 16km/h
SW
S 6km/h
S
SW 8km/h
SW
NNE 24km/h
NNE
NNW 27km/h
NNW
SW 26km/h
SW
SW 25km/h
SW
SSE 12km/h
SSE
SSW 10km/h
SSW
ENE 13km/h
ENE
WSW 9km/h
WSW
NE 18km/h
NE
NE 12km/h
NE
Relative Humidity 73% 70% 54% 26% 57% 40% 50% 26% 49% 24% 50% 25% 50% 26%
Dew Point 21°C 17°C 13°C 9°C 18°C 18°C 7°C 2°C 7°C 5°C 12°C 7°C 14°C 10°C

Parkes Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:22 EDT
sunrise
05:51 EDT
sunset
20:06 EDT
last light
20:34 EDT
moon
rise
Tue 11:36 EDT
set
Wed 00:56 EDT
moon
Wed
Dec 7
moon
Wed
Dec 14
moon
Wed
Dec 21
moon
Thu
Dec 29

Parkes Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Dec 5
22.1°C 36°C 0.0mm
Sun
Dec 4
15.3°C 37.7°C 0.0mm
Sat
Dec 3
12.7°C 36.1°C 0.0mm
Fri
Dec 2
11.1°C 33.5°C 0.0mm
Thu
Dec 1
14.2°C 33.7°C 0.0mm

Parkes Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
603.9mm
93.6 Day(s)
Total For 2016
778.6mm
120 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
470.4mm
108 Day(s)
Wettest Day
49.8mm
Nov 12
Lowest Temperature
-2.9°C
Jul 14
Highest Temperature
42.7°C
Jan 13

Parkes Ap Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
11.1°C
2nd
Lowest On Record
3.0°C
7th 2002
Average This Month
15.1°C
+0.7°C
Long-term Average
14.4°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
37.7°C
4th
Highest On Record
42.0°C
31st 2005
Average This Month
35.4°C
+4.6°C
Long-term Average
30.8°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.0mm
1st
Total This Month
0.0mm
0 Day(s)
Long-term Average
51.9mm
6.2 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
239.4mm
2010
Driest On Record
0.4mm
1974
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