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Parkes Forecast

This morning 14°C
Today 29°C
possible_thunderstorm

Now

18.2°C rising
Updated at 07:10 EDT

CW Slopes & Plains for Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers on the southern slopes, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm during this afternoon and evening. Winds NE 20 to 30 km/h turning N/NW during the morning then becoming light in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 28 to 34.

Currently at Parkes Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 18.2°C rising
Dew Point 14.7°C falling
Feels Like 18.2°C
Relative Humidity 80%
Wind icon
NNE 20km/h rising
Wind Gusts 24km/h
Pressure 1015.3hPa steady
Fire Danger 2.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 4.8mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
07:13 EDT
Sunset sunset
19:13 EDT

Nearby Now

Orange Ap 13.0°C
Forbes Ap 18.1°C
Cowra Ap 17.3°C
Dubbo Ap 17.1°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Parkes

48-hour forecast

9am

Mostly clear
18°C

12pm

Mostly cloudy
24°C

3pm

Mostly clear
29°C

6pm

Slight chance shower
27°C

CW Slopes & Plains Weather Warnings

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NSW/ACT - Fri 20:44 EDT
Final Flood Warning for the Bell River at Wellington

NSW/ACT - Fri 15:40 EDT
Minor to Moderate Flood Warning for the Bogan River

National Forecast

Parkes 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Mar 25
Sun
Mar 26
Mon
Mar 27
Tue
Mar 28
Wed
Mar 29
Thu
Mar 30
Fri
Mar 31

Possible thunderstorm

Clearing shower

Mostly sunny

Late shower

Possible shower

Showers

Possible shower
Maximum 29°C 30°C 31°C 30°C 31°C 28°C 22°C
Minimum 14°C 17°C 16°C 17°C 16°C 18°C 10°C
Chance of Rain 70% 30% 30% 20% 70% 30% 40%
Rain Amount 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm
UV Index Very High Very High Very High Very High 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 19
km/h
19
km/h
6
km/h
11
km/h
16
km/h
16
km/h
7
km/h
15
km/h
11
km/h
19
km/h
12
km/h
25
km/h
15
km/h
20
km/h
Wind Direction NE 19km/h
NE
NNW 19km/h
NNW
NE 6km/h
NE
SW 11km/h
SW
NE 16km/h
NE
N 16km/h
N
W 7km/h
W
WSW 15km/h
WSW
ENE 11km/h
ENE
N 19km/h
N
WNW 12km/h
WNW
SW 25km/h
SW
SSE 15km/h
SSE
SSE 20km/h
SSE
Relative Humidity 73% 57% 78% 48% 74% 45% 70% 46% 73% 46% 69% 44% 66% 46%
Dew Point 14°C 20°C 18°C 18°C 16°C 17°C 16°C 17°C 17°C 18°C 17°C 15°C 9°C 10°C

Parkes Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:49 EDT
sunrise
07:13 EDT
sunset
19:13 EDT
last light
19:37 EDT
moon
set
Sat 17:26 EDT
rise
Sun 04:53 EDT
moon
Tue
Mar 28
moon
Tue
Apr 4
moon
Tue
Apr 11
moon
Wed
Apr 19

Parkes Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Mar 24
18.4°C 25°C 48.4mm
Thu
Mar 23
17.7°C 28.0°C 19.4mm
Wed
Mar 22
19.7°C 31.0°C 28.6mm
Tue
Mar 21
19.5°C 24.1°C 26.2mm
Mon
Mar 20
19.9°C 30.6°C 0.0mm

Parkes Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Mar
183.7mm
17.9 Day(s)
Total For 2017
206.4mm
19 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
116.2mm
16 Day(s)
Wettest Day
50.2mm
Mar 14
Lowest Temperature
6.4°C
Feb 21
Highest Temperature
45.9°C
Feb 11

Parkes Ap Almanac

full climatology
March Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
9.0°C
10th
Lowest On Record
3.0°C
29th 2008
Average This Month
16.1°C
+2.2°C
Long-term Average
13.9°C
March Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
34.9°C
12th
Highest On Record
40.0°C
19th 2002
Average This Month
29.9°C
+1.5°C
Long-term Average
28.4°C
March Rainfall
Wettest This Month
50.2mm
14th
Total This Month
183.0mm
9 Day(s)
Long-term Average
53.6mm
5.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
193.2mm
2012
Driest On Record
0.2mm
1998
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