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33.68°S 147.88°E 257m AMSL

Forbes Forecast

This morning 10°C
Today 27°C
possible_shower

Now

8.6°C falling
Updated at 06:00 EST

CW Slopes & Plains for Sunday Hot. Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers on the southern slopes, slight chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm during the morning and afternoon. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the middle of the day then increasing to 40 km/h before tending W/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 26 to 35.

Currently at Forbes Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 8.6°C falling
Dew Point 1.5°C falling
Feels Like 8.6°C
Relative Humidity 61%
Wind icon
Calm steady
Wind Gusts 0km/h
Pressure 1007.3hPa rising
Fire Danger 2.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sun

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Sunrise sunrise
05:56 EST
Sunset sunset
18:05 EST

Nearby Now

West Wyalong Ap 9.1°C
Parkes Ap 11.6°C
Cowra Ap 11.5°C
Young Ap 6.0°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Parkes

48-hour forecast

9am

Chance shower
19°C

12pm

Shower
23°C

3pm

Mostly clear
26°C

6pm

Mostly clear
22°C

CW Slopes & Plains Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Forbes 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sun
Sep 24
Mon
Sep 25
Tue
Sep 26
Wed
Sep 27
Thu
Sep 28
Fri
Sep 29
Sat
Sep 30

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Cloud increasing

Showers

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 27°C 21°C 24°C 28°C 23°C 24°C 20°C
Minimum 10°C 6°C 2°C 8°C 10°C 6°C 5°C
Chance of Rain 80% 40% 40% 70% 50% 5% 50%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index High High High High High
Frost Risk Nil Nil Moderate Nil Nil Nil Slight
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 8
km/h
30
km/h
10
km/h
22
km/h
8
km/h
7
km/h
17
km/h
20
km/h
13
km/h
18
km/h
11
km/h
20
km/h
13
km/h
20
km/h
Wind Direction NW 8km/h
NW
NW 30km/h
NW
WNW 10km/h
WNW
W 22km/h
W
ESE 8km/h
ESE
ESE 7km/h
ESE
N 17km/h
N
NW 20km/h
NW
WNW 13km/h
WNW
WNW 18km/h
WNW
W 11km/h
W
W 20km/h
W
WSW 13km/h
WSW
W 20km/h
W
Relative Humidity 41% 23% 44% 35% 45% 25% 35% 37% 68% 40% 50% 29% 43% 36%
Dew Point 4°C 4°C 2°C 5°C 2°C 3°C 6°C 11°C 8°C 9°C 5°C 4°C 2°C 4°C

Forbes 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
05:31 EST
sunrise
05:56 EST
sunset
18:05 EST
last light
18:30 EST
moon
rise
Sun 08:23 EST
set
Sun 21:53 EST
moon
Thu
Sep 28
moon
Fri
Oct 6
moon
Thu
Oct 12
moon
Fri
Oct 20

Forbes Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Sep 23
10.8°C 31°C 0.0mm
Fri
Sep 22
3.7°C 29°C 0.0mm
Thu
Sep 21
-0.2°C 25.5°C 0.0mm
Wed
Sep 20
-1.8°C 19.1°C 0.0mm
Tue
Sep 19
8.3°C 17.9°C 0.0mm

Forbes Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Sep
367.8mm
69.1 Day(s)
Total For 2017
298.2mm
41 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
532.2mm
91 Day(s)
Wettest Day
44.2mm
Mar 23
Lowest Temperature
-5.4°C
Jul 22
Highest Temperature
46.7°C
Feb 11

Forbes Ap Almanac

full climatology
September Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-3.2°C
9th
Lowest On Record
-2.6°C
2nd 2012
Average This Month
2.5°C
-2.8°C
Long-term Average
5.3°C
September Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
31.0°C
23rd
Highest On Record
31.9°C
22nd 2003
Average This Month
20.8°C
+0.4°C
Long-term Average
20.4°C
September Rainfall
Wettest This Month
6.8mm
14th
Total This Month
6.8mm
1 Day(s)
Long-term Average
43.9mm
7.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
119.8mm
2016
Driest On Record
1.6mm
2007
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Weather News

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17:13 EST

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Sydney sizzles as September heat record broken in NSW

14:14 EST

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Fronts and troughs leading to seesaw temperatures in southeast Australia

14:11 EST

Cloud cover and wind direction changes are conspiring to make for very fast changes in temperature over parts of Victoria and NSW on Saturday.