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33.68°S 147.88°E 257m AMSL

Forbes Forecast

Tonight 14°C
Tomorrow 34°C
late_thunder

Now

25.0°C falling
Updated at 20:10 EDT

CW Slopes & Plains for Wednesday Clear. Light winds.
Thursday Sunny morning. High (80%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. A thunderstorm likely in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming NW/NE 25 to 40 km/h in the morning then tending NW/SW in the early afternoon.

Currently at Forbes Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 25.0°C falling
Dew Point 6.7°C rising
Feels Like 25.4°C
Relative Humidity 31%
Wind icon
Calm steady
Wind Gusts 0km/h
Pressure 1011.6hPa falling
Fire Danger 9.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
05:52 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:09 EDT

Nearby Now

West Wyalong Ap 25.5°C
Parkes Ap 22.5°C
Cowra Ap 24.6°C
Young Ap 21.1°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Parkes

48-hour forecast

9pm

Clear
21°C

12am

Clear
16°C

3am

Clear
15°C

6am

Clear
15°C

CW Slopes & Plains Weather Warnings

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NSW/ACT - Wed 16:05 EDT
Fire Weather Warning for the Lower Central West Plains and Eastern Riverina Fire Areas

National Forecast

Forbes 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Dec 7
Thu
Dec 8
Fri
Dec 9
Sat
Dec 10
Sun
Dec 11
Mon
Dec 12
Tue
Dec 13

Sunny

Late thunder

Sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 30°C 34°C 23°C 27°C 30°C 32°C 34°C
Minimum 12°C 14°C 11°C 7°C 10°C 13°C 18°C
Chance of Rain 10% 80% 5% 5% 50% 50% 20%
Rain Amount < 1mm 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index Extreme 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 5
km/h
6
km/h
23
km/h
30
km/h
24
km/h
25
km/h
7
km/h
6
km/h
8
km/h
4
km/h
15
km/h
10
km/h
22
km/h
17
km/h
Wind Direction SSW 5km/h
SSW
WSW 6km/h
WSW
NNE 23km/h
NNE
NW 30km/h
NW
SW 24km/h
SW
SW 25km/h
SW
S 7km/h
S
SSW 6km/h
SSW
ENE 8km/h
ENE
SSW 4km/h
SSW
NNE 15km/h
NNE
N 10km/h
N
N 22km/h
N
NNW 17km/h
NNW
Relative Humidity 51% 25% 46% 33% 50% 28% 44% 24% 52% 29% 49% 28% 38% 24%
Dew Point 9°C 8°C 14°C 15°C 3°C 3°C 3°C 4°C 9°C 10°C 11°C 12°C 11°C 11°C

Forbes 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
05:23 EDT
sunrise
05:52 EDT
sunset
20:09 EDT
last light
20:38 EDT
moon
set
Thu 01:36 EDT
rise
Thu 13:38 EDT
moon
Wed
Dec 14
moon
Wed
Dec 21
moon
Thu
Dec 29
moon
Fri
Jan 6

Forbes Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Dec 7
11.6°C - 2.0mm
Tue
Dec 6
22.0°C 24.0°C 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 5
23.3°C 35.4°C 0.0mm
Sun
Dec 4
15.7°C 38.1°C 0.0mm
Sat
Dec 3
13.4°C 37.2°C 0.0mm

Forbes Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
500.3mm
86.3 Day(s)
Total For 2016
620.0mm
108 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
386.0mm
92 Day(s)
Wettest Day
37.4mm
Jun 4
Lowest Temperature
-1.9°C
Jul 14
Highest Temperature
43.0°C
Jan 13

Forbes Ap Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
11.6°C
7th
Lowest On Record
5.7°C
7th 2013
Average This Month
16.2°C
+1.0°C
Long-term Average
15.2°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
38.1°C
4th
Highest On Record
42.8°C
31st 2005
Average This Month
33.5°C
+1.9°C
Long-term Average
31.6°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
2.0mm
7th
Total This Month
2.0mm
1 Day(s)
Long-term Average
57.5mm
6.2 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
202.6mm
2010
Driest On Record
6.2mm
2001
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