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33.22°S 148.40°E 535m AMSL

Parkes Forecast

Today 15°C
Tonight -2°C
sunny

Now

13.2°C rising
Updated at 13:00 EST

CW Slopes & Plains for Thursday Partly cloudy. Areas of frost on the slopes early this morning. Slight chance of a shower on the northern slopes during this afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds S/SW 20 to 30 km/h.

Currently at Parkes Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 13.2°C rising
Dew Point 3.6°C rising
Feels Like 11.4°C
Relative Humidity 52%
Wind icon
SW 20km/h falling
Wind Gusts 33km/h
Pressure 1019.6hPa falling
Fire Danger 5.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:36 EST
Sunset sunset
17:44 EST

Nearby Now

Forbes Ap 14.0°C
Cowra Ap 12.9°C
Orange Ap 8.8°C
Young Ap 11.8°C

Next 12 hours in Parkes

48-hour forecast

3pm

Mostly clear
15°C

6pm

Mostly clear
9°C

9pm

Mostly clear
5°C

12am

Clear
3°C

CW Slopes & Plains Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Parkes 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Sunny

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Frost then sunny
Maximum 15°C 16°C 16°C 16°C 16°C 15°C 17°C
Minimum 1°C -2°C -2°C -1°C 0°C 0°C 0°C
Chance of Rain 10% 5% 10% 10% 10% 20% 50%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk High Severe Severe Severe High High High
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 13
km/h
22
km/h
9
km/h
16
km/h
6
km/h
15
km/h
10
km/h
18
km/h
6
km/h
10
km/h
6
km/h
9
km/h
8
km/h
12
km/h
Wind Direction SW 13km/h
SW
SW 22km/h
SW
S 9km/h
S
SSW 16km/h
SSW
SSW 6km/h
SSW
SW 15km/h
SW
SSW 10km/h
SSW
SSW 18km/h
SSW
SE 6km/h
SE
S 10km/h
S
SE 6km/h
SE
W 9km/h
W
SSE 8km/h
SSE
SW 12km/h
SW
Relative Humidity 86% 48% 69% 32% 72% 37% 78% 46% 76% 42% 74% 38% 72% 40%
Dew Point 7°C 4°C 2°C 0°C 3°C 1°C 4°C 4°C 4°C 3°C 4°C 1°C 4°C 3°C

Parkes Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:10 EST
sunrise
06:36 EST
sunset
17:44 EST
last light
18:09 EST
moon
set
Thu 20:16 EST
rise
Fri 08:41 EST
moon
Tue
Aug 29
moon
Wed
Sep 6
moon
Wed
Sep 13
moon
Wed
Sep 20

Parkes Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Aug 24
-1°C - 0.0mm
Wed
Aug 23
0°C 20°C 0.0mm
Tue
Aug 22
1.1°C 21°C 0.0mm
Mon
Aug 21
-0.7°C 16.2°C 0.0mm
Sun
Aug 20
-5.6°C 14.3°C 0.0mm

Parkes Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
406.5mm
67.0 Day(s)
Total For 2017
308.4mm
46 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
454.6mm
80 Day(s)
Wettest Day
50.2mm
Mar 14
Lowest Temperature
-5.6°C
Jul 1
Highest Temperature
45.9°C
Feb 11

Parkes Ap Almanac

full climatology
August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-5.6°C
20th
Lowest On Record
-6.0°C
3rd 1999
Average This Month
1.7°C
-0.8°C
Long-term Average
2.5°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
21.1°C
15th
Highest On Record
25.0°C
30th 2007
Average This Month
16.1°C
+0.1°C
Long-term Average
16.0°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
14.4mm
4th
Total This Month
24.8mm
3 Day(s)
Long-term Average
46.1mm
10.7 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
89.2mm
1973
Driest On Record
9.6mm
2006
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