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Parkes Forecast

Today 16°C
Tonight 2°C
mostly_sunny

Now

14.5°C falling
Updated at 11:50 EST

CW Slopes & Plains for Tuesday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower on the southern slopes early this morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming SW 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 16 and 23.

Currently at Parkes Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 14.5°C falling
Dew Point 4.8°C falling
Feels Like 12.9°C
Relative Humidity 52%
Wind icon
SW 22km/h falling
Wind Gusts 28km/h
Pressure 1013.9hPa steady
Fire Danger 5.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
05:49 EST
Sunset sunset
18:07 EST

Nearby Now

Cowra Ap 13.3°C
Forbes Ap 14.0°C
Orange Ap 11.2°C
Young Ap 12.3°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Parkes

48-hour forecast

3pm

Clear
16°C

6pm

Clear
11°C

9pm

Clear
6°C

12am

Clear
4°C

CW Slopes & Plains Weather Warnings

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NSW/ACT - Tue 10:06 EST
Minor to Major Flood Warning for the Bogan River at Dandaloo and downstream

NSW/ACT - Tue 09:50 EST
Minor to Major Flood Warning for the Macquarie River

NSW/ACT - Tue 08:55 EST
Moderate to Major Flood Warning for the Lachlan River at Nanami and downstream

New South Wales/ACT Weather Update

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Parkes 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Sep 27
Wed
Sep 28
Thu
Sep 29
Fri
Sep 30
Sat
Oct 1
Sun
Oct 2
Mon
Oct 3

Mostly sunny

Late shower

Rain

Showers

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower
Maximum 16°C 19°C 15°C 12°C 16°C 22°C 19°C
Minimum 5°C 2°C 9°C 4°C 5°C 5°C 11°C
Chance of Rain 5% 90% 90% 80% 30% 80% 70%
Rain Amount < 1mm 5-10mm 10-20mm 5-10mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index High High High Moderate High
Frost Risk Slight Moderate Nil Slight Slight Slight Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 18
km/h
23
km/h
8
km/h
14
km/h
32
km/h
32
km/h
33
km/h
33
km/h
25
km/h
22
km/h
17
km/h
26
km/h
18
km/h
28
km/h
Wind Direction W 18km/h
W
WSW 23km/h
WSW
ENE 8km/h
ENE
NNE 14km/h
NNE
N 32km/h
N
NW 32km/h
NW
NNW 33km/h
NNW
NW 33km/h
NW
WNW 25km/h
WNW
WNW 22km/h
WNW
NNE 17km/h
NNE
N 26km/h
N
NNW 18km/h
NNW
NNW 28km/h
NNW
Relative Humidity 71% 49% 68% 51% 92% 67% 87% 83% 81% 59% 78% 52% 85% 62%
Dew Point 8°C 5°C 6°C 9°C 14°C 8°C 6°C 9°C 7°C 8°C 8°C 12°C 11°C 11°C

Parkes Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:25 EST
sunrise
05:49 EST
sunset
18:07 EST
last light
18:32 EST
moon
set
Tue 14:38 EST
rise
Wed 04:08 EST
moon
Sat
Oct 1
moon
Sun
Oct 9
moon
Sun
Oct 16
moon
Sun
Oct 23

Parkes Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Sep 27
3°C - 0.0mm
Mon
Sep 26
1.6°C 16°C 2.0mm
Sun
Sep 25
10.9°C 17.4°C 5.2mm
Sat
Sep 24
4.3°C 19.7°C 0.0mm
Fri
Sep 23
6.6°C 17.6°C 0.0mm

Parkes Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Sep
448.4mm
72.8 Day(s)
Total For 2016
644.4mm
102 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
340.8mm
95 Day(s)
Wettest Day
40.4mm
Sep 3
Lowest Temperature
-2.9°C
Jul 14
Highest Temperature
42.7°C
Jan 13

Parkes Ap Almanac

full climatology
September Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
1.4°C
20th
Lowest On Record
-3.0°C
11th 2002
Average This Month
6.5°C
+1.9°C
Long-term Average
4.6°C
September Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
21.6°C
7th
Highest On Record
31.0°C
22nd 2003
Average This Month
16.9°C
-3.3°C
Long-term Average
20.2°C
September Rainfall
Wettest This Month
40.4mm
3rd
Total This Month
171.2mm
17 Day(s)
Long-term Average
43.3mm
7.3 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
118.4mm
2005
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1941
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