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33.14°S 148.17°E 342m AMSL

Parkes Forecast

This morning 26°C
Today 42°C
possible_shower

Now

29.9°C falling
Updated at 03:50 EDT

CW Slopes & Plains for Tuesday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower early this evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NW 15 to 25 km/h tending N 20 to 30 km/h in the evening.

Currently at Parkes Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 29.9°C falling
Dew Point 14.4°C falling
Feels Like 29.4°C
Relative Humidity 38%
Wind icon
N 18km/h falling
Wind Gusts 22km/h
Pressure 1007.9hPa steady
Fire Danger 14.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 2.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:16 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:19 EDT

Nearby Now

Forbes Ap 28.1°C
Cowra Ap 30.0°C
Condobolin Ap 32.4°C
Dubbo Ap 29.9°C

Fire Danger Rating

VERY HIGH

Next 12 hours in Parkes

48-hour forecast

6am

Mostly clear
26°C

9am

Mostly clear
33°C

12pm

Clear
39°C

3pm

Mostly clear
42°C

CW Slopes & Plains Weather Warnings

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NSW/ACT - Tue 15:59 EDT
Fire Weather Warning for the Illawarra/Shoalhaven, Southern & Central Ranges & Southern Slopes

National Forecast

Parkes 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Jan 18
Thu
Jan 19
Fri
Jan 20
Sat
Jan 21
Sun
Jan 22
Mon
Jan 23
Tue
Jan 24

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Showers

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 42°C 37°C 33°C 33°C 34°C 36°C 38°C
Minimum 26°C 20°C 20°C 15°C 16°C 18°C 23°C
Chance of Rain 20% 90% 90% 5% 5% 10% 70%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm 10-20mm < 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 25
km/h
28
km/h
20
km/h
12
km/h
24
km/h
25
km/h
15
km/h
17
km/h
23
km/h
18
km/h
25
km/h
22
km/h
27
km/h
25
km/h
Wind Direction NNW 25km/h
NNW
WSW 28km/h
WSW
ENE 20km/h
ENE
N 12km/h
N
N 24km/h
N
NNW 25km/h
NNW
SSW 15km/h
SSW
SSW 17km/h
SSW
ENE 23km/h
ENE
ENE 18km/h
ENE
NE 25km/h
NE
NNE 22km/h
NNE
N 27km/h
N
NW 25km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 42% 13% 52% 27% 70% 70% 58% 30% 54% 28% 51% 29% 40% 26%
Dew Point 19°C 9°C 16°C 15°C 20°C 25°C 12°C 13°C 13°C 13°C 14°C 15°C 14°C 15°C

Parkes Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
05:48 EDT
sunrise
06:16 EDT
sunset
20:19 EDT
last light
20:46 EDT
moon
set
Wed 11:47 EDT
rise
Thu 00:03 EDT
moon
Fri
Jan 20
moon
Sat
Jan 28
moon
Sat
Feb 4
moon
Sat
Feb 11

Parkes Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Jan 17
19.5°C 40°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jan 16
17.1°C 37.8°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jan 15
12.2°C 34.4°C 0.0mm
Sat
Jan 14
21.6°C 31.5°C 0.0mm
Fri
Jan 13
19.5°C 44.1°C 0.0mm

Parkes Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
64.0mm
5.9 Day(s)
Total For 2017
1.2mm
2 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
17.4mm
3 Day(s)
Wettest Day
1.0mm
Jan 2
Lowest Temperature
12.2°C
Jan 15
Highest Temperature
44.1°C
Jan 13

Parkes Ap Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
12.2°C
15th
Lowest On Record
4.0°C
4th 2009
Average This Month
18.5°C
+1.1°C
Long-term Average
17.4°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
44.1°C
13th
Highest On Record
44.0°C
15th 2001
Average This Month
35.5°C
+2.0°C
Long-term Average
33.5°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
1.0mm
2nd
Total This Month
1.2mm
2 Day(s)
Long-term Average
64.0mm
5.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
212.0mm
1976
Driest On Record
1.5mm
1942
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