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Parkes Weather


33.14°S 148.17°E 342m AMSL

Parkes Forecast

This morning 3°C
Today 17°C
sunny

Now

2.5°C falling
Updated at 05:00 EST

CW Slopes & Plains for Thursday Mostly clear. Winds S/SW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening.

Currently at Parkes Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 2.5°C falling
Dew Point 1.8°C falling
Feels Like 2.5°C
Relative Humidity 95%
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Calm steady
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure 1022.3hPa steady
Fire Danger 0.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
06:38 EST
Sunset sunset
17:31 EST

Nearby Now

Forbes Ap 2.8°C
Cowra Ap 3.3°C
Condobolin Ap 3.5°C
Dubbo Ap 2.2°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Parkes

48-hour forecast

6am

Mostly clear
3°C

9am

Clear
10°C

12pm

Mostly clear
15°C

3pm

Clear
17°C

CW Slopes & Plains Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Parkes 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Apr 28
Sat
Apr 29
Sun
Apr 30
Mon
May 1
Tue
May 2
Wed
May 3
Thu
May 4

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 17°C 18°C 21°C 20°C 19°C 17°C 18°C
Minimum 3°C 6°C 7°C 8°C 8°C 5°C 5°C
Chance of Rain 40% 30% 5% 5% 50% 30% 20%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk Moderate Nil Nil Nil Nil Slight Slight
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 12
km/h
19
km/h
13
km/h
21
km/h
8
km/h
9
km/h
12
km/h
14
km/h
9
km/h
17
km/h
13
km/h
19
km/h
14
km/h
16
km/h
Wind Direction SSW 12km/h
SSW
SSW 19km/h
SSW
SSW 13km/h
SSW
SW 21km/h
SW
SE 8km/h
SE
ESE 9km/h
ESE
NE 12km/h
NE
NNW 14km/h
NNW
WSW 9km/h
WSW
SW 17km/h
SW
SSW 13km/h
SSW
S 19km/h
S
SE 14km/h
SE
SE 16km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 71% 48% 80% 62% 75% 50% 72% 49% 66% 51% 70% 49% 64% 47%
Dew Point 5°C 6°C 10°C 10°C 10°C 10°C 10°C 9°C 9°C 8°C 7°C 6°C 6°C 7°C

Parkes Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:12 EST
sunrise
06:38 EST
sunset
17:31 EST
last light
17:57 EST
moon
rise
Fri 08:10 EST
set
Fri 19:12 EST
moon
Wed
May 3
moon
Thu
May 11
moon
Fri
May 19
moon
Fri
May 26

Parkes Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Apr 27
5.6°C 13°C 5.0mm
Wed
Apr 26
11.7°C 16.9°C 13.4mm
Tue
Apr 25
15.2°C 21.6°C 0.0mm
Mon
Apr 24
10.5°C 25.7°C 0.0mm
Sun
Apr 23
10.9°C 25.2°C 0.0mm

Parkes Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Apr
213.6mm
22.9 Day(s)
Total For 2017
241.4mm
26 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
121.2mm
22 Day(s)
Wettest Day
50.2mm
Mar 14
Lowest Temperature
5.0°C
Apr 10
Highest Temperature
45.9°C
Feb 11

Parkes Ap Almanac

full climatology
April Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
5.0°C
10th
Lowest On Record
-3.0°C
22nd 2006
Average This Month
9.7°C
+0.4°C
Long-term Average
9.3°C
April Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
27.7°C
9th
Highest On Record
33.0°C
8th 1998
Average This Month
23.4°C
-0.6°C
Long-term Average
24.0°C
April Rainfall
Wettest This Month
13.4mm
26th
Total This Month
22.6mm
3 Day(s)
Long-term Average
29.9mm
5.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
135.2mm
1974
Driest On Record
1.0mm
2005
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