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Parkes Weather


33.14°S 148.17°E 342m AMSL

Parkes Forecast

Today 39°C
Tonight 19°C
sunny

Now

34.4°C rising
Updated at 11:00 EDT

CW Slopes & Plains for Friday Hot and sunny. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures around 40.

Currently at Parkes Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 34.4°C rising
Dew Point -0.3°C rising
Feels Like 31.8°C
Relative Humidity 11%
Wind icon
NNW 5km/h falling
Wind Gusts 17km/h
Pressure 1016.4hPa steady
Fire Danger 31.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
06:17 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:18 EDT

Nearby Now

Forbes Ap 35.0°C
Cowra Ap 31.5°C
Condobolin Ap 36.0°C
Dubbo Ap 33.8°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Parkes

48-hour forecast

12pm

Clear
35°C

3pm

Clear
38°C

6pm

Clear
38°C

9pm

Clear
30°C

CW Slopes & Plains Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Parkes 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Jan 19
Sat
Jan 20
Sun
Jan 21
Mon
Jan 22
Tue
Jan 23
Wed
Jan 24
Thu
Jan 25

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Late shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 39°C 41°C 41°C 41°C 41°C 37°C 35°C
Minimum 17°C 19°C 21°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 20°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 5% 50% 40% 70% 70%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 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 14
km/h
15
km/h
17
km/h
13
km/h
26
km/h
18
km/h
26
km/h
22
km/h
21
km/h
20
km/h
22
km/h
18
km/h
21
km/h
16
km/h
Wind Direction NE 14km/h
NE
SSW 15km/h
SSW
ENE 17km/h
ENE
E 13km/h
E
NE 26km/h
NE
NNE 18km/h
NNE
NNE 26km/h
NNE
NNW 22km/h
NNW
NE 21km/h
NE
N 20km/h
N
NE 22km/h
NE
NNE 18km/h
NNE
NE 21km/h
NE
ENE 16km/h
ENE
Relative Humidity 23% 10% 14% 5% 20% 12% 28% 13% 30% 18% 44% 31% 56% 31%
Dew Point 5°C 2°C 0°C -6°C 5°C 6°C 11°C 7°C 12°C 13°C 16°C 18°C 17°C 15°C

Parkes Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:49 EDT
sunrise
06:17 EDT
sunset
20:18 EDT
last light
20:46 EDT
moon
set
Fri 21:39 EDT
rise
Sat 08:51 EDT
moon
Thu
Jan 25
moon
Thu
Feb 1
moon
Thu
Feb 8
moon
Fri
Feb 16

Parkes Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Jan 19
15°C - 0.0mm
Thu
Jan 18
13°C 36°C 0.0mm
Wed
Jan 17
14°C 32°C 0.0mm
Tue
Jan 16
15.8°C 31°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jan 15
10.0°C 29.0°C 0.0mm

Parkes Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
62.7mm
6.4 Day(s)
Total For 2018
22.8mm
4 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
3.2mm
3 Day(s)
Wettest Day
13.6mm
Jan 10
Lowest Temperature
10.0°C
Jan 15
Highest Temperature
43.2°C
Jan 7

Parkes Ap Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
10.0°C
15th
Lowest On Record
4.0°C
4th 2009
Average This Month
17.0°C
-0.5°C
Long-term Average
17.5°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
43.2°C
7th
Highest On Record
44.1°C
13th 2017
Average This Month
34.1°C
+0.6°C
Long-term Average
33.5°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
13.6mm
10th
Total This Month
22.8mm
4 Day(s)
Long-term Average
62.7mm
6.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
212.0mm
1976
Driest On Record
1.5mm
1942
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