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Parkes Weather


33.14°S 148.17°E 342m AMSL

Parkes Forecast

This morning 3°C
Today 21°C
sunny

Now

1.5°C rising
Updated at 03:50 EST

CW Slopes & Plains for Friday Sunny. Areas of fog in the south in the early morning. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 25.

Currently at Parkes Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 1.5°C rising
Dew Point 0.8°C rising
Feels Like -0.7°C
Relative Humidity 95%
Wind icon
NNE 7km/h steady
Wind Gusts 7km/h
Pressure 1024.6hPa rising
Fire Danger 0.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
06:57 EST
Sunset sunset
17:11 EST

Nearby Now

Forbes Ap 4.7°C
Cowra Ap 3.9°C
Condobolin Ap 2.2°C
Dubbo Ap 8.3°C

Next 12 hours in Parkes

48-hour forecast

6am

Clear
4°C

9am

Clear
13°C

12pm

Clear
19°C

3pm

Clear
21°C

CW Slopes & Plains Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Parkes 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
May 25
Sat
May 26
Sun
May 27
Mon
May 28
Tue
May 29
Wed
May 30
Thu
May 31

Sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Frost then sunny
Maximum 21°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 20°C 14°C 14°C
Minimum 3°C 5°C 4°C 6°C 7°C 3°C 1°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 5% 30% 70% 60% 30%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Low
Frost Risk Moderate Slight Slight Nil Nil Moderate High
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 16
km/h
14
km/h
12
km/h
10
km/h
8
km/h
10
km/h
9
km/h
14
km/h
15
km/h
20
km/h
15
km/h
27
km/h
17
km/h
26
km/h
Wind Direction ENE 16km/h
ENE
ENE 14km/h
ENE
ENE 12km/h
ENE
NNE 10km/h
NNE
ENE 8km/h
ENE
N 10km/h
N
ENE 9km/h
ENE
NNW 14km/h
NNW
NNE 15km/h
NNE
NW 20km/h
NW
WSW 15km/h
WSW
WSW 27km/h
WSW
SW 17km/h
SW
SW 26km/h
SW
Relative Humidity 78% 43% 67% 41% 63% 40% 62% 37% 66% 50% 82% 52% 78% 51%
Dew Point 9°C 8°C 8°C 8°C 6°C 7°C 7°C 6°C 9°C 9°C 4°C 4°C 3°C 4°C

Parkes Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
06:30 EST
sunrise
06:57 EST
sunset
17:11 EST
last light
17:37 EST
moon
rise
Fri 14:47 EST
set
Sat 03:18 EST
moon
Wed
May 30
moon
Thu
Jun 7
moon
Thu
Jun 14
moon
Wed
Jun 20

Parkes Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
May 24
2.7°C 20°C 0.0mm
Wed
May 23
7.2°C 20.1°C 0.0mm
Tue
May 22
5.4°C 16.6°C 0.0mm
Mon
May 21
7.2°C 18.3°C 0.0mm
Sun
May 20
-1.0°C 15.8°C 0.0mm

Parkes Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
256.8mm
31.0 Day(s)
Total For 2018
82.2mm
20 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
273.4mm
31 Day(s)
Wettest Day
13.6mm
Jan 10
Lowest Temperature
-1.0°C
May 20
Highest Temperature
43.2°C
Jan 7

Parkes Ap Almanac

full climatology
May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-1.0°C
20th
Lowest On Record
-4.0°C
16th 1999
Average This Month
4.9°C
-0.2°C
Long-term Average
5.1°C
May Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
27.0°C
3rd
Highest On Record
27.0°C
6th 2005
Average This Month
19.7°C
+0.7°C
Long-term Average
19.0°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
10.6mm
12th
Total This Month
14.2mm
3 Day(s)
Long-term Average
46.0mm
7.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
131.5mm
1977
Driest On Record
1.8mm
2003
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Weather News

Severe weather warning issued as destructive cold front hits southern WA

23:06 EST

Heavy rain has soaked Perth and surrounds as the first strong cold front of the season batters the southern half of the state, with damaging winds of up to 125 kilometres per hour predicted overnight.

Tourists and feral animals flock to Lake Eyre as floodwaters end 1,000km journey

18:11 EST

Rain that fell ago in north west Queensland has finally hit South Australia's Lake Eyre, attracting tourists and feral animals not seen there in years.

Wild night in the west

16:47 EST

Perth's run of warm and dry weather will come to an abrupt end tonight when one of Western Australia's strongest cold front so far this year reaches the state's west coast.