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33.14°S 148.17°E 342m AMSL

Parkes Forecast

This morning 13°C
Today 29°C
possible_shower

Now

18.9°C rising
Updated at 00:10 EDT

CW Slopes & Plains for Thursday Sunny morning. Slight chance of a shower in the afternoon and early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and early evening. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending N/NE in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 32.
Friday Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming N/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Currently at Parkes Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 18.9°C rising
Dew Point 10.2°C rising
Feels Like 18.9°C
Relative Humidity 57%
Wind icon
NNE 11km/h falling
Wind Gusts 13km/h
Pressure 1015.7hPa steady
Fire Danger 4.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
05:53 EDT
Sunset sunset
19:54 EDT

Nearby Now

Forbes Ap 18.4°C
Cowra Ap 19.3°C
Condobolin Ap 18.2°C
Dubbo Ap 19.1°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Parkes

48-hour forecast

3am

Clear
15°C

6am

Clear
13°C

9am

Clear
21°C

12pm

Mostly clear
26°C

CW Slopes & Plains Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Parkes 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Nov 23
Fri
Nov 24
Sat
Nov 25
Sun
Nov 26
Mon
Nov 27
Tue
Nov 28
Wed
Nov 29

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Late shower

Possible shower

Showers

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 29°C 31°C 33°C 32°C 28°C 28°C 29°C
Minimum 13°C 15°C 17°C 18°C 17°C 15°C 16°C
Chance of Rain 40% 40% 50% 60% 90% 70% 60%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 10-20mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index 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 20
km/h
11
km/h
18
km/h
12
km/h
19
km/h
15
km/h
23
km/h
17
km/h
16
km/h
13
km/h
17
km/h
16
km/h
20
km/h
18
km/h
Wind Direction NE 20km/h
NE
NNE 11km/h
NNE
NNE 18km/h
NNE
NNE 12km/h
NNE
NE 19km/h
NE
NNE 15km/h
NNE
NE 23km/h
NE
N 17km/h
N
NE 16km/h
NE
N 13km/h
N
NE 17km/h
NE
ENE 16km/h
ENE
ENE 20km/h
ENE
ENE 18km/h
ENE
Relative Humidity 50% 30% 41% 24% 38% 25% 45% 30% 61% 49% 67% 48% 71% 52%
Dew Point 11°C 9°C 11°C 8°C 11°C 10°C 13°C 12°C 14°C 17°C 15°C 16°C 17°C 18°C

Parkes Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:26 EDT
sunrise
05:53 EDT
sunset
19:54 EDT
last light
20:21 EDT
moon
rise
Thu 09:28 EDT
set
Thu 23:40 EDT
moon
Mon
Nov 27
moon
Mon
Dec 4
moon
Sun
Dec 10
moon
Mon
Dec 18

Parkes Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Nov 22
15°C 28°C 0.0mm
Tue
Nov 21
15.1°C 29°C 0.0mm
Mon
Nov 20
12.0°C 28.3°C 0.0mm
Sun
Nov 19
16.4°C 27.4°C 3.8mm
Sat
Nov 18
16.6°C 21.3°C 0.0mm

Parkes Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Nov
558.8mm
89.3 Day(s)
Total For 2017
433.0mm
57 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
778.6mm
120 Day(s)
Wettest Day
55.6mm
Nov 17
Lowest Temperature
-5.6°C
Jul 1
Highest Temperature
45.9°C
Feb 11

Parkes Ap Almanac

full climatology
November Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
2.2°C
1st
Lowest On Record
0.0°C
17th 2006
Average This Month
11.8°C
-0.2°C
Long-term Average
12.0°C
November Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
31.3°C
15th
Highest On Record
43.9°C
23rd 2014
Average This Month
27.2°C
-1.2°C
Long-term Average
28.4°C
November Rainfall
Wettest This Month
55.6mm
17th
Total This Month
61.6mm
3 Day(s)
Long-term Average
56.3mm
6.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
203.4mm
2005
Driest On Record
0.4mm
1975
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