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33.14°S 148.17°E 342m AMSL

Parkes Forecast

This morning 5°C
Today 22°C
rain_developing

Now

4.1°C rising
Updated at 05:30 EDT

CW Slopes & Plains for Sunday Mostly sunny. Medium (50%) chance of rain on the plains tonight, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm on the plains this evening. Winds N 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.

Currently at Parkes Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 4.1°C rising
Dew Point 3.8°C rising
Feels Like 1.8°C
Relative Humidity 98%
Wind icon
NNE 9km/h rising
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure 1013.1hPa steady
Fire Danger 0.6
Rain since 9am/last hr - / -

Sun on Sun

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Sunrise sunrise
06:43 EDT
Sunset sunset
19:10 EDT

Nearby Now

Forbes Ap 6.0°C
Cowra Ap 3.3°C
Condobolin Ap 9.4°C
Dubbo Ap 5.9°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Parkes

48-hour forecast

6am

Clear
6°C

9am

Clear
12°C

12pm

Clear
20°C

3pm

Mostly clear
22°C

CW Slopes & Plains Weather Warnings

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NSW/ACT - Sat 17:54 EST
Major Flood Warning for the Macquarie River

NSW/ACT - Sat 17:06 EST
Minor to Major Flood Warning for the Lachlan River

NSW/ACT - Sat 16:35 EST
Minor to Moderate Flood Warning for the Bogan River

New South Wales/ACT Weather Update

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Parkes 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sun
Oct 2
Mon
Oct 3
Tue
Oct 4
Wed
Oct 5
Thu
Oct 6
Fri
Oct 7
Sat
Oct 8

Rain developing

Windy with rain

Cloud increasing

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 22°C 17°C 18°C 18°C 21°C 24°C 25°C
Minimum 5°C 12°C 5°C 5°C 5°C 6°C 10°C
Chance of Rain 90% 60% 80% 5% 5% 20% 10%
Rain Amount 5-10mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index High High High High
Frost Risk Slight Nil Slight Slight Slight Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 15
km/h
27
km/h
18
km/h
29
km/h
18
km/h
30
km/h
18
km/h
25
km/h
10
km/h
19
km/h
11
km/h
16
km/h
16
km/h
18
km/h
Wind Direction NNE 15km/h
NNE
N 27km/h
N
WNW 18km/h
WNW
WNW 29km/h
WNW
NW 18km/h
NW
NW 30km/h
NW
WSW 18km/h
WSW
W 25km/h
W
W 10km/h
W
WSW 19km/h
WSW
N 11km/h
N
NW 16km/h
NW
NNW 16km/h
NNW
NW 18km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 73% 45% 92% 49% 76% 53% 83% 50% 76% 51% 78% 48% 70% 46%
Dew Point 8°C 10°C 13°C 6°C 6°C 8°C 7°C 8°C 7°C 10°C 11°C 12°C 11°C 12°C

Parkes Sun & Moon Times

Sunday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:18 EDT
sunrise
06:43 EDT
sunset
19:10 EDT
last light
19:35 EDT
moon
rise
Sun 05:25 EDT
set
Sun 20:14 EDT
moon
Sun
Oct 9
moon
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Oct 16
moon
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Oct 23
moon
Mon
Oct 31

Parkes Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Oct 1
8.3°C - 9.6mm
Fri
Sep 30
7.4°C 13.4°C 1.0mm
Thu
Sep 29
8.5°C 17.3°C 15.2mm
Wed
Sep 28
1.2°C 19.2°C 0.0mm
Tue
Sep 27
3.0°C 15.8°C 0.0mm

Parkes Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Oct
497.0mm
80.6 Day(s)
Total For 2016
670.2mm
105 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
340.8mm
95 Day(s)
Wettest Day
40.4mm
Sep 3
Lowest Temperature
-2.9°C
Jul 14
Highest Temperature
42.7°C
Jan 13

Parkes Ap Almanac

full climatology
October Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
8.3°C
1st
Lowest On Record
-2.0°C
9th 2007
Average This Month
8.3°C
+1.0°C
Long-term Average
7.3°C
October Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
Highest On Record
36.8°C
25th 2014
Average This Month
 
Long-term Average
23.9°C
October Rainfall
Wettest This Month
9.6mm
1st
Total This Month
9.6mm
1 Day(s)
Long-term Average
48.6mm
7.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
141.4mm
1976
Driest On Record
0.0mm
2002
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Weather News

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00:13 EST

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WA storm blacks out homes, blocks roads as severe weather warning cancelled

20:48 EST

About 9,000 properties remain without power in Perth and Western Australia's south-west as conditions ease across the state after damaging winds brought down trees and debris.

NSW weather: Evacuation order for Condobolin as Lachlan River flood moves downstream

14:16 EST

An evacuation order has been issued for low-lying areas of Condobolin in the central west of New South Wales, as flood peaks in the Lachlan River move downstream.