Fairfax Media Network

Parkes Weather


33.14°S 148.17°E 342m AMSL

Parkes Forecast

This morning -3°C
Today 12°C
frost_then_sunny

Now

-3.5°C rising
Updated at 04:30 EST

CW Slopes & Plains for Thursday Partly cloudy. Winds S/SW 15 to 25 km/h.

Currently at Parkes Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature -3.5°C rising
Dew Point -4.3°C rising
Feels Like -5.7°C
Relative Humidity 94%
Wind icon
E 3km/h falling
Wind Gusts 7km/h
Pressure 1025.7hPa rising
Fire Danger 0.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

more
Sunrise sunrise
07:11 EST
Sunset sunset
17:11 EST

Nearby Now

Forbes Ap -2.7°C
Cowra Ap -2.0°C
Condobolin Ap -0.2°C
Dubbo Ap -0.1°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Parkes

48-hour forecast

6am

Fog
-2°C

9am

Mostly clear
2°C

12pm

Clear
10°C

3pm

Clear
12°C

CW Slopes & Plains Weather Warnings

view all
NSW/ACT - Fri 00:13 EST
Severe Weather Warning for Damaging Winds and Damaging Surf for Lord Howe Island for Friday

New South Wales/ACT Weather Update

This video is updated each morning and afternoon.

Parkes 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Jul 3
Sat
Jul 4
Sun
Jul 5
Mon
Jul 6
Tue
Jul 7
Wed
Jul 8
Thu
Jul 9

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny
Maximum 12°C 11°C 14°C 14°C 14°C 13°C 14°C
Minimum -3°C -4°C -3°C 0°C 1°C 1°C -1°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 20% 20% 20% 10% 40%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Severe Severe Severe High High High Severe
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 6
km/h
12
km/h
2
km/h
14
km/h
1
km/h
12
km/h
6
km/h
17
km/h
3
km/h
18
km/h
4
km/h
14
km/h
7
km/h
13
km/h
Wind Direction NNW 6km/h
NNW
SW 12km/h
SW
WNW 2km/h
WNW
WSW 14km/h
WSW
N 1km/h
N
W 12km/h
W
NNE 6km/h
NNE
WNW 17km/h
WNW
N 3km/h
N
WSW 18km/h
WSW
NW 4km/h
NW
SSW 14km/h
SSW
NE 7km/h
NE
NNW 13km/h
NNW
Relative Humidity 98% 46% 96% 54% 88% 49% 86% 57% 93% 60% 95% 65% 100% 56%
Dew Point 2°C 1°C 1°C 2°C 2°C 4°C 4°C 6°C 5°C 7°C 6°C 7°C 5°C 5°C

Parkes Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
06:44 EST
sunrise
07:11 EST
sunset
17:11 EST
last light
17:39 EST
moon
set
Fri 07:38 EST
rise
Fri 18:36 EST
moon
Thu
Jul 9
moon
Thu
Jul 16
moon
Fri
Jul 24
moon
Fri
Jul 31

Parkes Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Jul 2
-2.1°C 13°C 0.2mm
Wed
Jul 1
-1.6°C 10.4°C 0.2mm
Tue
Jun 30
-0.4°C 13.4°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jun 29
-3.8°C 17.4°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jun 28
0.4°C 10.1°C 0.4mm

Parkes Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jul
360.0mm
55.1 Day(s)
Total For 2015
183.6mm
56 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2014
503.8mm
52 Day(s)
Wettest Day
17.8mm
Apr 7
Lowest Temperature
-3.8°C
Jun 29
Highest Temperature
39.0°C
Feb 9

Parkes Ap Almanac

full climatology
July Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-2.1°C
2nd
Lowest On Record
-5.0°C
22nd 2002
Average This Month
-1.8°C
-4.2°C
Long-term Average
2.4°C
July Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
13.0°C
2nd
Highest On Record
21.0°C
23rd 2003
Average This Month
11.7°C
-2.6°C
Long-term Average
14.3°C
July Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.2mm
1st
Total This Month
0.4mm
2 Day(s)
Long-term Average
44.8mm
12.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
110.8mm
2010
Driest On Record
10.8mm
1977
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Fresh dusting of snow to the southeast

17:23 EST

A cold front has brought snow to the Alps of New South Wales, priming a good weekend to hit the snow fields.

Young and in drought: why farmers and young entrepreneurs stay on in regional and remote Australia

14:07 EST

There's rarely a time when the world's driest continent is not faced with a drought.

Australian Ski resorts going under cover

13:02 EST

Australia's ski resorts are finally becoming covered by fresh, natural snow, a result of the first decent cold blast in a few weeks.