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33.12°S 148.15°E 335m AMSL

Parkes Forecast

Today 17°C
Tonight 6°C
possible_shower

Now

14.9°C falling
Updated at 16:00 EST

CW Slopes & Plains for Wednesday Partly cloudy. Patchy fog on the southern slopes early this morning. Medium (50%) chance of showers on the northern slopes, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm during this afternoon and evening. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h tending NE in the middle of the day then becoming light in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 16 and 19.

Currently at Parkes Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 14.9°C falling
Dew Point 9.7°C rising
Feels Like 14.9°C
Relative Humidity 71%
Wind icon
Calm steady
Wind Gusts 0km/h
Pressure 1024.7hPa steady
Fire Danger 1.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
07:02 EST
Sunset sunset
17:08 EST

Nearby Now

Forbes Ap 14.1°C
Condobolin Ap 14.2°C
Cowra Ap 14.5°C
Dubbo Ap 17.5°C

Next 12 hours in Parkes

48-hour forecast

6pm

Mostly cloudy
12°C

9pm

Mostly cloudy
10°C

12am

Mostly clear
9°C

3am

Mostly clear
8°C

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Parkes 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Jun 1
Thu
Jun 2
Fri
Jun 3
Sat
Jun 4
Sun
Jun 5
Mon
Jun 6
Tue
Jun 7

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Rain

Rain

Showers

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 17°C 17°C 15°C 15°C 14°C 13°C 16°C
Minimum 6°C 6°C 7°C 9°C 8°C 6°C 5°C
Chance of Rain 70% 80% 90% 80% 70% 90% 90%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 1-5mm 20-40mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Low Low Low
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Slight
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 14
km/h
11
km/h
8
km/h
11
km/h
11
km/h
13
km/h
11
km/h
11
km/h
6
km/h
13
km/h
13
km/h
18
km/h
15
km/h
22
km/h
Wind Direction ENE 14km/h
ENE
NE 11km/h
NE
ENE 8km/h
ENE
NE 11km/h
NE
E 11km/h
E
E 13km/h
E
NNW 11km/h
NNW
SSW 11km/h
SSW
WSW 6km/h
WSW
WSW 13km/h
WSW
SW 13km/h
SW
WSW 18km/h
WSW
WNW 15km/h
WNW
WNW 22km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 84% 65% 87% 64% 89% 81% 95% 81% 97% 78% 96% 73% 99% 82%
Dew Point 10°C 10°C 9°C 10°C 9°C 12°C 11°C 12°C 11°C 10°C 9°C 8°C 9°C 13°C

Parkes Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:35 EST
sunrise
07:02 EST
sunset
17:08 EST
last light
17:35 EST
moon
rise
Thu 03:17 EST
set
Thu 15:01 EST
moon
Sun
Jun 5
moon
Sun
Jun 12
moon
Mon
Jun 20
moon
Tue
Jun 28

Parkes Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Jun 1
5.0°C 16°C 0.0mm
Tue
May 31
0.9°C 17.2°C 0.0mm
Mon
May 30
0.6°C 13.5°C 0.0mm
Sun
May 29
5.8°C 12.1°C 1.4mm
Sat
May 28
7.8°C 12.5°C 4.8mm

Parkes Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jun
315.2mm
42.5 Day(s)
Total For 2016
222.6mm
34 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
163.6mm
41 Day(s)
Wettest Day
36.4mm
Apr 30
Lowest Temperature
0.6°C
May 30
Highest Temperature
42.7°C
Jan 13

Parkes Ap Almanac

full climatology
June Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
5.0°C
1st
Lowest On Record
-5.0°C
15th 2006
Average This Month
5.0°C
+1.2°C
Long-term Average
3.8°C
June Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
16.0°C
1st
Highest On Record
23.0°C
4th 2005
Average This Month
16.0°C
+1.0°C
Long-term Average
15.0°C
June Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.0mm
1st
Total This Month
0.0mm
0 Day(s)
Long-term Average
55.1mm
12.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
176.4mm
2013
Driest On Record
3.1mm
1944
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