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Parkes Forecast

This morning 17°C
Today 23°C
rain

Now

19.0°C rising
Updated at 00:00 EDT

CW Slopes & Plains for Friday Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of rain in the north, high chance elsewhere, and easing during the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h tending S/SW in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.
Saturday Mostly sunny. Winds SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending E/SE before dawn then tending S/SE in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Currently at Parkes Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 19.0°C rising
Dew Point 17.3°C falling
Feels Like 19.0°C
Relative Humidity 90%
Wind icon
Calm steady
Wind Gusts 0km/h
Pressure 1021.1hPa steady
Fire Danger 1.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.4mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
06:21 EDT
Sunset sunset
19:23 EDT

Nearby Now

Cowra Ap 18.7°C
Orange Ap 16.2°C
Forbes Ap 19.2°C
Young Ap 18.2°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Parkes

48-hour forecast

3am

Heavy rain
17°C

6am

Heavy shower
17°C

9am

Chance shower or storm
20°C

12pm

Slight chance storm
19°C

CW Slopes & Plains Weather Warnings

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There are no warnings current.

National Forecast

Parkes 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Oct 20
Sat
Oct 21
Sun
Oct 22
Mon
Oct 23
Tue
Oct 24
Wed
Oct 25
Thu
Oct 26

Rain

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 23°C 23°C 22°C 23°C 27°C 29°C 25°C
Minimum 17°C 7°C 5°C 4°C 7°C 10°C 12°C
Chance of Rain 90% 5% 5% 5% 5% 50% 50%
Rain Amount 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index Very High Very High Very High Very High
Frost Risk Nil Nil Slight Slight Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 13
km/h
21
km/h
6
km/h
15
km/h
8
km/h
19
km/h
7
km/h
10
km/h
7
km/h
17
km/h
15
km/h
23
km/h
13
km/h
21
km/h
Wind Direction SW 13km/h
SW
SW 21km/h
SW
SE 6km/h
SE
S 15km/h
S
WSW 8km/h
WSW
SW 19km/h
SW
S 7km/h
S
SW 10km/h
SW
N 7km/h
N
WNW 17km/h
WNW
N 15km/h
N
NNW 23km/h
NNW
WNW 13km/h
WNW
W 21km/h
W
Relative Humidity 96% 49% 72% 38% 66% 33% 68% 34% 55% 28% 45% 23% 60% 33%
Dew Point 19°C 12°C 10°C 8°C 7°C 5°C 7°C 6°C 9°C 7°C 7°C 6°C 11°C 8°C

Parkes Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:56 EDT
sunrise
06:21 EDT
sunset
19:23 EDT
last light
19:49 EDT
moon
rise
Fri 06:44 EDT
set
Fri 19:44 EDT
moon
Sat
Oct 28
moon
Sat
Nov 4
moon
Sat
Nov 11
moon
Sat
Nov 18

Parkes Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Oct 19
15°C 29°C 0.0mm
Wed
Oct 18
15.4°C 29°C 0.0mm
Tue
Oct 17
12.9°C 29.1°C 0.0mm
Mon
Oct 16
11.9°C 28.3°C 0.0mm
Sun
Oct 15
9.3°C 27.6°C 0.0mm

Parkes Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Oct
502.5mm
82.5 Day(s)
Total For 2017
343.2mm
51 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
708.2mm
112 Day(s)
Wettest Day
50.2mm
Mar 14
Lowest Temperature
-5.6°C
Jul 1
Highest Temperature
45.9°C
Feb 11

Parkes Ap Almanac

full climatology
October Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-1.2°C
1st
Lowest On Record
-2.0°C
9th 2007
Average This Month
8.5°C
+1.0°C
Long-term Average
7.5°C
October Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
30.7°C
5th
Highest On Record
36.8°C
25th 2014
Average This Month
25.9°C
+1.8°C
Long-term Average
24.1°C
October Rainfall
Wettest This Month
12.8mm
12th
Total This Month
24.0mm
3 Day(s)
Long-term Average
48.7mm
7.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
141.4mm
1976
Driest On Record
0.0mm
2002
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