Fairfax Media Network

Merriwa Weather


32.14°S 150.36°E 246m AMSL

Scone Forecast

Today 31°C
Tonight 12°C
sunny

Now

30.6°C rising
Updated at 16:20 EDT

Hunter for Wednesday Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower along the coastal fringe this morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds SE/SW 20 to 30 km/h tending E/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 25 to 31.

Currently at Merriwa

24-hour graph
Temperature 30.6°C rising
Dew Point 5.1°C rising
Feels Like 28.7°C
Relative Humidity 20%
Wind icon
E 20km/h rising
Wind Gusts 28km/h
Pressure 1016.0hPa falling
Fire Danger 27.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

more
Sunrise sunrise
06:07 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:06 EDT

Nearby Now

Scone Ap 28.8°C
Murrurundi Gap 24.7°C
Mudgee Ap 30.6°C

Fire Danger Rating

VERY HIGH

Next 12 hours in Scone

48-hour forecast

6pm

Clear
30°C

9pm

Clear
23°C

12am

Clear
18°C

3am

Mostly clear
14°C

Hunter Weather Warnings

view all
NSW/ACT - Wed 16:05 EDT
Cancellation of Strong Wind Warning for Byron Coast, Coffs Coast, Macquarie Coast and Hunter Coast

NSW/ACT - Wed 08:47 EDT
Hazardous Surf Warning for Byron, Coffs, Macquarie, Hunter, Sydney, Illawarra, Batemans and Eden Coasts

National Forecast

Scone 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Jan 17
Thu
Jan 18
Fri
Jan 19
Sat
Jan 20
Sun
Jan 21
Mon
Jan 22
Tue
Jan 23

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 31°C 37°C 40°C 42°C 44°C 44°C 40°C
Minimum 12°C 12°C 15°C 15°C 19°C 23°C 23°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 60% 60%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index Extreme 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 14
km/h
20
km/h
5
km/h
16
km/h
5
km/h
22
km/h
6
km/h
23
km/h
6
km/h
15
km/h
18
km/h
21
km/h
10
km/h
17
km/h
Wind Direction S 14km/h
S
S 20km/h
S
SE 5km/h
SE
S 16km/h
S
SSW 5km/h
SSW
SSE 22km/h
SSE
S 6km/h
S
SSE 23km/h
SSE
SSE 6km/h
SSE
SSE 15km/h
SSE
NNW 18km/h
NNW
NW 21km/h
NW
E 10km/h
E
SSE 17km/h
SSE
Relative Humidity 56% 22% 46% 9% 38% 5% 33% 5% 34% 5% 28% 7% 43% 25%
Dew Point 10°C 6°C 9°C -1°C 10°C -7°C 8°C -6°C 10°C -6°C 10°C -1°C 16°C 17°C

Scone Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:40 EDT
sunrise
06:07 EDT
sunset
20:06 EDT
last light
20:33 EDT
moon
set
Wed 20:07 EDT
rise
Thu 06:53 EDT
moon
Thu
Jan 25
moon
Thu
Feb 1
moon
Thu
Feb 8
moon
Fri
Feb 16

Merriwa Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Jan 17
10°C 29°C 0.0mm
Tue
Jan 16
14.3°C 28°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jan 15
9.9°C 29.8°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jan 14
15.5°C 28.5°C 0.0mm
Sat
Jan 13
24.2°C 34.5°C 0.2mm

Merriwa Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
78.7mm
7.5 Day(s)
Total For 2018
3.6mm
3 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
1.6mm
2 Day(s)
Wettest Day
2.0mm
Jan 10
Lowest Temperature
9.9°C
Jan 15
Highest Temperature
41.0°C
Jan 7

Merriwa Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
9.9°C
15th
Lowest On Record
5.4°C
12th 2012
Average This Month
17.0°C
+0.5°C
Long-term Average
16.5°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
41.0°C
7th
Highest On Record
43.8°C
18th 2013
Average This Month
33.8°C
+2.8°C
Long-term Average
31.0°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
2.0mm
10th
Total This Month
3.6mm
3 Day(s)
Long-term Average
78.7mm
7.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
208.6mm
1976
Driest On Record
10.2mm
2003
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Fire danger rising as hot air spreads south

16:21 EDT

Soaring temperatures will elevate fire danger ratings across parts of southern Australia on Thursday and Friday.

'Our own personal cyclone' as severe thunderstorm rips through WA farming community of Cunderdin

15:33 EDT

Residents in Cunderdin have described a severe storm that tore through the region yesterday afternoon as "our own personal cyclone".

Prolonged heatwave on the horizon

12:09 EDT

Parts of southeastern Australia experienced a relatively mild start to the week, although a prolonged heatwave is about to grip multiple states and territories.