Fairfax Media Network

Rainbow Reach Weather


Smoky Cape Forecast

Today 28°C
Tonight 18°C
possible_thunderstorm

Now

24.1°C rising
Updated at 11:20 EDT

Mid North Coast for Friday Partly cloudy, becoming mostly sunny during the afternoon. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the north, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm this morning. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 30 km/h before turning S/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 23 to 31.

Currently at Kempsey Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 24.1°C rising
Dew Point 5.5°C falling
Feels Like 24.1°C
Relative Humidity 30%
Wind icon
W 16km/h falling
Wind Gusts 20km/h
Pressure 1009.2hPa rising
Fire Danger 14.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

more
Sunrise sunrise
05:37 EDT
Sunset sunset
19:43 EDT

Nearby Now

Port Macquarie Ap 24.4°C
Taree Ap 24.7°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Port Macquarie

48-hour forecast

12pm

Mostly clear
25°C

3pm

Clear
27°C

6pm

Clear
24°C

9pm

Clear
20°C

Mid North Coast Weather Warnings

view all
NSW/ACT - Fri 10:52 EDT
Coastal Strong Wind/Gale Warning

National Forecast

Smoky Cape 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Dec 9
Sat
Dec 10
Sun
Dec 11
Mon
Dec 12
Tue
Dec 13
Wed
Dec 14
Thu
Dec 15

Possible thunderstorm

Possible shower

Late shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Showers
Maximum 28°C 24°C 26°C 27°C 28°C 30°C 30°C
Minimum 22°C 18°C 18°C 18°C 18°C 20°C 21°C
Chance of Rain 50% 40% 20% 20% 10% 40% 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 18
km/h
21
km/h
12
km/h
12
km/h
10
km/h
16
km/h
9
km/h
18
km/h
17
km/h
23
km/h
19
km/h
24
km/h
11
km/h
16
km/h
Wind Direction SW 18km/h
SW
S 21km/h
S
SSE 12km/h
SSE
SE 12km/h
SE
NNE 10km/h
NNE
ENE 16km/h
ENE
NNE 9km/h
NNE
ENE 18km/h
ENE
NNE 17km/h
NNE
NE 23km/h
NE
N 19km/h
N
NNE 24km/h
NNE
WSW 11km/h
WSW
SSE 16km/h
SSE
Relative Humidity 63% 43% 62% 58% 62% 55% 64% 58% 64% 57% 65% 57% 72% 74%
Dew Point 17°C 15°C 14°C 15°C 16°C 17°C 16°C 18°C 17°C 19°C 19°C 21°C 22°C 23°C

Smoky Cape Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
05:10 EDT
sunrise
05:37 EDT
sunset
19:43 EDT
last light
20:11 EDT
moon
rise
Fri 14:20 EDT
set
Sat 02:32 EDT
moon
Wed
Dec 14
moon
Wed
Dec 21
moon
Thu
Dec 29
moon
Fri
Jan 6

Smoky Cape Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Dec 9
21°C - 3mm
Thu
Dec 8
18.8°C 25°C 3.8mm
Wed
Dec 7
19.8°C 23.8°C 9.8mm
Tue
Dec 6
- 32.5°C -
Mon
Dec 5
20.2°C - 0.0mm

Smoky Cape Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
1488.4mm
137.6 Day(s)
Total For 2016
897.1mm
120 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
1491.4mm
139 Day(s)
Wettest Day
76.0mm
Aug 3
Lowest Temperature
8.2°C
Jul 14
Highest Temperature
33.5°C
Nov 13

Smoky Cape Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
18.2°C
1st
Lowest On Record
8.0°C
2nd 2009
Average This Month
19.4°C
+1.0°C
Long-term Average
18.4°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
32.5°C
6th
Highest On Record
39.5°C
2nd 1979
Average This Month
27.4°C
+1.3°C
Long-term Average
26.1°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
3.8mm
8th
Total This Month
18.8mm
5 Day(s)
Long-term Average
118.5mm
12.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
466.0mm
1947
Driest On Record
15.5mm
1951
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Perfect storm photos: storm chasers give up their tips for taking best pic

11:00 EDT

While most Queenslanders sheltered inside during the past week of severe storms, a breed of professional photographers known as storm chasers were outside, braving the danger to get the best possible shot.

Summer heat gone in a splash

09:48 EDT

Mount Isa's hottest start to summer on record came to a stormy end on Thursday afternoon.

Eastern storms and southern shivers

16:00 EDT

Thunderstorms are on the move through New South Wales and southern Queensland once again today, while southern states shiver.