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Grafton Forecast

Tonight 22°C
Tomorrow 24°C
heavy_rain

Now

25.5°C falling
Updated at 18:40 EDT

Northern Rivers for Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of rain near the Queensland border, most likely later tonight. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds NE 15 to 20 km/h.
Thursday Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of rain with high rainfall totals likely. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds N/NE 15 to 20 km/h increasing 20 to 30 km/h early in the morning. Winds along the coastal fringe increasing 30 to 45 km/h in the evening.

Currently at Grafton Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 25.5°C falling
Dew Point 21.6°C falling
Feels Like 26.7°C
Relative Humidity 79%
Wind icon
NNE 11km/h falling
Wind Gusts 15km/h
Pressure 1012.2hPa steady
Fire Danger 2.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:57 EDT
Sunset sunset
18:50 EDT

Nearby Now

Grafton 25.7°C
Yamba 25.4°C
Evans Head 24.7°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Grafton

48-hour forecast

9pm

Mostly cloudy
25°C

12am

Slight chance shower
24°C

3am

Chance shower or storm
24°C

6am

Shower. Chance storm
23°C

Northern Rivers Weather Warnings

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NSW/ACT - Wed 16:37 EDT
Severe Weather Warning (Heavy Rain/Damaging Wind) for Nthn Rivers, Mid N Coast, Hunter, Metropolitan, NW Slopes/Plains and Nthn Tablelands

NSW/ACT - Wed 16:05 EDT
Gale Warning for Sydney Closed Waters, Byron, Macquarie, Hunter, Sydney & Illawarra Coasts. Strong Wind Warning elsewhere

NSW/ACT - Wed 10:39 EDT
Flood Watch for Northern Rivers, Bellinger and Upper Macintyre Valley

National Forecast

Grafton 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Mar 29
Thu
Mar 30
Fri
Mar 31
Sat
Apr 1
Sun
Apr 2
Mon
Apr 3
Tue
Apr 4

Mostly sunny

Heavy rain

Rain

Possible shower

Showers

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 31°C 24°C 24°C 26°C 24°C 25°C 24°C
Minimum 19°C 22°C 18°C 18°C 18°C 18°C 17°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 30% 60% 80% 90% 90%
Rain Amount 5-10mm 40-80mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index Very High Extreme Very High Very High Very High
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 6
km/h
15
km/h
7
km/h
15
km/h
22
km/h
26
km/h
14
km/h
18
km/h
16
km/h
21
km/h
17
km/h
21
km/h
16
km/h
21
km/h
Wind Direction N 6km/h
N
NE 15km/h
NE
NNE 7km/h
NNE
NE 15km/h
NE
SSW 22km/h
SSW
S 26km/h
S
SSW 14km/h
SSW
S 18km/h
S
S 16km/h
S
S 21km/h
S
S 17km/h
S
S 21km/h
S
S 16km/h
S
S 21km/h
S
Relative Humidity 87% 54% 96% 86% 79% 61% 73% 59% 75% 67% 74% 65% 72% 63%
Dew Point 20°C 21°C 22°C 22°C 17°C 16°C 16°C 18°C 17°C 17°C 17°C 17°C 16°C 17°C

Grafton Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:33 EDT
sunrise
06:57 EDT
sunset
18:48 EDT
last light
19:12 EDT
moon
set
Wed 19:47 EDT
rise
Thu 08:51 EDT
moon
Tue
Apr 4
moon
Tue
Apr 11
moon
Wed
Apr 19
moon
Wed
Apr 26

Grafton Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Mar 29
19.0°C 30°C 0.0mm
Tue
Mar 28
20.1°C 30.8°C 0.0mm
Mon
Mar 27
19.0°C 29.0°C 0.8mm
Sun
Mar 26
20.9°C 28.2°C 0.0mm
Sat
Mar 25
19.3°C 26.3°C 0.2mm

Grafton Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Mar
469.8mm
43.0 Day(s)
Total For 2017
498.6mm
34 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
113.2mm
26 Day(s)
Wettest Day
92.4mm
Mar 18
Lowest Temperature
12.1°C
Mar 12
Highest Temperature
45.8°C
Feb 12

Grafton Ap Almanac

full climatology
March Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
12.1°C
12th
Lowest On Record
9.6°C
31st 2008
Average This Month
18.7°C
+1.5°C
Long-term Average
17.2°C
March Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
32.4°C
5th
Highest On Record
36.7°C
16th 2014
Average This Month
28.0°C
+0.1°C
Long-term Average
27.9°C
March Rainfall
Wettest This Month
92.4mm
18th
Total This Month
335.4mm
15 Day(s)
Long-term Average
171.2mm
15.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
596.8mm
2001
Driest On Record
20.4mm
2008
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