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Grafton Forecast

Tonight 24°C
Tomorrow 29°C
possible_shower

Now

38.7°C falling
Updated at 18:50 EDT

Northern Rivers for Wednesday Mostly clear. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the south later tonight. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm later tonight. Winds N/NE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening.
Thursday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers. Winds NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending S/SE 15 to 25 km/h before dawn then becoming light in the late evening.

Currently at Grafton Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 38.7°C falling
Dew Point 16.9°C rising
Feels Like 39.6°C
Relative Humidity 27%
Wind icon
SSE 7km/h steady
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure 1004.9hPa rising
Fire Danger 21.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:05 EDT
Sunset sunset
19:52 EDT

Nearby Now

Grafton 38.0°C
Yamba 25.9°C
Evans Head 31.2°C

Fire Danger Rating

VERY HIGH

Next 12 hours in Grafton

48-hour forecast

9pm

Slight chance shower
32°C

12am

Mostly clear
29°C

3am

Mostly clear
26°C

6am

Mostly cloudy
24°C

Northern Rivers Weather Warnings

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NSW/ACT - Wed 16:05 EDT
Gale Warning for the Eden Coast. Strong Wind Warning for the Macquarie, Hunter, Sydney, Illawarra and Batemans Coasts

National Forecast

Grafton 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Jan 18
Thu
Jan 19
Fri
Jan 20
Sat
Jan 21
Sun
Jan 22
Mon
Jan 23
Tue
Jan 24

Possible thunderstorm

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Cloudy

Mostly sunny

Possible shower
Maximum 41°C 29°C 33°C 31°C 29°C 31°C 38°C
Minimum 22°C 24°C 21°C 25°C 20°C 19°C 19°C
Chance of Rain 40% 50% 70% 50% 40% 30% 70%
Rain Amount 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
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 12
km/h
13
km/h
17
km/h
19
km/h
12
km/h
18
km/h
14
km/h
20
km/h
14
km/h
20
km/h
8
km/h
17
km/h
11
km/h
17
km/h
Wind Direction NW 12km/h
NW
NW 13km/h
NW
S 17km/h
S
SSE 19km/h
SSE
N 12km/h
N
N 18km/h
N
S 14km/h
S
SSE 20km/h
SSE
S 14km/h
S
SE 20km/h
SE
SE 8km/h
SE
E 17km/h
E
NNW 11km/h
NNW
ENE 17km/h
ENE
Relative Humidity 62% 27% 74% 61% 76% 47% 75% 59% 71% 51% 67% 46% 62% 31%
Dew Point 22°C 19°C 22°C 21°C 20°C 21°C 24°C 21°C 19°C 18°C 18°C 18°C 19°C 19°C

Grafton Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
05:39 EDT
sunrise
06:05 EDT
sunset
19:52 EDT
last light
20:19 EDT
moon
rise
Wed 23:45 EDT
set
Thu 12:21 EDT
moon
Fri
Jan 20
moon
Sat
Jan 28
moon
Sat
Feb 4
moon
Sat
Feb 11

Grafton Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Jan 18
20.8°C 41°C 0.0mm
Tue
Jan 17
20.4°C 34.7°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jan 16
20.4°C 29.7°C 2.4mm
Sun
Jan 15
24.5°C 27.5°C 3.4mm
Sat
Jan 14
23.5°C 40.6°C 0.0mm

Grafton Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
130.1mm
13.1 Day(s)
Total For 2017
73.2mm
10 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
45.6mm
8 Day(s)
Wettest Day
23.4mm
Jan 7
Lowest Temperature
14.9°C
Jan 9
Highest Temperature
41.0°C
Jan 18

Grafton Ap Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
14.9°C
9th
Lowest On Record
10.8°C
20th 2010
Average This Month
20.5°C
+1.6°C
Long-term Average
18.9°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
41.0°C
18th
Highest On Record
41.2°C
12th 2013
Average This Month
32.1°C
+2.4°C
Long-term Average
29.7°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
23.4mm
7th
Total This Month
73.2mm
10 Day(s)
Long-term Average
130.1mm
13.1 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
388.8mm
2012
Driest On Record
16.8mm
2003
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