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Byron Bay Forecast

Today 29°C
Tonight 21°C
mostly_sunny

Now

26.2°C falling
Updated at 15:40 EDT

Northern Rivers for Friday Mostly sunny. Slight chance of a shower near the Queensland border later tonight. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds N 15 to 20 km/h turning NE 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.

Currently at Cape Byron

24-hour graph
Temperature 26.2°C falling
Dew Point 19.1°C rising
Feels Like 27.4°C
Relative Humidity 65%
Wind icon
NE 37km/h steady
Wind Gusts 41km/h
Pressure 1012.4hPa steady
Fire Danger 7.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
05:42 EDT
Sunset sunset
19:39 EDT

Nearby Now

Ballina Ap 26.8°C
Lismore 29.0°C
Casino Ap 31.9°C
Coolangatta Ap 27.6°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Byron Bay

48-hour forecast

6pm

Clear
27°C

9pm

Mostly clear
25°C

12am

Mostly clear
23°C

3am

Mostly clear
22°C

Northern Rivers Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Byron Bay 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Dec 15
Sat
Dec 16
Sun
Dec 17
Mon
Dec 18
Tue
Dec 19
Wed
Dec 20
Thu
Dec 21

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower
Maximum 29°C 26°C 29°C 28°C 29°C 31°C 31°C
Minimum 21°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 22°C 23°C
Chance of Rain 30% 10% 40% 20% 5% 40% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 5-10mm
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 15
km/h
21
km/h
14
km/h
18
km/h
11
km/h
17
km/h
9
km/h
16
km/h
16
km/h
25
km/h
24
km/h
31
km/h
21
km/h
21
km/h
Wind Direction NNE 15km/h
NNE
ENE 21km/h
ENE
NE 14km/h
NE
ENE 18km/h
ENE
NE 11km/h
NE
ENE 17km/h
ENE
ENE 9km/h
ENE
ENE 16km/h
ENE
NNE 16km/h
NNE
NE 25km/h
NE
NNE 24km/h
NNE
NNE 31km/h
NNE
N 21km/h
N
NNE 21km/h
NNE
Relative Humidity 71% 70% 69% 66% 73% 68% 72% 66% 73% 69% 73% 70% 75% 75%
Dew Point 20°C 23°C 18°C 19°C 20°C 23°C 19°C 21°C 20°C 23°C 21°C 25°C 23°C 26°C

Byron Bay Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:15 EDT
sunrise
05:42 EDT
sunset
19:39 EDT
last light
20:06 EDT
moon
set
Sat 17:47 EDT
rise
Sun 04:55 EDT
moon
Mon
Dec 18
moon
Tue
Dec 26
moon
Tue
Jan 2
moon
Tue
Jan 9

Cape Byron Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Dec 15
22°C 28°C 0.0mm
Thu
Dec 14
19.1°C 30°C 0.0mm
Wed
Dec 13
18.5°C 29.7°C 0.0mm
Tue
Dec 12
17.8°C 26.3°C 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 11
19.4°C 24.8°C 0.0mm

Cape Byron Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
1509.5mm
155.7 Day(s)
Total For 2017
1244.8mm
133 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
1235.2mm
139 Day(s)
Wettest Day
162.0mm
Mar 16
Lowest Temperature
9.4°C
Jul 1
Highest Temperature
33.1°C
Feb 7

Cape Byron Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
17.5°C
6th
Lowest On Record
13.9°C
29th 2004
Average This Month
19.8°C
-0.1°C
Long-term Average
19.9°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
31.0°C
7th
Highest On Record
34.8°C
14th 2004
Average This Month
27.3°C
+0.9°C
Long-term Average
26.4°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
8.2mm
5th
Total This Month
17.6mm
6 Day(s)
Long-term Average
142.9mm
13.7 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
463.8mm
2010
Driest On Record
37.6mm
2013
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18:43 EDT

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