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Grafton Forecast

Tonight 21°C
Tomorrow 27°C
possible_thunderstorm

Now

24.2°C falling
Updated at 21:20 EDT

Northern Rivers for Tuesday Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of rain, most likely later tonight. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds N/NW 25 to 35 km/h tending NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the evening.
Wednesday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Thunderstorms likely in the afternoon and evening. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light early in the morning.

Currently at Grafton Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 24.2°C falling
Dew Point 19.9°C falling
Feels Like 24.2°C
Relative Humidity 77%
Wind icon
S 9km/h falling
Wind Gusts 13km/h
Pressure 1010.4hPa rising
Fire Danger 2.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
05:40 EDT
Sunset sunset
19:39 EDT

Nearby Now

Grafton 24.0°C
Yamba 22.3°C
Evans Head 22.4°C

Fire Danger Rating

VERY HIGH

Next 12 hours in Grafton

48-hour forecast

12am

Slight chance storm
25°C

3am

Chance shower or storm
23°C

6am

Chance shower or storm
21°C

9am

Chance shower or storm
25°C

Northern Rivers Weather Warnings

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NSW/ACT - Tue 20:08 EDT
Severe Thunderstorm Warning (Large Hail/Heavy Rain/Damaging Winds) for N Rivers, N Tablelands, Mid N Coast and NW Slopes and Plains

NSW/ACT - Tue 16:05 EDT
Strong Wind Warning for Byron Coast. Cancel Coffs Coast and Macquarie Coast

National Forecast

Grafton 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Dec 6
Wed
Dec 7
Thu
Dec 8
Fri
Dec 9
Sat
Dec 10
Sun
Dec 11
Mon
Dec 12

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Rain

Showers

Possible shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny
Maximum 39°C 27°C 32°C 31°C 25°C 27°C 28°C
Minimum 21°C 21°C 19°C 21°C 16°C 15°C 13°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 80% 90% 50% 40% 10%
Rain Amount 5-10mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 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 11
km/h
16
km/h
8
km/h
19
km/h
8
km/h
17
km/h
10
km/h
14
km/h
12
km/h
20
km/h
7
km/h
18
km/h
7
km/h
21
km/h
Wind Direction NNW 11km/h
NNW
NNW 16km/h
NNW
SSE 8km/h
SSE
SE 19km/h
SE
N 8km/h
N
NNE 17km/h
NNE
WNW 10km/h
WNW
SSW 14km/h
SSW
SSE 12km/h
SSE
SE 20km/h
SE
ESE 7km/h
ESE
ESE 18km/h
ESE
SE 7km/h
SE
ESE 21km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 68% 40% 82% 73% 85% 74% 76% 41% 69% 53% 71% 48% 70% 47%
Dew Point 23°C 23°C 22°C 21°C 22°C 27°C 21°C 16°C 15°C 15°C 16°C 15°C 14°C 15°C

Grafton Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
05:13 EDT
sunrise
05:41 EDT
sunset
19:39 EDT
last light
20:07 EDT
moon
set
Wed 00:34 EDT
rise
Wed 12:19 EDT
moon
Wed
Dec 14
moon
Wed
Dec 21
moon
Thu
Dec 29
moon
Fri
Jan 6

Grafton Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Dec 6
20.5°C 35°C 38.6mm
Mon
Dec 5
20.1°C 38.7°C 0.0mm
Sun
Dec 4
17.8°C 32.3°C 1.6mm
Sat
Dec 3
21.6°C 38.1°C 0.0mm
Fri
Dec 2
16.6°C 37.2°C 0.0mm

Grafton Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
1168.4mm
143.0 Day(s)
Total For 2016
701.2mm
108 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
1322.8mm
145 Day(s)
Wettest Day
149.0mm
Jun 5
Lowest Temperature
-0.5°C
Jun 26
Highest Temperature
38.7°C
Dec 5

Grafton Ap Almanac

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December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
16.0°C
1st
Lowest On Record
8.6°C
7th 2013
Average This Month
18.8°C
+1.4°C
Long-term Average
17.4°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
38.7°C
5th
Highest On Record
40.3°C
8th 2009
Average This Month
35.4°C
+6.8°C
Long-term Average
28.6°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
38.6mm
6th
Total This Month
41.6mm
3 Day(s)
Long-term Average
115.3mm
13.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
295.0mm
2004
Driest On Record
9.2mm
2007
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