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Penrith Forecast

Tonight 23°C
Tomorrow 26°C
heavy_rain

Now

29.0°C falling
Updated at 18:40 EDT

Sydney for Wednesday Mostly clear. Winds N/NE 20 to 30 km/h. Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. Light winds.
Thursday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain, most likely in the afternoon and evening, possibly heavy at times. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds N/NW 15 to 20 km/h shifting S 30 to 45 km/h in the morning then tending SW 25 to 40 km/h in the late evening. Winds along the coastal fringe increasing 40 to 60km/h in the evening. Large and powerful surf conditions in the evening are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as rock fishing, swimming and surfing. Sun protection 10:10am to 4:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High].

Currently at Penrith

24-hour graph
Temperature 29.0°C falling
Dew Point 24.7°C falling
Feels Like 34.1°C
Relative Humidity 77%
Wind icon
N 5km/h rising
Wind Gusts 6km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 2.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
07:07 EDT
Sunset sunset
18:57 EDT

Nearby Now

Richmond 31.5°C
Horsley Park 30.2°C
Bankstown Ap 30.3°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Penrith

48-hour forecast

9pm

Mostly clear
28°C

12am

Mostly clear
26°C

3am

Mostly cloudy
25°C

6am

Cloudy
24°C

Sydney 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

National Forecast

Penrith 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

Sunny

Heavy rain

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Showers

Showers
Maximum 35°C 26°C 23°C 25°C 22°C 21°C 21°C
Minimum 21°C 23°C 14°C 14°C 15°C 15°C 14°C
Chance of Rain 70% 90% 50% 90% 80% 90% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm 10-20mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 1-5mm
UV Index Very High High High High 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 3
km/h
10
km/h
3
km/h
16
km/h
14
km/h
16
km/h
6
km/h
9
km/h
14
km/h
14
km/h
13
km/h
14
km/h
12
km/h
13
km/h
Wind Direction N 3km/h
N
NNE 10km/h
NNE
SW 3km/h
SW
SSW 16km/h
SSW
SW 14km/h
SW
S 16km/h
S
WSW 6km/h
WSW
SSE 9km/h
SSE
SSW 14km/h
SSW
S 14km/h
S
S 13km/h
S
SSE 14km/h
SSE
S 12km/h
S
SSE 13km/h
SSE
Relative Humidity 91% 52% 83% 89% 75% 58% 79% 55% 78% 70% 79% 78% 82% 76%
Dew Point 22°C 24°C 22°C 19°C 12°C 14°C 13°C 15°C 15°C 16°C 15°C 16°C 15°C 15°C

Penrith 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
06:43 EDT
sunrise
07:07 EDT
sunset
18:56 EDT
last light
19:21 EDT
moon
set
Wed 19:54 EDT
rise
Thu 09:04 EDT
moon
Tue
Apr 4
moon
Tue
Apr 11
moon
Wed
Apr 19
moon
Wed
Apr 26

Penrith Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Mar 29
20.4°C 31°C 0.2mm
Tue
Mar 28
20.5°C 24.5°C 0.0mm
Mon
Mar 27
17.4°C 30.2°C 0.0mm
Sun
Mar 26
17.3°C 30.0°C 0.0mm
Sat
Mar 25
18.0°C 24.5°C 0.0mm

Penrith Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Mar
302.0mm
34.8 Day(s)
Total For 2017
300.8mm
37 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
322.4mm
26 Day(s)
Wettest Day
55.0mm
Mar 15
Lowest Temperature
14.1°C
Feb 21
Highest Temperature
46.9°C
Feb 11

Penrith Almanac

full climatology
March Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
15.0°C
11th
Lowest On Record
8.3°C
31st 2008
Average This Month
18.9°C
+2.3°C
Long-term Average
16.6°C
March Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
33.0°C
12th
Highest On Record
40.6°C
13th 1998
Average This Month
27.0°C
-0.4°C
Long-term Average
27.4°C
March Rainfall
Wettest This Month
55.0mm
15th
Total This Month
202.8mm
16 Day(s)
Long-term Average
75.2mm
11.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
186.0mm
2000
Driest On Record
18.4mm
1996
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