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Penrith Forecast

Today 37°C
Tonight 17°C
late_shower

Now

34.3°C rising
Updated at 13:30 EDT

Sydney for Thursday Mostly sunny day. Slight (30%) chance of a shower from the late afternoon, but most likely at night. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late afternoon and evening, most likely at night. Winds N/NE 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 35 to 45 km/h near the coast from the mid afternoon. Winds turning W 20 to 30 km/h in the late evening. Sun protection 8:40am to 5:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme].

Currently at Penrith

24-hour graph
Temperature 34.3°C rising
Dew Point 16.6°C falling
Feels Like 34.5°C
Relative Humidity 34%
Wind icon
N 18km/h rising
Wind Gusts 20km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 19.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
05:40 EDT
Sunset sunset
19:59 EDT

Nearby Now

Richmond 35.0°C
Horsley Park 32.8°C
Bankstown Ap 31.2°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Penrith

48-hour forecast

3pm

Slight chance shower
37°C

6pm

Mostly clear
35°C

9pm

Mostly cloudy
30°C

12am

Mostly cloudy
25°C

Sydney Weather Warnings

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NSW/ACT - Thu 10:58 EDT
Strong Wind Warning for Sydney Closed Waters, Macquarie Coast, Hunter Coast, Sydney Coast, Illawarra Coast, Batemans Coast and Eden Coast

National Forecast

Penrith 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Dec 8
Fri
Dec 9
Sat
Dec 10
Sun
Dec 11
Mon
Dec 12
Tue
Dec 13
Wed
Dec 14

Late shower

Sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Late shower

Possible shower
Maximum 37°C 28°C 27°C 30°C 33°C 37°C 37°C
Minimum 18°C 17°C 14°C 15°C 17°C 20°C 23°C
Chance of Rain 70% 5% 20% 70% 50% 20% 90%
Rain Amount 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
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 10
km/h
19
km/h
18
km/h
21
km/h
5
km/h
13
km/h
5
km/h
14
km/h
4
km/h
13
km/h
12
km/h
16
km/h
13
km/h
20
km/h
Wind Direction NNE 10km/h
NNE
N 19km/h
N
WSW 18km/h
WSW
WSW 21km/h
WSW
SE 5km/h
SE
E 13km/h
E
NE 5km/h
NE
E 14km/h
E
ENE 4km/h
ENE
ENE 13km/h
ENE
NNW 12km/h
NNW
NNW 16km/h
NNW
NW 13km/h
NW
NW 20km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 72% 32% 39% 20% 56% 34% 62% 42% 70% 37% 51% 21% 46% 25%
Dew Point 19°C 18°C 6°C 3°C 10°C 10°C 15°C 16°C 18°C 17°C 17°C 12°C 16°C 14°C

Penrith Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
05:11 EDT
sunrise
05:40 EDT
sunset
19:59 EDT
last light
20:28 EDT
moon
set
Fri 02:02 EDT
rise
Fri 14:31 EDT
moon
Wed
Dec 14
moon
Wed
Dec 21
moon
Thu
Dec 29
moon
Fri
Jan 6

Penrith Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Dec 8
18°C - -
Wed
Dec 7
17.0°C 28°C 6.8mm
Tue
Dec 6
21.2°C 26.0°C 3.8mm
Mon
Dec 5
21.7°C 36.7°C 2.6mm
Sun
Dec 4
18.3°C 34.1°C 0.0mm

Penrith Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
738.3mm
132.5 Day(s)
Total For 2016
745.2mm
94 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
869.8mm
148 Day(s)
Wettest Day
81.6mm
Jun 5
Lowest Temperature
1.0°C
Jul 15
Highest Temperature
42.2°C
Feb 25

Penrith Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
16.1°C
1st
Lowest On Record
9.8°C
7th 2002
Average This Month
18.7°C
+1.8°C
Long-term Average
16.9°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
37.2°C
2nd
Highest On Record
42.3°C
17th 2009
Average This Month
32.4°C
+3.2°C
Long-term Average
29.2°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
6.8mm
7th
Total This Month
13.4mm
4 Day(s)
Long-term Average
62.7mm
10.7 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
164.2mm
2014
Driest On Record
26.2mm
2005
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