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Blacktown Forecast

Tonight 14°C
Tomorrow 26°C
cloudy

Now

26.9°C rising
Updated at 18:00 EDT

Sydney for Friday Mostly clear. Winds SE 15 to 20 km/h. Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely during the morning. Light winds becoming E 15 to 20 km/h during the morning.
Saturday Cloudy. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming E/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon. Sun protection 8:40am to 5:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme].

Currently at Richmond

24-hour graph
Temperature 26.9°C rising
Dew Point -0.2°C falling
Feels Like 25.9°C
Relative Humidity 17%
Wind icon
SW 12km/h falling
Wind Gusts 17km/h
Pressure 1011.5hPa rising
Fire Danger 23.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
05:39 EDT
Sunset sunset
19:59 EDT

Nearby Now

Horsley Park 22.9°C
Penrith 27.2°C
Bankstown Ap 22.2°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Richmond

48-hour forecast

9pm

Clear
19°C

12am

Mostly clear
17°C

3am

Mostly clear
16°C

6am

Mostly clear
14°C

Sydney Weather Warnings

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NSW/ACT - Fri 16:05 EDT
Gale Warning for Batemans & Eden Coasts. Strong Wind Warning for Illawarra Coast. Cancelled for Sydney Waters, & Hunter & Sydney Coasts

National Forecast

Blacktown 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Dec 9
Sat
Dec 10
Sun
Dec 11
Mon
Dec 12
Tue
Dec 13
Wed
Dec 14
Thu
Dec 15

Sunny

Cloudy

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Showers easing
Maximum 26°C 26°C 29°C 31°C 36°C 37°C 24°C
Minimum 17°C 14°C 15°C 17°C 19°C 22°C 19°C
Chance of Rain 5% 10% 30% 10% 30% 80% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 5-10mm 5-10mm
UV Index 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 20
km/h
18
km/h
5
km/h
11
km/h
4
km/h
12
km/h
6
km/h
13
km/h
11
km/h
14
km/h
20
km/h
18
km/h
13
km/h
15
km/h
Wind Direction W 20km/h
W
WSW 18km/h
WSW
SSE 5km/h
SSE
E 11km/h
E
NE 4km/h
NE
E 12km/h
E
NE 6km/h
NE
ENE 13km/h
ENE
N 11km/h
N
NNW 14km/h
NNW
NNW 20km/h
NNW
NNW 18km/h
NNW
S 13km/h
S
SSE 15km/h
SSE
Relative Humidity 40% 27% 54% 44% 61% 44% 67% 44% 51% 30% 40% 37% 73% 62%
Dew Point 7°C 6°C 10°C 13°C 15°C 16°C 18°C 18°C 18°C 16°C 16°C 20°C 17°C 17°C

Blacktown Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
05:10 EDT
sunrise
05:39 EDT
sunset
20:00 EDT
last light
20:29 EDT
moon
set
Sat 02:40 EDT
rise
Sat 15:36 EDT
moon
Wed
Dec 14
moon
Wed
Dec 21
moon
Thu
Dec 29
moon
Fri
Jan 6

Prospect Dam Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Dec 9
17.8°C - 0.0mm
Thu
Dec 8
17.5°C 36.2°C 0.0mm
Wed
Dec 7
16.5°C 25.4°C 4.6mm
Tue
Dec 6
19.2°C 25.4°C 13.8mm
Mon
Dec 5
21.0°C 35.6°C 1.9mm

Prospect Dam Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
866.4mm
114.1 Day(s)
Total For 2016
974.7mm
110 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
1076.7mm
112 Day(s)
Wettest Day
132.4mm
Jun 6
Lowest Temperature
0.4°C
Jun 26
Highest Temperature
41.0°C
Feb 25

Prospect Dam Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
15.5°C
2nd
Lowest On Record
7.8°C
18th 1969
Average This Month
17.8°C
+1.5°C
Long-term Average
16.3°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
36.2°C
8th
Highest On Record
42.7°C
21st 1994
Average This Month
31.3°C
+3.9°C
Long-term Average
27.4°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
13.8mm
6th
Total This Month
26.4mm
5 Day(s)
Long-term Average
74.7mm
9.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
338.1mm
1920
Driest On Record
2.2mm
1979
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