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Blacktown Forecast

This morning 10°C
Today 26°C
mostly_sunny

Now

14.2°C steady
Updated at 01:10 EST

Sydney for Wednesday Mostly sunny. Chance of early fog in the west. Slight chance of a shower or thunderstorm in the early afternoon, mostly in near the coast. Light winds becoming S/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Patchy fog in the west in the early morning. Medium chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the west in the afternoon and evening. Winds SW and light increasing to 15 to 20 km/h early in the morning then tending S 25 to 35 km/h in the morning.

Currently at Horsley Park

24-hour graph
Temperature 14.2°C steady
Dew Point 11.9°C rising
Feels Like 14.2°C
Relative Humidity 86%
Wind icon
SW 3km/h steady
Wind Gusts 6km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:26 EST
Sunset sunset
17:23 EST

Nearby Now

Penrith 13.3°C
Badgerys Creek 12.3°C
Richmond 11.9°C
Bankstown Ap 14.2°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Horsley Park

48-hour forecast

3am

Clear
13°C

6am

Clear
12°C

9am

Clear
19°C

12pm

Mostly clear
24°C

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National Forecast

Blacktown 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Apr 25
Thu
Apr 26
Fri
Apr 27
Sat
Apr 28
Sun
Apr 29
Mon
Apr 30
Tue
May 1

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 26°C 26°C 21°C 21°C 20°C 22°C 22°C
Minimum 10°C 13°C 13°C 12°C 12°C 12°C 12°C
Chance of Rain 30% 40% 60% 70% 50% 40% 40%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
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 6
km/h
12
km/h
9
km/h
17
km/h
15
km/h
16
km/h
13
km/h
14
km/h
11
km/h
12
km/h
9
km/h
11
km/h
6
km/h
8
km/h
Wind Direction SW 6km/h
SW
SSE 12km/h
SSE
WSW 9km/h
WSW
S 17km/h
S
SSW 15km/h
SSW
S 16km/h
S
SW 13km/h
SW
S 14km/h
S
SW 11km/h
SW
S 12km/h
S
SW 9km/h
SW
SSE 11km/h
SSE
SW 6km/h
SW
ESE 8km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 66% 56% 65% 54% 63% 54% 70% 66% 75% 62% 71% 58% 68% 55%
Dew Point 12°C 16°C 14°C 15°C 9°C 11°C 12°C 14°C 12°C 12°C 12°C 13°C 12°C 13°C

Blacktown Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
06:00 EST
sunrise
06:26 EST
sunset
17:23 EST
last light
17:48 EST
moon
rise
Wed 14:45 EST
set
Thu 02:09 EST
moon
Mon
Apr 30
moon
Tue
May 8
moon
Tue
May 15
moon
Tue
May 22

Prospect Dam Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Apr 24
12.9°C - 0.0mm
Mon
Apr 23
12.9°C 25.8°C 0.0mm
Sun
Apr 22
13.1°C 25.0°C 0.0mm
Sat
Apr 21
14.8°C 24.7°C 0.0mm
Fri
Apr 20
13.2°C 27.0°C 0.6mm

Prospect Dam Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Apr
365.1mm
41.9 Day(s)
Total For 2018
188.1mm
30 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
614.3mm
51 Day(s)
Wettest Day
65.8mm
Feb 26
Lowest Temperature
10.0°C
Mar 27
Highest Temperature
45.3°C
Jan 7

Prospect Dam Almanac

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April Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
11.8°C
19th
Lowest On Record
3.6°C
23rd 2006
Average This Month
16.1°C
+3.1°C
Long-term Average
13.0°C
April Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
34.6°C
9th
Highest On Record
37.1°C
4th 1986
Average This Month
28.6°C
+4.9°C
Long-term Average
23.7°C
April Rainfall
Wettest This Month
1.0mm
14th
Total This Month
1.6mm
2 Day(s)
Long-term Average
76.3mm
9.7 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
425.0mm
2015
Driest On Record
2.0mm
1997
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