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29.43°S 147.98°E 148m AMSL

Collarenebri Forecast

This morning 28°C
Today 41°C
thunderstorms

Now

32.2°C rising
Updated at 08:50 EDT

Upper Western for Wednesday Hot. Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds W/NW 25 to 35 km/h becoming light in the evening then becoming W/NW 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low 40s.

Currently at Walgett Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 32.2°C rising
Dew Point 13.4°C falling
Feels Like 31.3°C
Relative Humidity 32%
Wind icon
NNE 5km/h falling
Wind Gusts 6km/h
Pressure 1012.9hPa falling
Fire Danger 14.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:22 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:09 EDT

Nearby Now

St George Ap 30.4°C
Coonamble Ap 26.1°C
Moree Ap 30.2°C
Narrabri Ap 30.9°C

Fire Danger Rating

VERY HIGH

Next 12 hours in St George

48-hour forecast

9am

Clear
33°C

12pm

Clear
38°C

3pm

Mostly clear
41°C

6pm

Mostly clear
40°C

Upper Western Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Collarenebri 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Jan 18
Thu
Jan 19
Fri
Jan 20
Sat
Jan 21
Sun
Jan 22
Mon
Jan 23
Tue
Jan 24

Thunder-
storms

Mostly sunny

Thunder-
storms

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Thunder-
storms
Maximum 41°C 40°C 38°C 37°C 36°C 37°C 39°C
Minimum 28°C 28°C 26°C 25°C 22°C 22°C 23°C
Chance of Rain 70% 80% 90% 20% 5% 30% 80%
Rain Amount 5-10mm 5-10mm 10-20mm < 1mm < 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 18
km/h
14
km/h
4
km/h
7
km/h
17
km/h
17
km/h
11
km/h
15
km/h
20
km/h
15
km/h
21
km/h
15
km/h
19
km/h
11
km/h
Wind Direction NNW 18km/h
NNW
W 14km/h
W
NW 4km/h
NW
W 7km/h
W
NNE 17km/h
NNE
NW 17km/h
NW
SW 11km/h
SW
SW 15km/h
SW
ENE 20km/h
ENE
ENE 15km/h
ENE
NE 21km/h
NE
NE 15km/h
NE
NNE 19km/h
NNE
NNE 11km/h
NNE
Relative Humidity 35% 27% 50% 34% 61% 38% 62% 39% 61% 38% 54% 31% 49% 27%
Dew Point 16°C 19°C 21°C 21°C 23°C 23°C 21°C 21°C 18°C 19°C 16°C 17°C 16°C 16°C

Collarenebri Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
05:56 EDT
sunrise
06:22 EDT
sunset
20:09 EDT
last light
20:36 EDT
moon
set
Wed 11:45 EDT
rise
Thu 00:03 EDT
moon
Fri
Jan 20
moon
Sat
Jan 28
moon
Sat
Feb 4
moon
Sat
Feb 11

Lightning Ridge Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Jan 17
25.2°C - 0.0mm
Mon
Jan 16
25.3°C 39.0°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jan 15
21.5°C 39.3°C 0.0mm
Sat
Jan 14
30.2°C 42.0°C 0.0mm
Fri
Jan 13
24.9°C 43.7°C 18.0mm

Lightning Ridge Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
49.6mm
5.9 Day(s)
Total For 2017
34.0mm
2 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
78.5mm
3 Day(s)
Wettest Day
18.0mm
Jan 13
Lowest Temperature
21.5°C
Jan 15
Highest Temperature
44.5°C
Jan 12

Lightning Ridge Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
21.5°C
15th
Lowest On Record
11.5°C
20th 2010
Average This Month
24.3°C
+1.9°C
Long-term Average
22.4°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
44.5°C
12th
Highest On Record
48.5°C
3rd 2014
Average This Month
38.5°C
+2.5°C
Long-term Average
36.0°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
18.0mm
13th
Total This Month
34.0mm
2 Day(s)
Long-term Average
49.6mm
5.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
201.1mm
2012
Driest On Record
6.6mm
2002
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16:09 EDT

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