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Ernabella Forecast

Today 36°C
Tonight 24°C
possible_thunderstorm

Now

31.9°C rising
Updated at 12:50 CDT

NW Pastoral for Thursday Very hot and humid. Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers south of Woomera, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. Thunderstorms likely. Showers and thunderstorms heavy at times south of Coober Pedy late this afternoon and evening. Winds NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending NW/NE 20 to 30 km/h early in the morning then tending W/NW in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 35 to 42.

Currently at Ernabella

24-hour graph
Temperature 31.9°C rising
Dew Point 21.1°C steady
Feels Like 34.7°C
Relative Humidity 52%
Wind icon
N 22km/h rising
Wind Gusts 26km/h
Pressure 1009.4hPa falling
Fire Danger 10.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
07:05 CDT
Sunset sunset
20:38 CDT

Nearby Now

Uluru 26.5°C
Oodnadatta Ap 40.3°C
Coober Pedy Ap 40.2°C
Alice Springs Ap 32.6°C

Next 12 hours in Ernabella

48-hour forecast

3pm

Mostly clear
35°C

6pm

Shower. Chance storm
35°C

9pm

Mostly clear
32°C

12am

Mostly clear
29°C

NW Pastoral Weather Warnings

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SA - Thu 12:45 CDT
Severe Thunderstorm Warning (Heavy Rain & Damaging Winds) for Eastern Eyre Peninsula, West Coast and North West Pastoral

National Forecast

Ernabella 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Jan 19
Fri
Jan 20
Sat
Jan 21
Sun
Jan 22
Mon
Jan 23
Tue
Jan 24
Wed
Jan 25

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 36°C 32°C 32°C 35°C 34°C 28°C 28°C
Minimum 25°C 24°C 23°C 25°C 25°C 22°C 19°C
Chance of Rain 60% 90% 80% 60% 80% 50% 40%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 10-20mm 5-10mm 1-5mm 10-20mm 1-5mm 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 23
km/h
25
km/h
15
km/h
11
km/h
8
km/h
11
km/h
8
km/h
10
km/h
9
km/h
9
km/h
27
km/h
30
km/h
26
km/h
26
km/h
Wind Direction NNW 23km/h
NNW
NNW 25km/h
NNW
NW 15km/h
NW
NW 11km/h
NW
ENE 8km/h
ENE
NNE 11km/h
NNE
N 8km/h
N
N 10km/h
N
NW 9km/h
NW
W 9km/h
W
S 27km/h
S
SSE 30km/h
SSE
SSE 26km/h
SSE
SE 26km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 73% 47% 70% 53% 72% 50% 72% 49% 68% 52% 81% 63% 63% 54%
Dew Point 22°C 23°C 21°C 21°C 20°C 20°C 22°C 23°C 22°C 23°C 20°C 20°C 13°C 18°C

Ernabella Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
06:40 CDT
sunrise
07:05 CDT
sunset
20:38 CDT
last light
21:04 CDT
moon
set
Thu 13:15 CDT
rise
Fri 01:16 CDT
moon
Fri
Jan 20
moon
Sat
Jan 28
moon
Sat
Feb 4
moon
Sat
Feb 11

Ernabella Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Jan 19
26°C - 0.0mm
Wed
Jan 18
25.6°C 36°C 0.0mm
Tue
Jan 17
18.3°C 37.6°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jan 16
19.0°C 35.8°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jan 15
18.4°C 33.1°C 0.0mm

Ernabella Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
23.7mm
4.5 Day(s)
Total For 2017
22.0mm
3 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
19.2mm
5 Day(s)
Wettest Day
10.2mm
Jan 12
Lowest Temperature
17.7°C
Jan 14
Highest Temperature
37.6°C
Jan 17

Ernabella Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
17.7°C
14th
Lowest On Record
12.0°C
1st 2003
Average This Month
22.1°C
+0.9°C
Long-term Average
21.2°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
37.6°C
17th
Highest On Record
43.8°C
11th 2013
Average This Month
34.3°C
-1.3°C
Long-term Average
35.6°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
10.2mm
12th
Total This Month
22.0mm
3 Day(s)
Long-term Average
23.7mm
4.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
70.0mm
2011
Driest On Record
0.0mm
2009
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