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22.95°S 148.94°E 166m AMSL

Blackwater Forecast

This morning 24°C
Today 40°C
sunny

Now

25.4°C falling
Updated at 01:10 EST

Central Highlands for Thursday Mostly clear. Slight (20%) chance of a shower about the Carnarvon Ranges early this evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south. Light winds becoming N/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Friday Hot and mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower about the Carnarvon Ranges in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southeast in the afternoon and evening. Winds N/NW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the early afternoon then becoming N/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.

Currently at Blackwater

24-hour graph
Temperature 25.4°C falling
Dew Point 19.1°C falling
Feels Like 26.5°C
Relative Humidity 68%
Wind icon
NE 11km/h falling
Wind Gusts 15km/h
Pressure 1008.6hPa falling
Fire Danger 3.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
05:34 EST
Sunset sunset
18:56 EST

Nearby Now

Emerald Ap 29.7°C

Next 12 hours in Blackwater

48-hour forecast

3am

Mostly clear
25°C

6am

Mostly clear
25°C

9am

Clear
31°C

12pm

Clear
36°C

Central Highlands Weather Warnings

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There are no warnings current.

National Forecast

Blackwater 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Jan 20
Sat
Jan 21
Sun
Jan 22
Mon
Jan 23
Tue
Jan 24
Wed
Jan 25
Thu
Jan 26

Sunny

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Possible shower
Maximum 40°C 41°C 38°C 34°C 37°C 38°C 36°C
Minimum 24°C 25°C 26°C 24°C 23°C 23°C 23°C
Chance of Rain 5% 80% 80% 30% 5% 30% 20%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
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 18
km/h
11
km/h
16
km/h
10
km/h
17
km/h
18
km/h
22
km/h
17
km/h
19
km/h
13
km/h
16
km/h
18
km/h
21
km/h
19
km/h
Wind Direction N 18km/h
N
NNE 11km/h
NNE
NW 16km/h
NW
WSW 10km/h
WSW
E 17km/h
E
E 18km/h
E
ESE 22km/h
ESE
E 17km/h
E
ESE 19km/h
ESE
ESE 13km/h
ESE
E 16km/h
E
ESE 18km/h
ESE
ESE 21km/h
ESE
E 19km/h
E
Relative Humidity 45% 20% 40% 25% 63% 49% 58% 39% 54% 30% 57% 26% 60% 29%
Dew Point 18°C 13°C 18°C 18°C 24°C 25°C 19°C 19°C 19°C 17°C 20°C 15°C 21°C 16°C

Blackwater Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:10 EST
sunrise
05:34 EST
sunset
18:56 EST
last light
19:21 EST
moon
set
Fri 12:25 EST
rise
Sat 00:16 EST
moon
Sat
Jan 28
moon
Sat
Feb 4
moon
Sat
Feb 11
moon
Sun
Feb 19

Blackwater Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Jan 19
21.7°C 40°C 0.0mm
Wed
Jan 18
19.8°C 37.4°C 0.0mm
Tue
Jan 17
21.4°C 35.2°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jan 16
23.6°C 37.3°C 1.4mm
Sun
Jan 15
24.5°C 36.4°C 0.0mm

St Lawrence Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
200.3mm
13.1 Day(s)
Total For 2017
238.4mm
11 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
154.4mm
3 Day(s)
Wettest Day
212.8mm
Jan 3
Lowest Temperature
21.4°C
Jan 18
Highest Temperature
34.0°C
Jan 19

St Lawrence Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
21.4°C
18th
Lowest On Record
17.7°C
4th 2012
Average This Month
23.6°C
+0.6°C
Long-term Average
23.0°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
34.0°C
19th
Highest On Record
37.7°C
28th 2013
Average This Month
31.8°C
+0.2°C
Long-term Average
31.6°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
212.8mm
3rd
Total This Month
238.4mm
11 Day(s)
Long-term Average
200.3mm
13.1 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
363.4mm
2013
Driest On Record
66.6mm
2011
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Weather News

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18:03 EDT

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Wet night ahead of Friday flood threat

15:00 EDT

Rain and storms could bring flooding to parts of southern and southeast Australia during the next 24 hours.

Monsoon likely for Darwin and Top End, bringing cooler temperatures, more rain

14:03 EDT

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