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22.95°S 148.94°E 166m AMSL

Blackwater Forecast

Today 25°C
Tonight 9°C
sunny

Now

19.7°C rising
Updated at 09:10 EST

Central Highlands for Thursday Sunny. Patches of light morning frost in the south. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.

Currently at Blackwater

24-hour graph
Temperature 19.7°C rising
Dew Point 7.8°C steady
Feels Like 19.7°C
Relative Humidity 46%
Wind icon
E 20km/h falling
Wind Gusts 24km/h
Pressure 1026.8hPa rising
Fire Danger 7.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:41 EST
Sunset sunset
17:41 EST

Nearby Now

Emerald Ap 16.5°C

Next 12 hours in Blackwater

48-hour forecast

12pm

Clear
23°C

3pm

Mostly clear
25°C

6pm

Clear
20°C

9pm

Mostly clear
16°C

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Blackwater 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Jul 30
Fri
Jul 31
Sat
Aug 1
Sun
Aug 2
Mon
Aug 3
Tue
Aug 4
Wed
Aug 5

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny
Maximum 25°C 26°C 27°C 28°C 29°C 24°C 22°C
Minimum 8°C 9°C 9°C 10°C 11°C 12°C 7°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 5%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate High High High
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 16
km/h
15
km/h
9
km/h
10
km/h
10
km/h
10
km/h
12
km/h
14
km/h
12
km/h
12
km/h
24
km/h
21
km/h
23
km/h
19
km/h
Wind Direction ESE 16km/h
ESE
E 15km/h
E
E 9km/h
E
ESE 10km/h
ESE
NE 10km/h
NE
E 10km/h
E
ENE 12km/h
ENE
NNE 14km/h
NNE
NNW 12km/h
NNW
W 12km/h
W
SSE 24km/h
SSE
SSE 21km/h
SSE
SSE 23km/h
SSE
SSE 19km/h
SSE
Relative Humidity 54% 30% 67% 26% 53% 24% 57% 27% 65% 26% 39% 18% 35% 16%
Dew Point 8°C 7°C 12°C 6°C 9°C 5°C 11°C 8°C 14°C 8°C 3°C -2°C -1°C -5°C

Blackwater Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
06:17 EST
sunrise
06:41 EST
sunset
17:41 EST
last light
18:05 EST
moon
rise
Thu 16:31 EST
set
Fri 06:00 EST
moon
Fri
Jul 31
moon
Fri
Aug 7
moon
Sat
Aug 15
moon
Sun
Aug 23

Blackwater Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Jul 30
7°C - 0.0mm
Wed
Jul 29
8.0°C 23°C 0.0mm
Tue
Jul 28
11.3°C 23.3°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jul 27
18.3°C 27.7°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jul 26
15.9°C 31.2°C 0.0mm

St Lawrence Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jul
722.4mm
69.5 Day(s)
Total For 2015
475.4mm
66 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2014
603.4mm
61 Day(s)
Wettest Day
57.2mm
Jan 22
Lowest Temperature
3.2°C
Jul 15
Highest Temperature
37.0°C
Jan 25

St Lawrence Almanac

full climatology
July Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
3.2°C
15th
Lowest On Record
1.1°C
12th 2014
Average This Month
11.3°C
+0.7°C
Long-term Average
10.6°C
July Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
29.6°C
27th
Highest On Record
30.5°C
2nd 2009
Average This Month
24.1°C
+0.3°C
Long-term Average
23.8°C
July Rainfall
Wettest This Month
4.0mm
23rd
Total This Month
13.0mm
8 Day(s)
Long-term Average
34.8mm
6.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
135.6mm
2012
Driest On Record
0.0mm
2009
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