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21.27°S 141.29°E 166m AMSL

Cannington Forecast

This morning 27°C
Today 43°C
mostly_sunny

Now

30.1°C falling
Updated at 02:10 EST

Northwest for Tuesday Mostly clear. Winds NE and light increasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the late evening.
Wednesday Hot. Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a shower or thunderstorm in the southeast in the afternoon and evening. Winds SE/SW 20 to 30 km/h tending NW/NE 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then tending E/NE 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day.

Currently at Cannington

24-hour graph
Temperature 30.1°C falling
Dew Point 15.4°C rising
Feels Like 29.9°C
Relative Humidity 41%
Wind icon
SSE 24km/h steady
Wind Gusts 28km/h
Pressure 1009.6hPa falling
Fire Danger 14.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
05:45 EST
Sunset sunset
19:11 EST

Nearby Now

Julia Creek Ap 29.4°C
Cloncurry Ap 32.8°C
Phosphate Hill 29.7°C
Richmond 29.2°C

Next 12 hours in Cannington

48-hour forecast

3am

Mostly clear
29°C

6am

Mostly clear
27°C

9am

Mostly clear
35°C

12pm

Mostly clear
40°C

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National Forecast

Cannington 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Dec 7
Thu
Dec 8
Fri
Dec 9
Sat
Dec 10
Sun
Dec 11
Mon
Dec 12
Tue
Dec 13

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Clearing shower

Mostly cloudy

Possible shower

Showers increasing

Mostly sunny
Maximum 43°C 42°C 36°C 36°C 36°C 36°C 37°C
Minimum 27°C 27°C 23°C 23°C 22°C 22°C 23°C
Chance of Rain 5% 50% 40% 40% 60% 50% 30%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm
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
13
km/h
23
km/h
14
km/h
24
km/h
25
km/h
24
km/h
17
km/h
20
km/h
18
km/h
24
km/h
19
km/h
23
km/h
16
km/h
Wind Direction NNE 18km/h
NNE
NE 13km/h
NE
NNE 23km/h
NNE
N 14km/h
N
SSE 24km/h
SSE
S 25km/h
S
SE 24km/h
SE
SSE 17km/h
SSE
E 20km/h
E
ESE 18km/h
ESE
ENE 24km/h
ENE
E 19km/h
E
ENE 23km/h
ENE
E 16km/h
E
Relative Humidity 22% 13% 25% 15% 49% 33% 32% 26% 46% 31% 49% 31% 47% 29%
Dew Point 11°C 10°C 13°C 11°C 18°C 17°C 11°C 14°C 17°C 16°C 18°C 16°C 18°C 16°C

Cannington 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
05:21 EST
sunrise
05:45 EST
sunset
19:11 EST
last light
19:36 EST
moon
rise
Wed 12:14 EST
set
Thu 00:59 EST
moon
Wed
Dec 14
moon
Wed
Dec 21
moon
Thu
Dec 29
moon
Fri
Jan 6

Cannington Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Dec 6
25.3°C 43°C 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 5
25.9°C 42.4°C 0.0mm
Sun
Dec 4
24.9°C 43.1°C 0.0mm
Sat
Dec 3
22.6°C 42.6°C 0.0mm
Fri
Dec 2
24.6°C 42.6°C 0.0mm

Cannington Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
357.9mm
43.0 Day(s)
Total For 2016
327.4mm
40 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
102.2mm
23 Day(s)
Wettest Day
50.0mm
Sep 18
Lowest Temperature
4.7°C
Jun 28
Highest Temperature
44.2°C
Feb 28

Cannington Almanac

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December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
21.1°C
1st
Lowest On Record
15.1°C
27th 2006
Average This Month
24.1°C
+0.2°C
Long-term Average
23.9°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
43.1°C
4th
Highest On Record
46.1°C
31st 2013
Average This Month
42.6°C
+3.9°C
Long-term Average
38.7°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.0mm
1st
Total This Month
0.0mm
0 Day(s)
Long-term Average
46.8mm
5.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
152.4mm
2003
Driest On Record
3.0mm
2002
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Weather News

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18:43 EDT

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15:52 EDT

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Hot and stormy start to summer in NSW

15:50 EDT

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