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Cannington Forecast

This morning 4°C
Today 23°C
sunny

Now

6.7°C rising
Updated at 03:20 EST

Northwest for Thursday Sunny. The chance of light frost south of Mt Isa in the early morning. Light winds becoming SE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.
Friday Sunny. Patches of light frost near the Northern Territory border in the early morning. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 20s.

Currently at Cannington

24-hour graph
Temperature 6.7°C rising
Dew Point -3.0°C rising
Feels Like 5.4°C
Relative Humidity 50%
Wind icon
WSW 7km/h falling
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure 1020.9hPa steady
Fire Danger 3.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
07:14 EST
Sunset sunset
18:02 EST

Nearby Now

Julia Creek Ap 9.2°C
Cloncurry Ap 11.4°C
Phosphate Hill 7.3°C
Richmond 9.5°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Cannington

48-hour forecast

6am

Clear
5°C

9am

Clear
10°C

12pm

Clear
20°C

3pm

Clear
23°C

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National Forecast

Cannington 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Jun 21
Fri
Jun 22
Sat
Jun 23
Sun
Jun 24
Mon
Jun 25
Tue
Jun 26
Wed
Jun 27

Sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly cloudy

Mostly cloudy

Mostly sunny

Sunny
Maximum 23°C 25°C 26°C 26°C 24°C 24°C 22°C
Minimum 4°C 6°C 10°C 11°C 12°C 8°C 6°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 5% 5% 20% 30% 5%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk Slight Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 9
km/h
15
km/h
8
km/h
12
km/h
9
km/h
15
km/h
11
km/h
16
km/h
13
km/h
17
km/h
12
km/h
19
km/h
15
km/h
22
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 9km/h
SSE
SSE 15km/h
SSE
SE 8km/h
SE
E 12km/h
E
ESE 9km/h
ESE
ESE 15km/h
ESE
ESE 11km/h
ESE
ESE 16km/h
ESE
ESE 13km/h
ESE
ESE 17km/h
ESE
SSE 12km/h
SSE
SSE 19km/h
SSE
SSE 15km/h
SSE
SSE 22km/h
SSE
Relative Humidity 44% 20% 44% 31% 63% 40% 55% 34% 45% 33% 45% 31% 50% 30%
Dew Point -1°C -1°C 1°C 7°C 9°C 12°C 8°C 9°C 5°C 7°C 2°C 6°C 2°C 4°C

Cannington 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
06:50 EST
sunrise
07:14 EST
sunset
18:02 EST
last light
18:26 EST
moon
rise
Thu 13:19 EST
set
Fri 01:43 EST
moon
Thu
Jun 28
moon
Fri
Jul 6
moon
Fri
Jul 13
moon
Fri
Jul 20

Cannington Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Jun 20
3°C 23°C 0.0mm
Tue
Jun 19
3°C 21°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jun 18
4°C 18°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jun 17
6.3°C 19°C 0.0mm
Sat
Jun 16
- 21.3°C -

Cannington Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jun
238.0mm
25.0 Day(s)
Total For 2018
358.8mm
20 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
150.4mm
20 Day(s)
Wettest Day
171.8mm
Mar 4
Lowest Temperature
3.0°C
Jun 19
Highest Temperature
45.0°C
Feb 20

Cannington Almanac

full climatology
June Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
3.0°C
19th
Lowest On Record
2.0°C
28th 2004
Average This Month
8.2°C
-1.2°C
Long-term Average
9.4°C
June Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
31.0°C
11th
Highest On Record
33.6°C
8th 2016
Average This Month
24.0°C
-0.5°C
Long-term Average
24.5°C
June Rainfall
Wettest This Month
14.6mm
14th
Total This Month
14.6mm
1 Day(s)
Long-term Average
13.1mm
2.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
82.0mm
2007
Driest On Record
0.0mm
2002
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Weather News

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21:05 EST

The prospect of El Nino forming during the second half of 2018 is troubling for parched western NSW, where some places are experiencing their driest year to date in more than five decades.

Young farmers taught 'drought driving' skills as country roads plagued by millions of 'roos

14:26 EST

An initiative by Hay Inc in the New South Wales Riverina town of Hay is teaching young farmers life-saving 'drought driving' lessons on how to drive when faced with kangaroos on the road.

BOM declares a 50 per cent chance of El Nino this spring, possible dry and warm conditions ahead

13:31 EST

Warm and dry — that has been the story of the season, and now there is a good chance that is set to continue for south-east Australia.