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Kingscote Forecast

This morning 19°C
Today 36°C
sunny

Now

28.6°C rising
Updated at 08:40 CDT

Kangaroo Island for Thursday Very hot and sunny. Winds NE 25 to 35 km/h turning N/NW during the morning then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 40.

Currently at Kingscote Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 28.6°C rising
Dew Point 10.8°C falling
Feels Like 27.7°C
Relative Humidity 33%
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NNE 16km/h rising
Wind Gusts 19km/h
Pressure 1011.3hPa steady
Fire Danger 15.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:23 CDT
Sunset sunset
20:38 CDT

Nearby Now

Cape Willoughby 30.2°C
Parawa 30.1°C
Edithburgh 27.0°C

Fire Danger Rating

SEVERE

Next 12 hours in Kingscote

48-hour forecast

9am

Clear
28°C

12pm

Clear
33°C

3pm

Clear
36°C

6pm

Clear
35°C

Kangaroo Island Weather Warnings

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SA - Thu 06:02 CDT
Fire Weather Warning for NW Pastoral, Lower Eyre & Yorke peninsulas, Flinders, Mid Nth, Mt Lofty Ranges, Kangaroo Is, Upper SE & Lower SE

National Forecast

Kingscote 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Jan 18
Fri
Jan 19
Sat
Jan 20
Sun
Jan 21
Mon
Jan 22
Tue
Jan 23
Wed
Jan 24

Sunny

Sunny

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Increasing sunshine

Sunny
Maximum 36°C 30°C 25°C 26°C 24°C 24°C 28°C
Minimum 19°C 20°C 17°C 17°C 16°C 15°C 17°C
Chance of Rain 5% 40% 40% 20% 10% 5% 40%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 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 21
km/h
25
km/h
14
km/h
28
km/h
30
km/h
33
km/h
20
km/h
21
km/h
21
km/h
26
km/h
20
km/h
26
km/h
18
km/h
24
km/h
Wind Direction NNE 21km/h
NNE
NNW 25km/h
NNW
SSW 14km/h
SSW
S 28km/h
S
SSE 30km/h
SSE
SSE 33km/h
SSE
SSE 20km/h
SSE
S 21km/h
S
SSW 21km/h
SSW
S 26km/h
S
SSE 20km/h
SSE
SSE 26km/h
SSE
SE 18km/h
SE
SSE 24km/h
SSE
Relative Humidity 41% 19% 48% 41% 79% 59% 75% 52% 71% 49% 67% 47% 67% 45%
Dew Point 14°C 9°C 15°C 15°C 17°C 17°C 16°C 16°C 14°C 13°C 14°C 12°C 17°C 15°C

Kingscote Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set   First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:54 CDT
sunrise
06:23 CDT
sunset
20:38 CDT
last light
21:06 CDT
moon
set
Fri 21:57 CDT

moon
Thu
Jan 25
moon
Thu
Feb 1
moon
Thu
Feb 8
moon
Fri
Feb 16

Kingscote Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Jan 17
11.8°C 37°C 0.0mm
Tue
Jan 16
15.4°C 27.0°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jan 15
13.1°C 24.2°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jan 14
8.9°C 23.3°C 0.8mm
Sat
Jan 13
13.7°C 22.7°C 2.0mm

Kingscote Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
16.6mm
4.4 Day(s)
Total For 2018
2.8mm
2 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
19.8mm
4 Day(s)
Wettest Day
2.0mm
Jan 13
Lowest Temperature
7.7°C
Jan 5
Highest Temperature
39.1°C
Jan 6

Kingscote Ap Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
7.7°C
5th
Lowest On Record
3.1°C
9th 2002
Average This Month
13.1°C
-0.3°C
Long-term Average
13.4°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
39.1°C
6th
Highest On Record
43.8°C
29th 2009
Average This Month
27.2°C
+0.6°C
Long-term Average
26.6°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
2.0mm
13th
Total This Month
2.8mm
2 Day(s)
Long-term Average
16.6mm
4.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
47.8mm
2006
Driest On Record
0.6mm
2012
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