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33.11°S 138.34°E 284m AMSL

Port Pirie Forecast

This morning 23°C
Today 40°C
mostly_sunny

Now

28.5°C falling
Updated at 06:00 CDT

Mid North for Wednesday Very hot. Partly cloudy. Areas of raised dust in the late morning and afternoon. Winds N 30 to 45 km/h shifting SW in the early afternoon then decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 40.

Currently at Port Pirie

24-hour graph
Temperature 28.5°C falling
Dew Point 4.1°C falling
Feels Like 27.1°C
Relative Humidity 21%
Wind icon
N 18km/h steady
Wind Gusts 22km/h
Pressure 1004.8hPa steady
Fire Danger 24.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:02 CDT
Sunset sunset
20:21 CDT

Nearby Now

Snowtown 18.1°C
Clare 19.6°C
Whyalla Ap 19.0°C
Port Augusta Ap 19.1°C

Fire Danger Rating

EXTREME

Next 12 hours in Port Pirie

48-hour forecast

9am

Mostly cloudy
33°C

12pm

Mostly cloudy
39°C

3pm

Mostly cloudy
38°C

6pm

Mostly cloudy
33°C

Mid North Weather Warnings

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SA - Wed 05:21 CDT
Fire Weather Warning for NW/NE pastorals, E Eyre/Yorke peninsulas, Flinders, Mid N, M Lofty, Riverland, Murraylands and Upper/Lower SE

National Forecast

Port Pirie 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Dec 13
Thu
Dec 14
Fri
Dec 15
Sat
Dec 16
Sun
Dec 17
Mon
Dec 18
Tue
Dec 19

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Clearing shower
Maximum 40°C 27°C 30°C 31°C 39°C 36°C 29°C
Minimum 23°C 17°C 13°C 13°C 17°C 21°C 16°C
Chance of Rain 40% 10% 5% 5% 30% 70% 40%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 5-10mm 1-5mm
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
23
km/h
19
km/h
24
km/h
10
km/h
18
km/h
11
km/h
16
km/h
13
km/h
8
km/h
18
km/h
20
km/h
12
km/h
18
km/h
Wind Direction NNE 21km/h
NNE
W 23km/h
W
SSW 19km/h
SSW
SW 24km/h
SW
S 10km/h
S
SW 18km/h
SW
SSE 11km/h
SSE
SW 16km/h
SW
ENE 13km/h
ENE
N 8km/h
N
NNE 18km/h
NNE
N 20km/h
N
NNW 12km/h
NNW
W 18km/h
W
Relative Humidity 23% 22% 76% 53% 56% 42% 51% 36% 38% 24% 29% 22% 52% 43%
Dew Point 10°C 13°C 15°C 16°C 11°C 15°C 10°C 14°C 11°C 14°C 7°C 11°C 11°C 15°C

Port Pirie Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:34 CDT
sunrise
06:02 CDT
sunset
20:21 CDT
last light
20:50 CDT
moon
set
Wed 15:45 CDT
rise
Thu 03:33 CDT
moon
Mon
Dec 18
moon
Tue
Dec 26
moon
Tue
Jan 2
moon
Tue
Jan 9

Yongala Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Dec 12
15°C - 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 11
11.5°C 33°C 0.0mm
Sun
Dec 10
- 30.8°C 0.0mm
Sat
Dec 9
7.0°C - 0.0mm
Fri
Dec 8
5.3°C 21.5°C 3.0mm

Yongala Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
370.7mm
93.8 Day(s)
Total For 2017
237.3mm
82 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
440.6mm
107 Day(s)
Wettest Day
20.8mm
Apr 21
Lowest Temperature
-4.4°C
Jul 28
Highest Temperature
42.6°C
Feb 9

Yongala Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
5.3°C
8th
Lowest On Record
1.3°C
4th 1984
Average This Month
9.6°C
-2.0°C
Long-term Average
11.6°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
33.0°C
11th
Highest On Record
41.5°C
21st 1972
Average This Month
24.0°C
-4.6°C
Long-term Average
28.6°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
18.6mm
1st
Total This Month
22.0mm
3 Day(s)
Long-term Average
24.7mm
5.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
103.4mm
1923
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1905
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Weather News

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06:17 EDT

The trusty roadside fire danger signs marking the entrance to every country town are up for a revamp.

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16:29 EDT

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Sweaty week ahead in Sydney

13:34 EDT

The Sydney Basin's first 40C of the season will occur this week and the city could experience its warmest spell of December days in 17 years.