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Port Pirie Forecast

This morning 23°C
Today 40°C
hazy

Now

25.1°C falling
Updated at 02:30 CDT

Mid North for Wednesday Very hot at first with possible areas of raised dust in the late morning and afternoon. Cloud increasing during the afternoon and evening. Winds N/NE 30 to 45 km/h shifting SW 25 to 40 km/h in the early afternoon then decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low 20s with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower in the north. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds SW 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 25 km/h before turning S 15 to 20 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 29.

Currently at Port Pirie

24-hour graph
Temperature 25.1°C falling
Dew Point 5.3°C rising
Feels Like 25.3°C
Relative Humidity 28%
Wind icon
NNE 11km/h steady
Wind Gusts 28km/h
Pressure 1006.2hPa rising
Fire Danger 14.2
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 17.8°C
Clare 17.2°C
Whyalla Ap 21.3°C
Port Augusta Ap 23.0°C

Fire Danger Rating

EXTREME

Next 12 hours in Port Pirie

48-hour forecast

3am

Clear
24°C

6am

Mostly clear
25°C

9am

Mostly clear
33°C

12pm

Mostly cloudy
39°C

Mid North Weather Warnings

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SA - Tue 15:56 CDT
Fire Weather Warning for NW/NE pastoral, E Eyre/Yorke peninsula, Flinders, Mid Nh, Mt 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

Hazy

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 30% 20% 5% 5% 40% 70% 20%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 10-20mm < 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 22
km/h
21
km/h
19
km/h
24
km/h
10
km/h
18
km/h
11
km/h
16
km/h
14
km/h
8
km/h
14
km/h
20
km/h
12
km/h
18
km/h
Wind Direction NNE 22km/h
NNE
W 21km/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 14km/h
ENE
N 8km/h
N
NNE 14km/h
NNE
N 20km/h
N
NNW 12km/h
NNW
W 18km/h
W
Relative Humidity 22% 22% 76% 53% 56% 42% 51% 36% 37% 23% 30% 22% 53% 43%
Dew Point 9°C 14°C 15°C 16°C 11°C 15°C 10°C 14°C 11°C 13°C 8°C 11°C 12°C 15°C

Port Pirie Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set 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
rise
Wed 03:00 CDT
set
Wed 15:45 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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