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Mt Read Forecast

This morning -3°C
Today 0°C
snow_showers

Now

-2.9°C steady
Updated at 07:50 EST

Central for Saturday Partly cloudy. Morning frost. High chance of showers or snow in the west, slight chance elsewhere. Winds S/SW 15 to 25 km/h tending W/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the morning and afternoon.

Currently at Mt Read

24-hour graph
Temperature -2.9°C steady
Dew Point -2.9°C steady
Feels Like -8.4°C
Relative Humidity 100%
Wind icon
SW 16km/h steady
Wind Gusts 17km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 0.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 2.2mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
07:05 EST
Sunset sunset
17:39 EST

Nearby Now

Sheffield 1.4°C
Liawenee -3.0°C
Devonport Ap 0.8°C

Next 12 hours in Mt Read

48-hour forecast

9am

Snow shower
-1°C

12pm

Snow shower
0°C

3pm

Snow shower
0°C

6pm

Mostly cloudy
-1°C

Central Weather Warnings

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Tas - Sat 03:29 EST
Bushwalking Alert (Snow to 400m) for Western and Central Plateau

Tas - Sat 03:29 EST
Road Weather Alert (Ice and Snow) for for NW Coast, Central N, NE, W, Central Plateau, Midlands, East Coast, Upper Derwent Valley & SE

Tas - Fri 16:04 EST
Final Flood Warning for the River Derwent

National Forecast

Mt Read 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Aug 19
Sun
Aug 20
Mon
Aug 21
Tue
Aug 22
Wed
Aug 23
Thu
Aug 24
Fri
Aug 25

Snow showers

Snow tending to rain

Snow tending to rain

Showers

Snow tending to rain

Showers

Rain
Maximum 0°C 2°C 2°C 3°C 3°C 3°C 4°C
Minimum -3°C -2°C -2°C 0°C -2°C 0°C 0°C
Chance of Rain 80% 70% 90% 90% 90% 90% 90%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 10-20mm 5-10mm 5-10mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Severe Severe Severe High Severe High High
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 22
km/h
29
km/h
20
km/h
21
km/h
25
km/h
28
km/h
28
km/h
29
km/h
22
km/h
30
km/h
26
km/h
28
km/h
26
km/h
28
km/h
Wind Direction SSW 22km/h
SSW
SW 29km/h
SW
NNW 20km/h
NNW
WNW 21km/h
WNW
NE 25km/h
NE
NNE 28km/h
NNE
NNW 28km/h
NNW
W 29km/h
W
NW 22km/h
NW
NW 30km/h
NW
WNW 26km/h
WNW
W 28km/h
W
NW 26km/h
NW
NW 28km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 92% 89% 98% 96% 95% 94% 100% 100% 95% 96% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Dew Point -2°C -1°C 1°C 2°C 0°C 1°C 3°C 3°C 0°C 3°C 2°C 3°C 2°C 4°C

Mt Read Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:36 EST
sunrise
07:05 EST
sunset
17:39 EST
last light
18:08 EST
moon
set
Sat 14:48 EST
rise
Sun 05:44 EST
moon
Tue
Aug 22
moon
Tue
Aug 29
moon
Wed
Sep 6
moon
Wed
Sep 13

Mt Read Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Aug 18
-1.7°C -1°C 10.4mm
Thu
Aug 17
-0.6°C 1°C 21.0mm
Wed
Aug 16
0.7°C 2.5°C 25.2mm
Tue
Aug 15
0.2°C 6.5°C 0.4mm
Mon
Aug 14
0.1°C 5.3°C 23.4mm

Mt Read Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
2515.5mm
181.5 Day(s)
Total For 2017
2133.6mm
196 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
3158.0mm
183 Day(s)
Wettest Day
68.0mm
Jan 14
Lowest Temperature
-3.5°C
Jun 24
Highest Temperature
25.8°C
Jan 7

Mt Read Almanac

full climatology
August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-1.7°C
18th
Lowest On Record
-5.0°C
11th 2005
Average This Month
-0.1°C
-0.2°C
Long-term Average
0.1°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
6.5°C
15th
Highest On Record
12.5°C
30th 1999
Average This Month
3.3°C
-0.8°C
Long-term Average
4.1°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
39.0mm
12th
Total This Month
207.4mm
17 Day(s)
Long-term Average
373.4mm
23.3 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
514.4mm
2003
Driest On Record
102.4mm
2004
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Weather News

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00:03 EST

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Roofs removed as strongest wind in years lashes eastern NSW

13:30 EST

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Potential for windiest day in years in NSW

08:12 EST

Today will be the windiest day of the year for much of the coast and ranges of New South Wales with potential to be the windiest day in more than two years in parts, including Sydney.