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Mt Read Forecast

This morning 0°C
Today 1°C
snow_showers

Now

1.9°C falling
Updated at 00:52 EST

Central for Wednesday Cloudy. High chance of showers or snow, most likely in the morning. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h turning SW 20 to 30 km/h early in the morning then becoming light in the evening.
Thursday Cloudy. Areas of frost in the early morning. Very high chance of rain in the west, medium chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 700 metres. Light winds becoming N 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then increasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the early afternoon.

Currently at Mt Read

24-hour graph
Temperature 1.9°C falling
Dew Point 1.9°C falling
Feels Like -4.6°C
Relative Humidity 100%
Wind icon
WNW 37km/h rising
Wind Gusts 48km/h
Pressure 999.4hPa falling
Fire Danger 1.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 21.8mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
07:34 EST
Sunset sunset
17:15 EST

Nearby Now

Sheffield 7.1°C
Liawenee 1.0°C
Devonport Ap 9.3°C

Next 12 hours in Mt Read

48-hour forecast

3am

Shower. Chance storm
2°C

6am

Chance shower or storm
1°C

9am

Shower
1°C

12pm

Snow shower
0°C

Central Weather Warnings

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Tas - Tue 20:41 EST
Districts. There Is A Risk of Losses of Lambs and Sheep Exposed to These

National Forecast

Mt Read 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Jul 26
Thu
Jul 27
Fri
Jul 28
Sat
Jul 29
Sun
Jul 30
Mon
Jul 31
Tue
Aug 1

Snow showers

Late shower

Thunder-
storms

Windy with rain

Thunder-
storms

Rain and snow

Clearing shower
Maximum 1°C 3°C 2°C 5°C 3°C 2°C 4°C
Minimum 0°C -2°C 0°C 0°C 1°C -1°C -2°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 90% 90% 90% 80% 50%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 10-20mm 1-5mm 20-40mm 5-10mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk High Severe High High High High Severe
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 32
km/h
32
km/h
25
km/h
37
km/h
25
km/h
25
km/h
36
km/h
33
km/h
30
km/h
31
km/h
22
km/h
23
km/h
19
km/h
22
km/h
Wind Direction SW 32km/h
SW
SW 32km/h
SW
NNE 25km/h
NNE
NNE 37km/h
NNE
W 25km/h
W
W 25km/h
W
NNE 36km/h
NNE
N 33km/h
N
NW 30km/h
NW
WNW 31km/h
WNW
NW 22km/h
NW
WSW 23km/h
WSW
NE 19km/h
NE
WNW 22km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 100% 95% 93% 94% 100% 98% 99% 100% 100% 100% 99% 97% 95% 88%
Dew Point 1°C -1°C -2°C 2°C 0°C 2°C 3°C 4°C 3°C 2°C 0°C 2°C 0°C 2°C

Mt Read Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
07:03 EST
sunrise
07:34 EST
sunset
17:15 EST
last light
17:46 EST
moon
rise
Wed 09:17 EST
set
Wed 20:35 EST
moon
Mon
Jul 31
moon
Tue
Aug 8
moon
Tue
Aug 15
moon
Tue
Aug 22

Mt Read Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Jul 25
-1°C 4°C 22mm
Mon
Jul 24
-2.3°C 0°C 19.4mm
Sun
Jul 23
0.9°C 2.8°C 31.2mm
Sat
Jul 22
-0.4°C 4.5°C 1.0mm
Fri
Jul 21
-2.4°C 3.2°C 8.2mm

Mt Read Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jul
2142.1mm
158.2 Day(s)
Total For 2017
1807.2mm
173 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
2760.2mm
160 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
July Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-2.6°C
20th
Lowest On Record
-5.0°C
10th 1997
Average This Month
-0.6°C
-0.8°C
Long-term Average
0.2°C
July Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
6.9°C
3rd
Highest On Record
10.0°C
26th 2006
Average This Month
2.6°C
-1.1°C
Long-term Average
3.7°C
July Rainfall
Wettest This Month
60.0mm
6th
Total This Month
310.0mm
24 Day(s)
Long-term Average
403.5mm
24.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
646.6mm
2016
Driest On Record
141.6mm
2004
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