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Mt Read Forecast

This morning 8°C
Today 22°C
windy

Now

12.2°C rising
Updated at 01:50 EDT

Central for Wednesday Mostly sunny. Winds N/NW 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 26.
Thursday Cloudy. Very high chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds N 25 to 35 km/h turning W 20 to 30 km/h in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 19.

Currently at Mt Read

24-hour graph
Temperature 12.2°C rising
Dew Point 5.1°C steady
Feels Like 8.7°C
Relative Humidity 62%
Wind icon
N 44km/h falling
Wind Gusts 57km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 6.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:25 EDT
Sunset sunset
19:42 EDT

Nearby Now

Sheffield 11.4°C
Liawenee 13.3°C
Devonport Ap 11.2°C

Next 12 hours in Mt Read

48-hour forecast

3am

Mostly cloudy
8°C

6am

Mostly cloudy. Windy
9°C

9am

Mostly cloudy
14°C

12pm

Mostly cloudy
19°C

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National Forecast

Mt Read 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Windy

Windy with rain

Windy with showers

Rain

Windy with rain

Possible shower

Clearing shower
Maximum 22°C 11°C 5°C 5°C 6°C 8°C 9°C
Minimum 8°C 8°C 0°C 1°C 2°C 2°C 3°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 90% 90% 90% 80% 90%
Rain Amount 10-20mm 10-20mm 1-5mm 10-20mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index High High High High
Frost Risk Nil Nil High High Moderate Moderate Moderate
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 29
km/h
28
km/h
30
km/h
23
km/h
37
km/h
29
km/h
28
km/h
27
km/h
31
km/h
28
km/h
25
km/h
24
km/h
23
km/h
21
km/h
Wind Direction NE 29km/h
NE
N 28km/h
N
N 30km/h
N
WNW 23km/h
WNW
WSW 37km/h
WSW
WSW 29km/h
WSW
W 28km/h
W
W 27km/h
W
WSW 31km/h
WSW
WSW 28km/h
WSW
W 25km/h
W
W 24km/h
W
W 23km/h
W
W 21km/h
W
Relative Humidity 68% 64% 100% 100% 93% 83% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 98% 95%
Dew Point 8°C 15°C 11°C 9°C 1°C 3°C 3°C 5°C 3°C 6°C 3°C 8°C 5°C 9°C

Mt Read 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
05:56 EDT
sunrise
06:25 EDT
sunset
19:42 EDT
last light
20:11 EDT
moon
rise
Wed 05:50 EDT
set
Wed 18:00 EDT
moon
Fri
Oct 20
moon
Sat
Oct 28
moon
Sat
Nov 4
moon
Sat
Nov 11

Mt Read Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Oct 17
9°C 21°C 0.0mm
Mon
Oct 16
5.8°C 19°C 0.0mm
Sun
Oct 15
1.1°C 14.1°C 0.2mm
Sat
Oct 14
-0.2°C 8.0°C 3.6mm
Fri
Oct 13
0.2°C 3.1°C 37.6mm

Mt Read Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Oct
3283.7mm
227.8 Day(s)
Total For 2017
3047.4mm
251 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
4147.4mm
238 Day(s)
Wettest Day
68.0mm
Jan 14
Lowest Temperature
-5.0°C
Aug 27
Highest Temperature
25.8°C
Jan 7

Mt Read Almanac

full climatology
October Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-2.9°C
1st
Lowest On Record
-5.0°C
28th 2006
Average This Month
1.8°C
+0.5°C
Long-term Average
1.3°C
October Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
21.0°C
17th
Highest On Record
19.7°C
15th 2015
Average This Month
9.1°C
+1.6°C
Long-term Average
7.5°C
October Rainfall
Wettest This Month
37.6mm
13th
Total This Month
229.8mm
14 Day(s)
Long-term Average
383.2mm
21.7 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
618.4mm
2013
Driest On Record
48.4mm
2015
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17:03 EDT

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16:59 EDT

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