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Orford Forecast

Tonight 16°C
Tomorrow 23°C
showers

Now

17.4°C steady
Updated at 22:30 EDT

East Coast for Wednesday Mostly sunny. Winds NW 15 to 25 km/h tending NW/NE 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day then tending NW in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 24 to 29.
Thursday Cloudy. High chance of showers, most likely in the morning and early afternoon. Winds NW 25 to 35 km/h turning W 20 to 30 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 24.

Currently at Tunnack

24-hour graph
Temperature 17.4°C steady
Dew Point 7.5°C rising
Feels Like 17.4°C
Relative Humidity 52%
Wind icon
N 35km/h rising
Wind Gusts 46km/h
Pressure 1018.0hPa falling
Fire Danger 8.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:14 EDT
Sunset sunset
19:34 EDT

Nearby Now

Maria Is 19.7°C
Campania 22.2°C
Friendly Beach 14.1°C
Hobart Ap 24.0°C

Next 12 hours in Tunnack

48-hour forecast

12am

Mostly cloudy
17°C

3am

Mostly cloudy
16°C

6am

Cloudy
16°C

9am

Intermittent rain
16°C

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National Forecast

Orford 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

Mostly sunny

Showers

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Cloudy

Late shower

Possible shower
Maximum 25°C 23°C 16°C 17°C 17°C 20°C 17°C
Minimum 12°C 16°C 9°C 8°C 10°C 9°C 9°C
Chance of Rain 50% 90% 5% 60% 30% 40% 80%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index High High High High High
Pollen Index Extreme High Moderate High High Very High
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 12
km/h
16
km/h
21
km/h
16
km/h
25
km/h
23
km/h
21
km/h
21
km/h
19
km/h
20
km/h
12
km/h
5
km/h
8
km/h
8
km/h
Wind Direction N 12km/h
N
NNE 16km/h
NNE
N 21km/h
N
NW 16km/h
NW
W 25km/h
W
SW 23km/h
SW
WNW 21km/h
WNW
W 21km/h
W
W 19km/h
W
WSW 20km/h
WSW
WNW 12km/h
WNW
WSW 5km/h
WSW
W 8km/h
W
ESE 8km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 59% 50% 62% 77% 61% 49% 64% 61% 72% 65% 70% 67% 76% 78%
Dew Point 10°C 14°C 13°C 18°C 5°C 6°C 7°C 9°C 8°C 11°C 9°C 14°C 10°C 12°C

Orford Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:44 EDT
sunrise
06:13 EDT
sunset
19:35 EDT
last light
20:04 EDT
moon
rise
Thu 06:10 EDT
set
Thu 18:53 EDT
moon
Fri
Oct 20
moon
Sat
Oct 28
moon
Sat
Nov 4
moon
Sat
Nov 11

Orford Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Oct 18
10.8°C - 0.0mm
Tue
Oct 17
8.7°C 21.9°C 0.0mm
Mon
Oct 16
12.2°C 18.5°C 0.0mm
Sun
Oct 15
12.4°C 24.5°C 0.0mm
Sat
Oct 14
3.6°C 18.5°C 0.0mm

Orford Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Oct
537.4mm
119.7 Day(s)
Total For 2017
299.1mm
117 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
818.2mm
113 Day(s)
Wettest Day
30.0mm
May 21
Lowest Temperature
-1.7°C
Jul 3
Highest Temperature
33.6°C
Jan 8

Orford Almanac

full climatology
October Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
3.6°C
14th
Lowest On Record
0.0°C
12th 1972
Average This Month
8.3°C
+1.1°C
Long-term Average
7.2°C
October Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
24.5°C
15th
Highest On Record
32.4°C
27th 1977
Average This Month
18.2°C
+0.8°C
Long-term Average
17.4°C
October Rainfall
Wettest This Month
8.8mm
6th
Total This Month
16.2mm
7 Day(s)
Long-term Average
58.4mm
13.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
175.4mm
1952
Driest On Record
13.4mm
1954
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