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Orford Forecast

This morning 12°C
Today 24°C
mostly_sunny

Now

7.5°C rising
Updated at 00:40 EDT

East Coast for Tuesday Clear. Winds W 25 to 35 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h tending W/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon and evening. Low-Moderate.

Currently at Tunnack

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Temperature 7.5°C rising
Dew Point 2.8°C falling
Feels Like 4.6°C
Relative Humidity 72%
Wind icon
ESE 3km/h falling
Wind Gusts 6km/h
Pressure 1016.9hPa rising
Fire Danger 1.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:01 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:40 EDT

Nearby Now

Campania 12.8°C
Friendly Beach 11.7°C
Hobart Ap 14.0°C

Next 12 hours in Tunnack

48-hour forecast

3am

Clear
8°C

6am

Clear
7°C

9am

Clear
12°C

12pm

Mostly clear
19°C

East Coast Weather Warnings

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Tas - Tue 22:01 EDT
Coastal Wind Warning for Tasmanian Waters.

National Forecast

Orford 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Jan 25
Thu
Jan 26
Fri
Jan 27
Sat
Jan 28
Sun
Jan 29
Mon
Jan 30
Tue
Jan 31

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Late shower

Mostly sunny

Late shower

Mostly sunny
Maximum 24°C 23°C 24°C 24°C 22°C 28°C 22°C
Minimum 12°C 14°C 14°C 16°C 13°C 16°C 15°C
Chance of Rain 10% 20% 30% 40% 20% 50% 30%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
Pollen Index Very High Very High Very High Very High Very High 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 20
km/h
14
km/h
24
km/h
23
km/h
10
km/h
11
km/h
21
km/h
25
km/h
8
km/h
11
km/h
16
km/h
16
km/h
17
km/h

 
Wind Direction NW 20km/h
NW
WNW 14km/h
WNW
WNW 24km/h
WNW
W 23km/h
W
WNW 10km/h
WNW
NNE 11km/h
NNE
WNW 21km/h
WNW
W 25km/h
W
NW 8km/h
NW
SE 11km/h
SE
NNW 16km/h
NNW
NW 16km/h
NW
WSW 17km/h
WSW
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Relative Humidity 58% 53% 64% 54% 65% 57% 63% 50% 60% 54% 59% 47% 65%
Dew Point 9°C 14°C 11°C 13°C 12°C 15°C 14°C 13°C 9°C 12°C 13°C 16°C 12°C

Orford Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:29 EDT
sunrise
06:01 EDT
sunset
20:40 EDT
last light
21:12 EDT
moon
set
Wed 18:20 EDT
rise
Thu 04:16 EDT
moon
Sat
Jan 28
moon
Sat
Feb 4
moon
Sat
Feb 11
moon
Sun
Feb 19

Orford Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Jan 24
18.2°C - 0.0mm
Mon
Jan 23
13.0°C 25.7°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jan 22
9.8°C 23.1°C 0.0mm
Sat
Jan 21
7.6°C 22.2°C 18.0mm
Fri
Jan 20
12.2°C 16.8°C 14.8mm

Orford Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
46.9mm
9.7 Day(s)
Total For 2017
42.2mm
5 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
18.0mm
5 Day(s)
Wettest Day
18.0mm
Jan 21
Lowest Temperature
6.9°C
Jan 19
Highest Temperature
33.6°C
Jan 8

Orford Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
6.9°C
19th
Lowest On Record
3.2°C
13th 1972
Average This Month
13.0°C
+1.2°C
Long-term Average
11.8°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
33.6°C
8th
Highest On Record
38.8°C
4th 2013
Average This Month
22.7°C
+0.7°C
Long-term Average
22.0°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
18.0mm
21st
Total This Month
42.2mm
5 Day(s)
Long-term Average
46.9mm
9.7 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
174.2mm
1996
Driest On Record
7.0mm
1994
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Weather News

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18:19 EDT

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NT weather: Crocs, floods, and food drops as Top End residents brace for more heavy rainfall

17:37 EDT

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Darwin deluge as monsoon returns

16:02 EDT

The monsoon trough has redeveloped over northern Australia this week, bringing Darwin its heaviest rain five years.