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Flinders Is Forecast

Tonight 10°C
Tomorrow 18°C
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Now

11.6°C falling
Updated at 19:10 EST

Furneaux Islands for Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower, most likely later tonight. Winds SW 20 to 30 km/h.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers. Winds W 35 to 55 km/h.

Currently at Swan Island

24-hour graph
Temperature 11.6°C falling
Dew Point 5.2°C falling
Feels Like 10.1°C
Relative Humidity 65%
Wind icon
WSW 12km/h falling
Wind Gusts 15km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 2.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:48 EST
Sunset sunset
17:23 EST

Nearby Now

Flinders Island 13.5°C
Eddystone Point 9.7°C
St Helens Ap 8.0°C
Scottsdale 6.8°C

Next 12 hours in Flinders Is

48-hour forecast

9pm

Mostly cloudy
14°C

12am

Chance shower
13°C

3am

Slight chance shower
12°C

6am

Mostly cloudy
13°C

Furneaux Islands Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Flinders Is 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Apr 27
Fri
Apr 28
Sat
Apr 29
Sun
Apr 30
Mon
May 1
Tue
May 2
Wed
May 3

Possible shower

Windy with showers

Clearing shower

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Sunny

Sunny
Maximum 16°C 18°C 19°C 18°C 19°C 15°C 15°C
Minimum 4°C 10°C 11°C 8°C 10°C 7°C 5°C
Chance of Rain 70% 70% 10% 40% 90% 60% 30%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk Slight Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Slight
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 20
km/h
26
km/h
32
km/h
41
km/h
33
km/h
22
km/h
13
km/h
20
km/h
30
km/h
36
km/h
27
km/h
30
km/h
22
km/h
23
km/h
Wind Direction SSW 20km/h
SSW
WSW 26km/h
WSW
W 32km/h
W
WNW 41km/h
WNW
WSW 33km/h
WSW
SW 22km/h
SW
NW 13km/h
NW
NW 20km/h
NW
NW 30km/h
NW
NW 36km/h
NW
WSW 27km/h
WSW
WSW 30km/h
WSW
SSW 22km/h
SSW
SW 23km/h
SW
Relative Humidity 57% 56% 77% 74% 70% 61% 70% 65% 75% 69% 63% 56% 60% 52%
Dew Point 1°C 4°C 13°C 12°C 11°C 10°C 10°C 10°C 13°C 12°C 6°C 5°C 4°C 5°C

Flinders Is Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:21 EST
sunrise
06:49 EST
sunset
17:21 EST
last light
17:49 EST
moon
rise
Fri 08:23 EST
set
Fri 19:00 EST
moon
Wed
May 3
moon
Thu
May 11
moon
Fri
May 19
moon
Fri
May 26

Swan Island Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Apr 27
6.2°C 14°C 3.4mm
Wed
Apr 26
11.1°C 11.5°C 8.0mm
Tue
Apr 25
14.6°C 17.3°C 5.6mm
Mon
Apr 24
14.5°C 19.6°C 0.0mm
Sun
Apr 23
15.9°C 17.4°C 0.0mm

Swan Island Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Apr
195.1mm
37.1 Day(s)
Total For 2017
123.2mm
39 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
231.6mm
31 Day(s)
Wettest Day
14.0mm
Jan 14
Lowest Temperature
6.2°C
Apr 27
Highest Temperature
26.2°C
Mar 19

Swan Island Almanac

full climatology
April Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
6.2°C
27th
Lowest On Record
6.2°C
29th 2008
Average This Month
13.0°C
+0.2°C
Long-term Average
12.8°C
April Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
23.1°C
7th
Highest On Record
24.5°C
1st 2014
Average This Month
18.7°C
+0.5°C
Long-term Average
18.2°C
April Rainfall
Wettest This Month
13.6mm
10th
Total This Month
43.0mm
11 Day(s)
Long-term Average
51.7mm
12.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
100.4mm
2003
Driest On Record
28.8mm
2008
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