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King Island Forecast

Today 8°C
Tonight 7°C
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Now

8.2°C rising
Updated at 11:40 EST

King Island for Monday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, becoming less likely in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm this morning. Gusty winds and possible hail. Winds SW 40 to 60 km/h decreasing to 25 to 40 km/h in the early afternoon then tending W 20 to 30 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 9.

Currently at King Island Ap

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Temperature 8.2°C rising
Dew Point 0.9°C rising
Feels Like 3.2°C
Relative Humidity 60%
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WSW 46km/h rising
Wind Gusts 56km/h
Pressure 1016.4hPa falling
Fire Danger 6.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.2mm / -

Sun on Mon

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Sunrise sunrise
07:28 EST
Sunset sunset
17:34 EST

Nearby Now

Cape Otway 8.2°C
Cape Grim 5.9°C
Aireys Inlet 6.2°C

Next 12 hours in King Island

48-hour forecast

3pm

Mostly cloudy. Windy
8°C

6pm

Mostly cloudy
7°C

9pm

Mostly cloudy
7°C

12am

Mostly cloudy
7°C

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King Island 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Mon
Aug 3
Tue
Aug 4
Wed
Aug 5
Thu
Aug 6
Fri
Aug 7
Sat
Aug 8
Sun
Aug 9

Showers

Windy with showers

Windy with showers

Possible shower

Cloudy

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 8°C 12°C 10°C 12°C 11°C 12°C 13°C
Minimum 4°C 7°C 7°C 7°C 8°C 7°C 8°C
Chance of Rain 60% 90% 60% 60% 40% 60% 70%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Slight Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 44
km/h
36
km/h
30
km/h
43
km/h
33
km/h
38
km/h
22
km/h
28
km/h
15
km/h
17
km/h
8
km/h
14
km/h
20
km/h
25
km/h
Wind Direction SW 44km/h
SW
SW 36km/h
SW
W 30km/h
W
WNW 43km/h
WNW
SW 33km/h
SW
WSW 38km/h
WSW
WSW 22km/h
WSW
WSW 28km/h
WSW
SSW 15km/h
SSW
SSW 17km/h
SSW
SSW 8km/h
SSW
S 14km/h
S
N 20km/h
N
N 25km/h
N
Relative Humidity 75% 61% 74% 73% 74% 65% 79% 74% 87% 81% 86% 74% 82% 72%
Dew Point 2°C 1°C 6°C 7°C 4°C 4°C 6°C 7°C 7°C 8°C 7°C 7°C 8°C 7°C

King Island Sun & Moon Times

Monday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
06:59 EST
sunrise
07:28 EST
sunset
17:34 EST
last light
18:03 EST
moon
rise
Mon 21:01 EST
set
Tue 09:33 EST
moon
Fri
Aug 7
moon
Sat
Aug 15
moon
Sun
Aug 23
moon
Sun
Aug 30

King Island Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Aug 3
3.6°C - 6.4mm
Sun
Aug 2
8.0°C 12.3°C 1.8mm
Sat
Aug 1
7.9°C 11.3°C 7.2mm
Fri
Jul 31
6.9°C 12.3°C 10.8mm
Thu
Jul 30
10.2°C 11.6°C 0.2mm

King Island Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
573.3mm
107.6 Day(s)
Total For 2015
454.0mm
134 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2014
510.6mm
117 Day(s)
Wettest Day
28.0mm
Jan 14
Lowest Temperature
2.4°C
Jul 15
Highest Temperature
33.5°C
Jan 3

King Island Ap Almanac

full climatology
August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
3.6°C
3rd
Lowest On Record
0.0°C
26th 2006
Average This Month
6.5°C
-1.3°C
Long-term Average
7.8°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
12.3°C
2nd
Highest On Record
21.4°C
27th 2007
Average This Month
11.8°C
-1.9°C
Long-term Average
13.7°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
7.2mm
1st
Total This Month
15.4mm
3 Day(s)
Long-term Average
115.8mm
19.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
213.6mm
1991
Driest On Record
11.0mm
1982
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