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Smithton Forecast

Tonight 11°C
Tomorrow 13°C
possible_shower

Now

12.9°C rising
Updated at 20:40 EST

Northwest Coast for Wednesday Cloudy. Very high chance of showers. Showers heavy at times in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far west at night. Winds NW 35 to 55 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 9 and 13.
Thursday Cloudy. Very high chance of rain. Snow falling above 800 metres during the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls possible in the west. Winds NW 35 to 55 km/h decreasing to 30 to 45 km/h early in the morning then turning W 20 to 30 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 13.

Currently at Smithton Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 12.9°C rising
Dew Point 10.6°C falling
Feels Like 9.8°C
Relative Humidity 86%
Wind icon
NNW 40km/h falling
Wind Gusts 50km/h
Pressure 1003.9hPa rising
Fire Danger 2.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 2.8mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
07:39 EST
Sunset sunset
17:13 EST

Nearby Now

Cape Grim 13.1°C
Luncheon Hill 10.1°C
Wynyard Ap 13.0°C

Next 12 hours in Cape Grim

48-hour forecast

12am

Chance shower. Very windy
13°C

3am

Chance shower. Very windy
12°C

6am

Intermittent rain. Very windy
11°C

9am

Intermittent rain. Windy
12°C

Northwest Coast Weather Warnings

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Tas - Wed 17:06 EST
Flood Watch for North West, North and North East, and Derwent catchments

Tas - Wed 16:13 EST
Severe Weather Warning (Damaging Winds) for all districts

Tas - Wed 16:05 EST
Gale Warning for Far NW, Cent N, Upper/Lower E, SE , SW and Cent W coasts, E of Flinders Is and Banks Strait. Strong Wind Warning elsewhere

Tas - Wed 15:53 EST
Road Weather Alert (Reduced Visibility in Heavy Rain) for NW Coast, NE, Western, Cent Plateau, Upper Derwent Valley and SE

Tas - Wed 15:53 EST
Sheep Graziers Warning for King Is, Furneaux Is, NW Coast, Central N, NE, Midlands, E Coast, Upper Derwent Valley and SE

National Forecast

Smithton 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Possible shower

Possible shower

Thunder-
storms

Possible shower

Clearing shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 14°C 13°C 12°C 13°C 14°C 14°C 14°C
Minimum 10°C 11°C 9°C 9°C 11°C 12°C 11°C
Chance of Rain 90% 80% 70% 80% 60% 90% 90%
Rain Amount 10-20mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 10-20mm 5-10mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
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 28
km/h
41
km/h
23
km/h
28
km/h
28
km/h
33
km/h
14
km/h
15
km/h
24
km/h
26
km/h
34
km/h
28
km/h
24
km/h
24
km/h
Wind Direction NNW 28km/h
NNW
NNW 41km/h
NNW
WNW 23km/h
WNW
WNW 28km/h
WNW
WSW 28km/h
WSW
WSW 33km/h
WSW
W 14km/h
W
WNW 15km/h
WNW
N 24km/h
N
N 26km/h
N
N 34km/h
N
NNW 28km/h
NNW
NW 24km/h
NW
NW 24km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 77% 83% 87% 68% 76% 70% 76% 72% 82% 72% 79% 80% 84% 78%
Dew Point 9°C 11°C 9°C 7°C 6°C 7°C 7°C 8°C 10°C 9°C 9°C 11°C 10°C 10°C

Smithton Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
07:08 EST
sunrise
07:38 EST
sunset
17:14 EST
last light
17:44 EST
moon
set
Wed 23:18 EST
rise
Thu 11:37 EST
moon
Fri
Jul 20
moon
Sat
Jul 28
moon
Sun
Aug 5
moon
Sat
Aug 11

Smithton Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Jul 18
5.5°C 14°C 16.0mm
Tue
Jul 17
8.9°C 14.7°C 4.8mm
Mon
Jul 16
5.1°C 13.5°C 3.6mm
Sun
Jul 15
2.3°C 14.7°C 1.2mm
Sat
Jul 14
-1.6°C 12.5°C 0.4mm

Smithton Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jul
494.2mm
113.2 Day(s)
Total For 2018
458.4mm
114 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
455.4mm
111 Day(s)
Wettest Day
21.2mm
Apr 15
Lowest Temperature
-1.6°C
Jul 14
Highest Temperature
31.1°C
Jan 19

Smithton Ap Almanac

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July Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-1.6°C
14th
Lowest On Record
-3.8°C
18th 2015
Average This Month
4.4°C
-0.3°C
Long-term Average
4.7°C
July Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
14.9°C
2nd
Highest On Record
17.6°C
16th 2006
Average This Month
13.4°C
+0.2°C
Long-term Average
13.2°C
July Rainfall
Wettest This Month
16.6mm
6th
Total This Month
85.2mm
15 Day(s)
Long-term Average
120.2mm
23.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
235.0mm
2016
Driest On Record
69.4mm
2012
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