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Smithton Forecast

Tonight 12°C
Tomorrow 19°C
late_shower

Now

17.2°C falling
Updated at 19:00 EDT

Northwest Coast for Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower in the far west, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds W/SW 25 to 35 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 17 and 23.
Friday Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower in the far west in the afternoon. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 21.

Currently at Smithton Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 17.2°C falling
Dew Point 9.9°C rising
Feels Like 17.2°C
Relative Humidity 62%
Wind icon
W 35km/h rising
Wind Gusts 44km/h
Pressure 1007.9hPa rising
Fire Danger 5.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / 0.0mm

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
05:42 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:46 EDT

Nearby Now

Wynyard Ap 18.4°C
Luncheon Hill 13.7°C
Cape Grim 15.7°C

Next 12 hours in Cape Grim

48-hour forecast

9pm

Mostly clear. Windy
16°C

12am

Mostly clear
15°C

3am

Mostly clear
13°C

6am

Mostly clear
12°C

Northwest Coast Weather Warnings

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Tas - Thu 16:05 EDT
Strong Wind Frederick Henry, Norfolk & Storm bays, Banks Strait & Franklin Sound, East of Flinders Is & Cent Nth, SE, SW & CW coasts

National Forecast

Smithton 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Dec 14
Fri
Dec 15
Sat
Dec 16
Sun
Dec 17
Mon
Dec 18
Tue
Dec 19
Wed
Dec 20

Windy

Late shower

Windy with showers

Windy

Windy

Windy with showers

Thunder-
storms
Maximum 18°C 19°C 20°C 20°C 22°C 22°C 19°C
Minimum 16°C 12°C 14°C 12°C 16°C 17°C 15°C
Chance of Rain 50% 50% 40% 10% 30% 90% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 5-10mm 5-10mm
UV Index Very High Extreme Extreme Extreme 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 21
km/h
31
km/h
6
km/h
17
km/h
20
km/h
22
km/h
11
km/h
15
km/h
27
km/h
23
km/h
27
km/h
28
km/h
30
km/h
34
km/h
Wind Direction WSW 21km/h
WSW
WSW 31km/h
WSW
NNW 6km/h
NNW
NW 17km/h
NW
WNW 20km/h
WNW
W 22km/h
W
S 11km/h
S
ENE 15km/h
ENE
E 27km/h
E
E 23km/h
E
ENE 27km/h
ENE
NW 28km/h
NW
WNW 30km/h
WNW
WNW 34km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 81% 57% 65% 62% 76% 70% 60% 56% 81% 75% 83% 74% 79% 75%
Dew Point 14°C 10°C 10°C 12°C 13°C 14°C 9°C 12°C 15°C 17°C 17°C 17°C 14°C 13°C

Smithton Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:09 EDT
sunrise
05:42 EDT
sunset
20:47 EDT
last light
21:20 EDT
moon
rise
Fri 03:59 EDT
set
Sat 18:44 EDT
moon
Mon
Dec 18
moon
Tue
Dec 26
moon
Tue
Jan 2
moon
Tue
Jan 9

Smithton Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Dec 14
14.3°C 21°C 0.2mm
Wed
Dec 13
10.8°C 21.4°C 0.0mm
Tue
Dec 12
10.4°C 24.9°C 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 11
11.0°C 20.3°C 0.0mm
Sun
Dec 10
13.4°C 20.0°C 0.2mm

Smithton Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
913.2mm
203.4 Day(s)
Total For 2017
838.6mm
213 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
1275.8mm
215 Day(s)
Wettest Day
61.6mm
May 20
Lowest Temperature
-2.1°C
Jul 21
Highest Temperature
27.0°C
Mar 2

Smithton Ap Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
3.0°C
8th
Lowest On Record
1.0°C
27th 1996
Average This Month
10.5°C
+0.8°C
Long-term Average
9.7°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
24.9°C
12th
Highest On Record
30.1°C
10th 2006
Average This Month
19.9°C
+0.3°C
Long-term Average
19.6°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
8.6mm
1st
Total This Month
28.4mm
10 Day(s)
Long-term Average
57.9mm
13.1 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
118.6mm
2008
Driest On Record
15.4mm
2004
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