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Smithton Forecast

Today 23°C
Tonight 15°C
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Now

29.6°C rising
Updated at 12:20 EDT

Northwest Coast for Friday Hot. Mostly sunny morning. Slight chance of a shower later tonight. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east this evening. Winds S/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending NW/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Daytime maximum temperatures 26 to 32.

Currently at Smithton Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 29.6°C rising
Dew Point 16.1°C falling
Feels Like 29.7°C
Relative Humidity 44%
Wind icon
SW 24km/h rising
Wind Gusts 28km/h
Pressure 1010.0hPa rising
Fire Danger 12.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
06:10 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:50 EDT

Nearby Now

Luncheon Hill 26.5°C
Wynyard Ap 31.0°C
Cape Grim 19.7°C

Next 12 hours in Cape Grim

48-hour forecast

3pm

Mostly clear
22°C

6pm

Mostly cloudy. Windy
20°C

9pm

Mostly clear. Windy
18°C

12am

Mostly cloudy. Windy
16°C

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National Forecast

Smithton 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Jan 19
Sat
Jan 20
Sun
Jan 21
Mon
Jan 22
Tue
Jan 23
Wed
Jan 24
Thu
Jan 25

Cloud and wind increasing

Mostly sunny

Clearing shower

Clearing shower

Windy

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 23°C 23°C 23°C 20°C 20°C 21°C 23°C
Minimum 18°C 15°C 16°C 15°C 14°C 13°C 14°C
Chance of Rain 50% 50% 40% 10% 5% 30% 10%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme 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 8
km/h
14
km/h
9
km/h
10
km/h
16
km/h
14
km/h
15
km/h
24
km/h
13
km/h
17
km/h
8
km/h
14
km/h
12
km/h
11
km/h
Wind Direction WSW 8km/h
WSW
WSW 14km/h
WSW
S 9km/h
S
NE 10km/h
NE
E 16km/h
E
ENE 14km/h
ENE
WSW 15km/h
WSW
WSW 24km/h
WSW
SW 13km/h
SW
W 17km/h
W
WSW 8km/h
WSW
W 14km/h
W
ESE 12km/h
ESE
NE 11km/h
NE
Relative Humidity 67% 57% 78% 65% 81% 70% 79% 58% 69% 55% 76% 60% 75% 67%
Dew Point 15°C 14°C 14°C 16°C 16°C 17°C 14°C 12°C 11°C 11°C 13°C 13°C 14°C 16°C

Smithton Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:38 EDT
sunrise
06:10 EDT
sunset
20:50 EDT
last light
21:22 EDT
moon
set
Fri 22:05 EDT
rise
Sat 08:53 EDT
moon
Thu
Jan 25
moon
Thu
Feb 1
moon
Thu
Feb 8
moon
Fri
Feb 16

Smithton Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Jan 19
12.2°C - 0.0mm
Thu
Jan 18
7.3°C 24.9°C 0.0mm
Wed
Jan 17
8.5°C 23.4°C 0.0mm
Tue
Jan 16
13.0°C 22.1°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jan 15
14.0°C 24.6°C 0.0mm

Smithton Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
41.7mm
10.2 Day(s)
Total For 2018
17.2mm
7 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
32.0mm
6 Day(s)
Wettest Day
12.2mm
Jan 13
Lowest Temperature
5.5°C
Jan 8
Highest Temperature
25.3°C
Jan 5

Smithton Ap Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
5.5°C
8th
Lowest On Record
0.4°C
19th 2004
Average This Month
10.5°C
-0.6°C
Long-term Average
11.1°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
25.3°C
5th
Highest On Record
36.6°C
30th 2009
Average This Month
22.5°C
+0.9°C
Long-term Average
21.6°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
12.2mm
13th
Total This Month
17.2mm
7 Day(s)
Long-term Average
41.7mm
10.2 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
118.6mm
1997
Driest On Record
7.8mm
2008
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