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Sheffield Forecast

This morning 11°C
Today 18°C
rain

Now

11.8°C rising
Updated at 03:10 EDT

Northwest Coast for Friday Cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the far west later tonight. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds NE 25 to 35 km/h.
Saturday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds SE/NE 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the evening. Low-Moderate.

Currently at Sheffield

24-hour graph
Temperature 11.8°C rising
Dew Point 7.9°C falling
Feels Like 10.6°C
Relative Humidity 77%
Wind icon
SE 11km/h steady
Wind Gusts 13km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
07:22 EDT
Sunset sunset
19:19 EDT

Nearby Now

Cressy 11.7°C
Devonport Ap 14.1°C
Launceston Ap 11.8°C
Launceston 13.3°C

Next 12 hours in Sheffield

48-hour forecast

6am

Rain
12°C

9am

Rain
13°C

12pm

Rain
15°C

3pm

Slight chance shower
18°C

Northwest Coast Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Sheffield 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Mar 25
Sun
Mar 26
Mon
Mar 27
Tue
Mar 28
Wed
Mar 29
Thu
Mar 30
Fri
Mar 31

Rain

Mostly sunny

Showers

Mostly sunny

Showers easing

Possible shower

Late shower
Maximum 18°C 23°C 22°C 19°C 18°C 16°C 16°C
Minimum 11°C 12°C 15°C 10°C 11°C 9°C 7°C
Chance of Rain 90% 80% 90% 70% 90% 80% 60%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm
UV Index High High High Moderate Moderate
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 9
km/h
10
km/h
4
km/h
12
km/h
13
km/h
26
km/h
18
km/h
23
km/h
14
km/h
23
km/h
17
km/h
22
km/h
16
km/h
24
km/h
Wind Direction ESE 9km/h
ESE
ESE 10km/h
ESE
S 4km/h
S
NNE 12km/h
NNE
ENE 13km/h
ENE
NW 26km/h
NW
WNW 18km/h
WNW
WNW 23km/h
WNW
NNW 14km/h
NNW
N 23km/h
N
W 17km/h
W
W 22km/h
W
W 16km/h
W
W 24km/h
W
Relative Humidity 86% 81% 85% 63% 90% 74% 77% 55% 84% 71% 80% 55% 76% 56%
Dew Point 11°C 15°C 12°C 16°C 16°C 16°C 9°C 10°C 10°C 13°C 7°C 7°C 6°C 8°C

Sheffield Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:54 EDT
sunrise
07:22 EDT
sunset
19:19 EDT
last light
19:47 EDT
moon
rise
Sat 03:47 EDT
set
Sat 17:45 EDT
moon
Tue
Mar 28
moon
Tue
Apr 4
moon
Tue
Apr 11
moon
Wed
Apr 19

Sheffield Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Mar 24
8.9°C 19°C 0.0mm
Thu
Mar 23
11.1°C 20.1°C 0.0mm
Wed
Mar 22
13.2°C 20.1°C 7.0mm
Tue
Mar 21
13.9°C 21.8°C 0.4mm
Mon
Mar 20
10.2°C 24.8°C 0.0mm

Sheffield Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Mar
160.2mm
26.1 Day(s)
Total For 2017
108.8mm
26 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
239.4mm
20 Day(s)
Wettest Day
23.6mm
Jan 20
Lowest Temperature
3.9°C
Jan 19
Highest Temperature
27.3°C
Mar 1

Sheffield Almanac

full climatology
March Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
5.4°C
17th
Lowest On Record
0.9°C
5th 2011
Average This Month
12.3°C
+2.9°C
Long-term Average
9.4°C
March Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
27.3°C
1st
Highest On Record
31.0°C
7th 2013
Average This Month
22.6°C
+2.6°C
Long-term Average
20.0°C
March Rainfall
Wettest This Month
11.4mm
12th
Total This Month
28.0mm
6 Day(s)
Long-term Average
61.3mm
8.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
140.6mm
2011
Driest On Record
0.0mm
2003
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