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Burnie Forecast

Today 18°C
Tonight 8°C
rain

Now

16.5°C rising
Updated at 14:00 EDT

Northwest Coast for Thursday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain, becoming less likely this afternoon, possibly heavy at times this morning. The chance of a thunderstorm this morning. Winds E/NE 25 to 40 km/h shifting W/SW 30 to 45 km/h in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 16 and 19. Low-Moderate.

Currently at Wynyard Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 16.5°C rising
Dew Point 9.9°C falling
Feels Like 16.5°C
Relative Humidity 65%
Wind icon
NW 35km/h falling
Wind Gusts 61km/h
Pressure 990.1hPa falling
Fire Danger 5.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 6.2mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
05:37 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:40 EDT

Nearby Now

Sheffield 14.4°C
Luncheon Hill 11.8°C
Devonport Ap 16.7°C
Smithton Ap 16.3°C

Next 12 hours in Sheffield

48-hour forecast

3pm

Chance shower. Windy
16°C

6pm

Intermittent rain. Windy
14°C

9pm

Intermittent rain
11°C

12am

Intermittent rain
9°C

Northwest Coast Weather Warnings

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Tas - Thu 10:14 EDT
Gale Warning for all coastal waters and Southeast Inshore bays. Strong Wind Warning for Derwent Estuary

National Forecast

Burnie 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Dec 8
Fri
Dec 9
Sat
Dec 10
Sun
Dec 11
Mon
Dec 12
Tue
Dec 13
Wed
Dec 14

Rain

Possible shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Late shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny
Maximum 18°C 18°C 19°C 21°C 20°C 21°C 19°C
Minimum 12°C 8°C 10°C 10°C 11°C 13°C 11°C
Chance of Rain 90% 5% 5% 10% 30% 60% 60%
Rain Amount 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm
UV Index Very High Very High 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 27
km/h
43
km/h
33
km/h
33
km/h
21
km/h
26
km/h
14
km/h
15
km/h
10
km/h
14
km/h
11
km/h
19
km/h
32
km/h
36
km/h
Wind Direction NE 27km/h
NE
NW 43km/h
NW
SW 33km/h
SW
WSW 33km/h
WSW
W 21km/h
W
W 26km/h
W
WSW 14km/h
WSW
WNW 15km/h
WNW
N 10km/h
N
N 14km/h
N
N 11km/h
N
NW 19km/h
NW
WNW 32km/h
WNW
W 36km/h
W
Relative Humidity 92% 77% 64% 55% 72% 68% 71% 63% 71% 71% 76% 70% 70% 64%
Dew Point 15°C 14°C 6°C 9°C 10°C 13°C 10°C 13°C 10°C 14°C 15°C 14°C 11°C 11°C

Burnie Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
05:04 EDT
sunrise
05:37 EDT
sunset
20:40 EDT
last light
21:13 EDT
moon
set
Fri 02:23 EDT
rise
Fri 14:52 EDT
moon
Wed
Dec 14
moon
Wed
Dec 21
moon
Thu
Dec 29
moon
Fri
Jan 6

Burnie Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Dec 8
9.7°C - 9.2mm
Wed
Dec 7
9.8°C 19.6°C 0.0mm
Tue
Dec 6
8.4°C 18.7°C 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 5
7.8°C 20.7°C 10.4mm
Sun
Dec 4
7.3°C 17.6°C 0.0mm

Burnie Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
947.0mm
157.2 Day(s)
Total For 2016
1291.3mm
160 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
631.5mm
149 Day(s)
Wettest Day
82.4mm
Jun 6
Lowest Temperature
0.7°C
Jun 25
Highest Temperature
31.2°C
Jan 9

Burnie Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
7.3°C
4th
Lowest On Record
2.9°C
9th 1966
Average This Month
9.4°C
-2.0°C
Long-term Average
11.4°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
20.7°C
5th
Highest On Record
31.2°C
12th 1998
Average This Month
19.0°C
-0.7°C
Long-term Average
19.7°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
10.4mm
5th
Total This Month
19.6mm
2 Day(s)
Long-term Average
62.6mm
10.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
172.0mm
1993
Driest On Record
10.0mm
1983
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