Fairfax Media Network

Scotchtown Weather


Smithton Forecast

Tonight 13°C
Tomorrow 18°C
clearing_shower

Now

17.7°C rising
Updated at 20:10 EDT

Northwest Coast for Wednesday Mostly sunny. The chance of morning fog. Winds NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending N/NE in the morning then tending E/NE in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 19 and 24.
Thursday Cloudy. Very high chance of showers, most likely in the morning and early afternoon. Winds NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h early in the morning then tending W 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 13 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 19.

Currently at Smithton Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 17.7°C rising
Dew Point 10.6°C falling
Feels Like 17.7°C
Relative Humidity 63%
Wind icon
ENE 18km/h rising
Wind Gusts 20km/h
Pressure 1017.2hPa steady
Fire Danger 4.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

more
Sunrise sunrise
06:28 EDT
Sunset sunset
19:43 EDT

Nearby Now

Luncheon Hill 17.9°C
Cape Grim 15.9°C
Wynyard Ap 14.4°C

Next 12 hours in Cape Grim

48-hour forecast

9pm

Mostly cloudy. Windy
16°C

12am

Slight chance shower. Windy
15°C

3am

Rain
15°C

6am

Heavy shower
14°C

Northwest Coast Weather Warnings

view all
Tas - Wed 16:05 EDT
Strong Wind Warning for Central North Coast, Banks Strait & Franklin Sound, South West Coast and Central West Coast

National Forecast

Smithton 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Mostly sunny

Clearing shower

Cloudy

Possible shower

Possible shower

Cloudy

Cloudy
Maximum 19°C 18°C 15°C 14°C 15°C 18°C 17°C
Minimum 11°C 13°C 8°C 8°C 9°C 8°C 8°C
Chance of Rain 60% 90% 5% 20% 20% 10% 80%
Rain Amount 5-10mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index High High High High High
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 19
km/h
20
km/h
14
km/h
21
km/h
26
km/h
28
km/h
20
km/h
25
km/h
22
km/h
25
km/h
17
km/h
19
km/h
9
km/h
12
km/h
Wind Direction E 19km/h
E
ENE 20km/h
ENE
N 14km/h
N
W 21km/h
W
SW 26km/h
SW
SW 28km/h
SW
WSW 20km/h
WSW
WSW 25km/h
WSW
WSW 22km/h
WSW
WSW 25km/h
WSW
WSW 17km/h
WSW
WSW 19km/h
WSW
W 9km/h
W
WNW 12km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 77% 70% 95% 87% 67% 57% 77% 76% 86% 75% 80% 77% 80% 75%
Dew Point 12°C 14°C 15°C 14°C 6°C 6°C 8°C 10°C 9°C 10°C 10°C 14°C 10°C 12°C

Smithton Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:58 EDT
sunrise
06:26 EDT
sunset
19:44 EDT
last light
20:12 EDT
moon
rise
Thu 06:22 EDT
set
Thu 19:04 EDT
moon
Fri
Oct 20
moon
Sat
Oct 28
moon
Sat
Nov 4
moon
Sat
Nov 11

Smithton Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Oct 18
12.9°C 22°C 0.0mm
Tue
Oct 17
10.2°C 19.6°C 0.0mm
Mon
Oct 16
8.0°C 16.2°C 0.2mm
Sun
Oct 15
8.1°C 19.0°C 0.2mm
Sat
Oct 14
6.7°C 16.5°C 0.0mm

Smithton Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Oct
795.1mm
176.8 Day(s)
Total For 2017
762.0mm
186 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
1137.6mm
182 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
October Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
4.0°C
4th
Lowest On Record
-1.2°C
17th 2000
Average This Month
8.2°C
+1.3°C
Long-term Average
6.9°C
October Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
22.0°C
18th
Highest On Record
25.5°C
12th 2006
Average This Month
16.8°C
+0.5°C
Long-term Average
16.3°C
October Rainfall
Wettest This Month
20.8mm
12th
Total This Month
38.6mm
11 Day(s)
Long-term Average
77.8mm
18.7 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
141.2mm
2001
Driest On Record
4.6mm
2015
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Missing trawler men 'may still be alive', survivor's wife says

19:36 EDT

The wife of the only man rescued from a trawler that sank off central Queensland on Monday night says she remains hopeful six other men still missing will be found alive.

Rain eases over north Queensland, prompting BOM to cancel severe weather warning

18:41 EDT

Rain is finally easing in northern and central Queensland after coastal areas north of Hervey Bay copped a battering, cutting the Bruce Highway and leaving several towns stranded.

Millions of dollars worth of crops lost as second deluge batters Bundaberg

17:49 EDT

Farmers in Queensland say they've lost millions of dollars worth of crops in the second heavy rainfall event in as many weeks.