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Smithton Forecast

This morning 2°C
Today 12°C
showers

Now

4.3°C rising
Updated at 07:40 EST

Northwest Coast for Friday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost in the east. Very high chance of showers in the far west, medium chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 500 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far west this morning. Possible hail. Winds SW 20 to 30 km/h.

Currently at Smithton Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 4.3°C rising
Dew Point 3.9°C rising
Feels Like 2.0°C
Relative Humidity 97%
Wind icon
W 9km/h rising
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure 1001.7hPa rising
Fire Danger 0.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 8.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
07:06 EST
Sunset sunset
17:42 EST

Nearby Now

Cape Grim 8.9°C
Luncheon Hill 3.3°C
Wynyard Ap 5.1°C

Next 12 hours in Cape Grim

48-hour forecast

9am

Chance shower or storm. Windy
8°C

12pm

Slight chance storm. Windy
10°C

3pm

Mostly clear. Windy
10°C

6pm

Mostly clear. Windy
8°C

Northwest Coast Weather Warnings

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Tas - Fri 05:20 EST
Strong Wind Warning Derwent Estuary, Frederick Henry/Norfolk/Storm Bay, Channel & Far NW, Upper/Lower East & SE coasts & East of Flinders Is

Tas - Fri 04:48 EST
Road Weather Alert (Snow down to 300m) NW Coast, Central North, NE, Western, Central Plateau, Midlands, East Coast, Upper Derwent & SE

National Forecast

Smithton 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Showers

Frost then sunny

Late shower

Showers

Showers easing

Showers

Clearing shower
Maximum 12°C 11°C 12°C 12°C 12°C 13°C 13°C
Minimum 2°C 1°C 2°C 4°C 5°C 3°C 5°C
Chance of Rain 20% 5% 80% 70% 50% 30% 70%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Moderate
Frost Risk Moderate High Moderate Slight Slight Moderate Slight
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 20
km/h
28
km/h
11
km/h
20
km/h
9
km/h
13
km/h
26
km/h
20
km/h
24
km/h
30
km/h
19
km/h
25
km/h
15
km/h
17
km/h
Wind Direction SW 20km/h
SW
SW 28km/h
SW
SW 11km/h
SW
SW 20km/h
SW
W 9km/h
W
WNW 13km/h
WNW
NNE 26km/h
NNE
N 20km/h
N
WNW 24km/h
WNW
W 30km/h
W
W 19km/h
W
W 25km/h
W
WSW 15km/h
WSW
W 17km/h
W
Relative Humidity 79% 60% 68% 56% 77% 75% 87% 87% 82% 74% 70% 75% 71% 69%
Dew Point 5°C 4°C 0°C 2°C 5°C 8°C 4°C 9°C 7°C 6°C 5°C 8°C 5°C 7°C

Smithton Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:38 EST
sunrise
07:06 EST
sunset
17:42 EST
last light
18:10 EST
moon
set
Fri 13:51 EST
rise
Sat 04:49 EST
moon
Tue
Aug 22
moon
Tue
Aug 29
moon
Wed
Sep 6
moon
Wed
Sep 13

Smithton Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Aug 17
7.1°C 13°C 9.4mm
Wed
Aug 16
7.0°C 14°C 14.4mm
Tue
Aug 15
1°C 15°C 0.0mm
Mon
Aug 14
8°C 16°C 0.4mm
Sun
Aug 13
1.8°C 14°C 2.6mm

Smithton Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
617.4mm
136.7 Day(s)
Total For 2017
560.4mm
136 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
833.0mm
138 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
August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-1.0°C
2nd
Lowest On Record
-2.2°C
7th 2010
Average This Month
5.1°C
-0.1°C
Long-term Average
5.2°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
16.0°C
14th
Highest On Record
18.5°C
31st 2006
Average This Month
13.6°C
-0.1°C
Long-term Average
13.7°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
14.4mm
16th
Total This Month
64.6mm
13 Day(s)
Long-term Average
123.2mm
23.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
286.6mm
2013
Driest On Record
50.0mm
2006
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