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Strahan Forecast

Tonight 5°C
Tomorrow 15°C
increasing_sunshine

Now

8.0°C steady
Updated at 23:00 EST

West & Sth Coast for Friday Partly cloudy. Morning frost. Medium chance of light showers in the south. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h shifting W/NW during the morning then tending NW/NE in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 9 and 13.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Slight chance of a light shower in the far south. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 14.

Currently at Cape Sorell

24-hour graph
Temperature 8.0°C steady
Dew Point 6.3°C steady
Feels Like 5.2°C
Relative Humidity 89%
Wind icon
E 16km/h steady
Wind Gusts 20km/h
Pressure 1027.8hPa steady
Fire Danger 1.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
07:31 EST
Sunset sunset
17:00 EST

Nearby Now

Strahan Ap 5.1°C
Low Rocky Point 9.7°C
Mt Read 2.4°C

Next 12 hours in Strahan

48-hour forecast

12am

Mostly clear
8°C

3am

Mostly clear
7°C

6am

Mostly clear
5°C

9am

Mostly clear
8°C

West & Sth Coast Weather Warnings

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Tas - Fri 21:23 EST
Frost Warning for Tasmania

National Forecast

Strahan 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Mostly sunny

Increasing sunshine

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Rain

Late shower

Clearing shower
Maximum 13°C 15°C 18°C 17°C 15°C 12°C 13°C
Minimum 2°C 5°C 5°C 12°C 11°C 7°C 7°C
Chance of Rain 10% 5% 50% 80% 80% 70% 50%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 5-10mm 5-10mm 5-10mm 1-5mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Moderate Slight Slight Nil Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 3
km/h
6
km/h
4
km/h
7
km/h
16
km/h
22
km/h
21
km/h
25
km/h
16
km/h
19
km/h
12
km/h
23
km/h
12
km/h
17
km/h
Wind Direction NE 3km/h
NE
WNW 6km/h
WNW
NE 4km/h
NE
NNW 7km/h
NNW
NE 16km/h
NE
NNE 22km/h
NNE
NNE 21km/h
NNE
NNE 25km/h
NNE
N 16km/h
N
W 19km/h
W
NW 12km/h
NW
WNW 23km/h
WNW
SSW 12km/h
SSW
SW 17km/h
SW
Relative Humidity 85% 71% 86% 71% 82% 68% 89% 81% 93% 81% 81% 78% 78% 71%
Dew Point 3°C 7°C 6°C 9°C 9°C 12°C 13°C 13°C 11°C 11°C 5°C 8°C 5°C 8°C

Strahan Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
07:01 EST
sunrise
07:32 EST
sunset
16:59 EST
last light
17:30 EST
moon
set
Sat 03:33 EST
rise
Sat 15:27 EST
moon
Wed
May 30
moon
Thu
Jun 7
moon
Thu
Jun 14
moon
Wed
Jun 20

Cape Sorell Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
May 25
5.4°C 14°C 0.0mm
Thu
May 24
11.0°C 13.0°C 0.2mm
Wed
May 23
11.2°C 13.8°C 0.2mm
Tue
May 22
11.1°C 13.6°C 2.0mm
Mon
May 21
10.3°C 13.3°C 5.8mm

Cape Sorell Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
456.7mm
87.4 Day(s)
Total For 2018
399.6mm
91 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
315.2mm
91 Day(s)
Wettest Day
27.6mm
Feb 24
Lowest Temperature
5.4°C
May 25
Highest Temperature
32.0°C
Jan 28

Cape Sorell Almanac

full climatology
May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
5.4°C
25th
Lowest On Record
1.7°C
9th 1958
Average This Month
10.3°C
+1.1°C
Long-term Average
9.2°C
May Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
18.6°C
3rd
Highest On Record
20.4°C
9th 2013
Average This Month
14.6°C
+0.9°C
Long-term Average
13.7°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
26.6mm
10th
Total This Month
102.2mm
19 Day(s)
Long-term Average
130.9mm
22.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
326.2mm
1968
Driest On Record
26.5mm
1932
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