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Strahan Forecast

Today 11°C
Tonight 3°C
showers

Now

8.6°C rising
Updated at 17:50 EST

West & Sth Coast for Saturday Cloudy. Morning frost. Very high chance of showers, falling as snow above 400 metres in the morning. Winds W/SW 20 to 30 km/h tending NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.

Currently at Cape Sorell

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Temperature 8.6°C rising
Dew Point 2.4°C steady
Feels Like 5.9°C
Relative Humidity 65%
Wind icon
SSW 16km/h falling
Wind Gusts 20km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 2.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.6mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
07:06 EST
Sunset sunset
17:40 EST

Nearby Now

Strahan Ap 7.3°C
Low Rocky Point 8.6°C
Mt Read -1.7°C

Next 12 hours in Strahan

48-hour forecast

9pm

Mostly cloudy
4°C

12am

Slight chance shower
3°C

3am

Shower
4°C

6am

Chance shower
5°C

West & Sth Coast Weather Warnings

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Tas - Sat 15:51 EST
Road Weather Alert (Ice) for Nth West Coast, Central Nth, N E, Western, Central Plateau, Midlands, E Coast, Upper Derwent Valley & S E

Tas - Sat 15:50 EST
Bushwalking Alert for Western and Central Plateau

National Forecast

Strahan 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
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Sun
Aug 20
Mon
Aug 21
Tue
Aug 22
Wed
Aug 23
Thu
Aug 24
Fri
Aug 25

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Possible shower

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Maximum 11°C 12°C 12°C 13°C 12°C 13°C 13°C
Minimum 0°C 3°C 4°C 5°C 4°C 5°C 7°C
Chance of Rain 90% 50% 90% 90% 90% 90% 90%
Rain Amount 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 5-10mm 1-5mm 5-10mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk High Moderate Slight Slight Slight Slight Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 9
km/h
17
km/h
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10
km/h
12
km/h
16
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22
km/h
21
km/h
12
km/h
21
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km/h
17
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20
km/h
Wind Direction SSW 9km/h
SSW
WSW 17km/h
WSW
NW 8km/h
NW
NW 10km/h
NW
NNE 12km/h
NNE
N 16km/h
N
NNW 22km/h
NNW
WNW 21km/h
WNW
NW 12km/h
NW
WNW 21km/h
WNW
WNW 15km/h
WNW
WNW 17km/h
WNW
NNW 16km/h
NNW
NNW 20km/h
NNW
Relative Humidity 77% 62% 82% 66% 83% 68% 91% 77% 80% 66% 82% 71% 89% 73%
Dew Point 1°C 4°C 4°C 6°C 5°C 6°C 9°C 9°C 4°C 6°C 6°C 8°C 8°C 8°C

Strahan Sun & Moon Times

Sunday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:36 EST
sunrise
07:05 EST
sunset
17:41 EST
last light
18:09 EST
moon
rise
Sun 05:45 EST
set
Sun 15:55 EST
moon
Tue
Aug 22
moon
Tue
Aug 29
moon
Wed
Sep 6
moon
Wed
Sep 13

Cape Sorell Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Aug 19
3.8°C 10°C 3.8mm
Fri
Aug 18
5.1°C 9°C 10.4mm
Thu
Aug 17
7.9°C 12.7°C 3.6mm
Wed
Aug 16
8.8°C 12.8°C 13.0mm
Tue
Aug 15
9.0°C 14.3°C 0.2mm

Cape Sorell Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
897.9mm
156.1 Day(s)
Total For 2017
632.2mm
161 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
905.6mm
146 Day(s)
Wettest Day
43.0mm
May 7
Lowest Temperature
3.6°C
Aug 3
Highest Temperature
26.8°C
Jan 7

Cape Sorell Almanac

full climatology
August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
3.6°C
3rd
Lowest On Record
1.7°C
7th 1960
Average This Month
6.6°C
-0.7°C
Long-term Average
7.3°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
15.4°C
10th
Highest On Record
18.3°C
17th 1961
Average This Month
12.6°C
+0.1°C
Long-term Average
12.5°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
14.6mm
6th
Total This Month
77.0mm
17 Day(s)
Long-term Average
146.9mm
23.7 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
288.1mm
1945
Driest On Record
53.0mm
2011
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