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Strahan Forecast

This morning 8°C
Today 13°C
showers

Now

12.6°C rising
Updated at 02:30 EST

West & Sth Coast for Thursday Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of light showers. Snow possible above 1100 metres. Winds N/NW 20 to 30 km/h.
Friday Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of showers. Snow falling above 400 metres in the evening. The chance of a thunderstorm from the late morning. Possible hail in the late afternoon and evening. Winds N/NW 30 to 45 km/h turning W/SW 35 to 50 km/h in the early afternoon. Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 1 [Low].

Currently at Cape Sorell

24-hour graph
Temperature 12.6°C rising
Dew Point 10.3°C rising
Feels Like 10.1°C
Relative Humidity 86%
Wind icon
N 27km/h falling
Wind Gusts 35km/h
Pressure 1012.1hPa
Fire Danger 1.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 3.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
07:48 EST
Sunset sunset
16:54 EST

Nearby Now

Strahan Ap 9.7°C
Low Rocky Point 9.4°C
Mt Read 4.0°C

Next 12 hours in Strahan

48-hour forecast

3am

Chance shower
9°C

6am

Shower
10°C

9am

Shower. Windy
12°C

12pm

Heavy shower. Windy
12°C

West & Sth Coast Weather Warnings

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Tas - Thu 22:25 EST
Bushwalking Alert for Western and Central Plateau

Tas - Thu 22:24 EST
Coastal Wind Warning for Tasmanian Waters.

National Forecast

Strahan 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Jun 23
Sat
Jun 24
Sun
Jun 25
Mon
Jun 26
Tue
Jun 27
Wed
Jun 28
Thu
Jun 29

Showers

Showers increasing

Showers

Showers

Showers increasing

Showers easing

Clearing shower
Maximum 13°C 11°C 12°C 11°C 12°C 12°C 11°C
Minimum 8°C 6°C 6°C 6°C 7°C 7°C 5°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 90% 90% 90% 90% 90%
Rain Amount 10-20mm 5-10mm 10-20mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 5-10mm 5-10mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Slight
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 33
km/h
34
km/h
18
km/h
22
km/h
33
km/h
33
km/h
17
km/h
20
km/h
12
km/h
19
km/h
5
km/h
10
km/h
10
km/h
15
km/h
Wind Direction NNW 33km/h
NNW
W 34km/h
W
WSW 18km/h
WSW
WNW 22km/h
WNW
WNW 33km/h
WNW
W 33km/h
W
WSW 17km/h
WSW
WSW 20km/h
WSW
NNW 12km/h
NNW
NW 19km/h
NW
NNW 5km/h
NNW
W 10km/h
W
WNW 10km/h
WNW
SW 15km/h
SW
Relative Humidity 90% 86% 73% 72% 88% 78% 80% 73% 86% 79% 91% 75% 89% 78%
Dew Point 10°C 8°C 3°C 6°C 8°C 7°C 5°C 6°C 6°C 8°C 7°C 8°C 5°C 7°C

Strahan Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
07:16 EST
sunrise
07:48 EST
sunset
16:54 EST
last light
17:26 EST
moon
rise
Fri 06:13 EST
set
Fri 16:19 EST
moon
Sat
Jun 24
moon
Sat
Jul 1
moon
Sun
Jul 9
moon
Mon
Jul 17

Cape Sorell Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Jun 22
5.1°C 11°C 0.0mm
Wed
Jun 21
8.6°C 11°C 5.0mm
Tue
Jun 20
11.9°C 14.7°C 1.4mm
Mon
Jun 19
10.4°C 14.7°C 1.6mm
Sun
Jun 18
10.4°C 13.5°C 2.4mm

Cape Sorell Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jun
596.3mm
109.0 Day(s)
Total For 2017
416.0mm
112 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
617.2mm
98 Day(s)
Wettest Day
43.0mm
May 7
Lowest Temperature
5.1°C
Jun 22
Highest Temperature
26.8°C
Jan 7

Cape Sorell Almanac

full climatology
June Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
5.1°C
22nd
Lowest On Record
1.7°C
17th 1969
Average This Month
9.9°C
+1.8°C
Long-term Average
8.1°C
June Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
16.4°C
3rd
Highest On Record
18.1°C
5th 2016
Average This Month
13.5°C
+0.8°C
Long-term Average
12.7°C
June Rainfall
Wettest This Month
8.6mm
6th
Total This Month
49.0mm
16 Day(s)
Long-term Average
139.6mm
21.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
293.1mm
1947
Driest On Record
20.6mm
1937
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