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Donald Forecast

Today 30°C
Tonight 16°C
late_shower

Now

26.2°C rising
Updated at 13:00 EDT

Mallee for Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers this evening. The chance of a thunderstorm this evening. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending E/NE in the late morning and afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 31 to 36.

Currently at Warracknabeal Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 26.2°C rising
Dew Point 0.8°C falling
Feels Like 25.6°C
Relative Humidity 19%
Wind icon
E 12km/h steady
Wind Gusts 19km/h
Pressure 1010.0hPa falling
Fire Danger 21.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:30 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:47 EDT

Nearby Now

Charlton 26.5°C
Longerenong 25.5°C
Horsham Ap 25.7°C
Hopetoun Ap 27.5°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Horsham

48-hour forecast

3pm

Mostly cloudy
27°C

6pm

Chance shower
27°C

9pm

Chance shower
23°C

12am

Heavy shower
20°C

Mallee Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Donald 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Jan 19
Fri
Jan 20
Sat
Jan 21
Sun
Jan 22
Mon
Jan 23
Tue
Jan 24
Wed
Jan 25

Late shower

Rain clearing

Sunny

Sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Sunny
Maximum 30°C 26°C 29°C 34°C 37°C 26°C 27°C
Minimum 10°C 16°C 10°C 12°C 20°C 16°C 10°C
Chance of Rain 90% 30% 5% 30% 70% 10% 5%
Rain Amount 10-20mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 10-20mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
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 15
km/h
4
km/h
15
km/h
26
km/h
15
km/h
14
km/h
11
km/h
8
km/h
14
km/h
21
km/h
22
km/h
25
km/h
19
km/h
20
km/h
Wind Direction SE 15km/h
SE
E 4km/h
E
SSW 15km/h
SSW
SSW 26km/h
SSW
S 15km/h
S
S 14km/h
S
ESE 11km/h
ESE
NE 8km/h
NE
NE 14km/h
NE
NNW 21km/h
NNW
SW 22km/h
SW
SW 25km/h
SW
S 19km/h
S
S 20km/h
S
Relative Humidity 47% 19% 76% 45% 59% 26% 50% 23% 40% 26% 63% 33% 53% 28%
Dew Point 4°C 3°C 14°C 13°C 6°C 7°C 8°C 10°C 12°C 14°C 10°C 8°C 5°C 6°C

Donald Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
06:01 EDT
sunrise
06:30 EDT
sunset
20:47 EDT
last light
21:16 EDT
moon
rise
Fri 00:56 EDT
set
Fri 14:00 EDT
moon
Fri
Jan 20
moon
Sat
Jan 28
moon
Sat
Feb 4
moon
Sat
Feb 11

Warracknabeal Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Jan 19
10°C - 0.0mm
Wed
Jan 18
16.6°C 37°C 0.0mm
Tue
Jan 17
16.0°C 42.0°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jan 16
10.8°C 36.3°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jan 15
8.2°C 29.4°C 0.0mm

Warracknabeal Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
26.0mm
4.5 Day(s)
Total For 2017
9.4mm
2 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
1.3mm
3 Day(s)
Wettest Day
6.8mm
Jan 14
Lowest Temperature
8.2°C
Jan 15
Highest Temperature
42.0°C
Jan 17

Warracknabeal Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
8.2°C
15th
Lowest On Record
5.0°C
12th 1975
Average This Month
14.7°C
+0.7°C
Long-term Average
14.0°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
42.0°C
17th
Highest On Record
46.0°C
24th 1982
Average This Month
33.0°C
+2.2°C
Long-term Average
30.8°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
6.8mm
14th
Total This Month
9.4mm
2 Day(s)
Long-term Average
26.0mm
4.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
165.8mm
2011
Driest On Record
0.0mm
2009
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