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Donald Forecast

Today 24°C
Tonight 7°C
fog_then_sunny

Now

11.4°C rising
Updated at 09:00 EST

Mallee for Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms mainly over the north, becoming less likely late this afternoon. Areas of smoke haze. Light winds becoming W 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid 20s.

Currently at Warracknabeal Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 11.4°C rising
Dew Point 11.4°C rising
Feels Like 11.1°C
Relative Humidity 100%
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SSW 5km/h steady
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure 1018.3hPa rising
Fire Danger 0.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.6mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
07:01 EST
Sunset sunset
17:51 EST

Nearby Now

Charlton 14.8°C
Longerenong 11.7°C
Horsham Ap 10.8°C
Hopetoun Ap 14.7°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Charlton

48-hour forecast

12pm

Mostly cloudy
21°C

3pm

Mostly clear
24°C

6pm

Mostly clear
21°C

9pm

Mostly clear
14°C

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National Forecast

Donald 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Apr 25
Thu
Apr 26
Fri
Apr 27
Sat
Apr 28
Sun
Apr 29
Mon
Apr 30
Tue
May 1

Fog then sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 24°C 22°C 23°C 23°C 24°C 24°C 26°C
Minimum 10°C 7°C 4°C 4°C 4°C 4°C 5°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 5% 10% 5% 5% 10%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk Nil Nil Slight Slight Slight Slight Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 7
km/h
16
km/h
15
km/h
18
km/h
11
km/h
12
km/h
10
km/h
8
km/h
11
km/h
11
km/h
8
km/h
5
km/h
10
km/h
9
km/h
Wind Direction SW 7km/h
SW
W 16km/h
W
SW 15km/h
SW
SW 18km/h
SW
S 11km/h
S
S 12km/h
S
ESE 10km/h
ESE
SSW 8km/h
SSW
SSE 11km/h
SSE
S 11km/h
S
SE 8km/h
SE
S 5km/h
S
ENE 10km/h
ENE
N 9km/h
N
Relative Humidity 79% 42% 77% 45% 67% 41% 68% 39% 66% 39% 66% 37% 56% 35%
Dew Point 10°C 10°C 8°C 9°C 5°C 8°C 5°C 8°C 5°C 8°C 4°C 8°C 5°C 9°C

Donald Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
06:35 EST
sunrise
07:01 EST
sunset
17:51 EST
last light
18:17 EST
moon
rise
Wed 15:21 EST
set
Thu 02:40 EST
moon
Mon
Apr 30
moon
Tue
May 8
moon
Tue
May 15
moon
Tue
May 22

Warracknabeal Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Apr 24
11.8°C 27°C 0.0mm
Mon
Apr 23
9.2°C 32.8°C 0.0mm
Sun
Apr 22
10.0°C 29.6°C 0.0mm
Sat
Apr 21
9.5°C 28.8°C 0.0mm
Fri
Apr 20
8.6°C 29.2°C 0.0mm

Warracknabeal Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Apr
94.5mm
19.4 Day(s)
Total For 2018
16.8mm
14 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
123.5mm
21 Day(s)
Wettest Day
4.8mm
Apr 15
Lowest Temperature
4.0°C
Apr 17
Highest Temperature
44.0°C
Jan 6

Warracknabeal Almanac

full climatology
April Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
4.0°C
17th
Lowest On Record
-0.7°C
24th 1972
Average This Month
10.3°C
+1.2°C
Long-term Average
9.1°C
April Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
37.2°C
11th
Highest On Record
36.8°C
3rd 1986
Average This Month
27.0°C
+4.5°C
Long-term Average
22.5°C
April Rainfall
Wettest This Month
4.8mm
15th
Total This Month
5.8mm
3 Day(s)
Long-term Average
26.4mm
6.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
145.2mm
1974
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1999
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10:32 EST

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10:04 EST

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