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Donald Forecast

Today 22°C
Tonight 6°C
mostly_sunny

Now

16.9°C steady
Updated at 11:20 EDT

Mallee for Friday Partly cloudy. Winds SW 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 30 km/h before turning S 15 to 20 km/h in the late morning and afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.

Currently at Hopetoun Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 16.9°C steady
Dew Point 2.8°C falling
Feels Like 16.9°C
Relative Humidity 39%
Wind icon
S 24km/h rising
Wind Gusts 28km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 10.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
06:03 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:38 EDT

Nearby Now

Charlton 16.2°C
Swan Hill 16.8°C
Walpeup 17.5°C
Longerenong 15.9°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Swan Hill

48-hour forecast

12pm

Mostly clear
19°C

3pm

Clear
22°C

6pm

Clear
23°C

9pm

Clear
18°C

Mallee Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Donald 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Dec 9
Sat
Dec 10
Sun
Dec 11
Mon
Dec 12
Tue
Dec 13
Wed
Dec 14
Thu
Dec 15

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Late shower
Maximum 22°C 26°C 29°C 35°C 37°C 26°C 24°C
Minimum 8°C 6°C 9°C 12°C 19°C 15°C 10°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 5% 20% 60% 30% 10%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 10-20mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
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 22
km/h
20
km/h
5
km/h
11
km/h
10
km/h
7
km/h
14
km/h
16
km/h
23
km/h
32
km/h
22
km/h
28
km/h
16
km/h
16
km/h
Wind Direction SW 22km/h
SW
SW 20km/h
SW
SSE 5km/h
SSE
WSW 11km/h
WSW
SE 10km/h
SE
SW 7km/h
SW
NE 14km/h
NE
NNW 16km/h
NNW
N 23km/h
N
NW 32km/h
NW
W 22km/h
W
WSW 28km/h
WSW
SW 16km/h
SW
SSW 16km/h
SSW
Relative Humidity 53% 35% 57% 32% 59% 28% 41% 18% 28% 24% 51% 37% 53% 34%
Dew Point 3°C 5°C 5°C 7°C 8°C 8°C 8°C 7°C 8°C 13°C 9°C 10°C 5°C 6°C

Donald Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
05:33 EDT
sunrise
06:03 EDT
sunset
20:38 EDT
last light
21:08 EDT
moon
rise
Fri 15:03 EDT
set
Sat 03:12 EDT
moon
Wed
Dec 14
moon
Wed
Dec 21
moon
Thu
Dec 29
moon
Fri
Jan 6

Hopetoun Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Dec 9
7°C - -
Thu
Dec 8
14.1°C 23°C 3.6mm
Wed
Dec 7
8.2°C 31.8°C 0.0mm
Tue
Dec 6
12.4°C 25.8°C 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 5
15.3°C 26.8°C 3.4mm

Hopetoun Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
292.5mm
100.2 Day(s)
Total For 2016
424.4mm
106 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
207.8mm
86 Day(s)
Wettest Day
28.4mm
Sep 14
Lowest Temperature
-2.1°C
Aug 26
Highest Temperature
44.3°C
Jan 13

Hopetoun Ap Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
7.0°C
9th
Lowest On Record
3.9°C
26th 2006
Average This Month
11.4°C
-1.3°C
Long-term Average
12.7°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
33.8°C
4th
Highest On Record
46.4°C
31st 2005
Average This Month
29.1°C
-1.1°C
Long-term Average
30.2°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
3.6mm
8th
Total This Month
7.0mm
2 Day(s)
Long-term Average
29.3mm
5.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
111.2mm
2010
Driest On Record
2.4mm
2006
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