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Melbourne Forecast

Today 15°C
Tonight 8°C
possible_shower

Now

9.0°C rising
Updated at 09:46 EST

Melbourne for Thursday Mostly cloudy. High chance of showers, becoming less likely during the evening. The chance of a thunderstorm during the afternoon and evening with gusty winds and possible small hail. Winds N/NW 20 to 30 km/h tending W/NW 25 to 40 km/h in the morning.

Currently at Essendon Ap

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Temperature 9.0°C rising
Dew Point 7.5°C rising
Feels Like 6.9°C
Relative Humidity 90%
Wind icon
N 12km/h falling
Wind Gusts 15km/h
Pressure 1001.8hPa rising
Fire Danger 1.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.2mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
07:03 EST
Sunset sunset
17:46 EST

Nearby Now

Melbourne Ap 9.0°C
Bulleen 8.5°C
Laverton 9.3°C

Next 12 hours in Melbourne

48-hour forecast

12pm

Chance shower or storm
14°C

3pm

Chance shower or storm
15°C

6pm

Slight chance storm
12°C

9pm

Mostly clear
10°C

Melbourne Weather Warnings

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Vic - Thu 05:17 EST
Gale Warning for Central Coast, Central Gippsland Coast and East Gippsland Coast. Strong Wind Warnings elsewhere

National Forecast

Melbourne 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Aug 17
Fri
Aug 18
Sat
Aug 19
Sun
Aug 20
Mon
Aug 21
Tue
Aug 22
Wed
Aug 23

Possible shower

Showers

Clearing shower

Mostly sunny

Clearing shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 15°C 13°C 13°C 14°C 12°C 15°C 15°C
Minimum 10°C 8°C 6°C 4°C 7°C 8°C 5°C
Chance of Rain 80% 80% 60% 80% 40% 40% 50%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 5-10mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm
UV Index Low Low Low Moderate Moderate
Pollen Index Low Low Moderate Low High Low High
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Slight Nil Nil Slight
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 16
km/h
25
km/h
22
km/h
23
km/h
8
km/h
11
km/h
2
km/h
8
km/h
18
km/h
15
km/h
11
km/h
14
km/h
7
km/h
11
km/h
Wind Direction NNW 16km/h
NNW
WNW 25km/h
WNW
W 22km/h
W
WSW 23km/h
WSW
WSW 8km/h
WSW
SW 11km/h
SW
NNW 2km/h
NNW
NNE 8km/h
NNE
NNE 18km/h
NNE
N 15km/h
N
NW 11km/h
NW
WNW 14km/h
WNW
NW 7km/h
NW
WNW 11km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 75% 56% 62% 62% 74% 53% 68% 46% 77% 69% 75% 60% 72% 55%
Dew Point 7°C 6°C 4°C 5°C 4°C 4°C 2°C 2°C 4°C 6°C 7°C 7°C 4°C 6°C

Melbourne Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:36 EST
sunrise
07:03 EST
sunset
17:46 EST
last light
18:13 EST
moon
set
Thu 13:03 EST
rise
Fri 03:42 EST
moon
Tue
Aug 22
moon
Tue
Aug 29
moon
Wed
Sep 6
moon
Wed
Sep 13

Essendon Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Aug 17
8°C - 1mm
Wed
Aug 16
10°C 18°C 0.2mm
Tue
Aug 15
10°C 16°C 0.2mm
Mon
Aug 14
11°C 19°C 0.0mm
Sun
Aug 13
7.4°C 18°C 0.2mm

Essendon Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
363.3mm
94.3 Day(s)
Total For 2017
273.0mm
85 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
322.8mm
90 Day(s)
Wettest Day
34.0mm
Apr 10
Lowest Temperature
-2.0°C
Jul 1
Highest Temperature
38.9°C
Jan 17

Essendon Ap Almanac

full climatology
August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
0.8°C
3rd
Lowest On Record
-2.2°C
20th 2003
Average This Month
6.9°C
+1.2°C
Long-term Average
5.7°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
19.0°C
14th
Highest On Record
24.4°C
27th 2007
Average This Month
15.0°C
+0.6°C
Long-term Average
14.4°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
6.6mm
4th
Total This Month
12.8mm
10 Day(s)
Long-term Average
47.1mm
15.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
99.0mm
1975
Driest On Record
14.8mm
2011
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Weather News

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06:33 EST

Temperatures across southern Queensland and northern NSW have been up to 13 degrees Celsius above the August maximum on a number of days this week, and while climate change may the words on everyone's lips, it is not the whole story.

Damaging winds and flooding threaten South Australia

21:12 EST

It's going to be a windy 24 hours in South Australia as the second cold front of the week crosses the state's south.

Winter warmth strikes eastern states

18:07 EST

Parts of Queensland and New South Wales experienced their highest August temperature in eight years today.