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Mt Dandenong Forecast

Tonight 4°C
Tomorrow 7°C
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Now

3.9°C falling
Updated at 21:50 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.
Friday Partly cloudy. High chance of showers, most likely from the late morning and more frequent over eastern suburbs. Local hail and thunder with gusty winds. The chance of light snowfalls on the peaks of Mt Dandenong during the evening. Winds W/NW 25 to 35 km/h turning SW 25 to 40 km/h during the afternoon and evening.

Currently at Ferny Creek

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Temperature 3.9°C falling
Dew Point 3.3°C falling
Feels Like 2.2°C
Relative Humidity 96%
Wind icon
SW 3km/h falling
Wind Gusts 4km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 0.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 7.2mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
07:02 EST
Sunset sunset
17:44 EST

Nearby Now

Scoresby 7.4°C
Coldstream 7.9°C
Bulleen 7.9°C

Next 12 hours in Mt Dandenong

48-hour forecast

12am

Mostly cloudy
6°C

3am

Mostly cloudy
5°C

6am

Chance shower or storm
4°C

9am

Chance shower or storm
6°C

Melbourne Weather Warnings

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Vic - Thu 16:40 EST
Gale Warning for West and East Gipps Coasts. Strong Wind Warning for Port Phillip, Western Port, Gipps Lakes, Central & Central Gipps Coasts

National Forecast

Mt Dandenong 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

Windy with showers

Clearing shower

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 9°C 7°C 7°C 8°C 7°C 9°C 9°C
Minimum 7°C 4°C 2°C 0°C 3°C 4°C 1°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 80% 90% 90% 80% 60%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 5-10mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 1-5mm
UV Index Low Low Low Moderate Low
Frost Risk Nil Slight Moderate High Moderate Slight High
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 11
km/h
13
km/h
13
km/h
12
km/h
2
km/h
4
km/h
0
km/h
0
km/h
12
km/h
8
km/h
6
km/h
7
km/h
3
km/h
5
km/h
Wind Direction NNW 11km/h
NNW
WNW 13km/h
WNW
WNW 13km/h
WNW
WSW 12km/h
WSW
SW 2km/h
SW
SW 4km/h
SW
Calm
N
Calm
N
NNE 12km/h
NNE
N 8km/h
N
NNW 6km/h
NNW
NW 7km/h
NW
NW 3km/h
NW
WNW 5km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 81% 75% 78% 84% 85% 71% 79% 59% 85% 83% 83% 77% 85% 68%
Dew Point 4°C 4°C 3°C 3°C 2°C 2°C 0°C 0°C 2°C 4°C 4°C 5°C 2°C 3°C

Mt Dandenong 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
06:34 EST
sunrise
07:01 EST
sunset
17:45 EST
last light
18:12 EST
moon
rise
Fri 03:40 EST
set
Fri 13:57 EST
moon
Tue
Aug 22
moon
Tue
Aug 29
moon
Wed
Sep 6
moon
Wed
Sep 13

Ferny Creek Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Aug 17
5°C 10°C 3.6mm
Wed
Aug 16
7°C 12°C 4.8mm
Tue
Aug 15
- 13°C 1.4mm
Mon
Aug 14
8°C 16°C 0.0mm
Sun
Aug 13
6.4°C 14°C 10.0mm

Scoresby Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
536.8mm
113.9 Day(s)
Total For 2017
438.4mm
100 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
509.2mm
107 Day(s)
Wettest Day
46.0mm
Feb 6
Lowest Temperature
-0.6°C
Jul 1
Highest Temperature
37.5°C
Jan 17

Scoresby Almanac

full climatology
August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
0.8°C
3rd
Lowest On Record
-2.3°C
4th 1997
Average This Month
6.8°C
+0.3°C
Long-term Average
6.5°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
20.0°C
14th
Highest On Record
24.3°C
27th 2007
Average This Month
14.8°C
+0.4°C
Long-term Average
14.4°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
8.0mm
4th
Total This Month
39.8mm
10 Day(s)
Long-term Average
79.8mm
18.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
168.0mm
1975
Driest On Record
20.0mm
1987
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