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Melbourne Forecast

Today 26°C
Tonight 19°C
mostly_cloudy

Now

24.7°C falling
Updated at 12:20 EDT

Melbourne for Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower, most likely late this afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm later tonight. Light winds becoming S 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening.

Currently at Essendon Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 24.7°C falling
Dew Point 17.4°C rising
Feels Like 24.7°C
Relative Humidity 64%
Wind icon
S 20km/h rising
Wind Gusts 28km/h
Pressure 1013.9hPa rising
Fire Danger 5.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
06:20 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:42 EDT

Nearby Now

Laverton 22.5°C
Melbourne Ap 25.4°C
Bulleen 27.8°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Melbourne

48-hour forecast

3pm

Mostly cloudy
26°C

6pm

Mostly cloudy
25°C

9pm

Mostly cloudy
23°C

12am

Mostly cloudy
21°C

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National Forecast

Melbourne 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Jan 20
Sun
Jan 21
Mon
Jan 22
Tue
Jan 23
Wed
Jan 24
Thu
Jan 25
Fri
Jan 26

Mostly cloudy

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Late shower
Maximum 26°C 29°C 25°C 23°C 26°C 31°C 35°C
Minimum 19°C 19°C 19°C 15°C 14°C 16°C 20°C
Chance of Rain 40% 60% 40% 20% 30% 50% 50%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
Pollen Index Very High Moderate High High Very High Moderate Very High
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 4
km/h
14
km/h
5
km/h
9
km/h
8
km/h
15
km/h
8
km/h
17
km/h
6
km/h
16
km/h
7
km/h
13
km/h
3
km/h
9
km/h
Wind Direction SSW 4km/h
SSW
SSW 14km/h
SSW
SW 5km/h
SW
SW 9km/h
SW
SW 8km/h
SW
SSW 15km/h
SSW
S 8km/h
S
SSW 17km/h
SSW
S 6km/h
S
SSW 16km/h
SSW
SSE 7km/h
SSE
SSW 13km/h
SSW
ESE 3km/h
ESE
SSE 9km/h
SSE
Relative Humidity 74% 62% 75% 63% 80% 68% 69% 59% 69% 54% 72% 55% 70% 48%
Dew Point 17°C 18°C 18°C 21°C 18°C 18°C 12°C 14°C 13°C 16°C 16°C 20°C 20°C 22°C

Melbourne Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:50 EDT
sunrise
06:20 EDT
sunset
20:42 EDT
last light
21:12 EDT
moon
set
Sat 22:34 EDT
rise
Sun 09:55 EDT
moon
Thu
Jan 25
moon
Thu
Feb 1
moon
Thu
Feb 8
moon
Fri
Feb 16

Essendon Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Jan 20
19°C - 0.0mm
Fri
Jan 19
24°C 43°C 0.0mm
Thu
Jan 18
14.3°C 40°C 0.0mm
Wed
Jan 17
11.2°C 31.9°C 0.0mm
Tue
Jan 16
11.9°C 27.0°C 0.0mm

Essendon Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
42.4mm
7.4 Day(s)
Total For 2018
22.0mm
3 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
26.6mm
5 Day(s)
Wettest Day
19.0mm
Jan 14
Lowest Temperature
10.9°C
Jan 14
Highest Temperature
43.0°C
Jan 19

Essendon Ap Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
10.9°C
14th
Lowest On Record
5.7°C
22nd 1940
Average This Month
15.7°C
+2.1°C
Long-term Average
13.6°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
43.0°C
19th
Highest On Record
45.8°C
31st 1968
Average This Month
28.4°C
+1.9°C
Long-term Average
26.5°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
19.0mm
14th
Total This Month
22.0mm
3 Day(s)
Long-term Average
42.4mm
7.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
224.1mm
1963
Driest On Record
0.4mm
2009
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