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Southern Cross Forecast

Today 17°C
Tonight 5°C
possible_shower

Now

11.7°C rising
Updated at 09:30 WST

Central Wheatbelt for Wednesday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers in the south, high (70%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far southwest early this morning. Light winds becoming W/NW 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then turning SW 20 to 30 km/h in the late morning and early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 15 and 18.

Currently at Southern Cross Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 11.7°C rising
Dew Point 8.9°C falling
Feels Like 10.8°C
Relative Humidity 83%
Wind icon
NNW 9km/h falling
Wind Gusts 11km/h
Pressure 1012.6hPa steady
Fire Danger 1.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:20 WST
Sunset sunset
17:46 WST

Nearby Now

Dalwallinu 12.6°C
Cunderdin Airfield 11.5°C
Kalgoorlie 15.1°C
Mount Magnet 16.7°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Southern Cross

48-hour forecast

12pm

Drizzle
17°C

3pm

Mostly cloudy
16°C

6pm

Mostly cloudy
12°C

9pm

Mostly cloudy
9°C

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Southern Cross 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Aug 31
Thu
Sep 1
Fri
Sep 2
Sat
Sep 3
Sun
Sep 4
Mon
Sep 5
Tue
Sep 6

Possible shower

Mostly cloudy

Cloudy

Sunny

Late shower

Possible shower

Clearing shower
Maximum 17°C 16°C 19°C 19°C 25°C 21°C 20°C
Minimum 4°C 5°C 4°C 5°C 8°C 9°C 8°C
Chance of Rain 80% 5% 10% 50% 40% 30% 40%
Rain Amount 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index High High High High High
Frost Risk Slight Slight Slight Slight Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 8
km/h
22
km/h
18
km/h
13
km/h
6
km/h
13
km/h
10
km/h
13
km/h
22
km/h
22
km/h
11
km/h
17
km/h
9
km/h
12
km/h
Wind Direction N 8km/h
N
W 22km/h
W
S 18km/h
S
SSE 13km/h
SSE
NNE 6km/h
NNE
W 13km/h
W
ESE 10km/h
ESE
E 13km/h
E
NE 22km/h
NE
NNE 22km/h
NNE
NNW 11km/h
NNW
W 17km/h
W
ESE 9km/h
ESE
WNW 12km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 68% 63% 83% 54% 78% 46% 74% 40% 53% 30% 67% 44% 78% 42%
Dew Point 7°C 9°C 7°C 7°C 8°C 7°C 7°C 5°C 6°C 7°C 7°C 9°C 8°C 7°C

Southern Cross Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:55 WST
sunrise
06:20 WST
sunset
17:46 WST
last light
18:11 WST
moon
set
Wed 16:47 WST
rise
Thu 06:05 WST
moon
Thu
Sep 1
moon
Fri
Sep 9
moon
Sat
Sep 17
moon
Fri
Sep 23

Southern Cross Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Aug 31
3°C - 0.0mm
Tue
Aug 30
3.0°C 18°C 0.0mm
Mon
Aug 29
8.4°C 14.2°C 1.0mm
Sun
Aug 28
8.1°C 13.1°C 6.2mm
Sat
Aug 27
8.3°C 16.2°C 1.6mm

Southern Cross Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
234.9mm
61.4 Day(s)
Total For 2016
279.2mm
69 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
290.2mm
49 Day(s)
Wettest Day
35.8mm
Jul 9
Lowest Temperature
-2.9°C
Jul 23
Highest Temperature
42.4°C
Feb 11

Southern Cross Ap Almanac

full climatology
August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-2.6°C
1st
Lowest On Record
-3.8°C
19th 1997
Average This Month
3.3°C
-0.4°C
Long-term Average
3.7°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
24.4°C
14th
Highest On Record
31.0°C
30th 2006
Average This Month
16.4°C
-2.3°C
Long-term Average
18.7°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
6.2mm
28th
Total This Month
24.2mm
14 Day(s)
Long-term Average
28.0mm
11.3 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
76.6mm
2003
Driest On Record
5.8mm
2014
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