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Southern Cross Forecast

This morning 22°C
Today 37°C
possible_thunderstorm

Now

22.5°C falling
Updated at 05:10 WST

Central Wheatbelt for Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers or a thunderstorm, most likely late this afternoon and evening. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day then becoming SE/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 30s.

Currently at Southern Cross Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 22.5°C falling
Dew Point 19.3°C falling
Feels Like 22.5°C
Relative Humidity 82%
Wind icon
NE 16km/h steady
Wind Gusts 19km/h
Pressure 1009.6hPa steady
Fire Danger 2.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.2mm / -

Sun on Sun

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Sunrise sunrise
05:18 WST
Sunset sunset
19:09 WST

Nearby Now

Newdegate 16.8°C
Lake Grace 17.6°C
Munglinup West 17.6°C
Katanning 17.4°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Southern Cross

48-hour forecast

6am

Mostly clear
22°C

9am

Mostly clear
27°C

12pm

Mostly clear
32°C

3pm

Chance shower or storm
36°C

Central Wheatbelt Weather Warnings

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WA - Sun 05:01 WST
Fire Weather Warning for Western Australia. Weather conditions are expected to be conducive towards the rapid spread of fire.

National Forecast

Southern Cross 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sun
Jan 21
Mon
Jan 22
Tue
Jan 23
Wed
Jan 24
Thu
Jan 25
Fri
Jan 26
Sat
Jan 27

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm
Maximum 37°C 36°C 36°C 35°C 35°C 36°C 34°C
Minimum 22°C 21°C 21°C 19°C 18°C 19°C 20°C
Chance of Rain 70% 30% 40% 50% 20% 40% 60%
Rain Amount 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index 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 20
km/h
11
km/h
24
km/h
19
km/h
23
km/h
17
km/h
23
km/h
18
km/h
20
km/h
20
km/h
12
km/h
15
km/h
15
km/h
15
km/h
Wind Direction ENE 20km/h
ENE
NNE 11km/h
NNE
ESE 24km/h
ESE
ESE 19km/h
ESE
E 23km/h
E
ESE 17km/h
ESE
ESE 23km/h
ESE
SE 18km/h
SE
SSE 20km/h
SSE
S 20km/h
S
ESE 12km/h
ESE
WSW 15km/h
WSW
SSE 15km/h
SSE
WSW 15km/h
WSW
Relative Humidity 57% 30% 59% 34% 54% 30% 61% 31% 66% 34% 55% 22% 44% 25%
Dew Point 18°C 17°C 18°C 18°C 17°C 16°C 17°C 16°C 18°C 17°C 16°C 11°C 13°C 11°C

Southern Cross Sun & Moon Times

Sunday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
04:52 WST
sunrise
05:18 WST
sunset
19:09 WST
last light
19:36 WST
moon
rise
Sun 08:48 WST
set
Sun 21:47 WST
moon
Thu
Jan 25
moon
Thu
Feb 1
moon
Thu
Feb 8
moon
Fri
Feb 16

Southern Cross Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Jan 20
19°C 35°C 0.0mm
Fri
Jan 19
16.0°C 32°C 0.0mm
Thu
Jan 18
20.6°C 28.0°C 0.0mm
Wed
Jan 17
23.6°C 37.0°C 0.0mm
Tue
Jan 16
18.0°C 37.7°C 0.0mm

Southern Cross Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
33.6mm
4.3 Day(s)
Total For 2018
0.0mm
0 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
2.2mm
1 Day(s)
Wettest Day
0.0mm
Jan 1
Lowest Temperature
12.1°C
Jan 12
Highest Temperature
43.8°C
Jan 3

Southern Cross Ap Almanac

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January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
12.1°C
12th
Lowest On Record
8.5°C
13th 2003
Average This Month
17.8°C
-0.1°C
Long-term Average
17.9°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
43.8°C
3rd
Highest On Record
46.3°C
21st 2015
Average This Month
34.4°C
-0.3°C
Long-term Average
34.7°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.0mm
1st
Total This Month
0.0mm
0 Day(s)
Long-term Average
33.6mm
4.3 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
113.0mm
2001
Driest On Record
0.0mm
2005
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