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Southern Cross Forecast

This morning 19°C
Today 31°C
mostly_sunny

Now

22.2°C falling
Updated at 08:10 WST

Central Wheatbelt for Thursday Mostly sunny. Winds S/SW 20 to 25 km/h tending S/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon and evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30.

Currently at Southern Cross Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 22.2°C falling
Dew Point 9.4°C rising
Feels Like 22.2°C
Relative Humidity 44%
Wind icon
SSW 37km/h rising
Wind Gusts 41km/h
Pressure 1009.1hPa rising
Fire Danger 13.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
05:17 WST
Sunset sunset
19:10 WST

Nearby Now

Newdegate 18.1°C
Lake Grace 17.9°C
Munglinup West 18.6°C
Katanning 17.6°C

Fire Danger Rating

VERY HIGH

Next 12 hours in Southern Cross

48-hour forecast

9am

Mostly clear
23°C

12pm

Mostly clear
27°C

3pm

Clear
31°C

6pm

Clear
29°C

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National Forecast

Southern Cross 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Jan 19
Fri
Jan 20
Sat
Jan 21
Sun
Jan 22
Mon
Jan 23
Tue
Jan 24
Wed
Jan 25

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible thunderstorm

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Sunny
Maximum 31°C 32°C 37°C 39°C 31°C 33°C 36°C
Minimum 19°C 12°C 17°C 23°C 14°C 12°C 17°C
Chance of Rain 5% 10% 30% 20% 5% 5% 10%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme 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 24
km/h
23
km/h
18
km/h
11
km/h
17
km/h
5
km/h
17
km/h
22
km/h
21
km/h
18
km/h
26
km/h
20
km/h
24
km/h
16
km/h
Wind Direction SW 24km/h
SW
SW 23km/h
SW
ESE 18km/h
ESE
SSE 11km/h
SSE
ENE 17km/h
ENE
WNW 5km/h
WNW
N 17km/h
N
W 22km/h
W
SSE 21km/h
SSE
S 18km/h
S
E 26km/h
E
ESE 20km/h
ESE
E 24km/h
E
E 16km/h
E
Relative Humidity 44% 18% 49% 16% 40% 18% 35% 20% 50% 16% 44% 17% 39% 13%
Dew Point 10°C 4°C 8°C 3°C 12°C 9°C 15°C 12°C 9°C 2°C 7°C 5°C 10°C 4°C

Southern Cross Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
04:50 WST
sunrise
05:17 WST
sunset
19:10 WST
last light
19:37 WST
moon
set
Thu 11:41 WST
rise
Thu 23:36 WST
moon
Fri
Jan 20
moon
Sat
Jan 28
moon
Sat
Feb 4
moon
Sat
Feb 11

Southern Cross Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Jan 18
14.9°C 32°C 0.0mm
Tue
Jan 17
13.8°C 26.0°C 2.2mm
Mon
Jan 16
20.6°C 30.6°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jan 15
17.0°C 37.8°C 0.0mm
Sat
Jan 14
15.9°C 35.3°C 0.0mm

Southern Cross Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
31.4mm
4.3 Day(s)
Total For 2017
2.2mm
1 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
32.8mm
5 Day(s)
Wettest Day
2.2mm
Jan 17
Lowest Temperature
12.9°C
Jan 1
Highest Temperature
44.6°C
Jan 5

Southern Cross Ap Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
12.9°C
1st
Lowest On Record
8.5°C
13th 2003
Average This Month
17.6°C
-0.2°C
Long-term Average
17.8°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
44.6°C
5th
Highest On Record
45.8°C
12th 2014
Average This Month
34.7°C
+0.0°C
Long-term Average
34.7°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
2.2mm
17th
Total This Month
2.2mm
1 Day(s)
Long-term Average
31.4mm
4.3 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
113.0mm
2001
Driest On Record
0.0mm
2005
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Weather News

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10:49 EDT

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Monsoon likely for Darwin and Top End, bringing cooler temperatures, more rain

10:15 EDT

People in Darwin and other parts of the Top End may be about to get relief from recent hot weather, with the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) predicting a monsoon trough will start to effect the area within days.

Severe winds lash Mudgee, causing mass power outage, damage to cars and buildings

08:09 EDT

Residents have described chaotic scenes in the streets of Mudgee as the town was battered by damaging winds today.