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Murchison Forecast

This morning 20°C
Today 38°C
windy

Now

23.6°C falling
Updated at 00:30 WST

Gascoyne for Wednesday Clear. Winds S 20 to 30 km/h.
Thursday Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the far northeast in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north. Gusty winds in the far NE in the afternoon and early evening. Winds E/SE 25 to 40 km/h.

Currently at Mount Magnet

24-hour graph
Temperature 23.6°C falling
Dew Point 2.4°C falling
Feels Like 23.6°C
Relative Humidity 25%
Wind icon
SSE 14km/h steady
Wind Gusts 20km/h
Pressure 1014.3hPa falling
Fire Danger 16.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
05:15 WST
Sunset sunset
19:02 WST

Nearby Now

Morawa Ap 17.3°C
Meekatharra Ap 25.1°C
Shark Bay Ap 19.5°C

Fire Danger Rating

EXTREME

Next 12 hours in Mullewa

48-hour forecast

3am

Clear
17°C

6am

Clear
19°C

9am

Clear
26°C

12pm

Clear
34°C

Gascoyne Weather Warnings

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WA - Wed 22:00 WST
Coastal Wind Warning for WA.

WA - Wed 16:34 WST
Fire Weather Warning for the Gascoyne fire weather district

National Forecast

Murchison 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Dec 8
Fri
Dec 9
Sat
Dec 10
Sun
Dec 11
Mon
Dec 12
Tue
Dec 13
Wed
Dec 14

Windy

Sunny

Showers increasing

Showers increasing

Showers

Sunny

Sunny
Maximum 38°C 40°C 39°C 38°C 33°C 34°C 34°C
Minimum 20°C 24°C 25°C 24°C 21°C 18°C 20°C
Chance of Rain 5% 30% 50% 60% 50% 30% 30%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 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 28
km/h
10
km/h
27
km/h
11
km/h
16
km/h
16
km/h
8
km/h
18
km/h
17
km/h
22
km/h
23
km/h
20
km/h
24
km/h
17
km/h
Wind Direction ESE 28km/h
ESE
SE 10km/h
SE
ENE 27km/h
ENE
NE 11km/h
NE
NNE 16km/h
NNE
N 16km/h
N
W 8km/h
W
WNW 18km/h
WNW
SSW 17km/h
SSW
SW 22km/h
SW
SE 23km/h
SE
SSE 20km/h
SSE
E 24km/h
E
ESE 17km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 21% 11% 18% 16% 26% 20% 35% 27% 51% 31% 41% 26% 37% 20%
Dew Point 5°C 3°C 7°C 10°C 11°C 12°C 14°C 16°C 14°C 14°C 11°C 12°C 10°C 8°C

Murchison Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
04:49 WST
sunrise
05:15 WST
sunset
19:02 WST
last light
19:28 WST
moon
set
Thu 00:44 WST
rise
Thu 12:54 WST
moon
Wed
Dec 14
moon
Wed
Dec 21
moon
Thu
Dec 29
moon
Fri
Jan 6

Murchison Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Dec 7
16.2°C - 0.0mm
Tue
Dec 6
16.0°C 36.5°C 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 5
15.4°C 33.2°C 0.0mm
Sun
Dec 4
15.8°C 32.1°C 0.0mm
Sat
Dec 3
16.5°C 33.4°C 0.0mm

Murchison Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
233.3mm
46.4 Day(s)
Total For 2016
187.5mm
42 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
261.7mm
50 Day(s)
Wettest Day
32.2mm
Jul 6
Lowest Temperature
1.5°C
Aug 24
Highest Temperature
45.2°C
Feb 13

Murchison Almanac

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December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
15.4°C
5th
Lowest On Record
10.5°C
1st 2013
Average This Month
16.5°C
-3.6°C
Long-term Average
20.1°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
37.8°C
2nd
Highest On Record
46.0°C
21st 2012
Average This Month
34.8°C
-2.5°C
Long-term Average
37.3°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.0mm
1st
Total This Month
0.0mm
0 Day(s)
Long-term Average
13.7mm
2.7 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
47.4mm
1998
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1989
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