Parkes Weather


33.14°S 148.17°E 342m AMSL

Parkes Forecast

This morning 17°C
Today 31°C
mostly_sunny

Now

20.8°C steady
Updated at 00:00 EDT

CW Slopes Plains for Saturday Mostly sunny. Slight chance of a shower in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending S/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then tending NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 29 to 34.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h tending SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the evening then tending NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 35.

Currently at Parkes Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 20.8°C steady
Dew Point 15.1°C falling
Feels Like 21.0°C
Relative Humidity 70%
Wind icon
ENE 7km/h falling
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure 1009.7hPa rising
Fire Danger 2.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
06:16 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:19 EDT

Nearby Now

Forbes Ap 21.2°C
Cowra Ap 21.5°C
Condobolin Ap 23.9°C
Dubbo Ap 21.6°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Parkes Freight Terminal

48-hour forecast

3am

Mostly cloudy
22°C

6am

Mostly cloudy
21°C

9am

Mostly clear
23°C

12pm

Mostly clear
26°C

CW Slopes Plains Weather Warnings

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Parkes 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Jan 18
Sun
Jan 19
Mon
Jan 20
Tue
Jan 21
Wed
Jan 22
Thu
Jan 23
Fri
Jan 24

Mostly sunny

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 31°C 31°C 28°C 30°C 36°C 37°C 32°C
Minimum 17°C 19°C 19°C 15°C 16°C 23°C 18°C
Chance of Rain 30% 60% 80% 10% 20% 50% 50%
Rain Amount < 1mm 5-10mm 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 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 13
km/h
19
km/h
15
km/h
12
km/h
19
km/h
22
km/h
16
km/h
21
km/h
14
km/h
25
km/h
27
km/h
30
km/h
11
km/h
20
km/h
Wind Direction SE 13km/h
SE
SE 19km/h
SE
ENE 15km/h
ENE
NE 12km/h
NE
NNE 19km/h
NNE
NNW 22km/h
NNW
WNW 16km/h
WNW
W 21km/h
W
NNE 14km/h
NNE
NNW 25km/h
NNW
NNW 27km/h
NNW
WNW 30km/h
WNW
SW 11km/h
SW
WSW 20km/h
WSW
Relative Humidity 59% 38% 63% 45% 64% 53% 56% 35% 42% 21% 40% 26% 53% 28%
Dew Point 13°C 14°C 16°C 18°C 16°C 16°C 10°C 12°C 10°C 8°C 12°C 12°C 12°C 11°C

Parkes Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:48 EDT
sunrise
06:16 EDT
sunset
20:19 EDT
last light
20:46 EDT
moon
rise
Sat 00:55 EDT
set
Sat 13:58 EDT
moon
Sat
Jan 25
moon
Sun
Feb 2
moon
Sun
Feb 9
moon
Sun
Feb 16

Parkes Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Jan 17
16.2°C 29°C 35.8mm
Thu
Jan 16
21.5°C 33.4°C 0.0mm
Wed
Jan 15
22.9°C 32.1°C 0.0mm
Tue
Jan 14
21.1°C 36.0°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jan 13
18.1°C 32.8°C 0.0mm

Parkes Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
62.7mm
6.4 Day(s)
Total For 2020
60.6mm
2 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2019
31.4mm
7 Day(s)
Wettest Day
35.8mm
Jan 17
Lowest Temperature
14.1°C
Jan 12
Highest Temperature
44.8°C
Jan 4

Parkes Ap Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
14.1°C
12th
Lowest On Record
4.0°C
4th 2009
Average This Month
20.4°C
+2.9°C
Long-term Average
17.5°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
44.8°C
4th
Highest On Record
44.1°C
13th 2017
Average This Month
36.8°C
+3.3°C
Long-term Average
33.5°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
35.8mm
17th
Total This Month
60.6mm
2 Day(s)
Long-term Average
62.7mm
6.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
212.0mm
1976
Driest On Record
1.5mm
1942
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