Cradle Mountain Weather


41.65°S 145.94°E 867m AMSL

Mt Read Forecast

Tonight 0°C
Tomorrow 2°C
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Now

-0.2°C rising
Updated at 18:20 EST

Central for Monday Cloudy. Very high chance of showers in the west, medium chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 700 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm in the west. Possible small hail during the morning and afternoon. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h turning SW 25 to 40 km/h in the morning then tending W 25 to 35 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 2 and 7.
Tuesday Cloudy. Very high chance of showers or snow. The chance of a thunderstorm in the west in the afternoon and evening. Gusty winds and possible hail. Heavy falls possible in the west. Winds W 25 to 40 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 2 and 2 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 2 and 7.

Currently at Mt Read

24-hour graph
Temperature -0.2°C rising
Dew Point -0.4°C rising
Feels Like -10.9°C
Relative Humidity 99%
Wind icon
SSW 44km/h rising
Wind Gusts 52km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 9.2mm / -

Sun on Mon

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Sunrise sunrise
07:31 EST
Sunset sunset
16:58 EST

Nearby Now

Sheffield 5.4°C
Liawenee -0.6°C
Devonport Ap 9.6°C

Next 12 hours in Mt Read

48-hour forecast

9pm

Shower. Windy
2°C

12am

Heavy shower. Windy
3°C

3am

Heavy shower. Very windy
2°C

6am

Heavy rain. Windy
1°C

Central Weather Warnings

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Tas - Mon 16:33 EST
Bushwalking Alert for Western and Central Plateau, due to snow down to 500m

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Mt Read 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Mon
May 27
Tue
May 28
Wed
May 29
Thu
May 30
Fri
May 31
Sat
Jun 1
Sun
Jun 2

Rain and snow

Windy with snow

Thunder-
storms

Windy with snow

Possible shower

Showers increasing

Showers
Maximum 3°C 2°C 0°C 5°C 5°C 5°C 5°C
Minimum 0°C 0°C -2°C -1°C 3°C 2°C 2°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 90% 90% 70% 90% 90%
Rain Amount 10-20mm 20-40mm 1-5mm 10-20mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 5-10mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk High High Severe Severe Slight Moderate Moderate
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 28
km/h
36
km/h
41
km/h
39
km/h
27
km/h
30
km/h
33
km/h
33
km/h
34
km/h
27
km/h
22
km/h
22
km/h
29
km/h
27
km/h
Wind Direction WNW 28km/h
WNW
WSW 36km/h
WSW
WNW 41km/h
WNW
W 39km/h
W
WSW 27km/h
WSW
SW 30km/h
SW
SW 33km/h
SW
WSW 33km/h
WSW
SW 34km/h
SW
SW 27km/h
SW
SW 22km/h
SW
WSW 22km/h
WSW
NW 29km/h
NW
W 27km/h
W
Relative Humidity 97% 98% 97% 100% 97% 96% 91% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Dew Point 0°C 1°C 0°C 1°C -2°C 0°C -1°C 2°C 3°C 5°C 3°C 5°C 4°C 4°C

Mt Read Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
07:01 EST
sunrise
07:32 EST
sunset
16:58 EST
last light
17:29 EST
moon
rise
Tue 00:40 EST
set
Tue 14:02 EST
moon
Mon
Jun 3
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Jun 10
moon
Mon
Jun 17
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Tue
Jun 25

Mt Read Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
May 27
-1.5°C 0°C 21.6mm
Sun
May 26
1.1°C 3.1°C 25.0mm
Sat
May 25
3.5°C 4.2°C 39.6mm
Fri
May 24
4.2°C 7.9°C 0.4mm
Thu
May 23
3.6°C 7.0°C 2.2mm

Mt Read Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
1390.5mm
109.4 Day(s)
Total For 2019
1473.8mm
112 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2018
1681.2mm
108 Day(s)
Wettest Day
79.2mm
Apr 28
Lowest Temperature
-1.5°C
May 27
Highest Temperature
27.9°C
Mar 2

Mt Read Almanac

full climatology
May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-1.5°C
27th
Lowest On Record
-3.9°C
15th 1999
Average This Month
3.2°C
+1.0°C
Long-term Average
2.2°C
May Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
12.5°C
1st
Highest On Record
15.3°C
9th 2013
Average This Month
6.8°C
+0.4°C
Long-term Average
6.4°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
53.0mm
12th
Total This Month
379.4mm
24 Day(s)
Long-term Average
436.4mm
27.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
919.2mm
2016
Driest On Record
152.6mm
2001
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