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  1. My MLA

  2. Current condition

    TODAY
    Showers 18° 23°
    Chance of rain: 90%
    Likely amount: 5-10mm
    First
    light
    Sunrise Sunset Last light
    Sunrise Sunset
    6:44am EDT 7:10am EDT 6:51pm EDT 7:16pm EDT
    NOW
    19.8° Feels Like: 22.2°
    Relative Humidity: 100%
    Dew: 19.8°
    Wind: WNW 6km/h
    Gust: 6km/h
    Rainfall since 9am: 23.6mm
    Pressure: 1019.8hPa
  3. Today Weather

    Barrack Heights
    Now
    21.5°c
    Feels Like:
    23.1°
    Wind:
    SW 6km/h
    Gusts:
    6km/h
    Humidity:
    80%
    Showers
     
    18°
    Min
    23°
    Max
    Today in Barrack Heights
    Partly cloudy. The chance of fog early this morning. Medium chance of showers, becoming less likely late this afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming NE 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.
    Tomorrow
    Possible thunderstorm
    19°
    Min
    23°
    Max
    Cloudy. High chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds N/NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 24.
  4. Radar

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  6. Warnings

    There are no current warnings for Barrack Heights

  7. Next 48 Hours


    Next 48 Hours


  8. 7 day forecast

    Today: Partly cloudy. The chance of fog early this morning. Medium chance of showers, becoming less likely late this afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming NE 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.

    Forecast for Barrack Heights (34.5652°S, 150.8571°E, 20m AMSL)
      Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue
    Summary Showers Possible thunderstorm Possible thunderstorm Mostly sunny Sunny Mostly sunny Possible shower
    Minimum 18° 19° 18° 19° 14° 12° 13°
    Maximum 23° 23° 25° 27° 22° 21° 20°
    Chance of rain 90% 60% 80% 10% 50% 70% 80%
    Likely amount 5-10mm 1-5mm 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
    UV index High High High High High - -
    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 8
    (km/h)
    21
    (km/h)
    12
    (km/h)
    20
    (km/h)
    5
    (km/h)
    16
    (km/h)
    10
    (km/h)
    21
    (km/h)
    17
    (km/h)
    20
    (km/h)
    12
    (km/h)
    16
    (km/h)
    12
    (km/h)
    19
    (km/h)
    Wind direction NE ENE NNE NE NNW NE NW WNW W W SW SSE SW S
    Relative humidity 92% 83% 90% 83% 88% 73% 76% 47% 45% 38% 56% 52% 72% 64%
    Dew point 20°C 19°C 20°C 19°C 19°C 18°C 18°C 14°C 7°C 6°C 10°C 10°C 13°C 11°C
  9. 28 Day Rainfall forecast

    Barrack Heights Rain Forecast


    Barrack Heights 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    Apr 1
    MEDIUM
    2
    MEDIUM
    3
    HIGH
    4
    LOW
    5
    LOW
    6
    MEDIUM
    7
    LOW
    8
    LOW
    9
    10
    11
    12
    13
    14
    LOW
    15
    LOW
    16
    MEDIUM
    17
    18
    19
    LOW
    20
    LOW
    21
    LOW
    22
    LOW
    23
    LOW
    24
    LOW
    25
    26
    LOW
    27
    LOW
    28
    LOW
    29
    LOW
    30
    LOW
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Mar31

    Issue Notes

    The hemispheric long wave pattern has remained stable in recent weeks. There are six main troughs. Currently the most significant troughs are near the longitudes of South Africa, the Indian Ocean, eastern Australia, the south Pacific, South America, and the Atlantic Ocean.

    Summary:

    Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 22 April to 26 April, 28 April to 2 May, and 3 May to 7 May. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 19 April to 23 April. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 22 April to 26 April, 29 April to 3 May, and 3 May to 7 May.

    Forecast Explanation

    This forecast is produced by a multi-model ensemble consisting of dynamical atmospheric models, which are forced by the latest observed atmosphere, ocean, land and ice conditions. The models are designed to simulate features of the real atmosphere, including the daily movement of long and short wave patterns in the Southern Hemisphere.

    The future probability of rain in each district is estimated using output from the multi-model ensemble, combined with historical information about the difference between the model forecasts and observed rainfall.

    In this deterministic framework the skill of the forecast tends to decrease with time, however the forecasts are updated daily to provide the latest estimates of rainfall probability out to 28 days.

  10. 12 Month Rainfall Forecast

    Barrack Heights Rain Forecast


    Barrack Heights 12-month Rainfall Forecast
    Apr
    May
    Jun
    Jul
    Aug
    Sep
    Oct
    Nov
    Dec
    Jan
    Feb
    2020
    2021
    6
    6
    7
    7
    8
    7
    4
    9
    3
    4
    7
    10
    5
    0
    1
    2 - 3
    4 - 7
    8 - 9
    10
    Well below normal
    Below normal
    Near normal
    Above normal
    Well above normal

    Issue Notes - Issued Mar 9

    ENSO status: Neutral IOD status: Neutral SAM status: Trending neutral Sea surface temperatures (SSTs) across the equatorial central Pacific remained stable throughout February with the Nino3.4 index registering a value of 0.3. On the other hand, the Southern Oscillation Index (SOI) recorded a value of -2.2 in February. The current outlook suggests slightly warmer than average SSTs will persist across the equatorial Pacific Ocean through the austral autumn, potentially cooling further by the austral winter. Four out of seven international models maintain a slightly warmer than average equatorial Pacific Ocean through the first half of winter. To the west of Australia, the Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) remains neutral, normal for this time of the year. All six international models maintain neutral IOD values through to the austral winter. In terms of precipitation across Australia, the current outlook favours below average rainfall for western, central and southeastern parts of the country. Across NSW and Qld, the outlook is for average-to-above average, mainly across the Qld coasts. This excludes any extreme weather events such as tropical cyclones or East Coast Lows. Across the north, the North Australian Monsoon (NAM) has been quiet for most of the wet season, with the current prognosis suggesting below average rainfall for March but above average in April. Looking further ahead, with no significant signature from ENSO, there are no significant climate drivers tilting the balance towards a drier or wetter end of autumn/winter. The current consensus, however, suggests that average to above average rainfall is a possibility across northern, western and parts of the inland south east.

  11. Long range rainfall forecast

    Barrack Heights Rain Forecast


    Barrack Heights 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    Apr 1
    MEDIUM
    2
    MEDIUM
    3
    HIGH
    4
    LOW
    5
    LOW
    6
    MEDIUM
    7
    LOW
    8
    LOW
    9
    10
    11
    12
    13
    14
    LOW
    15
    LOW
    16
    MEDIUM
    17
    18
    19
    LOW
    20
    LOW
    21
    LOW
    22
    LOW
    23
    LOW
    24
    LOW
    25
    26
    LOW
    27
    LOW
    28
    LOW
    29
    LOW
    30
    LOW
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Mar31

    Issue Notes

    The hemispheric long wave pattern has remained stable in recent weeks. There are six main troughs. Currently the most significant troughs are near the longitudes of South Africa, the Indian Ocean, eastern Australia, the south Pacific, South America, and the Atlantic Ocean.

    Summary:

    Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 22 April to 26 April, 28 April to 2 May, and 3 May to 7 May. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 19 April to 23 April. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 22 April to 26 April, 29 April to 3 May, and 3 May to 7 May.

    Forecast Explanation

    This forecast is produced by a multi-model ensemble consisting of dynamical atmospheric models, which are forced by the latest observed atmosphere, ocean, land and ice conditions. The models are designed to simulate features of the real atmosphere, including the daily movement of long and short wave patterns in the Southern Hemisphere.

    The future probability of rain in each district is estimated using output from the multi-model ensemble, combined with historical information about the difference between the model forecasts and observed rainfall.

    In this deterministic framework the skill of the forecast tends to decrease with time, however the forecasts are updated daily to provide the latest estimates of rainfall probability out to 28 days.

  12. Popup - Daily historical

  13. Past 5 Days

    Barrack Heights Past 5 Days

    This Month
    Minimum Maximum Rainfall
    Friday
    Mar 27
    16.2 °C 22.7 °C
    5.2 mm
    Saturday
    Mar 28
    11.7 °C 24.1 °C
    0.0 mm
    Sunday
    Mar 29
    16.2 °C 24.4 °C
    6.2 mm
    Monday
    Mar 30
    18.7 °C 27.7 °C
    1.2 mm
    Tuesday
    Mar 31
    15.6 °C 26 °C
    0.0 mm
    Legend
  14. Almanac

    Almanac


    Barrack Heights minimum temp history (34.5652°S, 150.8571°E, 20m AMSL)
    MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
    Hottest this month 36.1° 02/03/2020 Coldest this month 10.2° 18/03/2020
    Hottest on record 34.0 03/04/2005 Coldest on record 2.0 23/04/2006
    Hottest this year 41.7° 23/01/2020 Coldest this year 10.2° 18/03/2020
    Long term average 25.2° Long term average 15.6°
    Average this month 25.0° Average this month 15.3°
    Hottest April On Record Avg. max. temp. 25.1° 2005 Coldest April on record Avg. min. temp. 9.7° 2006
    Barrack Heights rainfall history (34.5652°S, 150.8571°E, 20m AMSL)
    RAINFALL
    Wettest This Month 11.6mm 06/03/2020 Total This Month 56.8mm
    13.0 days
    Long Term Average 122.4mm 12.1 days Wettest April on record 261.2mm 2015
    Driest on record 8.0mm 2006
  15. Popup - Radar

    Weather Radar for NSW/ACT

  16. Year to Date

    Barrack Heights Year To Date

    Average Rainfall To Mar 341.8mm 35.1 day(s)
    Total For 2020 486.2mm 41.0 day(s)
    Total To This Day 2019 290.4mm 33.0 day(s)
    Wettest Day 174.8mm Feb10
    Lowest Temperature 10.2°C Mar18
    Highest Temperature 41.7°C Jan23
  17. Popup - Monthly historical

  18. Climatology

    Climate History

    Barrack Heights Climatology

    Long-Term Averages
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
    Mean Max (°C) 26.9 26.3 25.2 23.2 20.6 18.1 17.6 18.8 21.3 23.1 24.0 25.5 22.5
    Mean Min (°C) 16.9 17.2 15.6 12.1 8.8 7.2 6.3 6.5 8.6 10.7 13.4 15.2 11.5
    Mean Rain (mm) 74.6 144.8 122.4 79.7 59.8 102.7 56.2 57.5 45.6 67.6 81.2 69.3 960.5
    Mean Rain Days 11.1 11.9 12.1 11.4 8.1 9.9 7.8 7.9 8.4 9.7 12.7 11.7 116.3