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  1. My MLA

  2. Current condition

    TODAY
    Mostly sunny 13° 29°
    mostly sunny
    Chance of rain: 20%
    Likely amount: < 1mm
    First
    light
    Sunrise Sunset Last light
    Sunrise Sunset
    6:44am EDT 7:09am EDT 6:53pm EDT 7:17pm EDT
    NOW
    15.0° Feels Like: 13.2°
    Relative Humidity: 91%
    Dew: 13.5°
    Wind: ESE 15km/h
    Gust: 17km/h
    Rainfall since 9am: 0.0mm
    Pressure: 1021.0hPa
  3. Today Weather

    Braefield
    Now
    17.2°c
    Feels Like:
    18.0°
    Wind:
    S 7km/h
    Gusts:
    9km/h
    Humidity:
    96%
    Mostly sunny
     
    13°
    Min
    29°
    Max
    Today in Braefield
    Sunny day. The chance of fog on the southern slopes early this morning. The chance of a thunderstorm on the plains later tonight. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures 27 to 32.
    Tomorrow
    Possible shower
    15°
    Min
    26°
    Max
    Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds E/NE 15 to 25 km/h tending N/NE early in the morning then becoming light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 29.
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  6. Warnings

    There are no current warnings for Braefield

  7. Next 48 Hours


    Next 48 Hours


  8. 7 day forecast

    Today: Sunny day. The chance of fog on the southern slopes early this morning. The chance of a thunderstorm on the plains later tonight. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures 27 to 32.

    Forecast for Braefield (31.5591°S, 150.6963°E, 386m AMSL)
      Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue
    Summary Mostly sunny Possible shower Showers Showers Mostly sunny Sunny Mostly sunny
    Minimum 13° 15° 16° 17° 12°
    Maximum 29° 26° 27° 25° 22° 22° 22°
    Chance of rain 20% 70% 70% 60% 30% 10% 40%
    Likely amount < 1mm 5-10mm 10-20mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
    UV index Very High Very High Very High Very High Very 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 4
    (km/h)
    5
    (km/h)
    6
    (km/h)
    12
    (km/h)
    10
    (km/h)
    15
    (km/h)
    16
    (km/h)
    16
    (km/h)
    8
    (km/h)
    12
    (km/h)
    6
    (km/h)
    11
    (km/h)
    11
    (km/h)
    12
    (km/h)
    Wind direction SE NNE NE N NNE NNW NNW NW WSW WSW S S SSE S
    Relative humidity 81% 43% 76% 64% 88% 75% 91% 74% 65% 45% 63% 47% 67% 55%
    Dew point 15°C 15°C 15°C 18°C 18°C 22°C 17°C 19°C 10°C 10°C 8°C 11°C 11°C 13°C
  9. 28 Day Rainfall forecast

    Braefield Rain Forecast


    Braefield 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    Apr 1
    LOW
    2
    MEDIUM
    3
    HIGH
    4
    MEDIUM
    5
    LOW
    6
    7
    8
    9
    10
    11
    12
    13
    14
    15
    16
    17
    18
    19
    20
    21
    22
    23
    24
    25
    LOW
    26
    27
    28
    LOW
    29
    LOW
    30
    MEDIUM
    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

    Braefield Rain Forecast


    Braefield 12-month Rainfall Forecast
    Apr
    May
    Jun
    Jul
    Aug
    Sep
    Oct
    Nov
    Dec
    Jan
    Feb
    2020
    2021
    7
    6
    7
    7
    6
    6
    5
    10
    6
    5
    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

    Braefield Rain Forecast


    Braefield 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    Apr 1
    LOW
    2
    MEDIUM
    3
    HIGH
    4
    MEDIUM
    5
    LOW
    6
    7
    8
    9
    10
    11
    12
    13
    14
    15
    16
    17
    18
    19
    20
    21
    22
    23
    24
    25
    LOW
    26
    27
    28
    LOW
    29
    LOW
    30
    MEDIUM
    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

    Braefield Past 5 Days

    This Month
    Minimum Maximum Rainfall
    Friday
    Mar 27
    11.7 °C 25.0 °C
    0.0 mm
    Saturday
    Mar 28
    9.2 °C 27.0 °C
    0.0 mm
    Sunday
    Mar 29
    13.8 °C 29.7 °C
    0.0 mm
    Monday
    Mar 30
    15.4 °C 19.6 °C
    0.0 mm
    Tuesday
    Mar 31
    14.3 °C -
    31.0 mm
    Legend
  14. Almanac

    Almanac


    Braefield minimum temp history (31.5591°S, 150.6963°E, 386m AMSL)
    MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
    Hottest this month 34.7° 02/03/2020 Coldest this month 8.0° 17/03/2020
    Hottest on record 36.0 13/04/1973 Coldest on record -3.2 30/04/2008
    Hottest this year 43.2° 04/01/2020 Coldest this year 8.0° 17/03/2020
    Long term average 29.2° Long term average 13.9°
    Average this month 27.2° Average this month 13.9°
    Hottest April On Record Avg. max. temp. 28.8° 2016 Coldest April on record Avg. min. temp. 6.1° 2008
    Braefield rainfall history (31.5591°S, 150.6963°E, 386m AMSL)
    RAINFALL
    Wettest This Month 31.0mm 31/03/2020 Total This Month 77.6mm
    7.0 days
    Long Term Average 51.9mm 5.0 days Wettest April on record 183.0mm 1950
    Driest on record 0.0mm 1888
  15. Popup - Radar

    Weather Radar for NSW/ACT

  16. Year to Date

    Braefield Year To Date

    Average Rainfall To Mar 194.1mm 17.5 day(s)
    Total For 2020 325.6mm 30.0 day(s)
    Total To This Day 2019 137.0mm 18.0 day(s)
    Wettest Day 43.4mm Jan26
    Lowest Temperature 8.0°C Mar17
    Highest Temperature 43.2°C Jan 4
  17. Popup - Monthly historical

  18. Climatology

    Climate History

    Braefield Climatology

    Long-Term Averages
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
    Mean Max (°C) 32.3 31.4 29.2 25.3 20.7 16.9 16.1 18.2 21.5 25.3 28.3 30.9 24.7
    Mean Min (°C) 17.0 16.6 13.9 9.4 5.6 3.3 2.0 2.8 5.5 9.2 12.6 15.2 9.4
    Mean Rain (mm) 78.8 63.4 51.9 40.1 42.3 51.2 47.9 44.1 46.3 57.3 65.3 80.1 668.9
    Mean Rain Days 6.9 5.6 5.0 4.8 5.4 7.3 7.1 6.7 6.2 7.0 7.2 7.2 74.9