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  1. My MLA

  2. Current condition

    TODAY
    Mostly sunny 19°
    mostly sunny
    Chance of rain: 5%
    Likely amount: < 1mm
    First
    light
    Sunrise Sunset Last light
    Sunrise Sunset
    5:16am EST 5:40am EST 5:57pm EST 6:21pm EST
    NOW
    10.6° Feels Like: 7.1°
    Relative Humidity: 55%
    Dew: 1.9°
    Wind: SE 9km/h
    Gust: 13km/h
    Rainfall since 9am: 0.0mm
    Pressure: 1023.3hPa
  3. Today Weather

    Braefield
    Now
    12.1°c
    Feels Like:
    8.9°
    Wind:
    S 9km/h
    Gusts:
    13km/h
    Humidity:
    55%
    Mostly sunny
     
    Min
    19°
    Max
    Today in Braefield
    Mostly sunny. Areas of frost on the slopes early this morning. Winds S/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 16 and 21.
    Tomorrow
    Mostly sunny
    Min
    20°
    Max
    Mostly sunny. Areas of frost on the southern slopes in the early morning. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 25.
  4. Radar

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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: Mostly sunny. Areas of frost on the slopes early this morning. Winds S/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 16 and 21.

    Forecast for Braefield (31.5591°S, 150.6963°E, 386m AMSL)
      Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
    Summary Mostly sunny Mostly sunny Sunny Possible shower Mostly sunny Sunny Sunny
    Minimum
    Maximum 19° 20° 23° 20° 25° 28° 31°
    Chance of rain 5% 5% 30% 50% 50% 5% 20%
    Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm
    UV index High High Very High Very High Very High - -
    Frost risk High Moderate Moderate Nil Nil Nil Nil
      9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
    Wind speed 9
    (km/h)
    10
    (km/h)
    6
    (km/h)
    4
    (km/h)
    4
    (km/h)
    4
    (km/h)
    10
    (km/h)
    14
    (km/h)
    15
    (km/h)
    15
    (km/h)
    4
    (km/h)
    6
    (km/h)
    8
    (km/h)
    10
    (km/h)
    Wind direction W WSW E SW ENE W N NNW N WNW N NW N NW
    Relative humidity 59% 43% 58% 41% 57% 39% 65% 65% 77% 55% 62% 43% 59% 41%
    Dew point 3°C 6°C 6°C 6°C 7°C 8°C 9°C 13°C 12°C 15°C 12°C 14°C 13°C 16°C
  9. 28 Day Rainfall forecast

    Braefield Rain Forecast


    Braefield 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    27
    28
    29
    LOW
    30
    MEDIUM
    Oct 1
    LOW
    2
    3
    4
    5
    6
    7
    8
    9
    10
    11
    12
    13
    14
    15
    16
    17
    MEDIUM
    18
    LOW
    19
    MEDIUM
    20
    21
    LOW
    22
    LOW
    23
    24
    LOW
    25
    MEDIUM
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Sep26

    Issue Notes

    The hemispheric long wave pattern has remained stable in recent weeks. There are four main troughs. Currently the most significant troughs are near the longitudes of the southwest Indian Ocean, the Indian Ocean, Western Australia, and the Atlantic Ocean.

    Summary:

    Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 3 October to 7 October, 14 October to 18 October, and 21 October to 25 October. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 9 October to 13 October. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 3 October to 7 October, 14 October to 18 October, and 25 October to 29 October.

    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
    Sep
    Oct
    Nov
    Dec
    Jan
    Feb
    Mar
    Apr
    May
    Jun
    Jul
    Aug
    2020
    2021
    4
    8
    8
    6
    7
    6
    7
    1
    6
    8
    6
    4
    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 Sep 9

    ENSO status: La Niña Alert IOD status: Negative SAM status: Negative trending positive Sea surface temperatures (SSTs) across the equatorial central Pacific have continued to cool through August, with the Nino3.4 index registering a value of -0.5. The Southern Oscillation Index (SOI) recorded a value of 9.8 in the same month, a significant increase compared to July, tipping over the La Niña threshold of +7. The current outlook suggests that cooler than average SSTs will continue across the equatorial pacific during the Austral spring, with a high chance of a weak La Niña forming. All eight international models continue to suggest further cooling during spring, with three of these indicating La Niña conditions in September. A further two exceeding the La Niña threshold in October, with six of the eight indicating La Niña by November. The current International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI) outlook suggests a 57:41 chance for La Niña:Neutral conditions by the end of the Australspring. To the west of Australia, the Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) has shifted into a negative phase. Four of the six international models indicate a negative IOD to be sustained for the duration of the Austral spring, with the remaining two indicating a neutral phase. Both of the models that indicate a neutral phase trend towards the negative side of neutral. In terms of precipitation over Australia, the current short term outlook favours above average rainfall over the interior over the remainder of the first month of spring, particularly eastern WA and the Kimberley, western NT and western SA Above average rainfall is also favoured, although not as pronounced, over inland NSW and QLD and parts of the NSW and VIC coastal area. Drier than average conditions are expected across western WA as well as parts of northern coastal QLD and parts of the southeast. The remainder of spring is then likely to be wetter than average for NSW, QLD, VIC, SA, TAS, the NT and eastern WA, whilst drier than averageconditions look to persist further west. There are then indications of increased rainfall over WA toward the end of spring and into early summer, with the eastern two thirds of the country remaining wetter than average.

  11. Long range rainfall forecast

    Braefield Rain Forecast


    Braefield 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    27
    28
    29
    LOW
    30
    MEDIUM
    Oct 1
    LOW
    2
    3
    4
    5
    6
    7
    8
    9
    10
    11
    12
    13
    14
    15
    16
    17
    MEDIUM
    18
    LOW
    19
    MEDIUM
    20
    21
    LOW
    22
    LOW
    23
    24
    LOW
    25
    MEDIUM
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Sep26

    Issue Notes

    The hemispheric long wave pattern has remained stable in recent weeks. There are four main troughs. Currently the most significant troughs are near the longitudes of the southwest Indian Ocean, the Indian Ocean, Western Australia, and the Atlantic Ocean.

    Summary:

    Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 3 October to 7 October, 14 October to 18 October, and 21 October to 25 October. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 9 October to 13 October. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 3 October to 7 October, 14 October to 18 October, and 25 October to 29 October.

    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
    Tuesday
    Sep 22
    16.4 °C 25.2 °C
    1.2 mm
    Wednesday
    Sep 23
    4.2 °C 22.4 °C
    0.0 mm
    Thursday
    Sep 24
    2.2 °C 20.0 °C
    0.0 mm
    Friday
    Sep 25
    1.4 °C 23.4 °C
    0.0 mm
    Saturday
    Sep 26
    -0.4 °C -
    0.0 mm
    Legend
  14. Almanac

    Almanac


    Braefield minimum temp history (31.5591°S, 150.6963°E, 386m AMSL)
    MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
    Hottest this month 28.0° 21/09/2020 Coldest this month 1.2° 01/09/2020
    Hottest on record 33.3 28/09/1965 Coldest on record -2.8 03/09/1987
    Hottest this year 43.2° 04/01/2020 Coldest this year -4.2° 06/08/2020
    Long term average 21.5° Long term average 5.5°
    Average this month 24.2° Average this month 6.7°
    Hottest September On Record Avg. max. temp. 24.4° 1980 Coldest September on record Avg. min. temp. 3.2° 1994
    Braefield rainfall history (31.5591°S, 150.6963°E, 386m AMSL)
    RAINFALL
    Wettest This Month 15.2mm 10/09/2020 Total This Month 39.2mm
    6.0 days
    Long Term Average 46.3mm 6.2 days Wettest September on record 155.9mm 1892
    Driest on record 0.3mm 1905
  15. Popup - Radar

    Weather Radar for NSW/ACT

  16. Year to Date

    Braefield Year To Date

    Average Rainfall To Sep 466.0mm 55.0 day(s)
    Total For 2020 673.6mm 84.0 day(s)
    Total To This Day 2019 226.0mm 37.0 day(s)
    Wettest Day 43.0mm Jan26
    Lowest Temperature -4.2°C Aug 6
    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