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Bulldog (29.0405°S, 152.5292°E, 182m AMSL) set as my default location ›

  1. My MLA

  2. Current condition

    TODAY
    Heavy showers 10° 16°
    heavy showers
    Chance of rain: 60%
    Likely amount: 1-5mm
    First
    light
    Sunrise Sunset Last light
    Sunrise Sunset
    5:58am EST 6:22am EST 5:27pm EST 5:52pm EST
    NOW
    17.5° Feels Like: 17.7°
    Relative Humidity: 96%
    Dew: 16.9°
    Wind: W 11km/h
    Gust: 20km/h
    Rainfall since 9am: 7.0mm
    Pressure: 1013.0hPa
  3. Today Weather

    Bulldog
    Now
    17.2°c
    Feels Like:
    19.1°
    Wind:
    N 0km/h
    Gusts:
    0km/h
    Humidity:
    91%
    Heavy showers
     
    10°
    Min
    16°
    Max
    Today in Bulldog
    Partly cloudy. Very high chance of rain, most likely in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NW 20 to 30 km/h turning W 25 to 40 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 21.
    Tomorrow
    Mostly sunny
    Min
    13°
    Max
    Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower in the west. Winds W 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 19.
  4. Radar

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  6. Warnings

  7. Next 48 Hours


    Next 48 Hours


  8. 7 day forecast

    Today: Partly cloudy. Very high chance of rain, most likely in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NW 20 to 30 km/h turning W 25 to 40 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 21.

    Forecast for Bulldog (29.0405°S, 152.5292°E, 182m AMSL)
      Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
    Summary Heavy showers Mostly sunny Mostly sunny Mostly sunny Mostly sunny Windy Mostly sunny
    Minimum 10°
    Maximum 16° 13° 14° 17° 17° 13° 13°
    Chance of rain 60% 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 40%
    Likely amount 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
    UV index Moderate High High - - - -
    Frost risk Nil Slight Moderate Moderate Nil Slight Moderate
      9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
    Wind speed 13
    (km/h)
    17
    (km/h)
    12
    (km/h)
    16
    (km/h)
    7
    (km/h)
    12
    (km/h)
    5
    (km/h)
    9
    (km/h)
    14
    (km/h)
    20
    (km/h)
    17
    (km/h)
    20
    (km/h)
    12
    (km/h)
    16
    (km/h)
    Wind direction NNW WNW W WSW W WSW NW NW NW WNW WNW WNW WNW W
    Relative humidity 88% 49% 61% 43% 57% 38% 56% 39% 49% 35% 44% 38% 49% 39%
    Dew point 11°C 4°C 3°C 1°C 1°C -0°C 1°C 3°C 4°C 0°C -2°C -1°C -2°C -1°C
  9. 28 Day Rainfall forecast

    Bulldog Rain Forecast


    Bulldog 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    15
    MEDIUM
    16
    17
    18
    LOW
    19
    20
    LOW
    21
    22
    LOW
    23
    24
    25
    LOW
    26
    MEDIUM
    27
    LOW
    28
    MEDIUM
    29
    LOW
    30
    31
    LOW
    Sep 1
    2
    LOW
    3
    LOW
    4
    LOW
    5
    LOW
    6
    7
    MEDIUM
    8
    MEDIUM
    9
    LOW
    10
    LOW
    11
    LOW
    12
    MEDIUM
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Aug14

    Issue Notes

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

    Summary:

    Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 22 August to 26 August, 29 August to 2 September, and 5 September to 9 September. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 26 August to 30 August, and 16 September to 20 September. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 19 August to 23 August, 29 August to 2 September, and 3 September to 7 September.

    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

    Bulldog Rain Forecast


    Bulldog 12-month Rainfall Forecast
    Aug
    Sep
    Oct
    Nov
    Dec
    Jan
    Feb
    Mar
    Apr
    May
    Jun
    Jul
    2020
    2021
    9
    7
    7
    7
    7
    6
    7
    6
    7
    6
    8
    5
    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 Aug 5

    ENSO status: La Nina Watch IOD status: Neutral SAM status: Positive Sea surface temperatures (SSTs) across the equatorial central Pacific show a slight decrease in the intensity of cooling compared to June, with the Nino3.4 index registering a value of 0.0 in July. The Southern Oscillation Index (SOI) recorded a value of 4.2 in the same month, a swing into positive values compared to June. The current outlook suggests that cooler than average SSTs will continue across the equatorial pacific through the end of winter and potentially reach La Nina thresholds by mid-spring. All eight international models continue to suggest a cooler side of neutral for the region throughout the remainder of the Austral winter and through spring, with four of these indicating La Nina by Spring. The current International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI) outlook suggests a 54:41 chance for La Nina:Neutral conditions by the end of the Austral spring. To the west of Australia, the Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) remains neutral. Two of the six international models indicate a negative IOD becoming established during the Austral spring, with the remaining four indicating a neutral phase. Of the four neutral models, including the BOM, three are trending slightly negative within the neutral zone by early spring, with only the Canadian model trending positive. In terms of precipitation over Australia, the current short-term outlook favours above average rainfall across most of Australia over the next fortnight, with the exception of western TAS, far southern VIC, and northern QLD and the NT. These expected wetter than average conditions will likely be due to the passage of moisture troughs inland and fronts, in part driven by the positive SAM. Models are then indicating a continued trend to above average rainfall for inland SA, all but the far north of the NT, western, central and southern QLD, northern and western NSW and parts of southern WA. Parts of WA’s Pilbara and Kimberley however are showing signs of below average rainfall into early spring.

  11. Long range rainfall forecast

    Bulldog Rain Forecast


    Bulldog 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    15
    MEDIUM
    16
    17
    18
    LOW
    19
    20
    LOW
    21
    22
    LOW
    23
    24
    25
    LOW
    26
    MEDIUM
    27
    LOW
    28
    MEDIUM
    29
    LOW
    30
    31
    LOW
    Sep 1
    2
    LOW
    3
    LOW
    4
    LOW
    5
    LOW
    6
    7
    MEDIUM
    8
    MEDIUM
    9
    LOW
    10
    LOW
    11
    LOW
    12
    MEDIUM
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Aug14

    Issue Notes

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

    Summary:

    Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 22 August to 26 August, 29 August to 2 September, and 5 September to 9 September. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 26 August to 30 August, and 16 September to 20 September. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 19 August to 23 August, 29 August to 2 September, and 3 September to 7 September.

    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

    Bulldog Past 5 Days

    This Month
    Minimum Maximum Rainfall
    Sunday
    Aug 09
    5.0 °C 14.0 °C
    0.0 mm
    Monday
    Aug 10
    7.3 °C 16.2 °C
    0.2 mm
    Tuesday
    Aug 11
    7.4 °C 18.1 °C
    0.0 mm
    Wednesday
    Aug 12
    9.2 °C 20.1 °C
    0.0 mm
    Thursday
    Aug 13
    8.8 °C -
    0.0 mm
    Legend
  14. Almanac

    Almanac


    Bulldog minimum temp history (29.0405°S, 152.5292°E, 182m AMSL)
    MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
    Hottest this month 22.7° 06/08/2020 Coldest this month 5.0° 09/08/2020
    Hottest on record 32.2 24/08/2009 Coldest on record 0.0 03/08/1976
    Hottest this year 38.6° 05/01/2020 Coldest this year 2.9° 05/07/2020
    Long term average 18.2° Long term average 8.0°
    Average this month 18.3° Average this month 8.2°
    Hottest August On Record Avg. max. temp. 22.0° 2009 Coldest August on record Avg. min. temp. 5.9° 1976
    Bulldog rainfall history (29.0405°S, 152.5292°E, 182m AMSL)
    RAINFALL
    Wettest This Month 13.0mm 08/08/2020 Total This Month 13.2mm
    2.0 days
    Long Term Average 40.4mm 6.7 days Wettest August on record 160.4mm 2007
    Driest on record 0.0mm 1991
  15. Popup - Radar

    Weather Radar for NSW/ACT

  16. Year to Date

    Bulldog Year To Date

    Average Rainfall To Aug 865.7mm 96.2 day(s)
    Total For 2020 790.2mm 95.0 day(s)
    Total To This Day 2019 431.4mm 73.0 day(s)
    Wettest Day 66.2mm Feb 9
    Lowest Temperature 2.9°C Jul 5
    Highest Temperature 38.6°C Jan 5
  17. Popup - Monthly historical

  18. Climatology

    Climate History

    Bulldog Climatology

    Long-Term Averages
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
    Mean Max (°C) 27.1 26.0 24.6 22.2 19.1 16.5 16.3 18.2 21.5 23.9 25.4 26.9 22.3
    Mean Min (°C) 17.1 16.9 15.8 13.5 10.9 8.2 7.2 8.0 10.5 12.5 14.4 16.1 12.6
    Mean Rain (mm) 185.8 182.5 158.0 97.7 97.2 60.0 44.1 40.4 39.7 85.3 119.0 150.2 1262.0
    Mean Rain Days 16.0 15.9 16.4 12.4 11.3 9.4 8.1 6.7 7.4 9.9 12.4 14.3 137.0