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Darkes Forest (34.2144°S, 150.9506°E, 330m AMSL) set as my default location ›

  1. My MLA

  2. Current condition

    TODAY
    Late shower 17°
    late shower
    Chance of rain: 70%
    Likely amount: 1-5mm
    First
    light
    Sunrise Sunset Last light
    Sunrise Sunset
    6:33am EST 7:01am EST 4:54pm EST 5:22pm EST
    NOW
    10.5° Feels Like: 7.1°
    Relative Humidity: 74%
    Dew: 6.1°
    Wind: SW 13km/h
    Gust: 22km/h
    Rainfall since 9am: 4.6mm
    Pressure:  
  3. Today Weather

    Darkes Forest
    Now
    15.9°c
    Feels Like:
    9.1°
    Wind:
    SW 32km/h
    Gusts:
    46km/h
    Humidity:
    55%
    Late shower
     
    Min
    17°
    Max
    Today in Darkes Forest
    Cloudy. Very high chance of showers near the coast, high chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Gusty winds along the coastal fringe in the morning and afternoon. Winds SW 30 to 45 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 15.
    Tomorrow
    Showers
    Min
    17°
    Max
    Cloudy. Very high chance of showers near the coast, medium chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm near the coast in the late morning and afternoon. Winds S 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 16.
  4. Radar

  5. Popup Radar

  6. Warnings

  7. Next 48 Hours


    Next 48 Hours


  8. 7 day forecast

    Today: Cloudy. Very high chance of showers near the coast, high chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Gusty winds along the coastal fringe in the morning and afternoon. Winds SW 30 to 45 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 15.

    Forecast for Darkes Forest (34.2144°S, 150.9506°E, 330m AMSL)
      Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
    Summary Late shower Showers Possible shower Possible shower Mostly sunny Possible shower Mostly sunny
    Minimum
    Maximum 17° 17° 17° 17° 18° 17° 18°
    Chance of rain 70% 60% 50% 50% 80% 70% 70%
    Likely amount 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm
    UV index Low Low Low Low - - -
    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 23
    (km/h)
    26
    (km/h)
    14
    (km/h)
    18
    (km/h)
    8
    (km/h)
    11
    (km/h)
    4
    (km/h)
    6
    (km/h)
    1
    (km/h)
    4
    (km/h)
    2
    (km/h)
    6
    (km/h)
    2
    (km/h)
    9
    (km/h)
    Wind direction SW SW SW SSW SW S SW SE W NE NW NNE WNW NNW
    Relative humidity 69% 69% 89% 67% 92% 67% 93% 63% 99% 65% 99% 71% 99% 59%
    Dew point 9°C 10°C 11°C 10°C 11°C 9°C 10°C 9°C 11°C 10°C 11°C 11°C 12°C 9°C
  9. 28 Day Rainfall forecast

    Darkes Forest Rain Forecast


    Darkes Forest 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    19
    HIGH
    20
    MEDIUM
    21
    MEDIUM
    22
    LOW
    23
    MEDIUM
    24
    HIGH
    25
    LOW
    26
    27
    LOW
    28
    LOW
    29
    30
    LOW
    Jul 1
    2
    3
    4
    5
    6
    LOW
    7
    8
    9
    10
    11
    LOW
    12
    13
    LOW
    14
    LOW
    15
    16
    LOW
    17
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Jun18

    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 South Africa, the Indian Ocean, New Zealand, the south Pacific, and the southeast Pacific.

    Summary:

    Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 28 June to 2 July, 3 July to 7 July, and 18 July to 22 July. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 24 June to 28 June, and 21 July to 25 July. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 23 June to 27 June, 28 June to 2 July, and 3 July to 7 July.

    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

    Darkes Forest Rain Forecast


    Darkes Forest 12-month Rainfall Forecast
    Jun
    Jul
    Aug
    Sep
    Oct
    Nov
    Dec
    Jan
    Feb
    Mar
    Apr
    May
    2021
    2022
    6
    6
    8
    7
    7
    7
    6
    8
    7
    4
    6
    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 Jun 15

    ENSO status: Neutral. IOD status: Neutral, although during the past three weeks it has been negative. SAM status: Positive. The El Niño–Southern Oscillation (ENSO) is currently neutral, which is predicted to continue until at least October. The Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) is currently neutral. although the last 3 weekly values have been negative.The negative value would need to continue for another 5 weeks for a negative IOD to be declared. While a negative IOD has not been officially declared, the negative weekly value may enhance rainfall across central and southern Australia. A negative IOD is forecast during winter or early spring by 3 out of 5 climate models. However, the confidence in the IOD forecast at this time of the year is low, specifically because the models are showing a range of outcomes from mid winter onwards. During winter, much of the Australia is likely to be wetter than normal, apart from far southern WA and SA, southern VIC and much of TAS. The weekly negative IOD valuesmay be influencing this outlook, potentially feeding moisture into cold fronts sweeping across central and southern Australia. Therefore a normal to above normal snow season is forecast. Springs rainfall at this stage is forecast to be above normal for much of the Australia, apart from western TAS. Again, the negative IOD values may be playing a role in this outlook.

  11. Long range rainfall forecast

    Darkes Forest Rain Forecast


    Darkes Forest 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    19
    HIGH
    20
    MEDIUM
    21
    MEDIUM
    22
    LOW
    23
    MEDIUM
    24
    HIGH
    25
    LOW
    26
    27
    LOW
    28
    LOW
    29
    30
    LOW
    Jul 1
    2
    3
    4
    5
    6
    LOW
    7
    8
    9
    10
    11
    LOW
    12
    13
    LOW
    14
    LOW
    15
    16
    LOW
    17
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Jun18

    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 South Africa, the Indian Ocean, New Zealand, the south Pacific, and the southeast Pacific.

    Summary:

    Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 28 June to 2 July, 3 July to 7 July, and 18 July to 22 July. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 24 June to 28 June, and 21 July to 25 July. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 23 June to 27 June, 28 June to 2 July, and 3 July to 7 July.

    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

    Darkes Forest Past 5 Days

    This Month
    Minimum Maximum Rainfall
    Monday
    Jun 14
    8.3 °C 17.9 °C
    0.0 mm
    Tuesday
    Jun 15
    8.9 °C 16.1 °C
    0.0 mm
    Wednesday
    Jun 16
    5.3 °C 19.5 °C
    0.2 mm
    Thursday
    Jun 17
    6.2 °C 15.6 °C
    10.0 mm
    Friday
    Jun 18
    5.8 °C 16.9 °C
    0.0 mm
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  14. Almanac

    Almanac


    Darkes Forest minimum temp history (34.2144°S, 150.9506°E, 330m AMSL)
    MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
    Hottest this month 22.2° 01/06/2021 Coldest this month 6.5° 11/06/2021
    Hottest on record 24.4 14/06/2004 Coldest on record 5.4 30/06/2010
    Hottest this year 51.2° 07/04/2021 Coldest this year 6.5° 11/06/2021
    Long term average 17.6° Long term average 11.1°
    Average this month 19.3° Average this month 12.1°
    Hottest June On Record Avg. max. temp. 19.0° 2001 Coldest June on record Avg. min. temp. 9.9° 2006
    Darkes Forest rainfall history (34.2144°S, 150.9506°E, 330m AMSL)
    RAINFALL
    Wettest This Month 8.6mm 04/06/2021 Total This Month 23.8mm
    5.0 days
    Long Term Average 119.4mm 10.3 days Wettest June on record 436.6mm 2016
    Driest on record 18.0mm 2002
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    Weather Radar for Australia

  16. Year to Date

    Darkes Forest Year To Date

    Average Rainfall To Jun 635.9mm 68.5 day(s)
    Total For 2021 481.0mm 55.0 day(s)
    Total To This Day 2020 774.6mm 68.0 day(s)
    Wettest Day 35.4mm Feb 2
    Lowest Temperature 6.5°C Jun11
    Highest Temperature 51.2°C Apr 7
  17. Popup - Monthly historical

  18. Climatology

    Climate History

    Darkes Forest Climatology

    Long-Term Averages
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
    Mean Max (°C) 25.0 24.8 24.0 22.3 19.9 17.6 17.1 18.0 20.2 21.6 22.4 24.1 21.4
    Mean Min (°C) 19.1 19.2 18.1 15.7 13.1 11.1 10.1 10.5 12.4 14.1 15.8 17.6 14.7
    Mean Rain (mm) 83.4 135.8 131.1 102.0 64.2 119.4 77.0 93.8 54.8 77.8 94.4 76.1 1127.9
    Mean Rain Days 12.2 13.0 14.0 10.8 8.2 10.3 8.5 8.0 8.8 11.2 12.4 12.1 128.5