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Homebush Bay (33.8528°S, 151.0762°E, 25m AMSL) set as my default location ›

  1. My MLA

  2. Current condition

    TODAY
    Mostly cloudy 20°
    mostly cloudy
    Chance of rain: 50%
    Likely amount: 1-5mm
    First
    light
    Sunrise Sunset Last light
    Sunrise Sunset
    6:12am EST 6:38am EST 5:24pm EST 5:50pm EST
    NOW
    8.7° Feels Like: 8.4°
    Relative Humidity: 99%
    Dew: 8.6°
    Wind: N 0km/h
    Gust: 0km/h
    Rainfall since 9am: 0.0mm
    Pressure:  
  3. Today Weather

    Homebush Bay
    Now
    8.4°c
    Feels Like:
    8.0°
    Wind:
    N 0km/h
    Gusts:
    0km/h
    Humidity:
    99%
    Mostly cloudy
     
    Min
    20°
    Max
    Today in Homebush Bay
    Partly cloudy. Possible early fog in the west. Slight chance of a shower in the afternoon or evening. Light winds becoming N 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.
    Tomorrow
    Fog then sunny
    Min
    22°
    Max
    Mostly sunny. Areas of fog in the early morning, mainly in the west. Light winds.
  4. Radar

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  6. Warnings

    There are no current warnings for Homebush Bay

  7. Next 48 Hours


    Next 48 Hours


  8. 7 day forecast

    Today: Partly cloudy. Possible early fog in the west. Slight chance of a shower in the afternoon or evening. Light winds becoming N 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.

    Forecast for Homebush Bay (33.8528°S, 151.0762°E, 25m AMSL)
      Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue
    Summary Mostly cloudy Fog then sunny Possible shower Possible shower Mostly sunny Mostly sunny Mostly sunny
    Minimum
    Maximum 20° 22° 20° 21° 19° 19° 21°
    Chance of rain 50% 5% 70% 70% 40% 20% 40%
    Likely amount 1-5mm < 1mm 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
    UV index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate - -
    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)
    7
    (km/h)
    4
    (km/h)
    3
    (km/h)
    3
    (km/h)
    6
    (km/h)
    7
    (km/h)
    6
    (km/h)
    9
    (km/h)
    8
    (km/h)
    9
    (km/h)
    7
    (km/h)
    8
    (km/h)
    12
    (km/h)
    Wind direction N NNE WNW ENE WNW NE WNW WSW W WSW WNW W NNW N
    Relative humidity 89% 57% 84% 51% 85% 65% 90% 55% 78% 47% 73% 40% 74% 47%
    Dew point 11°C 11°C 12°C 11°C 12°C 12°C 13°C 11°C 11°C 7°C 7°C 4°C 8°C 9°C
  9. 28 Day Rainfall forecast

    Homebush Bay Rain Forecast


    Homebush Bay 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    12
    LOW
    13
    14
    MEDIUM
    15
    HIGH
    16
    LOW
    17
    LOW
    18
    19
    20
    21
    22
    LOW
    23
    24
    25
    LOW
    26
    27
    LOW
    28
    29
    30
    31
    Sep 1
    MEDIUM
    2
    LOW
    3
    LOW
    4
    5
    6
    HIGH
    7
    MEDIUM
    8
    9
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Aug11

    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 southwest Indian Ocean, the Indian Ocean, Western Australia, eastern Australia, the south Pacific, and South America.

    Summary:

    Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 20 August to 24 August, 29 August to 2 September, and 10 September to 14 September. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 24 August to 28 August, and 7 September to 11 September. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 20 August to 24 August, 29 August to 2 September, and 11 September to 15 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

    Homebush Bay Rain Forecast


    Homebush Bay 12-month Rainfall Forecast
    Aug
    Sep
    Oct
    Nov
    Dec
    Jan
    Feb
    Mar
    Apr
    May
    Jun
    2020
    2021
    8
    7
    8
    7
    8
    6
    10
    5
    7
    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 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

    Homebush Bay Rain Forecast


    Homebush Bay 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    12
    LOW
    13
    14
    MEDIUM
    15
    HIGH
    16
    LOW
    17
    LOW
    18
    19
    20
    21
    22
    LOW
    23
    24
    25
    LOW
    26
    27
    LOW
    28
    29
    30
    31
    Sep 1
    MEDIUM
    2
    LOW
    3
    LOW
    4
    5
    6
    HIGH
    7
    MEDIUM
    8
    9
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Aug11

    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 southwest Indian Ocean, the Indian Ocean, Western Australia, eastern Australia, the south Pacific, and South America.

    Summary:

    Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 20 August to 24 August, 29 August to 2 September, and 10 September to 14 September. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 24 August to 28 August, and 7 September to 11 September. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 20 August to 24 August, 29 August to 2 September, and 11 September to 15 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

    Homebush Bay Past 5 Days

    This Month
    Minimum Maximum Rainfall
    Friday
    Aug 07
    7.1 °C 13.6 °C
    0.0 mm
    Saturday
    Aug 08
    10.5 °C 17.7 °C
    17.8 mm
    Sunday
    Aug 09
    5.5 °C 15.6 °C
    5.0 mm
    Monday
    Aug 10
    9.2 °C 16.2 °C
    30.8 mm
    Tuesday
    Aug 11
    10.4 °C 18.2 °C
    3.4 mm
    Legend
  14. Almanac

    Almanac


    Homebush Bay minimum temp history (33.8528°S, 151.0762°E, 25m AMSL)
    MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
    Hottest this month 21.5° 04/08/2020 Coldest this month 3.0° 04/08/2020
    Hottest on record 29.0 23/08/2012 Coldest on record 0.3 21/08/1996
    Hottest this year 45.9° 04/01/2020 Coldest this year 3.0° 04/08/2020
    Long term average 19.0° Long term average 6.5°
    Average this month 17.6° Average this month 5.7°
    Hottest August On Record Avg. max. temp. 21.1° 2009 Coldest August on record Avg. min. temp. 4.8° 2008
    Homebush Bay rainfall history (33.8528°S, 151.0762°E, 25m AMSL)
    RAINFALL
    Wettest This Month 34.0mm 10/08/2020 Total This Month 67.4mm
    4.0 days
    Long Term Average 68.6mm 8.0 days Wettest August on record 247.4mm 2014
    Driest on record 3.0mm 2005
  15. Popup - Radar

    Weather Radar for NSW/ACT

  16. Year to Date

    Homebush Bay Year To Date

    Average Rainfall To Aug 709.5mm 89.3 day(s)
    Total For 2020 1034.4mm 92.0 day(s)
    Total To This Day 2019 483.8mm 70.0 day(s)
    Wettest Day 189.2mm Feb10
    Lowest Temperature 3.0°C Aug 4
    Highest Temperature 45.9°C Jan 4
  17. Popup - Monthly historical

  18. Climatology

    Climate History

    Homebush Bay Climatology

    Long-Term Averages
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
    Mean Max (°C) 27.8 27.3 26.0 23.4 20.6 18.1 17.5 19.0 21.9 23.7 24.8 26.5 23.1
    Mean Min (°C) 18.4 18.4 16.5 12.8 9.3 7.1 5.8 6.5 9.5 12.1 14.9 16.8 12.4
    Mean Rain (mm) 86.8 106.7 82.0 110.9 78.9 109.0 66.6 68.6 47.4 62.6 79.4 64.7 966.9
    Mean Rain Days 11.3 11.5 12.4 11.5 10.8 12.7 11.1 8.0 8.0 8.5 11.7 10.4 120.1