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  1. My MLA

  2. Current condition

    TODAY
    Thunderstorms 13°
    Chance of rain: 90%
    Likely amount: 5-10mm
    First
    light
    Sunrise Sunset Last light
    Sunrise Sunset
    6:29am EST 6:55am EST 5:31pm EST 5:58pm EST
    NOW
    11.2° Feels Like: 8.7°
    Relative Humidity: 83%
    Dew: 8.5°
    Wind: E 11km/h
    Gust: 17km/h
    Rainfall since 9am: 2.0mm
    Pressure:  
  3. Today Weather

    Jackalass
    Now
    9.8°c
    Feels Like:
    5.9°
    Wind:
    E 20km/h
    Gusts:
    24km/h
    Humidity:
    99%
    Thunderstorms
     
    Min
    13°
    Max
    Today in Jackalass
    Cloudy. Very high chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 1400 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north in the early morning. Winds E/NE 25 to 40 km/h turning N/NW 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 13.
    Tomorrow
    Possible shower
    Min
    13°
    Max
    Cloudy. Very high chance of rain, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 1300 metres. Winds W 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the morning then becoming W 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 12.
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  6. Warnings

  7. Next 48 Hours


    Next 48 Hours


  8. 7 day forecast

    Today: Cloudy. Very high chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 1400 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north in the early morning. Winds E/NE 25 to 40 km/h turning N/NW 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 13.

    Forecast for Jackalass (35.0833°S, 148.1333°E, 219m AMSL)
      Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
    Summary Thunderstorms Possible shower Mostly sunny Mostly cloudy Possible shower Possible shower Showers
    Minimum
    Maximum 13° 13° 16° 15° 15° 17° 17°
    Chance of rain 90% 60% 5% 40% 90% 60% 90%
    Likely amount 5-10mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm 5-10mm 1-5mm 10-20mm
    UV index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate - -
    Frost risk Nil Slight Moderate High Nil Nil Nil
      9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
    Wind speed 12
    (km/h)
    9
    (km/h)
    9
    (km/h)
    14
    (km/h)
    5
    (km/h)
    9
    (km/h)
    8
    (km/h)
    11
    (km/h)
    12
    (km/h)
    14
    (km/h)
    7
    (km/h)
    8
    (km/h)
    6
    (km/h)
    7
    (km/h)
    Wind direction ENE NNW WSW WSW SSW SW ENE NE NE NNE N WNW ENE NNE
    Relative humidity 91% 85% 96% 88% 83% 58% 82% 62% 85% 84% 93% 73% 88% 79%
    Dew point 9°C 9°C 6°C 11°C 5°C 8°C 4°C 8°C 9°C 13°C 9°C 12°C 10°C 13°C
  9. 28 Day Rainfall forecast

    Jackalass Rain Forecast


    Jackalass 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    8
    HIGH
    9
    MEDIUM
    10
    11
    HIGH
    12
    HIGH
    13
    MEDIUM
    14
    LOW
    15
    MEDIUM
    16
    LOW
    17
    LOW
    18
    MEDIUM
    19
    MEDIUM
    20
    LOW
    21
    LOW
    22
    23
    24
    25
    LOW
    26
    MEDIUM
    27
    LOW
    28
    LOW
    29
    LOW
    30
    LOW
    31
    MEDIUM
    Sep 1
    2
    3
    4
    LOW
    5
    LOW
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Aug 7

    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, the Indian Ocean, New Zealand, and South America.

    Summary:

    Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 16 August to 20 August, 26 August to 30 August, and 7 September to 11 September. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 15 August to 19 August. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 16 August to 20 August, 24 August to 28 August, and 7 September to 11 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

    Jackalass Rain Forecast


    Jackalass 12-month Rainfall Forecast
    Aug
    Sep
    Oct
    Nov
    Dec
    Jan
    Feb
    Mar
    Apr
    May
    Jun
    2020
    2021
    6
    7
    8
    7
    8
    7
    10
    7
    5
    4
    8
    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

    Jackalass Rain Forecast


    Jackalass 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    8
    HIGH
    9
    MEDIUM
    10
    11
    HIGH
    12
    HIGH
    13
    MEDIUM
    14
    LOW
    15
    MEDIUM
    16
    LOW
    17
    LOW
    18
    MEDIUM
    19
    MEDIUM
    20
    LOW
    21
    LOW
    22
    23
    24
    25
    LOW
    26
    MEDIUM
    27
    LOW
    28
    LOW
    29
    LOW
    30
    LOW
    31
    MEDIUM
    Sep 1
    2
    3
    4
    LOW
    5
    LOW
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Aug 7

    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, the Indian Ocean, New Zealand, and South America.

    Summary:

    Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 16 August to 20 August, 26 August to 30 August, and 7 September to 11 September. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 15 August to 19 August. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 16 August to 20 August, 24 August to 28 August, and 7 September to 11 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

    Jackalass Observations History

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  13. Past 5 Days

    Jackalass Past 5 Days

    This Month
    Minimum Maximum Rainfall
    Monday
    Aug 03
    2.0 °C 13.5 °C
    0.0 mm
    Tuesday
    Aug 04
    3.8 °C 12.0 °C
    0.0 mm
    Wednesday
    Aug 05
    0.2 °C 11.1 °C
    0.0 mm
    Thursday
    Aug 06
    -2.5 °C 11.2 °C
    0.0 mm
    Friday
    Aug 07
    2.0 °C -
    3.6 mm
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  14. Almanac

    Almanac


    Jackalass minimum temp history (35.0833°S, 148.1333°E, 219m AMSL)
    MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
    Hottest this month 13.9° 01/08/2020 Coldest this month -2.5° 06/08/2020
    Hottest on record 25.9 25/08/1995 Coldest on record -4.8 02/08/1999
    Hottest this year 45.2° 04/01/2020 Coldest this year -2.5° 06/08/2020
    Long term average 15.0° Long term average 3.1°
    Average this month 12.4° Average this month 0.8°
    Hottest August On Record Avg. max. temp. 17.1° 2011 Coldest August on record Avg. min. temp. 1.7° 2006
    Jackalass rainfall history (35.0833°S, 148.1333°E, 219m AMSL)
    RAINFALL
    Wettest This Month 4.0mm 07/08/2020 Total This Month 4.0mm
    1.0 days
    Long Term Average 57.4mm 13.0 days Wettest August on record 108.5mm 2000
    Driest on record 14.6mm 2007
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    Weather Radar for NSW/ACT

  16. Year to Date

    Jackalass Year To Date

    Average Rainfall To Aug 403.8mm 80.1 day(s)
    Total For 2020 395.5mm 55.0 day(s)
    Total To This Day 2019 257.6mm 54.0 day(s)
    Wettest Day 43.6mm Feb11
    Lowest Temperature -2.5°C Aug 6
    Highest Temperature 45.2°C Jan 4
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  18. Climatology

    Climate History

    Jackalass Climatology

    Long-Term Averages
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
    Mean Max (°C) 32.6 31.2 27.9 23.0 17.8 13.9 12.9 15.0 18.4 22.4 26.6 29.8 22.7
    Mean Min (°C) 16.6 16.7 13.4 8.6 4.9 3.5 2.7 3.1 5.4 8.0 12.0 14.0 9.0
    Mean Rain (mm) 40.5 51.0 49.3 31.9 42.2 65.6 65.9 57.4 61.6 52.0 68.1 58.6 644.7
    Mean Rain Days 6.0 6.1 6.0 5.5 8.7 16.2 18.6 13.0 10.6 8.7 7.8 7.1 107.1