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Maclean (29.458°S, 153.1969°E, 1m AMSL) set as my default location ›

  1. My MLA

  2. Current condition

    TODAY
    Mostly sunny 10° 23°
    mostly sunny
    Chance of rain: 5%
    Likely amount: < 1mm
    First
    light
    Sunrise Sunset Last light
    Sunrise Sunset
    6:04am EST 6:29am EST 5:17pm EST 5:42pm EST
    NOW
    21.5° Feels Like: 20.0°
    Relative Humidity: 60%
    Dew: 13.4°
    Wind: NE 13km/h
    Gust: 20km/h
    Rainfall since 9am: 0.0mm
    Pressure: 1011.4hPa
  3. Today Weather

    Maclean
    Now
    24.1°c
    Feels Like:
    21.8°
    Wind:
    NW 9km/h
    Gusts:
    17km/h
    Humidity:
    35%
    Mostly sunny
     
    10°
    Min
    23°
    Max
    Today in Maclean
    Mostly sunny. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.
    Tomorrow
    Sunny
    10°
    Min
    22°
    Max
    Sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.
  4. Radar

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  6. Warnings

    There are no current warnings for Maclean

  7. Next 48 Hours


    Next 48 Hours


  8. 7 day forecast

    Today: Mostly sunny. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.

    Forecast for Maclean (29.458°S, 153.1969°E, 1m AMSL)
      Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon
    Summary Mostly sunny Sunny Mostly sunny Rain Clearing shower Mostly sunny Late shower
    Minimum 10° 10° 13° 12° 10°
    Maximum 23° 22° 19° 19° 22° 20° 19°
    Chance of rain 5% 10% 40% 90% 20% 30% 70%
    Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 10-20mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
    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 11
    (km/h)
    10
    (km/h)
    6
    (km/h)
    12
    (km/h)
    8
    (km/h)
    12
    (km/h)
    10
    (km/h)
    15
    (km/h)
    6
    (km/h)
    8
    (km/h)
    12
    (km/h)
    13
    (km/h)
    20
    (km/h)
    27
    (km/h)
    Wind direction WNW NNE W SE SW SSE E ENE WNW W W WSW WSW SW
    Relative humidity 84% 61% 68% 65% 62% 61% 73% 78% 88% 63% 67% 50% 67% 62%
    Dew point 12°C 15°C 9°C 13°C 6°C 10°C 11°C 14°C 14°C 14°C 8°C 8°C 8°C 11°C
  9. 28 Day Rainfall forecast

    Maclean Rain Forecast


    Maclean 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    4
    5
    6
    LOW
    7
    HIGH
    8
    9
    10
    MEDIUM
    11
    12
    MEDIUM
    13
    MEDIUM
    14
    MEDIUM
    15
    LOW
    16
    LOW
    17
    LOW
    18
    19
    MEDIUM
    20
    LOW
    21
    22
    LOW
    23
    LOW
    24
    25
    LOW
    26
    27
    28
    29
    MEDIUM
    30
    LOW
    31
    LOW
    Sep 1
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Aug 4

    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 southwest Indian Ocean, New Zealand, and the southeast Pacific.

    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, 21 August to 25 August, and 7 September to 11 September. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 10 August to 14 August, and 17 August to 21 August. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 13 August to 17 August, 18 August to 22 August, and 22 August to 26 August.

    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

    Maclean Rain Forecast


    Maclean 12-month Rainfall Forecast
    Aug
    Sep
    Oct
    Nov
    Dec
    Jan
    Feb
    Mar
    Apr
    May
    Jun
    2020
    2021
    7
    7
    7
    5
    8
    6
    7
    6
    7
    7
    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 Jul 17

    ENSO status: La Nina Watch IOD status: Neutral SAM status: Trending neutral to positive Sea surface temperatures (SSTs) across the equatorial central Pacific have continued to exhibit some cooling over the past month, with the Nino3.4 index registering a value of -0.1 in June. The Southern Oscillation Index (SOI) recorded a value of -9.6 during the same month. The current outlook suggests cooler than average SSTs will continue across the equatorial Pacific Ocean during winter, potentially reaching La Nina thresholds during 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. The current International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI) outlook suggests a 55:50 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. Three of the six international models indicate a negative IOD becomingestablished during the Austral winter or early spring, with the remaining three indicating a neutral phase. Of the three neutral models, two are trending slightly negative within the neutral zone by early spring, while one model (BoM’s outlook) is trending positive. The BoM model does trend to neither positive or negative by late spring. In terms of precipitation across Australia, the current short-term outlook continues to favour below average rainfall during July, except for NSW and Qld east of the divide where there are indications of above average rainfall. The below average rainfall forecast for July is driven by the breakdown of what was likely to be a negative IOD until a late season tropical cyclone (Mangga) cooled waters off the northwest coast. The above average rainfall forecast for eastern NSW and Qld is driven by the likelihood of coastal troughs, rainfall in the wake of cold fronts and moist trade winds in the northeast. Models then suggest above average rainfall for most of the easterntwo-thirds of the country, and central western and inland southern WA, for late winter and early spring. Southeast SA, much of Victoria, western and central Tasmania and southwest WA are not showing any signals of above or below average rainfall during this period, most likely due to a trending positive SAM. The SAM has been mainly negative in June and early July. The northern Australian dry season is continuing, with northern WA likely to see less rainfall than northern NT and QLD due to dry winds.

  11. Long range rainfall forecast

    Maclean Rain Forecast


    Maclean 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    4
    5
    6
    LOW
    7
    HIGH
    8
    9
    10
    MEDIUM
    11
    12
    MEDIUM
    13
    MEDIUM
    14
    MEDIUM
    15
    LOW
    16
    LOW
    17
    LOW
    18
    19
    MEDIUM
    20
    LOW
    21
    22
    LOW
    23
    LOW
    24
    25
    LOW
    26
    27
    28
    29
    MEDIUM
    30
    LOW
    31
    LOW
    Sep 1
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Aug 4

    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 southwest Indian Ocean, New Zealand, and the southeast Pacific.

    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, 21 August to 25 August, and 7 September to 11 September. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 10 August to 14 August, and 17 August to 21 August. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 13 August to 17 August, 18 August to 22 August, and 22 August to 26 August.

    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

    Maclean Past 5 Days

    This Month
    Minimum Maximum Rainfall
    Friday
    Jul 31
    12.5 °C 19.3 °C
    0.0 mm
    Saturday
    Aug 01
    10.9 °C 19.7 °C
    1.6 mm
    Sunday
    Aug 02
    10.6 °C 21.6 °C
    0.0 mm
    Monday
    Aug 03
    10.7 °C 22.6 °C
    0.0 mm
    Tuesday
    Aug 04
    12.2 °C 24.2 °C
    0.0 mm
    Legend
  14. Almanac

    Almanac


    Maclean minimum temp history (29.458°S, 153.1969°E, 1m AMSL)
    MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
    Hottest this month 22.6° 03/08/2020 Coldest this month 10.6° 02/08/2020
    Hottest on record 36.1 24/08/2009 Coldest on record 3.1 13/08/1964
    Hottest this year 36.4° 19/02/2020 Coldest this year 6.4° 05/07/2020
    Long term average 20.2° Long term average 10.5°
    Average this month 21.1° Average this month 11.1°
    Hottest August On Record Avg. max. temp. 22.8° 2009 Coldest August on record Avg. min. temp. 8.7° 2008
    Maclean rainfall history (29.458°S, 153.1969°E, 1m AMSL)
    RAINFALL
    Wettest This Month 1.6mm 01/08/2020 Total This Month 1.6mm
    1.0 days
    Long Term Average 77.2mm 8.7 days Wettest August on record 559.8mm 1889
    Driest on record 0.0mm 1880
  15. Popup - Radar

    Weather Radar for NSW/ACT

  16. Year to Date

    Maclean Year To Date

    Average Rainfall To Aug 1115.0mm 98.7 day(s)
    Total For 2020 1305.4mm 99.0 day(s)
    Total To This Day 2019 686.4mm 93.0 day(s)
    Wettest Day 134.0mm Feb 9
    Lowest Temperature 6.4°C Jul 5
    Highest Temperature 36.4°C Feb19
  17. Popup - Monthly historical

  18. Climatology

    Climate History

    Maclean Climatology

    Long-Term Averages
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
    Mean Max (°C) 26.6 26.7 25.9 24.2 21.9 19.7 19.2 20.2 22.0 23.3 24.5 25.8 23.3
    Mean Min (°C) 20.4 20.5 19.2 16.6 13.4 11.0 9.7 10.5 13.0 15.4 17.5 19.2 15.5
    Mean Rain (mm) 139.6 157.5 186.9 161.4 155.9 135.7 100.8 77.2 58.3 77.8 93.9 116.3 1462.4
    Mean Rain Days 12.6 13.8 16.1 13.9 12.9 11.1 9.6 8.7 8.8 10.0 10.5 11.6 138.6