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Peakhurst (33.9597°S, 151.0622°E, 19m AMSL) set as my default location ›

  1. My MLA

  2. Current condition

    TODAY
    Showers easing 16° 25°
    showers easing
    Chance of rain: 80%
    Likely amount: 1-5mm
    First
    light
    Sunrise Sunset Last light
    Sunrise Sunset
    6:42am EDT 7:06am EDT 6:53pm EDT 7:18pm EDT
    NOW
    17.6° Feels Like: 20.2°
    Relative Humidity: 99%
    Dew: 17.4°
    Wind: CAL 0km/h
    Gust: 0km/h
    Rainfall since 9am: 0.0mm
    Pressure:  
  3. Today Weather

    Peakhurst
    Now
    18.4°c
    Feels Like:
    20.7°
    Wind:
    CAL 0km/h
    Gusts:
    0km/h
    Humidity:
    91%
    Showers easing
     
    16°
    Min
    25°
    Max
    Today in Peakhurst
    Cloudy. Areas of fog in the outer west in the early morning. High chance of showers in the morning and early afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds N 15 to 20 km/h tending NW in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late afternoon.
    Tomorrow
    Fog then sunny
    15°
    Min
    25°
    Max
    Partly cloudy. Areas of fog in the early morning. Slight chance of a shower. Light winds.
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  6. Warnings

    There are no current warnings for Peakhurst

  7. Next 48 Hours


    Next 48 Hours


  8. 7 day forecast

    Today: Cloudy. Areas of fog in the outer west in the early morning. High chance of showers in the morning and early afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds N 15 to 20 km/h tending NW in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late afternoon.

    Forecast for Peakhurst (33.9597°S, 151.0622°E, 19m AMSL)
      Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
    Summary Showers easing Fog then sunny Clearing shower Possible shower Showers increasing Mostly sunny Mostly sunny
    Minimum 16° 15° 16° 17° 16° 16° 13°
    Maximum 25° 25° 25° 25° 27° 28° 23°
    Chance of rain 80% 50% 50% 70% 50% 30% 5%
    Likely amount 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm 10-20mm < 1mm < 1mm
    UV index High High High High - - -
    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 6
    (km/h)
    16
    (km/h)
    7
    (km/h)
    14
    (km/h)
    3
    (km/h)
    15
    (km/h)
    7
    (km/h)
    17
    (km/h)
    9
    (km/h)
    15
    (km/h)
    10
    (km/h)
    16
    (km/h)
    14
    (km/h)
    16
    (km/h)
    Wind direction NNW NNW SW SSE E E NNE NE N N NW NW WNW W
    Relative humidity 96% 72% 90% 66% 88% 66% 91% 72% 89% 62% 81% 45% 53% 37%
    Dew point 18°C 17°C 18°C 17°C 18°C 18°C 19°C 19°C 18°C 18°C 16°C 14°C 9°C 6°C
  9. 28 Day Rainfall forecast

    Peakhurst Rain Forecast


    Peakhurst 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    30
    HIGH
    31
    MEDIUM
    Apr 1
    MEDIUM
    2
    MEDIUM
    3
    HIGH
    4
    MEDIUM
    5
    LOW
    6
    7
    MEDIUM
    8
    MEDIUM
    9
    MEDIUM
    10
    MEDIUM
    11
    12
    13
    14
    15
    16
    17
    LOW
    18
    LOW
    19
    MEDIUM
    20
    LOW
    21
    22
    23
    LOW
    24
    25
    LOW
    26
    27
    MEDIUM
    28
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Mar29

    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, Western Australia, and South America.

    Summary:

    Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 11 April to 15 April, 15 April to 19 April, and 23 April to 27 April. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 27 March to 31 March. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 9 April to 13 April, 15 April to 19 April, and 23 April to 27 April.

    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

    Peakhurst Rain Forecast


    Peakhurst 12-month Rainfall Forecast
    Mar
    Apr
    May
    Jun
    Jul
    Aug
    Sep
    Oct
    Nov
    Dec
    Jan
    Feb
    2020
    2021
    8
    7
    6
    6
    7
    8
    7
    5
    9
    4
    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 Mar 9

    ENSO status: Neutral IOD status: Neutral SAM status: Trending neutral Sea surface temperatures (SSTs) across the equatorial central Pacific remained stable throughout February with the Nino3.4 index registering a value of 0.3. On the other hand, the Southern Oscillation Index (SOI) recorded a value of -2.2 in February. The current outlook suggests slightly warmer than average SSTs will persist across the equatorial Pacific Ocean through the austral autumn, potentially cooling further by the austral winter. Four out of seven international models maintain a slightly warmer than average equatorial Pacific Ocean through the first half of winter. To the west of Australia, the Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) remains neutral, normal for this time of the year. All six international models maintain neutral IOD values through to the austral winter. In terms of precipitation across Australia, the current outlook favours below average rainfall for western, central and southeastern parts of the country. Across NSW and Qld, the outlook is for average-to-above average, mainly across the Qld coasts. This excludes any extreme weather events such as tropical cyclones or East Coast Lows. Across the north, the North Australian Monsoon (NAM) has been quiet for most of the wet season, with the current prognosis suggesting below average rainfall for March but above average in April. Looking further ahead, with no significant signature from ENSO, there are no significant climate drivers tilting the balance towards a drier or wetter end of autumn/winter. The current consensus, however, suggests that average to above average rainfall is a possibility across northern, western and parts of the inland south east.

  11. Long range rainfall forecast

    Peakhurst Rain Forecast


    Peakhurst 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    30
    HIGH
    31
    MEDIUM
    Apr 1
    MEDIUM
    2
    MEDIUM
    3
    HIGH
    4
    MEDIUM
    5
    LOW
    6
    7
    MEDIUM
    8
    MEDIUM
    9
    MEDIUM
    10
    MEDIUM
    11
    12
    13
    14
    15
    16
    17
    LOW
    18
    LOW
    19
    MEDIUM
    20
    LOW
    21
    22
    23
    LOW
    24
    25
    LOW
    26
    27
    MEDIUM
    28
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Mar29

    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, Western Australia, and South America.

    Summary:

    Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 11 April to 15 April, 15 April to 19 April, and 23 April to 27 April. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 27 March to 31 March. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 9 April to 13 April, 15 April to 19 April, and 23 April to 27 April.

    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

    Peakhurst Past 5 Days

    This Month
    Minimum Maximum Rainfall
    Wednesday
    Mar 25
    15.3 °C 25.2 °C
    0.0 mm
    Thursday
    Mar 26
    16.7 °C 22.1 °C
    26.2 mm
    Friday
    Mar 27
    15.3 °C 22.6 °C
    0.8 mm
    Saturday
    Mar 28
    13.5 °C 24.7 °C
    0.0 mm
    Sunday
    Mar 29
    16.1 °C 25 °C
    10.4 mm
    Legend
  14. Almanac

    Almanac


    Peakhurst minimum temp history (33.9597°S, 151.0622°E, 19m AMSL)
    MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
    Hottest this month 37.3° 02/03/2020 Coldest this month 11.1° 18/03/2020
    Hottest on record 39.0 09/03/2004 Coldest on record 6.9 28/03/2015
    Hottest this year 45.9° 04/01/2020 Coldest this year 11.1° 18/03/2020
    Long term average 26.0° Long term average 16.5°
    Average this month 25.1° Average this month 15.7°
    Hottest March On Record Avg. max. temp. 27.4° 1998 Coldest March on record Avg. min. temp. 14.6° 1996
    Peakhurst rainfall history (33.9597°S, 151.0622°E, 19m AMSL)
    RAINFALL
    Wettest This Month 44.6mm 06/03/2020 Total This Month 142.2mm
    16.0 days
    Long Term Average 82.0mm 12.4 days Wettest March on record 240.2mm 2017
    Driest on record 12.2mm 1997
  15. Popup - Radar

    Weather Radar for NSW/ACT

  16. Year to Date

    Peakhurst Year To Date

    Average Rainfall To Mar 275.5mm 35.2 day(s)
    Total For 2020 647.4mm 40.0 day(s)
    Total To This Day 2019 269.0mm 40.0 day(s)
    Wettest Day 189.2mm Feb10
    Lowest Temperature 11.1°C Mar18
    Highest Temperature 45.9°C Jan 4
  17. Popup - Monthly historical

  18. Climatology

    Climate History

    Peakhurst 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