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Pelaw Main (32.8337°S, 151.4804°E, 24m AMSL) set as my default location ›

  1. My MLA

  2. Current condition

    TODAY
    Showers 19°
    Chance of rain: 60%
    Likely amount: 1-5mm
    First
    light
    Sunrise Sunset Last light
    Sunrise Sunset
    5:55am EST 6:20am EST 5:32pm EST 5:57pm EST
    NOW
    17.9° Feels Like: 16.4°
    Relative Humidity: 74%
    Dew: 13.2°
    Wind: SSE 13km/h
    Gust: SSE 13km/h
    Rainfall since 9am: 0.0mm
    Pressure: 1021.3hPa
  3. Today Weather

    Pelaw Main
    Now
    17.7°c
    Feels Like:
    16.7°
    Wind:
    SE 7km/h
    Gusts:
    11km/h
    Humidity:
    66%
    Showers
     
    Min
    19°
    Max
    Today in Pelaw Main
    Cloudy. Areas of fog about the Upper Hunter early this morning. High chance of showers about the Lower Hunter, medium chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm near the coast. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 15 and 20.
    Tomorrow
    Possible shower
    Min
    19°
    Max
    Partly cloudy. Areas of morning fog about the Upper Hunter. High chance of showers about the Lower Hunter, medium chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm about the Lower Hunter. Light winds becoming S/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 20.
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  6. Warnings

  7. Next 48 Hours


    Next 48 Hours


  8. 7 day forecast

    Today: Cloudy. Areas of fog about the Upper Hunter early this morning. High chance of showers about the Lower Hunter, medium chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm near the coast. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 15 and 20.

    Forecast for Pelaw Main (32.8337°S, 151.4804°E, 24m AMSL)
      Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
    Summary Showers Possible shower Mostly sunny Possible shower Possible shower Clearing shower Mostly sunny
    Minimum
    Maximum 19° 19° 22° 20° 18° 21° 25°
    Chance of rain 60% 70% 40% 70% 70% 70% 50%
    Likely amount 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm 5-10mm 10-20mm 1-5mm < 1mm
    UV index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate - - -
    Frost risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Slight Slight Nil
      9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
    Wind speed 4
    (km/h)
    13
    (km/h)
    5
    (km/h)
    12
    (km/h)
    4
    (km/h)
    10
    (km/h)
    6
    (km/h)
    11
    (km/h)
    8
    (km/h)
    12
    (km/h)
    10
    (km/h)
    14
    (km/h)
    8
    (km/h)
    11
    (km/h)
    Wind direction SSE SSE SSW S WSW S WSW S SW SSW WSW S WSW S
    Relative humidity 83% 64% 84% 65% 81% 46% 66% 54% 81% 62% 83% 64% 81% 50%
    Dew point 12°C 11°C 12°C 12°C 11°C 10°C 6°C 10°C 8°C 10°C 9°C 14°C 9°C 14°C
  9. 28 Day Rainfall forecast

    Pelaw Main Rain Forecast


    Pelaw Main 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    26
    MEDIUM
    27
    MEDIUM
    28
    LOW
    29
    HIGH
    30
    HIGH
    31
    MEDIUM
    Sep 1
    LOW
    2
    MEDIUM
    3
    4
    5
    6
    7
    LOW
    8
    9
    10
    11
    12
    13
    MEDIUM
    14
    LOW
    15
    LOW
    16
    17
    LOW
    18
    LOW
    19
    MEDIUM
    20
    21
    HIGH
    22
    MEDIUM
    23
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Aug25

    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, the south Pacific, and the Atlantic Ocean.

    Summary:

    Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 3 September to 7 September, 11 September to 15 September, and 22 September to 26 September. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 23 August to 27 August. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 31 August to 4 September, 4 September to 8 September, and 11 September to 15 September.

  10. 12 Month Rainfall Forecast

    Pelaw Main Rain Forecast


    Pelaw Main 12-month Rainfall Forecast
    Aug
    Sep
    Oct
    Nov
    Dec
    Jan
    Feb
    Mar
    Apr
    May
    Jun
    Jul
    2019
    2020
    3
    4
    5
    5
    4
    5
    7
    6
    7
    6
    8
    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 8

    ENSO status: Neutral IOD status: Positive Sea surface temperatures (SST's) continued a cooling trend over the central Pacific during July. The Nino3.4 index lingered at about 0.5 through the month of July. The Southern Oscillation Index (SOI) recorded a value of -5.6 in July, which is now in neutral territory. Current consensus suggests warmer than average SSTs will remain across the equatorial Pacific Ocean through the austral spring, but well within neutral values. Although, six out of eight international models maintain a warmer than average Pacific Ocean through the remainder of 2019, none of these are reaching El Nino thresholds during the 2019/2020 summer. Moreover, the IRI ENSO forecast suggests less than 50% of another El Nino developing over the next 12 months. On the other hand, the Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) remains strongly positive. Six out of six international models maintain a positive event until mid-spring. The climate outlook for the four weeks left in winter and spring, favours average-to-below average rainfall across the southern half of Australia, in particular over the eastern half of the continent. During Positive IODs, central and southeastern Australia tend to see a reduction in rainfall during the end of winter and the first half of spring due to a reduction of moisture streaming from the northwest. SST's along the eastern seaboard remain significantly warmer than average (especially off NSW) maintaining a high risk of extreme weather events such as East Coast Lows (ECLs). These can bring intense periods of rainfall east of the Great Dividing Range, leading to flash flooding.

  11. Long range rainfall forecast

    Pelaw Main Rain Forecast


    Pelaw Main 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    26
    MEDIUM
    27
    MEDIUM
    28
    LOW
    29
    HIGH
    30
    HIGH
    31
    MEDIUM
    Sep 1
    LOW
    2
    MEDIUM
    3
    4
    5
    6
    7
    LOW
    8
    9
    10
    11
    12
    13
    MEDIUM
    14
    LOW
    15
    LOW
    16
    17
    LOW
    18
    LOW
    19
    MEDIUM
    20
    21
    HIGH
    22
    MEDIUM
    23
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Aug25

    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, the south Pacific, and the Atlantic Ocean.

    Summary:

    Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 3 September to 7 September, 11 September to 15 September, and 22 September to 26 September. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 23 August to 27 August. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 31 August to 4 September, 4 September to 8 September, and 11 September to 15 September.

  12. Popup - Daily historical

  13. Past 5 Days

    Pelaw Main Past 5 Days

    This Month
    Minimum Maximum Rainfall
    Thursday
    Aug 22
    13.9 °C 21.9 °C
    0.0 mm
    Friday
    Aug 23
    5.7 °C 19.8 °C
    0.0 mm
    Saturday
    Aug 24
    0.0 °C 24.9 °C
    0.0 mm
    Sunday
    Aug 25
    6.1 °C 26 °C
    0.0 mm
    Monday
    Aug 26
    11 °C -
    0.0 mm
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  14. Almanac

    Almanac


    Pelaw Main minimum temp history (32.8337°S, 151.4804°E, 24m AMSL)
    MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
    Hottest this month 25.4° 16/08/2019 Coldest this month -4.6° 15/08/2019
    Hottest on record 30.0 21/08/1995 Coldest on record -6.7 26/08/1994
    Hottest this year 43.5° 26/01/2019 Coldest this year -4.6° 15/08/2019
    Long term average 19.4° Long term average 4.5°
    Average this month 21.1° Average this month 2.5°
    Hottest August On Record Avg. max. temp. 21.9° 1995 Coldest August on record Avg. min. temp. 1.5° 1994
    Pelaw Main rainfall history (32.8337°S, 151.4804°E, 24m AMSL)
    RAINFALL
    Wettest This Month 0.2mm 03/08/2019 Total This Month 0.2mm
    1.0 days
    Long Term Average 36.0mm 8.0 days Wettest August on record 119.2mm 1995
  15. Popup - Radar

  16. Year to Date

    Pelaw Main Year To Date

    Average Rainfall To Aug 487.9mm 75.8 day(s)
    Total For 2019 268.4mm 57.0 day(s)
    Total To This Day 2018 320.6mm 55.0 day(s)
    Wettest Day 52.0mm Mar30
    Lowest Temperature -4.6°C Aug15
    Highest Temperature 43.5°C Jan26
  17. Popup - Monthly historical

  18. Climatology

    Pelaw Main Climatology

    Long-Term Averages
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
    Mean Max (°C) 30.2 29.2 27.3 24.2 20.7 17.8 17.3 19.4 22.5 25.3 27.0 28.9 24.2
    Mean Min (°C) 16.9 16.9 14.8 10.6 7.5 5.8 4.2 4.5 7.1 9.7 13.2 15.1 10.5
    Mean Rain (mm) 83.9 101.6 75.9 57.3 42.6 60.4 30.2 36.0 47.7 53.1 77.3 83.9 746.9
    Mean Rain Days 10.0 10.8 10.0 9.7 9.3 9.6 8.4 8.0 8.0 9.6 10.1 10.6 103.9