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Sassafras (35.0819°S, 150.2249°E, 729m AMSL) set as my default location ›

  1. My MLA

  2. Current condition

    TODAY
    Possible shower 17°
    possible shower
    Chance of rain: 80%
    Likely amount: 1-5mm
    First
    light
    Sunrise Sunset Last light
    Sunrise Sunset
    5:29am EST 5:55am EST 5:53pm EST 6:19pm EST
    NOW
    9.9° Feels Like:  
    Relative Humidity:  
    Dew: 10.0°
    Wind: SSW 9km/h
    Gust: SSW 9km/h
    Rainfall since 9am: 0.8mm
    Pressure:  
  3. Today Weather

    Sassafras
    Now
    10.0°c
    Feels Like:
    9.1°
    Wind:
    SSW 4km/h
    Gusts:
    4km/h
    Humidity:
    96%
    Possible shower
     
    Min
    17°
    Max
    Today in Sassafras
    Cloudy. Areas of morning fog about the Southern Highlands. High chance of showers, becoming less likely this evening. The chance of a thunderstorm along the coastal fringe this morning. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures between 16 and 20.
    Tomorrow
    Late shower
    12°
    Min
    19°
    Max
    Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower in the early morning. Light winds becoming N/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.
  4. Radar

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  6. Warnings

  7. Next 48 Hours


    Next 48 Hours


  8. 7 day forecast

    Today: Cloudy. Areas of morning fog about the Southern Highlands. High chance of showers, becoming less likely this evening. The chance of a thunderstorm along the coastal fringe this morning. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures between 16 and 20.

    Forecast for Sassafras (35.0819°S, 150.2249°E, 729m AMSL)
      Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed
    Summary Possible shower Late shower Showers Mostly cloudy Mostly sunny Mostly sunny Cloud increasing
    Minimum 12° 12°
    Maximum 17° 19° 19° 16° 14° 14° 15°
    Chance of rain 80% 60% 90% 10% 20% 5% 30%
    Likely amount 1-5mm < 1mm 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
    UV index High High High - - - -
    Frost risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Slight Moderate
      9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
    Wind speed 7
    (km/h)
    13
    (km/h)
    14
    (km/h)
    13
    (km/h)
    15
    (km/h)
    18
    (km/h)
    6
    (km/h)
    8
    (km/h)
    15
    (km/h)
    18
    (km/h)
    7
    (km/h)
    10
    (km/h)
    7
    (km/h)
    8
    (km/h)
    Wind direction ENE ENE NE NE N N WNW NNW W W WNW WNW WNW ESE
    Relative humidity 89% 78% 79% 55% 75% 69% 58% 45% 51% 40% 56% 44% 60% 57%
    Dew point 12°C 13°C 12°C 10°C 13°C 13°C 5°C 4°C 2°C 0°C 2°C 2°C 4°C 6°C
  9. 28 Day Rainfall forecast

    Sassafras Rain Forecast


    Sassafras 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    19
    HIGH
    20
    LOW
    21
    HIGH
    22
    MEDIUM
    23
    MEDIUM
    24
    25
    MEDIUM
    26
    27
    28
    LOW
    29
    LOW
    30
    LOW
    Oct 1
    LOW
    2
    3
    LOW
    4
    LOW
    5
    LOW
    6
    HIGH
    7
    HIGH
    8
    LOW
    9
    10
    MEDIUM
    11
    MEDIUM
    12
    MEDIUM
    13
    MEDIUM
    14
    15
    16
    LOW
    17
    LOW
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Sep18

    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 the southwest Indian Ocean, Western Australia, eastern Australia, the southeast 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 27 September to 1 October, 5 October to 9 October, and 15 October to 19 October. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 18 October to 22 October. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 1 October to 5 October, 8 October to 12 October, and 14 October to 18 October.

  10. 12 Month Rainfall Forecast

    Sassafras Rain Forecast


    Sassafras 12-month Rainfall Forecast
    Sep
    Oct
    Nov
    Dec
    Jan
    Feb
    Mar
    Apr
    May
    Jun
    Jul
    Aug
    2019
    2020
    4
    3
    5
    5
    5
    6
    4
    4
    6
    9
    7
    6
    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 Sep 10

    ENSO status: Neutral IOD status: Positive Sea surface temperatures (SSTs) continued the cooling trend over the central Pacific during August, with areas in the eastern equatorial Pacific exhibiting below average temperatures for the first time in about two years. The Nino3.4 index lingered between 0.2 and 0.1 through the month of August. The Southern Oscillation Index (SOI) recorded a value of -4.4 during the past month, which remains in neutral territory. Current consensus suggests warmer than average SSTs will persist across the equatorial Pacific Ocean through the austral spring, but well within neutral values. Although, three out of eight international models maintain a slightly warmer than average Pacific Ocean through the end of 2019, none of these are likely to reach El Nino thresholds during the 2019/2020 summer. Moreover, the IRI ENSO forecast suggests less than 40% of another El Nino developing over the next 12 months, with a neutral ENSO the most likely outcome. To the west of Australia, the Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) remains strongly positive. All six international models maintain a strong positive event until the beginning of the summer. The climate outlook for spring favours below average rainfall across the southern half, and in particular 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 spring due to a reduction of moisture streaming from the northwest. On the other hand, far southern Victoria and western Tasmania could see above average rainfall during this period as a sudden stratospheric warming (SSW) over Antarctica looks to enhance the negative phase of the southern annular mode (SAM) over the coming months.

  11. Long range rainfall forecast

    Sassafras Rain Forecast


    Sassafras 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    19
    HIGH
    20
    LOW
    21
    HIGH
    22
    MEDIUM
    23
    MEDIUM
    24
    25
    MEDIUM
    26
    27
    28
    LOW
    29
    LOW
    30
    LOW
    Oct 1
    LOW
    2
    3
    LOW
    4
    LOW
    5
    LOW
    6
    HIGH
    7
    HIGH
    8
    LOW
    9
    10
    MEDIUM
    11
    MEDIUM
    12
    MEDIUM
    13
    MEDIUM
    14
    15
    16
    LOW
    17
    LOW
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Sep18

    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 the southwest Indian Ocean, Western Australia, eastern Australia, the southeast 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 27 September to 1 October, 5 October to 9 October, and 15 October to 19 October. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 18 October to 22 October. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 1 October to 5 October, 8 October to 12 October, and 14 October to 18 October.

  12. Popup - Daily historical

  13. Past 5 Days

    Sassafras Past 5 Days

    This Month
    Minimum Maximum Rainfall
    Saturday
    Sep 14
    0.8 °C 21.6 °C
    0.0 mm
    Sunday
    Sep 15
    0.3 °C 25.6 °C
    0.0 mm
    Monday
    Sep 16
    12.7 °C 25.1 °C
    0.0 mm
    Tuesday
    Sep 17
    -0.1 °C 9.0 °C
    30.8 mm
    Wednesday
    Sep 18
    3.3 °C 11 °C
    14.2 mm
    Legend
  14. Almanac

    Almanac


    Sassafras minimum temp history (35.0819°S, 150.2249°E, 729m AMSL)
    MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
    Hottest this month 23.2° 03/09/2019 Coldest this month -5.2° 11/09/2019
    Hottest on record 26.2 19/09/2011 Coldest on record -6.7 02/09/2012
    Hottest this year 39.6° 17/01/2019 Coldest this year -8.2° 23/08/2019
    Long term average 16.4° Long term average 3.3°
    Average this month 18.2° Average this month 1.0°
    Hottest September On Record Avg. max. temp. 18.7° 2013 Coldest September on record Avg. min. temp. -0.7° 1994
    Sassafras rainfall history (35.0819°S, 150.2249°E, 729m AMSL)
    RAINFALL
    Wettest This Month 38.0mm 17/09/2019 Total This Month 41.8mm
    4.0 days
    Long Term Average 54.4mm 11.1 days Wettest September on record 125.4mm 2013
  15. Popup - Radar

  16. Year to Date

    Sassafras Year To Date

    Average Rainfall To Sep 493.1mm 107.2 day(s)
    Total For 2019 371.4mm 101.0 day(s)
    Total To This Day 2018 257.8mm 85.0 day(s)
    Wettest Day 54.4mm Feb 8
    Lowest Temperature -8.2°C Aug23
    Highest Temperature 39.6°C Jan17
  17. Popup - Monthly historical

  18. Climatology

    Sassafras Climatology

    Long-Term Averages
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
    Mean Max (°C) 26.9 25.5 22.9 19.4 15.9 12.6 12.0 13.4 16.4 19.2 22.2 24.7 19.2
    Mean Min (°C) 12.2 12.3 10.0 5.8 2.7 1.2 0.2 0.6 3.3 5.6 8.3 10.5 6.0
    Mean Rain (mm) 63.9 70.8 58.4 44.8 42.9 65.0 37.2 55.7 54.4 56.8 76.6 67.9 694.7
    Mean Rain Days 12.0 10.9 12.2 11.5 11.5 13.7 13.2 11.1 11.1 10.9 12.5 10.9 130.0