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Banks Island (10.2341°S, 142.2166°E, 3m AMSL) set as my default location ›

  1. My MLA

  2. Current condition

    TOMORROW
    Mostly sunny 21° 30°
    mostly sunny
    Chance of rain: 20%
    Likely amount: < 1mm
    First
    light
    Sunrise Sunset Last light
    Sunrise Sunset
    6:17am EST 6:38am EST 6:28pm EST 6:50pm EST
    NOW
    23.7° Feels Like: 22.4°
    Relative Humidity: 73%
    Dew: 18.6°
    Wind: SE 22km/h
    Gust: SE 22km/h
    Rainfall since 9am: 0.0mm
    Pressure: 1015.6hPa
  3. Today Weather

    Banks Island
    Now
    23.7°c
    Feels Like:
    22.4°
    Wind:
    SE 22km/h
    Gusts:
    26km/h
    Humidity:
    73%
    Mostly sunny
     
    21°
    Min
    30°
    Max
    Today in Banks Island
    Mostly sunny. Slight chance of a light shower near the east coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming E 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.
    Tomorrow
    Mostly sunny
    21°
    Min
    30°
    Max
    Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.
  4. Radar

  5. Popup Radar

  6. Warnings

    There are no current warnings for Banks Island

  7. Next 48 Hours


    Next 48 Hours


  8. 7 day forecast

    Today: Mostly sunny. Slight chance of a light shower near the east coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming E 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

    Forecast for Banks Island (10.2341°S, 142.2166°E, 3m AMSL)
      Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
    Summary Mostly sunny Mostly sunny Mostly sunny Mostly sunny Mostly sunny Mostly sunny Mostly sunny
    Minimum 21° 21° 22° 22° 21° 22° 22°
    Maximum 30° 30° 30° 31° 30° 31° 30°
    Chance of rain 20% 10% 5% 10% 20% 5% 40%
    Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
    UV index Extreme Extreme Extreme - - - -
    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 21
    (km/h)
    30
    (km/h)
    22
    (km/h)
    32
    (km/h)
    23
    (km/h)
    34
    (km/h)
    20
    (km/h)
    30
    (km/h)
    17
    (km/h)
    29
    (km/h)
    19
    (km/h)
    33
    (km/h)
    24
    (km/h)
    34
    (km/h)
    Wind direction ESE ESE ESE ESE SE ESE SE SE SE SE SE ESE ESE ESE
    Relative humidity 67% 54% 71% 58% 70% 59% 71% 59% 73% 60% 70% 59% 67% 54%
    Dew point 18°C 20°C 19°C 21°C 19°C 21°C 20°C 22°C 20°C 21°C 20°C 22°C 19°C 20°C
  9. 28 Day Rainfall forecast

    Banks Island Rain Forecast


    Banks Island 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    24
    25
    26
    27
    28
    29
    30
    31
    Sep 1
    2
    3
    4
    5
    6
    7
    8
    9
    10
    11
    LOW
    12
    13
    14
    15
    16
    17
    18
    19
    20
    21
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Aug24

    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 Indian Ocean, Western Australia, the south Pacific, and South America.

    Summary:

    Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 30 August to 3 September, 8 September to 12 September, and 25 September to 29 September. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 22 August to 26 August. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 30 August to 3 September, 4 September to 8 September, and 9 September to 13 September.

  10. 12 Month Rainfall Forecast

    Banks Island Rain Forecast


    Banks Island 12-month Rainfall Forecast
    Aug
    Sep
    Oct
    Nov
    Dec
    Jan
    Feb
    Mar
    Apr
    May
    Jun
    Jul
    2019
    2020
    6
    1
    7
    5
    5
    6
    5
    6
    7
    1
    8
    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 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

    Banks Island Rain Forecast


    Banks Island 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    24
    25
    26
    27
    28
    29
    30
    31
    Sep 1
    2
    3
    4
    5
    6
    7
    8
    9
    10
    11
    LOW
    12
    13
    14
    15
    16
    17
    18
    19
    20
    21
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Aug24

    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 Indian Ocean, Western Australia, the south Pacific, and South America.

    Summary:

    Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 30 August to 3 September, 8 September to 12 September, and 25 September to 29 September. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 22 August to 26 August. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 30 August to 3 September, 4 September to 8 September, and 9 September to 13 September.

  12. Popup - Daily historical

  13. Past 5 Days

    Banks Island Past 5 Days

    This Month
    Minimum Maximum Rainfall
    Tuesday
    Aug 20
    22.2 °C 29.5 °C
    0.0 mm
    Wednesday
    Aug 21
    21.5 °C 29.2 °C
    1.6 mm
    Thursday
    Aug 22
    23.4 °C 29.4 °C
    0.2 mm
    Friday
    Aug 23
    22.1 °C 29.0 °C
    0.0 mm
    Saturday
    Aug 24
    22.8 °C 29 °C
    0.0 mm
    Legend
  14. Almanac

    Almanac


    Banks Island minimum temp history (10.2341°S, 142.2166°E, 3m AMSL)
    MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
    Hottest this month 30.5° 10/08/2019 Coldest this month 21.5° 21/08/2019
    Hottest on record 31.7 29/08/2010 Coldest on record 15.3 14/08/2004
    Hottest this year 32.4° 22/02/2019 Coldest this year 19.2° 06/07/2019
    Long term average 29.1° Long term average 23.0°
    Average this month 29.4° Average this month 23.1°
    Hottest August On Record Avg. max. temp. 30.8° 2010 Coldest August on record Avg. min. temp. 21.3° 2004
    Banks Island rainfall history (10.2341°S, 142.2166°E, 3m AMSL)
    RAINFALL
    Wettest This Month 1.6mm 21/08/2019 Total This Month 2.6mm
    4.0 days
    Long Term Average 6.1mm 5.4 days Wettest August on record 19.8mm 2010
  15. Popup - Radar

  16. Year to Date

    Banks Island Year To Date

    Average Rainfall To Aug 1615.0mm 113.3 day(s)
    Total For 2019 1210.6mm 114.0 day(s)
    Total To This Day 2018 1405.4mm 97.0 day(s)
    Wettest Day 100.6mm Jan 3
    Lowest Temperature 19.2°C Jul 6
    Highest Temperature 32.4°C Feb22
  17. Popup - Monthly historical

  18. Climatology

    Banks Island Climatology

    Long-Term Averages
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
    Mean Max (°C) 30.9 30.5 30.5 30.6 30.1 29.4 28.9 29.1 30.1 31.0 31.9 31.9 30.4
    Mean Min (°C) 25.2 25.0 25.0 25.3 24.8 24.0 23.2 23.0 23.8 24.8 25.7 25.8 24.6
    Mean Rain (mm) 423.2 466.7 365.0 255.3 72.7 16.1 9.9 6.1 5.9 15.6 45.9 196.0 1889.4
    Mean Rain Days 21.8 21.1 20.2 15.9 10.7 9.7 8.5 5.4 3.2 4.2 5.4 13.4 133.1