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Drayton (27.6008°S, 151.9145°E, 591m AMSL) set as my default location ›

  1. My MLA

  2. Current condition

    TODAY
    Windy 19°
    Chance of rain: 5%
    Likely amount: < 1mm
    First
    light
    Sunrise Sunset Last light
    Sunrise Sunset
    5:53am EST 6:17am EST 5:34pm EST 5:58pm EST
    NOW
    17.9° Feels Like: 8.0°
    Relative Humidity: 31%
    Dew: 0.6°
    Wind: WSW 41km/h
    Gust: WSW 41km/h
    Rainfall since 9am: 0.0mm
    Pressure: 1015.6hPa
  3. Today Weather

    Drayton
    Now
    20.7°c
    Feels Like:
    11.1°
    Wind:
    WSW 41km/h
    Gusts:
    56km/h
    Humidity:
    29%
    Windy
     
    Min
    19°
    Max
    Today in Drayton
    Sunny. Areas of morning frost over the Granite Belt. Winds SW 15 to 25 km/h tending S/SW 25 to 40 km/h in the morning then decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low 20s.
    Tomorrow
    Sunny
    Min
    20°
    Max
    Sunny. Areas of morning frost. Winds S/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.
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  6. Warnings

    There are no current warnings for Drayton

  7. Next 48 Hours


    Next 48 Hours


  8. 7 day forecast

    Today: Sunny. Areas of morning frost over the Granite Belt. Winds SW 15 to 25 km/h tending S/SW 25 to 40 km/h in the morning then decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low 20s.

    Forecast for Drayton (27.6008°S, 151.9145°E, 591m AMSL)
      Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed
    Summary Windy Sunny Sunny Mostly sunny Mostly sunny Mostly sunny Mostly sunny
    Minimum 11° 10° 10°
    Maximum 19° 20° 22° 23° 24° 21° 21°
    Chance of rain 5% 5% 5% 5% 40% 50% 60%
    Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 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 37
    (km/h)
    39
    (km/h)
    18
    (km/h)
    14
    (km/h)
    16
    (km/h)
    12
    (km/h)
    20
    (km/h)
    16
    (km/h)
    13
    (km/h)
    14
    (km/h)
    15
    (km/h)
    12
    (km/h)
    16
    (km/h)
    12
    (km/h)
    Wind direction SW WSW SE E ENE NNW NW W NW SW E SE NNW W
    Relative humidity 57% 33% 46% 26% 64% 26% 60% 28% 51% 20% 68% 32% 67% 31%
    Dew point 4°C 3°C 1°C 0°C 8°C 2°C 8°C 4°C 8°C 0°C 10°C 4°C 9°C 4°C
  9. 28 Day Rainfall forecast

    Drayton Rain Forecast


    Drayton 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    22
    23
    24
    25
    26
    27
    LOW
    28
    LOW
    29
    30
    31
    Sep 1
    2
    3
    4
    LOW
    5
    LOW
    6
    7
    8
    LOW
    9
    LOW
    10
    11
    LOW
    12
    LOW
    13
    14
    15
    16
    17
    LOW
    18
    19
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Aug22

    Issue Notes

    The hemispheric long wave pattern has remained stable in recent weeks. There are three main troughs. Currently the most significant troughs are near the longitudes of the southwest Indian Ocean, the Indian Ocean, and New Zealand.

    Summary:

    Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 31 August to 4 September, 12 September to 16 September, and 25 September to 29 September. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 25 September to 29 September. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 30 August to 3 September, 11 September to 15 September, and 24 September to 28 September.

  10. 12 Month Rainfall Forecast

    Drayton Rain Forecast


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

    Drayton Rain Forecast


    Drayton 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    22
    23
    24
    25
    26
    27
    LOW
    28
    LOW
    29
    30
    31
    Sep 1
    2
    3
    4
    LOW
    5
    LOW
    6
    7
    8
    LOW
    9
    LOW
    10
    11
    LOW
    12
    LOW
    13
    14
    15
    16
    17
    LOW
    18
    19
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Aug22

    Issue Notes

    The hemispheric long wave pattern has remained stable in recent weeks. There are three main troughs. Currently the most significant troughs are near the longitudes of the southwest Indian Ocean, the Indian Ocean, and New Zealand.

    Summary:

    Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 31 August to 4 September, 12 September to 16 September, and 25 September to 29 September. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 25 September to 29 September. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 30 August to 3 September, 11 September to 15 September, and 24 September to 28 September.

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  13. Past 5 Days

    Drayton Past 5 Days

    This Month
    Minimum Maximum Rainfall
    Sunday
    Aug 18
    11.7 °C 22.9 °C
    0.0 mm
    Monday
    Aug 19
    12.2 °C 20.1 °C
    0.0 mm
    Tuesday
    Aug 20
    2.9 °C 18.6 °C
    0.0 mm
    Wednesday
    Aug 21
    3.7 °C 19 °C
    0.0 mm
    Thursday
    Aug 22
    7 °C -
    0.0 mm
    Legend
  14. Almanac

    Almanac


    Drayton minimum temp history (27.6008°S, 151.9145°E, 591m AMSL)
    MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
    Hottest this month 23.6° 08/08/2019 Coldest this month 1.9° 11/08/2019
    Hottest on record 32.0 24/08/2009 Coldest on record -1.7 01/08/2003
    Hottest this year 38.1° 13/02/2019 Coldest this year 0.0° 15/07/2019
    Long term average 18.6° Long term average 7.5°
    Average this month 19.4° Average this month 7.2°
    Hottest August On Record Avg. max. temp. 22.5° 2009 Coldest August on record Avg. min. temp. 5.4° 2008
    Drayton rainfall history (27.6008°S, 151.9145°E, 591m AMSL)
    RAINFALL
    Wettest This Month 3.0mm 03/08/2019 Total This Month 3.0mm
    1.0 days
    Long Term Average 33.6mm 6.6 days Wettest August on record 88.4mm 2009
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  16. Year to Date

    Drayton Year To Date

    Average Rainfall To Aug 456.5mm 71.9 day(s)
    Total For 2019 278.6mm 66.0 day(s)
    Total To This Day 2018 309.0mm 55.0 day(s)
    Wettest Day 49.0mm Mar16
    Lowest Temperature 0.0°C Jul15
    Highest Temperature 38.1°C Feb13
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  18. Climatology

    Drayton Climatology

    Long-Term Averages
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
    Mean Max (°C) 28.2 27.5 26.1 23.2 19.9 16.8 16.6 18.6 22.1 24.6 26.3 27.5 23.1
    Mean Min (°C) 17.6 17.6 16.4 13.4 10.0 7.6 6.5 7.5 10.5 12.7 14.8 16.6 12.6
    Mean Rain (mm) 100.5 103.6 83.5 27.4 38.8 40.4 28.7 33.6 39.0 59.7 79.4 108.1 743.6
    Mean Rain Days 11.0 10.2 10.1 8.1 8.8 10.0 7.1 6.6 7.3 8.0 10.0 10.7 103.0