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Lawes (27.5603°S, 152.3321°E, 91m AMSL) set as my default location ›

  1. My MLA

  2. Current condition

    TODAY
    Sunny 27°
    Chance of rain: 5%
    Likely amount: < 1mm
    First
    light
    Sunrise Sunset Last light
    Sunrise Sunset
    5:55am EST 6:19am EST 5:30pm EST 5:54pm EST
    NOW
    23.5° Feels Like: 20.2°
    Relative Humidity: 45%
    Dew: 10.9°
    Wind: ENE 18km/h
    Gust: ENE 18km/h
    Rainfall since 9am: 0.0mm
    Pressure:  
  3. Today Weather

    Lawes
    Now
    22.0°c
    Feels Like:
    18.4°
    Wind:
    ENE 22km/h
    Gusts:
    30km/h
    Humidity:
    55%
    Sunny
     
    Min
    27°
    Max
    Today in Lawes
    The chance of fog early this morning. Sunny. Light winds becoming NE 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then tending N in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to high 20s.
    Tomorrow
    Windy
    Min
    26°
    Max
    The chance of fog in the early morning. Sunny day. Winds N/NW 15 to 25 km/h turning gust W/SW 25 to 40 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.
  4. Radar

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  6. Warnings

    There are no current warnings for Lawes

  7. Next 48 Hours


    Next 48 Hours


  8. 7 day forecast

    Today: The chance of fog early this morning. Sunny. Light winds becoming NE 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then tending N in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to high 20s.

    Forecast for Lawes (27.5603°S, 152.3321°E, 91m AMSL)
      Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
    Summary Sunny Windy Sunny Sunny Sunny Sunny Mostly sunny
    Minimum
    Maximum 27° 26° 23° 23° 24° 24° 25°
    Chance of rain 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 5%
    Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
    UV index High High High High Moderate - -
    Frost risk Nil Nil Slight Slight Nil Nil Slight
      9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
    Wind speed 10
    (km/h)
    11
    (km/h)
    16
    (km/h)
    28
    (km/h)
    12
    (km/h)
    15
    (km/h)
    23
    (km/h)
    29
    (km/h)
    26
    (km/h)
    30
    (km/h)
    10
    (km/h)
    16
    (km/h)
    7
    (km/h)
    12
    (km/h)
    Wind direction E NE WNW WSW SW SW WSW WSW WSW WSW S SSE E NE
    Relative humidity 73% 35% 52% 14% 31% 9% 43% 21% 49% 23% 45% 16% 61% 25%
    Dew point 10°C 11°C 8°C -3°C -5°C -11°C 0°C -0°C 3°C 2°C 2°C -3°C 6°C 4°C
  9. 28 Day Rainfall forecast

    Lawes Rain Forecast


    Lawes 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    18
    19
    20
    21
    22
    23
    LOW
    24
    25
    26
    27
    28
    29
    30
    31
    Sep 1
    2
    LOW
    3
    4
    5
    6
    7
    8
    9
    10
    11
    12
    13
    14
    15
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Aug18

    Issue Notes

    The hemispheric long wave pattern has remained stable in recent weeks. There are six main troughs. Currently the most significant troughs are near the longitudes of South Africa, the Indian Ocean, Western Australia, New Zealand, 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 26 August to 30 August, 10 September to 14 September, and 15 September to 19 September. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 16 August to 20 August. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 25 August to 29 August, 11 September to 15 September, and 15 September to 19 September.

  10. 12 Month Rainfall Forecast

    Lawes Rain Forecast


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

    Lawes Rain Forecast


    Lawes 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    18
    19
    20
    21
    22
    23
    LOW
    24
    25
    26
    27
    28
    29
    30
    31
    Sep 1
    2
    LOW
    3
    4
    5
    6
    7
    8
    9
    10
    11
    12
    13
    14
    15
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Aug18

    Issue Notes

    The hemispheric long wave pattern has remained stable in recent weeks. There are six main troughs. Currently the most significant troughs are near the longitudes of South Africa, the Indian Ocean, Western Australia, New Zealand, 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 26 August to 30 August, 10 September to 14 September, and 15 September to 19 September. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 16 August to 20 August. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 25 August to 29 August, 11 September to 15 September, and 15 September to 19 September.

  12. Popup - Daily historical

  13. Past 5 Days

    Lawes Past 5 Days

    This Month
    Minimum Maximum Rainfall
    Wednesday
    Aug 14
    6.3 °C 23.6 °C
    0.0 mm
    Thursday
    Aug 15
    5.1 °C 24.5 °C
    0.0 mm
    Friday
    Aug 16
    4.6 °C 25.8 °C
    0.0 mm
    Saturday
    Aug 17
    4.9 °C 28.4 °C
    0.0 mm
    Sunday
    Aug 18
    5.9 °C 27 °C
    0.0 mm
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  14. Almanac

    Almanac


    Lawes minimum temp history (27.5603°S, 152.3321°E, 91m AMSL)
    MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
    Hottest this month 29.1° 08/08/2019 Coldest this month 1.5° 13/08/2019
    Hottest on record 37.9 24/08/2009 Coldest on record -1.9 10/08/1995
    Hottest this year 42.9° 13/02/2019 Coldest this year 0.7° 20/07/2019
    Long term average 22.6° Long term average 6.9°
    Average this month 23.8° Average this month 6.1°
    Hottest August On Record Avg. max. temp. 26.6° 2009 Coldest August on record Avg. min. temp. 5.1° 2008
    Lawes rainfall history (27.5603°S, 152.3321°E, 91m AMSL)
    RAINFALL
    Wettest This Month 0.0mm 01/08/2019 Total This Month 0.0mm
    0.0 days
    Long Term Average 26.9mm 5.1 days Wettest August on record 94.8mm 2009
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  16. Year to Date

    Lawes Year To Date

    Average Rainfall To Aug 489.7mm 58.6 day(s)
    Total For 2019 171.8mm 50.0 day(s)
    Total To This Day 2018 346.4mm 54.0 day(s)
    Wettest Day 22.4mm Mar30
    Lowest Temperature 0.7°C Jul20
    Highest Temperature 42.9°C Feb13
  17. Popup - Monthly historical

  18. Climatology

    Lawes Climatology

    Long-Term Averages
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
    Mean Max (°C) 31.7 30.9 29.7 27.4 23.9 21.3 20.9 22.6 25.8 28.2 30.0 31.1 27.0
    Mean Min (°C) 19.5 19.2 17.5 14.0 10.6 7.9 6.3 6.9 9.8 13.2 16.1 18.3 13.3
    Mean Rain (mm) 112.4 99.1 79.8 47.4 45.6 41.9 36.6 26.9 35.2 63.4 79.4 99.5 768.1
    Mean Rain Days 9.9 9.7 9.8 6.7 6.3 5.7 5.4 5.1 5.3 7.4 8.3 9.4 87.7