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Alawoona (34.7359°S, 140.5088°E, 60m AMSL) set as my default location ›

  1. My MLA

  2. Current condition

    TODAY
    Mostly sunny 22°
    mostly sunny
    Chance of rain: 10%
    Likely amount: < 1mm
    First
    light
    Sunrise Sunset Last light
    Sunrise Sunset
    5:30am CST 5:55am CST 6:05pm CST 6:30pm CST
    NOW
    10.0° Feels Like: 6.0°
    Relative Humidity: 63%
    Dew: 3.3°
    Wind: NW 13km/h
    Gust: 15km/h
    Rainfall since 9am: 0.0mm
    Pressure: 1014.3hPa
  3. Today Weather

    Alawoona
    Now
    7.2°c
    Feels Like:
    4.3°
    Wind:
    N 6km/h
    Gusts:
    6km/h
    Humidity:
    64%
    Mostly sunny
     
    Min
    22°
    Max
    Today in Alawoona
    Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers in the S, slight chance elsewhere. Winds W 20 to 30 km/h turning SW 25 to 40 km/h in the late morning then decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 20.
    Tomorrow
    Mostly cloudy
    Min
    17°
    Max
    Cloudy. Slight chance of a shower in the SW, most likely in the morning. Light winds becoming S 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 5 with daytime temperatures reaching around 16.
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  6. Warnings

    There are no current warnings for Alawoona

  7. Next 48 Hours


    Next 48 Hours


  8. 7 day forecast

    Today: Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers in the S, slight chance elsewhere. Winds W 20 to 30 km/h turning SW 25 to 40 km/h in the late morning then decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 20.

    Forecast for Alawoona (34.7359°S, 140.5088°E, 60m AMSL)
      Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu
    Summary Mostly sunny Mostly cloudy Mostly sunny Mostly sunny Showers Late shower Late shower
    Minimum 11°
    Maximum 22° 17° 20° 26° 27° 22° 21°
    Chance of rain 10% 5% 5% 20% 60% 50% 40%
    Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
    UV index High High High High High - -
    Frost risk Nil Slight Slight Slight Nil Nil Nil
      9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
    Wind speed 18
    (km/h)
    29
    (km/h)
    13
    (km/h)
    14
    (km/h)
    17
    (km/h)
    12
    (km/h)
    18
    (km/h)
    16
    (km/h)
    20
    (km/h)
    21
    (km/h)
    18
    (km/h)
    25
    (km/h)
    19
    (km/h)
    22
    (km/h)
    Wind direction W WSW S SSW E ENE NE NE NE NE WNW WNW WNW W
    Relative humidity 50% 43% 61% 35% 52% 26% 42% 19% 44% 33% 67% 41% 70% 45%
    Dew point 6°C 8°C 5°C 2°C 3°C 0°C 3°C 1°C 7°C 9°C 11°C 9°C 10°C 9°C
  9. 28 Day Rainfall forecast

    Alawoona Rain Forecast


    Alawoona 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    24
    LOW
    25
    26
    27
    LOW
    28
    MEDIUM
    29
    LOW
    30
    LOW
    Oct 1
    LOW
    2
    3
    MEDIUM
    4
    MEDIUM
    5
    LOW
    6
    7
    LOW
    8
    LOW
    9
    MEDIUM
    10
    MEDIUM
    11
    LOW
    12
    13
    14
    LOW
    15
    HIGH
    16
    MEDIUM
    17
    LOW
    18
    LOW
    19
    LOW
    20
    LOW
    21
    22
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Sep23

    Issue Notes

    The hemispheric long wave pattern has been relatively fast moving in recent weeks. There are four main troughs. Currently the most significant troughs are near the longitudes of South Africa, the Indian Ocean, 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 7 October to 11 October, 13 October to 17 October, and 22 October to 26 October. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 5 October to 9 October, and 14 October to 18 October. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 28 September to 2 October, 8 October to 12 October, and 14 October to 18 October.

    Forecast Explanation

    This forecast is produced by a multi-model ensemble consisting of dynamical atmospheric models, which are forced by the latest observed atmosphere, ocean, land and ice conditions. The models are designed to simulate features of the real atmosphere, including the daily movement of long and short wave patterns in the Southern Hemisphere.

    The future probability of rain in each district is estimated using output from the multi-model ensemble, combined with historical information about the difference between the model forecasts and observed rainfall.

    In this deterministic framework the skill of the forecast tends to decrease with time, however the forecasts are updated daily to provide the latest estimates of rainfall probability out to 28 days.

  10. 12 Month Rainfall Forecast

    Alawoona Rain Forecast


    Alawoona 12-month Rainfall Forecast
    Sep
    Oct
    Nov
    Dec
    Jan
    Feb
    Mar
    Apr
    May
    Jun
    Jul
    Aug
    2021
    2022
    5
    7
    8
    8
    8
    7
    7
    6
    4
    7
    5
    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 16

    ENSO status: Neutral, however five of seven models suggest La Niña thresholds may be met again between October and January. IOD status: Neutral, returning from negative values in the recent weeks. SAM status: Positive. The El Niño–Southern Oscillation (ENSO) is currently neutral. However, there are growing signs that La Niña could redevelop in the Pacific Ocean later this year, which has prompted the US Climate Prediction Centre to increase its prediction of La Niña occurring this year to 70-80 percent. However their thresholds are lower than the Bureau of Meteorology's. Five of seven models forecast temperatures may reach or exceed La Niña thresholds between October and January. Three of seven predicted an established event, which requires La Nina thresholds to be met for three months. La Niña typically brings above average rainfall in northern and eastern Australia. The Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) is currently neutral, returning from negative values in the recent weeks. Three of five models areforecasting the IOD event will officially end in October, with all models ending the event in December. A negative IOD generates above average rain to southern and eastern Australia. As such, average to above average rainfall is predicted across much of the country this winter and spring.

  11. Long range rainfall forecast

    Alawoona Rain Forecast


    Alawoona 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    24
    LOW
    25
    26
    27
    LOW
    28
    MEDIUM
    29
    LOW
    30
    LOW
    Oct 1
    LOW
    2
    3
    MEDIUM
    4
    MEDIUM
    5
    LOW
    6
    7
    LOW
    8
    LOW
    9
    MEDIUM
    10
    MEDIUM
    11
    LOW
    12
    13
    14
    LOW
    15
    HIGH
    16
    MEDIUM
    17
    LOW
    18
    LOW
    19
    LOW
    20
    LOW
    21
    22
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Sep23

    Issue Notes

    The hemispheric long wave pattern has been relatively fast moving in recent weeks. There are four main troughs. Currently the most significant troughs are near the longitudes of South Africa, the Indian Ocean, 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 7 October to 11 October, 13 October to 17 October, and 22 October to 26 October. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 5 October to 9 October, and 14 October to 18 October. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 28 September to 2 October, 8 October to 12 October, and 14 October to 18 October.

    Forecast Explanation

    This forecast is produced by a multi-model ensemble consisting of dynamical atmospheric models, which are forced by the latest observed atmosphere, ocean, land and ice conditions. The models are designed to simulate features of the real atmosphere, including the daily movement of long and short wave patterns in the Southern Hemisphere.

    The future probability of rain in each district is estimated using output from the multi-model ensemble, combined with historical information about the difference between the model forecasts and observed rainfall.

    In this deterministic framework the skill of the forecast tends to decrease with time, however the forecasts are updated daily to provide the latest estimates of rainfall probability out to 28 days.

  12. Popup - Daily historical

  13. Past 5 Days

    Alawoona Past 5 Days

    This Month
    Minimum Maximum Rainfall
    Sunday
    Sep 19
    3.3 °C 23.4 °C
    0.0 mm
    Monday
    Sep 20
    10.8 °C 17.1 °C
    0.4 mm
    Tuesday
    Sep 21
    4.2 °C 17.3 °C
    1.6 mm
    Wednesday
    Sep 22
    9.1 °C 19.8 °C
    0.2 mm
    Thursday
    Sep 23
    3.5 °C 25.8 °C
    0.0 mm
    Legend
  14. Almanac

    Almanac


    Alawoona minimum temp history (34.7359°S, 140.5088°E, 60m AMSL)
    MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
    Hottest this month 33.7° 02/09/2021 Coldest this month 2.7° 14/09/2021
    Hottest on record 35.4 27/09/2008 Coldest on record -3.2 06/09/1995
    Hottest this year 43.2° 24/01/2021 Coldest this year -3.5° 31/05/2021
    Long term average 20.9° Long term average 6.4°
    Average this month 21.9° Average this month 6.2°
    Hottest September On Record Avg. max. temp. 24.6° 2013 Coldest September on record Avg. min. temp. 4.9° 1996
    Alawoona rainfall history (34.7359°S, 140.5088°E, 60m AMSL)
    RAINFALL
    Wettest This Month 16.0mm 04/09/2021 Total This Month 25.2mm
    9.0 days
    Long Term Average 27.1mm 7.9 days Wettest September on record 101.8mm 2016
    Driest on record 1.6mm 2018
  15. Popup - Radar

    Weather Radar for Australia

  16. Year to Date

    Alawoona Year To Date

    Average Rainfall To Sep 192.5mm 61.9 day(s)
    Total For 2021 123.5mm 63.0 day(s)
    Total To This Day 2020 185.3mm 60.0 day(s)
    Wettest Day 16.0mm Sep 4
    Lowest Temperature -3.5°C May31
    Highest Temperature 43.2°C Jan24
  17. Popup - Monthly historical

  18. Climatology

    Climate History

    Alawoona Climatology

    Long-Term Averages
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
    Mean Max (°C) 32.1 31.4 28.4 24.0 19.6 16.4 16.0 17.6 20.9 24.5 27.8 30.0 24.0
    Mean Min (°C) 14.8 14.5 12.2 8.6 6.5 4.7 4.0 4.5 6.4 8.5 11.3 13.2 9.1
    Mean Rain (mm) 18.6 18.0 11.3 18.3 22.4 24.2 26.3 26.3 27.1 23.7 22.9 23.5 264.6
    Mean Rain Days 3.7 3.1 3.2 4.5 7.5 9.9 11.6 10.5 7.9 6.4 5.6 4.8 78.7