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  1. My MLA

  2. Current condition

    TODAY
    Clearing shower 17° 19°
    clearing shower
    Chance of rain: 20%
    Likely amount: < 1mm
    First
    light
    Sunrise Sunset Last light
    Sunrise Sunset
    5:58am CDT 6:26am CDT 8:29pm CDT 8:57pm CDT
    NOW
    16.7° Feels Like: 10.7°
    Relative Humidity: 77%
    Dew: 12.7°
    Wind: WNW 35km/h
    Gust: 41km/h
    Rainfall since 9am: 0.0mm
    Pressure: 999.2hPa
  3. Today Weather

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    Now
    17.1°c
    Feels Like:
    11.5°
    Wind:
    WNW 32km/h
    Gusts:
    39km/h
    Humidity:
    72%
    Clearing shower
     
    17°
    Min
    19°
    Max
    Today in Lower Light
    Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers in the morning and early afternoon. Winds W/NW 25 to 35 km/h increasing to 40 km/h before turning SW 20 to 30 km/h in the afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 19 and 23.
    Tomorrow
    Mostly sunny
    16°
    Min
    21°
    Max
    Mostly sunny. Winds NW/SW 15 to 25 km/h tending SW in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.
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  6. Warnings

  7. Next 48 Hours


    Next 48 Hours


  8. 7 day forecast

    Today: Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers in the morning and early afternoon. Winds W/NW 25 to 35 km/h increasing to 40 km/h before turning SW 20 to 30 km/h in the afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 19 and 23.

    Forecast for Lower Light (34.5319°S, 138.4366°E, 13m AMSL)
      Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed
    Summary Clearing shower Mostly sunny Mostly sunny Mostly sunny Mostly sunny Mostly sunny Sunny
    Minimum 17° 16° 17° 17° 18° 18° 17°
    Maximum 19° 21° 22° 24° 24° 24° 27°
    Chance of rain 20% 10% 10% 5% 5% 5% 5%
    Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
    UV index Extreme Extreme 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 43
    (km/h)
    36
    (km/h)
    22
    (km/h)
    23
    (km/h)
    10
    (km/h)
    18
    (km/h)
    8
    (km/h)
    25
    (km/h)
    8
    (km/h)
    26
    (km/h)
    11
    (km/h)
    28
    (km/h)
    9
    (km/h)
    22
    (km/h)
    Wind direction W WSW W W WNW SW SSE SW ESE SW S SW SE SSW
    Relative humidity 65% 50% 64% 57% 76% 60% 78% 61% 72% 56% 69% 56% 57% 44%
    Dew point 11°C 8°C 11°C 12°C 15°C 14°C 16°C 15°C 15°C 14°C 14°C 14°C 12°C 13°C
  9. 28 Day Rainfall forecast

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    Lower Light 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    23
    LOW
    24
    25
    26
    27
    28
    29
    30
    31
    LOW
    Feb 1
    2
    3
    4
    5
    6
    7
    8
    9
    LOW
    10
    11
    12
    LOW
    13
    14
    15
    LOW
    16
    17
    18
    19
    LOW
    20
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Jan22

    Issue Notes

    The hemispheric long wave pattern has remained stable in recent weeks. There are seven main troughs. Currently the most significant troughs are near the longitudes of South Africa, the Indian Ocean, eastern Australia, the south Pacific, South America, and the Atlantic Ocean.

    Summary:

    Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 30 January to 3 February, 13 February to 17 February, and 21 February to 25 February. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 30 January to 3 February. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 29 January to 2 February, 13 February to 17 February, and 21 February to 25 February.

    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

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    Lower Light 12-month Rainfall Forecast
    Jan
    Feb
    Mar
    Apr
    May
    Jun
    Jul
    Aug
    Sep
    Oct
    Nov
    Dec
    2020
    9
    7
    7
    6
    5
    7
    7
    5
    6
    6
    5
    9
    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 Jan 14

    ENSO status: Neutral IOD status: Neutral SAM status: Trending neutral Sea surface temperatures (SSTs) across the equatorial central Pacific remained stable throughout December with the Nino3.4 index registering a value of 0.4 throughout the month. On the other hand, the Southern Oscillation Index (SOI) recorded a value of -5.5 in December. The current outlook suggests warmer than average SSTs will persist across the equatorial Pacific Ocean through the coming months, but remaining within neutral values. Six out of eight international models maintain a warmer than average equatorial Pacific Ocean through the first two quarters of 2020, none of these reaching El Nino thresholds. To the west of Australia, the Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) has now returned to neutral, as waters off Western Australia have warmed up considerably. All six international models maintain neutral values until the austral winter with indications we could see another positive event later this year. In terms of rainfall across Australia, the current outlook favours a clearer below average rainfall signal for Western Australia and the Northern Territory through the remainder of January. This however, excludes any extreme weather events such as tropical cyclones. For the eastern states, there is a wetter than average signal for the coming weeks. Looking further ahead, with no significant signature from ENSO, there are no significant climate drivers tilting the balance towards a drier or wetter February. The current outlook suggests average-to-below average odds for February and March across the eastern states. The northern and western half of the country, however, could see a wet end to summer/start to autumn.

  11. Long range rainfall forecast

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    Lower Light 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    23
    LOW
    24
    25
    26
    27
    28
    29
    30
    31
    LOW
    Feb 1
    2
    3
    4
    5
    6
    7
    8
    9
    LOW
    10
    11
    12
    LOW
    13
    14
    15
    LOW
    16
    17
    18
    19
    LOW
    20
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Jan22

    Issue Notes

    The hemispheric long wave pattern has remained stable in recent weeks. There are seven main troughs. Currently the most significant troughs are near the longitudes of South Africa, the Indian Ocean, eastern Australia, the south Pacific, South America, and the Atlantic Ocean.

    Summary:

    Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 30 January to 3 February, 13 February to 17 February, and 21 February to 25 February. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 30 January to 3 February. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 29 January to 2 February, 13 February to 17 February, and 21 February to 25 February.

    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

    Lower Light Past 5 Days

    This Month
    Minimum Maximum Rainfall
    Saturday
    Jan 18
    7.8 °C 30.3 °C
    0.0 mm
    Sunday
    Jan 19
    11.7 °C 23.7 °C
    0.0 mm
    Monday
    Jan 20
    15.5 °C 20.8 °C
    4.6 mm
    Tuesday
    Jan 21
    14.6 °C 30.1 °C
    0.2 mm
    Wednesday
    Jan 22
    17.6 °C 29 °C
    0.0 mm
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  14. Almanac

    Almanac


    Lower Light minimum temp history (34.5319°S, 138.4366°E, 13m AMSL)
    MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
    Hottest this month 44.1° 09/01/2020 Coldest this month 7.3° 01/01/2020
    Hottest on record 46.7 28/01/2009 Coldest on record 4.3 12/01/2002
    Hottest this year 44.1° 09/01/2020 Coldest this year 7.3° 01/01/2020
    Long term average 31.8° Long term average 14.9°
    Average this month 30.2° Average this month 13.8°
    Hottest January On Record Avg. max. temp. 36.2° 2001 Coldest January on record Avg. min. temp. 11.4° 2004
    Lower Light rainfall history (34.5319°S, 138.4366°E, 13m AMSL)
    RAINFALL
    Wettest This Month 4.6mm 20/01/2020 Total This Month 8.6mm
    5.0 days
    Long Term Average 18.7mm 3.7 days Wettest January on record 50.2mm 2001
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    Weather Radar for SA

  16. Year to Date

    Lower Light Year To Date

    Average Rainfall To Jan 18.7mm 3.7 day(s)
    Total For 2020 8.6mm 5.0 day(s)
    Total To This Day 2019 0.4mm 1.0 day(s)
    Wettest Day 4.6mm Jan20
    Lowest Temperature 7.3°C Jan 1
    Highest Temperature 44.1°C Jan 9
  17. Popup - Monthly historical

  18. Climatology

    Climate History

    Lower Light Climatology

    Long-Term Averages
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
    Mean Max (°C) 31.8 31.2 28.2 24.0 19.9 16.1 15.3 16.5 19.8 23.6 27.6 29.5 23.6
    Mean Min (°C) 14.9 14.8 12.9 10.4 8.7 6.6 5.8 5.2 6.5 7.7 10.6 12.6 9.7
    Mean Rain (mm) 18.7 21.4 19.9 32.8 41.4 50.2 45.6 47.0 49.0 33.3 26.1 26.5 408.9
    Mean Rain Days 3.7 3.1 4.6 8.5 10.1 13.5 15.3 14.6 12.7 8.5 6.6 5.9 99.4