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Whyalla (33.0348°S, 137.5855°E, 18m AMSL) set as my default location ›

  1. My MLA

  2. Current condition

    TODAY
    Cloud increasing 17°
    cloud increasing
    Chance of rain: 50%
    Likely amount: < 1mm
    First
    light
    Sunrise Sunset Last light
    Sunrise Sunset
    6:54am CST 7:21am CST 5:20pm CST 5:47pm CST
    NOW
    6.0° Feels Like: 3.6°
    Relative Humidity: 97%
    Dew: 5.6°
    Wind: NE 7km/h
    Gust: NE 7km/h
    Rainfall since 9am: 0.0mm
    Pressure: 1022.9hPa
  3. Today Weather

    Whyalla
    Now
    7.7°c
    Feels Like:
    5.4°
    Wind:
    NNW 9km/h
    Gusts:
    11km/h
    Humidity:
    100%
    Cloud increasing
     
    Min
    17°
    Max
    Today in Whyalla
    Becoming cloudy. The chance of morning fog in the south. High chance of showers in the south, medium chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then turning W/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 16.
    Tomorrow
    Mostly sunny
    Min
    15°
    Max
    Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower near the coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 6 with daytime temperatures reaching around 14.
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  6. Warnings

    There are no current warnings for Whyalla

  7. Next 48 Hours


    Next 48 Hours


  8. 7 day forecast

    Today: Becoming cloudy. The chance of morning fog in the south. High chance of showers in the south, medium chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then turning W/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 16.

    Forecast for Whyalla (33.0348°S, 137.5855°E, 18m AMSL)
      Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
    Summary Cloud increasing Mostly sunny Mostly sunny Mostly sunny Mostly sunny Mostly sunny Sunny
    Minimum
    Maximum 17° 15° 14° 15° 14° 14° 14°
    Chance of rain 50% 50% 20% 10% 20% 20% 5%
    Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
    UV index Low Low Low Low - - -
    Frost risk Slight Nil Slight Slight Moderate Moderate Moderate
      9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
    Wind speed 11
    (km/h)
    21
    (km/h)
    17
    (km/h)
    20
    (km/h)
    7
    (km/h)
    12
    (km/h)
    10
    (km/h)
    10
    (km/h)
    6
    (km/h)
    13
    (km/h)
    6
    (km/h)
    13
    (km/h)
    8
    (km/h)
    12
    (km/h)
    Wind direction N NW SW SSW N NE N W NNW SSE S SSE NE SE
    Relative humidity 89% 53% 72% 59% 78% 54% 72% 47% 78% 55% 76% 52% 76% 48%
    Dew point 7°C 8°C 6°C 7°C 5°C 5°C 4°C 4°C 4°C 5°C 4°C 4°C 2°C 3°C
  9. 28 Day Rainfall forecast

    Whyalla Rain Forecast


    Whyalla 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    17
    18
    LOW
    19
    LOW
    20
    LOW
    21
    LOW
    22
    23
    LOW
    24
    LOW
    25
    26
    LOW
    27
    28
    29
    30
    MEDIUM
    Jul 1
    LOW
    2
    MEDIUM
    3
    4
    MEDIUM
    5
    6
    7
    8
    LOW
    9
    10
    11
    LOW
    12
    LOW
    13
    14
    15
    LOW
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Jun16

    Issue Notes

    The hemispheric long wave pattern has been relatively slow moving in recent weeks. There are six main troughs. Currently the most significant troughs are near the longitudes of South Africa, Western Australia, New Zealand, the south Pacific, the southeast Pacific, and South America.

    Summary:

    Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 2 July to 6 July, 6 July to 10 July, and 16 July to 20 July. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 22 June to 26 June, 26 June to 30 June, and 5 July to 9 July. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 28 June to 2 July, 2 July to 6 July, and 10 July to 14 July.

  10. 12 Month Rainfall Forecast

    Whyalla Rain Forecast


    Whyalla 12-month Rainfall Forecast
    Jun
    Jul
    Aug
    Sep
    Oct
    Nov
    Dec
    Jan
    Feb
    Mar
    Apr
    May
    2019
    2020
    5
    5
    6
    6
    6
    5
    8
    7
    1
    6
    6
    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 Jun 15

    ENSO status: Neutral (El Nino Watch) Sea surface temperatures (SST's) showed a slight warming during May, and remain significantly warmer than average across the equatorial Pacific. The Nino3.4 index lingered between 0.8 and 0.9 through the month of May. On the other hand, the Southern Oscillation Index (SOI) recorded a value of -0.9 in May, dropping back again into El Nino territory. Current consensus suggests an El Nino pattern across the Pacific Ocean will continue through winter and spring, with all eight international models maintaining a warmer than average Pacific Ocean through the remainder of 2019, with a 50-60% chance of an El Nino developing again later this year. The climate outlook for winter and early spring favours an overall below average rainfall outlook across southern Qld, NSW (mainly west of the Great Dividing Range), Vic, northeastern Tas and the southern SA and WA. A Positive IOD is now well established over the Indian Ocean, with five out of six international models exhibiting a moderate-to-strong event lasting until spring. During Positive IODs, central and southeastern Australia tend to see a reduction in rainfall amounts towards the second half of winter and first half of spring. SST's along the eastern seaboard remain warmer than average, increasing the risk of extreme weather events such as East Coast Lows (ECLs), which activity reaches its peak in early winter. These can bring intense periods of rainfall east of the Great Dividing Range, leading to flash flooding.

  11. Long range rainfall forecast

    Whyalla Rain Forecast


    Whyalla 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    17
    18
    LOW
    19
    LOW
    20
    LOW
    21
    LOW
    22
    23
    LOW
    24
    LOW
    25
    26
    LOW
    27
    28
    29
    30
    MEDIUM
    Jul 1
    LOW
    2
    MEDIUM
    3
    4
    MEDIUM
    5
    6
    7
    8
    LOW
    9
    10
    11
    LOW
    12
    LOW
    13
    14
    15
    LOW
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Jun16

    Issue Notes

    The hemispheric long wave pattern has been relatively slow moving in recent weeks. There are six main troughs. Currently the most significant troughs are near the longitudes of South Africa, Western Australia, New Zealand, the south Pacific, the southeast Pacific, and South America.

    Summary:

    Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 2 July to 6 July, 6 July to 10 July, and 16 July to 20 July. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 22 June to 26 June, 26 June to 30 June, and 5 July to 9 July. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 28 June to 2 July, 2 July to 6 July, and 10 July to 14 July.

  12. Popup - Daily historical

  13. Past 5 Days

    Whyalla Past 5 Days

    This Month
    Minimum Maximum Rainfall
    Wednesday
    Jun 12
    14.5 °C 19.0 °C
    30.8 mm
    Thursday
    Jun 13
    8.2 °C 19 °C
    1.4 mm
    Friday
    Jun 14
    8.9 °C 19 °C
    0.0 mm
    Saturday
    Jun 15
    5 °C 18 °C
    0.2 mm
    Sunday
    Jun 16
    7 °C 18 °C
    0.0 mm
    Legend
  14. Almanac

    Almanac


    Whyalla minimum temp history (33.0348°S, 137.5855°E, 18m AMSL)
    MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
    Hottest this month 24.3° 11/06/2019 Coldest this month -0.4° 07/06/2019
    Hottest on record 26.3 07/06/2005 Coldest on record -3.2 12/06/1984
    Hottest this year 48.5° 24/01/2019 Coldest this year -0.4° 07/06/2019
    Long term average 17.2° Long term average 6.2°
    Average this month 17.6° Average this month 7.6°
    Hottest June On Record Avg. max. temp. 18.4° 2004 Coldest June on record Avg. min. temp. 2.7° 1982
    Whyalla rainfall history (33.0348°S, 137.5855°E, 18m AMSL)
    RAINFALL
    Wettest This Month 30.8mm 12/06/2019 Total This Month 34.4mm
    7.0 days
    Long Term Average 30.5mm 10.0 days Wettest June on record 97.4mm 2004
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  16. Year to Date

    Whyalla Year To Date

    Average Rainfall To Jun 132.7mm 33.0 day(s)
    Total For 2019 82.8mm 24.0 day(s)
    Total To This Day 2018 58.4mm 18.0 day(s)
    Wettest Day 30.8mm Jun12
    Lowest Temperature -0.4°C Jun 7
    Highest Temperature 48.5°C Jan24
  17. Popup - Monthly historical

  18. Climatology

    Whyalla Climatology

    Long-Term Averages
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
    Mean Max (°C) 30.2 29.7 27.4 24.1 20.5 17.2 16.8 18.5 21.7 24.2 26.8 28.3 23.7
    Mean Min (°C) 17.8 17.8 15.7 12.0 8.8 6.2 5.2 5.9 8.2 10.8 14.1 16.0 11.5
    Mean Rain (mm) 18.0 20.4 18.7 21.4 23.7 30.5 23.2 22.1 27.3 22.4 22.3 22.8 272.3
    Mean Rain Days 3.1 3.2 3.9 4.9 7.9 10.0 9.6 9.4 7.3 6.1 4.4 4.5 66.2