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Bacala (41.1999°S, 147.1978°E, 268m AMSL) set as my default location ›

  1. My MLA

  2. Current condition

    TODAY
    Windy with showers 13°
    windy with showers
    Chance of rain: 80%
    Likely amount: 1-5mm
    First
    light
    Sunrise Sunset Last light
    Sunrise Sunset
    6:26am EST 6:54am EST 5:33pm EST 6:02pm EST
    NOW
    10.8° Feels Like: 5.3°
    Relative Humidity: 83%
    Dew: 8.0°
    Wind: WNW 26km/h
    Gust: WNW 26km/h
    Rainfall since 9am: 0.0mm
    Pressure: 1003.7hPa
  3. Today Weather

    Bacala
    Now
    13.8°c
    Feels Like:
    7.8°
    Wind:
    WNW 28km/h
    Gusts:
    46km/h
    Humidity:
    66%
    Windy with showers
     
    Min
    13°
    Max
    Today in Bacala
    Cloudy. High chance of showers, most likely late this afternoon and evening. Winds W/NW 40 to 60 km/h becoming W 30 to 45 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 12 and 15.
    Tomorrow
    Windy with showers
    Min
    12°
    Max
    Partly cloudy. High chance of showers, with possible hail in the evening. Snow falling above 700 metres. Winds W 25 to 40 km/h increasing to 35 to 50 km/h before dawn. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching around 12.
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  6. Warnings

  7. Next 48 Hours


    Next 48 Hours


  8. 7 day forecast

    Today: Cloudy. High chance of showers, most likely late this afternoon and evening. Winds W/NW 40 to 60 km/h becoming W 30 to 45 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 12 and 15.

    Forecast for Bacala (41.1999°S, 147.1978°E, 268m AMSL)
      Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon
    Summary Windy with showers Windy with showers Mostly sunny Late shower Possible shower Late shower Clearing shower
    Minimum -1°
    Maximum 13° 12° 11° 12° 13° 12° 13°
    Chance of rain 80% 40% 5% 50% 60% 80% 40%
    Likely amount 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm
    UV index Low Low Low Moderate - - -
    Frost risk Nil Slight Moderate Severe Nil High Moderate
      9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
    Wind speed 29
    (km/h)
    36
    (km/h)
    29
    (km/h)
    32
    (km/h)
    24
    (km/h)
    18
    (km/h)
    12
    (km/h)
    23
    (km/h)
    20
    (km/h)
    16
    (km/h)
    7
    (km/h)
    12
    (km/h)
    10
    (km/h)
    11
    (km/h)
    Wind direction WNW WNW W W SW SW W WNW WNW WNW WNW NW WSW WSW
    Relative humidity 86% 82% 67% 52% 56% 48% 74% 76% 84% 73% 81% 75% 79% 68%
    Dew point 9°C 9°C 2°C 2°C -2°C 0°C 2°C 7°C 8°C 8°C 4°C 7°C 5°C 7°C
  9. 28 Day Rainfall forecast

    Bacala Rain Forecast


    Bacala 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    20
    HIGH
    21
    MEDIUM
    22
    23
    MEDIUM
    24
    MEDIUM
    25
    HIGH
    26
    LOW
    27
    HIGH
    28
    LOW
    29
    MEDIUM
    30
    31
    LOW
    Sep 1
    LOW
    2
    MEDIUM
    3
    LOW
    4
    MEDIUM
    5
    MEDIUM
    6
    MEDIUM
    7
    LOW
    8
    MEDIUM
    9
    10
    LOW
    11
    LOW
    12
    HIGH
    13
    MEDIUM
    14
    HIGH
    15
    LOW
    16
    LOW
    17
    LOW
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Aug20

    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 South Africa, the southwest 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 25 August to 29 August, 6 September to 10 September, and 18 September to 22 September. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 25 August to 29 August, 29 August to 2 September, and 11 September to 15 September. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 25 August to 29 August, 31 August to 4 September, and 18 September to 22 September.

  10. 12 Month Rainfall Forecast

    Bacala Rain Forecast


    Bacala 12-month Rainfall Forecast
    Aug
    Sep
    Oct
    Nov
    Dec
    Jan
    Feb
    Mar
    Apr
    May
    Jun
    Jul
    2019
    2020
    6
    6
    5
    3
    4
    7
    6
    3
    2
    5
    6
    5
    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

    Bacala Rain Forecast


    Bacala 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    20
    HIGH
    21
    MEDIUM
    22
    23
    MEDIUM
    24
    MEDIUM
    25
    HIGH
    26
    LOW
    27
    HIGH
    28
    LOW
    29
    MEDIUM
    30
    31
    LOW
    Sep 1
    LOW
    2
    MEDIUM
    3
    LOW
    4
    MEDIUM
    5
    MEDIUM
    6
    MEDIUM
    7
    LOW
    8
    MEDIUM
    9
    10
    LOW
    11
    LOW
    12
    HIGH
    13
    MEDIUM
    14
    HIGH
    15
    LOW
    16
    LOW
    17
    LOW
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Aug20

    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 South Africa, the southwest 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 25 August to 29 August, 6 September to 10 September, and 18 September to 22 September. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 25 August to 29 August, 29 August to 2 September, and 11 September to 15 September. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 25 August to 29 August, 31 August to 4 September, and 18 September to 22 September.

  12. Popup - Daily historical

  13. Past 5 Days

    Bacala Past 5 Days

    This Month
    Minimum Maximum Rainfall
    Friday
    Aug 16
    7.4 °C 10.6 °C
    13.0 mm
    Saturday
    Aug 17
    1.4 °C 12.7 °C
    5.4 mm
    Sunday
    Aug 18
    4.0 °C 14.1 °C
    0.0 mm
    Monday
    Aug 19
    2.8 °C 10.4 °C
    11.0 mm
    Tuesday
    Aug 20
    6.0 °C 12 °C
    0.0 mm
    Legend
  14. Almanac

    Almanac


    Bacala minimum temp history (41.1999°S, 147.1978°E, 268m AMSL)
    MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
    Hottest this month 14.7° 13/08/2019 Coldest this month -0.6° 05/08/2019
    Hottest on record 18.9 24/08/2005 Coldest on record -4.7 06/08/1974
    Hottest this year 33.7° 25/01/2019 Coldest this year -1.0° 27/07/2019
    Long term average 12.6° Long term average 3.9°
    Average this month 12.0° Average this month 2.6°
    Hottest August On Record Avg. max. temp. 14.2° 1999 Coldest August on record Avg. min. temp. 1.8° 1978
    Bacala rainfall history (41.1999°S, 147.1978°E, 268m AMSL)
    RAINFALL
    Wettest This Month 13.0mm 16/08/2019 Total This Month 38.4mm
    8.0 days
    Long Term Average 120.3mm 18.3 days Wettest August on record 282.8mm 1999
  15. Popup - Radar

  16. Year to Date

    Bacala Year To Date

    Average Rainfall To Aug 668.7mm 105.7 day(s)
    Total For 2019 526.8mm 88.0 day(s)
    Total To This Day 2018 693.0mm 102.0 day(s)
    Wettest Day 32.2mm Jul 2
    Lowest Temperature -1.0°C Jul27
    Highest Temperature 33.7°C Jan25
  17. Popup - Monthly historical

  18. Climatology

    Bacala Climatology

    Long-Term Averages
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
    Mean Max (°C) 22.9 23.1 21.3 17.9 14.8 12.6 12.0 12.6 14.3 16.4 18.8 20.9 17.6
    Mean Min (°C) 10.8 11.3 10.0 7.9 5.9 4.3 3.7 3.9 4.9 5.8 7.8 9.2 7.3
    Mean Rain (mm) 57.3 38.6 55.2 77.4 98.6 103.1 118.2 120.3 96.7 81.4 68.8 65.9 979.7
    Mean Rain Days 9.2 8.2 9.9 12.5 15.1 15.3 17.2 18.3 16.4 14.8 12.5 12.0 157.8