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Ben Lomond (41.506°S, 147.6077°E, 992m AMSL) set as my default location ›

  1. My MLA

  2. Current condition

    TOMORROW
    Possible shower -8°
    possible shower
    Chance of rain: 50%
    Likely amount: < 1mm
    First
    light
    Sunrise Sunset Last light
    Sunrise Sunset
    6:20am EST 6:48am EST 5:36pm EST 6:04pm EST
    NOW
    1.3° Feels Like: -1.0°
    Relative Humidity: 76%
    Dew: -2.5°
    Wind: N 0km/h
    Gust: N 0km/h
    Rainfall since 9am: 0.0mm
    Pressure:  
  3. Today Weather

    Ben Lomond
    Now
    2.6°c
    Feels Like:
    0.4°
    Wind:
    N 0km/h
    Gusts:
    0km/h
    Humidity:
    73%
    Possible shower
     
    -8°
    Min
    Max
    Today in Ben Lomond
    Mostly sunny morning. Areas of morning frost. Medium chance of light showers in the afternoon and evening. Winds W 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 40 km/h in the morning then increasing to 45 km/h before turning NW 30 to 40 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 5 and 1 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 14.
    Tomorrow
    Possible shower
    -8°
    Min
    Max
    Cloudy. Very high chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon. Snow falling above 1100 metres. Winds NW 30 to 45 km/h tending W 25 to 40 km/h in the early afternoon then decreasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 15.
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  7. Next 48 Hours


    Next 48 Hours


  8. 7 day forecast

    Today: Mostly sunny morning. Areas of morning frost. Medium chance of light showers in the afternoon and evening. Winds W 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 40 km/h in the morning then increasing to 45 km/h before turning NW 30 to 40 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 5 and 1 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 14.

    Forecast for Ben Lomond (41.506°S, 147.6077°E, 992m AMSL)
      Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu
    Summary Possible shower Windy with showers Frost then sunny Frost then sunny Snow Windy with snow Frost then sunny
    Minimum -8° -1° -5° -3° -2° -1° -4°
    Maximum
    Chance of rain 50% 60% 5% 20% 60% 40% 30%
    Likely amount < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm
    UV index Moderate Moderate Low - - - -
    Frost risk Severe Severe Severe Severe Severe Severe Severe
      9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
    Wind speed 15
    (km/h)
    24
    (km/h)
    29
    (km/h)
    24
    (km/h)
    11
    (km/h)
    13
    (km/h)
    7
    (km/h)
    12
    (km/h)
    16
    (km/h)
    20
    (km/h)
    20
    (km/h)
    18
    (km/h)
    8
    (km/h)
    8
    (km/h)
    Wind direction WNW WNW WNW WNW W W WNW W WNW WNW WNW W W SW
    Relative humidity 67% 78% 90% 87% 75% 65% 78% 68% 79% 76% 82% 75% 74% 69%
    Dew point -6°C -1°C 0°C 0°C -6°C -5°C -3°C -2°C -2°C -1°C -2°C -3°C -4°C -3°C
  9. 28 Day Rainfall forecast

    Ben Lomond Rain Forecast


    Ben Lomond 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    22
    23
    24
    MEDIUM
    25
    26
    LOW
    27
    LOW
    28
    MEDIUM
    29
    LOW
    30
    31
    LOW
    Sep 1
    MEDIUM
    2
    HIGH
    3
    LOW
    4
    MEDIUM
    5
    6
    LOW
    7
    MEDIUM
    8
    MEDIUM
    9
    10
    LOW
    11
    LOW
    12
    MEDIUM
    13
    MEDIUM
    14
    MEDIUM
    15
    MEDIUM
    16
    MEDIUM
    17
    HIGH
    18
    HIGH
    19
    LOW
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Aug22

    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 the southwest Indian Ocean, the 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 31 August to 4 September, 12 September to 16 September, and 25 September to 29 September. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 25 September to 29 September. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 30 August to 3 September, 11 September to 15 September, and 24 September to 28 September.

  10. 12 Month Rainfall Forecast

    Ben Lomond Rain Forecast


    Ben Lomond 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

    Ben Lomond Rain Forecast


    Ben Lomond 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    22
    23
    24
    MEDIUM
    25
    26
    LOW
    27
    LOW
    28
    MEDIUM
    29
    LOW
    30
    31
    LOW
    Sep 1
    MEDIUM
    2
    HIGH
    3
    LOW
    4
    MEDIUM
    5
    6
    LOW
    7
    MEDIUM
    8
    MEDIUM
    9
    10
    LOW
    11
    LOW
    12
    MEDIUM
    13
    MEDIUM
    14
    MEDIUM
    15
    MEDIUM
    16
    MEDIUM
    17
    HIGH
    18
    HIGH
    19
    LOW
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Aug22

    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 the southwest Indian Ocean, the 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 31 August to 4 September, 12 September to 16 September, and 25 September to 29 September. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 25 September to 29 September. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 30 August to 3 September, 11 September to 15 September, and 24 September to 28 September.

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  13. Past 5 Days

    Ben Lomond Past 5 Days

    This Month
    Minimum Maximum Rainfall
    Sunday
    Aug 18
    2.9 °C 16.1 °C
    0.6 mm
    Monday
    Aug 19
    4.5 °C 14.0 °C
    4.2 mm
    Tuesday
    Aug 20
    6.6 °C 17.0 °C
    0.0 mm
    Wednesday
    Aug 21
    6.0 °C 11.7 °C
    3.2 mm
    Thursday
    Aug 22
    4.1 °C 11 °C
    0.8 mm
    Legend
  14. Almanac

    Almanac


    Ben Lomond minimum temp history (41.506°S, 147.6077°E, 992m AMSL)
    MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
    Hottest this month 17.0° 20/08/2019 Coldest this month -4.4° 02/08/2019
    Hottest on record 22.2 31/08/2006 Coldest on record -7.4 02/08/1997
    Hottest this year 38.7° 25/01/2019 Coldest this year -6.7° 25/06/2019
    Long term average 13.3° Long term average 1.2°
    Average this month 13.1° Average this month 0.6°
    Hottest August On Record Avg. max. temp. 14.9° 2006 Coldest August on record Avg. min. temp. -0.5° 1994
    Ben Lomond rainfall history (41.506°S, 147.6077°E, 992m AMSL)
    RAINFALL
    Wettest This Month 6.2mm 17/08/2019 Total This Month 26.6mm
    11.0 days
    Long Term Average 60.8mm 12.1 days Wettest August on record 223.2mm 2006
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  16. Year to Date

    Ben Lomond Year To Date

    Average Rainfall To Aug 415.7mm 76.8 day(s)
    Total For 2019 198.2mm 74.0 day(s)
    Total To This Day 2018 351.0mm 87.0 day(s)
    Wettest Day 31.0mm Feb 7
    Lowest Temperature -6.7°C Jun25
    Highest Temperature 38.7°C Jan25
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  18. Climatology

    Ben Lomond Climatology

    Long-Term Averages
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
    Mean Max (°C) 23.5 22.9 21.6 18.3 15.2 12.7 12.2 13.3 15.4 17.5 19.6 21.6 17.8
    Mean Min (°C) 10.3 10.1 8.1 5.4 2.9 1.1 0.6 1.2 3.3 4.9 7.1 8.7 5.3
    Mean Rain (mm) 43.9 41.3 45.2 51.0 50.9 65.8 56.8 60.8 48.3 52.9 47.0 50.9 614.3
    Mean Rain Days 6.9 6.4 7.9 8.7 10.3 12.0 12.5 12.1 10.8 10.6 9.4 8.6 112.6