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Liapootah (42.3186°S, 146.4709°E, 322m AMSL) set as my default location ›

  1. My MLA

  2. Current condition

    TODAY
    Frost then sunny 21°
    frost then sunny
    Chance of rain: 10%
    Likely amount: < 1mm
    First
    light
    Sunrise Sunset Last light
    Sunrise Sunset
    5:26am EDT 5:59am EDT 8:50pm EDT 9:23pm EDT
    NOW
    6.8° Feels Like: 4.0°
    Relative Humidity: 80%
    Dew: 3.6°
    Wind: E 7km/h
    Gust: 11km/h
    Rainfall since 9am: 0.0mm
    Pressure:  
  3. Today Weather

    Liapootah
    Now
    8.7°c
    Feels Like:
    7.4°
    Wind:
    N 2km/h
    Gusts:
    6km/h
    Humidity:
    83%
    Frost then sunny
     
    Min
    21°
    Max
    Today in Liapootah
    Partly cloudy. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 17 and 22.
    Tomorrow
    Mostly sunny
    Min
    23°
    Max
    Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower in the west in the afternoon and evening. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.
  4. Radar

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  6. Warnings

    There are no current warnings for Liapootah

  7. Next 48 Hours


    Next 48 Hours


  8. 7 day forecast

    Today: Partly cloudy. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 17 and 22.

    Forecast for Liapootah (42.3186°S, 146.4709°E, 322m AMSL)
      Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
    Summary Frost then sunny Mostly sunny Possible shower Possible shower Possible shower Showers Windy with showers
    Minimum
    Maximum 21° 23° 19° 19° 24° 16° 15°
    Chance of rain 10% 30% 40% 40% 90% 90% 90%
    Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm 10-20mm 5-10mm 1-5mm
    UV index Very High Very High Very High Extreme Extreme - -
    Frost risk High Moderate Nil Nil Slight Nil Nil
      9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
    Wind speed 9
    (km/h)
    14
    (km/h)
    5
    (km/h)
    10
    (km/h)
    11
    (km/h)
    17
    (km/h)
    6
    (km/h)
    7
    (km/h)
    14
    (km/h)
    20
    (km/h)
    14
    (km/h)
    24
    (km/h)
    29
    (km/h)
    29
    (km/h)
    Wind direction ESE ESE ESE SE ESE SE ESE WSW N N WNW NW WNW WNW
    Relative humidity 75% 44% 76% 51% 87% 61% 81% 59% 64% 50% 88% 65% 81% 74%
    Dew point 4°C 8°C 8°C 13°C 10°C 12°C 8°C 11°C 8°C 13°C 5°C 10°C 7°C 10°C
  9. 28 Day Rainfall forecast

    Liapootah Rain Forecast


    Liapootah 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    18
    19
    LOW
    20
    LOW
    21
    LOW
    22
    HIGH
    23
    HIGH
    24
    HIGH
    25
    MEDIUM
    26
    MEDIUM
    27
    MEDIUM
    28
    MEDIUM
    29
    LOW
    30
    31
    LOW
    Feb 1
    2
    3
    4
    LOW
    5
    6
    MEDIUM
    7
    LOW
    8
    LOW
    9
    MEDIUM
    10
    LOW
    11
    12
    13
    LOW
    14
    LOW
    15
    LOW
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Jan17

    Issue Notes

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

    Summary:

    Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 22 January to 26 January, 31 January to 4 February, and 5 February to 9 February. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 8 February to 12 February. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 22 January to 26 January, 31 January to 4 February, and 5 February to 9 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

    Liapootah Rain Forecast


    Liapootah 12-month Rainfall Forecast
    Jan
    Feb
    Mar
    Apr
    May
    Jun
    Jul
    Aug
    Sep
    Oct
    Nov
    Dec
    2020
    5
    5
    6
    6
    6
    6
    6
    7
    7
    9
    3
    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 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

    Liapootah Rain Forecast


    Liapootah 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    18
    19
    LOW
    20
    LOW
    21
    LOW
    22
    HIGH
    23
    HIGH
    24
    HIGH
    25
    MEDIUM
    26
    MEDIUM
    27
    MEDIUM
    28
    MEDIUM
    29
    LOW
    30
    31
    LOW
    Feb 1
    2
    3
    4
    LOW
    5
    6
    MEDIUM
    7
    LOW
    8
    LOW
    9
    MEDIUM
    10
    LOW
    11
    12
    13
    LOW
    14
    LOW
    15
    LOW
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Jan17

    Issue Notes

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

    Summary:

    Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 22 January to 26 January, 31 January to 4 February, and 5 February to 9 February. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 8 February to 12 February. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 22 January to 26 January, 31 January to 4 February, and 5 February to 9 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

    Liapootah Past 5 Days

    This Month
    Minimum Maximum Rainfall
    Monday
    Jan 13
    3.9 °C 24.8 °C
    0.0 mm
    Tuesday
    Jan 14
    6.8 °C 24.7 °C
    0.0 mm
    Wednesday
    Jan 15
    10.7 °C 26.8 °C
    0.0 mm
    Thursday
    Jan 16
    9.9 °C 12.4 °C
    8.0 mm
    Friday
    Jan 17
    0.1 °C 16 °C
    0.2 mm
    Legend
  14. Almanac

    Almanac


    Liapootah minimum temp history (42.3186°S, 146.4709°E, 322m AMSL)
    MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
    Hottest this month 26.9° 09/01/2020 Coldest this month -1.6° 06/01/2020
    Hottest on record 34.4 19/01/1959 Coldest on record -2.8 27/01/2010
    Hottest this year 26.9° 09/01/2020 Coldest this year -1.6° 06/01/2020
    Long term average 18.8° Long term average 6.4°
    Average this month 20.3° Average this month 5.5°
    Hottest January On Record Avg. max. temp. 22.5° 1961 Coldest January on record Avg. min. temp. 4.9° 1957
    Liapootah rainfall history (42.3186°S, 146.4709°E, 322m AMSL)
    RAINFALL
    Wettest This Month 20.0mm 11/01/2020 Total This Month 30.4mm
    6.0 days
    Long Term Average 96.4mm 15.3 days Wettest January on record 224.0mm 1961
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    Weather Radar for TAS

  16. Year to Date

    Liapootah Year To Date

    Average Rainfall To Jan 96.4mm 15.3 day(s)
    Total For 2020 30.4mm 6.0 day(s)
    Total To This Day 2019 15.4mm 7.0 day(s)
    Wettest Day 20.0mm Jan11
    Lowest Temperature -1.6°C Jan 6
    Highest Temperature 26.9°C Jan 9
  17. Popup - Monthly historical

  18. Climatology

    Climate History

    Liapootah Climatology

    Long-Term Averages
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
    Mean Max (°C) 18.8 19.1 16.8 13.4 10.1 7.9 7.1 8.2 10.2 12.8 15.0 16.8 13.0
    Mean Min (°C) 6.4 6.2 5.2 3.5 1.8 0.3 -0.4 0.0 1.1 2.4 4.1 5.5 3.0
    Mean Rain (mm) 96.4 80.2 99.9 140.9 161.9 151.8 175.3 183.3 167.8 162.2 137.9 124.9 1683.3
    Mean Rain Days 15.3 13.1 16.8 20.1 22.5 21.4 23.9 24.2 21.9 21.5 19.6 18.3 230.5