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Whitefoord (42.4252°S, 147.5309°E, 418m AMSL) set as my default location ›

  1. My MLA

  2. Current condition

    TOMORROW
    Possible shower
    possible shower
    Chance of rain: 90%
    Likely amount: 1-5mm
    First
    light
    Sunrise Sunset Last light
    Sunrise Sunset
    6:26am EST 6:55am EST 5:33pm EST 6:01pm EST
    NOW
    6.6° Feels Like: -0.8°
    Relative Humidity: 65%
    Dew: 0.5°
    Wind: W 28km/h
    Gust: W 28km/h
    Rainfall since 9am: 4.0mm
    Pressure: 1000.4hPa
  3. Today Weather

    Whitefoord
    Now
    11.2°c
    Feels Like:
    5.1°
    Wind:
    WNW 22km/h
    Gusts:
    28km/h
    Humidity:
    51%
    Possible shower
     
    Min
    Max
    Today in Whitefoord
    Cloudy. Very high chance of showers, with possible hail in the late afternoon and evening. Snow falling above 600 metres. Winds W 35 to 55 km/h decreasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the evening then tending W/SW 30 to 45 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 3 with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 12.
    Tomorrow
    Possible shower
    Min
    Max
    Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers in the morning. Snow possible above 300 metres. Winds SW 30 to 45 km/h decreasing to 25 to 35 km/h early in the morning then turning W 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 1 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 7 and 11.
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  6. Warnings

  7. Next 48 Hours


    Next 48 Hours


  8. 7 day forecast

    Today: Cloudy. Very high chance of showers, with possible hail in the late afternoon and evening. Snow falling above 600 metres. Winds W 35 to 55 km/h decreasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the evening then tending W/SW 30 to 45 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 3 with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 12.

    Forecast for Whitefoord (42.4252°S, 147.5309°E, 418m AMSL)
      Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue
    Summary Possible shower Clearing shower Mostly sunny Clearing shower Late shower Showers increasing Late shower
    Minimum -2°
    Maximum 13° 12° 11° 10° 12°
    Chance of rain 90% 40% 30% 50% 60% 80% 60%
    Likely amount 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm
    UV index Low Low Low - - - -
    Frost risk Moderate High Severe Slight Moderate Moderate High
      9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
    Wind speed 34
    (km/h)
    40
    (km/h)
    29
    (km/h)
    32
    (km/h)
    15
    (km/h)
    27
    (km/h)
    20
    (km/h)
    24
    (km/h)
    11
    (km/h)
    20
    (km/h)
    14
    (km/h)
    23
    (km/h)
    17
    (km/h)
    26
    (km/h)
    Wind direction WSW WSW WSW SW NW WNW WNW WSW NW NW W WSW WNW WNW
    Relative humidity 82% 71% 78% 57% 79% 60% 83% 72% 88% 65% 93% 68% 87% 58%
    Dew point 1°C 2°C -1°C -0°C 0°C 6°C 5°C 7°C 3°C 5°C 4°C 5°C 4°C 4°C
  9. 28 Day Rainfall forecast

    Whitefoord Rain Forecast


    Whitefoord 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    20
    HIGH
    21
    HIGH
    22
    HIGH
    23
    MEDIUM
    24
    MEDIUM
    25
    LOW
    26
    MEDIUM
    27
    MEDIUM
    28
    LOW
    29
    MEDIUM
    30
    LOW
    31
    LOW
    Sep 1
    LOW
    2
    MEDIUM
    3
    LOW
    4
    MEDIUM
    5
    HIGH
    6
    MEDIUM
    7
    LOW
    8
    MEDIUM
    9
    LOW
    10
    LOW
    11
    MEDIUM
    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

    Whitefoord Rain Forecast


    Whitefoord 12-month Rainfall Forecast
    Aug
    Sep
    Oct
    Nov
    Dec
    Jan
    Feb
    Mar
    Apr
    May
    Jun
    Jul
    2019
    2020
    6
    7
    5
    4
    6
    6
    6
    3
    1
    6
    8
    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 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

    Whitefoord Rain Forecast


    Whitefoord 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    20
    HIGH
    21
    HIGH
    22
    HIGH
    23
    MEDIUM
    24
    MEDIUM
    25
    LOW
    26
    MEDIUM
    27
    MEDIUM
    28
    LOW
    29
    MEDIUM
    30
    LOW
    31
    LOW
    Sep 1
    LOW
    2
    MEDIUM
    3
    LOW
    4
    MEDIUM
    5
    HIGH
    6
    MEDIUM
    7
    LOW
    8
    MEDIUM
    9
    LOW
    10
    LOW
    11
    MEDIUM
    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

    Whitefoord Past 5 Days

    This Month
    Minimum Maximum Rainfall
    Friday
    Aug 16
    4.5 °C 8.8 °C
    1.4 mm
    Saturday
    Aug 17
    -2.4 °C 9.9 °C
    1.2 mm
    Sunday
    Aug 18
    3.3 °C 13.2 °C
    0.0 mm
    Monday
    Aug 19
    1.3 °C 11.2 °C
    2.0 mm
    Tuesday
    Aug 20
    2.2 °C 14 °C
    0.0 mm
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  14. Almanac

    Almanac


    Whitefoord minimum temp history (42.4252°S, 147.5309°E, 418m AMSL)
    MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
    Hottest this month 13.9° 15/08/2019 Coldest this month -4.5° 09/08/2019
    Hottest on record 17.9 26/08/2004 Coldest on record -6.1 07/08/2010
    Hottest this year 33.6° 04/01/2019 Coldest this year -5.3° 24/06/2019
    Long term average 10.5° Long term average 1.9°
    Average this month 10.2° Average this month 0.9°
    Hottest August On Record Avg. max. temp. 11.5° 2006 Coldest August on record Avg. min. temp. 0.4° 2015
    Whitefoord rainfall history (42.4252°S, 147.5309°E, 418m AMSL)
    RAINFALL
    Wettest This Month 4.2mm 03/08/2019 Total This Month 19.4mm
    10.0 days
    Long Term Average 59.7mm 17.0 days Wettest August on record 123.4mm 2006
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  16. Year to Date

    Whitefoord Year To Date

    Average Rainfall To Aug 399.5mm 111.3 day(s)
    Total For 2019 186.4mm 85.0 day(s)
    Total To This Day 2018 209.6mm 50.0 day(s)
    Wettest Day 16.0mm Apr18
    Lowest Temperature -5.3°C Jun24
    Highest Temperature 33.6°C Jan 4
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  18. Climatology

    Whitefoord Climatology

    Long-Term Averages
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
    Mean Max (°C) 21.7 21.3 19.3 15.4 12.3 10.0 9.5 10.5 12.6 14.6 17.2 19.5 15.4
    Mean Min (°C) 8.9 8.9 7.5 5.2 3.6 2.1 1.6 1.9 3.4 4.3 6.1 7.5 5.1
    Mean Rain (mm) 46.1 43.6 49.0 40.8 48.8 66.6 44.9 59.7 60.0 52.7 64.2 52.1 628.5
    Mean Rain Days 9.8 9.0 11.2 12.2 15.4 18.4 18.3 17.0 14.8 14.3 12.8 11.7 155.1