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  1. My MLA

  2. Current condition

    TODAY
    Showers 13°
    Chance of rain: 50%
    Likely amount: < 1mm
    First
    light
    Sunrise Sunset Last light
    Sunrise Sunset
    7:02am EST 7:31am EST 5:07pm EST 5:36pm EST
    NOW
    10.1° Feels Like: 4.5°
    Relative Humidity: 85%
    Dew: 7.7°
    Wind: WSW 26km/h
    Gust: 30km/h
    Rainfall since 9am: 0.4mm
    Pressure: 1022.9hPa
  3. Today Weather

    Alberton
    Now
    10.3°c
    Feels Like:
    5.6°
    Wind:
    WSW 24km/h
    Gusts:
    28km/h
    Humidity:
    97%
    Showers
     
    Min
    13°
    Max
    Today in Alberton
    Cloudy. High chance of showers in the west, slight chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 1500 metres. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 8 and 14.
    Tomorrow
    Showers
    Min
    13°
    Max
    Cloudy. Areas of morning fog about the ranges. High chance of showers in the west, slight chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 1500 metres. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 14.
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  6. Warnings

    There are no current warnings for Alberton

  7. Next 48 Hours


    Next 48 Hours


  8. 7 day forecast

    Today: Cloudy. High chance of showers in the west, slight chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 1500 metres. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 8 and 14.

    Forecast for Alberton (38.6114°S, 146.666°E, 8m AMSL)
      Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
    Summary Showers Showers Possible shower Frost then sunny Frost then sunny Frost then sunny Possible shower
    Minimum
    Maximum 13° 13° 13° 13° 14° 14° 12°
    Chance of rain 50% 80% 50% 5% 20% 40% 80%
    Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
    UV index Low Low Low Low Low - -
    Frost risk Nil Slight Slight High High High Moderate
      9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
    Wind speed 20
    (km/h)
    18
    (km/h)
    10
    (km/h)
    17
    (km/h)
    6
    (km/h)
    9
    (km/h)
    6
    (km/h)
    8
    (km/h)
    4
    (km/h)
    9
    (km/h)
    4
    (km/h)
    9
    (km/h)
    6
    (km/h)
    13
    (km/h)
    Wind direction W W W WSW W S ENE E ENE E E ESE NW W
    Relative humidity 95% 80% 97% 79% 97% 72% 98% 67% 96% 63% 92% 65% 95% 74%
    Dew point 9°C 9°C 7°C 8°C 7°C 7°C 4°C 6°C 4°C 6°C 4°C 7°C 4°C 7°C
  9. 28 Day Rainfall forecast

    Alberton Rain Forecast


    Alberton 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    5
    LOW
    6
    LOW
    7
    LOW
    8
    9
    10
    LOW
    11
    LOW
    12
    LOW
    13
    LOW
    14
    MEDIUM
    15
    MEDIUM
    16
    MEDIUM
    17
    MEDIUM
    18
    HIGH
    19
    HIGH
    20
    HIGH
    21
    MEDIUM
    22
    MEDIUM
    23
    LOW
    24
    LOW
    25
    LOW
    26
    LOW
    27
    LOW
    28
    HIGH
    29
    MEDIUM
    30
    MEDIUM
    31
    MEDIUM
    Aug 1
    LOW
    2
    MEDIUM
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Jul 4

    Issue Notes

    The hemispheric long wave pattern has remained stable in recent weeks. There are four main troughs. Currently the most significant troughs are near the longitudes of South Africa, the Indian Ocean, New Zealand, the south Pacific, and South America.

    Summary:

    Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 12 July to 16 July, 17 July to 21 July, and 5 August to 9 August. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 11 July to 15 July, and 25 July to 29 July. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 12 July to 16 July, 17 July to 21 July, and 3 August to 7 August.

    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

    Alberton Rain Forecast


    Alberton 12-month Rainfall Forecast
    Jul
    Aug
    Sep
    Oct
    Nov
    Dec
    Jan
    Feb
    Mar
    Apr
    May
    2020
    2021
    5
    3
    6
    6
    6
    7
    5
    8
    6
    5
    3
    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 IOD status: Neutral SAM status: Trending positive Sea surface temperatures (SSTs) across the equatorial central Pacific exhibited significant cooling over the past month, with the Nino3.4 index registering a value of -0.1in May. On the other hand, the Southern Oscillation Index (SOI) recorded a value of 2.8 during the same month. The current outlook suggests cooler than average SSTs will take hold across the equatorial Pacific Ocean during winter, potentially reaching La Nina thresholds by mid-spring. All eight international models continue to suggest a cooler side of neutral for the region throughout the remainder of the Austral winter and through spring. The current International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI) outlook suggests a 45:40 chance for La Nina:Neutral conditions by the end of the Austral spring. To the west of Australia, the Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) remains neutral, normal for this time of the year. However, out of season Tropical CycloneMangga brought some significant cooling to the sea surface temperatures to the northwest of Australia late in May. This disrupted the warming trend in the region that would have led to a negative IOD by mid-winter. Nonetheless, all but one of the six main international models (BoMs outlook), continue to hint at a possible negative IOD establishing later in winter/first half of spring. In terms of precipitation across Australia, the current short-term outlook now favours below average rainfall for most of the country for the remainder of June and early July. This outlook is mainly driven by cooler SSTs across northwestern Australia, reducing the amount of available moisture in the atmosphere. As discussed earlier, tropical cyclone Mangga was a key player in the cooling of the SSTs off the northwest coast. Most models, however, are indicating a positive IOD is still on the cards later in winter and through spring, bringing a wetter outlook for most of the southern half of the country from mid-to-lateJuly. Across parts of southern Vic, NSW and Qld (east of the Great Dividing Range), southwestern WA and Tasmania, the outlook continues to favour average-to-slightly below average rainfall over the coming months as these regions transition to their ‘drier’ part of the year (eastern seaboard) or tend to be less influenced by the IOD (SW WA and Tas) but more on the phases of the Southern Annular Mode (SAM).

  11. Long range rainfall forecast

    Alberton Rain Forecast


    Alberton 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    5
    LOW
    6
    LOW
    7
    LOW
    8
    9
    10
    LOW
    11
    LOW
    12
    LOW
    13
    LOW
    14
    MEDIUM
    15
    MEDIUM
    16
    MEDIUM
    17
    MEDIUM
    18
    HIGH
    19
    HIGH
    20
    HIGH
    21
    MEDIUM
    22
    MEDIUM
    23
    LOW
    24
    LOW
    25
    LOW
    26
    LOW
    27
    LOW
    28
    HIGH
    29
    MEDIUM
    30
    MEDIUM
    31
    MEDIUM
    Aug 1
    LOW
    2
    MEDIUM
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Jul 4

    Issue Notes

    The hemispheric long wave pattern has remained stable in recent weeks. There are four main troughs. Currently the most significant troughs are near the longitudes of South Africa, the Indian Ocean, New Zealand, the south Pacific, and South America.

    Summary:

    Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 12 July to 16 July, 17 July to 21 July, and 5 August to 9 August. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 11 July to 15 July, and 25 July to 29 July. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 12 July to 16 July, 17 July to 21 July, and 3 August to 7 August.

    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

    Alberton Past 5 Days

    This Month
    Minimum Maximum Rainfall
    Tuesday
    Jun 30
    -1.6 °C 15.6 °C
    0.2 mm
    Wednesday
    Jul 01
    1.9 °C 19.2 °C
    0.0 mm
    Thursday
    Jul 02
    7.9 °C 14.0 °C
    1.0 mm
    Friday
    Jul 03
    7.0 °C 11.8 °C
    0.0 mm
    Saturday
    Jul 04
    3.5 °C 13.0 °C
    6.6 mm
    Legend
  14. Almanac

    Almanac


    Alberton minimum temp history (38.6114°S, 146.666°E, 8m AMSL)
    MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
    Hottest this month 18.6° 01/07/2020 Coldest this month 1.6° 01/07/2020
    Hottest on record 21.8 21/07/2009 Coldest on record -3.5 23/07/1994
    Hottest this year 42.7° 31/01/2020 Coldest this year -2.5° 09/06/2020
    Long term average 13.6° Long term average 3.8°
    Average this month 13.6° Average this month 4.4°
    Hottest July On Record Avg. max. temp. 14.9° 2013 Coldest July on record Avg. min. temp. 1.5° 1987
    Alberton rainfall history (38.6114°S, 146.666°E, 8m AMSL)
    RAINFALL
    Wettest This Month 9.6mm 04/07/2020 Total This Month 14.0mm
    3.0 days
    Long Term Average 65.3mm 21.1 days Wettest July on record 119.2mm 2016
    Driest on record 24.8mm 1994
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    Weather Radar for VIC

  16. Year to Date

    Alberton Year To Date

    Average Rainfall To Jul 384.3mm 103.0 day(s)
    Total For 2020 460.6mm 103.0 day(s)
    Total To This Day 2019 209.6mm 74.0 day(s)
    Wettest Day 40.4mm May 2
    Lowest Temperature -2.5°C Jun 9
    Highest Temperature 42.7°C Jan31
  17. Popup - Monthly historical

  18. Climatology

    Climate History

    Alberton Climatology

    Long-Term Averages
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
    Mean Max (°C) 26.6 26.6 24.5 20.5 16.9 14.2 13.6 14.9 17.0 19.6 22.0 24.3 20.1
    Mean Min (°C) 12.8 12.9 11.3 8.7 6.5 4.5 3.8 4.4 5.9 7.4 9.5 11.2 8.2
    Mean Rain (mm) 48.8 46.0 48.5 57.7 54.1 63.9 65.3 65.4 74.2 72.3 74.4 66.5 735.6
    Mean Rain Days 9.4 8.8 11.6 14.3 17.7 20.1 21.1 19.8 17.5 15.4 13.2 12.3 177.6