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  1. My MLA

  2. Current condition

    TODAY
    Late shower 13°
    late shower
    Chance of rain: 70%
    Likely amount: 1-5mm
    First
    light
    Sunrise Sunset Last light
    Sunrise Sunset
    6:53am EST 7:22am EST 5:08pm EST 5:37pm EST
    NOW
    10.3° Feels Like: 6.9°
    Relative Humidity: 67%
    Dew: 4.5°
    Wind: N 11km/h
    Gust: 15km/h
    Rainfall since 9am: 0.0mm
    Pressure: 1022.1hPa
  3. Today Weather

    Benambra
    Now
    8.2°c
    Feels Like:
    3.5°
    Wind:
    NNE 17km/h
    Gusts:
    17km/h
    Humidity:
    73%
    Late shower
     
    Min
    13°
    Max
    Today in Benambra
    Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers in the west, most likely later tonight. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Snow possible above 1700 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm about the ranges. Light winds.
    Tomorrow
    Showers
    Min
    11°
    Max
    Cloudy. Patchy morning fog. Very high chance of showers in the west, medium chance elsewhere. Snow level around 1700 metres in the morning lowering to 1500 metres at night. The chance of a thunderstorm, with possible small hail in the west in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming SW 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 14.
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  6. Warnings

    There are no current warnings for Benambra

  7. Next 48 Hours


    Next 48 Hours


  8. 7 day forecast

    Today: Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers in the west, most likely later tonight. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Snow possible above 1700 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm about the ranges. Light winds.

    Forecast for Benambra (36.9498°S, 147.7032°E, 722m AMSL)
      Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu
    Summary Late shower Showers Showers Showers Showers Showers Possible shower
    Minimum
    Maximum 13° 11° 10° 10° 10° 10°
    Chance of rain 70% 90% 90% 80% 90% 90% 30%
    Likely amount 1-5mm 1-5mm 10-20mm 10-20mm 5-10mm 1-5mm < 1mm
    UV index Low Low Low Low Low - -
    Frost risk High Moderate High Slight Slight Slight Moderate
      9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
    Wind speed 9
    (km/h)
    17
    (km/h)
    7
    (km/h)
    11
    (km/h)
    6
    (km/h)
    12
    (km/h)
    15
    (km/h)
    23
    (km/h)
    21
    (km/h)
    26
    (km/h)
    14
    (km/h)
    17
    (km/h)
    7
    (km/h)
    15
    (km/h)
    Wind direction N N N NNE SE SSE S S S S S S WSW S
    Relative humidity 99% 67% 100% 80% 100% 83% 100% 88% 100% 86% 100% 81% 97% 68%
    Dew point 1°C 5°C 5°C 7°C 4°C 6°C 6°C 7°C 6°C 6°C 5°C 6°C 4°C 3°C
  9. 28 Day Rainfall forecast

    Benambra Rain Forecast


    Benambra 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    10
    LOW
    11
    MEDIUM
    12
    HIGH
    13
    HIGH
    14
    HIGH
    15
    HIGH
    16
    MEDIUM
    17
    18
    LOW
    19
    MEDIUM
    20
    LOW
    21
    HIGH
    22
    MEDIUM
    23
    MEDIUM
    24
    25
    LOW
    26
    MEDIUM
    27
    MEDIUM
    28
    29
    LOW
    30
    31
    LOW
    Aug 1
    HIGH
    2
    MEDIUM
    3
    MEDIUM
    4
    LOW
    5
    LOW
    6
    LOW
    7
    LOW
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Jul10

    Issue Notes

    The hemispheric long wave pattern has remained stable in recent weeks. There are five main troughs. Currently the most significant troughs are near the longitudes of the southwest Indian Ocean, Western Australia, the south Pacific, the southeast Pacific, and the Atlantic Ocean.

    Summary:

    Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 17 July to 21 July, 29 July to 2 August, and 5 August to 9 August. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 31 July to 4 August. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 17 July to 21 July, 30 July to 3 August, and 6 August to 10 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

    Benambra Rain Forecast


    Benambra 12-month Rainfall Forecast
    Jul
    Aug
    Sep
    Oct
    Nov
    Dec
    Jan
    Feb
    Mar
    Apr
    May
    Jun
    2020
    2021
    6
    6
    6
    7
    7
    7
    7
    8
    7
    7
    4
    8
    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

    Benambra Rain Forecast


    Benambra 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    10
    LOW
    11
    MEDIUM
    12
    HIGH
    13
    HIGH
    14
    HIGH
    15
    HIGH
    16
    MEDIUM
    17
    18
    LOW
    19
    MEDIUM
    20
    LOW
    21
    HIGH
    22
    MEDIUM
    23
    MEDIUM
    24
    25
    LOW
    26
    MEDIUM
    27
    MEDIUM
    28
    29
    LOW
    30
    31
    LOW
    Aug 1
    HIGH
    2
    MEDIUM
    3
    MEDIUM
    4
    LOW
    5
    LOW
    6
    LOW
    7
    LOW
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Jul10

    Issue Notes

    The hemispheric long wave pattern has remained stable in recent weeks. There are five main troughs. Currently the most significant troughs are near the longitudes of the southwest Indian Ocean, Western Australia, the south Pacific, the southeast Pacific, and the Atlantic Ocean.

    Summary:

    Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 17 July to 21 July, 29 July to 2 August, and 5 August to 9 August. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 31 July to 4 August. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 17 July to 21 July, 30 July to 3 August, and 6 August to 10 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

    Benambra Past 5 Days

    This Month
    Minimum Maximum Rainfall
    Monday
    Jul 06
    2.4 °C 10.6 °C
    0.0 mm
    Tuesday
    Jul 07
    1.2 °C 11.6 °C
    0.0 mm
    Wednesday
    Jul 08
    2.4 °C 11.9 °C
    0.0 mm
    Thursday
    Jul 09
    -0.1 °C 12.6 °C
    0.0 mm
    Friday
    Jul 10
    -1.0 °C 11.9 °C
    0.0 mm
    Legend
  14. Almanac

    Almanac


    Benambra minimum temp history (36.9498°S, 147.7032°E, 722m AMSL)
    MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
    Hottest this month 13.6° 01/07/2020 Coldest this month -1.0° 10/07/2020
    Hottest on record 16.8 18/07/2013 Coldest on record -5.9 08/07/2009
    Hottest this year 38.9° 31/01/2020 Coldest this year -4.6° 09/06/2020
    Long term average 10.5° Long term average 1.0°
    Average this month 10.4° Average this month 2.0°
    Hottest July On Record Avg. max. temp. 11.8° 2013 Coldest July on record Avg. min. temp. -1.0° 2010
    Benambra rainfall history (36.9498°S, 147.7032°E, 722m AMSL)
    RAINFALL
    Wettest This Month 7.8mm 02/07/2020 Total This Month 12.4mm
    3.0 days
    Long Term Average 58.5mm 18.8 days Wettest July on record 142.6mm 2016
    Driest on record 19.8mm 2010
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    Weather Radar for VIC

  16. Year to Date

    Benambra Year To Date

    Average Rainfall To Jul 364.9mm 91.6 day(s)
    Total For 2020 343.6mm 78.0 day(s)
    Total To This Day 2019 310.8mm 70.0 day(s)
    Wettest Day 47.4mm Jan20
    Lowest Temperature -4.6°C Jun 9
    Highest Temperature 38.9°C Jan31
  17. Popup - Monthly historical

  18. Climatology

    Climate History

    Benambra Climatology

    Long-Term Averages
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
    Mean Max (°C) 27.3 25.4 23.4 18.6 14.5 11.1 10.5 12.4 15.3 18.9 22.1 24.1 18.7
    Mean Min (°C) 11.3 10.6 9.0 5.4 2.8 1.1 1.0 1.4 3.2 5.0 7.8 8.8 5.7
    Mean Rain (mm) 49.9 63.7 53.9 38.7 29.2 71.0 58.5 50.6 56.1 58.9 73.7 61.7 664.6
    Mean Rain Days 8.9 9.6 11.5 11.2 14.3 17.3 18.8 16.5 16.0 13.4 12.5 11.2 147.1