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Leongatha (38.4762°S, 145.9463°E, 76m AMSL) set as my default location ›

  1. My MLA

  2. Current condition

    TODAY
    Clearing shower 13°
    clearing shower
    Chance of rain: 20%
    Likely amount: < 1mm
    First
    light
    Sunrise Sunset Last light
    Sunrise Sunset
    6:28am EST 6:55am EST 5:46pm EST 6:14pm EST
    NOW
    11.1° Feels Like: 4.9°
    Relative Humidity: 66%
    Dew: 5.0°
    Wind: SW 26km/h
    Gust: SW 26km/h
    Rainfall since 9am: 0.2mm
    Pressure:  
  3. Today Weather

    Leongatha
    Now
    10.6°c
    Feels Like:
    7.4°
    Wind:
    WSW 9km/h
    Gusts:
    15km/h
    Humidity:
    60%
    Clearing shower
     
    Min
    13°
    Max
    Today in Leongatha
    Partly cloudy. High chance of showers in the west, medium chance elsewhere - showers becoming isolated during the morning and clearing by mid-afternoon. Snow falling above 1000 metres. Winds SW 30 to 45 km/h tending W/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the late afternoon then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 7 and 13.
    Tomorrow
    Mostly sunny
    Min
    15°
    Max
    Mostly sunny. Areas of morning frost about the ranges. Light winds becoming W/NW 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 2 and 4 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 17.
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  6. Warnings

  7. Next 48 Hours


    Next 48 Hours


  8. 7 day forecast

    Today: Partly cloudy. High chance of showers in the west, medium chance elsewhere - showers becoming isolated during the morning and clearing by mid-afternoon. Snow falling above 1000 metres. Winds SW 30 to 45 km/h tending W/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the late afternoon then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 7 and 13.

    Forecast for Leongatha (38.4762°S, 145.9463°E, 76m AMSL)
      Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed
    Summary Clearing shower Mostly sunny Possible shower Showers Possible shower Possible shower Possible shower
    Minimum
    Maximum 13° 15° 16° 13° 13° 14° 14°
    Chance of rain 20% 10% 90% 70% 60% 50% 80%
    Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm 5-10mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
    UV index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate - - -
    Frost risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
      9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
    Wind speed 24
    (km/h)
    16
    (km/h)
    13
    (km/h)
    13
    (km/h)
    27
    (km/h)
    20
    (km/h)
    12
    (km/h)
    12
    (km/h)
    8
    (km/h)
    8
    (km/h)
    9
    (km/h)
    10
    (km/h)
    19
    (km/h)
    16
    (km/h)
    Wind direction SW SW NNW NW N WNW WSW W WNW W NW WNW WNW W
    Relative humidity 62% 54% 77% 58% 61% 65% 67% 62% 83% 72% 85% 66% 78% 61%
    Dew point 3°C 4°C 4°C 7°C 5°C 8°C 4°C 5°C 8°C 8°C 7°C 8°C 5°C 7°C
  9. 28 Day Rainfall forecast

    Leongatha Rain Forecast


    Leongatha 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    22
    MEDIUM
    23
    24
    MEDIUM
    25
    LOW
    26
    LOW
    27
    28
    MEDIUM
    29
    MEDIUM
    30
    LOW
    31
    LOW
    Sep 1
    MEDIUM
    2
    MEDIUM
    3
    HIGH
    4
    MEDIUM
    5
    MEDIUM
    6
    LOW
    7
    LOW
    8
    MEDIUM
    9
    10
    11
    LOW
    12
    LOW
    13
    MEDIUM
    14
    MEDIUM
    15
    MEDIUM
    16
    MEDIUM
    17
    HIGH
    18
    MEDIUM
    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

    Leongatha Rain Forecast


    Leongatha 12-month Rainfall Forecast
    Aug
    Sep
    Oct
    Nov
    Dec
    Jan
    Feb
    Mar
    Apr
    May
    Jun
    Jul
    2019
    2020
    6
    6
    5
    5
    5
    6
    7
    6
    5
    3
    9
    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

    Leongatha Rain Forecast


    Leongatha 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    22
    MEDIUM
    23
    24
    MEDIUM
    25
    LOW
    26
    LOW
    27
    28
    MEDIUM
    29
    MEDIUM
    30
    LOW
    31
    LOW
    Sep 1
    MEDIUM
    2
    MEDIUM
    3
    HIGH
    4
    MEDIUM
    5
    MEDIUM
    6
    LOW
    7
    LOW
    8
    MEDIUM
    9
    10
    11
    LOW
    12
    LOW
    13
    MEDIUM
    14
    MEDIUM
    15
    MEDIUM
    16
    MEDIUM
    17
    HIGH
    18
    MEDIUM
    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.

  12. Popup - Daily historical

  13. Past 5 Days

    Leongatha Past 5 Days

    This Month
    Minimum Maximum Rainfall
    Sunday
    Aug 18
    5.2 °C 20.9 °C
    0.2 mm
    Monday
    Aug 19
    4.7 °C 11.8 °C
    29.4 mm
    Tuesday
    Aug 20
    7.0 °C 13.9 °C
    4.2 mm
    Wednesday
    Aug 21
    10.4 °C 14.3 °C
    9.8 mm
    Thursday
    Aug 22
    8.0 °C 12 °C
    3.6 mm
    Legend
  14. Almanac

    Almanac


    Leongatha minimum temp history (38.4762°S, 145.9463°E, 76m AMSL)
    MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
    Hottest this month 20.4° 18/08/2019 Coldest this month 4.1° 12/08/2019
    Hottest on record 24.0 25/08/1995 Coldest on record -1.5 18/08/1982
    Hottest this year 41.7° 06/01/2019 Coldest this year 0.8° 24/06/2019
    Long term average 14.5° Long term average 6.8°
    Average this month 13.9° Average this month 7.4°
    Hottest August On Record Avg. max. temp. 16.3° 1982 Coldest August on record Avg. min. temp. 5.5° 1994
    Leongatha rainfall history (38.4762°S, 145.9463°E, 76m AMSL)
    RAINFALL
    Wettest This Month 48.4mm 12/08/2019 Total This Month 136.6mm
    15.0 days
    Long Term Average 100.8mm 16.9 days Wettest August on record 215.8mm 1982
  15. Popup - Radar

  16. Year to Date

    Leongatha Year To Date

    Average Rainfall To Aug 625.0mm 100.9 day(s)
    Total For 2019 621.2mm 99.0 day(s)
    Total To This Day 2018 582.6mm 124.0 day(s)
    Wettest Day 48.4mm Aug12
    Lowest Temperature 0.8°C Jun24
    Highest Temperature 41.7°C Jan 6
  17. Popup - Monthly historical

  18. Climatology

    Leongatha Climatology

    Long-Term Averages
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
    Mean Max (°C) 23.9 24.6 22.8 19.7 16.7 14.2 13.5 14.5 16.1 18.2 20.0 22.0 18.8
    Mean Min (°C) 13.1 13.4 12.3 10.4 8.7 6.7 6.2 6.8 7.8 8.8 10.4 11.7 9.7
    Mean Rain (mm) 48.2 44.9 60.1 78.0 98.2 95.9 98.9 100.8 88.8 87.1 68.9 60.1 930.1
    Mean Rain Days 7.7 6.9 9.5 12.2 15.1 15.5 17.1 16.9 14.9 13.5 11.0 9.4 146.6