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Peterborough (38.607°S, 142.8766°E, 5m AMSL) set as my default location ›

  1. My MLA

  2. Current condition

    TODAY
    Windy with showers 13°
    windy with showers
    Chance of rain: 90%
    Likely amount: 10-20mm
    First
    light
    Sunrise Sunset Last light
    Sunrise Sunset
    6:46am EST 7:13am EST 5:56pm EST 6:23pm EST
    NOW
    7.2° Feels Like: -3.7°
    Relative Humidity: 97%
    Dew: 6.8°
    Wind: WSW 52km/h
    Gust: WSW 52km/h
    Rainfall since 9am: 4.8mm
    Pressure: 1004.8hPa
  3. Today Weather

    Peterborough
    Now
    7.9°c
    Feels Like:
    -3.4°
    Wind:
    SW 54km/h
    Gusts:
    74km/h
    Humidity:
    95%
    Windy with showers
     
    Min
    13°
    Max
    Today in Peterborough
    Cloudy. Very high chance of showers. Snow falling above 900 metres later this afternoon, lowering to 500 metres tonight. The chance of a thunderstorm from late this morning. Gusty winds and small hail possible from late morning. Winds N 25 to 35 km/h shifting W/SW in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures around 12.
    Tomorrow
    Windy with showers
    Min
    12°
    Max
    Partly cloudy. Very high chance of showers in the south grading to a medium chance in the north. Snow level around 400 metres in the early morning, increasing above 1200 metres during the day. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south in the early morning. Possible small hail in the morning. Winds W 25 to 40 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 12.
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  6. Warnings

  7. Next 48 Hours


    Next 48 Hours


  8. 7 day forecast

    Today: Cloudy. Very high chance of showers. Snow falling above 900 metres later this afternoon, lowering to 500 metres tonight. The chance of a thunderstorm from late this morning. Gusty winds and small hail possible from late morning. Winds N 25 to 35 km/h shifting W/SW in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures around 12.

    Forecast for Peterborough (38.607°S, 142.8766°E, 5m AMSL)
      Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
    Summary Windy with showers Windy with showers Windy with showers Windy with showers Possible shower Mostly sunny Possible shower
    Minimum 10°
    Maximum 13° 12° 14° 14° 13° 15° 17°
    Chance of rain 90% 60% 70% 80% 30% 40% 90%
    Likely amount 10-20mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
    UV index Low Low Low Moderate Moderate - -
    Frost risk Nil Slight Nil Nil Nil Slight Nil
      9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
    Wind speed 25
    (km/h)
    30
    (km/h)
    30
    (km/h)
    36
    (km/h)
    32
    (km/h)
    40
    (km/h)
    35
    (km/h)
    38
    (km/h)
    30
    (km/h)
    26
    (km/h)
    19
    (km/h)
    23
    (km/h)
    26
    (km/h)
    26
    (km/h)
    Wind direction N NW WSW WSW WNW W WSW WSW SW WSW NNW NNW NNW NW
    Relative humidity 81% 83% 85% 75% 95% 85% 92% 80% 81% 72% 92% 70% 81% 65%
    Dew point 8°C 9°C 6°C 8°C 10°C 11°C 10°C 10°C 7°C 8°C 7°C 10°C 7°C 11°C
  9. 28 Day Rainfall forecast

    Peterborough Rain Forecast


    Peterborough 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    18
    HIGH
    19
    MEDIUM
    20
    HIGH
    21
    MEDIUM
    22
    23
    24
    MEDIUM
    25
    LOW
    26
    HIGH
    27
    HIGH
    28
    HIGH
    29
    HIGH
    30
    HIGH
    31
    HIGH
    Sep 1
    LOW
    2
    MEDIUM
    3
    LOW
    4
    LOW
    5
    6
    7
    8
    9
    LOW
    10
    HIGH
    11
    LOW
    12
    LOW
    13
    MEDIUM
    14
    MEDIUM
    15
    MEDIUM
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Aug18

    Issue Notes

    The hemispheric long wave pattern has remained stable in recent weeks. There are six main troughs. Currently the most significant troughs are near the longitudes of South Africa, the Indian Ocean, Western Australia, 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 26 August to 30 August, 10 September to 14 September, and 15 September to 19 September. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 16 August to 20 August. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 25 August to 29 August, 11 September to 15 September, and 15 September to 19 September.

  10. 12 Month Rainfall Forecast

    Peterborough Rain Forecast


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

    Peterborough Rain Forecast


    Peterborough 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    18
    HIGH
    19
    MEDIUM
    20
    HIGH
    21
    MEDIUM
    22
    23
    24
    MEDIUM
    25
    LOW
    26
    HIGH
    27
    HIGH
    28
    HIGH
    29
    HIGH
    30
    HIGH
    31
    HIGH
    Sep 1
    LOW
    2
    MEDIUM
    3
    LOW
    4
    LOW
    5
    6
    7
    8
    9
    LOW
    10
    HIGH
    11
    LOW
    12
    LOW
    13
    MEDIUM
    14
    MEDIUM
    15
    MEDIUM
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Aug18

    Issue Notes

    The hemispheric long wave pattern has remained stable in recent weeks. There are six main troughs. Currently the most significant troughs are near the longitudes of South Africa, the Indian Ocean, Western Australia, 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 26 August to 30 August, 10 September to 14 September, and 15 September to 19 September. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 16 August to 20 August. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 25 August to 29 August, 11 September to 15 September, and 15 September to 19 September.

  12. Popup - Daily historical

  13. Past 5 Days

    Peterborough Past 5 Days

    This Month
    Minimum Maximum Rainfall
    Wednesday
    Aug 14
    3.4 °C 13.0 °C
    0.0 mm
    Thursday
    Aug 15
    5.2 °C -
    0.0 mm
    Friday
    Aug 16
    9.2 °C 12.7 °C
    0.6 mm
    Saturday
    Aug 17
    3.6 °C 14.0 °C
    2.8 mm
    Sunday
    Aug 18
    6.8 °C 15 °C
    0.0 mm
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  14. Almanac

    Almanac


    Peterborough minimum temp history (38.607°S, 142.8766°E, 5m AMSL)
    MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
    Hottest this month 15.9° 05/08/2019 Coldest this month 1.4° 10/08/2019
    Hottest on record 22.9 27/08/2007 Coldest on record -1.4 20/08/2003
    Hottest this year 44.3° 24/01/2019 Coldest this year -1.9° 24/06/2019
    Long term average 14.4° Long term average 5.9°
    Average this month 12.7° Average this month 5.7°
    Hottest August On Record Avg. max. temp. 15.8° 2011 Coldest August on record Avg. min. temp. 4.8° 2002
    Peterborough rainfall history (38.607°S, 142.8766°E, 5m AMSL)
    RAINFALL
    Wettest This Month 18.6mm 10/08/2019 Total This Month 62.4mm
    12.0 days
    Long Term Average 94.1mm 21.7 days Wettest August on record 204.4mm 2011
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  16. Year to Date

    Peterborough Year To Date

    Average Rainfall To Aug 505.2mm 130.2 day(s)
    Total For 2019 476.6mm 115.0 day(s)
    Total To This Day 2018 470.2mm 120.0 day(s)
    Wettest Day 29.8mm Mar30
    Lowest Temperature -1.9°C Jun24
    Highest Temperature 44.3°C Jan24
  17. Popup - Monthly historical

  18. Climatology

    Peterborough Climatology

    Long-Term Averages
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
    Mean Max (°C) 24.5 24.8 23.2 20.0 16.5 14.1 13.5 14.4 16.1 18.1 20.4 22.7 19.1
    Mean Min (°C) 11.8 12.4 10.9 8.9 7.4 5.9 5.6 5.9 6.8 7.3 9.0 10.1 8.5
    Mean Rain (mm) 37.3 31.7 49.7 54.5 71.2 80.6 86.1 94.1 72.6 63.6 51.2 47.2 735.4
    Mean Rain Days 9.1 8.7 12.8 15.3 20.5 20.2 21.9 21.7 19.7 18.2 13.7 12.1 180.0