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  1. My MLA

  2. Current condition

    TODAY
    Late shower 17° 32°
    late shower
    Chance of rain: 90%
    Likely amount: 5-10mm
    First
    light
    Sunrise Sunset Last light
    Sunrise Sunset
    6:04am EDT 6:32am EDT 8:44pm EDT 9:13pm EDT
    NOW
    29.7° Feels Like: 23.2°
    Relative Humidity: 22%
    Dew: 5.7°
    Wind: N 28km/h
    Gust: 41km/h
    Rainfall since 9am: 0.0mm
    Pressure: 998.7hPa
  3. Today Weather

    Powlett Plains
    Now
    29.7°c
    Feels Like:
    23.2°
    Wind:
    N 28km/h
    Gusts:
    41km/h
    Humidity:
    22%
    Late shower
     
    17°
    Min
    32°
    Max
    Today in Powlett Plains
    Sunny morning. Medium chance of showers late this afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm during this afternoon and evening. Gusty winds during this afternoon and evening. Winds N/NE 25 to 40 km/h increasing to 45 km/h before shifting W/SW 25 to 35 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.
    Tomorrow
    Windy with showers
    12°
    Min
    22°
    Max
    Cloudy. Medium chance of rain in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east in the early morning. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h turning N/NW 25 to 35 km/h early in the morning then tending W/NW in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.
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  6. Warnings

  7. Next 48 Hours


    Next 48 Hours


  8. 7 day forecast

    Today: Sunny morning. Medium chance of showers late this afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm during this afternoon and evening. Gusty winds during this afternoon and evening. Winds N/NE 25 to 40 km/h increasing to 45 km/h before shifting W/SW 25 to 35 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.

    Forecast for Powlett Plains (36.4377°S, 143.8991°E, 118m AMSL)
      Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue
    Summary Late shower Windy with showers Mostly sunny Mostly sunny Mostly sunny Mostly cloudy Mostly cloudy
    Minimum 17° 12° 11° 14° 15° 15°
    Maximum 32° 22° 25° 28° 31° 33° 28°
    Chance of rain 90% 60% 5% 5% 5% 10% 5%
    Likely amount 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
    UV index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme - -
    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 25
    (km/h)
    34
    (km/h)
    21
    (km/h)
    31
    (km/h)
    13
    (km/h)
    16
    (km/h)
    7
    (km/h)
    12
    (km/h)
    7
    (km/h)
    14
    (km/h)
    7
    (km/h)
    18
    (km/h)
    15
    (km/h)
    21
    (km/h)
    Wind direction NNE N NNW WNW W W WSW W SW W ESE WNW WSW WSW
    Relative humidity 38% 23% 77% 38% 62% 36% 66% 35% 65% 32% 60% 25% 60% 33%
    Dew point 9°C 8°C 12°C 7°C 8°C 8°C 11°C 11°C 13°C 12°C 13°C 11°C 12°C 11°C
  9. 28 Day Rainfall forecast

    Powlett Plains Rain Forecast


    Powlett Plains 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    22
    HIGH
    23
    MEDIUM
    24
    25
    26
    27
    28
    29
    30
    31
    LOW
    Feb 1
    LOW
    2
    3
    4
    5
    LOW
    6
    7
    8
    9
    LOW
    10
    11
    12
    LOW
    13
    14
    15
    LOW
    16
    17
    18
    19
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Jan22

    Issue Notes

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

    Summary:

    Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 30 January to 3 February, 13 February to 17 February, and 21 February to 25 February. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 30 January to 3 February. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 29 January to 2 February, 13 February to 17 February, and 21 February to 25 February.

    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

    Powlett Plains Rain Forecast


    Powlett Plains 12-month Rainfall Forecast
    Jan
    Feb
    Mar
    Apr
    May
    Jun
    Jul
    Aug
    Sep
    Oct
    Nov
    Dec
    2020
    6
    6
    6
    7
    6
    8
    7
    8
    4
    1
    7
    6
    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 Jan 14

    ENSO status: Neutral IOD status: Neutral SAM status: Trending neutral Sea surface temperatures (SSTs) across the equatorial central Pacific remained stable throughout December with the Nino3.4 index registering a value of 0.4 throughout the month. On the other hand, the Southern Oscillation Index (SOI) recorded a value of -5.5 in December. The current outlook suggests warmer than average SSTs will persist across the equatorial Pacific Ocean through the coming months, but remaining within neutral values. Six out of eight international models maintain a warmer than average equatorial Pacific Ocean through the first two quarters of 2020, none of these reaching El Nino thresholds. To the west of Australia, the Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) has now returned to neutral, as waters off Western Australia have warmed up considerably. All six international models maintain neutral values until the austral winter with indications we could see another positive event later this year. In terms of rainfall across Australia, the current outlook favours a clearer below average rainfall signal for Western Australia and the Northern Territory through the remainder of January. This however, excludes any extreme weather events such as tropical cyclones. For the eastern states, there is a wetter than average signal for the coming weeks. Looking further ahead, with no significant signature from ENSO, there are no significant climate drivers tilting the balance towards a drier or wetter February. The current outlook suggests average-to-below average odds for February and March across the eastern states. The northern and western half of the country, however, could see a wet end to summer/start to autumn.

  11. Long range rainfall forecast

    Powlett Plains Rain Forecast


    Powlett Plains 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    22
    HIGH
    23
    MEDIUM
    24
    25
    26
    27
    28
    29
    30
    31
    LOW
    Feb 1
    LOW
    2
    3
    4
    5
    LOW
    6
    7
    8
    9
    LOW
    10
    11
    12
    LOW
    13
    14
    15
    LOW
    16
    17
    18
    19
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Jan22

    Issue Notes

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

    Summary:

    Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 30 January to 3 February, 13 February to 17 February, and 21 February to 25 February. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 30 January to 3 February. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 29 January to 2 February, 13 February to 17 February, and 21 February to 25 February.

    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

    Powlett Plains Past 5 Days

    This Month
    Minimum Maximum Rainfall
    Saturday
    Jan 18
    12.8 °C 30.1 °C
    0.0 mm
    Sunday
    Jan 19
    10.7 °C 32.6 °C
    0.0 mm
    Monday
    Jan 20
    17.9 °C 28.7 °C
    1.6 mm
    Tuesday
    Jan 21
    10.4 °C 28.1 °C
    4.6 mm
    Wednesday
    Jan 22
    15.4 °C 31 °C
    0.0 mm
    Legend
  14. Almanac

    Almanac


    Powlett Plains minimum temp history (36.4377°S, 143.8991°E, 118m AMSL)
    MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
    Hottest this month 39.5° 15/01/2020 Coldest this month 9.5° 17/01/2020
    Hottest on record 46.5 14/01/2014 Coldest on record 6.8 12/01/2012
    Hottest this year 39.5° 15/01/2020 Coldest this year 9.5° 17/01/2020
    Long term average 32.4° Long term average 15.5°
    Average this month 31.1° Average this month 14.2°
    Hottest January On Record Avg. max. temp. 34.8° 2014 Coldest January on record Avg. min. temp. 13.8° 2010
    Powlett Plains rainfall history (36.4377°S, 143.8991°E, 118m AMSL)
    RAINFALL
    Wettest This Month 6.0mm 06/01/2020 Total This Month 14.0mm
    5.0 days
    Long Term Average 32.4mm 5.2 days Wettest January on record 168.6mm 2014
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  16. Year to Date

    Powlett Plains Year To Date

    Average Rainfall To Jan 32.4mm 5.2 day(s)
    Total For 2020 14.0mm 5.0 day(s)
    Total To This Day 2019 0.2mm 1.0 day(s)
    Wettest Day 6.0mm Jan 6
    Lowest Temperature 9.5°C Jan17
    Highest Temperature 39.5°C Jan15
  17. Popup - Monthly historical

  18. Climatology

    Climate History

    Powlett Plains Climatology

    Long-Term Averages
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
    Mean Max (°C) 32.4 31.4 28.2 23.0 18.1 14.6 13.7 15.7 18.9 23.7 27.5 29.8 23.1
    Mean Min (°C) 15.5 15.0 12.8 9.2 6.4 4.4 3.8 4.1 5.4 7.5 11.0 13.0 9.0
    Mean Rain (mm) 32.4 18.8 24.7 25.8 30.2 34.9 36.8 34.7 40.6 24.7 41.3 31.1 375.5
    Mean Rain Days 5.2 4.4 6.1 6.5 10.7 12.8 16.5 13.2 9.8 6.9 7.2 7.5 98.3