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Reefton (37.6436°S, 145.8704°E, 509m AMSL) set as my default location ›

  1. My MLA

  2. Current condition

    TODAY
    Clearing shower 13°
    clearing shower
    Chance of rain: 60%
    Likely amount: < 1mm
    First
    light
    Sunrise Sunset Last light
    Sunrise Sunset
    5:50am EST 6:16am EST 6:07pm EST 6:33pm EST
    NOW
    7.6° Feels Like: 4.3°
    Relative Humidity: 59%
    Dew: 0.1°
    Wind: SSW 7km/h
    Gust: SSW 7km/h
    Rainfall since 9am: 0.0mm
    Pressure:  
  3. Today Weather

    Reefton
    Now
    7.4°c
    Feels Like:
    3.0°
    Wind:
    SW 13km/h
    Gusts:
    22km/h
    Humidity:
    64%
    Clearing shower
     
    Min
    13°
    Max
    Today in Reefton
    Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers during the morning and afternoon. Snow possible above 800 metres late today. Possible small hail with showers during this afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm about the eastern ranges early this morning. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h turning S 20 to 30 km/h during the morning. Daytime maximum temperatures between 9 and 13.
    Tomorrow
    Frost then sunny
    Min
    15°
    Max
    Mostly sunny. Patchy fog near the Yarra Valley in the early morning. Areas of morning frost. Winds S/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending E/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the evening then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 15.
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  6. Warnings

  7. Next 48 Hours


    Next 48 Hours


  8. 7 day forecast

    Today: Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers during the morning and afternoon. Snow possible above 800 metres late today. Possible small hail with showers during this afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm about the eastern ranges early this morning. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h turning S 20 to 30 km/h during the morning. Daytime maximum temperatures between 9 and 13.

    Forecast for Reefton (37.6436°S, 145.8704°E, 509m AMSL)
      Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
    Summary Clearing shower Frost then sunny Sunny Mostly sunny Possible shower Showers Possible shower
    Minimum 13°
    Maximum 13° 15° 18° 23° 23° 15° 13°
    Chance of rain 60% 5% 5% 10% 70% 80% 60%
    Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 5-10mm 5-10mm 1-5mm
    UV index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate - -
    Frost risk Nil High Moderate Slight Nil Nil Slight
      9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
    Wind speed 11
    (km/h)
    14
    (km/h)
    6
    (km/h)
    9
    (km/h)
    4
    (km/h)
    4
    (km/h)
    11
    (km/h)
    14
    (km/h)
    19
    (km/h)
    12
    (km/h)
    8
    (km/h)
    13
    (km/h)
    10
    (km/h)
    12
    (km/h)
    Wind direction SW SW SE SSE N W NE NNE NNE N W W W W
    Relative humidity 87% 52% 66% 46% 63% 44% 62% 46% 55% 60% 91% 64% 73% 60%
    Dew point 7°C 3°C 2°C 4°C 5°C 6°C 9°C 11°C 11°C 13°C 6°C 8°C 5°C 6°C
  9. 28 Day Rainfall forecast

    Reefton Rain Forecast


    Reefton 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    16
    LOW
    17
    18
    19
    20
    HIGH
    21
    MEDIUM
    22
    HIGH
    23
    LOW
    24
    LOW
    25
    MEDIUM
    26
    LOW
    27
    LOW
    28
    MEDIUM
    29
    LOW
    30
    LOW
    Oct 1
    2
    3
    LOW
    4
    5
    LOW
    6
    7
    LOW
    8
    MEDIUM
    9
    HIGH
    10
    HIGH
    11
    LOW
    12
    13
    LOW
    14
    MEDIUM
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Sep16

    Issue Notes

    The hemispheric long wave pattern has been relatively fast moving in recent weeks. There are five main troughs. Currently the most significant troughs are near the longitudes of the southwest Indian Ocean, the Indian Ocean, eastern Australia, the southeast 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 September to 30 September, 7 October to 11 October, and 20 October to 24 October. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 23 September to 27 September. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 26 September to 30 September, 7 October to 11 October, and 20 October to 24 October.

  10. 12 Month Rainfall Forecast

    Reefton Rain Forecast


    Reefton 12-month Rainfall Forecast
    Sep
    Oct
    Nov
    Dec
    Jan
    Feb
    Mar
    Apr
    May
    Jun
    Jul
    Aug
    2019
    2020
    6
    4
    5
    6
    6
    6
    6
    5
    3
    8
    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 Sep 10

    ENSO status: Neutral IOD status: Positive Sea surface temperatures (SSTs) continued the cooling trend over the central Pacific during August, with areas in the eastern equatorial Pacific exhibiting below average temperatures for the first time in about two years. The Nino3.4 index lingered between 0.2 and 0.1 through the month of August. The Southern Oscillation Index (SOI) recorded a value of -4.4 during the past month, which remains in neutral territory. Current consensus suggests warmer than average SSTs will persist across the equatorial Pacific Ocean through the austral spring, but well within neutral values. Although, three out of eight international models maintain a slightly warmer than average Pacific Ocean through the end of 2019, none of these are likely to reach El Nino thresholds during the 2019/2020 summer. Moreover, the IRI ENSO forecast suggests less than 40% of another El Nino developing over the next 12 months, with a neutral ENSO the most likely outcome. To the west of Australia, the Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) remains strongly positive. All six international models maintain a strong positive event until the beginning of the summer. The climate outlook for spring favours below average rainfall across the southern half, and in particular 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 spring due to a reduction of moisture streaming from the northwest. On the other hand, far southern Victoria and western Tasmania could see above average rainfall during this period as a sudden stratospheric warming (SSW) over Antarctica looks to enhance the negative phase of the southern annular mode (SAM) over the coming months.

  11. Long range rainfall forecast

    Reefton Rain Forecast


    Reefton 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    16
    LOW
    17
    18
    19
    20
    HIGH
    21
    MEDIUM
    22
    HIGH
    23
    LOW
    24
    LOW
    25
    MEDIUM
    26
    LOW
    27
    LOW
    28
    MEDIUM
    29
    LOW
    30
    LOW
    Oct 1
    2
    3
    LOW
    4
    5
    LOW
    6
    7
    LOW
    8
    MEDIUM
    9
    HIGH
    10
    HIGH
    11
    LOW
    12
    13
    LOW
    14
    MEDIUM
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Sep16

    Issue Notes

    The hemispheric long wave pattern has been relatively fast moving in recent weeks. There are five main troughs. Currently the most significant troughs are near the longitudes of the southwest Indian Ocean, the Indian Ocean, eastern Australia, the southeast 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 September to 30 September, 7 October to 11 October, and 20 October to 24 October. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 23 September to 27 September. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 26 September to 30 September, 7 October to 11 October, and 20 October to 24 October.

  12. Popup - Daily historical

  13. Past 5 Days

    Reefton Past 5 Days

    This Month
    Minimum Maximum Rainfall
    Thursday
    Sep 12
    9.0 °C 15.2 °C
    0.2 mm
    Friday
    Sep 13
    3.1 °C 12.8 °C
    0.8 mm
    Saturday
    Sep 14
    5.0 °C 15.3 °C
    0.0 mm
    Sunday
    Sep 15
    8.1 °C 15 °C
    3.0 mm
    Monday
    Sep 16
    6 °C -
    31.0 mm
    Legend
  14. Almanac

    Almanac


    Reefton minimum temp history (37.6436°S, 145.8704°E, 509m AMSL)
    MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
    Hottest this month 18.6° 03/09/2019 Coldest this month 0.5° 09/09/2019
    Hottest on record 26.1 18/09/1997 Coldest on record -0.6 28/09/2003
    Hottest this year 40.7° 25/01/2019 Coldest this year -0.6° 11/08/2019
    Long term average 13.6° Long term average 5.8°
    Average this month 12.9° Average this month 4.7°
    Hottest September On Record Avg. max. temp. 15.6° 2006 Coldest September on record Avg. min. temp. 4.1° 2003
    Reefton rainfall history (37.6436°S, 145.8704°E, 509m AMSL)
    RAINFALL
    Wettest This Month 10.4mm 07/09/2019 Total This Month 50.2mm
    11.0 days
    Long Term Average 66.8mm 16.2 days Wettest September on record 159.8mm 2006
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  16. Year to Date

    Reefton Year To Date

    Average Rainfall To Sep 505.5mm 119.4 day(s)
    Total For 2019 383.8mm 121.0 day(s)
    Total To This Day 2018 430.8mm 107.0 day(s)
    Wettest Day 21.2mm May 7
    Lowest Temperature -0.6°C Aug11
    Highest Temperature 40.7°C Jan25
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  18. Climatology

    Reefton Climatology

    Long-Term Averages
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
    Mean Max (°C) 27.2 26.8 23.3 18.3 13.3 10.2 9.2 10.6 13.6 16.9 21.0 23.9 17.8
    Mean Min (°C) 13.5 13.7 11.7 9.2 6.6 4.8 3.9 4.3 5.8 7.3 9.7 11.3 8.5
    Mean Rain (mm) 41.6 43.3 38.1 46.4 55.8 66.2 70.6 76.7 66.8 48.5 60.5 43.9 657.9
    Mean Rain Days 6.7 6.6 8.2 8.8 15.8 17.9 20.4 18.8 16.2 13.2 10.1 8.5 143.4