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Rostron (36.7719°S, 143.1783°E, 202m AMSL) set as my default location ›

  1. My MLA

  2. Current condition

    TODAY
    Mostly cloudy
    mostly cloudy
    Chance of rain: 10%
    Likely amount: < 1mm
    First
    light
    Sunrise Sunset Last light
    Sunrise Sunset
    6:01am EST 6:27am EST 6:18pm EST 6:44pm EST
    NOW
    11.3° Feels Like: 4.1°
    Relative Humidity: 50%
    Dew: 1.3°
    Wind: S 28km/h
    Gust: S 28km/h
    Rainfall since 9am: 0.0mm
    Pressure: 1022.1hPa
  3. Today Weather

    Rostron
    Now
    12.0°c
    Feels Like:
    6.9°
    Wind:
    SSE 20km/h
    Gusts:
    31km/h
    Humidity:
    62%
    Mostly cloudy
     
    Min
    Max
    Today in Rostron
    Partly cloudy. High chance of showers in the north, medium chance elsewhere. Possible small hail with showers in the southwest this afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north this morning. Winds S 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 14.
    Tomorrow
    Sunny
    Min
    Max
    Sunny. Patchy fog in the southwest in the early morning. Areas of morning frost, locally severe. Light winds becoming SE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around zero with daytime temperatures reaching around 15.
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  6. Warnings

    There are no current warnings for Rostron

  7. Next 48 Hours


    Next 48 Hours


  8. 7 day forecast

    Today: Partly cloudy. High chance of showers in the north, medium chance elsewhere. Possible small hail with showers in the southwest this afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north this morning. Winds S 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 14.

    Forecast for Rostron (36.7719°S, 143.1783°E, 202m AMSL)
      Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
    Summary Mostly cloudy Sunny Mostly sunny Windy Possible shower Possible shower Showers increasing
    Minimum 10°
    Maximum 12° 16° 14°
    Chance of rain 10% 5% 5% 40% 60% 70% 50%
    Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 1-5mm < 1mm
    UV index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate - -
    Frost risk Nil High High Slight Nil Slight High
      9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
    Wind speed 26
    (km/h)
    21
    (km/h)
    17
    (km/h)
    8
    (km/h)
    16
    (km/h)
    14
    (km/h)
    30
    (km/h)
    28
    (km/h)
    20
    (km/h)
    15
    (km/h)
    18
    (km/h)
    18
    (km/h)
    17
    (km/h)
    17
    (km/h)
    Wind direction S SSW SSE SSE NE N NE NE NNE N W WNW W W
    Relative humidity 78% 62% 71% 60% 69% 63% 72% 64% 75% 87% 81% 72% 75% 74%
    Dew point 2°C 0°C -0°C 2°C 2°C 5°C 4°C 9°C 6°C 11°C 2°C 3°C 1°C 3°C
  9. 28 Day Rainfall forecast

    Rostron Rain Forecast


    Rostron 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    16
    17
    18
    19
    MEDIUM
    20
    MEDIUM
    21
    MEDIUM
    22
    MEDIUM
    23
    MEDIUM
    24
    25
    26
    LOW
    27
    MEDIUM
    28
    MEDIUM
    29
    LOW
    30
    Oct 1
    2
    3
    LOW
    4
    5
    LOW
    6
    7
    8
    LOW
    9
    MEDIUM
    10
    11
    12
    13
    LOW
    14
    LOW
    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

    Rostron Rain Forecast


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

    Rostron Rain Forecast


    Rostron 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    16
    17
    18
    19
    MEDIUM
    20
    MEDIUM
    21
    MEDIUM
    22
    MEDIUM
    23
    MEDIUM
    24
    25
    26
    LOW
    27
    MEDIUM
    28
    MEDIUM
    29
    LOW
    30
    Oct 1
    2
    3
    LOW
    4
    5
    LOW
    6
    7
    8
    LOW
    9
    MEDIUM
    10
    11
    12
    13
    LOW
    14
    LOW
    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

    Rostron Past 5 Days

    This Month
    Minimum Maximum Rainfall
    Thursday
    Sep 12
    8.3 °C 19.4 °C
    0.0 mm
    Friday
    Sep 13
    0.6 °C 18.8 °C
    0.0 mm
    Saturday
    Sep 14
    1.7 °C 17.7 °C
    0.0 mm
    Sunday
    Sep 15
    8.6 °C 21 °C
    0.2 mm
    Monday
    Sep 16
    7 °C -
    0.0 mm
    Legend
  14. Almanac

    Almanac


    Rostron minimum temp history (36.7719°S, 143.1783°E, 202m AMSL)
    MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
    Hottest this month 21.0° 15/09/2019 Coldest this month 0.6° 13/09/2019
    Hottest on record 29.3 12/09/2009 Coldest on record -1.6 01/09/2015
    Hottest this year 42.8° 04/01/2019 Coldest this year -2.6° 24/06/2019
    Long term average 16.7° Long term average 6.0°
    Average this month 15.6° Average this month 5.0°
    Hottest September On Record Avg. max. temp. 18.4° 2006 Coldest September on record Avg. min. temp. 4.6° 2003
    Rostron rainfall history (36.7719°S, 143.1783°E, 202m AMSL)
    RAINFALL
    Wettest This Month 6.2mm 07/09/2019 Total This Month 18.8mm
    8.0 days
    Long Term Average 54.3mm 12.9 days Wettest September on record 136.2mm 2006
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  16. Year to Date

    Rostron Year To Date

    Average Rainfall To Sep 379.5mm 96.2 day(s)
    Total For 2019 347.4mm 86.0 day(s)
    Total To This Day 2018 263.2mm 89.0 day(s)
    Wettest Day 68.6mm May 2
    Lowest Temperature -2.6°C Jun24
    Highest Temperature 42.8°C Jan 4
  17. Popup - Monthly historical

  18. Climatology

    Rostron Climatology

    Long-Term Averages
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
    Mean Max (°C) 29.2 28.7 25.4 20.7 16.3 13.2 12.4 13.9 16.7 20.0 23.8 26.6 20.6
    Mean Min (°C) 13.6 13.7 11.5 8.5 6.3 4.7 4.2 4.7 6.0 7.4 9.8 11.3 8.5
    Mean Rain (mm) 37.6 30.6 20.7 30.0 39.8 55.0 57.6 53.9 54.3 36.1 41.0 35.9 490.7
    Mean Rain Days 4.9 4.5 5.8 6.9 11.9 15.2 18.4 15.7 12.9 10.0 7.3 7.3 116.7