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  1. My MLA

  2. Current condition

    TODAY
    Sunny 16° 40°
    Chance of rain: 5%
    Likely amount: < 1mm
    First
    light
    Sunrise Sunset Last light
    Sunrise Sunset
    6:05am EDT 6:34am EDT 8:32pm EDT 9:00pm EDT
    NOW
    22.6° Feels Like: 20.9°
    Relative Humidity: 45%
    Dew: 10.1°
    Wind: E 9km/h
    Gust: 13km/h
    Rainfall since 9am: 0.0mm
    Pressure:  
  3. Today Weather

    Tongala
    Now
    22.4°c
    Feels Like:
    20.7°
    Wind:
    ENE 11km/h
    Gusts:
    15km/h
    Humidity:
    50%
    Sunny
     
    16°
    Min
    40°
    Max
    Today in Tongala
    Hot and sunny. Light winds becoming NE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures around 40.
    Tomorrow
    Sunny
    22°
    Min
    45°
    Max
    Very hot and mostly sunny. Slight chance of a shower or thunderstorm in the southwest during the late afternoon and evening. Winds NE 20 to 30 km/h turning NW 25 to 35 km/h in the late morning and early afternoon then decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 40s.
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  6. Warnings

    There are no current warnings for Tongala

  7. Next 48 Hours


    Next 48 Hours


  8. 7 day forecast

    Today: Hot and sunny. Light winds becoming NE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures around 40.

    Forecast for Tongala (36.2494°S, 144.9482°E, 100m AMSL)
      Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed
    Summary Sunny Sunny Showers Mostly sunny Mostly sunny Sunny Mostly sunny
    Minimum 16° 22° 27° 15° 12° 15°
    Maximum 40° 45° 42° 27° 23° 29° 32°
    Chance of rain 5% 20% 70% 70% 5% 5% 5%
    Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 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 12
    (km/h)
    9
    (km/h)
    15
    (km/h)
    21
    (km/h)
    11
    (km/h)
    29
    (km/h)
    16
    (km/h)
    19
    (km/h)
    18
    (km/h)
    23
    (km/h)
    17
    (km/h)
    14
    (km/h)
    14
    (km/h)
    9
    (km/h)
    Wind direction ENE N ENE NNW NNW NW SW WSW SW SW S SSE ESE ESE
    Relative humidity 48% 11% 31% 15% 45% 26% 79% 33% 58% 34% 57% 26% 61% 28%
    Dew point 12°C 4°C 12°C 13°C 20°C 18°C 13°C 8°C 8°C 7°C 5°C 6°C 14°C 12°C
  9. 28 Day Rainfall forecast

    Tongala Rain Forecast


    Tongala 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    30
    31
    LOW
    Feb 1
    MEDIUM
    2
    MEDIUM
    3
    4
    5
    6
    MEDIUM
    7
    LOW
    8
    9
    10
    11
    12
    13
    14
    15
    16
    17
    LOW
    18
    19
    20
    21
    LOW
    22
    23
    24
    25
    26
    LOW
    27
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Jan29

    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, Western Australia, 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 7 February to 11 February, 19 February to 23 February, and 2 March to 6 March. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 7 February to 11 February, 25 February to 29 February, and 29 February to 4 March. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 5 February to 9 February, and 14 February to 18 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

    Tongala Rain Forecast


    Tongala 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

    Tongala Rain Forecast


    Tongala 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    30
    31
    LOW
    Feb 1
    MEDIUM
    2
    MEDIUM
    3
    4
    5
    6
    MEDIUM
    7
    LOW
    8
    9
    10
    11
    12
    13
    14
    15
    16
    17
    LOW
    18
    19
    20
    21
    LOW
    22
    23
    24
    25
    26
    LOW
    27
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Jan29

    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, Western Australia, 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 7 February to 11 February, 19 February to 23 February, and 2 March to 6 March. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 7 February to 11 February, 25 February to 29 February, and 29 February to 4 March. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 5 February to 9 February, and 14 February to 18 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

    Tongala Past 5 Days

    This Month
    Minimum Maximum Rainfall
    Saturday
    Jan 25
    11.9 °C 30.5 °C
    0.0 mm
    Sunday
    Jan 26
    14.3 °C 33.6 °C
    0.0 mm
    Monday
    Jan 27
    12.8 °C 33.6 °C
    0.0 mm
    Tuesday
    Jan 28
    14.1 °C 33.8 °C
    0.0 mm
    Wednesday
    Jan 29
    14.1 °C 35 °C
    0.0 mm
    Legend
  14. Almanac

    Almanac


    Tongala minimum temp history (36.2494°S, 144.9482°E, 100m AMSL)
    MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
    Hottest this month 40.7° 04/01/2020 Coldest this month 9.5° 01/01/2020
    Hottest on record 44.8 13/01/2016 Coldest on record 5.0 12/01/1975
    Hottest this year 40.7° 04/01/2020 Coldest this year 9.5° 01/01/2020
    Long term average 30.3° Long term average 14.4°
    Average this month 31.4° Average this month 14.7°
    Hottest January On Record Avg. max. temp. 33.8° 1981 Coldest January on record Avg. min. temp. 11.2° 1965
    Tongala rainfall history (36.2494°S, 144.9482°E, 100m AMSL)
    RAINFALL
    Wettest This Month 36.4mm 21/01/2020 Total This Month 76.4mm
    8.0 days
    Long Term Average 33.8mm 4.8 days Wettest January on record 137.8mm 1981
  15. Popup - Radar

    Weather Radar for VIC

  16. Year to Date

    Tongala Year To Date

    Average Rainfall To Jan 33.8mm 4.8 day(s)
    Total For 2020 76.4mm 8.0 day(s)
    Total To This Day 2019 1.0mm 3.0 day(s)
    Wettest Day 36.4mm Jan21
    Lowest Temperature 9.5°C Jan 1
    Highest Temperature 40.7°C Jan 4
  17. Popup - Monthly historical

  18. Climatology

    Climate History

    Tongala Climatology

    Long-Term Averages
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
    Mean Max (°C) 30.3 30.0 26.6 21.8 17.3 13.9 13.1 14.9 17.6 21.4 25.2 28.1 21.7
    Mean Min (°C) 14.4 14.8 12.4 8.8 6.1 3.9 3.1 3.9 5.3 7.5 10.3 12.5 8.6
    Mean Rain (mm) 33.8 28.6 29.4 37.9 42.3 40.8 43.3 43.6 43.0 39.1 37.3 32.4 451.2
    Mean Rain Days 4.8 4.1 5.1 6.4 10.8 14.1 16.3 13.6 11.5 8.8 7.4 6.1 107.5