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Albany (35.0239°S, 117.8835°E, 35m AMSL) set as my default location ›

  1. My MLA

  2. Current condition

    TODAY
    Mostly sunny 18° 25°
    mostly sunny
    Chance of rain: 50%
    Likely amount: 1-5mm
    First
    light
    Sunrise Sunset Last light
    Sunrise Sunset
    4:57am WST 5:25am WST 7:19pm WST 7:47pm WST
    NOW
    26.6° Feels Like: 23.8°
    Relative Humidity: 45%
    Dew: 13.7°
    Wind: S 20km/h
    Gust: 24km/h
    Rainfall since 9am: 0.0mm
    Pressure: 1006.5hPa
  3. Today Weather

    Albany
    Now
    27.6°c
    Feels Like:
    24.6°
    Wind:
    NNW 15km/h
    Gusts:
    19km/h
    Humidity:
    32%
    Mostly sunny
     
    18°
    Min
    25°
    Max
    Today in Albany
    Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower late this afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming NW/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then tending S/SE in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 28 to 35.
    Tomorrow
    Showers
    17°
    Min
    19°
    Max
    Cloudy. High chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds S 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 25.
  4. Radar

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  6. Warnings

  7. Next 48 Hours


    Next 48 Hours


  8. 7 day forecast

    Today: Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower late this afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming NW/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then tending S/SE in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 28 to 35.

    Forecast for Albany (35.0239°S, 117.8835°E, 35m AMSL)
      Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue
    Summary Mostly sunny Showers Cloudy Mostly sunny Cloudy Mostly sunny Mostly sunny
    Minimum 18° 17° 14° 14° 15° 16° 17°
    Maximum 25° 19° 19° 20° 21° 22° 23°
    Chance of rain 50% 90% 20% 5% 10% 5% 20%
    Likely amount 1-5mm 5-10mm < 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 15
    (km/h)
    24
    (km/h)
    20
    (km/h)
    32
    (km/h)
    17
    (km/h)
    24
    (km/h)
    13
    (km/h)
    23
    (km/h)
    16
    (km/h)
    26
    (km/h)
    20
    (km/h)
    30
    (km/h)
    22
    (km/h)
    31
    (km/h)
    Wind direction W SSW SSW SW WSW SW SSW S ESE SE E SE E ESE
    Relative humidity 65% 54% 88% 82% 61% 54% 65% 55% 66% 59% 69% 57% 67% 57%
    Dew point 15°C 14°C 16°C 15°C 10°C 9°C 12°C 11°C 13°C 12°C 14°C 13°C 15°C 14°C
  9. 28 Day Rainfall forecast

    Albany Rain Forecast


    Albany 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    29
    LOW
    30
    MEDIUM
    31
    LOW
    Feb 1
    2
    3
    4
    LOW
    5
    MEDIUM
    6
    LOW
    7
    MEDIUM
    8
    MEDIUM
    9
    10
    11
    12
    13
    LOW
    14
    LOW
    15
    MEDIUM
    16
    17
    18
    LOW
    19
    LOW
    20
    MEDIUM
    21
    MEDIUM
    22
    LOW
    23
    LOW
    24
    25
    26
    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

    Albany Rain Forecast


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

    Albany Rain Forecast


    Albany 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    29
    LOW
    30
    MEDIUM
    31
    LOW
    Feb 1
    2
    3
    4
    LOW
    5
    MEDIUM
    6
    LOW
    7
    MEDIUM
    8
    MEDIUM
    9
    10
    11
    12
    13
    LOW
    14
    LOW
    15
    MEDIUM
    16
    17
    18
    LOW
    19
    LOW
    20
    MEDIUM
    21
    MEDIUM
    22
    LOW
    23
    LOW
    24
    25
    26
    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

    Albany Past 5 Days

    This Month
    Minimum Maximum Rainfall
    Saturday
    Jan 25
    17.0 °C 23.6 °C
    0.0 mm
    Sunday
    Jan 26
    15.5 °C 24.5 °C
    0.0 mm
    Monday
    Jan 27
    15.5 °C 21.5 °C
    0.0 mm
    Tuesday
    Jan 28
    17.8 °C 25.5 °C
    0.0 mm
    Wednesday
    Jan 29
    18.4 °C -
    0.0 mm
    Legend
  14. Almanac

    Almanac


    Albany minimum temp history (35.0239°S, 117.8835°E, 35m AMSL)
    MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
    Hottest this month 31.0° 05/01/2020 Coldest this month 10.7° 04/01/2020
    Hottest on record 41.7 12/01/1958 Coldest on record 7.8 13/01/1941
    Hottest this year 31.0° 05/01/2020 Coldest this year 10.7° 04/01/2020
    Long term average 23.2° Long term average 15.4°
    Average this month 22.2° Average this month 15.9°
    Hottest January On Record Avg. max. temp. 25.7° 1911 Coldest January on record Avg. min. temp. 13.1° 1941
    Albany rainfall history (35.0239°S, 117.8835°E, 35m AMSL)
    RAINFALL
    Wettest This Month 6.2mm 03/01/2020 Total This Month 11.8mm
    6.0 days
    Long Term Average 25.8mm 7.8 days Wettest January on record 217.0mm 1911
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    Weather Radar for WA

  16. Year to Date

    Albany Year To Date

    Average Rainfall To Jan 25.8mm 7.8 day(s)
    Total For 2020 11.8mm 6.0 day(s)
    Total To This Day 2019 14.6mm 7.0 day(s)
    Wettest Day 6.2mm Jan 3
    Lowest Temperature 10.7°C Jan 4
    Highest Temperature 31.0°C Jan 5
  17. Popup - Monthly historical

  18. Climatology

    Climate History

    Albany Climatology

    Long-Term Averages
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
    Mean Max (°C) 23.2 23.2 22.5 21.2 19.0 17.0 16.1 16.6 17.6 18.8 20.6 21.9 19.8
    Mean Min (°C) 15.4 15.7 15.0 13.0 11.0 9.4 8.4 8.5 9.5 10.6 12.5 14.1 11.9
    Mean Rain (mm) 25.8 22.9 39.4 69.8 114.9 130.8 147.0 124.4 102.1 78.5 48.4 30.7 933.1
    Mean Rain Days 7.8 7.5 11.1 14.1 18.1 19.9 21.4 21.0 18.4 16.3 12.2 9.5 173.1