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  1. My MLA

  2. Current condition

    TODAY
    Sunny 18° 27°
    Chance of rain: 5%
    Likely amount: < 1mm
    First
    light
    Sunrise Sunset Last light
    Sunrise Sunset
    6:17am WST 6:41am WST 5:59pm WST 6:24pm WST
    NOW
    18.7° Feels Like: 13.9°
    Relative Humidity: 55%
    Dew: 9.5°
    Wind: SE 24km/h
    Gust: 30km/h
    Rainfall since 9am: 0.0mm
    Pressure: 1018.3hPa
  3. Today Weather

    Horrocks
    Now
    23.7°c
    Feels Like:
    18.1°
    Wind:
    SE 41km/h
    Gusts:
    50km/h
    Humidity:
    66%
    Sunny
     
    18°
    Min
    27°
    Max
    Today in Horrocks
    Sunny. Winds SE 15 to 20 km/h turning S 20 to 30 km/h in the late morning. Daytime maximum temperatures 26 to 31.
    Tomorrow
    Sunny
    14°
    Min
    27°
    Max
    Sunny. Winds SE 15 to 20 km/h turning S 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.
  4. Radar

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  6. Warnings

  7. Next 48 Hours


    Next 48 Hours


  8. 7 day forecast

    Today: Sunny. Winds SE 15 to 20 km/h turning S 20 to 30 km/h in the late morning. Daytime maximum temperatures 26 to 31.

    Forecast for Horrocks (28.3791°S, 114.4314°E, 11m AMSL)
      Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
    Summary Sunny Sunny Sunny Mostly sunny Mostly sunny Mostly sunny Sunny
    Minimum 18° 14° 15° 18° 18° 18° 18°
    Maximum 27° 27° 30° 32° 32° 32° 34°
    Chance of rain 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 5%
    Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
    UV index High High Moderate High High - -
    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 28
    (km/h)
    38
    (km/h)
    19
    (km/h)
    30
    (km/h)
    23
    (km/h)
    29
    (km/h)
    31
    (km/h)
    17
    (km/h)
    29
    (km/h)
    14
    (km/h)
    29
    (km/h)
    12
    (km/h)
    31
    (km/h)
    16
    (km/h)
    Wind direction S SSW SSE SSW SE SSW E SSE ENE ENE ENE S ENE NNW
    Relative humidity 53% 48% 53% 37% 47% 32% 38% 23% 29% 21% 29% 19% 25% 20%
    Dew point 10°C 13°C 11°C 10°C 11°C 10°C 9°C 7°C 6°C 6°C 6°C 5°C 4°C 7°C
  9. 28 Day Rainfall forecast

    Horrocks Rain Forecast


    Horrocks 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    19
    20
    21
    22
    23
    24
    25
    26
    27
    28
    LOW
    29
    LOW
    30
    LOW
    May 1
    MEDIUM
    2
    3
    4
    5
    LOW
    6
    7
    8
    9
    10
    11
    LOW
    12
    MEDIUM
    13
    MEDIUM
    14
    MEDIUM
    15
    MEDIUM
    16
    LOW
    17
    LOW
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Apr19

    Issue Notes

    The hemispheric long wave pattern has remained stable in recent weeks. There are five main troughs. Currently the most significant troughs are near the longitudes of South Africa, the Indian Ocean, New Zealand, the southeast Pacific, and the Atlantic Ocean.

    Summary:

    Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 1 May to 5 May, 6 May to 10 May, and 16 May to 20 May. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 2 May to 6 May. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 6 May to 10 May, 16 May to 20 May, and 20 May to 24 May.

    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

    Horrocks Rain Forecast


    Horrocks 12-month Rainfall Forecast
    Apr
    May
    Jun
    Jul
    Aug
    Sep
    Oct
    Nov
    Dec
    Jan
    Feb
    Mar
    2021
    2022
    6
    7
    5
    6
    7
    7
    5
    7
    8
    7
    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 Apr 14

    ENSO status: Neutral. IOD status: Neutral, potentially trending negative during winter. SAM status: Positive. La Niña has concluded, with neutral conditions expected until at least the end of Autumn. A few models are predicting La Niña conditions to return later this year, while the majority of models predict neutral conditions. While La Niña has returned to neutral, the oceans around northern Australia are warmer than normal. This is expected to generate above normal rainfall for much of Australia during the next month or so. Some models are suggesting a negative Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) may develop during winter, which would increase rainfall across parts of Australia during winter. During Autumn, many parts of Australia are likely to be wetter than normal, due to warmer waters off the northern coast of Australia. Southern parts of SA, VIC, most of TAS and southwest WA are likely to observe normal precipitation for the time of year. During winter, much of the Australia is likely to bewetter than normal, apart from far southwestern WA, southern VIC and much of TAS. The negative IOD may be playing a part in this, potentially feeding moisture into cold fronts sweeping across Australia's snowfields. Therefore a normal to above normal snow season is forecast.

  11. Long range rainfall forecast

    Horrocks Rain Forecast


    Horrocks 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    19
    20
    21
    22
    23
    24
    25
    26
    27
    28
    LOW
    29
    LOW
    30
    LOW
    May 1
    MEDIUM
    2
    3
    4
    5
    LOW
    6
    7
    8
    9
    10
    11
    LOW
    12
    MEDIUM
    13
    MEDIUM
    14
    MEDIUM
    15
    MEDIUM
    16
    LOW
    17
    LOW
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Apr19

    Issue Notes

    The hemispheric long wave pattern has remained stable in recent weeks. There are five main troughs. Currently the most significant troughs are near the longitudes of South Africa, the Indian Ocean, New Zealand, the southeast Pacific, and the Atlantic Ocean.

    Summary:

    Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 1 May to 5 May, 6 May to 10 May, and 16 May to 20 May. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 2 May to 6 May. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 6 May to 10 May, 16 May to 20 May, and 20 May to 24 May.

    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

    Horrocks Past 5 Days

    This Month
    Minimum Maximum Rainfall
    Wednesday
    Apr 14
    12.1 °C 24.9 °C
    -
    Thursday
    Apr 15
    11.7 °C 28.3 °C
    -
    Friday
    Apr 16
    15.8 °C 30.2 °C
    0.0 mm
    Saturday
    Apr 17
    16.3 °C 31.6 °C
    0.0 mm
    Sunday
    Apr 18
    17.1 °C 31.1 °C
    0.0 mm
    Legend
  14. Almanac

    Almanac


    Horrocks minimum temp history (28.3791°S, 114.4314°E, 11m AMSL)
    MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
    Hottest this month 36.1° 03/04/2021 Coldest this month 15.7° 16/04/2021
    Hottest on record 39.5 13/04/2002 Coldest on record 3.6 22/04/1983
    Hottest this year 42.5° 01/02/2021 Coldest this year 13.7° 19/02/2021
    Long term average 29.5° Long term average 16.4°
    Average this month 31.9° Average this month 20.4°
    Hottest April On Record Avg. max. temp. 32.1° 2011 Coldest April on record Avg. min. temp. 14.1° 2007
    Horrocks rainfall history (28.3791°S, 114.4314°E, 11m AMSL)
    RAINFALL
    Wettest This Month 0.0mm 18/04/2021 Total This Month 0.0mm
    0.0 days
    Long Term Average 18.6mm 3.7 days Wettest April on record 98.2mm 1979
    Driest on record 0.0mm 2017
  15. Popup - Radar

    Weather Radar for Australia

  16. Year to Date

    Horrocks Year To Date

    Average Rainfall To Apr 44.3mm 9.3 day(s)
    Total For 2021 18.1mm 5.0 day(s)
    Total To This Day 2020 23.7mm 6.0 day(s)
    Wettest Day 8.6mm Feb 6
    Lowest Temperature 13.7°C Feb19
    Highest Temperature 42.5°C Feb 1
  17. Popup - Monthly historical

  18. Climatology

    Climate History

    Horrocks Climatology

    Long-Term Averages
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
    Mean Max (°C) 33.2 34.2 32.7 29.5 26.0 23.0 21.9 22.6 24.2 26.2 28.4 31.2 27.7
    Mean Min (°C) 19.7 20.6 19.3 16.4 13.3 11.1 9.7 9.9 10.9 12.6 15.1 17.6 14.7
    Mean Rain (mm) 5.2 8.2 12.3 18.6 52.9 78.0 69.2 48.2 23.2 13.4 7.0 3.8 338.5
    Mean Rain Days 1.6 1.7 2.3 3.7 7.3 10.6 11.5 10.0 7.0 4.2 2.8 1.3 63.7