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Lowlands (35.0614°S, 117.5019°E, 28m AMSL) set as my default location ›

  1. My MLA

  2. Current condition

    TOMORROW
    Heavy showers 11°
    heavy showers
    Chance of rain: 80%
    Likely amount: 1-5mm
    First
    light
    Sunrise Sunset Last light
    Sunrise Sunset
    6:14am WST 6:39am WST 5:44pm WST 6:10pm WST
    NOW
    16.2° Feels Like: 10.2°
    Relative Humidity: 71%
    Dew: 10.9°
    Wind: NW 32km/h
    Gust: NW 32km/h
    Rainfall since 9am: 0.0mm
    Pressure: 1011.1hPa
  3. Today Weather

    Lowlands
    Now
    12.8°c
    Feels Like:
    10.7°
    Wind:
    W 15km/h
    Gusts:
    17km/h
    Humidity:
    100%
    Heavy showers
     
    Min
    11°
    Max
    Today in Lowlands
    Partly cloudy. Very high chance of rain, most likely in the early morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and early afternoon. Possible small hail. Winds W/SW 25 to 35 km/h tending S/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the early afternoon then decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 7 with daytime temperatures reaching around 14.
    Tomorrow
    Heavy showers
    Min
    11°
    Max
    Partly cloudy. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching around 14.
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  6. Warnings

  7. Next 48 Hours


    Next 48 Hours


  8. 7 day forecast

    Today: Partly cloudy. Very high chance of rain, most likely in the early morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and early afternoon. Possible small hail. Winds W/SW 25 to 35 km/h tending S/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the early afternoon then decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 7 with daytime temperatures reaching around 14.

    Forecast for Lowlands (35.0614°S, 117.5019°E, 28m AMSL)
      Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu
    Summary Heavy showers Mostly cloudy Mostly sunny Mostly sunny Mostly cloudy Mostly sunny Possible shower
    Minimum 10° 13°
    Maximum 11° 12° 14° 17° 18° 21° 20°
    Chance of rain 80% 5% 5% 5% 10% 40% 90%
    Likely amount 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 5-10mm
    UV index - - - - - - -
    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 20
    (km/h)
    24
    (km/h)
    4
    (km/h)
    4
    (km/h)
    7
    (km/h)
    5
    (km/h)
    9
    (km/h)
    7
    (km/h)
    9
    (km/h)
    10
    (km/h)
    16
    (km/h)
    15
    (km/h)
    17
    (km/h)
    21
    (km/h)
    Wind direction W SW WNW SSE NNE WSW N W N ENE NNE NNE N NNW
    Relative humidity 84% 63% 74% 59% 78% 55% 76% 56% 74% 51% 61% 51% 62% 62%
    Dew point 7°C 4°C 5°C 5°C 6°C 6°C 6°C 8°C 6°C 8°C 6°C 10°C 8°C 13°C
  9. 28 Day Rainfall forecast

    Lowlands Rain Forecast


    Lowlands 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    22
    HIGH
    23
    MEDIUM
    24
    25
    26
    27
    28
    29
    HIGH
    30
    HIGH
    31
    LOW
    Sep 1
    LOW
    2
    LOW
    3
    4
    LOW
    5
    LOW
    6
    LOW
    7
    8
    9
    LOW
    10
    LOW
    11
    LOW
    12
    LOW
    13
    MEDIUM
    14
    MEDIUM
    15
    MEDIUM
    16
    17
    LOW
    18
    19
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Aug22

    Issue Notes

    The hemispheric long wave pattern has remained stable in recent weeks. There are three main troughs. Currently the most significant troughs are near the longitudes of the southwest Indian Ocean, the Indian Ocean, and New Zealand.

    Summary:

    Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 31 August to 4 September, 12 September to 16 September, and 25 September to 29 September. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 25 September to 29 September. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 30 August to 3 September, 11 September to 15 September, and 24 September to 28 September.

  10. 12 Month Rainfall Forecast

    Lowlands Rain Forecast


    Lowlands 12-month Rainfall Forecast
    Aug
    Sep
    Oct
    Nov
    Dec
    Jan
    Feb
    Mar
    Apr
    May
    Jun
    Jul
    2019
    2020
    7
    5
    4
    6
    6
    6
    6
    7
    5
    5
    4
    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 Aug 8

    ENSO status: Neutral IOD status: Positive Sea surface temperatures (SST's) continued a cooling trend over the central Pacific during July. The Nino3.4 index lingered at about 0.5 through the month of July. The Southern Oscillation Index (SOI) recorded a value of -5.6 in July, which is now in neutral territory. Current consensus suggests warmer than average SSTs will remain across the equatorial Pacific Ocean through the austral spring, but well within neutral values. Although, six out of eight international models maintain a warmer than average Pacific Ocean through the remainder of 2019, none of these are reaching El Nino thresholds during the 2019/2020 summer. Moreover, the IRI ENSO forecast suggests less than 50% of another El Nino developing over the next 12 months. On the other hand, the Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) remains strongly positive. Six out of six international models maintain a positive event until mid-spring. The climate outlook for the four weeks left in winter and spring, favours average-to-below average rainfall across the southern half of Australia, in particular over 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 the first half of spring due to a reduction of moisture streaming from the northwest. SST's along the eastern seaboard remain significantly warmer than average (especially off NSW) maintaining a high risk of extreme weather events such as East Coast Lows (ECLs). These can bring intense periods of rainfall east of the Great Dividing Range, leading to flash flooding.

  11. Long range rainfall forecast

    Lowlands Rain Forecast


    Lowlands 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    22
    HIGH
    23
    MEDIUM
    24
    25
    26
    27
    28
    29
    HIGH
    30
    HIGH
    31
    LOW
    Sep 1
    LOW
    2
    LOW
    3
    4
    LOW
    5
    LOW
    6
    LOW
    7
    8
    9
    LOW
    10
    LOW
    11
    LOW
    12
    LOW
    13
    MEDIUM
    14
    MEDIUM
    15
    MEDIUM
    16
    17
    LOW
    18
    19
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Aug22

    Issue Notes

    The hemispheric long wave pattern has remained stable in recent weeks. There are three main troughs. Currently the most significant troughs are near the longitudes of the southwest Indian Ocean, the Indian Ocean, and New Zealand.

    Summary:

    Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 31 August to 4 September, 12 September to 16 September, and 25 September to 29 September. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 25 September to 29 September. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 30 August to 3 September, 11 September to 15 September, and 24 September to 28 September.

  12. Popup - Daily historical

  13. Past 5 Days

    Lowlands Past 5 Days

    This Month
    Minimum Maximum Rainfall
    Sunday
    Aug 18
    6.9 °C 16.4 °C
    3.8 mm
    Monday
    Aug 19
    6.3 °C 18.7 °C
    0.8 mm
    Tuesday
    Aug 20
    5.0 °C 19.2 °C
    0.2 mm
    Wednesday
    Aug 21
    2.2 °C 21.9 °C
    0.0 mm
    Thursday
    Aug 22
    7.1 °C 23 °C
    0.0 mm
    Legend
  14. Almanac

    Almanac


    Lowlands minimum temp history (35.0614°S, 117.5019°E, 28m AMSL)
    MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
    Hottest this month 23.2° 03/08/2019 Coldest this month 7.2° 21/08/2019
    Hottest on record 27.3 29/08/2006 Coldest on record 1.6 26/08/1943
    Hottest this year 29.9° 01/04/2019 Coldest this year 5.2° 10/05/2019
    Long term average 16.6° Long term average 8.5°
    Average this month 17.2° Average this month 9.6°
    Hottest August On Record Avg. max. temp. 19.2° 2006 Coldest August on record Avg. min. temp. 6.9° 1943
    Lowlands rainfall history (35.0614°S, 117.5019°E, 28m AMSL)
    RAINFALL
    Wettest This Month 22.8mm 17/08/2019 Total This Month 80.7mm
    12.0 days
    Long Term Average 124.4mm 21.0 days Wettest August on record 267.6mm 2006
  15. Popup - Radar

  16. Year to Date

    Lowlands Year To Date

    Average Rainfall To Aug 675.0mm 120.9 day(s)
    Total For 2019 459.5mm 98.0 day(s)
    Total To This Day 2018 495.6mm 109.0 day(s)
    Wettest Day 36.4mm Jul 5
    Lowest Temperature 5.2°C May10
    Highest Temperature 29.9°C Apr 1
  17. Popup - Monthly historical

  18. Climatology

    Lowlands 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