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Nickol (20.7364°S, 116.7998°E, 12m AMSL) set as my default location ›

  1. My MLA

  2. Current condition

    TODAY
    Mostly sunny 28° 39°
    mostly sunny
    Chance of rain: 5%
    Likely amount: < 1mm
    First
    light
    Sunrise Sunset Last light
    Sunrise Sunset
    5:46am WST 6:08am WST 6:44pm WST 7:06pm WST
    NOW
    28.6° Feels Like: 30.5°
    Relative Humidity: 75%
    Dew: 23.9°
    Wind: WSW 19km/h
    Gust: 20km/h
    Rainfall since 9am: 0.0mm
    Pressure: 1006.8hPa
  3. Today Weather

    Nickol
    Now
    28.0°c
    Feels Like:
    30.9°
    Wind:
    SW 9km/h
    Gusts:
    11km/h
    Humidity:
    70%
    Mostly sunny
     
    28°
    Min
    39°
    Max
    Today in Nickol
    Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm inland in the afternoon and early evening. Winds NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then tending NW in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.
    Tomorrow
    Mostly sunny
    29°
    Min
    38°
    Max
    Very hot. Sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southwest in the afternoon and early evening. Winds NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending NE/SE 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then tending W/NW in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 40 to 45.
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  6. Warnings

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  7. Next 48 Hours


    Next 48 Hours


  8. 7 day forecast

    Today: Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm inland in the afternoon and early evening. Winds NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then tending NW in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

    Forecast for Nickol (20.7364°S, 116.7998°E, 12m AMSL)
      Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon
    Summary Mostly sunny Mostly sunny Mostly sunny Sunny Sunny Possible thunderstorm Possible thunderstorm
    Minimum 28° 29° 28° 27° 28° 29° 28°
    Maximum 39° 38° 37° 40° 40° 38° 33°
    Chance of rain 5% 5% 5% 5% 20% 70% 60%
    Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 10-20mm 10-20mm
    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)
    25
    (km/h)
    15
    (km/h)
    22
    (km/h)
    13
    (km/h)
    24
    (km/h)
    11
    (km/h)
    24
    (km/h)
    15
    (km/h)
    22
    (km/h)
    24
    (km/h)
    35
    (km/h)
    33
    (km/h)
    34
    (km/h)
    Wind direction SSW NW WNW N N NNW W NNW SW NNW ESE ENE E NE
    Relative humidity 43% 45% 60% 55% 71% 59% 71% 57% 62% 51% 58% 55% 69% 61%
    Dew point 20°C 25°C 25°C 28°C 27°C 28°C 27°C 30°C 26°C 28°C 26°C 27°C 25°C 25°C
  9. 28 Day Rainfall forecast

    Nickol Rain Forecast


    Nickol 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    25
    26
    27
    28
    29
    Mar 1
    LOW
    2
    LOW
    3
    LOW
    4
    LOW
    5
    MEDIUM
    6
    LOW
    7
    8
    LOW
    9
    MEDIUM
    10
    LOW
    11
    12
    13
    14
    15
    16
    17
    18
    LOW
    19
    20
    MEDIUM
    21
    LOW
    22
    LOW
    23
    LOW
    24
    LOW
    25
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Feb24

    Issue Notes

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

    Summary:

    Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 7 March to 11 March, 15 March to 19 March, and 19 March to 23 March. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 4 March to 8 March, and 8 March to 12 March. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 2 March to 6 March, 7 March to 11 March, and 15 March to 19 March.

    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

    Nickol Rain Forecast


    Nickol 12-month Rainfall Forecast
    Feb
    Mar
    Apr
    May
    Jun
    Jul
    Aug
    Sep
    Oct
    Nov
    Dec
    Jan
    2020
    2021
    5
    7
    9
    7
    8
    8
    8
    9
    8
    5
    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 Feb 12

    ENSO status: Neutral IOD status: Neutral SAM status: Trending neutral Sea surface temperatures (SSTs) across the equatorial central Pacific remained stable throughout January with the Nino3.4 index registering a value of 0.4 as per December. On the other hand, the Southern Oscillation Index (SOI) recorded a value of 1.3 in January. The current outlook suggests warmer than average SSTs will persist across the equatorial Pacific Ocean through the austral autumn, cooling even further by mid 2020. Six out of eight international models continue to maintain a warmer than average equatorial Pacific Ocean through the first half of the year, none of these reaching El Nino thresholds. To the west of Australia, the Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) remains neutral, which is what you will expect for this time of the year. All six international models maintain neutral IOD values until the austral winter, with indications we could see another positive event late winter/spring. However, the skill of the models is low at this time of the year. In terms of rainfall across Australia, the current outlook favours average-to-below average rainfall for parts of inland NSW and Qld for the end of summer and autumn. This however, excludes any extreme weather events such as tropical cyclones or East Coast Lows. Across the north, the North Australian Monsoon (NAM) had its latest onset on record in early February at Darwin (by its technical definition) with the current prognosis suggesting another below average wet season for northern Australia. The northern half of the country however, could see a wet end to the wet season compared to the season thus far. Looking further ahead, with no significant signature from ENSO, there are no significant climate drivers tilting the balance towards a drier or wetter end of autumn/winter.

  11. Long range rainfall forecast

    Nickol Rain Forecast


    Nickol 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    25
    26
    27
    28
    29
    Mar 1
    LOW
    2
    LOW
    3
    LOW
    4
    LOW
    5
    MEDIUM
    6
    LOW
    7
    8
    LOW
    9
    MEDIUM
    10
    LOW
    11
    12
    13
    14
    15
    16
    17
    18
    LOW
    19
    20
    MEDIUM
    21
    LOW
    22
    LOW
    23
    LOW
    24
    LOW
    25
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Feb24

    Issue Notes

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

    Summary:

    Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 7 March to 11 March, 15 March to 19 March, and 19 March to 23 March. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 4 March to 8 March, and 8 March to 12 March. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 2 March to 6 March, 7 March to 11 March, and 15 March to 19 March.

    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

    Nickol Past 5 Days

    This Month
    Minimum Maximum Rainfall
    Thursday
    Feb 20
    28.0 °C 35.6 °C
    0.0 mm
    Friday
    Feb 21
    27.1 °C 33.2 °C
    0.0 mm
    Saturday
    Feb 22
    27.7 °C 33.8 °C
    0.0 mm
    Sunday
    Feb 23
    26.1 °C 34.2 °C
    0.0 mm
    Monday
    Feb 24
    26.3 °C 35 °C
    0.0 mm
    Legend
  14. Almanac

    Almanac


    Nickol minimum temp history (20.7364°S, 116.7998°E, 12m AMSL)
    MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
    Hottest this month 41.7° 05/02/2020 Coldest this month 23.5° 08/02/2020
    Hottest on record 47.7 18/02/1998 Coldest on record 19.4 13/02/2013
    Hottest this year 43.7° 30/01/2020 Coldest this year 23.5° 08/02/2020
    Long term average 35.8° Long term average 26.7°
    Average this month 34.5° Average this month 26.5°
    Hottest February On Record Avg. max. temp. 38.2° 2015 Coldest February on record Avg. min. temp. 25.4° 1999
    Nickol rainfall history (20.7364°S, 116.7998°E, 12m AMSL)
    RAINFALL
    Wettest This Month 161.6mm 09/02/2020 Total This Month 235.2mm
    2.0 days
    Long Term Average 80.2mm 5.3 days Wettest February on record 348.8mm 2011
    Driest on record 0.0mm 1992
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    Weather Radar for WA

  16. Year to Date

    Nickol Year To Date

    Average Rainfall To Feb 130.5mm 9.5 day(s)
    Total For 2020 306.0mm 7.0 day(s)
    Total To This Day 2019 2.8mm 1.0 day(s)
    Wettest Day 161.6mm Feb 9
    Lowest Temperature 23.5°C Feb 8
    Highest Temperature 43.7°C Jan30
  17. Popup - Monthly historical

  18. Climatology

    Climate History

    Nickol Climatology

    Long-Term Averages
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
    Mean Max (°C) 35.9 35.8 36.1 34.3 30.0 26.5 26.2 28.3 30.8 34.1 35.0 35.8 32.4
    Mean Min (°C) 26.8 26.7 25.9 22.7 18.3 15.1 13.8 14.3 16.9 20.8 23.1 25.6 20.9
    Mean Rain (mm) 50.3 80.2 49.1 18.0 29.2 36.5 14.8 4.4 1.3 0.5 1.4 14.6 303.1
    Mean Rain Days 4.2 5.3 4.0 1.8 3.2 3.3 2.1 1.1 0.5 0.3 0.4 1.4 26.4