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Purnululu (17.3784°S, 128.788°E, 184m AMSL) set as my default location ›

  1. My MLA

  2. Current condition

    TODAY
    Mostly sunny 19° 33°
    mostly sunny
    Chance of rain: 5%
    Likely amount: < 1mm
    First
    light
    Sunrise Sunset Last light
    Sunrise Sunset
    5:15am WST 5:37am WST 5:16pm WST 5:38pm WST
    NOW
    25.1° Feels Like: 23.5°
    Relative Humidity: 23%
    Dew: 2.5°
    Wind: N 0km/h
    Gust: 0km/h
    Rainfall since 9am: 0.0mm
    Pressure: 1014.6hPa
  3. Today Weather

    Purnululu
    Now
    20.6°c
    Feels Like:
    15.8°
    Wind:
    E 17km/h
    Gusts:
    19km/h
    Humidity:
    30%
    Mostly sunny
     
    19°
    Min
    33°
    Max
    Today in Purnululu
    Sunny. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures 30 to 35.
    Tomorrow
    Mostly sunny
    20°
    Min
    35°
    Max
    Sunny. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.
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  6. Warnings

    There are no current warnings for Purnululu

  7. Next 48 Hours


    Next 48 Hours


  8. 7 day forecast

    Today: Sunny. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures 30 to 35.

    Forecast for Purnululu (17.3784°S, 128.788°E, 184m AMSL)
      Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
    Summary Mostly sunny Mostly sunny Mostly sunny Mostly sunny Mostly sunny Mostly sunny Mostly sunny
    Minimum 19° 20° 22° 22° 22° 19° 18°
    Maximum 33° 35° 36° 36° 35° 33° 34°
    Chance of rain 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 5%
    Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
    UV index Extreme Extreme Very High Very High Very 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 15
    (km/h)
    10
    (km/h)
    8
    (km/h)
    9
    (km/h)
    9
    (km/h)
    9
    (km/h)
    15
    (km/h)
    16
    (km/h)
    23
    (km/h)
    18
    (km/h)
    24
    (km/h)
    22
    (km/h)
    27
    (km/h)
    21
    (km/h)
    Wind direction ESE ENE SE ENE SSE E ESE ESE E ESE ESE SE SE SE
    Relative humidity 19% 17% 24% 17% 25% 18% 28% 19% 21% 15% 21% 15% 23% 19%
    Dew point 2°C 5°C 7°C 6°C 9°C 8°C 11°C 9°C 5°C 5°C 3°C 3°C 4°C 7°C
  9. 28 Day Rainfall forecast

    Purnululu Rain Forecast


    Purnululu 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    19
    20
    21
    22
    23
    24
    25
    26
    27
    28
    29
    30
    May 1
    2
    3
    4
    5
    6
    7
    8
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    11
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    16
    17
    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

    Purnululu Rain Forecast


    Purnululu 12-month Rainfall Forecast
    Apr
    May
    Jun
    Jul
    Aug
    Sep
    Oct
    Nov
    Dec
    Jan
    Feb
    Mar
    2021
    2022
    3
    7
    8
    9
    8
    8
    8
    8
    9
    7
    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 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

    Purnululu Rain Forecast


    Purnululu 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    19
    20
    21
    22
    23
    24
    25
    26
    27
    28
    29
    30
    May 1
    2
    3
    4
    5
    6
    7
    8
    9
    10
    11
    12
    13
    14
    15
    16
    17
    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

    Purnululu Past 5 Days

    This Month
    Minimum Maximum Rainfall
    Wednesday
    Apr 14
    19.9 °C 36.6 °C
    0.0 mm
    Thursday
    Apr 15
    17.1 °C 36.7 °C
    0.0 mm
    Friday
    Apr 16
    17.7 °C 36.4 °C
    0.0 mm
    Saturday
    Apr 17
    24.5 °C 33.5 °C
    0.0 mm
    Sunday
    Apr 18
    21.2 °C -
    0.0 mm
    Legend
  14. Almanac

    Almanac


    Purnululu minimum temp history (17.3784°S, 128.788°E, 184m AMSL)
    MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
    Hottest this month 38.8° 12/04/2021 Coldest this month 17.1° 15/04/2021
    Hottest on record 41.2 12/04/1998 Coldest on record 8.0 13/04/1994
    Hottest this year 42.5° 03/01/2021 Coldest this year 17.1° 15/04/2021
    Long term average 35.2° Long term average 20.6°
    Average this month 36.5° Average this month 21.2°
    Hottest April On Record Avg. max. temp. 38.2° 2016 Coldest April on record Avg. min. temp. 15.9° 1994
    Purnululu rainfall history (17.3784°S, 128.788°E, 184m AMSL)
    RAINFALL
    Wettest This Month 0.0mm 18/04/2021 Total This Month 0.0mm
    0.0 days
    Long Term Average 22.3mm 2.6 days Wettest April on record 246.5mm 1910
    Driest on record 0.0mm 2019
  15. Popup - Radar

    Weather Radar for Australia

  16. Year to Date

    Purnululu Year To Date

    Average Rainfall To Apr 494.9mm 38.9 day(s)
    Total For 2021 540.4mm 38.0 day(s)
    Total To This Day 2020 328.8mm 32.0 day(s)
    Wettest Day 60.0mm Jan25
    Lowest Temperature 17.1°C Apr15
    Highest Temperature 42.5°C Jan 3
  17. Popup - Monthly historical

  18. Climatology

    Climate History

    Purnululu Climatology

    Long-Term Averages
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
    Mean Max (°C) 37.1 36.0 36.0 35.2 32.1 29.6 29.6 32.3 36.3 38.8 39.4 38.4 35.0
    Mean Min (°C) 24.7 24.3 23.4 20.6 17.3 13.8 12.7 14.8 19.4 23.0 25.0 25.0 20.3
    Mean Rain (mm) 178.4 178.9 115.3 22.3 7.5 5.6 4.3 1.0 3.3 25.0 62.6 124.5 734.4
    Mean Rain Days 14.0 12.9 9.4 2.6 1.1 0.7 0.5 0.2 0.7 3.6 7.6 11.3 65.3