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  1. My MLA

  2. Current condition

    TODAY
    Sunny 10° 23°
    Chance of rain: 5%
    Likely amount: < 1mm
    First
    light
    Sunrise Sunset Last light
    Sunrise Sunset
    4:39am WST 5:06am WST 6:59pm WST 7:26pm WST
    NOW
    7.4° Feels Like: 6.4°
    Relative Humidity: 89%
    Dew: 5.7°
    Wind: CAL 0km/h
    Gust: 0km/h
    Rainfall since 9am: 0.0mm
    Pressure:  
  3. Today Weather

    Whiteman
    Now
    11.8°c
    Feels Like:
    9.4°
    Wind:
    SSE 7km/h
    Gusts:
    9km/h
    Humidity:
    65%
    Sunny
     
    10°
    Min
    23°
    Max
    Today in Whiteman
    Sunny. Light winds becoming SW 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then tending S 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
    Tomorrow
    Increasing sunshine
    13°
    Min
    26°
    Max
    Cloud clearing. Light winds becoming S/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day then tending S/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
  4. Radar

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  6. Warnings

    There are no current warnings for Whiteman

  7. Next 48 Hours


    Next 48 Hours


  8. 7 day forecast

    Today: Sunny. Light winds becoming SW 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then tending S 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.

    Forecast for Whiteman (31.829°S, 115.92°E, 35m AMSL)
      Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed
    Summary Sunny Increasing sunshine Sunny Sunny Mostly sunny Sunny Mostly sunny
    Minimum 10° 13° 15° 16° 15° 15° 19°
    Maximum 23° 26° 30° 29° 30° 34° 33°
    Chance of rain 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 10% 40%
    Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm < 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 8
    (km/h)
    27
    (km/h)
    16
    (km/h)
    29
    (km/h)
    18
    (km/h)
    31
    (km/h)
    16
    (km/h)
    34
    (km/h)
    18
    (km/h)
    26
    (km/h)
    21
    (km/h)
    26
    (km/h)
    20
    (km/h)
    35
    (km/h)
    Wind direction SE SW SSE SW ESE SW S SW SE SSW E SSW SSE SSW
    Relative humidity 40% 37% 52% 39% 46% 38% 49% 39% 50% 37% 37% 29% 39% 36%
    Dew point 5°C 8°C 10°C 11°C 11°C 13°C 12°C 14°C 12°C 14°C 9°C 14°C 11°C 16°C
  9. 28 Day Rainfall forecast

    Whiteman Rain Forecast


    Whiteman 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    21
    22
    23
    24
    25
    26
    LOW
    27
    28
    LOW
    29
    LOW
    30
    MEDIUM
    Dec 1
    MEDIUM
    2
    MEDIUM
    3
    LOW
    4
    LOW
    5
    LOW
    6
    MEDIUM
    7
    LOW
    8
    9
    10
    LOW
    11
    LOW
    12
    LOW
    13
    LOW
    14
    15
    LOW
    16
    LOW
    17
    LOW
    18
    LOW
    19
    LOW
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Nov20

    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 the southwest Indian Ocean, Western Australia, New Zealand, the south 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 28 November to 2 December, 9 December to 13 December, and 15 December to 19 December. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 26 November to 30 November, and 3 December to 7 December. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 6 December to 10 December, 12 December to 16 December, and 18 December to 22 December.

    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

    Whiteman Rain Forecast


    Whiteman 12-month Rainfall Forecast
    Nov
    Dec
    Jan
    Feb
    Mar
    Apr
    May
    Jun
    Jul
    Aug
    Sep
    Oct
    2019
    2020
    6
    4
    7
    8
    5
    5
    6
    4
    4
    5
    9
    3
    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 Nov 8

    ENSO status: Neutral IOD status: Positive Sea surface temperatures (SSTs) across the equatorial central Pacific warmed up slightly over the past few weeks. As a reflection, the Nino3.4 index lingered between 0.5 and 0.7 throughout the month of October. The Southern Oscillation Index (SOI) recorded a value of -5.6 during the past month. The current outlook consensus suggests warmer than average SSTs will persist across the equatorial Pacific Ocean through the coming months, but remaining within neutral values. Five out of eight international models maintain a warmer than average Pacific Ocean through the end of 2019 and first quarter of 2020, however, none of these reaching El Nino thresholds. The IRI ENSO forecast continues to suggest less than 40% of another El Nino developing over the next 12 months, with a neutral ENSO the most likely outcome. To the west of Australia, the Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) remains strongly positive, with the highest positive value since the early 2000s. All six international models maintain a strong positive event until December. In terms of rainfall, there is little variation to the outlook issued last month. The climate outlook for October continues to favour below average rainfall for most of Australia, in particular the eastern half of the continent. During Positive IODs, central and southeastern Australia tend to see a reduction in rainfall during spring, due to a reduction of moisture streaming from the northwest. For northern Australia, the current outlook is for a late onset of the wet season across the Northern Territory and Queensland. Thus far, Darwin and South Eastern Qld have seen the onset of the wet season this year though a week later than usual. Further south, a negative trend in the Southern Annular Mode (SAM) will continue to enhance frontal activity over the far south during October and early. This is likely to offset the Positive IOD in far southern Victoria and western Tasmania, which could see average-to-above average rainfall during October and early December. Looking further ahead, with no significant signature from ENSO, there are no significant climate drivers tilting the balance towards a drier or wetter summer. The current outlook suggest neutral odds.

  11. Long range rainfall forecast

    Whiteman Rain Forecast


    Whiteman 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    21
    22
    23
    24
    25
    26
    LOW
    27
    28
    LOW
    29
    LOW
    30
    MEDIUM
    Dec 1
    MEDIUM
    2
    MEDIUM
    3
    LOW
    4
    LOW
    5
    LOW
    6
    MEDIUM
    7
    LOW
    8
    9
    10
    LOW
    11
    LOW
    12
    LOW
    13
    LOW
    14
    15
    LOW
    16
    LOW
    17
    LOW
    18
    LOW
    19
    LOW
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Nov20

    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 the southwest Indian Ocean, Western Australia, New Zealand, the south 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 28 November to 2 December, 9 December to 13 December, and 15 December to 19 December. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 26 November to 30 November, and 3 December to 7 December. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 6 December to 10 December, 12 December to 16 December, and 18 December to 22 December.

    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.

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  13. Past 5 Days

    We're sorry, but there are no daily observations available for Whiteman

  14. Almanac

    Almanac


    Whiteman minimum temp history (31.829°S, 115.92°E, 35m AMSL)
    MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
    Hottest this month 40.4° 16/11/2019 Coldest this month 9.4° 04/11/2019
    Hottest on record 40.3 11/11/2003 Coldest on record 5.0 18/11/2004
    Hottest this year 42.1° 20/01/2019 Coldest this year 1.6° 19/05/2019
    Long term average 26.6° Long term average 14.3°
    Average this month 29.4° Average this month 15.1°
    Hottest November On Record Avg. max. temp. 29.6° 2010 Coldest November on record Avg. min. temp. 12.4° 2008
    Whiteman rainfall history (31.829°S, 115.92°E, 35m AMSL)
    RAINFALL
    Wettest This Month 13.0mm 02/11/2019 Total This Month 18.0mm
    2.0 days
    Long Term Average 23.3mm 5.8 days Wettest November on record 58.2mm 2010
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  16. Year to Date

    Whiteman Year To Date

    Average Rainfall To Nov 719.3mm 105.2 day(s)
    Total For 2019 579.4mm 84.0 day(s)
    Total To This Day 2018 738.6mm 103.0 day(s)
    Wettest Day 58.0mm Jun23
    Lowest Temperature 1.6°C May19
    Highest Temperature 42.1°C Jan20
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  18. Climatology

    Whiteman Climatology

    Long-Term Averages
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
    Mean Max (°C) 31.2 31.6 29.6 25.9 22.3 19.4 18.4 19.1 20.3 23.4 26.6 29.1 24.8
    Mean Min (°C) 18.1 18.3 16.6 13.8 10.5 8.6 7.7 8.3 9.5 11.5 14.3 16.3 12.8
    Mean Rain (mm) 16.7 13.6 20.4 36.3 90.3 126.0 144.5 122.4 87.2 38.6 23.3 10.1 727.1
    Mean Rain Days 2.8 2.3 4.6 6.8 11.5 14.9 17.0 15.8 14.8 8.9 5.8 3.6 105.0