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Zanthus (31.0343°S, 123.5843°E, 268m AMSL) set as my default location ›

  1. My MLA

  2. Current condition

    TODAY
    Late shower 21° 26°
    late shower
    Chance of rain: 60%
    Likely amount: < 1mm
    First
    light
    Sunrise Sunset Last light
    Sunrise Sunset
    4:05am WST 4:32am WST 6:20pm WST 6:47pm WST
    NOW
    18.5° Feels Like: 13.0°
    Relative Humidity: 61%
    Dew: 10.8°
    Wind: SSW 30km/h
    Gust: 46km/h
    Rainfall since 9am: 0.0mm
    Pressure: 1007.2hPa
  3. Today Weather

    Zanthus
    Now
    18.5°c
    Feels Like:
    13.0°
    Wind:
    SSW 30km/h
    Gusts:
    46km/h
    Humidity:
    61%
    Late shower
     
    21°
    Min
    26°
    Max
    Today in Zanthus
    Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers in the far southwest, most likely during the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far south this afternoon. Winds SW 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 25 to 40 km/h in the middle of the day then turning S 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 23 to 31.
    Tomorrow
    Mostly sunny
    10°
    Min
    25°
    Max
    Sunny. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming E 15 to 25 km/h early in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 26 to 31.
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  6. Warnings

  7. Next 48 Hours


    Next 48 Hours


  8. 7 day forecast

    Today: Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers in the far southwest, most likely during the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far south this afternoon. Winds SW 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 25 to 40 km/h in the middle of the day then turning S 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 23 to 31.

    Forecast for Zanthus (31.0343°S, 123.5843°E, 268m AMSL)
      Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue
    Summary Late shower Mostly sunny Mostly sunny Mostly cloudy Mostly sunny Mostly sunny Sunny
    Minimum 21° 10° 13° 17° 19° 15° 13°
    Maximum 26° 25° 31° 32° 36° 28° 28°
    Chance of rain 60% 5% 10% 30% 20% 5% 5%
    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 26
    (km/h)
    22
    (km/h)
    8
    (km/h)
    5
    (km/h)
    17
    (km/h)
    6
    (km/h)
    24
    (km/h)
    17
    (km/h)
    24
    (km/h)
    23
    (km/h)
    24
    (km/h)
    29
    (km/h)
    18
    (km/h)
    14
    (km/h)
    Wind direction SSW SW SSE SW NE SSE E ENE NE WSW S SSE ESE ESE
    Relative humidity 50% 38% 44% 21% 27% 12% 28% 15% 23% 15% 49% 30% 42% 20%
    Dew point 14°C 11°C 5°C 1°C 5°C -1°C 5°C 3°C 6°C 6°C 10°C 8°C 6°C 3°C
  9. 28 Day Rainfall forecast

    Zanthus Rain Forecast


    Zanthus 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    20
    21
    22
    23
    LOW
    24
    25
    26
    MEDIUM
    27
    28
    29
    30
    LOW
    Dec 1
    LOW
    2
    3
    LOW
    4
    LOW
    5
    MEDIUM
    6
    MEDIUM
    7
    8
    9
    10
    11
    12
    13
    14
    15
    16
    17
    18
    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

    Zanthus Rain Forecast


    Zanthus 12-month Rainfall Forecast
    Nov
    Dec
    Jan
    Feb
    Mar
    Apr
    May
    Jun
    Jul
    Aug
    Sep
    Oct
    2019
    2020
    2
    5
    7
    6
    6
    6
    6
    5
    6
    9
    7
    8
    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

    Zanthus Rain Forecast


    Zanthus 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    20
    21
    22
    23
    LOW
    24
    25
    26
    MEDIUM
    27
    28
    29
    30
    LOW
    Dec 1
    LOW
    2
    3
    LOW
    4
    LOW
    5
    MEDIUM
    6
    MEDIUM
    7
    8
    9
    10
    11
    12
    13
    14
    15
    16
    17
    18
    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.

  12. Popup - Daily historical

  13. Past 5 Days

    Zanthus Past 5 Days

    This Month
    Minimum Maximum Rainfall
    Saturday
    Nov 16
    14.0 °C 39.1 °C
    0.0 mm
    Sunday
    Nov 17
    21.7 °C 45.4 °C
    0.0 mm
    Monday
    Nov 18
    16.0 °C 36.4 °C
    0.0 mm
    Tuesday
    Nov 19
    19.3 °C 41.3 °C
    0.0 mm
    Wednesday
    Nov 20
    13.6 °C 25 °C
    0.0 mm
    Legend
  14. Almanac

    Almanac


    Zanthus minimum temp history (31.0343°S, 123.5843°E, 268m AMSL)
    MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
    Hottest this month 45.4° 17/11/2019 Coldest this month 7.3° 03/11/2019
    Hottest on record 42.4 29/11/2007 Coldest on record 0.9 03/11/2007
    Hottest this year 46.5° 13/01/2019 Coldest this year -4.9° 20/06/2019
    Long term average 28.7° Long term average 12.2°
    Average this month 32.0° Average this month 12.4°
    Hottest November On Record Avg. max. temp. 31.7° 2006 Coldest November on record Avg. min. temp. 10.3° 2005
    Zanthus rainfall history (31.0343°S, 123.5843°E, 268m AMSL)
    RAINFALL
    Wettest This Month 0.2mm 01/11/2019 Total This Month 0.4mm
    2.0 days
    Long Term Average 30.6mm 6.9 days Wettest November on record 92.2mm 2006
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  16. Year to Date

    Zanthus Year To Date

    Average Rainfall To Nov 282.9mm 83.2 day(s)
    Total For 2019 179.6mm 59.0 day(s)
    Total To This Day 2018 250.8mm 73.0 day(s)
    Wettest Day 43.0mm Mar22
    Lowest Temperature -4.9°C Jun20
    Highest Temperature 46.5°C Jan13
  17. Popup - Monthly historical

  18. Climatology

    Zanthus Climatology

    Long-Term Averages
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
    Mean Max (°C) 32.4 31.5 28.6 25.2 20.9 17.9 17.1 19.3 22.3 26.0 28.7 31.0 25.1
    Mean Min (°C) 15.9 16.0 14.1 10.9 7.1 4.8 4.0 4.4 6.2 9.5 12.2 13.9 10.0
    Mean Rain (mm) 38.8 27.9 31.1 24.3 20.3 18.1 24.4 22.8 22.7 21.9 30.6 22.7 306.6
    Mean Rain Days 5.8 5.1 5.9 6.7 7.7 9.1 11.2 10.5 7.9 6.4 6.9 4.7 80.6