Palmerston North, New Zealand - Weather

Date / Time
An early Good Morning
Thursday,
15 April 2021
Last Update: 04:43:11 15/04/2021
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Current Weather Station Readings Forecast: Occasional rain, worsening
High:18°C
Low:14°C
PoP:77%
A few showers this morning, becoming a steady light rain during the afternoon hours. High 18C. Winds NW at 25 to 40 km/h. Chance of rain 80%. It feels like 6.6°C. 4 clothing layers recommended.
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Temperature
Current: 7.5°C, Max: 8.9°C, Min: 6.9°C
7.5°C
96%

Trend:
Current trend is Falling, changing by -0.3 °C/hrFalling, -0.3°C/hr

Day Max/Min:
8.9°C / 6.9°C
Wind
Wind
0.7km/h
ENE

Wind Gust:
Current trend is Steady 2.2km/h Current wind speed is Calm (F0) from ENE (67°)67°

Day Max/Avg:
8km/h / 4km/h
Rain
No Rain
Today
1 Dry
Days

Last Rain:
16:18, 13/04/2021

Month Total:
10.6mm
Pressure
Barometric Pressure
1007hPa
Trend:
Current trend is Falling slowly, changing by -0.41 hPa/hrFalling,-0.41hPa/hr

Day Max/Min:
1008hPa / 1007hPa

Cloud Base:
74m, 244ft
UV / Solar
UV/Solar
0W/m2
UV Rating:
 Low 

UV Index Level:
0.0UVI

Sun Light:
0 Lux

Sun Hours:
0.0 hrs
Air Quality
Air Quality
2AQI
Air Quality:
 Good 

Dust (PM2.5):
0.50ug/m3

Dust (PM10):
1.60ug/m3

CO2:
402PPM

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Temp. at 5m
10.0°C 88%


Temp. at 1m:
8.9°C 1%

Moisture at 1m:
8.3°C 14 (96%)

Moisture at 0m:
8.9°C 14 (97%)

Soil at 10cm:
12.2°C 99VWC

Soil at 20cm:
14.4°C 54VWC

Fire Danger
Based upon today's weather there is a Low Fire Danger (restrictions may apply)
1.9FWI
Fire Risk Index:
 Low 

Grass Fire Risk:
Low 0kW/m2

Scrub Fire Risk:
High 1.8MW/m2

Forest Fire Risk:
Low 3kW/m2
Sun / Moon
Moon Phase: Waxing Crescent
Day & Night Ratio Clock Graph
Moonrise
09:21
Moonset
19:27
Visability
6%
Sunrise
06:47
Sunset
17:48
Day Length
11:01 Hrs

Moon Phase: Waxing Crescent
Sun Phase: Below Horizon

There will be 2min 29s less daylight tomorrow
7 Day Forecast
Today Tonight Tomorrow Saturday Sunday Monday
A few showers this morning, becoming a steady light rain during the afternoon hours. High 18C. Winds NW at 25 to 40 km/h. Chance of rain 80%. Light rain early...then remaining cloudy with showers overnight. Low 13C. Winds WNW at 15 to 30 km/h. Chance of rain 80%. Showers in the morning, then partly cloudy in the afternoon. High 18C. Winds WNW at 25 to 40 km/h. Chance of rain 50%. Rain showers early with some sunshine later in the day. High around 15C. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of rain 50%. Mostly cloudy skies early, then partly cloudy in the afternoon. High 16C. Winds WNW at 15 to 30 km/h. Considerable cloudiness. High 18C. Winds WNW at 15 to 30 km/h.
Showers Showers AM Showers AM Showers Partly Cloudy Mostly Cloudy
18°C 14°C 18°C | 10°C 15°C | 6°C 17°C | 12°C 18°C | 11°C
Rain Risk:
77%
Rain Risk:
75%
Rain Risk:
45%
Rain Risk:
53%
Rain Risk:
15%
Rain Risk:
24%
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Today's Data Summary
Temperature and Humidity
High Temperature 8.9 °C at 00:47 
Low Temperature 6.9 °C at 04:14
High Apparent Temperature 8.0 °C at 01:26 
Low Apparent Temperature 5.9 °C at 04:14
Low Wind Chill 6.9 °C at 04:14
High Heat Index 8.9 °C at 00:47
High Humidity 96 % at 04:24 
Low Humidity 92 % at 00:00
Rainfall
Rainfall Today 0.0 mm  
Rainfall Rate Max 0.0 mm/hr at 00:00
High Hourly Rainfall 0.0 mm at 00:00
Wind
Highest Gust 7.9 km/h at 00:44
Highest Speed (10 minute average) 3.6 km/h (F1) at 00:47
Wind Run 5.4 km  
Pressure
High Pressure (SL) 1008.43 hPa at 01:17
Low Pressure (SL) 1006.91 hPa at 04:22
About Palmerston North and Palmy Weather

Welcome to Palmerston North ~ The heart of the Manawatū.
This Palmerston North weather station is located just west of the city centre with data updated every 1 minute. The station is a home built weather unit based upon the WeatherDuino Arduino project. Starting in 2009, Palmy Weather celebrated 10 years of gathering weather data in the Palmerston North area in 2019.

About This City: Palmerston North, affectionately known as Palmy, is an inland city located on the west coast of New Zealand's North Island. It is the largest city in the Manawatū-Wanganui district and the the business hub for this region. Palmerston North's climate is temperate with maximum daytime temperatures averaging 22 °C (72 °F) in summer and 12 °C (54 °F) in winter. Annual rainfall is approximately 960 mm (37.8 in). The typical urban area elevation is between 20 - 40 metres (65 - 130 ft) of which the weather station is located at an elevation of 36 metres. More info here.