Palmerston North, New Zealand - Weather

Date / Time
Good Afternoon
Tuesday,
22 September 2020
Last Update: 16:09:42 22/09/2020
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Current Weather Station Readings Forecast: Fine, becoming less settled
High:17°C
Low:11°C
PoP:20%
Partly cloudy skies early will give way to cloudy skies late. Low 11C. Winds NW at 25 to 40 km/h. Winds could occasionally gust over 65 km/h. It feels like 12.4°C. A windproof & Three clothing layers recommended.
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Temperature
Current: 15.3°C, Max: 17.2°C, Min: 5.9°C
15.3°C
66%

Trend:
Current trend is Falling, changing by -0.1 °C/hrFalling, -0.1°C/hr

Day Max/Min:
17.2°C / 5.9°C
Wind
Wind
13.7km/h
W

Wind Gust:
Current trend is Rising 30.3km/h Current wind speed is Gentle breeze (F3) from W (274°)274°

Day Max/Avg:
40km/h / 17km/h
Rain
No Rain
Today
2 Dry
Days

Last Rain:
2020-09-19 15:02

Month Total:
53.2mm
Pressure
Pressure
1020hPa
Trend:
Current trend is Falling, changing by -0.61 hPa/hrFalling,-0.61hPa/hr

Day Max/Min:
1027hPa / 1020hPa

Cloud Base:
788m, 2584ft
UV / Solar
UV/Solar
228W/m2
UV Rating:
 Low 

UV Index Level:
2.5UVI

Sun Light:
28.9K Lux

Sun Hours:
3.0 hrs
Air Quality
Air Quality
0AQI
Air Quality:
 Good 

Dust (PM2.5):
0.20ug/m3

Dust (PM10):
10.50ug/m3

CO2:
405PPM

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Temp. at 5m
15.6°C 74%


Temp. at 1m:
15.0°C 62%

Moisture at 1m:
15.6°C 14 (98%)

Moisture at 0m:
17.8°C 14 (98%)

Soil at 10cm:
15.0°C 99VWC

Soil at 20cm:
14.4°C 0VWC

Fire Danger
Based upon today's weather there is a Low Fire Danger (restrictions may apply)
1.7FWI
Fire Risk Index:
 Low 

Grass Fire Risk:
Low 0kw

Scrub Fire Risk:
Extreme 6383kw

Forest Fire Risk:
Low 0kw
Sun / Moon
Moon Phase: Waxing Crescent
Day & Night Ratio Clock Graph
Moonrise
09:03
Moonset
23:58
Visability
29%
Sunrise
06:07
Sunset
18:14
Day Length
12:07 Hrs

Moon Phase: Waxing Crescent
Sun Phase: Above Horizon

There will be 2min 37s more daylight tomorrow
7 Day Forecast
Tonight Tomorrow Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Partly cloudy skies early will give way to cloudy skies late. Low 11C. Winds NW at 25 to 40 km/h.  Winds could occasionally gust over 65 km/h. Mostly cloudy and windy with showers developing later in the day. High 16C. Winds NW at 30 to 50 km/h. Chance of rain 60%.  Winds could occasionally gust over 65 km/h. Cloudy with occasional rain showers. High 18C. Winds WNW at 15 to 30 km/h. Chance of rain 50%. Light rain early with thunderstorms developing in the afternoon. High around 15C. Winds WNW at 25 to 40 km/h. Chance of rain 70%.  Winds could occasionally gust over 65 km/h. Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 18C. Winds NW at 15 to 30 km/h. Cloudy and windy with periods of rain. High around 15C. Winds NW at 30 to 50 km/h. Chance of rain 90%. Rainfall around 12mm.  Winds could occasionally gust over 65 km/h.
Partly Cloudy PM Showers, Wind Showers Thunderstorms Partly Cloudy Rain, Wind
11°C 16°C 13°C | 18°C 11°C | 15°C 11°C | 18°C 13°C | 15°C
Rain Risk:
20%
Rain Risk:
60%
Rain Risk:
50%
Rain Risk:
70%
Rain Risk:
20%
Rain Risk:
90%
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Today's Data Summary
Temperature and Humidity
High Temperature 17.2 °C at 13:46 
Low Temperature 5.9 °C at 05:25
High Apparent Temperature 14.7 °C at 12:10 
Low Apparent Temperature 4.3 °C at 05:25
Low Wind Chill 5.8 °C at 04:41
High Heat Index 17.2 °C at 13:46
High Humidity 97 % at 00:23 
Low Humidity 62 % at 15:13
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 40.4 km/h at 15:41
Highest Speed (10 minute average) 16.6 km/h (F3) at 13:12
Wind Run 138.5 km  
Pressure
High Pressure (SL) 1026.75 hPa at 00:01
Low Pressure (SL) 1020.45 hPa at 15:59
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.