Good Morning - Today is: Friday, 17 August 2018 10:26:48 NZST
Current: 11.9°C, Max: 12.0°C, Min: 10.4°C
FORECAST: Periods of rain. High 13C. Winds WNW at 15 to 30 km/h. Chance of rain 70%. Rainfall near 6mm.
Last weather station contact: Friday, 17 August 2018 at 10:25:35. Updated in seconds
Station Forecast: Showery early, improving | Sunrise: 07:05 | Sunset: 17:40 | Dawn: 06:36 | Dusk: 18:07
Weather Forecast
Temperature : Current trend is Rising, changing by +0.1 °C/hr  11.9°C, 15%   Pressure : Current trend is Rising slowly, changing by 0.24 hPa/hr  1001.08hPa
Based upon today's weather there is a Low Fire Danger (restrictions may apply)
Fire Danger
Wind Speed :  WNW  Current wind speed is Light breeze (F2) from WNW (301°) 5.8km/h   Wind Gust : Current trend is Steady 11.5km/h
Air Quality :  13 AQI  3.2ug/m3   Rainfall : Current trend is Steady 11.2mm
Sun Light : 10.1KLux, 0.0hrs   Solar UV :  1.4UVI  80W/m2
It feels like 7.5°C. Four clothing layers recommended.There will be 2min 20s more daylight tomorrow.

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Welcome to Palmerston North ~ The heart of the Manawatū.
This Palmerston North weather station is located 1km north west of the city centre with data updated every 1 minute.

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). This weather station is located at an elevation of 25 metres and is 5 minutes walk from the city centre. More info here.

Current Conditions as at 10:25 on 17 August 2018 (local time).
The current predicted forecast is: Periods of rain *

Current Temperature & Humidity
11.9 °C  15 %
Temperature Trend   Rising
Temperature Change   +0.1 °C/hr
Day Max/Min   12.0 °C / 10.4 °C


Current Wind Speed Average & Gust
5.8 km/h WNW
Wind Gust   11.5 km/h from WNW (301°)
Beaufort Scale   F2, Light breeze
Day Max/Average   41 km/h / 13 km/h


Current Rain Fall
11.2 mm
Rainfall Last Hour   2.6 mm
Rainfall Rate   0.0 mm/hr
24 Hour Rain Fall   13.0 mm


Current Barometric Pressure
1001.08 hPa
Barometer Trend   Rising slowly
Barometer Change   0.24 hPa/hr
Day Max/Min   1002 hPa / 1000 hPa


Current UV and Solar
80 W/m2
Sun Light Level   10.1K Lux
Hours of sunlight   0.0 hrs
UV Index Level     1.4UVI  Low 


Current Air Quality
13 AQI
Dust (PM2.5)   3.20 ug/m3
Dust (PM10)    5.20 ug/m3
Air Quality Index    Good 


Current Leaf and Soil

Temperature at 5m 11.7°C,  86%
Temperature at 1m 11.1°C,  97%
Leaf Wetness 1m 11.7°C 3, (21% dry)
Leaf Wetness 0m 11.7°C 14, (97% dry)
Soil 10cm depth 11.1°C,  99 VWC (cB)
Soil 20cm depth 11.1°C,  99 VWC (cB)

Current Fire Danger
Based upon today's weather there is a Low Fire Danger (restrictions may apply)
Periods of rain. High 13C. Winds WNW at 15 to 30 km/h. Chance of rain 70%. Rainfall near 6mm.
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Today's Weather Results

This page shows a summary of the data since Midnight local time.

Today's data
Temperature and Humidity
High Temperature 12.0 °C at 09:44 
Low Temperature 10.4 °C at 02:27
High Apparent Temperature 8.2 °C at 00:16 
Low Apparent Temperature 5.2 °C at 01:47
Low Wind Chill 10.4 °C at 02:27
High Heat Index 12.0 °C at 09:44
High Humidity 25 % at 07:14 
Low Humidity 8 % at 03:32
Rainfall
Rainfall Today 11.2 mm  
Rainfall Rate Max 69.6 mm/hr at 01:38
High Hourly Rainfall 5.0 mm at 01:49
Wind
Highest Gust 41.1 km/h at 05:40
Highest Speed (10 minute average) 13.0 km/h (F3) at 07:21
Wind Run 73.2 km  
Pressure
High Pressure (SL) 1001.73 hPa at 01:57
Low Pressure (SL) 999.66 hPa at 03:38