Palmerston North, New Zealand - Weather

Date / Time
Good Morning
Friday,
05 March 2021
Last Update: 10:32:15 05/03/2021
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Current Weather Station Readings Forecast: Fairly fine, possible showers early
High:21°C
Low:13°C
PoP:6%
A mix of clouds and sun. High 21C. Winds WNW at 15 to 25 km/h. It feels like 18.7°C. 1 clothing layer recommended.
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Temperature
Current: 18.8°C, Max: 18.9°C, Min: 12.9°C
18.8°C
73%

Trend:
Current trend is Rising, changing by +1.8 °C/hrRising, +1.8°C/hr

Day Max/Min:
18.9°C / 12.9°C
Wind
Wind
6.5km/h
NW

Wind Gust:
Current trend is Rising 16.6km/h Current wind speed is Light breeze (F2) from NW (321°)321°

Day Max/Avg:
37km/h / 9km/h
Rain
0.8 mm
Today
0.8mm
0.8mm(24h)

Rainfall Rate:
Current trend is Steady0.0mm/hr

Rainfall Last Hour:
0.0mm
Pressure
Barometric Pressure
1002hPa
Trend:
Current trend is Rising slowly, changing by 0.18 hPa/hrRising,0.18hPa/hr

Day Max/Min:
1002hPa / 1001hPa

Cloud Base:
616m, 2022ft
UV / Solar
UV/Solar
309W/m2
UV Rating:
 Medium 

UV Index Level:
4.3UVI

Sun Light:
39.1k Lux

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

Dust (PM2.5):
0.00ug/m3

Dust (PM10):
1.00ug/m3

CO2:
402PPM

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Temp. at 5m
18.9°C 81%


Temp. at 1m:
19.4°C 48%

Moisture at 1m:
19.4°C 14 (98%)

Moisture at 0m:
22.8°C 14 (99%)

Soil at 10cm:
19.4°C 99VWC

Soil at 20cm:
19.4°C 52VWC

Fire Danger
Based upon today's weather there is a Low Fire Danger (restrictions may apply)
RESTRICTED
FIRE
SEASON
4.0FWI
Fire Risk Index:
 Low 

Grass Fire Risk:
Low 0kW/m2

Scrub Fire Risk:
High 1.2MW/m2

Forest Fire Risk:
Moderate 15kW/m2
Sun / Moon
Moon Phase: Waning Gibbous
Day & Night Ratio Clock Graph
Moonrise
23:29
Moonset
13:31
Visability
64%
Sunrise
07:04
Sunset
19:54
Day Length
12:50 Hrs

Moon Phase: Waning Gibbous
Sun Phase: Above Horizon

There will be 2min 41s less daylight tomorrow
7 Day Forecast
Today Tonight Tomorrow Sunday Monday Tuesday
A mix of clouds and sun. High 21C. Winds WNW at 15 to 25 km/h. Mostly clear. Low 12C. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 km/h. Rain showers in the morning will evolve into a more steady rain in the afternoon. High around 20C. Winds NW at 15 to 25 km/h. Chance of rain 90%. Rainfall around 12mm. Showers and thunderstorms. High 18C. Winds WNW at 25 to 40 km/h. Chance of rain 90%. Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 19C. Winds W at 10 to 15 km/h. Partly cloudy skies. High near 20C. Winds NW at 15 to 25 km/h.
Partly Cloudy Mostly Clear Rain Thunderstorms Partly Cloudy Partly Cloudy
21°C 13°C 20°C | 12°C 18°C | 11°C 19°C | 11°C 20°C | 13°C
Rain Risk:
6%
Rain Risk:
8%
Rain Risk:
94%
Rain Risk:
87%
Rain Risk:
20%
Rain Risk:
13%
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Today's Data Summary
Temperature and Humidity
High Temperature 18.9 °C at 10:25 
Low Temperature 12.9 °C at 02:21
High Apparent Temperature 19.0 °C at 10:25 
Low Apparent Temperature 12.1 °C at 02:25
Low Wind Chill 12.9 °C at 02:21
High Heat Index 18.9 °C at 10:25
High Humidity 94 % at 07:03 
Low Humidity 74 % at 10:26
Rainfall
Rainfall Today 0.8 mm  
Rainfall Rate Max 7.6 mm/hr at 05:42
High Hourly Rainfall 0.8 mm at 05:43
Wind
Highest Gust 36.8 km/h at 10:11
Highest Speed (10 minute average) 8.7 km/h (F2) at 06:27
Wind Run 52.0 km  
Pressure
High Pressure (SL) 1002.20 hPa at 10:12
Low Pressure (SL) 1000.95 hPa at 03:59
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.