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20:36:39 NZST
19 July 2024
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Current Weather Station Readings Forecast: Unsettled, rain later
Cloudy skies with periods of light rain late. Low near 10C. Winds ESE at 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of rain 80%. It feels like 10.3°C. 3 clothing layers recommended.
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Current: 11.0°C, Max: 13.6°C, Min: 6.4°C. It feels like 10.3°C

Current trend is Falling, changing by -0.2 °C/hrFalling,-0.2°C/hr

Day Max/Min:
13.6°C / 6.4°C
Current wind speed is Light air (F1) from E (95°)E

Wind Gust:
Current trend is Steady6km/h, 95deg.

Day Max/Avg:
25km/h / 8km/h
0.2mm today, 0.2mm of rainfall in the past 24 hours
0.2Total rain fall for the past 24 hour period (20:36:39 yesterday to now)

Rain Last Hour:
Current trend is Steady0.0mm

Last Rain Record:
01:33, 19/07/2024
Cloud Base: 217m, 713ft
Current trend is Falling slowly, changing by -0.3 hPa/hrFalling,-0.3hPa/hr

Day Max/Min:
1014hPa / 1008hPa

Cloud Base:
217m, 713ft
UV / Solar
UV/Solar: 0.0 UVI, 0 W/m^2
UV Index Rating:
Sun Light:
0 Lux
Sun Hours:
2.9 hrs (31%)
Air Quality
Air Quality: 2 AQI
Air Quality:
PM2.5: 0.7ug/m3
PM10: 8.5ug/m3
CO2: 407ppm
Pollen Level:
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Temp. at 5m
15.0°C 74%

Temp. at 1m:
12.8°C 1%

Moisture at 1m:
11.7°C 14.0 (98%)

Moisture at 0m:
10.6°C 12.0 (86%)

Soil at 10cm:
10.6°C 100VWC

Soil at 20cm:
Fire Danger
Based upon today's weather there is a Low Fire Danger (restrictions may apply)
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Sun / Moon
Moon Phase: Waxing Gibbous
Day & Night Ratio Clock Graph
Day Length
09.39 Hrs

Moon Phase: Waxing Gibbous
Sun Phase: Below Horizon

There will be 1min 30s more daylight tomorrow
7 Day Forecast
Tonight Tomorrow Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday
Cloudy skies with periods of light rain late. Low near 10C. Winds ESE at 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of rain 80%. Rain likely. High 12C. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 100%. Rainfall around 12mm. Showers early, becoming a steady rain later in the day. High 14C. Winds WNW at 15 to 25 km/h. Chance of rain 70%. Rain early...then remaining cloudy with showers in the afternoon. High 11C. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 70%. Cloudy early with partial sunshine expected late. High 11C. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 km/h. Sunshine along with some cloudy intervals. High 14C. Winds WNW at 10 to 15 km/h.
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10°C 12°C 9°C | 14°C 9°C | 11°C 7°C | 11°C 4°C | 14°C
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Tables & Reports
Temperature and Humidity
Highest Temperature 13.6 °CNew Record at 12:33 
Lowest Temperature 6.4 °CNew Record at 04:16
Highest Dew Point 10.1 °CNew Record at 14:19 
Lowest Dew Point 5.8 °CNew Record at 04:16
Highest Apparent Temperature 13.0 °CNew Record at 12:33 
Lowest Apparent Temperature 4.9 °CNew Record at 04:20
Highest "Feels Like" Temperature 13.5 °CNew Record at 12:33 
Lowest "Feels Like" Temperature 6.4 °CNew Record at 04:16
Lowest Wind Chill 6.4 °CNew Record at 04:16
Highest Humidex 14.9 °CNew Record at 12:33
Highest Heat Index 13.6 °CNew Record at 12:33
Highest Humidity 97 %New Record at 04:41 
Lowest Humidity 78 %New Record at 11:46
Rainfall Today 0.2 mmNew Record  
Rainfall Rate Max 0.2 mm/hrNew Record at 01:33
Highest Hourly Rainfall 0.2 mmNew Record at 01:34
Highest Gust 25 km/hNew Record at 09:30
Highest Speed (10 minute average) 8 km/h (F2)New Record at 09:41
Wind Run 80.2 kmNew Record  
Highest Pressure (SL) 1014.0 hPaNew Record at 08:45
Lowest Pressure (SL) 1008.4 hPaNew Record at 20:27
Hours of Sun 2.9 hrs
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 with a population of 84,639 according to the 2018 census. Palmerston North's climate is temperate with maximum day temperatures averaging 22°C (72°F) in summer and 12°C (54°F) in winter. Annual rainfall is approximately 960mm (37.8in). The typical urban area elevation is between 20 - 40 metres (65 - 130ft) of which the weather station is located at an elevation of 36 metres. More info here.