Good Afternoon - Today is: Tuesday, 17 July 2018 16:03:34 NZST
Current: 12.6°C, Max: 13.9°C, Min: 8.7°C
FORECAST: Some clouds. Low 6C. Winds NW at 15 to 25 km/h.
Last weather station contact: Tuesday, 17 July 2018 at 16:02:24. Updated in seconds
Station Forecast: Fairly fine, showers likely | Sunrise: 07:36 | Sunset: 17:12 | Dawn: 07:06 | Dusk: 17:42
Weather Forecast
Temperature : Current trend is Falling, changing by -0.3 °C/hr  12.6°C, 38%   Pressure : Current trend is Rising slowly, changing by 0.05 hPa/hr  1009.72hPa
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 (295°) 9.4km/h   Wind Gust : Current trend is Steady 21.6km/h
Air Quality :  4 AQI  1.1ug/m3   Rainfall : Current trend is Steady 0.4mm
Sun Light : 6.2KLux, 3.4hrs   Solar UV :  0.9UVI  49W/m2
It feels like 8.6°C. Four clothing layers recommended.There will be 1min 23s 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 16:02 on 17 July 2018 (local time).
The current predicted forecast is: Partly cloudy *

Current Temperature & Humidity
12.6 °C  38 %
Temperature Trend   Falling
Temperature Change   -0.3 °C/hr
Day Max/Min   13.9 °C / 8.7 °C


Current Wind Speed Average & Gust
9.4 km/h WNW
Wind Gust   21.6 km/h from WNW (295°)
Beaufort Scale   F2, Light breeze
Day Max/Average   48 km/h / 16 km/h


Current Rain Fall
0.4 mm
Rainfall Last Hour   0.0 mm
Rainfall Rate   0.0 mm/hr
24 Hour Rain Fall   0.6 mm


Current Barometric Pressure
1009.72 hPa
Barometer Trend   Rising slowly
Barometer Change   0.05 hPa/hr
Day Max/Min   1010 hPa / 1009 hPa


Current UV and Solar
49 W/m2
Sun Light Level   6.2K Lux
Hours of sunlight   3.4 hrs
UV Index Level     0.9UVI  Low 


Current Air Quality
4 AQI
Dust (PM2.5)   1.10 ug/m3
Dust (PM10)    6.20 ug/m3
Air Quality Index    Good 


Current Leaf and Soil

Temperature at 5m 12.8°C,  70%
Temperature at 1m 12.8°C,  76%
Leaf Wetness 1m 12.8°C 2, (17% dry)
Leaf Wetness 0m 11.1°C 14, (94% dry)
Soil 10cm depth 11.1°C,  99 VWC (cB)
Soil 20cm depth 10.6°C,  99 VWC (cB)

Current Fire Danger
Based upon today's weather there is a Low Fire Danger (restrictions may apply)
Some clouds. Low 6C. Winds NW at 15 to 25 km/h.
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Partly cloudy Some clouds Partly cloudy skies Partly cloudy Chance rain Partly cloudy Partly cloudy
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Risk: 10%
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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 13.9 °C at 10:38 
Low Temperature 8.7 °C at 03:54
High Apparent Temperature 9.7 °C at 14:03 
Low Apparent Temperature 4.1 °C at 05:02
Low Wind Chill 7.2 °C at 05:02
High Heat Index 13.9 °C at 10:38
High Humidity 39 % at 13:02 
Low Humidity 32 % at 09:33
Rainfall
Rainfall Today 0.4 mm  
Rainfall Rate Max 0.2 mm/hr at 00:38
High Hourly Rainfall 0.2 mm at 00:39
Wind
Highest Gust 48.3 km/h at 15:12
Highest Speed (10 minute average) 15.9 km/h (F3) at 12:16
Wind Run 148.1 km  
Pressure
High Pressure (SL) 1010.43 hPa at 02:17
Low Pressure (SL) 1008.91 hPa at 04:49