A late Good Evening - Today was: Friday, 25 May 2018 22:33:15 NZST
Current: 6.0°C, Max: 12.2°C, Min: 5.6°C
FORECAST: Partly cloudy. Low 3C. Winds E at 10 to 15 km/h.
Last weather station contact: Friday, 25 May 2018 at 22:31:18. Updated in seconds
Station Forecast: Showery early, improving | Sunrise: 07:25 | Sunset: 17:04 | Dawn: 06:55 | Dusk: 17:34
Weather Forecast
Temperature : Current trend is Rising, changing by +0.1 °C/hr  6.0°C, 84%   Pressure : Current trend is Rising, changing by 0.63 hPa/hr  1003.96hPa
Based upon today's weather there is a Low Fire Danger (restrictions may apply)
Fire Danger
Wind Speed :  NE  Current wind speed is Light air (F1) from NE (40°) 2.9km/h   Wind Gust : Current trend is Steady 7.9km/h
Air Quality :  5 AQI  1.4ug/m3   Rainfall : Current trend is Steady 13.6mm
Sun Light : 0Lux, 1.7hrs   Solar UV :  0.0UVI  0W/m2
It feels like 4.1°C. Four clothing layers recommended.There will be 1min 27s less 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 22:31 on 25 May 2018 (local time).
The current predicted forecast is: Partly cloudy *

Current Temperature & Humidity
6.0 °C  84 %
Temperature Trend   Rising
Temperature Change   +0.1 °C/hr
Day Max/Min   12.2 °C / 5.6 °C


Current Wind Speed Average & Gust
2.9 km/h NE
Wind Gust   7.9 km/h from NE (40°)
Beaufort Scale   F1, Light air
Day Max/Average   58 km/h / 16 km/h


Current Rain Fall
13.6 mm
Rainfall Last Hour   0.0 mm
Rainfall Rate   0.0 mm/hr
24 Hour Rain Fall   15.6 mm


Current Barometric Pressure
1003.96 hPa
Barometer Trend   Rising
Barometer Change   0.63 hPa/hr
Day Max/Min   1004 hPa / 996 hPa


Current UV and Solar
0 W/m2
Sun Light Level   0 Lux
Hours of sunlight   1.7 hrs
UV Index Level     0.0UVI  Low 


Current Air Quality
5 AQI
Dust (PM2.5)   1.40 ug/m3
Dust (PM10)    18.40 ug/m3
Air Quality Index    Good 


Current Leaf and Soil

Temperature at 5m 6.7°C,  86%
Temperature at 1m 6.7°C,  82%
Leaf Wetness 1m 7.2°C 5, (37% dry)
Leaf Wetness 0m 7.8°C 14, (97% dry)
Soil 10cm depth 8.9°C,  100 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)
Partly cloudy. Low 3C. Winds E at 10 to 15 km/h.
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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 12.2 °C at 14:37 
Low Temperature 5.6 °C at 19:24
High Apparent Temperature 11.0 °C at 14:37 
Low Apparent Temperature 3.2 °C at 06:41
Low Wind Chill 4.1 °C at 06:43
High Heat Index 12.2 °C at 14:37
High Humidity 97 % at 07:29 
Low Humidity 71 % at 15:01
Rainfall
Rainfall Today 13.6 mm  
Rainfall Rate Max 46.4 mm/hr at 06:24
High Hourly Rainfall 5.2 mm at 00:59
Wind
Highest Gust 57.7 km/h at 00:49
Highest Speed (10 minute average) 15.9 km/h (F3) at 00:55
Wind Run 153.6 km  
Pressure
High Pressure (SL) 1003.93 hPa at 22:26
Low Pressure (SL) 995.50 hPa at 06:09