Current: 17.3°C, Max: 19.6°C, Min: 10.5°C
The current forecast is: Fairly fine, improving. *
Last contact with weather station: 21/04/2014 11:26:43. Data will update in 30 seconds.
Temperature : Current trend is Rising, changing by +1.2 °C/hr  17.3°C   Humidity : Current humidity is Normal 76%
Pressure : Current trend is Rising slowly, changing by 0.5 hPa/hr  1010.7hPa   Rainfall : Current trend is Steady 2.4mm
Wind Speed : WNWCurrent wind speed is Moderate breeze (F4) from WNW (283°)25.2km/h   Wind Gust : Current trend is Steady 36.7km/h
Weather Forecast
It feels like 16.3°C. A windproof & Two clothing layers recommended.
UV Forecast
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Welcome to Palmerston North ~ The heart of the Manawatu.
This station is located 1km north west of the city centre. Site data updated every 10 minutes.

About This City: Palmerston North located on the west coast of New Zealand's North Island. It is the hub of the Manawatu-Wanganui 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 11:26 on 21 April 2014 (local time).
The current predicted forecast is: Fairly fine, improving*

Current Temperature
17.3 °C
Temperature Trend   Rising
Temperature Change   +1.2 °C/hr
Humidity   76%


Current Wind Readings
25.2 km/h(avg)
Wind Speed (Gust)   36.7 km/h
Wind Bearing   283° WNW
Beaufort   Moderate breeze F4


Current Barometric Pressure
1010.7 hPa
Barometer Trend   Rising slowly
Barometer Change   0.5 hPa/hr
Cloud Base   531 m


Current Rain Fall Readings
2.4 mm
Rainfall Last Hour   0.3 mm
Rainfall Rate   0.0 mm/hr
Dew Point   13.0 °C

Today's Weather Results

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

Today's data
Temperature and Humidity
High Temperature 19.6 °C at 10:53 
Low Temperature 10.5 °C at 02:21
High Apparent Temperature 17.7 °C at 10:53 
Low Apparent Temperature 7.1 °C at 02:21
Low Wind Chill 8.2 °C at 02:21
High Heat Index 19.6 °C at 10:53
High Humidity 100 % at 01:02 
Low Humidity 72 % at 10:26
Rainfall
Rainfall Today 2.4 mm  
Rainfall Rate Max 7.2 mm/hr at 00:24
High Hourly Rainfall 1.2 mm at 01:17
Wind
Highest Gust 36.7 km/h at 00:58
Highest Speed (10 minute average) 27.7 km/h (F4) at 10:19
Wind Run 194.4 km  
Pressure
High Pressure (SL) 1011.2 hPa at 11:09
Low Pressure (SL) 1005.4 hPa at 00:00