Palmerston North, New Zealand - Weather

Date / Time
Good Afternoon
Friday,
06 August 2021
Last Update: 15:08:47 06/08/2021
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Current Weather Station Readings Forecast: Rain, very unsettled
High:16°C
Low:7°C
PoP:61%
Cloudy with occasional rain showers. High 16C. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 60%. It feels like 14.3°C. 2 clothing layers recommended.
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Temperature
Current: 15.3°C, Max: 16.0°C, Min: 7.0°C
15.3°C
67%

Trend:
Current trend is Rising, changing by +0.1 °C/hrRising, +0.1°C/hr

Day Max/Min:
16.0°C / 7.0°C
Wind
Wind
4.3km/h
W

Wind Gust:
Current trend is Steady 25.2km/h Current wind speed is Light air (F1) from W (275°)275°

Day Max/Avg:
25km/h / 7km/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
991hPa
Trend:
Current trend is Falling slowly, changing by -0.23 hPa/hrFalling,-0.23hPa/hr

Day Max/Min:
996hPa / 991hPa

Cloud Base:
760m, 2493ft
UV / Solar
UV/Solar
98W/m2
UV Rating:
 Low 

UV Index Level:
1.5UVI

Sun Light:
12.4k Lux

Sun Hours:
0.7 hrs
Air Quality
Air Quality
2AQI
Air Quality:
 Good 

Dust (PM2.5):
0.60ug/m3

Dust (PM10):
4.40ug/m3

CO2:
405PPM

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Temp. at 5m
16.7°C 71%


Temp. at 1m:
15.6°C 45%

Moisture at 1m:
15.6°C 14 (98%)

Moisture at 0m:
13.9°C 8 (59%)

Soil at 10cm:
11.7°C 99VWC

Soil at 20cm:
11.1°C 50VWC

Fire Danger
Based upon today's weather there is a Low Fire Danger (restrictions may apply)
0.7FWI
Fire Risk Index:
 Low 

Grass Fire Risk:
Low 0kW/m2

Scrub Fire Risk:
High 1.0MW/m2

Forest Fire Risk:
Low 0kW/m2
Sun / Moon
Moon Phase: Waning Crescent
Day & Night Ratio Clock Graph
Moonrise
05:42
Moonset
14:48
Visability
6%
Sunrise
07:18
Sunset
17:30
Day Length
10:11 Hrs

Moon Phase: Waning Crescent
Sun Phase: Above Horizon

There will be 2min 6s more daylight tomorrow
7 Day Forecast
Today Tonight Tomorrow Sunday Monday Tuesday
Cloudy with occasional rain showers. High 16C. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 60%. Showers early with some clearing overnight. Low 7C. Winds W at 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of rain 60%. Rain showers early with some sunshine later in the day. High 14C. Winds WNW at 25 to 40 km/h. Chance of rain 50%.  Winds could occasionally gust over 65 km/h. Periods of rain. High near 10C. Winds NW at 15 to 25 km/h. Chance of rain 100%. Rainfall near 12mm. Occasional light rain. High 7C. Winds SSW at 15 to 30 km/h. Chance of rain 70%. Except for a few afternoon clouds, mainly sunny. High 13C. Winds W at 15 to 25 km/h.
Showers Showers Early AM Showers Rain Light Rain Mostly Sunny
16°C 7°C 14°C | 7°C 10°C | 4°C 7°C | 2°C 13°C | 4°C
Rain Risk:
61%
Rain Risk:
61%
Rain Risk:
45%
Rain Risk:
96%
Rain Risk:
72%
Rain Risk:
17%
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Today's Data Summary
Temperature and Humidity
High Temperature 16.0 °C at 11:55 
Low Temperature 7.0 °C at 00:46
High Apparent Temperature 15.9 °C at 11:55 
Low Apparent Temperature 5.2 °C at 02:12
Low Wind Chill 6.4 °C at 02:12
High Heat Index 16.0 °C at 11:55
High Humidity 95 % at 05:56 
Low Humidity 64 % at 13:41
Rainfall
Rainfall Today 0.8 mm  
Rainfall Rate Max 0.4 mm/hr at 03:57
High Hourly Rainfall 0.6 mm at 04:23
Wind
Highest Gust 25.2 km/h at 14:59
Highest Speed (10 minute average) 7.2 km/h (F2) at 02:12
Wind Run 46.4 km  
Pressure
High Pressure (SL) 995.60 hPa at 00:01
Low Pressure (SL) 991.16 hPa at 14:02
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.