Palmerston North, New Zealand - Weather

Date / Time
Good Afternoon
Saturday,
15 May 2021
Last Update: 13:52:00 15/05/2021
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Current Weather Station Readings Forecast: Fairly fine, possible showers early
High:18°C
Low:9°C
PoP:14%
Lots of sunshine. High 18C. Winds WNW at 25 to 40 km/h. It feels like 14.6°C. A windproof and 2 clothing layers recommended.
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Temperature
Current: 17.5°C, Max: 18.6°C, Min: 7.1°C
17.5°C
72%

Trend:
Current trend is Rising, changing by +0.2 °C/hrRising, +0.2°C/hr

Day Max/Min:
18.6°C / 7.1°C
Wind
Wind
19km/h
W

Wind Gust:
Current trend is Rising 57.7km/h Current wind speed is Gentle breeze (F3) from W (281°)281°

Day Max/Avg:
62km/h / 23km/h
Rain
0.2 mm
Today
0.2mm
0.2mm(24h)

Rainfall Rate:
Current trend is Steady0.0mm/hr

Rainfall Last Hour:
0.0mm
Pressure
Barometric Pressure
1004hPa
Trend:
Current trend is Rising slowly, changing by 0.37 hPa/hrRising,0.37hPa/hr

Day Max/Min:
1006hPa / 1000hPa

Cloud Base:
636m, 2088ft
UV / Solar
UV/Solar
353W/m2
UV Rating:
 Medium 

UV Index Level:
3.2UVI

Sun Light:
44.7k Lux

Sun Hours:
3.4 hrs
Air Quality
Air Quality
11AQI
Air Quality:
 Good 

Dust (PM2.5):
2.80ug/m3

Dust (PM10):
9.10ug/m3

CO2:
402PPM

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Temp. at 5m
18.3°C 77%


Temp. at 1m:
17.8°C 50%

Moisture at 1m:
17.8°C 14 (98%)

Moisture at 0m:
15.6°C 10 (70%)

Soil at 10cm:
14.4°C 99VWC

Soil at 20cm:
13.9°C 34VWC

Fire Danger
Based upon today's weather there is a Low Fire Danger (restrictions may apply)
7.8FWI
Fire Risk Index:
 Low 

Grass Fire Risk:
Low 0kW/m2

Scrub Fire Risk:
Extreme 8.6MW/m2

Forest Fire Risk:
Moderate 108kW/m2
Sun / Moon
Moon Phase: Waxing Crescent
Day & Night Ratio Clock Graph
Moonrise
10:12
Moonset
19:22
Visability
9%
Sunrise
07:17
Sunset
17:11
Day Length
09:54 Hrs

Moon Phase: Waxing Crescent
Sun Phase: Above Horizon

There will be 1min 51s less daylight tomorrow
7 Day Forecast
Today Tonight Tomorrow Monday Tuesday Wednesday
Lots of sunshine. High 18C. Winds WNW at 25 to 40 km/h. Some clouds. Low 9C. Winds NW at 10 to 15 km/h. A mix of clouds and sun early, then becoming cloudy later in the day. High 18C. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 km/h. Periods of rain. High around 15C. Winds NW at 15 to 30 km/h. Chance of rain 90%. Rainfall near 6mm. Windy. A steady light rain in the morning with showers continuing in the afternoon. High 13C. Winds WNW at 30 to 50 km/h. Chance of rain 80%. Light rain early...then remaining cloudy with showers in the afternoon. High 16C. Winds W at 25 to 40 km/h. Chance of rain 70%.
Mostly Sunny Partly Cloudy Mostly Cloudy Rain Showers, Wind Showers
18°C 9°C 18°C | 12°C 15°C | 11°C 13°C | 11°C 16°C | 10°C
Rain Risk:
14%
Rain Risk:
24%
Rain Risk:
15%
Rain Risk:
93%
Rain Risk:
75%
Rain Risk:
72%
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Today's Data Summary
Temperature and Humidity
High Temperature 18.6 °C at 12:27 
Low Temperature 7.1 °C at 00:00
High Apparent Temperature 16.8 °C at 12:27 
Low Apparent Temperature 5.4 °C at 00:00
Low Wind Chill 7.1 °C at 00:00
High Heat Index 18.6 °C at 12:27
High Humidity 92 % at 06:34 
Low Humidity 69 % at 12:37
Rainfall
Rainfall Today 0.2 mm  
Rainfall Rate Max 0.0 mm/hr at 00:00
High Hourly Rainfall 0.2 mm at 09:22
Wind
Highest Gust 62.0 km/h at 13:40
Highest Speed (10 minute average) 23.1 km/h (F4) at 12:45
Wind Run 119.3 km  
Pressure
High Pressure (SL) 1006.06 hPa at 00:00
Low Pressure (SL) 999.66 hPa at 05:27
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.