Good Afternoon - Today was:
Current: 17.6°C, Max: 20.7°C, Min: 12.6°C
FORECAST: Chance of a shower or two during the evening, followed by partly cloudy skies overnight. Low 9C. ESE winds at 15 to 25 km/h, decreasing to 5 to 10 km/h. Chance of rain 30%.
Last weather station contact: Thursday, 22 February 2018 at 17:24:08. Updated in seconds
Station Forecast: Fine weather | Sunrise: 06:51 | Sunset: 20:11 | Dawn: 06:22 | Dusk: 20:39
Weather Forecast
Temperature : Current trend is Falling, changing by -0.8 °C/hr  17.6°C, 62%   Pressure : Current trend is Rising slowly, changing by 0.17 hPa/hr  1007.79hPa
Based upon today's weather there is a Low Fire Danger (restrictions may apply)
Fire Danger
Wind Speed :  SE  Current wind speed is Light air (F1) from SE (138°) 4.3km/h   Wind Gust : Current trend is Steady 17.3km/h
Air Quality :  2 AQI  0.6ug/m3   Rainfall : Current trend is Steady 3.4mm
Sun Light : 50.1KLux, 2.8hrs   Solar UV :  4.2UVI  396W/m2
It feels like 16.8°C. Two clothing layers recommended.There will be 2min 37s 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 17:24 on 22 February 2018 (local time).
The current predicted forecast is: Showers possible early *

Current Temperature & Humidity
17.6 °C 62%
Temperature Trend   Falling
Temperature Change   -0.8 °C/hr
Day Max/Min   20.7 °C / 12.6 °C


Current Wind Speed Average & Gust
4.3 km/h SE
Wind Gust   17.3 km/h from SE (138°)
Beaufort Scale   F1, Light air
Day Max/Average   29 km/h / 7 km/h


Current Rain Fall
3.4 mm
Rainfall Last Hour   0.0 mm
Rainfall Rate   0.0 mm/hr
24 Hour Rain Fall   5.8 mm


Current Barometric Pressure
1007.79 hPa
Barometer Trend   Rising slowly
Barometer Change   0.17 hPa/hr
Day Max/Min   1008 hPa / 1003 hPa


Current UV and Solar
396 W/m2
Sun Light Level   50.1K Lux
Hours of sunlight   2.8 hrs
UV Index Level     4.2UVI  Medium 


Current Air Quality
2 AQI
Dust (PM2.5)   0.6 ug/m3
Air Quality Index    Good 


Current Leaf and Soil

Temperature at 5m 19.4°C,  58%
Temperature at 1m 18.9°C,  57%
Leaf Wetness 1m 19.4°C 14, (98% dry)
Leaf Wetness 0m 18.9°C 14, (99% dry)
Soil 10cm depth 19.4°C,  99 VWC (cB)
Soil 20cm depth 20.6°C,  97 VWC (cB)

Current Fire Danger
Based upon today's weather there is a Low Fire Danger (restrictions may apply)
Chance of a shower or two during the evening, followed by partly cloudy skies overnight. Low 9C. ESE winds at 15 to 25 km/h, decreasing to 5 to 10 km/h. Chance of rain 30%.
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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 20.7 °C at 14:39 
Low Temperature 12.6 °C at 08:38
High Apparent Temperature 20.3 °C at 14:39 
Low Apparent Temperature 12.3 °C at 08:41
Low Wind Chill 12.6 °C at 08:38
High Heat Index 20.7 °C at 14:39
High Humidity 94 % at 08:03 
Low Humidity 53 % at 14:41
Rainfall
Rainfall Today 3.4 mm  
Rainfall Rate Max 11.8 mm/hr at 07:30
High Hourly Rainfall 2.8 mm at 08:02
Wind
Highest Gust 28.8 km/h at 16:39
Highest Speed (10 minute average) 7.2 km/h (F2) at 06:25
Wind Run 71.2 km  
Pressure
High Pressure (SL) 1007.86 hPa at 16:59
Low Pressure (SL) 1002.74 hPa at 05:35