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A very early Good Morning
01:27:03 NZST
Saturday,
25 May 2024
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Current Weather Station Readings Forecast: Fine, possible showers
High:13°C
Low:3°C
CoR:3%
Cloudy. Low 3C. Winds light and variable. Frost or heavy dew may be present. It feels like 4.6°C. 5 or more clothing layers recommended.
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Temperature
Current: 4.6°C, Max: 6.4°C, Min: 4.6°C
4.6°C
92%

Trend:
Current trend is Falling, changing by -1.4 °C/hrFalling,-1.4°C/hr

Day Max/Min:
6.4°C / 4.6°C
Wind
Windsock
1km/h
Current wind speed is Light air (F1) from WSW (257°)WSW

Wind Gust:
Current trend is Steady4km/h, 257deg.

Day Max/Avg:
1km/h / 1km/h
Rain
0.0mm today, 0.0mm of rainfall in the past 24 hours
2 Dry
Days

Month Total:
21.6mm

Last Rain Record:
02:07, 22/05/2024
Pressure
Cloud Base: 207m, 680ft
1010hPa
Trend:
Current trend is Steady, changing by 0.0 hPa/hrRising,0.0hPa/hr

Day Max/Min:
1010hPa / 1010hPa

Cloud Base:
207m, 680ft
UV / Solar
UV/Solar: 0.0 UVI, 0 W/m^2
0W/m2
UV Index Rating:
 Low 
0.0UVI
Sun Light:
0 Lux
Sun Hours:
0.0 hrs (0%)
Air Quality
Air Quality: 4 AQI
4AQI
Air Quality:
 Good 
PM2.5: 1ug/m3
PM10: 18.2ug/m3
CO2: 408ppm
Pollen Level:
 Low 
Extra Sensors
Extra Sensors
Temp. at 5m
7.2°C 77%

Temp. at 1m:
10.0°C 42%

Moisture at 1m:
6.7°C 14.0 (97%)

Moisture at 0m:
8.9°C 12.0 (88%)

Soil at 10cm:
11.1°C 91VWC

Soil at 20cm:
N/A°C 74VWC
Fire Danger
Based upon today's weather there is a Low Fire Danger (restrictions may apply)
0.8FWI
Fire Risk Index:
 Low 

Grass Fire Risk:
Low
0kW/m2


Scrub Fire Risk:
High
850kW/m2


Forest Fire Risk:
Low
1kW/m2
Sun / Moon
Moon Phase: Waning Gibbous
Day & Night Ratio Clock Graph
Moonrise
17:51
Moonset
09:05
Visability
99%
Sunrise
07:26
Sunset
17:03
Day Length
09.37 Hrs

Moon Phase: Waning Gibbous
Sun Phase: Below Horizon

There will be 1min 26s less daylight tomorrow
7 Day Forecast
Tonight Tomorrow Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday
Cloudy. Low 3C. Winds light and variable. Considerable cloudiness. Occasional rain showers in the afternoon. High 13C. Winds NW at 15 to 30 km/h. Chance of rain 40%. Showers in the morning with some clearing in the afternoon. High 13C. Winds W at 15 to 25 km/h. Chance of rain 40%. Mostly cloudy skies. High 13C. Winds WNW at 15 to 30 km/h. Some sun in the morning with increasing clouds during the afternoon. High 13C. Winds WNW at 10 to 15 km/h. Rain. High 12C. Winds W at 15 to 30 km/h. Chance of rain 60%.
Cloudy PM Showers AM Showers Mostly Cloudy Partly Cloudy Rain
3°C 13°C 11°C | 13°C 5°C | 13°C 7°C | 13°C 7°C | 12°C
Rain Risk:
3%
Rain Risk:
39%
Rain Risk:
40%
Rain Risk:
24%
Rain Risk:
24%
Rain Risk:
64%
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Tables & Reports
Temperature and Humidity
Highest Temperature 6.4 °CNew Record at 00:00 
Lowest Temperature 4.6 °CNew Record at 01:01
Highest Dew Point 4.3 °CNew Record at 00:02 
Lowest Dew Point 3.4 °CNew Record at 01:01
Highest Apparent Temperature 5.1 °CNew Record at 00:00 
Lowest Apparent Temperature 3.7 °CNew Record at 01:01
Highest "Feels Like" Temperature 6.4 °CNew Record at 00:00 
Lowest "Feels Like" Temperature 5.1 °CNew Record at 01:01
Lowest Wind Chill 5.1 °CNew Record at 01:01
Highest Humidex 6.4 °CNew Record at 00:00
Highest Heat Index 6.4 °CNew Record at 00:00
Highest Humidity 89 %New Record at 00:43 
Lowest Humidity 86 %New Record at 00:00
Rainfall
Rainfall Today 0.0 mmNew Record  
Rainfall Rate Max 0.0 mm/hrNew Record at 00:00
Highest Hourly Rainfall 0.0 mmNew Record at 00:00
Wind
Highest Gust 1 km/hNew Record at 00:25
Highest Speed (10 minute average) 1 km/h (F0)New Record at 00:28
Wind Run 0.1 kmNew Record  
Pressure
Highest Pressure (SL) 1010.2 hPaNew Record at 00:08
Lowest Pressure (SL) 1010.2 hPaNew Record at 00:00
Hours of Sun 0.0 hrs
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 with a population of 84,639 according to the 2018 census. Palmerston North's climate is temperate with maximum day temperatures averaging 22°C (72°F) in summer and 12°C (54°F) in winter. Annual rainfall is approximately 960mm (37.8in). The typical urban area elevation is between 20 - 40 metres (65 - 130ft) of which the weather station is located at an elevation of 36 metres. More info here.