Parkes Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Saturday 5 December 2020.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Summary
Showers. Possible storm.
Chance of any rain: 90%

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the south, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm, possibly severe. Winds northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h in the evening.

Sun protection recommended from 8:40 am to 5:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

Sunday 6 December

Summary
Min 14
Max 26
Sunny.
Chance of any rain: 10%

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the north in the early morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning. Winds west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 33.

Fire Danger
Central Ranges: High
North Western: High
Upper Central West Plains: Low-Moderate
Lower Central West Plains: High

Sun protection recommended from 8:40 am to 5:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Early shower or two. Dubbo 17 29
Sunny. Parkes 14 26

Monday 7 December

Summary
Min 10
Max 25
Partly cloudy.
Chance of any rain: 10%

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming westerly 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then tending southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 31.

Sun protection recommended from 8:50 am to 5:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

Tuesday 8 December

Summary
Min 9
Max 22
Mostly sunny.
Chance of any rain: 5%

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Sunny. Winds southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 27.

Sun protection recommended from 8:50 am to 5:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

Wednesday 9 December

Summary
Min 7
Max 26
Sunny.
Chance of any rain: 0%

Central West Slopes and Plains area

Sunny. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Thursday 10 December

Summary
Min 12
Max 30
Sunny.
Chance of any rain: 0%

Friday 11 December

Summary
Min 14
Max 29
Partly cloudy.
Chance of any rain: 10%

Saturday 12 December

Summary
Min 13
Max 29
Partly cloudy.
Chance of any rain: 10%

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EDT Sunday.

Product derived from IDN11060 and IDN11034