Thermal Comfort Observations

WBGT and Apparent Temperature for Victoria

Issued at 6.12 am (EST) Tuesday 24 September 2019
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Station Name Observation
Time
Temp WBGT
sun
WBGT
shade
  AT
shade
Rel
Hum
Dew
Point
Wind (10m)
Dir Spd

EST °C °C°C°C % °C
km/h
Central
Avalon 06:00 am 7.3 -- 7.2 3.4 95 6.9 WNW 17
Cerberus          *         
Coldstream 06:00 am 4.8 -- 4.8 3.6 100 4.8   Calm
Ferny Creek 06:00 am 4.5 -- 4.5 2.5 100 4.4 WNW 4
Essendon Airport 06:00 am 7.5 -- 6.7 4.3 85 5.1 NW 11
Frankston 06:00 am        *      WNW 24
Geelong Racecourse 06:00 am 7.7 -- 7.4 4.5 95 6.8 NW 13
Laverton 06:00 am 6.9 -- 6.6 3.9 95 6.0 NW 11
Melbourne          *         
Melbourne (Olympic Park) 06:00 am 8.9 -- 7.5 5.7 75 4.9 NNW 11
Melbourne Airport 06:00 am 7.3 -- 6.2 3.5 80 4.0 NW 13
Moorabbin 06:00 am 8.7 -- 7.6 6.0 80 5.6 NW 9
Point Wilson          *         
Rhyll 06:00 am 9.4 -- 8.3 7.4 80 6.3 WNW 6
Scoresby 06:00 am 7.0 -- 6.3 5.5 85 5.0 NE 2
Sheoaks 06:00 am 7.1 -- 6.4 3.9 85 5.1 WNW 11
Viewbank 06:00 am 5.9 -- 5.9 3.8 100 5.8 NNE 6
Mallee
Mildura 06:00 am 3.9 -- 3.3 1.1 85 1.8 SW 6
Swan Hill 06:00 am 2.0 -- 1.7 -1.0 95 1.0 SW 6
Walpeup Research 06:00 am 3.3 -- 3.1 1.7 95 2.7   Calm
Wimmera
Horsham 06:00 am -1.0 -- -1.1 -4.3 95 -1.4 WSW 6
Longerenong 06:00 am -0.4 -- -0.5 -2.5 100 -0.7   Calm
Nhill Airport 06:00 am 0.8 -- 0.6 -1.2 95 0.1   Calm
Stawell 06:00 am 1.7 -- 1.6 -1.2 100 1.4 NE 6
Western District
Aireys Inlet 06:00 am 7.3 -- 6.8 3.9 90 5.8 WNW 13
Ballarat 06:06 am 4.0 -- 4.0 1.5 100 4.0 WNW 6
Cape Nelson 06:00 am 10.4 -- 8.7 6.5 70 5.4 WNW 15
Cape Otway 06:00 am 9.6 -- 8.7 4.0 85 7.0 W 26
Hamilton 06:00 am 5.7 -- 5.6 2.9 95 5.3 NW 9
Lookout Hill 06:00 am 2.1 -- 2.0 -4.2 100 1.8 WSW 24
Mortlake 06:00 am 6.1 -- 6.1 3.1 100 6.1 WNW 11
Mount Gellibrand 06:00 am 5.7 -- 5.7 0.5 100 5.7 WNW 22
Port Fairy 06:00 am 7.9 -- 7.9 5.7 100 7.9 NW 9
Portland Airport 06:00 am 8.3 -- 7.6 5.0 85 6.3 W 13
Warrnambool 06:00 am 7.4 -- 7.4 3.0 100 7.4 NW 20
Station Name Observation
Time
Temp WBGT
sun
WBGT
shade
  AT
shade
Rel
Hum
Dew
Point
Wind (10m)
Dir Spd

EST °C °C°C°C % °C
km/h
Northeast
Albury Airport 06:00 am 2.4 -- 2.2 -0.5 95 1.7 ENE 6
Falls Creek          *         
Hunters Hill 06:00 am 1.7 -- 1.6 -0.8 100 1.4 W 4
Mount Buller 06:00 am -3.0 -- -3.0 -11.1 100 -3.1 W 30
Mount Hotham 06:00 am -4.4 -- -4.5 -13.2 100 -4.7 W 33
Rutherglen Research 06:00 am 0.4 -- 0.4 -1.5 100 0.3   Calm
Wangaratta 06:00 am 3.1 -- 3.1 0.5 100 3.0 S 6
North Central
Eildon Fire Tower 06:00 am 3.3 -- 3.1 0.0 95 2.7 W 9
Kilmore Gap 06:00 am 4.2 -- 3.7 0.2 90 2.7 W 13
Mangalore 06:06 am 2.6 -- 2.6 -0.1 100 2.5 W 6
Puckapunyal - Lyon Hill (Defence) 06:00 am 4.6 -- 4.4 2.5 95 3.9 SW 4
Puckapunyal West (Defence) 06:00 am 4.9 -- 4.2 0.9 85 2.6 SW 13
Redesdale 06:00 am 0.0 -- -0.0 -3.1 100 -0.1 S 6
Northern Country
Bendigo 06:00 am 1.1 -- 1.1 -0.7 100 1.0   Calm
Shepparton 06:00 am 3.8 -- 3.8 2.4 100 3.7   Calm
Yarrawonga 06:00 am 3.0 -- 3.0 0.7 100 2.9 SSW 4
West Gippsland
Bairnsdale Airport 06:00 am 5.6 -- 4.9 1.7 85 3.4 WNW 13
Hogan Island 06:00 am 9.7 -- 9.3 -1.5 90 8.5 W 57
Latrobe Valley 06:00 am 6.9 -- 6.4 3.8 90 5.4 W 11
Mount Baw Baw 06:00 am -2.4 -- -2.4 -8.3 100 -2.5 WSW 19
Mount Moornapa 06:00 am 6.2 -- 4.3 2.1 65 -0.1 W 11
Sale 06:00 am 5.9 -- 5.6  *  95 5.0    
Wilsons Prom 06:00 am 9.9 -- 8.6 0.9 80 6.2 W 43
Station Name Observation
Time
Temp WBGT
sun
WBGT
shade
  AT
shade
Rel
Hum
Dew
Point
Wind (10m)
Dir Spd

EST °C °C°C°C % °C
km/h
East Gippsland
Combienbar 06:00 am 4.9 -- 4.2 3.4 85 2.8   Calm
Gelantipy 06:00 am 3.3 -- 2.4 -0.7 80 0.5 W 11
Mallacoota 06:00 am 8.3 -- 7.0 5.4 75 4.5 WNW 9
Mount Nowa Nowa 06:00 am 6.0 -- 5.2 2.5 85 3.5 W 11
Orbost 06:00 am        *      NNW 7

Note: Calculation of the sun WBGT has been suppressed for this hour because the approximation used is not valid at these times.

The shade WBGT is calculated for an environment shaded from direct (and strong reflected) solar radiation and where surfaces are not significantly hotter or colder than the indicated air temperature.

* The calculation of AT requires an observation of temperature, humidity, and wind. If any of these are unavailable, the AT field is left blank.

The WBGT values displayed here should be used in conjunction with guidelines provided by Sports Medicine Australia (SMA).

The AT values displayed here are the Steadman Apparent Temperatures measured in the shade. The Apparent Temperature is an estimation of what the temperature "feels like" to an appropriately dressed adult. Direct exposure to the afternoon sun would add as much as 8C to the AT.

Further information About Thermal Comfort Observations including Wet Bulb Globe Temperature (WBGT) and Apparent Temperature (AT).