Thermal Comfort Observations

WBGT and Apparent Temperature for Victoria

Issued at 5.42 pm ( ST) Saturday 01 August 2015
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Station Name Observation
Time
Temp WBGT
sun
WBGT
shade
  AT
shade
Rel
Hum
Dew
Point
Wind (10m)
Dir Spd

ST °C °C°C°C % °C
km/h
Central
Avalon 05:30 pm 9.6 12.3 7.3 5.6 60 2.7 WNW 13
Cerberus 05:30 pm 8.2 11.7 6.6 6.0 70 3.5 WNW 4
Coldstream 05:30 pm 8.4 12.4 7.6 7.5 85 6.0   Calm
Ferny Creek 05:30 pm 4.6 9.4 3.9 3.0 85 2.3   Calm
Essendon Airport 05:30 pm 8.6 11.6 6.5 4.8 65 2.0 W 11
Frankston 05:30 pm 9.8 13.1 8.3 7.5 75 5.6 N 7
Geelong Racecourse 05:30 pm 10.0 12.4 7.4 7.0 55 1.9 WNW 7
Laverton 05:30 pm 9.0 11.8 6.7 5.6 60 1.7 WNW 9
Melbourne          *         
Melbourne (Olympic Park) 05:30 pm 10.1 12.4 7.5 8.0 55 2.0 WSW 2
Melbourne Airport 05:30 pm 8.2 11.2 6.0 5.1 60 1.1 W 7
Moorabbin 05:30 pm 9.5 12.3 7.4 6.9 65 3.0 NW 6
Point Wilson 05:30 pm        *      WNW 17
Rhyll 05:30 pm 9.5 12.3 7.4 7.2 65 3.0 WNW 4
Scoresby 05:30 pm 8.6 11.5 6.3 6.4 60 1.3 WSW 2
Sheoaks 05:30 pm 7.9 11.1 5.8 4.4 65 1.3 WNW 9
Viewbank 05:30 pm 9.6 12.2 7.2 6.6 60 2.2 W 7
Mallee
Mildura 05:30 pm 10.3 14.1 9.6 7.5 90 8.4 ESE 13
Swan Hill 05:30 pm 9.9 13.9 9.4 8.2 90 8.5 SSW 7
Walpeup Research 05:30 pm 8.9 13.2 8.6 7.7 95 8.0 E 4
Wimmera
Horsham 05:30 pm 8.4 11.9 6.9 4.2 75 3.8 SSW 15
Longerenong 05:30 pm 8.2 12.0 7.0 5.3 80 4.8 S 9
Nhill Airport 05:30 pm 8.6 12.6 7.8 6.4 85 6.4 WSW 7
Stawell 05:30 pm 8.1 11.6 6.6 6.7 75 3.6   Calm
Western District
Aireys Inlet 05:30 pm 8.9 11.8 6.8 4.8 65 2.3 WNW 13
Ballarat 05:30 pm 5.5 9.9 4.4 2.2 80 2.2 WNW 9
Cape Nelson 05:30 pm 10.0 12.9 8.0 4.9 65 4.2 W 20
Cape Otway 05:30 pm 10.1 12.6 7.6 2.8 60 2.7 W 30
Hamilton 05:30 pm 7.1 10.8 5.6 3.4 70 2.4 NW 11
Lookout Hill 05:30 pm 2.3 7.6 1.6 -1.8 85 -0.1 WSW 11
Mortlake 05:30 pm 7.3 11.3 6.2 5.6 80 3.9 W 2
Mount Gellibrand 05:30 pm 6.8 10.6 5.3 1.4 75 2.3 W 20
Port Fairy 05:30 pm 8.9 11.9 6.9 5.6 65 2.7 NW 9
Portland Airport 05:30 pm 8.9 12.1 7.2 5.1 70 3.7 WNW 13
Warrnambool 05:30 pm 8.3 11.9 6.9 4.6 75 4.3 WNW 13
Station Name Observation
Time
Temp WBGT
sun
WBGT
shade
  AT
shade
Rel
Hum
Dew
Point
Wind (10m)
Dir Spd

ST °C °C°C°C % °C
km/h
Northeast
Albury Airport 05:30 pm 10.0 14.4 10.0 8.7 100 10.0 SE 7
Falls Creek 05:30 pm -0.4 6.0 -0.4 -6.6 100 -0.4 NW 22
Hunters Hill 05:30 pm 5.5 10.6 5.5 4.5 100 5.5   Calm
Mount Buller 05:30 pm 0.8 6.9 0.8  *  100 0.8    
Mount Hotham 05:30 pm -0.5 6.0 -0.5 -7.1 100 -0.6 WNW 24
Rutherglen Research 05:30 pm 10.1 14.5 10.1 9.8 100 10.1 NE 2
Wangaratta 05:30 pm 10.3 14.6 10.2 8.7 100 10.1 WNW 9
North Central
Eildon Fire Tower 05:30 pm 5.1 10.0 4.7 -0.1 90 3.8 W 20
Kilmore Gap 05:30 pm 5.7 9.9 4.5 2.3 75 2.0 SSW 9
Mangalore 05:30 pm 9.0 12.7 7.9 6.4 80 5.9 S 9
Redesdale 05:30 pm 8.3 11.4 6.2 5.8 65 1.7 SSW 4
Northern Country
Bendigo 05:30 pm 9.0 12.0 7.0 5.0 65 3.0 WSW 13
Shepparton 05:30 pm 9.2 13.3 8.7 7.6 90 7.8 S 6
Yarrawonga 05:30 pm 10.8 15.1 10.7 9.3 100 10.6 N 9
West Gippsland
Bairnsdale Airport 05:30 pm 9.1 12.5 7.7 6.2 75 4.9 WNW 9
Hogan Island 04:30 pm 9.4 12.1 7.1 -1.3 60 2.3 W 48
Latrobe Valley 05:30 pm 7.4 11.7 6.7 4.3 85 5.4 WSW 11
Mount Baw Baw 05:30 pm -1.0 5.6 -1.0 -3.1 100 -1.1   Calm
Mount Moornapa 05:30 pm 5.7 10.4 5.2 4.4 90 4.3   Calm
Sale 05:30 pm 9.4 12.7 7.9 5.5 75 5.2 WSW 15
Wilsons Prom 05:39 pm 8.7 12.1 7.1 1.7 75 4.1 W 30
Station Name Observation
Time
Temp WBGT
sun
WBGT
shade
  AT
shade
Rel
Hum
Dew
Point
Wind (10m)
Dir Spd

ST °C °C°C°C % °C
km/h
East Gippsland
Combienbar 05:30 pm 5.2 10.3 5.1 4.0 95 4.8   Calm
Gelantipy 05:30 pm 4.5 9.8 4.5 1.2 100 4.4 S 11
Mallacoota 05:30 pm 9.3 13.3 8.6 7.0 90 7.4 W 9
Mount Nowa Nowa 05:30 pm 6.2 10.9 5.9 4.4 95 5.2 WNW 4
Orbost 05:30 pm 8.8 13.0 8.4 6.9 90 7.6 NNW 7

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).

Sports Medicine Australia may also provide additional regional guidelines. 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).