Thermal Comfort Observations

WBGT and Apparent Temperature for Victoria

Issued at 12.42 pm (EST) Sunday 29 May 2022
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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 12:30 pm 13.3 16.0 11.6 10.2 75 9.0 W 15
Cerberus 12:30 pm 14.5 16.4 12.0 12.0 65 8.0 W 11
Coldstream 12:30 pm 14.3 16.2 11.8 10.1 65 7.6 N 19
Ferny Creek 12:30 pm 11.0 13.7 8.9 8.8 70 5.3 NNW 6
Essendon Airport 12:30 pm 14.3 16.4 12.1 10.4 70 8.5 N 19
Frankston Beach 12:30 pm        *      W 9
Frankston (Ballam Park) 12:30 pm 14.5 16.2 11.8 13.1 60 7.3 NW 4
Geelong Racecourse 12:30 pm 13.6 16.2 11.9 10.9 75 9.1 WNW 13
Laverton 12:30 pm 14.5 16.2 11.8 12.7 60 7.3 S 6
Melbourne (Olympic Park) 12:30 pm 15.9 17.1 12.8 13.7 60 7.9 NNW 9
Melbourne Airport 12:30 pm 13.7 15.9 11.5 10.0 70 7.9 NNE 17
Moorabbin 12:30 pm 15.3 16.5 12.1 12.1 55 6.8 N 13
Rhyll 12:30 pm 13.9 16.2 11.8 12.4 70 8.5 N 6
Scoresby 12:30 pm 14.7 16.5 12.1 12.5 65 8.0 NNE 9
Sheoaks 12:30 pm 10.6 13.8 9.2 6.6 75 6.7 WNW 17
Viewbank 12:30 pm 14.6 16.4 12.0 12.0 65 7.9 N 11
Mallee
Mildura 12:30 pm 15.5 17.2 13.0 12.8 65 9.0 NNE 13
Swan Hill 12:30 pm 13.3 15.2 10.7 10.0 60 6.2 WNW 13
Walpeup Research 12:30 pm 14.6 16.1 11.7 12.2 60 6.9 NNE 9
Wimmera
Horsham 12:30 pm 12.8 14.8 10.3 10.2 65 5.9 W 9
Longerenong 12:30 pm 13.2 14.8 10.2 10.9 55 4.9 NW 6
Nhill Airport 12:30 pm 12.4 14.8 10.2 9.9 65 6.5 N 9
Stawell 12:30 pm 9.8 14.2 9.8 8.4 100 9.7 ESE 7
Western District
Aireys Inlet 12:30 pm 11.8 15.1 10.7 9.8 80 8.8 NW 9
Ballarat 12:30 pm 8.0 12.4 7.7 4.9 95 7.1 N 13
Cape Nelson 12:30 pm 12.8 15.0 10.5 9.2 65 6.6 NNW 15
Cape Otway 12:30 pm 11.4 15.2 10.8 8.2 90 9.8 SW 17
Hamilton 12:30 pm 11.7 13.9 9.2 8.0 60 4.7 NW 13
Lookout Hill 12:30 pm 6.3 11.2 6.3 4.3 100 6.2 N 6
Mortlake 12:30 pm 11.5 14.6 10.1 9.9 80 7.8 W 6
Mount Gellibrand 12:30 pm 10.1 14.5 10.1 6.6 100 10.1 NNW 19
Port Fairy 12:30 pm 14.2 15.9 11.5 11.8 60 7.0 NW 9
Portland Airport 12:30 pm 12.3 14.9 10.3 9.1 70 7.0 N 13
Warrnambool 12:30 pm 13.5 15.1 10.6 10.8 60 5.4 NW 9
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 12:30 pm 13.7 16.3 11.9 12.4 75 9.2 NW 6
Falls Creek 12:30 pm 2.0 7.7 1.7 -1.0 95 1.1 ENE 6
Hunters Hill 12:30 pm 5.0 9.9 4.5 2.3 90 3.5 W 7
Mount Buller 12:30 pm 3.2 8.6 3.0 0.5 95 2.6 NNE 6
Mount Hotham 12:30 pm 1.0 6.8 0.5 -3.2 90 -0.6 SSE 11
Rutherglen Research 12:30 pm 7.9 12.6 7.9 6.3 100 7.9 W 6
Wangaratta 12:30 pm 8.9 13.0 8.4 6.6 90 7.4 N 9
North Central
Eildon Fire Tower 12:30 pm 7.1 11.9 7.1 5.6 100 7.0 N 4
Kilmore Gap 12:30 pm 7.5 11.9 7.0 1.6 90 6.0 N 26
Mangalore 12:30 pm 10.5 13.6 8.9 7.5 75 6.1 NNE 11
Puckapunyal - Lyon Hill (Defence) 12:30 pm 10.4 13.7 9.0 8.3 80 6.7 NNE 7
Puckapunyal West (Defence) 12:30 pm 8.5 12.5 7.6 6.3 85 6.1 NW 7
Redesdale 12:30 pm 8.8 13.0 8.3 7.4 90 7.4 NNW 4
Northern Country
Bendigo 12:30 pm 8.9 13.1 8.5 6.3 90 7.7 N 11
Shepparton 12:30 pm 12.7 15.3 10.8 10.5 70 7.8 N 9
Yarrawonga 12:30 pm 8.0 12.7 8.0 6.4 100 8.0 ENE 6
West Gippsland
Bairnsdale Airport 12:30 pm 15.2 16.4 12.0 11.5 55 6.5 WNW 15
Hogan Island 12:30 pm 14.0 18.2 14.0 8.6 100 14.0 W 35
Latrobe Valley 12:30 pm 14.7 15.6 11.1 12.2 50 4.7 WSW 7
Mount Baw Baw 12:30 pm 3.2 8.4 2.5 -0.3 85 1.1 SW 9
Mount Moornapa 12:30 pm 12.9 15.1 10.5 11.3 65 6.5 NW 4
Sale 12:30 pm 15.1 16.7 12.4  *  65 8.1    
Wilsons Prom 12:30 pm 12.6 15.7 11.3 8.6 80 9.2 W 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
East Gippsland
Combienbar 12:30 pm 9.4 12.5 7.5 7.3 70 4.0 SW 4
Gelantipy 12:30 pm 8.7 12.0 7.0 4.9 70 3.7 SW 13
Mallacoota 12:30 pm 13.7 15.5 11.1 9.7 60 6.6 WSW 17
Mount Nowa Nowa 12:30 pm 13.2 15.7 11.2 11.4 70 8.1 W 7
Orbost 12:30 pm 14.3 16.8 12.6 12.2 75 9.9 W 11

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).