Thermal Comfort Observations

WBGT and Apparent Temperature for Victoria

Issued at 6.42 pm ( DT) Monday 23 October 2017
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Station Name Observation
Time
Temp WBGT
sun
WBGT
shade
  AT
shade
Rel
Hum
Dew
Point
Wind (10m)
Dir Spd

DT °C °C°C°C % °C
km/h
Central
Avalon 06:30 pm 15.7 17.9 13.7 13.5 70 10.7 S 13
Cerberus 06:30 pm 14.1 16.5 12.2 12.2 70 9.1 SSW 9
Coldstream 06:30 pm 16.9 18.7 14.5 13.4 70 11.0 SW 20
Ferny Creek 06:30 pm 12.4 15.7 11.4 10.7 85 9.8 S 9
Essendon Airport 06:30 pm 14.6 17.2 12.9 11.0 75 10.4 S 20
Frankston 06:30 pm 16.2 18.2 14.0 14.7 70 10.7 SSW 9
Geelong Racecourse 06:30 pm 14.8 17.6 13.4 12.4 80 11.4 SSE 15
Laverton 06:30 pm 14.8 17.2 13.0 12.1 75 10.2 SSE 15
Melbourne          *         
Melbourne (Olympic Park) 06:30 pm 15.0 17.5 13.2 12.7 75 10.6 S 13
Melbourne Airport 06:30 pm 14.6 17.0 12.8 10.9 75 10.0 S 20
Moorabbin 06:30 pm 14.9 17.1 12.8 11.1 70 9.7 SSW 20
Point Wilson 06:30 pm        *      S 20
Rhyll 06:30 pm 14.0 16.4 12.1 12.1 70 9.0 SW 9
Scoresby 06:30 pm 15.9 17.7 13.5 13.8 65 9.8 SSW 11
Sheoaks 06:30 pm 14.6 16.9 12.5 12.4 70 9.4 SW 11
Viewbank 06:30 pm 15.7 17.7 13.5 12.6 70 10.2 SW 17
Mallee
Mildura 06:30 pm 25.5 21.7 17.5 21.8 25 4.6 W 13
Swan Hill 06:30 pm 24.3 20.9 16.7 21.3 25 4.1 W 9
Walpeup Research 06:30 pm 23.8 20.9 16.7 21.0 30 5.2 W 9
Wimmera
Horsham 06:30 pm 18.1 18.9 14.7 13.9 60 9.7 S 22
Longerenong 06:30 pm 18.6 19.2 15.0 16.1 55 9.7 S 13
Nhill Airport 06:30 pm 19.4 19.5 15.3 15.7 50 9.3 SSW 19
Stawell 06:30 pm 17.3 18.8 14.6 15.5 65 10.7 S 11
Western District
Aireys Inlet 06:30 pm 14.0 17.0 12.7 12.9 80 10.8 SW 7
Ballarat 06:30 pm 13.9 17.0 12.8 11.1 85 11.2 SSW 17
Cape Nelson 06:30 pm 14.0 17.0 12.7 12.2 80 10.8 NNE 11
Cape Otway 06:30 pm 13.5 16.5 12.2 10.7 80 10.1 W 15
Hamilton 06:30 pm 14.1 16.7 12.4 12.4 75 9.7 SW 9
Lookout Hill 06:30 pm 11.8 15.5 11.1 9.1 90 10.2 SSW 15
Mortlake 06:30 pm 13.7 16.8 12.5 12.2 80 10.7 SW 9
Mount Gellibrand 06:30 pm 13.6 16.9 12.7 10.8 85 11.3 WSW 17
Port Fairy 06:30 pm 14.7 17.7 13.5 13.2 85 11.8 SW 11
Portland Airport 06:30 pm 13.8 16.7 12.4 11.5 80 10.4 WSW 13
Warrnambool 06:30 pm 13.4 16.6 12.3 10.8 85 10.6 SW 15
Station Name Observation
Time
Temp WBGT
sun
WBGT
shade
  AT
shade
Rel
Hum
Dew
Point
Wind (10m)
Dir Spd

DT °C °C°C°C % °C
km/h
Northeast
Albury Airport 06:30 pm 22.1 20.5 16.3 19.1 40 7.5 W 13
Falls Creek 06:30 pm 8.2 12.3 7.4  *  85 6.0    
Hunters Hill 06:30 pm 14.8 15.6 10.9 12.3 50 4.5 W 7
Mount Buller 06:30 pm 9.1 12.5 7.5  *  75 4.9    
Mount Hotham 06:30 pm 7.8      *      NNW 20
Rutherglen Research 06:30 pm 22.6 20.9 16.6 21.7 40 7.6 NE 2
Wangaratta 06:30 pm 21.8 21.0 16.8 19.7 45 9.7 E 11
North Central
Eildon Fire Tower 06:30 pm 18.2 17.7 13.2 14.6 40 5.1 W 13
Kilmore Gap 06:30 pm 12.9 16.0 11.6 7.6 80 9.7 S 28
Mangalore 06:30 pm 22.5 20.1 15.9 20.0 30 5.0 WSW 7
Redesdale 06:30 pm 21.3 19.5 15.2 19.1 35 5.2 W 6
Northern Country
Bendigo 06:30 pm 22.6 20.1 15.8 19.3 30 4.6 W 11
Shepparton 06:30 pm 23.4 20.1 15.9 18.6 25 2.8 WSW 17
Yarrawonga 06:30 pm 23.3 21.7 17.5 23.1 40 9.0   Calm
West Gippsland
Bairnsdale Airport 06:30 pm 15.7 17.9 13.7 12.3 70 10.7 SSE 19
Hogan Island 06:30 pm 12.6      *      W 41
Latrobe Valley 06:30 pm 15.0 17.4 13.2 10.2 75 10.4 SSW 26
Mount Baw Baw 06:30 pm 8.7 13.3 8.7 7.1 100 8.6 WSW 7
Mount Moornapa 06:30 pm 15.1 17.5 13.2 14.0 75 10.5 SE 7
Sale 06:30 pm 16.9 19.1 14.9  *  75 12.2    
Wilsons Prom 06:30 pm 13.5 16.1 11.8 5.5 75 9.0 W 41
Station Name Observation
Time
Temp WBGT
sun
WBGT
shade
  AT
shade
Rel
Hum
Dew
Point
Wind (10m)
Dir Spd

DT °C °C°C°C % °C
km/h
East Gippsland
Combienbar 06:30 pm 14.3 16.7 12.3 14.2 70 9.3   Calm
Gelantipy 06:30 pm 14.4 16.7 12.4 11.8 70 9.4 SSW 13
Mallacoota 06:30 pm 14.8 17.4 13.1 12.9 75 10.6 S 11
Mount Nowa Nowa 06:30 pm 12.9 15.8 11.4 11.6 80 9.2 SE 6
Orbost 06:30 pm 14.7 17.5 13.3 14.0 80 11.3 S 6

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).