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Lat: -53.80 Lon: -67.75 Alt: 13m
Thu 06th August 07:00UTC
1°C / 34°F
Partly cloudy
10km
50%
93%
999mb
WSW (11 mph/17 km/h)
Lat: -54.80 Lon: -68.32 Alt: 16m
Thu 06th August 07:00UTC
2°C / 36°F
Partly cloudy
10km
50%
64%
998mb
NNW (8 mph/13 km/h)

Today and Tomorrow Forecast

DayLocal TimeDirSpeed/
Gust
Temp/
Feels Like
HumidityPressureCloud AmountPrecip AmountWeather
Thu 06
Aug
06:00

NNE
NNE

13 / 27 mph 10 / -5°F 89% 980 mb
Low level cloud: 17%
Mid level cloud: 99%
High level cloud: 31%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
100%
Expect 0.02 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.02 In
09:00

NNE
NNE

11 / 23 mph 12 / -2°F 88% 980 mb
Low level cloud: 19%
Mid level cloud: 52%
High level cloud: 100%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
49%
Expect 0.01 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.01 In
12:00

NNE
NNE

13 / 24 mph 22 / 10°F 88% 979 mb
Low level cloud: 10%
Mid level cloud: 61%
High level cloud: 54%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
92%
Expect 0.01 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.01 In
15:00

NNE
NNE

14 / 29 mph 11 / -4°F 89% 980 mb
Low level cloud: 22%
Mid level cloud: 63%
High level cloud: 96%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
55%
Expect 0.04 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.04 In
18:00

NNE
NNE

12 / 26 mph 10 / -5°F 89% 979 mb
Low level cloud: 18%
Mid level cloud: 92%
High level cloud: 4%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
100%
Expect 0.03 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.03 In
21:00

N
N

8 / 16 mph 20 / 10°F 83% 982 mb
Low level cloud: 4%
Mid level cloud: 31%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
43%
Expect 0.01 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.01 In
Fri 07
Aug
00:00

N
N

7 / 15 mph 15 / 4°F 82% 982 mb
Low level cloud: 3%
Mid level cloud: 85%
High level cloud: 75%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
95%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
03:00

N
N

6 / 13 mph 15 / 6°F 82% 981 mb
Low level cloud: 5%
Mid level cloud: 69%
High level cloud: 2%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
84%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
06:00

N
N

4 / 10 mph 16 / 9°F 83% 980 mb
Low level cloud: 29%
Mid level cloud: 44%
High level cloud: 15%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
45%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
09:00

NNW
NNW

3 / 7 mph 14 / 8°F 88% 980 mb
Low level cloud: 32%
Mid level cloud: 43%
High level cloud: 69%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
55%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
12:00

NNE
NNE

4 / 9 mph 15 / 9°F 91% 979 mb
Low level cloud: 37%
Mid level cloud: 44%
High level cloud: 100%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
64%
Expect 0.01 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.01 In
15:00

NNE
NNE

6 / 13 mph 18 / 9°F 88% 979 mb
Low level cloud: 29%
Mid level cloud: 58%
High level cloud: 100%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
61%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
18:00

NNE
NNE

11 / 20 mph 21 / 10°F 85% 979 mb
Low level cloud: 4%
Mid level cloud: 100%
High level cloud: 100%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
100%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
21:00

N
N

14 / 23 mph 22 / 9°F 86% 981 mb
Low level cloud: 28%
Mid level cloud: 98%
High level cloud: 100%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
100%
Expect 0.01 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.01 In

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The 2 day current weather summary for Rothera Point:

The forecast for Rothera Point in the coming week is predicting the average daytime maximum temperature will be around -5°C, with a high for the week of -5°C expected on the morning of Saturday 8th. The average minimum temperature will be -11°C, dipping to its lowest on the morning of Thursday 6th at -11°C. Expect the coming week to have mixed weather with some days dry and some seeing a little snow. The current forecast indicates Thursday 6th will have the most precipitation with an accumulation of around 3.0mm. On the whole winds are likely to be moderate.

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