Greenstone/Geraldton Weather Report: Detailed Forecast for May 7-8, 2024

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Weather Update Fall

In the early hours of today, Greenstone, specifically around Geraldton Airport, greets residents with clear skies and a chilly temperature just above freezing at 0.3°C. This weather report delivers a detailed overview of the current conditions and the forecast for the upcoming days, shedding light on the expected weather shifts.

Today’s Weather Overview:

Current Conditions:

As of 5:00 AM EDT at Geraldton Airport, the air is crisp with a temperature of 0.3°C under clear skies. The barometric pressure stands at 101.3 kPa. Humidity is extremely high at 98%, with a dew point nearly equal to the current temperature, indicating nearly saturated air. The wind is calm at the moment, and visibility is good at 16 kilometers.

Expected Conditions:

The day will start sunny, but will see a mix of sun and clouds beginning around noon. Winds will pick up, coming from the east at 20 km/h and gusting up to 40 km/h. The temperature is set to rise significantly, reaching a high of 19°C. The UV index is high at 6, so protective measures against the sun are recommended.

Tonight, the sky will become increasingly cloudy. Winds will shift to the northeast at 20 km/h, gusting to 40 km/h, with temperatures dipping to a low of just 2°C.

Tomorrow’s Forecast

On Wednesday, May 8, the day will begin with a mix of sun and cloud and a 30 percent chance of morning showers. Conditions will clear up in the afternoon, offering sunny skies. Winds will continue from the northeast at 20 km/h, gusting to 40 km/h, but will become lighter in the morning. The high will be cooler at 12°C, with a moderate UV index of 5. The night is forecasted to be clear with a low of 1°C.

Wardrobe Recommendations:

Given the chilly morning temperatures and potential gusty winds, dressing in layers would be wise. Ensure to have a wind-resistant jacket handy, especially during the morning and evening hours. With the sun’s intensity indicated by a high UV index during the day, carrying sunglasses and applying sunscreen is advisable.

Weather Trivia:

Did you know that Geraldton, situated in the heart of the Greenstone region, can experience rapid weather changes due to its northern location? These swift shifts are not uncommon in spring, illustrating the dynamic climate of this area.

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