Gale Warning
Issued at: 5:00 PM TODAY , 05 April 2017
Gale Warning # 10 (Final)

Gale Warning in PDF file

Monthly Climate Assessment and Outlook

Issued: 07 April 2017

ENSO Weekly Monitoring: La Nina Watch continues.. 
16 September 2016
updates shall be issued as appropriate.

Monthly Rainfall Forecast
RAINFALL FORECAST  (April - September 2017) 
UPDATED: 05 April 2017 (next update 26 May 2017)

Regional Rainfall Forecast
Issued: 05 April 2017
Valid for: April-September 2017
Farm Weather Forecast and Advisories
ISSUED              : 8AM, MONDAY, APRIL 24, 2017
VALID UNTIL      :  8AM, TUESDAY, APRIL 25, 2017
FWFA:  N0. 17-114

Ten-Day Regional Agri-Weather Information

DEKAD NO. 12 April 21 - 30, 2017


      The weather systems that are expected to affect the whole country within the ten-day period are ridge of high pressure area, easterlies and low pressure area.

Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers and thunderstorms mostly in the afternoon or evening are expected over the whole country during the early and the middle days of the forecast period. On the latter part of the period, a possible low pressure area will affect the eastern section of Visayas and Mindanao which will bring cloudy skies with light to moderate rains. The rest of the country will have partly cloudy to cloudy with isolated rainshowers and thunderstorms mostly in the afternoon or evening.

Winds blowing from the southeast to south will prevail over Luzon and Visayas and coming from the east to northeast over Mindanao. The whole archipelago will have slight to moderate seas during the early and middle days of the dekadal period. On the latter part of the dekad the seaboards of Northern Luzon, eastern Visayas and Mindanao will have moderate to occasionally rough seas while the rest of the country will have slight to moderate seas.

            The eastern and central equatorial Pacific is in neutral condition.

Seasonal Climate Outlook
Issued:  20 January 2017
FOR January - June 2017

Astronomical Diary
Issue for April 2017
Lyrids Meteor, Jupiter, Saturn will be found at about 19 degrees above the east southeastern horizon and...

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Issue for April 2017
Lyrids Meteor, Jupiter, Saturn will be found at about 19 degrees above the east southeastern horizon and...

Astronomical Events
April 2017

Sky this month
(Planets' whereabouts)
On April 1, 2017 at 1:00 PM, Saturn will be found at about 19 degrees above the east southeastern horizon and...Read more about The Sky this month

New moon First Quarter Full moon Last quarter
New Moon
Apr 26
8:16 PM
First Quarter
Apr 4
2:39 AM
Full Moon
Apr 11
2:08 PM
Last Quarter
Apr 19
5:57 PM
  • The Lyrids meteor shower has been observed for more than 2,600 years.
  • The Beehive Cluster, also known as Praesepe, M44, NGC 2632 or Cr 189...
  • At around 7:30 PM, the seven stars that make up the Big Dipper and one of the most...

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Time (PST) of rise and set of some planets at 10-day interval

Rise Set Rise Set Rise Set Rise Set Rise Set
Apr 1 6:50 AM 7:24 PM 5:00 AM 5:17 PM 7:50 AM 8:31 PM 6:33 PM 6:27 AM 11:27 PM 10:46 AM
Apr 11 6:25 AM 7:02 PM 4:14 AM 4:25 PM 7:36 AM 8:22 PM 5:48 PM 5:44 AM 10:48 PM 10:07 AM
Apr 21 5:33 AM 6:01 PM 3:41 AM 3:48 PM 7:24 AM 8:13 PM 5:04 PM 5:00 AM 10:08 PM 9:27 AM

Current Conditions


Speed: 687.0 km/sec
Density:  4.5 protons/cm3
more data: ACE, DSCOVR

explanation | more data
Updated: Mar 31 at 0609 UT

*** These large sunspots have stable magnetic fields that pose no threat for strong solar flares.

Credit: Solar Dynamics Observatory(SDO)/Helioseismic
and Magnetic Imager (HMI).

X-ray Solar Flares
Daily Sun: 31 Mar 17

Daily Sun
6-hr max:
B5 0346 UT Mar 31
24-hr: B5 0346 UT Mar 31
explanation | more data

Updated: Mar 31 at 0600 UT


Potentially Hazardous Asteroids (PHAs) are space rocks larger than approximately 100m that can come closer to Earth than 0.05 AU. None of the known PHAs is on a collision course with our planet, although astronomers are finding new ones all the time.

On  March 31, 2017 there were 1781 potentially hazardous asteroids.

Visit for more info and updates.


It has come to the attention of the Office of the Administrator of PAGASA that a certain person has been using the name of Dr. Vicente B. Malano to solicit money from the contractors of PAGASA.

Dr. Malano wishes to inform the public that he has not authorized anyone to solicit money on his behalf and to warn everyone against dealing with unscrupulous activities of certain individuals.

payong pagasa on android The latest version of the official PAGASA app can now be downloaded on Google play store

Weather Division is now  ISO 9001:2008 Certified
Proof has been furnished by means of an audit that the requirements of ISO 9001:2008 are met.

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10 April 2017

Starting today (April 10) until Maundy Thursday (April 13), warm and dry weather conditions associated with sunny weather will prevail over the entire archipelago, with chances of some isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms due to the Ridge of High Pressure Area (HPA) and Easterlies.

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PAGASA S&T Release
05 April 2017


The resurgence of the Northeast Monsoon that affected the Northern and Central Luzon during the last few days has weakened.  Latest weather map analyses and numerical model outputs indicate
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