Cloud Free Night is an online weather forecast information service for the benefit of the Australia astronomy and photography communities. Weather forecasts from the United States GFS global model can be compared with local (Bureau of Meteorology, WeatherWatch, OzForecast) and overseas (Meteologix, Yr, meteoblue, Clear Outside) forecasts, improving your confidence in the accuracy of these weather predictions.

*** LATEST NEWS *** Cloud Free Night service and website update completed. ACCESS model forecasts no longer available. Bureau of Meteorology official forecasts and GFS model forecasts for the next seven days can be compared to local (WeatherWatch, OzForecast) and overseas (Meteologix, Yr, meteoblue, Clear Outside) forecasts through handy website links. This will help improve your confidence in the accuracy of these weather predictions"
- CFN Team (25 October 2020)

Cloud Free Night displays official forecasts from the Bureau of Meteorology, and GFS model forecast maps and meteograms over specific Australian regions and locations, summarising the weather forecast over the next seven days. Links to local (WeatherWatch, OzForecast) and overseas (Meteologix, Yr, meteoblue, Clear Outside) forecasts enable comparison of these weather predictions.

Cloud Free Night displays the latest Himawari-8 satellite images and synoptic charts from the Bureau of Meteorology, and cloud camera images around Australia. The high-definition satellite images cover many areas of the Australia region. The synoptic charts include the satellite image as background. The cloud camera images include those from aviation weather cameras, webcams and all sky cameras.

Cloud Free Night is operated by a small team from the Australia astronomy community. If you have any questions, please contact us at info@cloudfreenight.com. We would like to hear of your experience in using, or suggestions to improve, the Cloud Free Night service.