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Rockhampton Forecast

Today 26°C
Tonight 17°C
possible_shower

Now

25.0°C falling
Updated at 12:50 EST

Capricornia for Friday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm over inland parts during this afternoon and evening. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.

Currently at Rockhampton Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 25.0°C falling
Dew Point 12.9°C falling
Feels Like 25.8°C
Relative Humidity 47%
Wind icon
ESE 22km/h rising
Wind Gusts 30km/h
Pressure 1019.0hPa falling
Fire Danger 9.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
06:29 EST
Sunset sunset
17:21 EST

Nearby Now

Yeppoon 23.7°C
Samuel Hill Ap 22.4°C
Gladstone Ap 24.1°C
Gladstone 25.0°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Rockhampton

48-hour forecast

3pm

Mostly clear
25°C

6pm

Mostly clear
22°C

9pm

Mostly clear
21°C

12am

Slight chance shower
19°C

Capricornia Weather Warnings

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Qld - Fri 10:00 EST
Strong Wind Warning for Mackay Coast and Capricornia Coast on Saturday

National Forecast

Rockhampton 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
May 25
Sat
May 26
Sun
May 27
Mon
May 28
Tue
May 29
Wed
May 30
Thu
May 31

Possible shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Sunny
Maximum 26°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 27°C 28°C 26°C
Minimum 17°C 17°C 16°C 16°C 15°C 13°C 12°C
Chance of Rain 60% 30% 20% 20% 10% 20% 5%
Rain Amount 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 18
km/h
22
km/h
22
km/h
27
km/h
21
km/h
25
km/h
18
km/h
19
km/h
12
km/h
14
km/h
5
km/h
8
km/h
12
km/h
14
km/h
Wind Direction SE 18km/h
SE
ESE 22km/h
ESE
SE 22km/h
SE
ESE 27km/h
ESE
SE 21km/h
SE
ESE 25km/h
ESE
SE 18km/h
SE
ESE 19km/h
ESE
SE 12km/h
SE
ESE 14km/h
ESE
S 5km/h
S
SSE 8km/h
SSE
SSW 12km/h
SSW
SSW 14km/h
SSW
Relative Humidity 68% 58% 69% 53% 68% 52% 69% 52% 72% 47% 69% 32% 46% 18%
Dew Point 16°C 17°C 16°C 16°C 16°C 15°C 16°C 15°C 16°C 15°C 14°C 10°C 6°C 0°C

Rockhampton Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
06:05 EST
sunrise
06:29 EST
sunset
17:21 EST
last light
17:45 EST
moon
rise
Fri 14:38 EST
set
Sat 03:06 EST
moon
Wed
May 30
moon
Thu
Jun 7
moon
Thu
Jun 14
moon
Wed
Jun 20

Rockhampton Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
May 25
17.4°C - 0.0mm
Thu
May 24
15.8°C 25.7°C 0.0mm
Wed
May 23
8.1°C 26.2°C 0.0mm
Tue
May 22
8.2°C 27.5°C 0.0mm
Mon
May 21
10.9°C 26.2°C 0.0mm

Rockhampton Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
472.9mm
47.0 Day(s)
Total For 2018
248.6mm
42 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
555.6mm
50 Day(s)
Wettest Day
34.6mm
Jan 6
Lowest Temperature
7.4°C
May 13
Highest Temperature
41.1°C
Feb 12

Rockhampton Ap Almanac

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May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
7.4°C
13th
Lowest On Record
2.9°C
24th 1957
Average This Month
14.9°C
+0.6°C
Long-term Average
14.3°C
May Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
31.1°C
5th
Highest On Record
34.4°C
27th 2016
Average This Month
27.6°C
+1.6°C
Long-term Average
26.0°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
6.6mm
8th
Total This Month
9.2mm
7 Day(s)
Long-term Average
46.3mm
6.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
303.8mm
1989
Driest On Record
0.3mm
1970
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