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Townsville Forecast

This morning 20°C
Today 31°C
sunny

Now

19.3°C falling
Updated at 04:30 EST

Lower Burdekin for Wednesday Sunny. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Currently at Townsville Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 19.3°C falling
Dew Point 18.2°C rising
Feels Like 19.3°C
Relative Humidity 93%
Wind icon
Calm steady
Wind Gusts 0km/h
Pressure 1012.1hPa falling
Fire Danger 1.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:26 EST
Sunset sunset
17:56 EST

Nearby Now

Mingela 17.1°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Townsville

48-hour forecast

6am

Clear
20°C

9am

Clear
26°C

12pm

Clear
30°C

3pm

Clear
31°C

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National Forecast

Townsville 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Apr 25
Thu
Apr 26
Fri
Apr 27
Sat
Apr 28
Sun
Apr 29
Mon
Apr 30
Tue
May 1

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower
Maximum 31°C 31°C 32°C 30°C 30°C 29°C 29°C
Minimum 20°C 20°C 20°C 20°C 20°C 20°C 21°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 5% 30% 40% 70% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index Very High Very High Very High Very High Very High
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 8
km/h
19
km/h
5
km/h
15
km/h
9
km/h
19
km/h
13
km/h
26
km/h
19
km/h
28
km/h
19
km/h
29
km/h
18
km/h
27
km/h
Wind Direction S 8km/h
S
ENE 19km/h
ENE
S 5km/h
S
ENE 15km/h
ENE
SSW 9km/h
SSW
E 19km/h
E
SSE 13km/h
SSE
E 26km/h
E
SSE 19km/h
SSE
E 28km/h
E
SSE 19km/h
SSE
ESE 29km/h
ESE
SE 18km/h
SE
ESE 27km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 57% 44% 55% 44% 54% 37% 56% 50% 57% 49% 60% 55% 62% 60%
Dew Point 18°C 17°C 17°C 17°C 17°C 15°C 17°C 18°C 17°C 18°C 18°C 19°C 19°C 20°C

Townsville Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
06:03 EST
sunrise
06:26 EST
sunset
17:56 EST
last light
18:18 EST
moon
rise
Wed 14:46 EST
set
Thu 02:40 EST
moon
Mon
Apr 30
moon
Tue
May 8
moon
Tue
May 15
moon
Tue
May 22

Townsville Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Apr 24
19.0°C 31°C 0.0mm
Mon
Apr 23
20.9°C 30.4°C 0.2mm
Sun
Apr 22
20.3°C 30.4°C 0.0mm
Sat
Apr 21
20.6°C 29.8°C 0.0mm
Fri
Apr 20
20.2°C 30.9°C 0.0mm

Townsville Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Apr
823.4mm
50.3 Day(s)
Total For 2018
732.2mm
51 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
490.0mm
52 Day(s)
Wettest Day
139.8mm
Mar 1
Lowest Temperature
19.0°C
Feb 11
Highest Temperature
36.9°C
Jan 3

Townsville Ap Almanac

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April Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
19.0°C
24th
Lowest On Record
10.9°C
14th 1994
Average This Month
22.4°C
+1.8°C
Long-term Average
20.6°C
April Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
32.0°C
1st
Highest On Record
35.8°C
2nd 1988
Average This Month
30.6°C
+0.9°C
Long-term Average
29.7°C
April Rainfall
Wettest This Month
6.6mm
3rd
Total This Month
10.2mm
8 Day(s)
Long-term Average
65.8mm
7.7 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
546.2mm
2000
Driest On Record
0.3mm
1947
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