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Rockhampton Forecast

Tonight 21°C
Tomorrow 26°C
possible_thunderstorm

Now

21.8°C falling
Updated at 21:30 EST

Capricornia for Tuesday Cloudy. Very high chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm, with possible heavy falls about the coast. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h turning E during the afternoon and evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 20s.
Wednesday Cloudy. Very high chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls possible. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h becoming light early in the morning then becoming E 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Currently at Rockhampton Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 21.8°C falling
Dew Point 20.9°C falling
Feels Like 21.8°C
Relative Humidity 95%
Wind icon
W 9km/h rising
Wind Gusts 11km/h
Pressure 1015.2hPa falling
Fire Danger 1.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 11.6mm / 1.0mm

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
05:24 EST
Sunset sunset
18:03 EST

Nearby Now

Yeppoon 24.1°C
Samuel Hill Ap 21.5°C
Gladstone Ap 23.3°C

Next 12 hours in Rockhampton

48-hour forecast

12am

Heavy rain
23°C

3am

Heavy rain
22°C

6am

Heavy rain
21°C

9am

Heavy rain
23°C

Capricornia Weather Warnings

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Qld - Tue 19:51 EST
for People in Parts of Capricornia and Wide Bay and Burnett Forecast Districts

Qld - Tue 16:56 EST
Severe Weather Warning (Heavy Rain) for Central Coast and Whitsundays, Capricornia and parts of Wide Bay and Burnett

Qld - Tue 15:50 EST
Strong Wind Warning for Capricornia and Fraser Island Coasts, Sunshine Coast and Gold Coast waters and Moreton Bay. Cancel Hervey Bay

National Forecast

Rockhampton 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Oct 17
Wed
Oct 18
Thu
Oct 19
Fri
Oct 20
Sat
Oct 21
Sun
Oct 22
Mon
Oct 23

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible shower

Possible shower

Showers

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 27°C 26°C 27°C 28°C 27°C 27°C 29°C
Minimum 21°C 21°C 21°C 20°C 19°C 19°C 18°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 80% 50% 80% 70% 40%
Rain Amount 20-40mm 20-40mm 1-5mm < 1mm 5-10mm 5-10mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
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 16
km/h
16
km/h
20
km/h
21
km/h
26
km/h
26
km/h
20
km/h
18
km/h
10
km/h
10
km/h
11
km/h
10
km/h
11
km/h
10
km/h
Wind Direction SE 16km/h
SE
E 16km/h
E
ESE 20km/h
ESE
E 21km/h
E
ESE 26km/h
ESE
ESE 26km/h
ESE
E 20km/h
E
E 18km/h
E
SE 10km/h
SE
E 10km/h
E
SE 11km/h
SE
ESE 10km/h
ESE
SSE 11km/h
SSE
ESE 10km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 82% 75% 91% 82% 83% 66% 67% 52% 70% 70% 76% 63% 69% 47%
Dew Point 21°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 21°C 20°C 19°C 17°C 20°C 20°C 19°C 19°C 18°C 17°C

Rockhampton Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:00 EST
sunrise
05:23 EST
sunset
18:04 EST
last light
18:27 EST
moon
rise
Wed 04:24 EST
set
Wed 16:40 EST
moon
Fri
Oct 20
moon
Sat
Oct 28
moon
Sat
Nov 4
moon
Sat
Nov 11

Rockhampton Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Oct 17
20.2°C 29°C 5.2mm
Mon
Oct 16
19.7°C 24.8°C 1.2mm
Sun
Oct 15
17.5°C 27.7°C 6.0mm
Sat
Oct 14
19.6°C 26.1°C 4.4mm
Fri
Oct 13
22.1°C 31.3°C 0.0mm

Rockhampton Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Oct
643.9mm
73.9 Day(s)
Total For 2017
605.6mm
69 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
908.0mm
62 Day(s)
Wettest Day
80.4mm
Mar 29
Lowest Temperature
5.5°C
Jul 22
Highest Temperature
40.0°C
Mar 6

Rockhampton Ap Almanac

full climatology
October Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
17.5°C
15th
Lowest On Record
7.0°C
3rd 1957
Average This Month
20.3°C
+3.3°C
Long-term Average
17.0°C
October Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
34.9°C
10th
Highest On Record
41.1°C
31st 1958
Average This Month
30.1°C
+0.4°C
Long-term Average
29.7°C
October Rainfall
Wettest This Month
12.6mm
4th
Total This Month
43.0mm
8 Day(s)
Long-term Average
47.7mm
6.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
152.4mm
1952
Driest On Record
0.4mm
1977
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