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Rockhampton Forecast

This morning 7°C
Today 23°C
sunny

Now

13.3°C falling
Updated at 02:50 EST

Capricornia for Sunday Sunny. Morning frost in the south and west. Winds S 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the early afternoon.
Monday Partly cloudy. Morning frost in the southwest. Slight chance of a shower developing. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then tending N/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day.

Currently at Rockhampton Ap

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Temperature 13.3°C falling
Dew Point -4.2°C rising
Feels Like 12.7°C
Relative Humidity 29%
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SSE 9km/h rising
Wind Gusts 11km/h
Pressure 1018.9hPa falling
Fire Danger 8.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sun

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Sunrise sunrise
06:20 EST
Sunset sunset
17:43 EST

Nearby Now

Yeppoon 15.0°C
Samuel Hill Ap 11.9°C
Gladstone Ap 13.5°C
Gladstone 12.7°C

Next 12 hours in Rockhampton

48-hour forecast

6am

Clear
7°C

9am

Clear
14°C

12pm

Clear
20°C

3pm

Clear
23°C

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Coastal Strong Wind/Gale Warning

National Forecast

Rockhampton 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sun
Aug 20
Mon
Aug 21
Tue
Aug 22
Wed
Aug 23
Thu
Aug 24
Fri
Aug 25
Sat
Aug 26

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower
Maximum 23°C 25°C 28°C 29°C 29°C 28°C 28°C
Minimum 7°C 8°C 11°C 13°C 13°C 12°C 14°C
Chance of Rain 5% 10% 5% 10% 20% 10% 60%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index High High High High 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 18
km/h
16
km/h
10
km/h
15
km/h
4
km/h
14
km/h
5
km/h
13
km/h
4
km/h
14
km/h
7
km/h
18
km/h
11
km/h
18
km/h
Wind Direction S 18km/h
S
SE 16km/h
SE
SE 10km/h
SE
ENE 15km/h
ENE
ENE 4km/h
ENE
ENE 14km/h
ENE
NNE 5km/h
NNE
ENE 13km/h
ENE
SSE 4km/h
SSE
E 14km/h
E
SE 7km/h
SE
E 18km/h
E
ESE 11km/h
ESE
E 18km/h
E
Relative Humidity 29% 10% 49% 35% 67% 31% 65% 28% 66% 30% 61% 31% 69% 36%
Dew Point -3°C -10°C 7°C 9°C 14°C 10°C 15°C 9°C 15°C 10°C 13°C 10°C 15°C 12°C

Rockhampton Sun & Moon Times

Sunday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:57 EST
sunrise
06:20 EST
sunset
17:43 EST
last light
18:06 EST
moon
rise
Sun 04:46 EST
set
Sun 16:09 EST
moon
Tue
Aug 22
moon
Tue
Aug 29
moon
Wed
Sep 6
moon
Wed
Sep 13

Rockhampton Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Aug 19
11.6°C 25°C 0.0mm
Fri
Aug 18
15.5°C 32°C 0.0mm
Thu
Aug 17
13.8°C 32.1°C 0.0mm
Wed
Aug 16
15.8°C 30.2°C 0.0mm
Tue
Aug 15
12.5°C 30.9°C 0.0mm

Rockhampton Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
571.2mm
63.1 Day(s)
Total For 2017
562.6mm
61 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
834.0mm
53 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
August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
6.7°C
9th
Lowest On Record
-0.3°C
15th 1941
Average This Month
12.6°C
+1.9°C
Long-term Average
10.7°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
32.1°C
17th
Highest On Record
35.1°C
30th 2009
Average This Month
28.2°C
+3.4°C
Long-term Average
24.8°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
1.0mm
7th
Total This Month
1.8mm
2 Day(s)
Long-term Average
27.8mm
4.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
228.4mm
1998
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1941
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