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Rockhampton Forecast

Today 30°C
Tonight 25°C
thunderstorms

Now

28.1°C steady
Updated at 15:40 EST

Capricornia for Wednesday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers. The chance of gusty thunderstorms with possible heavy falls. Winds E 20 to 30 km/h turning NE 25 to 35 km/h during the morning and early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30.

Currently at Rockhampton Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 28.1°C steady
Dew Point 24.7°C falling
Feels Like 32.7°C
Relative Humidity 82%
Wind icon
NE 18km/h steady
Wind Gusts 30km/h
Pressure 1006.1hPa falling
Fire Danger 2.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 3.6mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:05 EST
Sunset sunset
18:01 EST

Nearby Now

Yeppoon 27.9°C
Samuel Hill Ap 27.0°C
Gladstone Ap 27.9°C
Gladstone 27.2°C

Next 12 hours in Rockhampton

48-hour forecast

6pm

Chance shower or storm
28°C

9pm

Shower. Chance storm
28°C

12am

Heavy shower
27°C

3am

Heavy shower
26°C

Capricornia Weather Warnings

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Qld - Wed 15:50 EST
Coastal Strong Wind/Gale Warning

Qld - Wed 15:16 EST
Severe Storm Warning (Damaging Wind/Heavy Rain) for Herbert & Lower Burdekin, Central Coast, Central Highlands & Coalfields, and Capricornia

Qld - Wed 12:54 EST
Major Flood Warning for the Connors and Isaac Rivers, and Moderate Flood Warning for Theresa Creek

Qld - Wed 12:30 EST
Flood Watch - coastal catchments from Gladstone to NSW border to Darling Downs/G Belt, Maranoa/Warrego, Cent West & C Highlands/Coalfields

Qld - Wed 10:58 EST
Severe Weather Warning (Wind/Rain) C Coast/Whitsundays, C Highlands/Coalfields, Capricornia, W Bay/Burnett, D Downs, SE Coast, CW & Maranoa

National Forecast

Rockhampton 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Mar 29
Thu
Mar 30
Fri
Mar 31
Sat
Apr 1
Sun
Apr 2
Mon
Apr 3
Tue
Apr 4

Thunder-
storms

Thunder-
storms

Sunny

Late shower

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 30°C 29°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 30°C
Minimum 24°C 25°C 22°C 20°C 21°C 22°C 21°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 40% 50% 50% 60% 60%
Rain Amount 20-40mm 10-20mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme 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 22
km/h
22
km/h
31
km/h
26
km/h
21
km/h
17
km/h
11
km/h
10
km/h
15
km/h
15
km/h
19
km/h
17
km/h
20
km/h
18
km/h
Wind Direction E 22km/h
E
ENE 22km/h
ENE
NNE 31km/h
NNE
NNW 26km/h
NNW
SW 21km/h
SW
SW 17km/h
SW
S 11km/h
S
SSE 10km/h
SSE
SSE 15km/h
SSE
SSE 15km/h
SSE
SSE 19km/h
SSE
SSE 17km/h
SSE
SSE 20km/h
SSE
SE 18km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 93% 85% 93% 79% 60% 44% 77% 60% 77% 59% 76% 61% 76% 57%
Dew Point 25°C 27°C 25°C 25°C 16°C 18°C 21°C 23°C 21°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 20°C 21°C

Rockhampton Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:42 EST
sunrise
06:05 EST
sunset
18:01 EST
last light
18:24 EST
moon
set
Wed 19:01 EST
rise
Thu 07:56 EST
moon
Tue
Apr 4
moon
Tue
Apr 11
moon
Wed
Apr 19
moon
Wed
Apr 26

Rockhampton Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Mar 29
23.3°C 29°C 77.6mm
Tue
Mar 28
23.4°C 28.2°C 41.4mm
Mon
Mar 27
24.5°C 27.9°C 1.8mm
Sun
Mar 26
22.9°C 30.0°C 0.0mm
Sat
Mar 25
23.1°C 31.4°C 0.0mm

Rockhampton Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Mar
379.9mm
33.7 Day(s)
Total For 2017
436.6mm
37 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
461.8mm
32 Day(s)
Wettest Day
77.6mm
Mar 29
Lowest Temperature
20.5°C
Mar 11
Highest Temperature
40.0°C
Mar 6

Rockhampton Ap Almanac

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March Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
20.5°C
11th
Lowest On Record
11.0°C
23rd 1943
Average This Month
23.1°C
+2.3°C
Long-term Average
20.8°C
March Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
40.0°C
6th
Highest On Record
42.1°C
8th 1995
Average This Month
32.2°C
+1.7°C
Long-term Average
30.5°C
March Rainfall
Wettest This Month
77.6mm
29th
Total This Month
338.6mm
16 Day(s)
Long-term Average
102.9mm
10.2 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
447.4mm
1990
Driest On Record
2.3mm
1960
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