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Rockhampton Forecast

Today 26°C
Tonight 14°C
sunny

Now

19.9°C falling
Updated at 09:40 EST

Capricornia for Wednesday Sunny. Patches of light frost in the southwest early this morning. Light winds becoming E 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.

Currently at Rockhampton Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 19.9°C falling
Dew Point 4.4°C falling
Feels Like 19.9°C
Relative Humidity 36%
Wind icon
SE 9km/h rising
Wind Gusts 11km/h
Pressure 1022.2hPa steady
Fire Danger 8.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:28 EST
Sunset sunset
17:21 EST

Nearby Now

Yeppoon 19.6°C
Samuel Hill Ap 19.2°C
Gladstone Ap 19.4°C
Gladstone 21.3°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Rockhampton

48-hour forecast

12pm

Clear
24°C

3pm

Mostly clear
27°C

6pm

Mostly clear
21°C

9pm

Mostly clear
17°C

Capricornia Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Rockhampton 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
May 23
Thu
May 24
Fri
May 25
Sat
May 26
Sun
May 27
Mon
May 28
Tue
May 29

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny
Maximum 26°C 26°C 26°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 27°C
Minimum 9°C 14°C 15°C 16°C 16°C 16°C 14°C
Chance of Rain 20% 40% 50% 40% 30% 30% 10%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 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 8
km/h
13
km/h
12
km/h
18
km/h
17
km/h
20
km/h
16
km/h
19
km/h
16
km/h
17
km/h
12
km/h

 

 

 
Wind Direction S 8km/h
S
E 13km/h
E
SSE 12km/h
SSE
ESE 18km/h
ESE
SE 17km/h
SE
ESE 20km/h
ESE
SE 16km/h
SE
SE 19km/h
SE
SSE 16km/h
SSE
ESE 17km/h
ESE
SSE 12km/h
SSE
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Relative Humidity 51% 32% 70% 54% 74% 53% 74% 51% 66% 45% 66%
Dew Point 6°C 9°C 14°C 17°C 17°C 17°C 17°C 16°C 14°C 15°C 14°C

Rockhampton 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
06:04 EST
sunrise
06:28 EST
sunset
17:21 EST
last light
17:46 EST
moon
rise
Wed 13:19 EST
set
Thu 01:15 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
Wed
May 23
8°C - 0.0mm
Tue
May 22
8.2°C 27°C 0.0mm
Mon
May 21
10.9°C 26.2°C 0.0mm
Sun
May 20
12.8°C 27.1°C 0.0mm
Sat
May 19
13.9°C 27.1°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

full climatology
May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
7.4°C
13th
Lowest On Record
2.9°C
24th 1957
Average This Month
14.7°C
+0.4°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
27.8°C
+1.8°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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