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Rockhampton City Weather


Rockhampton Forecast

Today 33°C
Tonight 22°C
sunny

Now

30.3°C falling
Updated at 16:00 EST

Capricornia for Friday Mostly sunny. Slight chance of a shower near the coast this morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming E 15 to 25 km/h in the morning. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.

Currently at Rockhampton Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 30.3°C falling
Dew Point 15.2°C falling
Feels Like 30.0°C
Relative Humidity 40%
Wind icon
E 18km/h steady
Wind Gusts 26km/h
Pressure 1009.3hPa steady
Fire Danger 13.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
05:06 EST
Sunset sunset
18:40 EST

Nearby Now

Yeppoon 27.0°C
Samuel Hill Ap 28.7°C
Gladstone Ap 28.3°C
Gladstone 29.0°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Rockhampton

48-hour forecast

6pm

Clear
29°C

9pm

Clear
25°C

12am

Clear
24°C

3am

Mostly clear
23°C

Capricornia Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Rockhampton 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Dec 15
Sat
Dec 16
Sun
Dec 17
Mon
Dec 18
Tue
Dec 19
Wed
Dec 20
Thu
Dec 21

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 33°C 32°C 32°C 32°C 32°C 33°C 33°C
Minimum 21°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 21°C 22°C
Chance of Rain 20% 20% 40% 30% 30% 10% 40%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 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 14
km/h
18
km/h
17
km/h
19
km/h
17
km/h
20
km/h
20
km/h
21
km/h
14
km/h
18
km/h
11
km/h
17
km/h
14
km/h
17
km/h
Wind Direction ESE 14km/h
ESE
E 18km/h
E
ESE 17km/h
ESE
E 19km/h
E
SE 17km/h
SE
E 20km/h
E
ESE 20km/h
ESE
E 21km/h
E
E 14km/h
E
E 18km/h
E
E 11km/h
E
E 17km/h
E
E 14km/h
E
E 17km/h
E
Relative Humidity 63% 43% 63% 46% 55% 41% 60% 45% 65% 47% 61% 45% 60% 43%
Dew Point 20°C 19°C 21°C 19°C 18°C 17°C 20°C 19°C 21°C 19°C 20°C 20°C 20°C 19°C

Rockhampton Sun & Moon Times

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Sat 16:52 EST
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Sun 04:16 EST
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Rockhampton Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Dec 15
21.0°C 33°C 0.0mm
Thu
Dec 14
21.0°C 31.3°C 0.0mm
Wed
Dec 13
20.6°C 31.5°C 0.0mm
Tue
Dec 12
20.6°C 30.7°C 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 11
21.4°C 30.6°C 0.0mm

Rockhampton Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
816.1mm
91.3 Day(s)
Total For 2017
844.8mm
91 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
956.0mm
72 Day(s)
Wettest Day
102.0mm
Oct 18
Lowest Temperature
5.5°C
Jul 22
Highest Temperature
40.0°C
Mar 6

Rockhampton Ap Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
20.6°C
6th
Lowest On Record
10.6°C
11th 1964
Average This Month
21.8°C
+0.6°C
Long-term Average
21.2°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
34.3°C
6th
Highest On Record
41.5°C
30th 2013
Average This Month
31.4°C
-0.8°C
Long-term Average
32.2°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
27.2mm
4th
Total This Month
46.2mm
6 Day(s)
Long-term Average
105.0mm
9.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
533.4mm
1990
Driest On Record
2.8mm
2013
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