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Rockhampton Forecast

Today 31°C
Tonight 17°C
sunny

Now

27.3°C rising
Updated at 11:10 EST

Capricornia for Tuesday Mostly sunny. Slight chance of a shower in the southwest during this afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending E/NE in the late afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30.

Currently at Rockhampton Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 27.3°C rising
Dew Point 15.6°C falling
Feels Like 27.6°C
Relative Humidity 48%
Wind icon
ESE 9km/h rising
Wind Gusts 11km/h
Pressure 1014.7hPa falling
Fire Danger 7.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
06:15 EST
Sunset sunset
17:38 EST

Nearby Now

Yeppoon 25.0°C
Gladstone Ap 27.3°C
Gladstone 27.9°C
Samuel Hill Ap 25.8°C

Next 12 hours in Rockhampton

48-hour forecast

12pm

Clear
29°C

3pm

Clear
31°C

6pm

Clear
26°C

9pm

Clear
22°C

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National Forecast

Rockhampton 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Apr 24
Wed
Apr 25
Thu
Apr 26
Fri
Apr 27
Sat
Apr 28
Sun
Apr 29
Mon
Apr 30

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 31°C 32°C 33°C 33°C 30°C 30°C 29°C
Minimum 18°C 17°C 17°C 18°C 18°C 17°C 18°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 5% 10% 5% 20% 40%
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 8
km/h
9
km/h
5
km/h
6
km/h
7
km/h
10
km/h
10
km/h
16
km/h
14
km/h
15
km/h
15
km/h
18
km/h
18
km/h
21
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 8km/h
SSE
ESE 9km/h
ESE
SW 5km/h
SW
SSE 6km/h
SSE
WSW 7km/h
WSW
SSW 10km/h
SSW
S 10km/h
S
SE 16km/h
SE
SSE 14km/h
SSE
ESE 15km/h
ESE
SSE 15km/h
SSE
ESE 18km/h
ESE
SE 18km/h
SE
ESE 21km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 63% 30% 61% 27% 56% 22% 48% 28% 58% 34% 58% 37% 61% 46%
Dew Point 17°C 12°C 16°C 11°C 15°C 9°C 14°C 12°C 15°C 13°C 15°C 14°C 16°C 16°C

Rockhampton Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
05:52 EST
sunrise
06:15 EST
sunset
17:38 EST
last light
18:01 EST
moon
rise
Tue 13:49 EST
set
Wed 01:21 EST
moon
Mon
Apr 30
moon
Tue
May 8
moon
Tue
May 15
moon
Tue
May 22

Rockhampton Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Apr 24
17.3°C - 0.0mm
Mon
Apr 23
17.3°C 30.8°C 0.2mm
Sun
Apr 22
17.8°C 29.9°C 5.0mm
Sat
Apr 21
20.0°C 30.6°C 0.0mm
Fri
Apr 20
19.8°C 31.0°C 0.0mm

Rockhampton Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Apr
426.6mm
40.5 Day(s)
Total For 2018
239.4mm
35 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
510.6mm
42 Day(s)
Wettest Day
34.6mm
Jan 6
Lowest Temperature
17.3°C
Apr 23
Highest Temperature
41.1°C
Feb 12

Rockhampton Ap Almanac

full climatology
April Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
17.3°C
23rd
Lowest On Record
4.7°C
30th 1952
Average This Month
20.4°C
+2.4°C
Long-term Average
18.0°C
April Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
33.8°C
16th
Highest On Record
35.4°C
1st 1942
Average This Month
30.4°C
+1.6°C
Long-term Average
28.8°C
April Rainfall
Wettest This Month
5.0mm
22nd
Total This Month
20.0mm
9 Day(s)
Long-term Average
43.3mm
6.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
198.6mm
1990
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1951
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