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Blackwater Forecast

Today 26°C
Tonight 21°C
rain

Now

26.7°C rising
Updated at 10:40 EST

Central Highlands for Saturday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of rain. The chance of thunderstorms in the north with possible heavy falls. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 23 to 29.

Currently at Blackwater

24-hour graph
Temperature 26.7°C rising
Dew Point 21.0°C rising
Feels Like 28.4°C
Relative Humidity 71%
Wind icon
E 29km/h rising
Wind Gusts 35km/h
Pressure 1007.6hPa steady
Fire Danger 5.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
05:46 EST
Sunset sunset
18:51 EST

Nearby Now

Emerald Ap 25.4°C

Next 12 hours in Blackwater

48-hour forecast

12pm

Shower
25°C

3pm

Heavy rain
25°C

6pm

Intermittent rain
24°C

9pm

Intermittent rain
23°C

Central Highlands Weather Warnings

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Qld - Sat 10:04 EST
Severe Weather Warning (Heavy Rain) for Central Coast & Whitsundays the Central Highlands & Coalfields & Capricornia

Qld - Fri 11:56 EST
Flood Watch for the Central Highlands, Capricornia, and Central Coast

Queensland Weather Update

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Blackwater 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Feb 6
Sun
Feb 7
Mon
Feb 8
Tue
Feb 9
Wed
Feb 10
Thu
Feb 11
Fri
Feb 12

Rain

Showers

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Sunny
Maximum 26°C 26°C 31°C 32°C 32°C 33°C 34°C
Minimum 21°C 21°C 21°C 20°C 20°C 21°C 21°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 30% 5% 5% 10% 60%
Rain Amount 5-10mm 1-5mm < 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 22
km/h
20
km/h
22
km/h
21
km/h
21
km/h
20
km/h
20
km/h
20
km/h
20
km/h
19
km/h
17
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20
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15
km/h
19
km/h
Wind Direction ESE 22km/h
ESE
ESE 20km/h
ESE
ESE 22km/h
ESE
ESE 21km/h
ESE
ESE 21km/h
ESE
ESE 20km/h
ESE
ESE 20km/h
ESE
SE 20km/h
SE
SE 20km/h
SE
SE 19km/h
SE
ESE 17km/h
ESE
SE 20km/h
SE
SE 15km/h
SE
SE 19km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 84% 79% 84% 78% 70% 47% 62% 41% 63% 37% 62% 36% 59% 32%
Dew Point 21°C 21°C 21°C 22°C 20°C 19°C 18°C 17°C 18°C 16°C 19°C 16°C 19°C 16°C

Blackwater Sun & Moon Times

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First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:23 EST
sunrise
05:46 EST
sunset
18:51 EST
last light
19:14 EST
moon
set
Sat 16:42 EST
rise
Sun 04:06 EST
moon
Tue
Feb 9
moon
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Feb 15
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Feb 23
moon
Wed
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Blackwater Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Feb 6
23°C - 2mm
Fri
Feb 5
23.8°C 26°C 81.2mm
Thu
Feb 4
23.8°C 34.5°C 120.6mm
Wed
Feb 3
24.1°C 32.9°C 42.6mm
Tue
Feb 2
23.4°C 35.9°C 0.0mm

Emerald Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
169.6mm
16.5 Day(s)
Total For 2016
293.0mm
16 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
133.0mm
15 Day(s)
Wettest Day
57.4mm
Feb 5
Lowest Temperature
20.2°C
Jan 4
Highest Temperature
39.8°C
Jan 23

Emerald Ap Almanac

full climatology
February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
20.9°C
1st
Lowest On Record
16.1°C
3rd 2013
Average This Month
23.7°C
+1.8°C
Long-term Average
21.9°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
36.2°C
2nd
Highest On Record
41.5°C
2nd 2005
Average This Month
32.8°C
-0.5°C
Long-term Average
33.3°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
57.4mm
5th
Total This Month
170.4mm
6 Day(s)
Long-term Average
81.3mm
8.7 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
216.2mm
2010
Driest On Record
3.7mm
1993
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