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23.12°S 149.32°E 184m AMSL

Blackwater Forecast

This morning 23°C
Today 40°C
mostly_sunny

Now

21.9°C rising
Updated at 02:10 EST

Central Highlands for Tuesday Mostly clear. Slight (30%) chance of a shower about the Carnarvon Ranges, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south. Winds N/NE 15 to 25 km/h.
Wednesday Hot. Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the south, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south. Winds NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the morning then becoming NE 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon.

Currently at Blackwater

24-hour graph
Temperature 21.9°C rising
Dew Point 18.5°C rising
Feels Like 21.9°C
Relative Humidity 81%
Wind icon
NE 11km/h falling
Wind Gusts 13km/h
Pressure 1011.8hPa steady
Fire Danger 2.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
05:10 EST
Sunset sunset
18:42 EST

Nearby Now

Emerald Ap 24.4°C
Rockhampton Ap 23.2°C

Next 12 hours in Blackwater

48-hour forecast

3am

Mostly clear
23°C

6am

Mostly clear
24°C

9am

Mostly clear
30°C

12pm

Mostly clear
36°C

Central Highlands Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Blackwater 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Dec 7
Thu
Dec 8
Fri
Dec 9
Sat
Dec 10
Sun
Dec 11
Mon
Dec 12
Tue
Dec 13

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible shower

Possible shower

Late shower
Maximum 40°C 40°C 36°C 29°C 27°C 29°C 32°C
Minimum 23°C 23°C 23°C 22°C 20°C 19°C 19°C
Chance of Rain 20% 50% 90% 90% 90% 90% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 10-20mm 10-20mm 5-10mm 1-5mm < 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 12
km/h
12
km/h
16
km/h
18
km/h
9
km/h
14
km/h
15
km/h
16
km/h
22
km/h
21
km/h
23
km/h
25
km/h
22
km/h
22
km/h
Wind Direction NNE 12km/h
NNE
ENE 12km/h
ENE
NNE 16km/h
NNE
NNE 18km/h
NNE
NNW 9km/h
NNW
S 14km/h
S
SE 15km/h
SE
ESE 16km/h
ESE
ESE 22km/h
ESE
ESE 21km/h
ESE
SE 23km/h
SE
ESE 25km/h
ESE
ESE 22km/h
ESE
E 22km/h
E
Relative Humidity 49% 22% 48% 22% 46% 32% 66% 63% 75% 65% 70% 59% 65% 48%
Dew Point 18°C 14°C 19°C 14°C 18°C 17°C 19°C 21°C 19°C 20°C 19°C 20°C 19°C 20°C

Blackwater 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
04:45 EST
sunrise
05:10 EST
sunset
18:42 EST
last light
19:08 EST
moon
rise
Wed 11:40 EST
set
Thu 00:27 EST
moon
Wed
Dec 14
moon
Wed
Dec 21
moon
Thu
Dec 29
moon
Fri
Jan 6

Blackwater Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Dec 6
21.7°C 39°C 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 5
20.7°C 39.2°C 0.0mm
Sun
Dec 4
23.0°C 39.5°C 0.0mm
Sat
Dec 3
20.8°C 41.3°C 0.0mm
Fri
Dec 2
19.8°C 41.1°C 0.0mm

St Lawrence Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
1013.6mm
101.9 Day(s)
Total For 2016
913.8mm
85 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
635.0mm
84 Day(s)
Wettest Day
180.4mm
Jul 16
Lowest Temperature
5.6°C
Jul 7
Highest Temperature
37.8°C
Nov 12

St Lawrence Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
20.3°C
2nd
Lowest On Record
15.3°C
6th 2012
Average This Month
22.5°C
+0.4°C
Long-term Average
22.1°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
32.1°C
3rd
Highest On Record
38.9°C
18th 2005
Average This Month
31.8°C
+0.3°C
Long-term Average
31.5°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.0mm
1st
Total This Month
0.0mm
0 Day(s)
Long-term Average
148.3mm
9.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
548.8mm
2010
Driest On Record
29.8mm
2012
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