Fairfax Media Network

Mackenzie River Weather


22.95°S 148.94°E 166m AMSL

Blackwater Forecast

Today 34°C
Tonight 20°C
sunny

Now

33.0°C rising
Updated at 13:20 EST

Central Highlands for Saturday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the northeast this afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast in the late morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming SE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.

Currently at Blackwater

24-hour graph
Temperature 33.0°C rising
Dew Point 12.1°C falling
Feels Like 31.7°C
Relative Humidity 28%
Wind icon
SSE 27km/h steady
Wind Gusts 33km/h
Pressure 1008.4hPa falling
Fire Danger 27.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

more
Sunrise sunrise
05:51 EST
Sunset sunset
18:47 EST

Nearby Now

Emerald Ap 32.3°C

Next 12 hours in Blackwater

48-hour forecast

3pm

Clear
34°C

6pm

Clear
31°C

9pm

Clear
26°C

12am

Clear
23°C

Central Highlands Weather Warnings

view all
There are no warnings current.

Queensland Weather Update

This video is updated each morning and afternoon.

Blackwater 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Feb 13
Sun
Feb 14
Mon
Feb 15
Tue
Feb 16
Wed
Feb 17
Thu
Feb 18
Fri
Feb 19

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower
Maximum 34°C 36°C 39°C 39°C 38°C 34°C 34°C
Minimum 20°C 20°C 20°C 22°C 24°C 23°C 23°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 5% 5% 30% 30% 30%
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 17
km/h
23
km/h
13
km/h
21
km/h
11
km/h
21
km/h
9
km/h
12
km/h
18
km/h
14
km/h
18
km/h
14
km/h
17
km/h
15
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 17km/h
SSE
SE 23km/h
SE
SSE 13km/h
SSE
SSE 21km/h
SSE
WSW 11km/h
WSW
SSE 21km/h
SSE
ENE 9km/h
ENE
SSW 12km/h
SSW
ENE 18km/h
ENE
NNE 14km/h
NNE
ENE 18km/h
ENE
NNE 14km/h
NNE
NE 17km/h
NE
NE 15km/h
NE
Relative Humidity 53% 24% 52% 23% 47% 20% 46% 23% 40% 24% 53% 36% 64% 41%
Dew Point 17°C 12°C 17°C 12°C 17°C 12°C 17°C 15°C 16°C 14°C 18°C 18°C 21°C 19°C

Blackwater Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:27 EST
sunrise
05:51 EST
sunset
18:47 EST
last light
19:10 EST
moon
set
Sat 22:14 EST
rise
Sun 11:18 EST
moon
Mon
Feb 15
moon
Tue
Feb 23
moon
Wed
Mar 2
moon
Wed
Mar 9

Blackwater Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Feb 13
19°C - 0.0mm
Fri
Feb 12
19.8°C 33°C 0.0mm
Thu
Feb 11
21.0°C 32.0°C 0.0mm
Wed
Feb 10
19.6°C 30.6°C 0.0mm
Tue
Feb 9
21.0°C 31.5°C 0.0mm

St Lawrence Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
440.3mm
28.2 Day(s)
Total For 2016
323.4mm
18 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
283.4mm
26 Day(s)
Wettest Day
79.6mm
Jan 4
Lowest Temperature
18.6°C
Jan 21
Highest Temperature
37.0°C
Jan 6

St Lawrence Almanac

full climatology
February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
22.0°C
13th
Lowest On Record
16.7°C
3rd 2013
Average This Month
23.7°C
+0.9°C
Long-term Average
22.8°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
35.6°C
3rd
Highest On Record
35.9°C
4th 2006
Average This Month
31.8°C
+0.5°C
Long-term Average
31.3°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
47.2mm
4th
Total This Month
135.4mm
9 Day(s)
Long-term Average
240.0mm
15.1 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
549.6mm
2010
Driest On Record
11.0mm
2006
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Heat put on hold in the southeast

14:24 EDT

Temperatures will cool down for much of the week for South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales.

Brief monsoonal activity for QLD and the NT

12:58 EDT

The monsoon trough has made a glancing blow of Queensland's Cape York Peninsula and the Top End.

Rain welcome but many in western Queensland 'still doing it tough'

21:28 EDT

Rain in parts of western Queensland in the past week has raised hope that the drought may finally be over, but the long, dry years have already devastated pastures and wiped out incomes for many farming families.