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23.63°S 147.59°E 237m AMSL

Emerald Forecast

Today 26°C
Tonight 21°C
thunderstorms

Now

24.0°C rising
Updated at 17:30 EST

Central Highlands for Wednesday Cloudy. Very high chance of showers and thunderstorms, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Heavy falls possible with thunderstorms. Winds E 15 to 25 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 23 to 30.

Currently at Lochington

24-hour graph
Temperature 24.0°C rising
Dew Point 18.6°C rising
Feels Like 24.0°C
Relative Humidity 72%
Wind icon
ENE 3km/h falling
Wind Gusts 11km/h
Pressure 1007.1hPa
Fire Danger 2.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 3.8mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
05:58 EST
Sunset sunset
18:44 EST

Nearby Now

Emerald Ap 22.3°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Emerald

48-hour forecast

6pm

Mostly cloudy
26°C

9pm

Chance shower or storm
22°C

12am

Slight chance storm
22°C

3am

Chance shower or storm
22°C

Central Highlands Weather Warnings

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Qld - Wed 16:49 EST
Severe Storm Warning (Wind, Hail, Rain) L Burdekin, N Goldfields, Central Coast/Whitsundays, Central Highlands & Coalfields & Central West

Qld - Wed 11:16 EST
Final Flood Watch for the Dawson, Comet and Nogoa Rivers

National Forecast

Emerald 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Feb 21
Thu
Feb 22
Fri
Feb 23
Sat
Feb 24
Sun
Feb 25
Mon
Feb 26
Tue
Feb 27

Thunder-
storms

Possible thunderstorm

Possible shower

Possible thunderstorm

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 26°C 29°C 31°C 30°C 31°C 32°C 31°C
Minimum 22°C 21°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 22°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 80% 80% 70% 90% 90%
Rain Amount 5-10mm 5-10mm 5-10mm 10-20mm 5-10mm 5-10mm 5-10mm
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 23
km/h
23
km/h
21
km/h
21
km/h
18
km/h
18
km/h
16
km/h
15
km/h
13
km/h
11
km/h
11
km/h
13
km/h
19
km/h
19
km/h
Wind Direction ESE 23km/h
ESE
E 23km/h
E
ESE 21km/h
ESE
E 21km/h
E
E 18km/h
E
ENE 18km/h
ENE
ENE 16km/h
ENE
NE 15km/h
NE
NNE 13km/h
NNE
NNE 11km/h
NNE
N 11km/h
N
ENE 13km/h
ENE
E 19km/h
E
E 19km/h
E
Relative Humidity 89% 70% 84% 69% 81% 67% 83% 69% 81% 65% 80% 60% 83% 64%
Dew Point 22°C 20°C 21°C 23°C 23°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 22°C 24°C

Emerald Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:36 EST
sunrise
05:59 EST
sunset
18:43 EST
last light
19:06 EST
moon
set
Wed 22:20 EST
rise
Thu 11:25 EST
moon
Fri
Feb 23
moon
Fri
Mar 2
moon
Fri
Mar 9
moon
Sun
Mar 18

Lochington Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Feb 21
17°C 29°C 39mm
Tue
Feb 20
20.5°C 33°C 25.2mm
Mon
Feb 19
18.9°C 37.6°C 24.2mm
Sun
Feb 18
21.3°C 37.5°C 0.0mm
Sat
Feb 17
20.3°C 38.4°C 3.2mm

Emerald Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
171.4mm
16.4 Day(s)
Total For 2018
89.0mm
12 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
102.4mm
10 Day(s)
Wettest Day
27.6mm
Feb 3
Lowest Temperature
17.8°C
Feb 4
Highest Temperature
44.3°C
Feb 13

Emerald Ap Almanac

full climatology
February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
17.8°C
4th
Lowest On Record
16.1°C
3rd 2013
Average This Month
21.7°C
-0.2°C
Long-term Average
21.9°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
44.3°C
13th
Highest On Record
43.5°C
13th 2017
Average This Month
36.1°C
+2.5°C
Long-term Average
33.6°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
27.6mm
3rd
Total This Month
72.2mm
7 Day(s)
Long-term Average
81.8mm
8.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
216.2mm
2010
Driest On Record
3.7mm
1993
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