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23.59°S 143.86°E 177m AMSL

Longreach Forecast

Tonight 21°C
Tomorrow 39°C
sunny

Now

26.1°C falling
Updated at 22:20 EST

Central West for Friday Clear. Winds E/SE 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the late evening.
Saturday Sunny. Light winds becoming SE 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day then tending NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.

Currently at Longreach Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 26.1°C falling
Dew Point 11.2°C falling
Feels Like 26.2°C
Relative Humidity 39%
Wind icon
E 9km/h rising
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure 1009.7hPa steady
Fire Danger 9.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

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Sunrise sunrise
06:09 EST
Sunset sunset
19:05 EST

Nearby Now

Winton Ap 27.8°C
Blackall 25.9°C
Hughenden Ap 26.4°C
Richmond 29.9°C

Next 12 hours in Longreach

48-hour forecast

12am

Clear
25°C

3am

Clear
22°C

6am

Clear
21°C

9am

Clear
29°C

Central West Weather Warnings

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Qld - Fri 10:45 EST
Minor Flood Warning for the Thomson River and Cooper Creek

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Longreach 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Feb 12
Sat
Feb 13
Sun
Feb 14
Mon
Feb 15
Tue
Feb 16
Wed
Feb 17
Thu
Feb 18

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny
Maximum 37°C 39°C 41°C 42°C 42°C 40°C 40°C
Minimum 21°C 21°C 22°C 23°C 25°C 24°C 23°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 10% 5%
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 15
km/h
20
km/h
10
km/h
19
km/h
8
km/h
18
km/h
8
km/h
12
km/h
14
km/h
15
km/h
23
km/h
17
km/h
14
km/h
13
km/h
Wind Direction E 15km/h
E
SSE 20km/h
SSE
NE 10km/h
NE
SE 19km/h
SE
NE 8km/h
NE
SE 18km/h
SE
NNE 8km/h
NNE
S 12km/h
S
SE 14km/h
SE
SSW 15km/h
SSW
SE 23km/h
SE
SW 17km/h
SW
ESE 14km/h
ESE
WSW 13km/h
WSW
Relative Humidity 41% 18% 42% 15% 36% 13% 30% 11% 27% 11% 24% 12% 26% 12%
Dew Point 15°C 9°C 15°C 8°C 14°C 8°C 13°C 6°C 12°C 6°C 8°C 6°C 9°C 6°C

Longreach Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:46 EST
sunrise
06:09 EST
sunset
19:05 EST
last light
19:28 EST
moon
rise
Sat 10:35 EST
set
Sat 22:33 EST
moon
Mon
Feb 15
moon
Tue
Feb 23
moon
Wed
Mar 2
moon
Wed
Mar 9

Longreach Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Feb 12
20.1°C 37°C 0.0mm
Thu
Feb 11
20.2°C 35.8°C 0.0mm
Wed
Feb 10
20.5°C 33.9°C 3.2mm
Tue
Feb 9
23.3°C 34.6°C 0.0mm
Mon
Feb 8
23.3°C 34.3°C 0.0mm

Longreach Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
158.6mm
13.8 Day(s)
Total For 2016
158.4mm
12 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
39.2mm
6 Day(s)
Wettest Day
42.6mm
Jan 26
Lowest Temperature
19.5°C
Jan 4
Highest Temperature
42.8°C
Jan 23

Longreach Ap Almanac

full climatology
February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
20.1°C
12th
Lowest On Record
14.5°C
4th 2005
Average This Month
22.9°C
+0.4°C
Long-term Average
22.5°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
40.5°C
1st
Highest On Record
43.6°C
18th 1983
Average This Month
34.8°C
-0.9°C
Long-term Average
35.7°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
18.2mm
3rd
Total This Month
45.6mm
4 Day(s)
Long-term Average
79.7mm
6.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
243.8mm
1977
Driest On Record
6.2mm
1988
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