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Longreach Forecast

Tonight 26°C
Tomorrow 41°C
sunny

Now

36.7°C falling
Updated at 19:10 EST

Central West for Saturday Hot. Sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm south of Longreach this afternoon. Winds NE 20 to 30 km/h tending E 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 37 to 42.
Sunday Hot and mostly sunny. Slight chance of a shower in the southwest in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds NE 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then turning E in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 37 to 42.

Currently at Longreach Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 36.7°C falling
Dew Point 6.8°C falling
Feels Like 34.4°C
Relative Humidity 16%
Wind icon
E 18km/h falling
Wind Gusts 22km/h
Pressure 1008.8hPa rising
Fire Danger 38.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Nearby Now

Winton Ap 37.0°C
Blackall 36.1°C
Hughenden Ap 34.8°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Longreach

48-hour forecast

9pm

Mostly clear
33°C

12am

Clear
30°C

3am

Mostly clear
27°C

6am

Clear
26°C

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National Forecast

Longreach 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Dec 16
Sun
Dec 17
Mon
Dec 18
Tue
Dec 19
Wed
Dec 20
Thu
Dec 21
Fri
Dec 22

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower
Maximum 41°C 41°C 40°C 41°C 41°C 41°C 38°C
Minimum 24°C 26°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 25°C 25°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 60% 50%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 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 28
km/h
21
km/h
27
km/h
24
km/h
28
km/h
23
km/h
28
km/h
19
km/h
29
km/h
14
km/h
25
km/h
14
km/h
24
km/h
17
km/h
Wind Direction NE 28km/h
NE
E 21km/h
E
NE 27km/h
NE
E 24km/h
E
NE 28km/h
NE
E 23km/h
E
NE 28km/h
NE
NE 19km/h
NE
NE 29km/h
NE
ENE 14km/h
ENE
NE 25km/h
NE
E 14km/h
E
NE 24km/h
NE
E 17km/h
E
Relative Humidity 37% 14% 42% 15% 36% 15% 39% 13% 38% 14% 37% 18% 46% 26%
Dew Point 16°C 9°C 18°C 10°C 14°C 9°C 16°C 8°C 16°C 9°C 16°C 13°C 18°C 16°C

Longreach Sun & Moon Times

Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
-
sunrise
-
sunset
-
last light
-
moon
rise
Sun 04:42 EST
set
Mon 19:00 EST
moon
Mon
Dec 18
moon
Tue
Dec 26
moon
Tue
Jan 2
moon
Tue
Jan 9

Longreach Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Dec 16
26.1°C 41°C 0.0mm
Fri
Dec 15
23.0°C 40.5°C 0.0mm
Thu
Dec 14
21.2°C 39.7°C 0.0mm
Wed
Dec 13
20.5°C 38.4°C 0.0mm
Tue
Dec 12
18.8°C 37.6°C 3.0mm

Longreach Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
438.0mm
47.8 Day(s)
Total For 2017
196.6mm
35 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
610.6mm
63 Day(s)
Wettest Day
40.4mm
Jan 22
Lowest Temperature
1.9°C
Jun 12
Highest Temperature
45.0°C
Feb 13

Longreach Ap Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
14.9°C
5th
Lowest On Record
11.8°C
5th 1968
Average This Month
21.7°C
-0.5°C
Long-term Average
22.2°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
41.0°C
9th
Highest On Record
46.6°C
1st 1996
Average This Month
38.0°C
+0.5°C
Long-term Average
37.5°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
3.2mm
11th
Total This Month
6.2mm
2 Day(s)
Long-term Average
55.3mm
6.3 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
195.8mm
2000
Driest On Record
3.8mm
1953
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