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23.44°S 144.25°E 189m AMSL

Longreach Forecast

This morning 24°C
Today 41°C
sunny

Now

29.8°C rising
Updated at 07:50 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.

Currently at Longreach Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 29.8°C rising
Dew Point 16.6°C steady
Feels Like 30.1°C
Relative Humidity 45%
Wind icon
NE 37km/h rising
Wind Gusts 43km/h
Pressure 1013.0hPa steady
Fire Danger 17.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Nearby Now

Blackall 28.3°C
Winton Ap 30.2°C
Hughenden Ap 27.3°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Longreach

48-hour forecast

9am

Clear
32°C

12pm

Clear
38°C

3pm

Clear
41°C

6pm

Clear
40°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 40°C 38°C
Minimum 24°C 25°C 25°C 24°C 24°C 25°C 26°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 50% 60%
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
26
km/h
24
km/h
28
km/h
22
km/h
30
km/h
19
km/h
29
km/h
14
km/h
24
km/h
17
km/h
24
km/h
16
km/h
Wind Direction NE 28km/h
NE
E 21km/h
E
NE 26km/h
NE
E 24km/h
E
ENE 28km/h
ENE
E 22km/h
E
NE 30km/h
NE
ENE 19km/h
ENE
NE 29km/h
NE
ENE 14km/h
ENE
NE 24km/h
NE
E 17km/h
E
ENE 24km/h
ENE
E 16km/h
E
Relative Humidity 37% 14% 42% 15% 36% 14% 40% 14% 39% 14% 38% 18% 46% 25%
Dew Point 16°C 9°C 18°C 10°C 15°C 8°C 16°C 9°C 17°C 9°C 16°C 12°C 19°C 15°C

Longreach Sun & Moon Times

Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
-
sunrise
-
sunset
-
last light
-
moon
set
Sat 17:18 EST
rise
Sun 04:42 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
Fri
Dec 15
23.0°C 40°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
Mon
Dec 11
19.3°C 38.8°C 3.2mm

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
21.4°C
-0.8°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
37.7°C
+0.2°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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