Longreach Weather


23.44°S 144.25°E 189m AMSL

Longreach Forecast

Today 41°C
Tonight 26°C
mostly_sunny

Now

34.7°C falling
Updated at 10:20 EST

Central West for Thursday Hot and mostly sunny. Slight chance of a shower in the southeast late this afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm with little or no rainfall during this afternoon and evening. Winds N/NE 15 to 20 km/h turning E 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then tending NE 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 38 to 43.

Currently at Longreach Ap

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Temperature 34.7°C falling
Dew Point 17.4°C steady
Feels Like 33.5°C
Relative Humidity 35%
Wind icon
NNE 18km/h falling
Wind Gusts 22km/h
Pressure 1010.7hPa falling
Fire Danger 18.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
05:51 EST
Sunset sunset
19:15 EST

Nearby Now

Blackall 34.1°C
Winton Ap 34.9°C
Hughenden Ap 33.0°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Longreach

48-hour forecast

12pm

Clear
38°C

3pm

Mostly clear
40°C

6pm

Mostly clear
40°C

9pm

Mostly clear
35°C

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Longreach 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Jan 17
Fri
Jan 18
Sat
Jan 19
Sun
Jan 20
Mon
Jan 21
Tue
Jan 22
Wed
Jan 23

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny
Maximum 41°C 39°C 40°C 40°C 39°C 38°C 39°C
Minimum 27°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 25°C 25°C 26°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 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 25
km/h
20
km/h
30
km/h
20
km/h
30
km/h
22
km/h
28
km/h
25
km/h
30
km/h
24
km/h
30
km/h
23
km/h
29
km/h
18
km/h
Wind Direction NNE 25km/h
NNE
E 20km/h
E
NE 30km/h
NE
ENE 20km/h
ENE
NE 30km/h
NE
E 22km/h
E
ENE 28km/h
ENE
E 25km/h
E
ENE 30km/h
ENE
E 24km/h
E
ENE 30km/h
ENE
E 23km/h
E
NE 29km/h
NE
E 18km/h
E
Relative Humidity 39% 22% 41% 21% 47% 23% 42% 19% 43% 24% 44% 22% 46% 23%
Dew Point 18°C 15°C 17°C 13°C 19°C 15°C 17°C 12°C 16°C 15°C 16°C 13°C 18°C 15°C

Longreach Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
05:26 EST
sunrise
05:51 EST
sunset
19:15 EST
last light
19:40 EST
moon
rise
Thu 15:13 EST
set
Fri 02:35 EST
moon
Mon
Jan 21
moon
Mon
Jan 28
moon
Tue
Feb 5
moon
Wed
Feb 13

Longreach Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Jan 17
27°C - 0.0mm
Wed
Jan 16
23.6°C 42°C 0.0mm
Tue
Jan 15
25.5°C 39.6°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jan 14
25.4°C 39.5°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jan 13
23.2°C 40.9°C 0.0mm

Longreach Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
78.7mm
7.1 Day(s)
Total For 2019
5.4mm
1 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2018
12.2mm
3 Day(s)
Wettest Day
5.4mm
Jan 7
Lowest Temperature
23.2°C
Jan 13
Highest Temperature
42.1°C
Jan 6

Longreach Ap Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
23.2°C
13th
Lowest On Record
13.4°C
4th 1970
Average This Month
25.3°C
+2.2°C
Long-term Average
23.1°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
42.1°C
6th
Highest On Record
47.3°C
28th 1990
Average This Month
40.0°C
+2.9°C
Long-term Average
37.1°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
5.4mm
7th
Total This Month
5.4mm
1 Day(s)
Long-term Average
78.7mm
7.1 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
420.4mm
1974
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1952
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