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23.44°S 144.25°E 189m AMSL

Longreach Forecast

Tonight 14°C
Tomorrow 27°C
mostly_sunny

Now

18.8°C steady
Updated at 20:20 EST

Central West for Thursday Cloudy. Winds E 15 to 25 km/h turning SE 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.
Friday Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the west in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 25 km/h before dawn then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Currently at Longreach Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 18.8°C steady
Dew Point 10.6°C steady
Feels Like 18.8°C
Relative Humidity 59%
Wind icon
ESE 11km/h rising
Wind Gusts 11km/h
Pressure 1020.0hPa steady
Fire Danger 4.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:53 EST
Sunset sunset
17:46 EST

Nearby Now

Blackall 16.8°C
Winton Ap 20.2°C
Hughenden Ap 20.4°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Longreach

48-hour forecast

9pm

Mostly clear
19°C

12am

Mostly cloudy
17°C

3am

Mostly cloudy
15°C

6am

Mostly cloudy
14°C

Central West Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Longreach 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
May 24
Fri
May 25
Sat
May 26
Sun
May 27
Mon
May 28
Tue
May 29
Wed
May 30

Cloudy

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny
Maximum 25°C 27°C 28°C 28°C 28°C 28°C 28°C
Minimum 11°C 14°C 14°C 14°C 16°C 13°C 14°C
Chance of Rain 30% 50% 5% 20% 10% 10% 5%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index High Moderate High High Moderate
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 19
km/h
18
km/h
19
km/h
18
km/h
27
km/h
23
km/h
26
km/h
20
km/h
22
km/h
14
km/h
17
km/h
13
km/h
15
km/h
19
km/h
Wind Direction E 19km/h
E
E 18km/h
E
E 19km/h
E
E 18km/h
E
E 27km/h
E
E 23km/h
E
E 26km/h
E
ENE 20km/h
ENE
ENE 22km/h
ENE
E 14km/h
E
E 17km/h
E
SE 13km/h
SE
SE 15km/h
SE
S 19km/h
S
Relative Humidity 40% 44% 62% 36% 59% 34% 59% 37% 58% 36% 57% 32% 46% 27%
Dew Point 4°C 12°C 13°C 11°C 12°C 11°C 12°C 12°C 12°C 12°C 12°C 10°C 9°C 8°C

Longreach Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
06:30 EST
sunrise
06:54 EST
sunset
17:46 EST
last light
18:10 EST
moon
set
Fri 02:37 EST
rise
Fri 15:04 EST
moon
Wed
May 30
moon
Thu
Jun 7
moon
Thu
Jun 14
moon
Wed
Jun 20

Longreach Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
May 24
11.3°C 25°C 0.0mm
Wed
May 23
8.7°C 26.1°C 0.0mm
Tue
May 22
10.6°C 25.1°C 0.0mm
Mon
May 21
11.1°C 25.5°C 0.0mm
Sun
May 20
12.8°C 27.0°C 0.0mm

Longreach Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
269.7mm
24.2 Day(s)
Total For 2018
170.4mm
16 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
140.6mm
20 Day(s)
Wettest Day
43.8mm
Mar 4
Lowest Temperature
8.6°C
May 18
Highest Temperature
45.5°C
Feb 14

Longreach Ap Almanac

full climatology
May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
8.6°C
18th
Lowest On Record
0.5°C
31st 2011
Average This Month
10.9°C
-1.2°C
Long-term Average
12.1°C
May Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
27.5°C
19th
Highest On Record
36.5°C
2nd 2016
Average This Month
26.0°C
-1.1°C
Long-term Average
27.1°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.0mm
1st
Total This Month
0.0mm
0 Day(s)
Long-term Average
24.8mm
2.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
171.7mm
1955
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1954
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Weather News

Severe weather warning issued as destructive cold front approaches southern WA

18:43 EST

The southern half of Western Australia is set to be hit by a strong cold front, bringing dangerous wind gusts of up to 125 kilometres per hour, along with heavy rainfall.

Tourists and feral animals flock to Lake Eyre as floodwaters end 1,000km journey

18:11 EST

Rain that fell ago in north west Queensland has finally hit South Australia's Lake Eyre, attracting tourists and feral animals not seen there in years.

Wild night in the west

16:47 EST

Perth's run of warm and dry weather will come to an abrupt end tonight when one of Western Australia's strongest cold front so far this year reaches the state's west coast.