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Longreach Forecast

Today 40°C
Tonight 23°C
sunny

Now

36.7°C falling
Updated at 12:40 EST

Central West for Saturday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the southeast this afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southeast this afternoon. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending E/SE in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 40.

Currently at Winton Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 36.7°C falling
Dew Point 12.8°C falling
Feels Like 35.8°C
Relative Humidity 24%
Wind icon
ENE 12km/h falling
Wind Gusts 17km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 25.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
06:16 EST
Sunset sunset
18:56 EST

Nearby Now

Longreach Ap -
Blackall 36.6°C
Hughenden Ap 35.2°C

Next 12 hours in Longreach

48-hour forecast

3pm

Mostly clear
40°C

6pm

Mostly clear
38°C

9pm

Mostly clear
31°C

12am

Mostly clear
28°C

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National Forecast

Longreach 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Feb 25
Sun
Feb 26
Mon
Feb 27
Tue
Feb 28
Wed
Mar 1
Thu
Mar 2
Fri
Mar 3

Sunny

Late shower

Possible thunderstorm

Late shower

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny
Maximum 40°C 39°C 37°C 36°C 37°C 38°C 39°C
Minimum 24°C 23°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 23°C 25°C
Chance of Rain 5% 50% 10% 20% 5% 5% 50%
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 23
km/h
20
km/h
22
km/h
13
km/h
27
km/h
15
km/h
25
km/h
18
km/h
21
km/h
20
km/h
22
km/h
20
km/h
22
km/h
19
km/h
Wind Direction NE 23km/h
NE
ESE 20km/h
ESE
NE 22km/h
NE
E 13km/h
E
NE 27km/h
NE
ESE 15km/h
ESE
ENE 25km/h
ENE
SE 18km/h
SE
ENE 21km/h
ENE
SE 20km/h
SE
ENE 22km/h
ENE
SE 20km/h
SE
E 22km/h
E
SE 19km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 40% 19% 39% 20% 41% 21% 43% 22% 41% 20% 40% 22% 40% 21%
Dew Point 17°C 12°C 15°C 12°C 14°C 11°C 15°C 12°C 15°C 10°C 15°C 13°C 17°C 13°C

Longreach Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:53 EST
sunrise
06:16 EST
sunset
18:56 EST
last light
19:19 EST
moon
set
Sat 17:56 EST
rise
Sun 05:37 EST
moon
Mon
Feb 27
moon
Sun
Mar 5
moon
Mon
Mar 13
moon
Tue
Mar 21

Longreach Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Feb 25
21.5°C - 0.0mm
Fri
Feb 24
25.1°C 39.6°C 0.0mm
Thu
Feb 23
24.3°C 35.6°C 7.4mm
Wed
Feb 22
24.5°C 34.4°C 0.0mm
Tue
Feb 21
21.5°C 35.6°C 0.0mm

Longreach Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
158.6mm
13.8 Day(s)
Total For 2017
76.4mm
14 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
164.4mm
13 Day(s)
Wettest Day
40.4mm
Jan 22
Lowest Temperature
18.5°C
Jan 7
Highest Temperature
45.0°C
Feb 13

Longreach Ap Almanac

full climatology
February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
20.8°C
20th
Lowest On Record
14.5°C
4th 2005
Average This Month
24.9°C
+2.4°C
Long-term Average
22.5°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
45.0°C
13th
Highest On Record
43.6°C
18th 1983
Average This Month
39.7°C
+4.0°C
Long-term Average
35.7°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
7.4mm
23rd
Total This Month
11.2mm
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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