Augustus Downs Weather


Burketown Forecast

Today 38°C
Tonight 26°C
sunny

Now

34.2°C rising
Updated at 11:30 EST

Gulf Country for Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers and rain areas in the north, most likely from late this morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late morning and afternoon. Winds E/SE 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 32 to 39.

Currently at Burketown Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 34.2°C rising
Dew Point 21.9°C rising
Feels Like 35.1°C
Relative Humidity 48%
Wind icon
E 18km/h rising
Wind Gusts 28km/h
Pressure 1008.8hPa falling
Fire Danger 11.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:46 EST
Sunset sunset
18:53 EST

Nearby Now

Normanton 30.4°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Burketown

48-hour forecast

12pm

Mostly clear
36°C

3pm

Mostly clear
38°C

6pm

Mostly cloudy
35°C

9pm

Mostly clear
31°C

Gulf Country Weather Warnings

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Qld - Wed 11:05 EST
Tropical Cyclone Warning for Pormpuraaw to Cape York. Watch Zone for Nhulunbuy to NT/Qld Border and Kowanyama to Pormpuraaw

Qld - Wed 10:00 EST
Hurricane Force Wind Warning for SE/NE Gulf of Carpentaria. Strong Wind Warning Torres Strait & Peninsula Coast. Cancel Cooktown Coast

Qld - Tue 12:55 EST
Flood Watch for catchments north of Innisfail to Kowanyama

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Burketown 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Mar 20
Thu
Mar 21
Fri
Mar 22
Sat
Mar 23
Sun
Mar 24
Mon
Mar 25
Tue
Mar 26

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Windy with showers

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 38°C 37°C 35°C 33°C 31°C 31°C 31°C
Minimum 26°C 26°C 25°C 27°C 25°C 25°C 24°C
Chance of Rain 20% 40% 70% 70% 70% 90% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 10-20mm 10-20mm 10-20mm 20-40mm
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 20
km/h
24
km/h
22
km/h
30
km/h
28
km/h
36
km/h
34
km/h
35
km/h
30
km/h
33
km/h
26
km/h
29
km/h
19
km/h
24
km/h
Wind Direction ESE 20km/h
ESE
ESE 24km/h
ESE
ESE 22km/h
ESE
E 30km/h
E
ESE 28km/h
ESE
E 36km/h
E
E 34km/h
E
ENE 35km/h
ENE
ENE 30km/h
ENE
NE 33km/h
NE
NE 26km/h
NE
NNE 29km/h
NNE
NNE 19km/h
NNE
NNE 24km/h
NNE
Relative Humidity 61% 40% 55% 40% 61% 55% 74% 66% 82% 76% 82% 74% 85% 74%
Dew Point 23°C 23°C 21°C 22°C 22°C 25°C 25°C 26°C 25°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 25°C 26°C

Burketown Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
06:24 EST
sunrise
06:46 EST
sunset
18:53 EST
last light
19:15 EST
moon
rise
Wed 18:31 EST
set
Thu 06:39 EST
moon
Thu
Mar 21
moon
Thu
Mar 28
moon
Fri
Apr 5
moon
Sat
Apr 13

Burketown Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Mar 20
26°C - 0.0mm
Tue
Mar 19
25.8°C 38°C 0.0mm
Mon
Mar 18
23.6°C 39.1°C 0.0mm
Sun
Mar 17
25.2°C 37.7°C 0.0mm
Sat
Mar 16
25.1°C 37.4°C 0.0mm

Burketown Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Mar
608.6mm
39.8 Day(s)
Total For 2019
192.6mm
29 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2018
592.2mm
39 Day(s)
Wettest Day
47.6mm
Jan 21
Lowest Temperature
20.5°C
Feb 23
Highest Temperature
40.8°C
Jan 3

Burketown Ap Almanac

full climatology
March Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
23.2°C
4th
Lowest On Record
16.0°C
24th 2003
Average This Month
24.7°C
+0.8°C
Long-term Average
23.9°C
March Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
40.3°C
7th
Highest On Record
42.7°C
11th 2015
Average This Month
37.2°C
+2.7°C
Long-term Average
34.5°C
March Rainfall
Wettest This Month
4.8mm
9th
Total This Month
7.8mm
5 Day(s)
Long-term Average
145.1mm
10.3 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
698.0mm
2011
Driest On Record
0.0mm
2009
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Weather News

Cyclone Veronica forms off WA coast, warning 'strong system' could reach Pilbara

11:53 EDT

A low-pressure system to the north of Western Australia has rapidly intensified overnight to form a cyclone.

Tropical Cyclone Trevor continues across Far North Queensland as category one system

11:23 EDT

The Far North Queensland communities of Aurukun and Weipa are next in the firing line as Tropical Cyclone Trevor continues to track across Cape York Peninsula.

Twin cyclones threaten northern Australia

09:23 EDT

Two tropical cyclones are spinning near Australia and both threaten to bring severe weather to the nation's tropics during the second half of this week.