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Burketown Forecast

Tonight 23°C
Tomorrow 27°C
possible_thunderstorm

Now

21.8°C steady
Updated at 21:20 EST

Gulf Country for Monday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers in the north, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. The chance of thunderstorms with possible heavy falls. Winds NE/SE 25 to 35 km/h.
Tuesday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers. The chance of thunderstorms. Heavy falls possible. Winds E/NE 25 to 40 km/h decreasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming E 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.

Currently at Burketown Ap

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Temperature 21.8°C steady
Dew Point 21.8°C steady
Feels Like 21.8°C
Relative Humidity 100%
Wind icon
SSE 29km/h falling
Wind Gusts 37km/h
Pressure 1008.9hPa steady
Fire Danger 1.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 59.4mm / -

Sun on Mon

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Sunrise sunrise
06:38 EST
Sunset sunset
19:14 EST

Nearby Now

Normanton 23.7°C

Next 12 hours in Burketown

48-hour forecast

12am

Chance shower or storm
23°C

3am

Chance shower or storm
23°C

6am

Chance shower or storm
24°C

9am

Shower. Chance storm
25°C

Gulf Country Weather Warnings

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NT - Mon 19:56 CST
Warning Zone: Port Roper in the Northern Territory to Mornington Island in Queensland, Not Including Mornington Island

Qld - Mon 20:04 EST
Severe Weather Warning for Damaging Winds and Heavy Rainfall for People in Parts of the Gulf Country Forecast District

Qld - Mon 18:25 EST
Gale Warning for the South East Gulf of Carpentaria on Monday and Tuesday. Cancel North East Gulf of Carpentaria

Qld - Mon 11:53 EST
Flood Watch for the Gulf Rivers

National Forecast

Burketown 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm
Maximum 27°C 27°C 29°C 30°C 32°C 33°C 33°C
Minimum 24°C 23°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 25°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 90% 90% 60% 80% 40%
Rain Amount 20-40mm 10-20mm 10-20mm 5-10mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
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 21
km/h
20
km/h
23
km/h
21
km/h
16
km/h
20
km/h
13
km/h
17
km/h
10
km/h
13
km/h
10
km/h
15
km/h
10
km/h
15
km/h
Wind Direction ESE 21km/h
ESE
SE 20km/h
SE
ESE 23km/h
ESE
E 21km/h
E
E 16km/h
E
ENE 20km/h
ENE
E 13km/h
E
ENE 17km/h
ENE
S 10km/h
S
E 13km/h
E
ESE 10km/h
ESE
E 15km/h
E
ESE 10km/h
ESE
ENE 15km/h
ENE
Relative Humidity 90% 99% 99% 92% 97% 90% 93% 78% 89% 71% 87% 71% 85% 66%
Dew Point 24°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 26°C 27°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 25°C 27°C 27°C 26°C

Burketown Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:16 EST
sunrise
06:38 EST
sunset
19:13 EST
last light
19:35 EST
moon
rise
Tue 01:42 EST
set
Wed 15:45 EST
moon
Mon
Feb 27
moon
Sun
Mar 5
moon
Mon
Mar 13
moon
Tue
Mar 21

Burketown Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Feb 20
23.5°C 25°C 27.6mm
Sun
Feb 19
23.4°C 25.2°C 28.6mm
Sat
Feb 18
22.8°C 27.3°C 135.6mm
Fri
Feb 17
23.8°C 26.4°C 19.2mm
Thu
Feb 16
23.9°C 31.3°C 19.0mm

Burketown Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
480.9mm
30.1 Day(s)
Total For 2017
572.6mm
38 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
171.0mm
19 Day(s)
Wettest Day
135.6mm
Feb 18
Lowest Temperature
21.3°C
Feb 1
Highest Temperature
47.8°C
Jan 24

Burketown Ap Almanac

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February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
21.3°C
1st
Lowest On Record
19.1°C
9th 2012
Average This Month
24.7°C
+0.0°C
Long-term Average
24.7°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
34.6°C
4th
Highest On Record
40.8°C
1st 2013
Average This Month
31.4°C
-2.2°C
Long-term Average
33.6°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
135.6mm
18th
Total This Month
348.4mm
17 Day(s)
Long-term Average
214.1mm
14.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
512.2mm
2010
Driest On Record
78.2mm
2013
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14:35 EDT

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