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Townsville Forecast

Tonight 24°C
Tomorrow 32°C
possible_shower

Now

28.2°C steady
Updated at 19:39 EST

Lower Burdekin for Friday Mostly clear. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the south later tonight. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far southwest. Winds NE 15 to 25 km/h.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm inland. Winds NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming E 25 to 35 km/h in the morning.

Currently at Townsville Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 28.2°C steady
Dew Point 22.4°C steady
Feels Like 31.2°C
Relative Humidity 71%
Wind icon
NNE 11km/h falling
Wind Gusts 11km/h
Pressure 1010.1hPa steady
Fire Danger 3.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
05:28 EST
Sunset sunset
18:43 EST

Nearby Now

Lucinda Point 28.0°C
Mingela 23.6°C
Ayr 27.0°C
Alva Beach 28.0°C

Next 12 hours in Townsville

48-hour forecast

9pm

Mostly clear
27°C

12am

Slight chance storm
27°C

3am

Mostly cloudy
25°C

6am

Slight chance storm
24°C

Lower Burdekin Weather Warnings

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Qld - Fri 19:22 EST
Strong Wind Warning for the Following Area: Capricornia Coast

National Forecast

Townsville 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Dec 9
Sat
Dec 10
Sun
Dec 11
Mon
Dec 12
Tue
Dec 13
Wed
Dec 14
Thu
Dec 15

Sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Showers

Possible shower
Maximum 33°C 32°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 32°C
Minimum 24°C 24°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 24°C
Chance of Rain 50% 90% 90% 90% 90% 90% 70%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 5-10mm 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 15
km/h
26
km/h
17
km/h
32
km/h
24
km/h
35
km/h
26
km/h
35
km/h
25
km/h
32
km/h
21
km/h
29
km/h
16
km/h
29
km/h
Wind Direction NNE 15km/h
NNE
NE 26km/h
NE
E 17km/h
E
E 32km/h
E
ESE 24km/h
ESE
E 35km/h
E
SE 26km/h
SE
ESE 35km/h
ESE
ESE 25km/h
ESE
E 32km/h
E
ESE 21km/h
ESE
E 29km/h
E
E 16km/h
E
ENE 29km/h
ENE
Relative Humidity 59% 58% 60% 58% 64% 58% 65% 64% 69% 65% 68% 64% 64% 60%
Dew Point 21°C 24°C 21°C 22°C 21°C 22°C 21°C 23°C 22°C 24°C 22°C 23°C 22°C 23°C

Townsville Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
05:04 EST
sunrise
05:28 EST
sunset
18:44 EST
last light
19:08 EST
moon
set
Sat 02:02 EST
rise
Sat 14:45 EST
moon
Wed
Dec 14
moon
Wed
Dec 21
moon
Thu
Dec 29
moon
Fri
Jan 6

Townsville Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Dec 9
23.2°C 34°C 0.0mm
Thu
Dec 8
25.7°C 32.7°C 0.2mm
Wed
Dec 7
25.3°C 32.1°C 0.0mm
Tue
Dec 6
25.1°C 32.0°C 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 5
25.0°C 31.8°C 0.0mm

Townsville Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
1144.5mm
91.0 Day(s)
Total For 2016
920.0mm
75 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
299.6mm
66 Day(s)
Wettest Day
124.8mm
Mar 16
Lowest Temperature
10.4°C
Jul 8
Highest Temperature
38.3°C
Jan 6

Townsville Ap Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
22.7°C
3rd
Lowest On Record
17.9°C
5th 1998
Average This Month
24.4°C
+0.3°C
Long-term Average
24.1°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
35.4°C
2nd
Highest On Record
42.1°C
30th 1984
Average This Month
33.1°C
+1.6°C
Long-term Average
31.5°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.2mm
8th
Total This Month
0.2mm
1 Day(s)
Long-term Average
129.5mm
9.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
458.0mm
1975
Driest On Record
0.0mm
2001
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