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Townsville Forecast

This morning 14°C
Today 27°C
mostly_sunny

Now

18.7°C rising
Updated at 08:00 EST

Lower Burdekin for Saturday Mostly sunny. Winds E 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 20s.

Currently at Townsville Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 18.7°C rising
Dew Point 14.2°C falling
Feels Like 18.7°C
Relative Humidity 75%
Wind icon
WSW 7km/h steady
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure 1021.7hPa rising
Fire Danger 2.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
06:42 EST
Sunset sunset
17:57 EST

Nearby Now

Lucinda Point 21.8°C
Mingela 15.6°C
Ayr 16.7°C
Alva Beach 17.9°C

Next 12 hours in Townsville

48-hour forecast

9am

Mostly clear
21°C

12pm

Mostly clear
26°C

3pm

Clear
27°C

6pm

Clear
23°C

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Townsville 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Aug 1
Sun
Aug 2
Mon
Aug 3
Tue
Aug 4
Wed
Aug 5
Thu
Aug 6
Fri
Aug 7

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny
Maximum 27°C 27°C 27°C 28°C 26°C 25°C 25°C
Minimum 14°C 16°C 16°C 16°C 14°C 11°C 12°C
Chance of Rain 10% 30% 5% 20% 30% 5% 5%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index High High Very High Very High Very High
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 11
km/h
28
km/h
9
km/h
23
km/h
4
km/h
19
km/h
5
km/h
21
km/h
16
km/h
22
km/h
12
km/h
22
km/h
11
km/h
24
km/h
Wind Direction ESE 11km/h
ESE
E 28km/h
E
SE 9km/h
SE
E 23km/h
E
SE 4km/h
SE
E 19km/h
E
S 5km/h
S
E 21km/h
E
S 16km/h
S
E 22km/h
E
SSW 12km/h
SSW
E 22km/h
E
SSE 11km/h
SSE
E 24km/h
E
Relative Humidity 63% 45% 61% 52% 65% 48% 53% 43% 34% 22% 39% 26% 33% 29%
Dew Point 14°C 14°C 15°C 16°C 16°C 14°C 13°C 14°C 3°C 3°C 3°C 5°C 3°C 6°C

Townsville Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
06:19 EST
sunrise
06:42 EST
sunset
17:57 EST
last light
18:20 EST
moon
rise
Sat 18:50 EST
set
Sun 07:46 EST
moon
Fri
Aug 7
moon
Sat
Aug 15
moon
Sun
Aug 23
moon
Sun
Aug 30

Townsville Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Jul 31
13.4°C 27°C 0.0mm
Thu
Jul 30
13.0°C 26.2°C 0.0mm
Wed
Jul 29
16.2°C 26.6°C 0.0mm
Tue
Jul 28
19.9°C 28.2°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jul 27
18.5°C 27.4°C 0.0mm

Townsville Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
920.6mm
66.6 Day(s)
Total For 2015
253.2mm
46 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2014
914.8mm
63 Day(s)
Wettest Day
70.4mm
Jan 4
Lowest Temperature
6.9°C
Jul 14
Highest Temperature
36.7°C
Feb 3

Townsville Ap Almanac

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August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
Lowest On Record
1.1°C
9th 1941
Average This Month
 
Long-term Average
14.7°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
Highest On Record
33.3°C
28th 1964
Average This Month
 
Long-term Average
26.0°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
Total This Month
0 Day(s)
Long-term Average
16.2mm
2.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
258.2mm
1998
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1945
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