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Townsville Forecast

Tonight 17°C
Tomorrow 29°C
mostly_sunny

Now

21.2°C falling
Updated at 22:50 EST

Lower Burdekin for Wednesday Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower in the north, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming NE/SE 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming NE 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 27 to 32.
Thursday The chance of fog in the early morning. Sunny day. Light winds becoming NE 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 33.

Currently at Townsville Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 21.2°C falling
Dew Point 19.8°C steady
Feels Like 21.2°C
Relative Humidity 92%
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NNE 9km/h rising
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure 1016.8hPa steady
Fire Danger 1.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.2mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:05 EST
Sunset sunset
18:08 EST

Nearby Now

Mingela 18.9°C
Lucinda Point 23.5°C
Ayr 19.2°C
Alva Beach 23.4°C

Next 12 hours in Townsville

48-hour forecast

12am

Mostly clear
22°C

3am

Mostly clear
18°C

6am

Mostly clear
18°C

9am

Mostly clear
26°C

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National Forecast

Townsville 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny
Maximum 28°C 29°C 28°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 30°C
Minimum 19°C 17°C 18°C 18°C 17°C 17°C 18°C
Chance of Rain 5% 30% 20% 10% 20% 20% 40%
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 10
km/h
24
km/h
9
km/h
21
km/h
14
km/h
22
km/h
13
km/h
22
km/h
12
km/h
22
km/h
13
km/h
21
km/h
13
km/h
21
km/h
Wind Direction SW 10km/h
SW
ENE 24km/h
ENE
ENE 9km/h
ENE
ENE 21km/h
ENE
ENE 14km/h
ENE
ENE 22km/h
ENE
ENE 13km/h
ENE
NE 22km/h
NE
NE 12km/h
NE
NE 22km/h
NE
NE 13km/h
NE
NE 21km/h
NE
NE 13km/h
NE
NE 21km/h
NE
Relative Humidity 68% 59% 64% 55% 65% 57% 62% 55% 60% 52% 60% 52% 59% 51%
Dew Point 20°C 19°C 19°C 18°C 19°C 18°C 18°C 19°C 18°C 18°C 18°C 18°C 18°C 18°C

Townsville Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:42 EST
sunrise
06:04 EST
sunset
18:09 EST
last light
18:30 EST
moon
rise
Thu 06:42 EST
set
Thu 19:05 EST
moon
Thu
Sep 28
moon
Fri
Oct 6
moon
Thu
Oct 12
moon
Fri
Oct 20

Townsville Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Sep 20
19.2°C 29°C 0.8mm
Tue
Sep 19
22.2°C 24°C 0.0mm
Mon
Sep 18
16.2°C 28.8°C 0.0mm
Sun
Sep 17
14.8°C 29.5°C 0.0mm
Sat
Sep 16
16.0°C 27.9°C 0.0mm

Townsville Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Sep
919.2mm
68.7 Day(s)
Total For 2017
662.4mm
65 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
898.8mm
64 Day(s)
Wettest Day
120.8mm
May 19
Lowest Temperature
8.9°C
Jun 8
Highest Temperature
37.2°C
Feb 14

Townsville Ap Almanac

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September Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
14.5°C
3rd
Lowest On Record
7.7°C
4th 1985
Average This Month
16.8°C
-0.6°C
Long-term Average
17.4°C
September Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
33.7°C
14th
Highest On Record
36.5°C
15th 2003
Average This Month
28.4°C
+0.6°C
Long-term Average
27.8°C
September Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.8mm
20th
Total This Month
0.8mm
1 Day(s)
Long-term Average
10.4mm
2.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
84.4mm
2010
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1957
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