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Townsville Forecast

Tonight 24°C
Tomorrow 32°C
thunderstorms_clearing

Now

27.5°C falling
Updated at 21:50 EST

Lower Burdekin for Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, becoming less likely later this evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds E/NE 15 to 25 km/h.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming SE 15 to 20 km/h early in the morning then tending E 25 to 35 km/h in the morning.

Currently at Townsville Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 27.5°C falling
Dew Point 21.3°C falling
Feels Like 29.6°C
Relative Humidity 69%
Wind icon
ESE 14km/h steady
Wind Gusts 17km/h
Pressure 1011.1hPa rising
Fire Danger 4.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
06:09 EST
Sunset sunset
18:43 EST

Nearby Now

Mingela 22.8°C
Lucinda Point 28.7°C
Ayr 25.8°C
Alva Beach 28.1°C

Next 12 hours in Townsville

48-hour forecast

12am

Mostly clear
27°C

3am

Slight chance shower
25°C

6am

Mostly clear
24°C

9am

Slight chance storm
29°C

Lower Burdekin Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Townsville 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Feb 25
Sun
Feb 26
Mon
Feb 27
Tue
Feb 28
Wed
Mar 1
Thu
Mar 2
Fri
Mar 3

Possible shower

Thunder-
storms clearing

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Showers
Maximum 32°C 32°C 31°C 32°C 33°C 33°C 31°C
Minimum 25°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 25°C
Chance of Rain 90% 40% 60% 40% 60% 60% 80%
Rain Amount 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 5-10mm
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 19
km/h
25
km/h
20
km/h
29
km/h
20
km/h
28
km/h
20
km/h
28
km/h
20
km/h
26
km/h
20
km/h
24
km/h
16
km/h
22
km/h
Wind Direction SE 19km/h
SE
E 25km/h
E
SSE 20km/h
SSE
ESE 29km/h
ESE
SE 20km/h
SE
ESE 28km/h
ESE
SSE 20km/h
SSE
ESE 28km/h
ESE
SSE 20km/h
SSE
ESE 26km/h
ESE
SSE 20km/h
SSE
ESE 24km/h
ESE
SE 16km/h
SE
E 22km/h
E
Relative Humidity 73% 63% 69% 56% 65% 60% 64% 56% 66% 53% 67% 59% 69% 64%
Dew Point 24°C 23°C 23°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 21°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 23°C 24°C 23°C 23°C

Townsville Sun & Moon Times

Sunday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:48 EST
sunrise
06:10 EST
sunset
18:42 EST
last light
19:04 EST
moon
rise
Sun 05:31 EST
set
Sun 18:26 EST
moon
Mon
Feb 27
moon
Sun
Mar 5
moon
Mon
Mar 13
moon
Tue
Mar 21

Townsville Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Feb 25
24.4°C 32°C 0.0mm
Fri
Feb 24
25.9°C 32.4°C 0.6mm
Thu
Feb 23
24.3°C 31.3°C 20.0mm
Wed
Feb 22
25.0°C 32.5°C 0.0mm
Tue
Feb 21
26.3°C 31.5°C 0.2mm

Townsville Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
579.0mm
30.2 Day(s)
Total For 2017
302.6mm
31 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
171.0mm
18 Day(s)
Wettest Day
53.0mm
Feb 1
Lowest Temperature
22.9°C
Feb 17
Highest Temperature
37.2°C
Feb 14

Townsville Ap Almanac

full climatology
February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
22.9°C
17th
Lowest On Record
17.9°C
16th 1951
Average This Month
25.1°C
+1.0°C
Long-term Average
24.1°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
37.2°C
14th
Highest On Record
42.7°C
13th 1969
Average This Month
32.6°C
+1.5°C
Long-term Average
31.1°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
53.0mm
1st
Total This Month
138.4mm
14 Day(s)
Long-term Average
305.2mm
15.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
960.8mm
2009
Driest On Record
4.2mm
1983
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