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Townsville Forecast

This morning 27°C
Today 32°C
thunderstorms

Now

29.5°C rising
Updated at 08:30 EST

Lower Burdekin for Saturday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely during this afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm with possible heavy falls. Light winds becoming N/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30.

Currently at Townsville Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 29.5°C rising
Dew Point 25.4°C steady
Feels Like 35.7°C
Relative Humidity 78%
Wind icon
S 5km/h rising
Wind Gusts 7km/h
Pressure 1003.7hPa rising
Fire Danger 2.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 9.4mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
06:01 EST
Sunset sunset
18:53 EST

Nearby Now

Mingela 26.6°C
Ayr 26.4°C
Alva Beach 27.9°C
Lucinda Point 27.2°C

Next 12 hours in Townsville

48-hour forecast

9am

Slight chance storm
30°C

12pm

Slight chance storm
32°C

3pm

Chance shower or storm
31°C

6pm

Chance shower or storm
30°C

Lower Burdekin Weather Warnings

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Townsville 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Feb 6
Sun
Feb 7
Mon
Feb 8
Tue
Feb 9
Wed
Feb 10
Thu
Feb 11
Fri
Feb 12

Thunder-
storms

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible shower

Possible shower

Clearing shower

Sunny
Maximum 32°C 33°C 32°C 32°C 32°C 33°C 34°C
Minimum 27°C 27°C 26°C 26°C 25°C 25°C 25°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 90% 80% 70% 50% 60%
Rain Amount 10-20mm 5-10mm 10-20mm 5-10mm 1-5mm < 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
16
km/h
10
km/h
16
km/h
16
km/h
22
km/h
23
km/h
30
km/h
23
km/h
26
km/h
22
km/h
26
km/h
19
km/h
24
km/h
Wind Direction W 10km/h
W
NNE 16km/h
NNE
ESE 10km/h
ESE
ENE 16km/h
ENE
SE 16km/h
SE
E 22km/h
E
SE 23km/h
SE
E 30km/h
E
SE 23km/h
SE
E 26km/h
E
SE 22km/h
SE
E 26km/h
E
SSE 19km/h
SSE
E 24km/h
E
Relative Humidity 78% 70% 75% 67% 78% 70% 73% 59% 67% 55% 64% 51% 60% 47%
Dew Point 26°C 25°C 26°C 26°C 25°C 26°C 24°C 23°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 21°C

Townsville Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:38 EST
sunrise
06:01 EST
sunset
18:53 EST
last light
19:16 EST
moon
set
Sat 16:44 EST
rise
Sun 04:21 EST
moon
Tue
Feb 9
moon
Mon
Feb 15
moon
Tue
Feb 23
moon
Wed
Mar 2

Townsville Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Feb 5
27.0°C 34°C 3.0mm
Thu
Feb 4
28.0°C 33.0°C 0.0mm
Wed
Feb 3
28.0°C 33.0°C 0.6mm
Tue
Feb 2
28.0°C 33.0°C 0.2mm
Mon
Feb 1
25.7°C 32.0°C 18.0mm

Townsville Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
579.0mm
30.2 Day(s)
Total For 2016
98.2mm
15 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
195.2mm
19 Day(s)
Wettest Day
29.0mm
Jan 30
Lowest Temperature
22.8°C
Jan 7
Highest Temperature
38.3°C
Jan 6

Townsville Ap Almanac

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February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
25.7°C
1st
Lowest On Record
17.9°C
16th 1951
Average This Month
27.3°C
+3.2°C
Long-term Average
24.1°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
34.0°C
5th
Highest On Record
42.7°C
13th 1969
Average This Month
33.0°C
+1.9°C
Long-term Average
31.1°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
18.0mm
1st
Total This Month
21.8mm
4 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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