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19.63°S 146.28°E 285m AMSL

Charters Towers Forecast

This morning 22°C
Today 39°C
sunny

Now

27.6°C rising
Updated at 08:20 EST

Lower Burdekin for Saturday Sunny. Light winds becoming NE 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 33 to 39.

Currently at Mingela

24-hour graph
Temperature 27.6°C rising
Dew Point 11.2°C rising
Feels Like 27.1°C
Relative Humidity 36%
Wind icon
NE 7km/h falling
Wind Gusts 13km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 10.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
05:27 EST
Sunset sunset
18:43 EST

Nearby Now

Townsville Ap 29.4°C
Ayr 28.5°C
Lucinda Point 25.5°C
Alva Beach 28.6°C

Next 12 hours in Mingela

48-hour forecast

9am

Clear
28°C

12pm

Mostly clear
33°C

3pm

Mostly clear
33°C

6pm

Mostly clear
26°C

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National Forecast

Charters Towers 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Dec 3
Sun
Dec 4
Mon
Dec 5
Tue
Dec 6
Wed
Dec 7
Thu
Dec 8
Fri
Dec 9

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Late shower
Maximum 39°C 38°C 38°C 37°C 37°C 37°C 38°C
Minimum 22°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 22°C
Chance of Rain 30% 10% 10% 5% 10% 60% 70%
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 5
km/h
11
km/h
8
km/h
13
km/h
10
km/h
13
km/h
8
km/h
11
km/h
9
km/h
11
km/h
8
km/h
10
km/h
8
km/h
7
km/h
Wind Direction NNE 5km/h
NNE
ENE 11km/h
ENE
NE 8km/h
NE
ENE 13km/h
ENE
ENE 10km/h
ENE
ENE 13km/h
ENE
ENE 8km/h
ENE
ENE 11km/h
ENE
ENE 9km/h
ENE
ENE 11km/h
ENE
NE 8km/h
NE
ENE 10km/h
ENE
NE 8km/h
NE
ENE 7km/h
ENE
Relative Humidity 45% 19% 56% 24% 57% 25% 58% 27% 58% 28% 56% 26% 58% 28%
Dew Point 18°C 12°C 20°C 14°C 20°C 15°C 20°C 15°C 20°C 16°C 19°C 15°C 21°C 17°C

Charters Towers Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:02 EST
sunrise
05:27 EST
sunset
18:43 EST
last light
19:07 EST
moon
set
Sat 21:39 EST
rise
Sun 09:11 EST
moon
Wed
Dec 7
moon
Wed
Dec 14
moon
Wed
Dec 21
moon
Thu
Dec 29

Charters Towers Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Dec 2
21.2°C 39°C 0.0mm
Thu
Dec 1
22.1°C 37.7°C 0.0mm
Wed
Nov 30
21.5°C 36.6°C 0.0mm
Tue
Nov 29
22.7°C 35.0°C 0.0mm
Mon
Nov 28
22.0°C 33.9°C 37.2mm

Charters Towers Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
662.4mm
65.9 Day(s)
Total For 2016
506.2mm
60 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
315.2mm
34 Day(s)
Wettest Day
42.4mm
Feb 6
Lowest Temperature
5.7°C
Jun 30
Highest Temperature
40.5°C
Feb 18

Charters Towers Ap Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
21.2°C
2nd
Lowest On Record
17.3°C
7th 1999
Average This Month
21.6°C
-0.4°C
Long-term Average
22.0°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
39.0°C
2nd
Highest On Record
42.8°C
20th 1995
Average This Month
38.4°C
+3.9°C
Long-term Average
34.5°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.0mm
1st
Total This Month
0.0mm
0 Day(s)
Long-term Average
83.2mm
7.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
272.5mm
2000
Driest On Record
9.4mm
2013
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