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19.63°S 146.28°E 285m AMSL

Charters Towers Forecast

Today 35°C
Tonight 21°C
sunny

Now

24.6°C falling
Updated at 17:40 EST

Lower Burdekin for Tuesday Mostly clear. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds E/NE 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the late evening.

Currently at Mingela

24-hour graph
Temperature 24.6°C falling
Dew Point 20.5°C rising
Feels Like 24.6°C
Relative Humidity 78%
Wind icon
Calm falling
Wind Gusts 0km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
06:12 EST
Sunset sunset
18:43 EST

Nearby Now

Townsville Ap 29.5°C
Ayr 28.9°C
Lucinda Point 29.0°C
Alva Beach 28.8°C

Next 12 hours in Mingela

48-hour forecast

6pm

Mostly clear
25°C

9pm

Mostly clear
23°C

12am

Mostly clear
22°C

3am

Mostly clear
21°C

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National Forecast

Charters Towers 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Feb 28
Wed
Mar 1
Thu
Mar 2
Fri
Mar 3
Sat
Mar 4
Sun
Mar 5
Mon
Mar 6

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm
Maximum 35°C 36°C 35°C 32°C 32°C 33°C 33°C
Minimum 21°C 21°C 22°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 24°C
Chance of Rain 20% 20% 20% 40% 60% 30% 60%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 10-20mm 5-10mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
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 7
km/h
6
km/h
5
km/h
6
km/h
7
km/h
7
km/h
7
km/h
6
km/h
5
km/h
4
km/h
2
km/h
1
km/h
1
km/h
1
km/h
Wind Direction ESE 7km/h
ESE
ESE 6km/h
ESE
SE 5km/h
SE
ESE 6km/h
ESE
SE 7km/h
SE
ESE 7km/h
ESE
ESE 7km/h
ESE
E 6km/h
E
SE 5km/h
SE
ESE 4km/h
ESE
ESE 2km/h
ESE
ESE 1km/h
ESE
ENE 1km/h
ENE
ESE 1km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 66% 33% 63% 28% 67% 43% 72% 58% 77% 58% 75% 51% 74% 44%
Dew Point 20°C 17°C 20°C 15°C 22°C 21°C 22°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 19°C

Charters Towers Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:50 EST
sunrise
06:12 EST
sunset
18:42 EST
last light
19:05 EST
moon
set
Tue 19:57 EST
rise
Wed 08:24 EST
moon
Sun
Mar 5
moon
Mon
Mar 13
moon
Tue
Mar 21
moon
Tue
Mar 28

Charters Towers Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Feb 28
- 34°C 0.0mm
Mon
Feb 27
21.1°C - 0.0mm
Sun
Feb 26
21.9°C 34.1°C 0.0mm
Sat
Feb 25
23.4°C 34.5°C 0.0mm
Fri
Feb 24
22.9°C 34.2°C 0.0mm

Charters Towers Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
305.0mm
22.0 Day(s)
Total For 2017
197.2mm
17 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
158.6mm
13 Day(s)
Wettest Day
35.0mm
Jan 5
Lowest Temperature
20.5°C
Jan 20
Highest Temperature
41.1°C
Feb 13

Charters Towers Ap Almanac

full climatology
February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
21.1°C
27th
Lowest On Record
17.1°C
3rd 2013
Average This Month
22.9°C
+0.6°C
Long-term Average
22.3°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
41.1°C
13th
Highest On Record
40.6°C
8th 2002
Average This Month
34.8°C
+2.1°C
Long-term Average
32.7°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
29.0mm
17th
Total This Month
74.4mm
7 Day(s)
Long-term Average
147.9mm
10.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
430.6mm
2009
Driest On Record
9.0mm
2005
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