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Townsville Forecast

Tonight 26°C
Tomorrow 35°C
mostly_sunny

Now

29.9°C falling
Updated at 21:00 EST

Lower Burdekin for Wednesday Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of patchy rain in the south, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds N/NW 15 to 25 km/h.
Thursday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the early morning. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NW 15 to 25 km/h turning W/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light in the early afternoon.

Currently at Townsville Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 29.9°C falling
Dew Point 27.1°C steady
Feels Like 38.8°C
Relative Humidity 85%
Wind icon
N 16km/h falling
Wind Gusts 19km/h
Pressure 1005.2hPa steady
Fire Danger 2.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:19 EST
Sunset sunset
18:17 EST

Nearby Now

Mingela 25.5°C
Ayr 28.6°C
Alva Beach 29.1°C
Lucinda Point 30.1°C

Next 12 hours in Townsville

48-hour forecast

12am

Chance shower or storm
28°C

3am

Mostly cloudy
27°C

6am

Mostly cloudy
26°C

9am

Mostly clear
31°C

Lower Burdekin Weather Warnings

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Qld - Wed 17:39 EST
Severe Storm Warning (Destructive Winds & Heavy Rain) for Central Coast, Herbert/Lower Burdekin, Central Highlands/Coalfields & Capricornia

Qld - Wed 17:35 EST
Moderate Flood Warning for the Burdekin River

Qld - Wed 15:50 EST
Gale Warning for Mackay/Capricornia/Fraser Is Coasts, Hervey/Morton Bays, Sunshine/Gold Coast Waters. Strong Wind Warning for T'ville Coast

National Forecast

Townsville 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Mar 29
Thu
Mar 30
Fri
Mar 31
Sat
Apr 1
Sun
Apr 2
Mon
Apr 3
Tue
Apr 4

Possible thunderstorm

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 32°C 35°C 34°C 32°C 32°C 32°C 32°C
Minimum 26°C 26°C 25°C 21°C 22°C 23°C 23°C
Chance of Rain 90% 30% 30% 30% 60% 60% 70%
Rain Amount 10-20mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 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 26
km/h
30
km/h
14
km/h
18
km/h
16
km/h
19
km/h
13
km/h
20
km/h
16
km/h
24
km/h
19
km/h
25
km/h
21
km/h
25
km/h
Wind Direction NNW 26km/h
NNW
N 30km/h
N
NW 14km/h
NW
N 18km/h
N
SSW 16km/h
SSW
SE 19km/h
SE
S 13km/h
S
ESE 20km/h
ESE
SSE 16km/h
SSE
ESE 24km/h
ESE
SSE 19km/h
SSE
SE 25km/h
SE
S 21km/h
S
SE 25km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 69% 73% 73% 61% 64% 54% 59% 50% 70% 58% 65% 55% 64% 57%
Dew Point 23°C 27°C 26°C 26°C 22°C 23°C 18°C 21°C 21°C 23°C 21°C 22°C 20°C 23°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
05:57 EST
sunrise
06:19 EST
sunset
18:16 EST
last light
18:38 EST
moon
rise
Thu 08:09 EST
set
Thu 20:07 EST
moon
Tue
Apr 4
moon
Tue
Apr 11
moon
Wed
Apr 19
moon
Wed
Apr 26

Townsville Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Mar 29
24.5°C 32°C 4.8mm
Tue
Mar 28
27.0°C 30.9°C 0.0mm
Mon
Mar 27
27.0°C 32.1°C 0.0mm
Sun
Mar 26
24.7°C 32.5°C 0.2mm
Sat
Mar 25
23.9°C 33.5°C 0.4mm

Townsville Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Mar
769.0mm
42.9 Day(s)
Total For 2017
454.6mm
45 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
729.2mm
36 Day(s)
Wettest Day
54.2mm
Feb 1
Lowest Temperature
21.2°C
Mar 10
Highest Temperature
37.2°C
Feb 14

Townsville Ap Almanac

full climatology
March Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
21.2°C
10th
Lowest On Record
16.7°C
28th 1951
Average This Month
24.7°C
+1.8°C
Long-term Average
22.9°C
March Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
34.8°C
17th
Highest On Record
37.6°C
15th 1993
Average This Month
32.1°C
+1.4°C
Long-term Average
30.7°C
March Rainfall
Wettest This Month
37.6mm
24th
Total This Month
151.2mm
15 Day(s)
Long-term Average
190.0mm
12.7 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
696.2mm
2011
Driest On Record
2.0mm
2008
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