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Townsville Forecast

Today 31°C
Tonight 25°C
showers

Now

28.6°C rising
Updated at 12:30 EST

Lower Burdekin for Thursday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming E 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 28.6°C rising
Dew Point 24.9°C falling
Feels Like 33.7°C
Relative Humidity 80%
Wind icon
ESE 12km/h steady
Wind Gusts 17km/h
Pressure 1009.1hPa falling
Fire Danger 2.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 2.4mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:17 EST
Sunset sunset
18:22 EST

Nearby Now

Alva Beach 26.8°C
Mingela 25.7°C
Ayr 27.4°C
Lucinda Point 28.3°C

Next 12 hours in Townsville

48-hour forecast

3pm

Shower. Chance storm
31°C

6pm

Chance shower or storm
29°C

9pm

Chance shower or storm
27°C

12am

Chance shower or storm
27°C

Lower Burdekin Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Townsville 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Mar 23
Fri
Mar 24
Sat
Mar 25
Sun
Mar 26
Mon
Mar 27
Tue
Mar 28
Wed
Mar 29

Showers

Showers

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible shower
Maximum 31°C 31°C 32°C 33°C 32°C 31°C 31°C
Minimum 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C
Chance of Rain 90% 80% 90% 90% 90% 90% 80%
Rain Amount 10-20mm 5-10mm 10-20mm 40-80mm 40-80mm 20-40mm 10-20mm
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 9
km/h
22
km/h
15
km/h
25
km/h
22
km/h
31
km/h
27
km/h
32
km/h
26
km/h
32
km/h
20
km/h
28
km/h
17
km/h
24
km/h
Wind Direction SE 9km/h
SE
E 22km/h
E
SSE 15km/h
SSE
ESE 25km/h
ESE
S 22km/h
S
SE 31km/h
SE
SSE 27km/h
SSE
SE 32km/h
SE
SE 26km/h
SE
ESE 32km/h
ESE
ESE 20km/h
ESE
ESE 28km/h
ESE
E 17km/h
E
E 24km/h
E
Relative Humidity 77% 70% 79% 69% 74% 66% 75% 71% 76% 73% 78% 74% 81% 73%
Dew Point 25°C 25°C 24°C 25°C 24°C 25°C 25°C 27°C 25°C 26°C 25°C 26°C 25°C 26°C

Townsville Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:55 EST
sunrise
06:17 EST
sunset
18:22 EST
last light
18:44 EST
moon
set
Thu 14:44 EST
rise
Fri 02:21 EST
moon
Tue
Mar 28
moon
Tue
Apr 4
moon
Tue
Apr 11
moon
Wed
Apr 19

Townsville Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Mar 23
24.3°C - 31.4mm
Wed
Mar 22
24.8°C 31.8°C 0.4mm
Tue
Mar 21
24.4°C 31.0°C 3.2mm
Mon
Mar 20
23.9°C 31.5°C 21.2mm
Sun
Mar 19
23.0°C 32.1°C 10.6mm

Townsville Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Mar
769.0mm
42.9 Day(s)
Total For 2017
411.6mm
41 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
24.6°C
+1.7°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
32.2°C
+1.5°C
Long-term Average
30.7°C
March Rainfall
Wettest This Month
21.2mm
20th
Total This Month
108.2mm
11 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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