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Townsville Forecast

Today 29°C
Tonight 26°C
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Now

30.0°C rising
Updated at 14:40 EST

Lower Burdekin for Tuesday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm. Very destructive wind gusts exceeding 170 km/h possible depending on movement and development of Severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie. Daytime maximum temperatures 26 to 31.

Currently at Townsville Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 30.0°C rising
Dew Point 21.7°C falling
Feels Like 33.0°C
Relative Humidity 61%
Wind icon
W 27km/h steady
Wind Gusts 35km/h
Pressure 996.8hPa steady
Fire Danger 8.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.2mm / -

Sun on Tue

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

Nearby Now

Mingela 26.9°C
Ayr 28.7°C
Alva Beach 28.4°C
Lucinda Point 29.7°C

Next 12 hours in Townsville

48-hour forecast

6pm

Heavy rain
28°C

9pm

Rain
28°C

12am

Intermittent rain
27°C

3am

Chance shower
26°C

Lower Burdekin Weather Warnings

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Qld - Tue 14:00 EST
Cyclone Warning Zone: Townsville to St Lawrence, inc Mackay & Whitsundays, & inland to Charters Towers, Mt Coolon, Moranbah & Pentland

Qld - Tue 12:46 EST
Flood Watch for coastal catchments between Ayr & NSW border, & C Highlands/Coalfields, C West, Maranoa/Warrego & D Downs/Granite Belt

Qld - Tue 12:17 EST
Hurricane Force Wind Warning Townsville & Mackay coasts. Storm Force Wind Warning Great Barrier Reef. Strong Wind Cairns & Capricornia coast

National Forecast

Townsville 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Mar 28
Wed
Mar 29
Thu
Mar 30
Fri
Mar 31
Sat
Apr 1
Sun
Apr 2
Mon
Apr 3

Windy with rain

Windy with rain

Possible thunderstorm

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 29°C 32°C 35°C 34°C 33°C 33°C 33°C
Minimum 25°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 22°C 23°C 24°C
Chance of Rain 90% 80% 40% 20% 5% 50% 60%
Rain Amount 20-40mm 20-40mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm 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 36
km/h
39
km/h
23
km/h
29
km/h
15
km/h
17
km/h
14
km/h
17
km/h
15
km/h
20
km/h
13
km/h
21
km/h
16
km/h
22
km/h
Wind Direction WSW 36km/h
WSW
W 39km/h
W
NNW 23km/h
NNW
N 29km/h
N
NW 15km/h
NW
N 17km/h
N
SSW 14km/h
SSW
ESE 17km/h
ESE
S 15km/h
S
ESE 20km/h
ESE
SSE 13km/h
SSE
ESE 21km/h
ESE
SSE 16km/h
SSE
ESE 22km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 74% 69% 72% 72% 72% 57% 65% 54% 59% 50% 67% 57% 71% 62%
Dew Point 22°C 23°C 24°C 27°C 25°C 25°C 23°C 24°C 19°C 21°C 22°C 24°C 23°C 25°C

Townsville Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:57 EST
sunrise
06:19 EST
sunset
18:18 EST
last light
18:40 EST
moon
set
Tue 18:32 EST
rise
Wed 07:08 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
Tue
Mar 28
27.0°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
Fri
Mar 24
23.3°C 30.4°C 37.6mm

Townsville Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Mar
769.0mm
42.9 Day(s)
Total For 2017
449.8mm
44 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

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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
32.2°C
+1.5°C
Long-term Average
30.7°C
March Rainfall
Wettest This Month
37.6mm
24th
Total This Month
146.4mm
14 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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