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Townsville Forecast

Tonight 25°C
Tomorrow 29°C
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Now

31.1°C steady
Updated at 18:20 EST

Lower Burdekin for Monday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain in the south, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Destructive wind gusts exceeding 130 km/h possible depending on movement and development of Severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie.
Tuesday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls possible. Very destructive wind gusts exceeding 170 km/h possible depending on movement and development of Severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie.

Currently at Townsville Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 31.1°C steady
Dew Point 20.2°C steady
Feels Like 33.2°C
Relative Humidity 52%
Wind icon
SW 29km/h rising
Wind Gusts 31km/h
Pressure 1003.1hPa rising
Fire Danger 11.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Mon

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

Nearby Now

Mingela 25.9°C
Ayr 29.8°C
Alva Beach 28.6°C
Lucinda Point 30.9°C

Next 12 hours in Townsville

48-hour forecast

9pm

Slight chance shower
29°C

12am

Intermittent rain
27°C

3am

Intermittent rain. Windy
26°C

6am

Slight chance shower
25°C

Lower Burdekin Weather Warnings

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Qld - Mon 18:01 EST
Warning Zone: Cardwell to St Lawrence, Mackay, and the Whitsunday Islands, and Inland, Pentland, Collinsville, and Mount Coolon

Qld - Mon 16:34 EST
Hurricane Force Wind Warning for Townsville, Mackay Coasts & Great Barrier Reef Offshore. Gales for Capricornia. Strong Winds for Cairns

National Forecast

Townsville 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Mon
Mar 27
Tue
Mar 28
Wed
Mar 29
Thu
Mar 30
Fri
Mar 31
Sat
Apr 1
Sun
Apr 2

Windy with rain

Windy with showers

Windy with showers

Possible thunderstorm

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 31°C 29°C 32°C 35°C 34°C 33°C 33°C
Minimum 26°C 25°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 22°C 23°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 90% 90% 70% 40% 60%
Rain Amount 10-20mm 40-80mm 20-40mm 10-20mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 5-10mm
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 30
km/h
35
km/h
37
km/h
38
km/h
25
km/h
32
km/h
20
km/h
24
km/h
14
km/h
18
km/h
11
km/h
19
km/h
12
km/h
20
km/h
Wind Direction SSW 30km/h
SSW
SW 35km/h
SW
WSW 37km/h
WSW
W 38km/h
W
NNW 25km/h
NNW
N 32km/h
N
NNW 20km/h
NNW
N 24km/h
N
WSW 14km/h
WSW
NE 18km/h
NE
S 11km/h
S
E 19km/h
E
SSE 12km/h
SSE
ESE 20km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 64% 61% 76% 74% 74% 72% 73% 64% 66% 57% 65% 56% 71% 60%
Dew Point 22°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 25°C 26°C 25°C 27°C 23°C 24°C 20°C 23°C 23°C 24°C

Townsville Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday 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
18:18 EST
last light
18:40 EST
moon
rise
Tue 06:08 EST
set
Tue 18:32 EST
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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
Mon
Mar 27
27.0°C 32°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
Thu
Mar 23
24.3°C 31.0°C 31.4mm

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
24.6°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
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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