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Townsville Forecast

This morning 25°C
Today 34°C
sunny

Now

23.1°C rising
Updated at 06:10 EST

Lower Burdekin for Monday Hot and sunny. Light winds becoming SE/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon then tending NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 30s.

Currently at Townsville Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 23.1°C rising
Dew Point 22.0°C rising
Feels Like 23.1°C
Relative Humidity 93%
Wind icon
Calm steady
Wind Gusts 0km/h
Pressure 1008.4hPa rising
Fire Danger 1.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Mon

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Sunrise sunrise
06:05 EST
Sunset sunset
18:49 EST

Nearby Now

Ayr 22.1°C
Alva Beach 26.6°C
Lucinda Point 25.5°C

Next 12 hours in Townsville

48-hour forecast

9am

Clear
30°C

12pm

Clear
33°C

3pm

Clear
34°C

6pm

Clear
31°C

Lower Burdekin Weather Warnings

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Qld - Mon 04:45 EST
Strong Wind Warning for Capricornia Coast, Fraser Island Coast and Sunshine Coast Waters. Cancellation for Gold Coast Waters

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Townsville 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Mon
Feb 15
Tue
Feb 16
Wed
Feb 17
Thu
Feb 18
Fri
Feb 19
Sat
Feb 20
Sun
Feb 21

Sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible thunderstorm

Possible shower

Possible shower

Late shower
Maximum 34°C 36°C 36°C 36°C 33°C 33°C 34°C
Minimum 25°C 25°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 26°C 25°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 10% 60% 60% 40% 70%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm 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 8
km/h
16
km/h
9
km/h
16
km/h
9
km/h
18
km/h
10
km/h
22
km/h
13
km/h
23
km/h
14
km/h
24
km/h
22
km/h
29
km/h
Wind Direction WNW 8km/h
WNW
NNE 16km/h
NNE
W 9km/h
W
NNE 16km/h
NNE
W 9km/h
W
NE 18km/h
NE
E 10km/h
E
ENE 22km/h
ENE
ENE 13km/h
ENE
ENE 23km/h
ENE
E 14km/h
E
E 24km/h
E
SE 22km/h
SE
E 29km/h
E
Relative Humidity 57% 43% 54% 39% 52% 43% 61% 53% 66% 60% 64% 53% 57% 50%
Dew Point 21°C 20°C 21°C 20°C 21°C 21°C 24°C 25°C 24°C 24°C 23°C 22°C 21°C 22°C

Townsville Sun & Moon Times

Monday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
05:43 EST
sunrise
06:05 EST
sunset
18:49 EST
last light
19:12 EST
moon
rise
Mon 12:22 EST
set
Tue 00:04 EST
moon
Tue
Feb 23
moon
Wed
Mar 2
moon
Wed
Mar 9
moon
Wed
Mar 16

Townsville Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sun
Feb 14
23.1°C 32°C 0.0mm
Sat
Feb 13
24.2°C 32.1°C 0.0mm
Fri
Feb 12
23.6°C 32.2°C 0.0mm
Thu
Feb 11
24.6°C 31.2°C 0.0mm
Wed
Feb 10
24.5°C 31.7°C 0.0mm

Townsville Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
579.0mm
30.2 Day(s)
Total For 2016
160.4mm
19 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
207.4mm
23 Day(s)
Wettest Day
49.0mm
Feb 9
Lowest Temperature
22.8°C
Jan 7
Highest Temperature
38.3°C
Jan 6

Townsville Ap Almanac

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February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
23.1°C
14th
Lowest On Record
17.9°C
16th 1951
Average This Month
25.8°C
+1.7°C
Long-term Average
24.1°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
33.7°C
7th
Highest On Record
42.7°C
13th 1969
Average This Month
32.4°C
+1.3°C
Long-term Average
31.1°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
49.0mm
9th
Total This Month
84.0mm
8 Day(s)
Long-term Average
305.2mm
15.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
960.8mm
2009
Driest On Record
4.2mm
1983
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