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Townsville Forecast

Today 33°C
Tonight 25°C
possible_shower

Now

29.9°C rising
Updated at 09:50 EST

Lower Burdekin for Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north in the late morning. Winds S 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low 30s.

Currently at Townsville Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 29.9°C rising
Dew Point 20.5°C falling
Feels Like 32.1°C
Relative Humidity 57%
Wind icon
SSE 16km/h steady
Wind Gusts 19km/h
Pressure 1010.2hPa falling
Fire Danger 7.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.4mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
06:18 EST
Sunset sunset
18:20 EST

Nearby Now

Mingela 26.1°C
Alva Beach 29.6°C
Ayr 29.0°C
Lucinda Point 28.0°C

Next 12 hours in Townsville

48-hour forecast

12pm

Mostly clear
32°C

3pm

Chance shower
33°C

6pm

Mostly clear
31°C

9pm

Mostly clear
29°C

Lower Burdekin Weather Warnings

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Qld - Sat 10:00 EST
Coastal Strong Wind/Gale Warning

Qld - Sat 04:45 EST
Tropical Cyclone Watch from Cape Tribulation to St Lawrence including Cairns, Townsville, Mackay and the Whitsunday Is

National Forecast

Townsville 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Mar 25
Sun
Mar 26
Mon
Mar 27
Tue
Mar 28
Wed
Mar 29
Thu
Mar 30
Fri
Mar 31

Possible shower

Windy with showers

Windy with showers

Windy with showers

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 33°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 30°C
Minimum 25°C 25°C 26°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C
Chance of Rain 40% 70% 90% 90% 90% 90% 70%
Rain Amount < 1mm 10-20mm > 80mm 40-80mm 40-80mm 10-20mm 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 22
km/h
25
km/h
29
km/h
33
km/h
37
km/h
45
km/h
30
km/h
34
km/h
22
km/h
30
km/h
16
km/h
26
km/h
15
km/h
23
km/h
Wind Direction S 22km/h
S
SE 25km/h
SE
SSW 29km/h
SSW
S 33km/h
S
SSW 37km/h
SSW
SSW 45km/h
SSW
NE 30km/h
NE
NNE 34km/h
NNE
NNE 22km/h
NNE
NNE 30km/h
NNE
N 16km/h
N
NNE 26km/h
NNE
NW 15km/h
NW
NNE 23km/h
NNE
Relative Humidity 70% 62% 67% 64% 75% 76% 82% 78% 78% 73% 77% 71% 72% 64%
Dew Point 24°C 25°C 22°C 24°C 24°C 26°C 25°C 27°C 25°C 26°C 25°C 25°C 23°C 23°C

Townsville Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:56 EST
sunrise
06:18 EST
sunset
18:20 EST
last light
18:42 EST
moon
set
Sat 16:17 EST
rise
Sun 04:12 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
Sat
Mar 25
24°C - 0.4mm
Fri
Mar 24
23.3°C 30°C 37.6mm
Thu
Mar 23
24.3°C 31.0°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

Townsville Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Mar
769.0mm
42.9 Day(s)
Total For 2017
449.6mm
43 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
32.1°C
+1.4°C
Long-term Average
30.7°C
March Rainfall
Wettest This Month
37.6mm
24th
Total This Month
146.2mm
13 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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