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Townsville Forecast

Tonight 26°C
Tomorrow 32°C
possible_shower

Now

28.7°C rising
Updated at 21:50 EST

Lower Burdekin for Tuesday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain in the south, high (70%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls possible. Destructive wind gusts exceeding 120 km/h possible depending on movement and development of Severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie.
Wednesday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain in the south, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls possible. Damaging wind gusts to 120 km/h possible depending on movement and development of Severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie.

Currently at Townsville Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 28.7°C rising
Dew Point 21.2°C falling
Feels Like 31.1°C
Relative Humidity 64%
Wind icon
W 29km/h falling
Wind Gusts 39km/h
Pressure 999.5hPa steady
Fire Danger 7.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 3.4mm / -

Sun on Tue

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

Nearby Now

Mingela 23.1°C
Ayr 25.7°C
Alva Beach 26.2°C
Lucinda Point 30.1°C

Next 12 hours in Townsville

48-hour forecast

12am

Heavy shower
26°C

3am

Intermittent rain
25°C

6am

Chance shower
25°C

9am

Slight chance shower
28°C

Lower Burdekin Weather Warnings

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Qld - Tue 21:57 EST
Cyclone Warning Ayr to St Lawrence, incl Mackay & the Whitsunday Islands, extending inland to Charters Towers, Mount Coolon & Moranbah

Qld - Tue 20:57 EST
Coastal Strong Wind/Gale Warning

Qld - Tue 16:29 EST
Minor Flood Warning for the Fitzroy River

Qld - Tue 16:10 EST
Initial Minor Flood Warning for the Lower Burdekin River

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

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

Possible shower

Possible shower

Clearing shower

Mostly sunny

Late shower

Possible shower
Maximum 29°C 32°C 36°C 34°C 32°C 32°C 32°C
Minimum 25°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 22°C 22°C 23°C
Chance of Rain 90% 80% 50% 40% 60% 50% 70%
Rain Amount 20-40mm 20-40mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 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 39
km/h
41
km/h
25
km/h
29
km/h
15
km/h
17
km/h
16
km/h
17
km/h
12
km/h
19
km/h
14
km/h
22
km/h
16
km/h
23
km/h
Wind Direction SW 39km/h
SW
WSW 41km/h
WSW
NNW 25km/h
NNW
N 29km/h
N
NW 15km/h
NW
N 17km/h
N
SSW 16km/h
SSW
SE 17km/h
SE
S 12km/h
S
ESE 19km/h
ESE
S 14km/h
S
ESE 22km/h
ESE
SSE 16km/h
SSE
ESE 23km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 75% 69% 69% 73% 70% 56% 64% 56% 62% 49% 68% 56% 68% 62%
Dew Point 23°C 22°C 22°C 24°C 24°C 22°C 24°C 26°C 22°C 22°C 21°C 22°C 21°C 24°C

Townsville Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday 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
18:17 EST
last light
18:39 EST
moon
rise
Wed 07:08 EST
set
Wed 19:18 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 31°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
32.1°C
+1.4°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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22:45 EDT

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Cyclone Debbie downgraded to category two but threat remains, Premier says

22:39 EDT

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Cyclone Debbie's eye reaches coast; BOM downgrades system to category three

20:34 EDT

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