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Townsville Forecast

Tonight 26°C
Tomorrow 31°C
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Now

29.3°C steady
Updated at 23:30 EST

Lower Burdekin for Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers along the coastal fringe, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south. Winds S 30 to 45 km/h.
Monday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain, most likely from the late morning. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls possible in the south. Very destructive wind gusts exceeding 170 km/h possible depending on movement and development of Tropical Cyclone Debbie.

Currently at Townsville Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 29.3°C steady
Dew Point 20.0°C falling
Feels Like 31.1°C
Relative Humidity 57%
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SSW 20km/h steady
Wind Gusts 26km/h
Pressure 1007.9hPa steady
Fire Danger 7.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sun

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

Nearby Now

Mingela 24.1°C
Ayr 27.3°C
Alva Beach 26.5°C
Lucinda Point 29.2°C

Next 12 hours in Townsville

48-hour forecast

12am

Mostly cloudy
28°C

3am

Slight chance shower
27°C

6am

Mostly cloudy
26°C

9am

Slight chance shower
29°C

Lower Burdekin Weather Warnings

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Qld - Sun 22:51 EST
Warning Zone: Lucinda to St Lawrence, inc Townsville, Mackay, Whitsundays & Collinsville. Watch: Innisfail to Lucinda to Charters Towers

Qld - Sun 22:00 EST
Hurricane Force Wind Warning Townsville & Mackay coasts & Great Barrier Reef Offshore. Gale Warning Cairns Coast. Strong Wind Capricornia

Qld - Sun 12:01 EST
Flood Watch for coastal catchments between Cardwell to Gladstone extending inland to the eastern Gulf River catchments

National Forecast

Townsville 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sun
Mar 26
Mon
Mar 27
Tue
Mar 28
Wed
Mar 29
Thu
Mar 30
Fri
Mar 31
Sat
Apr 1

Possible shower

Windy with rain

Windy with showers

Windy with showers

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 33°C 31°C 30°C 32°C 33°C 33°C 33°C
Minimum 25°C 26°C 25°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 24°C
Chance of Rain 50% 90% 90% 90% 90% 60% 70%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 20-40mm > 80mm 20-40mm 20-40mm 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 25
km/h
28
km/h
33
km/h
38
km/h
37
km/h
41
km/h
28
km/h
32
km/h
21
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26
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14
km/h
16
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9
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17
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Wind Direction SSW 25km/h
SSW
SSW 28km/h
SSW
SW 33km/h
SW
SW 38km/h
SW
W 37km/h
W
NW 41km/h
NW
N 28km/h
N
NNE 32km/h
NNE
NNW 21km/h
NNW
N 26km/h
N
W 14km/h
W
NNE 16km/h
NNE
SW 9km/h
SW
ENE 17km/h
ENE
Relative Humidity 62% 53% 65% 60% 82% 82% 80% 76% 76% 72% 68% 64% 67% 59%
Dew Point 21°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 25°C 27°C 26°C 27°C 26°C 27°C 24°C 26°C 22°C 24°C

Townsville Sun & Moon Times

Monday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:56 EST
sunrise
06:18 EST
sunset
18:19 EST
last light
18:40 EST
moon
rise
Mon 05:09 EST
set
Mon 17:47 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
Sun
Mar 26
24.7°C 33°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
Wed
Mar 22
24.8°C 31.8°C 0.4mm

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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21:33 EDT

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Cyclone Debbie strengthens as Queensland braces

10:54 EDT

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Sultry Sunday for Adelaide

10:07 EDT

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