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Townsville Forecast

Tonight 15°C
Tomorrow 26°C
mostly_sunny

Now

19.8°C falling
Updated at 20:20 EST

Lower Burdekin for Saturday Partly cloudy. Winds E 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Patchy fog in the early morning. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late afternoon.

Currently at Townsville Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 19.8°C falling
Dew Point 15.0°C falling
Feels Like 19.8°C
Relative Humidity 74%
Wind icon
SE 11km/h rising
Wind Gusts 11km/h
Pressure 1018.6hPa steady
Fire Danger 2.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
06:47 EST
Sunset sunset
17:47 EST

Nearby Now

Mingela 14.0°C
Ayr 19.8°C
Alva Beach 21.3°C
Lucinda Point 21.2°C

Next 12 hours in Townsville

48-hour forecast

9pm

Mostly clear
20°C

12am

Mostly cloudy
19°C

3am

Mostly clear
17°C

6am

Mostly clear
15°C

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Townsville 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Jul 4
Sun
Jul 5
Mon
Jul 6
Tue
Jul 7
Wed
Jul 8
Thu
Jul 9
Fri
Jul 10

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower
Maximum 25°C 26°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 26°C 26°C
Minimum 12°C 15°C 16°C 16°C 16°C 16°C 17°C
Chance of Rain 20% 40% 5% 5% 10% 20% 30%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index High High High High High
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 10
km/h
23
km/h
12
km/h
26
km/h
10
km/h
22
km/h
9
km/h
20
km/h
8
km/h
22
km/h
9
km/h
21
km/h
7
km/h
18
km/h
Wind Direction S 10km/h
S
E 23km/h
E
SE 12km/h
SE
E 26km/h
E
SE 10km/h
SE
E 22km/h
E
SSE 9km/h
SSE
E 20km/h
E
SE 8km/h
SE
E 22km/h
E
SE 9km/h
SE
E 21km/h
E
SSE 7km/h
SSE
NE 18km/h
NE
Relative Humidity 58% 53% 69% 58% 65% 48% 65% 45% 58% 46% 64% 49% 60% 50%
Dew Point 10°C 14°C 15°C 17°C 15°C 15°C 15°C 14°C 14°C 14°C 15°C 14°C 14°C 15°C

Townsville Sun & Moon Times

Sunday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
06:24 EST
sunrise
06:47 EST
sunset
17:47 EST
last light
18:11 EST
moon
set
Sun 09:05 EST
rise
Sun 21:04 EST
moon
Thu
Jul 9
moon
Thu
Jul 16
moon
Fri
Jul 24
moon
Fri
Jul 31

Townsville Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Jul 4
12.7°C 25°C 0.0mm
Fri
Jul 3
12.1°C 25.3°C 0.0mm
Thu
Jul 2
14.3°C 26.6°C 0.0mm
Wed
Jul 1
17.3°C 26.9°C 0.0mm
Tue
Jun 30
20.0°C 27.4°C 0.4mm

Townsville Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jul
904.4mm
64.0 Day(s)
Total For 2015
252.8mm
46 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2014
909.4mm
62 Day(s)
Wettest Day
70.4mm
Jan 4
Lowest Temperature
11.1°C
Jun 6
Highest Temperature
36.7°C
Feb 3

Townsville Ap Almanac

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July Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
12.1°C
3rd
Lowest On Record
3.5°C
6th 1984
Average This Month
14.1°C
+0.4°C
Long-term Average
13.7°C
July Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
26.9°C
1st
Highest On Record
31.6°C
14th 1964
Average This Month
26.0°C
+0.9°C
Long-term Average
25.1°C
July Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.0mm
1st
Total This Month
0.0mm
0 Day(s)
Long-term Average
14.6mm
3.2 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
173.7mm
1950
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1943
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