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Townsville Forecast

Today 27°C
Tonight 16°C
mostly_sunny

Now

22.6°C rising
Updated at 17:00 EST

Lower Burdekin for Wednesday Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming E 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to high 20s.

Currently at Townsville Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 22.6°C rising
Dew Point 14.6°C rising
Feels Like 22.6°C
Relative Humidity 61%
Wind icon
E 24km/h falling
Wind Gusts 31km/h
Pressure 1017.6hPa steady
Fire Danger 5.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:36 EST
Sunset sunset
17:43 EST

Nearby Now

Mingela 18.6°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Townsville

48-hour forecast

6pm

Mostly cloudy
23°C

9pm

Mostly cloudy
20°C

12am

Mostly clear
18°C

3am

Mostly cloudy
16°C

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National Forecast

Townsville 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
May 23
Thu
May 24
Fri
May 25
Sat
May 26
Sun
May 27
Mon
May 28
Tue
May 29

Mostly sunny

Cloudy

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 27°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 28°C 28°C 28°C
Minimum 14°C 16°C 18°C 17°C 18°C 18°C 18°C
Chance of Rain 5% 40% 70% 40% 50% 20% 30%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 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 13
km/h
25
km/h
12
km/h
26
km/h
14
km/h
26
km/h
17
km/h
30
km/h
16
km/h
26
km/h
15
km/h
25
km/h
14
km/h
24
km/h
Wind Direction S 13km/h
S
E 25km/h
E
SSE 12km/h
SSE
ESE 26km/h
ESE
SSE 14km/h
SSE
ESE 26km/h
ESE
SSE 17km/h
SSE
ESE 30km/h
ESE
SSE 16km/h
SSE
ESE 26km/h
ESE
SSE 15km/h
SSE
ESE 25km/h
ESE
SSE 14km/h
SSE
ESE 24km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 36% 40% 57% 53% 68% 61% 64% 57% 64% 58% 64% 58% 62% 54%
Dew Point 6°C 12°C 14°C 16°C 17°C 18°C 16°C 18°C 17°C 19°C 17°C 19°C 16°C 17°C

Townsville Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
06:13 EST
sunrise
06:36 EST
sunset
17:43 EST
last light
18:07 EST
moon
set
Thu 01:32 EST
rise
Thu 14:13 EST
moon
Wed
May 30
moon
Thu
Jun 7
moon
Thu
Jun 14
moon
Wed
Jun 20

Townsville Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
May 23
14.0°C 27°C 0.0mm
Tue
May 22
15.7°C 27.1°C 0.0mm
Mon
May 21
16.1°C 29.1°C 0.0mm
Sun
May 20
18.6°C 28.4°C 0.0mm
Sat
May 19
18.3°C 29.3°C 0.0mm

Townsville Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
856.6mm
56.1 Day(s)
Total For 2018
733.4mm
53 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
656.4mm
59 Day(s)
Wettest Day
139.8mm
Mar 1
Lowest Temperature
10.6°C
May 14
Highest Temperature
36.9°C
Jan 3

Townsville Ap Almanac

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May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
10.6°C
14th
Lowest On Record
6.2°C
23rd 1957
Average This Month
17.6°C
-0.1°C
Long-term Average
17.7°C
May Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
31.7°C
11th
Highest On Record
32.2°C
1st 1996
Average This Month
28.8°C
+1.1°C
Long-term Average
27.7°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.8mm
18th
Total This Month
1.2mm
2 Day(s)
Long-term Average
33.2mm
5.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
180.8mm
1977
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1984
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