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Townsville Forecast

This morning 14°C
Today 27°C
sunny

Now

19.2°C rising
Updated at 00:00 EST

Lower Burdekin for Friday Clear. Winds S 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Saturday Sunny. Cool morning. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening.

Currently at Townsville Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 19.2°C rising
Dew Point 2.2°C falling
Feels Like 19.2°C
Relative Humidity 32%
Wind icon
SSW 9km/h rising
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure 1016.7hPa falling
Fire Danger 9.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
06:27 EST
Sunset sunset
17:53 EST

Nearby Now

Mingela 12.3°C
Ayr 12.5°C
Alva Beach 15.1°C
Lucinda Point 20.6°C

Next 12 hours in Townsville

48-hour forecast

3am

Clear
17°C

6am

Clear
14°C

9am

Clear
21°C

12pm

Clear
25°C

Lower Burdekin Weather Warnings

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Qld - Fri 22:27 EST
Strong Wind Warning for Fraser Island Coast, Sunshine Coast and Gold Coast Waters

National Forecast

Townsville 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Apr 29
Sun
Apr 30
Mon
May 1
Tue
May 2
Wed
May 3
Thu
May 4
Fri
May 5

Sunny

Late shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 27°C 28°C 29°C 28°C 29°C 29°C 26°C
Minimum 14°C 18°C 19°C 20°C 21°C 20°C 21°C
Chance of Rain 20% 70% 50% 60% 40% 50% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index Very High Very High Very High Very 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
17
km/h
13
km/h
26
km/h
11
km/h
23
km/h
8
km/h
22
km/h
8
km/h
21
km/h
12
km/h
26
km/h
16
km/h
30
km/h
Wind Direction S 13km/h
S
ESE 17km/h
ESE
S 13km/h
S
ESE 26km/h
ESE
SSE 11km/h
SSE
E 23km/h
E
SE 8km/h
SE
E 22km/h
E
SE 8km/h
SE
E 21km/h
E
SSE 12km/h
SSE
ESE 26km/h
ESE
SSE 16km/h
SSE
ESE 30km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 28% 31% 60% 60% 61% 56% 64% 58% 64% 56% 62% 56% 65% 59%
Dew Point 2°C 9°C 16°C 20°C 17°C 19°C 18°C 19°C 19°C 19°C 18°C 19°C 18°C 18°C

Townsville Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:05 EST
sunrise
06:27 EST
sunset
17:53 EST
last light
18:16 EST
moon
rise
Sat 09:01 EST
set
Sat 20:36 EST
moon
Wed
May 3
moon
Thu
May 11
moon
Fri
May 19
moon
Fri
May 26

Townsville Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Apr 28
18.9°C 28°C 0.0mm
Thu
Apr 27
19.5°C 33.0°C 0.0mm
Wed
Apr 26
19.0°C 29.3°C 0.0mm
Tue
Apr 25
20.7°C 29.1°C 0.0mm
Mon
Apr 24
19.0°C 29.7°C -

Townsville Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Apr
836.7mm
50.7 Day(s)
Total For 2017
490.6mm
50 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
750.2mm
41 Day(s)
Wettest Day
54.2mm
Feb 1
Lowest Temperature
18.2°C
Apr 2
Highest Temperature
37.2°C
Feb 14

Townsville Ap Almanac

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April Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
18.2°C
2nd
Lowest On Record
10.9°C
14th 1994
Average This Month
20.8°C
+0.2°C
Long-term Average
20.6°C
April Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
33.0°C
27th
Highest On Record
35.8°C
2nd 1988
Average This Month
30.3°C
+0.7°C
Long-term Average
29.6°C
April Rainfall
Wettest This Month
14.0mm
14th
Total This Month
21.2mm
7 Day(s)
Long-term Average
67.7mm
7.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
546.2mm
2000
Driest On Record
0.3mm
1947
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