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Charters Towers Forecast

This morning 23°C
Today 32°C
late_shower

Now

23.5°C steady
Updated at 02:20 EST

Lower Burdekin for Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, becoming less likely later tonight. The chance of thunderstorms. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of thunderstorms in the morning. Winds S 15 to 20 km/h turning SE 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then increasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the late evening.

Currently at Ayr

24-hour graph
Temperature 23.5°C steady
Dew Point 20.6°C steady
Feels Like 23.5°C
Relative Humidity 84%
Wind icon
SSW 9km/h rising
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
06:20 EST
Sunset sunset
18:22 EST

Nearby Now

Mingela 20.9°C
Alva Beach 24.2°C
Townsville Ap 24.2°C

Next 12 hours in Mingela

48-hour forecast

3am

Mostly clear
22°C

6am

Mostly clear
21°C

9am

Mostly clear
24°C

12pm

Slight chance shower
28°C

Lower Burdekin Weather Warnings

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Qld - Sat 00:02 EST
Strong Wind Warning for the Following Areas: Townsville Coast and Mackay Coast Cancellation for the Following Area: Cairns Coast

Qld - Fri 22:47 EST
Tropical Cyclone Watch from Cape Tribulation to St Lawrence including Cairns, Townsville, Mackay and the Whitsunday Is

National Forecast

Charters Towers 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Mar 25
Sun
Mar 26
Mon
Mar 27
Tue
Mar 28
Wed
Mar 29
Thu
Mar 30
Fri
Mar 31

Late shower

Windy with showers

Windy with showers

Thunder-
storms

Possible shower

Possible shower

Showers
Maximum 32°C 31°C 29°C 30°C 31°C 31°C 30°C
Minimum 23°C 23°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C
Chance of Rain 5% 30% 90% 90% 90% 70% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm 5-10mm 20-40mm 20-40mm 5-10mm 5-10mm 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 12
km/h
12
km/h
17
km/h
16
km/h
23
km/h
22
km/h
22
km/h
15
km/h
14
km/h
13
km/h
9
km/h
9
km/h
8
km/h
6
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 12km/h
SSE
SSE 12km/h
SSE
S 17km/h
S
SSE 16km/h
SSE
S 23km/h
S
S 22km/h
S
ESE 22km/h
ESE
E 15km/h
E
NE 14km/h
NE
NE 13km/h
NE
NNE 9km/h
NNE
NE 9km/h
NE
NE 8km/h
NE
NE 6km/h
NE
Relative Humidity 79% 52% 75% 60% 84% 78% 91% 82% 87% 68% 84% 66% 82% 61%
Dew Point 23°C 21°C 21°C 23°C 23°C 25°C 24°C 27°C 25°C 25°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 22°C

Charters Towers Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:58 EST
sunrise
06:20 EST
sunset
18:22 EST
last light
18:44 EST
moon
rise
Sat 03:17 EST
set
Sat 16:20 EST
moon
Tue
Mar 28
moon
Tue
Apr 4
moon
Tue
Apr 11
moon
Wed
Apr 19

Charters Towers Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Mar 24
22.9°C 32°C 0.0mm
Thu
Mar 23
24.0°C 31.5°C 0.0mm
Wed
Mar 22
22.5°C 33.4°C 0.4mm
Tue
Mar 21
22.9°C 31.8°C 1.8mm
Mon
Mar 20
22.4°C 30.7°C 21.8mm

Charters Towers Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Mar
375.1mm
29.3 Day(s)
Total For 2017
268.8mm
26 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
287.2mm
29 Day(s)
Wettest Day
35.0mm
Jan 5
Lowest Temperature
19.7°C
Mar 10
Highest Temperature
41.1°C
Feb 13

Charters Towers Ap Almanac

full climatology
March Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
19.7°C
10th
Lowest On Record
15.2°C
30th 2002
Average This Month
22.9°C
+2.1°C
Long-term Average
20.8°C
March Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
37.6°C
7th
Highest On Record
38.8°C
7th 2004
Average This Month
34.1°C
+2.2°C
Long-term Average
31.9°C
March Rainfall
Wettest This Month
27.0mm
9th
Total This Month
71.6mm
9 Day(s)
Long-term Average
70.1mm
7.3 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
283.5mm
2012
Driest On Record
0.4mm
2005
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