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Townsville Forecast

Today 32°C
Tonight 25°C
possible_shower

Now

30.6°C steady
Updated at 13:40 EST

Lower Burdekin for Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, becoming less likely this evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h turning E in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30.

Currently at Townsville Ap

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Temperature 30.6°C steady
Dew Point 21.4°C steady
Feels Like 33.6°C
Relative Humidity 58%
Wind icon
NE 18km/h rising
Wind Gusts 28km/h
Pressure 1007.7hPa falling
Fire Danger 7.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
06:02 EST
Sunset sunset
18:52 EST

Nearby Now

Mingela 28.6°C
Ayr 33.7°C
Alva Beach 31.5°C
Lucinda Point 29.6°C

Next 12 hours in Townsville

48-hour forecast

3pm

Slight chance storm
32°C

6pm

Chance shower or storm
30°C

9pm

Mostly cloudy
28°C

12am

Mostly clear
27°C

Lower Burdekin Weather Warnings

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Qld - Tue 10:44 EST
Final Flood Warning for the Haughton River

Qld - Tue 10:00 EST
Strong Wind Warning for Cairns, Townsville, Mackay, Capricornia & Fraser Island coasts, Sunshine Coast, Moreton Bay & Gold Coast

Qld - Tue 08:45 EST
Minor Flood Warning for the Suttor River

Qld - Mon 23:33 EST
Final Flood Warning for the Ross and Bohle rivers

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Townsville 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Feb 9
Wed
Feb 10
Thu
Feb 11
Fri
Feb 12
Sat
Feb 13
Sun
Feb 14
Mon
Feb 15

Possible shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny
Maximum 32°C 32°C 33°C 33°C 33°C 32°C 33°C
Minimum 26°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 26°C 26°C
Chance of Rain 70% 60% 60% 10% 10% 5% 5%
Rain Amount 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
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
29
km/h
23
km/h
26
km/h
21
km/h
24
km/h
18
km/h
21
km/h
14
km/h
19
km/h
8
km/h
16
km/h
9
km/h
17
km/h
Wind Direction SE 25km/h
SE
ESE 29km/h
ESE
SE 23km/h
SE
ESE 26km/h
ESE
SSE 21km/h
SSE
E 24km/h
E
SSE 18km/h
SSE
ESE 21km/h
ESE
SSE 14km/h
SSE
E 19km/h
E
SE 8km/h
SE
NE 16km/h
NE
WNW 9km/h
WNW
NNE 17km/h
NNE
Relative Humidity 71% 60% 68% 58% 64% 52% 62% 44% 60% 43% 60% 51% 59% 49%
Dew Point 23°C 24°C 23°C 23°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 19°C 21°C 19°C 21°C 21°C 22°C 21°C

Townsville Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:39 EST
sunrise
06:02 EST
sunset
18:52 EST
last light
19:15 EST
moon
set
Tue 19:17 EST
rise
Wed 07:21 EST
moon
Mon
Feb 15
moon
Tue
Feb 23
moon
Wed
Mar 2
moon
Wed
Mar 9

Townsville Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Feb 9
24°C - 49mm
Mon
Feb 8
27.0°C 33°C 4.0mm
Sun
Feb 7
28.0°C 34.0°C 0.2mm
Sat
Feb 6
26.0°C 32.0°C 9.0mm
Fri
Feb 5
26.8°C 33.6°C 3.0mm

Townsville Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
579.0mm
30.2 Day(s)
Total For 2016
160.4mm
19 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
201.6mm
21 Day(s)
Wettest Day
49.0mm
Feb 9
Lowest Temperature
22.8°C
Jan 7
Highest Temperature
38.3°C
Jan 6

Townsville Ap Almanac

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February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
24.0°C
9th
Lowest On Record
17.9°C
16th 1951
Average This Month
26.8°C
+2.7°C
Long-term Average
24.1°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
34.0°C
7th
Highest On Record
42.7°C
13th 1969
Average This Month
32.9°C
+1.8°C
Long-term Average
31.1°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
49.0mm
9th
Total This Month
84.0mm
8 Day(s)
Long-term Average
305.2mm
15.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
960.8mm
2009
Driest On Record
4.2mm
1983
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