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Townsville Forecast

This morning 26°C
Today 32°C
possible_thunderstorm

Now

26.9°C rising
Updated at 08:00 EST

Lower Burdekin for Tuesday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely during the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30.

Currently at Lucinda Point

24-hour graph
Temperature 26.9°C rising
Dew Point 23.8°C rising
Feels Like 29.8°C
Relative Humidity 83%
Wind icon
W 9km/h falling
Wind Gusts 15km/h
Pressure 1012.9hPa rising
Fire Danger 2.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 1.2mm / 0.0mm

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Sunrise sunrise
05:48 EST
Sunset sunset
18:57 EST

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Next 12 hours in Townsville

48-hour forecast

12pm

Chance shower or storm
32°C

3pm

Chance shower or storm
31°C

6pm

Chance shower or storm
30°C

9pm

Chance shower or storm
28°C

Lower Burdekin Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Townsville 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Jan 17
Wed
Jan 18
Thu
Jan 19
Fri
Jan 20
Sat
Jan 21
Sun
Jan 22
Mon
Jan 23

Possible thunderstorm

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 32°C 33°C 34°C 34°C 34°C 34°C 33°C
Minimum 26°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 26°C 27°C
Chance of Rain 90% 60% 10% 20% 30% 50% 80%
Rain Amount 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 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 15
km/h
26
km/h
14
km/h
24
km/h
9
km/h
22
km/h
8
km/h
22
km/h
10
km/h
21
km/h
10
km/h
24
km/h
11
km/h
22
km/h
Wind Direction ESE 15km/h
ESE
E 26km/h
E
SE 14km/h
SE
E 24km/h
E
SSE 9km/h
SSE
ENE 22km/h
ENE
NNW 8km/h
NNW
NE 22km/h
NE
NNW 10km/h
NNW
NNE 21km/h
NNE
N 10km/h
N
NE 24km/h
NE
ENE 11km/h
ENE
ENE 22km/h
ENE
Relative Humidity 72% 69% 69% 59% 63% 53% 57% 48% 58% 49% 59% 56% 66% 64%
Dew Point 24°C 25°C 24°C 24°C 23°C 23°C 21°C 21°C 22°C 22°C 23°C 24°C 24°C 25°C

Townsville Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
05:25 EST
sunrise
05:48 EST
sunset
18:57 EST
last light
19:21 EST
moon
set
Tue 10:02 EST
rise
Tue 22:34 EST
moon
Fri
Jan 20
moon
Sat
Jan 28
moon
Sat
Feb 4
moon
Sat
Feb 11

Townsville Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Jan 16
24°C 31°C 31mm
Sun
Jan 15
24.8°C 29°C 6.2mm
Sat
Jan 14
27.1°C 32.5°C 1.4mm
Fri
Jan 13
26.8°C 32.3°C 0.2mm
Thu
Jan 12
26.0°C 31.5°C 17.6mm

Townsville Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
273.8mm
14.6 Day(s)
Total For 2017
133.4mm
11 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
41.6mm
5 Day(s)
Wettest Day
35.4mm
Jan 7
Lowest Temperature
24.0°C
Jan 16
Highest Temperature
34.9°C
Jan 2

Townsville Ap Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
24.0°C
16th
Lowest On Record
18.7°C
1st 1963
Average This Month
25.5°C
+1.2°C
Long-term Average
24.3°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
34.9°C
2nd
Highest On Record
44.3°C
7th 1994
Average This Month
32.5°C
+1.1°C
Long-term Average
31.4°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
35.4mm
7th
Total This Month
133.4mm
11 Day(s)
Long-term Average
273.8mm
14.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
1141.7mm
1953
Driest On Record
8.8mm
1947
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