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Townsville Forecast

Today 35°C
Tonight 25°C
mostly_sunny

Now

32.2°C falling
Updated at 10:40 EST

Lower Burdekin for Thursday Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe this morning. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds W/NW 15 to 20 km/h tending W/SW in the morning then becoming light in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 30s.

Currently at Townsville Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 32.2°C falling
Dew Point 24.5°C falling
Feels Like 38.9°C
Relative Humidity 64%
Wind icon
NNW 20km/h falling
Wind Gusts 26km/h
Pressure 1008.6hPa steady
Fire Danger 6.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:19 EST
Sunset sunset
18:16 EST

Nearby Now

Mingela 30.5°C
Ayr 32.4°C
Alva Beach 31.0°C
Lucinda Point 31.7°C

Next 12 hours in Townsville

48-hour forecast

12pm

Mostly clear
34°C

3pm

Mostly clear
35°C

6pm

Mostly clear
32°C

9pm

Mostly clear
30°C

Lower Burdekin Weather Warnings

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Qld - Thu 10:01 EST
Gale Warning Mackay, GBR, Capricornia & Fraser Is coasts, Sunshine/Gold Coast Waters, Hervey/Moreton Bay. Strong Wind Warning Townsville Cst

Qld - Thu 04:46 EST
Moderate Flood Warning for the lower Burdekin River

National Forecast

Townsville 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Mar 30
Fri
Mar 31
Sat
Apr 1
Sun
Apr 2
Mon
Apr 3
Tue
Apr 4
Wed
Apr 5

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 35°C 34°C 32°C 32°C 32°C 32°C 32°C
Minimum 26°C 25°C 21°C 22°C 23°C 23°C 23°C
Chance of Rain 40% 20% 40% 70% 50% 60% 80%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm
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 14
km/h
17
km/h
18
km/h
19
km/h
14
km/h
20
km/h
16
km/h
25
km/h
22
km/h
25
km/h
23
km/h
28
km/h
21
km/h
29
km/h
Wind Direction NW 14km/h
NW
N 17km/h
N
SSW 18km/h
SSW
SSE 19km/h
SSE
S 14km/h
S
ESE 20km/h
ESE
S 16km/h
S
ESE 25km/h
ESE
SSE 22km/h
SSE
SE 25km/h
SE
SSE 23km/h
SSE
SE 28km/h
SE
SSE 21km/h
SSE
ESE 29km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 73% 61% 54% 48% 57% 50% 64% 59% 68% 56% 68% 57% 71% 59%
Dew Point 26°C 26°C 19°C 22°C 18°C 21°C 20°C 23°C 22°C 22°C 21°C 23°C 22°C 23°C

Townsville Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:57 EST
sunrise
06:19 EST
sunset
18:16 EST
last light
18:38 EST
moon
set
Thu 20:07 EST
rise
Fri 09:10 EST
moon
Tue
Apr 4
moon
Tue
Apr 11
moon
Wed
Apr 19
moon
Wed
Apr 26

Townsville Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Mar 30
26.2°C - 0.0mm
Wed
Mar 29
24.5°C 32.1°C 4.8mm
Tue
Mar 28
27.0°C 30.9°C 0.0mm
Mon
Mar 27
27.0°C 32.1°C 0.0mm
Sun
Mar 26
24.7°C 32.5°C 0.2mm

Townsville Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Mar
769.0mm
42.9 Day(s)
Total For 2017
454.6mm
45 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
729.2mm
36 Day(s)
Wettest Day
54.2mm
Feb 1
Lowest Temperature
21.2°C
Mar 10
Highest Temperature
37.2°C
Feb 14

Townsville Ap Almanac

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March Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
21.2°C
10th
Lowest On Record
16.7°C
28th 1951
Average This Month
24.8°C
+1.9°C
Long-term Average
22.9°C
March Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
34.8°C
17th
Highest On Record
37.6°C
15th 1993
Average This Month
32.1°C
+1.4°C
Long-term Average
30.7°C
March Rainfall
Wettest This Month
37.6mm
24th
Total This Month
151.2mm
15 Day(s)
Long-term Average
190.0mm
12.7 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
696.2mm
2011
Driest On Record
2.0mm
2008
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