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Townsville Forecast

Tonight 23°C
Tomorrow 33°C
mostly_sunny

Now

26.9°C steady
Updated at 20:10 EST

Lower Burdekin for Tuesday Mostly clear. Winds E/NE 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the late evening.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Winds NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming NE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning.

Currently at Townsville Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 26.9°C steady
Dew Point 20.3°C falling
Feels Like 28.5°C
Relative Humidity 67%
Wind icon
E 14km/h steady
Wind Gusts 15km/h
Pressure 1012.4hPa rising
Fire Danger 4.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
05:27 EST
Sunset sunset
18:42 EST

Nearby Now

Mingela 21.9°C
Ayr 24.9°C
Alva Beach 26.7°C
Lucinda Point 27.0°C

Next 12 hours in Townsville

48-hour forecast

9pm

Mostly clear
27°C

12am

Mostly cloudy
26°C

3am

Mostly cloudy
24°C

6am

Mostly clear
24°C

Lower Burdekin Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Townsville 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Dec 6
Wed
Dec 7
Thu
Dec 8
Fri
Dec 9
Sat
Dec 10
Sun
Dec 11
Mon
Dec 12

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 34°C 33°C 33°C 33°C 33°C 32°C 31°C
Minimum 24°C 23°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 24°C 23°C
Chance of Rain 20% 20% 20% 50% 80% 90% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 10-20mm
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 19
km/h
27
km/h
16
km/h
24
km/h
19
km/h
26
km/h
16
km/h
26
km/h
17
km/h
30
km/h
24
km/h
32
km/h
24
km/h
32
km/h
Wind Direction E 19km/h
E
ENE 27km/h
ENE
ENE 16km/h
ENE
ENE 24km/h
ENE
ENE 19km/h
ENE
NE 26km/h
NE
NNE 16km/h
NNE
NE 26km/h
NE
E 17km/h
E
E 30km/h
E
ESE 24km/h
ESE
E 32km/h
E
SE 24km/h
SE
ESE 32km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 49% 50% 49% 49% 61% 53% 59% 56% 61% 56% 68% 61% 67% 65%
Dew Point 19°C 22°C 18°C 21°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 23°C 22°C 23°C 22°C 24°C 22°C 23°C

Townsville Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
05:03 EST
sunrise
05:27 EST
sunset
18:42 EST
last light
19:06 EST
moon
set
Tue 23:50 EST
rise
Wed 11:51 EST
moon
Wed
Dec 14
moon
Wed
Dec 21
moon
Thu
Dec 29
moon
Fri
Jan 6

Townsville Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Dec 6
25.1°C 32°C 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 5
25.0°C 31.8°C 0.0mm
Sun
Dec 4
24.2°C 32.7°C 0.0mm
Sat
Dec 3
22.7°C 33.5°C 0.0mm
Fri
Dec 2
23.1°C 35.4°C 0.0mm

Townsville Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
1144.5mm
91.0 Day(s)
Total For 2016
919.8mm
74 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
298.2mm
65 Day(s)
Wettest Day
124.8mm
Mar 16
Lowest Temperature
10.4°C
Jul 8
Highest Temperature
38.3°C
Jan 6

Townsville Ap Almanac

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December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
22.7°C
3rd
Lowest On Record
17.9°C
5th 1998
Average This Month
24.2°C
+0.1°C
Long-term Average
24.1°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
35.4°C
2nd
Highest On Record
42.1°C
30th 1984
Average This Month
33.1°C
+1.6°C
Long-term Average
31.5°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.0mm
1st
Total This Month
0.0mm
0 Day(s)
Long-term Average
129.5mm
9.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
458.0mm
1975
Driest On Record
0.0mm
2001
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