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This morning 19°C
Today 27°C
late_shower

Now

22.8°C falling
Updated at 06:00 EST

Lower Burdekin for Thursday Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Winds S 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 20s.

Currently at Townsville Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 22.8°C falling
Dew Point 16.6°C falling
Feels Like 22.8°C
Relative Humidity 68%
Wind icon
SSW 18km/h rising
Wind Gusts 26km/h
Pressure 1011.6hPa rising
Fire Danger 4.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:26 EST
Sunset sunset
18:04 EST

Nearby Now

Mingela 17.4°C
Ayr 21.0°C
Alva Beach 21.0°C
Lucinda Point 23.3°C

Next 12 hours in Townsville

48-hour forecast

9am

Mostly cloudy
23°C

12pm

Mostly cloudy
26°C

3pm

Mostly cloudy
26°C

6pm

Mostly cloudy
24°C

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Townsville 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Late shower

Clearing shower

Sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 27°C 26°C 25°C 25°C 26°C 27°C 27°C
Minimum 19°C 17°C 13°C 13°C 15°C 17°C 18°C
Chance of Rain 60% 40% 5% 30% 50% 60% 70%
Rain Amount 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Very High Very High Very High Very High Very High
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
20
km/h
18
km/h
24
km/h
17
km/h
22
km/h
11
km/h
23
km/h
12
km/h
28
km/h
16
km/h
32
km/h
16
km/h
31
km/h
Wind Direction SSW 15km/h
SSW
SSE 20km/h
SSE
SSW 18km/h
SSW
S 24km/h
S
S 17km/h
S
ESE 22km/h
ESE
SSE 11km/h
SSE
E 23km/h
E
SE 12km/h
SE
E 28km/h
E
ESE 16km/h
ESE
E 32km/h
E
ESE 16km/h
ESE
ESE 31km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 63% 60% 52% 42% 38% 32% 41% 39% 58% 54% 64% 57% 68% 60%
Dew Point 16°C 18°C 11°C 12°C 5°C 7°C 7°C 10°C 14°C 16°C 16°C 17°C 17°C 18°C

Townsville Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:04 EST
sunrise
06:26 EST
sunset
18:04 EST
last light
18:26 EST
moon
set
Thu 11:36 EST
rise
Fri 00:52 EST
moon
Thu
Sep 1
moon
Fri
Sep 9
moon
Sat
Sep 17
moon
Fri
Sep 23

Townsville Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Aug 24
20.7°C 29°C 0.0mm
Tue
Aug 23
16.4°C 27.4°C 0.0mm
Mon
Aug 22
18.5°C 26.7°C 0.0mm
Sun
Aug 21
16.0°C 26.9°C 0.0mm
Sat
Aug 20
18.6°C 26.3°C 0.0mm

Townsville Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
920.6mm
66.6 Day(s)
Total For 2016
868.0mm
59 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
256.4mm
48 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

full climatology
August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
11.4°C
5th
Lowest On Record
1.1°C
9th 1941
Average This Month
15.9°C
+1.2°C
Long-term Average
14.7°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
29.0°C
24th
Highest On Record
33.3°C
28th 1964
Average This Month
26.2°C
+0.2°C
Long-term Average
26.0°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
4.2mm
16th
Total This Month
4.6mm
3 Day(s)
Long-term Average
16.2mm
2.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
258.2mm
1998
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1945
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