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Townsville Forecast

Tonight 25°C
Tomorrow 33°C
possible_shower

Now

27.3°C falling
Updated at 18:20 EST

Lower Burdekin for Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, becoming less likely later tonight. The chance of thunderstorms. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of thunderstorms in the morning. Winds S 15 to 20 km/h turning SE 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then increasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the late evening.

Currently at Townsville Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 27.3°C falling
Dew Point 24.0°C rising
Feels Like 30.6°C
Relative Humidity 82%
Wind icon
S 7km/h falling
Wind Gusts 7km/h
Pressure 1008.4hPa rising
Fire Danger 2.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.4mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
06:18 EST
Sunset sunset
18:21 EST

Nearby Now

Mingela 23.3°C
Ayr 27.5°C
Alva Beach 28.6°C
Lucinda Point 28.0°C

Next 12 hours in Townsville

48-hour forecast

9pm

Mostly clear
28°C

12am

Mostly clear
27°C

3am

Mostly clear
26°C

6am

Mostly clear
25°C

Lower Burdekin Weather Warnings

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Qld - Fri 16:46 EST
Tropical Cyclone Watch for Cape Tribulation to St Lawrence including Cairns, Townsville and Mackay

Qld - Fri 16:08 EST
Gale Warning for Townsville Coast. Strong Wind Warning for Cairns Coast and Mackay Coast

National Forecast

Townsville 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Mar 24
Sat
Mar 25
Sun
Mar 26
Mon
Mar 27
Tue
Mar 28
Wed
Mar 29
Thu
Mar 30

Possible shower

Possible shower

Windy with showers

Windy with showers

Windy with showers

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 31°C 33°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C
Minimum 25°C 25°C 25°C 26°C 25°C 25°C 25°C
Chance of Rain 90% 80% 80% 90% 90% 90% 80%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 1-5mm 10-20mm 40-80mm 40-80mm 10-20mm 40-80mm
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
23
km/h
28
km/h
27
km/h
34
km/h
30
km/h
35
km/h
24
km/h
29
km/h
17
km/h
26
km/h
14
km/h
23
km/h
Wind Direction S 15km/h
S
SE 26km/h
SE
S 23km/h
S
SE 28km/h
SE
S 27km/h
S
S 34km/h
S
S 30km/h
S
S 35km/h
S
ENE 24km/h
ENE
NE 29km/h
NE
NE 17km/h
NE
NE 26km/h
NE
NE 14km/h
NE
NE 23km/h
NE
Relative Humidity 80% 70% 73% 60% 71% 67% 77% 72% 77% 75% 78% 72% 76% 71%
Dew Point 25°C 25°C 24°C 24°C 23°C 24°C 25°C 26°C 24°C 26°C 25°C 26°C 24°C 25°C

Townsville Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:56 EST
sunrise
06:18 EST
sunset
18:20 EST
last light
18:42 EST
moon
rise
Sat 03:16 EST
set
Sat 16:17 EST
moon
Tue
Mar 28
moon
Tue
Apr 4
moon
Tue
Apr 11
moon
Wed
Apr 19

Townsville Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Mar 24
23.3°C 30°C 37.6mm
Thu
Mar 23
24.3°C 31.0°C 31.4mm
Wed
Mar 22
24.8°C 31.8°C 0.4mm
Tue
Mar 21
24.4°C 31.0°C 3.2mm
Mon
Mar 20
23.9°C 31.5°C 21.2mm

Townsville Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Mar
769.0mm
42.9 Day(s)
Total For 2017
449.2mm
42 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
24.6°C
+1.7°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
145.8mm
12 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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