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Townsville Forecast

This morning 23°C
Today 32°C
mostly_sunny

Now

23.3°C falling
Updated at 05:30 EST

Lower Burdekin for Saturday Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 30 to 35.

Currently at Townsville Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 23.3°C falling
Dew Point 18.4°C rising
Feels Like 23.3°C
Relative Humidity 74%
Wind icon
S 9km/h rising
Wind Gusts 13km/h
Pressure 1009.4hPa rising
Fire Danger 2.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
05:50 EST
Sunset sunset
18:57 EST

Nearby Now

Mingela 17.9°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Townsville

48-hour forecast

6am

Mostly clear
23°C

9am

Mostly clear
29°C

12pm

Mostly clear
32°C

3pm

Mostly clear
32°C

Lower Burdekin Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Townsville 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Jan 20
Sun
Jan 21
Mon
Jan 22
Tue
Jan 23
Wed
Jan 24
Thu
Jan 25
Fri
Jan 26

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 32°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C
Minimum 23°C 24°C 25°C 24°C 24°C 25°C 25°C
Chance of Rain 30% 40% 40% 50% 70% 90% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 10-20mm 20-40mm 20-40mm 20-40mm
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
28
km/h
17
km/h
27
km/h
18
km/h
24
km/h
15
km/h
21
km/h
11
km/h
21
km/h
14
km/h
23
km/h
16
km/h
26
km/h
Wind Direction SE 15km/h
SE
E 28km/h
E
ESE 17km/h
ESE
E 27km/h
E
ESE 18km/h
ESE
E 24km/h
E
ESE 15km/h
ESE
E 21km/h
E
E 11km/h
E
ENE 21km/h
ENE
ESE 14km/h
ESE
E 23km/h
E
ESE 16km/h
ESE
E 26km/h
E
Relative Humidity 57% 50% 59% 56% 68% 64% 68% 66% 73% 68% 73% 69% 72% 74%
Dew Point 20°C 20°C 20°C 21°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 24°C 23°C 24°C 24°C 25°C 24°C 26°C

Townsville Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:27 EST
sunrise
05:50 EST
sunset
18:57 EST
last light
19:21 EST
moon
rise
Sat 08:13 EST
set
Sat 21:08 EST
moon
Thu
Jan 25
moon
Thu
Feb 1
moon
Thu
Feb 8
moon
Fri
Feb 16

Townsville Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Jan 19
21.3°C 31°C 0.2mm
Thu
Jan 18
23.9°C 32.4°C 1.2mm
Wed
Jan 17
25.4°C 32.0°C 0.0mm
Tue
Jan 16
22.1°C 29.5°C 1.8mm
Mon
Jan 15
26.3°C 33.3°C 0.0mm

Townsville Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
268.7mm
14.5 Day(s)
Total For 2018
80.6mm
11 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
141.6mm
12 Day(s)
Wettest Day
31.2mm
Jan 5
Lowest Temperature
21.3°C
Jan 19
Highest Temperature
36.9°C
Jan 3

Townsville Ap Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
21.3°C
19th
Lowest On Record
18.7°C
1st 1963
Average This Month
24.6°C
+0.3°C
Long-term Average
24.3°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
36.9°C
3rd
Highest On Record
44.3°C
7th 1994
Average This Month
32.2°C
+0.8°C
Long-term Average
31.4°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
31.2mm
5th
Total This Month
80.6mm
11 Day(s)
Long-term Average
268.7mm
14.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
1141.7mm
1953
Driest On Record
8.8mm
1947
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