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Mt Isa Forecast

Tonight 25°C
Tomorrow 42°C
sunny

Now

30.1°C falling
Updated at 22:40 EST

Northwest for Monday Hot and sunny. Winds N/NE 15 to 25 km/h tending E/NE in the late morning and early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 40s.
Tuesday Hot and sunny. Winds NW/NE 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day then becoming NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to 23 to 28 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 40s.

Currently at Mt Isa

24-hour graph
Temperature 30.1°C falling
Dew Point 11.1°C steady
Feels Like 28.9°C
Relative Humidity 31%
Wind icon
N 7km/h steady
Wind Gusts 7km/h
Pressure 1007.5hPa steady
Fire Danger 13.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Nearby Now

Cloncurry Ap 33.4°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Mt Isa

48-hour forecast

12am

Clear
30°C

3am

Clear
28°C

6am

Clear
25°C

9am

Clear
35°C

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National Forecast

Mt Isa 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Mon
Dec 18
Tue
Dec 19
Wed
Dec 20
Thu
Dec 21
Fri
Dec 22
Sat
Dec 23
Sun
Dec 24

Sunny

Sunny

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Mostly sunny
Maximum 42°C 42°C 41°C 39°C 39°C 38°C 40°C
Minimum 22°C 25°C 25°C 23°C 25°C 22°C 23°C
Chance of Rain 5% 10% 70% 40% 40% 40% 20%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm
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 11
km/h
22
km/h
13
km/h
10
km/h
22
km/h
15
km/h
15
km/h
16
km/h
14
km/h
17
km/h
8
km/h
16
km/h
8
km/h
15
km/h
Wind Direction ENE 11km/h
ENE
ENE 22km/h
ENE
NNW 13km/h
NNW
N 10km/h
N
NW 22km/h
NW
WNW 15km/h
WNW
S 15km/h
S
SSE 16km/h
SSE
SE 14km/h
SE
ESE 17km/h
ESE
E 8km/h
E
ENE 16km/h
ENE
NNE 8km/h
NNE
ENE 15km/h
ENE
Relative Humidity 31% 13% 38% 17% 37% 23% 40% 25% 35% 32% 41% 24% 42% 24%
Dew Point 14°C 8°C 19°C 13°C 17°C 17°C 17°C 16°C 17°C 19°C 18°C 14°C 19°C 16°C

Mt Isa Sun & Moon Times

Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
-
sunrise
-
sunset
-
last light
-
moon
rise
Tue 06:35 EST
set
Tue 20:04 EST
moon
Tue
Dec 26
moon
Tue
Jan 2
moon
Tue
Jan 9
moon
Wed
Jan 17

Mt Isa Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Dec 18
24.0°C 42°C 0.0mm
Sun
Dec 17
22.4°C 42.1°C 0.0mm
Sat
Dec 16
24.1°C 42.6°C 0.0mm
Fri
Dec 15
23.6°C 42.5°C 0.0mm
Thu
Dec 14
19.9°C 42.2°C 0.0mm

Mt Isa Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
467.3mm
49.8 Day(s)
Total For 2017
452.4mm
61 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
589.6mm
64 Day(s)
Wettest Day
59.8mm
Feb 3
Lowest Temperature
0.7°C
Jul 21
Highest Temperature
42.6°C
Dec 16

Mt Isa Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
12.0°C
6th
Lowest On Record
13.4°C
7th 1978
Average This Month
21.3°C
-1.8°C
Long-term Average
23.1°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
42.6°C
16th
Highest On Record
45.1°C
1st 2006
Average This Month
39.1°C
+2.0°C
Long-term Average
37.1°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
5.8mm
2nd
Total This Month
5.8mm
1 Day(s)
Long-term Average
76.0mm
8.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
275.2mm
2000
Driest On Record
4.6mm
1981
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