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Mt Isa Forecast

This morning 20°C
Today 29°C
possible_thunderstorm

Now

23.7°C steady
Updated at 02:30 EST

Northwest for Tuesday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower east of Mt Isa, becoming less likely later tonight. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NE/SE 25 to 35 km/h.
Wednesday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm, with possible heavy falls in the northeast. Winds E/NE 25 to 35 km/h tending N/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then tending E/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon.

Currently at Mt Isa

24-hour graph
Temperature 23.7°C steady
Dew Point 20.6°C steady
Feels Like 23.7°C
Relative Humidity 83%
Wind icon
ENE 12km/h steady
Wind Gusts 17km/h
Pressure 1011.6hPa falling
Fire Danger 2.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:36 EST
Sunset sunset
19:15 EST

Nearby Now

Cloncurry Ap 24.0°C

Next 12 hours in Mt Isa

48-hour forecast

3am

Mostly clear
21°C

6am

Slight chance shower
20°C

9am

Slight chance storm
24°C

12pm

Shower. Chance storm
27°C

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National Forecast

Mt Isa 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Feb 22
Thu
Feb 23
Fri
Feb 24
Sat
Feb 25
Sun
Feb 26
Mon
Feb 27
Tue
Feb 28

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Late shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 29°C 31°C 33°C 35°C 37°C 36°C 36°C
Minimum 20°C 21°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 22°C
Chance of Rain 80% 90% 40% 20% 30% 40% 40%
Rain Amount 5-10mm 5-10mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 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 13
km/h
14
km/h
14
km/h
17
km/h
13
km/h
18
km/h
11
km/h
18
km/h
12
km/h
17
km/h
15
km/h
14
km/h
14
km/h
18
km/h
Wind Direction ENE 13km/h
ENE
ENE 14km/h
ENE
E 14km/h
E
ENE 17km/h
ENE
SE 13km/h
SE
SE 18km/h
SE
ESE 11km/h
ESE
SE 18km/h
SE
SSE 12km/h
SSE
SE 17km/h
SE
ESE 15km/h
ESE
ESE 14km/h
ESE
ENE 14km/h
ENE
ESE 18km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 82% 60% 83% 60% 70% 40% 57% 31% 46% 25% 38% 26% 56% 30%
Dew Point 21°C 21°C 22°C 23°C 21°C 18°C 19°C 16°C 17°C 14°C 14°C 14°C 20°C 16°C

Mt Isa Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:14 EST
sunrise
06:36 EST
sunset
19:15 EST
last light
19:38 EST
moon
set
Wed 15:50 EST
rise
Thu 03:16 EST
moon
Mon
Feb 27
moon
Sun
Mar 5
moon
Mon
Mar 13
moon
Tue
Mar 21

Mt Isa Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Feb 21
21.7°C 32°C 0.0mm
Mon
Feb 20
21.2°C 32.7°C 0.0mm
Sun
Feb 19
20.7°C 33.0°C 22.4mm
Sat
Feb 18
25.8°C 32.9°C 0.2mm
Fri
Feb 17
25.9°C 35.8°C 0.0mm

Mt Isa Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
216.8mm
19.0 Day(s)
Total For 2017
269.0mm
27 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
146.0mm
14 Day(s)
Wettest Day
59.8mm
Feb 3
Lowest Temperature
20.7°C
Feb 19
Highest Temperature
40.1°C
Jan 29

Mt Isa Almanac

full climatology
February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
20.7°C
19th
Lowest On Record
13.1°C
13th 2012
Average This Month
23.4°C
+0.1°C
Long-term Average
23.3°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
39.3°C
13th
Highest On Record
43.5°C
3rd 2002
Average This Month
36.0°C
+0.7°C
Long-term Average
35.3°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
59.8mm
3rd
Total This Month
95.4mm
7 Day(s)
Long-term Average
103.2mm
9.2 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
251.8mm
2011
Driest On Record
2.2mm
1978
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