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Mt Isa Forecast

This morning 21°C
Today 34°C
possible_shower

Now

24.1°C falling
Updated at 02:00 EST

Northwest for Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers north of Mt Isa, most likely from the late morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h turning N/NE in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 31 to 38.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers north of Mt Isa, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming E/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning.

Currently at Lake Julius

24-hour graph
Temperature 24.1°C falling
Dew Point 16.8°C rising
Feels Like 24.1°C
Relative Humidity 63%
Wind icon
ENE 18km/h falling
Wind Gusts 24km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 5.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
06:36 EST
Sunset sunset
19:16 EST

Nearby Now

Mt Isa 24.3°C
Camooweal 22.3°C

Next 12 hours in Mt Isa

48-hour forecast

3am

Cloudy
22°C

6am

Mostly cloudy
21°C

9am

Mostly clear
27°C

12pm

Mostly clear
32°C

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National Forecast

Mt Isa 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Feb 21
Wed
Feb 22
Thu
Feb 23
Fri
Feb 24
Sat
Feb 25
Sun
Feb 26
Mon
Feb 27

Possible shower

Showers

Showers

Possible shower

Late shower

Possible shower

Late shower
Maximum 34°C 32°C 33°C 35°C 37°C 37°C 37°C
Minimum 21°C 20°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 23°C 22°C
Chance of Rain 50% 50% 60% 40% 30% 40% 40%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 1-5mm 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 11
km/h
22
km/h
15
km/h
16
km/h
14
km/h
18
km/h
10
km/h
18
km/h
10
km/h
19
km/h
11
km/h
18
km/h
16
km/h
21
km/h
Wind Direction E 11km/h
E
ENE 22km/h
ENE
ENE 15km/h
ENE
E 16km/h
E
E 14km/h
E
E 18km/h
E
ESE 10km/h
ESE
ESE 18km/h
ESE
ESE 10km/h
ESE
ESE 19km/h
ESE
E 11km/h
E
ESE 18km/h
ESE
E 16km/h
E
ESE 21km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 55% 43% 81% 56% 74% 51% 62% 37% 55% 32% 50% 27% 48% 26%
Dew Point 18°C 20°C 21°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 21°C 19°C 19°C 18°C 19°C 15°C 17°C 15°C

Mt Isa Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set   New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:13 EST
sunrise
06:36 EST
sunset
19:16 EST
last light
19:38 EST
moon
set
Wed 15:50 EST

moon
Mon
Feb 27
moon
Sun
Mar 5
moon
Mon
Mar 13
moon
Tue
Mar 21

Lake Julius Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Feb 20
23.8°C 32°C 0.2mm
Sun
Feb 19
20.9°C 32.5°C 14.2mm
Sat
Feb 18
25.6°C 32.9°C 6.0mm
Fri
Feb 17
27.2°C 36.1°C 0.0mm
Thu
Feb 16
25.1°C 37.3°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
36.3°C
+1.0°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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