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Mt Isa Forecast

This morning 25°C
Today 35°C
cloudy

Now

27.2°C falling
Updated at 06:00 EST

Northwest for Friday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers and the chance of a thunderstorm west of Cloncurry, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds N/NE 15 to 25 km/h tending E/NE in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 33 to 40.

Currently at Mt Isa

24-hour graph
Temperature 27.2°C falling
Dew Point 19.5°C falling
Feels Like 28.5°C
Relative Humidity 62%
Wind icon
NNE 12km/h steady
Wind Gusts 19km/h
Pressure 1011.9hPa rising
Fire Danger 5.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
06:16 EST
Sunset sunset
19:29 EST

Nearby Now

Cloncurry Ap 27.6°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Mt Isa

48-hour forecast

9am

Slight chance storm
28°C

12pm

Mostly cloudy
31°C

3pm

Mostly clear
34°C

6pm

Slight chance shower
34°C

Northwest Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Mt Isa 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Jan 19
Sat
Jan 20
Sun
Jan 21
Mon
Jan 22
Tue
Jan 23
Wed
Jan 24
Thu
Jan 25

Cloudy

Cloudy

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 35°C 35°C 38°C 39°C 39°C 41°C 41°C
Minimum 25°C 25°C 23°C 21°C 22°C 23°C 25°C
Chance of Rain 40% 40% 20% 10% 20% 60% 40%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
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 18
km/h
23
km/h
15
km/h
24
km/h
15
km/h
26
km/h
19
km/h
25
km/h
18
km/h
22
km/h
18
km/h
20
km/h
17
km/h
20
km/h
Wind Direction ENE 18km/h
ENE
E 23km/h
E
NNE 15km/h
NNE
ENE 24km/h
ENE
NE 15km/h
NE
ENE 26km/h
ENE
NE 19km/h
NE
E 25km/h
E
NE 18km/h
NE
ESE 22km/h
ESE
N 18km/h
N
E 20km/h
E
NNE 17km/h
NNE
ESE 20km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 65% 29% 49% 26% 43% 25% 49% 30% 50% 31% 54% 32% 49% 33%
Dew Point 21°C 14°C 17°C 13°C 15°C 14°C 18°C 18°C 17°C 19°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 22°C

Mt Isa Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:52 EST
sunrise
06:16 EST
sunset
19:29 EST
last light
19:53 EST
moon
set
Fri 20:59 EST
rise
Sat 08:41 EST
moon
Thu
Jan 25
moon
Thu
Feb 1
moon
Thu
Feb 8
moon
Fri
Feb 16

Mt Isa Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Jan 18
22.7°C 36°C 0.0mm
Wed
Jan 17
22.9°C 37.4°C 1.2mm
Tue
Jan 16
25.6°C 42.4°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jan 15
25.2°C 38.8°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jan 14
27.6°C 38.7°C 2.2mm

Mt Isa Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
118.1mm
9.9 Day(s)
Total For 2018
3.8mm
3 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
144.4mm
16 Day(s)
Wettest Day
2.2mm
Jan 14
Lowest Temperature
19.4°C
Jan 5
Highest Temperature
42.4°C
Jan 16

Mt Isa Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
19.4°C
5th
Lowest On Record
15.4°C
4th 1970
Average This Month
25.7°C
+2.0°C
Long-term Average
23.7°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
42.4°C
16th
Highest On Record
45.9°C
29th 1990
Average This Month
39.5°C
+3.1°C
Long-term Average
36.4°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
2.2mm
14th
Total This Month
3.8mm
3 Day(s)
Long-term Average
118.1mm
9.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
535.2mm
2009
Driest On Record
0.2mm
1985
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