Fairfax Media Network

The Gap Weather


20.73°S 139.50°E 380m AMSL

Mt Isa Forecast

Tonight 22°C
Tomorrow 42°C
sunny

Now

36.4°C falling
Updated at 20:00 EST

Northwest for Sunday Hot. Sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Mt Isa this afternoon. Winds N/NE 15 to 25 km/h turning E 20 to 30 km/h in the late morning. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 40s.
Monday Hot and mostly sunny. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far northwest. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending N/NE 15 to 25 km/h before dawn then tending E/NE in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 40s.

Currently at Mt Isa

24-hour graph
Temperature 36.4°C falling
Dew Point 9.1°C rising
Feels Like 34.5°C
Relative Humidity 19%
Wind icon
ENE 16km/h rising
Wind Gusts 20km/h
Pressure 1007.9hPa rising
Fire Danger 32.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Nearby Now

Cloncurry Ap 37.6°C

Fire Danger Rating

VERY HIGH

Next 12 hours in Mt Isa

48-hour forecast

9pm

Clear
34°C

12am

Clear
28°C

3am

Clear
25°C

6am

Clear
22°C

Northwest Weather Warnings

view all
There are no warnings current.

National Forecast

Mt Isa 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sun
Dec 17
Mon
Dec 18
Tue
Dec 19
Wed
Dec 20
Thu
Dec 21
Fri
Dec 22
Sat
Dec 23

Sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Mostly sunny
Maximum 43°C 42°C 42°C 41°C 41°C 40°C 39°C
Minimum 23°C 22°C 23°C 25°C 25°C 26°C 22°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 10% 30% 40% 30% 40%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 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
28
km/h
14
km/h
23
km/h
10
km/h
11
km/h
20
km/h
13
km/h
17
km/h
17
km/h
15
km/h
15
km/h
8
km/h
13
km/h
Wind Direction ENE 13km/h
ENE
E 28km/h
E
NE 14km/h
NE
ENE 23km/h
ENE
NNW 10km/h
NNW
NNE 11km/h
NNE
NW 20km/h
NW
NW 13km/h
NW
S 17km/h
S
SSE 17km/h
SSE
SE 15km/h
SE
ESE 15km/h
ESE
ENE 8km/h
ENE
E 13km/h
E
Relative Humidity 30% 14% 31% 15% 38% 16% 37% 21% 34% 18% 34% 22% 37% 22%
Dew Point 14°C 11°C 14°C 11°C 18°C 11°C 18°C 15°C 16°C 13°C 16°C 15°C 16°C 13°C

Mt Isa Sun & Moon Times

Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
-
sunrise
-
sunset
-
last light
-
moon
set
Mon 19:15 EST
rise
Tue 06:35 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
Sun
Dec 17
22.4°C 42°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
Wed
Dec 13
20.5°C 40.4°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
580.4mm
63 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
21.1°C
-2.0°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
38.9°C
+1.8°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
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Severe and 'unusual' summer weather forces cancellation of music and Christmas events

17:04 EDT

Major Perth events, including Carols by Candlelight and A Day on the Green, have been cancelled as a severe and unseasonal storm approaches the city, but the Ashes Test looks likely to escape disruption.

A week of two halves for Tasmania

16:29 EDT

It will be one of those weeks where Tasmanians will need sunnies and a hat, followed by a jumper and umbrella.

Extreme heatwave heads to outback towns in Queensland, NSW

11:37 EDT

There will be extreme heatwave conditions in south-west Queensland and north-west New South Wales over the next three days, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) says, with several outback towns expecting sweltering daytime temperatures of at least 43 degrees Celsius.