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19.85°S 145.59°E 375m AMSL

Charters Towers Forecast

Tonight 22°C
Tomorrow 31°C
possible_thunderstorm

Now

22.4°C rising
Updated at 20:40 EST

Nth Goldfields for Sunday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the southwest, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds E 20 to 30 km/h.
Monday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds E 20 to 30 km/h.

Currently at Mingela

24-hour graph
Temperature 22.4°C rising
Dew Point 18.1°C steady
Feels Like 22.4°C
Relative Humidity 76%
Wind icon
NE 7km/h rising
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 2.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 1.0mm / -

Sun on Sun

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Sunrise sunrise
05:29 EST
Sunset sunset
18:48 EST

Nearby Now

Townsville Ap 27.2°C
Hughenden Ap 26.6°C
Lucinda Point 27.6°C
Ayr 26.2°C

Next 12 hours in Mingela

48-hour forecast

9pm

Slight chance shower
23°C

12am

Shower
23°C

3am

Shower
22°C

6am

Slight chance shower
20°C

Nth Goldfields Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Charters Towers 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sun
Dec 11
Mon
Dec 12
Tue
Dec 13
Wed
Dec 14
Thu
Dec 15
Fri
Dec 16
Sat
Dec 17

Possible shower

Possible thunderstorm

Possible shower

Possible shower

Late shower

Late shower

Possible shower
Maximum 32°C 31°C 31°C 32°C 33°C 35°C 34°C
Minimum 23°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 22°C
Chance of Rain 80% 70% 40% 5% 30% 20% 20%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 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 13
km/h
12
km/h
12
km/h
10
km/h
10
km/h
9
km/h
8
km/h
8
km/h
5
km/h
6
km/h
4
km/h
5
km/h
4
km/h
2
km/h
Wind Direction E 13km/h
E
E 12km/h
E
ESE 12km/h
ESE
E 10km/h
E
ESE 10km/h
ESE
E 9km/h
E
E 8km/h
E
ENE 8km/h
ENE
E 5km/h
E
ENE 6km/h
ENE
ENE 4km/h
ENE
ENE 5km/h
ENE
NE 4km/h
NE
E 2km/h
E
Relative Humidity 67% 42% 68% 48% 71% 53% 68% 48% 66% 42% 68% 40% 62% 34%
Dew Point 21°C 18°C 20°C 19°C 21°C 20°C 21°C 20°C 21°C 19°C 22°C 20°C 19°C 16°C

Charters Towers Sun & Moon Times

Monday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
05:04 EST
sunrise
05:29 EST
sunset
18:49 EST
last light
19:13 EST
moon
set
Mon 03:40 EST
rise
Mon 16:53 EST
moon
Wed
Dec 14
moon
Wed
Dec 21
moon
Thu
Dec 29
moon
Fri
Jan 6

Charters Towers Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sun
Dec 11
22.5°C - 3.2mm
Sat
Dec 10
24.0°C 33.6°C 0.2mm
Fri
Dec 9
20.5°C 36.8°C 0.0mm
Thu
Dec 8
22.0°C 36.2°C 0.0mm
Wed
Dec 7
20.8°C 36.4°C 0.0mm

Charters Towers Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
662.4mm
65.9 Day(s)
Total For 2016
509.6mm
62 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
315.2mm
34 Day(s)
Wettest Day
42.4mm
Feb 6
Lowest Temperature
5.7°C
Jun 30
Highest Temperature
40.5°C
Feb 18

Charters Towers Ap Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
20.5°C
9th
Lowest On Record
17.3°C
7th 1999
Average This Month
21.8°C
-0.2°C
Long-term Average
22.0°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
39.2°C
2nd
Highest On Record
42.8°C
20th 1995
Average This Month
37.0°C
+2.5°C
Long-term Average
34.5°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.2mm
10th
Total This Month
3.4mm
2 Day(s)
Long-term Average
83.2mm
7.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
272.5mm
2000
Driest On Record
9.4mm
2013
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