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Charters Towers Forecast

This morning 12°C
Today 28°C
sunny

Now

15.5°C falling
Updated at 01:10 EST

Nth Goldfields for Saturday Clear. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Sunday Sunny. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day.

Currently at Mingela

24-hour graph
Temperature 15.5°C falling
Dew Point 13.7°C falling
Feels Like 15.5°C
Relative Humidity 89%
Wind icon
ENE 3km/h falling
Wind Gusts 6km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sun

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Sunrise sunrise
06:45 EST
Sunset sunset
17:58 EST

Nearby Now

Hughenden Ap 18.5°C
Townsville Ap 19.0°C
Ayr 16.1°C
Alva Beach 20.3°C

Next 12 hours in Mingela

48-hour forecast

3am

Mostly clear
13°C

6am

Fog
13°C

9am

Mostly clear
18°C

12pm

Mostly clear
22°C

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Charters Towers 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sun
Aug 2
Mon
Aug 3
Tue
Aug 4
Wed
Aug 5
Thu
Aug 6
Fri
Aug 7
Sat
Aug 8

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny
Maximum 28°C 29°C 27°C 24°C 24°C 25°C 26°C
Minimum 12°C 13°C 14°C 11°C 8°C 7°C 8°C
Chance of Rain 5% 10% 5% 5% 5% 5% 5%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index High Very High Very High Very High
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 10
km/h
12
km/h
6
km/h
6
km/h
9
km/h
11
km/h
16
km/h
16
km/h
15
km/h
11
km/h
12
km/h
12
km/h
9
km/h
9
km/h
Wind Direction ENE 10km/h
ENE
ENE 12km/h
ENE
NE 6km/h
NE
SE 6km/h
SE
SSW 9km/h
SSW
S 11km/h
S
SSE 16km/h
SSE
S 16km/h
S
SSE 15km/h
SSE
SE 11km/h
SE
SE 12km/h
SE
SSE 12km/h
SSE
E 9km/h
E
E 9km/h
E
Relative Humidity 69% 37% 69% 32% 56% 33% 44% 20% 35% 22% 37% 20% 48% 27%
Dew Point 13°C 12°C 14°C 11°C 11°C 10°C 3°C 0°C -1°C 1°C 0°C 0°C 6°C 6°C

Charters Towers Sun & Moon Times

Sunday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
06:21 EST
sunrise
06:45 EST
sunset
17:58 EST
last light
18:21 EST
moon
set
Sun 07:49 EST
rise
Sun 19:54 EST
moon
Fri
Aug 7
moon
Sat
Aug 15
moon
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Aug 23
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Sun
Aug 30

Charters Towers Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Aug 1
11.6°C 27°C 0.0mm
Fri
Jul 31
11.4°C 26.7°C 0.0mm
Thu
Jul 30
11.1°C 25.8°C 0.0mm
Wed
Jul 29
12.8°C 25.7°C 0.0mm
Tue
Jul 28
18.6°C 25.6°C 0.0mm

Charters Towers Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
484.8mm
47.7 Day(s)
Total For 2015
257.4mm
26 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2014
384.6mm
47 Day(s)
Wettest Day
65.0mm
Jan 26
Lowest Temperature
4.2°C
Jul 15
Highest Temperature
39.6°C
Feb 21

Charters Towers Ap Almanac

full climatology
August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
11.6°C
1st
Lowest On Record
2.4°C
12th 2012
Average This Month
11.6°C
-0.7°C
Long-term Average
12.3°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
27.0°C
1st
Highest On Record
35.1°C
30th 2000
Average This Month
27.0°C
+0.3°C
Long-term Average
26.7°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.0mm
1st
Total This Month
0.0mm
0 Day(s)
Long-term Average
17.5mm
1.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
128.6mm
1998
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1999
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