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20.23°S 146.35°E 302m AMSL

Charters Towers Forecast

Today 37°C
Tonight 23°C
sunny

Now

27.6°C falling
Updated at 16:50 EST

Nth Goldfields for Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the west, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of gusty thunderstorms. Winds SE/SW 20 to 30 km/h tending E/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.

Currently at Mingela

24-hour graph
Temperature 27.6°C falling
Dew Point 18.8°C rising
Feels Like 28.7°C
Relative Humidity 58%
Wind icon
NNE 7km/h steady
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 5.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
05:28 EST
Sunset sunset
18:47 EST

Nearby Now

Townsville Ap 30.4°C
Ayr 30.8°C
Alva Beach 29.0°C
Lucinda Point 28.0°C

Next 12 hours in Mingela

48-hour forecast

6pm

Mostly clear
26°C

9pm

Mostly clear
23°C

12am

Mostly cloudy
23°C

3am

Mostly cloudy
22°C

Nth Goldfields Weather Warnings

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Qld - Fri 16:28 EST
Severe Storm Warning (Wind/Rain) for Gulf Country, N Goldfields/Upper Flinders, C Coast/Whitsundays, C Highlands/Coalfields & Capricornia

National Forecast

Charters Towers 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Dec 9
Sat
Dec 10
Sun
Dec 11
Mon
Dec 12
Tue
Dec 13
Wed
Dec 14
Thu
Dec 15

Sunny

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 37°C 34°C 31°C 30°C 31°C 32°C 34°C
Minimum 22°C 23°C 23°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 22°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 90% 90% 50% 60% 80%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 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 4
km/h
5
km/h
6
km/h
11
km/h
11
km/h
9
km/h
13
km/h
9
km/h
12
km/h
9
km/h
7
km/h
5
km/h
5
km/h
5
km/h
Wind Direction NNE 4km/h
NNE
ENE 5km/h
ENE
E 6km/h
E
E 11km/h
E
ESE 11km/h
ESE
E 9km/h
E
ESE 13km/h
ESE
E 9km/h
E
ESE 12km/h
ESE
E 9km/h
E
E 7km/h
E
ENE 5km/h
ENE
ENE 5km/h
ENE
ENE 5km/h
ENE
Relative Humidity 59% 31% 67% 41% 72% 51% 72% 56% 72% 54% 72% 51% 66% 45%
Dew Point 20°C 18°C 22°C 19°C 20°C 19°C 20°C 20°C 20°C 20°C 21°C 20°C 21°C 21°C

Charters Towers Sun & Moon Times

Saturday 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
05:28 EST
sunset
18:48 EST
last light
19:12 EST
moon
set
Sat 02:04 EST
rise
Sat 14:47 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
Fri
Dec 9
- 36°C 0.0mm
Thu
Dec 8
22.0°C - 0.0mm
Wed
Dec 7
20.8°C 36.4°C 0.0mm
Tue
Dec 6
21.8°C 36.5°C 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 5
21.7°C 37.2°C 0.0mm

Charters Towers Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
662.4mm
65.9 Day(s)
Total For 2016
506.2mm
60 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
20.8°C
3rd
Lowest On Record
17.3°C
7th 1999
Average This Month
21.6°C
-0.4°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
37.4°C
+2.9°C
Long-term Average
34.5°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.0mm
1st
Total This Month
0.0mm
0 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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