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Charters Towers Forecast

Today 32°C
Tonight 23°C
possible_thunderstorm

Now

25.3°C rising
Updated at 13:10 EST

Nth Goldfields for Tuesday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely from late this morning. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures 30 to 35.

Currently at Mingela

24-hour graph
Temperature 25.3°C rising
Dew Point 23.7°C rising
Feels Like 26.3°C
Relative Humidity 91%
Wind icon
NE 1km/h falling
Wind Gusts 6km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 9.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
05:49 EST
Sunset sunset
19:01 EST

Nearby Now

Townsville Ap 30.7°C
Ayr 30.0°C
Alva Beach 29.3°C
Lucinda Point 27.9°C

Next 12 hours in Mingela

48-hour forecast

3pm

Chance shower or storm
27°C

6pm

Slight chance storm
25°C

9pm

Mostly clear
24°C

12am

Mostly clear
23°C

Nth Goldfields Weather Warnings

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Qld - Tue 09:42 EST
Flood Warning for the Burdekin River

National Forecast

Charters Towers 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Possible thunderstorm

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 32°C 35°C 36°C 37°C 38°C 39°C 34°C
Minimum 24°C 23°C 22°C 22°C 23°C 25°C 24°C
Chance of Rain 10% 5% 50% 50% 70% 90% 90%
Rain Amount 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 10-20mm 5-10mm
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 7
km/h
7
km/h
4
km/h
2
km/h
0
km/h
2
km/h
2
km/h
2
km/h
3
km/h
1
km/h
1
km/h
2
km/h
5
km/h
5
km/h
Wind Direction E 7km/h
E
E 7km/h
E
ESE 4km/h
ESE
ESE 2km/h
ESE
Calm
N
ESE 2km/h
ESE
N 2km/h
N
ENE 2km/h
ENE
NNW 3km/h
NNW
E 1km/h
E
NNW 1km/h
NNW
ENE 2km/h
ENE
ENE 5km/h
ENE
E 5km/h
E
Relative Humidity 77% 61% 73% 39% 67% 33% 58% 30% 55% 30% 54% 35% 71% 53%
Dew Point 23°C 24°C 23°C 19°C 22°C 18°C 20°C 17°C 20°C 18°C 22°C 21°C 23°C 23°C

Charters Towers Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
05:25 EST
sunrise
05:49 EST
sunset
19:01 EST
last light
19:25 EST
moon
rise
Tue 22:36 EST
set
Wed 10:55 EST
moon
Fri
Jan 20
moon
Sat
Jan 28
moon
Sat
Feb 4
moon
Sat
Feb 11

Charters Towers Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Jan 17
24°C - 0.0mm
Mon
Jan 16
23.4°C 33°C 20.2mm
Sun
Jan 15
24.1°C 30.0°C 1.6mm
Sat
Jan 14
25.3°C 29.5°C 0.0mm
Fri
Jan 13
24.5°C 35.1°C 3.8mm

Charters Towers Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
157.1mm
11.1 Day(s)
Total For 2017
119.8mm
9 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
32.6mm
3 Day(s)
Wettest Day
35.0mm
Jan 5
Lowest Temperature
22.6°C
Jan 6
Highest Temperature
36.9°C
Jan 3

Charters Towers Ap Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
22.6°C
6th
Lowest On Record
17.0°C
6th 2001
Average This Month
23.8°C
+1.4°C
Long-term Average
22.4°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
36.9°C
3rd
Highest On Record
44.9°C
6th 1994
Average This Month
33.0°C
-0.6°C
Long-term Average
33.6°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
35.0mm
5th
Total This Month
119.8mm
9 Day(s)
Long-term Average
157.1mm
11.1 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
408.2mm
1998
Driest On Record
29.9mm
1995
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