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Rainbow Beach Forecast

This morning 24°C
Today 28°C
showers

Now

25.4°C steady
Updated at 02:00 EST

Wide Bay & Burnett for Tuesday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers in the north, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds E 20 to 30 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Wednesday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day then becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.

Currently at Tewantin

24-hour graph
Temperature 25.4°C steady
Dew Point 23.5°C steady
Feels Like 26.6°C
Relative Humidity 89%
Wind icon
ENE 11km/h rising
Wind Gusts 13km/h
Pressure 1011.8hPa steady
Fire Danger 1.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.4mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
05:55 EST
Sunset sunset
17:50 EST

Nearby Now

Gympie 23.4°C
Maryborough 24.5°C
Sunshine Coast Ap 25.6°C

Next 12 hours in Rainbow Beach

48-hour forecast

3am

Shower. Chance storm
25°C

6am

Shower. Chance storm
25°C

9am

Shower. Chance storm
27°C

12pm

Shower. Chance storm
27°C

Wide Bay & Burnett Weather Warnings

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Qld - Tue 12:46 EST
Flood Watch for coastal catchments between Ayr & NSW border, inland to C Highlands/Coalfields, C West, Maranoa/Warrego & D Downs/Granite

National Forecast

Rainbow Beach 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Mar 29
Thu
Mar 30
Fri
Mar 31
Sat
Apr 1
Sun
Apr 2
Mon
Apr 3

Showers

Heavy rain

Heavy showers

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 28°C 28°C 29°C 28°C 28°C 27°C
Minimum 24°C 24°C 22°C 20°C 21°C 21°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 80% 50% 70% 70%
Rain Amount 40-80mm > 80mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index Extreme Very High Very High Very High Very High
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 18
km/h
18
km/h
23
km/h
27
km/h
18
km/h
23
km/h
19
km/h
18
km/h
26
km/h
31
km/h
33
km/h
35
km/h
Wind Direction ENE 18km/h
ENE
ENE 18km/h
ENE
NE 23km/h
NE
NNE 27km/h
NNE
SW 18km/h
SW
S 23km/h
S
S 19km/h
S
SSE 18km/h
SSE
S 26km/h
S
S 31km/h
S
S 33km/h
S
S 35km/h
S
Relative Humidity 89% 90% 90% 90% 83% 77% 77% 72% 78% 75% 79% 78%
Dew Point 25°C 25°C 25°C 26°C 21°C 25°C 20°C 23°C 21°C 23°C 20°C 23°C

Rainbow Beach Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:32 EST
sunrise
05:55 EST
sunset
17:50 EST
last light
18:13 EST
moon
rise
Wed 06:44 EST
set
Wed 18:49 EST
moon
Tue
Apr 4
moon
Tue
Apr 11
moon
Wed
Apr 19
moon
Wed
Apr 26

Rainbow Beach Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Mar 28
- - 1.4mm
Mon
Mar 27
- 28.7°C 0.0mm
Sun
Mar 26
- 28.2°C 0.4mm
Sat
Mar 25
- 28.3°C 14.8mm
Fri
Mar 24
- 28.2°C 23.2mm

Rainbow Beach Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Mar
539.1mm
42.5 Day(s)
Total For 2017
203.8mm
30 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
388.1mm
43 Day(s)
Wettest Day
25.0mm
Mar 15
Lowest Temperature
Highest Temperature
34.4°C
Feb 12

Rainbow Beach Almanac

full climatology
March Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
Lowest On Record
12.3°C
15th 1994
Average This Month
 
Long-term Average
20.5°C
March Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
30.6°C
13th
Highest On Record
35.2°C
1st 1993
Average This Month
29.1°C
+1.3°C
Long-term Average
27.8°C
March Rainfall
Wettest This Month
25.0mm
15th
Total This Month
131.0mm
19 Day(s)
Long-term Average
147.7mm
15.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
430.3mm
2012
Driest On Record
33.6mm
2000
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