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Rainbow Beach Forecast

This morning 22°C
Today 24°C
thunderstorms

Now

20.7°C rising
Updated at 05:20 EST

Wide Bay & Burnett for Thursday Cloudy. High chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Possible heavy falls during the morning and afternoon. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 23 to 28.

Currently at Gympie

24-hour graph
Temperature 20.7°C rising
Dew Point 20.7°C rising
Feels Like 20.7°C
Relative Humidity 100%
Wind icon
SSE 7km/h rising
Wind Gusts 11km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 0.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 40.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
05:37 EST
Sunset sunset
18:25 EST

Nearby Now

Tewantin 22.6°C
Maryborough 22.8°C
Hervey Bay Ap 23.8°C
Sunshine Coast Ap 23.2°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Rainbow Beach

48-hour forecast

6am

Shower. Chance storm
23°C

9am

Shower. Chance storm
24°C

12pm

Chance shower or storm
24°C

3pm

Chance shower or storm
24°C

Wide Bay & Burnett Weather Warnings

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Qld - Thu 04:51 EST
Strong Wind Warning the Following Areas: Fraser Is Coast & Sunshine Coast Waters Cancel for the Following Area: Gold Coast Waters

National Forecast

Rainbow Beach 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Feb 22
Fri
Feb 23
Sat
Feb 24
Sun
Feb 25
Mon
Feb 26
Tue
Feb 27
Wed
Feb 28

Thunder-
storms

Thunder-
storms

Thunder-
storms

Possible thunderstorm

Possible shower

Late shower

Clearing shower
Maximum 24°C 25°C 26°C 27°C 26°C 25°C 25°C
Minimum 22°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 24°C 24°C 23°C
Chance of Rain 90% 80% 70% 60% 70% 60% 70%
Rain Amount 20-40mm 5-10mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 10-20mm 1-5mm < 1mm
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 25
km/h
19
km/h
12
km/h
13
km/h
7
km/h
12
km/h
10
km/h
14
km/h
8
km/h
22
km/h
23
km/h
23
km/h
18
km/h
18
km/h
Wind Direction SE 25km/h
SE
ESE 19km/h
ESE
E 12km/h
E
E 13km/h
E
NE 7km/h
NE
NE 12km/h
NE
N 10km/h
N
NNE 14km/h
NNE
SW 8km/h
SW
SE 22km/h
SE
SE 23km/h
SE
SE 23km/h
SE
SE 18km/h
SE
SE 18km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 90% 88% 86% 85% 83% 83% 84% 78% 84% 82% 74% 72% 70% 67%
Dew Point 22°C 22°C 23°C 23°C 22°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 22°C 20°C 20°C 19°C 19°C

Rainbow Beach Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:13 EST
sunrise
05:37 EST
sunset
18:25 EST
last light
18:49 EST
moon
rise
Thu 11:07 EST
set
Thu 22:40 EST
moon
Fri
Feb 23
moon
Fri
Mar 2
moon
Fri
Mar 9
moon
Sun
Mar 18

Rainbow Beach Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Feb 21
- - 7mm
Tue
Feb 20
- 29°C 0.0mm
Mon
Feb 19
- 29.1°C 0.0mm
Sun
Feb 18
- 30.1°C 0.0mm
Sat
Feb 17
- 29.3°C 33.6mm

Rainbow Beach Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
368.2mm
26.4 Day(s)
Total For 2018
213.2mm
22 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
64.6mm
10 Day(s)
Wettest Day
59.8mm
Jan 1
Lowest Temperature
Highest Temperature
36.4°C
Jan 14

Rainbow Beach Almanac

full climatology
February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
Lowest On Record
14.8°C
15th 1996
Average This Month
 
Long-term Average
22.1°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
33.7°C
15th
Highest On Record
37.0°C
23rd 2008
Average This Month
28.6°C
-0.1°C
Long-term Average
28.7°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
36.4mm
4th
Total This Month
128.0mm
11 Day(s)
Long-term Average
200.9mm
13.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
674.2mm
1999
Driest On Record
19.4mm
2017
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