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Rainbow Beach Forecast

This morning 22°C
Today 31°C
possible_thunderstorm

Now

24.5°C steady
Updated at 04:10 EST

Wide Bay & Burnett for Friday Mostly clear. Slight (20%) chance of a shower or thunderstorm inland. Winds N/NE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Currently at Gympie

24-hour graph
Temperature 24.5°C steady
Dew Point 20.6°C falling
Feels Like 24.5°C
Relative Humidity 79%
Wind icon
N 7km/h falling
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 2.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
04:48 EST
Sunset sunset
18:28 EST

Nearby Now

Tewantin 24.8°C
Maryborough 20.7°C
Hervey Bay Ap 24.9°C
Sunshine Coast Ap 24.2°C

Next 12 hours in Rainbow Beach

48-hour forecast

6am

Mostly clear
24°C

9am

Mostly clear
28°C

12pm

Clear
31°C

3pm

Clear
30°C

Wide Bay & Burnett Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Rainbow Beach 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Dec 3
Sun
Dec 4
Mon
Dec 5
Tue
Dec 6
Wed
Dec 7
Thu
Dec 8
Fri
Dec 9

Possible thunderstorm

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 31°C 30°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 30°C
Minimum 22°C 23°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 21°C 22°C
Chance of Rain 30% 30% 20% 40% 60% 60% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 5-10mm 10-20mm
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 15
km/h
22
km/h
15
km/h
23
km/h
17
km/h
24
km/h
18
km/h
24
km/h
17
km/h
21
km/h
10
km/h
18
km/h
14
km/h
16
km/h
Wind Direction NNE 15km/h
NNE
NE 22km/h
NE
NNE 15km/h
NNE
NNE 23km/h
NNE
N 17km/h
N
NNE 24km/h
NNE
N 18km/h
N
NNE 24km/h
NNE
N 17km/h
N
NNE 21km/h
NNE
NNE 10km/h
NNE
NE 18km/h
NE
NNW 14km/h
NNW
N 16km/h
N
Relative Humidity 73% 67% 72% 65% 68% 61% 67% 60% 65% 61% 69% 68% 70% 68%
Dew Point 23°C 24°C 22°C 23°C 21°C 22°C 21°C 22°C 21°C 22°C 22°C 23°C 22°C 24°C

Rainbow Beach Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
04:22 EST
sunrise
04:48 EST
sunset
18:28 EST
last light
18:53 EST
moon
rise
Sat 07:42 EST
set
Sat 21:20 EST
moon
Wed
Dec 7
moon
Wed
Dec 14
moon
Wed
Dec 21
moon
Thu
Dec 29

Rainbow Beach Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Dec 1
- - 0.4mm
Wed
Nov 30
- 27.7°C 0.0mm
Tue
Nov 29
- 26.9°C 0.0mm
Mon
Nov 28
- 27.4°C 0.0mm
Sun
Nov 27
- 28.8°C 3.2mm

Rainbow Beach Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
1469.8mm
136.8 Day(s)
Total For 2016
975.3mm
113 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
1288.6mm
126 Day(s)
Wettest Day
71.0mm
Jun 5
Lowest Temperature
Highest Temperature
33.8°C
Nov 13

Rainbow Beach Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
Lowest On Record
11.4°C
11th 1992
Average This Month
 
Long-term Average
20.7°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
Highest On Record
35.6°C
19th 1995
Average This Month
 
Long-term Average
28.2°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.4mm
1st
Total This Month
0.4mm
1 Day(s)
Long-term Average
133.3mm
11.1 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
535.6mm
2010
Driest On Record
17.8mm
2012
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