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Queensland Weather

Current Warnings
 

Queensland Forecast

  • Friday Cool change arriving in the south. Hot in north. Becoming windy.

  • Saturday Gusty winds in the southeast. Dry statewide. Hot in the north, grading mild in the south.

  • Sunday Breezy winds, dry statewide. Hot in the north, grading to mild in the south.

  • Monday Very light showers in the east and far south. Warm inland, mild south and coast.

Qld Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 15/08 Wed 16/08 Thu 17/08

24.3°C

Horn Island
Hottest

35.0°C

Century Mine

36.0°C

Julia Creek Ap

37.0°C

Century Mine

37.6°C

Bedourie

3.3°C

Oakey Ap
Coldest

5.0°C

Amberley

4.0°C

Stanthorpe
 

-5.1°C

Stanthorpe

SE 29km/h

Carters Bore
Windiest

57km/h

Horn Island

68km/h

Cape Moreton

61km/h

Oakey Ap
-
no rain last hr Wettest

8.6mm

Lundavra

1.0mm

Murray Springs
 

45.4mm

Gayndah Ap
Queensland's Records for August
Max Min Rain
Highest 38.5°C at
Bedourie in 2009
Lowest 1.0°C at
Warwick Dragon St in 1990
Highest 26.8°C at
Horn Island in 2010
Lowest -9.4°C at
Mitchell in 1979
Highest 529.2mm at
Rainbow Beach in 2007

Queensland Weather Forecasts

Station
(ungroup by district)
Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Windy
15 26 5% < 1mm Nil WSW 27 32 WSW 38 16
Sunny
19 34 5% < 1mm Nil ESE 16 71 ESE 20 31
Increasing sunshine
19 29 5% < 1mm Nil SSE 11 68 ESE 21 51
Mostly sunny
16 29 5% < 1mm Nil SSW 3 68 NE 18 55
Sunny
13 29 5% < 1mm Nil W 4 87 E 8 69
Sunny
15 32 5% < 1mm Nil SW 8 56 - -
Sunny
13 31 5% < 1mm Nil SSE 24 20 S 24 15
Sunny
12 33 5% < 1mm Nil SE 20 29 SE 24 15
Sunny
9 22 5% < 1mm Nil SSW 21 37 SW 23 15
Sunny
9 24 5% < 1mm Nil SSW 21 26 SW 23 11
Windy
12 20 5% < 1mm Nil W 28 31 WSW 39 18
Sunny
14 29 5% < 1mm Nil SW 17 38 WSW 23 19
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Weather News

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13:58 EST

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The future of snow: why machines will have a bigger role to play

12:47 EST

While a fresh blast of snow blanketed Australia's alpine resorts over the weekend, the season started with much less promise.

How do we keep track of record snowfalls in Australia? It all happens at remote Spencers Creek

12:40 EST

Snow depth measurements taken at a remote location in the Kosciuszko National Park have kept track of the Australian snow seasons and charted record-breaking snowfalls for more than six decades.