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Queensland Weather

Qld
Fri 08:07 EST
Current Warnings
 

Queensland Forecast

  • Friday Heavy rain and storms in the far north. Hot throughout, light-moderate winds.

  • Saturday Heavy showers and storms in the northern tropics. Hot, dry and sunny throughout central and S.

  • Sunday Rain/storms N from Cairns. Light coastal showers. Very hot in the SW, grading warm to the east.

  • Monday Hot to very hot throughout. Heavy rain and storms across the north. Dry south.

  • Tuesday Very heavy rain and storms in the north. Hot and dry over central and southern parts.

Qld Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 16/01 Wed 17/01 Thu 18/01

43.1°C

Ballera Gas Field
Hottest

42.4°C

Mt Isa

43.2°C

Birdsville Ap

43.0°C

Birdsville Ap

45.4°C

Birdsville Ap

24.2°C

Palmerville
Coldest

10.3°C

Stanthorpe

10.8°C

Stanthorpe

9.0°C

Stanthorpe

7.5°C

Stanthorpe

SE 40km/h

Low Isles
Windiest

87km/h

Cape Moreton

90km/h

Bougainville Reef

72km/h

Bougainville Reef
-
no rain last hr Wettest

294.0mm

Mt Sophia

203.0mm

Euramo

241.0mm

Cooktown Ap

241.0mm

Cooktown Ap
Queensland's Records for January
Max Min Rain
Highest 49.0°C at
Birdsville Ap in 2013
Lowest 16.2°C at
Stanthorpe in 1967
Highest 34.5°C at
Birdsville Police Station in 2003
Lowest 5.4°C at
Stanthorpe in 2010
Highest 627.4mm at
Mackay in 1918

Queensland Observations

Latest Observations
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Time Wind dir Wind spd Wind gust Tmp Dew pt Feels like RH Fire Rain Pres
km/h km/h °C °C °C % mm hPa
15:20 EST
E 19 22 27.5 15.1 27.6 46 10 0.0 1012.7
15:20 EST
NE 28 35 26.8 23.1 29.3 80 4 0.0 1006.5
15:20 EST
SSE 20 26 24.7 23.5 24.7 93 2 21.8 1009.2
15:20 EST
ENE 30 31 29.7 20.3 31.7 57 10 0.0 1010.3
15:20 EST
SSE 15 22 29.8 20.9 32.3 59 6 0.0 1011.6
15:20 EST
ESE 17 20 32.1 15.1 31.6 35 16 0.0 1011.1
15:20 EST
ESE 24 30 34.8 9.3 32.9 21 34 0.0 1011.0
15:20 EST
SSE 20 22 33.8 11.6 32.4 26 25 0.0 1009.9
15:20 EST
SSE 13 28 41.7 - 41.7 - - 0.0 1008.6
15:20 EST
NW 7 11 38.6 5.3 36.1 13 34 0.0 1010.3
15:20 EST
E 19 22 32.7 6.1 30.6 19 30 0.0 1015.5
15:20 EST
ENE 22 30 29.1 17.0 29.5 48 11 0.0 1012.2
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