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Current Warnings
 

Queensland Forecast

  • Wednesday Cold morning. Mostly sunny. Cool day in south. Isolated light showers on the north coast.

  • Thursday Cold morning. Mostly sunny. Cool day in south. Isolated light showers on the far north coast.

  • Friday Cold morning. Mostly sunny. Cool day in south. Chance light shower on SE coast.

  • Saturday Sunny and dry for most except the north coast. Frosty start for south central. Mild in the east.

Qld Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 02/08 Mon 03/08 Tue 04/08

23.8°C

Bougainville Reef
Hottest

33.4°C

Century Mine

33.1°C

Kowanyama Ap

32.0°C

Weipa Ap

33.4°C

Century Mine

-2.2°C

Oakey Ap
Coldest

3.1°C

Warwick

-2.6°C

Stanthorpe
 

-2.6°C

Stanthorpe

SSE 48km/h

Hamilton Island Ap
Windiest

55km/h

Willis Island

51km/h

Emerald Ap

59km/h

Burketown Ap
-
no rain last hr Wettest

8.0mm

Round Mountain

1.4mm

Rewan Station
 

15.8mm

White Cliff Point
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 Monthly Summaries

August 2015
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
10.0 +0.3 22.5 +0.6 0.0 0
22 16.5 -2.2 31.8 -0.2 0.0 0
17.6 +0.2 27.3 +0.7 5.6 21
13.9 -0.8 27.3 +1.3 0.0 0
14.8 +0.8 23.2 +0.6 54 0.2 1
11.2 +0.4 26.2 +1.4 0.0 0
8.3 -0.2 26.8 +0.7 0.0 0
10.5 +0.3 27.2 -0.1 0.0 0
8.9 +0.7 24.0 +1.2 0.0 0
7.3 +1.4 23.3 +1.3 0.0 0
7.3 -0.2 21.3 +2.7 18 0.0 0
9.0 -1.8 24.6 +1.2 0.0 0
10  
A yellow cell indicates a probable monthly record for this site (sites with ≥ 10 years of records only). The number of years of records available for the relevant field for this month is indicated in black. See the station's climate page for full details.
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16:30 EST

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