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Queensland Weather

Current Warnings
 

Queensland Forecast

  • Thursday Isolated showers about the coast and ranges. Dry and sunny elsewhere, warm throughout.

  • Friday Windy with showers in the east, dry in the west. Very warm in the NW, grading mild to the SE.

  • Saturday Showers along the coast and ranges. Warm in the far north, mild elsewhere.

  • Sunday Cloudy with showers along the coast and ranges. Warm in the far west, mild elsewhere.

  • Monday Showers along the coast, isolated thunderstorms. Warm throughout .

Qld Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 22/05 Wed 23/05 Thu 24/05

26.1°C

Horn Island
Hottest

34.6°C

Coconut Island

34.3°C

Coconut Island

34.0°C

Coconut Island

36.0°C

Burketown Ap

6.7°C

Stanthorpe
Coldest

-2.7°C

Stanthorpe

3.9°C

Mitchell
 

-3.8°C

Stanthorpe

SE 40km/h

Bougainville Reef
Windiest

66km/h

Bougainville Reef

68km/h

Cape Moreton

59km/h

Cape Flattery
-

3.8mm last hr

Mackay
Wettest

3.0mm

Lady Elliot Island

6.6mm

Point Lookout
 

1078.6mm

Tindarra
Queensland's Records for May
Max Min Rain
Highest 40.9°C at
Georgetown Ap in 2017
Lowest 6.9°C at
Stanthorpe in 1969
Highest 28.0°C at
Coconut Island in 2001
Lowest -6.8°C at
Stanthorpe in 2006
Highest 318.8mm at
Mackay Ap in 1955

Queensland Monthly Summaries

May 2018
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
13.2 +0.2 24.2 +0.6 24.6 24
22.3 +0.9 31.5 -0.4 0.4 2
20.7 +0.8 28.5 +0.8 24.0 26
17.5 -0.2 28.7 +1.0 1.2 4
16.9 -0.3 24.8 +0.6 18.8 18
14.8 +0.5 27.6 +1.6 9.2 20
10.9 -1.2 26.0 -1.1 0.0 0
15.2 +1.4 28.2 +0.2 0.2 2
11.0 -0.0 24.1 +0.0 0.0 0
8.3 -0.7 24.6 +1.2 0.2 1
9.8 -0.2 20.9 +1.0 20 6.2 16
14.1 -0.1 26.0 +1.2 11.2 16
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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Severe weather warning issued as destructive cold front hits southern WA

23:06 EST

Heavy rain has soaked Perth and surrounds as the first strong cold front of the season batters the southern half of the state, with damaging winds of up to 125 kilometres per hour predicted overnight.

Tourists and feral animals flock to Lake Eyre as floodwaters end 1,000km journey

18:11 EST

Rain that fell ago in north west Queensland has finally hit South Australia's Lake Eyre, attracting tourists and feral animals not seen there in years.

Wild night in the west

16:47 EST

Perth's run of warm and dry weather will come to an abrupt end tonight when one of Western Australia's strongest cold front so far this year reaches the state's west coast.