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Current Warnings
 

Queensland Forecast

  • Thursday A few showers in the far north. Very hot in the west grading to hot in the east.

  • Friday Showers and the odd storm in north and northeast. Hot throughout, moderate winds.

  • Saturday Showers and storms across the tropical north. Very hot and dry throughout the south.

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

Qld Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 15/01 Tue 16/01 Wed 17/01

32.8°C

Birdsville Ap
Hottest

42.8°C

Richmond

42.4°C

Mt Isa

43.0°C

Birdsville Ap

45.4°C

Birdsville Ap

14.6°C

Stanthorpe
Coldest

7.9°C

Stanthorpe

10.0°C

Stanthorpe
 

7.5°C

Stanthorpe

ESE 50km/h

Hamilton Island Ap
Windiest

83km/h

Townsville Fta

87km/h

Cape Moreton

90km/h

Bougainville Reef
-
no rain last hr Wettest

110.0mm

Tung Oil

180.0mm

South Johnstone
 

180.0mm

South Johnstone
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 Monthly Summaries

January 2018
Station
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
21.1 -0.2 22 30.6 +1.6 22 8.6 6
21.3 -0.1 31.1 +0.9 121.6 69
23.7 +0.0 32.6 +1.1 375.4 96
24.7 +2.9 73 39.1 +4.0 74 0.0 0
49 25.8 +2.7 49 40.3 +3.2 12.2 16
57 25.3 +1.7 57 32.9 +2.8 57 6.2 2
25.9 +2.2 39.7 +3.3 3.8 3
23.1 +0.9 33.5 +1.5 83.8 64
27.5 +2.1 40.5 +2.1 0.0 0
17.9 +0.3 20 30.8 +2.6 20 4.4 4
24.8 +0.5 32.3 +0.9 79.2 29
24.4 +0.1 24 33.9 +1.9 24 79.6 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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