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Queensland Weather

Current Warnings
 

Queensland Forecast

  • Thursday Isolated coastal showers, thundery in the north. Widespread heat in the west, warm in the east.

  • Friday Possible coastal shower, dry elsewhere. Very hot north, west and south. Warm in the east.

  • Saturday Hot and stormy in the south and southwest. Cloudy in the west, sunnier in the far east.

  • Sunday Very hot in the west grading to warm in the east. Cloudy in the southwest, sunnier in the far east.

Qld Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 11/12 Tue 12/12 Wed 13/12

40.9°C

Birdsville Ap
Hottest

42.4°C

Camooweal

43.0°C

Bedourie

44.5°C

Birdsville Ap

44.5°C

Birdsville Ap

22.3°C

Toowoomba Ap
Coldest

12.5°C

Stanthorpe

13.0°C

Gatton

12.9°C

Warwick

0.0°C

Stanthorpe

NW 42km/h

Ballera Gas Field
Windiest

75km/h

Lucinda Point

94km/h

Burketown Ap

64km/h

Gannet Cay
-
no rain last hr Wettest

30.6mm

Ravenswood

29.0mm

Burketown Ap

5.8mm

South Johnstone

6.0mm

South Johnstone
Queensland's Records for December
Max Min Rain
Highest 49.5°C at
Birdsville Police Station in 1972
Lowest 13.0°C at
Stanthorpe in 2011
Highest 33.9°C at
Windorah in 1963
Lowest 0.0°C at
Stanthorpe in 2014
Highest 539.0mm at
Innisfail in 1903

Queensland Weather Forecasts

Station
(group by district)
Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Mostly sunny
19 31 30% < 1mm Nil ENE 9 53 ENE 20 48
Mostly sunny
20 31 30% < 1mm Nil ESE 17 64 E 25 59
Mostly sunny
23 33 10% < 1mm Nil SSE 11 61 ESE 23 52
Mostly sunny
24 41 5% < 1mm Nil NNE 21 21 E 10 9
Sunny
24 41 5% < 1mm Nil NE 26 36 ESE 17 13
Possible shower
22 31 40% < 1mm Nil SE 16 72 SE 17 66
Mostly sunny
24 41 10% < 1mm Nil N 12 33 ESE 10 16
Mostly sunny
21 33 10% < 1mm Nil ESE 15 60 E 19 43
Mostly sunny
30 42 20% < 1mm Nil NE 20 16 NNW 12 11
Sunny
16 31 20% < 1mm Nil ENE 18 60 E 20 28
Mostly sunny
24 33 20% < 1mm Nil SE 15 56 ENE 29 51
Late shower
23 36 50% < 1mm Nil E 13 64 WSW 18 42
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Weather News

Sydney weather: Temperatures forecast to push past 40C in western parts of the city

11:05 EDT

Much of NSW will swelter through its first heatwave of summer today, with temperatures in Sydney's west expected to soar above 40 degrees, but the city's east should be spared thanks to a sea breeze.

Burst of summer heat prompts fire ban in Sydney

10:00 EDT

Authorities have issued a total fire ban for Sydney today as the city's residents brace for the warmest day so far this season.

What is a heatwave?

15:40 EDT

A large portion of Australia is being affected by heatwave conditions this week.