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Qld
Fri 08:07 EST
Current Warnings
 

Queensland Forecast

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

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

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

38.7°C

Birdsville Ap
Hottest

42.4°C

Mt Isa

43.2°C

Birdsville Ap

43.0°C

Birdsville Ap

45.4°C

Birdsville Ap

23.8°C

Mingela
Coldest

10.3°C

Stanthorpe

11.0°C

Stanthorpe

9.0°C

Stanthorpe

7.5°C

Stanthorpe

SE 38km/h

Lihou Reef
Windiest

87km/h

Cape Moreton

90km/h

Bougainville Reef

72km/h

Bougainville Reef
-
no rain last hr Wettest

294.0mm

Mt Sophia

71.0mm

Sweers Island

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 Weather Forecasts

Station
(ungroup 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
21 31 40% < 1mm Nil SSE 18 60 ESE 24 53
Thunderstorms
24 32 50% 5-10mm Nil E 11 82 NW 15 72
Late shower
23 30 60% 10-20mm Nil SSE 17 72 SSE 25 66
Mostly sunny
24 31 40% 1-5mm Nil ESE 17 60 E 25 56
Mostly sunny
23 31 30% < 1mm Nil ESE 12 67 ESE 13 63
Mostly sunny
23 32 20% < 1mm Nil SE 11 63 E 16 47
Mostly sunny
27 40 5% < 1mm Nil NNE 24 30 ENE 16 18
Mostly sunny
23 38 20% < 1mm Nil NNE 15 42 ENE 25 24
Sunny
28 45 5% < 1mm Nil NNW 14 13 NW 8 7
Mostly sunny
27 41 10% < 1mm Nil NNE 22 23 NE 11 12
Mostly sunny
17 31 5% < 1mm Nil ESE 19 65 E 20 40
Mostly sunny
20 31 20% < 1mm Nil SSE 16 65 ESE 20 53
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Weather News

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10:14 EDT

The hottest topic of the Australian Open is once again the heat after a day in which Melbourne sweltered and players just about got roasted on court.

Melbourne set to hit 42C as Victoria warned of severe fire threat

10:08 EDT

Melburnians — and the world's best tennis players — are bracing for a 42C stinker today, as energy authorities flag the possibility of curtailing some industrial power users and firefighters prepare for severe risks.

Parts of Australia to pass 40C today as others brace for a hot weekend

09:57 EDT

Very hot and dry conditions have been forecast across the country today and over the weekend, fuelling warnings of extreme fire danger in some states.