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Queensland Weather

Current Warnings
 

Queensland Forecast

  • Thursday Isolated coastal showers. 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.

  • Monday Sunny and hot in the west, warm in the east. A few coastal showers and storms, mainly north.

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

42.6°C

Windorah
Hottest

42.4°C

Camooweal

43.0°C

Bedourie

44.5°C

Birdsville Ap

44.5°C

Birdsville Ap

25.5°C

Double Is Pt
Coldest

12.5°C

Stanthorpe

13.3°C

Gatton

12.9°C

Warwick

0.0°C

Stanthorpe

E 40km/h

Century Mine
Windiest

75km/h

Lucinda Point

94km/h

Burketown Ap

64km/h

Gannet Cay
-
no rain last hr Wettest

30.6mm

Ravenswood

29.2mm

Burketown Ap

5.8mm

South Johnstone

13.2mm

Mornington Island
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
(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 %
Late thunder
22 32 80% 1-5mm Nil N 17 50 NE 23 50
Possible thunderstorm
24 35 60% 1-5mm Nil SE 11 69 SSW 14 48
Showers
24 32 60% 1-5mm Nil SE 14 68 ESE 22 57
Late shower
25 32 60% < 1mm Nil E 19 58 E 27 56
Mostly sunny
23 30 80% < 1mm Nil E 12 72 E 12 66
Possible shower
23 32 60% < 1mm Nil ENE 12 60 ENE 17 43
Mostly sunny
25 40 30% < 1mm Nil NE 26 41 SE 12 20
Late thunder
24 39 70% 1-5mm Nil SE 16 34 SSE 18 25
Possible shower
26 38 40% < 1mm Nil SSE 25 20 S 18 12
Late shower
26 38 50% < 1mm Nil ENE 15 26 SW 15 18
Thunderstorms
19 32 80% 5-10mm Nil NNW 22 55 NW 14 39
Showers increasing
21 31 60% 1-5mm Nil NNE 16 68 NE 24 58
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10:00 EDT

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