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Queensland Weather

Current Warnings
 

Queensland Forecast

  • 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.

  • Tuesday Very heavy rain and storms in the north. A few storms over the highlands and central coast.

  • Wednesday Showers and thunder from north and along E coast. Warm to hot throughout. Afternoon storms in south.

  • Thursday Storms in the north, rain/showers in the east. Very hot southwest grading hot to coast.

Qld Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Thu 18/01 Fri 19/01 Sat 20/01

42.8°C

Ballera Gas Field
Hottest

43.0°C

Birdsville Ap

44.5°C

Ballera Gas Field

42.5°C

Birdsville Ap

45.4°C

Birdsville Ap

24.1°C

Mornington Island
Coldest

9.5°C

Stanthorpe

9.5°C

Stanthorpe

15.0°C

Gatton

7.5°C

Stanthorpe

ESE 37km/h

Willis Island
Windiest

72km/h

Bougainville Reef

57km/h

Holmes Rf

59km/h

Bougainville Reef
-
no rain last hr Wettest

320.0mm

Hazelmere

74.0mm

Daintree

74.0mm

Cooktown Ap

74.4mm

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
(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 %
Possible shower
23 31 90% 5-10mm Nil SE 23 67 SE 29 59
Possible shower
22 30 80% 1-5mm Nil SE 25 69 SE 30 59
Possible shower
24 31 90% 20-40mm Nil SSE 12 79 SE 21 72
Sunny
25 38 10% < 1mm Nil ENE 23 41 ESE 28 21
Mostly sunny
25 36 30% < 1mm Nil E 33 48 E 28 30
Showers
25 29 90% 5-10mm Nil SE 19 81 SE 24 77
Possible shower
26 36 90% 5-10mm Nil ENE 19 65 E 24 42
Possible shower
23 31 80% < 1mm Nil SE 23 72 ESE 26 52
Mostly sunny
28 39 40% < 1mm Nil NE 23 30 E 26 18
Possible shower
19 29 70% 1-5mm Nil ESE 24 70 ESE 30 48
Possible shower
25 30 90% 20-40mm Nil SE 18 74 ESE 27 71
Possible thunderstorm
24 30 90% 10-20mm Nil NW 19 89 WNW 23 81
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Weather News

North Island set for a soaking this week

13:34 EDT

Residents of New Zealand's North Island are expecting a wet start to the working week.

Lighting up southwest WA

11:31 EDT

Whilst northern parts of Western Australia have seen their fair share of thunderstorms recently, southwestern and southern parts of the state have seen far fewer.

Heating up in Sydney

16:59 EDT

Temperatures have been steadily climbing across the Sydney basin today, the second day of a prolonged period of heat for the region.