Fairfax Media Network

Queensland Weather

Qld
Fri 15:33 EST
Current Warnings
 

Queensland Forecast

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

  • Saturday Heavy showers and storms in the northern tropics. Hot, dry and sunny throughout central and S.

  • 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. Hot and dry over central and southern parts.

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

41.0°C

Ballera Gas Field
Hottest

42.4°C

Mt Isa

43.2°C

Birdsville Ap

43.0°C

Birdsville Ap

45.4°C

Birdsville Ap

20.7°C

Maryborough
Coldest

10.3°C

Stanthorpe

10.8°C

Stanthorpe

9.0°C

Stanthorpe

7.5°C

Stanthorpe

ESE 38km/h

Willis Island
Windiest

87km/h

Cape Moreton

90km/h

Bougainville Reef

72km/h

Bougainville Reef
-
no rain last hr Wettest

294.0mm

Mt Sophia

203.0mm

Euramo

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
18 31 50% < 1mm Nil S 17 50 ESE 26 44
Possible thunderstorm
25 31 60% 5-10mm Nil E 11 85 N 10 74
Possible shower
23 32 60% 10-20mm Nil SSE 17 75 SE 25 69
Mostly sunny
23 32 30% < 1mm Nil ESE 16 58 E 27 50
Mostly sunny
21 33 5% < 1mm Nil ESE 10 62 ESE 14 57
Mostly sunny
20 34 10% < 1mm Nil SE 8 57 E 15 35
Mostly sunny
26 39 5% < 1mm Nil NNE 23 31 ENE 11 17
Cloudy
24 36 60% < 1mm Nil NE 14 42 ENE 22 27
Mostly sunny
29 43 5% < 1mm Nil ENE 15 13 E 13 8
Mostly sunny
26 40 5% < 1mm Nil N 18 22 ENE 10 10
Sunny
14 32 5% < 1mm Nil ESE 15 45 ESE 22 24
Mostly sunny
18 31 20% < 1mm Nil SSE 12 57 E 20 47
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Canberra braces for heatwave as temperatures expected to soar above 37C for four consecutive days

20:15 EDT

Canberrans are about to swelter through the weekend, with four consecutive days at or above 37 degrees Celsius.

Southern states swelter as power supply struggles

19:13 EDT

The power supply in Victoria and South Australia is being put to the test as five of the states and territories face an extreme heatwave, with temperatures in some areas already hitting 40 degrees Celsius.

Melbourne hits 42C before cool change as authorities defend 'heat kills' warnings

18:35 EDT

Melburnians — and the world's best tennis players — have battled through temperatures of about 42 degrees Celsius, as energy authorities curtailed some industrial users' power consumption and firefighters across Victoria stood on high alert.