Queensland Weather

Current Warnings
 

Queensland Forecast

  • Saturday Showers and thunderstorms in the NE. Hot and dry in the west and warm in the SE.

  • Sunday Storms in the far north. Showers along the coast. Very hot inland. Mild along the coast.

  • Monday Thunderstorms in northwwest, showers on coast. Warm to hot in the east, hot to very hot inland.

  • Tuesday Areas of heavy rain and storms in far north. A few storms near NSW border. Mosty dry elsewhere.

  • Wednesday Heavy rain, storms & gusty winds in the far north. Storms in the far southwest. Hot throughout.

Qld Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 16/01 Thu 17/01 Fri 18/01

42.5°C

Birdsville Ap
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

45.3°C

Birdsville Ap
Avg: Rec:

47.3°C

Ballera Gas Field
Avg: Rec:

46.6°C

Birdsville Ap
Avg: Rec:

47.3°C

Ballera Gas Field
Avg: Rec:

25.1°C

Low Isles
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

15.5°C

Stanthorpe
Avg: Rec:

12.3°C

Stanthorpe
Avg: Rec:

11.0°C

Stanthorpe
Avg: Rec:

10.7°C

Stanthorpe
Avg: Rec:

SE 44km/h

Low Isles
Windiest

90km/h

Charleville Ap

75km/h

Ballera Gas Field

51km/h

Bougainville Reef
-

3.6mm last hr

Mornington Island
Avg: Rec:
- -
Wettest

112.6mm

Scherger RAAF
Avg: Rec:

37.4mm

Mornington Island
Avg: Rec:
- -

64.0mm

Innisfail
Avg: Rec:
- -

64.0mm

Innisfail
Avg: Rec:
- -
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
23 33 90% 1-5mm Nil NE 8 52 ENE 22 46
Possible thunderstorm
24 31 90% 20-40mm Nil E 17 84 WNW 20 72
Possible shower
24 30 90% 10-20mm Nil SE 14 74 SE 21 71
Possible shower
24 32 90% 1-5mm Nil ESE 14 62 E 25 59
Mostly sunny
24 30 90% 1-5mm Nil ESE 11 70 ESE 13 67
Mostly sunny
22 32 20% < 1mm Nil E 8 65 E 18 48
Sunny
26 40 5% < 1mm Nil NE 27 42 ENE 22 20
Mostly sunny
26 41 40% < 1mm Nil NNE 14 37 E 14 19
Mostly sunny
30 44 20% < 1mm Nil NNE 18 25 N 8 16
Mostly sunny
28 40 40% < 1mm Nil N 22 31 E 11 16
Mostly sunny
20 32 70% 1-5mm Nil E 15 63 E 20 36
Mostly sunny
22 33 60% < 1mm Nil E 13 60 E 23 47
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