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Current Warnings
 

Queensland Forecast

  • Wednesday Partly cloudy in the southeast, mostly sunny west. Showers in the northern tropics.

  • Thursday Light showers in the southeast and tropical north. Mostly dry and sunny elsewhere.

  • Friday Rain in the south. The odd shower on the Peninsula. Showers and storms possible in the southeast.

  • Saturday The odd shower/storm in the far east and north. Dry elsewhere. Cool morning in the south.

  • Sunday A few showers along the coast. Dry elsewhere. Cool in the south. Light winds.

Qld Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 22/05 Mon 23/05 Tue 24/05

28.5°C

Urandangi
Hottest

33.5°C

Boulia Ap

33.0°C

Coconut Island

33.0°C

Kowanyama Ap

38.5°C

Century Mine

4.4°C

Stanthorpe
Coldest

2.8°C

Stanthorpe

0.3°C

Stanthorpe

-4.4°C

Stanthorpe

-4.4°C

Stanthorpe

E 27km/h

Willis Island
Windiest

59km/h

Bougainville Reef

57km/h

Bougainville Reef

50km/h

Willis Island
-
no rain last hr Wettest

72.6mm

Whyanbeel Valley

42.0mm

Macknade Sugar Mill

57.0mm

Southwell

25.0mm

Kowanyama Ap
Queensland's Records for May
Max Min Rain
Highest 39.5°C at
Toorak in 1981
Lowest 6.9°C at
Stanthorpe in 1969
Highest 28.0°C at
Coconut Island in 2001
Lowest -6.8°C at
Stanthorpe in 2006
Highest 318.8mm at
Mackay Ap in 1955

Queensland Monthly Summaries

May 2016
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
15.0 +2.2 19 26.0 +2.5 29.8 28
23.3 +2.0 22 33.1 +1.3 120.2 683
71 22.9 +3.0 71 29.2 +1.6 177.4 194
21.3 +3.7 74 29.8 +2.2 0.6 2
54 20.0 +2.9 54 26.8 +2.6 54 4.6 4
17.5 +3.3 75 29.3 +3.3 4.8 10
48 17.2 +5.3 48 30.9 +3.9 0.6 2
16.8 +3.0 30.9 +3.0 20.0 154
13.7 +2.9 14 26.3 +2.3 45.0 287
12.6 +3.7 72 27.5 +4.2 25.0 80
17 12.8 +2.9 17 23.8 +4.1 10.2 28
16.0 +1.9 34 28.1 +3.4 15.2 22
10  
A yellow cell indicates a probable monthly record for this site (sites with ≥ 10 years of records only). The number of years of records available for the relevant field for this month is indicated in black. See the station's climate page for full details.
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Weather News

Big surf closes beaches across Sydney, NSW

18:13 EST

Surf lifesavers have issued a warning to beachgoers as a large swell closes stretches of the New South Wales coastline.

Dampened SA in for more rain but also cold, strong winds

18:01 EST

Rain has fallen across a large part of South Australia during Wednesday and there is more to come, mainly on Friday, coinciding with cold winds.

Wet week for NSW

17:41 EST

Three rain-bearing systems will traverse New South Wales within the next seven days, rounding out a bumper May.