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Current Warnings
 

Queensland Forecast

  • Monday A few showers on North Tropical Coast. Showers developing in far SW. Sunny elsewhere.

  • Tuesday Showers along the coasts. Patchy rain possible in the southwest.

  • Wednesday Storms and showers over the interior. Windy coastal showers.

  • Thursday A few light showers over the tropical coasts. Cool SW'ly winds throughout.

Qld Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 27/05 Sat 28/05 Sun 29/05

27.1°C

Holmes Rf
Hottest

35.5°C

St Lawrence

34.9°C

Kowanyama Ap

34.0°C

Coconut Island

38.5°C

Century Mine

-2.6°C

Stanthorpe
Coldest

2.7°C

Kingaroy Ap

-0.3°C

Roma Ap
 

-4.4°C

Stanthorpe

E 33km/h

Willis Island
Windiest

64km/h

Brisbane Ap

64km/h

Archerfield Ap

51km/h

Lucinda Point
-

1.0mm last hr

Lucinda Point
Wettest

25.8mm

Scherger RAAF

17.2mm

Scherger RAAF
 

274.0mm

Hazelmere
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
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
14.5 +1.7 19 25.8 +2.3 29.8 28
15.6 +1.5 34 27.9 +3.2 19.0 28
71 22.6 +2.7 71 29.2 +1.6 177.6 194
12.3 +3.4 72 27.0 +3.7 25.2 81
48 16.8 +4.9 48 30.5 +3.5 0.6 2
54 19.8 +2.7 54 26.9 +2.7 54 4.8 5
16.6 +2.8 30.9 +3.0 20.0 154
17.2 +3.0 75 29.4 +3.4 4.8 10
13.3 +2.5 25.7 +1.7 47.0 299
12.0 +2.1 17 23.2 +3.5 19.0 53
21.1 +3.5 74 29.9 +2.3 0.6 2
23.2 +1.9 22 33.1 +1.3 120.6 685
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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