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Qld
Wed 04:52 EST
Current Warnings
 

Queensland Forecast

  • Wednesday Rain contracting to east, heaviest in southeast. Becoming dry in west with brisk southerly winds.

  • Thursday Patchy light rain in northeast, mostly clearing. Chilly in south. Mild in north.

  • Friday Early frost and fog patches then generally dry. Chilly, possible showers in south. Mild in north.

  • Saturday Light morning frost in the south. Generally sunny and dry, chance shower far north.

Qld Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 21/08 Mon 22/08 Tue 23/08

25.9°C

Coconut Island
Hottest

33.8°C

Century Mine

34.0°C

Scherger RAAF

35.0°C

Scherger RAAF

35.0°C

Scherger RAAF

10.5°C

Stanthorpe
Coldest

1.3°C

Stanthorpe

8.8°C

Taroom
 

-3.7°C

Stanthorpe

NNW 38km/h

Hamilton Island Ap
Windiest

55km/h

Marion Rf

53km/h

Dalby Ap

57km/h

Burketown Ap
-
no rain last hr Wettest

18.4mm

Bollon

34.0mm

Bedourie
 

219.0mm

Russell River
Queensland's Records for August
Max Min Rain
Highest 38.5°C at
Bedourie in 2009
Lowest 1.0°C at
Warwick Dragon St in 1990
Highest 26.8°C at
Horn Island in 2010
Lowest -9.4°C at
Mitchell in 1979
Highest 529.2mm at
Rainbow Beach in 2007

Queensland Monthly Summaries

August 2016
Station
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
10.9 +1.2 21.9 +0.0 18.0 41
12.0 +1.2 23.5 +0.1 18.0 53
18.2 +0.8 26.5 -0.1 39.8 149
8.0 +2.1 21.3 -0.7 25.4 128
9.5 +1.0 23.8 -2.3 1.8 16
15.5 +1.5 22.8 +0.2 42.6 138
12.1 +1.9 27.3 -0.0 3.6 103
13.4 +2.7 24.8 +0.0 1.4 5
9.2 +1.0 22.1 -0.8 9.4 102
8.1 +0.6 18.6 -0.0 25.6 78
15.7 +1.0 26.0 +0.0 4.6 28
19.7 +1.0 32.6 +0.6 0.4 7
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

Green grass and livestock returning but drought not over in Queensland

18:00 EST

After record-breaking winter rainfall, parts of drought ravaged Queensland are starting to see sheep and cattle return.

Squally Weekend for parts of WA

12:02 EST

The start of this week has been dominated by dry and settled weather for the majority of Western Australia, but as we look forward to the end of the working week, conditions are set to deteriorate.

Eastern soaking under way

11:44 EST

A major winter rain event has begun and will continue across eastern states during the next two days.