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
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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

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Weather News

Ways to stay cool: Advice from the archives

11:45 EDT

If you're finding the latest heatwave difficult, spare a thought for people from decades past, when the best advice they were given to beat the heat included putting your fingers in grapefruit and taking a water ballet class.

Scorching conditions in Tamworth

09:38 EDT

For those attending Tamworth's country music festival, a good hat is going to come in handy.

Heatwave makes it particularly tough work for shearers, labourers, farmers and chefs

09:25 EDT

When Dayne West is shearing sheep at the height of summer, in temperatures nearing 50 degrees Celsius he turns his mind to the Arctic.