Longreach Weather


23.44°S 144.25°E 189m AMSL

Longreach Forecast

This morning 18°C
Today 40°C
sunny

Now

19.9°C rising
Updated at 06:40 EST

Central West for Monday Hot. Sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm with little or no rainfall in the southeast during this afternoon and evening. Winds NW/NE 25 to 35 km/h tending NW/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the early afternoon then tending NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 36 to 41.

Currently at Longreach Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 19.9°C rising
Dew Point -4.4°C rising
Feels Like 14.5°C
Relative Humidity 19%
Wind icon
NE 14km/h rising
Wind Gusts 17km/h
Pressure 1013.9hPa rising
Fire Danger 17.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Mon

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Sunrise sunrise
05:52 EST
Sunset sunset
18:27 EST

Nearby Now

Blackall 22.1°C
Winton Ap 22.0°C
Hughenden Ap 22.8°C

Fire Danger Rating

VERY HIGH

Next 12 hours in Longreach

48-hour forecast

9am

Clear
29°C

12pm

Clear
37°C

3pm

Clear
40°C

6pm

Mostly clear
37°C

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Weatherpulse

Longreach 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Mon
Oct 14
Tue
Oct 15
Wed
Oct 16
Thu
Oct 17
Fri
Oct 18
Sat
Oct 19
Sun
Oct 20

Sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny
Maximum 40°C 41°C 42°C 38°C 37°C 36°C 36°C
Minimum 18°C 19°C 20°C 23°C 19°C 17°C 16°C
Chance of Rain 5% 10% 60% 30% 5% 5% 5%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 29
km/h
19
km/h
20
km/h
13
km/h
26
km/h
23
km/h
24
km/h
29
km/h
27
km/h
19
km/h
22
km/h
22
km/h
24
km/h
17
km/h
Wind Direction NNE 29km/h
NNE
WNW 19km/h
WNW
NE 20km/h
NE
WSW 13km/h
WSW
NNE 26km/h
NNE
WNW 23km/h
WNW
SSW 24km/h
SSW
SW 29km/h
SW
SE 27km/h
SE
SW 19km/h
SW
SSE 22km/h
SSE
SSW 22km/h
SSW
ESE 24km/h
ESE
S 17km/h
S
Relative Humidity 18% 8% 22% 9% 15% 11% 21% 14% 13% 10% 5% 5% 9% 9%
Dew Point 3°C 0°C 8°C 3°C 5°C 6°C 8°C 6°C -1°C 1°C -14°C -9°C -7°C -1°C

Longreach Sun & Moon Times

Monday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
05:29 EST
sunrise
05:52 EST
sunset
18:27 EST
last light
18:50 EST
moon
rise
Mon 18:47 EST
set
Tue 06:44 EST
moon
Mon
Oct 21
moon
Mon
Oct 28
moon
Mon
Nov 4
moon
Wed
Nov 13

Longreach Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sun
Oct 13
- 37°C -
Sat
Oct 12
9.5°C - 0.0mm
Fri
Oct 11
- 31.6°C -
Thu
Oct 10
13.6°C - 0.0mm
Wed
Oct 9
16.8°C 32.3°C 0.0mm

Longreach Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Oct
352.9mm
37.0 Day(s)
Total For 2019
196.4mm
22 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2018
174.0mm
21 Day(s)
Wettest Day
65.8mm
Mar 27
Lowest Temperature
0.8°C
Jun 4
Highest Temperature
43.0°C
Mar 12

Longreach Ap Almanac

full climatology
October Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
9.5°C
12th
Lowest On Record
4.2°C
4th 1981
Average This Month
16.1°C
-0.8°C
Long-term Average
16.9°C
October Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
38.5°C
8th
Highest On Record
43.8°C
20th 2002
Average This Month
34.4°C
+0.4°C
Long-term Average
34.0°C
October Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.0mm
1st
Total This Month
0.0mm
0 Day(s)
Long-term Average
21.5mm
3.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
136.6mm
1949
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1966
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16:23 EDT

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