Thermal Comfort Observations

WBGT and Apparent Temperature for Queensland

Issued at 3.12 pm ( ST) Thursday 02 July 2015
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Station Name Observation
Time
Temp WBGT
sun
WBGT
shade
  AT
shade
Rel
Hum
Dew
Point
Wind (10m)
Dir Spd

ST °C °C°C°C % °C
km/h
Southeast Region
Brisbane 03:00 pm 19.4 17.8 13.4 15.3 30 2.3 W 13
Brisbane Airport 03:00 pm 18.4 17.5 13.1 12.5 40 3.7 W 24
Archerfield 03:00 pm 19.1 17.6 13.3 12.6 35 2.5 W 26
Amberley 03:00 pm 19.6 17.1 12.6 12.4 25 -1.9 W 26
Beaudesert AWS 03:00 pm 20.7 19.3 15.1 18.1 40 5.9 W 9
Redcliffe 03:00 pm 18.7 17.9 13.5 13.9 40 4.5 W 19
Gold Coast Seaway 03:00 pm 19.9 19.8 15.6 15.9 50 9.2 NW 20
Gatton 03:00 pm 17.2 16.5 11.9 10.2 35 2.0 W 28
Toowoomba 03:00 pm 12.3 13.7 8.8 5.3 50 2.2 WSW 28
Oakey 03:00 pm 15.2 15.6 11.0 7.7 45 3.4 WSW 32
Cape Moreton 03:00 pm 16.9 18.0 13.7 12.5 60 8.8 WSW 22
Coolangatta 03:00 pm 21.2 20.5 16.3 18.2 45 9.1 WNW 15
Maroochydore 03:00 pm 19.4 19.0 14.8 14.6 45 7.5 WSW 22
Tewantin 03:00 pm 20.5 19.6 15.4 17.5 45 7.5 SW 13
Nambour 03:00 pm 18.7 18.3 14.0 16.7 45 6.2 WSW 6
Beerburrum 03:00 pm 17.6 17.6 13.3 15.0 45 6.2 W 9
Toolara          *         
Jimna 03:00 pm 14.5 15.8 11.2  *  55 5.8    
Gympie 03:00 pm 20.4 18.8 14.5 16.7 35 4.4 WSW 13
Double Island Point 03:00 pm 19.9 19.7 15.5 17.2 50 8.9 SW 13
Gulf Country
Burketown 03:00 pm 29.5 25.2 21.0 25.1 30 9.1 SE 22
Zinifex Century Mine 03:00 pm 28.3 23.3 19.1 24.2 20 4.6 S 15
Croydon          *         
Kowanyama 03:00 pm 31.5 26.7 22.3 27.4 25 10.2 SE 22
Mornington Island          *         
Normanton 03:00 pm 29.8 26.0 21.6 25.9 30 10.9 S 22
Sweers Island 03:00 pm 26.9 25.3 21.0 24.8 45 13.6 SE 17
Peninsula
Coen 03:00 pm 27.6 26.1 21.7 25.9 45 14.6 E 17
Horn Island 03:00 pm 27.4 28.0 23.2 23.9 60 18.7 ESE 35
Lockhart River 03:00 pm 26.0 27.9 23.1 24.8 70 20.1 ESE 26
Musgrave          *         
Weipa 03:00 pm 29.8 27.2 22.7 26.2 40 14.2 ESE 26
North Tropical Coast and Tablelands
Cairns 02:30 pm 25.9 25.9 21.5 22.7 55 16.3 ESE 28
Cairns Racecourse 03:00 pm 25.0 25.6 21.2 23.5 60 16.7 ESE 20
Cape Flattery 03:00 pm 25.0 27.2 22.5 21.6 75 19.8 SSE 37
Cardwell 03:00 pm 24.2 26.0 21.5 25.5 70 18.4 NE 9
Cooktown 03:00 pm 24.8 25.9 21.4 22.9 65 17.6 SE 24
Innisfail 03:00 pm 24.5 25.6 21.1 21.7 65 17.3 SE 28
Low Isles 03:00 pm 24.8 26.9 22.2 22.2 70 19.4 SE 32
Lucinda 03:00 pm 23.2 24.5 20.1 23.7 65 16.5 ESE 9
Mareeba 03:00 pm 24.5 23.4 19.1 21.5 45 12.1 SE 19
Palmerville 03:00 pm 30.5 25.9 21.5 28.7 25 9.4 SW 9
South Johnstone 03:00 pm 24.1 25.6 21.1 23.6 65 17.7 SE 17
Station Name Observation
Time
Temp WBGT
sun
WBGT
shade
  AT
shade
Rel
Hum
Dew
Point
Wind (10m)
Dir Spd

ST °C °C°C°C % °C
km/h
Herbert and Lower Burdekin
Alva Beach 03:00 pm 22.8 24.2 19.9 21.2 65 16.4 ENE 20
Ayr 03:00 pm 25.2 24.4 20.1 23.5 50 13.7 ENE 15
Bowen          *         
Ingham 03:00 pm 25.5 25.8 21.4 26.0 60 16.6 NE 9
Townsville 03:00 pm 24.9 24.8 20.5 22.0 55 15.1 NE 24
Woolshed 03:00 pm 20.5 21.4 17.2 19.4 60 13.0 N 11
Northern Goldfields and Upper Flinders
Charters Towers          *         
Georgetown 03:00 pm 28.0 24.4 20.1 25.8 30 9.3 SSE 11
Hughenden 03:00 pm 25.6 21.9 17.6 21.3 25 5.2 S 17
Richmond 03:00 pm 26.8 22.6 18.3 20.0 25 5.1 S 30
Channel Country
Ballera 03:00 pm 17.1 16.2 11.7 11.5 35 1.1 S 20
Bedourie 03:00 pm 20.4 19.5 15.2 17.3 40 7.1 SSE 13
Boulia 03:00 pm 21.9 21.4 17.2 20.4 50 10.7 S 9
Birdsville 03:00 pm 18.5 16.7 12.2 12.6 25 -0.8 S 20
Quilpie          *         
Thargomindah 03:00 pm 16.5 15.6 10.9 11.2 30 -0.7 S 17
Windorah          *         
Central West
Barcaldine 03:00 pm 22.0 19.4 15.1 19.7 30 2.8 SW 4
Blackall 03:00 pm 20.6 19.0 14.6 16.2 35 4.6 SSE 17
Isisford 03:00 pm 22.0 21.7 17.6 20.8 50 11.5 SSW 9
Longreach 03:00 pm 21.9 19.1 14.7 16.6 25 1.8 S 19
Tambo 03:00 pm 19.4 18.6 14.3 16.4 40 5.9 S 11
Winton 03:00 pm 24.0 20.5 16.2 20.4 25 2.8 S 11
Station Name Observation
Time
Temp WBGT
sun
WBGT
shade
  AT
shade
Rel
Hum
Dew
Point
Wind (10m)
Dir Spd

ST °C °C°C°C % °C
km/h
Maranoa and Warrego
Charleville 03:00 pm 16.8 17.2 12.8 12.7 50 6.3 SW 17
Cunnamulla 03:00 pm 16.2 15.8 11.3 12.0 35 1.6 SSW 13
Injune 03:00 pm 18.1 17.9 13.6 14.4 45 6.2 SSE 15
Mitchell 03:00 pm 17.5 18.9 14.7 17.0 65 10.7 SW 4
Roma 03:00 pm 16.5 16.8 12.4 10.9 50 5.5 SSW 24
St George 03:00 pm 13.8 15.2 10.7 9.1 55 5.2 SSW 19
Surat 03:00 pm 15.1 16.2 11.8 10.6 55 6.0 SW 19
Northwest
Camooweal 03:00 pm 25.7 22.4 18.2 20.4 30 6.8 SSE 24
Cloncurry 03:00 pm 26.1 22.3 18.1 20.9 25 5.7 SE 22
Julia Creek 03:00 pm 26.5 22.9 18.7 21.2 30 7.0 S 24
Mt Isa 03:00 pm 24.7 21.3 17.0 19.7 25 4.6 S 20
The Monument 03:00 pm 22.9 20.4 16.1 18.0 30 5.3 SSE 20
Urandangi 03:00 pm 23.3 20.3 16.1 18.1 30 3.8 SE 20
Central Coast - Whitsundays
Bowen          *         
Collinsville 03:00 pm 25.3 22.9 18.7 24.4 35 9.2 S 4
Hamilton Island 03:00 pm 21.1 23.2 18.9 19.4 75 16.3 ESE 20
Mackay Airport 03:00 pm 22.1 23.9 19.6 20.2 70 16.6 E 22
Mackay 03:00 pm 20.7 22.4 18.2  *  70 15.1    
Proserpine 03:00 pm 23.8 23.6 19.3 21.1 55 13.6 E 20
St Lawrence          *         
Central Highlands - Coalfields
Baralaba          *         
Emerald 03:00 pm 23.2 21.1 16.9 20.1 35 7.3 SSW 13
Clermont 03:00 pm 23.9 21.6 17.3 20.9 35 7.5 S 13
Lochington 03:00 pm 22.4 20.2 15.9 20.0 35 5.4 SSW 7
Moranbah          *         
Rolleston Airport 03:00 pm 21.0 19.2 14.9 17.7 35 4.6 S 11
Springsure          *         
Taroom 03:00 pm 19.9 18.9 14.7 15.8 40 6.1 SSW 17
Station Name Observation
Time
Temp WBGT
sun
WBGT
shade
  AT
shade
Rel
Hum
Dew
Point
Wind (10m)
Dir Spd

ST °C °C°C°C % °C
km/h
Capricornia
Biloela 03:00 pm 21.2 19.0 14.7 16.9 30 3.4 SW 15
Gladstone Airport 03:00 pm 23.9 20.9 16.7 19.1 30 4.8 WSW 19
Heron Island 03:00 pm        *      S 17
Rockhampton 03:00 pm 24.0 20.9 16.7 19.2 30 4.7 S 19
Samuel Hill 03:00 pm 23.9 21.8 17.6 19.9 35 8.3 S 19
Williamson 03:00 pm 24.3 21.8 17.6 20.5 35 7.4 S 17
Yeppoon 03:00 pm 23.9 20.8 16.6 18.9 30 4.5 SSW 20
Darling Downs and Granite Belt
Dalby 03:00 pm 14.6 15.3 10.7 8.6 45 3.4 SW 24
Goondiwindi 03:00 pm 12.8 14.8 10.3 10.1 60 5.8 SW 9
Inglewood          *         
Miles 03:00 pm 16.5 16.4 11.8 11.8 40 3.4 SW 17
Oakey 03:00 pm 15.2 15.6 11.0 7.7 45 3.4 WSW 32
Stanthorpe 03:00 pm 10.4 11.6 6.1 4.7 35 -4.1 WSW 17
Texas 03:00 pm 13.0 14.6 10.0 11.0 55 4.4 W 4
Toowoomba 03:00 pm 12.3 13.7 8.8 5.3 50 2.2 WSW 28
Warwick 03:00 pm 13.8 14.3 9.5 9.1 40 1.0 WNW 15
Wide Bay and Burnett
Bundaberg 03:00 pm 20.8 19.2 15.0 15.9 35 5.2 SW 20
Double Island Point 03:00 pm 19.9 19.7 15.5 17.2 50 8.9 SW 13
Gayndah 03:00 pm 19.1 18.5 14.2 14.4 45 6.2 SW 20
Hervey Bay 03:00 pm 20.8 19.7 15.5 17.3 40 7.1 SW 15
Gympie 03:00 pm 20.4 18.8 14.5 16.7 35 4.4 WSW 13
Jimna 03:00 pm 14.5 15.8 11.2  *  55 5.8    
Kingaroy 03:00 pm 16.2 15.9 11.3 9.6 40 2.2 SW 26
Lady Elliot Island 03:00 pm 20.8 19.9 15.7 15.7 45 7.8 SSW 24
Maryborough 03:00 pm 21.0 19.8 15.5 17.1 40 6.9 WSW 17
Monto 03:00 pm 19.9 20.1 16.0 18.9 55 10.3 SW 6
Rainbow Beach 03:00 pm 20.8 20.5 16.3 16.6 50 9.9 W 22
Sandy Cape 03:00 pm 19.5 18.6 14.3 12.8 40 5.8 S 30
Toolara          *         
Town of 1770 03:00 pm 21.3 20.1 15.9 19.1 40 7.7 S 9

The shade WBGT is calculated for an environment shaded from direct (and strong reflected) solar radiation and where surfaces are not significantly hotter or colder than the indicated air temperature.

* The calculation of AT requires an observation of temperature, humidity, and wind. If any of these are unavailable, the AT field is left blank.

The WBGT values displayed here should be used in conjunction with guidelines provided by Sports Medicine Australia (SMA).

Sports Medicine Australia may also provide additional regional guidelines. The AT values displayed here are the Steadman Apparent Temperatures measured in the shade. The Apparent Temperature is an estimation of what the temperature "feels like" to an appropriately dressed adult. Direct exposure to the afternoon sun would add as much as 8C to the AT.

Further information About Thermal Comfort Observations including Wet Bulb Globe Temperature (WBGT) and Apparent Temperature (AT).