Capricornia Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast updated at 5:55 pm EST on Saturday 24 October 2020.

Weather Situation

A high near New Zealand maintains a weak ridge along the east coast. A trough over western Queensland will move slowly eastwards across the central interior through the rest of today and tomorrow, eventually becoming slow moving about eastern coastal districts for the early days of next week.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the southwest, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm, possibly severe. Winds northerly 15 to 25 km/h.

Sunday 25 October

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers inland, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. A thunderstorm likely, possibly severe. Heavy falls possible inland. Winds northerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 7:50am to 3:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two. Possible storm. Gladstone 21 29
Showers. Storm likely. Rockhampton 21 31
Storms. Possibly severe. Biloela 20 32
Shower or two. Possible storm. Yeppoon 22 28

Monday 26 October

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the early morning. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 30s.

Tuesday 27 October

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming northerly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Wednesday 28 October

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EST Sunday.

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