Central Highlands and Coalfields Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Tuesday 28 June 2022.

Weather Situation

A high, moving eastward across southeastern Australia, is strengthening a ridge across Queensland. An upper trough will develop through Central Australia midweek, and move east across Queensland through the end of the week, leading to increasing cloud, rain and cooler daytime temperatures for much of the state.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Mostly clear. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h.

Wednesday 29 June

Partly cloudy. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 23.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:50am to 2:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Emerald 10 21
Partly cloudy. Clermont 8 21
Partly cloudy. Moranbah 9 22

Thursday 30 June

Cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 25.

Friday 1 July

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 21.

Saturday 2 July

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain. Light winds becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 20.

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

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