Central Highlands and Coalfields Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Monday 15 July 2024.

Weather Situation

A deep low will linger near Tasmania for a day or two. A low pressure area will persist in the Tasman Sea for several days, drifting east from Friday. A high will remain south of Australia for the next few days, extending a weak ridge over the state and combining with the low pressure area to drive cold air over Queensland. The high will move over central Australia on Thursday and then linger over eastern Australia from Friday, maintaining a ridge over the state.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Mostly sunny. Patches of morning frost in the south. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures between 17 and 22.

Fire Danger - Moderate

Sun protection 9:30am to 2:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 6 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Emerald 20
Sunny. Clermont 21
Sunny. Moranbah 22

Tuesday 16 July

Mostly sunny. Patches of morning frost in the southwest. Light winds becoming west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 22.

Wednesday 17 July

Mostly sunny. Patches of morning frost in the south. Light winds becoming southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 20.

Thursday 18 July

Mostly sunny. Slight chance of a shower about the Carnarvon Ranges, near zero chance elsewhere. Patches of morning frost in the west. Light winds becoming southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 3 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 20.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Monday.

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