Channel Country Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Saturday 20 July 2024.

Weather Situation

A trough will cross southern Queensland today. A new ridge will extend over the state in the wake of the trough. A high will move east across central and eastern Australia from Sunday, turning winds more onshore along the east coast. The high will reach the northern Tasman Sea by Tuesday, maintaining a ridge over Queensland. The high will drift slowly east over the following few days. A new trough may move east across southern and central Queensland late next week.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Sunny. Patches of morning frost in the northeast. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending south to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h in the morning. Daytime maximum temperatures between 17 and 22.

Fire Danger - Moderate

Sun protection 10:00am to 3:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 6 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Birdsville 19
Sunny. Thargomindah 17

Sunday 21 July

Sunny. The chance of morning frost near the Northern Territory border. Winds southerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 4 with daytime temperatures reaching around 20.

Monday 22 July

Sunny. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 5 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 20s.

Tuesday 23 July

Sunny. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 6 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

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

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