Channel Country Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Thursday 2 July 2020.

Weather Situation

A high [1025 hPa] over the northern Tasman Sea extends a ridge along the east coast. This high will drift east over the next few days while maintaining the ridge. A trough is moving eastwards across the state and will move offshore during Saturday morning. A second, stronger, high will move over South Australia from Saturday, extending a new ridge across the state over the weekend.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Clear. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h.

Friday 3 July

Sunny. Winds southerly 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 24.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 10:20am to 3:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Birdsville 7 21
Sunny. Thargomindah 7 19

Saturday 4 July

Sunny. Winds southerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming southerly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 21.

Sunday 5 July

Mostly sunny. Areas of morning frost in the southeast. Winds southerly 15 to 20 km/h turning southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 20.

Monday 6 July

Sunny. Winds southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 20 to 30 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 21.

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

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