North Tropical Coast and Tablelands Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Wednesday 29 June 2022.

Weather Situation

A high, moving eastward across the Tasman Sea, extends a ridge over most of Queensland. An upper trough developing through Central Australia will move slowly east across Queensland over the next several days, leading to increasing cloud, rain and cooler daytime temperatures for much of the state.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers near the coast, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h.

Thursday 30 June

Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers near the coast, high (70%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm near the coast. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 26.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:30am to 3:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Showers increasing. Cairns 22 25
Showers increasing. Atherton 17 20
Showers. Cooktown 22 26
Showers increasing. Innisfail 20 22
Showers increasing. Mareeba 19 25

Friday 1 July

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers near the coast, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 27.

Saturday 2 July

Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the south, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 27.

Sunday 3 July

Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the south, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 27.

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

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