Northern Goldfields and Upper Flinders Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast updated at 5:47 pm EST on Thursday 22 June 2017.

Weather Situation

A slow moving high pressure system over southeastern Australia will continue to weaken through the remainder of today and Friday. A new, weak high pressure system will develop over the southern Coral Sea over the weekend. Moist onshore winds about the east tropical coast will lead to some showers and drizzle areas throughout the forecast period. Fine and mostly sunny conditions will persist over much of the remainder of the state, with some early frost patches expected over the southern and central interior. Daytime temperatures will increase further over the interior and southeast of the state from Friday and these warm June temperatures will persist into early next week.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Clear. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h.

Friday 23 June

Sunny. Winds easterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon then becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 29.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:50am to 3:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 6 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Charters Towers 12 25
Sunny. Georgetown 13 27

Saturday 24 June

Mostly sunny. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 29.

Sunday 25 June

Mostly sunny. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending east to southeasterly during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 29.

Monday 26 June

Sunny. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending east to southeasterly during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 30.

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

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