Queensland Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:30 am EST on Monday 24 July 2017.

Weather Situation

Weak highs over northeastern New South Wales and South Australia extend a dry air mass into Queensland. Fine and sunny conditions will persist through the outlook period as a series of high pressure system moves across southern Queensland. Morning frosts will continue in the inland parts of southern and central districts during the week. Maximum temperatures will tend to be higher than the July average over much of the state, particularly in the interior.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Slight chance of showers about the northeast tropics. Fine and sunny across the rest of the state with extensive morning frosts again likely through inland parts of southern, central and western districts. Light to moderate northeast to southeasterly winds, tending fresh southeasterly about the far northeast tropical coast.

Tuesday 25 July

The belt of high pressure across southern Queensland will extend a ridge along the northeastern Queensland coast with a slight chance of showers about the east tropical coast, most likely in the early morning and then again in the evening. Fine and sunny conditions will continue across the rest of the state with a chance of morning frosts about the Carnarvon ranges and southern interior. Daytime temperatures will remain above the July average across most of the state, especially the interior.

Wednesday 26 July

The belt of high pressure across southern Queensland will continue as a new high pressure system moves into South Australia. A ridge will continue to extend through the Queensland and along the east tropical coast, with a slight to medium chance of showers over northeast Queensland. Fine and sunny conditions will continue across the rest of the state with a chance of morning frosts about the Carnarvon ranges and southern interior. Daytime temperatures will remain above the July average across most of the state, especially the interior.

Thursday 27 July

The high pressure system over South Australia will move northeast slightly, with fine and mostly sunny conditions persisting over most of the state. An onshore wind flow will result in the slight to medium chance of showers about parts of the east coast and nearby inland near and north of Townsville. Minimum temperatures will likely gradually increase though some morning frosts will remain possible over the southeastern interior, Maranoa and Carnarvon Ranges. Maximum temperatures will remain above the July average, particularly in the west.

Friday until Sunday

The high pressure system will move towards the southeast while another high will move over southern Australia. Fine and mostly sunny conditions will persist over most of the state. An onshore wind flow will result in the slight to medium chance of showers about parts of the east coast and nearby inland near and north of Cardwell and possibly extending to exposed parts of coast in the southeast on Friday. Minimum temperatures will likely gradually increase though some morning frosts will remain possible over the southeastern interior, Maranoa and Carnarvon Ranges. Maximum temperatures will remain above the July average, particularly in the west.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EST Monday.

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