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Badu Island (10.1474°S, 142.1345°E, 42m AMSL) set as my default location ›

  1. My MLA

  2. Current condition

    TODAY
    Possible thunderstorm 26° 34°
    possible thunderstorm
    Chance of rain: 70%
    Likely amount: 1-5mm
    First
    light
    Sunrise Sunset Last light
    Sunrise Sunset
    5:38am EST 6:01am EST 6:45pm EST 7:08pm EST
    NOW
    27.9° Feels Like: 29.2°
    Relative Humidity: 72%
    Dew: 22.4°
    Wind: SE 18km/h
    Gust: 28km/h
    Rainfall since 9am: 0.0mm
    Pressure: 1010.8hPa
  3. Today Weather

    Badu Island
    Now
    27.9°c
    Feels Like:
    29.2°
    Wind:
    SE 18km/h
    Gusts:
    28km/h
    Humidity:
    72%
    Possible thunderstorm
     
    26°
    Min
    34°
    Max
    Today in Badu Island
    Mostly sunny. Medium chance of showers north of Weipa, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Weipa. Light winds becoming E 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 33 to 39.
    Tomorrow
    Mostly sunny
    26°
    Min
    34°
    Max
    Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm from the late morning. Light winds becoming E 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 34 to 39.
  4. Radar

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  6. Warnings

    There are no current warnings for Badu Island

  7. Next 48 Hours


    Next 48 Hours


  8. 7 day forecast

    Today: Mostly sunny. Medium chance of showers north of Weipa, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Weipa. Light winds becoming E 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 33 to 39.

    Forecast for Badu Island (10.1474°S, 142.1345°E, 42m AMSL)
      Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
    Summary Possible thunderstorm Mostly sunny Mostly sunny Possible thunderstorm Possible shower Mostly sunny Mostly sunny
    Minimum 26° 26° 26° 26° 25° 26° 26°
    Maximum 34° 34° 34° 34° 34° 35° 35°
    Chance of rain 70% 10% 50% 70% 80% 20% 30%
    Likely amount 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm
    UV index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme - - -
    Frost risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
      9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
    Wind speed 26
    (km/h)
    30
    (km/h)
    24
    (km/h)
    24
    (km/h)
    10
    (km/h)
    12
    (km/h)
    6
    (km/h)
    13
    (km/h)
    8
    (km/h)
    15
    (km/h)
    8
    (km/h)
    18
    (km/h)
    8
    (km/h)
    9
    (km/h)
    Wind direction ESE E ESE E SSE NW NNE WNW W W WSW WNW N NW
    Relative humidity 64% 60% 64% 61% 67% 63% 68% 62% 66% 62% 65% 60% 64% 59%
    Dew point 23°C 25°C 23°C 25°C 24°C 26°C 25°C 25°C 23°C 25°C 24°C 26°C 24°C 25°C
  9. 28 Day Rainfall forecast

    Badu Island Rain Forecast


    Badu Island 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    9
    LOW
    10
    LOW
    11
    MEDIUM
    12
    MEDIUM
    13
    MEDIUM
    14
    MEDIUM
    15
    MEDIUM
    16
    LOW
    17
    LOW
    18
    LOW
    19
    LOW
    20
    LOW
    21
    LOW
    22
    LOW
    23
    LOW
    24
    LOW
    25
    LOW
    26
    LOW
    27
    MEDIUM
    28
    LOW
    29
    LOW
    30
    LOW
    31
    MEDIUM
    Jan 1
    2
    3
    4
    LOW
    5
    6
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Dec 8

    Issue Notes

    The hemispheric long wave pattern has remained stable in recent weeks. There are six main troughs. Currently the most significant troughs are near the longitudes of South Africa, the Indian Ocean, eastern Australia, the south Pacific, the southeast Pacific, South America, and the Atlantic Ocean.

    Summary:

    Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 16 December to 20 December, 28 December to 1 January, and 4 January to 8 January. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 13 December to 17 December, 17 December to 21 December, and 8 January to 12 January. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 15 December to 19 December, and 4 January to 8 January.

    Forecast Explanation

    This forecast is produced by a multi-model ensemble consisting of dynamical atmospheric models, which are forced by the latest observed atmosphere, ocean, land and ice conditions. The models are designed to simulate features of the real atmosphere, including the daily movement of long and short wave patterns in the Southern Hemisphere.

    The future probability of rain in each district is estimated using output from the multi-model ensemble, combined with historical information about the difference between the model forecasts and observed rainfall.

    In this deterministic framework the skill of the forecast tends to decrease with time, however the forecasts are updated daily to provide the latest estimates of rainfall probability out to 28 days.

  10. 12 Month Rainfall Forecast

    Badu Island Rain Forecast


    Badu Island 12-month Rainfall Forecast
    Dec
    Jan
    Feb
    Mar
    Apr
    May
    Jun
    Jul
    Aug
    Sep
    Oct
    Nov
    2019
    2020
    3
    3
    7
    5
    6
    5
    6
    9
    9
    8
    8
    5
    10
    5
    0
    1
    2 - 3
    4 - 7
    8 - 9
    10
    Well below normal
    Below normal
    Near normal
    Above normal
    Well above normal

    Issue Notes - Issued Nov 8

    ENSO status: Neutral IOD status: Positive Sea surface temperatures (SSTs) across the equatorial central Pacific warmed up slightly over the past few weeks. As a reflection, the Nino3.4 index lingered between 0.5 and 0.7 throughout the month of October. The Southern Oscillation Index (SOI) recorded a value of -5.6 during the past month. The current outlook consensus suggests warmer than average SSTs will persist across the equatorial Pacific Ocean through the coming months, but remaining within neutral values. Five out of eight international models maintain a warmer than average Pacific Ocean through the end of 2019 and first quarter of 2020, however, none of these reaching El Nino thresholds. The IRI ENSO forecast continues to suggest less than 40% of another El Nino developing over the next 12 months, with a neutral ENSO the most likely outcome. To the west of Australia, the Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) remains strongly positive, with the highest positive value since the early 2000s. All six international models maintain a strong positive event until December. In terms of rainfall, there is little variation to the outlook issued last month. The climate outlook for October continues to favour below average rainfall for most of Australia, in particular the eastern half of the continent. During Positive IODs, central and southeastern Australia tend to see a reduction in rainfall during spring, due to a reduction of moisture streaming from the northwest. For northern Australia, the current outlook is for a late onset of the wet season across the Northern Territory and Queensland. Thus far, Darwin and South Eastern Qld have seen the onset of the wet season this year though a week later than usual. Further south, a negative trend in the Southern Annular Mode (SAM) will continue to enhance frontal activity over the far south during October and early. This is likely to offset the Positive IOD in far southern Victoria and western Tasmania, which could see average-to-above average rainfall during October and early December. Looking further ahead, with no significant signature from ENSO, there are no significant climate drivers tilting the balance towards a drier or wetter summer. The current outlook suggest neutral odds.

  11. Long range rainfall forecast

    Badu Island Rain Forecast


    Badu Island 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    9
    LOW
    10
    LOW
    11
    MEDIUM
    12
    MEDIUM
    13
    MEDIUM
    14
    MEDIUM
    15
    MEDIUM
    16
    LOW
    17
    LOW
    18
    LOW
    19
    LOW
    20
    LOW
    21
    LOW
    22
    LOW
    23
    LOW
    24
    LOW
    25
    LOW
    26
    LOW
    27
    MEDIUM
    28
    LOW
    29
    LOW
    30
    LOW
    31
    MEDIUM
    Jan 1
    2
    3
    4
    LOW
    5
    6
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Dec 8

    Issue Notes

    The hemispheric long wave pattern has remained stable in recent weeks. There are six main troughs. Currently the most significant troughs are near the longitudes of South Africa, the Indian Ocean, eastern Australia, the south Pacific, the southeast Pacific, South America, and the Atlantic Ocean.

    Summary:

    Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 16 December to 20 December, 28 December to 1 January, and 4 January to 8 January. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 13 December to 17 December, 17 December to 21 December, and 8 January to 12 January. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 15 December to 19 December, and 4 January to 8 January.

    Forecast Explanation

    This forecast is produced by a multi-model ensemble consisting of dynamical atmospheric models, which are forced by the latest observed atmosphere, ocean, land and ice conditions. The models are designed to simulate features of the real atmosphere, including the daily movement of long and short wave patterns in the Southern Hemisphere.

    The future probability of rain in each district is estimated using output from the multi-model ensemble, combined with historical information about the difference between the model forecasts and observed rainfall.

    In this deterministic framework the skill of the forecast tends to decrease with time, however the forecasts are updated daily to provide the latest estimates of rainfall probability out to 28 days.

  12. Popup - Daily historical

  13. Past 5 Days

    Badu Island Past 5 Days

    This Month
    Minimum Maximum Rainfall
    Wednesday
    Dec 04
    27.3 °C 33.1 °C
    -
    Thursday
    Dec 05
    27.6 °C 33.3 °C
    0.0 mm
    Friday
    Dec 06
    27.5 °C 32.8 °C
    0.0 mm
    Saturday
    Dec 07
    26.1 °C 32.5 °C
    0.0 mm
    Sunday
    Dec 08
    27.5 °C 33 °C
    0.0 mm
    Legend
  14. Almanac

    Almanac


    Badu Island minimum temp history (10.1474°S, 142.1345°E, 42m AMSL)
    MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
    Hottest this month 33.3° 05/12/2019 Coldest this month 24.9° 02/12/2019
    Hottest on record 37.9 08/12/2002 Coldest on record 20.3 07/12/2002
    Hottest this year 33.3° 05/12/2019 Coldest this year 15.1° 08/09/2019
    Long term average 31.9° Long term average 25.8°
    Average this month 32.9° Average this month 26.5°
    Hottest December On Record Avg. max. temp. 34.6° 2002 Coldest December on record Avg. min. temp. 24.8° 2000
    Badu Island rainfall history (10.1474°S, 142.1345°E, 42m AMSL)
    RAINFALL
    Wettest This Month 0.0mm 01/12/2019 Total This Month 0.0mm
    0.0 days
    Long Term Average 196.0mm 13.4 days Wettest December on record 707.2mm 2002
  15. Popup - Radar

    Weather Radar for QLD

  16. Year to Date

    Badu Island Year To Date

    Average Rainfall To Dec 1878.4mm 139.5 day(s)
    Total For 2019 1214.4mm 119.0 day(s)
    Total To This Day 2018 1440.8mm 103.0 day(s)
    Wettest Day 100.6mm Jan 3
    Lowest Temperature 15.1°C Sep 8
    Highest Temperature 33.3°C Dec 5
  17. Popup - Monthly historical

  18. Climatology

    Badu Island Climatology

    Long-Term Averages
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
    Mean Max (°C) 30.9 30.5 30.5 30.6 30.1 29.4 28.9 29.1 30.1 31.0 31.9 31.9 30.4
    Mean Min (°C) 25.2 25.0 25.0 25.3 24.8 24.0 23.2 23.0 23.8 24.8 25.7 25.8 24.6
    Mean Rain (mm) 423.2 466.7 365.0 255.3 72.7 16.1 9.9 6.1 5.9 15.6 45.9 196.0 1889.4
    Mean Rain Days 21.8 21.1 20.2 15.9 10.7 9.7 8.5 5.4 3.2 4.2 5.4 13.4 133.1