Queensland Weather Forecast – Monthly Outlook
Monthly rainfall report, Local weather update & forecast
The monthly weather forecast for Queensland, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Maryborough, Hervey Bay, Bundaberg, Gladstone, Rockhampton, Cairns, Townsville, and all other Queensland cities, towns, regions, and areas.
This GIF shows the rainfall expected over Queensland from today(28/11/2020) through to 12/01/2021. It shows approximately between 300mm and 500mm+ along the Queensland coast and some decent rain areas developing further inland. Press the play symbol to view.
December is shaping up to be a wet month and January and February are going to get wetter. This dry weather can’t last forever, and it’s about to break!
A medium to strong La Nina is in effect and has been hampered by mitigating weather patterns that have failed to draw in the moisture that is available from the La Nina. You can read more about La Nina and the effects it has on Australia’s weather here.
It’s been quite dry for this time of year and also Spring, usually, we get recurring thunderstorms around the Spring months, but this has not occurred this year.
December and beyond is shaping up to be wetter and more consistent with thunderstorms developing from about Friday(04/12/2020) onwards around the Queensland coast. You can read about the Queensland seasonal weather outlook and extended weather forecast for Queensland here.
We should start to see the northern Australian monsoonal trough start to develop around late December and some higher rates of rainfall for Northern Australia and Queensland.
Latest weather news update: read about the intense hybrid low that is to affect the southern Queensland coastline from the 12th December, causing cyclonic conditions.
- Australian temperature & rainfall Outlooks
- Australian Climate Driver Update – La Nina – ENSO
For further information and live updates about Queensland weather forecasts visit:
Weather Maps and Tools
- Queensland Live Weather & Lightning Radar Map
- Queensland Live Wind & Gusts Radar Map
- Queensland Live Temperature Map
- Queensland Waves & Swells Map
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