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Cardwell Forecast

Today 30°C
Tonight 25°C
thunderstorms

Now

27.5°C steady
Updated at 15:20 EST

Lower Burdekin for Wednesday Cloudy. Medium chance of showers in the north, slight chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north during the morning and early afternoon. Winds E 25 to 35 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the evening then becoming E/SE and light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 27 to 32.

Currently at South Johnstone

24-hour graph
Temperature 27.5°C steady
Dew Point 22.2°C falling
Feels Like 30.1°C
Relative Humidity 73%
Wind icon
ESE 12km/h falling
Wind Gusts 20km/h
Pressure 1010.5hPa steady
Fire Danger 3.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 1.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
05:53 EST
Sunset sunset
18:59 EST

Nearby Now

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Mareeba

48-hour forecast

6pm

Slight chance shower
24°C

9pm

Mostly cloudy
22°C

12am

Mostly cloudy
22°C

3am

Mostly cloudy
22°C

Lower Burdekin Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Cardwell 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Jan 17
Thu
Jan 18
Fri
Jan 19
Sat
Jan 20
Sun
Jan 21
Mon
Jan 22
Tue
Jan 23

Thunder-
storms

Thunder-
storms

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Showers

Thunder-
storms
Maximum 30°C 29°C 30°C 30°C 30°C 30°C 30°C
Minimum 26°C 25°C 26°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 26°C
Chance of Rain 80% 70% 5% 30% 30% 90% 90%
Rain Amount 5-10mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 20-40mm
UV Index Extreme 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 13
km/h
18
km/h
16
km/h
18
km/h
14
km/h
16
km/h
10
km/h
15
km/h
10
km/h
14
km/h
10
km/h
12
km/h
8
km/h
12
km/h
Wind Direction SE 13km/h
SE
ESE 18km/h
ESE
SE 16km/h
SE
ESE 18km/h
ESE
SE 14km/h
SE
ESE 16km/h
ESE
SE 10km/h
SE
ESE 15km/h
ESE
ESE 10km/h
ESE
ESE 14km/h
ESE
SE 10km/h
SE
ESE 12km/h
ESE
SE 8km/h
SE
ESE 12km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 82% 78% 86% 81% 72% 63% 69% 58% 70% 63% 80% 72% 82% 78%
Dew Point 22°C 22°C 25°C 26°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 21°C 22°C 22°C 24°C 25°C 25°C 26°C

Cardwell Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:29 EST
sunrise
05:53 EST
sunset
18:59 EST
last light
19:22 EST
moon
set
Wed 19:03 EST
rise
Thu 06:36 EST
moon
Thu
Jan 25
moon
Thu
Feb 1
moon
Thu
Feb 8
moon
Fri
Feb 16

Cardwell Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Jan 17
23°C - 20mm
Tue
Jan 16
22.5°C 29°C 11.0mm
Mon
Jan 15
24.0°C 30.9°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jan 14
21.9°C 29.7°C 0.0mm
Sat
Jan 13
- 31.4°C 0.0mm

Cardwell Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
436.2mm
16.0 Day(s)
Total For 2018
91.7mm
12 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
327.1mm
15 Day(s)
Wettest Day
20.0mm
Jan 17
Lowest Temperature
21.9°C
Jan 14
Highest Temperature
35.4°C
Jan 3

Cardwell Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
21.9°C
14th
Lowest On Record
17.2°C
15th 1961
Average This Month
23.6°C
+0.2°C
Long-term Average
23.4°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
35.4°C
3rd
Highest On Record
41.7°C
29th 1967
Average This Month
31.4°C
-0.3°C
Long-term Average
31.7°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
20.0mm
17th
Total This Month
91.7mm
12 Day(s)
Long-term Average
436.2mm
16.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
1836.0mm
1981
Driest On Record
5.6mm
1947
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12:09 EDT

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