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Cooktown Forecast

Today 33°C
Tonight 24°C
mostly_sunny

Now

30.2°C steady
Updated at 16:10 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower near the coast, becoming less likely this afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds E/NE 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 30 to 37.

Currently at Cooktown Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 30.2°C steady
Dew Point 22.1°C falling
Feels Like 33.6°C
Relative Humidity 62%
Wind icon
E 24km/h falling
Wind Gusts 33km/h
Pressure 1007.5hPa falling
Fire Danger 7.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
05:41 EST
Sunset sunset
18:42 EST

Nearby Now

Low Isles 31.4°C
Cairns Ap 29.1°C

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

6pm

Mostly clear
30°C

9pm

Mostly cloudy
28°C

12am

Mostly cloudy
26°C

3am

Mostly clear
25°C

Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Cooktown 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Dec 8
Fri
Dec 9
Sat
Dec 10
Sun
Dec 11
Mon
Dec 12
Tue
Dec 13
Wed
Dec 14

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 33°C 33°C 33°C 32°C 32°C 31°C 32°C
Minimum 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C
Chance of Rain 70% 40% 80% 90% 90% 90% 80%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 5-10mm 5-10mm
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 22
km/h
27
km/h
18
km/h
24
km/h
19
km/h
27
km/h
26
km/h
30
km/h
27
km/h
32
km/h
25
km/h
29
km/h
21
km/h
25
km/h
Wind Direction ESE 22km/h
ESE
E 27km/h
E
ESE 18km/h
ESE
ESE 24km/h
ESE
ESE 19km/h
ESE
ESE 27km/h
ESE
SE 26km/h
SE
SE 30km/h
SE
SE 27km/h
SE
SE 32km/h
SE
SE 25km/h
SE
SE 29km/h
SE
SE 21km/h
SE
ESE 25km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 64% 58% 55% 50% 60% 55% 63% 61% 65% 63% 66% 65% 66% 65%
Dew Point 22°C 24°C 21°C 21°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 23°C 22°C 23°C 22°C 23°C 23°C 24°C

Cooktown Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
05:17 EST
sunrise
05:41 EST
sunset
18:42 EST
last light
19:06 EST
moon
set
Fri 01:24 EST
rise
Fri 13:51 EST
moon
Wed
Dec 14
moon
Wed
Dec 21
moon
Thu
Dec 29
moon
Fri
Jan 6

Cooktown Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Dec 8
24.7°C 33°C 3.2mm
Wed
Dec 7
25.4°C 33.0°C 0.0mm
Tue
Dec 6
26.0°C 33.0°C 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 5
25.5°C 33.0°C 0.0mm
Sun
Dec 4
26.2°C 32.5°C 0.0mm

Cooktown Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
1512.3mm
147.8 Day(s)
Total For 2016
1156.4mm
134 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
1328.0mm
118 Day(s)
Wettest Day
211.2mm
May 22
Lowest Temperature
12.8°C
Aug 7
Highest Temperature
38.5°C
Jan 7

Cooktown Ap Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
19.6°C
2nd
Lowest On Record
18.7°C
16th 2012
Average This Month
23.5°C
-1.0°C
Long-term Average
24.5°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
33.0°C
5th
Highest On Record
40.6°C
2nd 2007
Average This Month
32.8°C
+0.5°C
Long-term Average
32.3°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
3.2mm
8th
Total This Month
3.2mm
1 Day(s)
Long-term Average
141.7mm
12.3 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
344.0mm
2000
Driest On Record
13.4mm
2013
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