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Cooktown Forecast

Today 33°C
Tonight 25°C
possible_thunderstorm

Now

32.2°C rising
Updated at 14:20 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Monday Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm, with possible heavy falls from late this morning. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 28 to 33.

Currently at Cooktown Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 32.2°C rising
Dew Point 26.9°C falling
Feels Like 42.2°C
Relative Humidity 73%
Wind icon
ESE 20km/h steady
Wind Gusts 30km/h
Pressure 1005.8hPa falling
Fire Danger 4.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Mon

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Sunrise sunrise
06:13 EST
Sunset sunset
18:54 EST

Nearby Now

Low Isles 34.9°C
Cairns Ap 33.3°C

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

3pm

Shower. Chance storm
32°C

6pm

Chance shower or storm
31°C

9pm

Chance shower or storm
28°C

12am

Mostly cloudy
27°C

Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

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Strong Wind Warning for Townsville Coast, Mackay Coast and Capricornia Coast

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Cooktown 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Sunny
Maximum 33°C 33°C 31°C 32°C 32°C 33°C 33°C
Minimum 26°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 24°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 90% 60% 30% 60% 40%
Rain Amount 10-20mm 20-40mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
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 6
km/h
9
km/h
8
km/h
11
km/h
15
km/h
22
km/h
18
km/h
20
km/h
14
km/h
15
km/h
9
km/h
15
km/h
7
km/h
12
km/h
Wind Direction WSW 6km/h
WSW
ESE 9km/h
ESE
SSE 8km/h
SSE
SE 11km/h
SE
SSE 15km/h
SSE
SE 22km/h
SE
SE 18km/h
SE
SE 20km/h
SE
SE 14km/h
SE
SE 15km/h
SE
SSE 9km/h
SSE
ESE 15km/h
ESE
S 7km/h
S
ESE 12km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 73% 67% 71% 68% 80% 64% 73% 61% 71% 57% 62% 48% 64% 46%
Dew Point 25°C 26°C 25°C 25°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 22°C 21°C 22°C 20°C

Cooktown Sun & Moon Times

Monday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:50 EST
sunrise
06:13 EST
sunset
18:54 EST
last light
19:17 EST
moon
set
Mon 18:30 EST
rise
Tue 06:30 EST
moon
Tue
Feb 9
moon
Mon
Feb 15
moon
Tue
Feb 23
moon
Wed
Mar 2

Cooktown Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Feb 8
26.5°C - 0.0mm
Sun
Feb 7
25.9°C 35.9°C 0.0mm
Sat
Feb 6
24.9°C 35.9°C 62.0mm
Fri
Feb 5
25.9°C 34.4°C 0.0mm
Thu
Feb 4
26.8°C 35.8°C 0.0mm

Cooktown Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
595.5mm
39.0 Day(s)
Total For 2016
171.4mm
19 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
268.4mm
23 Day(s)
Wettest Day
62.0mm
Feb 6
Lowest Temperature
21.2°C
Jan 2
Highest Temperature
38.5°C
Jan 7

Cooktown Ap Almanac

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February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
23.9°C
1st
Lowest On Record
20.7°C
21st 2005
Average This Month
25.5°C
+1.2°C
Long-term Average
24.3°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
35.9°C
6th
Highest On Record
37.9°C
2nd 2013
Average This Month
34.4°C
+2.8°C
Long-term Average
31.6°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
62.0mm
6th
Total This Month
76.0mm
3 Day(s)
Long-term Average
312.3mm
19.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
544.0mm
2011
Driest On Record
25.8mm
2005
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