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Cooktown Forecast

This morning 24°C
Today 32°C
possible_thunderstorm

Now

24.7°C rising
Updated at 07:20 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Tuesday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely from late this morning. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30.

Currently at Cooktown Ap

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Temperature 24.7°C rising
Dew Point 24.4°C rising
Feels Like 24.7°C
Relative Humidity 98%
Wind icon
Calm steady
Wind Gusts 0km/h
Pressure 1011.7hPa rising
Fire Danger 1.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 11.6mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
06:17 EST
Sunset sunset
18:48 EST

Nearby Now

Low Isles 26.9°C
Cairns Ap 26.6°C

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

9am

Chance shower or storm
29°C

12pm

Chance shower or storm
31°C

3pm

Chance shower or storm
32°C

6pm

Chance shower or storm
30°C

Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

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Qld - Tue 06:13 EST
Strong Wind Warning for the South East Gulf of Carpentaria

National Forecast

Cooktown 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Feb 21
Wed
Feb 22
Thu
Feb 23
Fri
Feb 24
Sat
Feb 25
Sun
Feb 26
Mon
Feb 27

Possible thunderstorm

Showers

Showers

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Maximum 32°C 31°C 32°C 32°C 31°C 31°C 31°C
Minimum 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 23°C
Chance of Rain 90% 80% 80% 90% 90% 90% 90%
Rain Amount 10-20mm 5-10mm 1-5mm 20-40mm 10-20mm 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 5
km/h
11
km/h
8
km/h
14
km/h
11
km/h
18
km/h
15
km/h
19
km/h
13
km/h
19
km/h
18
km/h
23
km/h
23
km/h
27
km/h
Wind Direction NE 5km/h
NE
ENE 11km/h
ENE
ESE 8km/h
ESE
ESE 14km/h
ESE
SE 11km/h
SE
SE 18km/h
SE
SE 15km/h
SE
SE 19km/h
SE
SSE 13km/h
SSE
SE 19km/h
SE
SE 18km/h
SE
SE 23km/h
SE
SE 23km/h
SE
SE 27km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 88% 85% 86% 83% 85% 81% 91% 85% 84% 83% 86% 83% 82% 78%
Dew Point 27°C 29°C 26°C 27°C 27°C 28°C 27°C 29°C 26°C 27°C 26°C 27°C 25°C 26°C

Cooktown Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:55 EST
sunrise
06:17 EST
sunset
18:48 EST
last light
19:10 EST
moon
set
Wed 15:18 EST
rise
Thu 03:00 EST
moon
Mon
Feb 27
moon
Sun
Mar 5
moon
Mon
Mar 13
moon
Tue
Mar 21

Cooktown Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Feb 20
23.0°C 31°C 72.6mm
Sun
Feb 19
23.1°C 32.7°C 1.2mm
Sat
Feb 18
24.7°C 30.7°C 1.8mm
Fri
Feb 17
24.4°C 31.5°C 8.0mm
Thu
Feb 16
24.5°C 32.1°C 0.0mm

Cooktown Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
595.5mm
39.0 Day(s)
Total For 2017
923.2mm
41 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
239.8mm
25 Day(s)
Wettest Day
131.8mm
Feb 6
Lowest Temperature
22.3°C
Jan 20
Highest Temperature
37.3°C
Jan 2

Cooktown Ap Almanac

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February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
23.0°C
20th
Lowest On Record
20.7°C
21st 2005
Average This Month
24.4°C
+0.1°C
Long-term Average
24.3°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
34.8°C
14th
Highest On Record
37.9°C
2nd 2013
Average This Month
31.0°C
-0.6°C
Long-term Average
31.6°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
131.8mm
6th
Total This Month
700.8mm
18 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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