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Cooktown Forecast

This morning 26°C
Today 32°C
possible_shower

Now

28.5°C rising
Updated at 07:50 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the north, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 28 to 33.

Currently at Cooktown Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 28.5°C rising
Dew Point 23.4°C rising
Feels Like 32.3°C
Relative Humidity 74%
Wind icon
SSE 9km/h rising
Wind Gusts 11km/h
Pressure 1008.1hPa rising
Fire Danger 3.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.2mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:14 EST
Sunset sunset
18:53 EST

Nearby Now

Low Isles 28.2°C
Cairns Ap 27.1°C

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

9am

Chance shower
29°C

12pm

Slight chance shower
32°C

3pm

Slight chance shower
32°C

6pm

Mostly clear
30°C

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Cooktown 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Feb 11
Fri
Feb 12
Sat
Feb 13
Sun
Feb 14
Mon
Feb 15
Tue
Feb 16
Wed
Feb 17

Possible shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower
Maximum 32°C 32°C 33°C 34°C 34°C 35°C 35°C
Minimum 26°C 25°C 25°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 25°C
Chance of Rain 60% 40% 20% 5% 5% 5% 30%
Rain Amount 5-10mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 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 14
km/h
17
km/h
14
km/h
18
km/h
14
km/h
18
km/h
10
km/h
15
km/h
6
km/h
12
km/h
7
km/h
7
km/h
9
km/h
7
km/h
Wind Direction SE 14km/h
SE
ESE 17km/h
ESE
SE 14km/h
SE
SE 18km/h
SE
SE 14km/h
SE
SE 18km/h
SE
SE 10km/h
SE
SE 15km/h
SE
SSE 6km/h
SSE
ESE 12km/h
ESE
SSW 7km/h
SSW
ESE 7km/h
ESE
NNW 9km/h
NNW
N 7km/h
N
Relative Humidity 68% 63% 72% 55% 63% 48% 62% 41% 62% 40% 62% 37% 60% 44%
Dew Point 24°C 24°C 24°C 22°C 22°C 21°C 22°C 19°C 22°C 19°C 22°C 19°C 23°C 21°C

Cooktown Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:52 EST
sunrise
06:14 EST
sunset
18:53 EST
last light
19:15 EST
moon
rise
Thu 08:29 EST
set
Thu 20:58 EST
moon
Mon
Feb 15
moon
Tue
Feb 23
moon
Wed
Mar 2
moon
Wed
Mar 9

Cooktown Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Feb 10
25.2°C 32°C 12.6mm
Tue
Feb 9
25.6°C 32.4°C 0.4mm
Mon
Feb 8
26.5°C 33.6°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

Cooktown Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
595.5mm
39.0 Day(s)
Total For 2016
184.4mm
21 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
283.8mm
25 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
33.9°C
+2.3°C
Long-term Average
31.6°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
62.0mm
6th
Total This Month
89.0mm
5 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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