Fairfax Media Network

Dunk Island Weather


Cardwell Forecast

Today 33°C
Tonight 24°C
mostly_sunny

Now

29.8°C rising
Updated at 09:20 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers inland, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm this morning. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.

Currently at South Johnstone

24-hour graph
Temperature 29.8°C rising
Dew Point 22.5°C falling
Feels Like 33.5°C
Relative Humidity 65%
Wind icon
Calm falling
Wind Gusts 2km/h
Pressure 1010.4hPa falling
Fire Danger 3.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

more
Sunrise sunrise
05:55 EST
Sunset sunset
18:59 EST

Nearby Now

Lucinda Point 26.8°C

Next 12 hours in Mareeba

48-hour forecast

12pm

Drizzle
33°C

3pm

Intermittent rain
32°C

6pm

Slight chance shower
28°C

9pm

Mostly clear
24°C

Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

view all
There are no warnings current.

National Forecast

Cardwell 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Jan 20
Sat
Jan 21
Sun
Jan 22
Mon
Jan 23
Tue
Jan 24
Wed
Jan 25
Thu
Jan 26

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Late shower

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 33°C 34°C 33°C 32°C 32°C 32°C 32°C
Minimum 23°C 24°C 24°C 25°C 25°C 24°C 24°C
Chance of Rain 30% 10% 60% 70% 80% 70% 70%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 1-5mm 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 2
km/h
11
km/h
3
km/h
10
km/h
3
km/h
12
km/h
7
km/h
12
km/h
9
km/h
12
km/h
10
km/h
14
km/h
10
km/h
13
km/h
Wind Direction NE 2km/h
NE
E 11km/h
E
NNE 3km/h
NNE
E 10km/h
E
NE 3km/h
NE
E 12km/h
E
E 7km/h
E
E 12km/h
E
SE 9km/h
SE
ESE 12km/h
ESE
SE 10km/h
SE
ESE 14km/h
ESE
SE 10km/h
SE
ESE 13km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 70% 57% 64% 55% 66% 54% 76% 65% 78% 74% 83% 72% 81% 73%
Dew Point 23°C 24°C 23°C 24°C 23°C 23°C 24°C 25°C 25°C 26°C 25°C 27°C 24°C 26°C

Cardwell Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:31 EST
sunrise
05:55 EST
sunset
18:59 EST
last light
19:22 EST
moon
set
Fri 12:34 EST
rise
Sat 00:32 EST
moon
Sat
Jan 28
moon
Sat
Feb 4
moon
Sat
Feb 11
moon
Sun
Feb 19

Cardwell Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Jan 20
23°C - 0.0mm
Thu
Jan 19
22.9°C 32°C 0.0mm
Wed
Jan 18
25.3°C 31.5°C 0.4mm
Tue
Jan 17
23.7°C 30.6°C 11.0mm
Mon
Jan 16
23.0°C 31.7°C 36.0mm

Cardwell Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
438.9mm
15.9 Day(s)
Total For 2017
327.5mm
16 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
111.8mm
12 Day(s)
Wettest Day
69.0mm
Jan 12
Lowest Temperature
22.3°C
Jan 3
Highest Temperature
32.8°C
Jan 7

Cardwell Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
22.3°C
3rd
Lowest On Record
17.2°C
15th 1961
Average This Month
24.3°C
+0.9°C
Long-term Average
23.4°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
32.8°C
7th
Highest On Record
41.7°C
29th 1967
Average This Month
31.0°C
-0.7°C
Long-term Average
31.7°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
69.0mm
12th
Total This Month
327.5mm
16 Day(s)
Long-term Average
438.9mm
15.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
1836.0mm
1981
Driest On Record
5.6mm
1947
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

South reeling as severe weather spreads east

10:45 EDT

Severe weather will spread over parts of eastern Australia today after a wild night in the nation's south.

Pineapple farmers apply 'sunblock' to fruit as Queensland heatwave reaches peak

09:58 EDT

Pineapple farmers on the Sunshine Coast are concerned their fruit will burn and become unsaleable as a heatwave in south east Queensland reaches its peak today.

SA weather: Thousands without power after wild storms cross state

09:45 EDT

About 33,000 properties are without power in South Australia, with Adelaide being the hardest hit, after a storm front crossed the state last night.