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Cardwell Forecast

This morning 25°C
Today 31°C
sunny

Now

23.1°C falling
Updated at 06:00 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Monday Partly cloudy. High chance of showers inland, medium chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm, mainly inland. Light winds becoming E 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.

Currently at Cowley Beach

24-hour graph
Temperature 23.1°C falling
Dew Point 22.8°C steady
Feels Like 23.1°C
Relative Humidity 98%
Wind icon
NW 3km/h steady
Wind Gusts 6km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Mon

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Sunrise sunrise
06:11 EST
Sunset sunset
18:49 EST

Nearby Now

South Johnstone 22.4°C
Lucinda Point 26.4°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

9am

Mostly clear
29°C

12pm

Clear
32°C

3pm

Mostly clear
32°C

6pm

Mostly clear
30°C

Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Cardwell 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Mon
Feb 19
Tue
Feb 20
Wed
Feb 21
Thu
Feb 22
Fri
Feb 23
Sat
Feb 24
Sun
Feb 25

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Thunder-
storms

Thunder-
storms

Thunder-
storms

Thunder-
storms

Thunder-
storms
Maximum 31°C 31°C 30°C 29°C 29°C 30°C 30°C
Minimum 25°C 26°C 25°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 25°C
Chance of Rain 10% 70% 70% 80% 90% 90% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm 10-20mm 5-10mm 5-10mm 20-40mm 10-20mm 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 4
km/h
11
km/h
4
km/h
10
km/h
8
km/h
10
km/h
7
km/h
11
km/h
6
km/h
11
km/h
6
km/h
11
km/h
4
km/h
9
km/h
Wind Direction NNW 4km/h
NNW
ENE 11km/h
ENE
N 4km/h
N
NE 10km/h
NE
ENE 8km/h
ENE
NE 10km/h
NE
ESE 7km/h
ESE
E 11km/h
E
E 6km/h
E
E 11km/h
E
E 6km/h
E
ENE 11km/h
ENE
NE 4km/h
NE
NE 9km/h
NE
Relative Humidity 72% 56% 70% 66% 86% 77% 86% 83% 86% 84% 85% 81% 84% 80%
Dew Point 23°C 21°C 23°C 23°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 26°C 25°C 26°C 25°C 26°C 25°C 26°C

Cardwell Sun & Moon Times

Monday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:49 EST
sunrise
06:11 EST
sunset
18:49 EST
last light
19:11 EST
moon
rise
Mon 08:47 EST
set
Mon 21:10 EST
moon
Fri
Feb 23
moon
Fri
Mar 2
moon
Fri
Mar 9
moon
Sun
Mar 18

Cardwell Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sun
Feb 18
- - 10mm
Fri
Feb 16
26.4°C - 0.0mm
Thu
Feb 15
24.6°C 31.4°C 0.0mm
Wed
Feb 14
21.4°C 30.4°C 0.0mm
Tue
Feb 13
20.3°C 29.6°C 0.0mm

Cardwell Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
894.0mm
32.3 Day(s)
Total For 2018
526.3mm
28 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
731.7mm
32 Day(s)
Wettest Day
133.0mm
Feb 5
Lowest Temperature
18.3°C
Feb 11
Highest Temperature
35.4°C
Jan 3

Cardwell Almanac

full climatology
February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
18.3°C
11th
Lowest On Record
16.8°C
6th 1990
Average This Month
22.3°C
-1.2°C
Long-term Average
23.5°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
31.4°C
15th
Highest On Record
40.4°C
12th 1969
Average This Month
30.0°C
-1.4°C
Long-term Average
31.4°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
133.0mm
5th
Total This Month
293.0mm
7 Day(s)
Long-term Average
457.8mm
16.3 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
1330.5mm
1947
Driest On Record
36.3mm
1905
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