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Low Isles Forecast

Today 32°C
Tonight 26°C
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Now

30.3°C rising
Updated at 10:50 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Thursday Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers near the coast, high (70%) chance elsewhere, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 28 to 33.

Currently at Low Isles

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Temperature 30.3°C rising
Dew Point 24.9°C steady
Feels Like 36.6°C
Relative Humidity 73%
Wind icon
SE 20km/h rising
Wind Gusts 26km/h
Pressure 1013.2hPa falling
Fire Danger 4.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.2mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:16 EST
Sunset sunset
18:47 EST

Nearby Now

Cairns Ap 31.3°C
Mareeba Ap 29.2°C

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

12pm

Slight chance storm
32°C

3pm

Chance shower or storm
33°C

6pm

Slight chance storm
30°C

9pm

Chance shower or storm
28°C

Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Low Isles 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Feb 23
Fri
Feb 24
Sat
Feb 25
Sun
Feb 26
Mon
Feb 27
Tue
Feb 28
Wed
Mar 1

Showers

Showers

Possible shower

Possible shower

Showers

Possible shower

Showers
Maximum 32°C 32°C 32°C 32°C 32°C 32°C 32°C
Minimum 26°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 25°C 25°C 26°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 80% 80% 90% 70% 90%
Rain Amount 10-20mm 20-40mm 10-20mm 5-10mm 5-10mm 1-5mm 10-20mm
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 23
km/h
28
km/h
26
km/h
24
km/h
25
km/h
28
km/h
28
km/h
30
km/h
30
km/h
31
km/h
33
km/h
34
km/h
35
km/h
34
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 23km/h
SSE
SE 28km/h
SE
SSE 26km/h
SSE
SE 24km/h
SE
SSE 25km/h
SSE
SE 28km/h
SE
SSE 28km/h
SSE
SE 30km/h
SE
SSE 30km/h
SSE
SE 31km/h
SE
SSE 33km/h
SSE
SE 34km/h
SE
SSE 35km/h
SSE
SE 34km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 83% 73% 85% 74% 84% 72% 79% 70% 81% 69% 80% 68% 83% 71%
Dew Point 25°C 27°C 25°C 26°C 25°C 26°C 24°C 26°C 24°C 25°C 24°C 25°C 25°C 26°C

Low Isles Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:54 EST
sunrise
06:16 EST
sunset
18:47 EST
last light
19:09 EST
moon
set
Thu 16:07 EST
rise
Fri 03:49 EST
moon
Mon
Feb 27
moon
Sun
Mar 5
moon
Mon
Mar 13
moon
Tue
Mar 21

Low Isles Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Feb 23
24°C - 6mm
Wed
Feb 22
23.2°C 29°C 17.6mm
Tue
Feb 21
25.4°C 32.5°C 3.4mm
Mon
Feb 20
23.7°C 34.0°C 0.0mm
Sun
Feb 19
26.4°C 33.5°C 0.2mm

Low Isles Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
835.5mm
36.3 Day(s)
Total For 2017
877.8mm
43 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
129.6mm
24 Day(s)
Wettest Day
94.6mm
Feb 5
Lowest Temperature
22.3°C
Jan 18
Highest Temperature
36.5°C
Feb 14

Low Isles Almanac

full climatology
February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
23.2°C
22nd
Lowest On Record
20.7°C
28th 1973
Average This Month
25.5°C
+0.1°C
Long-term Average
25.4°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
36.5°C
14th
Highest On Record
37.0°C
5th 1990
Average This Month
32.1°C
+0.4°C
Long-term Average
31.7°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
94.6mm
5th
Total This Month
470.6mm
18 Day(s)
Long-term Average
430.4mm
18.3 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
1001.6mm
2001
Driest On Record
40.2mm
1900
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