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Cooktown Forecast

Today 26°C
Tonight 18°C
possible_shower

Now

23.0°C falling
Updated at 17:10 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h.

Currently at Cooktown Ap

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Temperature 23.0°C falling
Dew Point 17.0°C rising
Feels Like 23.0°C
Relative Humidity 69%
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SE 24km/h steady
Wind Gusts 37km/h
Pressure 1017.9hPa rising
Fire Danger 4.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

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Sunrise sunrise
06:43 EST
Sunset sunset
18:08 EST

Nearby Now

Low Isles 22.7°C
Cairns Ap 23.0°C

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

6pm

Mostly clear
21°C

9pm

Slight chance shower
19°C

12am

Slight chance shower
18°C

3am

Slight chance shower
19°C

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Cooktown 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Jul 30
Fri
Jul 31
Sat
Aug 1
Sun
Aug 2
Mon
Aug 3
Tue
Aug 4
Wed
Aug 5

Possible shower

Clearing shower

Mostly sunny

Cloudy

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 26°C 26°C 26°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 26°C
Minimum 18°C 18°C 18°C 18°C 18°C 17°C 17°C
Chance of Rain 40% 50% 60% 40% 10% 20% 20%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Very High Very High Very High Very High Very High
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 30
km/h
31
km/h
28
km/h
29
km/h
28
km/h
27
km/h
25
km/h
24
km/h
20
km/h
21
km/h
19
km/h
23
km/h
27
km/h
30
km/h
Wind Direction SE 30km/h
SE
SE 31km/h
SE
ESE 28km/h
ESE
SE 29km/h
SE
ESE 28km/h
ESE
SE 27km/h
SE
ESE 25km/h
ESE
ESE 24km/h
ESE
SE 20km/h
SE
SE 21km/h
SE
SE 19km/h
SE
SE 23km/h
SE
ESE 27km/h
ESE
SE 30km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 74% 59% 66% 55% 66% 55% 70% 57% 75% 59% 73% 53% 69% 56%
Dew Point 18°C 17°C 16°C 16°C 16°C 16°C 17°C 18°C 19°C 18°C 17°C 16°C 17°C 16°C

Cooktown Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
06:21 EST
sunrise
06:43 EST
sunset
18:08 EST
last light
18:31 EST
moon
set
Fri 06:04 EST
rise
Fri 17:59 EST
moon
Fri
Aug 7
moon
Sat
Aug 15
moon
Sun
Aug 23
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Sun
Aug 30

Cooktown Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Jul 30
20.3°C 26°C 15.2mm
Wed
Jul 29
21.2°C 25.2°C 2.6mm
Tue
Jul 28
- 26.8°C -
Mon
Jul 27
21.7°C - 3.2mm
Sun
Jul 26
22.6°C 27.8°C 0.0mm

Cooktown Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jul
1253.8mm
107.4 Day(s)
Total For 2015
1251.8mm
90 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2014
1229.0mm
115 Day(s)
Wettest Day
121.6mm
Mar 12
Lowest Temperature
9.3°C
Jul 18
Highest Temperature
37.7°C
Jan 29

Cooktown Ap Almanac

full climatology
July Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
9.3°C
18th
Lowest On Record
7.1°C
10th 2007
Average This Month
17.3°C
-0.5°C
Long-term Average
17.8°C
July Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
28.3°C
23rd
Highest On Record
30.4°C
1st 2003
Average This Month
26.0°C
-0.1°C
Long-term Average
26.1°C
July Rainfall
Wettest This Month
15.2mm
30th
Total This Month
24.6mm
5 Day(s)
Long-term Average
20.9mm
10.2 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
54.4mm
2010
Driest On Record
1.2mm
2007
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