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Cooktown Forecast

This morning 24°C
Today 33°C
possible_thunderstorm

Now

24.9°C falling
Updated at 01:20 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Wednesday Partly cloudy. Very high chance of showers and gusty thunderstorms. Some heavy falls likely with thunderstorms. Light winds becoming W/NW 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 23 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 33.
Thursday Cloudy. Very high chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 23 with daytime temperatures reaching 26 to 31.

Currently at Cooktown Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 24.9°C falling
Dew Point 22.7°C rising
Feels Like 24.9°C
Relative Humidity 87%
Wind icon
WNW 5km/h steady
Wind Gusts 7km/h
Pressure 1005.1hPa falling
Fire Danger 1.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 8.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:17 EST
Sunset sunset
18:48 EST

Nearby Now

Low Isles 27.7°C
Cairns Ap 25.6°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

3am

Chance shower or storm
25°C

6am

Mostly clear
24°C

9am

Mostly clear
29°C

12pm

Chance shower or storm
31°C

Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

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Qld - Wed 01:26 EST
Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Queensland. Severe storms may produce hail greater than 2cm, winds stronger than 90km/h & flash flooding

Qld - Tue 22:00 EST
Strong Wind Warning for the Following Areas: Fraser Island Coast, Sunshine Coast Waters, Moreton Bay and Gold Coast Waters

National Forecast

Cooktown 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Feb 21
Thu
Feb 22
Fri
Feb 23
Sat
Feb 24
Sun
Feb 25
Mon
Feb 26
Tue
Feb 27

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Showers

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 33°C 31°C 30°C 30°C 31°C 30°C 29°C
Minimum 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C
Chance of Rain 80% 70% 80% 50% 90% 90% 90%
Rain Amount 20-40mm 5-10mm 10-20mm 5-10mm 10-20mm 20-40mm 10-20mm
UV Index 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 11
km/h
14
km/h
7
km/h
16
km/h
10
km/h
18
km/h
10
km/h
18
km/h
8
km/h
17
km/h
8
km/h
18
km/h
9
km/h
18
km/h
Wind Direction WNW 11km/h
WNW
NNW 14km/h
NNW
NW 7km/h
NW
NE 16km/h
NE
NNE 10km/h
NNE
NE 18km/h
NE
NE 10km/h
NE
NE 18km/h
NE
NE 8km/h
NE
ENE 17km/h
ENE
NE 8km/h
NE
ENE 18km/h
ENE
ENE 9km/h
ENE
ESE 18km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 75% 69% 81% 77% 82% 80% 80% 78% 80% 76% 81% 77% 83% 82%
Dew Point 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 26°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 24°C

Cooktown Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:55 EST
sunrise
06:17 EST
sunset
18:48 EST
last light
19:10 EST
moon
rise
Wed 10:35 EST
set
Wed 22:39 EST
moon
Fri
Feb 23
moon
Fri
Mar 2
moon
Fri
Mar 9
moon
Sun
Mar 18

Cooktown Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Feb 20
25°C 35°C 0.0mm
Mon
Feb 19
24.3°C 33°C 0.2mm
Sun
Feb 18
22.1°C 32.2°C 13.8mm
Sat
Feb 17
24.4°C 33.9°C 0.0mm
Fri
Feb 16
24.8°C 35.2°C 0.0mm

Cooktown Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
614.1mm
38.7 Day(s)
Total For 2018
739.8mm
27 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
935.0mm
42 Day(s)
Wettest Day
240.6mm
Jan 19
Lowest Temperature
21.1°C
Feb 13
Highest Temperature
36.9°C
Jan 15

Cooktown Ap Almanac

full climatology
February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
21.1°C
13th
Lowest On Record
20.7°C
21st 2005
Average This Month
23.8°C
-0.5°C
Long-term Average
24.3°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
35.2°C
4th
Highest On Record
38.2°C
17th 2016
Average This Month
32.1°C
+0.4°C
Long-term Average
31.7°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
85.8mm
7th
Total This Month
160.6mm
9 Day(s)
Long-term Average
351.3mm
19.2 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
831.8mm
2017
Driest On Record
25.8mm
2005
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