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Cooktown Forecast

Today 32°C
Tonight 25°C
thunderstorms

Now

27.4°C falling
Updated at 13:20 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Tuesday Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely during the morning and afternoon. The chance of thunderstorms with possible heavy falls. Winds easterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 27 to 32.

Currently at Cape Flattery

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Temperature 27.4°C falling
Dew Point 24.8°C falling
Feels Like 31.4°C
Relative Humidity 86%
Wind icon
SE 20km/h rising
Wind Gusts 22km/h
Pressure 1011.2hPa falling
Fire Danger 2.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.4mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
06:01 EST
Sunset sunset
18:57 EST

Nearby Now

Low Isles 29.6°C
Cairns Ap 30.2°C

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

3pm

Chance shower or storm
31°C

6pm

Chance shower or storm
29°C

9pm

Chance shower or storm
27°C

12am

Chance shower or storm
26°C

Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Cooktown 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Jan 17
Wed
Jan 18
Thu
Jan 19
Fri
Jan 20
Sat
Jan 21
Sun
Jan 22
Mon
Jan 23

Thunder-
storms

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Clearing shower

Late shower

Clearing shower

Possible shower
Maximum 32°C 32°C 33°C 34°C 34°C 35°C 34°C
Minimum 25°C 25°C 25°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 25°C
Chance of Rain 90% 70% 40% 5% 40% 40% 90%
Rain Amount 10-20mm 5-10mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm 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 13
km/h
20
km/h
13
km/h
20
km/h
10
km/h
19
km/h
6
km/h
16
km/h
5
km/h
14
km/h
7
km/h
16
km/h
7
km/h
18
km/h
Wind Direction ESE 13km/h
ESE
ESE 20km/h
ESE
SE 13km/h
SE
ESE 20km/h
ESE
SSE 10km/h
SSE
ESE 19km/h
ESE
S 6km/h
S
E 16km/h
E
SW 5km/h
SW
ENE 14km/h
ENE
NW 7km/h
NW
ENE 16km/h
ENE
SSE 7km/h
SSE
E 18km/h
E
Relative Humidity 78% 75% 74% 71% 69% 62% 67% 56% 66% 54% 66% 51% 66% 58%
Dew Point 26°C 26°C 25°C 26°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 23°C 23°C 24°C 23°C 24°C 24°C

Cooktown Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
05:38 EST
sunrise
06:01 EST
sunset
18:57 EST
last light
19:20 EST
moon
rise
Tue 22:40 EST
set
Wed 10:59 EST
moon
Fri
Jan 20
moon
Sat
Jan 28
moon
Sat
Feb 4
moon
Sat
Feb 11

Cape Flattery Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Jan 17
24°C - 0.2mm
Mon
Jan 16
24.8°C 33°C 0.4mm
Sun
Jan 15
25.4°C 32.3°C 0.0mm
Sat
Jan 14
26.1°C 32.9°C 0.0mm
Fri
Jan 13
24.7°C 32.5°C 3.6mm

Cape Flattery Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
306.9mm
20.1 Day(s)
Total For 2017
90.6mm
14 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
33.6mm
5 Day(s)
Wettest Day
25.0mm
Jan 12
Lowest Temperature
23.2°C
Jan 6
Highest Temperature
33.1°C
Jan 10

Cape Flattery Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
23.2°C
6th
Lowest On Record
20.7°C
11th 2012
Average This Month
24.9°C
+0.3°C
Long-term Average
24.6°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
33.1°C
10th
Highest On Record
38.7°C
30th 2013
Average This Month
32.1°C
+0.1°C
Long-term Average
32.0°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
25.0mm
12th
Total This Month
90.6mm
14 Day(s)
Long-term Average
306.9mm
20.1 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
611.0mm
2010
Driest On Record
52.0mm
2004
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Weather News

Queensland weather: Heatwave conditions to return on Wednesday

13:46 EDT

A four-day heatwave that begins on Wednesday will bring the same kind of conditions that saw more than 200 Queenslanders treated for heat stroke and dehydration last week.

Rivers rising and roads cut across northern Western Australia

11:37 EDT

The Great Northern Highway has been closed between Fitzroy Crossing and Halls Creek, as rivers rise across northern Western Australia following a week of steady rain.

Heat fuelling southern fire danger today

11:12 EDT

Total fire bans are in place for parts of South Australia and Victoria today as temperatures soar ahead of an approaching cool change.