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Low Isles Forecast

Tonight 26°C
Tomorrow 36°C
late_shower

Now

29.1°C steady
Updated at 22:50 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Sunday Mostly clear. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the north, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds S/SW 15 to 25 km/h.
Monday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the late afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds SW 25 to 35 km/h increasing to 25 to 40 km/h in the late evening.

Currently at Low Isles

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Temperature 29.1°C steady
Dew Point 25.7°C rising
Feels Like 35.5°C
Relative Humidity 82%
Wind icon
NW 14km/h rising
Wind Gusts 20km/h
Pressure 1009.0hPa falling
Fire Danger 2.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sun

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Sunrise sunrise
06:23 EST
Sunset sunset
18:25 EST

Nearby Now

Cairns Ap 27.6°C
Mareeba Ap 23.1°C

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

12am

Mostly cloudy
27°C

3am

Mostly cloudy
27°C

6am

Mostly cloudy
26°C

9am

Mostly cloudy
31°C

Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

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Qld - Sun 22:51 EST
Warning Zone: Lucinda to St Lawrence, inc Townsville, Mackay, Whitsundays & Collinsville. Watch: Innisfail to Lucinda to Charters Towers

Qld - Sun 22:00 EST
Hurricane Force Wind Warning Townsville & Mackay coasts & Great Barrier Reef Offshore. Gale Warning Cairns Coast. Strong Wind Capricornia

Qld - Sun 12:01 EST
Flood Watch for coastal catchments between Cardwell to Gladstone extending inland to the eastern Gulf River catchments

National Forecast

Low Isles 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sun
Mar 26
Mon
Mar 27
Tue
Mar 28
Wed
Mar 29
Thu
Mar 30
Fri
Mar 31
Sat
Apr 1

Mostly sunny

Late shower

Windy with showers

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 34°C 36°C 36°C 35°C 35°C 34°C 33°C
Minimum 26°C 26°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 26°C 26°C
Chance of Rain 30% 30% 60% 70% 80% 80% 80%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 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 16
km/h
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23
km/h
20
km/h
27
km/h
21
km/h
26
km/h
30
km/h
19
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13
km/h
22
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14
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20
km/h
Wind Direction W 16km/h
W
NE 17km/h
NE
W 23km/h
W
NW 20km/h
NW
NW 27km/h
NW
NW 21km/h
NW
NNW 26km/h
NNW
N 30km/h
N
NNW 19km/h
NNW
NNE 21km/h
NNE
WNW 13km/h
WNW
NE 22km/h
NE
NE 14km/h
NE
ENE 20km/h
ENE
Relative Humidity 75% 64% 79% 56% 78% 59% 79% 67% 79% 69% 82% 71% 79% 68%
Dew Point 24°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 25°C 26°C 25°C 27°C 25°C 28°C 25°C 27°C 24°C 26°C

Low Isles Sun & Moon Times

Monday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:01 EST
sunrise
06:23 EST
sunset
18:24 EST
last light
18:45 EST
moon
rise
Mon 05:16 EST
set
Mon 17:51 EST
moon
Tue
Mar 28
moon
Tue
Apr 4
moon
Tue
Apr 11
moon
Wed
Apr 19

Low Isles Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sun
Mar 26
27.2°C 33°C 0.0mm
Sat
Mar 25
25.3°C 32.8°C 27.4mm
Fri
Mar 24
25.4°C 31.4°C 3.4mm
Thu
Mar 23
25.0°C 33.6°C 3.8mm
Wed
Mar 22
25.5°C 34.1°C 0.0mm

Low Isles Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Mar
1275.7mm
56.1 Day(s)
Total For 2017
1173.6mm
67 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
776.4mm
48 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

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March Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
24.7°C
1st
Lowest On Record
21.6°C
17th 1995
Average This Month
25.8°C
+0.7°C
Long-term Average
25.1°C
March Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
34.4°C
18th
Highest On Record
37.7°C
1st 1988
Average This Month
32.5°C
+1.7°C
Long-term Average
30.8°C
March Rainfall
Wettest This Month
47.4mm
10th
Total This Month
202.6mm
19 Day(s)
Long-term Average
440.2mm
19.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
1310.9mm
1945
Driest On Record
27.0mm
1991
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