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Weipa Forecast

This morning 24°C
Today 28°C
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Now

25.1°C steady
Updated at 01:40 EST

Peninsula for Thursday Cloudy. Very high chance of showers and rain at times. A thunderstorm likely. Heavy falls possible. Winds E/NE 25 to 40 km/h. Damaging wind gusts exceeding 90 km/h possible depending on movement and development of Tropical Cyclone Trevor. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the high 20s.
Friday Cloudy. High chance of showers and rain at times. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds E/NE 25 to 40 km/h tending N/NE 30 to 45 km/h early in the morning then decreasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the late afternoon. Damaging wind gusts exceeding 90 km/h possible depending on movement and development of Tropical Cyclone Trevor. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Currently at Weipa Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 25.1°C steady
Dew Point 23.5°C steady
Feels Like 23.4°C
Relative Humidity 91%
Wind icon
N 37km/h falling
Wind Gusts 52km/h
Pressure 993.7hPa falling
Fire Danger 3.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:36 EST
Sunset sunset
18:43 EST

Nearby Now

Coen Ap 23.9°C
Lockhart River Ap 25.5°C
Kowanyama Ap 24.9°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Weipa

48-hour forecast

3am

Chance shower or storm. Windy
25°C

6am

Chance shower or storm. Windy
25°C

9am

Chance shower or storm. Windy
26°C

12pm

Chance shower or storm. Windy
27°C

Peninsula Weather Warnings

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Qld - Wed 22:53 EST
Coastal Strong Wind/Gale Warning

Qld - Wed 22:47 EST
for People in Parts of Peninsula and North Tropical Coast and Tablelands Forecast Districts

Qld - Wed 19:30 EST
Tropical Cyclone Advice QLD. A Tropical Cyclone may affect coastal and island communities within the next 48 hours.

Qld - Wed 12:41 EST
Flood Watch for catchments north of Innisfail to Kowanyama

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Weipa 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Windy with rain

Windy with rain

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 28°C 29°C 31°C 32°C 33°C 32°C 32°C
Minimum 24°C 24°C 25°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C
Chance of Rain 80% 80% 70% 80% 90% 90% 90%
Rain Amount 40-80mm 20-40mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 5-10mm 5-10mm
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 39
km/h
39
km/h
30
km/h
30
km/h
22
km/h
21
km/h
14
km/h
14
km/h
12
km/h
13
km/h
10
km/h
12
km/h
10
km/h
14
km/h
Wind Direction NNE 39km/h
NNE
NNE 39km/h
NNE
NE 30km/h
NE
NE 30km/h
NE
NE 22km/h
NE
NNE 21km/h
NNE
ENE 14km/h
ENE
NNE 14km/h
NNE
ENE 12km/h
ENE
N 13km/h
N
E 10km/h
E
N 12km/h
N
ENE 10km/h
ENE
WNW 14km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 89% 89% 87% 84% 84% 76% 82% 73% 82% 69% 83% 71% 82% 72%
Dew Point 24°C 25°C 24°C 26°C 25°C 26°C 25°C 26°C 25°C 26°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 26°C

Weipa Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
06:15 EST
sunrise
06:36 EST
sunset
18:43 EST
last light
19:04 EST
moon
set
Thu 06:31 EST
rise
Thu 19:07 EST
moon
Thu
Mar 28
moon
Fri
Apr 5
moon
Sat
Apr 13
moon
Fri
Apr 19

Weipa Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Mar 20
- 27°C -
Tue
Mar 19
- - -
Mon
Mar 18
24.2°C - 13.4mm
Sun
Mar 17
23.8°C 32.7°C 0.2mm
Sat
Mar 16
23.9°C 32.7°C 8.8mm

Weipa Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Mar
1436.1mm
70.5 Day(s)
Total For 2019
893.8mm
51 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2018
1136.2mm
53 Day(s)
Wettest Day
120.2mm
Jan 25
Lowest Temperature
21.7°C
Jan 4
Highest Temperature
35.2°C
Jan 14

Weipa Ap Almanac

full climatology
March Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
23.0°C
8th
Lowest On Record
19.1°C
31st 2002
Average This Month
24.1°C
+0.2°C
Long-term Average
23.9°C
March Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
34.7°C
10th
Highest On Record
34.7°C
1st 2006
Average This Month
32.6°C
+0.8°C
Long-term Average
31.8°C
March Rainfall
Wettest This Month
55.8mm
12th
Total This Month
150.6mm
15 Day(s)
Long-term Average
414.8mm
22.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
986.4mm
1996
Driest On Record
149.0mm
1993
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Weather News

Mass evacuations for NT coastal communities as Cyclone Trevor approaches

00:20 EDT

Mass evacuations have been triggered for communities from Groote Eylandt down the Gulf of Carpentaria, as Tropical Cyclone Trevor looks to turn into a category four system.

Cyclone Veronica forms off WA coast, with warning 'strong system' set to reach Pilbara

23:27 EDT

A low-pressure system to the north of Western Australia has rapidly intensified into a category two cyclone, with a blue alert issued for a stretch of the Pilbara coast.

Gulf fisherman thought he 'was going to die' in Cyclone Trevor nightmare at sea

19:59 EDT

A commercial fisherman in the Gulf of Carpentaria says he feared for his life, when he was caught in rough seas as Cyclone Trevor crossed Cape York Peninsula on Tuesday night.