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Horn Island Forecast

Today 30°C
Tonight 25°C
possible_thunderstorm

Now

30.8°C rising
Updated at 11:20 EST

Peninsula for Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower north of Weipa, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of thunderstorms north of Weipa, mostly about Torres Strait. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.

Currently at Scherger RAAF

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Temperature 30.8°C rising
Dew Point 22.4°C rising
Feels Like 34.7°C
Relative Humidity 61%
Wind icon
ENE 7km/h falling
Wind Gusts 15km/h
Pressure 1012.5hPa falling
Fire Danger 5.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:36 EST
Sunset sunset
18:22 EST

Nearby Now

Horn Island -
Weipa Ap 29.8°C
Lockhart River Ap 28.2°C
Coen Ap 29.9°C

Next 12 hours in Horn Island

48-hour forecast

12pm

Chance shower or storm
29°C

3pm

Mostly cloudy
30°C

6pm

Mostly cloudy
28°C

9pm

Mostly cloudy
27°C

Peninsula Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Horn Island 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Apr 27
Fri
Apr 28
Sat
Apr 29
Sun
Apr 30
Mon
May 1
Tue
May 2
Wed
May 3

Possible thunderstorm

Possible shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower
Maximum 30°C 30°C 30°C 30°C 30°C 30°C 30°C
Minimum 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C
Chance of Rain 80% 70% 50% 20% 10% 40% 40%
Rain Amount 5-10mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme 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 17
km/h
21
km/h
17
km/h
24
km/h
26
km/h
27
km/h
25
km/h
24
km/h
17
km/h
15
km/h
11
km/h
14
km/h
16
km/h
18
km/h
Wind Direction SE 17km/h
SE
SE 21km/h
SE
SE 17km/h
SE
SE 24km/h
SE
SE 26km/h
SE
SE 27km/h
SE
SE 25km/h
SE
SE 24km/h
SE
SE 17km/h
SE
ESE 15km/h
ESE
SE 11km/h
SE
ESE 14km/h
ESE
SE 16km/h
SE
ESE 18km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 95% 80% 92% 82% 88% 82% 88% 76% 86% 74% 85% 76% 86% 78%
Dew Point 27°C 26°C 27°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 24°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C

Horn Island Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:14 EST
sunrise
06:36 EST
sunset
18:22 EST
last light
18:43 EST
moon
set
Thu 19:13 EST
rise
Fri 08:05 EST
moon
Wed
May 3
moon
Thu
May 11
moon
Fri
May 19
moon
Fri
May 26

Horn Island Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Apr 27
25°C - 5mm
Wed
Apr 26
23.2°C 29°C 44.4mm
Tue
Apr 25
23.4°C 26.9°C 84.4mm
Mon
Apr 24
24.2°C 29.4°C 26.2mm
Sun
Apr 23
23.3°C 27.7°C 143.8mm

Horn Island Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Apr
1539.5mm
79.5 Day(s)
Total For 2017
1746.8mm
96 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
744.0mm
53 Day(s)
Wettest Day
143.8mm
Apr 23
Lowest Temperature
23.2°C
Apr 26
Highest Temperature
32.7°C
Mar 19

Horn Island Almanac

full climatology
April Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
23.2°C
26th
Lowest On Record
21.1°C
5th 2012
Average This Month
25.1°C
-0.1°C
Long-term Average
25.2°C
April Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
31.8°C
2nd
Highest On Record
33.9°C
6th 2003
Average This Month
30.3°C
-0.2°C
Long-term Average
30.5°C
April Rainfall
Wettest This Month
143.8mm
23rd
Total This Month
587.2mm
25 Day(s)
Long-term Average
250.6mm
15.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
726.2mm
1999
Driest On Record
6.0mm
1997
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