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Horn Island Forecast

Today 31°C
Tonight 26°C
possible_thunderstorm

Now

28.1°C rising
Updated at 12:40 EST

Peninsula for Tuesday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers north of Weipa, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.

Currently at Horn Island

24-hour graph
Temperature 28.1°C rising
Dew Point 27.2°C falling
Feels Like 35.0°C
Relative Humidity 95%
Wind icon
NW 16km/h falling
Wind Gusts 20km/h
Pressure 1007.7hPa falling
Fire Danger 1.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 2.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
06:35 EST
Sunset sunset
18:37 EST

Nearby Now

Weipa Ap 31.5°C
Lockhart River Ap 32.4°C
Coen Ap 32.4°C

Next 12 hours in Horn Island

48-hour forecast

3pm

Chance shower or storm
31°C

6pm

Shower. Chance storm
30°C

9pm

Shower. Chance storm
28°C

12am

Chance shower or storm
27°C

Peninsula Weather Warnings

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Qld - Tue 12:46 EST
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National Forecast

Horn Island 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Mar 28
Wed
Mar 29
Thu
Mar 30
Fri
Mar 31
Sat
Apr 1
Sun
Apr 2
Mon
Apr 3

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 31°C 32°C 32°C 32°C 32°C 32°C 31°C
Minimum 26°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 25°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 90% 70% 80% 90% 90%
Rain Amount 20-40mm 10-20mm 5-10mm 5-10mm 5-10mm 5-10mm 10-20mm
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 29
km/h
33
km/h
29
km/h
32
km/h
21
km/h
24
km/h
12
km/h
16
km/h
10
km/h
13
km/h
10
km/h
12
km/h
13
km/h
15
km/h
Wind Direction NW 29km/h
NW
WNW 33km/h
WNW
NW 29km/h
NW
NW 32km/h
NW
NNW 21km/h
NNW
NW 24km/h
NW
NW 12km/h
NW
NW 16km/h
NW
NNE 10km/h
NNE
N 13km/h
N
ENE 10km/h
ENE
ENE 12km/h
ENE
ESE 13km/h
ESE
SE 15km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 89% 81% 88% 79% 88% 77% 85% 74% 84% 74% 84% 74% 88% 77%
Dew Point 27°C 28°C 27°C 28°C 27°C 28°C 26°C 27°C 26°C 27°C 26°C 27°C 26°C 26°C

Horn Island Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday 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
06:35 EST
sunset
18:37 EST
last light
18:58 EST
moon
set
Tue 18:52 EST
rise
Wed 07:24 EST
moon
Tue
Apr 4
moon
Tue
Apr 11
moon
Wed
Apr 19
moon
Wed
Apr 26

Horn Island Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Mar 28
25°C - 4mm
Mon
Mar 27
24.3°C 30°C 66.0mm
Sun
Mar 26
26.8°C 30.0°C 0.0mm
Sat
Mar 25
26.3°C 32.5°C 0.0mm
Fri
Mar 24
26.1°C 32.2°C 0.0mm

Horn Island Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Mar
1288.9mm
63.7 Day(s)
Total For 2017
1149.0mm
68 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
551.8mm
41 Day(s)
Wettest Day
77.6mm
Jan 12
Lowest Temperature
23.3°C
Jan 24
Highest Temperature
32.7°C
Mar 19

Horn Island Almanac

full climatology
March Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
24.1°C
18th
Lowest On Record
22.2°C
21st 1997
Average This Month
25.2°C
+0.2°C
Long-term Average
25.0°C
March Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
32.7°C
19th
Highest On Record
34.8°C
24th 2003
Average This Month
31.2°C
+0.8°C
Long-term Average
30.4°C
March Rainfall
Wettest This Month
66.0mm
27th
Total This Month
203.0mm
18 Day(s)
Long-term Average
379.3mm
20.3 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
579.2mm
2013
Driest On Record
122.8mm
2008
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