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Horn Island Forecast

Today 31°C
Tonight 25°C
possible_shower

Now

30.1°C steady
Updated at 15:00 EST

Peninsula for Wednesday Mostly sunny. Slight chance of a shower north of Weipa, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.

Currently at Horn Island

24-hour graph
Temperature 30.1°C steady
Dew Point 23.0°C steady
Feels Like 34.3°C
Relative Humidity 66%
Wind icon
ESE 29km/h falling
Wind Gusts 41km/h
Pressure 1007.3hPa falling
Fire Danger 7.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:35 EST
Sunset sunset
18:22 EST

Nearby Now

Weipa Ap 32.1°C
Coen Ap 30.0°C
Kowanyama Ap 32.3°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Horn Island

48-hour forecast

6pm

Mostly clear
29°C

9pm

Mostly clear
27°C

12am

Mostly clear
26°C

3am

Mostly clear
26°C

Peninsula Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Horn Island 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Apr 25
Thu
Apr 26
Fri
Apr 27
Sat
Apr 28
Sun
Apr 29
Mon
Apr 30
Tue
May 1

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C
Minimum 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C
Chance of Rain 20% 10% 5% 40% 50% 60% 60%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm
UV Index 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 26
km/h
30
km/h
24
km/h
30
km/h
22
km/h
26
km/h
22
km/h
29
km/h
23
km/h
28
km/h
26
km/h
33
km/h
31
km/h
36
km/h
Wind Direction SE 26km/h
SE
ESE 30km/h
ESE
SE 24km/h
SE
SE 30km/h
SE
SE 22km/h
SE
ESE 26km/h
ESE
SE 22km/h
SE
ESE 29km/h
ESE
SE 23km/h
SE
ESE 28km/h
ESE
SE 26km/h
SE
ESE 33km/h
ESE
ESE 31km/h
ESE
ESE 36km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 77% 71% 77% 68% 73% 65% 69% 62% 76% 69% 79% 70% 76% 72%
Dew Point 24°C 25°C 24°C 24°C 23°C 24°C 22°C 23°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 25°C 24°C 25°C

Horn Island Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
06:14 EST
sunrise
06:35 EST
sunset
18:22 EST
last light
18:44 EST
moon
set
Thu 03:05 EST
rise
Thu 15:44 EST
moon
Mon
Apr 30
moon
Tue
May 8
moon
Tue
May 15
moon
Tue
May 22

Horn Island Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Apr 25
26.1°C - 0.0mm
Tue
Apr 24
25.4°C 31.0°C 0.0mm
Mon
Apr 23
26.5°C 31.1°C 0.0mm
Sun
Apr 22
26.0°C 31.4°C 0.0mm
Sat
Apr 21
26.6°C 31.5°C 0.2mm

Horn Island Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Apr
1510.2mm
79.0 Day(s)
Total For 2018
1366.2mm
71 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
1697.4mm
94 Day(s)
Wettest Day
107.2mm
Feb 2
Lowest Temperature
22.4°C
Feb 3
Highest Temperature
33.7°C
Jan 2

Horn Island Almanac

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April Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
23.3°C
5th
Lowest On Record
21.1°C
5th 2012
Average This Month
25.8°C
+0.5°C
Long-term Average
25.3°C
April Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
32.1°C
17th
Highest On Record
33.9°C
6th 2003
Average This Month
31.0°C
+0.4°C
Long-term Average
30.6°C
April Rainfall
Wettest This Month
52.8mm
5th
Total This Month
150.2mm
9 Day(s)
Long-term Average
255.3mm
15.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
726.2mm
1999
Driest On Record
6.0mm
1997
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