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Horn Island Forecast

Today 31°C
Tonight 26°C
possible_thunderstorm

Now

30.9°C falling
Updated at 10:20 EST

Peninsula for Friday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low 30s.

Currently at Horn Island

24-hour graph
Temperature 30.9°C falling
Dew Point 25.9°C falling
Feels Like 38.6°C
Relative Humidity 74%
Wind icon
NNW 20km/h rising
Wind Gusts 24km/h
Pressure 1011.2hPa steady
Fire Danger 4.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
06:35 EST
Sunset sunset
18:40 EST

Nearby Now

Lockhart River Ap 30.3°C
Weipa Ap 30.4°C
Coen Ap 28.9°C

Next 12 hours in Horn Island

48-hour forecast

12pm

Chance shower or storm
30°C

3pm

Chance shower or storm
31°C

6pm

Chance shower or storm
30°C

9pm

Chance shower or storm
28°C

Peninsula Weather Warnings

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Qld - Fri 10:20 EST
Coastal Strong Wind/Gale Warning

National Forecast

Horn Island 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Mar 24
Sat
Mar 25
Sun
Mar 26
Mon
Mar 27
Tue
Mar 28
Wed
Mar 29
Thu
Mar 30

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible shower
Maximum 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C
Minimum 25°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 25°C 26°C 26°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 90% 90% 90% 90% 90%
Rain Amount 5-10mm 5-10mm 5-10mm 5-10mm 10-20mm 10-20mm 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 15
km/h
24
km/h
16
km/h
22
km/h
15
km/h
24
km/h
20
km/h
29
km/h
24
km/h
30
km/h
26
km/h
29
km/h
23
km/h
27
km/h
Wind Direction NW 15km/h
NW
WNW 24km/h
WNW
WNW 16km/h
WNW
WNW 22km/h
WNW
WNW 15km/h
WNW
WNW 24km/h
WNW
WNW 20km/h
WNW
WNW 29km/h
WNW
NW 24km/h
NW
NW 30km/h
NW
NNW 26km/h
NNW
NW 29km/h
NW
NW 23km/h
NW
NW 27km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 82% 74% 82% 75% 83% 76% 84% 74% 84% 75% 87% 75% 86% 76%
Dew Point 25°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 27°C 26°C 26°C 25°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 27°C

Horn Island Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:14 EST
sunrise
06:35 EST
sunset
18:40 EST
last light
19:01 EST
moon
set
Fri 15:39 EST
rise
Sat 03:44 EST
moon
Tue
Mar 28
moon
Tue
Apr 4
moon
Tue
Apr 11
moon
Wed
Apr 19

Coconut Island Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Mar 24
26°C - 8mm
Thu
Mar 23
28.1°C 33°C 0.0mm
Wed
Mar 22
26.3°C 33.0°C 0.0mm
Tue
Mar 21
26.6°C 32°C 0.2mm
Mon
Mar 20
27.3°C 30.6°C 0.0mm

Coconut Island Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Mar
904.1mm
51.5 Day(s)
Total For 2017
760.6mm
54 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
699.0mm
36 Day(s)
Wettest Day
78.2mm
Feb 4
Lowest Temperature
23.3°C
Feb 26
Highest Temperature
35.1°C
Feb 24

Coconut Island Almanac

full climatology
March Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
23.5°C
1st
Lowest On Record
22.0°C
1st 2000
Average This Month
25.9°C
+0.2°C
Long-term Average
25.7°C
March Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
34.3°C
19th
Highest On Record
35.0°C
2nd 2001
Average This Month
32.2°C
+0.6°C
Long-term Average
31.6°C
March Rainfall
Wettest This Month
60.2mm
13th
Total This Month
176.4mm
19 Day(s)
Long-term Average
327.9mm
17.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
610.8mm
2006
Driest On Record
0.0mm
2002
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Weather News

Queensland cyclone threat update

11:30 EDT

It's looking more likely that a tropical cyclone will cross the Queensland coast in the coming days.

Tropical low drenches Port Hedland and surrounding cattle country

10:42 EDT

A slow-moving tropical low has drenched the WA mining town of Port Hedland, which has received more than 270 millimetres of rain this week.

Cyclone preparations step up as tropical low expected to strengthen off north Queensland

10:35 EDT

Authorities are preparing for a potential cyclone that could hit the north Queensland coast in coming days, as the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) tracks a tropical low in the Coral Sea that is expected to strengthen.