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Horn Island Forecast

Today 29°C
Tonight 24°C
mostly_sunny

Now

28.4°C steady
Updated at 13:50 EST

Peninsula for Thursday Mostly sunny. Slight chance of a light shower near the east coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds E 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening.

Currently at Horn Island

24-hour graph
Temperature 28.4°C steady
Dew Point 20.1°C rising
Feels Like 30.1°C
Relative Humidity 60%
Wind icon
ESE 31km/h falling
Wind Gusts 43km/h
Pressure 1010.7hPa falling
Fire Danger 8.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:42 EST
Sunset sunset
18:28 EST

Nearby Now

Weipa Ap 33.0°C
Lockhart River Ap 28.7°C
Coen Ap 28.8°C

Next 12 hours in Horn Island

48-hour forecast

3pm

Mostly clear
29°C

6pm

Mostly clear
27°C

9pm

Mostly clear
25°C

12am

Slight chance shower
25°C

Peninsula Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Horn Island 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Aug 17
Fri
Aug 18
Sat
Aug 19
Sun
Aug 20
Mon
Aug 21
Tue
Aug 22
Wed
Aug 23

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower
Maximum 29°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 29°C
Minimum 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 23°C 23°C 23°C
Chance of Rain 40% 20% 20% 30% 10% 10% 30%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 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 24
km/h
30
km/h
23
km/h
30
km/h
27
km/h
34
km/h
31
km/h
35
km/h
25
km/h
33
km/h
24
km/h
31
km/h
26
km/h
33
km/h
Wind Direction SE 24km/h
SE
SE 30km/h
SE
SE 23km/h
SE
SE 30km/h
SE
SE 27km/h
SE
SE 34km/h
SE
SE 31km/h
SE
SE 35km/h
SE
SE 25km/h
SE
SE 33km/h
SE
SE 24km/h
SE
SE 31km/h
SE
SE 26km/h
SE
SE 33km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 73% 62% 71% 62% 73% 61% 67% 59% 66% 56% 68% 57% 71% 63%
Dew Point 21°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 20°C 20°C 19°C 19°C 19°C 20°C 20°C 21°C

Horn Island Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:20 EST
sunrise
06:42 EST
sunset
18:28 EST
last light
18:50 EST
moon
rise
Fri 03:03 EST
set
Fri 15:00 EST
moon
Tue
Aug 22
moon
Tue
Aug 29
moon
Wed
Sep 6
moon
Wed
Sep 13

Horn Island Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Aug 17
23°C - 0.2mm
Wed
Aug 16
24°C 29°C 0.6mm
Tue
Aug 15
- 30°C 1.0mm
Mon
Aug 14
23°C 29°C 1.4mm
Sun
Aug 13
24.1°C 30°C 0.0mm

Horn Island Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
1615.0mm
113.3 Day(s)
Total For 2017
1811.6mm
147 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
897.8mm
102 Day(s)
Wettest Day
143.8mm
Apr 23
Lowest Temperature
21.6°C
Jul 8
Highest Temperature
32.7°C
Mar 19

Horn Island Almanac

full climatology
August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
23.0°C
2nd
Lowest On Record
15.3°C
14th 2004
Average This Month
24.1°C
+1.1°C
Long-term Average
23.0°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
30.8°C
8th
Highest On Record
31.7°C
29th 2010
Average This Month
29.8°C
+0.7°C
Long-term Average
29.1°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
2.4mm
4th
Total This Month
5.6mm
5 Day(s)
Long-term Average
6.1mm
5.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
19.8mm
2010
Driest On Record
0.0mm
2004
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