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Horn Island Forecast

This morning 25°C
Today 30°C
possible_thunderstorm

Now

28.1°C steady
Updated at 23:50 EST

Peninsula for Monday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers south of Coen, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. The chance of thunderstorms, with possible heavy falls south of Coen early this evening. Light winds.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely from the late morning. The chance of thunderstorms, with possible heavy falls south of Coen from the late morning. Light winds becoming N/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the early afternoon.

Currently at Horn Island

24-hour graph
Temperature 28.1°C steady
Dew Point 24.1°C rising
Feels Like 32.2°C
Relative Humidity 79%
Wind icon
NW 9km/h falling
Wind Gusts 11km/h
Pressure 1010.6hPa falling
Fire Danger 2.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 4.8mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
06:33 EST
Sunset sunset
18:56 EST

Nearby Now

Weipa Ap 25.6°C
Lockhart River Ap 24.8°C
Coen Ap 25.2°C

Next 12 hours in Horn Island

48-hour forecast

3am

Chance shower or storm
26°C

6am

Chance shower or storm
25°C

9am

Chance shower or storm
27°C

12pm

Chance shower or storm
29°C

Peninsula Weather Warnings

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NT - Mon 23:06 CST
Warning Zone: Port McArthur in the Northern Territory to Mornington Island in Queensland, Not Including Borroloola and Mornington Island

Qld - Mon 22:00 EST
Gale Warning for the Following Area: South East Gulf of Carpentaria Gale Warning for the Following Area: South East Gulf of Carpentaria

National Forecast

Horn Island 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Feb 21
Wed
Feb 22
Thu
Feb 23
Fri
Feb 24
Sat
Feb 25
Sun
Feb 26
Mon
Feb 27

Possible thunderstorm

Showers

Showers

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Showers
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 90% 70% 70% 90% 90% 90% 90%
Rain Amount 5-10mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 10-20mm 5-10mm 5-10mm 10-20mm
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 16
km/h
14
km/h
11
km/h
12
km/h
8
km/h
9
km/h
7
km/h
7
km/h
6
km/h
11
km/h
8
km/h
13
km/h
6
km/h
8
km/h
Wind Direction NNE 16km/h
NNE
N 14km/h
N
NNE 11km/h
NNE
NNE 12km/h
NNE
E 8km/h
E
E 9km/h
E
SSE 7km/h
SSE
WNW 7km/h
WNW
SW 6km/h
SW
W 11km/h
W
W 8km/h
W
W 13km/h
W
WNW 6km/h
WNW
W 8km/h
W
Relative Humidity 85% 78% 85% 79% 84% 77% 84% 80% 85% 79% 86% 80% 85% 81%
Dew Point 24°C 26°C 25°C 26°C 24°C 25°C 24°C 26°C 24°C 26°C 24°C 26°C 25°C 26°C

Horn Island Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:12 EST
sunrise
06:33 EST
sunset
18:56 EST
last light
19:18 EST
moon
rise
Tue 01:41 EST
set
Wed 15:23 EST
moon
Mon
Feb 27
moon
Sun
Mar 5
moon
Mon
Mar 13
moon
Tue
Mar 21

Coconut Island Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Feb 20
26.4°C 32°C 0.0mm
Sun
Feb 19
26.4°C 32.4°C 0.0mm
Sat
Feb 18
24.4°C 31.9°C 16.0mm
Fri
Feb 17
26.3°C 32.6°C 0.0mm
Thu
Feb 16
26.8°C 31.7°C 0.4mm

Coconut Island Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
576.2mm
34.1 Day(s)
Total For 2017
399.6mm
29 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
610.8mm
20 Day(s)
Wettest Day
78.2mm
Feb 4
Lowest Temperature
23.7°C
Feb 8
Highest Temperature
33.9°C
Jan 26

Coconut Island Almanac

full climatology
February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
23.7°C
8th
Lowest On Record
21.0°C
3rd 2000
Average This Month
25.5°C
-0.3°C
Long-term Average
25.8°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
32.6°C
17th
Highest On Record
35.5°C
20th 2005
Average This Month
30.9°C
-0.7°C
Long-term Average
31.6°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
78.2mm
4th
Total This Month
285.8mm
14 Day(s)
Long-term Average
269.2mm
17.1 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
422.6mm
2006
Driest On Record
135.6mm
2013
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Cyclone Alfred forms in Gulf of Carpentaria prompting evacuations at Borroloola

19:40 EDT

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14:35 EDT

Shacks in the fishing village of King Ash Bay in the Northern Territory's Gulf of Carpentaria have been flooded by the McArthur River.