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Horn Island Forecast

Today 31°C
Tonight 26°C
possible_thunderstorm

Now

30.6°C falling
Updated at 10:20 EST

Peninsula for Saturday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low 30s.

Currently at Horn Island

24-hour graph
Temperature 30.6°C falling
Dew Point 26.1°C falling
Feels Like 38.6°C
Relative Humidity 77%
Wind icon
W 14km/h falling
Wind Gusts 20km/h
Pressure 1010.5hPa steady
Fire Danger 3.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
06:35 EST
Sunset sunset
18:39 EST

Nearby Now

Weipa Ap 26.5°C
Lockhart River Ap 30.3°C
Coen Ap 28.6°C

Next 12 hours in Horn Island

48-hour forecast

12pm

Slight chance storm
30°C

3pm

Mostly clear
31°C

6pm

Mostly clear
30°C

9pm

Slight chance storm
28°C

Peninsula Weather Warnings

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Qld - Sat 10:00 EST
Coastal Strong Wind/Gale Warning

Qld - Fri 14:35 EST
Initial Flood Watch for coastal catchments between Cooktown to Mackay extending inland to the eastern Gulf River catchments

National Forecast

Horn Island 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Mar 25
Sun
Mar 26
Mon
Mar 27
Tue
Mar 28
Wed
Mar 29
Thu
Mar 30
Fri
Mar 31

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C
Minimum 26°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 26°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 90% 90% 90% 90% 90%
Rain Amount 5-10mm 10-20mm 10-20mm 10-20mm 10-20mm 10-20mm 5-10mm
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
21
km/h
14
km/h
23
km/h
22
km/h
31
km/h
26
km/h
32
km/h
27
km/h
32
km/h
23
km/h
27
km/h
16
km/h
18
km/h
Wind Direction WNW 15km/h
WNW
WNW 21km/h
WNW
WNW 14km/h
WNW
WNW 23km/h
WNW
WNW 22km/h
WNW
WNW 31km/h
WNW
NW 26km/h
NW
NW 32km/h
NW
NNW 27km/h
NNW
NW 32km/h
NW
NW 23km/h
NW
NW 27km/h
NW
NW 16km/h
NW
NW 18km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 82% 74% 82% 75% 85% 76% 86% 77% 86% 77% 86% 77% 84% 75%
Dew Point 26°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 27°C 26°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 26°C 27°C 26°C 26°C

Horn Island Sun & Moon Times

Saturday 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
18:39 EST
last light
19:00 EST
moon
set
Sat 16:27 EST
rise
Sun 04:37 EST
moon
Tue
Mar 28
moon
Tue
Apr 4
moon
Tue
Apr 11
moon
Wed
Apr 19

Horn Island Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Mar 25
26°C - 0.0mm
Fri
Mar 24
26.1°C 32°C 0.0mm
Thu
Mar 23
26.2°C 32.0°C 0.0mm
Wed
Mar 22
25.2°C 31.9°C 0.8mm
Tue
Mar 21
25.4°C 31.4°C 0.2mm

Horn Island Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Mar
1288.9mm
63.7 Day(s)
Total For 2017
1079.0mm
66 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
551.6mm
40 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
51.2mm
17th
Total This Month
133.0mm
16 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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