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Horn Island Forecast

Today 31°C
Tonight 26°C
clearing_shower

Now

30.3°C rising
Updated at 15:00 EST

Peninsula for Monday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower north of Weipa during the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 30 to 36.

Currently at Horn Island

24-hour graph
Temperature 30.3°C rising
Dew Point 24.4°C rising
Feels Like 35.8°C
Relative Humidity 70%
Wind icon
E 25km/h falling
Wind Gusts 37km/h
Pressure 1009.6hPa steady
Fire Danger 5.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Mon

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Sunrise sunrise
06:36 EST
Sunset sunset
18:19 EST

Nearby Now

Weipa Ap 33.2°C
Lockhart River Ap 30.0°C
Coen Ap 31.5°C

Next 12 hours in Horn Island

48-hour forecast

6pm

Mostly cloudy
29°C

9pm

Mostly cloudy
28°C

12am

Shower. Chance storm
27°C

3am

Shower. Chance storm
26°C

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Horn Island 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Mon
May 2
Tue
May 3
Wed
May 4
Thu
May 5
Fri
May 6
Sat
May 7
Sun
May 8

Clearing shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Clearing shower

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 80% 80% 80% 60% 70% 50% 30%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Very High Very High 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 20
km/h
26
km/h
18
km/h
24
km/h
19
km/h
27
km/h
25
km/h
33
km/h
26
km/h
34
km/h
25
km/h
31
km/h
22
km/h
27
km/h
Wind Direction ESE 20km/h
ESE
ESE 26km/h
ESE
ESE 18km/h
ESE
ESE 24km/h
ESE
ESE 19km/h
ESE
ESE 27km/h
ESE
ESE 25km/h
ESE
ESE 33km/h
ESE
ESE 26km/h
ESE
ESE 34km/h
ESE
ESE 25km/h
ESE
ESE 31km/h
ESE
E 22km/h
E
ESE 27km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 80% 74% 79% 72% 81% 72% 78% 72% 79% 72% 80% 74% 79% 72%
Dew Point 25°C 26°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 26°C 25°C 25°C

Horn Island Sun & Moon Times

Monday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:14 EST
sunrise
06:36 EST
sunset
18:19 EST
last light
18:41 EST
moon
rise
Tue 02:49 EST
set
Tue 15:21 EST
moon
Sat
May 7
moon
Sat
May 14
moon
Sun
May 22
moon
Sun
May 29

Horn Island Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
May 2
27°C - 0.0mm
Sun
May 1
26.8°C 31°C 0.0mm
Sat
Apr 30
26.0°C 30.8°C 0.0mm
Fri
Apr 29
26.4°C 31.1°C 4.6mm
Thu
Apr 28
25.7°C 30.7°C 1.8mm

Horn Island Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
1612.1mm
90.3 Day(s)
Total For 2016
750.4mm
55 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
1486.0mm
76 Day(s)
Wettest Day
134.4mm
Feb 13
Lowest Temperature
23.2°C
Feb 7
Highest Temperature
33.8°C
Jan 22

Horn Island Almanac

full climatology
May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
26.8°C
1st
Lowest On Record
17.7°C
23rd 2009
Average This Month
26.9°C
+2.2°C
Long-term Average
24.7°C
May Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
31.0°C
1st
Highest On Record
32.1°C
9th 2013
Average This Month
31.0°C
+1.0°C
Long-term Average
30.0°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.0mm
1st
Total This Month
0.0mm
0 Day(s)
Long-term Average
72.6mm
10.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
318.0mm
1996
Driest On Record
0.6mm
1997
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