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Horn Island Forecast

Today 32°C
Tonight 26°C
possible_thunderstorm

Now

27.2°C rising
Updated at 11:20 EST

Peninsula for Saturday Cloudy. Very high chance of showers and thunderstorms with patchy rain areas. Possible locally heavy falls with thunderstorms. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low 30s.

Currently at Horn Island

24-hour graph
Temperature 27.2°C rising
Dew Point 25.0°C rising
Feels Like 31.1°C
Relative Humidity 88%
Wind icon
NNE 11km/h steady
Wind Gusts 13km/h
Pressure 1008.2hPa falling
Fire Danger 1.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 3.6mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
06:22 EST
Sunset sunset
19:01 EST

Nearby Now

Weipa Ap 30.0°C
Lockhart River Ap 25.9°C
Coen Ap 24.4°C

Next 12 hours in Horn Island

48-hour forecast

12pm

Slight chance storm
30°C

3pm

Mostly cloudy
31°C

6pm

Mostly clear
31°C

9pm

Mostly cloudy
29°C

Peninsula Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Horn Island 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Jan 20
Sun
Jan 21
Mon
Jan 22
Tue
Jan 23
Wed
Jan 24
Thu
Jan 25
Fri
Jan 26

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm
Maximum 32°C 33°C 30°C 31°C 31°C 30°C 32°C
Minimum 26°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 25°C
Chance of Rain 60% 50% 50% 50% 40% 90% 90%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 10-20mm 10-20mm
UV Index
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 6
km/h
11
km/h
8
km/h
13
km/h
12
km/h
18
km/h
14
km/h
16
km/h
19
km/h
20
km/h
21
km/h
25
km/h
25
km/h
32
km/h
Wind Direction SE 6km/h
SE
WSW 11km/h
WSW
ESE 8km/h
ESE
W 13km/h
W
N 12km/h
N
NW 18km/h
NW
NNW 14km/h
NNW
NW 16km/h
NW
NNW 19km/h
NNW
NW 20km/h
NW
NNW 21km/h
NNW
NW 25km/h
NW
NW 25km/h
NW
NW 32km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 84% 75% 81% 72% 80% 73% 82% 72% 79% 73% 80% 71% 83% 76%
Dew Point 27°C 27°C 26°C 27°C 25°C 25°C 26°C 26°C 25°C 26°C 25°C 24°C 26°C 27°C

Horn Island Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:00 EST
sunrise
06:22 EST
sunset
19:01 EST
last light
19:24 EST
moon
set
Sat 21:20 EST
rise
Sun 09:28 EST
moon
Thu
Jan 25
moon
Thu
Feb 1
moon
Thu
Feb 8
moon
Fri
Feb 16

Horn Island Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Jan 20
25°C - 0.6mm
Fri
Jan 19
24°C 30°C 10mm
Thu
Jan 18
25.2°C 31°C 3.4mm
Wed
Jan 17
24.7°C 31.8°C 1.6mm
Tue
Jan 16
26.1°C 31.8°C 0.0mm

Horn Island Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
423.2mm
21.8 Day(s)
Total For 2018
112.2mm
13 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
225.4mm
16 Day(s)
Wettest Day
35.8mm
Jan 7
Lowest Temperature
23.8°C
Jan 11
Highest Temperature
33.7°C
Jan 2

Horn Island Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
23.8°C
11th
Lowest On Record
22.4°C
24th 2011
Average This Month
25.2°C
+0.0°C
Long-term Average
25.2°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
33.7°C
2nd
Highest On Record
36.7°C
10th 1998
Average This Month
31.4°C
+0.5°C
Long-term Average
30.9°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
35.8mm
7th
Total This Month
112.2mm
13 Day(s)
Long-term Average
423.2mm
21.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
701.6mm
2010
Driest On Record
58.0mm
2016
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