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Cooktown Forecast

Today 30°C
Tonight 22°C
mostly_sunny

Now

27.8°C rising
Updated at 10:20 EST

Peninsula for Wednesday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers north of Coen, becoming less likely late this afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Coen. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30.

Currently at Cooktown Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 27.8°C rising
Dew Point 22.3°C rising
Feels Like 30.5°C
Relative Humidity 72%
Wind icon
SE 18km/h rising
Wind Gusts 26km/h
Pressure 1014.7hPa falling
Fire Danger 4.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:29 EST
Sunset sunset
18:06 EST

Nearby Now

Low Isles 26.2°C
Mareeba Ap 24.8°C

Next 12 hours in Mareeba

48-hour forecast

12pm

Mostly clear
28°C

3pm

Mostly cloudy
30°C

6pm

Mostly clear
26°C

9pm

Mostly clear
21°C

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National Forecast

Cooktown 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Apr 26
Thu
Apr 27
Fri
Apr 28
Sat
Apr 29
Sun
Apr 30
Mon
May 1
Tue
May 2

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 30°C 30°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 30°C
Minimum 23°C 22°C 23°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 22°C
Chance of Rain 5% 10% 20% 40% 70% 70% 60%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 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 16
km/h
18
km/h
8
km/h
16
km/h
20
km/h
22
km/h
20
km/h
21
km/h
14
km/h
18
km/h
13
km/h
16
km/h
13
km/h
15
km/h
Wind Direction SE 16km/h
SE
SE 18km/h
SE
SE 8km/h
SE
SE 16km/h
SE
SE 20km/h
SE
SE 22km/h
SE
SE 20km/h
SE
SE 21km/h
SE
SE 14km/h
SE
SE 18km/h
SE
SE 13km/h
SE
SE 16km/h
SE
SE 13km/h
SE
SE 15km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 71% 65% 74% 58% 66% 61% 64% 57% 67% 61% 73% 62% 69% 61%
Dew Point 22°C 22°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 20°C 19°C 19°C 20°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 21°C

Cooktown Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:07 EST
sunrise
06:29 EST
sunset
18:06 EST
last light
18:28 EST
moon
set
Wed 18:04 EST
rise
Thu 06:56 EST
moon
Wed
May 3
moon
Thu
May 11
moon
Fri
May 19
moon
Fri
May 26

Cooktown Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Apr 26
23°C - 0.4mm
Tue
Apr 25
23.4°C 29°C 0.0mm
Mon
Apr 24
24.4°C 29.1°C 0.0mm
Sun
Apr 23
23.7°C 29.2°C 0.0mm
Sat
Apr 22
24.0°C 28.7°C 4.6mm

Cooktown Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Apr
1157.4mm
75.9 Day(s)
Total For 2017
1452.6mm
88 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
740.6mm
65 Day(s)
Wettest Day
131.8mm
Feb 6
Lowest Temperature
19.1°C
Apr 11
Highest Temperature
37.3°C
Jan 2

Cooktown Ap Almanac

full climatology
April Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
19.1°C
11th
Lowest On Record
15.8°C
29th 2008
Average This Month
23.8°C
+0.9°C
Long-term Average
22.9°C
April Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
32.9°C
1st
Highest On Record
33.6°C
13th 2014
Average This Month
29.8°C
+0.7°C
Long-term Average
29.1°C
April Rainfall
Wettest This Month
29.6mm
8th
Total This Month
126.6mm
17 Day(s)
Long-term Average
176.5mm
16.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
436.2mm
2010
Driest On Record
15.6mm
2008
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