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Cooktown Forecast

This morning 23°C
Today 30°C
mostly_sunny

Now

25.7°C falling
Updated at 23:50 EST

Peninsula for Friday Mostly sunny. Medium chance of showers north of Weipa, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm over the far north. Light winds becoming E/SE 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 23 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.
Saturday Mostly sunny. Medium chance of showers north of Weipa, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Weipa. Light winds becoming SE 15 to 20 km/h early in the morning then tending E 15 to 25 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 23 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Currently at Cooktown Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 25.7°C falling
Dew Point 21.2°C rising
Feels Like 27.0°C
Relative Humidity 76%
Wind icon
SE 16km/h falling
Wind Gusts 26km/h
Pressure 1013.5hPa steady
Fire Danger 3.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
06:27 EST
Sunset sunset
18:09 EST

Nearby Now

Low Isles 26.1°C
Mareeba Ap 18.7°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Mareeba

48-hour forecast

3am

Mostly clear
19°C

6am

Mostly clear
18°C

9am

Mostly clear
24°C

12pm

Mostly clear
28°C

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National Forecast

Cooktown 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny
Maximum 30°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 30°C
Minimum 23°C 23°C 23°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 21°C
Chance of Rain 10% 20% 30% 20% 30% 20% 5%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
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 22
km/h
26
km/h
23
km/h
27
km/h
22
km/h
27
km/h
22
km/h
25
km/h
20
km/h
25
km/h
17
km/h
23
km/h
16
km/h
20
km/h
Wind Direction SE 22km/h
SE
SSE 26km/h
SSE
SE 23km/h
SE
SE 27km/h
SE
SSE 22km/h
SSE
SSE 27km/h
SSE
SSE 22km/h
SSE
SSE 25km/h
SSE
SE 20km/h
SE
SSE 25km/h
SSE
SSE 17km/h
SSE
SE 23km/h
SE
SSE 16km/h
SSE
SE 20km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 71% 65% 73% 65% 73% 67% 73% 65% 70% 64% 69% 60% 70% 57%
Dew Point 22°C 22°C 22°C 21°C 22°C 22°C 21°C 22°C 20°C 21°C 20°C 20°C 20°C 20°C

Cooktown Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:06 EST
sunrise
06:27 EST
sunset
18:09 EST
last light
18:31 EST
moon
rise
Fri 10:14 EST
set
Fri 21:55 EST
moon
Mon
Apr 23
moon
Mon
Apr 30
moon
Tue
May 8
moon
Tue
May 15

Cooktown Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Apr 19
24.2°C 29°C 1.6mm
Wed
Apr 18
23.6°C 29.5°C 3.6mm
Tue
Apr 17
26.3°C 29.7°C 0.2mm
Mon
Apr 16
24.1°C 30.1°C 3.6mm
Sun
Apr 15
21.2°C 30.5°C 0.0mm

Cooktown Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Apr
1153.0mm
75.2 Day(s)
Total For 2018
1267.0mm
74 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
1447.2mm
85 Day(s)
Wettest Day
240.6mm
Jan 19
Lowest Temperature
21.1°C
Feb 13
Highest Temperature
36.9°C
Jan 15

Cooktown Ap Almanac

full climatology
April Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
21.2°C
15th
Lowest On Record
15.4°C
30th 2017
Average This Month
23.7°C
+0.7°C
Long-term Average
23.0°C
April Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
31.5°C
1st
Highest On Record
33.6°C
13th 2014
Average This Month
30.2°C
+1.1°C
Long-term Average
29.1°C
April Rainfall
Wettest This Month
3.6mm
16th
Total This Month
14.4mm
12 Day(s)
Long-term Average
163.3mm
16.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
436.2mm
2010
Driest On Record
15.6mm
2008
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