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Weipa Forecast

This morning 24°C
Today 32°C
possible_thunderstorm

Now

24.6°C rising
Updated at 23:50 EST

Peninsula for Monday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers near the east coast, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm, with possible heavy falls early this evening. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers north of Weipa, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. The chance of thunderstorms, with possible heavy falls. Light winds becoming E 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening.

Currently at Lockhart River Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 24.6°C rising
Dew Point 24.3°C rising
Feels Like 24.6°C
Relative Humidity 98%
Wind icon
SSE 9km/h rising
Wind Gusts 11km/h
Pressure 1009.7hPa rising
Fire Danger 1.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 3.2mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
06:34 EST
Sunset sunset
18:56 EST

Nearby Now

Coen Ap 25.4°C
Horn Island 27.0°C
Kowanyama Ap 25.1°C

Next 12 hours in Weipa

48-hour forecast

3am

Mostly clear
24°C

6am

Slight chance storm
24°C

9am

Chance shower or storm
28°C

12pm

Shower. Chance storm
32°C

Peninsula Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Weipa 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Feb 28
Wed
Mar 1
Thu
Mar 2
Fri
Mar 3
Sat
Mar 4
Sun
Mar 5
Mon
Mar 6

Possible thunderstorm

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Possible thunderstorm
Maximum 32°C 32°C 32°C 32°C 32°C 32°C 32°C
Minimum 24°C 23°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 90% 90% 90% 90% 90%
Rain Amount 5-10mm 10-20mm 10-20mm 5-10mm 5-10mm 5-10mm 5-10mm
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 12
km/h
14
km/h
13
km/h
12
km/h
10
km/h
11
km/h
10
km/h
13
km/h
10
km/h
11
km/h
8
km/h
10
km/h
7
km/h
7
km/h
Wind Direction SE 12km/h
SE
ESE 14km/h
ESE
SE 13km/h
SE
ESE 12km/h
ESE
SSE 10km/h
SSE
SSE 11km/h
SSE
ENE 10km/h
ENE
N 13km/h
N
ENE 10km/h
ENE
NNE 11km/h
NNE
NE 8km/h
NE
NNE 10km/h
NNE
ENE 7km/h
ENE
NNW 7km/h
NNW
Relative Humidity 83% 76% 82% 78% 86% 83% 86% 77% 84% 77% 86% 78% 89% 76%
Dew Point 25°C 26°C 24°C 26°C 25°C 27°C 25°C 26°C 25°C 26°C 25°C 26°C 26°C 26°C

Weipa Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:13 EST
sunrise
06:34 EST
sunset
18:56 EST
last light
19:17 EST
moon
rise
Tue 07:46 EST
set
Tue 20:15 EST
moon
Sun
Mar 5
moon
Mon
Mar 13
moon
Tue
Mar 21
moon
Tue
Mar 28

Scherger RAAF Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sun
Feb 26
23.4°C - 17.2mm
Sat
Feb 25
24.8°C 34.9°C 1.0mm
Fri
Feb 24
25.6°C 33.7°C 0.2mm
Thu
Feb 23
24.3°C 34.4°C 3.0mm
Wed
Feb 22
23.9°C 33.7°C 0.6mm

Weipa Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
1056.7mm
48.8 Day(s)
Total For 2017
926.6mm
46 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
360.2mm
36 Day(s)
Wettest Day
68.4mm
Jan 16
Lowest Temperature
23.0°C
Jan 31
Highest Temperature
34.0°C
Jan 27

Weipa Ap Almanac

full climatology
February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
23.1°C
19th
Lowest On Record
20.5°C
27th 1993
Average This Month
24.2°C
+0.1°C
Long-term Average
24.1°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
33.7°C
23rd
Highest On Record
35.7°C
8th 1998
Average This Month
30.9°C
-0.5°C
Long-term Average
31.4°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
61.6mm
6th
Total This Month
333.0mm
22 Day(s)
Long-term Average
547.6mm
25.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
932.6mm
2014
Driest On Record
127.2mm
2013
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