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Horn Island Forecast

Today 31°C
Tonight 26°C
possible_thunderstorm

Now

30.8°C falling
Updated at 12:20 EST

Peninsula for Friday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low 30s.

Currently at Horn Island

24-hour graph
Temperature 30.8°C falling
Dew Point 25.6°C falling
Feels Like 38.3°C
Relative Humidity 74%
Wind icon
NW 16km/h falling
Wind Gusts 24km/h
Pressure 1009.6hPa falling
Fire Danger 4.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
06:35 EST
Sunset sunset
18:40 EST

Nearby Now

Weipa Ap 31.5°C
Lockhart River Ap 31.2°C
Coen Ap 31.2°C

Next 12 hours in Horn Island

48-hour forecast

3pm

Chance shower or storm
31°C

6pm

Chance shower or storm
30°C

9pm

Chance shower or storm
28°C

12am

Chance shower or storm
27°C

Peninsula Weather Warnings

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Qld - Fri 12:36 EST
Tropical Cyclone Watch for Cape Tribulation to Proserpine

National Forecast

Horn Island 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Mar 24
Sat
Mar 25
Sun
Mar 26
Mon
Mar 27
Tue
Mar 28
Wed
Mar 29
Thu
Mar 30

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible shower
Maximum 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C
Minimum 25°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 25°C 26°C 26°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 90% 90% 90% 90% 90%
Rain Amount 5-10mm 5-10mm 10-20mm 10-20mm 10-20mm 20-40mm 10-20mm
UV Index Extreme 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 15
km/h
24
km/h
16
km/h
22
km/h
15
km/h
24
km/h
20
km/h
29
km/h
24
km/h
30
km/h
26
km/h
29
km/h
23
km/h
27
km/h
Wind Direction NW 15km/h
NW
WNW 24km/h
WNW
WNW 16km/h
WNW
WNW 22km/h
WNW
WNW 15km/h
WNW
WNW 24km/h
WNW
WNW 20km/h
WNW
WNW 29km/h
WNW
NW 24km/h
NW
NW 30km/h
NW
NNW 26km/h
NNW
NW 29km/h
NW
NW 23km/h
NW
NW 27km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 82% 74% 82% 75% 83% 76% 84% 74% 84% 75% 87% 75% 86% 76%
Dew Point 25°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 27°C 26°C 26°C 25°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 27°C

Horn Island Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:14 EST
sunrise
06:35 EST
sunset
18:40 EST
last light
19:01 EST
moon
set
Fri 15:39 EST
rise
Sat 03:44 EST
moon
Tue
Mar 28
moon
Tue
Apr 4
moon
Tue
Apr 11
moon
Wed
Apr 19

Horn Island Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Mar 24
26°C - 0.0mm
Thu
Mar 23
26.2°C 32°C 0.0mm
Wed
Mar 22
25.2°C 31.9°C 0.8mm
Tue
Mar 21
25.4°C 31.4°C 0.2mm
Mon
Mar 20
25.7°C 31.3°C 8.4mm

Horn Island Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Mar
1288.9mm
63.7 Day(s)
Total For 2017
1079.0mm
66 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
533.6mm
39 Day(s)
Wettest Day
77.6mm
Jan 12
Lowest Temperature
23.3°C
Jan 24
Highest Temperature
32.7°C
Mar 19

Horn Island Almanac

full climatology
March Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
24.1°C
18th
Lowest On Record
22.2°C
21st 1997
Average This Month
25.1°C
+0.1°C
Long-term Average
25.0°C
March Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
32.7°C
19th
Highest On Record
34.8°C
24th 2003
Average This Month
31.2°C
+0.8°C
Long-term Average
30.4°C
March Rainfall
Wettest This Month
51.2mm
17th
Total This Month
133.0mm
16 Day(s)
Long-term Average
379.3mm
20.3 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
579.2mm
2013
Driest On Record
122.8mm
2008
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Weather News

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13:18 EDT

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Queensland cyclone threat update

11:30 EDT

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Tropical low drenches Port Hedland and surrounding cattle country

11:27 EDT

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