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Horn Island Forecast

Today 31°C
Tonight 26°C
possible_thunderstorm

Now

27.9°C falling
Updated at 08:50 EST

Peninsula for Monday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers north of Weipa, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. The chance of thunderstorms. Winds W 15 to 25 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.

Currently at Horn Island

24-hour graph
Temperature 27.9°C falling
Dew Point 24.3°C rising
Feels Like 32.0°C
Relative Humidity 81%
Wind icon
WNW 14km/h falling
Wind Gusts 20km/h
Pressure 1011.4hPa rising
Fire Danger 2.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 66.0mm / -

Sun on Mon

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Sunrise sunrise
06:35 EST
Sunset sunset
18:38 EST

Nearby Now

Lockhart River Ap 28.4°C
Weipa Ap 27.0°C
Coen Ap 27.0°C

Next 12 hours in Horn Island

48-hour forecast

12pm

Chance shower or storm
30°C

3pm

Chance shower or storm
31°C

6pm

Shower. Chance storm
30°C

9pm

Shower. Chance storm
28°C

Peninsula Weather Warnings

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Qld - Mon 09:13 EST
Coastal Strong Wind/Gale Warning

Qld - Sun 12:01 EST
Flood Watch for coastal catchments between Cardwell to Gladstone extending inland to the eastern Gulf River catchments

National Forecast

Horn Island 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Mon
Mar 27
Tue
Mar 28
Wed
Mar 29
Thu
Mar 30
Fri
Mar 31
Sat
Apr 1
Sun
Apr 2

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm
Maximum 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 32°C 32°C
Minimum 26°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 25°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 90% 90% 70% 90% 90%
Rain Amount 10-20mm 20-40mm 5-10mm 5-10mm 5-10mm 5-10mm 5-10mm
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 22
km/h
30
km/h
29
km/h
34
km/h
27
km/h
33
km/h
22
km/h
26
km/h
15
km/h
18
km/h
11
km/h
14
km/h
12
km/h
14
km/h
Wind Direction WNW 22km/h
WNW
WNW 30km/h
WNW
WNW 29km/h
WNW
WNW 34km/h
WNW
NNW 27km/h
NNW
NW 33km/h
NW
NNW 22km/h
NNW
NW 26km/h
NW
NNW 15km/h
NNW
NW 18km/h
NW
NNE 11km/h
NNE
N 14km/h
N
ENE 12km/h
ENE
ENE 14km/h
ENE
Relative Humidity 87% 78% 89% 79% 88% 77% 87% 78% 84% 75% 85% 74% 85% 73%
Dew Point 26°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 27°C 26°C 27°C

Horn Island Sun & Moon Times

Monday 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
18:38 EST
last light
18:59 EST
moon
set
Mon 18:03 EST
rise
Tue 06:27 EST
moon
Tue
Mar 28
moon
Tue
Apr 4
moon
Tue
Apr 11
moon
Wed
Apr 19

Coconut Island Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sun
Mar 26
26.2°C 30°C 5.6mm
Sat
Mar 25
28.2°C 33.1°C 0.0mm
Fri
Mar 24
26.1°C 32.5°C 8.4mm
Thu
Mar 23
28.1°C 33.1°C 0.0mm
Wed
Mar 22
26.3°C 33.0°C 0.0mm

Coconut Island Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Mar
904.1mm
51.5 Day(s)
Total For 2017
766.6mm
55 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
708.4mm
37 Day(s)
Wettest Day
78.2mm
Feb 4
Lowest Temperature
23.3°C
Feb 26
Highest Temperature
35.1°C
Feb 24

Coconut Island Almanac

full climatology
March Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
23.5°C
1st
Lowest On Record
22.0°C
1st 2000
Average This Month
26.0°C
+0.3°C
Long-term Average
25.7°C
March Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
34.3°C
19th
Highest On Record
35.0°C
2nd 2001
Average This Month
32.1°C
+0.5°C
Long-term Average
31.6°C
March Rainfall
Wettest This Month
60.2mm
13th
Total This Month
182.4mm
20 Day(s)
Long-term Average
327.9mm
17.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
610.8mm
2006
Driest On Record
0.0mm
2002
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