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Horn Island Forecast

This morning 26°C
Today 33°C
mostly_sunny

Now

29.7°C rising
Updated at 08:40 EST

Peninsula for Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers near the west coast, slight chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the west this evening. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending E/NE in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 30s.

Currently at Horn Island

24-hour graph
Temperature 29.7°C rising
Dew Point 23.2°C rising
Feels Like 33.9°C
Relative Humidity 68%
Wind icon
ESE 12km/h falling
Wind Gusts 17km/h
Pressure 1010.4hPa rising
Fire Danger 4.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Nearby Now

Weipa Ap 27.9°C
Lockhart River Ap 28.5°C
Coen Ap 27.6°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Horn Island

48-hour forecast

9am

Mostly clear
31°C

12pm

Mostly clear
32°C

3pm

Mostly clear
33°C

6pm

Mostly clear
31°C

Peninsula Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Horn Island 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sun
Dec 17
Mon
Dec 18
Tue
Dec 19
Wed
Dec 20
Thu
Dec 21
Fri
Dec 22
Sat
Dec 23

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Clearing shower

Possible shower
Maximum 33°C 33°C 33°C 33°C 33°C 33°C 33°C
Minimum 26°C 26°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 27°C
Chance of Rain 40% 60% 30% 20% 30% 20% 40%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index
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 17
km/h
21
km/h
16
km/h
18
km/h
14
km/h
17
km/h
12
km/h
16
km/h
15
km/h
18
km/h
18
km/h
20
km/h
20
km/h
23
km/h
Wind Direction SE 17km/h
SE
E 21km/h
E
SE 16km/h
SE
E 18km/h
E
SE 14km/h
SE
E 17km/h
E
ESE 12km/h
ESE
E 16km/h
E
SE 15km/h
SE
E 18km/h
E
SE 18km/h
SE
ESE 20km/h
ESE
ESE 20km/h
ESE
ESE 23km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 63% 58% 68% 62% 66% 59% 64% 59% 65% 59% 63% 59% 62% 59%
Dew Point 23°C 24°C 24°C 25°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 23°C 24°C 23°C 24°C

Horn Island Sun & Moon Times

Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
-
sunrise
-
sunset
-
last light
-
moon
set
Mon 18:47 EST
rise
Tue 06:40 EST
moon
Mon
Dec 18
moon
Tue
Dec 26
moon
Tue
Jan 2
moon
Tue
Jan 9

Horn Island Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Dec 16
25°C 33°C 0.0mm
Fri
Dec 15
27°C 33°C 0.0mm
Thu
Dec 14
26°C 33°C 0.0mm
Wed
Dec 13
26.8°C 33°C 0.0mm
Tue
Dec 12
26.3°C 33.5°C 0.0mm

Horn Island Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
1878.4mm
139.5 Day(s)
Total For 2017
1859.4mm
162 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
981.6mm
120 Day(s)
Wettest Day
143.8mm
Apr 23
Lowest Temperature
21.3°C
Aug 25
Highest Temperature
34.2°C
Dec 1

Horn Island Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
22.4°C
8th
Lowest On Record
20.3°C
7th 2002
Average This Month
25.5°C
-0.3°C
Long-term Average
25.8°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
34.2°C
1st
Highest On Record
37.9°C
8th 2002
Average This Month
33.2°C
+1.3°C
Long-term Average
31.9°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
17.2mm
5th
Total This Month
28.0mm
3 Day(s)
Long-term Average
196.0mm
13.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
707.2mm
2000
Driest On Record
0.4mm
1997
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Weather News

Extreme heatwave heads to outback towns in Queensland, NSW

09:31 EDT

There will be extreme heatwave conditions in south-west Queensland and north-west New South Wales over the next three days, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) says, with several outback towns expecting sweltering daytime temperatures of at least 43 degrees Celsius.

A stormy outlook for Darwin

13:23 EDT

Darwin is on track to reach their December average rainfall, which is already sitting at the halfway mark.

Unsettled spell for Perth

12:23 EDT

The England cricket team may feel more at home, as conditions turn wet and very windy for the end of the third test.