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Horn Island Forecast

Today 33°C
Tonight 27°C
possible_thunderstorm

Now

32.0°C rising
Updated at 16:10 EST

Peninsula for Monday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers south of Coen, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm with possible heavy falls. Light winds.

Currently at Horn Island

24-hour graph
Temperature 32.0°C rising
Dew Point 24.6°C falling
Feels Like 38.7°C
Relative Humidity 65%
Wind icon
NW 18km/h falling
Wind Gusts 24km/h
Pressure 1006.1hPa falling
Fire Danger 6.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Mon

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Sunrise sunrise
06:30 EST
Sunset sunset
19:00 EST

Nearby Now

Weipa Ap 31.4°C
Lockhart River Ap 27.9°C
Coen Ap 28.9°C

Next 12 hours in Horn Island

48-hour forecast

6pm

Mostly clear
31°C

9pm

Mostly clear
29°C

12am

Mostly clear
29°C

3am

Mostly clear
28°C

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Horn Island 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Mon
Feb 8
Tue
Feb 9
Wed
Feb 10
Thu
Feb 11
Fri
Feb 12
Sat
Feb 13
Sun
Feb 14

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm
Maximum 33°C 33°C 33°C 33°C 32°C 32°C 30°C
Minimum 27°C 27°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 27°C
Chance of Rain 40% 80% 90% 70% 90% 90% 60%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 5-10mm 20-40mm 10-20mm 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 11
km/h
17
km/h
12
km/h
19
km/h
15
km/h
24
km/h
17
km/h
24
km/h
17
km/h
22
km/h
17
km/h
22
km/h
14
km/h
19
km/h
Wind Direction W 11km/h
W
W 17km/h
W
WSW 12km/h
WSW
WNW 19km/h
WNW
WNW 15km/h
WNW
W 24km/h
W
WNW 17km/h
WNW
WNW 24km/h
WNW
WNW 17km/h
WNW
WNW 22km/h
WNW
WNW 17km/h
WNW
W 22km/h
W
WNW 14km/h
WNW
WNW 19km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 74% 62% 75% 63% 79% 65% 80% 65% 84% 70% 83% 68% 79% 73%
Dew Point 25°C 25°C 26°C 25°C 26°C 25°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 25°C 25°C 25°C

Horn Island Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:08 EST
sunrise
06:30 EST
sunset
19:00 EST
last light
19:22 EST
moon
set
Mon 18:37 EST
rise
Tue 06:47 EST
moon
Mon
Feb 15
moon
Tue
Feb 23
moon
Wed
Mar 2
moon
Wed
Mar 9

Horn Island Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Feb 8
25.3°C 32°C 0.0mm
Sun
Feb 7
23.2°C 31.7°C 9.6mm
Sat
Feb 6
26.3°C 29.7°C 1.6mm
Fri
Feb 5
25.4°C 29.4°C 9.8mm
Thu
Feb 4
26.8°C 32.4°C 0.0mm

Horn Island Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
909.6mm
43.4 Day(s)
Total For 2016
90.8mm
16 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
653.6mm
30 Day(s)
Wettest Day
20.2mm
Jan 27
Lowest Temperature
23.2°C
Feb 7
Highest Temperature
33.8°C
Jan 22

Horn Island Almanac

full climatology
February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
23.2°C
7th
Lowest On Record
21.1°C
9th 2007
Average This Month
25.5°C
+0.5°C
Long-term Average
25.0°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
33.0°C
2nd
Highest On Record
35.4°C
2nd 2003
Average This Month
31.6°C
+1.1°C
Long-term Average
30.5°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
9.8mm
5th
Total This Month
32.8mm
5 Day(s)
Long-term Average
477.8mm
21.3 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
878.6mm
2004
Driest On Record
193.6mm
2005
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