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Horn Island Forecast

Today 33°C
Tonight 27°C
mostly_sunny

Now

32.3°C rising
Updated at 11:20 EST

Peninsula for Wednesday Mostly sunny. Medium chance of showers north of Weipa from late this morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of thunderstorms in the west from late this morning. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending E/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 30s.

Currently at Horn Island

24-hour graph
Temperature 32.3°C rising
Dew Point 22.1°C rising
Feels Like 36.3°C
Relative Humidity 55%
Wind icon
E 22km/h falling
Wind Gusts 30km/h
Pressure 1009.2hPa falling
Fire Danger 9.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:03 EST
Sunset sunset
18:47 EST

Nearby Now

Weipa Ap 32.0°C
Lockhart River Ap 30.7°C
Coen Ap 32.2°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Horn Island

48-hour forecast

12pm

Mostly clear
32°C

3pm

Mostly clear
33°C

6pm

Clear
31°C

9pm

Clear
29°C

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National Forecast

Horn Island 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Dec 13
Thu
Dec 14
Fri
Dec 15
Sat
Dec 16
Sun
Dec 17
Mon
Dec 18
Tue
Dec 19

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 33°C 34°C 34°C 34°C 34°C 34°C 33°C
Minimum 26°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 27°C
Chance of Rain 10% 10% 5% 10% 20% 50% 70%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
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 19
km/h
22
km/h
18
km/h
23
km/h
17
km/h
21
km/h
16
km/h
18
km/h
12
km/h
13
km/h
10
km/h
11
km/h
11
km/h
12
km/h
Wind Direction ESE 19km/h
ESE
E 22km/h
E
ESE 18km/h
ESE
E 23km/h
E
ESE 17km/h
ESE
E 21km/h
E
ESE 16km/h
ESE
E 18km/h
E
ESE 12km/h
ESE
ENE 13km/h
ENE
SSE 10km/h
SSE
W 11km/h
W
SSE 11km/h
SSE
SSW 12km/h
SSW
Relative Humidity 60% 56% 60% 56% 61% 56% 60% 56% 60% 57% 61% 57% 62% 59%
Dew Point 22°C 23°C 23°C 24°C 23°C 24°C 23°C 24°C 23°C 24°C 23°C 24°C 23°C 24°C

Horn Island Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:40 EST
sunrise
06:03 EST
sunset
18:47 EST
last light
19:10 EST
moon
set
Wed 14:47 EST
rise
Thu 03:00 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
Wed
Dec 13
27°C - 0.0mm
Tue
Dec 12
26°C 33°C 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 11
27.1°C 33°C 0.0mm
Sun
Dec 10
26.7°C 33.7°C 0.0mm
Sat
Dec 9
24.2°C 33.0°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
973.2mm
116 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
25.4°C
-0.4°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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