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Horn Island Forecast

Today 29°C
Tonight 24°C
mostly_sunny

Now

28.5°C falling
Updated at 15:20 EST

Peninsula for Saturday Sunny. Slight chance of light showers about Torres Strait. Winds E/SE 20 to 30 km/h tending E/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.

Currently at Horn Island

24-hour graph
Temperature 28.5°C falling
Dew Point 19.4°C falling
Feels Like 29.8°C
Relative Humidity 57%
Wind icon
ESE 31km/h rising
Wind Gusts 41km/h
Pressure 1011.4hPa steady
Fire Danger 9.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
06:41 EST
Sunset sunset
18:28 EST

Nearby Now

Weipa Ap 35.0°C
Lockhart River Ap 27.3°C
Coen Ap 31.3°C

Next 12 hours in Horn Island

48-hour forecast

6pm

Mostly clear
26°C

9pm

Mostly clear
25°C

12am

Mostly clear
25°C

3am

Mostly clear
24°C

Peninsula Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Horn Island 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Aug 19
Sun
Aug 20
Mon
Aug 21
Tue
Aug 22
Wed
Aug 23
Thu
Aug 24
Fri
Aug 25

Mostly sunny

Windy

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 29°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 30°C 30°C
Minimum 24°C 24°C 23°C 23°C 24°C 24°C 24°C
Chance of Rain 5% 20% 40% 30% 40% 30% 50%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Very High
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 24
km/h
33
km/h
32
km/h
36
km/h
26
km/h
33
km/h
25
km/h
32
km/h
26
km/h
32
km/h
27
km/h
33
km/h
25
km/h
31
km/h
Wind Direction SE 24km/h
SE
SE 33km/h
SE
SE 32km/h
SE
SE 36km/h
SE
SE 26km/h
SE
SE 33km/h
SE
SE 25km/h
SE
SE 32km/h
SE
ESE 26km/h
ESE
SE 32km/h
SE
SE 27km/h
SE
SE 33km/h
SE
SE 25km/h
SE
SE 31km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 72% 62% 67% 58% 64% 54% 67% 58% 70% 62% 70% 60% 71% 62%
Dew Point 21°C 21°C 20°C 20°C 19°C 19°C 19°C 20°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 22°C

Horn Island Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:20 EST
sunrise
06:41 EST
sunset
18:28 EST
last light
18:50 EST
moon
set
Sat 16:01 EST
rise
Sun 05:01 EST
moon
Tue
Aug 22
moon
Tue
Aug 29
moon
Wed
Sep 6
moon
Wed
Sep 13

Horn Island Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Aug 19
23.0°C 30°C 0.0mm
Fri
Aug 18
23.5°C 30°C 0.0mm
Thu
Aug 17
23.1°C 30.0°C 0.2mm
Wed
Aug 16
24.2°C 29.5°C 0.6mm
Tue
Aug 15
23.9°C 29.7°C 1.0mm

Horn Island Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
1615.0mm
113.3 Day(s)
Total For 2017
1811.6mm
147 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
898.6mm
104 Day(s)
Wettest Day
143.8mm
Apr 23
Lowest Temperature
21.6°C
Jul 8
Highest Temperature
32.7°C
Mar 19

Horn Island Almanac

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August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
23.0°C
2nd
Lowest On Record
15.3°C
14th 2004
Average This Month
24.0°C
+1.0°C
Long-term Average
23.0°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
30.8°C
8th
Highest On Record
31.7°C
29th 2010
Average This Month
29.9°C
+0.8°C
Long-term Average
29.1°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
2.4mm
4th
Total This Month
5.6mm
5 Day(s)
Long-term Average
6.1mm
5.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
19.8mm
2010
Driest On Record
0.0mm
2004
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Weather News

Coalcliff: Three homes destroyed in fires fuelled by fierce winds

14:53 EST

Three houses have burnt down after a house fire spread to two neighbouring homes, fanned by strong winds on Lawrence Hargrave Drive in Coalcliff, 25 kilometres north of Wollongong, last night.

Last significant rain for weeks in the nation's southwest

14:25 EST

The rain has tumbled down across southwestern parts of Australia during the past seven weeks, but that trend will finish today.

Wild Surf Batters the East Coast

10:18 EST

Damaging surf with waves up to 7 metres in some places are lashing the New South Wales Coast today.