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Horn Island Forecast

This morning 23°C
Today 29°C
mostly_sunny

Now

24.1°C steady
Updated at 01:10 EST

Peninsula for Friday Mostly clear. Winds E 20 to 30 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.
Saturday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower north of Weipa in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming E 20 to 30 km/h in the morning.

Currently at Horn Island

24-hour graph
Temperature 24.1°C steady
Dew Point 19.0°C steady
Feels Like 24.1°C
Relative Humidity 73%
Wind icon
SE 25km/h falling
Wind Gusts 30km/h
Pressure 1014.7hPa falling
Fire Danger 4.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
06:48 EST
Sunset sunset
18:27 EST

Nearby Now

Weipa Ap 20.2°C
Lockhart River Ap 21.9°C
Coen Ap 18.6°C

Next 12 hours in Horn Island

48-hour forecast

3am

Mostly clear
24°C

6am

Mostly clear
23°C

9am

Mostly clear
26°C

12pm

Mostly clear
29°C

Peninsula Weather Warnings

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Qld - Fri 22:00 EST
Strong Wind Warning for the Following Areas: Peninsula Coast and Cooktown Coast Strong Wind Warning for the Following Areas: Peninsula Coast

Queensland Weather Update

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Horn Island 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Aug 1
Sun
Aug 2
Mon
Aug 3
Tue
Aug 4
Wed
Aug 5
Thu
Aug 6
Fri
Aug 7

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 29°C 29°C 30°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 29°C
Minimum 23°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 22°C 23°C 23°C
Chance of Rain 60% 20% 40% 20% 80% 30% 10%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Very High Very High Very High 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 27
km/h
34
km/h
27
km/h
31
km/h
22
km/h
29
km/h
20
km/h
28
km/h
23
km/h
32
km/h
28
km/h
35
km/h
28
km/h
36
km/h
Wind Direction SE 27km/h
SE
SE 34km/h
SE
SE 27km/h
SE
SE 31km/h
SE
SE 22km/h
SE
SE 29km/h
SE
SE 20km/h
SE
SE 28km/h
SE
SE 23km/h
SE
SE 32km/h
SE
SE 28km/h
SE
SE 35km/h
SE
SE 28km/h
SE
SE 36km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 68% 58% 68% 53% 68% 52% 68% 52% 65% 53% 67% 54% 65% 51%
Dew Point 20°C 20°C 20°C 18°C 20°C 19°C 20°C 18°C 19°C 18°C 19°C 19°C 19°C 18°C

Horn Island Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
06:26 EST
sunrise
06:48 EST
sunset
18:27 EST
last light
18:49 EST
moon
set
Sat 07:05 EST
rise
Sat 19:16 EST
moon
Fri
Aug 7
moon
Sat
Aug 15
moon
Sun
Aug 23
moon
Sun
Aug 30

Horn Island Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Jul 31
23.7°C 29°C 0.0mm
Thu
Jul 30
24.2°C 28.9°C 0.2mm
Wed
Jul 29
23.7°C 29.1°C 0.2mm
Tue
Jul 28
22.9°C 29.0°C 0.8mm
Mon
Jul 27
24.6°C 29.1°C 0.0mm

Horn Island Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
1643.6mm
113.6 Day(s)
Total For 2015
1597.8mm
95 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2014
1797.4mm
116 Day(s)
Wettest Day
126.0mm
Feb 11
Lowest Temperature
19.1°C
Jul 17
Highest Temperature
32.9°C
Jan 1

Horn Island Almanac

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August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
Lowest On Record
15.3°C
14th 2004
Average This Month
 
Long-term Average
23.0°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
Highest On Record
31.7°C
29th 2010
Average This Month
 
Long-term Average
29.1°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
Total This Month
0 Day(s)
Long-term Average
5.3mm
5.1 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
19.8mm
2010
Driest On Record
0.0mm
2004
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