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Horn Island Forecast

Today 31°C
Tonight 24°C
possible_shower

Now

29.0°C falling
Updated at 14:10 EST

Peninsula for Tuesday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower or drizzle near the east coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Daytime maximum temperatures 29 to 34.

Currently at Horn Island

24-hour graph
Temperature 29.0°C falling
Dew Point 20.7°C falling
Feels Like 31.2°C
Relative Humidity 61%
Wind icon
SE 35km/h falling
Wind Gusts 44km/h
Pressure 1014.0hPa falling
Fire Danger 9.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
06:35 EST
Sunset sunset
18:28 EST

Nearby Now

Weipa Ap 33.2°C
Lockhart River Ap 26.9°C
Coen Ap 28.6°C

Next 12 hours in Horn Island

48-hour forecast

3pm

Mostly cloudy. Windy
30°C

6pm

Mostly clear. Windy
28°C

9pm

Mostly clear
26°C

12am

Mostly cloudy
25°C

Peninsula Weather Warnings

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Horn Island 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Aug 30
Wed
Aug 31
Thu
Sep 1
Fri
Sep 2
Sat
Sep 3
Sun
Sep 4
Mon
Sep 5

Possible shower

Clearing shower

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 31°C 30°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 30°C 31°C
Minimum 24°C 24°C 25°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 25°C
Chance of Rain 30% 30% 50% 30% 60% 50% 70%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index Very High 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 32
km/h
39
km/h
29
km/h
36
km/h
24
km/h
30
km/h
18
km/h
23
km/h
16
km/h
20
km/h
18
km/h
27
km/h
22
km/h
30
km/h
Wind Direction SE 32km/h
SE
SE 39km/h
SE
SE 29km/h
SE
SE 36km/h
SE
SE 24km/h
SE
SE 30km/h
SE
SE 18km/h
SE
SE 23km/h
SE
SE 16km/h
SE
ESE 20km/h
ESE
SE 18km/h
SE
ESE 27km/h
ESE
SE 22km/h
SE
SE 30km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 75% 65% 73% 62% 73% 64% 74% 67% 79% 70% 79% 69% 81% 69%
Dew Point 22°C 23°C 22°C 22°C 23°C 23°C 22°C 24°C 23°C 24°C 23°C 24°C 24°C 24°C

Horn Island Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:13 EST
sunrise
06:35 EST
sunset
18:28 EST
last light
18:49 EST
moon
set
Tue 16:40 EST
rise
Wed 05:28 EST
moon
Thu
Sep 1
moon
Fri
Sep 9
moon
Sat
Sep 17
moon
Fri
Sep 23

Horn Island Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Aug 30
25°C - 0.0mm
Mon
Aug 29
24.9°C 30°C 0.0mm
Sun
Aug 28
25.5°C 30.4°C 0.0mm
Sat
Aug 27
23.2°C 30.3°C 0.0mm
Fri
Aug 26
22.3°C 31.4°C 0.0mm

Horn Island Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
1643.6mm
113.6 Day(s)
Total For 2016
898.6mm
104 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
1607.6mm
101 Day(s)
Wettest Day
134.4mm
Feb 13
Lowest Temperature
18.1°C
Jun 7
Highest Temperature
33.8°C
Jan 22

Horn Island Almanac

full climatology
August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
22.0°C
13th
Lowest On Record
15.3°C
14th 2004
Average This Month
23.9°C
+0.9°C
Long-term Average
23.0°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
31.6°C
25th
Highest On Record
31.7°C
29th 2010
Average This Month
29.8°C
+0.7°C
Long-term Average
29.1°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
9.8mm
13th
Total This Month
18.4mm
11 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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