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Horn Island Forecast

This morning 24°C
Today 29°C
mostly_sunny

Now

24.9°C rising
Updated at 05:20 EST

Peninsula for Tuesday Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower north of Weipa, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds E/SE 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30.

Currently at Horn Island

24-hour graph
Temperature 24.9°C rising
Dew Point 22.4°C falling
Feels Like 24.9°C
Relative Humidity 86%
Wind icon
SSE 18km/h steady
Wind Gusts 20km/h
Pressure 1013.4hPa rising
Fire Danger 2.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
06:47 EST
Sunset sunset
18:17 EST

Nearby Now

Weipa Ap 20.5°C
Lockhart River Ap 23.2°C
Coen Ap 21.0°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Horn Island

48-hour forecast

6am

Slight chance shower
24°C

9am

Mostly clear
27°C

12pm

Mostly clear. Windy
29°C

3pm

Mostly clear. Windy
28°C

Peninsula Weather Warnings

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Qld - Tue 04:45 EST
Strong Wind Warning for Torres Strait, Peninsula Coast, Cooktown Coast and Gold Coast Waters

National Forecast

Horn Island 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 29°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 29°C
Minimum 24°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 23°C
Chance of Rain 30% 30% 20% 50% 40% 60% 70%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
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 29
km/h
38
km/h
28
km/h
34
km/h
29
km/h
34
km/h
27
km/h
34
km/h
27
km/h
35
km/h
28
km/h
35
km/h
28
km/h
36
km/h
Wind Direction SE 29km/h
SE
SE 38km/h
SE
SE 28km/h
SE
SE 34km/h
SE
SE 29km/h
SE
SE 34km/h
SE
SE 27km/h
SE
SE 34km/h
SE
SE 27km/h
SE
SE 35km/h
SE
SE 28km/h
SE
SE 35km/h
SE
SE 28km/h
SE
SE 36km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 83% 75% 80% 72% 78% 69% 77% 69% 80% 70% 77% 71% 77% 71%
Dew Point 24°C 24°C 23°C 23°C 22°C 23°C 22°C 23°C 22°C 23°C 22°C 23°C 22°C 23°C

Horn Island Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:24 EST
sunrise
06:47 EST
sunset
18:17 EST
last light
18:40 EST
moon
rise
Tue 11:41 EST
set
Tue 23:51 EST
moon
Wed
Jun 20
moon
Thu
Jun 28
moon
Fri
Jul 6
moon
Fri
Jul 13

Horn Island Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Jun 18
24°C 29°C 0.2mm
Sun
Jun 17
23.5°C 29°C 1.0mm
Sat
Jun 16
22.8°C 29.4°C 5.8mm
Fri
Jun 15
23.6°C 29.3°C 0.0mm
Thu
Jun 14
22.9°C 29.2°C 0.0mm

Horn Island Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jun
1599.0mm
99.4 Day(s)
Total For 2018
1402.0mm
90 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
1782.4mm
118 Day(s)
Wettest Day
107.2mm
Feb 2
Lowest Temperature
22.1°C
Jun 6
Highest Temperature
33.7°C
Jan 2

Horn Island Almanac

full climatology
June Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
22.1°C
6th
Lowest On Record
18.1°C
7th 2016
Average This Month
23.3°C
-0.7°C
Long-term Average
24.0°C
June Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
29.4°C
1st
Highest On Record
32.4°C
18th 2002
Average This Month
29.0°C
-0.4°C
Long-term Average
29.4°C
June Rainfall
Wettest This Month
5.8mm
16th
Total This Month
8.6mm
6 Day(s)
Long-term Average
16.1mm
9.7 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
45.8mm
1999
Driest On Record
2.2mm
2011
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Weather News

Frosty start to Tuesday

17:18 EST

Cold air, clear skies and light winds will cause widespread frost across multiple states and territories on Tuesday morning.

Did this cold snap break records?

12:27 EST

A pulse of wintry weather has sent shivers across southeastern Australia during the last few days.

Could Ord Valley hay be the solution to feed shortages in drought-stricken SE Australia?

06:21 EST

Could fodder grown in Western Australia's remote Ord River Irrigation Scheme be the solution to the feed shortage on drought-stricken farmland in South Eastern Australia? The sub-tropical climate and access to irrigation allows farmers in the Ord to produce significant tonnages of Rhodes Grass hay for the local cattle industry, yields up to 30 tonnes per hectare a year.