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Horn Island Forecast

This morning 24°C
Today 29°C
possible_shower

Now

24.5°C falling
Updated at 03:00 EST

Peninsula for Saturday Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming E 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower near the east coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming E 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then tending NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 29 to 34.

Currently at Horn Island

24-hour graph
Temperature 24.5°C falling
Dew Point 21.0°C steady
Feels Like 24.5°C
Relative Humidity 81%
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SSE 16km/h rising
Wind Gusts 22km/h
Pressure 1012.6hPa falling
Fire Danger 2.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
06:50 EST
Sunset sunset
18:25 EST

Nearby Now

Weipa Ap 21.2°C
Lockhart River Ap 23.4°C
Coen Ap 16.9°C

Next 12 hours in Horn Island

48-hour forecast

6am

Mostly cloudy
25°C

9am

Mostly cloudy
27°C

12pm

Mostly cloudy
29°C

3pm

Mostly cloudy
29°C

Peninsula Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Horn Island 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Jul 22
Sun
Jul 23
Mon
Jul 24
Tue
Jul 25
Wed
Jul 26
Thu
Jul 27
Fri
Jul 28

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 29°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 29°C
Minimum 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C
Chance of Rain 40% 70% 70% 40% 40% 40% 40%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme 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 23
km/h
33
km/h
28
km/h
36
km/h
30
km/h
39
km/h
33
km/h
40
km/h
30
km/h
37
km/h
27
km/h
35
km/h
31
km/h
38
km/h
Wind Direction SE 23km/h
SE
SE 33km/h
SE
SE 28km/h
SE
SE 36km/h
SE
SE 30km/h
SE
SE 39km/h
SE
SE 33km/h
SE
SE 40km/h
SE
SE 30km/h
SE
SE 37km/h
SE
SE 27km/h
SE
SE 35km/h
SE
SE 31km/h
SE
SE 38km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 79% 72% 78% 69% 78% 70% 79% 69% 75% 67% 80% 69% 77% 68%
Dew Point 23°C 23°C 22°C 23°C 22°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 23°C 22°C 22°C

Horn Island Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:27 EST
sunrise
06:50 EST
sunset
18:25 EST
last light
18:47 EST
moon
rise
Sat 05:17 EST
set
Sat 17:15 EST
moon
Sun
Jul 23
moon
Mon
Jul 31
moon
Tue
Aug 8
moon
Tue
Aug 15

Horn Island Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Jul 21
23°C 29°C 0.6mm
Thu
Jul 20
25°C 30°C 0.0mm
Wed
Jul 19
24°C 30°C 0.4mm
Tue
Jul 18
24°C 29°C 0.2mm
Mon
Jul 17
24.1°C 29°C 0.4mm

Horn Island Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jul
1608.9mm
107.9 Day(s)
Total For 2017
1802.8mm
134 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
877.4mm
90 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

full climatology
July Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
21.6°C
8th
Lowest On Record
16.0°C
29th 2008
Average This Month
24.1°C
+0.9°C
Long-term Average
23.2°C
July Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
30.0°C
9th
Highest On Record
30.9°C
4th 2010
Average This Month
29.3°C
+0.4°C
Long-term Average
28.9°C
July Rainfall
Wettest This Month
1.6mm
4th
Total This Month
6.0mm
9 Day(s)
Long-term Average
9.9mm
8.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
40.8mm
1997
Driest On Record
1.8mm
1995
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