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Horn Island Forecast

Tonight 22°C
Tomorrow 29°C
sunny

Now

24.3°C steady
Updated at 20:20 EST

Peninsula for Monday Mostly clear. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Tuesday The chance of fog in the early morning. Mostly sunny day. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening.

Currently at Horn Island

24-hour graph
Temperature 24.3°C steady
Dew Point 19.4°C steady
Feels Like 24.3°C
Relative Humidity 74%
Wind icon
ESE 20km/h rising
Wind Gusts 26km/h
Pressure 1013.6hPa rising
Fire Danger 3.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Mon

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Sunrise sunrise
06:50 EST
Sunset sunset
18:21 EST

Nearby Now

Weipa Ap 24.9°C
Lockhart River Ap 20.3°C
Coen Ap 20.8°C

Next 12 hours in Horn Island

48-hour forecast

9pm

Mostly clear
24°C

12am

Mostly clear
24°C

3am

Mostly clear
23°C

6am

Mostly clear
22°C

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Horn Island 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Mon
Jul 6
Tue
Jul 7
Wed
Jul 8
Thu
Jul 9
Fri
Jul 10
Sat
Jul 11
Sun
Jul 12

Sunny

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 23°C 22°C 23°C 23°C 24°C 24°C 23°C
Chance of Rain 5% 10% 20% 30% 40% 10% 10%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Very High 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 21
km/h
28
km/h
20
km/h
26
km/h
20
km/h
26
km/h
19
km/h
28
km/h
23
km/h
27
km/h
19
km/h
23
km/h
12
km/h
20
km/h
Wind Direction SE 21km/h
SE
ESE 28km/h
ESE
SE 20km/h
SE
ESE 26km/h
ESE
SE 20km/h
SE
ESE 26km/h
ESE
SE 19km/h
SE
ESE 28km/h
ESE
SE 23km/h
SE
ESE 27km/h
ESE
SE 19km/h
SE
ESE 23km/h
ESE
SE 12km/h
SE
ESE 20km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 65% 56% 70% 54% 65% 55% 71% 61% 73% 63% 73% 63% 75% 60%
Dew Point 19°C 19°C 20°C 19°C 19°C 19°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 20°C

Horn Island Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
06:27 EST
sunrise
06:50 EST
sunset
18:21 EST
last light
18:44 EST
moon
rise
Mon 22:26 EST
set
Tue 10:57 EST
moon
Thu
Jul 9
moon
Thu
Jul 16
moon
Fri
Jul 24
moon
Fri
Jul 31

Horn Island Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Jul 6
22.2°C 29°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jul 5
23.7°C 29.2°C 0.0mm
Sat
Jul 4
21.9°C 28.6°C 0.0mm
Fri
Jul 3
23.6°C 28.3°C 0.2mm
Thu
Jul 2
23.3°C 28.9°C 0.8mm

Horn Island Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jul
1638.3mm
108.5 Day(s)
Total For 2015
1593.4mm
90 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2014
1741.0mm
108 Day(s)
Wettest Day
126.0mm
Feb 11
Lowest Temperature
20.0°C
Jun 29
Highest Temperature
32.9°C
Jan 1

Horn Island Almanac

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July Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
21.9°C
4th
Lowest On Record
16.0°C
29th 2008
Average This Month
22.8°C
-0.3°C
Long-term Average
23.1°C
July Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
29.2°C
5th
Highest On Record
30.9°C
4th 2010
Average This Month
28.8°C
-0.1°C
Long-term Average
28.9°C
July Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.8mm
2nd
Total This Month
1.0mm
2 Day(s)
Long-term Average
9.4mm
8.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
40.8mm
1997
Driest On Record
1.8mm
1995
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