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Weipa Forecast

Today 32°C
Tonight 24°C
possible_thunderstorm

Now

29.9°C steady
Updated at 11:20 EST

Peninsula for Sunday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely from late this morning. Thunderstorms likely, with possible heavy falls in the late morning and afternoon. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low 30s.

Currently at Scherger RAAF

24-hour graph
Temperature 29.9°C steady
Dew Point 23.1°C falling
Feels Like 34.1°C
Relative Humidity 67%
Wind icon
SE 11km/h rising
Wind Gusts 13km/h
Pressure 1008.7hPa falling
Fire Danger 4.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.2mm / -

Sun on Sun

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Sunrise sunrise
06:34 EST
Sunset sunset
18:57 EST

Nearby Now

Lockhart River Ap 25.4°C
Coen Ap 29.5°C
Horn Island 25.5°C
Kowanyama Ap 29.7°C

Next 12 hours in Weipa

48-hour forecast

12pm

Chance shower or storm
32°C

3pm

Shower. Chance storm
30°C

6pm

Chance shower or storm
27°C

9pm

Chance shower or storm
26°C

Peninsula Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Weipa 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sun
Feb 26
Mon
Feb 27
Tue
Feb 28
Wed
Mar 1
Thu
Mar 2
Fri
Mar 3
Sat
Mar 4

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm
Maximum 32°C 32°C 32°C 32°C 31°C 32°C 32°C
Minimum 24°C 24°C 23°C 23°C 24°C 24°C 24°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 90% 90% 90% 90% 90%
Rain Amount 10-20mm 10-20mm 5-10mm 10-20mm 10-20mm 10-20mm 5-10mm
UV Index Extreme 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 5
km/h
5
km/h
10
km/h
10
km/h
13
km/h
12
km/h
12
km/h
12
km/h
9
km/h
10
km/h
11
km/h
10
km/h
10
km/h
11
km/h
Wind Direction ESE 5km/h
ESE
SSE 5km/h
SSE
ESE 10km/h
ESE
ESE 10km/h
ESE
SE 13km/h
SE
ESE 12km/h
ESE
SE 12km/h
SE
SE 12km/h
SE
SE 9km/h
SE
ESE 10km/h
ESE
E 11km/h
E
NE 10km/h
NE
ENE 10km/h
ENE
NE 11km/h
NE
Relative Humidity 86% 77% 85% 77% 83% 76% 83% 76% 83% 76% 85% 78% 86% 79%
Dew Point 25°C 26°C 25°C 26°C 25°C 26°C 24°C 26°C 25°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 27°C

Weipa Sun & Moon Times

Sunday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:12 EST
sunrise
06:34 EST
sunset
18:57 EST
last light
19:18 EST
moon
set
Sun 18:41 EST
rise
Mon 06:51 EST
moon
Mon
Feb 27
moon
Sun
Mar 5
moon
Mon
Mar 13
moon
Tue
Mar 21

Weipa Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sun
Feb 26
- - -
Sat
Feb 25
25.0°C 34°C 1.4mm
Fri
Feb 24
25.3°C 33.0°C 0.0mm
Thu
Feb 23
24.4°C 33.7°C 20.4mm
Wed
Feb 22
24.5°C 32.8°C 0.6mm

Weipa Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
1056.7mm
48.8 Day(s)
Total For 2017
926.6mm
46 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
339.2mm
35 Day(s)
Wettest Day
68.4mm
Jan 16
Lowest Temperature
23.0°C
Jan 31
Highest Temperature
34.0°C
Jan 27

Weipa Ap Almanac

full climatology
February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
23.1°C
19th
Lowest On Record
20.5°C
27th 1993
Average This Month
24.2°C
+0.1°C
Long-term Average
24.1°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
34.0°C
25th
Highest On Record
35.7°C
8th 1998
Average This Month
31.0°C
-0.4°C
Long-term Average
31.4°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
61.6mm
6th
Total This Month
333.0mm
22 Day(s)
Long-term Average
547.6mm
25.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
932.6mm
2014
Driest On Record
127.2mm
2013
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Weather News

Warmer seas give east coast rain a helping hand

15:19 EDT

If you wanted to stay a bit warmer today, a dip in the ocean is probably your best bet, despite the rain.

Thunderstorms light up the Sydney night sky

13:18 EDT

Once the southerly change bumped into a low pressure trough sitting just off the Sydney coast last night, things became electric between the two.

Flood-affected WA farmers plead for faster relief funding

20:49 EDT

Flood-affected farmers in the Ravensthorpe shire on the south coast of WA say the State Government has been slow in reacting to their plight, adding there is a lack of comprehension around the scale of the damage.