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Horn Island Forecast

Today 30°C
Tonight 25°C
possible_thunderstorm

Now

30.1°C rising
Updated at 10:40 EST

Peninsula for Thursday Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of thunderstorms. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.

Currently at Horn Island

24-hour graph
Temperature 30.1°C rising
Dew Point 24.5°C rising
Feels Like 35.8°C
Relative Humidity 72%
Wind icon
E 16km/h falling
Wind Gusts 24km/h
Pressure 1012.1hPa falling
Fire Danger 4.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:33 EST
Sunset sunset
18:55 EST

Nearby Now

Lockhart River Ap 30.0°C
Weipa Ap 29.1°C
Coen Ap 30.2°C

Next 12 hours in Horn Island

48-hour forecast

12pm

Mostly clear
29°C

3pm

Mostly clear
30°C

6pm

Mostly clear
29°C

9pm

Slight chance storm
27°C

Peninsula Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Horn Island 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Feb 23
Fri
Feb 24
Sat
Feb 25
Sun
Feb 26
Mon
Feb 27
Tue
Feb 28
Wed
Mar 1

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm
Maximum 30°C 30°C 29°C 30°C 30°C 30°C 29°C
Minimum 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 24°C 25°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 70% 70% 90% 90% 90%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 5-10mm 5-10mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 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 9
km/h
12
km/h
10
km/h
10
km/h
4
km/h
7
km/h
5
km/h
7
km/h
8
km/h
8
km/h
8
km/h
14
km/h
10
km/h
13
km/h
Wind Direction ESE 9km/h
ESE
E 12km/h
E
SSE 10km/h
SSE
SSE 10km/h
SSE
SE 4km/h
SE
N 7km/h
N
ENE 5km/h
ENE
N 7km/h
N
ENE 8km/h
ENE
NNW 8km/h
NNW
SE 8km/h
SE
WNW 14km/h
WNW
SSE 10km/h
SSE
NW 13km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 82% 75% 85% 78% 85% 79% 81% 77% 83% 77% 85% 80% 87% 78%
Dew Point 24°C 25°C 24°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 24°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 26°C 24°C 25°C

Horn Island Sun & Moon Times

Thursday 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
06:33 EST
sunset
18:55 EST
last light
19:17 EST
moon
set
Thu 16:13 EST
rise
Fri 04:11 EST
moon
Mon
Feb 27
moon
Sun
Mar 5
moon
Mon
Mar 13
moon
Tue
Mar 21

Coconut Island Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Feb 23
25°C - 1mm
Wed
Feb 22
25.3°C 31°C 0.2mm
Tue
Feb 21
28.1°C 32.3°C 0.0mm
Mon
Feb 20
26.4°C 31.8°C 0.0mm
Sun
Feb 19
26.4°C 32.4°C 0.0mm

Coconut Island Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
576.2mm
34.1 Day(s)
Total For 2017
400.8mm
31 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
610.8mm
20 Day(s)
Wettest Day
78.2mm
Feb 4
Lowest Temperature
23.7°C
Feb 8
Highest Temperature
33.9°C
Jan 26

Coconut Island Almanac

full climatology
February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
23.7°C
8th
Lowest On Record
21.0°C
3rd 2000
Average This Month
25.8°C
+0.0°C
Long-term Average
25.8°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
32.6°C
17th
Highest On Record
35.5°C
20th 2005
Average This Month
30.9°C
-0.7°C
Long-term Average
31.6°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
78.2mm
4th
Total This Month
287.0mm
16 Day(s)
Long-term Average
269.2mm
17.1 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
422.6mm
2006
Driest On Record
135.6mm
2013
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