Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers north of Coen, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm during this afternoon and evening. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 30 to 35.
Friday Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower north of Coen in the late morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming E 15 to 20 km/h in the morning.
Saturday Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the east, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming E 15 to 25 km/h during the morning.
Sunday Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the east, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming E 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
Peninsula Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||26||31||20%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 18||78||E 25||71|
||23||34||40%||< 1mm||Nil||E 15||76||ENE 12||48|
"I wouldn't say the drought is over ...
Three named cyclones, none of which came within cooee of the coast â?? that's how will be remembered.
Nestled in amongst several other islands to the northeast of Cape York Peninsula, including Friday to the west and Wednesday to the northeast, it's easy to overlook the weather of Thursday Island.