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Sandy Cape Forecast

Today 30°C
Tonight 24°C
mostly_sunny

Now

32.2°C rising
Updated at 13:30 EST

Wide Bay & Burnett for Tuesday Sunny. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to high 30s.

Currently at Hervey Bay Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 32.2°C rising
Dew Point 15.2°C rising
Feels Like 31.7°C
Relative Humidity 35%
Wind icon
ENE 16km/h rising
Wind Gusts 22km/h
Pressure 1013.2hPa falling
Fire Danger 16.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
05:18 EST
Sunset sunset
18:40 EST

Nearby Now

Maryborough 33.4°C
Bundaberg Ap 31.2°C
Gympie 32.9°C

Next 12 hours in Hervey Bay

48-hour forecast

3pm

Clear
31°C

6pm

Clear
29°C

9pm

Clear
26°C

12am

Clear
25°C

Wide Bay & Burnett Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Sandy Cape 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Jan 24
Wed
Jan 25
Thu
Jan 26
Fri
Jan 27
Sat
Jan 28
Sun
Jan 29
Mon
Jan 30

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Late shower

Showers easing

Thunder-
storms

Possible shower
Maximum 30°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C
Minimum 23°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 23°C
Chance of Rain 5% 30% 20% 80% 50% 80% 70%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
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 16
km/h
21
km/h
12
km/h
20
km/h
14
km/h
16
km/h
14
km/h
20
km/h
18
km/h
22
km/h
22
km/h
26
km/h
28
km/h
30
km/h
Wind Direction ESE 16km/h
ESE
ESE 21km/h
ESE
E 12km/h
E
ESE 20km/h
ESE
E 14km/h
E
ESE 16km/h
ESE
ESE 14km/h
ESE
ESE 20km/h
ESE
ESE 18km/h
ESE
ESE 22km/h
ESE
SE 22km/h
SE
ESE 26km/h
ESE
ESE 28km/h
ESE
SE 30km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 64% 66% 66% 68% 68% 69% 72% 72% 73% 74% 78% 74% 76% 77%
Dew Point 19°C 23°C 21°C 24°C 22°C 24°C 22°C 26°C 24°C 25°C 23°C 26°C 22°C 26°C

Sandy Cape Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
04:53 EST
sunrise
05:18 EST
sunset
18:40 EST
last light
19:05 EST
moon
set
Wed 16:20 EST
rise
Thu 03:31 EST
moon
Sat
Jan 28
moon
Sat
Feb 4
moon
Sat
Feb 11
moon
Sun
Feb 19

Sandy Cape Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Jan 24
24°C - 0.0mm
Mon
Jan 23
22.9°C 31°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jan 22
21.9°C 28.7°C 4.4mm
Sat
Jan 21
25.4°C 32.2°C 0.0mm
Fri
Jan 20
24.1°C 30.9°C 0.4mm

Sandy Cape Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
160.5mm
13.6 Day(s)
Total For 2017
29.6mm
10 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
125.2mm
8 Day(s)
Wettest Day
14.4mm
Jan 4
Lowest Temperature
21.4°C
Jan 6
Highest Temperature
32.4°C
Jan 13

Sandy Cape Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
21.4°C
6th
Lowest On Record
16.7°C
7th 1967
Average This Month
23.6°C
+1.2°C
Long-term Average
22.4°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
32.4°C
13th
Highest On Record
34.2°C
18th 1987
Average This Month
30.5°C
+1.2°C
Long-term Average
29.3°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
14.4mm
4th
Total This Month
29.6mm
10 Day(s)
Long-term Average
160.5mm
13.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
838.1mm
1927
Driest On Record
2.6mm
1903
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