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Sandy Cape Forecast

Tonight 11°C
Tomorrow 20°C
sunny

Now

10.7°C rising
Updated at 20:20 EST

Wide Bay & Burnett for Wednesday Clear. Winds SW 15 to 25 km/h.
Thursday Sunny. Areas of morning frost inland. Winds SW 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Currently at Hervey Bay Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 10.7°C rising
Dew Point 1.3°C rising
Feels Like 9.0°C
Relative Humidity 52%
Wind icon
W 12km/h steady
Wind Gusts 13km/h
Pressure 1016.4hPa steady
Fire Danger 4.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:22 EST
Sunset sunset
17:25 EST

Nearby Now

Maryborough 13.5°C
Bundaberg Ap 13.3°C
Double Is Pt 14.4°C

Next 12 hours in Hervey Bay

48-hour forecast

9pm

Clear
10°C

12am

Clear
8°C

3am

Clear
5°C

6am

Clear
4°C

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Sandy Cape 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Aug 5
Thu
Aug 6
Fri
Aug 7
Sat
Aug 8
Sun
Aug 9
Mon
Aug 10
Tue
Aug 11

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Clearing shower

Showers
Maximum 21°C 20°C 21°C 22°C 22°C 23°C 24°C
Minimum 11°C 11°C 12°C 15°C 16°C 16°C 16°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 10% 20% 60% 50% 60%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
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 34
km/h
22
km/h
31
km/h
16
km/h
24
km/h
25
km/h
22
km/h
21
km/h
18
km/h
14
km/h
10
km/h
12
km/h
16
km/h
13
km/h
Wind Direction SSW 34km/h
SSW
SW 22km/h
SW
SSW 31km/h
SSW
SSW 16km/h
SSW
S 24km/h
S
SSE 25km/h
SSE
SSE 22km/h
SSE
SSE 21km/h
SSE
SSE 18km/h
SSE
SSE 14km/h
SSE
ENE 10km/h
ENE
NE 12km/h
NE
WNW 16km/h
WNW
NW 13km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 74% 46% 68% 47% 71% 57% 72% 60% 71% 57% 74% 61% 71% 53%
Dew Point 8°C 6°C 8°C 7°C 10°C 12°C 13°C 13°C 13°C 13°C 14°C 14°C 14°C 13°C

Sandy Cape Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
05:58 EST
sunrise
06:21 EST
sunset
17:25 EST
last light
17:49 EST
moon
rise
Wed 22:31 EST
set
Thu 10:25 EST
moon
Fri
Aug 7
moon
Sat
Aug 15
moon
Sun
Aug 23
moon
Sun
Aug 30

Sandy Cape Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Aug 5
11.3°C - 0.2mm
Tue
Aug 4
16.4°C 19.8°C 0.0mm
Mon
Aug 3
18.5°C 25.7°C 0.0mm
Sun
Aug 2
18.1°C 25.0°C 0.0mm
Sat
Aug 1
17.7°C 24.6°C 0.0mm

Sandy Cape Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
995.2mm
109.8 Day(s)
Total For 2015
624.8mm
87 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2014
870.8mm
78 Day(s)
Wettest Day
83.4mm
Jan 23
Lowest Temperature
9.3°C
Jul 18
Highest Temperature
33.8°C
Jan 26

Sandy Cape Almanac

full climatology
August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
11.3°C
5th
Lowest On Record
5.6°C
7th 1960
Average This Month
16.4°C
+1.2°C
Long-term Average
15.2°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
25.7°C
3rd
Highest On Record
27.2°C
14th 2009
Average This Month
23.8°C
+1.5°C
Long-term Average
22.3°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.2mm
5th
Total This Month
0.2mm
1 Day(s)
Long-term Average
65.4mm
10.1 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
252.6mm
2002
Driest On Record
0.2mm
1976
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