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Sandy Cape Forecast

This morning 20°C
Today 28°C
mostly_sunny

Now

23.6°C falling
Updated at 08:00 EST

Wide Bay & Burnett for Saturday Areas of fog early this morning. Sunny afternoon. Winds NW 15 to 25 km/h turning N 20 to 30 km/h in the afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low 30s.

Currently at Hervey Bay Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 23.6°C falling
Dew Point 17.6°C falling
Feels Like 23.6°C
Relative Humidity 69%
Wind icon
NNW 24km/h rising
Wind Gusts 33km/h
Pressure 1018.4hPa rising
Fire Danger 4.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
05:37 EST
Sunset sunset
17:43 EST

Nearby Now

Maryborough 23.2°C
Bundaberg Ap 23.7°C
Gympie 21.7°C

Next 12 hours in Hervey Bay

48-hour forecast

9am

Mostly clear
25°C

12pm

Mostly clear
27°C

3pm

Mostly clear
25°C

6pm

Clear
22°C

Wide Bay & Burnett Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Sandy Cape 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Sep 23
Sun
Sep 24
Mon
Sep 25
Tue
Sep 26
Wed
Sep 27
Thu
Sep 28
Fri
Sep 29

Mostly sunny

Windy

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny
Maximum 28°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 30°C 30°C 30°C
Minimum 20°C 20°C 20°C 20°C 21°C 21°C 21°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 5% 5% 10% 5% 40%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Very High Very High Very High Very High Very High
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 21
km/h
23
km/h
28
km/h
30
km/h
29
km/h
28
km/h
29
km/h
29
km/h
25
km/h
24
km/h
23
km/h
27
km/h
28
km/h
27
km/h
Wind Direction N 21km/h
N
N 23km/h
N
N 28km/h
N
N 30km/h
N
N 29km/h
N
N 28km/h
N
NNW 29km/h
NNW
NNW 29km/h
NNW
NNW 25km/h
NNW
N 24km/h
N
N 23km/h
N
NNW 27km/h
NNW
NNW 28km/h
NNW
NNW 27km/h
NNW
Relative Humidity 75% 75% 78% 78% 79% 79% 79% 79% 82% 81% 80% 81% 83% 82%
Dew Point 20°C 22°C 20°C 24°C 21°C 25°C 20°C 25°C 22°C 26°C 22°C 26°C 21°C 26°C

Sandy Cape Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:14 EST
sunrise
05:37 EST
sunset
17:43 EST
last light
18:06 EST
moon
set
Sat 20:27 EST
rise
Sun 08:10 EST
moon
Thu
Sep 28
moon
Fri
Oct 6
moon
Thu
Oct 12
moon
Fri
Oct 20

Sandy Cape Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Sep 22
19.7°C - 0.0mm
Thu
Sep 21
19.1°C 27.0°C 8.0mm
Wed
Sep 20
20.0°C 25.3°C 0.0mm
Tue
Sep 19
18.5°C 26.5°C 0.0mm
Mon
Sep 18
18.9°C 25.1°C 0.0mm

Sandy Cape Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Sep
1043.0mm
117.3 Day(s)
Total For 2017
617.8mm
73 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
780.6mm
92 Day(s)
Wettest Day
83.2mm
Mar 15
Lowest Temperature
12.4°C
Jun 8
Highest Temperature
34.1°C
Mar 6

Sandy Cape Almanac

full climatology
September Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
13.1°C
15th
Lowest On Record
9.4°C
15th 1978
Average This Month
18.3°C
+1.3°C
Long-term Average
17.0°C
September Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
27.0°C
21st
Highest On Record
29.3°C
13th 1980
Average This Month
25.3°C
+1.0°C
Long-term Average
24.3°C
September Rainfall
Wettest This Month
8.0mm
21st
Total This Month
8.0mm
1 Day(s)
Long-term Average
50.0mm
8.2 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
318.2mm
1916
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1919
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