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Sandy Cape Forecast

This morning 16°C
Today 23°C
sunny

Now

7.7°C rising
Updated at 07:00 EST

Wide Bay & Burnett for Tuesday Sunny. Areas of morning frost. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.

Currently at Hervey Bay Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 7.7°C rising
Dew Point 6.3°C rising
Feels Like 4.1°C
Relative Humidity 91%
Wind icon
Calm steady
Wind Gusts 0km/h
Pressure 1023.4hPa rising
Fire Danger 0.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
06:28 EST
Sunset sunset
17:20 EST

Nearby Now

Maryborough 4.1°C
Bundaberg Ap 6.7°C
Double Is Pt 18.0°C

Next 12 hours in Hervey Bay

48-hour forecast

9am

Clear
15°C

12pm

Clear
23°C

3pm

Clear
24°C

6pm

Clear
18°C

Wide Bay & Burnett Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Sandy Cape 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Jul 25
Wed
Jul 26
Thu
Jul 27
Fri
Jul 28
Sat
Jul 29
Sun
Jul 30
Mon
Jul 31

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 23°C 23°C 24°C 23°C 24°C 24°C 24°C
Minimum 16°C 16°C 17°C 17°C 17°C 18°C 18°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 20% 5% 5% 20% 20%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 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 13
km/h
10
km/h
12
km/h
7
km/h
14
km/h
11
km/h
11
km/h
9
km/h
12
km/h
10
km/h
11
km/h
9
km/h
11
km/h
9
km/h
Wind Direction S 13km/h
S
SSE 10km/h
SSE
SSW 12km/h
SSW
SW 7km/h
SW
WSW 14km/h
WSW
S 11km/h
S
SSE 11km/h
SSE
S 9km/h
S
WSW 12km/h
WSW
NNW 10km/h
NNW
NE 11km/h
NE
NE 9km/h
NE
NE 11km/h
NE
N 9km/h
N
Relative Humidity 60% 55% 60% 52% 60% 54% 63% 61% 64% 61% 67% 64% 71% 70%
Dew Point 11°C 13°C 10°C 12°C 11°C 14°C 14°C 15°C 13°C 16°C 14°C 17°C 16°C 18°C

Sandy Cape Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:04 EST
sunrise
06:28 EST
sunset
17:20 EST
last light
17:44 EST
moon
rise
Tue 07:41 EST
set
Tue 19:17 EST
moon
Mon
Jul 31
moon
Tue
Aug 8
moon
Tue
Aug 15
moon
Tue
Aug 22

Sandy Cape Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Jul 24
17°C - 0.0mm
Sun
Jul 23
15°C 23°C 0.2mm
Sat
Jul 22
14.8°C 23°C 0.0mm
Fri
Jul 21
12.8°C 20.2°C 0.0mm
Thu
Jul 20
13.4°C 19.7°C 0.0mm

Sandy Cape Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jul
928.1mm
99.1 Day(s)
Total For 2017
596.0mm
70 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
734.4mm
72 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
July Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
12.8°C
21st
Lowest On Record
5.2°C
2nd 2007
Average This Month
16.8°C
+2.4°C
Long-term Average
14.4°C
July Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
25.1°C
18th
Highest On Record
26.5°C
21st 1998
Average This Month
23.0°C
+1.8°C
Long-term Average
21.2°C
July Rainfall
Wettest This Month
14.2mm
13th
Total This Month
34.4mm
9 Day(s)
Long-term Average
90.6mm
11.7 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
439.8mm
1973
Driest On Record
5.8mm
1974
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