Cooktown Weather


Cooktown Forecast

Today 28°C
Tonight 18°C
sunny

Now

24.6°C steady
Updated at 17:00 EST

Nth Cst Tableland for Wednesday Mostly sunny. Winds E/SE 20 to 30 km/h tending E/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 27 to 33.

Currently at Cooktown Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 24.6°C steady
Dew Point 16.3°C falling
Feels Like 22.7°C
Relative Humidity 60%
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ESE 20km/h steady
Wind Gusts 24km/h
Pressure 1016.7hPa steady
Fire Danger 5.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:13 EST
Sunset sunset
18:15 EST

Nearby Now

Low Isles 24.4°C
Cairns Ap 23.9°C

Fire Danger Rating

VERY HIGH

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

6pm

Mostly clear
24°C

9pm

Mostly clear
21°C

12am

Mostly cloudy
19°C

3am

Mostly clear
18°C

Nth Cst Tableland Weather Warnings

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Cooktown 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Sep 18
Thu
Sep 19
Fri
Sep 20
Sat
Sep 21
Sun
Sep 22
Mon
Sep 23
Tue
Sep 24

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 28°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 28°C 29°C
Minimum 17°C 18°C 20°C 20°C 20°C 20°C 20°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 40% 30% 20% 40% 50%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index 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
18
km/h
25
km/h
23
km/h
28
km/h
23
km/h
29
km/h
24
km/h
29
km/h
22
km/h
28
km/h
20
km/h
24
km/h
Wind Direction SE 16km/h
SE
ESE 21km/h
ESE
ESE 18km/h
ESE
ESE 25km/h
ESE
ESE 23km/h
ESE
SE 28km/h
SE
SE 23km/h
SE
SE 29km/h
SE
SE 24km/h
SE
SE 29km/h
SE
SE 22km/h
SE
SE 28km/h
SE
SE 20km/h
SE
SE 24km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 61% 50% 65% 57% 62% 60% 63% 61% 68% 63% 70% 61% 73% 66%
Dew Point 16°C 16°C 18°C 19°C 18°C 20°C 18°C 20°C 20°C 21°C 20°C 20°C 21°C 21°C

Cooktown 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
05:50 EST
sunrise
06:12 EST
sunset
18:15 EST
last light
18:36 EST
moon
rise
Wed 21:31 EST
set
Thu 09:24 EST
moon
Sun
Sep 22
moon
Sun
Sep 29
moon
Sun
Oct 6
moon
Mon
Oct 14

Cooktown Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Sep 18
15.5°C 28°C 0.0mm
Tue
Sep 17
19.8°C 29.2°C 0.0mm
Mon
Sep 16
21.4°C 27.9°C 0.0mm
Sun
Sep 15
21.5°C 28.3°C 0.0mm
Sat
Sep 14
20.4°C 28.4°C 0.0mm

Cooktown Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Sep
1292.1mm
120.5 Day(s)
Total For 2019
1782.6mm
128 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2018
1363.0mm
112 Day(s)
Wettest Day
136.0mm
Jan 26
Lowest Temperature
9.5°C
Aug 23
Highest Temperature
38.2°C
Feb 21

Cooktown Ap Almanac

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September Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
9.7°C
6th
Lowest On Record
10.9°C
3rd 2014
Average This Month
16.8°C
-4.0°C
Long-term Average
20.8°C
September Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
29.4°C
7th
Highest On Record
36.3°C
15th 2003
Average This Month
28.0°C
-0.8°C
Long-term Average
28.8°C
September Rainfall
Wettest This Month
2.0mm
13th
Total This Month
3.0mm
2 Day(s)
Long-term Average
7.7mm
5.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
25.0mm
2010
Driest On Record
0.0mm
2007
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