Cooktown Weather


Cooktown Forecast

This morning 23°C
Today 31°C
mostly_sunny

Now

24.1°C falling
Updated at 03:40 EST

Nth Cst Tableland for Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm from the late morning. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.
Monday Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming E/SE 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 23 with daytime temperatures reaching 26 to 31.

Currently at Cooktown Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 24.1°C falling
Dew Point 23.1°C falling
Feels Like 28.0°C
Relative Humidity 94%
Wind icon
NW 7km/h steady
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure 1009.9hPa falling
Fire Danger 1.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sun

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Sunrise sunrise
06:25 EST
Sunset sunset
18:18 EST

Nearby Now

Low Isles 26.7°C
Cairns Ap 24.5°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Port Douglas

48-hour forecast

6am

Mostly clear
24°C

9am

Mostly clear
27°C

12pm

Intermittent rain
30°C

3pm

Mostly clear
29°C

Nth Cst Tableland Weather Warnings

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Cooktown 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Mostly sunny
Maximum 31°C 30°C 30°C 30°C 30°C 30°C 30°C
Minimum 23°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 23°C
Chance of Rain 30% 40% 30% 40% 60% 70% 60%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm
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 1
km/h
15
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22
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18
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24
km/h
18
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23
km/h
18
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25
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21
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25
km/h
16
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22
km/h
Wind Direction WSW 1km/h
WSW
ESE 15km/h
ESE
SE 14km/h
SE
SE 22km/h
SE
SE 18km/h
SE
SE 24km/h
SE
SE 18km/h
SE
SE 23km/h
SE
SE 18km/h
SE
SE 25km/h
SE
SE 21km/h
SE
SE 25km/h
SE
SE 16km/h
SE
SE 22km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 82% 71% 78% 69% 76% 66% 72% 67% 76% 69% 75% 69% 78% 73%
Dew Point 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 24°C 23°C 24°C 23°C 24°C 24°C

Cooktown Sun & Moon Times

Sunday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
06:04 EST
sunrise
06:25 EST
sunset
18:18 EST
last light
18:40 EST
moon
set
Sun 04:12 EST
rise
Sun 16:16 EST
moon
Wed
Apr 8
moon
Wed
Apr 15
moon
Thu
Apr 23
moon
Fri
May 1

Cooktown Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Apr 4
22.2°C 31°C 0.0mm
Fri
Apr 3
23.6°C 29.6°C 0.0mm
Thu
Apr 2
24.5°C 29.8°C 1.0mm
Wed
Apr 1
24.3°C 29.9°C 0.2mm
Tue
Mar 31
25.2°C 29.6°C 19.8mm

Cooktown Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Apr
1153.0mm
75.2 Day(s)
Total For 2020
1051.0mm
62 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2019
1535.0mm
70 Day(s)
Wettest Day
95.0mm
Jan 27
Lowest Temperature
21.3°C
Mar 16
Highest Temperature
38.7°C
Jan 19

Cooktown Ap Almanac

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April Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
22.2°C
4th
Lowest On Record
15.4°C
30th 2017
Average This Month
23.7°C
+0.7°C
Long-term Average
23.0°C
April Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
31.0°C
4th
Highest On Record
33.6°C
13th 2014
Average This Month
30.1°C
+1.0°C
Long-term Average
29.1°C
April Rainfall
Wettest This Month
1.0mm
2nd
Total This Month
1.2mm
2 Day(s)
Long-term Average
163.3mm
16.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
436.2mm
2010
Driest On Record
15.6mm
2008
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Weather News

Strong winds lash the southeast

13:15 EDT

A vigorous cold front has swept through parts of the southeast, bringing wind gusts in excess of 100km/h to some exposed and elevated parts.

When it rains, it pours over NSW

13:07 EDT

Parts of New South Wales have recorded their best daily April rainfall in decades, as a strong cold front and trough sweeped over the state overnight.

Sunflowers brighten up the Liverpool Plains countryside after years of drought

10:41 EDT

From dry and dusty paddocks an increasingly rare crop is flowering on the New South Wales Liverpool Plains, standing as a symbol of recovery from an intense one-in-100-year drought.