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Sandy Cape Forecast

Tonight 24°C
Tomorrow 31°C
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Now

28.2°C steady
Updated at 21:00 EST

Wide Bay Burnett for Wednesday Hot. Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers during this afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm from late this morning, possibly severe in the south. Winds N 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the morning then becoming N/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 30s.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds N 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the morning then becoming N/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Currently at Hervey Bay Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 28.2°C steady
Dew Point 23.6°C rising
Feels Like 30.2°C
Relative Humidity 76%
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NNE 18km/h steady
Wind Gusts 24km/h
Pressure 1012.4hPa rising
Fire Danger 3.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
05:16 EST
Sunset sunset
18:41 EST

Nearby Now

Maryborough 26.9°C
Bundaberg Ap 28.0°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Hervey Bay

48-hour forecast

12am

Slight chance storm
27°C

3am

Chance shower or storm
24°C

6am

Chance shower or storm
24°C

9am

Mostly cloudy
28°C

Wide Bay Burnett Weather Warnings

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Qld - Wed 20:46 EST
Cancellation Severe Thunderstorm Warning - Southeast Queensland for Ipswich, Somerset, Scenic Rim and Lockyer Valley Council Areas

Qld - Wed 20:46 EST
Cancellation Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Wide Bay and Burnett and Southeast Coast

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Sandy Cape 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Jan 22
Thu
Jan 23
Fri
Jan 24
Sat
Jan 25
Sun
Jan 26
Mon
Jan 27
Tue
Jan 28

Rain clearing

Thunder-
storms clearing

Clearing shower

Mostly sunny

Clearing shower

Possible shower

Showers easing
Maximum 32°C 31°C 32°C 32°C 32°C 31°C 32°C
Minimum 25°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 23°C 23°C 22°C
Chance of Rain 90% 40% 20% 40% 60% 80% 40%
Rain Amount 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 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 15
km/h
15
km/h
19
km/h
21
km/h
15
km/h
14
km/h
14
km/h
20
km/h
22
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24
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16
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18
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Wind Direction N 15km/h
N
NNE 15km/h
NNE
NE 19km/h
NE
NE 21km/h
NE
NE 15km/h
NE
NE 14km/h
NE
ENE 14km/h
ENE
ENE 20km/h
ENE
E 22km/h
E
E 24km/h
E
ESE 23km/h
ESE
ESE 24km/h
ESE
E 16km/h
E
E 18km/h
E
Relative Humidity 83% 80% 76% 75% 73% 71% 75% 74% 75% 73% 76% 76% 74% 72%
Dew Point 24°C 27°C 24°C 26°C 22°C 26°C 23°C 26°C 22°C 26°C 21°C 26°C 22°C 26°C

Sandy Cape Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
04:52 EST
sunrise
05:17 EST
sunset
18:41 EST
last light
19:05 EST
moon
rise
Thu 03:25 EST
set
Thu 17:25 EST
moon
Sat
Jan 25
moon
Sun
Feb 2
moon
Sun
Feb 9
moon
Sun
Feb 16

Sandy Cape Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Jan 22
25.0°C - 0.0mm
Tue
Jan 21
26.0°C 31.5°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jan 20
21.7°C 31.8°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jan 19
20.5°C 29.8°C 31.8mm
Sat
Jan 18
21.9°C 30.9°C 8.7mm

Sandy Cape Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
159.9mm
13.5 Day(s)
Total For 2020
60.2mm
9 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2019
21.4mm
11 Day(s)
Wettest Day
31.8mm
Jan 19
Lowest Temperature
20.5°C
Jan 19
Highest Temperature
31.8°C
Jan 20

Sandy Cape Almanac

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January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
20.5°C
19th
Lowest On Record
16.7°C
7th 1967
Average This Month
22.9°C
+0.5°C
Long-term Average
22.4°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
31.8°C
20th
Highest On Record
34.2°C
18th 1987
Average This Month
30.4°C
+1.1°C
Long-term Average
29.3°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
31.8mm
19th
Total This Month
60.2mm
9 Day(s)
Long-term Average
159.9mm
13.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
838.1mm
1927
Driest On Record
2.6mm
1903
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