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Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
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Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Clearing shower
Maximum 28°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 28°C 28°C 28°C
Minimum 18°C 19°C 20°C 19°C 20°C 20°C 20°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 5% 40% 30% 60% 40%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme 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 11
km/h
21
km/h
14
km/h
23
km/h
10
km/h
21
km/h
10
km/h
23
km/h
19
km/h
29
km/h
20
km/h
27
km/h
17
km/h
24
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 11km/h
SSE
ESE 21km/h
ESE
SE 14km/h
SE
ESE 23km/h
ESE
SSE 10km/h
SSE
ESE 21km/h
ESE
SSE 10km/h
SSE
ESE 23km/h
ESE
SSE 19km/h
SSE
SE 29km/h
SE
SE 20km/h
SE
SE 27km/h
SE
SE 17km/h
SE
SE 24km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 63% 52% 66% 50% 63% 49% 62% 50% 68% 55% 64% 54% 68% 55%
Dew Point 16°C 17°C 17°C 17°C 17°C 17°C 17°C 17°C 18°C 18°C 17°C 18°C 18°C 18°C
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Has the 2017 snow season peaked?

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The current natural snow depth in the alps may be the best we see for the 2017 season.

NT's 2017 dry season disappearing fast, weather changes 'in line with global warming signals', BOM says

17:05 EST

The heart of the Northern Territory's dry season is probably over, with some towns experiencing record temperatures and averages well above normal on the weekend, a weather forecaster says.

Has Canberra's weather changed according to Bureau of Meteorology records?

17:01 EST

The weather is an ongoing topic of conversation for Canberrans and out-of-towners alike, who struggle to deal with its sub-zero temperatures in winter.