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Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Mon
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Thu
Sep 1
Fri
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Sat
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Sun
Sep 4

Cloudy

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 27°C 27°C 28°C 27°C 29°C 29°C 28°C
Minimum 18°C 20°C 20°C 20°C 20°C 20°C 21°C
Chance of Rain 70% 80% 90% 70% 60% 30% 80%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Very High Very High Very High 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 21
km/h
28
km/h
21
km/h
26
km/h
22
km/h
27
km/h
19
km/h
23
km/h
9
km/h
16
km/h
5
km/h
18
km/h
16
km/h
26
km/h
Wind Direction SE 21km/h
SE
SE 28km/h
SE
SE 21km/h
SE
SE 26km/h
SE
SE 22km/h
SE
SE 27km/h
SE
SE 19km/h
SE
ESE 23km/h
ESE
E 9km/h
E
ENE 16km/h
ENE
SE 5km/h
SE
E 18km/h
E
SSE 16km/h
SSE
SE 26km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 70% 61% 71% 63% 75% 63% 76% 65% 81% 67% 80% 65% 74% 63%
Dew Point 17°C 19°C 18°C 19°C 19°C 20°C 19°C 20°C 21°C 22°C 21°C 21°C 20°C 20°C
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