Fairfax Media Network

Bayview Heights Weather


Cairns Forecast

Today 26°C
Tonight 17°C
mostly_sunny

Now

23.6°C falling
Updated at 11:00 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Thursday Partly cloudy. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 19 and 26.

Currently at Cairns

24-hour graph
Temperature 23.6°C falling
Dew Point 12.9°C falling
Feels Like 23.6°C
Relative Humidity 51%
Wind icon
SSE 16km/h steady
Wind Gusts 24km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 7.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / 0.0mm

Sun on Thu

more
Sunrise sunrise
06:45 EST
Sunset sunset
17:52 EST

Nearby Now

Cairns Ap 23.4°C
Mareeba Ap 20.8°C
Low Isles 22.6°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

12pm

Mostly clear
26°C

3pm

Mostly clear
25°C

6pm

Mostly clear
21°C

9pm

Mostly clear
20°C

Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

view all
There are no warnings current.

National Forecast

Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Jun 21
Fri
Jun 22
Sat
Jun 23
Sun
Jun 24
Mon
Jun 25
Tue
Jun 26
Wed
Jun 27

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny
Maximum 26°C 27°C 27°C 25°C 26°C 26°C 26°C
Minimum 16°C 17°C 19°C 19°C 19°C 19°C 19°C
Chance of Rain 10% 60% 80% 50% 60% 70% 60%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index High High High High 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 16
km/h
26
km/h
16
km/h
23
km/h
18
km/h
27
km/h
21
km/h
29
km/h
22
km/h
29
km/h
22
km/h
28
km/h
20
km/h
26
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 16km/h
SSE
SE 26km/h
SE
SSE 16km/h
SSE
SE 23km/h
SE
SE 18km/h
SE
SSE 27km/h
SSE
SSE 21km/h
SSE
SSE 29km/h
SSE
SSE 22km/h
SSE
SSE 29km/h
SSE
SSE 22km/h
SSE
SSE 28km/h
SSE
SSE 20km/h
SSE
SSE 26km/h
SSE
Relative Humidity 64% 52% 71% 61% 77% 62% 78% 66% 73% 63% 77% 64% 75% 65%
Dew Point 15°C 15°C 17°C 18°C 19°C 19°C 18°C 18°C 18°C 18°C 18°C 18°C 18°C 18°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
06:21 EST
sunrise
06:45 EST
sunset
17:52 EST
last light
18:16 EST
moon
rise
Thu 12:59 EST
set
Fri 01:22 EST
moon
Thu
Jun 28
moon
Fri
Jul 6
moon
Fri
Jul 13
moon
Fri
Jul 20

Cairns Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Jun 21
11°C - 0.0mm
Wed
Jun 20
9°C 25°C 0.0mm
Tue
Jun 19
16°C 25°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jun 18
18°C 27°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jun 17
18.6°C 28°C 0.0mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jun
1588.0mm
97.9 Day(s)
Total For 2018
1930.2mm
91 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
1248.6mm
99 Day(s)
Wettest Day
217.6mm
Mar 26
Lowest Temperature
11.2°C
Jun 5
Highest Temperature
36.3°C
Jan 4

Cairns Ap Almanac

full climatology
June Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
11.2°C
5th
Lowest On Record
6.2°C
23rd 1946
Average This Month
16.0°C
-1.9°C
Long-term Average
17.9°C
June Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
28.8°C
15th
Highest On Record
30.8°C
17th 2002
Average This Month
27.0°C
+1.0°C
Long-term Average
26.0°C
June Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.0mm
1st
Total This Month
0.0mm
0 Day(s)
Long-term Average
47.7mm
9.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
177.6mm
2015
Driest On Record
3.2mm
2002
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Frosty start to winter solstice

09:57 EST

It was another cold and frosty morning across the southern half a Australia on Thursday as the sun rose on the shortest day of the year.

Could Ord Valley hay be the solution to feed shortages in drought-stricken SE Australia?

09:07 EST

Could fodder grown in Western Australia's remote Ord River Irrigation Scheme be the solution to the feed shortage on drought-stricken farmland in South Eastern Australia? The sub-tropical climate and access to irrigation allows farmers in the Ord to produce significant tonnages of Rhodes Grass hay for the local cattle industry, yields up to 30 tonnes per hectare a year.

Clear signs of drought in western NSW

21:05 EST

The prospect of El Nino forming during the second half of 2018 is troubling for parched western NSW, where some places are experiencing their driest year to date in more than five decades.