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Cairns Forecast

This morning 26°C
Today 35°C
mostly_sunny

Now

30.0°C rising
Updated at 08:30 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h tending W/NW 15 to 20 km/h during the day. Daytime maximum temperatures 30 to 35.

Currently at Cairns

24-hour graph
Temperature 30.0°C rising
Dew Point 22.2°C rising
Feels Like 33.4°C
Relative Humidity 63%
Wind icon
W 20km/h rising
Wind Gusts 41km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 6.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / 0.0mm

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
06:22 EST
Sunset sunset
18:22 EST

Nearby Now

Cairns Ap 30.3°C
Mareeba Ap 25.7°C
Low Isles 30.1°C

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

12pm

Mostly clear
34°C

3pm

Chance shower or storm
35°C

6pm

Mostly cloudy
32°C

9pm

Mostly cloudy
30°C

Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

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Qld - Tue 04:45 EST
Hurricane Force Wind Warning Townsville & Mackay coasts & Great Barrier Reef. Gale Warning Cairns Coast. Strong Wind Capricornia Coast

Qld - Mon 11:52 EST
Flood Watch for coastal catchments between Rollingstone to Gladstone, inland to the upper Flinders, upper Thomson & Barcoo catchments

National Forecast

Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Mar 28
Wed
Mar 29
Thu
Mar 30
Fri
Mar 31
Sat
Apr 1
Sun
Apr 2
Mon
Apr 3

Mostly sunny

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 35°C 35°C 35°C 34°C 33°C 33°C 32°C
Minimum 26°C 27°C 26°C 26°C 25°C 25°C 24°C
Chance of Rain 60% 40% 60% 60% 50% 80% 90%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
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 18
km/h
18
km/h
19
km/h
24
km/h
16
km/h
19
km/h
10
km/h
14
km/h
12
km/h
17
km/h
17
km/h
20
km/h
19
km/h
24
km/h
Wind Direction W 18km/h
W
NNW 18km/h
NNW
NW 19km/h
NW
N 24km/h
N
NW 16km/h
NW
N 19km/h
N
W 10km/h
W
ENE 14km/h
ENE
SE 12km/h
SE
ESE 17km/h
ESE
SSE 17km/h
SSE
SE 20km/h
SE
SE 19km/h
SE
SE 24km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 67% 61% 70% 62% 72% 65% 73% 65% 72% 67% 70% 64% 72% 68%
Dew Point 24°C 27°C 25°C 27°C 26°C 27°C 26°C 26°C 24°C 26°C 24°C 25°C 23°C 25°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:01 EST
sunrise
06:22 EST
sunset
18:22 EST
last light
18:44 EST
moon
set
Tue 18:37 EST
rise
Wed 07:11 EST
moon
Tue
Apr 4
moon
Tue
Apr 11
moon
Wed
Apr 19
moon
Wed
Apr 26

Cairns Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Mar 27
- 35°C -
Sun
Mar 26
22.9°C - 0.0mm
Sat
Mar 25
23.9°C 32.7°C 14.2mm
Fri
Mar 24
24.5°C 30.0°C 0.8mm
Thu
Mar 23
24.5°C 32.8°C 4.0mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Mar
1267.4mm
56.8 Day(s)
Total For 2017
974.6mm
56 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
673.0mm
44 Day(s)
Wettest Day
102.0mm
Feb 5
Lowest Temperature
21.2°C
Mar 12
Highest Temperature
35.5°C
Feb 14

Cairns Ap Almanac

full climatology
March Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
21.2°C
12th
Lowest On Record
17.7°C
31st 2009
Average This Month
24.0°C
+0.9°C
Long-term Average
23.1°C
March Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
34.0°C
27th
Highest On Record
37.7°C
18th 1993
Average This Month
32.1°C
+1.6°C
Long-term Average
30.5°C
March Rainfall
Wettest This Month
23.8mm
20th
Total This Month
116.0mm
16 Day(s)
Long-term Average
424.2mm
19.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
1127.5mm
1945
Driest On Record
27.8mm
1993
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