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Cairns Forecast

This morning 22°C
Today 30°C
sunny

Now

21.7°C falling
Updated at 03:50 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Tuesday Mostly sunny. Slight chance of a shower along the coastal fringe in the early morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 30.

Currently at Cairns Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 21.7°C falling
Dew Point 19.4°C rising
Feels Like 21.7°C
Relative Humidity 87%
Wind icon
ESE 12km/h rising
Wind Gusts 15km/h
Pressure 1011.6hPa steady
Fire Danger 1.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.6mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
06:27 EST
Sunset sunset
18:03 EST

Nearby Now

Mareeba Ap 19.1°C
Low Isles 25.2°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

6am

Clear
23°C

9am

Mostly clear
27°C

12pm

Clear
30°C

3pm

Clear
30°C

Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Apr 24
Wed
Apr 25
Thu
Apr 26
Fri
Apr 27
Sat
Apr 28
Sun
Apr 29
Mon
Apr 30

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 30°C 30°C 31°C 30°C 29°C 29°C 29°C
Minimum 22°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 22°C
Chance of Rain 10% 5% 5% 5% 30% 50% 70%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index Very High Very High Very High Very High 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 22
km/h
28
km/h
16
km/h
22
km/h
12
km/h
21
km/h
12
km/h
23
km/h
16
km/h
26
km/h
24
km/h
30
km/h
23
km/h
26
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 22km/h
SSE
SE 28km/h
SE
SSE 16km/h
SSE
SE 22km/h
SE
S 12km/h
S
SE 21km/h
SE
S 12km/h
S
SE 23km/h
SE
SSE 16km/h
SSE
SE 26km/h
SE
SSE 24km/h
SSE
SE 30km/h
SE
SSE 23km/h
SSE
SE 26km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 66% 53% 61% 47% 59% 45% 60% 44% 61% 51% 64% 57% 70% 61%
Dew Point 20°C 19°C 18°C 17°C 18°C 18°C 17°C 17°C 17°C 18°C 19°C 19°C 20°C 21°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
06:05 EST
sunrise
06:27 EST
sunset
18:03 EST
last light
18:25 EST
moon
rise
Tue 14:00 EST
set
Wed 01:48 EST
moon
Mon
Apr 30
moon
Tue
May 8
moon
Tue
May 15
moon
Tue
May 22

Cairns Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Apr 23
20.9°C 30°C 0.0mm
Sun
Apr 22
20.8°C 30.7°C 0.0mm
Sat
Apr 21
21.6°C 30.2°C 0.0mm
Fri
Apr 20
21.3°C 30.4°C 0.0mm
Thu
Apr 19
23.2°C 30.3°C -

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Apr
1448.8mm
74.2 Day(s)
Total For 2018
1876.6mm
74 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
1158.8mm
78 Day(s)
Wettest Day
217.6mm
Mar 26
Lowest Temperature
19.6°C
Feb 12
Highest Temperature
36.3°C
Jan 4

Cairns Ap Almanac

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April Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
20.8°C
22nd
Lowest On Record
13.0°C
15th 1994
Average This Month
23.2°C
+1.5°C
Long-term Average
21.7°C
April Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
32.0°C
8th
Highest On Record
36.8°C
2nd 1988
Average This Month
30.8°C
+1.5°C
Long-term Average
29.3°C
April Rainfall
Wettest This Month
11.0mm
17th
Total This Month
38.6mm
11 Day(s)
Long-term Average
196.0mm
17.7 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
634.6mm
2006
Driest On Record
13.0mm
2008
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Weather News

Wet and windy day ahead for northeast NSW

15:26 EST

Northeast NSW will receive a bust of rain, wind and storms this week as a low pressure system forms over the Tasman Sea.

Perth still thirsty after weekend storms

11:27 EST

Perth received its heaviest rain since mid-January on the weekend, although it wasn't enough to make up for the city's rainfall deficit of the last few months.

Unseasonable warmth continuing for South Australia

16:56 EST

A slow moving airmass and mostly sunny skies has brought well above average temperatures to much of SA, and will continue to on Monday.