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Cairns Forecast

This morning 24°C
Today 32°C
possible_thunderstorm

Now

25.5°C steady
Updated at 00:00 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Saturday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers near the coast, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. The chance of thunderstorms, with possible heavy falls about the coast and ranges. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h.
Sunday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers near the coast, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. The chance of thunderstorms. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming E/SE 20 to 30 km/h early in the morning.

Currently at Cairns Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 25.5°C steady
Dew Point 21.0°C falling
Feels Like 26.7°C
Relative Humidity 76%
Wind icon
SSE 20km/h falling
Wind Gusts 26km/h
Pressure 1010.4hPa falling
Fire Danger 3.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 18.2mm / -

Sun on Sun

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Sunrise sunrise
06:16 EST
Sunset sunset
18:44 EST

Nearby Now

Mareeba Ap 22.1°C
Low Isles 26.4°C

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

3am

Slight chance storm
25°C

6am

Slight chance storm
24°C

9am

Chance shower
29°C

12pm

Slight chance shower
32°C

Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sun
Feb 26
Mon
Feb 27
Tue
Feb 28
Wed
Mar 1
Thu
Mar 2
Fri
Mar 3
Sat
Mar 4

Possible thunderstorm

Showers

Possible shower

Possible shower

Showers

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm
Maximum 32°C 31°C 32°C 33°C 32°C 32°C 33°C
Minimum 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 25°C 25°C 25°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 80% 80% 80% 80% 90%
Rain Amount 5-10mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 1-5mm 5-10mm
UV Index 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 17
km/h
26
km/h
20
km/h
28
km/h
22
km/h
30
km/h
22
km/h
28
km/h
18
km/h
25
km/h
13
km/h
21
km/h
12
km/h
18
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 17km/h
SSE
SE 26km/h
SE
SE 20km/h
SE
SE 28km/h
SE
SE 22km/h
SE
SE 30km/h
SE
SSE 22km/h
SSE
SSE 28km/h
SSE
SSE 18km/h
SSE
SE 25km/h
SE
SE 13km/h
SE
SE 21km/h
SE
SE 12km/h
SE
E 18km/h
E
Relative Humidity 74% 68% 77% 68% 73% 66% 73% 64% 77% 67% 76% 71% 73% 69%
Dew Point 24°C 25°C 23°C 25°C 23°C 25°C 23°C 26°C 24°C 25°C 25°C 26°C 25°C 26°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Sunday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:54 EST
sunrise
06:16 EST
sunset
18:44 EST
last light
19:06 EST
moon
rise
Sun 05:37 EST
set
Sun 18:29 EST
moon
Mon
Feb 27
moon
Sun
Mar 5
moon
Mon
Mar 13
moon
Tue
Mar 21

Cairns Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Feb 25
23.5°C 30°C 46.2mm
Fri
Feb 24
24.6°C 31.0°C 12.0mm
Thu
Feb 23
24.3°C 33.0°C 3.8mm
Wed
Feb 22
23.3°C 32.4°C 24.4mm
Tue
Feb 21
24.7°C 31.9°C 0.0mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
843.2mm
37.4 Day(s)
Total For 2017
836.0mm
37 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
416.6mm
28 Day(s)
Wettest Day
102.0mm
Feb 5
Lowest Temperature
22.6°C
Jan 19
Highest Temperature
35.5°C
Feb 14

Cairns Ap Almanac

full climatology
February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
23.3°C
22nd
Lowest On Record
17.9°C
1st 1975
Average This Month
24.6°C
+0.8°C
Long-term Average
23.8°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
35.5°C
14th
Highest On Record
38.9°C
12th 1969
Average This Month
31.9°C
+0.7°C
Long-term Average
31.2°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
102.0mm
5th
Total This Month
461.2mm
15 Day(s)
Long-term Average
448.9mm
19.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
1287.0mm
2000
Driest On Record
30.4mm
1990
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