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Cairns Forecast

Tonight 24°C
Tomorrow 33°C
late_shower

Now

27.8°C rising
Updated at 19:50 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Monday Partly cloudy. High chance of showers inland, medium chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm, mainly inland. Light winds becoming E 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. High chance of showers and thunderstorms inland from the late morning. Slight chance near the coast, becoming more likely in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming NW/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 23 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Currently at Cairns Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 27.8°C rising
Dew Point 24.2°C rising
Feels Like 31.7°C
Relative Humidity 81%
Wind icon
W 7km/h steady
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure 1007.5hPa rising
Fire Danger 2.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Mon

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Sunrise sunrise
06:13 EST
Sunset sunset
18:48 EST

Nearby Now

Low Isles 28.3°C
Mareeba Ap 25.5°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

9pm

Mostly clear
26°C

12am

Mostly clear
25°C

3am

Mostly clear
25°C

6am

Mostly clear
24°C

Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Mon
Feb 19
Tue
Feb 20
Wed
Feb 21
Thu
Feb 22
Fri
Feb 23
Sat
Feb 24
Sun
Feb 25

Sunny

Late shower

Possible thunderstorm

Showers

Showers

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 32°C 33°C 30°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 30°C
Minimum 24°C 24°C 24°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 24°C
Chance of Rain 40% 70% 90% 90% 70% 90% 90%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 10-20mm 10-20mm 10-20mm 20-40mm 10-20mm 5-10mm
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 5
km/h
15
km/h
9
km/h
15
km/h
7
km/h
13
km/h
10
km/h
13
km/h
8
km/h
14
km/h
7
km/h
15
km/h
8
km/h
16
km/h
Wind Direction WSW 5km/h
WSW
NE 15km/h
NE
WNW 9km/h
WNW
NE 15km/h
NE
W 7km/h
W
ENE 13km/h
ENE
SE 10km/h
SE
ESE 13km/h
ESE
E 8km/h
E
ENE 14km/h
ENE
NE 7km/h
NE
NE 15km/h
NE
NNE 8km/h
NNE
NE 16km/h
NE
Relative Humidity 73% 67% 73% 72% 80% 78% 82% 81% 83% 83% 85% 83% 84% 81%
Dew Point 23°C 24°C 24°C 26°C 25°C 28°C 25°C 26°C 24°C 25°C 24°C 26°C 24°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
05:52 EST
sunrise
06:14 EST
sunset
18:48 EST
last light
19:10 EST
moon
set
Mon 21:11 EST
rise
Tue 09:40 EST
moon
Fri
Feb 23
moon
Fri
Mar 2
moon
Fri
Mar 9
moon
Sun
Mar 18

Cairns Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Feb 19
23.9°C 31°C 0.0mm
Sun
Feb 18
22.5°C 32.6°C 26.4mm
Sat
Feb 17
23.7°C 33.6°C 0.0mm
Fri
Feb 16
24.5°C 32.0°C 0.0mm
Thu
Feb 15
23.4°C 32.2°C 0.0mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
837.3mm
37.3 Day(s)
Total For 2018
877.0mm
31 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
749.6mm
33 Day(s)
Wettest Day
142.4mm
Jan 17
Lowest Temperature
19.6°C
Feb 12
Highest Temperature
36.3°C
Jan 4

Cairns Ap Almanac

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February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
19.6°C
12th
Lowest On Record
17.9°C
1st 1975
Average This Month
22.9°C
-0.9°C
Long-term Average
23.8°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
33.6°C
17th
Highest On Record
38.9°C
12th 1969
Average This Month
30.9°C
-0.3°C
Long-term Average
31.2°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
71.6mm
6th
Total This Month
212.4mm
9 Day(s)
Long-term Average
447.1mm
18.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
1287.0mm
2000
Driest On Record
30.4mm
1990
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