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Cairns Forecast

Today 27°C
Tonight 21°C
possible_shower

Now

23.3°C steady
Updated at 15:50 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Thursday Cloudy. Medium chance of rain. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 21 to 27.

Currently at Cairns Ap

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Temperature 23.3°C steady
Dew Point 20.4°C falling
Feels Like 23.3°C
Relative Humidity 84%
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S 18km/h rising
Wind Gusts 20km/h
Pressure 1016.5hPa steady
Fire Danger 2.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 3.6mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:46 EST
Sunset sunset
17:54 EST

Nearby Now

Low Isles 23.3°C
Mareeba Ap 21.2°C

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

6pm

Mostly cloudy
24°C

9pm

Mostly cloudy
23°C

12am

Mostly cloudy
22°C

3am

Slight chance shower
21°C

Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Jun 29
Fri
Jun 30
Sat
Jul 1
Sun
Jul 2
Mon
Jul 3
Tue
Jul 4
Wed
Jul 5

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Showers

Possible shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny
Maximum 27°C 26°C 26°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 27°C
Minimum 20°C 21°C 20°C 20°C 20°C 20°C 19°C
Chance of Rain 70% 50% 60% 60% 40% 40% 20%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
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
22
km/h
18
km/h
26
km/h
23
km/h
28
km/h
20
km/h
25
km/h
17
km/h
23
km/h
16
km/h
22
km/h
16
km/h
24
km/h
Wind Direction SE 16km/h
SE
SSE 22km/h
SSE
SSE 18km/h
SSE
SSE 26km/h
SSE
SSE 23km/h
SSE
SSE 28km/h
SSE
SE 20km/h
SE
SE 25km/h
SE
SE 17km/h
SE
SE 23km/h
SE
SSE 16km/h
SSE
SE 22km/h
SE
SE 16km/h
SE
SE 24km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 79% 72% 77% 71% 81% 74% 82% 72% 81% 71% 76% 63% 72% 61%
Dew Point 20°C 21°C 19°C 20°C 20°C 20°C 20°C 21°C 20°C 21°C 19°C 19°C 18°C 18°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:23 EST
sunrise
06:46 EST
sunset
17:54 EST
last light
18:18 EST
moon
set
Thu 23:07 EST
rise
Fri 11:43 EST
moon
Sat
Jul 1
moon
Sun
Jul 9
moon
Mon
Jul 17
moon
Sun
Jul 23

Cairns Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Jun 29
21.1°C 23°C 4.4mm
Wed
Jun 28
20.8°C 28°C 2.0mm
Tue
Jun 27
20.2°C 27.8°C 3.0mm
Mon
Jun 26
18.7°C 27.2°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jun 25
19.1°C 27.3°C 5.2mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jun
1588.0mm
97.9 Day(s)
Total For 2017
1265.6mm
106 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
1075.8mm
97 Day(s)
Wettest Day
102.0mm
Feb 5
Lowest Temperature
12.6°C
Jun 8
Highest Temperature
36.2°C
Mar 28

Cairns Ap Almanac

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June Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
12.6°C
8th
Lowest On Record
6.2°C
23rd 1946
Average This Month
18.8°C
+0.9°C
Long-term Average
17.9°C
June Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
28.7°C
18th
Highest On Record
30.8°C
17th 2002
Average This Month
26.2°C
+0.2°C
Long-term Average
26.0°C
June Rainfall
Wettest This Month
7.8mm
5th
Total This Month
30.2mm
12 Day(s)
Long-term Average
47.7mm
9.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
177.6mm
2015
Driest On Record
3.2mm
2002
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