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Cairns Forecast

Tonight 15°C
Tomorrow 25°C
mostly_sunny

Now

17.7°C falling
Updated at 19:10 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Tuesday Sunny. Patches of light frost in the south early this morning. Winds SE 25 to 35 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 19 and 26.
Wednesday Sunny. Winds E/SE 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 26.

Currently at Cairns Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 17.7°C falling
Dew Point 8.0°C falling
Feels Like 17.7°C
Relative Humidity 53%
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SSE 12km/h falling
Wind Gusts 15km/h
Pressure 1020.6hPa rising
Fire Danger 4.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
06:44 EST
Sunset sunset
17:52 EST

Nearby Now

Low Isles 20.4°C
Mareeba Ap 14.8°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

9pm

Mostly clear
18°C

12am

Clear
17°C

3am

Clear
16°C

6am

Clear
15°C

Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 25°C 25°C 25°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 26°C
Minimum 15°C 15°C 16°C 17°C 19°C 19°C 19°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 20% 60% 40% 60% 40%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 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 25
km/h
31
km/h
18
km/h
25
km/h
17
km/h
25
km/h
16
km/h
24
km/h
19
km/h
28
km/h
22
km/h
30
km/h
21
km/h
28
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 25km/h
SSE
SSE 31km/h
SSE
SSE 18km/h
SSE
SE 25km/h
SE
SSE 17km/h
SSE
SE 25km/h
SE
SSE 16km/h
SSE
SE 24km/h
SE
SE 19km/h
SE
SE 28km/h
SE
SE 22km/h
SE
SSE 30km/h
SSE
SSE 21km/h
SSE
SSE 28km/h
SSE
Relative Humidity 48% 41% 60% 48% 63% 51% 71% 60% 73% 61% 72% 61% 74% 60%
Dew Point 9°C 11°C 12°C 13°C 14°C 14°C 16°C 17°C 18°C 17°C 18°C 17°C 18°C 17°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
06:21 EST
sunrise
06:45 EST
sunset
17:52 EST
last light
18:16 EST
moon
set
Tue 23:33 EST
rise
Wed 12:17 EST
moon
Thu
Jun 28
moon
Fri
Jul 6
moon
Fri
Jul 13
moon
Fri
Jul 20

Cairns Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Jun 19
17.9°C - 0.0mm
Mon
Jun 18
18.7°C 26.8°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jun 17
19.7°C 28.0°C 0.0mm
Sat
Jun 16
19.4°C 28.8°C 0.0mm
Fri
Jun 15
18.3°C 28.8°C 0.0mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jun
1588.0mm
97.9 Day(s)
Total For 2018
1930.2mm
91 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
1248.2mm
98 Day(s)
Wettest Day
217.6mm
Mar 26
Lowest Temperature
11.2°C
Jun 5
Highest Temperature
36.3°C
Jan 4

Cairns Ap Almanac

full climatology
June Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
11.2°C
5th
Lowest On Record
6.2°C
23rd 1946
Average This Month
16.2°C
-1.7°C
Long-term Average
17.9°C
June Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
28.8°C
15th
Highest On Record
30.8°C
17th 2002
Average This Month
27.3°C
+1.3°C
Long-term Average
26.0°C
June Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.0mm
1st
Total This Month
0.0mm
0 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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