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Cairns Forecast

Tonight 24°C
Tomorrow 33°C
showers

Now

27.3°C falling
Updated at 18:50 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Tuesday Partly cloudy. High chance of showers, becoming less likely late this afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm, with possible heavy falls. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 26 to 33.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. High chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 24 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 34.

Currently at Cairns

24-hour graph
Temperature 27.3°C falling
Dew Point 23.7°C rising
Feels Like 31.5°C
Relative Humidity 81%
Wind icon
SW 7km/h steady
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 2.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
05:37 EST
Sunset sunset
18:43 EST

Nearby Now

Cairns Ap 27.8°C
Mareeba Ap 25.4°C
Low Isles 28.0°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

9pm

Slight chance storm
27°C

12am

Mostly cloudy
26°C

3am

Mostly cloudy
24°C

6am

Mostly cloudy
25°C

Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

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Qld - Tue 15:58 EST
Minor Flood Warning for the Murray River

Qld - Tue 14:49 EST
Cancellation of Severe Thunderstorm Warning (Heavy Rain) for North Tropical Coast and Tablelands

Qld - Tue 12:04 EST
Flood Watch for the Gulf of Carpentaria and south Cape York Peninsula catchments

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Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Dec 11
Wed
Dec 12
Thu
Dec 13
Fri
Dec 14
Sat
Dec 15
Sun
Dec 16
Mon
Dec 17

Possible shower

Showers

Possible shower

Possible thunderstorm

Thunder-
storms

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 32°C 33°C 34°C 33°C 34°C 36°C 37°C
Minimum 24°C 24°C 24°C 25°C 25°C 24°C 23°C
Chance of Rain 80% 60% 80% 80% 40% 40% 30%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 20-40mm 20-40mm < 1mm < 1mm
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 11
km/h
19
km/h
8
km/h
16
km/h
6
km/h
16
km/h
14
km/h
24
km/h
28
km/h
26
km/h
13
km/h
15
km/h
8
km/h
14
km/h
Wind Direction ESE 11km/h
ESE
ESE 19km/h
ESE
SE 8km/h
SE
E 16km/h
E
N 6km/h
N
NNE 16km/h
NNE
N 14km/h
N
NNE 24km/h
NNE
NNE 28km/h
NNE
N 26km/h
N
WNW 13km/h
WNW
N 15km/h
N
WNW 8km/h
WNW
NE 14km/h
NE
Relative Humidity 77% 73% 71% 71% 71% 71% 74% 77% 74% 66% 56% 51% 53% 47%
Dew Point 25°C 26°C 25°C 26°C 26°C 27°C 25°C 28°C 25°C 27°C 21°C 24°C 21°C 24°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:13 EST
sunrise
05:37 EST
sunset
18:44 EST
last light
19:08 EST
moon
set
Tue 21:55 EST
rise
Wed 09:30 EST
moon
Sat
Dec 15
moon
Sun
Dec 23
moon
Sat
Dec 29
moon
Sun
Jan 6

Cairns Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Dec 11
24.4°C 32°C 4.8mm
Mon
Dec 10
23.5°C 29.4°C 205.0mm
Sun
Dec 9
23.1°C 26.4°C 4.6mm
Sat
Dec 8
22.4°C 29.8°C 51.4mm
Fri
Dec 7
23.1°C 32.1°C 3.8mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
1994.9mm
155.2 Day(s)
Total For 2018
2271.2mm
131 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
1686.2mm
151 Day(s)
Wettest Day
217.6mm
Mar 26
Lowest Temperature
11.2°C
Jun 5
Highest Temperature
42.6°C
Nov 26

Cairns Ap Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
22.3°C
8th
Lowest On Record
17.1°C
13th 1972
Average This Month
24.2°C
+0.8°C
Long-term Average
23.4°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
34.9°C
1st
Highest On Record
40.5°C
20th 1995
Average This Month
32.2°C
+0.7°C
Long-term Average
31.5°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
169.6mm
10th
Total This Month
215.6mm
7 Day(s)
Long-term Average
176.7mm
13.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
919.4mm
1973
Driest On Record
9.0mm
1951
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