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Cairns Forecast

Tonight 19°C
Tomorrow 30°C
mostly_sunny

Now

24.2°C falling
Updated at 18:10 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Monday Mostly sunny. Winds E 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 27 to 33.
Tuesday Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming E 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 34.

Currently at Cairns

24-hour graph
Temperature 24.2°C falling
Dew Point 17.9°C falling
Feels Like 24.2°C
Relative Humidity 68%
Wind icon
SSW 7km/h steady
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 3.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Mon

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Sunrise sunrise
06:05 EST
Sunset sunset
18:13 EST

Nearby Now

Cairns Ap 24.1°C
Mareeba Ap 22.5°C
Low Isles 24.7°C

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

9pm

Mostly clear
23°C

12am

Mostly clear
21°C

3am

Mostly clear
20°C

6am

Mostly clear
20°C

Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Mon
Sep 25
Tue
Sep 26
Wed
Sep 27
Thu
Sep 28
Fri
Sep 29
Sat
Sep 30
Sun
Oct 1

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 30°C 30°C 29°C 30°C 30°C 31°C 31°C
Minimum 18°C 19°C 20°C 19°C 20°C 19°C 19°C
Chance of Rain 10% 30% 40% 20% 5% 20% 40%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 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
21
km/h
9
km/h
19
km/h
11
km/h
20
km/h
13
km/h
21
km/h
13
km/h
21
km/h
10
km/h
19
km/h
8
km/h
20
km/h
Wind Direction SE 11km/h
SE
E 21km/h
E
SSE 9km/h
SSE
E 19km/h
E
ESE 11km/h
ESE
E 20km/h
E
SE 13km/h
SE
ESE 21km/h
ESE
SE 13km/h
SE
ESE 21km/h
ESE
ESE 10km/h
ESE
E 19km/h
E
SE 8km/h
SE
ESE 20km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 59% 51% 64% 57% 68% 56% 64% 51% 62% 52% 64% 53% 63% 52%
Dew Point 17°C 19°C 18°C 20°C 19°C 19°C 18°C 18°C 19°C 19°C 19°C 20°C 19°C 20°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
05:42 EST
sunrise
06:04 EST
sunset
18:13 EST
last light
18:35 EST
moon
set
Mon 22:32 EST
rise
Tue 10:14 EST
moon
Thu
Sep 28
moon
Fri
Oct 6
moon
Thu
Oct 12
moon
Fri
Oct 20

Cairns Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Sep 25
16.8°C 30°C 0.0mm
Sun
Sep 24
- 29°C -
Sat
Sep 23
18.6°C - 0.0mm
Fri
Sep 22
18.9°C 29.7°C 0.0mm
Thu
Sep 21
17.1°C 30.1°C 0.0mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Sep
1678.1mm
122.4 Day(s)
Total For 2017
1371.8mm
123 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
1258.8mm
136 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

full climatology
September Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
14.6°C
5th
Lowest On Record
11.1°C
3rd 1948
Average This Month
19.1°C
+0.4°C
Long-term Average
18.7°C
September Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
30.3°C
6th
Highest On Record
33.9°C
7th 1976
Average This Month
29.0°C
+0.9°C
Long-term Average
28.1°C
September Rainfall
Wettest This Month
46.4mm
19th
Total This Month
50.4mm
3 Day(s)
Long-term Average
33.3mm
7.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
103.2mm
1951
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1948
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