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Cairns Forecast

This morning 19°C
Today 28°C
mostly_sunny

Now

17.7°C falling
Updated at 01:10 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Friday Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 29.
Saturday Sunny. Light winds becoming S/SE 15 to 20 km/h early in the morning then tending E/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 29.

Currently at Cairns

24-hour graph
Temperature 17.7°C falling
Dew Point 16.7°C falling
Feels Like 17.7°C
Relative Humidity 94%
Wind icon
SSE 7km/h steady
Wind Gusts 7km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.2mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
06:46 EST
Sunset sunset
18:01 EST

Nearby Now

Cairns Ap 19.3°C
Mareeba Ap 15.3°C
Low Isles 21.7°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

3am

Mostly clear
20°C

6am

Mostly clear
19°C

9am

Clear
23°C

12pm

Mostly clear
27°C

Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Jul 20
Sat
Jul 21
Sun
Jul 22
Mon
Jul 23
Tue
Jul 24
Wed
Jul 25
Thu
Jul 26

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 28°C 28°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 27°C
Minimum 19°C 19°C 19°C 18°C 17°C 18°C 17°C
Chance of Rain 5% 30% 40% 20% 30% 50% 50%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm
UV Index Very High Very High Very High Very 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 7
km/h
14
km/h
13
km/h
22
km/h
16
km/h
23
km/h
18
km/h
22
km/h
15
km/h
22
km/h
14
km/h
18
km/h
15
km/h
22
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 7km/h
SSE
ESE 14km/h
ESE
SSE 13km/h
SSE
SE 22km/h
SE
SSE 16km/h
SSE
SE 23km/h
SE
SSE 18km/h
SSE
SE 22km/h
SE
SSE 15km/h
SSE
SE 22km/h
SE
SSE 14km/h
SSE
SE 18km/h
SE
SSE 15km/h
SSE
SE 22km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 69% 59% 69% 50% 74% 59% 73% 58% 70% 56% 73% 57% 70% 52%
Dew Point 17°C 19°C 17°C 16°C 18°C 18°C 17°C 18°C 16°C 17°C 17°C 18°C 16°C 16°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
06:23 EST
sunrise
06:46 EST
sunset
18:01 EST
last light
18:24 EST
moon
rise
Fri 12:20 EST
set
Sat 01:02 EST
moon
Sat
Jul 28
moon
Sun
Aug 5
moon
Sat
Aug 11
moon
Sat
Aug 18

Cairns Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Jul 19
18.4°C 26°C 1.4mm
Wed
Jul 18
19.9°C 24.4°C 1.8mm
Tue
Jul 17
15.4°C 27.5°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jul 16
15.7°C 28.7°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jul 15
12.7°C 25.9°C 0.0mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jul
1617.9mm
106.9 Day(s)
Total For 2018
2000.6mm
106 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
1315.8mm
115 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
July Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
13.5°C
10th
Lowest On Record
7.3°C
19th 1965
Average This Month
18.3°C
+1.2°C
Long-term Average
17.1°C
July Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
28.6°C
7th
Highest On Record
30.1°C
18th 1964
Average This Month
26.4°C
+0.6°C
Long-term Average
25.8°C
July Rainfall
Wettest This Month
34.2mm
2nd
Total This Month
48.8mm
7 Day(s)
Long-term Average
29.9mm
9.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
145.0mm
1969
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1958
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