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Cairns Forecast

Today 29°C
Tonight 21°C
mostly_sunny

Now

26.6°C falling
Updated at 16:30 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Tuesday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h.

Currently at Cairns

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Temperature 26.6°C falling
Dew Point 21.4°C falling
Feels Like 28.4°C
Relative Humidity 73%
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ESE 14km/h rising
Wind Gusts 24km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 3.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 1.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
06:28 EST
Sunset sunset
18:02 EST

Nearby Now

Cairns Ap 26.8°C
Mareeba Ap 25.8°C
Low Isles 26.5°C

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

6pm

Mostly clear
26°C

9pm

Mostly clear
24°C

12am

Mostly cloudy
22°C

3am

Mostly cloudy
21°C

Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Apr 25
Wed
Apr 26
Thu
Apr 27
Fri
Apr 28
Sat
Apr 29
Sun
Apr 30
Mon
May 1

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower
Maximum 29°C 30°C 31°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 29°C
Minimum 22°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 20°C 20°C
Chance of Rain 80% 5% 30% 10% 50% 30% 40%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme 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 16
km/h
24
km/h
9
km/h
19
km/h
4
km/h
18
km/h
18
km/h
26
km/h
16
km/h
25
km/h
10
km/h
21
km/h
10
km/h
22
km/h
Wind Direction SE 16km/h
SE
SE 24km/h
SE
SSE 9km/h
SSE
SE 19km/h
SE
SSE 4km/h
SSE
SE 18km/h
SE
SSE 18km/h
SSE
SE 26km/h
SE
SSE 16km/h
SSE
SE 25km/h
SE
SSE 10km/h
SSE
SE 21km/h
SE
SSE 10km/h
SSE
SE 22km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 79% 71% 74% 66% 67% 58% 56% 57% 61% 54% 67% 62% 71% 66%
Dew Point 22°C 23°C 21°C 23°C 20°C 21°C 16°C 19°C 17°C 18°C 18°C 21°C 19°C 22°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:05 EST
sunrise
06:28 EST
sunset
18:02 EST
last light
18:25 EST
moon
set
Tue 17:12 EST
rise
Wed 05:53 EST
moon
Wed
Apr 26
moon
Wed
May 3
moon
Thu
May 11
moon
Fri
May 19

Cairns Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Apr 25
20.6°C 28°C 0.8mm
Mon
Apr 24
21.4°C 29.2°C 0.0mm
Sun
Apr 23
21.5°C 29.3°C 2.8mm
Sat
Apr 22
22.6°C 28.6°C 14.8mm
Fri
Apr 21
22.5°C 27.8°C 2.8mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Apr
1465.7mm
74.5 Day(s)
Total For 2017
1159.8mm
79 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
794.0mm
60 Day(s)
Wettest Day
102.0mm
Feb 5
Lowest Temperature
19.5°C
Apr 11
Highest Temperature
36.2°C
Mar 28

Cairns Ap Almanac

full climatology
April Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
19.5°C
11th
Lowest On Record
13.0°C
15th 1994
Average This Month
22.7°C
+1.1°C
Long-term Average
21.6°C
April Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
33.2°C
1st
Highest On Record
36.8°C
2nd 1988
Average This Month
29.8°C
+0.6°C
Long-term Average
29.2°C
April Rainfall
Wettest This Month
64.6mm
5th
Total This Month
180.0mm
22 Day(s)
Long-term Average
198.3mm
17.7 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
634.6mm
2006
Driest On Record
13.0mm
2008
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