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Cairns Forecast

Today 28°C
Tonight 18°C
mostly_sunny

Now

26.4°C falling
Updated at 10:40 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Friday Partly cloudy. Winds E/SE 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 23 to 30.

Currently at Cairns

24-hour graph
Temperature 26.4°C falling
Dew Point 10.1°C falling
Feels Like 26.3°C
Relative Humidity 36%
Wind icon
SSE 18km/h steady
Wind Gusts 22km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 13.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
06:28 EST
Sunset sunset
18:01 EST

Nearby Now

Cairns Ap 27.1°C
Mareeba Ap 24.9°C
Low Isles 25.9°C

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

12pm

Mostly clear
27°C

3pm

Mostly clear
27°C

6pm

Mostly clear
23°C

9pm

Mostly clear
21°C

Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Apr 28
Sat
Apr 29
Sun
Apr 30
Mon
May 1
Tue
May 2
Wed
May 3
Thu
May 4

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 28°C 28°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 29°C
Minimum 21°C 18°C 18°C 20°C 20°C 21°C 21°C
Chance of Rain 5% 40% 60% 60% 30% 50% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 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 20
km/h
26
km/h
13
km/h
23
km/h
10
km/h
21
km/h
11
km/h
20
km/h
9
km/h
20
km/h
10
km/h
21
km/h
15
km/h
26
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 20km/h
SSE
SSE 26km/h
SSE
SSE 13km/h
SSE
SE 23km/h
SE
S 10km/h
S
SE 21km/h
SE
SSE 11km/h
SSE
SE 20km/h
SE
SSE 9km/h
SSE
SE 20km/h
SE
SSE 10km/h
SSE
SE 21km/h
SE
SSE 15km/h
SSE
SE 26km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 48% 54% 56% 48% 74% 64% 76% 69% 74% 64% 74% 63% 75% 66%
Dew Point 13°C 17°C 14°C 16°C 20°C 21°C 20°C 22°C 20°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 21°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:06 EST
sunrise
06:28 EST
sunset
18:01 EST
last light
18:23 EST
moon
set
Fri 19:47 EST
rise
Sat 09:02 EST
moon
Wed
May 3
moon
Thu
May 11
moon
Fri
May 19
moon
Fri
May 26

Cairns Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Apr 28
20°C - 0.0mm
Thu
Apr 27
19.3°C 30°C 0.0mm
Wed
Apr 26
18.7°C 28.9°C 1.0mm
Tue
Apr 25
20.6°C 28.4°C 0.8mm
Mon
Apr 24
21.4°C 29.2°C 0.0mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Apr
1465.7mm
74.5 Day(s)
Total For 2017
1163.0mm
80 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
807.6mm
62 Day(s)
Wettest Day
102.0mm
Feb 5
Lowest Temperature
19.1°C
Apr 27
Highest Temperature
36.2°C
Mar 28

Cairns Ap Almanac

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April Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
19.1°C
27th
Lowest On Record
13.0°C
15th 1994
Average This Month
22.5°C
+0.9°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
183.2mm
23 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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