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Cairns Forecast

This morning 19°C
Today 27°C
sunny

Now

18.4°C falling
Updated at 04:50 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Sunday Sunny. Slight chance of a light shower near the coast north of Cairns in the morning, near zero chance elsewhere.Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h.

Currently at Cairns

24-hour graph
Temperature 18.4°C falling
Dew Point 16.2°C falling
Feels Like 18.4°C
Relative Humidity 87%
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Calm falling
Wind Gusts 2km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.1
Rain since 9am/last hr - / -

Sun on Sun

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Sunrise sunrise
06:33 EST
Sunset sunset
18:09 EST

Nearby Now

Cairns Ap 19.2°C
Mareeba Ap 16.8°C
Low Isles 22.8°C

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

6am

Mostly clear
19°C

9am

Mostly clear
23°C

12pm

Mostly clear
27°C

3pm

Mostly clear
26°C

Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

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Qld - Sun 04:45 EST
Coastal Strong Wind/Gale Warning

National Forecast

Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 27°C 27°C 28°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 28°C
Minimum 19°C 17°C 18°C 20°C 20°C 20°C 20°C
Chance of Rain 5% 10% 20% 20% 5% 20% 20%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Very High 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 21
km/h
28
km/h
17
km/h
25
km/h
13
km/h
22
km/h
16
km/h
25
km/h
17
km/h
26
km/h
17
km/h
28
km/h
19
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27
km/h
Wind Direction SE 21km/h
SE
SE 28km/h
SE
SE 17km/h
SE
SE 25km/h
SE
SE 13km/h
SE
ESE 22km/h
ESE
SE 16km/h
SE
ESE 25km/h
ESE
SE 17km/h
SE
SE 26km/h
SE
SE 17km/h
SE
SE 28km/h
SE
SE 19km/h
SE
SE 27km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 54% 42% 56% 45% 65% 55% 64% 52% 62% 48% 65% 52% 63% 54%
Dew Point 14°C 12°C 13°C 14°C 16°C 18°C 17°C 18°C 17°C 17°C 18°C 18°C 17°C 18°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Sunday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:11 EST
sunrise
06:33 EST
sunset
18:09 EST
last light
18:31 EST
moon
rise
Sun 04:56 EST
set
Sun 16:38 EST
moon
Tue
Aug 22
moon
Tue
Aug 29
moon
Wed
Sep 6
moon
Wed
Sep 13

Cairns Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Aug 19
15.0°C 31°C 0.0mm
Fri
Aug 18
15.9°C 29°C 0.0mm
Thu
Aug 17
16.0°C 29.1°C 0.0mm
Wed
Aug 16
14.8°C 28.1°C 0.0mm
Tue
Aug 15
15.0°C 27.7°C 0.0mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
1644.8mm
114.8 Day(s)
Total For 2017
1321.4mm
120 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
1208.0mm
120 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

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August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
15.6°C
16th
Lowest On Record
7.8°C
7th 1953
Average This Month
19.2°C
+1.8°C
Long-term Average
17.4°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
30.0°C
8th
Highest On Record
31.4°C
29th 2000
Average This Month
28.5°C
+1.9°C
Long-term Average
26.6°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
1.0mm
10th
Total This Month
1.4mm
3 Day(s)
Long-term Average
26.9mm
7.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
140.2mm
1995
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1990
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