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Cairns Forecast

Today 34°C
Tonight 26°C
mostly_sunny

Now

34.2°C rising
Updated at 13:30 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Sunday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. The chance of thunderstorms. Winds S/SW 15 to 25 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.

Currently at Cairns

24-hour graph
Temperature 34.2°C rising
Dew Point 24.5°C rising
Feels Like 41.5°C
Relative Humidity 57%
Wind icon
NNE 7km/h falling
Wind Gusts 13km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 6.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sun

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Sunrise sunrise
06:22 EST
Sunset sunset
18:24 EST

Nearby Now

Cairns Ap 31.9°C
Mareeba Ap 31.9°C
Low Isles 33.3°C

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

3pm

Mostly clear
34°C

6pm

Mostly clear
31°C

9pm

Mostly clear
28°C

12am

Mostly cloudy
27°C

Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

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Qld - Sun 12:48 EST
Hurricane Force Warning GBR Offshore. Storm Force Warning TSV & MKY Coasts. Gale Warning Capri Coast. Strong Wind Warning CNS Coast

Qld - Sun 12:01 EST
Flood Warning for coastal catchments between Cardwell to Gladstone

Qld - Sun 10:54 EST
TC Warning Zone: Ayr-St Lawrence inc Bowen, M'kay & W'sunday Is. Watch zone: Cairns-Ayr inc Innisfail, T'ville, Charters Towers & Mt Coolon

National Forecast

Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sun
Mar 26
Mon
Mar 27
Tue
Mar 28
Wed
Mar 29
Thu
Mar 30
Fri
Mar 31
Sat
Apr 1

Mostly sunny

Late shower

Windy with showers

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 34°C 35°C 34°C 34°C 34°C 34°C 33°C
Minimum 25°C 26°C 27°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 25°C
Chance of Rain 30% 30% 70% 70% 80% 80% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
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 12
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16
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Wind Direction WSW 12km/h
WSW
ESE 12km/h
ESE
W 20km/h
W
WNW 18km/h
WNW
WNW 23km/h
WNW
NW 22km/h
NW
NNW 19km/h
NNW
N 24km/h
N
NNW 15km/h
NNW
N 21km/h
N
WNW 11km/h
WNW
NNE 18km/h
NNE
ENE 10km/h
ENE
NE 16km/h
NE
Relative Humidity 68% 54% 65% 55% 69% 64% 73% 68% 75% 69% 75% 71% 75% 70%
Dew Point 24°C 24°C 23°C 25°C 25°C 27°C 25°C 27°C 26°C 27°C 26°C 28°C 25°C 27°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Sunday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:00 EST
sunrise
06:22 EST
sunset
18:24 EST
last light
18:45 EST
moon
set
Sun 17:05 EST
rise
Mon 05:15 EST
moon
Tue
Mar 28
moon
Tue
Apr 4
moon
Tue
Apr 11
moon
Wed
Apr 19

Cairns Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sun
Mar 26
23°C - 0.0mm
Sat
Mar 25
23.9°C 33°C 14.2mm
Fri
Mar 24
24.5°C 30.0°C 0.8mm
Thu
Mar 23
24.5°C 32.8°C 4.0mm
Wed
Mar 22
23.6°C 33.4°C 8.8mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Mar
1267.4mm
56.8 Day(s)
Total For 2017
974.6mm
56 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
673.0mm
44 Day(s)
Wettest Day
102.0mm
Feb 5
Lowest Temperature
21.2°C
Mar 12
Highest Temperature
35.5°C
Feb 14

Cairns Ap Almanac

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March Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
21.2°C
12th
Lowest On Record
17.7°C
31st 2009
Average This Month
24.1°C
+1.0°C
Long-term Average
23.1°C
March Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
33.2°C
11th
Highest On Record
37.7°C
18th 1993
Average This Month
32.0°C
+1.5°C
Long-term Average
30.5°C
March Rainfall
Wettest This Month
23.8mm
20th
Total This Month
116.0mm
16 Day(s)
Long-term Average
424.2mm
19.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
1127.5mm
1945
Driest On Record
27.8mm
1993
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