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Cairns Forecast

Today 28°C
Tonight 20°C
possible_shower

Now

26.1°C rising
Updated at 10:00 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers near the coast and ranges. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 23 to 29.

Currently at Cairns

24-hour graph
Temperature 26.1°C rising
Dew Point 20.2°C rising
Feels Like 27.4°C
Relative Humidity 70%
Wind icon
SSE 16km/h falling
Wind Gusts 26km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 4.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
06:46 EST
Sunset sunset
17:53 EST

Nearby Now

Cairns Ap 25.6°C
Mareeba Ap 22.7°C
Low Isles 25.5°C

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

12pm

Mostly clear
28°C

3pm

Mostly clear
27°C

6pm

Mostly clear
24°C

9pm

Chance shower
22°C

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Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Jun 25
Sun
Jun 26
Mon
Jun 27
Tue
Jun 28
Wed
Jun 29
Thu
Jun 30
Fri
Jul 1

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Clearing shower

Mostly sunny

Late shower
Maximum 28°C 27°C 28°C 26°C 25°C 27°C 27°C
Minimum 21°C 20°C 20°C 20°C 18°C 19°C 19°C
Chance of Rain 60% 70% 60% 10% 40% 30% 20%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm
UV Index High High 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 20
km/h
25
km/h
15
km/h
17
km/h
9
km/h
13
km/h
24
km/h
28
km/h
23
km/h
26
km/h
16
km/h
18
km/h
11
km/h
17
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 20km/h
SSE
SSE 25km/h
SSE
SE 15km/h
SE
SE 17km/h
SE
SSE 9km/h
SSE
ESE 13km/h
ESE
SSE 24km/h
SSE
SSE 28km/h
SSE
SSE 23km/h
SSE
SSE 26km/h
SSE
SE 16km/h
SE
SE 18km/h
SE
SSE 11km/h
SSE
SE 17km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 75% 66% 85% 76% 84% 72% 75% 61% 69% 62% 74% 65% 75% 61%
Dew Point 20°C 21°C 21°C 22°C 21°C 23°C 18°C 18°C 16°C 17°C 19°C 20°C 19°C 18°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
06:22 EST
sunrise
06:46 EST
sunset
17:53 EST
last light
18:17 EST
moon
set
Sat 10:16 EST
rise
Sat 22:19 EST
moon
Tue
Jun 28
moon
Mon
Jul 4
moon
Tue
Jul 12
moon
Wed
Jul 20

Cairns Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Jun 25
21°C - 0.0mm
Fri
Jun 24
- 31°C -
Thu
Jun 23
20.4°C - 0.0mm
Wed
Jun 22
20.1°C 27.8°C 0.0mm
Tue
Jun 21
20.7°C 26.1°C 0.2mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jun
1602.7mm
97.9 Day(s)
Total For 2016
1068.0mm
93 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
1293.2mm
88 Day(s)
Wettest Day
118.0mm
Jan 28
Lowest Temperature
14.5°C
Jun 6
Highest Temperature
37.9°C
Feb 17

Cairns Ap Almanac

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June Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
14.5°C
6th
Lowest On Record
6.2°C
23rd 1946
Average This Month
20.3°C
+2.4°C
Long-term Average
17.9°C
June Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
30.0°C
24th
Highest On Record
30.8°C
17th 2002
Average This Month
27.8°C
+1.8°C
Long-term Average
26.0°C
June Rainfall
Wettest This Month
25.4mm
15th
Total This Month
60.8mm
12 Day(s)
Long-term Average
45.6mm
9.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
144.2mm
1987
Driest On Record
3.2mm
2002
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