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Cairns Forecast

This morning 24°C
Today 34°C
mostly_sunny

Now

26.4°C rising
Updated at 08:10 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers inland, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm this morning. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.

Currently at Cairns

24-hour graph
Temperature 26.4°C rising
Dew Point 21.2°C rising
Feels Like 28.1°C
Relative Humidity 73%
Wind icon
ESE 9km/h rising
Wind Gusts 11km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 3.0
Rain since 9am/last hr - / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
05:58 EST
Sunset sunset
18:57 EST

Nearby Now

Cairns Ap 27.6°C
Mareeba Ap 24.1°C
Low Isles 27.6°C

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

9am

Mostly clear
31°C

12pm

Clear
34°C

3pm

Mostly clear
33°C

6pm

Mostly clear
31°C

Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 34°C 34°C 34°C 33°C 33°C 32°C 33°C
Minimum 24°C 24°C 24°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 24°C
Chance of Rain 30% 40% 50% 80% 90% 80% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 1-5mm 5-10mm
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 6
km/h
16
km/h
6
km/h
16
km/h
6
km/h
18
km/h
12
km/h
21
km/h
15
km/h
22
km/h
17
km/h
24
km/h
18
km/h
23
km/h
Wind Direction S 6km/h
S
E 16km/h
E
N 6km/h
N
ENE 16km/h
ENE
NNE 6km/h
NNE
E 18km/h
E
ESE 12km/h
ESE
ESE 21km/h
ESE
SE 15km/h
SE
ESE 22km/h
ESE
SE 17km/h
SE
SE 24km/h
SE
SE 18km/h
SE
SE 23km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 64% 57% 66% 61% 65% 57% 72% 62% 75% 64% 76% 64% 68% 61%
Dew Point 23°C 24°C 23°C 25°C 23°C 24°C 24°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 24°C 24°C 24°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:35 EST
sunrise
05:58 EST
sunset
18:57 EST
last light
19:21 EST
moon
set
Fri 12:34 EST
rise
Sat 00:34 EST
moon
Sat
Jan 28
moon
Sat
Feb 4
moon
Sat
Feb 11
moon
Sun
Feb 19

Cairns Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Jan 19
22.2°C 34°C 0.4mm
Wed
Jan 18
24.3°C 32.4°C 7.6mm
Tue
Jan 17
24.6°C 32.9°C 12.6mm
Mon
Jan 16
23.0°C 32.6°C 7.4mm
Sun
Jan 15
24.5°C 32.9°C 10.0mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
394.3mm
18.4 Day(s)
Total For 2017
360.2mm
17 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
34.0mm
11 Day(s)
Wettest Day
77.8mm
Jan 11
Lowest Temperature
22.6°C
Jan 19
Highest Temperature
33.4°C
Jan 2

Cairns Ap Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
22.6°C
19th
Lowest On Record
18.2°C
10th 1943
Average This Month
24.5°C
+0.8°C
Long-term Average
23.7°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
33.4°C
2nd
Highest On Record
40.4°C
29th 1967
Average This Month
31.8°C
+0.3°C
Long-term Average
31.5°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
77.8mm
11th
Total This Month
360.2mm
17 Day(s)
Long-term Average
394.3mm
18.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
1417.4mm
1981
Driest On Record
86.1mm
1967
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