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Cairns Forecast

This morning 19°C
Today 27°C
mostly_sunny

Now

18.2°C falling
Updated at 05:00 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Monday Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 29.

Currently at Cairns

24-hour graph
Temperature 18.2°C falling
Dew Point 16.9°C falling
Feels Like 18.2°C
Relative Humidity 92%
Wind icon
S 1km/h rising
Wind Gusts 6km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Mon

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Sunrise sunrise
06:45 EST
Sunset sunset
18:02 EST

Nearby Now

Cairns Ap 21.1°C
Mareeba Ap 16.5°C
Low Isles 22.5°C

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

6am

Mostly clear
20°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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National Forecast

Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Mon
Jul 24
Tue
Jul 25
Wed
Jul 26
Thu
Jul 27
Fri
Jul 28
Sat
Jul 29
Sun
Jul 30

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Clearing shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 27°C 27°C 27°C 26°C 27°C 27°C 28°C
Minimum 19°C 19°C 19°C 19°C 19°C 20°C 20°C
Chance of Rain 40% 50% 60% 30% 30% 50% 40%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Very High Very High Very 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
26
km/h
21
km/h
27
km/h
21
km/h
27
km/h
23
km/h
29
km/h
22
km/h
27
km/h
20
km/h
24
km/h
15
km/h
21
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 20km/h
SSE
SE 26km/h
SE
SSE 21km/h
SSE
SE 27km/h
SE
SE 21km/h
SE
SSE 27km/h
SSE
SE 23km/h
SE
SE 29km/h
SE
SE 22km/h
SE
SE 27km/h
SE
SE 20km/h
SE
SE 24km/h
SE
SE 15km/h
SE
SE 21km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 69% 57% 70% 60% 73% 61% 72% 62% 68% 56% 60% 49% 67% 52%
Dew Point 17°C 17°C 17°C 18°C 18°C 18°C 17°C 18°C 17°C 17°C 15°C 15°C 17°C 17°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Monday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:22 EST
sunrise
06:45 EST
sunset
18:02 EST
last light
18:25 EST
moon
rise
Mon 07:10 EST
set
Mon 18:56 EST
moon
Mon
Jul 31
moon
Tue
Aug 8
moon
Tue
Aug 15
moon
Tue
Aug 22

Cairns Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sun
Jul 23
- 27°C -
Sat
Jul 22
16.8°C 27°C 0.0mm
Fri
Jul 21
15.0°C 25.6°C 0.0mm
Thu
Jul 20
14.5°C 26.5°C 0.0mm
Wed
Jul 19
17.4°C 28.7°C 0.0mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jul
1617.9mm
106.9 Day(s)
Total For 2017
1315.8mm
115 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
1159.2mm
109 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

full climatology
July Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
15.8°C
20th
Lowest On Record
7.3°C
19th 1965
Average This Month
19.3°C
+2.2°C
Long-term Average
17.1°C
July Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
29.3°C
19th
Highest On Record
30.1°C
18th 1964
Average This Month
27.2°C
+1.4°C
Long-term Average
25.8°C
July Rainfall
Wettest This Month
27.0mm
3rd
Total This Month
45.8mm
8 Day(s)
Long-term Average
29.9mm
9.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
145.0mm
1969
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1958
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