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Cairns Forecast

Tonight 19°C
Tomorrow 27°C
mostly_sunny

Now

19.4°C falling
Updated at 21:10 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Thursday Partly cloudy. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the late evening.
Friday Mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers near the coast, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning.

Currently at Cairns

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Temperature 19.4°C falling
Dew Point 16.8°C falling
Feels Like 19.4°C
Relative Humidity 85%
Wind icon
ENE 5km/h rising
Wind Gusts 7km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:47 EST
Sunset sunset
17:55 EST

Nearby Now

Cairns Ap 21.7°C
Mareeba Ap 16.7°C
Low Isles 24.1°C

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

12am

Mostly clear
20°C

3am

Mostly clear
19°C

6am

Slight chance shower
19°C

9am

Mostly clear
23°C

Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

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Qld - Thu 15:50 EST
Strong Wind Warning for Torres Strait. Cancellation for Peninsula Coast

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Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Jun 30
Fri
Jul 1
Sat
Jul 2
Sun
Jul 3
Mon
Jul 4
Tue
Jul 5
Wed
Jul 6

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 27°C 27°C 26°C 26°C 27°C 28°C 28°C
Minimum 17°C 19°C 20°C 19°C 20°C 21°C 21°C
Chance of Rain 60% 40% 50% 70% 60% 40% 30%
Rain Amount 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index High 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 17
km/h
18
km/h
15
km/h
20
km/h
22
km/h
25
km/h
21
km/h
22
km/h
14
km/h
18
km/h
15
km/h
19
km/h
15
km/h
20
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 17km/h
SSE
SE 18km/h
SE
SSE 15km/h
SSE
SE 20km/h
SE
SSE 22km/h
SSE
SE 25km/h
SE
SSE 21km/h
SSE
SE 22km/h
SE
SSE 14km/h
SSE
SE 18km/h
SE
SSE 15km/h
SSE
SE 19km/h
SE
SSE 15km/h
SSE
SE 20km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 73% 63% 77% 65% 75% 66% 81% 75% 83% 71% 83% 73% 81% 71%
Dew Point 18°C 19°C 19°C 20°C 19°C 19°C 20°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 22°C 23°C 21°C 22°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:23 EST
sunrise
06:47 EST
sunset
17:55 EST
last light
18:19 EST
moon
rise
Fri 03:07 EST
set
Fri 14:58 EST
moon
Mon
Jul 4
moon
Tue
Jul 12
moon
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moon
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Jul 27

Cairns Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Jun 30
17.5°C 27°C 0.0mm
Wed
Jun 29
17.4°C 24.7°C 0.0mm
Tue
Jun 28
20.1°C 26.2°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jun 27
21.9°C 27.7°C 0.4mm
Sun
Jun 26
21.3°C 27.1°C 0.4mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jun
1602.7mm
97.9 Day(s)
Total For 2016
1075.8mm
97 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
1336.4mm
92 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
29.8°C
24th
Highest On Record
30.8°C
17th 2002
Average This Month
27.6°C
+1.6°C
Long-term Average
26.0°C
June Rainfall
Wettest This Month
25.4mm
15th
Total This Month
68.6mm
16 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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