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Cairns Forecast

This morning 18°C
Today 30°C
sunny

Now

19.4°C rising
Updated at 01:40 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Thursday Clear. Light winds.
Friday Sunny. Light winds becoming NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening.

Currently at Cairns

24-hour graph
Temperature 19.4°C rising
Dew Point 17.9°C rising
Feels Like 19.4°C
Relative Humidity 91%
Wind icon
SSE 7km/h rising
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
06:22 EST
Sunset sunset
18:11 EST

Nearby Now

Cairns Ap 19.9°C
Mareeba Ap 17.4°C
Low Isles 23.3°C
South Johnstone 19.1°C

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

3am

Clear
20°C

6am

Clear
18°C

9am

Clear
25°C

12pm

Clear
29°C

Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

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Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Sep 4
Sat
Sep 5
Sun
Sep 6
Mon
Sep 7
Tue
Sep 8
Wed
Sep 9
Thu
Sep 10

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Possible shower
Maximum 30°C 29°C 28°C 28°C 28°C 29°C 28°C
Minimum 18°C 17°C 18°C 18°C 18°C 18°C 17°C
Chance of Rain 5% 40% 30% 90% 60% 50% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index 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 15
km/h
22
km/h
12
km/h
20
km/h
15
km/h
22
km/h
16
km/h
24
km/h
20
km/h
24
km/h
20
km/h
27
km/h
22
km/h
30
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 15km/h
SSE
ESE 22km/h
ESE
SSE 12km/h
SSE
ESE 20km/h
ESE
SE 15km/h
SE
ESE 22km/h
ESE
SE 16km/h
SE
SE 24km/h
SE
SSE 20km/h
SSE
SE 24km/h
SE
SSE 20km/h
SSE
SE 27km/h
SE
SSE 22km/h
SSE
SE 30km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 51% 30% 54% 46% 56% 46% 61% 52% 63% 50% 58% 46% 58% 47%
Dew Point 15°C 10°C 15°C 16°C 15°C 15°C 17°C 17°C 17°C 16°C 16°C 16°C 15°C 15°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
06:00 EST
sunrise
06:22 EST
sunset
18:11 EST
last light
18:33 EST
moon
set
Fri 10:36 EST
rise
Fri 23:44 EST
moon
Sat
Sep 5
moon
Sun
Sep 13
moon
Mon
Sep 21
moon
Mon
Sep 28

Cairns Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Sep 3
17.3°C 29°C 0.0mm
Wed
Sep 2
19.4°C 29.1°C 0.0mm
Tue
Sep 1
19.3°C 28.7°C 0.0mm
Mon
Aug 31
17.9°C 29.2°C 0.0mm
Sun
Aug 30
16.7°C 29.2°C 0.0mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Sep
1692.0mm
122.2 Day(s)
Total For 2015
1379.0mm
113 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2014
1700.4mm
130 Day(s)
Wettest Day
247.2mm
Feb 8
Lowest Temperature
9.6°C
Aug 7
Highest Temperature
36.5°C
Feb 22

Cairns Ap Almanac

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September Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
18.3°C
3rd
Lowest On Record
11.1°C
3rd 1948
Average This Month
19.5°C
+0.8°C
Long-term Average
18.7°C
September Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
28.1°C
1st
Highest On Record
33.9°C
7th 1976
Average This Month
28.0°C
-0.1°C
Long-term Average
28.1°C
September Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.0mm
1st
Total This Month
0.0mm
0 Day(s)
Long-term Average
33.4mm
7.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
103.2mm
1951
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1948
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