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Cairns Forecast

This morning 24°C
Today 31°C
possible_thunderstorm

Now

24.6°C rising
Updated at 03:50 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Friday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers near the coast, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. Thunderstorms likely. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h.

Currently at Cairns

24-hour graph
Temperature 24.6°C rising
Dew Point 23.9°C rising
Feels Like 24.6°C
Relative Humidity 96%
Wind icon
SW 5km/h falling
Wind Gusts 7km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 23.2mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
06:15 EST
Sunset sunset
18:45 EST

Nearby Now

Cairns Ap 25.9°C
Mareeba Ap 22.7°C
Low Isles 27.0°C

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

6am

Shower. Chance storm
24°C

9am

Chance shower or storm
28°C

12pm

Chance shower or storm
31°C

3pm

Chance shower or storm
31°C

Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Feb 25
Sun
Feb 26
Mon
Feb 27
Tue
Feb 28
Wed
Mar 1
Thu
Mar 2
Fri
Mar 3

Possible thunderstorm

Possible shower

Showers

Possible shower

Showers

Showers

Thunder-
storms
Maximum 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 33°C 32°C 32°C
Minimum 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 25°C 24°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 80% 80% 80% 80% 80%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 10-20mm 1-5mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil High
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 15
km/h
24
km/h
17
km/h
27
km/h
20
km/h
28
km/h
22
km/h
30
km/h
22
km/h
30
km/h
20
km/h
26
km/h
14
km/h
22
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 15km/h
SSE
SE 24km/h
SE
SSE 17km/h
SSE
SE 27km/h
SE
SE 20km/h
SE
SE 28km/h
SE
SE 22km/h
SE
SSE 30km/h
SSE
SSE 22km/h
SSE
SSE 30km/h
SSE
SSE 20km/h
SSE
SSE 26km/h
SSE
SE 14km/h
SE
ESE 22km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 78% 71% 70% 65% 76% 68% 76% 66% 74% 67% 80% 72% 78% 72%
Dew Point 24°C 25°C 22°C 24°C 23°C 25°C 23°C 24°C 24°C 26°C 25°C 26°C 24°C 26°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:53 EST
sunrise
06:15 EST
sunset
18:45 EST
last light
19:07 EST
moon
rise
Sat 04:42 EST
set
Sat 17:43 EST
moon
Mon
Feb 27
moon
Sun
Mar 5
moon
Mon
Mar 13
moon
Tue
Mar 21

Cairns Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Feb 24
25.0°C 30°C 15.6mm
Thu
Feb 23
24.3°C 32.5°C 1.8mm
Wed
Feb 22
23.7°C 32.8°C 20.8mm
Tue
Feb 21
24.6°C 32.6°C 0.0mm
Mon
Feb 20
24.0°C 32.9°C 0.0mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
843.2mm
37.4 Day(s)
Total For 2017
789.8mm
36 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
416.6mm
28 Day(s)
Wettest Day
102.0mm
Feb 5
Lowest Temperature
22.6°C
Jan 19
Highest Temperature
35.5°C
Feb 14

Cairns Ap Almanac

full climatology
February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
23.3°C
22nd
Lowest On Record
17.9°C
1st 1975
Average This Month
24.6°C
+0.8°C
Long-term Average
23.8°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
35.5°C
14th
Highest On Record
38.9°C
12th 1969
Average This Month
32.0°C
+0.8°C
Long-term Average
31.2°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
102.0mm
5th
Total This Month
415.0mm
14 Day(s)
Long-term Average
448.9mm
19.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
1287.0mm
2000
Driest On Record
30.4mm
1990
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