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16.93°S 145.73°E 35m AMSL

Cairns Forecast

Today 30°C
Tonight 20°C
Possible shower

Now

29.8°C falling
Updated at 15:30 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Thursday Clear. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening.

Currently at Cairns

Temperature 29.8°C falling
Dew Point 17.3°C falling
Feels Like 30.3°C
Relative Humidity 47%
Wind icon
ESE 18km/h steady
Wind Gusts 28km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 10.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thursday

Sunrise sunrise
06:31 EST
Sunset sunset
17:56 EST

Nearby Now

Cairns Ap 29.9°C
Mareeba Ap 28.4°C
Low Isles 28.7°C
South Johnstone 28.9°C

Next 12 hours in Cairns

clear

6pm

Clear
26°C
clear

9pm

Clear
23°C
mostly clear

12am

Mostly clear
21°C
mostly clear

3am

Mostly clear
20°C
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Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
May 7
Fri
May 8
Sat
May 9
Sun
May 10
Mon
May 11
Tue
May 12
Wed
May 13
possible shower
Possible shower
clearing shower
Clearing shower
mostly sunny
Mostly sunny
clearing shower
Clearing shower
mostly sunny
Mostly sunny
mostly sunny
Mostly sunny
mostly sunny
Mostly sunny
Maximum 30°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 29°C
Minimum 19°C 20°C 19°C 21°C 21°C 20°C 19°C
Chance of Rain 30% 30% 60% 60% 10% 20% 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 15
km/h
26
km/h
21
km/h
26
km/h
17
km/h
24
km/h
20
km/h
26
km/h
20
km/h
26
km/h
19
km/h
26
km/h
19
km/h
27
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 15km/h
SSE
SE 26km/h
SE
SSE 21km/h
SSE
SE 26km/h
SE
SSE 17km/h
SSE
SE 24km/h
SE
SSE 20km/h
SSE
SE 26km/h
SE
SSE 20km/h
SSE
SE 26km/h
SE
SSE 19km/h
SSE
SE 26km/h
SE
SSE 19km/h
SSE
SE 27km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 71% 51% 68% 45% 63% 54% 72% 59% 64% 46% 56% 45% 53% 41%
Dew Point 20°C 19°C 20°C 16°C 17°C 19°C 20°C 20°C 18°C 16°C 16°C 16°C 15°C 14°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next Occurrence
First Light Sunrise Sunset Last Light Moon Phase moon rise moon set last quarter new moon first quarter full moon
first light
06:08 EST
sunrise
06:31 EST
sunset
17:56 EST
last light
18:19 EST
moon
rise
Thu 20:37 EST
set
Fri 09:50 EST
moon
Mon
May 11
moon
Mon
May 18
moon
Tue
May 26
moon
Wed
Jun 3

Cairns Past 5 Days

  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
May 7
16.5°C 31°C 0.0mm
Wed
May 6
16.9°C 30.6°C 0.0mm
Tue
May 5
19.7°C 30.3°C 0.0mm
Mon
May 4
21.1°C 30.1°C 0.0mm
Sun
May 3
19.1°C 30.5°C 0.0mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

average rainfall to May
1557.1mm
88.3 day(s)
total for 2015
1131.4mm
62 day(s)
total to this day 2014
1491.8mm
79 day(s)
wettest day
247.2mm
Feb 8
lowest temperature
16.2°C
Apr 27
highest temperature
36.5°C
Feb 22

Cairns Ap Almanac

May minimum temperature
lowest this month
17.9°C
7th
lowest on record
10.1°C
26th 1953
average this month
19.6°C
-0.3°C
long-term average
19.9°C
May maximum temperature
highest this month
31.2°C
6th
highest on record
31.3°C
29th 1958
average this month
30.2°C
+2.6°C
long-term average
27.6°C
May rainfall
wettest this month
0.0mm
1st
total this month
0.0mm
0 day(s)
long-term average
91.4mm
13.8 day(s)
wettest on record
322.3mm
1964
driest on record
3.2mm
2001

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