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Cairns Forecast

Today 25°C
Tonight 14°C
sunny

Now

23.8°C rising
Updated at 13:20 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Tuesday Sunny. Patches of light frost in the south early this morning. Winds SE 25 to 35 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 19 and 26.

Currently at Cairns

24-hour graph
Temperature 23.8°C rising
Dew Point 6.1°C rising
Feels Like 23.8°C
Relative Humidity 32%
Wind icon
S 22km/h falling
Wind Gusts 26km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 15.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
06:44 EST
Sunset sunset
17:52 EST

Nearby Now

Cairns Ap 23.8°C
Mareeba Ap 22.6°C
Low Isles 22.6°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

3pm

Mostly clear
24°C

6pm

Mostly clear
20°C

9pm

Mostly clear
18°C

12am

Clear
16°C

Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Jun 19
Wed
Jun 20
Thu
Jun 21
Fri
Jun 22
Sat
Jun 23
Sun
Jun 24
Mon
Jun 25

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny
Maximum 25°C 25°C 25°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 26°C
Minimum 15°C 14°C 15°C 17°C 19°C 19°C 19°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 20% 60% 50% 70% 50%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index High High High High 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 25
km/h
32
km/h
17
km/h
25
km/h
16
km/h
25
km/h
16
km/h
24
km/h
20
km/h
27
km/h
23
km/h
29
km/h
21
km/h
29
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 25km/h
SSE
SSE 32km/h
SSE
SSE 17km/h
SSE
SE 25km/h
SE
SSE 16km/h
SSE
SE 25km/h
SE
SSE 16km/h
SSE
SE 24km/h
SE
SE 20km/h
SE
SE 27km/h
SE
SE 23km/h
SE
SSE 29km/h
SSE
SSE 21km/h
SSE
SSE 29km/h
SSE
Relative Humidity 48% 41% 59% 48% 64% 51% 72% 60% 75% 63% 74% 62% 74% 61%
Dew Point 9°C 10°C 12°C 13°C 13°C 14°C 16°C 17°C 18°C 18°C 18°C 18°C 18°C 17°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:21 EST
sunrise
06:44 EST
sunset
17:52 EST
last light
18:15 EST
moon
set
Tue 23:33 EST
rise
Wed 12:17 EST
moon
Wed
Jun 20
moon
Thu
Jun 28
moon
Fri
Jul 6
moon
Fri
Jul 13

Cairns Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Jun 19
16°C - 0.0mm
Mon
Jun 18
18°C 27°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jun 17
18.6°C 28°C 0.0mm
Sat
Jun 16
17.5°C 28.3°C 0.0mm
Fri
Jun 15
15.0°C 28.4°C 0.0mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jun
1588.0mm
97.9 Day(s)
Total For 2018
1930.2mm
91 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
1248.2mm
98 Day(s)
Wettest Day
217.6mm
Mar 26
Lowest Temperature
11.2°C
Jun 5
Highest Temperature
36.3°C
Jan 4

Cairns Ap Almanac

full climatology
June Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
11.2°C
5th
Lowest On Record
6.2°C
23rd 1946
Average This Month
16.2°C
-1.7°C
Long-term Average
17.9°C
June Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
28.8°C
15th
Highest On Record
30.8°C
17th 2002
Average This Month
27.3°C
+1.3°C
Long-term Average
26.0°C
June Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.0mm
1st
Total This Month
0.0mm
0 Day(s)
Long-term Average
47.7mm
9.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
177.6mm
2015
Driest On Record
3.2mm
2002
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Weather News

Young farmers taught 'drought driving' skills as country roads plagued by millions of 'roos

11:32 EST

An initiative by Hay Inc in the New South Wales Riverina town of Hay is teaching young farmers life-saving 'drought driving' lessons on how to drive when faced with kangaroos on the road.

Frost blankets central and eastern Australia

09:01 EST

Parts of Queensland experienced their lowest temperature in more than a decade on Tuesday morning as frost blanketed central and eastern Australia.

Frosty start to Tuesday

17:18 EST

Cold air, clear skies and light winds will cause widespread frost across multiple states and territories on Tuesday morning.