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Cairns Forecast

Tonight 19°C
Tomorrow 27°C
possible_shower

Now

20.8°C rising
Updated at 19:40 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Friday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers about the coast and ranges, slight chance over the southern Tablelands. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Daytime maximum temperatures 20 to 27.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers near the coast, slight chance elsewhere. Winds SE 15 to 20 km/h tending E/SE 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 27.

Currently at Cairns

24-hour graph
Temperature 20.8°C rising
Dew Point 17.2°C falling
Feels Like 20.8°C
Relative Humidity 80%
Wind icon
SSW 11km/h falling
Wind Gusts 13km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 2.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
06:45 EST
Sunset sunset
17:52 EST

Nearby Now

Cairns Ap 22.5°C
Mareeba Ap 18.5°C
Low Isles 22.2°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

9pm

Slight chance shower
21°C

12am

Mostly clear
21°C

3am

Slight chance shower
20°C

6am

Chance shower
19°C

Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Jun 22
Sat
Jun 23
Sun
Jun 24
Mon
Jun 25
Tue
Jun 26
Wed
Jun 27
Thu
Jun 28

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 27°C 27°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 27°C 27°C
Minimum 17°C 19°C 19°C 19°C 19°C 19°C 19°C
Chance of Rain 70% 60% 60% 50% 60% 40% 20%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 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 17
km/h
24
km/h
20
km/h
29
km/h
21
km/h
30
km/h
23
km/h
29
km/h
20
km/h
26
km/h
19
km/h
25
km/h
21
km/h
28
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 17km/h
SSE
SE 24km/h
SE
SSE 20km/h
SSE
SE 29km/h
SE
SSE 21km/h
SSE
SSE 30km/h
SSE
SSE 23km/h
SSE
SSE 29km/h
SSE
SSE 20km/h
SSE
SE 26km/h
SE
SSE 19km/h
SSE
SSE 25km/h
SSE
SSE 21km/h
SSE
SSE 28km/h
SSE
Relative Humidity 66% 63% 77% 62% 78% 66% 71% 63% 78% 67% 77% 65% 74% 60%
Dew Point 16°C 19°C 19°C 19°C 19°C 19°C 17°C 18°C 19°C 19°C 19°C 20°C 18°C 18°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
06:22 EST
sunrise
06:45 EST
sunset
17:53 EST
last light
18:16 EST
moon
set
Sat 02:14 EST
rise
Sat 14:20 EST
moon
Thu
Jun 28
moon
Fri
Jul 6
moon
Fri
Jul 13
moon
Fri
Jul 20

Cairns Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Jun 22
12°C 27°C 0.0mm
Thu
Jun 21
11.1°C 26°C 0.0mm
Wed
Jun 20
8.6°C 24.5°C 0.0mm
Tue
Jun 19
15.9°C 24.5°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jun 18
17.7°C 26.5°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
1248.8mm
100 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
16.0°C
-1.9°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
27.0°C
+1.0°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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