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Cairns Forecast

Tonight 22°C
Tomorrow 30°C
possible_shower

Now

20.5°C falling
Updated at 23:50 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Saturday Mostly sunny. Slight chance of a shower along the coastal fringe later tonight. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds E/SE 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 25 to 30.
Sunday Mostly sunny. Slight chance of a shower or thunderstorm, most likely near the coast in the early morning and again in the evening. Light winds becoming E/SE 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 30.

Currently at Cairns

24-hour graph
Temperature 20.5°C falling
Dew Point 18.4°C falling
Feels Like 20.5°C
Relative Humidity 88%
Wind icon
SE 5km/h steady
Wind Gusts 6km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
06:27 EST
Sunset sunset
18:05 EST

Nearby Now

Cairns Ap 24.0°C
Mareeba Ap 18.6°C
Low Isles 25.6°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

3am

Mostly clear
23°C

6am

Mostly clear
22°C

9am

Mostly clear
26°C

12pm

Mostly clear
30°C

Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Apr 21
Sun
Apr 22
Mon
Apr 23
Tue
Apr 24
Wed
Apr 25
Thu
Apr 26
Fri
Apr 27

Sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny
Maximum 30°C 30°C 29°C 30°C 30°C 31°C 31°C
Minimum 23°C 22°C 22°C 21°C 21°C 20°C 20°C
Chance of Rain 20% 10% 20% 10% 5% 5% 5%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme 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 22
km/h
28
km/h
21
km/h
27
km/h
21
km/h
27
km/h
20
km/h
27
km/h
15
km/h
23
km/h
11
km/h
20
km/h
12
km/h
24
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 22km/h
SSE
SSE 28km/h
SSE
SSE 21km/h
SSE
SSE 27km/h
SSE
SSE 21km/h
SSE
SE 27km/h
SE
SSE 20km/h
SSE
SSE 27km/h
SSE
SSE 15km/h
SSE
SE 23km/h
SE
S 11km/h
S
ESE 20km/h
ESE
S 12km/h
S
SE 24km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 55% 56% 68% 58% 70% 61% 66% 53% 63% 51% 61% 45% 56% 45%
Dew Point 18°C 20°C 20°C 21°C 20°C 20°C 19°C 19°C 18°C 19°C 17°C 18°C 17°C 18°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Sunday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:05 EST
sunrise
06:27 EST
sunset
18:04 EST
last light
18:26 EST
moon
rise
Sun 12:13 EST
set
Sun 23:49 EST
moon
Mon
Apr 23
moon
Mon
Apr 30
moon
Tue
May 8
moon
Tue
May 15

Cairns Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Apr 21
20°C 30°C 0.0mm
Fri
Apr 20
18.5°C 30°C 0.0mm
Thu
Apr 19
22.6°C 29.7°C 2.2mm
Wed
Apr 18
23.8°C 30.0°C 0.4mm
Tue
Apr 17
23.2°C 30.4°C 30.8mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Apr
1448.8mm
74.2 Day(s)
Total For 2018
1876.6mm
74 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
1147.4mm
75 Day(s)
Wettest Day
217.6mm
Mar 26
Lowest Temperature
19.6°C
Feb 12
Highest Temperature
36.3°C
Jan 4

Cairns Ap Almanac

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April Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
21.3°C
4th
Lowest On Record
13.0°C
15th 1994
Average This Month
23.5°C
+1.8°C
Long-term Average
21.7°C
April Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
32.0°C
8th
Highest On Record
36.8°C
2nd 1988
Average This Month
30.8°C
+1.5°C
Long-term Average
29.3°C
April Rainfall
Wettest This Month
11.0mm
17th
Total This Month
38.6mm
11 Day(s)
Long-term Average
196.0mm
17.7 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
634.6mm
2006
Driest On Record
13.0mm
2008
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