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Cairns Forecast

Today 28°C
Tonight 20°C
mostly_sunny

Now

25.4°C falling
Updated at 12:30 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a light shower along the coastal fringe, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds E/SE 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 21 to 28.

Currently at Cairns Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 25.4°C falling
Dew Point 16.8°C falling
Feels Like 26.3°C
Relative Humidity 59%
Wind icon
SE 27km/h rising
Wind Gusts 33km/h
Pressure 1015.5hPa falling
Fire Danger 7.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:36 EST
Sunset sunset
17:51 EST

Nearby Now

Low Isles 26.6°C
Mareeba Ap 24.2°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

3pm

Mostly clear
27°C

6pm

Mostly clear
23°C

9pm

Mostly clear
22°C

12am

Mostly cloudy
21°C

Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
May 24
Fri
May 25
Sat
May 26
Sun
May 27
Mon
May 28
Tue
May 29
Wed
May 30

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 28°C 28°C 28°C 28°C 28°C 28°C 28°C
Minimum 20°C 20°C 20°C 20°C 20°C 20°C 19°C
Chance of Rain 30% 50% 60% 40% 50% 60% 20%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm
UV Index Very High 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
30
km/h
20
km/h
27
km/h
25
km/h
31
km/h
23
km/h
28
km/h
21
km/h
28
km/h
22
km/h
28
km/h
23
km/h
28
km/h
Wind Direction SE 22km/h
SE
SE 30km/h
SE
SSE 20km/h
SSE
SE 27km/h
SE
SSE 25km/h
SSE
SSE 31km/h
SSE
SSE 23km/h
SSE
SE 28km/h
SE
SSE 21km/h
SSE
SSE 28km/h
SSE
SSE 22km/h
SSE
SSE 28km/h
SSE
SSE 23km/h
SSE
SSE 28km/h
SSE
Relative Humidity 65% 56% 72% 64% 76% 65% 78% 64% 77% 65% 77% 64% 73% 59%
Dew Point 18°C 18°C 19°C 20°C 19°C 20°C 20°C 20°C 20°C 20°C 20°C 20°C 18°C 18°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
06:13 EST
sunrise
06:36 EST
sunset
17:51 EST
last light
18:14 EST
moon
rise
Thu 14:17 EST
set
Fri 02:32 EST
moon
Wed
May 30
moon
Thu
Jun 7
moon
Thu
Jun 14
moon
Wed
Jun 20

Cairns Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
May 24
20.6°C - 0.0mm
Wed
May 23
21.3°C 27.7°C 0.0mm
Tue
May 22
22.0°C 26.8°C 0.0mm
Mon
May 21
22.1°C 27.9°C 0.0mm
Sun
May 20
21.4°C 25.6°C 4.4mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
1540.3mm
88.0 Day(s)
Total For 2018
1907.6mm
87 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
1234.4mm
93 Day(s)
Wettest Day
217.6mm
Mar 26
Lowest Temperature
15.3°C
May 15
Highest Temperature
36.3°C
Jan 4

Cairns Ap Almanac

full climatology
May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
15.3°C
15th
Lowest On Record
10.1°C
26th 1953
Average This Month
20.7°C
+0.8°C
Long-term Average
19.9°C
May Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
30.6°C
11th
Highest On Record
31.3°C
29th 1958
Average This Month
28.5°C
+0.8°C
Long-term Average
27.7°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
12.4mm
2nd
Total This Month
24.0mm
10 Day(s)
Long-term Average
91.5mm
13.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
322.3mm
1964
Driest On Record
3.2mm
2001
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