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16.92°S 145.78°E 4m AMSL

Cairns Forecast

Tonight 23°C
Tomorrow 33°C
Possible shower

Now

24.8°C steady
Updated at 22:00 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Wednesday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening.

Currently at Cairns

Temperature 24.8°C steady
Dew Point 22.7°C steady
Feels Like 24.8°C
Relative Humidity 88%
Wind icon
S 9km/h rising
Wind Gusts 13km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 4.8mm / 0.0mm

Sun on Wednesday

Sunrise sunrise
06:17 EST
Sunset sunset
18:40 EST

Nearby Now

Cairns Ap 26.6°C
Mareeba Ap 22.2°C
Low Isles 28.4°C
South Johnstone 23.7°C

Next 12 hours in Cairns

mostly clear

12am

Mostly clear
26°C
mostly clear

3am

Mostly clear
24°C
mostly clear

6am

Mostly clear
24°C
mostly clear

9am

Mostly clear
29°C
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Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

Qld - Wed 15:51 EST
Strong Wind Warning for Moreton Bay and Gold Coast Waters

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Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Mar 4
Thu
Mar 5
Fri
Mar 6
Sat
Mar 7
Sun
Mar 8
Mon
Mar 9
Tue
Mar 10
possible thunderstorm
Possible thunderstorm
possible shower
Possible shower
possible shower
Possible shower
possible shower
Possible shower
possible shower
Possible shower
possible shower
Possible shower
possible shower
Possible shower
Maximum 31°C 33°C 34°C 33°C 32°C 32°C 33°C
Minimum 22°C 23°C 22°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C
Chance of Rain 80% 60% 40% 60% 90% 90% 90%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 10-20mm 10-20mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
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 18
km/h
23
km/h
12
km/h
18
km/h
6
km/h
16
km/h
9
km/h
18
km/h
12
km/h
18
km/h
15
km/h
21
km/h
16
km/h
22
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 18km/h
SSE
SE 23km/h
SE
SSE 12km/h
SSE
SE 18km/h
SE
SSE 6km/h
SSE
E 16km/h
E
SSE 9km/h
SSE
ESE 18km/h
ESE
SSE 12km/h
SSE
SE 18km/h
SE
SSE 15km/h
SSE
ESE 21km/h
ESE
SSE 16km/h
SSE
SE 22km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 71% 73% 72% 61% 68% 52% 67% 62% 69% 67% 69% 67% 72% 61%
Dew Point 23°C 24°C 23°C 24°C 22°C 22°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next Occurrence
First Light Sunrise Sunset Last Light Moon Phase moon set moon rise full moon last quarter new moon first quarter
first light
05:56 EST
sunrise
06:18 EST
sunset
18:40 EST
last light
19:01 EST
moon
set
Thu 05:37 EST
rise
Thu 18:15 EST
moon
Fri
Mar 6
moon
Sat
Mar 14
moon
Fri
Mar 20
moon
Fri
Mar 27

Cairns Past 5 Days

  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Mar 4
22.7°C 30°C 0.2mm
Tue
Mar 3
23.4°C 32.7°C 0.0mm
Mon
Mar 2
23.3°C 31.9°C 0.0mm
Sun
Mar 1
22.8°C 32.1°C 0.0mm
Sat
Feb 28
23.1°C 31.9°C 0.0mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

average rainfall to Mar
1267.4mm
56.8 day(s)
total for 2015
802.6mm
41 day(s)
total to this day 2014
670.8mm
43 day(s)
wettest day
247.2mm
Feb 8
lowest temperature
19.9°C
Feb 4
highest temperature
36.5°C
Feb 22

Cairns Ap Almanac

March minimum temperature
lowest this month
23.5°C
1st
lowest on record
17.7°C
31st 2009
average this month
23.9°C
+0.8°C
long-term average
23.1°C
March maximum temperature
highest this month
33.9°C
3rd
highest on record
37.7°C
18th 1993
average this month
32.1°C
+1.6°C
long-term average
30.5°C
March rainfall
wettest this month
1.2mm
3rd
total this month
1.2mm
1 day(s)
long-term average
424.2mm
19.4 day(s)
wettest on record
1127.5mm
1945
driest on record
27.8mm
1993

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