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16.92°S 145.78°E 4m AMSL

Cairns Forecast

Today 34°C
Tonight 25°C
Possible thunderstorm

Now

32.4°C rising
Updated at 11:00 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Monday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon. The chance of thunderstorms. Light winds becoming NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 30 to 35.

Currently at Cairns

Temperature 32.4°C rising
Dew Point 24.4°C rising
Feels Like 39.0°C
Relative Humidity 63%
Wind icon
W 18km/h rising
Wind Gusts 28km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 6.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / 0.0mm

Sun on Monday

Sunrise sunrise
06:02 EST
Sunset sunset
18:57 EST

Nearby Now

Cairns Ap 32.4°C
Mareeba Ap 29.4°C
Low Isles 31.4°C
South Johnstone 33.2°C

Next 12 hours in Cairns

possible thunderstorm

12pm

Chance shower or storm
34°C
possible thunderstorm

3pm

Chance shower or storm
33°C
possible thunderstorm

6pm

Slight chance storm
31°C
mostly cloudy

9pm

Mostly cloudy
29°C
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Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Mon
Jan 26
Tue
Jan 27
Wed
Jan 28
Thu
Jan 29
Fri
Jan 30
Sat
Jan 31
Sun
Feb 1
possible thunderstorm
Possible thunderstorm
possible shower
Possible shower
possible thunderstorm
Possible thunderstorm
possible thunderstorm
Possible thunderstorm
late thunder
Late thunder
possible shower
Possible shower
clearing shower
Clearing shower
Maximum 34°C 36°C 36°C 35°C 34°C 32°C 32°C
Minimum 25°C 25°C 26°C 26°C 25°C 25°C 24°C
Chance of Rain 90% 80% 80% 70% 90% 80% 40%
Rain Amount 5-10mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
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 14
km/h
12
km/h
14
km/h
12
km/h
9
km/h
14
km/h
7
km/h
14
km/h
9
km/h
15
km/h
12
km/h
20
km/h
12
km/h
20
km/h
Wind Direction W 14km/h
W
N 12km/h
N
WSW 14km/h
WSW
NNE 12km/h
NNE
SW 9km/h
SW
NE 14km/h
NE
SSW 7km/h
SSW
ENE 14km/h
ENE
SSE 9km/h
SSE
E 15km/h
E
SE 12km/h
SE
ESE 20km/h
ESE
SSE 12km/h
SSE
SE 20km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 65% 66% 65% 55% 62% 54% 60% 59% 62% 62% 64% 63% 62% 57%
Dew Point 24°C 26°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 23°C 25°C 24°C 25°C 23°C 24°C 22°C 22°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Monday Next Occurrence
First Light Sunrise Sunset Last Light Moon Phase moon rise moon set first quarter full moon last quarter new moon
first light
05:39 EST
sunrise
06:02 EST
sunset
18:57 EST
last light
19:20 EST
moon
rise
Mon 11:26 EST
set
Mon 23:29 EST
moon
Tue
Jan 27
moon
Wed
Feb 4
moon
Thu
Feb 12
moon
Thu
Feb 19

Cairns Past 5 Days

  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Jan 26
25°C - 22mm
Sun
Jan 25
24.5°C 34°C 7.4mm
Sat
Jan 24
24.7°C 34.3°C 2.6mm
Fri
Jan 23
24.5°C 33.4°C 2.8mm
Thu
Jan 22
25.4°C 33.4°C 0.0mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

average rainfall to Jan
394.3mm
18.4 day(s)
total for 2015
214.2mm
20 day(s)
total to this day 2014
237.2mm
14 day(s)
wettest day
94.6mm
Jan 4
lowest temperature
22.6°C
Jan 7
highest temperature
35.5°C
Jan 21

Cairns Ap Almanac

January minimum temperature
lowest this month
22.6°C
7th
lowest on record
18.2°C
10th 1943
average this month
24.8°C
+1.1°C
long-term average
23.7°C
January maximum temperature
highest this month
35.5°C
21st
highest on record
40.4°C
29th 1967
average this month
32.4°C
+0.9°C
long-term average
31.5°C
January rainfall
wettest this month
94.6mm
4th
total this month
214.2mm
20 day(s)
long-term average
394.3mm
18.4 day(s)
wettest on record
1417.4mm
1981
driest on record
86.1mm
1967

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