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Cairns Forecast

Today 32°C
Tonight 23°C
late_shower

Now

29.4°C rising
Updated at 10:20 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Thursday Cloudy. Very high chance of showers near the coast, medium chance elsewhere. The chance of thunderstorms, with possible heavy falls about the coast and ranges. Winds E 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 25 to 32.

Currently at Cairns

24-hour graph
Temperature 29.4°C rising
Dew Point 23.1°C rising
Feels Like 33.4°C
Relative Humidity 69%
Wind icon
SE 16km/h falling
Wind Gusts 17km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 4.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
05:57 EST
Sunset sunset
18:57 EST

Nearby Now

Cairns Ap 29.6°C
Mareeba Ap 27.2°C
Low Isles 29.5°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

12pm

Mostly clear
30°C

3pm

Mostly cloudy
30°C

6pm

Chance shower
27°C

9pm

Chance shower or storm
26°C

Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

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Qld - Wed 15:36 EST
Final Flood Warning for the Mulgrave and Russell Rivers

National Forecast

Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Jan 18
Fri
Jan 19
Sat
Jan 20
Sun
Jan 21
Mon
Jan 22
Tue
Jan 23
Wed
Jan 24

Late shower

Clearing shower

Mostly sunny

Late shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible thunderstorm
Maximum 32°C 32°C 33°C 33°C 33°C 32°C 32°C
Minimum 23°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 23°C
Chance of Rain 80% 50% 30% 50% 60% 70% 90%
Rain Amount 5-10mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 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 26
km/h
31
km/h
23
km/h
31
km/h
19
km/h
26
km/h
15
km/h
23
km/h
15
km/h
22
km/h
11
km/h
17
km/h
8
km/h
16
km/h
Wind Direction SE 26km/h
SE
SE 31km/h
SE
SSE 23km/h
SSE
SE 31km/h
SE
SE 19km/h
SE
SE 26km/h
SE
SSE 15km/h
SSE
SE 23km/h
SE
SSE 15km/h
SSE
SE 22km/h
SE
SE 11km/h
SE
SE 17km/h
SE
SSE 8km/h
SSE
ESE 16km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 72% 67% 74% 65% 67% 62% 72% 68% 73% 64% 73% 66% 72% 65%
Dew Point 23°C 23°C 23°C 24°C 22°C 24°C 24°C 26°C 24°C 25°C 24°C 25°C 23°C 24°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:34 EST
sunrise
05:57 EST
sunset
18:57 EST
last light
19:21 EST
moon
set
Fri 20:29 EST
rise
Sat 08:19 EST
moon
Thu
Jan 25
moon
Thu
Feb 1
moon
Thu
Feb 8
moon
Fri
Feb 16

Cairns Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Jan 18
23°C - 12mm
Wed
Jan 17
22°C 28°C 129mm
Tue
Jan 16
22.9°C 32°C 21.8mm
Mon
Jan 15
23.0°C 33.6°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jan 14
20.3°C 32.3°C 0.0mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
390.2mm
18.5 Day(s)
Total For 2018
388.4mm
11 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
358.6mm
16 Day(s)
Wettest Day
142.4mm
Jan 17
Lowest Temperature
20.8°C
Jan 14
Highest Temperature
36.3°C
Jan 4

Cairns Ap Almanac

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January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
20.8°C
14th
Lowest On Record
18.2°C
10th 1943
Average This Month
23.7°C
+0.0°C
Long-term Average
23.7°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
36.3°C
4th
Highest On Record
40.4°C
29th 1967
Average This Month
32.8°C
+1.3°C
Long-term Average
31.5°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
142.4mm
17th
Total This Month
388.4mm
11 Day(s)
Long-term Average
390.2mm
18.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
1417.4mm
1981
Driest On Record
86.1mm
1967
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