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Cairns Forecast

This morning 19°C
Today 27°C
possible_shower

Now

13.9°C steady
Updated at 03:30 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Sunday Partly cloudy. Patchy fog in the south in the early morning. Slight chance of a shower. Light winds becoming E 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 28.
Monday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning fog. Slight chance of a shower. Light winds becoming E 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 29.

Currently at Cairns

24-hour graph
Temperature 13.9°C steady
Dew Point 10.5°C steady
Feels Like 13.9°C
Relative Humidity 80%
Wind icon
SSW 5km/h falling
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sun

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Sunrise sunrise
06:46 EST
Sunset sunset
18:01 EST

Nearby Now

Cairns Ap 17.8°C
Mareeba Ap 13.6°C
Low Isles 21.5°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

6am

Slight chance shower
19°C

9am

Mostly clear
23°C

12pm

Mostly clear
26°C

3pm

Mostly clear
27°C

Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sun
Jul 22
Mon
Jul 23
Tue
Jul 24
Wed
Jul 25
Thu
Jul 26
Fri
Jul 27
Sat
Jul 28

Possible shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

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Sunny
Maximum 27°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 27°C
Minimum 19°C 19°C 18°C 18°C 18°C 18°C 17°C
Chance of Rain 30% 30% 50% 20% 30% 30% 5%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Very High 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 13
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Wind Direction SSE 13km/h
SSE
SE 20km/h
SE
SSE 14km/h
SSE
SE 19km/h
SE
SSE 11km/h
SSE
ESE 20km/h
ESE
SSE 14km/h
SSE
SE 20km/h
SE
SSE 15km/h
SSE
SE 23km/h
SE
SSE 12km/h
SSE
SE 20km/h
SE
S 8km/h
S
ESE 16km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 77% 65% 76% 63% 76% 62% 69% 53% 69% 54% 69% 57% 69% 54%
Dew Point 19°C 20°C 18°C 19°C 18°C 19°C 16°C 17°C 16°C 17°C 16°C 18°C 16°C 17°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Sunday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
06:23 EST
sunrise
06:46 EST
sunset
18:01 EST
last light
18:24 EST
moon
rise
Sun 13:43 EST
set
Mon 02:45 EST
moon
Sat
Jul 28
moon
Sun
Aug 5
moon
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Aug 11
moon
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Aug 18

Cairns Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Jul 21
17.2°C 27°C 0.0mm
Fri
Jul 20
15.9°C 27.6°C 0.2mm
Thu
Jul 19
18.4°C 26.0°C 1.4mm
Wed
Jul 18
19.9°C 24.4°C 1.8mm
Tue
Jul 17
15.4°C 27.5°C 0.0mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jul
1617.9mm
106.9 Day(s)
Total For 2018
2000.6mm
106 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
1315.8mm
115 Day(s)
Wettest Day
217.6mm
Mar 26
Lowest Temperature
11.2°C
Jun 5
Highest Temperature
36.3°C
Jan 4

Cairns Ap Almanac

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July Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
13.5°C
10th
Lowest On Record
7.3°C
19th 1965
Average This Month
18.1°C
+1.0°C
Long-term Average
17.1°C
July Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
28.6°C
7th
Highest On Record
30.1°C
18th 1964
Average This Month
26.5°C
+0.7°C
Long-term Average
25.8°C
July Rainfall
Wettest This Month
34.2mm
2nd
Total This Month
48.8mm
7 Day(s)
Long-term Average
29.9mm
9.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
145.0mm
1969
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1958
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12:48 EST

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23:55 EST

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