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Cairns Forecast

Today 29°C
Tonight 21°C
possible_thunderstorm

Now

25.4°C rising
Updated at 09:20 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Wednesday Cloudy. High chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm from late this morning. Winds E 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 24 to 30.

Currently at Cairns

24-hour graph
Temperature 25.4°C rising
Dew Point 21.5°C rising
Feels Like 26.6°C
Relative Humidity 79%
Wind icon
Calm falling
Wind Gusts 4km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 32.4mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
05:34 EST
Sunset sunset
18:32 EST

Nearby Now

Cairns Ap 25.3°C
Mareeba Ap 22.2°C

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

12pm

Chance shower
28°C

3pm

Mostly cloudy
28°C

6pm

Mostly clear
26°C

9pm

Mostly clear
24°C

Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Possible thunderstorm

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 29°C 30°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 32°C 31°C
Minimum 21°C 21°C 22°C 22°C 23°C 22°C 22°C
Chance of Rain 80% 40% 40% 40% 30% 60% 90%
Rain Amount 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm
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 11
km/h
18
km/h
13
km/h
23
km/h
14
km/h
23
km/h
15
km/h
24
km/h
15
km/h
25
km/h
14
km/h
24
km/h
14
km/h
22
km/h
Wind Direction SE 11km/h
SE
ESE 18km/h
ESE
SSE 13km/h
SSE
ESE 23km/h
ESE
SE 14km/h
SE
ESE 23km/h
ESE
SSE 15km/h
SSE
ESE 24km/h
ESE
SSE 15km/h
SSE
SE 25km/h
SE
SE 14km/h
SE
SE 24km/h
SE
SE 14km/h
SE
SE 22km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 80% 74% 73% 67% 73% 66% 73% 63% 73% 65% 70% 63% 77% 69%
Dew Point 22°C 23°C 22°C 23°C 22°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 24°C 24°C 24°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:11 EST
sunrise
05:34 EST
sunset
18:32 EST
last light
18:56 EST
moon
set
Wed 21:35 EST
rise
Thu 09:08 EST
moon
Mon
Nov 27
moon
Mon
Dec 4
moon
Sun
Dec 10
moon
Mon
Dec 18

Cairns Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Nov 22
21°C - 32mm
Tue
Nov 21
22°C 30°C 9mm
Mon
Nov 20
23.4°C 30°C 0.0mm
Sun
Nov 19
22.6°C 30.9°C 0.0mm
Sat
Nov 18
21.2°C 30.4°C 0.0mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Nov
1818.2mm
141.3 Day(s)
Total For 2017
1648.4mm
143 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
1405.8mm
151 Day(s)
Wettest Day
135.2mm
Oct 19
Lowest Temperature
12.6°C
Jun 8
Highest Temperature
36.2°C
Mar 28

Cairns Ap Almanac

full climatology
November Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
20.6°C
7th
Lowest On Record
14.6°C
26th 1947
Average This Month
22.3°C
+0.0°C
Long-term Average
22.3°C
November Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
33.0°C
8th
Highest On Record
37.2°C
15th 1971
Average This Month
30.5°C
-0.2°C
Long-term Average
30.7°C
November Rainfall
Wettest This Month
24.6mm
9th
Total This Month
91.2mm
11 Day(s)
Long-term Average
92.7mm
10.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
372.0mm
1989
Driest On Record
3.2mm
1990
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