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Cairns Forecast

This morning 27°C
Today 35°C
mostly_sunny

Now

30.3°C rising
Updated at 05:40 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Wednesday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm, most likely inland. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 30 to 35.

Currently at Cairns

24-hour graph
Temperature 30.3°C rising
Dew Point 22.7°C falling
Feels Like 34.3°C
Relative Humidity 64%
Wind icon
NW 12km/h rising
Wind Gusts 15km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 5.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:22 EST
Sunset sunset
18:21 EST

Nearby Now

Cairns Ap 28.3°C
Mareeba Ap 24.6°C
Low Isles 30.0°C

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

6am

Mostly cloudy
27°C

9am

Mostly clear
31°C

12pm

Slight chance storm
34°C

3pm

Chance shower or storm
35°C

Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

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Qld - Wed 03:38 EST
Gale Warning for Townsville and Mackay coasts and Great Barrier Reef. Strong Wind Warning for Cairns and Capricornia coasts

National Forecast

Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Mar 29
Thu
Mar 30
Fri
Mar 31
Sat
Apr 1
Sun
Apr 2
Mon
Apr 3
Tue
Apr 4

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 35°C 34°C 34°C 32°C 32°C 32°C 32°C
Minimum 27°C 26°C 26°C 25°C 24°C 24°C 24°C
Chance of Rain 80% 90% 70% 60% 70% 90% 80%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 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 20
km/h
25
km/h
16
km/h
19
km/h
8
km/h
15
km/h
13
km/h
18
km/h
17
km/h
21
km/h
21
km/h
26
km/h
22
km/h
27
km/h
Wind Direction NW 20km/h
NW
N 25km/h
N
NW 16km/h
NW
N 19km/h
N
WSW 8km/h
WSW
E 15km/h
E
SSE 13km/h
SSE
ESE 18km/h
ESE
SE 17km/h
SE
SE 21km/h
SE
SE 21km/h
SE
SE 26km/h
SE
SSE 22km/h
SSE
SSE 27km/h
SSE
Relative Humidity 72% 65% 74% 70% 74% 65% 71% 68% 70% 63% 71% 67% 73% 65%
Dew Point 26°C 27°C 26°C 28°C 26°C 26°C 24°C 25°C 23°C 24°C 23°C 25°C 24°C 25°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:01 EST
sunrise
06:22 EST
sunset
18:21 EST
last light
18:43 EST
moon
rise
Wed 07:11 EST
set
Wed 19:24 EST
moon
Tue
Apr 4
moon
Tue
Apr 11
moon
Wed
Apr 19
moon
Wed
Apr 26

Cairns Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Mar 28
23.8°C 36°C 0.0mm
Mon
Mar 27
- 34.7°C -
Sun
Mar 26
22.9°C - 0.0mm
Sat
Mar 25
23.9°C 32.7°C 14.2mm
Fri
Mar 24
24.5°C 30.0°C 0.8mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Mar
1267.4mm
56.8 Day(s)
Total For 2017
974.6mm
56 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
673.0mm
44 Day(s)
Wettest Day
102.0mm
Feb 5
Lowest Temperature
21.2°C
Mar 12
Highest Temperature
36.0°C
Mar 28

Cairns Ap Almanac

full climatology
March Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
21.2°C
12th
Lowest On Record
17.7°C
31st 2009
Average This Month
24.1°C
+1.0°C
Long-term Average
23.1°C
March Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
36.0°C
28th
Highest On Record
37.7°C
18th 1993
Average This Month
32.3°C
+1.8°C
Long-term Average
30.5°C
March Rainfall
Wettest This Month
23.8mm
20th
Total This Month
116.0mm
16 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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