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Cairns Forecast

Today 29°C
Tonight 19°C
mostly_sunny

Now

26.8°C rising
Updated at 12:10 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Wednesday The chance of morning fog. Sunny afternoon. Winds E 20 to 30 km/h.

Currently at Cairns

24-hour graph
Temperature 26.8°C rising
Dew Point 14.5°C falling
Feels Like 27.0°C
Relative Humidity 46%
Wind icon
ESE 16km/h falling
Wind Gusts 22km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 9.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:31 EST
Sunset sunset
18:09 EST

Nearby Now

Cairns Ap 27.4°C
Mareeba Ap 26.4°C

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

3pm

Mostly clear
28°C

6pm

Mostly clear
24°C

9pm

Mostly clear
22°C

12am

Mostly clear
21°C

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National Forecast

Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Aug 23
Thu
Aug 24
Fri
Aug 25
Sat
Aug 26
Sun
Aug 27
Mon
Aug 28
Tue
Aug 29

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 29°C 29°C 29°C 28°C 28°C 28°C 28°C
Minimum 19°C 19°C 19°C 19°C 19°C 20°C 20°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 10% 20% 60% 50% 20%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme 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
km/h
22
km/h
10
km/h
20
km/h
11
km/h
24
km/h
22
km/h
30
km/h
22
km/h
28
km/h
19
km/h
26
km/h
16
km/h
25
km/h
Wind Direction SE 13km/h
SE
ESE 22km/h
ESE
SSE 10km/h
SSE
ESE 20km/h
ESE
SSE 11km/h
SSE
SE 24km/h
SE
SSE 22km/h
SSE
SE 30km/h
SE
SSE 22km/h
SSE
SE 28km/h
SE
SE 19km/h
SE
SE 26km/h
SE
SE 16km/h
SE
SE 25km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 66% 52% 63% 48% 61% 48% 67% 53% 61% 53% 70% 55% 66% 55%
Dew Point 17°C 18°C 16°C 17°C 16°C 17°C 17°C 17°C 16°C 17°C 18°C 18°C 18°C 18°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
06:09 EST
sunrise
06:31 EST
sunset
18:09 EST
last light
18:31 EST
moon
set
Wed 19:34 EST
rise
Thu 08:11 EST
moon
Tue
Aug 29
moon
Wed
Sep 6
moon
Wed
Sep 13
moon
Wed
Sep 20

Cairns Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Aug 23
16°C - 0.0mm
Tue
Aug 22
13°C 28°C 0.0mm
Mon
Aug 21
14.8°C 26°C 0.0mm
Sun
Aug 20
- 27.7°C -
Sat
Aug 19
15.0°C - 0.0mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
1644.8mm
114.8 Day(s)
Total For 2017
1321.4mm
120 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
1208.2mm
121 Day(s)
Wettest Day
102.0mm
Feb 5
Lowest Temperature
12.6°C
Jun 8
Highest Temperature
36.2°C
Mar 28

Cairns Ap Almanac

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August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
14.0°C
22nd
Lowest On Record
7.8°C
7th 1953
Average This Month
18.9°C
+1.5°C
Long-term Average
17.4°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
30.0°C
8th
Highest On Record
31.4°C
29th 2000
Average This Month
28.4°C
+1.8°C
Long-term Average
26.6°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
1.0mm
10th
Total This Month
1.4mm
3 Day(s)
Long-term Average
26.9mm
7.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
140.2mm
1995
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1990
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