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Cairns Forecast

This morning 21°C
Today 30°C
sunny

Now

20.8°C rising
Updated at 07:10 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Wednesday Possible early morning fog patches, clearing to a sunny day. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 25 to 30.

Currently at Cairns Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 20.8°C rising
Dew Point 17.6°C rising
Feels Like 20.8°C
Relative Humidity 82%
Wind icon
SE 12km/h rising
Wind Gusts 15km/h
Pressure 1012.5hPa rising
Fire Danger 2.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:28 EST
Sunset sunset
18:02 EST

Nearby Now

Low Isles 24.9°C
Mareeba Ap 18.1°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

9am

Clear
26°C

12pm

Clear
30°C

3pm

Clear
29°C

6pm

Clear
26°C

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National Forecast

Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Apr 25
Thu
Apr 26
Fri
Apr 27
Sat
Apr 28
Sun
Apr 29
Mon
Apr 30
Tue
May 1

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 30°C 30°C 30°C 30°C 29°C 29°C 29°C
Minimum 21°C 20°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 22°C 22°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 5% 50% 80% 90% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
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 15
km/h
24
km/h
12
km/h
22
km/h
13
km/h
23
km/h
17
km/h
28
km/h
23
km/h
29
km/h
23
km/h
30
km/h
22
km/h
26
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 15km/h
SSE
SE 24km/h
SE
S 12km/h
S
SE 22km/h
SE
SSE 13km/h
SSE
SE 23km/h
SE
SSE 17km/h
SSE
SE 28km/h
SE
SSE 23km/h
SSE
SE 29km/h
SE
SE 23km/h
SE
SE 30km/h
SE
SE 22km/h
SE
SE 26km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 64% 48% 60% 45% 62% 47% 62% 54% 66% 58% 72% 63% 74% 64%
Dew Point 19°C 18°C 17°C 17°C 18°C 18°C 19°C 19°C 19°C 19°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 21°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
06:05 EST
sunrise
06:28 EST
sunset
18:02 EST
last light
18:25 EST
moon
rise
Wed 14:48 EST
set
Thu 02:46 EST
moon
Mon
Apr 30
moon
Tue
May 8
moon
Tue
May 15
moon
Tue
May 22

Cairns Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Apr 24
21.2°C 30°C 0.6mm
Mon
Apr 23
20.9°C 30.2°C 0.0mm
Sun
Apr 22
20.8°C 30.7°C 0.0mm
Sat
Apr 21
21.6°C 30.2°C 0.0mm
Fri
Apr 20
21.3°C 30.4°C 0.0mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Apr
1448.8mm
74.2 Day(s)
Total For 2018
1877.2mm
75 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
1159.8mm
79 Day(s)
Wettest Day
217.6mm
Mar 26
Lowest Temperature
19.6°C
Feb 12
Highest Temperature
36.3°C
Jan 4

Cairns Ap Almanac

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April Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
20.8°C
22nd
Lowest On Record
13.0°C
15th 1994
Average This Month
23.2°C
+1.5°C
Long-term Average
21.7°C
April Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
32.0°C
8th
Highest On Record
36.8°C
2nd 1988
Average This Month
30.8°C
+1.5°C
Long-term Average
29.3°C
April Rainfall
Wettest This Month
11.0mm
17th
Total This Month
39.2mm
12 Day(s)
Long-term Average
196.0mm
17.7 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
634.6mm
2006
Driest On Record
13.0mm
2008
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