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Cairns Forecast

Tonight 25°C
Tomorrow 32°C
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Now

25.9°C falling
Updated at 20:20 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Thursday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h.
Friday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm, with possible heavy falls in the north. Winds SE 20 to 30 km/h tending E/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening.

Currently at Cairns

24-hour graph
Temperature 25.9°C falling
Dew Point 23.2°C rising
Feels Like 27.6°C
Relative Humidity 85%
Wind icon
S 7km/h falling
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.8mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:15 EST
Sunset sunset
18:46 EST

Nearby Now

Cairns Ap 27.1°C
Mareeba Ap 24.3°C
Low Isles 29.2°C

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

9pm

Shower. Chance storm
27°C

12am

Chance shower or storm
27°C

3am

Slight chance storm
26°C

6am

Shower. Chance storm
25°C

Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Feb 23
Fri
Feb 24
Sat
Feb 25
Sun
Feb 26
Mon
Feb 27
Tue
Feb 28
Wed
Mar 1

Showers

Showers

Possible shower

Possible shower

Showers

Possible shower

Showers
Maximum 33°C 32°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 33°C
Minimum 25°C 25°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 80% 90% 90% 90% 90%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 5-10mm
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 15
km/h
25
km/h
14
km/h
22
km/h
15
km/h
25
km/h
16
km/h
26
km/h
19
km/h
28
km/h
22
km/h
29
km/h
22
km/h
29
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 15km/h
SSE
SE 25km/h
SE
SSE 14km/h
SSE
SE 22km/h
SE
SSE 15km/h
SSE
SSE 25km/h
SSE
SE 16km/h
SE
SE 26km/h
SE
SSE 19km/h
SSE
SE 28km/h
SE
SSE 22km/h
SSE
SE 29km/h
SE
SSE 22km/h
SSE
SE 29km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 74% 68% 78% 71% 76% 72% 70% 64% 74% 68% 74% 69% 74% 66%
Dew Point 25°C 25°C 25°C 26°C 24°C 25°C 23°C 24°C 23°C 25°C 23°C 25°C 24°C 26°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:53 EST
sunrise
06:15 EST
sunset
18:46 EST
last light
19:08 EST
moon
rise
Fri 03:48 EST
set
Fri 16:55 EST
moon
Mon
Feb 27
moon
Sun
Mar 5
moon
Mon
Mar 13
moon
Tue
Mar 21

Cairns Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Feb 23
24.3°C 33°C 1.8mm
Wed
Feb 22
23.7°C 32.8°C 20.8mm
Tue
Feb 21
24.6°C 32.6°C 0.0mm
Mon
Feb 20
24.0°C 32.9°C 0.0mm
Sun
Feb 19
24.0°C 32.7°C 0.0mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
843.2mm
37.4 Day(s)
Total For 2017
777.8mm
35 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
337.6mm
26 Day(s)
Wettest Day
102.0mm
Feb 5
Lowest Temperature
22.6°C
Jan 19
Highest Temperature
35.5°C
Feb 14

Cairns Ap Almanac

full climatology
February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
23.3°C
22nd
Lowest On Record
17.9°C
1st 1975
Average This Month
24.6°C
+0.8°C
Long-term Average
23.8°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
35.5°C
14th
Highest On Record
38.9°C
12th 1969
Average This Month
32.0°C
+0.8°C
Long-term Average
31.2°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
102.0mm
5th
Total This Month
403.0mm
13 Day(s)
Long-term Average
448.9mm
19.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
1287.0mm
2000
Driest On Record
30.4mm
1990
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