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Cairns Forecast

Today 29°C
Tonight 18°C
clearing_shower

Now

27.6°C falling
Updated at 13:50 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Wednesday Partly cloudy. The chance of morning fog. Slight (20%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 26 to 32.

Currently at Cairns

24-hour graph
Temperature 27.6°C falling
Dew Point 18.3°C rising
Feels Like 28.6°C
Relative Humidity 57%
Wind icon
N 14km/h rising
Wind Gusts 20km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 6.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:23 EST
Sunset sunset
18:11 EST

Nearby Now

Cairns Ap 27.0°C
Mareeba Ap 28.0°C
Low Isles 30.9°C
South Johnstone 27.6°C

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

3pm

Mostly clear
29°C

6pm

Mostly clear
25°C

9pm

Mostly clear
22°C

12am

Mostly clear
20°C

Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

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Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Sep 2
Thu
Sep 3
Fri
Sep 4
Sat
Sep 5
Sun
Sep 6
Mon
Sep 7
Tue
Sep 8

Clearing shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Mostly sunny
Maximum 29°C 30°C 30°C 29°C 28°C 28°C 29°C
Minimum 19°C 18°C 19°C 18°C 18°C 18°C 18°C
Chance of Rain 60% 10% 10% 40% 60% 60% 50%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 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 9
km/h
17
km/h
6
km/h
15
km/h
11
km/h
20
km/h
12
km/h
20
km/h
16
km/h
22
km/h
15
km/h
23
km/h
19
km/h
26
km/h
Wind Direction E 9km/h
E
E 17km/h
E
SW 6km/h
SW
ESE 15km/h
ESE
SSE 11km/h
SSE
SE 20km/h
SE
SSE 12km/h
SSE
SE 20km/h
SE
SE 16km/h
SE
SE 22km/h
SE
SSE 15km/h
SSE
SE 23km/h
SE
SSE 19km/h
SSE
SE 26km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 72% 56% 65% 51% 56% 33% 55% 44% 56% 43% 62% 52% 61% 49%
Dew Point 19°C 19°C 19°C 18°C 17°C 12°C 16°C 15°C 15°C 14°C 17°C 17°C 17°C 17°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
06:02 EST
sunrise
06:23 EST
sunset
18:11 EST
last light
18:32 EST
moon
rise
Wed 21:45 EST
set
Thu 09:45 EST
moon
Sat
Sep 5
moon
Sun
Sep 13
moon
Mon
Sep 21
moon
Mon
Sep 28

Cairns Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Sep 2
19°C - 0.0mm
Tue
Sep 1
19.3°C 29°C 0.0mm
Mon
Aug 31
17.9°C 29.2°C 0.0mm
Sun
Aug 30
16.7°C 29.2°C 0.0mm
Sat
Aug 29
16.5°C 28.7°C 0.0mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Sep
1692.0mm
122.2 Day(s)
Total For 2015
1379.0mm
113 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2014
1700.4mm
130 Day(s)
Wettest Day
247.2mm
Feb 8
Lowest Temperature
9.6°C
Aug 7
Highest Temperature
36.5°C
Feb 22

Cairns Ap Almanac

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September Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
19.9°C
2nd
Lowest On Record
11.1°C
3rd 1948
Average This Month
20.2°C
+1.5°C
Long-term Average
18.7°C
September Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
28.1°C
1st
Highest On Record
33.9°C
7th 1976
Average This Month
28.1°C
+0.0°C
Long-term Average
28.1°C
September Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.0mm
1st
Total This Month
0.0mm
0 Day(s)
Long-term Average
33.4mm
7.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
103.2mm
1951
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1948
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