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Cairns Forecast

Today 30°C
Tonight 22°C
mostly_sunny

Now

30.2°C rising
Updated at 11:40 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Wednesday Partly cloudy. Winds E/NE 15 to 25 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 28 to 34.

Currently at Cairns

24-hour graph
Temperature 30.2°C rising
Dew Point 21.6°C rising
Feels Like 33.2°C
Relative Humidity 60%
Wind icon
NNW 9km/h falling
Wind Gusts 13km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 5.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:02 EST
Sunset sunset
18:14 EST

Nearby Now

Cairns Ap 29.5°C
Mareeba Ap 29.2°C
Low Isles 31.8°C

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

3pm

Mostly clear
30°C

6pm

Mostly clear
26°C

9pm

Mostly clear
24°C

12am

Mostly cloudy
23°C

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Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Sep 28
Thu
Sep 29
Fri
Sep 30
Sat
Oct 1
Sun
Oct 2
Mon
Oct 3
Tue
Oct 4

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Late shower

Possible shower
Maximum 30°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C
Minimum 22°C 22°C 23°C 22°C 23°C 23°C 23°C
Chance of Rain 20% 40% 90% 50% 60% 70% 80%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm 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 10
km/h
18
km/h
12
km/h
22
km/h
6
km/h
18
km/h
8
km/h
17
km/h
9
km/h
17
km/h
7
km/h
16
km/h
9
km/h
18
km/h
Wind Direction ESE 10km/h
ESE
E 18km/h
E
NNE 12km/h
NNE
NNE 22km/h
NNE
NNE 6km/h
NNE
E 18km/h
E
ESE 8km/h
ESE
E 17km/h
E
E 9km/h
E
ENE 17km/h
ENE
ENE 7km/h
ENE
ENE 16km/h
ENE
ESE 9km/h
ESE
ESE 18km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 71% 60% 68% 59% 69% 65% 74% 68% 74% 62% 71% 64% 72% 69%
Dew Point 21°C 21°C 21°C 22°C 23°C 22°C 22°C 24°C 23°C 23°C 22°C 23°C 23°C 24°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:40 EST
sunrise
06:02 EST
sunset
18:14 EST
last light
18:35 EST
moon
set
Wed 15:59 EST
rise
Thu 04:44 EST
moon
Sat
Oct 1
moon
Sun
Oct 9
moon
Sun
Oct 16
moon
Sun
Oct 23

Cairns Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Sep 28
22°C - 0.0mm
Tue
Sep 27
20.9°C 32°C 0.0mm
Mon
Sep 26
20.0°C 31.5°C 0.0mm
Sun
Sep 25
20.0°C 30.4°C 0.0mm
Sat
Sep 24
20.9°C 30°C 0.0mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Sep
1692.0mm
122.2 Day(s)
Total For 2016
1248.6mm
134 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
1391.4mm
115 Day(s)
Wettest Day
118.0mm
Jan 28
Lowest Temperature
13.7°C
Aug 5
Highest Temperature
37.9°C
Feb 17

Cairns Ap Almanac

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September Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
18.8°C
21st
Lowest On Record
11.1°C
3rd 1948
Average This Month
20.9°C
+2.2°C
Long-term Average
18.7°C
September Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
31.4°C
27th
Highest On Record
33.9°C
7th 1976
Average This Month
28.8°C
+0.7°C
Long-term Average
28.1°C
September Rainfall
Wettest This Month
16.6mm
13th
Total This Month
48.6mm
12 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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