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Cairns Forecast

This morning 21°C
Today 28°C
mostly_sunny

Now

21.8°C rising
Updated at 04:00 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Wednesday Mostly clear. Slight (30%) chance of a shower near the coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h.

Currently at Cairns Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 21.8°C rising
Dew Point 17.2°C steady
Feels Like 21.8°C
Relative Humidity 75%
Wind icon
S 18km/h rising
Wind Gusts 26km/h
Pressure 1014.8hPa falling
Fire Danger 3.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 1.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:37 EST
Sunset sunset
17:51 EST

Nearby Now

Mareeba Ap 15.3°C
Low Isles 23.4°C

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

6am

Mostly clear
22°C

9am

Mostly clear
25°C

12pm

Mostly clear
28°C

3pm

Mostly clear
28°C

Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

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Qld - Wed 22:00 EST
Strong Wind Warning for the Following Areas: Torres Strait and Peninsula Coast

National Forecast

Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
May 25
Fri
May 26
Sat
May 27
Sun
May 28
Mon
May 29
Tue
May 30
Wed
May 31

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 28°C 28°C 27°C 27°C 28°C 28°C 27°C
Minimum 21°C 20°C 20°C 19°C 19°C 20°C 21°C
Chance of Rain 10% 40% 30% 40% 40% 70% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index Very High Very High Very High 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 25
km/h
28
km/h
22
km/h
25
km/h
19
km/h
23
km/h
19
km/h
22
km/h
22
km/h
26
km/h
24
km/h
28
km/h
25
km/h
30
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 25km/h
SSE
SSE 28km/h
SSE
SE 22km/h
SE
SE 25km/h
SE
SSE 19km/h
SSE
SE 23km/h
SE
SSE 19km/h
SSE
SSE 22km/h
SSE
SSE 22km/h
SSE
SSE 26km/h
SSE
SSE 24km/h
SSE
SSE 28km/h
SSE
SSE 25km/h
SSE
SSE 30km/h
SSE
Relative Humidity 69% 57% 67% 58% 69% 58% 72% 62% 73% 60% 76% 67% 80% 69%
Dew Point 19°C 19°C 18°C 19°C 18°C 18°C 18°C 19°C 19°C 20°C 20°C 21°C 20°C 21°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:13 EST
sunrise
06:37 EST
sunset
17:51 EST
last light
18:14 EST
moon
rise
Thu 05:37 EST
set
Thu 17:30 EST
moon
Fri
May 26
moon
Thu
Jun 1
moon
Fri
Jun 9
moon
Sat
Jun 17

Cairns Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
May 24
21.7°C 28°C 9.0mm
Tue
May 23
22.1°C 29.4°C 0.0mm
Mon
May 22
20.9°C 28.7°C 0.0mm
Sun
May 21
19.6°C 29.2°C 0.0mm
Sat
May 20
20.5°C 28.7°C 1.2mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
1557.1mm
88.3 Day(s)
Total For 2017
1234.4mm
93 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
1006.2mm
79 Day(s)
Wettest Day
102.0mm
Feb 5
Lowest Temperature
15.3°C
Apr 30
Highest Temperature
36.2°C
Mar 28

Cairns Ap Almanac

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May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
17.3°C
12th
Lowest On Record
10.1°C
26th 1953
Average This Month
20.6°C
+0.7°C
Long-term Average
19.9°C
May Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
29.9°C
2nd
Highest On Record
31.3°C
29th 1958
Average This Month
28.4°C
+0.8°C
Long-term Average
27.6°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
24.4mm
5th
Total This Month
71.4mm
13 Day(s)
Long-term Average
91.4mm
13.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
322.3mm
1964
Driest On Record
3.2mm
2001
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09:37 EST

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