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Cairns Forecast

Today 26°C
Tonight 19°C
clearing_shower

Now

25.3°C falling
Updated at 10:50 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Thursday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 21 to 27.

Currently at Cairns Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 25.3°C falling
Dew Point 16.3°C falling
Feels Like 26.2°C
Relative Humidity 57%
Wind icon
SSE 22km/h steady
Wind Gusts 31km/h
Pressure 1020.4hPa falling
Fire Danger 6.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:47 EST
Sunset sunset
17:55 EST

Nearby Now

Low Isles 23.6°C
Mareeba Ap 21.9°C
South Johnstone 22.8°C

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

12pm

Mostly clear
26°C

3pm

Mostly clear
26°C

6pm

Mostly clear
23°C

9pm

Clear
21°C

Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

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Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Clearing shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Possible shower
Maximum 26°C 26°C 25°C 26°C 27°C 26°C 27°C
Minimum 20°C 19°C 17°C 18°C 19°C 20°C 20°C
Chance of Rain 10% 50% 80% 80% 40% 10% 40%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index High 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 19
km/h
27
km/h
18
km/h
27
km/h
18
km/h
25
km/h
19
km/h
25
km/h
19
km/h
26
km/h
21
km/h
27
km/h
19
km/h
24
km/h
Wind Direction S 19km/h
S
SE 27km/h
SE
SSE 18km/h
SSE
SE 27km/h
SE
SSE 18km/h
SSE
SE 25km/h
SE
SSE 19km/h
SSE
SE 25km/h
SE
SSE 19km/h
SSE
SE 26km/h
SE
S 21km/h
S
SSE 27km/h
SSE
S 19km/h
S
SSE 24km/h
SSE
Relative Humidity 70% 53% 65% 50% 68% 56% 78% 58% 77% 55% 76% 61% 74% 57%
Dew Point 17°C 16°C 16°C 15°C 15°C 16°C 18°C 17°C 18°C 18°C 18°C 18°C 18°C 18°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
06:23 EST
sunrise
06:47 EST
sunset
17:55 EST
last light
18:19 EST
moon
rise
Thu 18:11 EST
set
Fri 07:23 EST
moon
Thu
Jul 9
moon
Thu
Jul 16
moon
Fri
Jul 24
moon
Fri
Jul 31

Cairns Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Jul 2
18°C - 0.0mm
Wed
Jul 1
20.2°C 27°C 0.8mm
Tue
Jun 30
20.5°C 25.5°C 29.6mm
Mon
Jun 29
19.5°C 26.2°C 11.2mm
Sun
Jun 28
19.3°C 26.7°C 1.0mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jul
1631.9mm
106.8 Day(s)
Total For 2015
1339.2mm
94 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2014
1656.2mm
112 Day(s)
Wettest Day
247.2mm
Feb 8
Lowest Temperature
14.6°C
Jun 6
Highest Temperature
36.5°C
Feb 22

Cairns Ap Almanac

full climatology
July Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
18.0°C
2nd
Lowest On Record
7.3°C
19th 1965
Average This Month
19.1°C
+2.0°C
Long-term Average
17.1°C
July Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
27.0°C
1st
Highest On Record
30.1°C
18th 1964
Average This Month
27.0°C
+1.3°C
Long-term Average
25.7°C
July Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.8mm
1st
Total This Month
0.8mm
1 Day(s)
Long-term Average
29.2mm
8.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
145.0mm
1969
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1958
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