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Cairns Forecast

Today 29°C
Tonight 19°C
possible_shower

Now

25.6°C falling
Updated at 16:20 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Monday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Light winds.

Currently at Cairns Ap

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Temperature 25.6°C falling
Dew Point 19.2°C falling
Feels Like 26.7°C
Relative Humidity 67%
Wind icon
NE 14km/h steady
Wind Gusts 20km/h
Pressure 1013.2hPa steady
Fire Danger 4.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Mon

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Sunrise sunrise
06:25 EST
Sunset sunset
18:10 EST

Nearby Now

Low Isles 27.7°C
Mareeba Ap 26.3°C
South Johnstone 25.6°C

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

6pm

Mostly clear
25°C

9pm

Mostly clear
23°C

12am

Mostly cloudy
21°C

3am

Mostly clear
20°C

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Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Mon
Aug 31
Tue
Sep 1
Wed
Sep 2
Thu
Sep 3
Fri
Sep 4
Sat
Sep 5
Sun
Sep 6

Possible shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 29°C 28°C 28°C 30°C 30°C 29°C 28°C
Minimum 19°C 19°C 20°C 19°C 19°C 19°C 18°C
Chance of Rain 60% 90% 10% 5% 20% 30% 70%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Very High 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 6
km/h
17
km/h
8
km/h
16
km/h
7
km/h
16
km/h
4
km/h
15
km/h
4
km/h
18
km/h
11
km/h
21
km/h
18
km/h
27
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 6km/h
SSE
ESE 17km/h
ESE
ESE 8km/h
ESE
ESE 16km/h
ESE
ESE 7km/h
ESE
ESE 16km/h
ESE
E 4km/h
E
E 15km/h
E
SSE 4km/h
SSE
SE 18km/h
SE
SSE 11km/h
SSE
SE 21km/h
SE
SE 18km/h
SE
SE 27km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 70% 55% 72% 59% 69% 52% 61% 48% 59% 44% 50% 40% 54% 43%
Dew Point 19°C 19°C 19°C 19°C 19°C 17°C 18°C 18°C 17°C 16°C 14°C 14°C 15°C 14°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Monday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
06:03 EST
sunrise
06:25 EST
sunset
18:10 EST
last light
18:32 EST
moon
rise
Mon 19:43 EST
set
Tue 08:05 EST
moon
Sat
Sep 5
moon
Sun
Sep 13
moon
Mon
Sep 21
moon
Mon
Sep 28

Cairns Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Aug 31
19.4°C 28°C 0.0mm
Sun
Aug 30
16.8°C 28.7°C 0.0mm
Sat
Aug 29
18.7°C 28.8°C 0.0mm
Fri
Aug 28
19.7°C 28.5°C 0.0mm
Thu
Aug 27
18.9°C 28.9°C 0.0mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
1658.6mm
114.7 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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August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
9.6°C
7th
Lowest On Record
7.8°C
7th 1953
Average This Month
16.6°C
-0.8°C
Long-term Average
17.4°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
29.0°C
24th
Highest On Record
31.4°C
29th 2000
Average This Month
27.2°C
+0.6°C
Long-term Average
26.6°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
8.8mm
24th
Total This Month
17.6mm
8 Day(s)
Long-term Average
26.7mm
7.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
140.2mm
1995
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1990
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