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16.93°S 145.73°E 35m AMSL

Cairns Forecast

Tonight 24°C
Tomorrow 30°C
Showers

Now

25.3°C rising
Updated at 22:43 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Thursday Partly cloudy. Isolated showers, mainly in the south. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. The chance of showers, becoming more likely in the afternoon, then becoming less likely during the evening. Winds E 15 to 25 km/h.

Currently at Cairns

Temperature 25.3°C rising
Dew Point 22.2°C falling
Feels Like 26.4°C
Relative Humidity 83%
Wind icon
S 9km/h steady
Wind Gusts 15km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 2.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thursday

Sunrise sunrise
06:26 EST
Sunset sunset
18:07 EST

Nearby Now

Cairns Ap 25.6°C
Mareeba Ap 22.2°C
Low Isles 26.5°C
South Johnstone 23.7°C

Next 12 hours in Cairns

mostly cloudy

12am

Mostly cloudy
25°C
mostly cloudy

3am

Mostly cloudy
25°C
mostly cloudy

6am

Mostly cloudy
24°C
possible shower

9am

Slight chance shower
27°C
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Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Apr 17
Fri
Apr 18
Sat
Apr 19
Sun
Apr 20
Mon
Apr 21
Tue
Apr 22
Wed
Apr 23
possible shower
Possible shower
showers
Showers
possible shower
Possible shower
possible shower
Possible shower
possible shower
Possible shower
possible shower
Possible shower
possible shower
Possible shower
Maximum 30°C 30°C 28°C 29°C 29°C 28°C 29°C
Minimum 24°C 24°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 23°C
Chance of Rain 50% 50% 40% 40% 50% 80% 70%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 5-10mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme 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 18
km/h
26
km/h
19
km/h
25
km/h
19
km/h
25
km/h
20
km/h
28
km/h
22
km/h
28
km/h
20
km/h
26
km/h
20
km/h
26
km/h
Wind Direction ESE 18km/h
ESE
SE 26km/h
SE
SE 19km/h
SE
SE 25km/h
SE
SE 19km/h
SE
SE 25km/h
SE
SE 20km/h
SE
SSE 28km/h
SSE
SE 22km/h
SE
SSE 28km/h
SSE
SE 20km/h
SE
SSE 26km/h
SSE
SE 20km/h
SE
SSE 26km/h
SSE
Relative Humidity 77% 63% 73% 58% 74% 60% 66% 53% 70% 61% 81% 72% 79% 69%
Dew Point 23°C 22°C 22°C 21°C 21°C 20°C 19°C 19°C 21°C 21°C 22°C 23°C 22°C 23°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next Occurrence
First Light Sunrise Sunset Last Light Moon Phase moon set moon rise last quarter new moon first quarter full moon
first light
06:04 EST
sunrise
06:26 EST
sunset
18:07 EST
last light
18:29 EST
moon
set
Fri 08:51 EST
rise
Fri 20:33 EST
moon
Tue
Apr 22
moon
Tue
Apr 29
moon
Wed
May 7
moon
Thu
May 15

Cairns Past 5 Days

  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Apr 17
24.1°C 29°C 0.2mm
Wed
Apr 16
23.9°C 30.2°C 0.0mm
Tue
Apr 15
24.3°C 30.7°C 0.0mm
Mon
Apr 14
24.4°C 30.5°C 4.0mm
Sun
Apr 13
24.3°C 32.4°C 115.0mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

average rainfall to Apr
1465.2mm
74.5 day(s)
total for 2014
1309.0mm
71 day(s)
total to this day 2013
704.8mm
69 day(s)
wettest day
115.2mm
Mar 21
lowest temperature
19.1°C
Mar 16
highest temperature
34.3°C
Jan 9

Cairns Ap Almanac

April minimum temperature
lowest this month
22.2°C
7th
lowest on record
13.0°C
15th 1994
average this month
23.8°C
+2.2°C
long-term average
21.6°C
April maximum temperature
highest this month
31.5°C
13th
highest on record
36.8°C
2nd 1988
average this month
30.2°C
+1.0°C
long-term average
29.2°C
April rainfall
wettest this month
98.8mm
13th
total this month
239.0mm
11 day(s)
long-term average
195.2mm
17.7 day(s)
wettest on record
634.6mm
2006
driest on record
13.0mm
2008

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