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16.93°S 145.73°E 35m AMSL

Cairns Forecast

Today 33°C
Tonight 23°C
Mostly sunny

Now

30.1°C rising
Updated at 09:30 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Thursday Mostly sunny. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south during this afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming E 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 32 to 37.

Currently at Cairns

Temperature 30.1°C rising
Dew Point 20.1°C falling
Feels Like 32.1°C
Relative Humidity 55%
Wind icon
ENE 9km/h rising
Wind Gusts 15km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 6.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / 0.0mm

Sun on Thursday

Sunrise sunrise
05:39 EST
Sunset sunset
18:47 EST

Nearby Now

Cairns Ap 29.7°C
Mareeba Ap 27.3°C
Low Isles 31.1°C
South Johnstone 30.1°C

Next 12 hours in Cairns

mostly clear

12pm

Mostly clear
33°C
mostly clear

3pm

Mostly clear
32°C
mostly cloudy

6pm

Mostly cloudy
29°C
mostly clear

9pm

Mostly clear
27°C
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Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Dec 18
Fri
Dec 19
Sat
Dec 20
Sun
Dec 21
Mon
Dec 22
Tue
Dec 23
Wed
Dec 24
mostly sunny
Mostly sunny
mostly sunny
Mostly sunny
possible shower
Possible shower
possible shower
Possible shower
possible shower
Possible shower
possible shower
Possible shower
possible shower
Possible shower
Maximum 33°C 34°C 33°C 32°C 32°C 32°C 33°C
Minimum 23°C 23°C 24°C 25°C 25°C 24°C 24°C
Chance of Rain 5% 30% 40% 80% 60% 20% 10%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
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 7
km/h
17
km/h
6
km/h
18
km/h
8
km/h
19
km/h
12
km/h
22
km/h
18
km/h
26
km/h
17
km/h
24
km/h
16
km/h
23
km/h
Wind Direction NE 7km/h
NE
ENE 17km/h
ENE
E 6km/h
E
ENE 18km/h
ENE
ENE 8km/h
ENE
ENE 19km/h
ENE
ESE 12km/h
ESE
E 22km/h
E
SE 18km/h
SE
ESE 26km/h
ESE
SE 17km/h
SE
E 24km/h
E
SE 16km/h
SE
ESE 23km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 57% 45% 54% 47% 57% 52% 63% 59% 63% 56% 61% 53% 56% 49%
Dew Point 21°C 19°C 20°C 21°C 21°C 22°C 22°C 23°C 22°C 22°C 21°C 21°C 20°C 20°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next Occurrence
First Light Sunrise Sunset Last Light Moon Phase moon set moon rise new moon first quarter full moon last quarter
first light
05:15 EST
sunrise
05:39 EST
sunset
18:47 EST
last light
19:11 EST
moon
set
Thu 15:08 EST
rise
Fri 03:00 EST
moon
Mon
Dec 22
moon
Mon
Dec 29
moon
Mon
Jan 5
moon
Tue
Jan 13

Cairns Past 5 Days

  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Dec 18
22°C - 0.0mm
Wed
Dec 17
23.6°C 32°C 0.0mm
Tue
Dec 16
24.3°C 32.7°C 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 15
23.4°C 33.1°C 0.0mm
Sun
Dec 14
22.7°C 35.0°C 0.0mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

average rainfall to Dec
2010.1mm
154.7 day(s)
total for 2014
1816.4mm
157 day(s)
total to this day 2013
1245.4mm
162 day(s)
wettest day
115.2mm
Mar 21
lowest temperature
9.9°C
Jul 19
highest temperature
34.8°C
Dec 13

Cairns Ap Almanac

December minimum temperature
lowest this month
21.0°C
5th
lowest on record
17.1°C
13th 1972
average this month
24.1°C
+0.7°C
long-term average
23.4°C
December maximum temperature
highest this month
34.8°C
13th
highest on record
40.5°C
20th 1995
average this month
32.5°C
+1.1°C
long-term average
31.4°C
December rainfall
wettest this month
76.8mm
7th
total this month
80.8mm
6 day(s)
long-term average
177.1mm
13.8 day(s)
wettest on record
919.4mm
1973
driest on record
9.0mm
1951

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